Career Opportunities

Business Manager

Ozarka College in Melbourne is seeking qualified applicants for a Business Manager in the Finance Department. The Business Manager works under the direction of the Vice President of Finance. Deadline for submitting applications will be Thursday, May 31, 2012 or until a qualified applicant has been selected.

    Position Specific:
  • Provide managerial responsibilities for auxiliary enterprises, general accounting, student accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, procurement and financial reporting.
  • Establish and monitor Business Office procedures and processes.
  • Prepare internal and external financial reports including biennial requests, annual financial reports, monthly budget status reports, and special requests.
  • Perform all duties associated with annual audit preparation and serve as liaison with external auditors during annual review.
  • Serve as P-card and Travel Card Coordinator.
  • Ensure scholarship/loan/pell disbursements and refunds are made in timely manner and reconciled.
  • Maintain and audit student accounts.
  • Prepare annual 1098T tax statements.
  • Assist with annual budget preparation.
  • Monitor insurance programs to ensure appropriate coverage for buildings, contents, vehicles, inland marine and professional liability.
  • Monitor pledging/collateralization reports to ensure appropriate FDIC insurance coverage.
  • Prepare bid documents packet for outsourced janitorial and vending services.
  • Serve on Ozarka College committees as assigned to assist in providing programs and services that develop and enhance students as members of the college community.
  • Perform all duties and responsibilities of an Ozarka College employee as outlined in a timely and effective manner.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, Master’s degree or CPA preferred
  • Previous experience in Higher Education or accounting experience
  • Demonstrated knowledge and skills in the use of a computer as it relates to specific position requirements
  • Demonstrated effective communication skills, both oral and written
  • Demonstrated commitment to learning and professional development
  • Demonstrated commitment to the community college philosophy
  • Demonstrated commitment to assisting students and faculty
  • Demonstrated effective leadership and team building skills
  • Demonstrated effective organization skills
To apply, submit detailed letter of application, Ozarka Employment Application, resume, unofficial copies of transcripts and names, addresses, and phone numbers of three professional references to:

Remit to:
Ozarka College
Office of Human Resources
Attention: Business Manager Search Committee
P. O. Box 10
Melbourne, AR 72556
(870) 368-2002/FAX (870) 368-2094

Ozarka College Application (PDF)

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DeEdra Steed
Contact Information:

Director of Human Resources
Ozarka College
P.O. Box 10
Melbourne, Ar 72556
870.368.2094 fax