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Business Administrator - College of Medicine

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Date: Sep 17, 2017

Location: Cincinnati, OH, US


Office of Operations and Finance

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine


The University of Cincinnati is a premier, public, urban research university; ranked as one of America’s top 26 public research universities by the National Science Foundation. U.S. News has ranked UC in the Top Tier of America’s Best Colleges. The Chronicle of Higher Education calls UC a “research heavyweight”. Forbes, Delta Sky and Travel + Leisure magazines have named UC one of the most beautiful campuses. #HottestCollegeInAmerica


UC is one of the largest employers in the Cincinnati region, employing over 15,000 full time and part time faculty, staff and student workers. The College of Medicine, Office of Operations and Finance is recruiting for a full-time (100% FTE) Business Administrator. This position will support the University’s mission and commitment to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff, and all our activities.


Essential Function:   Professional employees that typically have direct supervisory responsibilities of a unit or multiple unites, in addition to major management responsibilities for a wide range of projects/tasks associated with primary business operations, academic, or student services. Responsibilities include day-to-day administration of specialized activities related to a business office and reports to management, provide recommendation and advice to management or other groups on process related topics and conduct or carry out work procedures and activities in accordance with local, state, federal, and university regulations.


Characteristic Duties:

  • Manage the financial activities of several College of Medicine departments and/or units;
  • Provide recommendations and expert advice to management, COM departments, and staff on process-related topics;
  • Establish and maintain accounting records; generate and analyze monthly financial reports;
  • Coordinate budget preparation and monitor grants and contracts;
  • Determine purchasing priorities and make recommendations for major capital expenditures;
  • Serves as a seasoned and proficient professional;
  • Responsible for pre and post award sponsored administration;
  • Perform related duties based on departmental need.


Minimum Qualifications:   Bachelor's degree with three (3) years’ experience; - OR- Associate's degree and five (5) years’ experience; -OR- seven (7) years’ experience; degree must be in Business Administration or related field. Financial and administrative experience is required and must include three (3) years supervision. Incumbent must possess the business/financial experience to be fully proficient in performing most or all work assignments.


Skill Level: Requires intermediate knowledge of business area, including standard accounting principles, terminology, theories and practices; duties are of moderate to high complexity and require a wide range of problem solving; development of practical and thorough solutions, proactive efforts, exploration and adaptation of changing business and financial systems, identification, evaluation and resolution of routine and non-routine problems; and integration, coordination, and interpretation of business data. Experience and/or training include intermediate to advanced level experience working in one or more business related area(s).


The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.


REQ: 19570


Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

Job Segment: Research

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