Business Administrator/ Board Secretary
Ridgewood Public Schools
Bergen County, New Jersey
“A Tradition of Excellence”
Ridgewood Public Schools, a K-12 district with an approximately 120 million dollar budget, seeks an experienced School Business Administrator/Board Secretary. The successful candidate will provide leadership in the development and management of the financial and business operations district-wide. The successful candidate will assist with the effective and efficient implementation of financial activities and district processes in all areas of the business office as well as collaborate with administrators, staff, other district constituencies, and the Board to accomplish the financial and business goals of the district.
School Business Administrator/Board Secretary
Start Date 7/3/23
12 month - Full Time
• New Jersey School Business Administrator Certification
• Minimum of three (3) years of business administrator experience
• Minimum of five (5) years of relevant school business office or accounting experience
• Demonstrated ability to responsibly manage and proactively plan for a large district’s financial needs with multiple revenue streams.
• Demonstrated ability to manage diverse capital projects and longrange facility plans.
• Demonstrated ability to maintain open and transparent communication with the Superintendent, Board of Education, administration, and other district and township constituents, related to district financials and all other areas related to the business office.
Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.
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The Ridgewood Public Schools, committed to a tradition of excellence and innovation, in partnership with the community, provide a rich and challenging learning environment, enabling students to maximize their unique potential to become lifelong learners and productive, responsible citizens.
Established in 1894, the Ridgewood Public Schools, committed to a tradition of excellence and innovation, have a long-standing history of delivering a high-quality education focused on maximizing the unique potential of every learner. Our vision is to inspire a passion for lifelong learning within each student and to prepare them for future success in the 21st-century workplace by fostering and nurturing critical thinking, empathy, creativity, and resilience.
Ridgewood is the largest single-town school system in Bergen County. The district comprises ten schools: one preschool, six elementary schools (K-5), two middle schools (6-8), and one high school (9-12). Instruction and school services are provided by approximately 620 contracted employees, and 78% of the district's teachers possess a master’s degree or higher. The expertise and dedication of the faculty and staff are reflected in their ongoing commitment to professional growth and cumulative years of service to the students of Ridgewood.
The innovative and robust program of studies, along with state-of-the-art facilities and technology, provides students with a challenging yet supportive learning environment. The district is continually recognized with awards and accolades for school and individual achievements in all areas from academics to arts to athletics. A broad array of extracurricular activities tap into each student’s unique potential and enrich the overall experience, providing outlets to explore and cultivate talents and interests.
From financial support for facility and instructional enhancements to the support for integration of student experiences, we are grateful for the many partnerships that strengthen our school community.