This position provides Budget Management / Business Coordinating Services (primarily accounting, purchasing, operations support and advising/reporting related) as a member of the College of Arts + Architecture's (CoAA) highly integrated Business Team. Manages approximately $550,000 total annual operating/fee budgets between these Units. The BSC works with the CoAA Business Manager, the Executive Council of CoAA (made up of Directors of the College) and each academic unit Chair and Director, and/or Program/Lab/Studio Managers to provide updated transaction detail and fund balances, plus services related to financial analysis, budget planning and advising, and reporting. The BSC is responsible for the purchasing and receiving of goods and services, and accurate financial record keeping related to: 1) classroom instruction; 2) exhibitions, performances, events, etc.; 3) research projects/Centers; 4) outreach; 5) scholarships, awards, grants, contracts; 6) faculty, staff and student services; 7) professional development and travel; and, 8) general office and administrative operations. The BSC may assume roles of project assistant and will serve as a primary resource for policies and procedures of the College and University at large.
Minimum Experience / Education:
Four year degree in a related business function and two or more years of experience in accounts reconciliation, business processing, office management, or human resources; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
Preferred Education Skills and Experience:
Three to five years of experience in accounting, business processing, or business management is required. A business-related degree can substitute two years of experience. Advanced degree (Masters) or in-progress pursuit of advanced degree related to accounting/finance/business management is preferred.
A demonstrated interest in or work experience related to the performing or visual arts is highly preferred.
Demonstrated ability using financial and information systems to create and update records, and using computers for data management, analysis and the display of results and reports.
Experience with Microsoft Office Suite programs (including Word, Excel, Access, and Power Point); and, the ability to create and share materials for business decision-making and reporting purposes.
The role requires behavioral competencies that include accountability, adaptability, and attention to detail, initiative, integrity, and sound judgment.
Productive communication, the time and business practices coordinated through the BSC is expected to yield better questions, information flow, program modifications, etc. and support the more specific University Business Affairs systems, processes and requirements.
The BSC must be able to work with minimal-to-moderate direct supervision in a dynamic, fast-paced environment, under pressure, while maintaining a positive, highly responsive and professional attitude.
The BSC must be able to handle restricted information on a daily basis and preserve confidentiality.
The ability to learn, use, generate reports from, and train others in existing and newly developed campus and college web-based systems and related processing is critical.
UNC Charlotte is North Carolina's urban research institution. Our campus is located in the piedmont of North Carolina, just two hours from the mountains and three hours from the Atlantic Ocean. A large public university with a small college feel, more than 27,200 students consider UNC Charlotte’s 1,000-acre campus their home away from home.