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Business Manager

at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso

Posted: 2/13/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 435630

Job Description

Extended Job Title
Business Manager

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Unv Hlth Sci Ctr El Paso

Position Description
Manages personnel and budgetary matters for a department or college. Exercises discretion and independent judgment to oversee the activities of staff and the financial processes to ensure fiscal responsibility of department/college. Ensures staff and faculty have the resources to complete their work. Usually serves as a hiring manager and employee service coordinator.

Requisition ID

Optional Attachments
Professional/Personal Reference, Professional License/Certification

Travel Required
Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions
  • Develop and manage budget including preparation, submission, maintenance, reporting, and audits.
  • Supervise all invoicing and billing functions for simulation center services for both internal and external customers.
  • Plan and evaluate purchasing processes;  track open encumbrances and ensure purchase orders, purchasing card transactions, etc. are compliant with institutional policies and State of Texas .
  • Responsible for expenditures, maintains signature authority, financial oversight, review and analyze fund activity.
  • Establish record keeping procedures and monitor records for information retention.
  • Manage day-to-day operations for the simulation center director.   Make administrative decisions regarding operation with the director.  Liaison with Human Resources Office.  Oversee  administrative processes to include recruitment, visa management, salary analysis and sourcing, disciplinary actions, leave, employee development, and performance of staff, faculty, educator PRNs, standardized patients, and trainees.
  • Act as primary scheduler for calendar activities related to the director's calendar.   Oversee logistical setups and timely preparation and/or provision of documentation needed.  Coordinate and schedule meetings, retreats, and functions under the direction of the director to include any standing, transition, budget or visiting dignitary meetings.
  • Support the director in activities related to participation in various state and national associations, boards and committees requiring administrative assistance.

Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate

Pay Basis

Work Location
El Paso

Preferred Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree or higher in finance or accounting.  Experience working in higher education, overseeing financial aspects of sponsored programs, and invoicing and payment processing for service centers.  Knowledge of medical equipment and practice.

HSC - El Paso

ATACS Center Elp

Required Attachments
Cover Letter, Resume / CV, Writing Sample

Job Type
Full Time

Pay Statement
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Job Group
Other Administrative

Occasional Duties
  • Participate in strategic planning, ensuring developed goals align with institutional goals and contribute toward market growth, revenue enhancement, and/or cost containment,  maximize simulation center utilization and research productivity.
  • Serve as resource and provide guidance to staff - including simulation center leadership - in reading and interpreting financial information, as well as in establishing  best practices and engaging in sound decision making practices.
  • Calculate and create pricing for departmental services centers.  Regulate financial policies and procedures to that  service center maintains compliance with institutional policies and procedures.
  • Manage service contracts and warranties for equipment in simulation center, including renewals and new submissions. NOTE:  May occasionally require some physical exertion such as assisting another team member with transfer and management of an 88 lb mannequin.
  • Analyze trends in simulation center costs and revenues and follow TTUHSC El Paso OPs to ensure these remain in line with projected FY budgets.
  • Oversee grant and contract management during grant life cycle to ensure compliance with funding agency policies and procedures.  Assist with both pre- and post-award processes.  Provide analysis and recommendations to PIs related to fiscal management of grants, guidance related to applications for NCEs, and balance carry forwards.   Responsible for purchasing queries and allowable costs on grants.   Review and approve grant-funded travel requests.
  • Identify business development opportunities in partnership with institution and simulation center leadership.
  • Administrative contact for accrediting bodies on behalf of simulation center and its director.   Facilitates meetings with accrediting bodies on behalf of director (ex. committees related to INACLS, SSH, and SimGHOSTS)   Prepare and distribute reports, presentations and agendas as directed.
  • Develop policies and procedures for simulation center that align with existing TTUHSC El Paso policies and procedures and other program governance.


EEO Statement
As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Required Qualifications
Bachelor's degree and four years of experience developing or managing programs or projects. Additional job related education may be substituted for the required experience on a year-for-year basis.

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