Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Financial Issues & Resources
(1) Develop, in conjunction with the dean/budget office/program directors, annual budget requests for operating and restricted funds
(2) Maintain budget oversight for all organizational units within the CHP
(3) Analyze program costs and prepare appropriate reports
(4) Prepare and/or review all financial transactions generated from the CHP
(5) Supervise and assist administrative staff and faculty who may be assigned responsibility for budget oversight
(6) Collaborate with respect to CHP strategic planning
(7) Coordinates hiring and personnel matters for administrative and staff personnel
(1) Primary interface between the CHP and the offices of the controller, budget, purchasing/accounts payable, HR, and facilities
(2) Maintains database to track faculty assignments and workload calculations
(3) Maintains database and files related to financial and faculty/staff information necessary for completion of salary surveys and reports
(4) Assist new employees with new hire paperwork and orientation to reimbursement procedures for the university and the college
(5) Develop ongoing improvements for operating efficiency and processes
(6) Interfaces with facilities/housekeeping in all matters related to building maintenance/upkeep
(7) Interfaces with IT to track equipment and data access
(1) Supervises manager of clinical placement/compliance officer for student clinical placements
(2) Collaborates with UDM attorney related to agreements with outside agencies
All other duties as assigned.
A college degree with two to five years’ experience.
A professional certificate or graduate degree preferred.
Previous experience in health care systems/administration and legal contract negotiation experience is helpful.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
(1) Managerial accounting (incremental budgeting, control and accountability, budgetary forecasting, budget preparation, operating and capital budgets, financial statements, balance sheets, reviewing accounts, comparative budget statements, performance and cost analyses, etc. as needed
(2) Ability to analyze data and make recommendations to and collaborate with the dean in developing strategic plans and policies
(3) Foundation in the use of technology for budget, research, teaching, and ability to supervise computer related issues
(4) Organizational abilities
(5) Ability to correlate operations with the UDM strategic plan
(6) Verbal and written communication skills including technical writing skills
(7) Previous experience with Excel and database management
(8) Ability to work effectively with a broad constituency of internal and external constituencies of faculty/administration with respect to the college and university as well as with external organizations.
(9) Demonstrated competence related to supervision of others
Job may require lifting light weight objects (1 to 10 pounds) with no repetitive bending or stooping. Occasionally lift average weight objects (1 to 10 pounds).
Regular exposure to favorable conditions such as those found in a normal office.
Salary/Pay Information: Commensurate with Experience
Anticipated Schedule: Monday through Friday; 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
About University of Detroit Mercy
Michigan’s largest, most comprehensive private university, the University of Detroit Mercy is an independent Catholic institution of higher education sponsored by the Religious Sisters of Mercy and Society of Jesus. The university seeks qualified candidates who will contribute to the University's urban mission, commitment to diversity, and tradition of scholarly excellence. The University of Detroit Mercy is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer with a diverse faculty and student body and welcomes persons of all backgrounds.