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Business Manager

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville, TN

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Business Manager - Psychology- Market Range 12 - Salary DOE&Q - Full Time

This position will assist the department head and faculty with managing financial, budgetary, and operations aspects of the Psychology Department as well as the Psychology Clinic. This position prepares the annual salary budget and manages gifts, grants, and contracts in compliance with federal regulations and statutes for approximately 257 accounts. This position provides data and data analysis to the department head for use in strategic planning.  This position establishes departmental practices to ensure compliance with University policy. This position also has approval authority for specific fiscal and human resources transactions.

Candidates should have:

    Excellent oral and written communication skillsDemonstrated problem-solving experienceKnowledge of uniform guidance and federal acquisition regulation.
In addition, preference will be given to candidates that have experience with:

    IRIS, CAYUSE, and ARGOS softwareExperience in higher education, particularly in an academic department.
Applicants should submit a resume and contact information for three references.

Required experience and education:

  • Bachelor's degree with 4 years of accounting/financial experience including 3 years of supervisory experience
  • Associate's degree with 8 years of accounting/financial experience including 3 years or supervisory experience
  • High School diploma with 12 years of accounting/financial experience including 3 years of supervisory experience
Preferred experience:

  • 5 years of financial or accounting experience with grants and contracts management.

Job: Other Professional
Primary Location: US-Tennessee-knoxville
Organization: Psychology
Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: Jul 5, 2022, 11:15:06 AM


Working at The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Founded in 1794, the University of Tennessee is one of the nation’s oldest and most storied public universities. Based in Knoxville, Tennessee’s flagship land-grant institution includes the statewide Institute of Agriculture and the Space Institute in Tullahoma. The university embodies excellence in teaching, discovery, scholarship, research, creative activity, outreach, and engagement. Known as the Volunteers, we lead with a spirit of selflessness, empathy, and courage, and strive to be champions for diversity, equity, and inclusion

UT Knoxville is a Research 1 university with 11 academic colleges and more than 900 programs of study. With an enrollment of more than 30,000 students, our academic programs are repeatedly ranked top in their class. The university co-manages Oak Ridge National Laboratory, the country’s most prominent national lab, driving innovation in advanced manufacturing and materials, national security, and more. We are closely connected with our communities through outreach and extension efforts across Tennessee and through partnerships with non-profits, corporations, and industries—regionally, nationally, and around the globe.

The city of Knoxville is nestled in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains. The modern, thriving community is surrounded by gorgeous lakes and hundreds of miles of walking, hiking, and biking trails. Situated along the banks of the Tennessee River, our beautiful features an eclectic music scene, internationally recognized festivals, unique restaurants, and a robust offering of diverse cultural activities. Knoxville is located within a day’s drive of Atlanta, Nashville, Asheville, Charlotte, Louisville, Cincinnati, Memphis, Chicago, and Washington D.C.

Knoxville and the surrounding counties have a population of more than 850,000 people. The region houses many leading corporations and organizations, including Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Pilot/Flying J, the Tennessee Valley Authority, and Regal Cinemas, along with HGTV, Food Network, and other networks owned by Discovery Inc.

As a member of the UT family, you will be surrounded by top-notch faculty, staff, and students from around the world. You will be part of a diverse campus community that is passionate about changing the world and cheering for the Vols on game day.

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