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Deputy Director - Division Services & Chief Financial Officer
Regina Public Schools
Jun 06, 2019
Jul 15, 2019 1 week ago
Regina, SK
Chief Finance & Operations
10+ years
Bachelor's (Business Related)
Description & Details
Regina Public Schools
Deputy Director – Division Services & Chief Financial Officer
Regina Public Schools is seeking an innovative and strategic leader for the position of Deputy Director – Division Services & Chief Financial Officer (CFO). The position leads the business-related functions of the Division including human resources, finance, purchasing, transportation, stores & distribution, and facilities.
The candidate will have attained a Bachelor of Business Degree or related studies. Experience with finance/accounting is required and legal experience is an asset. The candidate will also have completed 10-15 years of progressive corporate experience ideally including serving a governance board.
Key Competencies:
The candidate will have demonstrated success in:
  • Innovative and collaborative leadership in a wide range of business-related support functions.
  • Strategic thinking anticipating future trends and consequences in developing solutions.
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills with a variety of internal and external stakeholders.
  • Organizing and managing large scale projects involving multiple stakeholders and changing priorities.
  • Distributed leadership that shares accountability and responsibility through delegation, coaching and mentoring colleagues.
  • Negotiating skills that take a problem-solving approach and addressing differences while maintaining positive relations.
  • Conflict management that finds common ground through focused listening.
  • Managerial courage that provides direct and complete feedback to others when required.
  • Championing diversity and adaptive leadership.
  • Ability to deal with and balance competing priorities.
Key Responsibilities:
The candidate will have demonstrated success in:
  • Preparing governance meeting materials, minutes and conducting and preserving governance correspondence and providing advice to the governance board and Director of Education on policy, legislative and contractual obligations and compliance.
  • Leading strategic planning and goal setting for department operational plans.
  • Large scale budgeting including capital and operational budgets.
  • Providing fiscal management and monitoring.
  • Managing capital projects and negotiating with government and lending institutions as required.
  • Managing risk and the provision of safe facilities and safe effective student transportation services.
  • Establishing goals and objectives for collective bargaining. 
  • Representing an organization on a variety of sector, interagency and community-based committees.
  • Leasing and disposing of property.
  • Ensuring development of procedures relative to the business-related functions of an organization.
  • Ensuring compliance with records retention and disposal functions for a Board and responding to Freedom of Information requests.
How to Apply / Contact
The position will commence on November 1, 2019 or another mutually acceptable date.
Interested applicants are invited to email a letter of application, curriculum vitae/resume, and the names of three employment references by July 15, 2019 to Don Hoium, Hoium Strategic Leadership at
The interest of all applicants is appreciated; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.