Business Manager

Virginia Commonwealth University
Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
May 20, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Business Administration, Management, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Business & Administrative Support, Other Business & Administrative Affairs, Financial Affairs
Employment Type
Full Time


VCU School of Nursing is seeking a Business Manager to manage the business operations of the School, including procurement, travel, monthly reconciliations, p-card transactions, endowment distributions, journal vouchers, payroll management, and revenue and expense tracking. This role also serves as a resource to faculty and staff in the School regarding VCU and SON policies and procedures. The Business Manager will work closely with the Associate Dean for Business and Administration to develop and manage operating budgets in the School and tuition revenue projections under the Responsibility Center Management (RCM) budget model.

Other general duties include:
  • Working collaboratively across departments in the School to understand needs and priorities
  • Providing guidance and support to the research administration team
  • Developing and maintaining relationships at the University level that are critical to the success of the School
  • Serving on committees and task forces as appropriate related to the position
  • Providing exceptional customer service to SON faculty and staff
  • Other duties as assigned
Minimum Hiring Standards:
  • Bachelor's degree and at least five (5) years of relevant experience in financial management and administration
  • Experience developing and implementing multi-year financial plans, annual operating budgets, data analysis, and fiscal operations management
  • Ability to problem-solve and develop creative solutions
  • Ability to engage and take a team-oriented approach to work that encourages collaboration
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, Access)
  • Experience with procurement policies and procedures
  • Prioritizes excellence in customer service
  • Experience using Banner Finance
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to address complex matters effectively
Preferred Hiring Standards:

  • Experience in a state agency/university in Virginia or a higher education setting with an RCM budget model
  • Experience with the use and compliance of a University Purchasing Card (P-Card)
  • Experience with Chrome River travel processing and current VCU travel policies and procedures
  • Experience with sponsored programs rules and regulations related to procurement
  • Experience working with foundation funding, both current and endowed
  • Supervisory experience of one or more employees
Position's Physical and Cognitive Requirements

Physical Demands and Activities:

Light lifting (<20 lbs.) - Marginal

Walking - Marginal

Standing - Marginal

Climbing - Marginal

Sitting - Essential

Reaching - Marginal

Repetitive motion - Essential

Bending - Marginal

Emotional Demands:

Fast pace - Essential

Multiple stimuli - Essential

Frequent change - Essential

Intense customer interaction - Essential

Mental/Sensory Demands:

Memory - Essential

Reasoning - Essential

Hearing - Essential

Reading - Essential

Analyzing - Essential

Logic - Essential

Verbal communication - Essential

Written communication - Essential

Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience

Position Details:

Department: School of Nursing
Employment Type: UF - University Employee FT
Restricted Status: No
FTE: 1
Exemption Status: Exempt

University Job Title: Financial Services Manager

ORP Eligibility: Yes

Contact Information:

Contact Name: Demmie Pennix

Contact Email:

Contact Phone: (804) 628-7583

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