Business Manager

Job description

Requisition Number S1613

Position Number 998719

Position Classification Title Business Manager

Functional Title Business Manager

Position Type Staff

Position Summary

The Business Manager for Business Operations is the individual responsible for the day-to-day business operations including, budgets/finance and human resources functions for the Department of Housing and Residence Life. This position manages the budget, finances, and human resources responsibilities according to University and State policies, guidelines and procedures.

The Business Manager for Business Operations is responsible for ensuring that all departmental staff abides by all institutional policies and procedures relative to the areas of business and human resources. This position is responsible for the development, implementation and monitoring of all policies and procedures of the University and the State in all day-to-day operations.

The Business Manager will oversee the overall management of the business office which includes all business operations, payroll, travel, accounts payable, purchasing, budget development and implementational operational policies, procedures, practices and standards that ensure optimal efficiencies of the business office, serving as the chief business and financial contact with the offices of Student Affairs and the Budget Office. This position will provide strategic long and short range planning related to the welfare of the department. The Business Manager must demonstrate expertise in planning and administering budgets effectively and efficiently with the policies and procedures of the University. This position will have signature authority on all departmental funds for operational budgets and R & R budgets totaling over 20 million. This duty requires the ability to establish priorities through program analysis and to assist in the creation and/or enhancement of all areas within the department. This position will oversee and manage all aspects pertaining to human resources and the department.

The Business Manager must demonstrate a knowledge of state human resources guidelines as they pertain to an individual employee and the department and will serve as the departments liaison with the University's Human Resources Office.

The Business Manager will oversee the work of the Business Officer, the Administrative Specialist for Finance and the Administrative Specialist for Human Resources, who are responsible for overseeing all of the day-to-day business operational matters of the department including accounting, bookkeeping and human resources procedures. This position through the Business Officer will provide administrative oversight to the Administrative Specialists who will have the primary responsibility for performing the daily accounting, purchasing, bookkeeping and human resources tasks of the department.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in business administration, public administration, or related business area and three years of professional accounting experience, of which at least one is supervisory; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

Preferred Qualifications

5-7 years' experience managing a college or university revenue generating department. A master's degree in business, accounting, or a related field. Demonstrated expertise in written and oral communication skills, organization, management and planning are essential.

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:

  • Name
  • 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 $68,472 - $75,009

Org #-Department Housing and Residence Life - 44502

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

Job Family Administrative and Managerial

Competency Level Journey

Open Date 09/14/2018

Close Date 10/07/2018

Job Close Date

FLSA Exempt

Salary Grade Equivalency 78

Number of Months per Year 12

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

    Posting Specific Questions

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    1. * Please indicate how you learned of the vacant position for which you are applying:
      • UNCGjobsearch Website
      • Piedmont Triad Area Newspaper
      • The Chronicle of Higher Education
      • Inside Higher Ed
      • Other professional journal / website
      • UNC School System Job Board
      • Personal Networking
      • Facebook
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      • Other
    2. If you selected "Other", please provide the name of the resource here.

      (Open Ended Question)

    3. * Are you eligible to work in the United States without sponsorship?
      • Yes
      • No
    4. * Do you have experience in managing and/or creating complex budgets?
      • Yes
      • No
    5. * Do you have a Bachelor's degree in business administration, public administration, or related business area?
      • Yes
      • No

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    Posted: 9/15/2018
    Application Due: 10/8/2018
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