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Resource Manager for the Division of Research and Innovation

Company: College of Charleston
Location: San Diego
Posted on: September 20, 2023

Job Description:

Resource Manager for the Division of Research and Innovation Job No: 532035 Work Type: Locations: San Diego Categories: MPP, At-Will, Finance/Accounting, Full Time, Telecommute eligible (work onsite as scheduled and/or as requested and telecommute as scheduled) Position Summary The Division's Resource Manager is responsible for the fiscal operations of the Division. The Resource Manager works under the general direction of the Vice President for Research and Innovation. They will act with autonomy and provide oversight of the Division and department budgets, and personnel. The primary responsibilities include budget and fiscal management and management of personnel. With an eye toward continuous process improvement, the Resource Manager collaborates within all levels of the Division and across the institution on leveraging the shared services structure to optimize efficient operations while implementing Division and campus policies. They participate in strategic planning and decision-making for operational resources including providing analysis of fiscal spending patterns, forecasting and evaluating cost-effectiveness, budgeting and allocating resources, and initiating recommended action as required. Responsibilities include:

  • Serve as the primary fiscal officer leading all stateside and SDSURF budgetary administration of the Division in collaboration with both the Division of Business and Financial Affairs and the San Diego State University Research Foundation.
  • Responsible for the oversight and maintenance of financial databases necessary to monitor, analyze, evaluate, and report up-to-date financial information for the Division.
  • Advise the Division, Departments, and personnel on appropriate and strategic use of such available Division resources. Oversee the process of analyzing budget resources and projecting year-end balances and carry-forward funds. Prepare future years spending plans of reserve funds based on the Division and university strategic plan.
  • Oversee processes related to the development, distribution and management of all non-stateside funds predominantly the Research Foundation funds, Revenue generation, and Philanthropic accounts
  • Manage department procurement process to include Stateside (Oracle) and Foundation (MyRF) requisitioning, procurement credit cards, and renewal of service contracts.
  • Prepare and process transactions as needed to procure goods and services; provide for payment of invoices and reimbursements in a timely manner. assist vendors with payment; prepare purchase requisitions and route through appropriate channels; and process student payroll documents.
  • Serve as a strategic partner to the Vice President by aligning the utilization of fiscal and human resources as we collectively aim for operational efficiency across the division of Research and Innovation.
  • Serve as the Division liaison with the Center of Human Resources.
  • On behalf of the Vice President, oversee the recruitment, retention, and reassignment of Division staff personnel; ensure hiring guidelines are followed.
  • Participate in strategic planning and decision-making regarding the implementation of Shared Services, with a focus on customer service to the division's constituency and a focus on continuous process improvement. This is a full-time (1.0 time-base), benefits-eligible, at-will position. This position is designated exempt under FLSA and is not eligible for overtime compensation. Standard SDSU work hours are Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., but may vary based on operational needs. This position is approved for partial telecommuting with onsite work in San Diego. Department Summary The Division of Research and Innovation (DRI) is the central university office with oversight of SDSU Research Foundation, and the following units: Innovation, Research Operations, Research Advancement, Research Support Services, Technology Transfer, the ZIP Launchpad, Research Communications, Undergraduate Research, and a specialized IT unit. The leader of the unit is the Vice President for Research and Innovation. As the chief research officer for SDSU, The VPRI is responsible for institutional approval of all grant and contract proposals relating to sponsored research, instruction, and service agreements as well as developing partnerships for the Innovation District as part of the SDSU Mission Valley Development. For more information regarding the Research and Innovation, . Education and Experience
    • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university with major work in accounting, finance, business, or public administration and 5-7 years of related experience
    • Experience with fiscal management and budget preparation, analysis, and projections.
    • Supervisory or lead experience/experience in the management of personnel with transactional responsibilities. Key Qualifications
      • Excellent organizational and communication skills.
      • Experience working in a higher education or large public sector setting.
      • Previous operational experience in a shared services environment.
      • Experience supervising staff in a collective bargaining environment.
      • Experience addressing and working to resolve complex human resources issues. Compensation and Benefits San Diego State University will offer a competitive salary based on the qualifications and experience of the selected candidate. San Diego State University also offers a rich that includes:
        • Extensive Leave benefits: 15 paid holidays, 24 vacation days, and 12 sick days per year;
        • Retirement security through a CalPERS defined benefit pension (with CalPERS and UC Retirement Plan reciprocity) and retiree healthcare benefits;
        • An array of health, dental, and vision coverage at no-cost or low-cost to the employee; and
        • California State University system fee reduction program (fee waiver) for the employee or their qualified dependent Anticipated hiring range: $80,000-$90,000 annually Diversity and Community at SDSU At SDSU, our diversity gives us power and benefits every single member of our community. Through our commitment to equity and inclusion, we encourage all members of our community to purposefully learn from one another through open and respectful dialogue and responsible engagement. For more information, click . At San Diego State University, we are a community of diverse individuals who have and represent many perspectives, beliefs and identities. This diversity lends our community strength, and we commit to creating and sustaining an inclusive and intellectually vibrant environment that benefits all members of our university. SDSU's Principles of Community is an aspirational statement that is intended to evolve over time. The statement reflects the ideals we are encouraged to uphold in our interactions with one another. Supplemental Information Initial review of the required application materials, including cover letters and resumes, will begin on October 2, 2023. To receive full consideration, apply by October 1, 2023. The position will remain open until filled. The person holding this position is considered a mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment. San Diego State University is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (e.g., H-1B visa). Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Offers of employment are contingent upon the presentation of documents that demonstrate a person's identity and authorization to work in the United States, which are consistent with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act. A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily and is required for employment. SDSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current SDSU employee who was conditionally offered the position. SDSU is a smoke-free campus. For more information, please click . SDSU is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers all qualified candidates for employment and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered military and veteran status, or any other protected characteristic or status. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who request an accommodation by contacting Casie Martinez at . Advertised: Sep 14, 2023 (9:00 AM) Applications Close: Open until filled To apply, visit Copyright 2022 Inc. All rights reserved. jeid-5a84376978ff9e4984964fbee8ae3e3a

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