Responsibilities: The Department of Political Science seeks a Business Manager to manage the financial, human resources, and administrative functions of the department. This position is responsible for the preparation of the annual budget for multiple state-funded accounts and for management of those budgets throughout the fiscal year. This position is also responsible for the submission of proposals in Cayuse, assisting with the creation of budgets for proposal submissions, and for the daily oversight of externally-funded grant and contract accounts in the department, insuring compliance with Uniform Guidance. This position is responsible for processing financial actions for the department, including entry of travel requests and reimbursements for faculty, staff, students, and departmental visitors. This position oversees the appointments of graduate students and faculty in the department, including the completion of visa documents for international hires. This position coordinates faculty searches, and oversees the tenure and promotion process for tenure-track faculty and the promotion process for non-tenure-track faculty. This position manages scholarship, fellowship, and award payments for undergraduate and graduate students and manages the fee waiver reimbursement requests for graduate students. This position serves as the primary resource for departmental faculty, staff, and students regarding fiscal and human resources policies and procedures. This position will complete equipment and space inventories for the department. The position will also assist with special projects as assigned.
Internal Number: 160125
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