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ALCDSB Hiring Superintendent of Finance and Business Services

May 22, 2018

ALCDSB logoSuperintendent of Finance and Business Services

The Algonquin & Lakeshore Catholic District School Board (ALCDSB) is located in eastern Ontario and includes several picturesque communities on or near Lake Ontario, as well as prime rural and cottage areas extending to the southern tip of Algonquin Park. The Algonquin & Lakeshore Catholic District School Board serves approximately 11,600 students in 32 elementary schools, 5 secondary schools and 5 adult learning sites. Major centres include Kingston, which is consistently ranked as one of the best places to live in Canada; Picton, which is one of Ontario's most popular vacation spots, known for its camping, boating, wineries and other outdoor adventures; and Belleville, which has beautiful parks and open spaces, excellent secondary and post-secondary education opportunities and health care facilities. The school board administrative office is located in Napanee, which is in close proximity to the major centres.

The ALCDSB operates with a budget of about 153 million dollars and has approximately 1400 employees. The vision of the Board is that Catholic schools in the ALCDSB inspire and nurture strong communities of faith, engaged communities of learning and compassionate communities of service. The Board is committed to academic excellence and the relentless pursuit of success for each student and staff member, fostered within faith-filled Catholic learning environments. The Board is seeking an experienced leader as Superintendent of Finance and Business Services to join its senior administrative team prior to September 1, 2018.

Reporting to the Director of Education as part of the senior team, the Superintendent of Finance and Business Services is responsible for  all aspects of the board's finances, including accounting, purchasing, payroll, audit,  plant operations and transportation services. The Superintendent will also serve as Treasurer of the Board. The Superintendent will set a high standard for the performance of the various departments to help enable and achieve the Board's vision while ensuring compliance with provincial regulations, standards, practices and legislation.

The ideal candidate will be eligible to obtain, or will possess, a Business Supervisory Officer's Certificate (pursuant to Reg. 309 of the Education Act), along with a relevant post-secondary degree and professional accounting designation. Candidates with an MBA and relevant experience will also be considered. Details of Regulation 309 can be found at https://www.ontario.ca/laws/regulation/900309. The candidate will bring several years of progressive experience, preferably in a public sector or broader public sector organization. The individual will have a strong understanding of "student success" and will support the goals and objectives of the catholic school system. The candidate will possess excellent interpersonal, communication and management skills. The ability to work effectively with trustees, the other members of senior staff, the general public, partners and Ministry officials is essential.

To confidentially explore this opportunity, please forward your resume and covering letter, quoting Project #ALCDSB05 c/o Kevin Kobus at resumes@promeus.ca. Requests for additional information on the role, or nominations of suitable candidates may also be submitted to the e-mail address above. The deadline for all applications is June 26, 2018. 

  • Discipleship

    We accept the call to be imitators of Christ by embracing the Beatitudes through authentic witness at the school, community, and global levels. Rooted in our commitment to transmit our Faith and Catholic tradition, we are inspired to build communities dedicated to the formation of young people who recognize their gifts and responsibilities to contribute to the transformation of the world into a more just and loving society for all.

  • Scholarship

    We believe that each student, made in the image and likeness of God and being hope for the future, can be engaged in their learning and achieve at high levels with appropriate supports. We are committed to ensuring that the potential of each student is realized through the achievement of ambitious outcomes and improving in their learning to the highest possible level.

  • Stewardship

    We embrace our responsibilities for the prudent and judicious use of the resources we have been allocated. In our context, we are committed to the development and growth of all employees, responsible and accountable practices and our call to care for all of God's creation.