University of Houston College of Pharmacy

Department Business Administrator

United States

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Job Description - Department Business Administrator (STA012336)

Job Description

Department Business Administrator - (STA012336)


: H0023 Enrollment Svc Business Svc



Manages the administrative, financial, budgetary and human resources operations of a very complex university department.

1. Plans and manages the department's human and financial resources to support department objectives. 2. Provides financial accountability and ensures compliance with state, university and external funding agency guidelines; responsible for all administrative and financial affairs of the department, including personnel, procurement, travel, accounts payable, accounts receivable and general accounting-related issues within the department. 3. Establishes the work assignments of staff and provides guidance as needed; fills vacancies, defines job duties, sets performance goals, and conducts annual performance appraisals; counsels employees and recommends disciplinary action; makes recommendations on promotions and new hires. 4. Establishes or participates in the establishment of operational and administrative guidelines and inventory controls; enforces safety compliance rules and regulations. 5. May advise and assist faculty in administrative planning and provide administrative oversight for sponsored research awards from federal, state, foundation and/or private funding agencies. 6. Serves as the department liaison with Central Payroll, Human Resources, OSP and other department business managers. 7. Oversees the management and maintenance of database for all personnel and payroll records. 8. Interprets university policies and procedures for faculty and staff. 9. Performs other job-related duties as assigned.



Bachelors and 3 years experience

Requires a thorough understanding of both theoretical and practical aspects of an analytical, technical or professional discipline; or the basic knowledge of more than one professional discipline. Knowledge of the discipline is normally obtained through a formal, directly job-related 4 year degree from a college or university or an equivalent in-depth specialized training program that is directly related to the type of work being performed. Requires a minimum of three (3) years of directly job-related experience.

Experience will not be considered in lieu of education.

Education will not be considered in lieu of experience.

The ideal candidate for this position should possess the following:

· Excellent verbal and written communication.

· Ability to clearly interpret and implement policies and procedures.

· Ability to prioritize and multi-task.

· Highest level of professionalism and respect for confidentiality.

· Ability to interact with all levels of internal and external constituents.

· Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.

Preferred Qualifications:

· Higher Education experience

· PeopleSoft Finance and HR

· Human Resources administration

· Managing contracts

· Procurement Cards

· Travel/Concur

The following documents are required:

· Cover letter delineating the manner in which your work experience applies to the posting.

· Resume

· Salary History

· Transcript

· Three work references. The hiring department expects you to name current or past supervisors.

NOTE: We will maintain your confidentiality and notify you in advance of making contact with any of your references. References will be contacted only after the interviewing process has been completed.

Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.

Salary: 3,881.00-5,047.00

Required Attachments by Candidate: Resume, Curriculum Vitae

Employee Status

: Regular/Benefits

Job Posting

: May 3, 2023, 9:32:15 PM

Job details


Department Business Administrator


University of Houston College of Pharmacy


United States


May 26, 2023

Application deadline

June 11, 2023

Job type



Business and Economics