Chief Financial Officer
Davenport, Iowa Community School District
The Davenport, Iowa School District is seeking an experienced Chief Financial Officer to lead their Financial Services and Management Information Systems departments. With nearly 3,000 employees the District is the third largest employer in the Quad Cities. The District has 1,400 teachers of which 55% have a master’s degree or higher. Included in the District are the surrounding communities of Buffalo, Blue Grass and Walcott within its 109 square miles. A staff of financial experts maintains a budget of over $200 million to ensure the effective use of funds. Facility upgrades of nearly $130 million over the past 12 years has earned the Association of School Business Officials International Facilities Masters Award.
Joined by the Mississippi river, community members uniformly express their pride and enumerate the numerous benefits to living in the Quad Cities area of Iowa and Illinois. Davenport is a vibrant city with abundant arts, education, and recreational opportunities and it is geographically located at the crossroads of America. It has been declared “The Most Livable Small City in America.” Clearly Davenport is a dynamic place to live, work and play.
The District’s 15,000 students are provided multiple pathways to success with innovative initiatives to include ground breaking career and technical programs and a long history of outstanding performing arts. Technology is outstanding with over 25,000 devices serving students and staff.
The Chief Financial Officer leads all aspects of the financial services office. The C.F.O. is a key leader within the District, serves on the Executive Leadership Team and reports directly to the Superintendent of Schools.
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Special Qualification Desired: (Personal Qualities, Education, Skills Needed, Experience, Etc.)
Salary will be commensurate with experience and education along with a comprehensive benefit package. Salary for the position in 2019-20 was $142,000. Screening will be ongoing and immediate until the position is filled with a start date as mutually agreed upon.
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