The Learning Project is an intentionally small K-6 school committed to financial accessibility, diversity, highly competitive faculty salaries, academic excellence and character development. The school is known for being Mission driven and also for being a highly congenial place to work. The School has a $3.3 M budget and an endowment of $6.5M. While there is no plan to grow enrollment, the school is seeking additional space for its current programs and may be embarking on a significant renovation program.
The Director of Finance and Operations is the Chief Financial Officer of the school andmanages or oversees all aspects of finance, human resources, facilities and technology. The Director of Finance and Operations reports to the Head of School, is a member of the Senior Administrative Team and supports the Board, the Finance Audit and investment, Personnel, Financial Assistance and Planning Committees. The Director of Finance and Operations will be committed to the Mission of the school and be guided by its principles in all aspects of his or her work.
Areas of Responsibility
Manage all Business Office operations including budgeting and accounting, financial analysis, payroll, human resources, risk management, and benefits administration.
Ensure compliance with all applicable accounting procedures and standards and overseeing the annual audit process
Assure that the school is in compliance with all laws and regulations that govern its programs and operations.
Manage all aspects of plant management and any building renovations
Assure the provision of all technology hardware, software and services for the school including internet services and an internal network
Experience in finance/accounting preferably in an independent school
Experience overseeing the implementation and management of technology
Proven success in a senior administrative role, preferably working with a Board
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Keen analytical skills and a detail-oriented work style
Ability and willingness toengage in high level strategic thinking and problem solving while also managing the hands-on aspects of the job.
Excellent interpersonal skills and a commitment to working collaboratively on a small administrative team.
The Learning Project seeks candidates who will reflect and enhance the racial, ethnic, cultural and gender diversity of the school community.
The Learning Project is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin.
About The Learning Project Elementary School
The Learning Project is an intentionally small K-6 school committed to financial accessibility, diversity, highly competitive faculty salaries, academic excellence and character development. The school is known for being Mission driven and also for being a highly congenial place to work.