The School District of New Berlin is seeking a Chief Finance & Operations Officer to begin on or before July 1, 2019.
Under the direction of the Superintendent and in collaboration with the Chief Academic Officer, the Chief Finance & Operations Officer will lead the operations directors and business office staff driven by the vision, mission, values and goals and identified within the strategic plan .
Provide leadership in implementation of all laws, regulations, policies, procedures and practices related to school district finance and operations;
Organize, prepare and monitor long-range financial plans, including annual and multi-year operating and capital budgets;
Monitor the leadership and administration of personnel functions, such as recruitment and hiring, indoctrination and training, employee benefits, labor relations and the employee experience;
Monitor the leadership and administration of planning, construction, maintenance and care of facilities (buildings, grounds, equipment) and other physical resources of the district;
Monitor the leadership and administration of technology support for the instructional and support functions of the district;
Monitor the leadership and administration of transportation services to assure safe, reliable and cost effectiveness;
Monitor the leadership and administration of the national school lunch program;
Plan, organize, prepare and monitor accounting, auditing, financial reporting, cash, investments and debt;
Plan, organize and monitor the acquisition and management of property, materials, equipment and services.
Plan, organize and monitor implementation and updates to management information systems;
Plan, organize and monitor risk management and safety programs.
Perform other duties as necessary to assure the smooth and effective operation of the district.
APPLY ON: www.applitrack.com/newberlin/onlineapp
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Initial screenings will take place on or about the week of January 14th, with the interview process to be followed and completed no later than February 1st, 2019. Subsequent screenings/interviews will be considered if no preferred candidate is identified within the initial screenings.
CONTACT: For questions about the hiring process contact Barb Semrad, email@example.com, 262-789-6235
DEMONSTRATED KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
Working knowledge of district adopted, or similar, software applications such as Alio or Skyward.
Working knowledge of DPI website.
Understanding of data structures and interrelationships.
Knowledge of district and school policies and procedures.
Strong collaboration and team building skills.
Critical thinking and problem solving skills with the ability to exercise independent judgment and make decisions within prescribed boundaries.
Time management, organizational, and prioritization skills with the ability to manage multiple tasks with frequent interruptions.
Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate, interact and work effectively and cooperatively with people from diverse backgrounds.
Engage in lifelong learning, positively represent the district at all times, and have a commitment to public service.
PREVIOUS LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE PREFERRED/REQUIRED: Experience as a business manager or equivalent position preferred. 5+ years of district level leadership or related experience required.
SALARY: Salary is commensurate with education, background and experience. Salary is competitive within area and state. Excellent benefits.
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About School District
The School District of New Berlin is a dynamic district dedicated to academic excellence. We are located in southeastern Wisconsin in Waukesha County approximately 20 miles from downtown Milwaukee. We currently serve approximately 4750 students with 4 elementary (K-6) schools and 2 middle/high (7-12) schools. Our schools are staffed by highly qualified, talented employees. Our mission is to empower, inspire and support students in acquiring the knowledge, skills and dispositions to establish goals for their future and develop plans to achieve them. Our vision will prepare all students to succeed in a diverse, change-oriented, global society by fostering a learning environment in which our public schools, families, post-secondary partners, public officials, businesses, community organizations and other citizens work collaboratively.