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.
School Business Manager New Haven, CTKing/Robinson International Baccalaureate Inter-District Magnet School/Apr 2013 to Current
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.
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 Orlando, FLEvans/Michael & Associates Insurance Brokerage/Nov 2006 to Feb 2013
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
Tacked progress of training and quality control measuring results and
providing feedback to formulate policy, plan for resource needs, and implement
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 ManagementUniversity of Phoenix2010Phoenix, AZ, USA
Concentration: Human Resources
MBA: Business AdministrationUniversity of Phoenix2012Phoenix, AZ, USAConcentration: Organizational Leadership
National Association of School Business Management, NASBM