The Director of Business Services, under the direction of the Superintendent, plans, organizes and directs the activities of the Business Services Department in a wide variety of business and administrative services to support the educational program; prepares the annual budget and all state and federal financial reports; monitors income and expenditure data in the course of the fiscal year.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Provides vision, leadership, and administration of the Business Services Department, which includes, but is not limited to, budget development and fiscal services, personnel services, student attendance accounting, maintenance and operations, facilities, inventory control, employee benefits, and risk management.
Develops initial budget recommendations, including estimates of income and analysis of expenditures; recommends budget development guidelines; and revises and prepares the final budget in accordance with board policies.
Prepares state and federal financial reports, including interim and year-end reports
Coordinate and manage all matters related to external auditing of all fiscal aspects of programs and activities.
Provides leadership and administration for maintaining legal compliance; obtains required contracts, waivers, or licenses; monitors the program's budget income and expenditures; and prepares reports required by federal, state, and local agencies for the Superintendent and the Governing Council.
Ensures that the operation and maintenance of program facilities, equipment, and services are at the highest standards of safety to promote the health of students and staff in a sound instructional environment.
Analyzes and interprets legislative bills, laws, directives, and other communications in areas of responsibility and advises the Superintendent accordingly.
Effectively presents complex budget and financial information, using both multi-media and verbal presentation skills, to the Governing Council and leadership team.
Develops and recommends policies and procedures pertaining to areas of responsibility for the Superintendent's review, and, upon adoption by the Governing Council, ensures that all policies and procedures are followed.
Serves as a member of the Superintendent's leadership team, actively participates in Governing Council meetings, and participates and communicates with the Alameda County Department of Education, member districts and the community regarding ROP business and personnel issues.
Maintains liaison with appropriate private and public agencies and community organizations.
Keeps current in key areas including school finances, business practices, and computer technology; works in collaboration with the leadership team to determine educational objectives for the program; and plans, implements, and evaluates the program budget to meet these objectives.
Assists in recruiting, hiring, training, supervising, and evaluating all business services personnel.
Bachelors degree in Management, Business, Public or Educational Administration, or a related field from an accredited college/university. Masters degree desirable.
Extensive experience may substitute for a degree in some cases.
Minimum of five (5) years of responsible business-related experience (from the essential duties and responsibilities) including two (2) years of supervisory experience including knowledge of effective administrative practices, techniques and principles. Experience in ROC/P and school district or county office desirable. Chief Business Official or Director of Fiscal Services Certification or willingness to obtain.
Plan, implement and direct activities designed to ensure the mission of Mission Valley ROP.
Effectively analyze financial trends, develop assumptions, and change plans in response to changing needs.
Analyze problems, involve staff in the decision-making process, and formulate plans for action.
Work effectively with the Governing Council, staff, school districts, other agency personnel, students, and the community.
Communicate effectively orally and in writing.
Work as an effective team member of an educational organization.
Use computer technology effectively and provide vision, leadership, and direction in developing and obtaining new technology for business applications.
Performs work which is primarily in an office setting
Requires mobility of arms to reach and dexterity of hands to grasp and manipulate small objects (keyboard, telephone, and common office machines)
Requires vision (which may be corrected) to read small print
May require working at a computer screen for prolonged periods
Requires the mobility to stand, stoop, reach, and bend
Requires lifting, pushing and/or pulling office supplies, mail and packages which do not exceed 30 pounds and is an infrequent aspect of the job
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES
Possession of a California Driver’s License and an acceptable driving record is an on-going requirement.
OTHER CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
In accordance with California law and the Education Code, position incumbents must maintain a conviction free Department of Justice background record, which is relevant to the position.
2019-2020 Salary Schedule: $124,652 to $147,462 annually plus stipend for Bachelors, Masters or Doctorate Degree
WORK HOURS/WORK YEAR
8 hours per day, 261 days per year including 20 paid vacation days and 15 paid holidays
Retirement: Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) or State Teachers Retirement System (STRS)
Medical: Employer/employee paid (employees enrolled in MVROP plans)
Dental: 100% employer paid for full time employees
Vision: 100% employee paid
About Mission Valley ROP
Mission Valley ROP is a provider of career training for high tech and high demand fields! In existence for over forty years, MVROP has been instrumental in preparing students for successful business, medical, and technical careers. Operating under a partnership with Fremont, New Haven, and Newark Unified School Districts, approximately 4,000 students (adult and high school) participate each year in ROP’s exemplary educational programs.
We strive everyday to support our school mission:
Mission Valley ROP provides relevant career technical education by preparing students for employment and college through industry standard tools, training, and experience.
Mission Valley ROP’s dedicated staff, superior learning environment, and high tech equipment all contribute to the high success rate of our students. Keeping current with today’s standards is critical, and we continually seek input from business and industry representatives who serve on active advisory committees for each of our programs.
In addition, all ROP instructors bring with them experience in their field as well as certification by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing
At Mission Valley ROP, we b...elieve in one common objective—helping our students develop to their full potential!
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