Business Systems Director

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

The National High Magnetic Field Laboratory (MagLab) in Tallahassee, FL is seeking Business Systems Director to serve as the chief financial, compliance and administrative officer of the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory (MagLab). He/she will be responsible for conducting and monitoring the day-to-day business and operational functions of the MagLab, which includes short-term and long-term planning and budget development. This includes internal communications, purchasing, capital improvements, contracts, business development, and ensuring the MagLab meets all fiscal, administrative, and auditing requirements. Directs the financial functions of the MagLab and provides oversight for the Project Management Program at the MagLab ensuring that Project Managers are following guidelines and providing management with timely reports on schedule, budget, safety, and performance. Serves as Chief Compliance Officer for the MagLab and represent the MagLab in NSF Business Systems Reviews and federal and state audits. Manages the Administrative functions of the MagLab and provides leadership to MagLab admin and core staff, and indirectly to faculty, staff, and student members of the Laboratory. Supervises fiscal and UBA staff of the MagLab.

Requirements include a Bachelor's degree and six years of budget/fiscal experience, or a combination of post high school education and experience to equal ten years including six years’ experience. Experience managing administrative functions, developing policy and procedures, and oversight of contract administration. Skills in strategic planning and serving as a catalyst for organizational change. Knowledge of principles and practices of project planning, development, and evaluation. Skill in preparing clear and concise reports, policies, procedures, correspondences, and other written materials. Computer skills to include experience with Microsoft Word and Excel or comparable software. Knowledge of and the ability to apply the principles and practices to strategically align tasks and people with organizational goals and objectives. Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing. Ability to supervise employees, maintain and improve personal and team effectiveness, and foster change and creativity.

Interested candidates should apply to Florida State University (FSU) at and reference Job ID #41303. Please attach your curriculum vitae, cover letter describing your relevant experience, and names and contact information of at least three references. For additional information. For additional information, please contact Ms. Bettina Roberson at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, Florida State University, 1800 E. Paul Dirac Drive, Tallahassee, FL 32310-2740.

The National MagLab is operated for the National Science Foundation by a collaboration of institutions comprising Florida State University, the University of Florida, and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Florida State University (FSU) is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer. See FSU's Equal Opportunity Statement.

Last modified on 21 August 2017