Position Classification Title: Business Officer,II
Position Classification Code: C1050
Job Family: Business, Accounting and Finance
Pay Level: 11
Exempt Status: Exempt
This description is intended to describe the general nature of the work being performed. It is not intended to be a complete list of specific duties of any particular position. Duties, responsibilities and bargaining unit eligibility may vary based on the specific tasks assigned to the position.
Purpose of Classification:
Under general direction,leads and manages the administrative, business planning, accounting, budgeting, and automation efforts of a medium sized major,strategic business or operating unit within the university. Directs the activities of a variety of special service and centralized administrative support functions. Directs and oversees the planning, development, and administration of the organization's business and commercial activities, programs, services, auxiliary enterprises, and inventory control.
Standard Duties:
Directs and oversees the planning, development, and administration of all Business and commercial activities of a medium sized organization. Oversees all facets of the daily operations of the organizational unit, ensuring compliance with the University, state, and federal laws, policies, and regulations. Manages and coordinates the financial/fiscal operations of the organization, to include the development and administration of capital and/or operating budgets and expenditures, and the establishment and management of financial control systems. Participates in development, implementation and maintenance of policies, objectives, and short-and long-range planning; develops and implements projects and programs to assist in accomplishment of established goals. Oversees the supervision of personnel, which includes work allocation, training, promotion and enforcement of internal procedures and controls, and problem resolution; evaluates performance and makes recommendations for personnel actions; motivates employees to achieve peak productivity and performance. Participates in the development and implementation of policies and procedures consistent with those of the organization to ensure efficient and safe operation of the unit. Plans, develops, and implements methods and facilities for enhancing revenue sources and/or generating new revenue sources for the organization. Coordinates the preparation of financial statements, financial reports, special analyses, and information reports; presents recommendations for programmatic and fiscal changes. Manages and oversees the establishment and administration of contractual arrangements and leased properties with external vendors, concession operators, and/or suppliers. Represents the organization at meetings and on committees in the community; promotes existing and new programs and/or policies. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of customer service principles, techniques, systems, and standards. Knowledge and understanding of commercial operating principles, practices, and procedures within area of Bus specialty. Knowledge of software to quantify and illustrate complex financial reports, comparisons, impacts, and/or projections. Knowledge of project management principles, practices, techniques, and tools. Knowledge of faculty and/or staff hiring procedures.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community. Skill in budget preparation and fiscal management. Skill in the use of personal computers and related software applications. Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities. Skill in examining and re-engineering operations and procedures, formulating policy, and developing and implementing new strategies and procedures. Accounting experience in an academic setting. Employee development and performance management skills.
Ability to develop and maintain recordkeeping systems and procedures. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Ability to analyze and interpret financial data and prepare financial reports, statements and/or projections. Ability to develop, plan, and implement short- and long-range goals. Ability to plan, implement, and administer financial information and control systems. Ability to supervise and train employees, to include organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments. Ability to develop and implement creative revenue-generation plans, programs, and initiatives. Ability to foster a cooperative work environment. Ability to negotiate and manage contractual arrangements. Ability to develop financial plans and manage resources.
Minimum Qualifications:
   Education- Bachelor's degree in a related field.
   Experience- Eight (8) years of professional experience directly related to the standard duties as outlined.
   Equivalency- None
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