Deputy, Assistant or Associate Superintendent – Accounting
ABOUT THE DISTRICT
Founded in 1888 and located south of Los Angeles, Santa Ana Unified School District (SAUSD) is the seventh largest school district in California—the largest in Orange County. SAUSD educates approximately 50,000 students and has 62 dynamic school sites throughout the Santa Ana community. Approximately 60% of SAUSD students are English learners. Spanish, Vietnamese, and Khmer are the most common languages spoken at home. Approximately 91% of SAUSD students participate in free and reduced-price meal programs.
ABOUT THE POSITION
This cabinet-level position works under the general direction of the Deputy Superintendent of Administrative Services. This position plans, organizes, implements, supervises, and evaluates the District Business Services functions, including accounting, payroll, risk management, purchasing, logistics, transportation, food services, and fiscal, to ensure maximum effectiveness and achievement of defined district objectives; and maintains and ensures a continuous personnel appraisal and evaluation system and acts on the findings. This position also submits an annual report to the Superintendent.
The candidate must have in-depth knowledge of the following: principles, trends, and development of school business services, fiscal administration, and management, including data processing and risk management; goals, objectives, and operating techniques of a large school district; business management for a large school district; accounting principles and practices, budgeting, and other fiscal procedures; governmental purchasing principles and practices; and provisions of the state Education Code and other codes relative to business, city and community.
Master’s degree (required)
A minimum of three years previous district-level business operations administrative experience required
Experience in school district budgeting required
An undergraduate degree in business, accounting, finance, or equivalent; school business management training highly desired
Additional Salary Information: An attractive fringe benefit package is also offered in addition to the salary. Please go to http://www.sscal.com/executive_searches.cfm?id=all to apply.