Today, as one of the most comprehensive and acclaimed institutions for the study of music, the Jacobs School plays a key role in educating performers, scholars, composers, dancers, and music educators who influence performance and education around the globe. The 160 full-time faculty members in residence include performers, scholars, composers, and teachers of international renown. In addition, many top practitioners and scholars visit the school each year. More than 1,600 students from all 50 states as well as 56 countries study at the Jacobs School. They benefit from the intensity and focus of a conservatory setting combined with the broad academic offerings of a major research university.
Administers and supports the organization's financial and administrative operations. Performs general financial and administrative duties to ensure compliance with university policies and procedures as well as applicable federal and state regulations. Conducts organizational business activities, including finance human resources, and/or other general business operations. May set or assist with departmental policies.
Using knowledge and application of accepted procedures and standards, performs detailed financial and administrative tasks related to managing the daily and long-term financial and/or administrative operations of an organizational unit or an academic, research, and teaching department within a school or college.
Makes recommendations on policies and guidelines for division/department activities.
Controls all expenditures and statement of accounts to ensure regulatory compliance and fiscal integrity.
Manages general appropriation, endowment, federal and non-federal grants and contracts, and gift funds.
Develops, plans, and makes recommendations on special projects, which may include space allocations, staffing, equipment purchases, and long-range plans.
Prepares operating and project budget drafts. Regularly explains financial concepts to non-financial employees.
Monitors division/departmental budgets and resolves or recommends resolutions for any significant deviations from approved budgets.
May provide guidance to lower-level employees.
Oversees functional activities in the areas of accounting and budgeting, including payroll, purchasing, accounts receivable/payable, travel, guest contracts, retail operations, and mailroom operations. Develops, recommends, and implements changes to continually improve internal processes for reconciliation and internal controls. Reviews and approves documents for accuracy, account distribution, and compliance. Creates reports and analysis to senior business office leadership. Maintains individual portfolio and day to day guidance to staff.
Bachelor's degree in finance, business, or a related field and two years of relevant experience.
Combinations of related education and experience may be considered.
Proficient communication skills.
Experience in an academic setting.
Working Conditions / Demands
This role requires the ability to effectively communicate and to operate a computer and other standard office productivity equipment. The position involves sedentary work as well as periods of time moving around an office environment and the campus. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.
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