Chief Business Officer, Office of Administration

East Tennessee State University
September 22, 2023
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Job Title Chief Business Officer, Office of Administration

Department Vice President for Administration - 11020 Pay Grade Job Category Administrative Job Summary

The Office of Administration is seeking a dynamic person to serve as Chief Business Officer for the division. This person will serve as an air traffic controller for the Vice President, integrating work streams, and communicating with the leadership team and the university. This position will work to provide clear pathways to project completions, provide insight to the VP on financials, and serve as a truth-teller for the division and the VP, ensuring the VP has a clear understanding of all aspects of a situation in order to make informed decisions.

The Chief Business Officer position is responsible to the Vice President for Administration/Chief Operating Officer, is a member of the Office of Administration leadership team, and serves as the primary liaison with University officials and administration units. This position has influence, facilitation, and management of a broad range of activities, including finance, administration, and policies/procedures. Additionally, the Chief Business Officer builds communications, collaborations, and respectful relationships with those in leadership roles, manages the activities of the Office of Administration, including business management, strategic planning, and budget preparation, and ensures compliance with university policies and procedures, and state, and federal regulations.

The value of employment at ETSU goes far beyond salary. The official workday is 7.5 hours, which includes a one-hour lunch/meal break. Regular benefited ETSU employees enjoy a full range of benefits, services, and programs including:

  • Paid time off & leave
  • 17 paid holidays
  • Educational Assistance
  • Health and life insurance
  • Retirement
  • Access to University facilities and services and much more!
  • Check out the ETSU Human Resources Benefits page for additional information at: https: // www.

    ETSU is committed to ensuring that our students, faculty, and staff are valued and work in an environment of openness and acceptance. ETSU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

    Disclaimer: The Job Summary is intended to describe the general nature and level of work individuals perform in this classification. It is not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. Management reserves the right to revise the job or require different tasks to be performed as assigned to reflect changes in the position. Employees must be able to perform the position's essential functions satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodations.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Strong teamwork/interpersonal skills and written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Ability to interact with diverse levels and work with multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Meticulous attention to detail; demonstrate reliability and accuracy in budgeting and forecasting.
  • Ability to set priorities, manage numerous tasks simultaneously, and perform well under pressure and time constraints.
  • Knowledge of accounting principles and fiscal management.
  • Knowledge of university policies, procedures, and guidelines.
  • Knowledge of presentation design/development.
  • Knowledge of strategic planning and goals.
  • Ability to work independently and make sound decisions with minimal supervision and direction and meet deadlines.
  • Software skills related to research, data analysis, and communication practices.
  • Self-directed, self-starter with a willingness to own high-priority projects and do whatever it takes to meet partner and organizational needs
  • Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree and two (2) years of business experience;
  • OR

  • An equivalency of education and experience.
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Business and fiscal operations experience/background.
  • Experience with IT systems pertaining to budget and finance.
  • Salary Dependent on education, qualifications, and expereince

    Posting Detail Information

    Posting Number AS01176P

    Is this position subject to a criminal background check? Yes Is any part of the funding for this posting coming from a grant or outside funding source? No FLSA Status Exempt Open Date 08/01/2023 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants

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