The Office of the Executive Vice
President and Provost-Business Services invites applications for
the position of Business Manager I in the Office of Global
Engagement. This position will oversee activities such as
budget preparation and control, human
resources administration, accounts payable, accounts receivable,
contract and grant accounting, cashiering, travel, and Advancement
gifts. The Office of Global Engagement includes International
Students and Scholars Services, International Undergraduate
Admissions, Study Abroad (USU faculty-led, student exchange, and
direct programs), and International Programs (cooperation
agreements, contracts, and grants with international institutions;
and hosting international visiting scholars and delegations). This
position may train, guide and/or supervise business services staff
and/or student wage hourly employees, especially as international
travel and in-person student activities resume.
The Business Manager I will report to the Financial Officer and be
instrumental in providing business support and financial management
to the assigned unit.
applications will begin in early June 2021, and posting will remain
open until the position is filled. The anticipated start date
is July 1, 2021.
- Functions as a primary business resource to the Vice Provost
and Executive Director in the Office of Global Engagement.
- Oversees and manages daily activities and transactions within
the Office of Global Engagement, including p-card, financial
banner, travel, and personnel functions.
- Coordinates financial aspects of proposals, contracts, grants,
etc. Assists staff in administering proposals to ensure compliance
with federal, state, and University policies.
- Performs functions such as budget preparation, budget
reconciliation, EPAF creation, data management, and fiscal
- Ensures payroll is properly recorded and processed.
- Develops and maintains databases, e.g., Study Abroad (student
application fees, deposits, program payments, late fees, refunds,
etc.), International Students and Scholars Services (international
student, sponsored student, visiting scholar fees), Advancement
- May train, guide, and mentor business services staff, as
- Maintains annual budgets for a wide variety and large number of
programs using proper accounting/budgeting methods and retains
records of financial figures for comparison with estimated
- Coordinates, designs, and implements financial/management
systems for a wide variety and large number of programs.
- Processes tuition awards and scholarships for international
students, sponsored students, and exchange students.
- Communicates and coordinates with other departments within and
outside USU regarding financial matters.
- Reconciles and reviews financial statements to ensure
- Commit to integrity, perform
duties with diligence in accordance with professional standards and
enforce university policies and procedures.
- Use relevant information and
individual judgment to determine whether events or processes comply
with laws, regulations, or standards.
- Serve in the interest of Utah
State University in a lawful manner while maintaining high
standards of conduct and character.
- Handle confidential information
and manage projects effectively, and demonstrate reliability and
strong work ethic.
- Provide customer service to
faculty, staff, and students and campus community in a professional
- Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in a business field or an
equivalent combination of education plus experience is
- Knowledge of finance, accounting,
budgeting principals, and cost control procedures.
to develop and maintain record-keeping systems and
to analyze and interpret financial data and prepare financial
reports, statements and/or projections.
computer skills with a proficiency in Microsoft Excel.
- Ability to provide leadership,
train others, and delegate workloads.
oriented in own work as well as in reviewing work of
written and verbal communication skills.
- Ability to maintain a high degree
of confidentiality, sensitivity, and discretion.
to take initiative and to work independently with limited
to measure performance of self; make improvement and take
appropriate corrective action.
to make coherent and appropriate decisions in a timely
to maintain a positive attitude and high level of
- Knowledge of USU’s Banner, AggieTime, EZ-Buy,
Argos, ServiceNow and iCIMS systems.
- Knowledge of contracting processes and associated
local, state, federal, and other regulations.
- Familiar with USU Policies and
- Familiar with AdobeSign, PayPal and Terra Dotta Study
- Experience living/working in
different cultural settings.
As representatives of Utah State University
and primary contributors to its mission, all employees are expected
to demonstrate the following characteristics:
- Take initiative.
- Maintain confidentiality.
- Be accountable.
- Behave ethically.
- Be honest and trustworthy.
- Demonstrate a strong work ethic.
- Be inquisitive.
- Be detail oriented.
- Be self-motivated.
- Efficiently manage multiple tasks.
- Be a team player.
committed to improving USU.
the online application, please attach:
- Resume to be uploaded in
the Candidate Profile
- Cover Letter to be
typed/pasted during application process
not attach cover letter in the Candidate Profile; you will be
instructed to copy and paste this later on in the
**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**
Commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits
indoors and are protected from weather and/or contaminants, but
not, necessarily, occasional temperature changes. The
employee is regularly required to sit and often uses repetitive
The Office of
Global Engagement is a reporting unit to the Office of the
Executive Vice President and Provost. For more information, please
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