Business Manager I

Job description

The Institute of International Business (IIB) is a regular academic unit of the RCB.  It continues to grow rapidly growing in terms of the number of students and faculty, the number of degree programs (undergraduate International Business Minor, the MIB, the Ph.D. program, expanded study abroad offerings, and research centers -- CIBER – Center for International Business Education and Research -- and the number of visiting scholars and students it serves.

While essential tasks for this position are spelled out in detail in the next section, the following responsibilities can be highlighted in conjunction with this position:

  • Responsible for all budgeting, disbursements, and financial reports for the IIB. Maintains and updates internal controls.  This position is accountable to the Director, the College, and the University to ensure that internal and external policies are strictly followed.
  • The department has transformed rapidly over the past several years, with retirements, departures, and addition of NTT faculty, and greater reliance on PTIs. An increase in the number of course offerings required us to secure and orient several new PTIs. This position also does all course scheduling, staffing, and related activities.
  • With an increase in undergraduate course enrollments and offerings, additional processes are required. The position works closely with the graduate assistants engaged in tutoring and fulfills their payroll requirements.
  • This position is also the key resource person for the IIB’s growing Doctoral Specialization in International Business and Master of International Business cohort program. This position coordinates with the Graduate Programs of the RCB to determine the classes, scheduling and faculty assignments, and student information.
  • Relatively a new program offering, International Business Minor, has been developed and became available to all RCB students. This position determines the eligibility of candidates, as well as assists students with course selection for the IB Minor.
  • The IIB has seen a marked increase in the number of H1 and J1 faculty and visiting scholars. This position services as the resource person for required immigration documents and visas.
  • External funding development activities have also increased. This position plays a critical role in pursuing and eventually realizing various student scholarship funds.  Is directly involved in authoring grant proposals and making presentations before potential granting organizations.
  • This position also provides annual reports to Institute donors. It also oversees the student scholarship selection committee, which requires collaboration with various academic and other units throughout the university in selecting the committee, making sure to have a cross-section of bi-partisan reviewers.  On average, approximately 25-30 scholarships are awarded per semester.  Numerous layers of paperwork must be submitted at the Department, College, and University level for each awardee. An example is the Coca-Cola Global Ambassador Scholarships for first-generation college students.
  • Plays a primary role in the planning, organization and fulfillment of workshops, seminars, conferences and other outreach activities for the Institute. Assist the IIB faculty in planning the hosting of EMBA students who visit annually from France, Brazil, and Turkey. Provides logistical support for delegations of approximately 25- 60 visiting EMBAs.

Bachelor's degree and two years of administrative experience; or a combination of education and related experience.

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04/20/21, 10:59:00 PM

College/Business Unit: Robinson College of Business
Location: Atlanta Campus
Job Posting: 04/07/21, 11:42:37 AM




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Posted: 4/8/2021
Application Due: 7/16/2021
Work Type: Full Time