Northern Rhode Island Collaborative ( learn more )

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Job Details

  • Job ID: 4103858
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : December 12, 2022
  • Starting Date: January 2, 2023

Job Description

REPORTS TO: Executive Director


Overall responsibility for all administrative services of the NRIC. Direct control of budget upon its approval by Board of Superintendents including collection, custody, investment, disbursement, accounting and auditing of all Collaborative funds. Recruit, supervises and oversees training of Business Office staff. Formulate, with Executive Director, policies and procedures governing financial relations. Keep financial records and prepare annual financial report. Formulate and administer policies and procedures for development in management of the Collaborative affairs. Develop policies and procedures for procurement of goods and non-personnel services. Coordinate service operations, such as printing, duplicating, and office machine maintenance. Supervise and coordinate custodial staff. Assist Executive Director with property management. Manage grant funds and reporting.


1.Coordinate, supervise and direct all business office functions, including clerical, purchasing, accounts, payable, accounts receivable, payroll and information processing.

2.Prepare, administer and audit NRIC operating budget.

3.Formulate policies and procedures governing financial relations.

4.Develop and administer a computerized budget and accounting system, which is consistent with municipal and state requirements.

5.Prepare a detailed monthly and annual financial statement for the Collaborative in budget format.

6.Analyze and control all Collaborative expenditures.

7.Prepare all financial reports required of the Collaborative and prepare all checks and control sheets, list of bills and itemized justification of same utilizing the computer.

8.Account for all Collaborative revenues and all revenues received including State and Federal Grant Funds.

9.Administer the Purchasing Policy as set forth by the Board of Superintendents.

10.Act as the Collaborative’s purchasing agent.

11.Analyze all contracts and contract proposals and costs of same.

12.Approve routine expenditures for goods, services and salaries.

13.Administer the Collaborative insurance programs.

14.Establish and administer an appropriate inventory control program for the Collaborative.

15.Responsible for all financial reports required of Federal and State projects awarded to the Collaborative.

16.Oversee the maintenance of all buildings, property, materials, apparatus and/or equipment use by or designated to be under the control of the Collaborative.

17.Direct the preparation of technical specifications for equipment, materials, renovations and construction.

18.Administer all activities related to NRIC vehicles.

19.Direct the investigation and disposition of complaints relative to Collaborative buildings.

20.Directly supervise the daily operations of all buildings and grounds and custodial personnel.

21.Supervise all business and non-professional personnel, all labor negotiations and assure Collaborative compliance with all contract agreements assigned to the Collaborative.

22.Cost all appropriate contract proposals submitted by all unions negotiating with the Collaborative.

23.Assist in negotiations of all labor contracts under direction of the Executive Director.

24.Assist in resolutions of grievances from the Union.

25.Receive all budget requests from all coordinators and administrators and review same with the Executive Director.

26.Provide periodic updates with administrators and coordinators as to the status of the budget.

27.Act as advisor to the Executive Director on all questions relating to the business and financial affairs of the Collaborative.

28.Interpret the financial position of the Collaborative to the Board of Superintendents.

29.Serve as NRIC Administrator on the NRIC-EU Sick Leave Pool Committee.

30.Develop NRIC marketing materials.

31.Assist the Executive Director in pursuing potential revenue sources to supplement the work of the NRIC via grants and private foundations.

32.Attend Board of Superintendent Meetings as required.

33.Perform all other duties as assigned by the Executive Director of the Collaborative.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Full time/Benefits

SALARY:As determined by the Board of Superintendents

CONTRACT:As negotiated with the Board of Superintendents
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Salary: $ 95,000 to $ 100,000 Per Year
  • Job Categories : Administrator > Director/Coordinator/Manager
    Administrator > Business/Finance
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Northern Rhode Island Collaborative is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements


      1.Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or business administration;

      2.CPA and/or MBA preferred;

      3. Knowledge and experience with computers;

      4. Knowledge of Special Education Programs, financing and Department of Education grant management requirements;

      5. Certified or certifiable by RIDE (Business Administrator)

      6. Strong oral and written communication skills.
    • Bachelor degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Application Questions

    There ARE NO application questions required FOR this job posting.

    Contact Information

    • Georgia Fortunato , Executive Director
    • 12 Breakneck Hill Road
    • Suite 200
    • Lincoln, Rhode Island 02865

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