The University of Montana invites applications for an Assistant Manager Business Development and Assessment to serve as the principal customer/military partner liaison for all DCLCP programmatic issues, to include scheduling, customer responsive course content, and course presentation venue alternatives. A New business development is a key function and will include partnership development and deployment of appropriate contract/grant vehicles, to include use of the GSA Professional Services Schedule. The position will provide ongoing, and ad hoc, complex fiscal budgeting and analysis for the DCLCP to develop and monitor grant/contract and performance parameters' The person in this position will evaluate needs, devise plans, balance operational needs and compliance, suggest and implement changes, and provide an accurate financial picture for management to use for reporting, planning, and decision-making.
This position is responsible for duties at the Defense Critical Language and Culture Program with a high level of autonomy in managing a diverse set of tasks and projects for a variety of faculty, staff and graduate teaching assistants and as a member of the DCLCP primary support team with minimum day-to-day supervision. The position provides full back up to the DCLCP Personnel and Financial Manager.
This position provides pre-award support for new grant submissions by reviewing funding agency application requirements; developing grant/contract budgets; preparing budget justification narratives; serving as liaison between ORSP and DCLCP to complete grant application fiscal and compliance forms; and maintaining e-and other files of grant submissions. The position provides post-award support by tracking and analyzing budget status of awarded grants/contracts; assisting with budget revisions that comply with the funding agency, UM, and project requirements; and providing timely and regular fiscal reports.
This position requires the incumbent to develop working knowledge of DCLCP and university policies, procedures, and forms and a working knowledge of Banner, Moodle, GrizMart, UMDW, Silkroad, Sitefinity. Incumbent must be able to instruct partner personnel in all aspects of presenting intensive language and culture courses over video-teleconferencing (VTC) and in-resident venues.
This position will require the incumbent to be the liaison between academia and the military resulting in extensive communication with numerous military language programs for class scheduling, reporting, student database management, and DLPT/OPI scheduling. It is imperative the incumbent has experience working with military personnel and the military systems that are inherent to their programs. It is essential the incumbent understands and adheres to the handling of Personal Identification Information (PII) as required by military policy and regulations.
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 essential values of innovation and creativity, impact, openness, and partnership.