University of Maryland

University of Maryland

Business Manager

Posting Details

Posting Details

Position Number: 102600

Title: Business Manager Functional Title: Business Manager Category Status: 33-Exempt Regular Applicant Search Category: Staff University Authorized FTE: 1.000 Unit: EXST-Office of Extended Studies Campus/College Information:

Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the state's flagship institution. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation's legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation's capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world.

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Position Summary/Purpose of Position:

The Office of Extended Studies (OES) Business Manager provides daily administrative, financial, and analytical support for OES Summer and Winter sessions; Freshmen Connection, OES-Shady Grove, OES-Southern Maryland, Graduate, and Post Baccalaureate Programs, Massive Open Online Courses, Open Learning non-credit programs, and Executive Education credit and non-credit programs.

This position supports various activities, including but not limited to budgeting, contracts, accounting, procurement, human resources, financial reporting, and other activities related to the administrative and financial aspects, and complies with OES and the University guidelines.

The Business Manager is assigned a specific portfolio of colleges and departments and works closely with various individual levels, from coordinators to directors. The individual will work closely with the OES finance team, colleges, and departments. Additionally, they will work with Student and Financial Services and Cashiering (SFSC), the Department of Information Technology (DIT), and the Department of Transportation Services (DOTS).

A successful candidate must be enthusiastic, positive, detail-oriented, self- motivated, and team-oriented and has experience taking the initiative to complete tasks. Excellent communication and computer skills are essential to this position.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university. Experience: Three to five (3-5) years of experience utilizing accounting and financial procedures and systems.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • Proficiency in using word processing, database, and spreadsheet (EXCEL) software is essential.
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills with the ability to think creatively.
  • Must be detail-oriented and can effectively prioritize and manage multiple complex assignments and projects within specific timelines.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and strong interpersonal and client relations skills are required.
  • Desire to work within a team-oriented environment is expected.
  • Preferences:

    Preferences: Experience utilizing accounting and financial procedures and systems in a university setting.

    Additional Certifications: Additional Information:

    This position does not provide sponsorship for Visas.

    Job Risks Not Applicable to This Position Physical Demands

    Sedentary work. Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. Repetitive motion. Substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers. The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading.

    Posting Date: 05/10/2023 Closing Date: 06/09/2023 Open Until Filled No Best Consideration Date 06/09/2023 Diversity Statement:

    The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

    Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • List of References (no emails sent from system)
  • Optional Documents

    Posting Specific Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Do you have active and ongoing eligibility to work in the United States and for the University of Maryland, College Park? Please note that visa sponsorship is not offered for this position.
  • Yes
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    Business Manager


    University of Maryland


    United States


    May 25, 2023

    Application deadline

    June 09, 2023

    Job type



    Business and Economics

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