DIRECTOR OF FINANCE & OPERATIONS

Randolph Public Schools - Human Resources ( learn more )

Randolph Public School District

Randolph , Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 2891199
  • Application Deadline: March 7, 2018
  • Posted : February 9, 2018
  • Starting Date: July 1, 2018

Job Description

The Randolph Public Director of Finance & Operations is a member of the Central Administration Leadership Team and is responsible for the development, implementation and supervision of the budget process, intergovernmental operation, delivery of materials, all grants, building operations and construction, transportation, and food services in conformance with policies established by the School Committee and with the ultimate purpose of providing support to the educational program to the maximum extent possible.

Major Duties:

1. Prepare and administer the School Budget in accordance with the process and calendar established by the Superintendent and School Committee

• Direct the development of the annual budget within general guidelines established by the School Committee to reflect educational priorities established by the Superintendent of Schools working with the Senior Staff.

• Present the budget to the staff, School Committee, public and appropriate Town Agencies along with required background and supporting data to include but not be limited to statistical and comparative analysis of programs from year to year and school to school, long range forecasts of revenues and expenditures, grants, etc.

• Direct and control the annual expenditures within the guidelines of the budget including:

• Reallocation of resources to meet senior staff educational needs in consultation with the Superintendent in conformance with policies established by the School Committee.

• Supervision of the business and payroll offices in the processing of invoices, warrants and payroll.

• Develop, supervise and evaluate operations for the entire procurement cycle from initial requisition to the delivery of goods and services in such a way as to relieve paperwork and the time involvement of professional educators as well as support staff.

• Supervise and direct workshops for both administrators and staff in budget planning, preparation and administration in order to insure the greatest benefit to students from the available funds.

2. Supervise the operation of building services, food service and transportation through appropriate support personnel.

• Ensure safe and clean facilities through proper daily maintenance and improvements.

• Oversee and direct the development of long range improvements to existing schools as well as the planning of renovations and/or new construction as needed to support the educational programs by developing fiscal projections and tax impact statements for proposed capital improvements and, when required, the planning of such projects by local planning committees through the Town’s Capital Improvement Plan Committee.

• Insure a quality food service program is provided in accordance with federal and state regulations at the least cost to the students, staff and taxpayers.

• Supervise the transportation needs of regular and special education students and athletic and educational field trips in a safe and cost-effective manner.

• Arrange for in-service training of the personnel in all the above areas as needed and insure that the employees in these areas have adequate guidelines to perform their tasks efficiently and in a safe manner.

3. Serve as the fiscal agent for all federal, state and private grants associated with the operation of the schools.

• Review and approve all budgets within grant proposals prior to submission to outside funding sources.

• Negotiate contracts with federal, state and private agencies once the projects have been approved in concept and develop, as needed, sub-contracts with other agencies that will in turn perform under the donations of the particular grant.

• Review all financial transactions and personnel appointments for all grants to ascertain compliance with the terms of the grants.

• Be responsible for maintaining financial records for all grants to comply with the various audit requirements of private and public agencies.

4. Coordinate intergovernmental support services for the schools working closely with Town of Randolph Managers for Building, Public Works, Health, Planning, Engineering and others as required.

5. Other responsibilities assigned by the Superintendent of Schools.


Managerial Responsibilities:

1. In all matters, be responsible for insuring compliance by all school department personnel with the legal requirements of public bidding.

2. Develop and manage all legal contracts for the School Department in consultation with School Counsel.

3. Support the Director of Human Resources and the School Committee during negotiations with all employee unions.

4. Prepare, maintain and submit where appropriate up-to-date state, federal, and Town financial reports on all aspects of the School Department’s operations, which shall be available as requested by the Superintendent or School Committee.

5. Serve as a liaison to other state, municipal and federal agencies in all matters associated with administration and finance.



Supervises: Financial Manager, Business Office Staff, Director of Maintenance, Director of Food Services, Transportation Coordinator, Daycare Coordinator


Reports to: Superintendent of Schools

Evaluation: Annually by the Superintendent of Schools in writing.

Terms of Employment: Individual Administrator contract

Work year: Twelve-month year with paid vacation.

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Salary: $ 115,000 to $ 125,000 Per Year
  • Job Categories : Administrator > Assistant/Deputy Superintendent
    Administrator > Director/Coordinator/Manager
    Administrator > Business/Finance
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    The Randolph Public Schools (RPS) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. The RPS do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national origin, ethnic identity, sex, gender identity, disability, handicap, age, religion, sexual orientation or homelessness in admission to or participation in its programs and activities. RPS does not tolerate any form of discrimination, intimidation, threat, bullying, coercion and/or harassment that insults the dignity of others by interfering with their ability or freedom to learn and work.

    Job Requirements

    • 1. Minimum of three years of successful administrative experience in a public school.
      2. Minimum of five years of successful finance/business office experience.
      3. Master's Degree in School Administration or a Masters in Business Administration
      4. Licensed, or eligible for Massachusetts Department of Education licensure, as Assistant Superintendent of Schools (preferred) and School Business Administrator (required).
      5. Willing to pursue state mandated certifications
      6. Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Superintendent/School Committee may find appropriate and acceptable
    • At least 3 year s of relevant experience preferred
    • Master degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency OR WORK VISA IN United States required

    Application Instructions

    The Randolph Public School system has moved to a paperless application process and appreciates your support in this effort. Please submit all required documentation via School Spring and do not send follow up/additional paperwork or emails. If additional information is required, applicants will be contacted. Once all materials have been reviewed, applicants selected for interviews will be contacted directly by the hiring manager.

    Please be sure to include your current educator license number and information and upload any and all transcripts you have to your School Spring application.

    Application Questions

    There ARE NO application questions required FOR this job posting.

    Contact Information

    • Human Resources Department
    • 40 Highland Avenue
    • Randolph, Massachusetts 02368
    • Phone: 781-961-6200
    • Fax: 781-961-6295
    • Email: click here

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