Overall, the CHHS Business Officer administers and manages the business, human resources and financial affairs of the College. Responsibilities include information and data analysis, reporting, problem solving and decision making, facilitation and management of financial resources that may be state appropriated, from contracts and grants, discretionary and/or receipt generated. S/he is also intimately involved in supporting the College's research enterprise, working closely with research staff both in the College and in the University's Office of Research and Economic Development. The position performs a range of financial and business related duties associated with specialized areas such as accounting, budgeting, auditing, compliance, human resources and/or grants administration. Functions assigned to the business officer role will include financial management, personnel administration/ management, salary and special pay administration, purchasing, inventory control, facilities coordination/planning, information technology assessment/planning and closely related work. The position may directly perform or have oversight of accounts reconciliation, maintenance, analysis and reporting of financial or associated data, financial projections and trends, cash/receipts management, personnel planning, recruitment and hiring, and performance management, and facilities management.
Minimum Experience / Education:
Graduation from a four-year college or university with a degree in Business Administration, Public Administration or related business area and three years of administration management or business management experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience
Preferred Education Skills and Experience:
Preference for a masters degree (or near completion) in Business Administration, Public Administration or related business area.
Budget and fund management experience in a higher education environment; familiarity with policies governing the administration of various types of funds: general state funds, institutional trust funds, receipt-based funds and funds supported by tuition increments. Demonstrated ability to analyze and report complex financial data using a variety of formats suitable to diverse audiences.
Understanding of Human Resources policies, procedures and software.
Experience in a division of academic affairs and higher education is a plus.
The ideal candidate will be highly personable, collaborative and accountable.
Strong critical thinking skills and a desire to help define, implement and communicate business procedures and improvements to promote broad adoption.
Demonstrated excellence with customer service and productive commitment to continuous improvement. Excel proficiency at the intermediate level required, with advanced preferred.
UNC Charlotte is North Carolina's urban research institution. Our campus is located in the piedmont of North Carolina, just two hours from the mountains and three hours from the Atlantic Ocean. A large public university with a small college feel, more than 27,200 students consider UNC Charlotte’s 1,000-acre campus their home away from home.