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Business Manager, Campus Recreation

University of Montana
Montana, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Dec 16, 2021

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Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Business & Administrative Support, Other Business & Administrative Affairs, Financial Affairs, Student Affairs, Student Activities & Services, Executive, Executive Directors
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Full Time
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Campus Recreation invites applications for a Business Manager (Budget Analyst III) to join their team. This position is primarily responsible for the financial management and budgetary analysis of Campus Recreation. This position reports to the Director of Campus Recreation, and is a member of the departmental decision-making management team. The Business Manager is not responsible for the management or supervision of classified staff or contract professional employees; but may supervise tasks of classified, temporary, or student staff as required.

Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:
  • Interpret the budget and makes recommendations to the Director
  • Advise the Director on fund level expenditures
  • Collaborate with the Director and Associate Director on departmental, fiscal, policy, and management decisions
  • Implement budgetary decisions; Create, interpret, implement, and coordinate administrative fiscal policies for the department
  • Provide input on strategic planning, budgeting, ordering replacement equipment and supplies
  • Research pertinent information regarding budget and fiscal policies
  • Monitor the program area and departmental balances for the Director
  • Reconcile budget
  • Oversee departmental billing
  • Utilize Banner, UMDW, and other pertinent software for financial data
  • Represent department in financial meetings either with or in place of the Director
  • Review department contracts and makes recommendations to the Director
  • Act as primary liaison with Student Affairs budget officer
  • Manage or assist managing the following areas: Staff trainings, facility planning, special event planning, purchasing, facility reservations, facility requests, member relations, report generation, monetary transactions, inventory management
Required Skills
  • Ability to track and analyze budgetary information
  • Strong financial, organizational, oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to effectively articulate all Campus Recreation policies and procedures to all stakeholders
  • Effective computer skills
Preferred Qualifications
  • Three (3) years related work experience
  • Financial and budgetary experience
  • Knowledge and understanding of various financial software platforms utilized by the university
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, and other relevant software packages
  • BLS certification and training in administering first aid
  • Valid current Driver’s License
About Campus Recreation and UM

Campus Recreation provides opportunities to thrive through innovative staff, facilities and programs. Campus Recreation enriches the academic experiences of University of Montana students and provides all members with exceptional health, fitness and recreational opportunities. In addition to helpful staff and state-of-the-art facilities, Campus Recreation offers services, events and innovative programs. Program areas include aquatics, fitness programs, golf, intramural sports, outdoor programs and youth camps. Extending positive, lasting impacts to the broader community, Campus Recreation also co-hosts collaborative events and provides public access to the Grizzly Pool, University of Montana Golf Course and Youth Camps.

The University of Montana is flagship, research institution with approximately 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students. It is located in Missoula, a culturally vibrant community of about 75,000, surrounded by mountains and three rivers converge. Abundant recreational opportunities in surrounding state and national forests and nearby Glacier National Park and Yellowstone National Park complement a thriving intellectual atmosphere. The University of Montana offers eligible employees a generous benefits package that positively separates UM from other local employers and offers many programs and policies to support work-life balance for its employees.

The University of Montana is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of qualified people who would assist the University in demonstrating its five priorities for action : Place student success at the center of all we do; drive excellence and innovation in teaching, learning, and research; embody the principle of “mission first, people always"; partner with place; and proudly tell the UM story.

To learn more about the University of Montana, please visit the links below.

Position Details

Position Title: Budget Analyst III

Position Number: NEW

Department: Campus Recreation

Work Schedule: Full-time, 1.0 FTE (40 Hours a week), Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, 12 months/year

Salary: $22.503/hr

Union Affiliation: FOCUS-MFPE

Probationary Period: Six months minimum

Benefits Include : Insurance package, mandatory retirement plan, partial tuition waiver, and wellness program.

Criminal Background Investigation is required prior to the Offer of Employment In accordance with University regulations, finalists for this position will be subject to criminal background investigations. ADA/EOE/AA/Veteran's Preference Reasonable accommodations are provided in the hiring process for persons with disabilities. For example, this material is available in alternative format upon request. As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, we encourage applications from minorities, veterans, and women. Qualified candidates may request veterans’ or disabilities preference in accordance with state law. References: References not listed on the application materials may be contacted; notice may be provided to the applicant. Testing: Individual hiring departments at UM may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions. Employment Eligibility: All New Employees must be eligible and show employment eligibility verification by the first date of employment at UM, as legally required (e.g., Form I-9).

How to Apply

Priority Application Date: Sunday , January 2, 2022 by 11:59 PM (Mountain Time)

Complete applications received by the ‘Priority Application Date’ will be guaranteed consideration. The position will remain open until filled. Candidates are required to submit the following materials online via "New Resume/CV" button below

A complete application Includes:

  1. Letter of Interest – addressing your qualifications and experience related to the stated required skills for the position. A general letter salutation such as “Dear Search Committee” or “Dear Hiring Manager” is acceptable.
  2. Detailed Resume – listing education and describing work experience
  3. Professional References – names and contact information for three (3) professional references

Job Location Missoula, Montana, United States
Position Type Full-Time/Regular

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