The mission of the Linguistics Department at Indiana University is to pursue research on language in all its facets and to train graduate students for positions in academia and industry through its research-oriented program. At the undergraduate level, we train linguistics majors to become language professionals and more generally, we aim to contribute to the breadth of education of other students in the arts and sciences by engaging them in analytical and social approaches to language in all its diverse manifestations.
The department faculty have research specializations in phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, sociolinguistics, African linguistics, computational linguistics, and language acquisition. The department offers B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. degrees in general linguistics, and also has specific concentrations focused on African languages and linguistics and computational linguistics.
Serves as fiscal officer, budget manager, office manager, scheduling officer, and assistant to the Chair. Maintains the financial integrity for both the Department of Linguistics and the Linguist List through strategic fiscal planning of general, non-general, IUF, auxiliary, and grant funding. Provides daily oversight of expenditures and fund management, ensuring all funds are spent according to university, agency, state and federal guidelines. Develops, maintains and oversees financial analysis, reporting, and forecasts for income generated by the Linguist List. Hires, trains, and supervises appointed and hourly office staff, reallocating personnel resources as necessary. Provides administrative support for faculty recruitment and for tenure and promotion process. Coordinates and tracks alumni and development activities, including events, newsletters, and routine contacts. Serves as liaison to the College and many other academic and service offices within the university.
Bachelor's degree and two years of financial and administrative experience including budget oversight and office management responsibilities, and one year of supervisory experience.
Combinations of education and related experience may be considered.
Knowledge of IU policies, procedures, and systems. Strong communication and supervisory skills. Ability to exercise attention to detail. Ability to set priorities. Excellent problem solving skills. Ability to maintain confidentiality with departmental issues.
Bachelor's degree in Finance, Business or a closely related field. Five years of experience. Experience with Auxiliary accounting practices. Knowledge of HRMS, SIS, IUIE, ELVIRA and Kuali Financial Systems.
Working Conditions / Demands
This position demands full mental effort including concentration, alertness, focus, flexibility, and organization being required on a daily basis. Ability to prioritize and work with minimal supervision in order to meet daily workloads is essential.
Salary Plan: PAE
Salary Grade: 2AD
Job Function: Finance
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