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Business Manager - SmartZone Incubators

Posting Details

Posting Details

Position Title Business Manager - SmartZone Incubators
Position Number 988885
Requisition No. S00748
Salary Range/Pay Rate Salary commensurate with education and experience.
Position Notes

Compensation commensurate with education and experience. For more information on Oakland University’s salary structure and fringe benefits, please go to our website at

Employee Group/Grade AP Band N
Job Category Administrative-Professional
Work Schedule FT/Reg (40 hours)

This is a full-time position.
First consideration will be given to those who apply by September 21, 2017.

This position will primarily be located at the Macomb-OU Incubator in Sterling Heights, MI. However, travel will be expected between the Macomb-OU Incubator and the on-campus incubator (OU INC) in Rochester, MI.

Pay Schedule Month
Number of Hrs./Wk. 40

Position Information

Position Information

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience. Five years of progressively responsible administrative experience. Knowledge of the BANNER or other financial systems. Experience in business incubation. Ability to understand grant milestones and the ability to monitor progress in achievement therein. Strong communication and problem solving skills, both written and verbal, with both internal and external customers. Experience with accounts payable and receivable as well as supervising student interns. Practical experience with Salesforce and the ability to administer reports therefrom. Must be able to work under pressure and manage a heavy workload with competing priorities and deadlines. Excellent organizational and analytical skills. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Ability to communicate effectively with others.

Desired Qualifications

Experience in the State of Michigan SmartZone ecosystem, including Business
Accelerator Fund program as well as the Oakland University processes. Certification in Incubator Management.

All Qualifications

Unless otherwise required by an applicable collective bargaining agreement, all minimum, additional and desired qualifications are preferred, but qualifications, degrees, and/or experience deemed comparable and/or equivalent by Oakland University in its sole and exclusive discretion may be considered.

Additional Qualifications
Position Purpose

Under general supervision, the Business Manager ensures the requirements of the day-to-day operations of the Macomb-Oakland University (Macomb-OU INC) and Oakland University (OU INC) are met while supporting adherence to Oakland University administrative policies and procedures; collaborates and assists the Macomb-Oakland University Incubator leadership with process driven programing including the Beeline to Commercialization, along with compliance issues related to funding agency standards and regulations.

Job Open Date 09/07/2017
Job Close Date

Position Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you currently a member of the Oakland University Administrative-Professional Group?
    • Yes
    • No
    • No Response

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents