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Training Coordinator
Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey
Date Posted 05/18/2022
Admin-Other Administrative Positions
Employment Type
Application Deadline Open until filled

Position Details
Position Information

Recruitment/Posting Title Training Coordinator
Job Category Staff & Executive - Finance/Accounting/Purchasing
Department University Controller
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, stands among America’s highest-ranked, most diverse public research universities. The oldest, largest, and top-ranked public university in the New York/New Jersey metropolitan area, you’ll find us at our main locations in three New Jersey cities, and our footprint can be seen around the region. As one of the nation’s most diverse universities, Rutgers draws strength from the rich variety of perspectives and life experiences of our community. We’re an academic, health, and research powerhouse and a university of opportunity.
University Finance and Administration (UFA) directs the financial management, planning, procurement, and strategic administrative systems initiatives for the University. The division’s efforts focus on implementing effective and customer-oriented business processes in order to improve services for the University’s constituents. For more information, please visit https://finance.rutgers.edu/inside-ufa/our-division .
Posting Summary
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Training Coordinator for the University Controller’s Office. This position reports to the Training and Communications Manager and aids in the development and execution of training programs and communication materials for the University’s financial systems and initiatives. The Training Coordinator is responsible to ensure that the entire university community is informed and effectively prepared to follow accounting policies and procedures and use all financial systems supported by the Controller’s Office.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
  • Prepares all types of project communications to the University community on financial applications and new accounting policies and procedures. Communications include but are not limited to multi-media presentations, emails, newsletters, and FAQs.
  • Responsible for implementing and monitoring the mandatory financial systems training program. Develops monthly training schedule for university personnel. Coordinates the offering of training courses and demonstrations for new system releases to achieve maximum awareness and a smooth transition at the University.
  • Creates, develops and updates all training material including online tutorials, course materials, user guides and instructional job aids according to university style guide, and is responsible for ensuring the campus community is prepared to effectively utilize the various University financial systems for which the Controller’s Office is responsible.
  • Executes training, currently virtual, consistent with an understanding of accounting generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), applicable regulations and university policies and procedures. Presents training materials to a diverse University population using various training techniques.
  • Plans the implementation of strategic training programs and other financial tools to deliver training in support of University-wide business processes and financial systems. This position has a good understanding and application of concepts, theories, principles, practices, terminology and applied bases of accounting.
  • Provides professional, prompt and courteous service to university personnel by resolving or directing employees to resolve financial issues or system errors. Answers help desk inquiries as needed.
Position Status Full Time
Hours Per Week
Daily Work Shift
FLSA Exempt
Grade 05
Position Salary
Annual Minimum Salary 58867.000
Annual Mid Range Salary 73298.000
Annual Maximum Salary 87729.000
Standard Hours 37.50
Union Description URA-AFT Administrative
Payroll Designation PeopleSoft
Rutgers offers a comprehensive benefit program to eligible employees. For details, please go to http://uhr.rutgers.edu/benefits/benefits-overview .
Rutgers also offers a benefit program to eligible full-time postdoctoral fellow students. For details, please go to https://finance.rutgers.edu/healthcare-risk/insurance/postdoctoral-health-insurance.
COVID-19 Immunization Requirement

Rutgers University requires all new employees to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated and have received a booster (where eligible) against COVID-19 prior to commencement of employment, unless the University has granted the employee a medical or religious exemption. Employees who are not eligible for a booster at the time of an offer of employment provide proof they have received a booster upon eligibility and upload proof of same. Based on current guidance, individuals are considered fully vaccinated against COVID-19 two weeks after receiving the final dose of a vaccine approved or authorized for emergency use in the United States or a vaccine that has been listed for emergency use by the World Health Organization. Eligibility for a booster against COVID-19 varies and is explained on the University’s web site located at https://coronavirus.rutgers.edu/covid-19-vaccine. Failure to provide proof of primary vaccination and booster will result in rescission of a candidate’s offer of employment or disciplinary action up to and including termination.

Seniority Unit
Terms of Appointment Staff - 12 month
Position Pension Eligibility ABP


Minimum Education and Experience
  • A bachelor’s degree preferably in accounting, finance, business administration, or related field; or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
  • A minimum of two years professional experience, excellent communication skills, and computer literacy.
  • Use of personal vehicle in order to travel for business demands; a valid driver’s license would be required for this position.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Familiarity and understanding with U.S generally accepted accounting principles and practices.
  • Ability to translate financial principles into training design documents and courses.
  • Knowledge of training software such as but not limited to Canvas, Captivate, Vision, Microsoft Office and use of A/V equipment.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Demonstrated training experience; strong customer service with an emphasis on outreach to the campus community.
  • Familiarity with public communications, training program development and project management.
  • Strong technical skills coupled with business intelligence; and the ability to work with financial and technology subject matter experts to quickly grasp pertinent information and translate it into training design documents and courses.
  • Experience with various information systems, including Oracle Financials functionality.
  • Previous experience working in higher education and an understanding of the University’s administrative and financial operations and requirements.
Equipment Utilized
  • Training software such as Canvas, Captivate, Vision, Microsoft Office and A/V equipment.
Physical Demands and Work Environment
Special Conditions
  • Clean Driving Record

Posting Details

Posting Number 22ST1480
Posting Open Date 05/06/2022
Special Instructions to Applicants
Regional Campus Rutgers University-New Brunswick
Home Location Campus Off Campus
Location Details
33 Knightsbridge Road Piscataway, NJ

Pre-employment Screenings

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of all pre-employment screenings.

Infection Control and Safety

This position is subject to all Rutgers University policies, including TB surveillance and other infection control and safety policies. Please review the Tuberculosis Surveillance Policy for additional information.

Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

It is university policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment. For additional information please see the Non-Discrimination Statement at the following web address: http://uhr.rutgers.edu/non-discrimination-statement

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