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Business Manager II

Employer
Florida Gulf Coast University
Location
Main Campus

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Job Summary

The Business Manager II administers the business affairs of Information Technology Services. Oversees planning and administration of operating budgets, personnel actions, and purchasing. Develops and implements operating policies and procedures.

Florida Gulf Coast University is committed to establishing and maintaining an inclusive working and learning environment in which students, faculty, administrators, staff, curriculum, social activities, governance, and all other aspects of the campus life reflect a diverse, multi-cultural, and international worldview.

At FGCU, we collectively stand against any individual or group that practices any form of racism, discrimination, intolerance, hate expressions, or disrespect. We are committed to preparing students to understand, live among, appreciate, and work in an inherently diverse country and world made up of people with different ethnic and racial backgrounds, religious beliefs, abilities, ages, gender identities, sexual orientations, socio-economic status, cultural traditions, family statuses, and military backgrounds. FGCU strives to hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because it makes our University stronger. The University community recognizes the importance of a diverse and inclusive institution and holds these ideals as paramount for the current and future success of the institution.

We seek colleagues who promote and embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion. We encourage individuals from diverse backgrounds to apply for this position as we believe that our University will grow and move forward through a commitment of equality for all.

Job Description

Typical duties may include but are not limited to:

  • Manages the day-to-day operations of the business functions, including finance, human resources, purchasing, budgets, contracts, and accounts payable.
  • Develops and manages budgets to ensure program alignment with fiscal allocation. Prepares financial analyses such as income and expense forecasting, as well as a variety of routine and ad-hoc financial reports.
  • Manages human resources needs such as recruitment efforts, rate planning, salary increases, position control, payroll, adjunct/overload contracts, appointments, and other personnel actions.
  • Provides oversight of all purchasing activities including requisitions and p-cards.
  • Plans and implements special projects within the Division or College as assigned. Represents the Division or College on committees and work groups as requested.
  • Serves as a liaison between administration and employees by handling questions, interpreting and administering policies and procedures, and resolving escalated issues and concerns related to the scope of duties.
  • Develops and implements business and fiscal processes to ensure compliance and good stewardship of university resources.

Other Duties:

  • Supervises administrative support staff.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

Additional Job Description

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in Business Management, Public Administration, Accounting, Organizational Psychology, or closely related field.

Five years of professional full-time experience in budget management, accounting, administrative operations, or other related work experience.

Any combination of relevant education, experience, and/or certifications may be considered.

Experience operating a personal computer and proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook).

Preferred Qualifications:

Master’s degree from an accredited institution in Business Management, Public Administration, Accounting, Organizational Psychology, or closely related field.

Work experience in a higher education setting.

Experience with Banner enterprise application.

Experience managing others by providing information, guidance, and motivation.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Knowledge of accounting, budgeting, finance and management principles, practices and procedures.

Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.

Excellent organizational skills and the ability to prioritize and complete simultaneous projects.

Ability to collaborate and develop strategic relations with a diverse group of staff, faculty, students, and business partners.

Ability to work successfully as both a member of a team and independently with minimal supervision.

Ability to take initiative to plan, organize, coordinate and perform work in various situations when numerous and diverse demands are involved.

Ability to use effective decision making and problem solving techniques.

Ability to interpret and apply laws, regulations, policies and procedures consistently.

Ability to analyze and interpret complex financial data and prepare financial reports, statements, and projections.

Ability to think critically and creatively, have a high standard of integrity, and be motivated to incorporate best practices into the organizational structure.

Ability to maintain confidentiality and discretion at all times.

Salary Range: $57,000 - Negotiable

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