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WVDE VACANCIES

These are vacancies in the
WV Department of Education.
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Title of Vacancy
Coordinator, Office of Finance and Administration/School Finance

Administrative Unit
Superintendentís Office

Expectations
1. The staff member works effectively as a member of an educational team. 
2. The staff member conducts him/herself in a professional manner, is self-motivated, demonstrates initiative, and exhibits an attitude of mutual respect. 
3. The staff member is ethical and demonstrates excellent work and attendance habits. 
4. The staff member demonstrates ability to work effectively with county personnel and other state/local officials. 
5. The staff member is willing to travel to provide technical assistance, conduct periodic workshops, and provide other assistance to local educational agencies, as needed.

Duties and Responsibilities
The Coordinator of School Finance is responsible for coordinating the activities and functions of the Office of School Finance and managing the office work flow to assist the office director in completing all tasks in a timely and accurate manner; performing complex financial analysis; and assisting in other regulatory and technical assistance activities.  
 
Duties include: 
1. Assist in compiling, editing, and summarizing necessary data and performing the required computations under the Public School Support Program. 
2. Perform complex financial computations without supervision and manage work-flow to ensure that assigned tasks are completed in a timely and accurate manner. 
3. Assist in compiling, reviewing, analyzing, and summarizing budgetary and financial data. 
4. Assist in providing financial information to the Legislature, State Board of Education, state and federal agencies, and various other offices. 
5. Assist in formulating a uniform system of budgetary and financial accounting practices and procedures. 
6. Provide technical assistance on generally accepting accounting principles (GAAP). 
7. Assist in conducting professional development workshops and provide guidance on preparing monthly and annual financial statements, proposed budgets, cash flow projections, salary schedules, indirect cost plans, certified personnel reports, school calendars, and miscellaneous other reports. 
8. Participate in continuing professional education activities to maintain current knowledge of GAAP principles for governmental entities, governmental accounting and financial reporting standards, generally accepted auditing standards, the West Virginia Education Information System (WVEIS), state statutes, and other school finance matters. 
9. Review the audit reports of local educational agencies conducted in compliance with the Single Audit Act and related federal requirements, and monitor auditeesí corrective action plans. 
10. Analyze financial impact of proposed legislation and prepare cost estimates and fiscal notes.  
11. Coordinate efforts with other employees in the department, other state agencies, and local boards of education.  
12. Perform other duties as assigned. 
 
EMPLOYMENT RELATIONSHIP: 
Department of Education staff are employed upon recommendation of the State Superintendent of Schools and are state employees. No representative or employee of the state is authorized to enter into any employment contract or other agreement. Department staff work under the direction of the State Superintendent of Schools for the general supervision of the free schools in the state and implementing the policies of the board and other necessary tasks as determined by the State Superintendent of Schools or his/her designee. Each employee is ďat-willĒ and subject to termination by the State Superintendent of Schools at any time, with or without notice, cause or compensation. 
 
The employment relationship between the State Superintendent of Schools and the employee may be terminated by either party. Reasons for termination by the State Superintendent of Schools include, but are not limited to, immorality, incompetency, cruelty, insubordination, intemperance, willful neglect of duty, unsatisfactory performance, the conviction of a felony or a guilty plea or a plea of no contest to a felony charge, misuse of funds or property, violations of law or policies of the state board, lack of need, or a lack or loss of funding.

Qualifications
1. Bachelorís degree in accounting with a certified public accountant (CPA) certificate. 
2. Three years of administrative or related work experience. 
3. A broad knowledge of school systemís operations. 
4. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively. 
5. Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles for governmental entities. 

Desired Qualifications
1. At least two yearsí experience as a county board of education treasurer/chief school business official. 
2. Masterís degree in Business Administration (MBA).  
 
Candidates for employment must complete an official application form that may be obtained by contacting the Office of Human Resources at (304) 558-2702. The application may be downloaded at http://wvde.state.wv.us/hr/jobOpportunities.php.

Salary
$77,272.00

Closing Date (by 4:00pm Eastern Daylight Time)
August 28, 2017

Apply to
Liz Bryant, Secretary 
Office of Human Resources 
Building 6, Room 264 
1900 Kanawha Boulevard, East 
Charleston, West Virginia 25305-0330 
Phone: 304-558-2702  
Fax: 304-558-0216 
Email: wvde.hr@k12.wv.us 

 


WVDE Employment Application

Application and Instructions.

The West Virginia Board of Education and the West Virginia Department of Education do not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, disability, age and national origin in employment and in administration of any of their education programs and activities. Inquiries may be directed to the Office of Human Resources at (304) 558-2702 or to the Section 504 Coordinator at (304) 558-2696, West Virginia Department of Education, 1900 Kanawha Boulevard, East, Charleston, West Virginia 25305; or to the Office of Civil Rights at (215) 656 8541 [TDD (877) 521-2172], U.S. Department of Education, 100 Penn Square East, Suite 515, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107-3323.