Reports to and assists the Superintendent of Eden Area Regional Occupational Program with all duties and responsibilities related to the business functions of the District including fiscal services, purchasing, information technology, accounting and risk management. Provides business and leadership support for the goals of the District. Provides leadership for the district as a member of the Superintendent’s cabinet.
AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITIES
Serves as Fiscal Administrator of Eden Area Regional Occupational Program with the responsibility for effective and efficient business operations of the District; plans, organizes, directs and administers the business, and financial operations of the District; directs and oversees the budget process of the District and maintains proper budget expenditures; provides advice and counsel to the Superintendent, Governing Board and others on all matters relating to the general management of Eden Area Regional Occupational Program, business and finance services in the District and provides information and data to support recommendations and decisions.
Oversees and administers the Departments of Fiscal Services, and Information Technology and Operations; directs the business functions of the district in the preparation of financial reports and information for the budget process, for administrative staff and for the Governing Board; oversees the purchasing process for the District; coordinates and manages matters related to the external auditing of all fiscal aspects of programs and offices in the District; managing the self-funded workers’ compensation and other insurance programs of the District; assuring proper coverage of Districts risks, including property and personnel, in a partially self funded environment; coordinates and chairs the Superintendent’s Budget Advisory Committee; directs the District’s internal audit activities. Updates and maintains position control in the ROP financial management system. Works closely with Human Resources, Educational Programs and other administrative staff.
Directs the development and implementation of Board polices related to the fiscal, operations and business functions, as well as those policies that effect the management of Eden Area Regional Occupational Program; executes contracts entered into by the District when designated by the Superintendent; reviews contracts, agreements, etc. and maintains files of such documents for the District; draws and signs all warrants ordered by the Governing Board, including payroll and oversees the preparation of all reports concerned with expenditures or reimbursements; supervises all bids in accordance with board policies and State rules and regulations.
Manages all District property and the contracts, leases and agreements pertaining to the use of property for district programs; coordinates District construction programs; oversees the inspections, maintenance and repair and recommends necessary measures for proper upkeep of all school property; manages the District risk-management program, including the maintenance of an adequate insurance program in accordance with the rules and regulations of the Governing Board; monitors legislative process relative to the areas of responsibility and advises the Superintendent on appropriate action; attends and participates in all Governing Board and Cabinet meetings; participates in Governing Board closed session meetings as directed by the Superintendent; communicates effectively with vendors, contractors, consultants, participating District representatives, employees and employee groups and other constituencies; and performs other duties relating to the operations of the District as determined by the Superintendent and Governing Board.
School finance, accounting, budget principles, purchasing, information technology, payroll;
Application of computer/information processing systems to business services in the public school setting;
Participating district policies, and Local, State and Federal rules, laws and practices; and
Eden Area Regional Occupational Program Board policies and procedures.
Plan, organize, implement and direct the operation of a computerized information technology and financial accounting system;
Direct and supervise appropriate staff;
Remain sensitive to the needs of students and staff;
Develop recommendations to the superintendent regarding budget, purchasing and operations of the District;
Provide effective leadership in the supervision, evaluation and development of District personnel;
Provide effective leadership for developing the District’s total program, delegating or assigning to qualified staff the appropriate responsibility and authority for executing functions or programs, and developing organizational plans and structures that support the implementation of educational programs;
Provide effective leadership to effectively and accurately analyze complex situations and adopt effective and efficient courses of action;
Provide effective leadership in communicating special needs of the District to other public entities and to the private sector;
Analyze requirements for a variety of reports; interpret and apply laws, rules, regulations, contracts, union agreements, labor codes and state Education codes;
Serve as District representative at various meetings, seminars, workshops and conferences as required;
Function in high pressure situations;
Exhibit effective interpersonal skills; and
Work well in a culture of diversity.
Five (5) years of public school administrative experience;
Three (3) years of supervisory/experience; and
Three (3) years of experience in budget and fiscal management in public schools with increasing levels of responsibility.
The District places a high value on employees that are enthusiastic, cooperative, have good work ethics and who have a customer services oriented attitude. Employees are expected to understand and support the District’s mission statement, strategic directions, polices and goals.
DRIVER LICENSE & PRIVATE TRANSPORTATION REQUIRED
Additional Salary Information: plus $11,621.16 benefits
About Eden Area Regional Occupational Program
The mission of the Eden Area Regional Occupational Program is to prepare students for careers and further education as well as to instill workplace skills and ethics that enable them to compete successfully in the economy of today and the future.