Temporary Business Manager

Temporary Business Manager


Job No:


Classification:Temporary Managerial

Grade:Temporary Staff Grade 79

Work type:Hybrid, On Campus, Temporary

Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Statewide

School/Business unit:Vice Pres for Strategy Plan & Budg


Categories: Business/Accounting/Finance


Position Summary:

A highly motivated and skilled Business Manager provides technical assistance to the Director and staff of the Statewide Office of Land Management. This position will manage specific projects from inception to completion and will write grant proposals and create reports on grant awards for federal agencies. The Business Manager will also provide support to all LM staff and various other UA Statewide departments as needed.



1-35%Implement and Manage Projects. Identify, evaluate, develop, and manage a portfolio of projects within Land Management. Interpret and apply complex policies, rules, and regulations pertaining to UA and UALM; ensure compliance. Advise management of potential problems/violations and formulate solutions to alleviate or correct them. For each assigned project, create business plans, cost benefit analyses including ROI and Net Profit, and feasibility assessments. Present those documents and findings to the Director and Senior Staff. Lead and oversee each assigned project to completion.Essential 25 %Grant Writing & Development. Develop ideas for potential new grants and write proposals. Identify areas for additional funding. Conduct research for each new grant opportunity and analyze the data. Present the findings and the proposed grant application to Director and LM staff; then submit to the applicable agency. In response to each grant award, create and submit reports to the applicable federal agency and prepare detailed reports for distribution.Essential 3-25 %Business Manager/Technical Support to Director of Land Management. Provide program oversight and technical assistance to the Director of Land Management. Prepare quarterly and annual documents for Director's report to the BOR and Executive Management. Show UA properties to prospective buyers and tenants in an effort to market or lease up vacant space. Coordinate and prepare documents for distribution at public workshops, government agencies, and private businesses. Attend public meetings as UALM representative. Create reports from those events and make presentations to professional organizations and UA staff. Update and maintain LM marketing materials for wide dissemination on resource development, real estate sales and leases, and Land Grant Trust Fund balances. Together with other assigned LM staff, update and maintain Land Management's website to boost sales and leases of UA lands.Essential 4-15%As the face of Statewide, serve as liaison with government and corporate entities, the general public, and UA Executives and staff. Provide administrative support to LM staff and other SW Executives located at the BOC - Government Relations, Risk Services, and President's Office. Support includes travel, procurement, event and meeting coordination, HR recruitment, time reporting, staff training sessions & problem solving with computer software and databases.


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:


• Knowledge of BOR policies, state regulations (e.g. AAC), and federal laws with regard to UA land and resource development and sales.

• Ability to collect, analyze, and interpret data and create comprehensive reports from that data such as Business Plans and Feasibility Assessments.

• Be able to recognize and troubleshoot non-compliance issues with regard to LM policies on UA lands.

• Need basic knowledge of the granting process and federal reporting agency requirements.

• From self-conducted research data, create persuasive grant proposals and identify additional funding sources for the same.

• Need effective communication skills, both oral and written. Need advanced computer and database skills to create professional documents for publication and the ability to train others in that process.


Typical Experience:

This position requires 6 years (minimum) of progressive business administrative experience, with executive level administrative experience preferred.


Required Education or Training:

Bachelor's degree in related field and two years relevant experience, or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Master's degree preferred.


Salary Information:


This is a full-time, 3-month, temporary position complete with both a competitive salary and https://alaska.edu/jobs/benefits.php. New hires will be placed on the https://www.alaska.edu/hr/talent/files/fy23-salary-schedules/C4-Temp-Staff-Salary-Grid-FY23.pdf, based on education and experience.


Special Instructions to Applicants:


Please attach a resume, cover letter, and the names and contact information (email address and phone number) for three (3) professional references with your application.


This is a pooled position, which means that the position remains open over the entire academic year.


*To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction. Applicants who now or may in the future require visa sponsorship to work in the United States are not eligible.


The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.


UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: http://www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination


The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.


Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.


If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Terra Preslan, HR Generalist, UA Human Resources, at mailto:tlpreslan@alaska.edu or (907) 450-8266.


Applications Close: 30 Sep 2023


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Anchorage, AK

17 day(s) ago

Closing Date 2022-12-22