Financial Administrative Officer
Financial Administrative Officer Job Number Full/Part Time Schedule Salary 22940095 Full Time 8AM - 5PM $69,000 - $135,900 Position Information The Financial and Administrative Officer for the Economics/Political Science Administrative Unit provides oversight and coordination of the financial and administrative support functions of the corresponding academic departments. The position reports to the Department Chairs and the College's Assistant Dean & CFAO, and has primary responsibility for providing management, coordination and oversight of the daily operations of the department(s) including financial, human resources, academic personnel, contracts and grants, facilities management and other operational matters. The Departments academic personnel include ladder rank faculty, lecturers, Visiting Professors, Researchers, Associate Ins and Teaching Assistants. The departments offer both undergraduate and graduate degree programs. The total operating budgets for the departments is 9M. This position manages business, accountability, stewardship, publicity, and support functions in the departments to achieve department and CHASS goals and objectives in meeting the mission of the University. Has significant responsibility to organize work and achieve broadly stated goals for the departments. Identifies objectives, develops strategies and policies, and functions with a reasonable degree of autonomy in collaboration with the Chairs. Education Education Requirements Degree Requirement Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Required
Experience Experience Requirement Minimum of 6 years of related experience. Required 6 - 10 years of related experience. Required Previous supervisory/managerial experience. Preferred
Special Conditions Special Condition Requirement Evening and weekend work may be required on occasion. Required
Minimum Requirements Solid organizational and customer service skills to effectively manage multiple priorities.
Solid interpersonal skills including verbal and written communication, activelistening, critical thinking, persuasiveness, advising, and counseling to effectively motivate others.
Solid knowledge of financial analysis and reporting techniques; human resources and risk management planning; accounting and payroll.
Demonstrated skills in employee supervision and HR administration.
Solid knowledge of common organization-specific and other computer application programs.
Ability to develop policies and procedures to ensure accountability in all aspects of departmental administration.
Solid skills to quickly evaluate complex issues and identify resolution.
Solid knowledge of the organization's processes, protocols and procedures with a focus on budget, account and fund management and/or personnel management within labor contract(s) and personnel policy.
Ability to function independently and take responsibility for results; organize workload with close attention to detail; manage multiple tasks and timelines; and maintain strict confidentiality.
Preferred Qualifications Knowledge of University policies and procedures, with ability to process all financial transactions on UCRFS and appropriate feeder systems. Managementexperience in an academic environment. Knowledge and working experience in the disciplines of the academic departments.
Extensive knowledge of University policies, procedures, and common practices.
Management experience in an academic environment.
Extensive knowledge of and demonstrated experience with Microsoft Office and common desktop/web applications in relations to on-line accounting,spreadsheets and data base management systems.
Knowledge of employment laws, union contracts, and UC personnel policies.
Additional Information In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.
UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.
- UC Riverside is proud to be ranked No. 12 among all U.S. universities, according to Money Magazine's 2020 rankings, and among the top 1 percent of universities worldwide, according to the 2019-20 Center for World University rankings.
- UC Riverside is the top university in the United States for social mobility. - U.S. News 2020
- UCR is a member of the University Innovation Alliance, the leading national coalition of public research universities committed to improving student success for low-income, first-generation, and students of color.
- Among top-tier universities, UC Riverside ranks No. 2 in financial aid. - Business Insider 2019
- Ranked No. 2 in the world for research, UCR's Department of Entomology maintains one of the largest collections of insect specimens the nation. - Center for World University Rankings
- UCR's distinguished faculty boasts 2 Nobel Laureates, and 13 members of the National Academies of Science and Medicine.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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