Business Manager

Nov 30, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Summary: The business manager is housed in the State Services Unit in Atlanta and reports to the Office of Administration. This is a professional position expected to perform assigned duties, responsibilities and tasks with a high degree of independence and exceptional proficiency. While some oversight may be necessary by the Office of Adminstration's administrative manager and associate director as well as the State Services' Unit manager, the business manager should require limited direct supervision and is to be knowledgeable, well-trained and highly competent meeting the administrative needs of the organization and units therein, as well as being a ready resource for public service faculty in the assigned areas of responsibility.

Responsibilities: Awards Management The business manager provides professional management of the critical path for sponsored projects, departmental sales and conference/workshop projects. This may include some or all aspects of awards management; i.e., pre-award, award and post-award. At all times the business manager serves as the primary point of contact for public service faculty in matters related to awards management to include, but not limited to: 1. Negotiation, development, preparation, and management of necessary proposals, agreements, contracts, subcontracts, sales orders, invoices, or grants with internal and external constituencies; 2. Analysis and preparation of regular reporting and other data resources to assist public service faculty, as well as other internal and external constituencies, in ensuring adherence to their respective scopes of work and related budgets and assisting with amendments, changes or required corrective actions; 3. Analysis and reparation of ad hoc reporting for the Institute of Government, University, sponsors or other entities as required; 4. Other necessary related duties.

Qualifications: Completion of a Bachelor's degree in accounting, business, or a related discipline with seven years of related experience required; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

About UGA: The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state's oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education ( UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University's main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University's enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

Full time/Part time: Full Time

EEO Policy Statement: The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

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