Office of Sponsored Programs Business Manager

This position is available for hybrid work (defined as in-office at least 1x/month).

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The Business Manager in the Office of Sponsored Programs is responsible for facilitating fee-for-service agreements and activities at the University. Duties include conducting market analysis, developing cost models and ensuring fee-for-service activities are aligned with University priorities and guidelines. Issues non-negotiable fee- for-service agreements and completes the agreement process by securing signatures and ensuring all related documentation is updated in internal electronic systems. Additional responsibilities include communicating with faculty, administrators, and external entities to collect information about projects, ensuring adherence to University practices.The Business Manager is also responsible for managing the Department budget. This includes budgetary projections, purchasing, analysis, development, monitoring, reconciliation and maintenance. This position also will assist with administrative oversight of the Office, including facilities management, human resources actions, and payroll.A qualified candidate should have three to five years of experience in accounting, preferably in an academic setting. University administration experience is strongly preferred. A bachelor’s degree is required, and a master’s degree is preferred. 

Masters preferred. Must have 3-5 years' relevant experience in accounting, preferably in an academic or university setting. Strong written and oral communication skills and interpersonal skills. Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite required. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets 

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Contact Information

University of Pittsburgh



Pittsburgh, PA


Background Information

4-Year Degree

  • Other
  • Commercial
  • Non-Profit
  • Hospital
  • College/University
  • Other
  • Sponsored Projects/Programs
  • Finance, Operations
  • Department Administrator
  • Business Manager
  • Administrator or Administrative

Authorized to work in the US


Target Job Information


  • Full Time