Requisition ID:  29338

Business Manager, Biomedical Engineering

Job Summary

The Business Manager will direct the management of the finances and business office support for the School of Biomedical Engineering and Laboratory of Renewable Resources Engineering, with annual, weighted operating expenditures exceeding $45 million dollars. Serve as the resource/liaison for assigned areas to the central offices. Provide proper interpretation of University, Federal, State, and sponsoring agency policies, and procedures. Collaborate closely with central business service operations and other related entities in meeting the strategic goals of the University. This position will play a key role in the preparation of financial and management reports to support long-range planning forecasts; budget recommendations, planning, and analysis; and financial analysis and strategic financial management of the department.  Serve as a mentor and key resource person to peers within the business office. Serve as assigned. Maintain a unit that provides excellent business management support to the department Executive Leadership, Directors, Managers, staff, and students.


Hybrid work will be considered for this position based on the candidate’s location and interest


This position could be filled at multiple levels (P2 or P3). The hiring manager will determine the job level based on the skills, experience, and qualifications of the selected candidate.


A cover letter is required to be fully considered



  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Management, Finance, or a related field of study
  • Two (2) years of business administration, financial management, or related experience
  • Ability to analyze, interpret, implement, and communicate University policies and procedures
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent planning, problem-solving, analytical, organizational, project management, financial analysis, supervisory, and customer service skills
  • Ability to influence and build work relationships among a diverse workforce at all levels
  • Must be able to foster a participative supervisory style that utilizes accountability, respect, and teamwork to successfully guide the work of others
  • Proficient in the following software: Microsoft Office Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Demonstrate originality, creativity, and ability to resolve complex issues daily



  • A demonstrated knowledge of sponsor and University regulations and basic proficiency in all technical and professional skills related to business office and contract grant management  
  • Knowledge of SAP, Cognos and Banner
  • Six credit hours of accounting coursework desired

Additional Information: 

  • To learn more about Purdue’s benefits summary CLICK HERE
  • Purdue will not sponsor employment authorization for this position   
  • A background check will be required for employment in this position  
  • FLSA: Exempt (Not Eligible For Overtime)  
  • Retirement Eligibility:  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

Career Stream

Professional 2
Pay Band S070
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Job Code #20002428
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