Department Business Administrator

University of Houston College of Pharmacy
September 25, 2023
Offerd Salary:Salary: 4,463.00 - 5,804
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Contract Type:Other
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Job Description - Department Business Administrator (STA013082)

Job Description

Department Business Administrator - (STA013082)


: H0479 Business Services, Law



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.
  • EEO/AA


    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.
  • Management experience.
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • PeopleSoft Human Resources and Finance experience.
  • Expertise in procurement, including procurement cards, contracts, and accounts payable.
  • Expertise in travel, including travel requests, expense reports, and travel cards.
  • 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.
  • Resume
  • May Be Eligible for Alternative Workplace Arrangements

    Salary: 4,463.00 - 5,804.50

    Required Attachments by Candidate: Resume, Cover Letter/Letter of Application

    Work Locations


    University of Houston

    4800 Calhoun

    Houston 77204

    Employee Status

    : Regular/Benefits

    Job Posting

    : Aug 26, 2023, 3:26:30 AM

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