Business Manager


College of Liberal Arts, Education and Human Development



50% Budget and Finance · Assist the Dean in the preparation and submission of the College’s annual budget to Academic Affairs and Business Affairs · Manage and reconcile the general fund budget and restricted accounts for the college; to include payroll reallocations, monitoring operating expenditures, and making budget transfers · Review electronic and hardcopy form submissions from departments for accuracy before submitting to the Dean for approval · Review grant submission budget proposals before submitting to Dean for approval · Serve as liaison with Business Affairs, Academic Affairs, Bursar, General Accounting, and Sponsored Programs and Accounting on matters related to finance · Ensure adherence and compliance of financial operations to all University, System, and State policies · Assist Dean to develop summer budget and track appropriate revenues/costs · Coordinate with Dean on all budgetary matters as they relate to academics · Develop and prepare reports for the Dean on matters related to finance 25% Personnel Management · Serve as liaison with Human Resources, Academic Affairs, Business Affairs, and Office of Research and Sponsored Programs on matters related to personnel hiring · Review personnel action forms for accuracy before submitting to the Dean for approval · Oversee and track faculty, non-classified, and classified hiring for full and part-time employees · Initiate and Process personnel action forms including graduate assistant appointments for the College, and assist Departments if necessary · Maintain personnel records and other college forms and paperwork within college office. 25% Administration and Support · Initiate paperwork for the College and assist Departments as needed · Collaborate management efforts with College Office Manager to ensure good record retention, budget management, and document processing practices for the College · Work with student workers and office staff to maintain a well-stocked inventory of supplies for the college · Train faculty and staff as necessary in universities processes and policies as they apply to business and financial operations · Other duties as assigned by the Dean.


​Master’s degree in business, finance, or public administration with at least three (3) years’ experience in higher education; OR Bachelor’s degree with at least seven (7) years of progressively more responsible experience in higher education financial administration and planning; OR an equivalent combination of experience and education from which comparable skills and knowledge have been achieved.​​


​Familiarity with budget processes and policies in the State of Louisiana, UL System, and/or the University of New Orleans. Familiarity with PeopleSoft. Five (5) years of experience in higher education budgeting or personnel management.​​


Commensurate with qualifications and experience.




Position will remain open until filled. For full consideration, please apply by March 9, 2018.




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