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Business Coordinator

Job Description

Position Number:




Functional Title:

Business Coordinator

Category Status:

33-Exempt Regular

Applicant Search Category:


University Authorized FTE:



ENGR-Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute

Campus/College Information:

Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the stateís flagship institution. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nationís legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nationís capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world.

Background Checks

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Position Summary/Purpose of Position:

Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute (Mtech) seeks a Business Coordinator for the Office of Business, Facilities, and Finance. Under the supervision of the Associate Director of Human Resources, the incumbent will create payroll actions in PHR and payroll salary expense transfers in KFS for Mtech programs. Payroll activities include new hires, C1 contracts, pay adjustments, time entry adjustments, and timesheet corrections. This position will serve as the Mtech Telecommunications and Transportation Coordinator and be the dedicated Mtech Asset Inventory Coordinator. This position will coordinate the functions of the business office. Functions to include KFS transactions for Ventures and MIPS, KFS transactions such as GEC, DVs, etc., day-to-day procurement and guest travel requests, service contracts, and file management.

The A. James Clark School of Engineering at the University of Maryland serves as the catalyst for high-quality research, innovation, and learning, preparing our students to create innovations that will address the 21st century Grand Challenges (e.g., energy, environment, security, and human health) and improve the human condition. The Clark School is dedicated to leading and transforming the engineering discipline and profession, to accelerating entrepreneurship, and to transforming research and learning activities into new innovations that benefit millions.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelorís Degree from an accredited institution or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

Two or more years of progressively responsible experience in budgeting, payroll, and/or personnel work.


  • Working experience in higher education, specifically at UMD, is strongly preferred.
  • Working knowledge of university software tools and/or systems such as PHR, KFS, eTerp, and others
  • Knowledge of UMDís policies and procedures in the areas of payroll, finance, and administration

Job Risks

Not Applicable to This Position

Physical Demands

Physical Demands

  • Normal office environmentó sedentary work
  • Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects
  • Repetitive motion. Substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers
  • The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures, transcribing, viewing a computer terminal, extensive reading
  • Ability to travel around campus for meetings and to attend to duties

Posting Date:


Closing Date:


Open Until Filled


Diversity Statement:

The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

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