Job No: 496858 Work Type: Staff Full-time Department: Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law Location: Brookdale Center, 55 Fifth Avenue, NY, NY Categories: Accounting/Finance, Administrative Support, Legal
Primary responsibility for law school budget and finance matters that involve law school student groups, including student journals, competition teams, the Student Bar Association (SBA), and SBA-funded groups. Manage the processing of all financial and related transactions for student organizations, including contracting with vendors, creation of purchase orders, payment of invoices, and expense reimbursements.
Work with officers of the Student Bar Association (SBA) to create and review a student organization budget of approximately $120k per year. Establish and monitor policies and procedures for all SBA expenditures.
Approve the budgets and monitor expenditures for five student journals and three student competition teams. Meet regularly with Journal and Team Editors. Review policies as needed and produce budget reports for Journal activities, including publication of journals, ordering supplies and equipment, and hosting symposia and student social events (working closely with Department of Special Events).
Manage all budget-related aspects of student organization member travel to competitions and conferences, including travel and hotel reservations, event registration fees, per diem allowances, and expense reimbursements.
Oversee all financial aspects of on-campus student competitions and symposia, including budgets, catering costs, honoraria, and speaker travel and expense reimbursement.
Process all student organization related transactions, including creation of contracts, creation of purchase orders, and payment of vendor invoices.
Work with students, administrative departments, and faculty to communicate and execute policies for the hiring, onboarding, and payment of student research assistants and summer stipend recipients.
Oversee all faculty research assistants and work study students. Ensure proper documentation for hiring, reviewing hours, and confirming work assignments, interfacing with supervising faculty as needed.
Manage the processing of student public service summer stipends.
Manage the correct completion of timecards for student research assistants and stipend recipients.
Perform other duties as required.
Interfaces with many members of the student body, and various administrative departments, including Special Events and Student Services. Works with various University departments, including Finance, Purchasing, and Facilities Management. Manages student organization budgets in excess of $400k.
Experience & Educational Background:
Undergraduate degree and at least two years related experience required. Budgeting and accounts payable experience preferred.
Skills & Competencies:
Excellent computer and communications skills. Knowledge of accounting concepts required.
Resume and cover letter required
The Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law is a leader in legal education, located in Manhattan's Greenwich Village. The law school is renowned for its program in intellectual property, which includes the FAME Center for Fashion, Arts, Media and Entertainment Law. Cardozo Law has a long tradition of public advocacy and is the birthplace of the Innocence Project and the home of our Center for Rights and Justice. Cardozo offers a world-class faculty and encourages creative thinking and innovation in the legal profession. Cardozo provides students with a strong foundation in legal theory combined with practical hands-on experience in a variety of areas including criminal law, civil rights law, and business law. The school prides itself on creating a vibrant and warm community for faculty, staff and students.
A division of Yeshiva University, Cardozo Law School offers an excellent compensation package, and a broad range of employee benefit plans. The law school is a secular institution within a religious university and welcomes people of all religions, ethnic backgrounds, races and sexual identities.
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Yeshiva University is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.
Yeshiva University has been transforming lives for more than a century. Nowhere but here can students have a personal, small college experience while benefitting from the academic rigor of a top ranked research university. Since its inception YU has been dedicated to melding the ancient traditions of Jewish law and life with the heritage of Western civilization, and each year we celebrate as future leaders make YU their home. Yeshiva University is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.