Reporting to the Assistant Vice President for Research Initiatives (AVPRI), the Assistant Director of Administration and Finance will provide administrative and financial leadership to the administrators across the complex set of 20 areas reporting to the BU Office of Research. The Assistant Director, working in collaboration with other staff in the BU Office of Research, the AVPRI, and central administration offices, works to ensure the efficient, effective and compliant administrative and budgetary operations in these areas, including day-to-day administration, purchasing, budget/expense tracking, quarterly confirmation and position management processes, payroll, onboarding/offboarding and training. Manage the University cost share account and related process including tracking, transfers and ongoing projections, as well as the intake and vetting of all research related requests requiring Vice President & Associate Provost for Research approval. This individual will collaborate with the AVPRI to develop, organize and implement ongoing administrator meetings to include training, working groups for particular projects, and professional development. This position requires agility, professional accountability, ability to balance multiple complex interests, and proactive, collaborative, and process oriented style.
COVER LETTER REQUIRED FOR ALL APPLICATIONS.
Bachelor's Degree and 3-5years of experience required. Strong organizational skills and attention to detail, multi-tasking, professionalism,, customer service attitude, and proactive work style required. Ability to develop efficient work processes and workflow required. Experience working with advanced SAP/BW reporting and processing of financial and personnel transactions, budget and expense tracking and Excel strongly preferred.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
Internal Number: 3857
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