The District Director of Business and Finance is responsible for using an equity and anti-racist lens to execute the overall financial operations of the school district, including the preparation, implementation and administration of the school district’s budgetary process, fiscal reporting and state aid. This position serves as leader for all aspects of business operations, including accounting, auditing, capital construction projects, contract services, federal aid, food service, insurance and benefits administration, payroll, and purchasing. This position also has responsibility for providing input and support in the negotiations process with the employee unions.
Schenectady City School District seeks an experienced equity-driven school business official to assume the position of District Director of Business and Finance beginning July 1, 2021.
The District Director of Business and Finance reports directly to the Superintendent and serves as a key member of the district’s executive leadership team.
Applicants with New York State Certification as a School District Administrator (SDA) or School Business Administrator (SBA) or School District Business Leader (SDBL) are preferred. Consideration may be given to exceptional candidates meeting Civil Service criteria and requirements for the title of Business Official or Business Manager.
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About Schenectady City School District
With a population of nearly 10,000 students, the Schenectady City School District is one of the largest in the Capital Region. With an incredibly diverse population we are committed to ensuring that all children feel valued, are safe and will learn. We place the highest priority on a culture of equity, ensuring that race, economics, and disability are never predictors of student achievement. Every child in our district counts and will be supported each step of the way, along the path to graduation.