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Assistant Superintendent - Business Services (CBO)

Under the direction of the Superintendent, the successful candidate will perform a variety of professional administrative duties related to the management, direction, and evaluation of all business and facility services. The successful candidate must reflect collaborative leadership skills, possess solid communication skills, strong leadership skills and show creative and visionary capabilities. The candidate must also possess an in-depth knowledge of the business operations of a school district including fiscal services, information technology services, food services, transportation services, accounting, payroll, purchasing, risk management, facilities and construction management and real estate.


  • Plan, organize, control and direct the District’s fiscal and business activities and short- or long-term planning including fiscal services, facilities management, computer services, food services, transportation services, risk management, purchasing, and real estate.
  • Direct and coordinate preparation of the annual budget for approval and adoption by the Board of Education; compile, analyze and consolidate budget information; assure proper budgetary controls and transfer of funds to accomplish approved financial objectives; administer and direct the program of accounting for District funds.
  • Assist the Superintendent in the development of business policies, procedures and
    programs for the District to improve efficiency and service; direct business and
    accounting activities in accordance with principles of sound fiscal management.
  • Administer the District’s financial program within State and County legal requirements and budget limitations; assure timely and accurate financial reporting; assure proper internal controls, audit trails and records maintenance.
  • Expedite legal problems of the District with legal counsel.
  • Supervise, direct and coordinate the work of personnel assigned to Business and Fiscal Services; evaluate immediate subordinates; select, train, transfer and terminate employees according to established procedures.
  • Negotiate with employee groups in areas such as wages, working conditions and other matters.
  • Develop and maintain short- and long-term financial planning and prepare written
    forecasts of income and expenditures; actively pursue additional funds for the District.
  • Attend Board, public, staff and other meetings as assigned; prepare and present reports regarding the financial and business administration of the District.
  • Communicate with other administrators, District personnel, contractors and various
    federal, State and County agencies to coordinate activities and programs, resolve issues and conflicts and exchange information.
  • Direct the preparation and maintenance of a variety of narrative and statistical reports, records and files related to assigned activities and personnel; operate a computer in the preparation of correspondence, records and reports.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.

Education and Experience:
Graduation from college with a bachelor's degree in accounting, business or public
administration, or related field and five years increasingly responsible professional
experience in accounting, auditing, budget analysis and business management, including
three years in a management capacity. The possession of an advanced degree and/or
certification in school business administration is preferred.