Job Description - Department Business Administrator (STA013082)
Department Business Administrator - (STA013082)
: H0479 Business Services, Law
INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY
Manages the administrative, financial, budgetary, and human resources
operations of a large and very complex university department. Oversees the
administration and operations of a number of research grants, service centers
and institutes for the department.
Manages and oversees the department's financial accounting system which includes all cost centers for federal grants and contracts.
Reviews and approves the reconciliation of accounting records. Prepares financial and budget reports to monitor financial activity.
Ensures compliance with all UH internal audit requirements, UH Office of Contracts and Grants policies and procedures, and the State of Texas policies and federal rules and regulations.
Responsible for all administrative and financial affairs of the department including personnel, procurement, travel documentation, accounts payable and receivable and general accounting-related issues.
Provides supervision of departmental staff and includes defining job duties, setting performance development plans and goals, conducting annual performance reviews and assisting with the implementation of organizational and operational decisions. Enforces safety compliance rules and regulations.
Serves as liaison for the chair, faculty and staff with other university departments and offices.
Facilitates regular staff meetings to provide information and training, promote professional effectiveness, and to review current practices and procedures.
Performs other job related duties as required.
Bachelors and 5 years experience
Requires a thorough understanding of both theoretical and practical aspects of
an analytical, technical or professional discipline; or the basic knowledge of
more than one professional discipline. Knowledge of the discipline is normally
obtained through a formal, directly job-related 4 year degree from a college
or university or an equivalent in-depth specialized training program that is
directly related to the type of work being performed. Requires a minimum of
five (5) years of directly job-related experience.
Additional Job Posting Information:
Department is willing to accept experience in lieu of education
The Law Center Business Services Office invites applications for the role of
Department Business Administrator in our centralized business office. The
Department Business Administrator manages day-to-day operations including but
not limited to Human Resources, Finance, Payroll, and Procurement functions
for various Law Center departments.
The ideal candidate for this position should possess the following:
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Excellent customer service skills.
Ability to clearly interpret and execute policies and procedures.
Highest level of professionalism and respect for confidentiality.
Ability to interact with all levels of internal and external constituents.
Exceptional organizational and time management skills.
PeopleSoft Human Resources and Finance experience.
Expertise in procurement, including procurement cards, contracts, and
Expertise in travel, including travel requests, expense reports, and
Advanced knowledge of faculty hiring including adjuncts, tenure/tenure
track, and clinical faculty.
Advanced knowledge in Human Resources administrative functions including
but not limited to eForms, ePRFs, and eRAFs.
Advanced knowledge of payroll verification process.
Candidates interested in applying for this position must submit the
following documents with the application:
Cover letter delineating the manner in which your work experience applies
to the posting.
May Be Eligible for Alternative Workplace Arrangements
Salary: 4,463.00 - 5,804.50
Required Attachments by Candidate: Resume, Cover Letter/Letter of Application
University of Houston
: Aug 26, 2023, 3:26:30 AM