The Verona Area School District is looking for an exceptional and resourceful leader to serve as our Assistant Superintendent for Business Services. The Verona Area School District is a PreK – 12 public school district of approximately 5,800 students located near Madison, WI. The Verona Area School District (VASD) is a growing school district with 10 schools including three charter schools and a two-way immersion Spanish program. Our incredible student body is 37% non-white, 29% receive free or reduced lunches, 14% percentage are English Learners and 8% receive special education services. Our staff is 900 strong between all positions including full and part time.
Our school district is comprised of 10 buildings including a new state of the art, 600,000 square foot high school on a 160-acre campus opened in September of 2020. We have a total of 1.5M square feet under roof on nearly 325 total acres.
Our new Assistant Superintendent for Business Services will oversee:
- Director of Athletics
- Director of Buildings & Grounds
- Director of Food Services
- Director of Human Resources
- Director of Safety and Security
- Director of Natatorium and Aquatics Centers
- Finance Manager
- Managers of Performing Arts Centers
- Operations Manager
- Administrative Assistant
This position provides leadership, assistance, and support to business and operational staff; serves as Chief Financial Officer for the district; serves as Chief Operating Officer for non-instructional operations; and supervises and/or manages all financial / non-instructional operational matters of the District.
The successful candidate will have demonstrated skills in all human relations skills and be able to roll their sleeves up when needed. This is high touch, high impact, highly visible position.
Our hiring, for any position, is grounded in selecting candidates who can support and advance our strategic plan and our Board of Education goals. You are strongly encouraged to go to our website at www.verona.k12.wi.us to read about our strategic plan, our goals, our mission and decide if you can get behind and support our movement. We will only hire people who are committed to this work and to our mission of Every Student Must Be Successful.
Potential candidates should thoroughly review the position description by going to our website at https://bit.ly/3ofnAbQ. Viable candidates will have a portfolio of evidence showing their leadership and skills in those areas.
Bilingual skills are highly valued but not a requirement for this position.
Start date is targeted for July 1, 2021 with flexibility to begin earlier depending on the individual’s personal and professional circumstances.
Salary, Benefits, Length of Contract: This position works a 260-day (12 month) contract with starting compensation that is negotiable but will be no less than $150,000 with an exceptional benefits package.
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Deadline: 5 p.m., Wednesday January 27th, 2021.
The Verona Area School District is an Equal Opportunity Educator/Employer. Candidates of color are strongly encouraged to apply.