University of Idaho
College of Engineering
$17.26 per hour or more depending on experience and education
The Department Manager is responsible for providing assistance to the chair by maintaining an understanding and involvement in their activities and responsibilities; acting as the chair's representative in particular situations; assisting with special projects in such areas as development, accreditation, curriculum, enrollment, surveys, and recruitment; and in the organization and management of department, academic, business, and financial systems. They will ensure that department commitments for tenure and promotion actions, annual performance reviews, and position descriptions are met. They will develop and maintain department budget system; review requests for expenditures of funds; order, expedite, and track material purchases; ensure the proper operation of office equipment; ensure the proper disbursement of funds; process personnel action forms; monitor, reconcile, and maintain records; provide grant proposal preparation assistance; initiate correspondence; identify, research and resolve problems; liaise with individuals and departments on and off campus; coordinate travel; arrange meetings; and ensure compliance with department, college, and university procedures. They will also supervise administrative assistants, irregular help, and work-study personnel. This position will function with minimal supervision in a very large academic department with an annual budget in excess of one million dollars.
Two years work related experience, supervising staff
Experience with accounting information, preparing summaries and financial reports; performing complex analysis
Experience reconciling accounts
Experience interpreting and applying regulations and policies
Experience using Microsoft Office applications
Excellent written communication skills
Bachelors degree In business, accounting or related field
Demonstrated experience training and supervising office staff and students
Proficient in the use of the UI Banner system, Vandal Web and Chrome River
Familiarity of University of Idaho policies, business procedures
Experience in higher education, working with state and federal government funds
Dealing with individuals from varying cultural and socio-economic backgrounds in stressful situations
Ability to maintain confidentiality, and establish and maintain effective working relationships
Demonstrated ability to understand basic technical work areas in order to disseminate accurate information; think critically; act independently; and exercise initiative
Experience with office support functions including work processing, filing, composing a variety of business documents
Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:
Open Until Filled:
1. Applications submitted on or before June 4, 2019 will receive first consideration.
2. Please address all required and any applicable preferred qualifications within the letter of application.
Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.
To apply, please visit: jobs.uidaho.edu
University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.