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VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

Louisiana Tech University adheres to the equal opportunity provisions of federal and civil rights laws, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status or disability.

The Title IX Coordinator is Carrie Flournoy, President's Office, Wyly Tower 1620; phone: (318) 257-3785; e-mail flournoy@latech.edu.

The 504 Coordinator is Annie Jantz, Coordinator of Special Programs and Assistant to the VP of Student Advancement, Keeny Hall 305; phone: (318) 257-2445; e-mail ajantz@latech.edu.

Successful applicants must be eligible to work in the United States. Individuals with disabilities needing special accommodations concerning accessibility or application materials/procedures should contact the Human Resources Office for assistance. Telephone (318) 257-2235.

Grants Administrative Coordinator

The Institute for Micromanufacturing (IfM) at Louisiana Tech University is seeking applications for a Grants Administrative Coordinator (GAC). The Grants Administrative Coordinator holds a 12-month, non-faculty appointment. The GAC carries out the administrative support functions of the IfM, including all facets of fiscal, purchasing, and accounting requirements and needs.

Qualifying Requirements: A Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field is required. In addition, professional experience in accounting, finance, auditing, or a related field is desirable. Candidates must possess excellent communication and organizational skills, and be proficient with the computer-based accounting tools.

The selected applicant will be expected to: 1) develop and implement proper accounting procedures, and carry out day-to-day accounting functions for all funds, grants, contracts, and other accounts; 2) monitor and process various transactions, and determine and report updated revenues and expenditures on a regular basis; 3) review and monitor purchases, spending, and receipts for all funds, grants, contracts, and other accounts on a routine basis, assessing and reporting with respect to budgets, projections and expectations; 4) develop and maintain computer-based databases and records for various entities, (e.g. funds and accounts), accurately reflecting the transactions made, including for funds received, drawn, and disbursed; 5) review, coordinate, and prepare transaction documents, financial statements, fiscal reports, and budgets (including budgets for operating funds, grant/contract proposals, and financial reports); 6) prepare, process, and monitor appropriate documentation, including appointment request forms, purchase orders, travel requests, and time-sheets; 7) monitor and communicate on a regular basis, any accounting, purchasing, budgetary, and other related matters with appropriate personnel and offices both within and outside the University, and resolve any related problems in a timely and responsible manner; 8) keep abreast of advancements in areas of work responsibilities (e.g. accounting and purchasing), maintain a high degree of expertise, provide training to other personnel, and serve as an advisor; 9) actively contribute to the IfM in meeting its mission as a Center for Excellence in micro and nano-manufacturing; 10) work closely with other personnel and take on new responsibilities, as necessary.

Review of applications will continue until the position is filled, with a projected start date of June 1, 2017. Electronic submission of applications is preferred.  Send applications, including letter of application, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three references. Email applications to ifmsearch@lists.latech.edu  Inquiries may be submitted to:

Dr. Niel D. Crews, Search Committee Chair
Institute for Micromanufacturing, Director
Louisiana Tech University
P.O. Box 10137
Ruston, LA 71272
Phone: 318.257.5106
Fax:  318.257.5104
Email:  ncrews@latech.edu

Louisiana Tech University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff.  Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. As a Louisiana public university, Louisiana Tech University makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.



 

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