TITLE: Chief Financial Officer (CF0)
LOCATION: Central Office
The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) develops and oversees the financial strategies and operations for Kansas City- Kansas Public Schools (KCKPS) and its related entities under the direction of the Superintendent. S/he is a key thought partner in the implementation of the strategic vision for the KCKPS. As an instrumental finance leader- s/he manages the finance department including payroll- bond and construction priorities- purchasing- risk management- grant/fundraising- and benefits programs. Additional responsibilities include overseeing the relationship with the schools financing partners- develop and manage the School’s financial model- annual budgeting and reporting process. As a Senior Cabinet Leadership position- s/he serves as a visible community leader- working with parents- teachers- leadership- and Board members on implementing the mission and vision of the School.
COMMUNICATION / ORGANIZATION: Maintains communication with school personnel- parents/guardians- internal and external customers to enhance cooperative action which will support the educational needs of students.
REASONING ABILITY: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read and analyze and interpret general professional journals- technical procedures- or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports- correspondence- and protocols. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of administrators- staff- parents- students- and the general public.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job- the employee is regularly required to sit- walk- stand and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. The employee must occasionally push items of 50 pounds such as pushing on a bike or wheelchair- or moving/rearranging furniture. While performing the duties of the job the employee occasionally may visit a child’s home. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision- distance vision- and depth perception.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud and is a standard acceptable level for this environment.
Deadline to Apply: December 10- 2018
Applications and documents will be reviewed prior to the closing date for this position.
*Completed application- resume or bio- plus cover letter may be scanned as one document.
*Three letters of recommendation.
*An unofficial or official copy of transcript.
Contact Cynthia Fulks- Director of Recruitment- for information at 913-279-2364 or Cynthia.Fulks@kckps.org.
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: 261 days
SALARY: According to KCKPS Salary schedule
FLSA STATUS: EXEMPT
REPORT TO: Superintendent of KCKPS
EVALUATION: Performance will be evaluated in accordance with the Board of Education policy
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Kansas City- Kansas Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools (KCKPS) is an exceptional urban system using an array of innovative teaching strategies to meet the diverse needs of our students with a vigorous professional development program designed to support our teachers.