Director of Finance and Operations

Director of Finance and Operations

Crossroads School for Arts & Sciences

Santa Monica, CA   |   September 8, 2020

Crossroads School for Arts & Sciences is seeking an accomplished Director of Finance and Operations(DFO). Reporting to the Head of School, the Director of Finance and Operations serves as a member of the senior management group(APC -Administrative Planning Committee) and oversees all financial and operational activities related to the School’s $62 million budget. In partnership with the Head of School, the Director of Finance and Operations serves as the School’s strategic administrator and provides leadership and managerial oversight, supervising a team of 4 key managers across the following areas: finance, human resources, facilities, and auxiliary services.

Alongside the Head of School, the Director of Finance and Operations establishes, cultivates, and maintains excellent working relationships with a wide network of trustees, consultants, advisors, faculty, and colleagues within the community, and local agencies and organizations externally.This position will be an integral part of the School’s efforts to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, including helping strengthen impactful distance education as well as the planning and process surrounding the opening of the physical campus. This includes providing financial guidance, forecasting, and leadership in City/County-waiver processes and potential phased opening across different campuses and sites.

Read and download the position profile HERE.