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Under the direction of the Chief Administrative Officer, serve as the Business Operations Manager in the Department of Economics. Responsible for leadership and the management of daily operational activities in the following functional areas: financial (including state funds, grants, contracts, intramural awards, grad funds, gifts and endowments), staff human resources, facilities, website development and maintenance, and special event management. Participate in strategic long- and short-term planning for the department. Develop and implement departmental policy and internal controls where needed. Serve as a member of the Senior Management team and act as MSO in his/her absence.
Strong fiscal/accounting skills. Demonstrated experience with and knowledge of general accounting practices, business management, fund accounting, and audit trails.
In-depth knowledge of federal and non-federal agency requirements and regulations for sponsored research, gifts, endowments, and state instructional funds.
Ability to effectively supervise staff to include delegation and reassignment of tasks, monitoring production and quality of work, setting performance standards, assessing individual capabilities and workloads, conducting performance evaluations, etc.
Experience managing a broad scope of complex personnel and related functions including recruitment/selection, employee relations, evaluations, and terminations/layoffs.
Strong analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills. Proven experience developing, implementing and enforcing internal controls and policies.
Excellent written and spoken communication skills including the ability to communicate complex financial concepts to a wide variety of audiences.
Strong organizational skills and the ability to develop and maintain electronic and paper filing systems in accordance with agency, internal audit, and retention guidelines.
Proficiency with various applications such as relational databases, spreadsheets, and word-processing used in an integrated computer environment.
Ability to analyze large quantities of financial data, extract pertinent data, compile financial models, analyze and present data effectively, and ability to prepare accurate financial reports in various formats.
Ability to analyze long-range needs of the department, to analyze resource requirements and sources, and to develop and implement plans for accomplishing goals. Ability to handle confidential matters and records with tact and diplomacy.
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