Excellent Benefits! AUHSD offers an outstanding health benefit package including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance.
The District currently pays 100% of the health benefit premiums for employees and their eligible dependents.
To plan, organize, assign, direct and review the activities of the Business Departments; to prepare and monitor the District budget including all program, site and department budgets; and provide complex staff assistance to the Superintendent.
The Anaheim Union High School District has been serving students within the community for more than a century. Our vision is to graduate socially aware, civic-minded students who are college and career ready for the 21st century. Geographically, the District covers 46 square miles incorporating the cities of Anaheim, Buena Park, Cypress, Garden Grove, La Palma, and Stanton, and has around 30,000 students enrolled in its twenty-one sites. AUHSD is the third-largest employer in the city of Anaheim, has a General Fund operating budget of $404 million, and the community is benefitting from $249 million in improvements to our campuses.
The community of Anaheim is located within Orange County in the Southern California area, and is home to tourist attractions like the Disneyland Resorts. The county is centrally located, with freeway access to surrounding areas of Southern California, such as Los Angeles, and the Inland Empire counties of San Bernardino and Riverside county. The community's prime geographic location includes access to beaches, mountains, heavily urban and sprawling suburbs, and is the home of major corporations and high tech firms.
The Ideal Candidate:
The ideal candidate will be an effective leader who has strong financial acumen, a capacity to build decisional capital, cultural intelligence, emotional intelligence, versatile communication skill, and a commitment to providing quality services to our students and their communities.
The annual compensation for this position is $208,034, plus health and welfare benefits. In addition to the salary, the District also offers an annual Tax Sheltered Annuity (TSA) of $3,500.
Further, the position is covered by the Public Employees Retirement System; Social Security; District paid medical, dental, and vision insurance plans for every employee and their family; retirement health benefits; 24 days of annual paid vacation, 14 paid holidays per year, and 14.4 sick days per year with unlimited accumulation of paid sick leave days.
Application materials must be submitted online by October 18, 2020 at 11:59 PM.
To be considered initially, a candidate must provide:
- A completed online application form, including online supplemental questionnaire.
- Letter of introduction to the Superintendent and resume
Upon completion of the recruitment process, finalists will be requested to provide two (2) recent letters of recommendation.
Tentative Selection Process Steps:
1. Training and Experience Evaluation
2. Structured Panel Interview
3. Selection Interview(s) with Executive Cabinet Team
4. Appointment by Board of Education
Those receiving a passing score on the structured panel interview will be placed on an eligibility list from which the Executive Cabinet Team will interview candidates for final selection.
Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in business, public or school administration, accounting or a related field. A Master's Degree in Business Administration or a related field is desirable.
Eight years of progressively responsible administrative experience including participation in business policy and program development, including five (5) years in a public-sector agency, is required
The annual compensation for this position is $208,034 (non-negotiable), plus health and welfare benefits. In addition to the salary, the District also offers an annual Tax Sheltered Annuity (TSA) of $3500, and paid membership in two (2) professional organizations.
Further, the position is covered by the Public Employees Retirement System; Social Security; District paid medical, dental and vision insurance plans for employee and family; retirement health benefits; 24 days of annual paid vacation, 14 paid holidays per year, and 14.4 sick days per year with unlimited accumulation of paid sick leave days.
Examples of Duties:
The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees in this classification, and are not to be interpreted as an exhaustive list of responsibilities and qualifications required of personnel so classified. Reasonable accommodations will be made so that qualified employees can perform the essential duties of the job.
SPECIALIZED ESSENTIAL DUTIES (Typically only performed in this classification):
- Serves as the chief financial advisor to the Superintendent, Board of Trustees, and District personnel.
- Assists the Superintendent and cabinet in identifying and establishing organizational goals and objectives.
- Plans, organizes, controls, integrates, and evaluates the activities and operations of the Business Services division with responsibility for Facilities, Food Service, Maintenance, Purchasing, Accounting, Transportation, Operations and other accounting and business services functions.
- Administers and supervises the preparation and dissemination of the District's financial information, including budget reviews, analyses, and forecasts of future income and expenditures.
- Provides for the accurate and timely reporting of accounting and financial data to the County Superintendent of Schools and the State Department of Education.
- Represents the District, as appropriate, in all contract negotiations.
- Represents the District with State, county, and local agencies as required.
GENERAL ESSENTIAL DUTIES (Also performed in other classifications):
- Selects, trains, motivates, and evaluates personnel; provides or coordinates staff training; works with employees to correct deficiencies; implements discipline and termination procedures.
- Prepares the District budget; develops budget assumptions, disseminates budget materials and consolidate budget; monitors actuals versus budget during the fiscal period, identifies variances and determines reasons for variances.
- Prepares and controls special budget items at the direction of superiors; provides special reports on such budgets as building, bond and interest, cafeteria funds and others.
- Prepares special cost analysis reports as requested by the Superintendent or the Board; analyzes accounting statements as necessary for the Board and other administrators.
- Coordinates necessary construction and deferred maintenance programs, redevelopment and developer fees, works with them and homeowners.
- Analyzes and computes special cost areas such as insurance, salaries, fringe benefits, supplies and other areas.
- Analyzes and computes income from all sources including Federal, State, local and other sources.
- Estimates cash requirements and expense projections; prepares cash flow statements and identify potential problems.
- Attends meetings of the Board of Trustees and management meetings as requested.
- Performs related duties as assigned.
- Organizational and management practices as applied to the analysis and evaluation of programs, policies and operational needs.
- Theory and practice of school management.
- Principles and practices of complex, and diversified facilities modernization, building maintenance and operations, accounting and payroll, purchasing, risk management, warehousing, transportation and food services program development and administration.
- Building construction, alteration and repair processes.
- Principles and practices of organization, administration, and personnel management.
- Principles of supervision, training, and performance evaluation.
- Principles and practices of budget preparation and administration both District-wide and by department.
- Pertinent Federal, State, and local laws, codes and regulations including applicable sections of State Education Code, and school planning and construction
- School district organization, operations, and objectives.
- Plan, direct, and coordinate a variety of Business Services functions including facilities, food service, maintenance, purchasing, accounting, transportation and operations.
- Prepare and present clear and concise administrative reports.
- Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations in support of goals.
- Interpret and apply Federal, State and local policies, procedures, laws and regulations.
- Deal with complex statistical data and make complex mathematical calculations.
- Prepare and administer a comprehensive school district budget.
- Select, supervise, train and evaluate assigned staff.
- Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
- Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
OPEN Anyone can apply.
OPEN Qualified candidates, or Eligibles, who pass all testing stages will be placed on one eligibility list. The top 3 ranks of Eligibles will be certified for a hiring interview.
All applications must be submitted online. Applications and requests for testing will not be accepted after the recruitment closing date and time. Applicants may be rejected on the basis of an incomplete application or failure to meet minimum qualifications. The application is part of the selection process and is part of an overall assessment of acceptability for employment. All information provided is subject to independent verification of its accuracy. It is the responsibility of the applicant to provide correct contact information by which to be notified.
You will eventually be disqualified in the recruitment process if you fail to disclose relevant information regarding your conviction history. It is the disclosure of the conviction that is most important in many cases.
The screening process for this position, which may be subject to modification, will include some form of a(n): application screening, initial qualifications screening, documentation/certification screening, and supplemental application screening. The stated qualifications for the position represent only the minimum requirements and do not guarantee qualification for examination or placement on an eligibility list.
The examination may consist of any combination of a(n):
training and experience (T&E) evaluation, written knowledge test, hands on/performance test, structured panel interview, situational judgement interview, or other type of exam of fitness for duty. All parts of the examination process are job related. A passing score must be attained on each portion of the exam to advance to the next stage and ultimate placement on an eligibility list.
Requests for reasonable accommodations for the testing process must be made no less than two (2) days prior to the examination. Requests must be signed by your medical doctor, school psychologist, or learning consultant as appropriate and must be on provider letterhead and contain an actual signature.
Protest of any part of the exam process must be in writing and submitted to the Personnel Director no later than five (5) working days from the date you participated in the exam. Any protest must include rationale to support the protest and shall include supporting documentation or references. Protests must be based on illegal discrimination, abuse of discretion, or procedure/process error. Protests should NOT be based on receiving unexpected results. We cannot be responsible for lost mail, misdirected mail, or failure of mail to be delivered after it has been entrusted to the U.S. Postal Service.
ESTABLISHMENT OF ELIGIBILITY
Candidates who are successful in all screening and testing stages will be placed on an eligibility list. Typically, an eligibility list for a classification expires after six (6) months or one (1) year. Candidates on the expired eligibility list are no longer considered for positions within the class. Eligibility lists may be extended beyond one year or expire sooner than one year. Eligibility lists may be merged, in which case candidate ranks may change.
Candidates on the eligibility list will be called in rank order to participate in final selection interviews with the hiring manager until three ranks of candidates have accepted the invitation to interview. Ranks may include ties so more than three candidates may be called to interview for one vacancy. Please note that candidates will be removed from the eligibility list for declining the invitation to interview more than three (3) times.
OFFERS OF EMPLOYMENT
Official offers of employment are ONLY made by the Anaheim Union High School District Human Resources, Classified Office. Offers are subject to satisfactory completion of ALL the pre-employment processing including: successful completion of a physical examination, tuberculosis examination, fingerprint clearance by the California Department of Justice, and proof of eligibility to work in the United States.
ADVANCED STEP PLACEMENT
All new regular classified employees shall be paid in accordance with the salary range established for the class to which assigned. Initial placement will normally be the first step of the salary range. However, a new employee may receive advanced step placement with an approval from Human Resources. Requests for advanced step must be submitted in writing to the Human Resources office before the employee's first day of work. Approval will be based on the following criteria:
A) Additional qualifying experience beyond that required for entry into the class.
B) Additional education at the college level when related to the position, beyond the established educational requirements for entry into the class.
C) Evidence of currently receiving a salary greater than the first step of the salary for the classification.
Benefits earned by all permanent classified employees:
- Leaves: Sick leave, holidays, bereavement and emergency leaves.
- Retirement: Classified employees are members of the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS). Employee contribution is 7% of gross earnings.
Benefits earned by all permanent classified employees working 20 hours or more per week:
- Insurance: The District provides medical, dental, vision care, behavioral health and life insurance for the employees and their dependents.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY DISTRICT
Anaheim Union High School District prohibits unlawful discrimination against, and/or harassment of, District employees and job applicants on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, age, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran status, gender, gender identity, sex, or sexual orientation at a District site or activity.
The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provisions of this bulletin may be modified or revoked, and the job description may be changed at any time without notice.
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