Assistant Superintendent - Business Services
Mendocino County Office of Education is recruiting for the following position: Assistant Superintendent - Business Services.
About the Employer
The Mendocino County Office of Education is a public agency whose primary purpose is to provide educational leadership, resources and services to schools to ensure wide-ranging educational opportunities for all students. This mission is accomplished through cooperative efforts with teachers, school districts, families, and communities; through direct instructional programs and administrative services; and through coordination with the California Department of Education and other agencies.
Under the general supervision of the County Superintendent of Schools, provides leadership, oversight, plans, organizes, coordinates, develops, directs and oversees the activities of Business Services and Maintenance and Operations. Advise local school districts in their business/financial operations and oversee the monitoring of district budgets under AB 1200; prepare and oversee the monitoring of the County Office budget; coordinate the procurement of all standard school supplies and capital equipment; oversee resource development activities and assume a leadership role for accessing new funding streams; direct and supervise assigned staff; participate in County Office goal setting and evaluation planning. Directs the development and implementation of the budget, fiscal policies, procedures, and programs. Oversee countywide health insurance JPA and acts as the treasurer for the Worker’s Compensation JPA.
Requirements / Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree in the related fields of accounting, auditing, business administration or public administration, from an accredited college or university, is required; • A minimum of five (5) years leadership experience in one of the above fields, including at least three (3) years of experience in a senior supervisory capacity in California public and/or private education. • A Chief Business Official (CBO) certification can be used to supplement for two (2) years of the five (5) years of experience required; • Training or education in school finance, economics, and governmental accounting is highly preferred; • A Master’s degree in accounting, business or public administration may substitute for up to 2 years of administrative or executive experience; • Must work well in a team environment and operate at a peer-level with other managers; • Must be able to operate as both an individual contributor and a team leader; • Must have excellent presentation skills and experience; • Possess or obtain upon employment, a valid California Driver License; • Provide proof of automobile insurability; • Meet the physical requirements necessary to perform assigned duties safely and effectively, including lifting twenty-five (25) pounds on an occasional basis and in excess of twenty-five (25) pounds with assistance.