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Job ID: 109046

Department Manager
University of Idaho

Date Posted Jul. 12, 2018
Title Department Manager
University University of Idaho
Department Computer Science
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Moscow, ID
    United States
  • Director/Manager
  • Educational Services
    Administrative Support/Services

University of Idaho

Department Manager

Location: Coeur dAlene

Division/College: College of Engineering

Employee Category: Classified

Pay Range: $18.09 per hour or higher commensurate with experience

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Position Summary:

The Department Manager reports to the Associate Chair of Computer Science in Coeur d' Alene (CdA) and is responsible for organizing and managing the academic, business, and financial systems for the CdA CS department according to UI policy and procedure. This person provides administrative and financial support to the Computer Science Chair, Associate Chair, faculty and department in both Moscow and CdA. Ensures that the department commitments for tenure and promotion actions, annual performance reviews, and position description preparations are met. Develops and maintains department budget system. Processes personnel action forms. Acts as a liaison between the department, UI administration, other colleges, departments, and programs. Acts as a liaison between the CdA CS office and visitors from the local industry and community. Coordinates and schedules meetings and video conference sessions between CdA and Moscow. Manages office operation by providing excellent customer service and organizational skills; prioritize work to provide efficient and professional service for the daily operations of the department; and functions with minimal supervision.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education and Experience:
- High School Diploma and 4 years of experience with increasing responsibility in the area of departmental budgets and finance and academic policies and procedures.
- In-depth knowledge of office support functions including word processing, filing, composing a variety of business documents; reception; and researching, compiling and summarizing data for reports.
- Experience interpreting, applying and explaining complex information such as regulations, policies or services.
- Excellent written and oral communication skills.
- Coordinating activities requiring complex arrangements.
- Good knowledge of financial record keeping methods.
- Experience researching and compiling financial information and preparing summaries and reports.
- Experience using computers to enter, retrieve, and edit financial data.

Preferred Qualifications:

Education and/or Experience:
- Bachelors degree
- Five or more years of administrative experience in an academic setting
- Experience with budgeting.

Specific Qualifications:
- Ability to understand basic technical work areas in order to disseminate accurate information; think critically; act independently; and exercise initiative.
- Ability to maintain confidentiality, and establish and maintain effective working relationships.
- Knowledge of UI policies/procedures and grants/contracts administration.
- Competence with Microsoft Word and Excel, and Adobe Acrobat.

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:

Posting Number: SP001881P

Posting Date: 07/11/2018

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:

This position is open until filled. Applications received by July 31, 2018 will receive priority.

Required documents: resume and letter of qualification stating how you meet each of the minimum requirements and any of the preferred qualifications.

Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.

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EEO Statement

University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.


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