Department Business Administrator III

University of Houston-Downtown

New Hired from University of Houston-Downtown

Job Description:

If this job matches your qualifications, please send your application directly through our latest Job site in Hybrid remote in Houston, TX. Indeed, every job is not easy to apply because it must meet several qualifications and requirements that we must meet in accordance with the standard criteria of the University of Houston-Downtown who are looking for potential candidates to work. Good job information Department Business Administrator III below matches your qualifications.

This position may be eligible for Hybrid Work, working remotely for up to two days per week after the initial 90 days of employment.

Salary Range: $65,866/year or higher, commensurate with experience and/or education

JOB SUMMARY The Department Business Administrator III manages the administrative, financial, and human resources operations of a complex department.


  • Plans and manages the department’s human and financial resources to support department objectives
  • Provides financial accountability and ensures compliance with state, university, and external funding agency guidelines
  • Oversees and is responsible for all administrative and financial affairs of the department, including personnel, procurement, travel, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and general accounting-related issues within the department
  • Establishes the work assignments of staff and provides guidance as needed; fills vacancies, defines job duties, sets performance goals, and conducts annual performance appraisals
  • Counsels employees and recommends disciplinary action; makes recommendations on promotions and new hires
  • Establishes or participates in the establishment of operational and administrative guidelines and inventory controls
  • Enforces safety compliance rules and regulations
  • Serves as the department liaison with Payroll, Employment Services and Operations, and other department business managers
  • Oversees the management and maintenance of the database for all personnel and payroll records


  • Performs tasks related to specific departments/colleges
  • Performs other duties as assigned


Direct Reports:

  • Supervises full-time and/or part-time employees

Delegation of Work:

  • Supervises full-time and/or part-time employees

Supervision Given:

  • Makes final decisions on evaluating employee performance; hiring new employees; disciplinary actions
  • Makes final decision on scheduling employee work hours
  • Makes final decision on coaching, counseling, and training
  • Provides recommendations on handling employee grievances and complaints
  • Makes final decision on granting time off



  • Knowledge of all relevant university policies and procedures, and of the related trends, issues, and accepted practices
  • Knowledge of basic accounting and budget management practices
  • Knowledge of the principles of purchasing in a higher education environment


  • Good technical skills, including proficiency in MS Office and PeopleSoft; strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good organizational and time management skills


  • Ability to manage staff
  • Ability to multitask
  • Ability to be flexible
  • Ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of individuals and constituencies in a diverse university community


Primary Work Location:

  • Works in an office environment

Physical Demands:

  • Work is performed in a typical interior work environment that does not subject the employee to any unpleasant elements
  • Individual has discretion in relation to walking, standing, etc., and has minimal exposure to physical risks
  • Must have precise hand-eye coordination and the ability to identify and distinguish colors
  • Must have the ability to move items of up to 30lbs



Required Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree

Required Experience:

  • Minimum of four (4) years of related job experience


  • None required


  • Knowledge of PeopleSoft Finance or similar enterprise system
  • Knowledge of PeopleSoft HR or similar enterprise system software
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Supervisory experience

How To Apply :

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Other Information :

  • Country : US

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