Campus Operations Business Officer

Asheville, NC
Jul 19, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

In the midst of a stimulating urban environment, UNC Asheville offers a small-college setting in one of the most scenic areas of the country. Our beautiful location provides the backdrop for career-minded professionals who value work and life balance. UNC Asheville employees embrace and reflect the university's core values of diversity and inclusion, innovation and sustainability as we build a respectful, vibrant, responsible and inclusive campus community.

The Campus Operations Business Officer reports directly to the Associate Vice Chancellor for Campus Operations. Given the close interaction with the Finance Department, the position also indirectly reports to the Associate Vice Chancellor for Finance/Controller.

This position is primarily responsible for managing and operating the Campus Operations Business Office and providing the financial management and oversight for Campus Operations including budget management. Included in these duties are the supervision of the Accounting Technician, and the Work Order System Administrator. The Business Officer also has responsibility for utilizing the work order system data to help increase departmental efficiencies, and for report writing and data analysis using TMA software.

The Business Officer will act as the primary liaison between Campus Operations and Finance and will have primary responsibility for the timely processing of capital transactions and accurate management of financial records for all capital projects through Banner in accordance with Office of State Budget Management, State Property Office, and UNCA policies and procedures. The position will work closely with the Finance Office to resolve any issues concerning payments for capital expenditures.

The position will also track projects and provide various capital project financial reports to the AVC Finance / Controller's Office and Project Managers as requested. The Business Officer will assist the AVC Finance/Controller's Office with year-end recording and reconciliation of capital projects, existing fixed assets inventory, and oversee the central stores inventory for the annual audit.The preferred qualifications for this position are:
  • A Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business Administration, or a closely related field,
  • Three to five years accounting experience in a project management or construction type environment,
  • Three to five years of Banner experience,
  • Highly developed organizational and spreadsheet skills. Three to five years' experience with the operation and management of a Construction management system.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to work collaboratively.

Learn more about this vacancy, and apply online at Applications accepted through August 8, 2017.

UNC Asheville is committed to equality and diversity of experiences for our students, applicants and employees. Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply regardless of socio-economic status, gender expression, gender and sexual identity, culture, and ideological beliefs. UNC Asheville is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and will not discriminate against applicants and employees on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other legally protected status with respect to all terms, conditions, and privileges of university-sponsored activities, employment, and the use of university facilities.