Business Manager - Chemical Engineering
Requisition Number: STFR001194
Division/College: College of Engineering
FT/PT: Full Time
The Business Manager will direct and coordinate the business operations for the Department of Chemical Engineering in relationship to all faculty, staff, advisory board, alumni, students, and donors. The Manager represents the Department Chair at all times and is the first line triage to key constituents. This position will ensure effectiveness of the daily operations of the department, particularly in the area of business administration support to the Chair. This includes assisting in mobilizing, tracking and completing key projects, report obligations and tasks. Responsibilities include the managing all aspects of the department, communications, daily correspondence and special messaging on the behalf of the Chair.
The Business Manager is the first point of contact for all departmental queries including personnel issues, university policies, space and other related queries. The Manager will execute a variety of complex financial responsibilities including the tracking of budget activity, developing expenditure forecasts, assist in projections of financial status and advise the Chair of possible over-expenditures to ensure sound, accurate fiscal practices and policies; oversee financial aspects of teaching and research assistantships and fellowship appointments at the graduate and undergraduate level. The Manager will also oversee responsibilities of office staff.
The Business Manager will supervise two staff members by overseeing workload distribution and assignments, mentor, and provide opportunities for training and professional development along with management of the performance review process. Responsibilities also include facilitating all activities of departmental tenure and promotion activities; coordinate all faculty and staff search logistics and scheduling; assist with establishing, documenting, and explaining to faculty and students all departmental, college, and university policies and procedures; develop schedules for all visitors and seminar speakers; assist with all development efforts in conjunction with the college development office; coordinate departmental retreat and assist with the execution of other strategic initiatives of the department.
• Solid knowledge of University policies and procedures
• Bachelor’s degree and 2-5 years of administrative experience; experience in an academic setting is preferred
• Strong knowledge of budget management and administration
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Takes initiative to solve problems, entrepreneurial, and results-oriented
• Must have excellent computer skills including, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Outlook)
To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: Careers@Northeastern
Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. Northeastern University particularly welcomes applications from minorities, women and persons with disabilities. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer.