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Business Services Manager

North Carolina Aquarium At Fort Fisher
Kure Beach, United States Posted: March 29, 2024

The North Carolina Aquariums at Fort Fisher is seeking a dynamic, efficient, and enthusiastic individual to join our team as a Business Services Manager. The Business Services Manager will provide administrative assistance to the Director with oversight in budgetary matters, fiscal operations, purchasing coordination, and office staff management.

  • Note: Apply to the department listed on posting
  • An Equal Opportunity Employer, North Carolina, State Government
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Closing Date:
  • April 8, 2024 at 5 p.m.
Daily duties include:
  • Monitor and adjust Aquarium budget
  • Supervise secretarial, reception, seasonal, and volunteer office staff  
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Coordinate fiscal processes
  • Manage personnel and payroll records
  • Manage operational and program files
  • Special projects and other duties as assigned by Director
  •   Click here to learn about employee perks and benefits
  • Check out this amazing video about our Department.
Experience Required
  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies
  • To receive credit for your work history and credentials, you must list the information on the application form.
  • Any information omitted from the application form will not be considered for qualifying credit
Qualified candidates must have or be able to:
  • Experience managing budgets, accounting software, and purchasing supplies.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite. Supervisory experience.
  • Experience managing and maintaining contracts for a state, county, or federal government agency.
Management Preference:
  • Experience communicating and working with vendors at a Zoo, Aquarium, Museum, or similar facility.
  • Minimum Education and Experience Requirements Some state job postings say you can qualify by an “equivalent combination of education and experience.” If that language appears below, then you may qualify through EITHER years of education OR years of directly related experience, OR a combination of both. See for detail. High school or General Educational Development (GED) diploma and four years of related administrative experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Further Comments
  • This is a reposted vacancy announcement. Previous applicants MUST REAPPLY to be considered.
  • A sign-on bonus of $2,000 may be offered for eligible candidates.
  • Bonus payout is contingent on funding availability
  • See eligibility at Pay Grade - NC07, Recruitment Range - $34,936 - $47,327
  • The North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher, located 20 miles south of Wilmington, NC, in Kure Beach, overlooks the Atlantic Ocean and Cape Fear River.
  • A living collection of over 2,000 animals in 93,000 square feet of exhibit space attracts and engages over 440,000 visitors each year.
  • The Aquarium is surrounded by protected woodland, marsh, and beach.
  • Visitors often plan to stop at sites adjacent to the Aquarium - Fort Fisher State Recreation Area and historic Fort Fisher Civil War Museum.
  • Fort Fisher Aquarium is a unique place to visit and work.
  • $34,936 - $47,327

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