Requisition ID:  28144

Business Operations Administrator

Job Summary

The Technical Assistance Program (TAP) has been transforming business, industry, healthcare, and governmental units for more than 35 years by providing consultative services, professional development, applied research, cybersecurity services, and technical assistance via Purdue faculty, staff, students, and sub-contractors.

The Business Operations Administrator will primarily be responsible for managing day-to-day business operations activities in support of TAPs professional education and professional services provided to our clients and partners.  These activities include the internal business operations processes for creating and tracking leads, quotes, contracts, business accounts, contacts, opportunities, invoices, our product catalog, and other custom functions that support our programs.   This position will work in multiple business systems including Salesforce,, and iLAB.  This person will be a central resource that supports multiple divisions of TAP including TAP administration, cyberTAP, and HealthTAP.    



  • HS diploma/GED
  • Two (2) years of work experience in business operations, with preference to experience in higher education operations
  • Experience should include working with budgets, business systems, and in support of multiple teams and efforts
  • Familiarity with business systems like CRMs (Salesforce), service accounting tools (iLAB), and project management tools (  
  • Familiarity with sales cycle management functions including leads, contacts, accounts, and opportunities. 
  • Ability to analyze budgets and create budget narratives and reports
  • Proficient in MS Office applications and other productivity tools including Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Acrobat, etc. 



  • Associate's Degree or Bachelor's Degree


Additional Information:

  • Purdue’s benefits summary 
  • 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

Nearest Major Market: Lafayette