This position manages the business affairs of a large department or school. The incumbent provides financial and administrative support services for the business aspects of the facilities operations. The incumbent exercises discretion and independent judgment.
Examples of Work Performed
Monitors and approves departmental expenditures; assists with planning and preparation of grants and contracts; and provides financial status reports to principal investigators.
Responsible for the planning, coordinating, and development of the departmental budget. Prepares monthly financial analysis and reports for supervisor and other administrators.
Supervises the activities of the business office and support staff.
Serves as liaison to outside professional or contracting agencies and other administrative units.
Serves as a resource person for department head; provides consultation and suggestions concerning personnel and business issues.
Performs special studies and analyses.
Ensures compliance with university policies and procedures.
Attends regularly scheduled meetings; contributes to discussions, including short and long-term planning.
Represents the department head to committees, administrators, and agencies regarding business and financial matters.
Assists in the process of establishing new positions.
Serves as Facilities Security Officer by controlling access to classified documents, conducting security briefings, and meeting with government security personnel.
Assists with strategic planning for the department.
Performs similar or related duties as assigned or required.
These essential functions include, but are not limited to, the following. Additional essential functions may be identified and included by the hiring department.
Manages the business and financial affairs of a large department or school.
Prepares reports and financial statements.
Assists with the planning for and preparation of contracts and grants.
Ensures compliance with University policies and procedures.
Supervises and directs the activities of a support staff.
Education: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting or a related field.
Experience: Four (4) years of experience related to the above-described duties.
Substitution Statement: Related experience may be substituted for education, on a basis set forth and approved by the Department of Human Resources.
About The University of Mississippi
Founded in 1848, the University of Mississippi is the flagship university for the state of Mississippi. A world-class public research university, the institution has a long history of producing leaders in public service, academics and innovative research. With more than 21,500 students, Ole Miss is the state's largest university, with a major medical school, a nationally recognized law school and 15 academic divisions. It has been ranked as one of America's best college buys by Forbes and one of the best places to work by the Chronicle of Higher Education. The university's Honors College has been named one of America's finest.