Lauralton Hall is seeking a visionary and strategically-minded Business Manager. This full-time senior administrative position reports directly to the Head of School, sits on the Finance Committee of the Board of Trustees, and is a strategic adviser and partner to the Head of School in all accounting, budgeting, financial management and operational matters. The Business Manager is an integral part of the senior Leadership Team and is responsible for managing the financial and physical resources of the School.
Resumes will be reviewed as received. Preference will be given to candidates who present their completed applications by March 15, 2018. Finalists’ visits are scheduled to take place in late March. The Head of School anticipates making an appointment as soon as the individual is available, no later than July 1, 2018. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, résumé, and a list of at least five references to BizMgrsearch@lauraltonhall.org . No phone calls, please.
A bachelor’s degree, accounting or finance; preference to candidates holding CPA license. Relevant experience working with independent schools is preferred. A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in accounting, business administration, or program management is required. Proven success in a senior administrative role, preferably working with a board of trustees. Demonstrated leadership qualities – organizing people and processes. Working effectively with limited supervision. Keen analytical skills and a detail-oriented work style. Excellent oral and written communication skills. The ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and other school community members. Demonstrating awareness of, concern for and adherence to ethical considerations, whether explicit in law or regulation or implicit through the exercise of prudent judgment.
Additional Salary Information: Lauralton Hall offers a competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with experience.
About Academy of Our Lady of Mercy, Lauralton Hall
Lauralton Hall is a Catholic girls preparatory school grades 9-12, enrolling more than 450 young women from New Haven and Fairfield Counties. Inspired by the Mercy Tradition, Lauralton Hall empowers young women to pursue their highest potential through lifelong learning, compassionate service and responsible leadership in a global society.