Job Description

Extended Job Title
Senior Director (Business Officer for Academic Affairs)

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Unv Hlth Sci Ctr El Paso

Position Description
Manages and directs the day to day operations of a research center/institute or medium sized department. Plans, coordinates and supervises the operation and activities of the center/institute/department. Develops and implements policies and procedures, administers the budget, organizes tasks and sets priorities


Requisition ID

Travel Required
Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions
  • Leads, performs and directs the planning, development and implementation of organizational policies and procedures in accordance with local, state and federal laws, policies and regulations
  • Oversees the management and effectiveness of TTUHSCEP academic business operations including accounting, budgeting, payroll, accounts payable, timely and accurate financial reporting
  • Oversees and is responsible for budget guidelines and procedures, strong internal control, financial stability, fiscal solvency and maximum funding directed to support TTUHSCEP Office of Academic Affairs achievement of strategic goals
  • Supervises and maintains an effective and high-quality fiscal stewardship

Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate
salary commensurate with related education, experience and/or skills

Pay Basis

Schedule Details
M-F 8-5

Work Location
El Paso

Preferred Qualifications
  • Finance and/or accounting certification(s)
  • Training and/or experience in grants management, strategic planning, human resources management, logistics, higher education program administration, financial and/or academic enterprise information technology (for example Ellucian Banner ERP)

HSC - El Paso

VP for Academic Affairs El Paso

Job Type
Full Time

Pay Statement
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Job Group
First line Managers

Occasional Duties
  • Counsels the Vice President for Academic Affairs on strategic/fiscal planning and contributes to the overall direction of the organization
  • Ensures Vice President for Academic Affairs and TTUHSC Office of Academic Affairs leadership are provided with a coordinated fiscal plan for effective financial administration and monitors the expenditure of funds to ensure that all operate within the approved budget(s)
  • Assist Vice President for Academic Affairs in effective communication among administrators, faculty and students
  • Support the creation and furtherance of an inclusive environment
  • Assist and support schools in a continuous collection of data in developing school wide/targeted improvement plans that align to the intent and purposes of state and federal funds
  • Perform other duties as assigned



EEO Statement
As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree required, Master's preferred
  • Six years progressively responsible management experience
  • Additional education beyond Bachelor's may substitute for experience on a year for year basis


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