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Contract Technician

Anne Arundel Community College, Instructional Support Center

Job Title: Contract Technician
Job Location: Arnold , MD
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Other Administrative Positions
Application Closing Date: 8/18/2017
Date Posted: 2017-08-07

Job Description

Contract Technician
Anne Arundel Community College

Position Summary:

With learning as its central mission, Anne Arundel Community College has responded to the needs of a diverse community for more than 50 years by offering high quality, affordable and accessible learning opportunities. Established in 1961, AACC is a fully-accredited, public two-year institution that offers national and regional studies that can lead to a degree or certificate, industry credential, transfer to a four-year institution, or career enhancement, personal enrichment and lifelong learning.

The Contract Technician in the Instructional Support Center in the School of Continuing Education and Workforce Development is responsible for daily processing of adjunct contracts, monitoring contract status in the payroll process, coordinating all new hire paperwork for adjunct faculty, and various report creation, processing and analysis for targeted audiences. The Contract Technician also serves as back-up to the Budget Technician requiring extensive knowledge of the college's payroll, purchasing, accounts payable, and budget policies and procedures. This position requires the ability to operate efficiently in a fast-paced environment handling multiple, complex tasks simultaneously.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

Generate and process a complex and large volume of adjunct contracts and contract adjustments with Payroll to ensure all contracts are paid on time while ensuring payroll processing regulations are closely followed.

Generate informer query and Colleague reports to prepare spreadsheet analysis throughout each payroll cycle for departments in the school of Continuing Education and Workforce Development. Coordinate and review with the various departments to ensure all outstanding contracts and any payroll issues are resolved.

Intake and evaluate all confidential, noncredit adjunct hire paperwork to include all required documents, verify new hire identification, create faculty records and process paperwork in accordance with school and Human Resources policy.

Develop and maintain a tracking spreadsheet to ensure all new hire packets are completely processed.

Prepare various monthly reports for operating and enterprise accounts and analyze for variances or trends. Assist departments with miscellaneous financial reporting inquiries and dissemination of monthly analysis reports for each department.

Serve as back-up to the Budget Technician for reviewing letters of agreement's purchasing requirements to establish new vendors.

Issue purchase orders as needed in the College's Unimarket system, and process invoices to vendors for payment while verifying budget availability.

Job Requirements

Required Qualifications:

  • Associate’s degree or higher
  • Experience with workload requiring analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Intermediate to advanced level Microsoft Office applications; specifically Excel and Outlook.
  • Experience using query and management information systems.
  • Minimum of two years accounting/payroll experience.
  • Demonstrated organizational skills, time management skills, and excellent customer service skills.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, accuracy, attention to details and deadlines.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience using Colleague.

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Anne Arundel Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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