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Assistant Business Manager - Civil and Environmental Engineering

Carnegie Mellon University
Job Location:
Pittsburgh, 15213
Business and Financial Services

The Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at Carnegie Mellon offers a unique interdisciplinary program that enables you to develop imaginative solutions to real-world engineering problems. With access to cutting-edge research and technology, high achieving, energetic - yet approachable - faculty, and an innovative and flexible curriculum, we consistently rank among the top engineering programs by US News and World Report.

Carnegie Mellon University is searching for an Assistant Business Manager join the Civil and Environmental Engineering department. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who thrives in an interesting and challenging work environment. In this role, you will support the operations of a small to medium sized academic department, primarily in the areas of human resources and finance.

Your core responsibilities will include:

  • Providing day-to-day oversight of assigned administrative/operations functions within the unit, and supporting roll-out of university wide programs as they impact the unit(s).

  • Providing business analysis and reporting for projects and initiatives, as well as guidance and consultation regarding compliance, policies, and procedures.

  • Performing accounting activities in accordance with accounting principles and standards, and ensuring compliance with all relevant regulations, laws and reporting requirements.

  • Collecting, compiling, verifying, and analyzing financial data so that senior management has accurate and timely information for making decisions.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Flexibility, excellence, and passion are vital qualities within Carnegie Mellon. Inclusion, collaboration, and cultural sensitivity are valued competencies at CMU. Therefore, we are in search of a team member who can effectively interact with a varied population of internal and external partners at a high level of integrity. We are looking for someone who shares our values and who will support the mission of the university through their work.

You should demonstrate:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong analytical skills


  • Bachelors degree in accounting, finance, or business administration required

  • 3-5 years of accounting experience


  • Successful background check

Joining the CMU team opens the door to an array of exceptional benefits available to eligible employees.

Those employees who are benefits eligible have the opportunity to experience the full spectrum of advantages from comprehensive medical, prescription, dental, and vision insurance to an enticing retirement savings program offering a generous employer contribution. You can also unlock your potential with tuition benefits and take well-deserved breaks with ample paid time off and observed holidays. Finally, rest easy knowing you are covered by life and accidental death and disability insurance.

Other perks include a free Pittsburgh Regional Transit bus pass, our Family Concierge Team to help navigate childcare needs, fitness center access, and so much more!

For a comprehensive overview of the benefits that may be awaiting you, explore our Benefits page.

At Carnegie Mellon, we value the whole package when extending offers of employment. Beyond just credentials, we consider the role and responsibilities, your invaluable work experience, and the knowledge gained through education and training. We acknowledge and appreciate your unique skills and the diverse perspective you bring. Your journey with us is about more than just a job; it's about finding the perfect fit for your professional growth and personal aspirations.

Are you interested in an exciting opportunity with an exceptional organization?! Apply today!


Pittsburgh, PA

Job Function

Business Administration and Services

Position Type

Staff - Regular

Full Time/Part time

Full time

Pay Basis


More Information:

  • Please visit "Why Carnegie Mellon" to learn more about becoming part of an institution inspiring innovations that change the world.

  • Click here to view a listing of employee benefits

  • Carnegie Mellon University is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran.

  • Statement of Assurance

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