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Civil Service Position #CS14-89
March 7, 2014

Position Title
Account Technician I (2 Positions)

Hiring Unit
Intercollegiate Athletics

Job Description/Responsibilities
The Account Technician I prepares and reviews financial and business documents related to the Athletic Department such as staff, team and recruiting travel, purchase requisitions, disbursements, transfer vouchers, pcard transactions and deposits.  S/he performs data entry and account reconciliation for Athletics’ University and Foundation accounts.  This position verifies and examines financial transactions, account reconciliations and business operations for accuracy and completion.  S/he makes corrections and adjustments to financial transactions and business operations as needed.  Athletics uses approximately 60 University and Foundation accounts and is a high volume-deadline driven financial operation.  General office duties include: filing, making copies, organizing files and departmental documentation.  The Account Technician I works with coaches and staff to make sure they provide Financial Affairs with all required supporting documentation and information necessary for departmental business and financial operations. 

Minimum Qualifications

1. Any one or any combination of the following types of preparation:
   (a) work experience performing duties comparable to the next lower level
         of this series (see
   (b) college course work in accounting
   (c) college course work in any curriculum that totals 1.0 unit according to the
        following conversion rates:
         1 year of “a” = 1.0 unit
         6 semester hours of “b” = 1.0 unit
         60 semester hours of “c” = 1.0 unit.
        Amounts of experience or training less than those listed above should be converted to
        decimal equivalents of 1.0 unit and added together when computing combinations of
        the different types of preparation.

Additional Skills and Knowledge Desired by Unit

  • Familiarity with SIUE practices and procedures in purchasing, accounts payable, deposits and cash management
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, primarily in Excel
  • Experience in creating forms with Microsoft Word or Adobe
  • Requires comprehensive computer skills
  • Knowledge of intercollegiate athletics

Illinois residency required

FLSA Status

$1,927 per month 

Application Process
These positions are current civil service vacancies at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.  Applicants compete by examination.  If you are interested in applying for these positions, please complete and submit a Civil Service application to the Office of Human Resources.  Examination appointments are required. NOTE: Some positions may be represented by a union and may require union dues. 

Qualified applicants must submit a Civil Service application (required), resume and unofficial transcripts to: 

     Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
     Office of Human Resources
     Campus Box 1040
     Edwardsville, IL  62026-1040

Or email your Civil Service application (required), resume and unofficial transcripts to:

Only one Civil Service application is required to be completed per year. Please use only one application to apply for multiple positions. The Office of Human Resources will not contact applicants that do not meet the minimum qualifications listed.  If qualifying by education, you must submit your transcript at the time of application. Applicants qualifying for Veteran’s preference must submit a copy of form DD214 at the time of application.  Applicants will be subject to a background check and/or drug screening prior to an offer of employment. 

For more information please visit the Office of Human Resources website at or call Civil Service Testing at 618-650-2190.

Application Deadline
March 21, 2014


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