Business Manager

Posting Details
Posting Summary

Posting Number STA00159PO17 Classification Title Administrative Coordinator II Internal Title Business Manager Campus School of Medicine Columbia 01 College/Division School of Medicine Columbia Department School of Medicine Cell Biology and Anatomy Band 6 Advertised Minimum Salary $39,960 Advertised Salary Range $39,960-$71,608 Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per week 37.5 Work Schedule

Monday- Friday: 8:00am-4:30pm

Type of Staff Position Full-time Equivalent (FTE) Basis 12 months Job Search Category Administrative

About UofSC

The University of South Carolina is a premiere flagship research institution in South Carolina and one of the top 50 “Best Colleges” according to U.S. News and World Report. With more than 46,000 students on eight campuses, the University of South Carolina is a leader in improving the lives of individuals in South Carolina and around the world. Founded in 1801, the University of South Carolina employs almost 14,000 people. At the University of South Carolina, our employees include some of the brightest minds and most accomplished professionals in the world. The diversity of thought and active engagement of our colleagues makes for a dynamic and interesting work environment. The University has been named a best place to work, and a big part of that is the people. Our diverse faculty and staff embody a dedication to serve our students, so that a job becomes a passion with no limits.

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Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

Will serve as departmental business manager and will manage all departmental financial matters, including oversight of all departmental funds, ensuring payments are properly applied, tracking account expenses for all foundation accounts within the department, and bill foundation accounts as necessary. The business manager will also supervise the maintenance of fiscal records, request set-up of new accounts, and prepare monthly budgetary reports for all investigators, in addition to serving as grants administrator for the department.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)

Master's degree and 1 year related experience in business, public administration or administrative services, or bachelor's degree and 3 years related experience; or equivalency.

Valid SC driver's license required

Preferred Qualifications

At least 4 years' experience in federal grant management. Experience with People Soft Accounting Systems as purchased and designed by USC. Experience with University policies and procedures. Prefer experience with Microsoft Office and have experience creating complex worksheets in Excel.


Knowledge of office management policies, practices and procedures required. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in written form. Ability to handle multiple concurrent tasks required. Ability to deal effectively with the public, faculty, staff, and students in handling inquiries and communicating information. Required to conduct business lawfully and ethically by consistently adhering to compliance policies, procedures and regulations.

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies 1 Desired Start Date If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date Job Open Date 08/16/2017 Job Close Date Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicant Quicklink for Posting EEO Statement

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, veteran status or genetics.

Position Attributes

Hazardous weather category Non-Essential Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive No

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Master's degree and 1 year related experience in business, public administration or administrative services OR a bachelor's degree and 3 years related experience; or equivalency?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation 1
  2. Letter of Recommendation 2
  3. Letter of Recommendation 3
  4. Resume
Optional Documents