Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Institute for Informatics. The position is located at the Becker Medical Library. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
The primary financial agent for the Institute for Informatics, the Division of Biostatistics, and other planned growth in the areas of health information and data science. Responsibilities include managing all financial aspects of the Institute for Informatics and the Division of Biostatistics. The Business Manager will oversee a growing financial and grants unit, including the Senior Financial Analyst, Financial Analyst, Senior Grants Administrator and other support staff. The new Business Manager will also be responsible for all budgets and financial plans.�
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Financial/Grants Management:� Forecasts department results and prepares for Institute and Division strategic plans on annual basis for subsequent four-year period.� Assists Director and Associate Director with the production of strategic plans every three years and annual updates.� Prepares annual budget based on institute/division plan.� Oversees all funding administration from application to the submittal of the financial disclosure statement.� Manages all Institute and Division accounts according to various uses, regulation and guidelines, including, but not limited to, general fund allocation, endowments, license/royalty income, gift accounts, alteration/renovation, start up and various PI accounts, recharge facilities, reallocation of overhead, scholarships and contracts.� Provides faculty with timely account status information and expense projections.� Provides faculty financial profiles for chairman.� Reviews data provided by Central Administration for accuracy and make recommendations, i.e., RAM, Faculty Analysis, etc.� Interprets such data and, if appropriate, formulates application of data to department.� Oversees approval of expenditures on all accounts and oversight of Payroll Cost Transfers (PCT), as needed.
Operations Management:� Oversees all financial operations of the Institute and the Division, including grants, management, payroll, and purchasing.� Responsible for Institute and Division procedure development.� Ensures compliance with School, University, Agency and Federal guidelines.� Responds to internal and external audits.� Oversees maintenance of asset records.
Personnel Management:� Maintains appropriate level of administrative and support staff through assessment of need.� Supervises the Senior Financial Analyst, Financial Analyst, Senior Grants Administrator and other support staff.� Provides counsel to principal investigators on all matters referenced above.� Assists/directs employees on financial matters of policy, procedure, routine activity, problem solving, benefits, etc.
Other responsibilities:� Serves on various Medical School and/or University committees both on a volunteer and/or request basis.� Serves in leadership role in interfaces with the School, other departments and other external constituents.� Performs other activities as may be assigned by the Director.
Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Arts degree in finance or related field.
Applicant Special Instructions:
Please include a cover letter.
Master’s degree preferred, with 3 to 5 years of experience.
Scientific, business, and university experience.
About the Institute for Informatics:�
The modern healthcare and life sciences environments have experienced a fundamental shift towards trans-disciplinary, integrative, and data-intensive approaches to basic, clinical, and translational research.? These developments have been coupled with the widespread use of information technology platforms in order to re-engineer of healthcare delivery and achieve greater value alongside improved outcomes and safety. The complex data, information, and knowledge needs associated with these trends requires a comprehensive and systems-level approach to Biomedical Informatics research, education, and practice.? In response to the aforementioned factors, Washington University (WU) has created the Institute for Informatics, providing an academic and professional home for informatics science and practice.? ?The Institute?spans The School of Medicine (SOM) as well as partnerships with the School of Engineering and Applied Science, the Institute for Public Health, the Brown School, the Olin School of Business, the Innovations Incubator at BJC HealthCare, and the Cortex Innovation Community.? The institute engages in innovative research, workforce development, and informatics service delivery targeting a variety of critical areas of need.
About the Division of Biostatistics:�
Mission and organization of the Division of Biostatistics
The Division of Biostatistics is a medical school-wide facility that engages in research, biostatistical consultation, teaching and training. Its academic mission centers around biostatistical excellence in clinical, epidemiological, and genetic studies. Its faculty possess superior leadership skills in a variety of areas including clinical trials, cardiovascular biostatistics, multicenter study coordination, family and genetic studies of human diseases, computing, and statistical packages. The Division is well-equipped to provide assistance at the stage of preparing grant applications, including careful discussions of study design, sample size calculations, randomization schemes, computer resources and data analysis. Biostatistical consultation represents an important activity of the division, providing expertise in all these areas on a fee for service basis.
The hiring range for this position is $90,688 - $120,141 annually.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
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