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CECS Business Manager

Company: Southern Utah University
Location: Cedar City
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description:

The Business Manager serves as financial advisor to the College of Engineering and Computational Sciences dean, faculty and staff. Following university financial and operational policies and procedures, oversees activities such as budget preparation and control, human resources administration, accounts payable and receivable, as well as contract and grant accounting. Also provides administrative support to the college dean, department chairs, and staff. This is a full-time 11 month staff position.

First consideration of applications will begin June 7, 2021.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manages College of Engineering and Computational Sciences budgets and grants, including but not limited to program fees, scholarships, purchasing cards, and faculty scholarly support funds.

  • Responsible for reconciling, forecasting, and troubleshooting discrepancies concerning budgets specific to the college.

  • Collaborate with the dean and departments to develop program fee, one-time funding, and on-going funding proposals.

  • Assists the dean and department chairs with faculty promotion and tenure processes as well as curriculum review.

  • Manages the operations of the Dean's Office, which may include advertising, marketing, web liaison, event planning, and accreditation efforts.

  • Fulfills requests for information, reports, and assistance from the Office of Academic Affairs and other university entities.

  • Maintains college personnel records and tracks faculty workload and teaching responsibilities.

  • Coordinate with department administrative assistants, providing support and training as necessary.

  • Serves as assistant to the dean and performs other duties as assigned by the dean.


Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree is required.
  • Minimum of two years of recent experience in financial accounting functions.

  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to respond to multiple project requirements simultaneously.

  • Fluent knowledge of MS Office Suite including strong skills with Excel.

  • Ability to work with others in a team environment to support faculty, staff, and students.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to work effectively and discreetly with confidential information.

  • Dependability, reliability, integrity, and attention to detail.


Documents Needed to Apply:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Unofficial Transcripts
  • Contact information for 3 professional references


Southern Utah University is committed to maintaining a community which recognizes and values the worth and dignity of every person; fosters tolerance, understanding, and mutual respect among its members; and encourages individual commitment to personal responsibilities in equal measure with personal rights. In pursuit of its goal of academic excellence, the University seeks to develop and nurture diversity. The University believes that diversity among its many members strengthens the institution, stimulates creativity, promotes the exchange of ideas, and enriches campus life.

Southern Utah University does not discriminate against any member of the University community on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, veteran status, pregnancy, pregnancy-related condition, genetic information, or other bases protected by applicable law in employment, treatment, admission, access to educational programs and activities, or other University benefits or services.

Keywords: Southern Utah University, Saint George , CECS Business Manager, Other , Cedar City, Utah

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