University Business Officer, Facilities Services (8155)
Posting Number: req505 12 Month, Full-Time Finance and Administration Pocatello - Main
Primary Purpose Provide guidance to the Associate Vice President for Facilities Services and facilitate implementation of the full range of administrative, fiscal, and human resources activities within the Facilities Services. This includes resource planning, budget control, financial analysis, and fiscal oversight of instructional and research programs, space administration, and organizational and operational improvements.
This is a direct reporting relationship to Finance and Administration with a dotted-line to the Associate Vice President for Facilities Services.
Key Responsibilities BUSINESS MANAGEMENT AND STRATEGIC PLANNING: Provides analytical support evaluating and recommending budget, expenditure, and resource priorities, and the fiscal impact of proposed changes on departmental activities, programs, and external affiliations. Researches and presents information on services, operations, and activities to provide accurate briefings, information, and recommendations. Anticipates significant resource issues and presents information and analyses to facilitate proactive responses to problems and opportunities. Identifies improved efficiencies and increased revenue opportunities.
FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT: As directed by leadership, facilitates and monitors short and long-range expense planning and oversees expenditures. Allocates funds and advises on unplanned obligations. Oversees internal grant and contract management practices to assure compliance with guidelines and policies. Responsible for maintaining accurate data resources, including current and historical financial and budgetary data, discretionary funds, and staffing lists. Serves as liaison between Facilities Services and the Office of Finance and Administration, and other business related entities on campus. Along with the Controller's Office, oversees the annual fiscal closing processes.
HUMAN RESOURCES AND PERSONNEL ADMINISTRATION: Ensures compliance with University policies and procedures and state and federal affirmative action and hiring laws and regulations within the employment process. Recommends policy/procedure-related training programs for staff, aimed at ensuring compliance with university and State policies and procedures. Actively supports a strong Facilities Services commitment to business ethics and workplace diversity.
Bachelor's degree, and five years' experience in accounting or finance
Experience planning, implementing or assisting with budget analysis and proposal preparation
Experience working in a hands-on environment utilizing high-level computer skills: Microsoft Office Suite
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Experience working in Higher Education
Experience directly supervising staff, managing staff development and evaluations
Please submit the following documents with your application: Letter of application, resume, and a list of three (3) professional references with contact information.
Priority consideration will be given to applications received by June 19, 2017. However, the position will remain open until filled. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. Includes a competitive benefits package. Offers of employment may be conditional pending successful completion of a background investigation.
Idaho State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We have an institution-wide commitment to inclusion and diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply. Veterans' preference. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.