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Northern Kentucky University Foundation Business Manager

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Position Information

Working Title Northern Kentucky University Foundation Business Manager
Department NKU Foundation Administration
Compensation Title
Position Number 30020526
Position Status Regular
Work Schedule

Full time

Commitment to Inclusive Excellence

Northern Kentucky University (NKU) seeks excellence by enriching its educational environment and culture through the diversity of its administration, faculty and staff and by embracing inclusiveness, equity, and global awareness in all dimensions of its work. NKU is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution. We encourage applications by members of diverse groups and by persons with a demonstrated commitment to issues of diversity and experience in achieving goals relative to inclusive excellence.

Purpose of Position

Responsible for assisting the Vice President of Advancement with the day to day operations of the Foundation. Managing the budget and providing organization to the NKU Foundation.

Primary Responsibilities

Administering the overall operating budget.

Preparing regular reports on operating expenses and balances.

Provide oversight for review and administration of contracted services such as invoices, payments to vendors and reporting.

Coordinating all aspects of the Foundation board meetings.

Communicates on behalf of the VP Advancement with members of advancement.

Communicates with the board and disseminates information including newsletters, reports, oversees investment transactions including endowment pool valuation, quarterly distribution and investment/divestment of units.

Negotiate, arrange the financing and manage the transfer of property to or from the Foundation.


Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of experience required.

Demonstrated experience working in budget management.

Experience working with Boards/volunteers/donors.

Experience and ease in working with community and business leaders.

Excellent written and verbal communication.

Must be organized and have a high attention to detail.

Strong sense of integrity and honesty.

Any candidate offered this position is required to go through a pre-employment criminal background check as mandated by state law.

Northern Kentucky University is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution. We embrace inclusiveness, equity, and global awareness in all dimensions of our work and seek excellence through diversity among our students, administrators, faculty, and staff. Application by members of diverse groups is encouraged.

Minimum Education Bachelor's Degree
Preferred Education Bachelor's Degree
Minimum Experience 5 years
Salary Minimum $40,000
Pay Grade S71

Posting Detail Information

Requisition Number 2017S790
Job Open Date 08/30/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. What is your highest level of education?
    • Bachelor's degree
    • Master's degree or higher

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. References
Optional Documents