Strassler Center Budget Coordinator 199906

Worcester, Massachusetts
Jul 13, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Clark University’s Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies seeks to fill the position of Strassler Center Budget Coordinator. Reporting to the Executive Director of the Center, the Budget Coordinator will coordinate and maintain all aspects of the Center’s financial, accounting and business operations, as governed by applicable federal and state laws/regulations and the University’s policies and practices. Duties and Responsibilities Included in a range of responsibilities, the Budget Coordinator will research and develop the budget, is responsible for daily accounting, will reconcile accounts with Banner, track income and oversee how restricted gifts are spent. These financial duties include, but are not limited to, monitoring faculty and staff salaries, graduate student stipends, faculty and student research bursaries, undergraduate programs, public events and international conferences. The position is also the primary point of contact with Physical Plant regarding the maintenance of Cohen-Lasry house and the Rose Library. Additionally this position serves as the financial liaison with the University’s Financial Services operations, Chief University Budget Officer, University Advancement, and the Provost/Academic Administration, as well as other duties as assigned. Qualifications The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree, preferably in accounting or finance, and 2-4 years’ relevant experience, preferably in higher education or the not-for-profit sector. The candidate will have basic knowledge/understanding of general accounting principles and functions including budgeting, purchasing, reconciling accounts, and financial report preparation and will be organized and detail oriented. The ideal candidate will have the ability to work independently, collaboratively, and across teams with a focus on service and the ability to communicate complex information, including analysis of financial data, in an understandable fashion to a variety of audiences. The candidate will exhibit sound judgement, will have the ability to handle large volume of work, and the ability to maintain discretion and confidentiality when handling sensitive information and issues. Technical qualifications include proficiency with Microsoft Office suite. This is a part-time, 20 hours per week, 11-month position with generous paid time off. Review of applications will begin July 20 and Salary will be commensurate with skills and experience. Please email résumé and cover letter to Applicants must reference Job code 199906 in the subject line to be considered for this position. Clark University embraces equal opportunity as a core value: we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. This commitment applies to every aspect of education, services, and employment policies and practices at Clark. Our commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. All positions at Clark share in the responsibility for building a community that values diversity and the uniqueness of others by exhibiting integrity and respect in interacting with all members of the Clark community to create an atmosphere of fairness and belonging. Clark University is an affirmative action/equal employment opportunity employer and strongly encourages members from historically underrepresented communities - inclusive of all women - to apply.