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Job Details
Job Order Number
Company Name
Northwestern University
Physical Address
720 University Pl
Evanston, IL 60208
Job Description

Job Opening Id: 44401

Department: Kellogg Mgt and Organizations
Salary/Grade: EXS/8

Job Summary:

The Business Administrator (BA) is the senior administrative position in a department within a school & provides thought leadership in reviewing & recommending policy & procedure designed to enhance operational excellence.  Ensures the effective, compliant, & efficient daily management of all operational, financial, & business functions in support of the business area’s mission & in coordination with central offices such as HR, Budget, Facilities, IT, & Provost.  Represents business area on internal & external administrative affairs by recommending alternatives & suggestions.

The Department Manager is an integral part of the Kellogg faculty support infrastructure, providing primary administrative oversight to the Management& Organizations (MORS) department. Reporting to the Senior Director of Faculty Affairs and Faculty Support, the department manager and works closely with department leadership and serves as the senior administrator for all academic operations, supervising the administrative staff and functioning as the central liaison to the department chairs, faculty, and doctoral students.  In collaboration with administrative support areas across the school, the department manager builds cross-departmental expertise and enhances operational excellence in financial stewardship, course logistics, academic events, and research support. 

Supports faculty community by delivering and developing best practices and standard operating procedures within a collaborative, team-oriented environment. Within the department and in collaboration with school administrative teams coordinates course planning and logistics, seminar programming, and PhD student recruitment.  Oversees student, temporary staff, and contractor hiring to support of teaching and research, and works closely with department leadership to ensure all curricular support needs are met. Ensures the highest level of service is delivered to all faculty, staff, and visitors.  Represents the department in internal and external administrative affairs by exchanging information and making recommendations. Oversees departmental operations related to faculty recruitment in coordination with school administration.

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