Business Officer

University of North Carolina, Wilmington
North Carolina, United States
Salary Not Specified
Mar 30, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

Posting Details

Vacancy Number
Position Title
Business Officer
Working Title
Business Officer
Competency Level
Facilities Administration - 35240
Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit

The Facilities Administration department provides multiple services to Facilities departments and leadership to its administrative employees. Area of responsibility includes AiM system administration; Banner Finance, Budget & HR management functions. It is responsible for 100% of Facilities procurement activities for Physical Plant, Project Management & Architecture and Construction Services & Facilities Store inventory and management.

Facilities - 35200 College
College/School Information

University Information

The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to the integration of teaching, mentoring, research and service. Widely acknowledged for its world-class faculty and staff and continuously recognized at a national level for scholarly excellence and affordability, UNCW offers a powerful academic experience that stimulates creative inquiry and critical thinking and a community rich in diversity, inclusion and global perspectives.

A public institution with nearly 18,000 students, UNCW offers a full range of baccalaureate- and graduate-level programs, as well as doctoral degrees in educational leadership, marine biology, nursing practice and psychology; and many distance learning options, including clinical research, an accelerated RN-to- BSN program, an Executive M.B.A. program structured for working professionals, and the nation’s only bachelor’s degree program focused on coastal engineering.

The university’s efforts to advance research and scholarly activities have earned UNCW the elevated designation of “Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity” institution (R2 University) by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.

UNCW has been part of the University of North Carolina System since 1969.

Location of Workplace
Main UNCW Campus
Brief Summary of Work for this Position

The Business Officer position is a member of Facilities management team and is responsible for developing departmental budgets, training and guiding department heads on financial matters, reconciling funds, writing and maintaining policies and procedures; reviewing and facilitating improvements to administrative processes; data integrity and reporting. This position is also responsible for reporting construction and project activity to General Administration using Interscope.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in business administration, public administration, or related business area and two years of administrative management or business management experience or equivalent combination of training and experience.

All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions

Preferred education, professional skills and experience
  • Administrative and budget management experience
  • Organizational skills
  • Analytical and problem solving skills
  • Oral and written communication skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with university faculty and staff
  • Ability to exercise good judgement and discretion in establishing, applying and interpreting policies and procedures and ability to meet high standards of professionalism

  • Required Certifications or licensure


    Recruitment Range
    $55,016- $64,877
    1.0 (40 hours per week)
    Months Per Year
    12 Months
    Work Days
    Monday - Friday
    Work Hours
    8:00AM - 5:00PM
    Type of Position
    Anticipated Ending Date if Time-Limited

    Position Number
    Job Posting Date
    Posting Close Date
    Special Notes to Applicants

    PLEASE NOTE : This posting will close at 11:59PM on the posted closing date. To receive full consideration, please be sure you have fully completed the entire application before you apply for this position. Failure to answer all required questions will cause the system to disqualify your application.

    For more info/to apply visit Applications must be submitted through the online application system to be considered.

    You will be required to attach a cover letter and resume to successfully apply for this position. To receive full consideration, please be sure you have completed the ‘Work History’ section of the application before you apply for this position.

    This position is being recruited at the Journey level. If no applicants apply who meet the required competency and training & experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.

    EEO Statement

    At the University of North Carolina at Wilmington ( UNCW ), our culture reflects our values of inclusion, diversity, globalization, ethics and integrity and innovation and we are committed to providing equality of educational and employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, sex (such as gender, gender identity, marital status, childbirth, and pregnancy), age, color, national origin (including ethnicity), religion, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, veteran status, military service member status, genetic information, or relationship to other university constituents – except where sex, age, or ability represent bona fide educational or occupational qualifications or where marital status is a statutorily established eligibility criterion for State funded employee benefit programs. UNCW believes that embracing the unique contributions of our faculty, staff and students is critical to our success and paramount in being recognized for our global mindset.

    Eligibility for Employment

    Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. UNC Wilmington participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

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    Applicant Documents
    Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of 3 Professional References
Optional Documents Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

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