Business Coordinator - College of Health & Human Sciences

North Dakota State University   Fargo, ND   Full-time     Education
Posted on July 3, 2024
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Special instructions for applicants: Please describe within cover letter or resume how each of the qualifications have been met.

The College of Health & Human Sciences Business Center is comprised of a team of staff who work closely together to assist with oversight of budget, accounting, and HR/Payroll functions for the College. The Business Coordinator positions provide assistance with budget management, financial reporting, and oversight to assigned departments within the college. These positions serve as a source of policy and procedural knowledge; therefore, problem solving and strong attention to detail are essential to this role. In addition, the ability to communicate effectively, be flexible, and exhibit a positive and professional attitude directly contributes to the success of the entire team.

Work Schedule:

Monday-Friday, 40 hours/week

Advertised Salary:

$51,000+/year depending on experience

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree or; Associates degree with 3+ years direct experience or; 5+ years direct experience within a higher education setting that provides the incumbent with the knowledge, skill, and ability to successfully perform the job
  • Demonstrated ability to problem solve and to work independently
  • Attention to detail
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office - specifically Microsoft Excel
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to contribute to a professional and team work environment in a positive and flexible manner
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to respect and work well with people of diverse populations
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree, Accounting or Business Administration preferred but not required
  • Experience with PeopleSoft HCM and Finance modules, or equivalent
  • Knowledge of organizational policies related to accounting, purchasing and human resources
  • 3-5+ years of progressively related financial/budget management experience in a complex organization
  • 1-2 years of experience working with HR/Payroll tasks and situations
  • Knowledge of policies and regulations of grant sponsored accounting and/or federally funded programs
Applicant Materials Required:
  • Cover letter
  • Resume

NDSU offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes single or family health insurance coverage with premiums paid for by the university - with an effective date for new employees the first of the month following date of hire. Other benefits include: wellness benefits, basic life insurance, retirement plan, tuition waiver, annual leave, EAP, sick leave and holiday pay. Optional benefits include: supplemental life, dental, vision, long-term care insurance, flexible spending account, and supplemental retirement plans.

About Us:

North Dakota State University is distinctive as a student focused, land-grant, research university. We educate leaders who solve national and global challenges by providing affordable access to an excellent education that combines teaching and research in a rich learning environment.

NDSU is in the highest Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, R1, granted to the top research institutions in the country.

NDSU has offices across the state of North Dakota, and the main campus is in Fargo, on the Minnesota border. Along with Moorhead, Minnesota, Fargo forms one of the largest metropolitan centers between Minneapolis and Seattle. The community is consistently ranked as one of the best places to live.

No Smoking Notice :

As an employer, the State of North Dakota prohibits smoking in all places of state employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. § 23-12-10.

EO/AA Statement:

North Dakota State University is an Equal Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, gender expression/identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, participation in lawful off-campus activity, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, public assistance status, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, spousal relationship to current employee, or veteran status, as applicable.

Diversity Statement:

NDSU strives to be a community of belonging, recognizing unique differences as strengths of our university. We seek to recruit and retain a diverse workforce that supports a community in which diverse populations and perspectives will know and learn from one another. NDSU values candidates who are committed to our core values of respect, inclusivity, community, creativity, excellence, impact, innovation, integrity, resilience, responsiveness, and transformation. Successful candidates will be committed to and help advance our strategic goal to create and maintain an open and respectful environment to promote inclusivity and diversity as a cornerstone of education, research, and outreach.

Veteran's Preference Notice:

This position is subject to North Dakota Veteran's Preference requirements.

Reasonable Accommodation Information

North Dakota State University is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education, and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, please contact Human Resources at 701-231-8961 or .