Senior Business Operations Associate - Center for Comparative Medicine - Administration

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

ID: 7069971 (Ref.No. 4795-en_US)
Posted: September 18, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Job Purpose

Contribute to the strategic direction of a department's business operations by recommending and implementing changes and process improvements to ensure that current and long-term business goals are met.

Perform and oversee the daily operation of a department or unit, primarily in the areas of human resources, compliance and financial management.

Job Duties
  • Develop, manage, and control budgets and financial data. Establish financial and operational systems to monitor, control, and verify expenditures and carry out financial analyses.
  • Develop staffing plans and productivity guidelines according to budget availability and department/unit needs.
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of successful strategies for revenue growth and expense control.
  • Manage the human resources activities for a unit/department, including hiring, terminations, salary, and disciplinary actions.
  • Actively collaborate with key department and College stakeholders to maximize effective business operations.
  • Implement policies and guidelines for unit/department activities.
  • Review and approve all statements of accounts, payroll, human resources, and invoice actions.
  • Oversee or originate special projects or programs.
  • May oversee or originate pre-award and/or post-award related projects and tasks in support of department faculty members.
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Education Required: Bachelor's degree in a related field. 
  • Experience Required: Four years of relevant experience. 
  • Certification/Licenses/Registration: None Required. 
Preferred Qualifications
  • Master's degree in related field.
  • Experience working with SAP a plus.   
  • Prior work experience in an academic/research setting, experience in client billing/accounts receivable/accounts payable.
  • Advanced skill level of MS Excel.






Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.



Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission, and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient-centered care. - Diversity, respect, and inclusiveness create an environment that is conducive to academic excellence, and strengthens our institution by increasing talent, encouraging creativity, and ensuring a broader perspective. - Diversity helps position Baylor to reduce disparities in health and healthcare access and to better address the needs of the community we serve. - Baylor is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding students, trainees, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive learning environment for all members of the Baylor community.


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