The Department of Geography at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, invites applications for a full-time business manager. Reporting to the department head, the business manager is responsible for managing all fiscal, research grant, and human resources obligations within the department. The primary duties for this position include coordinating the departmental budget, ledger accounting, approval of financial transactions (such as travel and procurement) and managing the daily business operations of the department. These functions extend to overseeing research proposal development, including compliance with university and federal guidelines. A central function of this position also encompasses supervising a small departmental staff, which entails developing business practices for the staff, productivity assessments, evaluating effective and non-effective processes, and performance evaluations. Additional human resource responsibilities extend to managing personnel records for faculty and staff.
Internal Number: 173028
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