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Business Administrator

Posted: 09/18/2022

Position Type:
Administration/Business Administrator
Date Posted:
District Office
A vacancy currently exists for a Business Administrator at Pottsgrove School District. This position oversees all of the business operations of the District as well as Facilities and Transportation.

1. Board Relations
  • Attend all regular monthly School Board Meetings, participate in relevant Board committees, and prepare such reports for the Board as the Superintendent may require.
2. Budget and Finance
  • Translate the District's needs as approved by the Superintendent into a composite financial plan.
  • Establish a system for budget execution and supervise all financial accounting in the School District.
  • Assist and cooperate with outside auditing agencies in the conduct of approved audits or reviews of the District's records.
  • Organize and compile the proposed annual budget and assist the Superintendent in appraising its validity.
  • Direct and supervise all financial accounting and cost analyses for the District.
  • Review the effect of the educational program on the financial structure of the community and advise the Superintendent in maintaining a proper balance between the two.
  • Directly supervise payroll, accounts payable, bonding, investing of funds, the administration of School Board insurance programs and other financial operations of the District.
  • Be familiar with all sources of revenues for school purposes, explore possibilities of new sources and be responsible for receiving all monies to which the Board of School Directors is entitled.
  • Ensure that all levied taxes are collected or properly accounted for and reported.
  • Prepare financial surveys as requested by governmental and other outside agencies.
3. Purchasing
  • Be responsible for the timely execution of District purchases.
  • Supervise the preparation of supply lists, specifications for bidding, placing of advertisements, and tabulation of bids in accordance with established purchasing policy and state/federal laws.
4. Auxiliary Services
  • Supervise the Director of Facilities and Physical Plant and assist with the planning and operation of the custodial and maintenance programs.
  • Supervise child accounting activities.
  • Supervise the District's Transportation Department.
  • Supervise the District's Food Service Program.
5. Personnel Management
  • Make available financial information for District negotiations and serve on District Negotiating teams when required or requested.
  • Maintain adequate records for all School District employees regarding salary, retirement, social security, withholding taxes, wage taxes, and insurance.

  • Bachelor's degree with a major in business or related degree required.
  • Master's degree preferred.
  • Five (5) years of experience as a school business official highly preferred.

COMPENSATION: Commesurate with experience.

SCHEDULE: Full-time, 12-month position.

LOCATION: Pottsgrove District Office

Must have current Act 34, 151 & 114 Clearances


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