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BUSINESS MANAGER III

  • ... Chicago, Illinois, United States
  • ... Full time
  • ... Salary: 78000 per month

BUSINESS MANAGER III   

JOB TITLE:

BUSINESS MANAGER III

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Chicago Illinois United States

No

JOB DESCRIPTION:

OVERVIEW

The Office of the President seeks a Business Manager III to plan, direct, and coordinate all activities of a large technical and clerical staff. Assists Director in formulation and implementation of new and updated departmental policies and procedures.


Cook County offers great benefits and the chance to participate in a strong tradition of public service. Cook County is home to more than five million residents, roughly 45% of Illinois population. Cook County Government provides a range of vital services and programs that enhance the quality of life for residents across the region. These services range from health care to urban planning. Cook County is committed to empowering its employees to bring our constituents the best that public service has to offer.


WHY PURSUE A CAREER WITH COOK COUNTY?

In addition to providing employees with a challenging, rewarding environment for career and personal growth, we are proud to also offer some of the best benefits in the public sphere, including:

  • Top Tier Medical Benefits: Medical Plans, Prescription Drug Benefit, Dental Plans, Vision Plan and 7 Additional voluntary benefit plans
  • Flexible Teleworking Options
  • Generous, Flexible Paid Time Off (13 paid designated holidays; Minimum of 15 vacation days annually; and Paid sick leave)
  • Pension Plan
  • Financial Support Programs and Resources: Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts Dependent Day Care, Commuter Benefits, Discounted Parking, PSLF Eligibility, Deferred Compensation and Education Tuition Stipend
  • Health/Wellness Perks: Flexible Spending Accounts-Health Care, Employee Assistance Program and MyHealth Connections wellness program.


SNAPSHOT OF COOK COUNTY

  • Serves 5.28 million residents of Chicago and its inner suburbs
  • 2nd largest county in America
  • Larger than 27 states

Cook County employs over 22,000 employees who work in a variety of skilled jobs and trades.

  • Nearly 80% unionized workforce
  • 15 unions represented
  • 63 separate collective bargaining agreements

Highway Cook County maintains almost 600 miles of roads and highways.

Land Cook County assesses the value of more than 1.5 million parcels of taxable land and collects and distributes tax funds as a service for local government taxing bodies.

Safety Cook County provides vital services to local government, from conducting elections in suburban areas to offering 911 services in unincorporated areas and municipalities.


LOCATION


Located in the Loop District of downtown Chicago, one of the most formidable business districts in the world, the area has an astounding number of cultural foundations, stunning parks such as Millennial Park and Maggie Daley Park, steps away from the Chicago Riverwalk, award- winning restaurants and plenty of shopping!


In addition, Chicago is serviced by multiple bus and train lines for public transportation from the suburbs to the city, taxis are plentiful, public parking garages for motorist, and bicycle share rentals and local bike lanes for bicyclist.


How do I apply?


Please submit a Cover letter and Resume to

Shakmanexemptapplications@cookcountyil.gov
.


ROLE SUMMARY


Plans, directs, and coordinates all activities of a large technical and clerical staff. Helps Director of the department establish policies and procedures relevant to all units within the department. Reviews and evaluates all facets of departmental operations, acts in an advisory capacity, and provides technical assistance to other major administrative officials in preparation of budgets and implementation of new policies and procedures. Oversees all procurement, payment, and employee timekeeping activity for the department. Assists Director in hiring, and identifying, selecting, and arranging training for department staff. Serves in a confidential role to the departments Director.


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES


Reviews reports and takes action to follow-up deficiencies in operations.

Assists Director in formulation and implementation of new and updated departmental policies and procedures.

Aids in preparation of department budgets and performance of special financial studies.

Assists Director in managing all aspects of the hiring and recruitment of employees to the department.

Oversees all purchasing and payment activities, including the drafting of procurement documents. Oversees the review and certification of employee timekeeping records and payroll.

Assists department Director with identifying, selecting, and arranging training for department staff. Assists senior department staff with maintaining and updating department asset inventories. Confers with top administrative officials of department regarding matters that may be confidential in nature. As assigned, represents the department in County business meetings.


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES


Knowledge of all systems and procedures employed in the department.

Knowledge of modern business systems accounting practices as they relate to large scale organizations.

Knowledge of County purchasing policies and practices.

Knowledge of County payroll and timekeeping systems and policies.

Skilled in business management.

Skill utilizing Microsoft Office Suite, including (without limitation) Excel, Office, SharePoint, Word, PowerPoint, and Visio.

High degree of decision-making ability.

Ability to plan, direct, coordinate, and supervise activities of technical and clerical staff and to receive cooperation of other county executives and administrators.

Ability to manage multiple projects and groups of people.

Ability to work in a highly confidential environment.

Ability to effectively communicate with others in written and oral form.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Graduation from an accredited college or university PLUS a minimum of one (1) year experience in public administration, business, purchasing or corporate transaction, OR an equivalent combination of professional work experience, training, and education.


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Sedentary Work

Sedentary Work involves exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally or a negligible amount of force frequently to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time.


The duties listed are not set forth for purposes of limiting the assignment of work. They are not to be construed as a complete list of the many duties normally to be performed under a job title or those to be performed temporarily outside an employees normal line of work.

Recommended Skills

  • Business Management
  • Communication
  • Consulting
  • Decision Making
  • Finance
  • Financial Management

Position Details

POSTED:

May 26, 2024

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

78000 per month

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1717186939-8517baa5a7001511f6c24cb4d4e356ee

LOCATION:

Illinois United States

CITY:

Chicago

Job Origin:

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OVERVIEW

The Office of the President seeks a Business Manager III to plan, direct, and coordinate all activities of a large technical and clerical staff. Assists Director in formulation and implementation of new and updated departmental policies and procedures.


Cook County offers great benefits and the chance to participate in a strong tradition of public service. Cook County is home to more than five million residents, roughly 45% of Illinois population. Cook County Government provides a range of vital services and programs that enhance the quality of life for residents across the region. These services range from health care to urban planning. Cook County is committed to empowering its employees to bring our constituents the best that public service has to offer.


WHY PURSUE A CAREER WITH COOK COUNTY?

In addition to providing employees with a challenging, rewarding environment for career and personal growth, we are proud to also offer some of the best benefits in the public sphere, including:

  • Top Tier Medical Benefits: Medical Plans, Prescription Drug Benefit, Dental Plans, Vision Plan and 7 Additional voluntary benefit plans
  • Flexible Teleworking Options
  • Generous, Flexible Paid Time Off (13 paid designated holidays; Minimum of 15 vacation days annually; and Paid sick leave)
  • Pension Plan
  • Financial Support Programs and Resources: Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts Dependent Day Care, Commuter Benefits, Discounted Parking, PSLF Eligibility, Deferred Compensation and Education Tuition Stipend
  • Health/Wellness Perks: Flexible Spending Accounts-Health Care, Employee Assistance Program and MyHealth Connections wellness program.


SNAPSHOT OF COOK COUNTY

  • Serves 5.28 million residents of Chicago and its inner suburbs
  • 2nd largest county in America
  • Larger than 27 states

Cook County employs over 22,000 employees who work in a variety of skilled jobs and trades.

  • Nearly 80% unionized workforce
  • 15 unions represented
  • 63 separate collective bargaining agreements

Highway Cook County maintains almost 600 miles of roads and highways.

Land Cook County assesses the value of more than 1.5 million parcels of taxable land and collects and distributes tax funds as a service for local government taxing bodies.

Safety Cook County provides vital services to local government, from conducting elections in suburban areas to offering 911 services in unincorporated areas and municipalities.


LOCATION


Located in the Loop District of downtown Chicago, one of the most formidable business districts in the world, the area has an astounding number of cultural foundations, stunning parks such as Millennial Park and Maggie Daley Park, steps away from the Chicago Riverwalk, award- winning restaurants and plenty of shopping!


In addition, Chicago is serviced by multiple bus and train lines for public transportation from the suburbs to the city, taxis are plentiful, public parking garages for motorist, and bicycle share rentals and local bike lanes for bicyclist.


How do I apply?


Please submit a Cover letter and Resume to

Shakmanexemptapplications@cookcountyil.gov
.


ROLE SUMMARY


Plans, directs, and coordinates all activities of a large technical and clerical staff. Helps Director of the department establish policies and procedures relevant to all units within the department. Reviews and evaluates all facets of departmental operations, acts in an advisory capacity, and provides technical assistance to other major administrative officials in preparation of budgets and implementation of new policies and procedures. Oversees all procurement, payment, and employee timekeeping activity for the department. Assists Director in hiring, and identifying, selecting, and arranging training for department staff. Serves in a confidential role to the departments Director.


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES


Reviews reports and takes action to follow-up deficiencies in operations.

Assists Director in formulation and implementation of new and updated departmental policies and procedures.

Aids in preparation of department budgets and performance of special financial studies.

Assists Director in managing all aspects of the hiring and recruitment of employees to the department.

Oversees all purchasing and payment activities, including the drafting of procurement documents. Oversees the review and certification of employee timekeeping records and payroll.

Assists department Director with identifying, selecting, and arranging training for department staff. Assists senior department staff with maintaining and updating department asset inventories. Confers with top administrative officials of department regarding matters that may be confidential in nature. As assigned, represents the department in County business meetings.


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES


Knowledge of all systems and procedures employed in the department.

Knowledge of modern business systems accounting practices as they relate to large scale organizations.

Knowledge of County purchasing policies and practices.

Knowledge of County payroll and timekeeping systems and policies.

Skilled in business management.

Skill utilizing Microsoft Office Suite, including (without limitation) Excel, Office, SharePoint, Word, PowerPoint, and Visio.

High degree of decision-making ability.

Ability to plan, direct, coordinate, and supervise activities of technical and clerical staff and to receive cooperation of other county executives and administrators.

Ability to manage multiple projects and groups of people.

Ability to work in a highly confidential environment.

Ability to effectively communicate with others in written and oral form.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Graduation from an accredited college or university PLUS a minimum of one (1) year experience in public administration, business, purchasing or corporate transaction, OR an equivalent combination of professional work experience, training, and education.


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Sedentary Work

Sedentary Work involves exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally or a negligible amount of force frequently to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time.


The duties listed are not set forth for purposes of limiting the assignment of work. They are not to be construed as a complete list of the many duties normally to be performed under a job title or those to be performed temporarily outside an employees normal line of work.

Recommended Skills

  • Business Management
  • Communication
  • Consulting
  • Decision Making
  • Finance
  • Financial Management

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