Business Manager


DEPARTMENT

College of Engineering


POSITION SUMMARY


RESPONSIBILITIES

60% Budget and Finance · Assist the Dean in the preparation and submission of the College’s annual budget to Academic Affairs and Business Affairs; · Manage the general fund budget and restricted accounts for the college: expenditures, reallocations; · Review electronic and hardcopy form submissions from departments for accuracy before submitting to the Dean for approval; · Maintain grant and contract databases and review grant submission budget proposals; · Serve as liaison with Business Affairs, Academic Affairs, Bursar, General Accounting, and Sponsored Programs and Accounting on matters related to finance; · Ensure adherence and compliance of financial operations to all University, System, and State policies; · Assist Associate Dean to develop summer budget and track appropriate revenues/costs; · Coordinate with Associate Dean on all budgetary matters as they relate to academics; and · Develop and prepare reports for the Dean on matters related to finance. 20% Personnel Management · Serve as liaison with Human Resources, Academic Affairs, Business Affairs, and Office of Research and Sponsored Programs on matters related to personnel hiring; · Review personnel action forms for accuracy before submitting to the Dean for approval; · Oversee and track faculty, non-classified, and classified hiring for full and part-time employees; · Process graduate assistant appointments for the college, and for departments if necessary; and · Maintain personnel records and other college forms and paperwork within college office. 20% Administration and Support · Serve as office equipment manager; · Collaborate management efforts with the college's Administrative Coordinators to ensure good record retention, budget management, and document processing practices for the College; · Work with student workers and office staff to maintain a well-stocked inventory of supplies for the college; · Train faculty and staff as necessary in universities processes and policies as they apply to business and financial operations; and · Other duties as assigned by the Dean.​


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Master’s degree in business, finance, or public administration with at least three (3) years’ experience in higher education; OR Bachelor’s degree with at least seven (7) years of progressively more responsible experience in higher education financial administration and planning; OR an equivalent combination of experience and education from which comparable skills and knowledge have been achieved.


DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Familiarity with budget processes and policies in the State of Louisiana, UL System, and/or the University of New Orleans. Familiarity with PeopleSoft. Five (5) years of experience in higher education budgeting or personnel management.​​


SALARY

Commensurate with qualifications and experience.


DATE POSTED

07/05/2017


CLOSING DATE

Position will remain open until filled. For full consideration, please apply by July 18, 2017.


POSITION NUMBER

5384

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