Requisition ID:  28333

Business Assistant, Lead

Job Summary

Purdue University is looking for the right candidate with the ability to understand multiple policies and procedures to make conclusions and work-related decisions to fill the role of Business Assistant, Lead within the College of Agriculture’s Business Office. As a Business Assistant, Lead,  you will serve as an integral support business office staff member who assists with account management.  The position will ensure compliance with federal & university policies. Assist with investigating, resolving, and communicating account requirements/needs.  The position will provide ad hoc reports and respond to direct inquiries.


Hybrid work will be considered for this position based on the candidate’s location and interest


What you should bring:

  • HS Diploma/GED
  • Minimum of 4 years of relevant business and/or financial-related experience
  • Strong oral and written communication skills 
  • Excellent customer service skills and professionalism 
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills with the ability to influence and build working relationships among a diverse workforce 
  • Strong organizational and time management skills with emphasis on accuracy and attention to detail
  • Motivated individual with the ability to efficiently multi-task, work under pressure, handle frequent interruptions and meet deadlines 
  • Ability to identify and determine problems, analyze information, and implement solutions 
  • Capable of taking initiative, assuming responsibility, and handling confidential information with discretion 
  • Ability to work independently and contribute to a team environment 


What we would like for you to bring:

  • Two years of University business office experience. SAP, SuccessFactors, and billing/collections experience
  • Ability to functionally supervise others
  • Knowledge of and skills in using SAP and Success Factors


Additional Information: 

  • To learn more about Purdue’s benefits summary  
  • Purdue will not sponsor employment authorization for this position  
  • A background check will be required for employment in this position
  • FLSA: Non-Exempt (Eligible For Overtime)
  • Retirement Eligibility:  Non-exempt Defined Contribution Plan
  • All new hires will be expected to follow Protect Purdue guidelines. To learn more, visit  
  • Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply

Career Stream

Administrative and Operational Support 4
Pay Band S050
Link to Purdue University's compensation guidelines: 
Job Code #20003384
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Nearest Major Market: Lafayette