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Director of Business and Operations

Free Union Country School―a spirited, creative, closely-knit, good-humored, and invigorating learning community situated on a pastoral 7-acre campus―is seeking a detail-oriented, self-starting, and personable professional with bookkeeping experience to serve as the next Director of Business and Operations at our independent elementary school. For the 2020-21 school year, everyone on campus undergoes a health screening upon arrival every morning, and is masked and socially distanced throughout the day according to CDC guidelines.

The Director of Business and Operations (DBO) at Free Union is a multi-faceted position, responsible for management of finances (both bookkeeping and budgeting), collection and organization of personnel- and student records, oversight of campus maintenance, and basic human resource functions, including health insurance, retirement set-up, withholding deductions, supplemental insurance programs and dependent care. Candidates for the position should have experience with budgeting and bookkeeping; must be proficient with Quickbooks software; must be detail-oriented and able to manage multiple projects concurrently; and should be a strong verbal and written communicator, able to interact effectively with a variety of different stakeholders ranging from tuition-paying parents to teaching faculty to building & maintenance contractors. To be considered for the position, all candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree or higher.

Work schedule for the position is family-friendly, with an 8-3:30 work day; only 1-2 weeknight meetings per month; and generous vacation time ranging from 8-10 weeks per year. Compensation: $45-55K, depending on experience. 


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To apply, please email a resume; a cover letter describing your interest, skills, and experience; and at least three references or letters of recommendation to .

We are a community committed to diversifying along ethnic, economic, and religious lines and welcome applicants who represent and broaden that diversity. Free Union Country School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, sexual orientation, or national or ethnic origin in the administration of its staffing, admissions, tuition assistance, educational policies, extracurricular or other school-administered programs.