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Business Manager

Responsibilities: The financial management of the union operation, including budget forecasting and control, accounting, purchasing, and general business functions. Depending on the organizational structure and the responsibilities assigned to other assistant or associate directors, also may be responsible for retail operations, leased or contracted operations, computer applications, maintenance, recruitment and training of service personnel, building operations including the space reservation system, or other assigned areas. Reports to the union director.

Special qualifications: Organizing and executive ability. Thorough familiarity with accounting procedures. Proficiency in accounting and other software programs. Resourcefulness in conducting business operations to facilitate and support the mission of the union. Sensitivity to the needs of students and the union’s educational role.

Experience: Successful experience in the business management of unions, residence halls, clubs, hotels or restaurants, private enterprise, or equivalent management experience in other business fields.

Education: Bachelor’s degree in business administration, institutional management, hotel or food service management, accounting, or related field; or bachelor’s degree and equivalent training through practical business experience. Master’s degree in business or public administration is desirable.

Core Competencies: Fiscal Management, Planning, Technology

Updated Jan. 20, 2013