School Business Administrator/Board Secretary

Dunellen School District | Dunellen, NJ


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Posted Date 8/01/2022
Expiration Date9/28/2022

School Business Administrator/Board Secretary 

Dunellen Public Schools, Dunellen, New Jersey


The Dunellen Public Schools seeks an exceptional leader and communicator committed to managing a highly effective financial and operational environment to serve as the School Business Administrator/ Board Secretary. The District has three (3) buildings and serves approximately 1200 students in grades PreK-12. The District seeks a leader with a solid understanding of the principles and practices of financial accounting and reporting procedures consistent with the statute, code, and GAAP requirements.  The ideal candidate will have excellent attention to detail and a strong desire to create a long-term, sustainable fiscal plan that improves efficiency to best support students. 

Applicant submissions will be accepted until the position is filled. 

Starting Date: September 28, 2022 


  • Bachelor’s Degree required; Master's Degree required from an accredited college, preferably in Business or Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license

  • Standard New Jersey School Business Administrator certificate required

  • 3-5 years of experience in a New Jersey school district as a School Business Administrator required

  • Qualified Purchasing Agent preferred

  • A thorough understanding of the generally accepted accounting principles established by the GASB, school budget preparation, and internal control systems

  • A thorough understanding of federal regulations for the administration of federal grant programs, experience with grant writing and/or grant implementation a plus

  • Knowledge of accepted business practices in school districts related to budget preparation and administration, risk management, accounts payable and receivable, purchasing, transportation, and food services.

  • Experience with school plant operations, construction, facility planning, custodial and maintenance services preferred

  • Proficiency with electronic databases, spreadsheets, and other technologies related to efficient business office operations

  •  Exceptional attention to detail, time management, and organizational skills

  •  Highly effective interpersonal and communication skills needed

  • Required criminal history background check, physical and proof of U.S. citizenship or legal  resident alien status


Qualified candidates are invited to complete the online application in its entirety to be considered for an interview.  

Salary commensurate with experience and subject to approval by the Middlesex County Executive Superintendent of Schools, the DPS Superintendent of Schools, and the Dunellen Board of Education.  

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