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Business Manager

University of Maryland
College Park, Maryland 20742
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

Title:                                       Business Manager

Department:                           Materials Science & Engineering

Category:                               Exempt Staff (112041), 12month full-time

Position Available:                 Immediately

DUTIES: University of Maryland College Park – The Business Manager will be handling/managing the day-to-day business operations (procurements/accounts payable services, account reconciliation, federal grant and contract invoice validation documentation, all pre & post travel duties, etc., for Materials Science & Engineering.

Position will coordinate account reconciliation utilizing departmental account ledgers, Priority (BA3-BA4) Software, Coeus and Kuali Financial System (KFS); coordinate the monthly grant/contract post award invoicing – detail expense submittal to various awarding agencies as requested/required by awarding agencies (ARPA-E, NETLEERE and NASA – current examples). Decisions and recommendations made involve non-routine situations within established Departmental & Institutional protocol, guidelines, and/or policies. This position will report to Associate Director for Finance & Administration.

QUALIFICATIONS: Successful applicants shall have a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience breakdown: 3-5 years with a Bachelor’s degree or 7-9 years without a Bachelor’s degree in any combination of budgeting, accounting, payroll, grants and contracts and/or personnel work. Experience working in higher education.

Ability to communicate effectively with faculty, staff and students from a variety of backgrounds. Demonstrated ability to speak and write effectively and write clear and concise reports. Working knowledge of grants and contracts. Ability to maintain proper unit attendance and punctuality standards. Demonstrated ability to carry out assignments without detailed instructions and have the ability to reason logically, analyze and solve problems. Ability to interact with diverse constituencies, including faculty, staff, students and administrators in units across campus. • Possess good working knowledge of Microsoft Word, and Excel; strong communication and customer service skills, excellent attention to detail. Ability to prioritize and multi-task within deadlines in a challenging, fast-paced environment.

To APPLY: A cover letter, resume, and names of three professional references should be submitted electronically to: http://ejobs.umd.edu under position number 116882. Salary is commensurate with experience. For best consideration, applications should be received by 10 February 2020, but applications will continue to be considered after this date until the position is filled.  

POINT of CONTACT: Questions about the position can be directed to the Chair of the Search Committee: Michael McNicholas, Director of Administrative Services for Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, Materials Science & Engineering, and Fire Protection Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park, College Park, MD 20742, Email: [email protected]

TheUniversity of Maryland, CollegePark, actively subscribes to a policyof equal employment opportunity, and will notdiscriminateagainst any employeeor applicant becauseof race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, physical or mentaldisability, religion, ancestryor nationalorigin, marital status, geneticinformation, or political affiliation. Minorities and women areencouraged to apply.


Posted: 2020-01-17 Expires: 2020-03-17

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