Chief Business Official - Other, Chief Business Official – Chief Business Officer (CBO)
4 Year Degree
THIS POSITION IS OPEN COMPETITIVE AND PROMOTIONAL TO BOTH INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL CANDIDATES
Vacancies: 1 Hours: 8 hours per day (M-F 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM) Months: 12 Location: District Office Eligibility Lists: Two lists will be created from this recruitment, one internal promotional and one external.
Under the direction of the Superintendent, the Executive Director of Business Services is responsible for all aspects of business services in the District, including financial planning and budgeting, food service, facilities expansion, capital projects involving school construction/modernization and purchasing; assist the Superintendent in providing staff aid to the principals and administrators; develop plans for financing all aspects of the District's programs; evaluate the effectiveness of the District business programs.
This position has been designated as Senior Management pursuant to Education Code Section 45100.5.
The Executive Director of Business Services is distinguished from the Director of Fiscal Services in that the latter serves as a fiscal operations manager and auditor ensuring day to day accounting and fiscal activities are performed as required, while the former has responsibility for overall district-wide business operations.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
Serve as Chief Business Officer for the District; prepare and present the annual District budget; administer the District's financial programs within the budget framework; prepare financial reports and documents for the Board and for timely and accurate reporting within the State and County legal requirements; conduct financial analysis and make recommendations as appropriate.
Plans, coordinates, controls, and administers the business services, financial operations, purchasing and technology and information systems of the District established by the Board of Education and state of California.
Serve as a resource person to assist staff in the financial aspects of proposed educational programs and works to provide the revenue necessary to implement programs as they are developed.
Serves as investment and financial manager; administers financial and accounting functions in accordance with appropriate regulations.
Maintains accurate accounting and appropriate records, including payroll, cash receipts, and expenditure records; administers pupil attendance and enrollment records; prepares required county, state and federal reports, and annual audits.
Administers and provides supervision of purchasing including storage and/or distribution of all supplies and materials; prepares and analyzes bids and quotations in compliance with relevant laws; and makes recommendations on contracts and award of bids.
Evaluates and approves/disapproves work requests involving maintenance, construction, alteration, remodeling, or other capital outlay expenditures.
Plans, recommends, and establishes procedures and controls for efficient property management, including collection and monitoring of developer fees, rentals, and contracts; administers rental and leasing of facilities.
Assists in the development of management options and preparation of data essential to the collective bargaining process; provides assistance in negotiations and in administering contracts.
Develop, negotiate, amend and review various agreements and contracts for various District functions.
Communicate with other administrators, personnel and outside organizations to coordinate activities and programs, resolve issues and conflicts and exchange information.
Provide administrative direction to assigned organizational units including District accounting, payroll, purchasing, food service, and technology and information systems.
Provide leadership in the development and implementation of the business policies, procedures, and programs for the District.
Direct the program for facilities expansion, alterations, and modifications.
Serve on the Superintendent's cabinet, various committees and councils; attend all meetings of the Board of Education.
Train and evaluate the performance of assigned staff; interview and select employees; review evaluations of all personnel within the organizational responsibilities; and conduct or provide for staff development for division staff.
Perform related duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in business, management, finance, or public administration or other related field.
Master's in accounting, business, management, finance, public administration, MBA or other related field is desirable.
Five (5) years of experience as a director or manager in business administration that involves or demonstrates the ability to direct financial planning and budgeting, maintenance, operations, transportation, facilities, purchasing, capital projects involving construction/modernization, and property and risk management, with a minimum of two (2) years of experience in a public or school environment is required.
Licenses and Certifications:
Valid California driver's license and maintain insurability by the District's insurance carrier for liability purposes.
CBO Certification from CASBO or equivalent certification from a professional organization is required.
APPLICATION & EXAMINATION PROCESS:
1 - Complete an ONLINE Bassett USD employment application by clicking the "Apply" button above.
2 - Applications will be screened to select the most qualified candidates.
3 - The examination plan will consist of:
a. Training & Experience Written Response (Pass/Fail) - April 29, 2019 - May 1, 2019 by 3:00PM b. Oral Exam (100% of final score) - May 8, 2019
Examination dates may change or be canceled without advance notice. An Equal Opportunity Employer.
Additional Salary Information: Pay increases: The first pay increase occurs after 1 year. Pay increase annually thereafter, until top step is reached.
This position includes the following benefits: 1. Paid Holidays: Up to 15 holidays per year. 2. Paid Vacation: Up to 24 vacation days per year. 3. Benefits: Health, Vision, Dental, and PERS (retirement). 4. Childcare & Education: As an employee of the district, your children can enroll and attend school (K-12) at Bassett. Children aged 18-months to 11-years-old may be able to enroll in full day/full year childcare services. Contact Child Development for further childcare program details: 626-931-3161.
APPOINTMENT: An employee appointed to this class must serve a probationary period of one year during which time an employee must demonstrate at least an overall satisfactory performance. Failure to do so shall result in the employee's termination. This class is designated both supervisory and administrative.
Internal Number: 19-005
About Bassett Unified School District
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