Business Manager at Florida State University

Posted in Other 8 days ago.

Location: Tallahassee, Florida

Job Description:

Job Title: Business Manager
Location: Tallahassee, FL
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 54431

Office of the Provost

Equal Employment Opportunity

An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.

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Responsibilities The FSU Office of the Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs seeks a business manager for the Offices of the Provost and President and their related units. This new position will engage with a team providing business and operational support to various programs, departments, and initiatives within the university community. While previous FSU experience is helpful, the ideal candidate will have a strong ambition to learn university business policies and develop skills in a fast-paced environment. This is a position with interesting work, upward mobility, and an opportunity to work with a dynamic team.

This position will be responsible for processing departmental human resources functions, including all required operations related to new hire onboarding, bi-weekly time approvals and verifications, reappointments, terminations, job postings, position updates and changes, and other key functions. This position will ensure compliance with university policies related to human resources. This position will serve as a departmental point of contact for employees on general human resources concerns and questions, including interpreting policies and connecting employees with needed resources/support.

This position will ensure all procurement and travel transactions are completed in compliance with university policies and within established timelines. This position will process the p-card and t-card transactions for multiple card holders in the assigned offices. This position will advise on the allowability and appropriateness of proposed transactions and will reconcile the transactions to university budgets. This position will submit purchase orders and submit receipts for payment. This position will support the assigned offices with processing of contacts and agreements with vendors to support university business operations. This position will collect payments for certain university operations. This position will maintain collaborative and productive working relationships with relevant vendors and university departments, including the Controller's Office, Procurement, and the FSU Foundation.

This position will work with appropriate leadership to develop annual and project budgets for all assigned offices. This position will monitor the budgets and ensure encumbrances, planned expenses, and actual expenses are accurately reflected and reconciled to university ledgers on an ongoing basis in compliance with university policies. This position will understand and advise on the appropriate use of multiple types of budgets, including E&G, E&G carryforward, vending, contract & grant, in-kind, foundation, and student fee budgets.

This position will ensure revenue transactions are completed in compliance with university policies and within established timelines. Coordinates the accounts receivable process for multiple auxiliary operations, monitoring revenue and cash transactions on the general ledger, reporting to leadership of auxiliary funded programs.

Interprets University policies, procedures, and rules relating to University Accounting, to Human Resources, and Collective Bargaining. Provides recommendations on the development and implementation of new programs, policies, and procedures for the Provost Office. Evaluates program efficiency and effectiveness. Recommends, develops, and initiates service delivery improvements.


A Bachelor's degree and two years of experience; or a high school diploma or equivalent and six years of experience. (Note: a combination of post high school education and experience equal to six years.)

  • Experience with the practices and standards of human resources administration, recruitment, and selection.

  • Effective communication, writing, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills.

  • Experience prioritizing and multitasking multiple assignments simultaneously.

  • Ability to handle confidential information appropriately, exhibiting a high degree of discretion and sound judgment.

  • Ability to analyze, evaluate, and implement improvements in work processes.

  • Knowledge of employment laws, rules and regulations. Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook or equivalent software.

  • Experience managing and leading a team.

University Information

One of the nation's elite research universities, Florida State University preserves, expands, and disseminates knowledge in the sciences, technology, arts, humanities, and professions, while embracing a philosophy of learning strongly rooted in the traditions of the liberal arts and critical thinking. Founded in 1851, Florida State University is the oldest continuous site of higher education in Florida. FSU is a community steeped in tradition that fosters research, encourages creativity, and embraces diversity. At FSU, there's the excitement of being part of a vibrant academic and professional community, surrounded by people whose ideas are shaping tomorrow's news!

Learn more about our university and campuses.

Anticipated Salary Range

Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications (expected range $55,000 - $65,000)

Pay Plan

This is an A&P (Administrative and Professional) position.

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Criminal Background Check

This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check. The background check will be conducted as authorized and in accordance with University Policy 4-OP-C-7-B11.

How To Apply

If qualified and interested in a specific job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service.

Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include all work history up to ten years, and education details even if attaching a resume.

Tobacco Free Campus

Effective January 1, 2014, tobacco use, including simulated tobacco use, is prohibited on property, interior and exterior, owned or managed by Florida State University. This policy applies to all Florida State University students, employees, consultants, contractors, visitors, and external individuals.

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