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Business Manager, Dining Services

Apply now Position Number: 988571
Work Type: Staff/Unclassified
Location: Kent Campus
Category: Full-time
Home Org/Dept: University Dining Services - Kent Campus [100434]

Job Title:

Business Manager

Physical Location:

 Kent, OH



Basic Function:

To provide business and financial support to the Strategic Partnerships Director, Student Affairs, or designated supervisor for University Dining Services.  Manage program accounting and assist in all phases of program development, internal budgeting, and daily financial administration.

Additional Basic Function – if applicable:


Examples of Duties:

Duties/essential functions may include, but not be limited to, the following: 

Perform business support functions (e.g., purchasing, records management, grants management, budget preparation, etc.).

Compile and report financial information.

Maintain and balance accounts.

Correspond with other University departments and outside entities on matters related to business operations.

Utilize and maintain automated reporting systems.

Investigate problems, reconcile solutions, and prepare replies.

Perform related duties as assigned.

Additional Examples of Duties – if applicable:


Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business plus a minimum of two years of relevant experience. Or a combination of education, training and experience equivalent to an Associate degree in business plus 10 years of progressively responsible experience in monitoring budgets and reconciling accounts in a multi-department or complex business environment.


Not applicable.

Knowledge Of:

Budgeting; accounting principles; personal computer applications *

Skill In:

Written and interpersonal communication

Ability To:

Communicate effectively with all components of the University and external constituents; manage people and projects

Preferred Qualifications – if applicable:

Experience in Dining Services Administration is preferred.  Internal candidates preferred.

Two years of experience in university management, including experience in training others in the operation of campus systems.

Experience in Dining Services administration.

Experience with CBORD CS Gold Systems, Ellucian Banner, and Financial Reporting Systems.

Experience with business documents, such as contracts, financial reports, invoices, licensing agreements, and operations manuals.

Report preparation, including the use of charts, graphs and tables.


Asterisk (*) indicates knowledge, skills, abilities which require assessments

Working Conditions / Physical Requirements:

Light work. Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently to move objects. Incumbent must be able to communicate with others. Incumbent may be required to travel from building to building frequently and off campus occasionally.

Working Schedule:


Additional Information:



The intent of this description is to illustrate the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and should not be interpreted to describe all the specific duties and responsibilities that may be required in any particular position. Directly related experience/education beyond the minimum stated may be substituted where appropriate at the discretion of the Appointing Authority. Kent State University reserves the right to revise or change job duties, job hours, and responsibilities.

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