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Non-Classified Opening

University Business Officer, Facilities Services (8155)

Non-Classified Classification

Idaho State University

Open for Recruitment: May 8, 2017 - June 30, 2017
Announcement # NONCLS088519
Salary Range: DOE -Plus Competitive Benefits!

Location(s): Pocatello

SPECIAL NOTIFICATION:  This position is exempt from classified state service and the rules of the Division of Human Resources and the Idaho Personnel Commission.

Posting Number: req505
12 Month Full-Time
Finance and Administration
Pocatello - Main

Primary Purpose
Provide guidance to the Associate Vice President for Facilities Services and facilitate implementation of the full range of administrative, fiscal, and human resources activities within the Facilities Services.  This includes resource planning, budget control, financial analysis, and fiscal oversight of instructional and research programs, space administration, and organizational and operational improvements.

This is a direct reporting relationship to Finance and Administration with a dotted-line to the Associate Vice President for Facilities Services.

Key Responsibilities
Provides analytical support evaluating and recommending budget, expenditure, and resource priorities, and the fiscal impact of proposed changes on departmental activities, programs, and external affiliations. Researches and presents information on services, operations, and activities to provide accurate briefings, information, and recommendations. Anticipates significant resource issues and presents information and analyses to facilitate proactive responses to problems and opportunities. Identifies improved efficiencies and increased revenue opportunities.

FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT: As directed by leadership, facilitates and monitors short and long-range expense planning and oversees expenditures. Allocates funds and advises on unplanned obligations. Oversees internal grant and contract management practices to assure compliance with guidelines and policies. Responsible for maintaining accurate data resources, including current and historical financial and budgetary data, discretionary funds, and staffing lists. Serves as liaison between Facilities Services and the Office of Finance and Administration, and other business related entities on campus. Along with the Controller’s Office, oversees the annual fiscal closing processes.

HUMAN RESOURCES AND PERSONNEL ADMINISTRATION:  Ensures compliance with University policies and procedures and state and federal affirmative action and hiring laws and regulations within the employment process. Recommends policy/procedure-related training programs for staff, aimed at ensuring compliance with university and State policies and procedures.  Actively supports a strong Facilities Services commitment to business ethics and workplace diversity.

 Minimum Qualification     
* Bachelor’s degree, and five years’ experience in accounting or finance      
* Experience planning, implementing or assisting with budget analysis and proposal preparation      
* Experience working in a hands-on environment utilizing high-level computer skills: Microsoft Office Suite
* Excellent oral and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications
* Experience working in Higher Education
* Experience directly supervising staff, managing staff development and evaluations    
* Related Master’s Degree   
* Experience with Banner, ERP system

Apply online at https://isu.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=505

Please submit the following documents with your application:
Letter of application, resume, and a list of three (3) professional references with contact information.

Priority consideration will be given to applications received by June 19, 2017. However, the position will remain open until filled. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. Includes a competitive benefits package. Offers of employment may be conditional pending successful completion of a background investigation.

Idaho State University's Jeanne Clery report, federally required reporting, provides crime, arrest and fire statistics for the previous three years that occurred on campus, in certain off-campus buildings owned or controlled by Idaho State University; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as policies about alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, personal practices, disciplinary procedures, fire safety and other matters. This report can be accessed on the following website:
ISU Clery Report

Hiring is done without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age or disability. In addition, preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations. If you need special accommodations to satisfy testing requirements, please contact the Division of Human Resources.