Division Administrator
Rice University - Houston, TX

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The Division Administrator reports to the Vice President, Investments and Treasurer, and, oversees administrative and financial management matters for the division. The administrator creates and implements plans, processes and procedures to ensure the effective and efficient functioning of the division to support the success of strategic priorities. This includes serving as an advisor to unit heads on administrative matters, managing division budgets, human resources and facilities functions. S/he organizes, manages and completes special projects and provides executive support to the Vice President, Investments and Treasurer.The administrator oversees and directs administrative support functions to the division and is responsible for supervising all administrative support staff.

In addition, the Division Administrator will coordinate all Rice Management Company Board activities. The Division Administrator will manage department payables, consultant and vendor contracts and provide back-up for the capital call process and designated cash management functions.

Education Required
Bachelor's Degree

May substitute additional related experience, above and beyond what is required, on an equivalent year for year basis in lieu of the education requirement.

Experience Required
5 years

- Related experience in human resources, financial, and other administrative functions.
- Experience working in the financial services sector.

Education may not be substituted for experience.

License/Certification Required

Other Skills Required
- Must have strong organizational skills and the ability to multi-task and prioritize.
- Broad knowledge of and practice in management of staff, accounting principles, and computer applications.
- Excellent written and spoken communication skills with emphasis on drafting a wide variety of business documents; strong emphasis on business sense, attention to detail, coordination, and accuracy is imperative.
- Possess maturity in judgment, creativity, and ability to get along with widely diverse personalities; able to work with minimal supervision;
- Capability to develop a thorough understanding of all activities of the division units, to understand the administrative requirements of management.
- Able to carefully analyze problem situations, make suggestions for workable solutions, and pursue implementation of resolutions;
- Able to maintain confidential records as well as details of personnel and budgeting issues is imperative.
- Strong PC skills; advanced knowledge of Windows, MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).

Education Preferred
Previous experience working with executives and/or other upper management.

Experience Preferred
- Previous experience working with executives and/or other upper management.

License/Certification Preferred

Other Skills Preferred

Physical Demands
- Must be able to move about campus.
- Must be able to sit and work in front of a computer for extended periods (up to 8 hours per day).
- Must be able to lift up to 25 lbs.
- Must be able to climb stairs.

Working Conditions
(e.g. Weekend/evening work, travel, inclement weather, hazards)

May be required to work extended hours, on weekends and in the evenings, as needed to complete work assignments.


Salary Information
Salary Commensurate with Experience and Qualifications

Benefits Eligible
Benefits Eligible

Job Posting Category

Eligible for Overtime

Work Schedule
Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Eligible for Shift Differential
Not Shift Differential Eligible

Security Sensitive

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