The Westminster School District is announcing the opening for the position of Assistant Superintendent, Business Services. Under the general direction of the Superintendent, the Assistant Superintendent of Business Services plans, organizes and directs the Fiscal Services, Nutrition Services, Purchasing, Facilities, Transportation and Maintenance and Operations functions of the District; serves as the Chief Business Official of the District; supervises and evaluates the performance of assigned staff.
Plans, organizes and directs a variety of long and short term programs, projects and activities for the District; conducts short and long range analyses and projections of District income and expenditures to facilitate administrative planning. Prepares reports and recommendations for the Superintendent and Board of Trustees, including comprehensive financial data covering all aspects of school finance. Manages the property and liability insurance programs of the District and other risk management matters. Supervises the preparation of the annual budget; analyzes and reviews budgetary and financial data; controls and authorizes expenditures in accordance with established limitations. Attends Board of Trustee meetings; prepares appropriate Board items and presentations and conducts required and appropriate study sessions related to school business issues.
The District is seeking an experienced candidate with a minimum of five years of successful administrative and supervisory experience within an educational business environment or a comparable governmental experience. Knowledge of governmental budgeting, accounting, purchasing and contracts, audit and fiscal control procedures, laws and regulations governing public school finance and effective supervision and evaluation of personnel. Strong interpersonal skills demonstrated by the ability to establish and maintain effective relationships. The ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Bachelor’s degree is required; Master’s degree in business or educational administration, or CPA are preferred.
Additional Salary Information: Plus a $400 stipend for Doctorate. A comprehensive District-paid benefit package is provided which includes medical, dental and vision insurance.
About Westminster School District
The Westminster School District, located in West Orange County, operates 17 schools: 13 elementary sites, three middle
schools, and one site which provides preschool programs. The District has approximately 1,200 employees.
The Westminster School District is recognized for high academic achievement and serves about 9,000 students, grades Preschool-8th. The district offers a broad scope of supplemental instructional programs including two dual immersion programs, GATE academy, music and band, exploratory STEAM/Coding programs, and state of the art science and art facilities. Modern library-media centers, integration of technology, and specialized instruction help provide a well-balanced and rigorous curriculum to support students to become innovative, critical thinkers who readily adapt to a rapidly changing 21st century environment.