The Saratoga Independent Schoo
The Saratoga Independent School is seeking a Director of Finance and Operations. We are a growing private school for children in Pre-K through grade 6 located in picturesque Saratoga Springs, New York. The school’s mission is to empower students to become confident learners who are capable of critical thinking, problem solving and teamwork.
The Director of Finance and Operations primary responsibility will be oversight of the day-to-day non-academic, business operations of the school, including all accounting, reporting, business planning, budgeting, human resources functions, information technology, and facilities management responsibilities. The Director of Finance and Operations also will have responsibility for ensuring that the school is in full compliance with all licensing, state education requirements, and safety regulations. Additionally there will be direct involvement in marketing. The school is currently involved in an expansion project and the Director of Finance and Operations will play a crucial role. The Director of Finance and Operations will be a critical member of the leadership team, working collaboratively with the Director of Development and the Board of Trustees, and will report to the Director of School.
A bachelor’s degree is required, and an advanced degree or certification, such as an MBA is preferred. Additionally the qualified applicant will have demonstrated leadership ability, with at least 3 years of relevant experience, excellent oral and written communication skills, and the ability to cultivate and maintain strong relationships with a variety of constituents including parents (both existing and prospective), foundations, vendors and the school’s Board of Trustees.
The Director of Finance and Operations can begin as early as November 2014.
To apply please mail your résumé, the names of five professional references, and cover letter (which must include your salary requirements) to: Felice Karlitz, Director of School at 459 Lake Avenue, Saratoga Springs, New York 12866 Application Deadline: open until filled
The Saratoga Independent School is an equal opportunity employer. The Saratoga Independent School does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, age, gender, disability, marital status, partnership status, sexual orientation or citizenship status in any programs or activities.
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- Light landscaping and groundskeeping
- Light carpentry, painting, plumbing and electrical
- Ability to set up computers and assemble furniture