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Business Manager - Meridan State CollegeQueensland Government
Image courtesy of Meridan State College About the schoolMeridan State College is an Independent Prep- Year 12 Public School with an established reputation as a high performing school with an emphasis on quality teaching and high standards of behaviour in a safe, supportive environment. Meridan boasts a distinctive sub school structure which fosters the education of this broad age range of students in modern campuses, which have been purpose designed to cater for each cohort at their specific age of development. Each phase offers a diverse and rich curriculum supported by quality teaching that gives our students a seamless progression through their 13 years of schooling.
Your roleAs the Business Manager you will have responsibility for, but not limited to the following: Lead the delivery of school wide corporate services, and assist the Executive Principal to plan, direct and manage the schools operational resources in line with school objectives and priorities. Lead and manage human resources for school support staff; and provide advice on a diverse range of human resource management practices. In collaboration with the Executive Principal, lead change management and provide strategic solutions to human resources issues that are non-routine in nature.
Manage conflicting priorities in relation to budgetary demands and ensure the financial integrity of business operations; present to key stakeholders on proposed financial strategies for the school; provide complex data-informed decisions based on an analysis of financial information from OneSchool. Manage facilities projects, negotiate with external contractors, develop and implement initiatives for facilities management, asset maintenance and replacement plans; and modify and adapt existing approaches to promote innovative directions for facilities management. Other responsibilities (as required) Scan the external environment for novel techniques and processes that could be implemented within the school to foster innovative operational approaches that bring considerable value to the school.
Actively support and review the management of school commercial endeavours, including recruitment of staff/volunteers. Manage facilities projects, negotiate with external contractors, develop and implement initiatives for facilities management, asset maintenance and replacement plans; and modify and adapt existing approaches to promote innovative directions for facilities management. For a full list of the requirements for this position, please refer to the attached 'Role Description'.
When working in regulated employment an employee must have a current Working with Children Clearance (blue card) issued by Blue Card Services. To apply please attach the following: A brief resume (maximum 2 pages) including contact details for 2 referees (one of whom should be your current supervisor) A maximum 2 page written statement addressing the selection criteria 1-5 as described in the attached Role Description. A....