School Business Administrator/Assistant Board Secretary

Orange Public Schools | Orange, NJ

  

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CountyEssex
Posted Date 4/19/2021
Expiration Date8/30/2021
Description
ORANGE TOWNSHIP PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT

The Orange Public School district is seeking a School Business Administrator / Board Secretary who will report directly to the Superintendent of Schools to coordinate district finances and business operations. The ideal candidate is a strong leader who will continue to maintain high standards with strong interpersonal skills to develop and sustain a collaborative environment. The Orange Township Public School district supports a passionate group of educators and a highly engaged learning community and has a total of 15 schools and programs.
 
SUMMARY DESCRIPTION OF CLASSIFICATION: The School Business Administrator provides overall leadership and manages non-instructional activities in the district related to budget, accounting, finance, employee benefits and operations management. The position shall be responsible for the district’s budget and financial functions in accordance with Board policy and regulations; responsible for facility maintenance and plant operations and oversees the daily operations of the district. Supports the schools’ environment by providing comprehensive and accurate financial information, as well as operational management efficiency to enhance the student learning experience.
 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATION STANDARDS/KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
 
Considerable knowledge of financial and operational principles, practices, and techniques of business administration, specifically in employee benefits, accounting, financial management, budgeting, and operations in the following areas: school plant operations, food services, maintenance, facility management (i.e. facilities planning, construction, energy and recycling, etc.) transportation, purchasing, and payroll. Knowledge of and the ability to interpret Orange Public School District's financial and operations policies, regulations, and procedures; demonstrated ability to administer and apply continuous improvement principles to automated business and student information systems. Demonstrated ability to supervise and evaluate managers and staff. Excellent oral and written communications, problem solving, solution oriented, multi-tasking, human relation, and supervisory skills.
 
EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelor’s degree required from an accredited college or university. Preferred major in business administration, accounting, finance, real estate, public administration, or a related field which includes the following course work Master’s degree with a major in business management and/or administration desirable. Five or more years of experience with budget management, finance administration, building operations, supervision of managers, in public schools is preferred.
 
CERTIFICATE AND LICENSE REQUIREMENTS: School Business Administrator (NJDOE certificate) QPA License required
 
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: (Special requirements such as lifting heavy objects and frequent climbing.) Occasional sitting, standing, walking, climbing, reaching with arms and hands, stooping/kneeling/crouching/crawling, etc.
 
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: (Frequent overtime or night work required, etc.) Attendance at after school, evening, and weekend activities related to the business and operations of the school. On call for school building emergencies, i.e., floods, fire, etc.
 
OVERTIME ELIGIBLE: No
 
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
See the attached job description.
Applications will only be accepted electronically via Applitrack. Attn: Dr. Gerald Fitzhugh, II, Superintendent of Schools and Interim School Business Administrator, Dr. Edward Izbicki
 https://www.applitrack.com/orangenj/OnlineApp/default.aspx?all=1
 
This position is available immediately. Applications will be accepted until filled.
 

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT
Commensurate with experience and education 

EVALUATION
The performance of this position will be evaluated annually in accordance with the provisions of the Board’s policy on performance evaluation.
https://www.orange.k12.nj.us/domain/7

AA/EOE

 
County
Essex

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