|Title:||Director of Finance and Operations|
|Location:||Denver Metro Area|
Friends’ School is an independent, nonsectarian school for students in Preschool (age 3) through grade five (age 11) located in Boulder, CO. Founded in 1987, it was initially run by a small group of dedicated parents who envisioned a school where children are revered for who they are and where the whole child is educated – head, hand and heart. Today, Friends’ continues this vision. In a diverse community students are challenged to reach their potential through experimentation, exploration and direct instruction in an experiential environment that strives for academic excellence, creative expression and social responsibility. Friends’ has small classes with low student/teacher ratios and an active, involved parent community.
We seek a Director of Finance and Operations to oversee the school’s financial management, plant operations and maintenance, and provide business guidance to the Community Board and the Head of School. The main areas of focus for this senior leadership position include overseeing the accounting function, budgeting, forecasting, and risk management. In support of the overall school, the Director of Finance and Operations also has oversight of the plant maintenance and human resources.
Reporting to the Head of School, the Director of Finance and Operations provides financial analysis and strategic financial vision for the school’s future to the Head of School and the Community Board.
Our top candidate will have demonstrated upward career mobility in roles that encompass aspects of financial planning, accounting and operations. A broad range of experience gained in an educational institution or non-profit would be beneficial. Friends’ School seeks a strategic professional who is hands-ons and thrives on juggling multiple priorities.
Multi-faceted responsibilities include:
Professional and Personal Qualifications:
Why work for Friends’ School:
The Director of Finance and Operations receives a very competitive salary, TIAA-CREF retirement benefits, comprehensive health insurance, life insurance, professional development, tuition remission, and competitive time-off benefits.
If Friends’ School is Right for You-
We encourage you to apply if educational or non-profit financial and operations leadership is your passion. Additional information about Friends’ School can be found at friendsschoolboulder.org. This is an immediate hire position. Local candidates are encouraged to apply. Out of area candidates will be considered who can relocate immediately without relocation assistance.
Please submit the following materials for consideration:
Please send all documents in PDF or Word format to email@example.com. Christine Lipson from HRConcierge is assisting Friends’ School with this search. She will receive all electronic submissions and follow-up with the top candidates. Please, no phone calls to the school, regular mail or fax submission- we strive to be paperless.
This is a posting on Colorado Nonprofit Association’s Career Center.