School Business Management is a career opportunity in education. It offers good pay and excellent benefits, mobility, excellent working conditions, a wide variety of challenges and personal satisfaction. It is a career open to all who are willing to:
- Academically prepare themselves
- Get properly certified by the State of Illinois
- Get the experience required
School Business Officials are top level administrators in the agency they serve, whether it is a public or private school, community college or university. In most districts and colleges, school business officials are the second highest administrator reporting directly to the superintendent or board president.
A career in school business management goes far beyond managing a school district budget. School business officials are visionary leaders who work with district stakeholders to ensure resources are available for student success. Embarking on this career path leads to a rewarding career where no two days, years or districts are the same.
Whether you are working in an ancillary role in a district and want to move forward in your career, transitioning from a job in the private sector or just beginning your career — there are many paths to a career in school business management. Learn more below about opportunities to help you along the way to a rewarding career!