Deputy Superintendent for Administration and Finance – Public Schools of Brookline


Website BrooklinePublic Public Schools of Brookline

K-12 Public School District

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The Deputy Superintendent for Administration and Finance is responsible for the administration of service driven operations within the Public Schools of Brookline. The Deputy Superintendent serves as a member of senior staff.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
– Development and implementation of the annual budget
– Supervision of Administration and Finance Departments:
– Finance (A/P, Payroll, Special Revenue Funds)
– Human Resources
– Building Facilities and Operations
– Long Range Capital Planning
– Long range planning and construction projects
– Real property acquisition – leased classrooms
– Emergency Response

in conformance with policies established by the School Committee and with the ultimate purpose of providing support to the educational program, in compliance with all town, state, federal and audit regulations.


– Prepare and administer the school budget and district financial strategic planning and projection
– Direct the development of the annual budget within guidelines established by the School Committee and the Superintendent of Schools. The budget will display proposed expenditures consistent with district goals and priorities, along with state and federal mandates
– Develop a systematic multi-year fiscal plan to provide updated budget assumptions for both short-term and long-term capital and operational expenditures
– Present and communicate the budget along with required background and supporting data
– Serve in an advisory role to the School Committee Finance Subcommittee
– Support the School Committee, Superintendent of School, Select Board, Advisory Committee, and their respective subcommittee regarding budget, construction projects, or other school related matters and operations
– Prepare, maintain and submit, where appropriate, up-to-date state, federal, and Town financial reports on all aspects of the School Department’s operations
– Oversee operations and controls
– Direct and control the annual expenditures, including supervision of the business and payroll offices in the processing of invoices, warrants and payroll
– Oversee special funds including grants, revolving fund accounts, private funding accounts, Student Activity accounts, gift accounts and scholarship accounts
– Formulate protocols and procedures to facilitate the operation of the above accounts and in other areas as needed (e.g. collecting and reporting revenue)
– Safeguard the district’s assets through implementation of internal controls and ensure adequate accounting records to document compliance with local, state, and federal laws and ordinances
– In collaboration with the Town of Brookline’s Director of Public Buildings, oversee and direct the development of long range physical plant improvements to existing schools as well as the planning of renovations and/or new construction as needed to support the educational programs of the district
– Serve as the fiscal agent for all federal, state and private grants associated with the operation of the schools
– In collaboration with grant managers, approve all budgets within grant proposals prior to submission to outside funding sources and review by the School Committee
– Negotiate contracts with federal, state and private agencies once the projects have been approved in concept and develop, as needed, sub-contracts with other agencies that will in turn perform under the donations of the particular grant
– Review all financial transactions and personnel appointments for all grants to ensure compliance with the terms of the grants
– Be responsible for maintaining financial records for all grants to comply with the various audit requirements of private and public agencies
– Oversee the Office of Human Resources
– Authorize funding for vacant positions prior to posting internally or externally
– Serve as a management member to the Negotiations Subcommittee, the School Committee and the Bargaining Committee for any collective bargaining or ad hoc committees
– Be responsible for compliance with the Civil Service regulations concerning employment, supervision and discharge of all non-instructional personnel
– Supervise the operation of the building services, transportation and food services division
– Work closely with the Director of Facilities and Operations to oversee the work of the building services, transportation and food service divisions

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