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Finance Assistant

Position Information

Position Information

Date Posted 09/19/2017
Open Until Filled No
Anticipated Application Deadline (Close date) 11/18/2017
Working Title Finance Assistant
Job Classification Financial I
Department Name 23301-Bioengineering
Job Type Staff
Position Number 0117510
Hiring Range TBD based on qualifications
Position Description

The University of Pittsburgh is seeking a Finance Assistant. The incumbent provides fiscal and administrative support to the Department of Bioengineering. Primary responsibilities to include: 1) Aiding department administrator and financial administrator in helping faculty manage their grants, personnel, and long term goals. 2) Facilities and Purchasing duties across multiple facilities. 3) Financial responsibilities involving level report reconciliation, posting departmental purchases and salaries, as well as seeking out additional funding for graduate research accounts from University-wide grant administrators and monitoring additional yearly funding for sponsored projects 4) Hiring, providing direction, and delegating work to student employees.

The Bioengineering Department is looking for a dedicated and responsible individual who is well organized and able to multi-task. The incumbent must have Bachelor’s degree in relevant field and 2-5 years of professional experience.

Education Required Baccalaureate
Minimum Related Experience Level Required 2-3 years experience
Additional Education and/or Experience Essential to the Position
Required Licenses/Certifications
Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Background Check For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check.
Assignment Category Regular, Full-Time
Percent Effort 100
Scheduled Work Hours 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
If Varied Work Schedule, Please Specify
If Part Time, Actual Standard Weekly Hours
Campus Pittsburgh
University Benefits

The University offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package for all full-time and part-time regular employees including:

• Education benefits and a retirement plan with employer match

• Group medical insurance, life insurance, and optional vision and dental insurance

• Free transit service within Allegheny County for employees of the Oakland campus (Port Authority Transit)

• Time off benefits including vacation, sick and personal time

For more information regarding the University’s benefits package, please visit

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Bachelor's degree or will have completed one by the end of this current term?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * How did you hear of this position at the University of Pittsburgh?
    • Career Development Center (CDC)
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Commonwealth Workforce Development System (Formerly PA CareerLink)
    • Currently a University Employee
    • Pitt Career Services
    • Pittsburgh Post Gazette
    • Pittsburgh Technology Council
    • PittSource Search
    • Referral (Friend, University Employee, etc.), please specify below
    • Internet Search
    • Other: (Please specify below)
  3. * Please specify from above (if applicable):

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents