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Director of School Business Services #739

Company: The Illinois Association of School Administrators
Location: Springfield
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Reporting to the Financial Officer, is responsible for the management and direction of the overall functions and programs of the department. Directs, monitors and evaluates the activities of the department staff and contractors (as applicable) to ensure the proper application of and adherence to agency policies, state and federal guidelines and fiscal accountability. Responsible for the supervision of the daily operation of the functions and programs of the department, including developing individual staff goals, ensuring timelines for the completion of work by department staff are established and met. Promotes collaboration with other departments as needed.-- DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Oversees and directs the overall functions and programs of the department.
  • Directs, monitors and evaluates the activities of department staff to ensure the application and direction of agency policies, state/federal guidelines and fiscal accountability.
  • Assures program compliance for the School Construction Law and Health Life Safety Code.
  • Represents and speaks on behalf of the State Board of Education to educational entities, state/federal legislative staff and committees and the public at large concerning interpretation of the School Code for school finances, school reorganization and health life safety compliance.
  • Serves as agency liaison with numerous educational organizations by sharing information and promoting collaborative ventures to improve program services with a focus on advancing the fiscal capacity of school districts who are in need of consulting services.
  • Develops and recommends systems, programs, procedures and standards to ensure compliance with new or amendatory legislation and/or to improve the effectiveness of program implementation.
  • Develops and manages the department budget including projecting expenditures and costs, monitoring conformance, authorizing expenditures and prioritizing use of discretionary funds (e.g., for reorganization feasibility studies, development of a facility inventory database, etc.).
  • Designs and implements the department's business plan, activities and policies with all other agency departments in order to meet the business, finance and educational needs of the state.
  • Completes special projects, reports and activities upon the request of the Financial Officer concerning the particular needs or interests for finance, infrastructure, life safety information or action.
  • Responds rapidly to inquiries for information, complaints or crises regarding program administration.
  • Performs other duties as assigned. Qualifications REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
    • Master's Degree in Education, Business Administration, Accounting or Finance, or, a Bachelor's Degree in one of the fields identified plus two years of relevant professional experience. (COPY OF TRANSCRIPTS REQUIRED AT TIME OF APPLICATION)
    • Two years (in addition to education requirements) of work experience in accounting, auditing, school finance, business administration or educational administration.
    • Two years of supervisory experience.
    • Thorough knowledge of school finance and reorganization issues.
    • Demonstrated ability to develop and implement comprehensive business management processes and procedures, including electronic submission of data.
    • Demonstrated ability to organize a comprehensive communications and outreach effort for clientele.
    • Demonstrated ability to bring strong planning, operations and systems development into all areas of school financial management, reorganization and health life safety.
    • Demonstrated ability to work in a collaborative environment with staff, colleagues and clientele groups. Salary/Benefits DEPARTMENT: School Business Services ANTICIPATED STARTING SALARY RANGE: $84,691 - $116,450 FULL SALARY RANGE: $84,691 - $148,209 OFFICE HOURS: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. How to Apply To view full posting and apply electronically, please visit https://www.isbe.net/Lists/ISBECareers/CareerDisplayForm.aspx?ID=583. Interested parties must submit the required application, cover letter, resume, and transcripts (unofficial until recommended for hire). The subject line should include the position number(s) you are applying for. Job Title Director of School Business Services #739 District Name IL State Board of Education Building Name Alzina Address 100 North First Street
      Springfield, IL 62777 Phone (217)782-2223 Fax (217)785-3972 IASA Region Abe Lincoln County Sangamon Employment Type Full-time permanent Job Category Agency/Association Grade Level Other

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