Director of Finance and Human Resources


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Posted Date 9/11/2019

Director of Finance and Human Resources


RSU5, a growing school district in southern Maine serving the students in Durham, Freeport, and Pownal, is seeking a Director of Finance and Human Resources to administer the financial and business affairs of the district in such a way as to provide the best possible educational services with the financial resources available. The Director provides HR leadership to employees by providing strategic counsel on a wide variety of areas to maximize organizational effectiveness and performance. This is a full-time, year-round position.


  • Creates and oversees a $34M budget
  • Leads and supports the employees in the business office
  • Oversees invoicing and management of grants
  • Keeps current on all finance and human resource laws and trends
  • Prepares monthly financial reports and others as required by the state and federal government
  • Assumes responsibility for long-range financial planning in RSU5
  • Arranges for the internal auditing of school accounts
  • Promotes an employee oriented, high performance culture that emphasizes empowerment, quality productivity and standards, goal attainment and the recruitment and ongoing development of a superior workforce
  • Handles employee relations issues in a timely and effective fashion


  • Degree in Business Management and /or Accounting or the proven experience with major emphasis in school finance and business administration
  • Demonstrated leadership/supervision skills
  • Knowledge of human resource and labor laws
  • Collaborative team player
  • Ability to balance multiple priorities
  • Must hold Criminal History Record Check (CHRC)



Position remains open until October 4, 2019

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