The University of New Mexico, the flagship university for the state of New Mexico, is seeking a dynamic, forward-thinking leader to provide strategic direction and professional management to the day-to-day business operations at the UNM Bookstores. The UNM Bookstores are committed to supporting the academic mission of the University of New Mexico through innovation, collaboration, and maintaining a standard of excellence.
The successful candidate will have experience in overseeing fiscal management of a retail organization. The Business Manager serves on the senior leadership team for the bookstores and will provide input and direction on all business related activities, with fiscal oversight of multiple stores. This individual must have advanced proficiency with excel and experience with banner systems and will manage and coordinate the financial/fiscal operations of the organization, to include the development and administration of operating budgets and expenditures, capital projects budgets and expenditures, billing and receiving charges for student accounts, and the establishment and management of financial control systems.
The ideal candidate will have at least 5 years of progressive collegiate retail experience in supervision, managing systems, operations, and finance.
Bachelor's degree; at least 3 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified. Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.
Graduate degree in Accounting, MBA, or MPA.
Demonstrated experience in compiling, analyzing, interpreting, and presenting complex, customizable financial reports, statements, and revenue projections to various audiences utilizing diverse management information systems.
Prior experience managing financial operations in a college bookstore.
Extensive experience with Banner Finance or similar integrated financial system.
Skill in evaluating financial operations and procedures, formulating policy, and developing and implementing new strategies and procedures.
Prior experience in developing, large ($8 million +) and diverse, operating, and capital budgets.
Demonstrated experience in collaboration, establishing partnerships, and successfully establishing relationships within the department and university.
Prior experience in strategic planning and establishing short- and long-range goals.
The UNM Bookstores are dedicated to supporting student success and enriching the lives of our campus and community. All proceeds from sales stay on campus.UNM is located on a beautifully landscaped plot of land in the heart of Albuquerque, NM, featuring buildings inspired by adobe structures alongside Historic Route 66 (aka, Central Ave.). University staff enjoy an exceptional benefits package, including health insurance and retirement options, and a generous tuition remission program for employees and their dependents, including spouses/domestic partners and dependent children. There are 14 paid holidays for the 2018-2019 academic year, including winter break. The campus is minutes from Nob Hill, Historic Old Town, the Albuquerque Bio Park, the Sunport, Uptown, and Balloon Fiesta Park. Albuquerque is a gem located at the crossroads of Interstates 40 and 25. Founded in 1706, the city embraces its rich history from Spanish colonial days and its Native American influences. This largest city in New Mexico is centrally located in the Land of Enchantment, with easy access to Santa Fe, Taos, Los Alamos, and Las Cruces. Albuquerque features a strong Arts community. Sport teams include UNM Lobo basketball, football and other sports, the Albuquerque Isotopes, and the Duke City Gladiators. Performing Arts organizations include music and dance groups. With an elevation of 5,312 and 278 days of sunshine per year, Albuquerque is the perfect place for outdoor enthusiasts to enjoy the many bike paths and short commute times. New Mexico is home to national parks and forests, with camping and hiking opportunities as well as skiing and snowplay. Residence options range from modern suburban to mid-century neighborhoods and country living.
Additional Salary Information: Exempt position paid monthly.
Internal Number: req9513
About University of New Mexico Bookstore
The University of New Mexico Bookstores are proud to be owned and operated by the University of New Mexico. Our primary mission is to serve the students, faculty, and staff of the University as well as our community customers. We strive to deliver quality products and services to enhance the educational, professional, and personal lives of our UNM community.