Business Manager, Tuscaloosa (AL) Public Library

Business Manager, Tuscaloosa (AL) Public Library

Department:  Administration

Status: Full-Time Exempt- 40 hours per week

Benefits:  Eligible for benefits- Health and Dental Insurance, Life and Supplemental Insurance, Alabama State Employee’s Retirement System, RSA 1 (Deferred compensation plan), Employee Assistance Program (EAP), 11 paid holidays, 10 vacation days after the first year (increases with years of service), and 12 sick days per year.

Salary Range:  $18.02 – $23.00 per hour

Reports to: Executive Director

Supervisory Responsibility: Accounting Assistant; Maintenance Supervisor

Position Summary:  Under the direction and supervision of the Executive Director, the Business Manager is responsible for managing the Library’s financial operations and overseeing the physical maintenance of the libraries in an efficient and professional manner.

Physical Requirements: The physical requirements are typical of an office/ administrative environment and include sitting, standing, bending, walking, reaching, lifting items weighing up to 25 lbs., and looking at a computer screen for long periods.                                                                                                                                                           

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business Administration, or similar field required.
  • A minimum of five years accounting experience required, including experience in analyzing financial data and preparing financial reports, statements, and projections.
  • A minimum of two years supervisory experience required.
  • Familiarity with federal and state labor laws.
  • Certification in accounting preferred.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Work and QuickBooks required.
  • Ability and willingness to explain financial and other administrative information to individuals who do not have finance back ground required.

 Submit cover letter, resume, and completed Tuscaloosa Public Library application to K. Thompson, HR Assistant, 1801 Jack Warner Pkwy, Tuscaloosa AL 35401.

 Applications will be reviewed as received. Posting closes October 30, 2013.

 All offers of employment are contingent upon reference and background clearances to include: Criminal, Driving and Central Registry Check for Child Abuse and Neglect.

 The Tuscaloosa Public Library (TPL) is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in any aspect of employment based upon race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, citizenship, military/veteran status, marital status, political preference, sexual orientation, genetics or disability.