Number of Vacancies: 1
Area of Consideration: Open to the Public
Position Status: Full-Time, Regular
Pay Plan, Series & Grade: DS0058/5
Salary Range: $65,287.58 - $87,677.72
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Location: 4200 Connecticut Ave N.W. Washington, DC 20008
Brief Description of Duties
The Budget and Grants Manager of the College of Agriculture, Urban Sustainability and Environmental Sciences (CAUSES) of the University of the District of Columbia, reports directly to the Dean of the College & Landgrant Programs and plans, coordinates, implements and analyzes a full range of financial services in support of the academic and landgrant programs in CAUSES. This includes: planning and establishing the annual budget as directed by the Dean; monitoring the annual operating budget, revenue accounts and grants; establishing spending plans; issuing reports; analyzing and tracking purchases. The incumbent will work closely and cooperatively with the Dean of CAUSES, the Associate Deans, Department Chairs, Landgrant Center Directors, and other staff; s/he must be a team player, work effectively and efficiently, and perform duties with independence, initiative, and reliability, and maintain strict confidentiality. S/he must work well under the pressure of deadlines and be familiar with (or familiarize themselves with) the regulations, policies and procedures for finance and purchasing as established by USDA, CAUSES, the University, and District of Columbia Government.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
1. Plans, organizes, and coordinates a range of financial services essential to the efficient and effective planning, implementation and monitoring of budget, grants, procurements, and revenue accounts.
2. Prepares reports and spending plans and works closely and collaboratively with the Dean & Director of Landgrant Programs to establish unit budgets for the academic and land-grant programs in CAUSES, for special initiatives, and grants.
3. Monitors budgets and spending plans, identifies discrepancies, brainstorms ideas, and identifies strategies for continuous improvements.
4. Maintains financial control systems to ensure accountability and compliance to ensure that the requirements of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the District of Columbia Government, and other private and public sector sponsors.
5. Monitors quarterly budgets and provides regular budget reports to avoid overspending and ensure the full and effective use of annual operating funds and grant funds.
6. Works with the Office of Finance to ensure proper credit to accounts and expedient and accurate issuance of reports according the reporting requirements of program sponsors and funding agencies.
7. Monitors procurements of goods and services to ensure spending plans for academic and landgrant programs are met, and works cooperatively with the Associate Dean of Landgrant programs to resolve possible discrepancies and ensure the efficient processing of procurements.
8. Works collaboratively with the University’s Office of Finance to monitor financial information, and serves as liaison with other University offices for matters related to financial management, monitoring, and reporting
Minimum Job Requirements
1. Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or a Business related field; Master’s degree or CPA preferred.
2. Minimum of 5 years of progressive experience in budget and financial management and analysis.
Information to Applicant
Collective Bargaining Unit (Union): This position is not part of the collective bargaining unit.
Employment Benefits: Selectee will be eligible for health and life insurance, annual (vacation) and sick leave and will be covered under the University of the District of Columbia' s retirement plan (TIAA-CREF).
Equal Opportunity Employer: The District of Columbia Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, family responsibilities, matriculation, physical handicap, or political affiliation.
Notice of Non-Discrimination: In accordance with the D.C. Human Rights Act of 1977, as amended, D.C. Official Code, Section 2-1401.01 et. seq., (Act) the University of the District of Columbia does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived actual race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, marital status, personal appearance, genetic information, familial status, source of income, status as a victim of an intrafamily offense, place of residence or business, or status as a covered veteran, as provided for and to the extent required by District and Federal statutes and regulations. Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination which is also prohibited by the Act. In addition, harassment based on any of the above protected categories is prohibited by the Act. Discrimination in violation of the Act will not be tolerated. Violators will be subject to disciplinary action.
Veterans Preference: Applicants claiming veterans preference must submit official proof at the time of application.
Residency Preference: The Residency Preference Amendment Act of 1988, D.C. Law 7-203, created a system in which provides that any applicant for employment in the Career or Educational Services who is a bona fide resident of the District of Columbia may claim a residency reference at the time of application. An applicant selected for an appointment based on District residency will be required to submit no less than eight (8) proofs of bona fide District residency. Bona fide District residency must be maintained from the date of appointment to the position for seven (7) consecutive years. Failure to maintain bona fide District residency for the (7) year period will result in forfeiture of employment.
Drug-Free Workplace: Pursuant to the requirements of the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, the individual selected to fill this position will, as a condition of employment, be required to notify his/her immediate supervisor, in writing, not later than five (5) days after conviction of any criminal drug statute occurring in the workplace.
Background Investigation: Employment with the University of the District of Columbia is contingent upon a satisfactory background investigation. The determination of a "satisfactory background investigation" is made at the sole discretion of the University of the District of Columbia. The University may refuse to hire a finalist, rescind an offer of employment to a finalist or review and may terminate the employment of a current employee based on the results of a background investigation.
Disposition of Resume: Resumes received outside the area of consideration and/or after the closing date will not be given consideration. You must resubmit your resume to receive consideration for any subsequent advertised position vacancies. For the purpose of employment, resumes are not considered job applications. Therefore, if selected for employment a UDC application will be required.
Job Offers: Official Job Offers are made by the University of the District of Columbia, Office of Human Resources Only.
Contact Information: All inquiries related to employment and job applications should be directed to UDC Office of Human Resources at (202) 274-5380.
The University of the District of Columbia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For a full version of the University’s EO Policy Statement, please visit: http://www.udc.edu/equal opportunity/.