Job Title: Unit Business Manager 
Class Code: 000426

Job Summary

Supervise and manage the business operations and provide administrative support within a college or department.

Duties and Responsibilities

Manage the business operation of a large department with a budget in excess of two million dollars or a comparable complex financial structure.

Coordinate the flow of information within the office.

Act as office manager, coordinating the work of secretarial and clerical support staff.

Maintain expenditures, maintain financial records, assist in budget preparation and approve payments.

Interview, hire, train, and direct clerical support staff.

Oversee the personnel transactions of the unit.

Work directly with professional staff in the development of grant and contract proposals.

Develop and oversee maintenance of all unit and personnel records.

Act as liaison with other University departments, including Personnel, Affirmative Action, Payroll, Purchasing, and Physical Plant.

Serve on committees within the unit and outside for a designated area of responsibility.

May supervise the recording and transcription of conference proceedings.

May conduct special studies and prepare reports.

Perform related duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Training and Skills

Bachelor's degree in Business or related field.


Two years of related experience. An equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience may be substituted for the requirements noted.