Business Manager

Posting Details

Posting Details

Position Number: 123665
Title: Business Manager
Functional Title: Business Manager
Category Status: 33-Exempt Regular
Applicant Search Category: Staff
University Authorized FTE: 1.00
Unit: PLCY-Do Good Institute
Campus/College Information:

Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the flagship institution in the University System of Maryland. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation’s legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation’s capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world.

Position Summary/Purpose of Position:

The Business Manager provides leadership over the Institute’s financial management and provides high level administrative support to the Institute team. The Business Manager manages all financial transactions; maintains a day-to-day budget and a long-term planning budget; and proactively monitors the status of funding and payments from gifts and grants for the Institute. The Business Manager processes all expenses, transfers and reimbursements, monitoring for deviations from the planned budget and informing relevant staff when deviation occurs. This work directly supports informed decision making for Institute leadership and other DGI team members. The Business Manager also supports operations by managing Institute-wide logistics for office spaces, meetings, and events.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree with 2 to 3 years experience in financial and administrative management. An equivalent combination of education and /or experience may be substituted for a degree.
Flexible individual who is adept at and willing to do high level budget management while also completing transaction level tasks.

Preferences:

• Highly organized, proactive, solution-driven, and customer-service oriented individual
• Experience with UMD financial management systems, processes and policies (including KFS, BA4, Foundation account management, Travel, procurement)
• Experience with higher education financial management
• Experience developing and managing complex budgets

Additional Certifications:
Additional Information:
Posting Date: 01/17/2018
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled Yes
Best Consideration Date 01/31/2018
Physical Demands

May occasionally be requested to lift or move objects up to 10 pounds.

Diversity Statement:

The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References (no emails sent from system)
Optional Documents

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