Business Services Director

University Of Colorado Aurora , CO 80041

Posted 2 months ago

University of Colorado | CU Anschutz Medical Campus

Gates Biomanufacturing Facility (GBF), University of Colorado SOM

Job Title Working: Director of Finance and Administration

Official Title: Business Services Director

Position #00002218 - Requisition #18630

  • Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.

Gates Biomanufacturing Facility (GBF) an opening for a full-time University Staff (unclassified) Director of Finance and Administration (Business Services Director) position.

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is a public education, clinical and research facility serving 4,500 students, and a world-class medical destination at the forefront of life-changing science, medicine, and healthcare. CU Anschutz offers more than 42 highly rated degree programs through 6 schools and colleges, and receives over $500 million in research awards each year. We are the single largest health professions education provider in Colorado, awarding nearly 1,450 degrees annually. Powered by our award-winning faculty, renowned researchers and a reputation for academic excellence, the CU Anschutz Medical Campus drives innovation from the classroom to the laboratory to the delivery of unparalleled patient care. Read CU Anschutz Quick Facts here.

The Director of Finance functions as a "hands on" manager responsible for ongoing financing, budgeting, cost control, financial reporting and adherence to University financial and procurement policies. The Director of Finance interfaces with University departments of Finance and Administration, Grants and Contracts, Procurement, Compliance, Legal Counsel and Risk Management as required. The Director of Finance works closely with the team of GBF Directors and institutional leadership to establish annual budgets that meet the mission of the GBF while spending within the limits of its funding commitments. This position is key in the development and execution of longer term strategic and financial plans for GBF.


The GBF Finance Director reports to, and receives supervision from, the Executive Director of the GBF.

Gates Biomanufacturing Facility Responsibilities


  • Working with GBF Finance Advisory Committee and GBF Advisory Board to assure that GBF has sufficient long-term funding to meet its annual operating requirements

Financial Reporting

  • Prepare quarterly financial operating summary

  • Prepare quarterly revenue summary by customer

  • Prepare annual facility cost study to determine fully burdened facility charges for federally funded projects

  • Prepare reports as necessary for GBF Advisory Board, GBF Executive Committee and GBF Finance Advisory Committee

Financial Management

  • Review customer invoices prepared by Program Management team and track receivable collections

  • Working with operations managers and program management team, assist in project cost analysis for bidding new projects for both internal and external clients

  • Prepare budget vs actual project summaries working with Program Management team

  • Track expense vs budget by expense category and line item

  • Leads the GBF Department Directors in establishing good stewardship practices and measures in financial management including continuous improvement of financial processes.


  • Working with GBF Directors, prepare annual operating budget and revise quarterly

  • Working with GBF Directors, prepare detailed annual revenue forecast and revise monthly

  • Working with GBF Directors, prepare and assume primary responsibility for annual capital expenditure budget

Policy Compliance

  • Supervise all Procurement activities to ensure compliance with University policies

  • Supervise all HR activities to ensure compliance with University policies

  • Supervise all Customer contracting activities to ensure compliance with University policies including risk management requirements.

  • Review and sign all Master Service Agreements and Memorandums of Understanding

  • Review and approve all pricing and budgets in Statements of Work

  • Provide training in the use of financial budgeting and reporting tools as required.


  • Assist Executive Director with planning and presentations at Quarterly GBF Advisory Board meetings

  • Lead quarterly meetings with GBF Finance Advisory Committee

  • Attend GBF Executive Committee meetings as requested

  • Ongoing and direct communication with GBF funding partners


  • Participates on the GBF Leadership Team in directing, establishing, and maintaining an effective culture, safe and healthy working environment, and efficient processes.

  • Lead HR function, including hiring activities and working with HR team at Dean's office

  • Manage IT services - Desktop, Network, Applications

This description is a summary only and is describing the general level of work being performed, it is not intended to be all-inclusive. The duties of this position may change from time to time and/or based on business need. We reserve the right to add or delete duties and responsibilities at the discretion of the supervisor and/or hiring authority.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting or a closely related field
  • 5 years of experience in financial operations in a manufacturing environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Finance or Accounting

  • Experience working with Material Requirements Planning (MRP) systems including detailed bills of materials, demand forecasting, inventory control.

  • Prior experience working within a certified quality management system or FDA compliant manufacturing facility.

  • Prior experience negotiating complex client contracts with senior managers.

  • Experience in financial management within a contract manufacturing or services organization.

  • Experience in financial management within a biotech or pharma company.


  • Ability to communicate effectively, both in writing and orally.

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees at all levels throughout the institution.

  • Outstanding customer service skills.

  • Demonstrated commitment and leadership ability to advance diversity and inclusion.

  • Experience reporting to a Board of Directors, Executive Committee, or Senior Executive

  • Demonstrated ability building, cultivating and maintaining strong and successful teams

  • Strong analytical skills.

Salary and Benefits:

Salary is negotiable and commensurate with skills and experience.

This position is not eligible for overtime compensation.

Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.


Total Compensation Calculator:

Diversity and Equity:

The University will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout the employment application process. To request an accommodation pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact the Human Resources ADA Coordinator at

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.

icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Director Of Information Technology Services (167372)

Community College Of Aurora

Posted 1 week ago

VIEW JOBS 5/27/2020 12:00:00 AM 2020-08-25T00:00 POSITION TITLE: Director of Information Technology Services POSITION NUMBER: 200160 POSITION STATUS: APT Exempt REPORTS TO: V.P. Administrative Services SUPERVISES: IT Technical Staff and others as assigned The Community College of Aurora is a dynamic institution that strives to serve its diverse student population through innovations in instruction and student support founded on principles of equity and inclusion. POSITION SUMMARY: Provide guidance to college staff and serve as the Subject Matter Expert on all technology-related issues at the college. Make strategic recommendations regarding CCA's technology investments based on business needs, current trends and other input. Communicate with a variety of stakeholders regarding technology needs, business requirements and operational activities. Provide a customer-centric focus to the IT Department and its constituents. Work with IT staff to develop their technical, business and communication skills. Create a collaborative environment with CCA constituents including both academic and functional/service areas. Must demonstrate a good understanding of technology infrastructure requirements and current technology trends as appropriate in a community college setting. Will assist in analyzing college-wide and individual user's computing needs and the appropriateness and supportability of hardware and software systems. Develop short and long range goals for hardware, software, and infrastructure upgrades throughout the college. Coordinate technical support for all hardware installation and repair, software installation and systems configuration, and all voice and data communications systems configurations. Maintain inventory records for college information technology resources and promotes proper inventory practices. Remain current with system-wide technology development projects, and choose products and resources appropriate for the college's mission. Propose and administer the annual budget for IT resources. Work closely with Learning and Academic Affairs to determine appropriate computer resources to facilitate effective classroom instruction. Manage department workload, course schedules, and meeting deadlines. Works closely with the Colorado Community College System IT Staff to ensure the optimum integration of all college-owned computer systems with the system wide infrastructure, applications, and business processes. Collaborates with other college IT Directors and System IT staff to develop system-wide policies and identify potential solutions to business problems that impact all colleges. DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: * Supports the organization's goals and objectives. * Supervise, support and evaluate the organizational components of Information Technology Support Services. * Effectively manage all operating budgets under the direct responsibility of the Director of Information Technology. * Build and maintain channels of communication within all the operational areas at CCA. * Develop, implement, and maintain college processes and procedures, as it pertains to Information Technology, focusing on student success, student retention, and operation excellence while insuring compliance with federal, state and CCCS policies and procedures. * Work with the V.P. of Administrative Services to develop both short term goals and long term strategic planning for the department. * Ensure that Information Technology Support Services personnel possess and maintain the required level of knowledge through either formal or informal training opportunities. * Interacts with college and system constituents if problems escalate to resolve service issues. * Completion of other projects and responsibilities as assigned by the V.P. of Administrative Services REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Education: * Bachelor's degree in the field of computer science or information systems or Masters of Business Administration with technology as a core component or equivalent. Experience: * 5 years managing and/or directing an IT operation. * 10-12 years overall IT experience Licensure/Certification: * Certifications or University coursework or documentable experience in two or more of the following: project management, business process improvement, strategic planning, technology lifecycles, data/network security or other industry level certification Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: * Proven experience in IT infrastructure strategic planning and development, project management, and policy development. * Must be familiar with working in a mixed OS platform environment (Windows, Mac, Linux, iOS, Android, etc.) * Familiar with managing and implementing virtualization technologies (VMWare, Citrix, etc.) * Experience with shared datastore infrastructure (SAN, NAS, etc.) * Experience with managing and implementing Audio / Video technologies a plus. * Demonstrated technical knowledge of network and PC operating systems, hardware, protocols, and standards. * Experience managing Active Directory environments; experience with mixed Active Directory and Open Directory environments. * Knowledge of business processes, management, budgeting, and business office operations. * In-depth knowledge of applicable laws and regulations as they relate to IT. * Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills. * Ability to conduct and direct research into IT issues and products. * Ability to present ideas in business-friendly and user-friendly language. * Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment. Equipment Used: Standard Information Technology and computer related tools including computer keyboard and mouse, cabling tools, hand tools, ladders, and other tools common to the Information Technology field. Other Considerations: * On-call availability as required. * Occasional inspection of cables in floors and ceilings. Anticipated Start Date: July 1, 2020 Salary Range: $86,000.00 to $90,000.00 The specific salary will be determined by the qualifications of the selected candidate balanced with departmental budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, and available market information. CCA offers an excellent benefit plan. Leave and holiday benefits are also included. Deadline to Submit Application Material: An initial review of applications will begin on Monday June 8th, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled. Application Process: When submitting your online application, please include a cover letter, current resume, and professional references. Official transcripts showing the highest degree achieved should be submitted to upon offer of employment. If you have questions regarding this position, please contact us at By applying for this announced position, applicants are certifying that all statements, information and documents provided are true, complete and correct to the best of their knowledge and are made in good faith. Further, applicants understand that omissions, misleading, false or untrue information, or any attempt at fraud or deceit in any manner connected with this application and/or subsequent testing may result in them not being considered for jobs with the Community College of Aurora; may constitute grounds for discipline and/or termination after hire; and/or constitute grounds for further actions pursuant to law. Notice to all Applicants: * Proof of eligibility to work in the United States must be produced within three (3) days of hire. * Direct deposit of payroll is a condition of employment. * Final candidate is subject to a criminal background check prior to final selection process. * Final candidate is required to submit official transcripts to Human Resources within fourteen (14) days of hire. * CCA is affiliated with the Colorado Public Employees Retirement Association (PERA) and as such, employees contribute to PERA in lieu of Social Security for retirement benefits. For more information, visit the COPERA web page. * Former employees of the Colorado Community College System or one of its 13 colleges, who were disciplinarily terminated or resigned in lieu of termination, must disclose this information in your application material. Community College of Aurora Inclusive Excellence Statement: You matter. You are valued. You belong. CCA is a community that is committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion through Inclusive Excellence. We can only achieve this together. CCA embraces Inclusive Excellence because we want our students, staff, and faculty to learn and contribute within an inclusive environment. This means members of our College community will be active, respectful, and mindful of equity, diversity, and inclusion at all levels of engagement. Inclusive Excellence will provide a foundation for student and institutional success. For more information on CCA's commitment to Inclusive Excellence please visit the Inclusive Excellence page. CCA Mission: "The Community College of Aurora serves our diverse community by providing high quality instruction and support services to prepare students for transfer and employment." Vision: We aspire to be the college where every student succeeds. Recognizing our diversity is only the first step toward Inclusive Excellence. We must also be intentional in valuing cultural differences and experiences, while incorporating them into practices, curricula, and policies. The CCA community will be transformed through the following actions: Create an Inclusive Excellence plan Incorporate evidence-based and inclusive teaching strategies and curricula in the classroom Provide high quality, inclusive, and responsive programming and services outside the classroom Assess and evaluate the practices, policies, and outcomes of the College for inclusiveness Provide intentional faculty and staff professional development that focuses on the implementation of Inclusive Excellence Communicate support and direction for Inclusive Excellence through institutional leaders Identify, prioritize, and allocate resources that support Inclusive Excellence Foster a climate for open dialogue Facilitate Opportunities for cross-cultural interaction According to the Association of American Colleges & Universities Inclusive Excellence is: "…an active process through which colleges and universities achieve excellence in learning, teaching, student development, institutional functioning, and engagement in local and global communities" (AACU, 2016, para. 2). References: Association of American Colleges & Universities. (2016). Making excellence inclusive. Retrieved from The Federal Clery Act (The Student Right to Know and Campus Security Act of 1990) requires all institutions of higher learning to make available to prospective employees our agency's Annual Security Report. A copy of this information is available on the CCA website at the Student Right to Know page. A paper copy of this report can be obtained at the College Security Office upon request. This report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning crimes that occurred on campus or on property controlled or owned by Community College of Aurora, as well as public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, our campuses. ADAAA Accommodations: Any person with a disability as defined by the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA) may be provided a reasonable accommodation upon request to enable the person to complete an employment assessment. To request an accommodation, please contact Robert Callaway at 303-360-4733 or at least five business days before the assessment date to allow us to evaluate your request and prepare for the accommodation. You may be asked to provide additional information, including medical documentation, regarding functional limitations and type of accommodation needed. Please ensure that you have this information available well in advance of the assessment date. Pregnancy Related Accommodations, Colorado Anti-Discrimination Act (CADA): The Colorado Anti-Discrimination Act (CADA), allows applicants to request a reasonable accommodation for health conditions related to pregnancy or the physical recovery from childbirth. Candidates wishing to request reasonable accommodations must do so as soon as possible, preferably at least three days prior to the exam or interview. If you are an individual who wishes to request reasonable accommodations, please contact us at 303-360-4733 or Non-Discrimination Statement: The Community College of Aurora prohibits all forms of discrimination and harassment including those that violate federal and state law, or the State Board for Community Colleges and Occupational Education Board Policies 3-120 and 4-120. The College does not discriminate on the basis of sex/gender, race, color, age, creed, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental disability, veteran status, pregnancy status, religion, genetic information, gender identity, or sexual orientation in its employment practices or educational programs and activities. The Community College of Aurora will take appropriate steps to ensure that the lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to admission and participation in vocational education programs. For information regarding civil rights or grievance procedures, contact our Title IX Compliance/Equal Opportunity Officer, Cindy Hesse, Director of Human Resources at 16000 E. CentreTech Parkway, Suite A207, Aurora, Colorado 80011 or by phone at 303-360-4752, or e-mail at Job Location Aurora, Colorado, United States Position Type Full-Time/Regular Apply Community College Of Aurora Aurora CO

Business Services Director

University Of Colorado