Business Manager

Lubbock, TX

Job Type

Full Time

About the Role

Manages personnel and budgetary matters for a department or college. Exercises discretion and independent judgment to oversee the activities of staff and the financial processes to ensure fiscal responsibility of department/college. Ensures staff and faculty have the resources to complete their work. Usually serves as a hiring manager and employee service coordinator.


Bachelor's degree and four years of experience developing or managing programs or projects. Additional job related education may be substituted for the required experience on a year-for-year basis.

Essential Functions

  • Assists Executive Administrative Director with CASFER’s financial stewardship by developing, reconciling, and tracking budgets

  • Establishes a financial reporting system that reduces risk and enables proactive management

  • Processes travel, food, invoices, and other purchases, along with associated forms

  • Serves as liaison between CASFER and Accounting Services

  • Provides HR coordination and support for CASFER by posting positions and managing applicant workflow, processing new hire forms, distributing HR resources to new hires

  • Provides day-to-day office support

  • Ensures compliance with grant funding agency Cooperative Agreement terms and conditions

  • Coordinates e-Paf preparation for graduate students and/or personnel affiliated with CASFER as needed

  • Support CASFER Director and Executive Administrative Director with the preparation of the financial reports requested by grant funding agency and/or with affiliated members of CASFER

  • Work with outside vendors to maintain necessary business supplies