School Business Management is a career opportunity in education. If 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 of 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!