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Manager of Finance and Operations

Global Temple Conference

Manager Finance & Operations - (21002394)

Education Abroad and Overseas Campuses is the central study abroad department at Temple University, responsible for administering study abroad programs and liaising with Temple’s overseas campuses in Rome, Italy and Tokyo, Japan. Education Abroad facilitates academic year, semester, and summer study abroad programs, enrolling an average of 1100 Temple and non-Temple students a year, and supports education abroad opportunities throughout the university. Our mission is to provide transformative global learning experiences that prepare Temple undergraduate students and those from our U.S. partner institutions to succeed, to become engaged, global citizens, collective problem-solvers and leaders of tomorrow. Education Abroad is a unit of the Office of International Affairs.

Education Abroad seeks a Manager of Finance and Operations, reporting to the Director of Education Abroad and Overseas Campuses, and serving as a key member of the office’s leadership team. The incumbent prepares and manages approximately $7.0 million in budgets for Education Abroad; pays invoices and reconciles purchases for the unit; provides faculty support for travel; and administers office operations including hiring, timekeeping, and technology needs. The Manager oversees the setting of program fees and billing for study abroad programs, supports scholarship awarding, and serves as a liaison to the Bursar and Student Financial Services. The Manager is responsible for data collection and analysis and for submitting the University’s yearly report to IIE Open Doors.

Education Abroad fosters an inclusive work environment and is committed to increasing diversity and enhancing inclusion practices in study abroad. Each team member plays a role in helping to foster that mission. We are especially interested in candidates who have an interest in promoting and encouraging diversity and inclusion in educational environments, e.g. socio-economic diversity tied to education (first generation or high financial need), racial or ethnic diversity, national origin and immigrant rights, LGBTQIA+ initiatives, and/or disability rights advocacy. We seek a diverse pool of applicants and encourage those from historically marginalized populations to apply.Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Education & Experience:
Bachelor’s degree and at least 5 years of directly related experience. Experience should include exposure to administrative policy/procedures, office systems development, budget management, financial reporting and office management in higher education. Experience working with databases. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. 

Required Skills & Abilities:
• Knowledge of the strategic planning process and how it relates to budget formation.
• Ability to develop creative and innovative solutions to financial, budget and program management issues.
• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• Ability to make presentations to small and large audiences
• Strong administrative skills and must be organized, detail oriented, and able to prioritize multiple tasks and meet deadlines
• Demonstrated professionalism with the ability to handle and prioritize diverse tasks in a fast-paced environment
• Demonstrated ability to work with people of all constituent groups
• Strong customer service skills and the ability to employ advanced customer service approaches and techniques.
• Knowledge of Microsoft Office, and especially Excel

• Master’s degree
• Experience in an international education office in support of complex, international academic programs
• Experience with Banner

This position requires a background check.

Temple University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity for all persons regardless of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status protected by law.

Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact.

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Primary Location

: Pennsylvania-Philadelphia-Main Campus-The Tuttleman Learning Center


: Staff


: Full-time


: Day Job

Employee Status

: Regular

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