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Business Manager

Apply now Job no: 502613
Work type: Exempt Staff Full-time
Location: Bethlehem
Categories: Administrative Services, Finance/Accounting, Higher Education Administration

The Business Manager for the Office of the Vice Provost for Innovation in Education will play a pivotal role in advancing the Strategic Plan, Inspiring the Future Makers, in the realm of educational innovation. This position is responsible for coordinating and managing administrative and operational activities within the office. The Lehigh community takes seriously our commitment to antiracism and The Principles of our Equitable Community.

1. Office Management (20%)
*Oversee day-to-day operations of the Office of the Vice Provost for Innovation in Education, ensuring efficient and effective functioning
*A key element of this role is coordinating the activities of doctoral students who participate in project execution

2. Project Management (20%)
*Collaborate with the Vice Provost and other key stakeholders to plan, execute, and monitor projects related to the Educational Innovation initiative, including faculty professional development in UDL, CBE and Backward Design

3. Administrative Support (15%)
*Provide administrative support to the Vice Provost
*Scheduling meetings, managing correspondence and preparing reports

4. Program Management (15%)
*Coordinate and manage faculty professional development programs related to the Educational Innovation initiative, including, workshops, online learning space and events aimed at guiding faculty in the implementation of UDL, CBE and Backward Design principles

5. Resource Management (10%)
*Oversee the budget and resources allocated to the office, including procurement, budget forecasting and expense tracking

6. Communication/Marketing (10%)
*Facilitate communication and information sharing among office staff, faculty and other university stakeholders regarding innovation in education initiatives
*Create/maintain web presence for the Office of the Vice Provost for Innovation in Education

7. Data Collection and Analysis (10%)
*Assist in collecting and analyzing data related to the impact and effectiveness of faculty development efforts in educational innovation

Position Number: S97420

Grade: 8-40; $45,490 - $54,600

This is an approximate range and is subject to change based on experience, skills and qualifications.

Special Considerations

Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing an accommodation for any part of the interview or hiring process may contact Lehigh's Accommodations Specialist at

The duties of this position may allow the employee to work partially remote as deemed appropriate by their supervisor

This position works with minors


Bachelor's Degree in Education or Business Administration or the equivalent combination of education and experience

Three to five years related work experience

Strong organizational and project management skills

Experience in program coordination and administration

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Proficiency in office productivity software (e.g., Microsoft Office Suite, Google Workspace, web content management)

Budget management experience

Ability to work collaboratively and effectively in a fast-paced, innovative environment

Successful completion of standard background checks including but not limited to: social security verification, education verification, national criminal background checks, motor vehicle checks, PATCH, FBI fingerprinting, Child Abuse Clearance and credit history based upon the requirements of the position

Only complete applications will be considered therefore please complete the application in its entirety.  Once the posting is removed from the website applications may no longer be allowed to be completed.

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