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Senior Business Analyst, Division of Undergraduate Education

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Senior Business Analyst, Division of Undergraduate Education-1800489

Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree. Four years of full-time budget management experience to include researching and resolving budget issues. Experience with financial accounting and reporting. Experience analyzing and reconciling various financial databases. Experience liaising with human resources.


Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s or higher degree in accounting or other business-related area. CPA. Experience, knowledge, and understanding of higher education institutions and operations. Experience in data modeling. Financial accounting experience in a higher-education/academic setting and/or within a large organization. Managerial accounting and reporting experience. Workforce planning experience. Extensive understanding of Stony Brook University’s financial rules and regulations, funding sources, budgeting and/or accounting practices. Prior supervisory experience as well as experience guiding, developing and leading staff career pathing.

Brief Description of Duties: The primary purpose of this position is to provide high-level, division-wide leadership and advisement in managing the overall budget for the Division of Undergraduate Education. Therefore, having strategic, qualitative, and analytical thinking skills with an ability to solve problems and make effective decisions is an essential component of this role as is having experience interacting with individuals at various levels within an institution as well as the general public whenever necessary.

The successful incumbent will have excellent customer service and interpersonal skills, exercising strong organizational and time-management skills with an exceptional attention to detail, effectively multi-tasking in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment with a high degree of accuracy and organization. Essential for this role is the adeptness to work independently as well as part of a team with a collaborative approach to problem solving. Qualified candidates will have experience working with, and maintaining, confidential information with a high degree of professionalism, integrity, discretion, and tact.


  • Working closely with the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education and Dean of the Undergraduate Colleges, as well as with the Provost's Office budget staff, manage the budget to include developing, projecting and reconciling, for all offices that comprise the Division of Undergraduate Education (DUE): Academic and Transfer Advising Services, Center for Academic Assessment, EOP Administration, Honors College, Living and Learning Centers, Office of Academic Success, University Scholars, URECA, and Undergraduate Colleges.
  • Cordinate day-to-day aspects of personnel matters. Serve as department resource and liaison to the Office of the Provost to manage human resources paperwork for faculty, professional staff, graduate assistants, and student employees. Monitor and advise departments reporting to DUE of the timeline for performance programs and evaluations for the Division staff. Assist with the development of position descriptions and performance evaluations for staff. Maintain and assist with the preparation of permanent appointment files.
  • On behalf of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education and Dean of the Undergraduate Colleges, serve as the financial and operational liaison with all departments that comprise the DUE: Academic and Transfer Advising Services, Center for Academic Assessment, EOP Administration, Honors College, Living and Learning Centers, Office of Academic Success, University Scholars, URECA, and Undergraduate Colleges.
  • Manage all Division-wide budget information releases, including but not limited to the coordination, preparation and distribution of various paper and electronic reports.
  • Other duties or projects as assigned as appropriate to rank and departmental mission.

  • Special Notes:

    This is a full time appointment. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Minimum salary threshold must be met to maintain FLSA exemption.

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    About Stony Brook:

    Stony Brook University, home to many highly ranked graduate research programs, is located 60 miles from New York City on Long Island's scenic North Shore. Our 1,100-acre campus is home to 24,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students and more than 13,500 faculty and staff. SBU is a comprehensive research-intensive university and a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), which includes 34 public universities among its 62 members. SBU consists of 12 schools and colleges and a teaching hospital that provides state-of-the-art healthcare in the Long Island region. SBU also manages and performs joint research with Brookhaven National Laboratory, the only Department of Energy Laboratory in the Northeast, and shares doctoral programs with Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, a world-renowned molecular biology institute. Home to the Emerson String Quartet, the Jackson Pollock House in East Hampton, New York, the Humanities Institute, and the Southampton Arts Program, and with endeavors that extend to the Turkana Basin Institute in Kenya and the Ranomafana National Park in Madagascar, SBU sustains an international reputation that cuts across the arts, humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences.

    Stony Brook University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. We encourage protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, women and minorities to apply.

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    Official Job Title: Staff Associate
    Job Field: Administrative & Professional (non-Clinical)
    Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
    Department/Hiring Area: Division of Undergraduate Education-Stony Brook University
    Schedule: Full-time Day Shift 9:00am-5:00pmDivision of Undergraduate Education-Stony Brook University
    Posting Start Date: Nov 30, 2018
    Posting End Date: Dec 30, 2018, 11:59:00 PM
    Salary: $72,000 - $82,000
    Salary Grade: SL4

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    Posted: 12/1/2018
    Application Due: 1/30/2019
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