Open Positions for Dallas Independent School District

Openings as of 11/19/2019

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Openings as of 11/19/2019
Central Staff

  • Specialist II, Business Operations (226 Days) JobID: 30970
  • Position Type:
      Central Staff/Specialist

  • Date Posted:

  • Location:
      Construction Services

  • Closing Date:
      Until Filled

    • High school diploma or equivalent and related training; Associates degree or combination of education and experience, preferred
    • Three years of satisfactory, full-time experience responding to inquiries in a customer service, help desk or public relations capacity, utilizing computers and information technology.
    • Related experience in purchasing, accounting or legal environment a plus.
    • Knowledge is required to perform basic math, including calculation using fractions, percent’s, and /or ratios; understand written procedures, write routine documents and speak clearly and understand complex, multi-step written and oral instructions.
    • Specific knowledge required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job includes; accounting principles; and business telephone and e-mail etiquette.
    • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles, procedural requirements as established by accounting department; computerized accounting system.
    • Skills are required to perform multiple, non-technical tasks with a potential need to upgrade skills to meet changing job conditions.
    • Specific skills require to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include; operating standard office equipment including pertinent software applications; preparing and maintaining accurate records; and performing accounting procedures.
    • Ability is required to schedule activities; collate data; and use basic, job-related equipment.
    • Flexibility is required to work with others in a variety of circumstances; work with data utilizing defined but different processes; and operate equipment using defined methods.
    • Ability is also required to work with a wide diversity of individuals; work with a variety of data; and utilize job-related equipment. In working with others, problem solving is required to identify issues and create action plans.
    • Problem solving with data requires independent interpretation of guidelines: and problem solving with equipment is limited. Specific abilities required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: communicating with diverse groups, maintaining confidentiality, meeting deadlines and schedules; setting priorities; and working with detailed information/data.
    • Ability to operate window-based PC, use MS Excel, MS Word; use calculator and be able to train others.

    • Ensures highly responsive and exceptional quality of customer service and support.
    • Compiles data from a wide variety of sources for complying with financial, legal and /or administrative requirements.
    • Informs personnel and vendors regarding a variety of procedures and program requirements for the purpose of providing necessary information for completing transactions, taking action and/or complying with established fiscal and board mandated guidelines.
    • Maintains a wide variety of construction related information, files and records for the purpose of providing up-to-date reference and audit trails for accuracy and compliance.
    • Prepares a wide variety of reports and written materials (e.g. correspondence, notices, reports, letters, tables, graphs, etc.) for the purpose of documenting activities, providing written reference and or conveying information.
    • Reconciles account balances as assigned for the purpose of maintaining accurate balances and complying with District accounting and audit practices.
    • Assist the Director Administration in the implementation of our project controls
    • Assist in the oversight and implementation SharePoint workflows and other process improvements initiatives of the Bond Office
    • Assist in the completion of Budget Transfers and any Oracle related tasks needed to support the Bond Office
    • Assist in the close-out procedures of the Bond projects
    • Assist in the contract review and compliance efforts of the Bond Office
    • Assist in the processing of Requisitions, Check Request, and any construction contract related tasks of the Bond Office
    • Assist in managing the sourcing and uploading of Audit requests
    • General support clerical duties as needed.
    • Performs all other tasks and duties as assigned.
    • Maintains and adheres to ethical business practices.
    • All federally funded incumbents of this position must comply with time and effort reporting requirements through personnel activity reports or periodic certification, as appropriate.
    • The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive description of all work requirements and responsibilities.

    Minimum Salary: $49,793
    Selected individuals for Dallas Independent School District positions will be placed according to compensation guidelines.  A campus-based employee may not assume a new position for which he/she was selected based upon the posting process until the end of the current semester, unless approved by the chief officer – Human Capital Management.
    A security check and disclosure of family relationship information is required for all positions.
    No telephone calls please.
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     Dallas Independent School District, is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by law. The District is required by Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, The Americans with Disabilities Act, and the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, as amended, as well as board policy not to discriminate in such a manner (not all prohibited bases apply to all programs).

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