The Downey Unified School District is seeking an Assistant Superintendent, Business Services. The salary range for this position is $160,040 to $207,012. An attractive fringe benefit package is also offered in addition to the salary.
ABOUT THE POSITION
Responsibilities include organizing and directing the financial management of the District and controlling all District business functions. These functions include budgeting, accounting, payroll, purchasing, warehousing, food service, facilities, maintenance, operations, transportation, insurance administration in a self-funded environment, and primary responsibility for risk management.
This is a senior management position. This position functions as the Chief Business Official for the District and reports directly to the Superintendent. Also, this position serves on the Superintendent’s Executive Cabinet.
ABOUT THE DISTRICT
The District, on property encompassing 13.8 square miles, serves approximately 22,000 students including 13 elementary, four middle schools, two comprehensive high schools, one continuation high school, plus an adult school. The District is governed by a seven-member Board of Education and served by a central administrative staff. It is a merit system district, with a three-member Personnel Commission administering the policies of the merit system relating to the classified service.
The District has a General Fund operating budget of more than $250 million and maintains an adequate level of reserves.
Any combination equivalent to a master’s degree, preferably in business or public administration from an accredited institution
A minimum of five years’ school district experience, preferably in an agency with an enrollment of 10,000 students or more
Successful experience in planning, organizing, and directing a broad management program, with leadership in and responsibility for multiple departments, such as risk management, accounting, budgeting, purchasing, warehousing, facilities, food services, and transportation
Additional Salary Information: An attractive fringe benefit package is also offered in addition to the salary