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Business Manager - Auxiliary Services

Bowie State University
Bowie, MD

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Job Posting Number:


Position Title:

Business Manager

Class Title:


Regular or Contingent II:

Regular (PIN)



Salary Range:

$80,000 - $90,000

Open Date:


Open Until Filled:


Duties and Responsibilities :

  • Handles procurement activities for all auxiliary services units. Process and monitor all requisitions, purchase orders to ensure proper procedures in all expenditures.
  • Coordinates activities of contractors for renovations for auxiliary services units. This includes electrical, plumbing, furniture and equipment.
  • Performs daily quality control inspections of dining operations and conference and event services spaces and issues reports of findings.
  • Performs weekly inspection of the student center interior and exterior and issues reports of findings.
  • Schedules major repairs for auxiliary services operations including the student center, dining services, the bookstore and vending operations.
  • Oversees the licensing program and maintains the contracts with licensing vendors.
  • Manages and participates in the installation of food service equipment. Oversee equipment inventory and schedules preventative maintenance and repairs.
  • Serves as the campus liaison between departments of the university and FedEx Office to respond to inquiries and provide information and advice for contract printing services.
  • Serves as the campus liaison between departments of the university and FedEx Shipping to respond to inquiries and provide information and advice for contract shipping services.
  • Processes campus printing projects destined for Maryland Correctional Enterprises (MCE) for letterhead, business cards and envelopes. Provides guidance and advice for complex print jobs to ensure quick turnaround for correspondence and print services.
  • Services as point of contact for coordinating any new installation, modifications in equipment and all service related issues for the ATM machine.
  • Serves as the campus contact with soft drink and snack vendor for operational concerns. Maintain claims and refunds to customer; handle customer inquiries and complaints.
  • Produce financial reports monthly as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • A college degree in business administration or a related field is required.


  • Five years of office experience preferred.
  • Procurement experience is preferred.
  • Prior experience in higher education is a plus.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities :

Successful candidate must possess working knowledge of procurement rules and regulations. He/she should be able to demonstrate the ability to effectively operate software including Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, internet and PeopleSoft Financial. The candidate is required to have the ability to effectively deal with deadlines, work in a fast-paced environment, track transaction, and resolve disputes and to prioritize multiple projects simultaneously. He/she should be detailed oriented wit well-developed planning, organizational and problem-solving skills. Excellent customer service skills and the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing are addition requirements of the position.

Conditions of Employment :

Please be advised, COVID-19 vaccinations are encouraged but not required for eligible faculty and staff employed by Bowie State University. This protocol may be subject to change.

Other :

This is a Non- Union Position.

BSU offers a generous benefits package, which includes 22 vacation days, 13 holidays, 15 sick days; comprehensive health insurance and retirement options; and tuition remission for employees and their dependents at any of the University System of Maryland schools.

For best consideration, apply by July 23, 2023.

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Bowie State University, a member of the University System of Maryland (USM), is a regional, comprehensive, and historically black university. The University offers an array of baccalaureate and masters degree programs and a doctorate in education. Located between Washington, DC and Baltimore, the University includes a diverse faculty and student population.

Founded in 1865, Bowie State is the oldest Historically Black College/University in Maryland and one of the ten oldest in the country. It is also a diverse university whose 5,400 students, along with faculty and staff, come from many ethnic backgrounds. The University boasts a pastoral campus that is both serene and beautiful. With seven residence halls, the University is a hub of 24/7 undergraduate life, yet it also offers convenient evening classes and online courses to serve employed professionals seeking to move ahead in their vocations.

Bowie State upholds the System’s mission of providing high-caliber, accessible, and affordable educational opportunities. In addition to its 25 undergraduate majors, Bowie State offers 30 master's, doctoral, and advanced certification programs. Its advanced research facilities include one of the world's 100 most powerful supercomputers and a satellite operations control center managed in conjunction with NASA

We invite you to take a closer look at Bowie State; you will like what you see.



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