The College of Sciences at North Carolina State University is searching for a dynamic and creative leader to be our new Business Manager I in the Department of Statistics. We are seeking a talented person who can think creatively and work with us to create, develop, implement and assess student and educational experiences that enhance human interaction, integrate innovative technologies, and provide practical experiences that connect our students to the world around us.
About the Department
The Department of Statistics at North Carolina State University was founded in 1941 by Gertrude M. Cox and is one of the oldest and largest programs in the country. We are the “birthplace” of SAS Institute, the world’s largest privately owned software company, and one which specializes in statistical applications. The Department maintains a close relationship with SAS through student programs and other activities. The Department offers a diverse set of programs including Mathematical Statistics, Biomedical Statistics, Environmental Statistics, Industrial Statistics, and Statistical Genetics. It is unique among Statistics departments in that it houses graduate programs in both Statistics and Bioinformatics. The Department has 40 primary faculty members, most of whom are housed in SAS Hall on the University’s main campus, and more than 260 undergraduate and 200 graduate students. The primary function of the Department is to achieve outstanding research, teaching, mentoring, consulting and collaborations on campus and world-wide, within a cohesive and diverse department, where all students, faculty, and staff receive fair and equitable treatment.
The College of Sciences aims at creating a diverse, inclusive, and equitable working environment. The selected candidate will be expected to foster an environment that is supportive, welcoming of all groups, and abides by the cultural and behavioral aspirations in our culture charter. Please visit https://sciences.ncsu.edu/about/strategic-planning/culture-charter/ for more information on the College of Sciences Culture Charter.
This position will oversee and direct the business operations of the department in a manner that best facilitates and compliments the Department Head’s leadership and objectives. This position reports directly to the Department Head with a dotted line report to the Assistant Dean for Culture, Talent, and Human Resources and the Assistant Dean for Finance and Business Management. A thorough understanding of Accounting, Finance, Budget Management, Human Resource, and supervisory principles is required to perform this function successfully. The employee will be expected to work independently with a high degree of accuracy and minimal supervision and take ownership of the functional areas within their responsibility.
The position is responsible for the management, execution, oversight and coordination of a variety of business and administrative functions including finance; human resources; space and facilities planning; research administration; academic support and policy interpretation, modification, dissemination and monitoring. All functions may be accomplished either directly or through administrative staff. The employee has responsibility and accountability for all financial accounts in the department including all state appropriated funds, sales and service receipts, foundations, etc. and is responsible for coordinating with the college research office for research contracts and grants activity.
The position is also responsible for developing and implementing systems to ensure compliance in all their responsible functions and will maintain, reconcile, and report department-wide and special purpose financial accounting data using specialized fiscal knowledge within the department for faculty and department leadership. This position will apply specialized financial knowledge and reporting tools to respond to faculty, department head, and College and University needs on various accounts and budgets. This position is also responsible for providing significant guidance and effort to the department management team in strategically planning for the effective and efficient use of the financial resources of the department and must work closely with college and university departments to reconcile general ledger accounts and provide account guidance to faculty, department leadership, and college.
Founded in 1887, NC State is a land-grant institution distinguished by its exceptional quality of research, teaching, extension, and public service. Located in Raleigh, North Carolina, NC State is the largest university in North Carolina, with more than 34,000 students and 8,000 faculty and staff. National rankings consistently rate Raleigh and its surrounding region among the five best places in the country to live and work, with a highly educated workforce, moderate weather, reasonable cost of living, and a welcoming environment. A collaborative, supportive environment for business and innovation and research collaborations with area universities and the Research Triangle Park are compelling reasons for relocation to the area.
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