Posting Summary: The School of Medicine's Office of Research Core Administration (ORCA) is currently seeking an experienced Business Manager.
The Business manager provides business administration and operational support on behalf of the Office of Research Core Administration (ORCA) to 15+ core facilities, which operate in a small business research environment, serving a broad community of principal investigators across grounds, and employ 35+ employees. Specific areas of expertise include budget and fiscal administration, personnel management, marketing, and office management.
Additionally, the incumbent is responsible for managing iLab, which provides service request, billing and reporting services for the core facilities supported by ORCA, and for working with the Cancer Center to manage Cancer Center Support Grant activity in cancer center core facilities and aiding in report development to support the Cancer Center's 5-year grant renewal application.
Lastly, the Business Manager will work with high-level stakeholders within the Dean's Office and across grounds. Therefore, the individual must have strong communication skills and the ability to distribute information in a manner that best meets the needs of the end user.
The qualified candidate must have a Bachelor's Degree in a business related discipline. The qualified candidate must have at least four years of business management and administration and at least two years of supervisory experience is required.
The qualified candidate must also have an understanding of basic accounting principles, knowledge of public sector accounting and budgeting, the ability to multi-task, excellent written and interpersonal communication skills, ability to supervise and lead staff, excellent attention to detail, and the ability to use software to create and modify reports. Proficiency in spreadsheet, word processing, and database software required.
Preferred candidates will have a Master's degree in Business Administration and at least six years of business management/development experience. Experience using Oracle, Clarity, and iLab is also preferred.
This position is restricted and contingent upon the continuation of funding.
Applicants should complete a staff application through the Jobs@UVa website and provide a cover letter, resume, and a list of three references. To apply visit jobs.virginia.edu and search for posting #0622262
Required Minimum Level of Education: *Degree Required
Required Specific Degree/Training: Bachelor's degree in business related discipline
Preferred Minimum Level of Education: *Degree Preferred
Preferred Specific Degree/Training: Master's degree in business administration
Required Minimum Level of Experience: Some - up to 4 years
Required Specific Experience: Four years of business management and administration and at least two years of supervisory experience is required.
Preferred Minimum Level of Experience: Considerable - 4 to 7 years
Preferred Specific Experience: Six years of business management/development experience.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 1. Ability to analyze and interpret financial data, as demonstrated by the independent preparation of financial reports, statements, and projections. 2. Ability to organize complex information and provide specialized advice. 3. Deep knowledge of financial, operational, and administrative policies and procedures. 4. Understanding of the importance of internal controls and their consistent implementation. 5. Demonstrate outstanding oral and written communication in daily interactions.
Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 1. Proven ability to clearly articulate specific information in area of subject matter expertise. 2. Ability to advise team on the implementation and modification of technological components of financial operations management. 3. Ability to collect, analyze, and interpret information for senior University leaders. 4. Ability to oversee team training and access University systems.
Required Computer Applications: Spreadsheet software E-mail Microsoft Applications Database software
Preferred Computer Applications: Oracle Accounting - Grants Management, Labor Distribution, General Ledger, Purchasing and Fixed Assets. Clarity iLab Excel Discoverer/UBI Microsoft Word
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