The Grant and Business Manager for the College of Education and Human Development (CEHD) will assist and provide professional support to the Assistant Dean with budget and human resource activities. The Grant and Business Manager will also: be responsible for the financial management and administration directly associated with grants; monitor and report on revenue and expenditures for three departments, four centers/institutes and the Dean’s Office within the College; manage and oversee purchasing and accounting activities for each unit; provide support and guide the faculty with the planning of their grant proposals and submissions, including proposal preparation, review and processing, along with coordinating submission procedures with the Office of Sponsored Projects and Programs (ORSP); collaborate with ORSP to monitor all phases of the implementation of grant awards; work in collaboration with all CEHD units to help support and assist with the departmental financial management; prepare and assist all necessary paperwork for purchasing and account activities, as well as all personnel actions for approval; manage and record all deposits for varied charges to proper accounts; serve as liaison with other internal and external departments; monitor monthly budget reports, salary costs, supply costs and percentage effort on each research project to ensure that expenses do not exceed revenues and that awards are expensed with appropriate fiscal management and in a manner consistent with institutional and research sponsor policies and practices; monitor and correct any incorrect postings on specific grants per budget constraints; develop and manage records for each research project; coordinate the analysis and distribution of monthly PeopleSoft financial reports for each department within the College of Education and Human Development; track and manage specific charges for each account; manage and prepare purchase orders and disbursement vouchers for approval; advise and support faculty and staff with departmental budget management; prepare project budgets for proposals for internal competitions and external funding agencies; and other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Business Administration and three-five years of experience in grant and budget preparation and management in an academic and/or research environment is required. Thorough knowledge of higher education administrative procedures preferred. Experience with PeopleSoft Human Resource and Financial systems preferred. Grant management, procurement and/or automated accounting systems experience preferred.
• Proficiency with database management;
• Ability to act with discretion and maintain confidentiality;
• Ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks and meet ongoing deadlines;
• Ability to work independently and see tasks through to completion in a timely fashion;
• Strong analytical and interpersonal communication skills;
• Detailed oriented.
Please apply online with your resume, cover letter and list of three professional references.
Professional. Union. Benefited.
Full time. Grade 30. Associated to a Grade 31.
Normal Hiring Range: $46,434-$50,787.
Review of candidates will begin following the application closing date.
Closing date for applications: January 30, 2013