Business Officer

Updated: 21 days ago
Location: Chapel Hill, NORTH CAROLINA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 28 May 2024

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Department SOG Lead for NC-375507
Career Area Accounting/Finance/Auditing
Posting Open Date 04/30/2024
Application Deadline 05/28/2024
Open Until Filled No
Position Type Permanent Staff (EHRA NF)
Working Title Business Officer
Appointment Type EHRA Non-Faculty
Position Number 20063803
Vacancy ID NF0008095
Full Time/Part Time Full-Time Permanent
Hours per week 40
Position Location North Carolina, US
Hiring Range $50,000 - $59,000
Proposed Start Date 06/03/2024

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A global higher education leader in innovative teaching, research and public service, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill consistently ranks as one of the nation’s top public universities . Known for its beautiful campus, world-class medical care, commitment to the arts and top athletic programs, Carolina is an ideal place to teach, work and learn.
One of the best college towns and best places to live in the United States, Chapel Hill has diverse social, cultural, recreation and professional opportunities that span the campus and community.
University employees can choose from a wide range of professional training opportunities for career growth, skill development and lifelong learning and enjoy exclusive perks for numerous retail, restaurant and performing arts discounts, savings on local child care centers and special rates on select campus events. UNC-Chapel Hill offers full-time employees a comprehensive benefits package , paid leave, and a variety of health, life and retirement plans and additional programs that support a healthy work/life balance.
Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit
The work of the School of Government is rooted in the public service mission of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. For more than 90 years, our faculty and staff have engaged in neutral, nonpartisan practical and innovative scholarship designed to help public officials and citizens understand and improve local government.
Each year, we teach, advise, and support thousands of public officials from all 100 counties in North Carolina and beyond. We are also home to a top-ranked Master of Public Administration program and cutting-edge initiatives working on today’s most pressing challenges in government.
The School is dedicated to making a difference and creating real-world impact for our communities, counties, state, and country. This begins with upholding a supportive and collaborative work environment where our employees can focus on our public service mission and do their best work every day. Learn more about our unmatched statewide impact at
Position Summary
The UNC School of Government is seeking a dynamic and detail-oriented individual to fill the role of Business Officer for Public Service Matters (PSM), a flagship program at UNC-Chapel Hill School of Government. This pivotal position will provide crucial business and administrative management to the PSM team, primarily focusing on the Lead for North Carolina, an AmeriCorps-funded initiative. The Business Officer will play a key role in financial and budget management, grant administration, project management, and other duties essential to the success of PSM initiatives.
Key Responsibilities:
-Oversee budget management, reconciliation, and forecasting, ensuring fiscal responsibility and sustainability for PSM initiatives.
-Manage day-to-day operations.
-Manage the grant administration processes, including proposal development, budget creation, compliance monitoring, and reporting, to ensure alignment with grant requirements and objectives.
-Provide comprehensive operational support at a high level for the critical matching process between fellows and host sites across the state and assist in managing the fellows during their fellowship program. This includes ensuring the smooth and efficient alignment of fellows with suitable host sites, thereby contributing to the success of the program.
-Serve as a primary first point of contact for internal and external stakeholders, providing timely and accurate information and fostering collaborative relationships.
This position is contingent upon the continuing availability of funds from sources other than continuing state budget funds or permanent trust funds.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Bachelor’s degree in business administration, public administration, or related business area; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
Required Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
-Experience or familiarity with grant administration processes.
-Strong organizational and multitasking skills with keen attention to detail.
-Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
-Proficient in the use and application of Excel for financial tracking and budget management.
-Ability to work independently and as part of a collaborative team.
-Ability to interact with diverse stakeholders from student participants to elected and government officials.
Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
-Previous experience in project or program management, or a related role.
-Knowledge of North Carolina local government operations is a plus.
-Experience in public administration.
Special Physical/Mental Requirements
Campus Security Authority Responsibilities

This position is designated as a Campus Security Authority in accordance with the Clery Act. This position will be required to report Clery crimes to the Clery Compliance Manager and complete annual training about reporting responsibilities.

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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

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