Assistant Superintendent for Business and Operations

Midlothian ISD | Midlothian, TX

Posted Date 7/02/2024

Direct and manage the operation of all financial and business affairs of the district including accounting, auditing and purchasing.  Supervise and direct the operational areas of the district including technology, food service, transportation, maintenance and construction, and custodians. Serve as the chief financial advisor to the superintendent and board of trustees. 



  • Masters degree in a business related field or educational administration

  • Valid Texas Administration certificate or other business/finance licensure preferred

  • TASBO certification preferred



Five years experience in school business management preferred


Special Knowledge/Skills:


  • Advanced technical knowledge of school finance, budgeting and accounting systems and economics  

  • Working knowledge of data processing systems and financial applications

  • Strong communications, public relations and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to supervise various operational areas in the district


Instructional Management:

  • Ensure that business operations are supportive of the instructional goals and objectives of the district and the attainment of the campus performance objectives (academic excellence indicators).

  • Develop long and short-range objectives and goals for the business operations of the school district.


School Climate:
  • Provide for effective two-way communication with staff, community, media and board.

  • Deal sensitively and fairly with persons from diverse cultural backgrounds.

  • Keep the superintendent informed on the business affairs of the district.

School/Organizational Improvement:
  • Plan and conduct needs assessment for growth and improvement of the district business operations.

  • Work with district personnel in projecting student enrollments, staffing needs, building and facilities energy needs, capital equipment needs, and other cost items for district and individual school improvement.

Personnel Management:
  • Prepare review and revise job descriptions in the business department.

  • Develop training options and/or improvement plans to ensure the best operation in the area of business operations.

  • Evaluate job performance of business office employees to ensure effectiveness.

  • Make sound recommendations relative to business office personnel placement, transfer, retention and dismissal.


Administration and Fiscal/Facilities Management:
  • Direct and manage business operations of the district including budgeting, purchasing, 

  • transportation, accounting, data processing, maintenance programs, construction management, tax collection, budget hearings, bond issues, dept. management and investment programs.

  • Ensure that programs are cost-effective and funds are managed prudently.

  • Provide leadership to achieve cost effective practices throughout the district.

  • Compile district, campus and program budgets and cost estimates based upon documented program needs.

  • Direct and manage the operational areas for the district including technology, food service, transportation, maintenance and construction, and custodians.

  • Supervise textbooks and records management for the district.  

  • Coordinate the long-term and short-term rental of school district facilities.

  • Implement the policies established by federal and state law, State Board of Education rule, and the local board policy in the area of business operations.

  • Compile, maintain and file all reports, records and other documents required.

  • Monitor the requisition, distribution, and inventory of all state adopted textbooks.

Student Management

  • Demonstrate support for the district’s student management policies and expected student behavior related to operational aspects of the district (transportation, classroom facilities, etc.).

Professional Growth

  • Develop professional skills appropriate to job assignment.

  • Demonstrate behavior that is professional, ethical and responsible and serve as a role model for all district staff.


School/Community Relations

  • Articulate the district’s mission to the community and solicit its support in realizing the mission.

  • Demonstrate awareness of district/community needs and initiate activities to meet those identified needs.

  • Conduct all other responsibilities as may be assigned by the Superintendent.

Working Conditions:

Remote Work: 

  • This job is expected to be mostly on-site but comes with the possibility to work remotely (from home) as determined by your supervisor.

    • Follow policies (attendance, social media, confidentiality, data protection, code of conduct) while working remotely as expected at the worksite.

    • Protect passwords

    • Follow data encryption protection standards and settings


Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:

  • Use of standard office equipment including personal computer and peripherals; 

  • Prolonged sitting ?

  • Occasional bending/stooping, pushing/pulling, and twisting?

  • Repetitive hand motions including frequent keyboarding and use of mouse; occasional reaching?

  • Occasional light lifting and carrying (less than 20 pounds)?

  • May work prolonged or irregular hours ?

  • Frequent district-wide and statewide travel?

  • Stressful decision-making moments?

  • Frequent communication with other employees and members of the public?

  • Work with frequent interruptions?

  • Maintain emotional control under stress?

This document describes the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and is not an exhaustive list of responsibilities and duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required.

Full time
Central/District Wide
Salary Range
$121,884 - $171,804
Salary Comment (ex. Negotiable, Dependent Upon Experience, etc.)
Dependent Upon Experience
Region 10
Application Deadline
Contact Person
Dr. David Belding
Contact Email
Contact Phone #
Application Link
Midlothian ISD

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