Director, Business Administration

Newtown, Pennsylvania
Apr 20, 2021
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The Council Rock School District seeks a highly-motivated Director of Business Administration who will be responsible for all aspects of the financial management of the Council Rock School District.

Council Rock serves nearly 11,000 students across ten elementary schools, two middle schools, and two high schools.  At home in beautiful Bucks County, PA, we are the 13th largest out of 500 PA school districts and are located just 30 miles north of Philadelphia, 20 miles west of Princeton, and only 90 minutes by automobile or train from New York City.  Over 93% of our students attend college, and a culture of excellence also extends beyond the classroom to the arts, the athletic fields, and to an impressive commitment to community service.  As we look to the future, our sights are set on one singular focus: continuous improvement. 

Basic Position Description:


The Director of Business Administration is responsible for all aspects of the financial management, planning, and analysis including reporting of statutory reporting and record management, as well as the overall operations of the organization. The position is responsible for ensuring that the Council Rock School District maintains efficient and effective financial and operating systems and processes, high service levels, and accountability across its core business and operations functions, while continuously seeking to improve resource utilization. This position is responsible to perform the administration of the accounting practices, fiscal records and financial reports in an efficient and expeditious manner; contribute in Cabinet meetings and in implementing the Board’s goals to support the mission of the district. Must have demonstrated leadership in business office accounting practices; end of fiscal year audits; in financial reports in terms of costs, budgets, policies of operation, trends and opportunities; ensuring proper internal controls and in being entrepreneurial. The Director of Business Administration maintains continuous lines of communication with leadership team members and keeps the Superintendent informed of all critical issues.

Education requirements: Undergraduate degree from a recognized university in finance, accounting, business administration, or other quantitative discipline relevant to the position. Master of Business Administration (MBA) and/or CPA preferred. The successful candidate will have at least 7-10 years of experience in accounting, finance, and budgets as well as demonstrated strategic leadership experience, preferably in an educational setting.  Qualified candidates may apply online by following this link. Application deadline: May 7, 2021.

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