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Administrative Manager III - Hybrid
Job Number: 2023-44510
Category: Management
Location: Shrewsbury, MA
Shift: Day
Exempt/Non-Exempt: Exempt
Business Unit: ForHealth Consulting
Department: ForHealth Consulting - Disability Services - W401800
Job Type: Full-Time
Salary Grade: 46
Num. Openings: 1
Post Date: Sept. 20, 2023


Under the direction of the director or designee, the Administrative Manager III is responsible for planning and managing the administrative and business affairs of a very large department whose functions include; education, research, and service.



  • Develop and manage the division's annual budget and report variances and recommend corrective action. Provide forecasts as needed
  • Manage division funding sources by monitoring revenue and expenditure activity
  • Directs the preparation of grants and contracts involving a variety of funding sources and agencies and ensures their compliance to institutional funding sources and federal guidelines and regulations
  • Analyze and evaluate existing administrative systems, identifying opportunities for systems improvements and increased efficiencies.  Implement and coordinate improvements including program wide support staff coverage, scheduling and work distribution and payroll backup
  • Direct analytical studies of existing or proposed services and activities to provide the economic basis for management decisions to improve operational/financial performance and to realize productivity improvements
  • Act as a primary liaison between the department and the UMass Medical School Payroll Dept, HR Dept. and Information Services departments and  represent the department at administrative meetings within and outside of the Medical School
  • Oversee and provide human resource support in the areas of staffing, recruitment, counseling, compensation, and benefits. Insure all personal action activity related to hiring, firing, performance measurement, contracting, and funding are completed
  • Supervise and evaluate performance of support and other assigned staff. Provide support to staff in the development of business initiatives. Identify and implement professional development opportunities for assigned staff
  • Train, develop, and provide technical consultation related to existing business process and process improvement
  • Train and provide ongoing education to ensure awareness of, compliance with, and uniform implementation of program, university, state, and funding agency regulations, business process policies, procedures and systems. Review and assure all departmental policies are current
  • Maintain adequate office supplies, space & equipment.  Oversee the purchasing of supplies and capital equipment
  • Collaborate with the representatives of the School to define and prioritize departmental strategy and direction. Identify trends, appraise cause and effect, and evaluate and highlight opportunities to improve department performance
  • May serve as liaison with external organizations and other School departments
  • Adhere to University, State, and funding agency regulations
  • Perform other duties as required.


  • Masters degree in Business Administration, a related field, or equivalent experience
  • 4  years of related experience
  • 2 year of supervisory experience required


Under the direction of the director or designee



Supervise clerical and/or accounting staff



Usual office environment

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