Reporting directly to the Chief Financial and Operations Officer (CFO/COO), the Director of Business Services is a management position responsible for the general leadership of the School’s Business, Health Services, and Auxiliary Operations Offices.
Among other responsibilities, the Director of Business Services will:
Lead a team of three, including the Controller, Director of Health Services, and Director of Summer and Auxiliary Programs to:
Ensure all accounting, budgeting, audit and cash management functions are completed efficiently and effectively;
Verify all financial data is timely and accurate before it is reviewed by the CFO/COO;
Support the care of our students, the secure and efficient collection and maintenance of student medical data, and compliance with all government regulations;
Work directly with the Educational Services Commission of New Jersey to manage the effective use of all available state school nursing services funding;
Oversee the management, strategic growth and promotion of our summer programs, facilities rentals, and store operations;
Liaison with departments directly impacted by auxiliary operations to ensure the safe and strategically effective use of campus facilities;
Continue to look for process and procedure enhancements to gain efficiency and improve the experience of all business services’ customers; including students, parents, and staff;
Coordinate efforts between the Business, Health Services, and Auxiliary Operations Offices to ensure process efficiency and mutual support;
Work directly with the Director of Human Resources and Director of Operations to ensure that human resources, plant operations, and business operations function as a team;
Assist the CFO/COO with financial reporting requirements, audit preparation, contract review, and special projects;
Perform other duties assigned by the CFO/COO and provide general support to the School and its Leadership.
The successful candidate will have demonstrated:
Strong functional competence in accounting, audit preparation, and regulatory compliance;
Effective organizational and management skills;
Knowledge and experience of for-profit and not-for-profit institutions and practices;
Strategic and creative thinking, linked to practical and effective implementation;
Excellent written and oral communication skills;
A collaborative and collegial personality, well-suited to the School’s culture;
Ability to multi-task and adapt to changing requirements as needed;
Appropriate academic training and preparation, with preference for an advanced degree.
This position is full-time, twelve (12) months per year, exempt from overtime, and eligible for all benefits afforded to full-time Hun School employees. The working environment is a school and office environment on a hilly 45-acre campus in Princeton, New Jersey. The abilities to occasionally lift files and storage boxes, walk up and down stairs, attend meetings in varying locations throughout campus, and continually use computers and related office equipment are required. Not all buildings on campus have elevators. Candidates must pass State of New Jersey Criminal Background check.
Documents required to complete an application: A cover letter explaining explicit interest in the position and The Hun School; a current resume or CV; and the names, e-mail addresses, telephone numbers and affiliation to the candidate of five (5) professional references. Reference letters are welcome but not required. Please submit materials as soon as possible via email as Word documents or PDF files to Sam Richards (firstname.lastname@example.org). Applications are due by April 29, 2019 but materials will be reviewed as they are received.
About The Hun School of Princeton
The Hun School of Princeton, an independent coeducational boarding and day school, with a diverse student body of 650 in grades 6-PG, is distinguished by its highly engaging college preparatory curriculum, broad extracurricular programs, supportive faculty, and a happy and kind community spirit.