school business manager resume example with 14+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Profile
Experienced in multiple facets of operations and business management with a strong concentration in organizational leadership, project management, information processing; planning and allocating resources. The ability to manage cross-functional teams and provide guidance that enhances performance in a manner that incorporates vision and culture. A strategic thought partner on financial and Human Resource matters with a key responsibility to drive financial sustainability and long-term success. Rapid learner who brings excitement and enthusiasm to my work and my team.
  • Organizational Leadership
  • Project Management
  • Human Resources
  • Grant Writing
  • Strategic Planning
  • Identifying Risks
  • Financial Reporting
  • Stakeholder Relationships 
Relevant Experience
School Business Manager, 03/2013 - Current
City Of Pearland Pearland, TX,
Leadership & Strategy
  • Negotiate and Influence strategic decision making within the school's Administrator's /Leadership Team. Plan and manage change in accordance with the school development/strategic plan.
  • Support the training and management of non-instructional support staff by monitoring work practices, systems, and methods that are effective, efficient, and consistent with District standards, policies, and procedures.
Financial Resource Management
  • Maintain a strategic financial plan based on trends and requirements of the school development/improvement plan.
  • Coordinate and monitor school site General Funds, Special Funds, Magnet and Inter-District Funds; Federal and State Grants. Prepare budget transfers as appropriate. 
  • Propose budget revisions if necessary, in response to significant or unforeseen developments.
  • Assemble and maintain purchase orders, expense records, monitor expenditures; reconcile site records with District Office reports to ensure school is within budget allowances for the month and year.
Administration Management​
  • ​Design and maintain administrative systems that deliver outcomes based on the school's aims and goals.
  • ​Oversee the enrollment, transfer, discharge, and readmission process for students and the preparation of related records and files. 
  • Supervise student attendance reports and maintenance of student records, including assessment results, test scores, discipline citations and other related documents(i.e., via PowerSchools, Schoolnet, and SWISS applications).
  • Monitor and analyze student performance assessment data preparing reports as needed for projects (i.e. after school programs, summer school, community based programs). 
  • Ensure student transportation services are met, authorizations and updates are current; and Bus Trip Tickets for school field trips and functions are processed through District Office. 
  • Supervise Requisitions,receive and distribute classroom/office school supplies and materials; maintain ongoing inventory and process invoices.​
  • Coordinate school principal's site master calendar of meetings and events.  
  • Plan and coordinate arrangements for school and community activities; act as liaison between school and other schools, District Office, outside agencies, parents, and the New Haven community. 
Management Information Systems
  • Ensure the school has a strategy for using technology aligned to the overall vision and plans for the school.
  • Consult with District technology lead and other parties to introduce  new technology or improve existing technology for various purposes.
  • Ensure contingency plans are in place in case of technology failure.
Human Resource Management
  • Manage payroll services for school staff.
  • Arrange training and conference travel for administrators and staff; prepare related purchase order of payment requisitions; follow up with receipts , invoices, and expense claims.
  • Manage recruitment, performance,  and development for non-instructional support staff.
  • Evaluate with administrators and leadership team the school's strategic objectives and obtain information for work force planning.
  • Identify skills, knowledge, understanding, and experience required to undertake existing and future planned activities.  
  • Monitor relevant legal, regulatory, ethical requirements and make sure staff members have a clear understanding of the policies and procedures and the importance of putting them into practice.
Facility & Project Management 
  • ​Manage and assist in preparation of new school year start-up.
  • Monitor and review contractual obligations for outsourced school services.
  • Ensure ancillary services are monitored and managed effectively.
  • Manage the lendingof school premises to external organizations, for the development of the extended services and local community requirements.
  • Plan and maintain records of fire practices and alarm tests,
  • Ensure the school's written health and safety policy statement is clearly posted, communicated, and available to all.

Operations Manager, 10/2006 - 01/2013
Evans/Michael & Associates Insurance Brokerage City, STATE,
  • Implemented budgets, account reconciliation, and ensured compliance  with company, state, and local government policies.
  • Positioned human resources as a value-added group by aligning efforts with broader corporate objectives. Used data collection, analysis and trending to track sales by product, by market segment and by agent, allowing a proactive versus reactive response to problems and opportunities.
  • Supervised operational and administrative support to sales teams, maximizing their time in the field to engage with clients.
  • Compiled data, developed reports for administrative support to department managers and supervisors, as well as maintaining records and documentation of systems.
  • Tacked progress of training and quality control measuring results and providing feedback to formulate policy, plan for resource needs, and implement strategies.
  • Used data collection, analysis and trending to track sales by product, by market segment and by agent, allowing a proactive versus reactive response to problems and opportunities.    
  • Assisted department managers in reaching goals and objectives related to sales, productivity, and profitability by analyzing data, planning operations, and making key business decisions.

Bachelor of Science: Business Management, Expected in 2010
University of Phoenix - Phoenix, AZ
Status -
Concentration: Human Resources
MBA: Business Administration, Expected in 2012
University of Phoenix - Phoenix, AZ
Status - Concentration: Organizational Leadership
National Association of School Business Management, NASBM
Society for Human Resource Management, SHRM

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