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Manager of Grants Revenue

Company: State of Louisiana
Location: Baton Rouge
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:

Supplemental Information

Louisiana is a State as a Model Employer for People with Disabilities.

The LA SPECIAL SCHOOL DISTRICT is seeking applicants for a

MANAGER of GRANTS and REVENUE

T he Louisiana Special Schools do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in our programs and activities, and we provide equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. Inquiries regarding non-discrimination may be referred to Santa Patterson, Human Resources Director at spatterson@lsdvi.org .

RELEASE OF ASSESSMENT AND EVALUATION INFORMATION: La. R.S. 17:3884(D) requires that any school board wishing to hire a person who has been assessed or evaluated pursuant to the Children First Act, La. R.S. 17:3871, et seq., whether that person is already employed by that school system or not, shall request such person's assessment and evaluation results as part of the application process. Please be advised that, as part of the mandated process, your previous assessment and evaluation results will be requested. You have the opportunity to apply, review the information received, and provide any response or information you deem appropriate.

Physical Activity Level:
The employee must be able to perform assigned duties without significant risk of substantial harm to his/her own safety/security and the safety/security of others. Some work is performed in physically comfortable positions with little or light physical effort, and some work requires moderate effort. Lifting thirty to forty pounds may be required and brief periods of heavy muscular exertion may be required. Interpreting/and transliterating, and teaching visually impaired students, require extended use of the upper body muscles and fine motor movements of the hands. Physical requirements are subject to reasonable accommodation in accordance with ADA standards.

There is no guarantee that everyone who applies to this posting will be interviewed. Specific information about this job will be provided to you in the interview process, should you be selected.

No Civil Service test score is required in order to be considered for this vacancy. To apply for this vacancy, click on the "Apply" link above and complete an electronic application which can be used for this vacancy as well as future job opportunities. Applicants can check the status of their application at any time by selecting the 'Application Status' link after logging into their account.

Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application. You must include all relevant education and experience on your official State application.

Applicants qualifying based on college training or receipt of a baccalaureate degree will be required to submit an official college transcript to verify credentials claimed prior to appointment. Please make every effort to attach a copy of your transcript to your application. The transcripts can be added as an attachment to your online application or faxed to (225) 763-5523. The selected candidate will be required to submit original documentation upon hire.

Qualifications

  • A Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Accounting, or related area or 20 years of public administration or accounting and/or financial experience in State or Federal Government plus five years administrative or supervisory experience in the areas of business administration, facility management, and/or accounting. School business administration or management experience preferred.
  • A Master's degree in Business Administration, Accounting, or related area will substitute for two years of the required administrative or supervisory experience.
  • Must possess or obtain with 2 years of hire date, a CPA license. Additional certifications related to internal controls also desired.
  • Credentials of the applicant must include good human relations and management skills with which to develop and maintain a cohesive common purpose staff and to direct the functions of subordinates.

    Job Concepts

    Managerial Responsibilities
    • Implement policies and regulations mandated by SSD and other state and federal regulatory agencies.
    • Assist in the development of policies and procedures affecting the school; implement school philosophy and programs, and develop and establish long range strategic plans.
    • Assist in the annual preparation, implementation and monitoring of the SSD budget.
    • Exhibit knowledge of special education rules and regulations associated with implementation of state and federal laws.
    • Exhibit understanding of children with handicaps and their needs, especially the hearing and visually impaired children served by the schools, and demonstrate awareness of specialists, agencies, and organizations that serve disabled children and their families.
    • Demonstrate appropriate and effective office management skills such as planning, organizing and implementing.
    • Exercise good judgment in making decisions.
    • Maintain complete and accurate records and exercise confidentiality of information in accordance with requirements of the law.
    • Ensure timely, accurate business and financial reports that are prepared in accordance with General Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
    • Maintain a positive relationship with professional associates, state and local agencies, the community, and parents of the students in the Special School District.
    • Participate in school sponsored activities.

      Supervisory Responsibilities
      • Supervise assigned staff providing leadership and coordination for a team approach.
      • Apply knowledge and skills of supervision to programs and personnel demonstrating appropriate and effective interpersonal skills.
      • Delegate responsibilities as appropriate.
      • Promote the administrative team concept.
      • Plan and conduct staff observations and evaluations for performance accountability programs for classified and unclassified employees according to the current approved performance appraisal systems.
      • Provide for staff development.

        Programmatic Responsibilities
        • Directly supervise all aspects of the accounting functions of the Louisiana Special School District (SSD). Direct and monitor the budgeting, receipts, disbursement and accounting of all appropriated and non-appropriated funds for SSD, as it relates to revenue and grants.
        • Direct the maintenance of historical business records, reports and files for the SSD Business Office.
          • Provide professional administrative leadership and direction in the management of the shared business activities of the SSD for business areas assigned to this position.
            • Provide systematic fiscal operation and management functions for SSD shared services.
            • Monitor current policies and procedures of the Business department to ensure correct application; develop and implement new policies, procedures and internal controls to ensure efficient use of staff and that SSD goals and objectives are achieved.
            • Serve as an advisor and advocate of facility wide compliance with internal controls to maintain accountability.
            • Assist with the establishment and development of long range strategic plans.
            • Assist the Business Manager in developing funding strategies to allow SSD to provide the most cost efficient services possible and utilize all funds available.
            • Assist the Business Manager in determining priorities for all SSD departments within the parameters of budget constraints inclusive of changes to the organization's structure.
            • Research and implement cost saving measures and alternative means of financing to accomplish the stated mission of SSD. Professional Conduct
              • Demonstrate reliability and punctuality in attendance and in meeting obligations.
              • Exhibit professional ethics.
              • Exhibit initiative and recognize and follow established communication channels.
              • Exhibit a willingness to accept and use suggestions for improvement.
              • Use time effectively.
              • May be required to develop and implement a Professional Growth Plan in consultation with the designated supervisor.
              • May be required to complete a self-evaluation.
              • Maintain an appropriate student-adult relationship and respect the individual worth and dignity of each student.
              • Perform other duties as assigned.

Keywords: State of Louisiana, Baton Rouge , Manager of Grants Revenue, Executive , Baton Rouge, Louisiana

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