Trading Room Manager - Bentley University in Waltham Massachusetts

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Bentley University

Waltham, Massachusetts 02452

United States


Detailed Job Description

Posting Number: FY13131270

Title: Trading Room Manager

Division: AA - Academic Affairs

Position Department: Trading Room

Position Classification: EF - Exempt/Full Time

Position Cost Center: 1222

Position Band: 30E-Exempt/Salaried

Description of Duties:
The Trading Room Manager is responsible for overseeing and maintaining orderly operations of the Trading Room facility. The position requires a thorough understanding of finance (e.g., financial instruments, financial valuation models, and investment and risk management strategies) and the supporting technology (e.g., data feeds, hardware, software, etc.).

Additional Description of Duties: Work with administration to enhance/extend the reputation of the Center and University, including regular presentations for various outreach efforts for the President's Office, Corporate and Foundation Relations, and Admissions. Oversee the Trading Room's annual budget, and coordinate purchases and goals for new acquisitions/retirement/maintenance with the Academic Technology Center. Develop and maintain strategic partnerships with software and database vendors to expand the technologies available to faculty and students while reducing the annual budget requirements. Hire, train and supervise the Trading Room staff. Interact with faculty to promote the integration of Trading Room resources in finance and non-finance courses.
Design capital markets related case studies, assignments and projects. Interact with other organizations within Bentley to promote Trading Room usage. Assist with the integration of trading simulations in finance and non-finance courses through the Financial Trading System (FTS) platform and similar trading systems. Develop fee-based public and customized corporate training sessions on capital market topics. Develop and maintain online tutorials on the equipment, financial databases and software.

Position Qualifications:
Master's degree in business or a related discipline, plus an understanding of financial instruments, basic financial valuation models, and trading and risk management activities in a global setting. Previous experience in managing an academic financial laboratory is a strong plus, as is prior experience in the financial services industry (ideally in money management, and holding a CFA charter), and experience teaching at the college/university level. Familiarity with datafeeds/software such as Bloomberg, Morningstar Direct, Capital IQ, FactSet, Thomson One Analytics, SPAR, SAS, Palisade Statistical Suite, Matlab, Financial Trading System (FTS), Datastream, S&P Compustat, Worldscope, WRDS, Mergent Horizon, SDC Platinum, and online databases and data delivery systems is necessary. An ability to develop fee-based professional development modules and training sessions is required, as is experience supporting faculty research. Excellent communication skills are a must.

Required Applicant Documents: Resume/Curriculum Vitae
Cover Letter

Hours: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM (M-F); 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM (M-TH during summer months)

Months Per Year: 12

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Special Instructions to Applicants: Bentley University requires reference checks and may conduct other pre-employment screening.

Bentley University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, building strength through diversity.

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Keyword Phrases

  • Trading Room Manager
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Manager
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume