Bursar, Nantong, China
Our client represents the marriage of traditional values and progressive education. With various locations across mainland China and Hong Kong, they serve approximately 4000 pupils. They are committed to making professional learning and personal development central to their ethos and approach.
As a result of their expansion, they are seeking a Bursar for their new school opening in September 2022.
As the Bursar you will be the administrative leader, responsible for all non-academic operations, and a key member of the senior leadership team. You will be supported by members of staff offering leadership in and guidance on finance, purchasing, HR, facilities, IT, school services, etc. You will report to the Master but also accountable to the Board of Governors. The Master is responsible to the governors for the overall well-being of the College, and the Bursar is accountable for the implementation and daily running of the financial and administrative systems, and the timely flow of accurate and relevant financial information to support that process.
Key Responsibilities include:
- Human Resources
- Buildings and Grounds
- Record keeping
- General Administration and Vendor Management
To be successful as the Bursar you need a Bachelor’s Degree or above with a major in finance or business preferred. You must be fluent in English oral and written, and have a minimum 10 years’ working experience including at least 7 years of people management with experience managing multi-discipline teams. You should have experience within the schools and education field, ideally in a group of schools and / or international setting, with an understanding of high-quality education.
In return you will get to work in an incredibly supportive environment, for a prestigious education organisation that was awarded Best Companies to Work for in Asia in the 2020 HR Asia Awards. You will receive an attractive salary package and get to work in a city with a long history in education with one of the first teacher-training colleges in China opening back in 1905.
If you value education, are a people person, and like to be rewarded for your work, then apply for this position by registering and applying here directly. Alternately, send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org with ZR101 in the subject.
Initial interviews will be carried out either face-to-face or via video call with Education Recruitment Experts in Shanghai, with successful candidates being sent the full job description and having a secondary interview with our client's Senior HR Business Partner. The final interview comprises a panel interview.