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Travel Coordinator

Full/Part Time
Full Time

8AM - 5PM

$45,624 - $65,436

Position Information

Under General Supervision of the Financial Operations Manager, serve as primary Travel Coordinator for a large academic department.

Primary responsibilities include: independently prepare travel vouchers, travel-related purchase orders and entertainment reimbursements for Faculty, Academics and Students and Department Visitors. Coordinate all essential components of colloquium and departmental events.

Provide front-office assistance in the Executive Administrative Offices and independently serve as the Receiver of all department purchases.

Minimum Requirements

Knowledge of general accounting principles and fund accounting and strong analytical skills.

Demonstrated extensive and responsible purchasing and accounting experience in an online environment.

Demonstrates strong time management, organization skills and accurate record keeping with strict attention to detail. Ability to function independently and take responsibility for results; organize workload with close to attention to detail; manage multiple tasks and timelines with limited supervision and frequent interruptions.

Excellent written communication skills, including the ability to compose business correspondence, edit, and use correct spelling, punctuation and grammar.

Skill in communicating effectively and professionally, using tact and diplomacy.

Demonstrates skills using PC software applications such as Excel, Word, and Access and the ability to use standard office equipment such as keyboard, calculator, fax, copier, scanner, etc. Demonstrated experience in accessing and retrieving data from financial systems using PC and web based applications and tools.

Ability to work as a team-player and establish and maintain cooperative working relationships; promote professional demeanor in a diverse cultural environment.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in a related field and/or equivalent work experience in higher education.

Experience within a customer service oriented environment responding to and meeting/exceeding the needs of the customer while adhering to policy.

Working knowledge of UC Travel and Entertainment policies and procedures.

Demonstrated experience with the UCR Financial Systems, iTravel, eBuy, ePay, Mail Services and P&R

Additional Information

In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities'air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.

    • Washington Monthly (August 2016) ranked UC Riverside 12th in the nation in its annual University and College Survey.
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    • Education Trust placed UC Riverside 9th in the nation for closing the graduation gap between black and white students by 1.7 percentage points.

    • In QS World University Rankings 2016/2017, UC Riverside's Department of Philosophy is #1 in the world for the frequency with which published papers are cited by other philosophers.

    • U.S. News and World Report Survey (September 2016) ranked UC Riverside 118th overall; earns "Great Schools, Great Prices."

    • Shanghai Jiao Tong University (August 2016) Academic Ranking of World Universities ranked UC Riverside among the top 151 to 200 institutions. This survey bills itself as "the most trustworthy precursor of global rankings of the world's top 500 universities."

  • U.S. News and World Report's Best Graduate Schools (2016) including:

      • Graduate School of Education - 62nd among ranked schools

      • Bourns College of Engineering - 71st among ranked schools
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview


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