General purpose: Monitor Academic Affairs faculty salary, operating and capital budgets, project faculty workload and salary in accordance with goals and objectives of the College, advise Provost and Academic Affairs staff on matters of policy and faculty contracts, maintain faculty personnel records.
Summary of Essential Functions • Forecast and track all academic budgets & faculty personnel records; compensatory and non-compensatory • Advise in annual budget development process • Oversee contract administration of faculty terms of employment for Faculty Handbook and SEIU Collective Bargaining Agreement
Essential Duties & Responsibilities: • Monitor and maintain academic operating and capital budgets, approximate total $2M, for 60+ areas • Work closely with department heads and Financial Affairs division in managing and reconciling departmental budgets & finances • Serve as liaison between enrollment services and academic divisions to reconcile and coordinate faculty teaching schedules and workload • Manage faculty records including contract renewal, retirement and sabbatical eligibility schedules • Manage generation and issuing of undergraduate and graduate faculty contracts and determine travel stipend amounts • Work closely with Human Resources and Payroll to ensure timely processing of faculty contracts • Establish placement on the salary scale for all part-time faculty according to their education, work and professional experience • Act as general budget administrator for Academic Affairs division, approving or denying transactions and expenses up to $5K • Develop internal and external benchmark reports to be used for statistical purposes, to develop future operating budgets and to determine future salary projections for faculty • Assist Vice President for Academic Affairs & Provost with budget analysis to determine operating budget increases and reductions for future fiscal years • Perform other related duties as assigned
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: • Knowledge of payroll concepts and contract practices • Skills including MS Access, MS Excel, MS Word, SQL, time management, organizational, initiative & resourceful; effective communication & listening; excellent customer service • Ability to analyze figures & translate into readable budgets; gain & maintain confidence & cooperation of faculty, administration, & departmental staff
Minimum qualifications: • Bachelor’s degree • Proven experience in budget management/planning or related field
Preferred Qualifications: • Proficiency with spreadsheets, databases, and word processing • Work experience in Higher Education
Reporting to this position: no direct reports
Conditions of Employment: • Conditions: Satisfactory Background Check
Founded in 1826, MICA is among the top visual arts colleges in the nation. The college enrolls 1,863 undergraduate and 306 graduate students from 48 states and 54 foreign countries, offering programs of study leading to the bachelor of fine arts (B.F.A.), master of arts (M.A.), master of fine arts (M.F.A.) degrees, and master of professional studies degrees (M.P.S), as well as post-baccalaureate ...certificate programs and a full slate of credit and noncredit courses for adults, college-bound students, and children. MICA is recognized as an important cultural resource for the Baltimore/Washington region, sponsoring many public and community-outreach programs-including more than 100 exhibitions by students, faculty, and nationally and internationally known artists annually-as well as artists' residencies, film series, lectures, readings, and performances.