Operations and Finance Manager

Montana Campus Compact

About the organization

Montana Campus Compact (MTCC) is committed to advancing the public purposes of colleges and universities by deepening their ability to improve community life and to educate students for civic and social responsibility. As a statewide network of colleges and universities, MTCC engages students, faculty, administrators, and community volunteers to address critical community needs through strong campus-community partnerships. Hosted by The University of Montana, the MTCC Network Office facilitates the work of Campus Compact institutions throughout the region by securing funding, administering programs, organizing training, and providing technical support for program participants, grantees, and partners. Montana Campus Compacts network office is located on the University of Montana's campus in Missoula, Montana.


Includes but not limited to:
Create, develop, and implement systems and procedures for operations
Serve as liaison with other UM departments, including Business Services and HRS
Serve as liaison with MTCC affiliate campuses staff
Manage and ensure departmental compliance with UM and AmeriCorps policies and procedures
Lead and coordinate staff committees and task forces as assigned for special initiatives
Provide training on MTCC systems to external audiences at member campuses
Provide training for departmental staff on MTCC/UM procedures and protocols
Manage hiring and termination paperwork and state required procedures for grant funded programs
Manage and oversee all income and expenses, including reconciliation of expenses and purchasing cards
Manage all programmatic and affiliation and membership processes and ensure proper accounting
Create and manage systems for invoicing, tracking, and collecting MTCC revenues
Maintain all MTCC financial and grant records
Research, negotiate, and contract with vendors/professionals for goods and services
Manage all financial logistical needs for staff training and special programmatic events
Prepare monthly grant spend down plans, ensuring grant-funded programs are meeting funder expectations and utilizing available resources
Prepare monthly unit budget reports, tracking revenues and expenses, and anticipating future events
Provide professional support for grant budget development, reconciliation, expenditure-match r


Minimum Required Experience
Bachelor’s degree in business, accounting or related area and professional experience as an administrator and/or office manager or an equivalent combination of education and experience

Preferred Qualifications
Experience working with AmeriCorps or national service programs
Experience using UM database software and systems, including Banner and UMDW
Federal grant management experience, especially AmeriCorps and AmeriCorps VISTA
Background in website maintenance
Proven ability to work with diverse cultures, including tribal, aged, rural and high-poverty communities
Ability to work collaboratively within a group, as both contributor and occasional project leader
Volunteer and service experience



Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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