Manager, Advancement/Business Operations

University of Houston–Clear Lake
September 24, 2023
Offerd Salary:$67,231 - $73,954
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Manager, Advancement/Business Operations


The Manager, Advancement/Business Operations is responsible for all facets of gift acceptance/compliance; will monitor, document and communicate endowment performance reports; changes in gift-related SAMs; provide support for stewardship activities which involve reporting to donors; liaise between UHCL and UHS Treasury on processes including gift accounting, wires, stock/security transfers, and endowments. Manage University Advancement (UA) annual assessments; supervise direct report(s) with gift transmittals, corrections, and donor record research. Effectively communicate with supervisor and campus partners on successes and challenges. Initiate and support budgeting, contracts, new hire process, operations analysis and develop best practices and other functions that supports University Advancement.


  • Manage gift processing, endowment and gift agreements and reporting. Manage procurement, accounting functions, service contracts, and asset management.
  • Coordinate gift reporting and research; ensure compliance per UH System policy. Manage and monitor operations between University Advancement, General Accounting, and Treasury as needed; liaise with UH Foundation.
  • Prepare and direct the divisional budget, ensure implementation of internal control policies and procedures as required to support cash/revenue collection and related financial reporting.
  • Develop and support division's annual budgetary process; serve as the primary budget advisor to the division Vice President and Executive Director in finalization of budgets.
  • Serve as personnel officer for the division and as liaison with the Human Resources Department by directing personnel requests, reclassifications, promotions, and new-hire recommendations as directed by VP and Executive Director.
  • Supervise one or more direct reports responsible for gift processing, donor record hygiene, and light stewardship.
  • Create and present reports and analyses of a varied and complex nature related to management and fiscal affairs which support the annual business planning process with University of Houston System (UHS) Advancement and perform additional duties as assigned.
  • Qualifications


  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or Liberal Arts or related field.
  • Minimum three years of progressive experience with budgeting, project management and institutional advancement in support of fundraising in a higher education setting.
  • Two years of experience collaborating between institutional or management offices.
  • Working knowledge of and ability to manage all facets of budgeting related to the division.
  • Working knowledge of and ability to effectively manage relative policies and procedures.
  • Ability to use PeopleSoft and CRM platforms and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
  • Must have to ability to supervise others.
  • Must have effective communication skills with the ability to work with a variety of departments and colleagues.
  • Must have relationship building skills as well as the ability to collaborate with all levels of staff.
  • Ability to present departmental information in a clear and concise manner.
  • Working knowledge of fundraising operations and gift compliance.
  • Desired:

    Master's degree in Operations Management, Financial Accounting, or Public Administration.

    Five or more years experience with all aspects of contract services.

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

    Notes to Applicant:

    Full-time position with benefits. Background check required. To apply, please complete the online application and attach a resume, cover letter and transcripts. Applications without the required documents will be considered incomplete and disqualified.

    Salary: $67,231 - $73,954 per year


    : Full-time

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    : Aug 25, 2023, 4:55:49 AM

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