This title is in the unclassified service and is designated Managerial/Confidential. Appointees to Managerial/Confidential titles serve at the pleasure of the chief administrative officer and are not represented for collective negotiations.
Positions in this broad general grouping are involved with the administering of the campus business affairs to support and enhance the academic purpose of the campus. They include but are not limited to accounting, budget development, administration and control, the bursar, payroll, personnel, purchasing and internal audit. Supervision is generally provided by the chief business officer -- either a Vice President for Administration or Director of Business Affairs -- and functional specialists assigned as needed.
ASSISTANT VICE PRESIDENT FOR BUSINESS AFFAIRS acts as second-in- charge of the overall administrative, managerial and business functions at a large and complex campus; does related work as required. Aids the Vice President in supervising directing and coordinating all administrative managerial business and related programs of a large and complex University campus (typical programs in these areas are indicated in the Vice President specification); assists the Vice President in relating and coordinating the administrative, managerial and business programs with the academic student personnel research and other functions of the campus and with SUNY System Administration; serves as Vice President when the latter is off campus; substitutes for the Vice President at many meetings on campus, off campus and in SUNY System Administration and with Federal and State agencies; handles special projects and other tasks as delegated by the Vice President, in order to relieve the latter of these assignments and conserve time; keeps the Vice President aware of program developments, problems and so forth in the subordinate units; aids the Vice President by studying methods and procedures in the office and by recommending changes in management and administration
A Master's degree in business or public administration and five years of progressively responsible experience in a management position, preferably in an educational setting.
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