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Business Manager - Student Life

Purdue University
West Lafayette, IN 47906
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Job Summary

The position of Business Manager will manage finances and business processes, within the Student Life Business Office, working with the Purdue Bands & Orchestras, Purdue Musical Organization (PMO), & PMU Student Activities. Assigned areas may change as business needs arise. The Business Manager will be working with small to mid-range level annual expenditures and revenues while also working with the unit head in establishing financial priorities. Develop budgetary controls and prepare financial reports. Work closely with central offices and other business entities in meeting the strategic goals of the University. Act as the resource and liaison among the academic or administrative unit and central offices. Provide proper interpretation of University, federal and sponsoring agency policies and procedures. Coach and review the work of lower level staff. May serve on a variety of committees to review, recommend and implement changes to policies and procedures.


  • Bachelor's degree
  • Two years business administration or financial management related experience
  • In lieu of a degree, consideration will be given to an equivalent combination of related education and required work experience
  • Ability to prepare and analyze financial reports to support managerial planning, forecasts, and budget recommendations
  • Ability to analyze, interpret and implement University policies and procedures
  • Excellent planning, problem-solving, organizational, project management and customer service skills.
  • Ability to influence and build working relationships among a diverse workforce at all levels.
  • Able to foster a participative supervisory style that utilizes teamwork to successfully guide the work of others
  • Proficiency with personal computer and related software skills including but not limited to Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to multitask and work with frequent interruptions


  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Management, Finance, or related field of study
  • Six credit hours of accounting coursework
  • Knowledge of arts organization management

Additional Information:

  • Purdue will not sponsor employment authorization for this position
  • A background check will be required for employment in this position
  • FLSA: Exempt (Not Eligible For Overtime)
  • Retirement Eligibility: Defined Contribution Waiting Period
  • Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply

Nearest Major Market: Lafayette

Posted: 2020-01-08 Expires: 2020-02-06
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