Senior Business Manager: Tyler School of Art and Architecture of Temple University

The Tyler School of Art and Architecture invites applicants for the position of Senior Business Manager. This position is an opportunity to work for a school with nationally ranked programs situated within Temple University. The Senior Business Manager provides direct financial support to the faculty, staff and students of Tyler by processing business transactions and providing financial guidance. Tyler is looking for a candidate who can communicate financial principles in a creative environment and who thrives in a high-volume environment.

Become a part of the Temple family and you will have access to the following:

  • A hybrid work schedule
  • Full medical, dental, vision coverage
  • Paid time off
  • 11 Paid Holidays (including the day after Thanksgiving & winter break)
  • Tuition remission – eligible employees and their dependents can obtain a degree TUITION FREE
  • A generous retirement plan and so much more!

Salary Grade: T25
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A variety of important factors are reviewed by HR when considering salary, including job duties, the applicant’s education and experience, all relevant internal equity considerations, department budget, and funding source.

Job Summary:

Under the direction of the Associate Director of Finance & Administration, the Senior Business Manager provides direct financial support to the faculty, staff and students of Tyler by managing the School’s budget through transactions, reconciliation and reporting. The Sr. Business Manger processes business transactions, including but are not limited to, creating purchase orders in TUMarketplace, hiring adjunct faculty and TA/Gas in Taleo, processing scholarships and tuition remission and approving payroll.  The Sr. Business Manager is also responsible for managing the School’s funds and providing financial reports to faculty and staff who oversee those budgets. This includes running and distribution of Cognos reports and preparing analysis of spending in Excel. The Sr. Business Manager works with the Director to ensure the School’s budget is on target and that fluctuations in revenue are reflected in account allocations. The Sr. Business Manager in conjunction with the Senior Facilities Manager oversees the operations of the Architecture building.

Required Education and Experience:

* Bachelor’s degree
* 3 years’ experience in a business role
* An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Required Skills and Abilities:

* Exceptional customer service orientation
* Strong organization, communication, and decision making skills
* Experience in payroll, purchasing, grants management, and finance.
* Advanced Excel skills
* Ability to multi-task and keep multiple projects moving forward simultaneously with attention to detail.
* Demonstrated ability to create and maintain financial tracking systems.

Preferred Education & Experience
* 3-5 years experience
* Experience with RCM budgeting
* Pre and post award grants administration experience
* Demonstrated proficiency in Banner.

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Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact.

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Education Level: Bachelor’s degree