Masters/Doctorate Stipend, Employer Contribution for Benefits
4 Year Degree
Under the direction of the Superintendent, the Chief Business Official assumes responsibility for District business services and operations, including but not limited to; fiscal planning and management, fiscal oversight of facilities, construction, maintenance and operations, food service, transportation, purchasing, student attendance, safety, and risk management. The Chief Business Official acts as the District's agent in all business matters and maximizes resources devoted to educational services.
Education and Experience:
A Bachelor's Degree in accounting, finance, public administration or business administration from an accredited college or university.
A minimum of three years of increasingly responsible experience in the management and supervision of school finance and business operations.
Chief Business Official Certification, preferred.
Certified Public Accountant or master’s degree, preferred.
Plan, organize, control and direct the projects, activities and functions of financial services, operations and risk management/benefits.
Oversee business operational services such as transportation, warehousing, facilities, food service, maintenance and operations, payroll, purchasing, accounting, budgeting and internal audits to ensure the financial viability of the District.
Develop, evaluate and make recommendations to the Superintendent, Board of Trustees and others regarding policies and procedures governing the business operations of the District.
Attend Board meetings, prepare and present agenda and reports to the Board as requested by the Superintendent; interpret financial impact of proposals as necessary.
Supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned management staff on a regular basis, provide clear constructive feedback to improve staff effectiveness; interview and select highly qualified employees, recommend transfers, reassignment, termination and disciplinary actions; plan, coordinate and arrange for appropriate trainings of subordinates in support of professional learning.
Attends regular and special meetings of the governing board and others, as assigned.
Perform related duties as assigned that support the overall objective of the position.
Principles and techniques of leadership, organization, supervision, budgeting, personnel administration, and management.
Principles, practices, and trends relating to the full scope of school business management and California educational programs pertaining to school districts and county offices of education.
Laws, rules, regulations relating to school districts business activities.
Principles, practices, and techniques of program and policy development, implementation, monitoring, and control.
Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
Computer-based software such as Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and other systems used as required.
Effectively plan, organize, direct, coordinate and evaluate the programs and services of assigned areas of responsibility, including a broad range of diverse functions and responsibilities.
Make effective decisions and resolve problems affecting complex and sensitive areas and situations, and effectively explain and defend decisions.
Exercise sound judgment and recognize political and priority implications related to programs and strategies.
Demonstrate leadership, interpersonal consensus building, and communication skills.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with County Office and district leadership, staff, parents, community agencies, individuals and groups.
Establish priorities and evaluate the effectiveness of programs and services on an ongoing basis.
Function as a positive, contributing member of an education and administrative team.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The employee must be able to, with reasonable accommodations if necessary: sit or stand for extended periods of time; possess dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer and other office equipment; hear and speak to exchange information in person and on the telephone, exchange information, and make presentations; see to read a variety of materials and write reports; reach overhead, above the shoulders and horizontally, bend at the waist or kneel to retrieve supplies and other materials.
Licenses and Certifications:
California Driver’s License with evidence of insurability.
This position will be an indoor office work environment, visitations to the sites, travel, driving a vehicle to conduct work; daily contact with staff, board members and community members daily, fast-paced work and constant interruptions.
The Aromas-San Juan Unified School District covers approximately 100 square miles in western San Benito County, northern Monterey County, and eastern Santa Cruz County. The District includes the city of San Juan Bautista in San Benito County, the unincorporated community of Aromas in Monterey County, and other unincorporated areas in its three-county territory. The majority of the District's land area is in San Benito County. The District is located 38 miles south of San Jose and 15 miles north of Salinas. The District is transected by U.S. Highway 101, California's major coastal highway.
The District is a unified school district formed in July 1, 1991, from territory formerly under the jurisdiction of the San Juan Union School District and the Pajaro Valley Unified School District. District students in grades K-8 attend the San Juan School and the Aromas School. District students in grades 9-12 attend high school at Anzar High School.
The District is governed by a five-member Board of Trustees, each member of which is elected to a four-year term. Elections for positions to the Board are held every two years, alternating between two and three available positions. Michele Hu...ntoon, the Superintendent of the District, is responsible for administering the affairs of the District in accordance with the policies of the Board of Trustees.
Values, Vision, and Mission
The Aromas-San Juan Unified School district defines how we must work with our students, colleagues, families, and community through the following core values:
A thriving learning community committed to equity and excellence
Aromas San Juan Unified School District, in partnership with our families and culturally rich community, empowers students to be self-directed learners, effective communicators, and global critical thinkers. We educate in an inclusive, caring, collaborative, creative, learning community engaged in real-world problem solving, learning to learn, and habits of mind.