Business Officer

Greensboro, NC
Oct 06, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Requisition Number S1352

Position Number 000624

Position Classification Title Business Officer

Functional Title Business Officer

Position Type Staff

Position Summary

Responsible for the implementation of systems and initiatives influencing financial planning and management, operations management, human resource management,information systems design and delivery, marketing, professional development and ethical responsibilities on behalf of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs (VCSA). The Business Officer functions as a member of the senior management for the division of Student Affairs, administrative authority for the department. These activities are very complex, demanding, and very detailed. This position reorts to the VCSA and acts as one of the three primary designees, along with the 2 Associate Vice Chancellors for Student Affairs, representing the VCSA in committees and other campus meetings as needed. This position directly supervises the Business Services Coordinator (advanced). The total budget for the division is approximately $41M.

Minimum Qualifications


Preferred Qualifications

Previous experience of at least three years working with complex accounts funded by student activity fee funds, state funds, auxiliary (receipt) funds, endowment funds, scholarship funds, and reserve funds.

Alternate Option

If no applicants apply who meet the required competency level and training & experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants must complete and submit an electronic application for employment to be considered. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing an electronic application. The application must be completed in full detail for your qualifications to be considered.

Applicants are required to upload the following documents with their electronic application:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • List of References

Applicants are required to upload a list of references of at least three (3) professional references that includes:
Company Name
Type of reference (Professional, Supervisor, Colleague, Academic or Personal). One (1) of those references will need to be a current or previous supervisor.
Email Address
Contact Phone Number

Applications are not successfully submitted until an online confirmation number has been received at the end of the application process.

Recruitment Range $55,000 - $60,000

Org #-Department Student Affairs - 44501

Work Hours of Position 8 A.M - 5 P.M, M-F

Job Family Administrative and Managerial

Band Business Officer

Competency Level Journey

2-4 key competencies for successful execution of job duties, including chosen level definition:

Business Administration - Ability to independently manage a variety of business functions with dynamic funding sources and/or a variety of functional activities, programs, and/or services Ability to interpret and/or modify policies and procedures to facilitate and ensure the application of sound business practices. May require the ability to integrate policies and procedures with work units external to the organization. Ability to interpret, modify, and monitor internal policies. Ability to participate and assist in the longand short-term strategic goals and planning. May require the ability to participate in planning for future growth.

Financial Management - Ability to conduct financial management responsibilities in an organization primarily funded by a variety of dynamic and multidimensional funding sources (e.g., multiple contracts and grants, receipts, etc.). Thorough knowledge of the applicable accounting and budgeting practices and ability to contribute to budget development and/or capital expense proposals. Ability to frequently serve as an internal resource on financial matters. Ability to perform budget analyses and conduct budgetary forecasting in a financial environment with varied resources.

Human Resources Management - Ability to function in a full supervisory role for direct reports. May require the ability to serve as a resource to other supervisors in the selection process. Ability to develop and implement work plans. Ability to conduct performance reviews. Ability to participate in the disciplinary process, as needed. Ability to actively participate in ensuring employee growth and development. Ability to plan and deliver on-the-job training. Ability to identify and implement career progression adjustments. Ability to plan for staffing needs and workload distribution for multi-functional areas. May require the ability to identify funding source(s) for staffing.

Information Analysis and Decision-Making - Ability to assess and resolve unprecedented problems that require research and review of policy and procedures. Ability to resolve problems or compliance issues. Ability to analyze moderately complex business operations and financial statements. Ability to make recommendations for approval.

Communication - Ability to develop and edit written documents and/or reports with comprehensive and interpretative information that usually spans across functional areas. Ability to provide documentation to explain and support conclusions. Ability to communicate comprehensive and interpretative information that spans across functional areas. Ability to respond to non-routine inquiries.

Open Date 10/06/2017

Close Date 10/13/2017

Job Close Date

Type of Appointment 1.0 (Full-Time)

FLSA Exempt

Salary Grade Equivalency 73

Number of Months per Year 12

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
Optional Documents
  1. Reference Letter 1
  2. Reference Letter 2
  3. Reference Letter 3

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