Princeton University seeks a highly knowledgeable and skilled individual to serve as Business Analyst in the Office of the Dean of the Faculty (ODOF). The Dean of the Faculty has administrative oversight of academic departments and programs and all matters pertaining to the effectiveness and well-being of the faculty and the professional researchers, specialists, and librarians.
The Business Analyst reports directly to the Associate Dean for Finance, Office of the Dean of the Faculty. The financial office within ODOF consists of three positions, the Associate Dean and two Business Analysts. These positions are responsible for all financial and budget oversight within the office. This includes implementing budgets for all fund sources, tracking actuals activity against these budgets and modeling forecasts of future spend. Additionally, the office develops and publishes new policies, changes existing policies when necessary and ensures compliance to the policies. Further, the office is responsible for a large range of administrative tasks related to the financial processes of the office.
Specific areas of involvement include assisting in the financial elements of offers to potential new faculty and retention offers to existing faculty, the tracking and funding of all ODOF financial commitments, administration of the faculty salary review process, directing the program for grants as administrator of the University Committee on Research in the Humanities and Social Sciences and reviewing requests for reimbursement under various ODOF policies.
The Business Analyst will be responsible for both ensuring the efficient day-to-day operations of the office as well as helping the Associate Dean develop and implement strategic plans that shape the office’s and the broader faculty community’s business. Demonstrated skill and attention to detail at the transactional level is crucial to the role, as is the ability to take this transactional knowledge and apply it through critical thinking and analysis to solve strategic problems. Proven ability to document existing processes and improve on them, either through incremental improvement or wholesale change, is a requirement.
The specific responsibilities of the Business Analyst include, but are not limited to:
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