Business Manager - Henson School of Science

Salisbury University   Salisbury, MD   Full-time     Accounting
Posted on August 4, 2022
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Business Manager – Henson School of Science

Salisbury University, a member of the University System of Maryland, is a regionally accredited four-year comprehensive institution offering 61 distinct graduate and undergraduate programs. Located on the historic Eastern Shore, SU's beautiful campus is some 30 miles from the Atlantic beaches and 2.5 hours from Baltimore and Washington, D.C.

Salisbury University is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Business Manager in the Henson School of Science and Technology.

Primary Job Duties: Manage business affairs for the School - including the Dean's Office, academic departments, outreach and externally funded programs; this includes management of fiscal resources, efficient use of personnel, and leveraging analytics to improve efficiency and effectiveness. Support budget development process while monitoring accounts and expenses for State of Maryland, SU Foundation, and externally funded accounts. Ensure operational process efficiency, accuracy, and accountability, to include but not limited to, preparation of contracts, letters of appointment, reimbursement and travel document submission, purchasing process, etc., as well as operational coverage by monitoring work hours and leave taken within the school. Deploy and support training in analytic platforms like APS to ensure efficient use of personnel, physical resources, and student access to classes.

Minimum Qualifications:  Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, Management, or a related field and 5-7 years of work experience. 

Must be detail-oriented and have excellent interpersonal, customer service, organization and planning, prioritizing, problem-solving, follow-through, time management, and oral & written communication skills. Also, must be flexible and possess the ability to successfully handle multiple tasks/projects simultaneously and work well under pressure, independently, and in a team-oriented environment. Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) is required. Ability to learn and work in analytic platforms like EAB APS.

Preferred Qualifications:  Higher education or University System experience supporting dean-level or multi-unit administration is preferred. Experience in PeopleSoft or Workday and GullNet applications and reporting is preferred.

This is a full-time exempt State position with a full benefits package. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

To be considered an applicant, you must apply online and submit a cover letter and resume.  All documents that you wish to provide must be attached to your application in the Online Employment Application System.  Please do not send any documents via E-mail. Three professional references will be requested and required before the final stages of the search.  Candidates will be notified prior to references being contacted. 

Applications received by August 23, 2022 will receive full consideration. The position will remain open until filled.

Applications will be accepted via Salisbury University's Online Employment Application System. Please visit our website to apply online. See the FAQs of the Online Employment Application System for more information and instructions.

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