Business Manager

Virginia Commonwealth University Richmond, VA
The Business Manager will be responsible for serving as the principal financial and administrative staff person for assigned Centers & Institutes (C/I), specifically the Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics. The individual must be able to work independently with responsibility for managing C/I budget, finance, human resource functions, and space allocations as assigned by SOM. The Business Manager will be responsible for maintaining effective operating procedures for assigned C/Is that are consistent with University and State policies. The incumbent will work closely with C/I Directors, other Business Managers in SOM Office of Research Administration(SOMRA), and SOMRA leadership to develop strategic initiatives for assigned C/Is and will provide data to leadership to monitor performance in meeting strategic goals and performance targets.

Reporting to the Associate Director for Business Operations, the Business Manager will manage day to day operations of assigned C/Is, specifically managing and monitoring: budget, fiscal, human resource, facilities and space, ARMICS (Agency Risk Management & Inventory Control Standards) fixed assets, and other administrative aspects identified in assigned areas. In addition to day to day operations of C/Is the Business Manager will also provide support in managing operations within the SOM Office of Research Administration