Assistant Superintendent of Business and Operations
Hazard, Young, Attea, and Associates
Location: Aspen, Colorado
Type: Full Time
Salary: $120,000 to $180,000
Accounting, Budgeting, and Financial Management
The Assistant Superintendent will have access to employee housing. Additional benefits include district-funded employee and dependent health benefits including medical, vision, dental, and life insurance to benefit-eligible employees. Other benefits (as eligible): paid leave, CO PERA (pension plan) enrollment with district contribution, TSA options, free transportation for employees from Carbondale to Aspen, employee assistance program, wellness program, supplemental insurance (i.e. cancer, disability, etc.).
Job Description: The Aspen School District is seeking a highly skilled, team oriented Assistant Superintendent of Business and Operations to begin on our about July 1, 2023. THIS IS AN OUTSTANDING OPPORTUNITY IN ONE OF COLORADO'S TOP SCHOOL DISTRICTS IN THE HEART OF THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS. This individual will provide and be accountable for the leadership, strategic direction, management, quality control, and evaluation of the district's financial operations, processes, and procedures as well as the district's operations. The Assistant Superintendent will need to be a clear communicator, authentic collaborator, a regular and visible presence in the schools and community, and a role model for attention to detail and process management. An individual who thrives in the outdoors and immerses oneself in, and contributes to, the culture of the greater community will be a strong candidate.
A critical responsibility of the Assistant Superintendent of Business and Operations will be to engage staff and stakeholders in achieving the "Stewards of Resources Goal" from the District’s 2022-26 Strategic Plan stating "We will be responsible stewards of District resources, ensuring that students and staff have access to superior technology, human resources, sustainable energy, nourishing food, and quality extracurricular activities. (https://www.aspenk12.net/Page/6055
The Aspen district educates 1600 PK-12 students in four schools that share a campus and the charter Aspen Community School. The district is well-resourced with excellent faculty and staff, high performing students, and an engaged, supportive community. Aspen is a year-round thriving community of outdoor activities and world class artistic and cultural events. It is the ideal home for an Assistant Superintendent who embraces the outdoors and the arts, and appreciates all that a mountain culture has to offer. The position comes with access to employee housing!
Hazard,Young, Attea and Associates (HYA) has served school districts for more than 35 years in facilitating searches for superintendents, chief business officials, and other cabinet level positions. HYA has completed more than 1400 searches, and 94% of candidates stay in their positions for at least three years. Our success is due to our wide and deep engagement process that matches the experience, expertise, and personal characteristics with the needs and culture of the community and school board.
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