The School of Information Technology at the University of Cincinnati seeks to hire a Financial Administrator 1 for the Ohio Cyber Range Institute. We are looking for a mission driven, team oriented, highly ambitious individual who wants to serve, make a difference and strives to perform at competitive levels of excellence.
The principle workload assignment of this position will be to support the Ohio Cyber Range Institute. The Ohio Cyber Range Institute (OCRI), housed at the University of Cincinnati on behalf of the state of Ohio, provides administration of the Ohio Cyber Range (OCR) in advancement of the OCR’s mission as a cyber security education, workforce, and economic development platform. The OCR is a state-wide tool that supports programming for K-20 courses and events; full-spectrum training opportunities, including incident response teams; industry workforce and economic development; cyber security research; as well as government agency support among other programs. The position is housed in the School of Information Technology (SoIT) and integrates with its mission and planning. The position works within the OCRI governing structure and reports to the OCRI Executive Staff Director and the unit head.
Under general supervision from the OCRI Executive Staff Director, the Financial Administrator will maintain current and future budgetary facts and assumptions, provide the executive staff committee with fiscal options, and produce and maintain required budgetary reports.
In particular, the OCRI Financial Administrator I will have the following duties & responsibilities
Serve as the fiscal manager for the budget of the OCR including distribution and reporting of capital and operational funds to the different components of the OCR
Coordinate with state agencies the continued development of OCR budget resources
Identify, disseminate, and coordinate the acquisition of resources to support the OCR mission
Manage and distribute grants to support the mission of the OCR
Serve on various committees in the School and College
Process positions for the OCRI including: staff, faculty, and students
Process additional or extra payments for all OCRI positions as needed
Assist in the development of OCRI policies and procedures
Process contracts for the OCRI
Manage the OCRI contracts including updating cost distributions as needed and invoicing
Monitor the financial status of the OCRI
Prepare Purchasing Card reports and Allocate Purchasing Card expenses
Implement policies to ensure compliance with University, state and federal regulations
Prepare reports as needed
Assist with the scheduling and planning of OCRI and School events, specifically large events
Collaborate with the OCRI team to achieve the program’s goals
Perform related duties based on OCRI and departmental needs
Bachelor's degree; - OR- Associate's degree and two (2) years’ experience; -OR- four (4) years’ experience; degree must be in accounting or related field with related finance or accounting experience.
Accounting or finance related degree at the bachelor or master’s levels.
Understanding of the administrative functions, academic programs, and requirements of a University
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
Proficient in Office Applications such as (Exchange, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, etc.)
Proficient in the University of Cincinnati Software such as (SAP reporting, R/3 and BW; Catalyst; Concur; Success Factors, CourseEval)
Expected to maintain highest level of professional competency
Applicants should submit a cover letter, complete CV, and three references
Review of the applications will start as soon as applications are received and continue until the position is filled
About the University of Cincinnati
The University of Cincinnati is a Research One University that was established in 1819 and is home to more than 46,000 students. UC's campus was listed in Forbes magazine as being one of the world's most beautiful campuses. The University recently set its strategic direction as leading urban public universities into a new era of impact. Information about the strategic direction be found at https://www.uc.edu/about/strategic-direction.html.
The School of Information Technology currently confers an undergraduate degree in Information Technology (BSIT); a Master of Science in Information Technology (MSIT), which cover the areas of Networking/Systems, Software Application Development, Cybersecurity, Game Development & Simulation, and Database Management; and a PhD in IT. Furthermore, the School confers a minor in Information Technology and several certificates. There are over 1000 students in the School, 18 full-time faculty members and 14 staff members. The BSIT degree is a five-year co-op degree and is one of the first 10 in the nation to receive ABET accreditation. The MSIT is ranked 10th in the nation by US News & World Report for Best Online Master’s program in the Computer Information Technology category.
The SoIT is a diverse, interdisciplinary, team-oriented, dynamic and entrepreneurial environment. It empowers individuals to become passionate, solution-minded Information Technology professionals by fostering continuous innovation, research, leadership development, interdisciplinary problem-solving, and real-world experience. More information about the School can be found at http://cech.uc.edu/it.
The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.
As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).
The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.
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About University of Cincinnati
HISTORY IN BRIEF - The University of Cincinnati is a public urban serving research institution that was founded in 1819 and today is one of the country’s largest universities offering more than 350 academic programs to more than 44,000 students. UC has many top ranked programs in areas such as Music and Arts, Medical and Human-Services, Criminal Justice and more. Located in an urban setting, UC is close to the heart of Cincinnati and allows easy access for students to enjoy all that the city offers. UC is also the alma mater of many notables such as President William Howard Taft; Albert Sabin, developer of the oral polio vaccine; Astronaut Neil Armstrong and Mary Weinberg, 2008 Olympic gold medalist. UC is classified as a Research University (Very High Research Activity) by the Carnegie Commission and is ranked as one of America’s top 35 public research universities by the National Science Foundation. UC jumped 17 spots in the U.S. News & World Report rankings in the past two years alone. In addition to being named a “green university” by Princeton Review, UC has been named one of the world’s most beautiful campuses by Forbes and Delta Sky magazines. Learn more at www.uc.edu.MISSIO...N STATEMENT - The University of Cincinnati serves the people of Ohio, the nation, and the world as a premier, public, urban research university dedicated to undergraduate, graduate, and professional education, experience-based learning, and research. We are committed to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff, and all of our activities. We provide an inclusive environment where innovation and freedom of intellectual inquiry flourish. Through scholarship, service, partnerships, and leadership, we create opportunity, develop educated and engaged citizens, enhance the economy and enrich our University, city, state and global community.