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Requisition ID:  10070

Business Manager, Associate

Job Summary

Updated April 21, 2020  All interview and hiring processes will be postponed until later specified.  At this time we are still accepting applications.


Direct the management, finances, and business for the Krannert School of Management.  Provide proper interpretation of University, federal and sponsoring agency policies and procedures.  Work closely with customers to solve a variety of unique business problems without precedent.  Authorize and approve business activities and financial transactions.  Serve as the backup for the Director of Financial Affairs.  Serve on a variety of committees to review, recommend and implement changes to policies and procedures.  Interpret, administer and communicate University and Department policies and procedures.  Analyze systems, procedures, policies, resources and take appropriate leadership action to provide the most effective business support for the departments.


  • Bachelor's degree
  • One year of business administration, financial management or other related experience
  • Consideration will be given to an equivalent combination of required education and related work experience
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent planning, problem-solving, organizational, project management and customer service skills
  • Personal computer and related software skills (word processing, spreadsheet, database, data query, internet, etc)
  • Ability to analyze, interpret and implement University policies and procedures
  • Ability to organize and prioritize multiple tasks and produce high quality work with attention to detail
  • Ability to influence and build work relationships among a diverse workforce at all levels
  • Ability to foster a participative supervisory style that utilizes teamwork to successfully guide the work of others
  • Learning orientation to changing technology impacting business processes


  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Management, Finance or related field of study
  • Six credit hours of accounting coursework
  • Higher education and SAP experience


  • Purdue will not sponsor work authorization for this position
  • A background check is required for employment in this position
  • FLSA:  Exempt (Not Eligible for Overtime)
  • Retirement:  Defined Contribution Waiting Period
  • Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer.  All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.