School Business Manager Job Profile and Description

Running a school efficiently is quite a tough task and requires huge responsibility on the part of the School Business Manager. He has a number of vital responsibilities, which he needs to fulfill in order to make the school run successfully.

The scope of tasks of a School Business Manager ranges from ensuring that the school is compliant with all federal laws to presenting of annual school budget.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Handling all the responsibilities pertaining to the school, which would include everything from operating the human resources programs to managing the pay roll of the staffs.
  • Negotiating and creating the labor contracts and reviewing the bids for outsourced jobs as well.
  • Handling the duty of supervising the process of and making the payments for the different purchases made by school.
  • Arranging and supervising each and every events and festival of the school.
  • Handling the financial aspects of the school with due responsibility. This can vary from small term financial commitments to long-term ventures made by the school.

Skills and Specifications

  • Calm and composed nature.
  • Administrative capability and great sense of responsibility.
  • Managerial capabilities and great Communication skills.
  • Knowledge of accounting.
  • Ability to maintain a strict decorum in the school.

Education and Qualifications

  • However, the needs of every school would not be similar but then almost every school requires the School Business Manager to have a bachelor’s degree in management or accounting.
  • Three years of experience in related field is an added advantage.