The Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory is seeking a Business Office Coordinator. This is a full-time 1.00 FTE, 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Department Head.
Carlson College of Veterinary Medicine strives to create a collegial, professional working and learning environment that is supportive of all; one that both values and demands respectful communication; encourages collaborations and allows students, faculty, and staff to contribute their best at all times.
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The Oregon Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory Business Office Coordinator provides business operations support to the faculty, staff, and students of the OSU Carlson College of Veterinary Medicine (CCVM), Veterinary Teaching Hospital (VTH), and Oregon Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (OVDL) to advance the missions of the college, VTH, OVDL, and OSU. The position is responsible for managing the day-to-day business operations of the OVDL. Daily operations include, but are not limited to; business operations, financial and records management, and client relations including dispute resolutions and administrative support.
The Oregon Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (OVDL) is primarily a state-supported facility, supplemented by fee-for-service work and grants. OVDL provides a full range of animal disease diagnostic services to veterinarians, livestock producers, and pet owners in Oregon and the Pacific Northwest, as well as nationally and internationally. OVDL promotes Oregon public health and agricultural biosecurity through diagnostic testing and surveillance for zoonotic and foreign animal diseases including COVID-19. As a vital contributor to the mission of the
Oregon State University Carlson College of Veterinary Medicine (CCVM), OVDL provides instruction in the techniques of laboratory diagnostic medicine to professional veterinary medical students and is fully engaged in research activities. The OVDL employs approximately 43 faculty and staff, plus student workers.
Typically requires Bachelor's Degree in related field and 3 years office management experience in a complex office environment or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, or related discipline, and 2 years of professional work experience demonstrating progressive responsibility that includes operations, customer service, financial responsibilities, dispute resolution, public relations, and generating reports; OR an equivalent combination of education, experience, and/or related certificates.
Experience in interpretation of laws, rules, and regulations; administrative data collection and analysis; evaluation of projects, processes, and operations; and establishing compliance procedures and internal controls.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including demonstrated ability to effectively communicate technical information to audiences of varied levels of technical knowledge, both verbally and in writing; and to provide distinguished customer service.
Experience and knowledge of business systems, including but not limited to: HR, Accounting, Inventory, ERP, and other systems of record.
Demonstrated organization and prioritization skills, and ability to work independently.
This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a criminal history check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in youth programs may have additional criminal history checks every 24 months.
Employee will often be required to move objects weighing up to 50 pounds. Position requires ability to remain in a stationary position for 50% of the time (or for 4 hours at a time) and ability to move about inside of the office and/or lab to access supplies and equipment, to deliver items, or escort customers. While working in the receiving area, this position may be exposed to noxious odors and infectious diseases. To minimize risk to the employee, Oregon State University offers a rabies vaccination as the employer's expense (acceptance/declination at the discretion of the appointee).
Additional Salary Information: Salary is commensurate with training, education, and experience.
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