Your school is always looking to attract and retain the best mission-appropriate faculty and staff to help your students succeed. Your school’s benefits package serves as a powerful ally in quest. Ensuring that your current and prospective employees are adequately protected illustrates for them that they are a valued part of your organization.
The School Head and Business Office have a mutual responsibility to protect the school from risk. Two sources of risk for many private-independent schools are human resources and employment practices.
Are you sure your current practices are in line with the law? Do you feel sufficiently informed about areas of potential liability? If not, implement the following five-step plan to dramatically reduce your school’s human resources-related risks.
When it comes to financial aid, your team wants to strike the delicate balance between offering mission-appropriate families the right amount of support while preserving your school’s bottom line. When done correctly, financial aid is a tool that advances your school’s mission, while also strategically increasing revenue and enrollment.
Is your school prepared to withstand a cybersecurity threat? A new study from the Consortium for School Networking and the Education Week Research Center shows that many schools aren’t.
An efficient and effective Business Office is critical to your school’s success. Whether you’re a new Business Manager yourself, or you’re a school leader looking to add or refine this position within your organizational structure, here are some recommendations for the responsibilities of the Business Manager in a private-independent school.
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