The University of Tennessee Space Institute in Tullahoma TN, invites applications for a full-time Director for Business and Finance. Reporting to the UTSI Executive Director, the Director for Business and Finance is responsible for management of all aspects of the fiscal operations of this academic and comprehensive research institution. Primary duties and responsibilities include: preparation and coordination of annual base budgets from the state, including collection of tuition and other revenues and allocation of departmental budgets for instruction, research, and income accounts; oversight for pre and post award activities related to externally funded research grants and contracts; general ledger accounting; approvals of all financial transactions, including travel, procurement, payroll, and human resources; and supervision of designated departmental support staff. Financial oversight extends also to auxiliary services including student housing, dining hall, and motor pool. The Director for Business and Finance will also be involved in financial analyses and preparation of various reports for purposes of strategic planning and program accreditation. In addition, the Director for Business and Finance must ensure responsible and appropriate fiscal management of the Institute's resources, which provides the Executive Director (1) opportunities for sound strategic planning; (2) assurance of compliance with federal, state, and university statutes and policies; and (3) fiscal and administrative integrity that promotes meaningful relationships with both internal and external constituencies
The University of Tennessee seeks candidates who have the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural goals of the University.
*Attach Cover Letter to Online Application addressing professional experience relevant to each required minimum qualification stated above.
*Attach Resume to Online Application
*Attach complete Contact Information for 3 Professional References to Online Application
Internal Number: 185246
About Space Institute
The mission of the University of Tennessee Space Institute (UTSI) is to serve the State of Tennessee and the nation as a resource for the professional development of engineers and scientists through graduate education, interdisciplinary research, and the transfer of technology, particularly as related to the space and aerospace sciences. The Institute is committed both to providing a high quality learning and research experience leading toMaster of Science and Doctor of Philosophy degrees in selected areas of engineering and science and to continuing professional education.