Position Purpose: Under the general Supervision of the Superintendent of Schools, to manage the Business Services functions of the district including budget and finance, purchasing, transportation, food services, facilities and grounds, safety and risk management, and related areas.
Responsibilities include (Full Job Description attached):
Direct supervision of the Business Office;
Supervision of School Lunch Program;
Supervision over Maintenance, Custodial, and facilities and grounds;
Supervision over Transportation Department;
Serving as an advisor to the Superintendent on all business and financial issues;
Leading and managing the finances of the district;
Leading the annual budget development process and form the budget document, budget presentations, budget newsletters;
Interpreting the financial concerns of the district to the community;
Supervising all non-instructional services personnel related to above departments;
Participating in negotiations with collective bargaining units;
Acting as purchasing agent for the district, insurance coordinator, district safety program coordinator, and employee benefits coordinator.
Performs other related tasks as assigned by the Superintendent. Note: The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities. It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility.
Equipment: Use standard office equipment such as personal computers, printer, copy and fax machines, and telephone.
Travel Requirements: Travels to school district buildings and professional meetings as required.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of best practices in accounting and bookkeeping principles.
Knowledge of business and accounting software.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide, and perform complex arithmetic operations.
Ability to understand, apply and use personal computers and software applications (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
Ability to analyze situations to define and draw conclusions.
Knowledge of applicable federal and state laws regarding school district finance, transportation, safety and health, and other areas under responsibility.
Ability to develop and implement projects.
Effective verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to organize multiple tasks and conflicting time constraints.
Ability to engage in self-evaluation with regard to leadership, performance and professional growth.
Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others contacted in the course of work.
About Saugerties Central School District
Saugerties Central School District
Saugerties, NY 12477