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Job Title: Business Manager

Reports To: President

Organization Summary:

St. Andrew Nativity School is a Catholic, Jesuit middle school dedicated to offering an academically challenging curriculum in a highly structured environment to low income students of all faiths.

Nativity School cultivates in its students the spiritual, intellectual, and personal strengths which will empower them to continue their education in the high school and college of their choice.

The school is staffed by professional educators, dedicated staff members, and committed volunteers. St. Andrew Nativity School strives to form young “men and women for others” who are dedicated to bringing all their talents to fullness and using them to serve their families and their community.

Position Summary:

The Business Manager reports directly to the President and oversees the school’s business affairs. This person is responsible for daily operations and working with the Finance Committee to manage the school’s assets and expenditures. Responsibilities include budgeting, book keeping, managing human resources, facilities, and IT. The Business Manager participates in meetings of the  management team, development department, faculty, finance committee and board of directors.


Duties and Responsibilities:

Manage the finances (65% of time)

  • Create and update the annual budget as well as grant budgets
  • Implement accounts payable and accounts receivable
  • Work with the accountant on monthly financial statements
  • Work with the President and Finance Committee on managing cash flow and finances
  • Work with the President and Investment Committee on managing the Endowment Fund


Human Resources (10% of time)

  • Process payroll using Paychex
  • Keep records up to date
  • Assemble packets for new hires and resigning employees
  • Research and manage employee benefit options
  • Research salary information


Facilities, Fleet, and Risk Management (15% of time)

  • Work with parish on building maintenance issues and repairs
  • Work with parish on inspections, i.e, fire, elevator, etc.
  • Work with parish on lease agreement regarding utilities, liability and usage issues
  • Work with volunteer groups on cleaning and improvements
  • Work with janitorial vendors
  • Supervise Administrative Coordinator on vehicles
  • Assess various insurance policies and made recommendations to the President
  • Identify and reduce risk management issues


Other (10% of time)
  • Assist development department on special events, specifically tracking donations and pledges
  • Meetings with management team, board of trustees, subcommittees
  • Work with President and vendor on solving IT problems


Qualifications :

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience. A degree in accounting or business management a plus.
  • Four or more years of experience in administration, book keeping, operating a small business or department.
  • Information Technology and Human Resources experience a plus.
  • Excellent communicator both inter personally and in writing.
  • Experience planning and implementing complex projects. Problem solving skills a must.
  • A record of meeting deadlines.
  • A record of managing a budget.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with diverse personalities.
  • High energy; self-motivated. Enjoys working independently, but also as part of a team.
  • Sense of humor and ability to work in a fast paced, enterprising environment.
  • Passion for children and education.
  • Ability to speak Spanish a plus.
  • Willingness to work evenings and weekends as needed.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Windows and Office environment (Word, Excel, Outlook).
  • Safe driving record; current vehicle insurance; ability to use personal vehicle for Nativity School business.
  • Must be able to pass criminal background check.


Working Conditions:

Work is performed in an office environment and involves constant use of a computer. Work also includes frequent use of the phone to communicate with constituents. This position will need to drive and may require occasional weekend and evening events.



This position comes with health, dental, and vision benefits, long term disability, life insurance and retirement savings options. The salary depends upon experience and salary history.


How to apply:

Send your cover letter and resume to by November 30, 2013. No mail or phone calls please.

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St. Andrew Nativity School is an equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions are made without unlawful regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, or any other category protected by law. A criminal history record check and fingerprinting is required as a condition of employment.



A Little Background On St. Andrew

St. Andrew Nativity School opened in 2001 to an eager class of 6th grade students.  It has expanded to also include grades 7 & 8.  Now, this Jesuit middle school serves 78 students.