Fellowship Details

Charter School Business Fellows work as a School Business Administrator/Director of Operations in a charter school.  Their duties include the following:
  • Responsibility for all non-instructional operations
  • Prepare budget and monitor expenditures
  • Administer accounting system according to Generally Accepted Accounting Practices (GAAP)
  • Administer bidding and contracts as per public law
  • Human Resources: responsible for teacher certification, contracts, pay scales, payroll, benefits, pensions
  • Legal:  Ensure compliance with Federal, State and Local laws and regulations
  • Risk Management:  responsible for insurance including property and liability, workers compensation
  • Facilities:  Supervise all aspects of building management, long-term facilities planning
  • Data and Reporting:  Prepare all state. local and Federal reports
  • Grants:  Prepare proposals for Federal, State and private grants and administer programs
  • Board of Trustees:  serve as Board Secretary, responsible for Board agenda, minutes, resolutions, etc.
  • Food Services:  manage breakfast and lunch programs as per USDA regulations
  • Transportation:  manage transportation services as per state law