Treasurer Search

The Mason City Schools’ Board of Education seeks qualified applicants for the position of Treasurer. The successful candidate will be offered a multi-year contract and a comprehensive benefits package. Salary and other benefits are highly competitive and are commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications.

Leadership Criteria
All candidates must have the following qualifications:
1.   Bachelor’s degree or higher in the area of accounting, school business management or related fields
2.   Ohio Treasurer’s Certificate/Licensure 3.   Experience and/or training which evidences a thorough knowledge of school finance
4.   The highest standards of ethics, honesty and integrity in all personal and professional matters

Other Desired Criteria:

  • A proactive leadership style and a demonstrated ability to work creatively and visibly with all stakeholders

  • Comprehensive knowledge of and the ability to explain tax issues to local residents, play a key role in tax levy campaigns and successful experience gathering support of levies and bond issues

  • A chief financial executive who will assume a lead role with balancing legal, judicial and financial requirements throughout the district

Job Description
Under the administrative direction of the Mason City Schools’ Board of Education, the Treasurer acts as Chief Financial Officer of the Board, follows statutory duties and exercises authority provided by law and implements policies enacted by the Mason City Schools’ Board of Education.

The Application Process
Qualified individuals interested in serving as the Treasurer for the Mason City School District should apply by submitting a current resume, a cover letter specific to this position and the phone numbers of two references who, if contacted, can testify to the individual’s quality of work experience. Additional materials and references may be requested throughout the process.

Mail: Mason City Schools Board of Education
Attention: School Board President Matt Steele
         211 North East St., Mason, OH 45040

Email: contactmason@masonohioschools.com
      Subject line: Application for School Treasurer

Anticipated Timetable
Application deadline: August 15, 2017 Interviews: August 16-18, 2017
Offer of employment: August 22, 2017             Service begins:  September 1, 2017

Profile of the Mason City School District
The Mason City School District is one of the Midwest's best public school districts. Our students perform at the highest academic standards, are exposed to a multitude of cultures and languages, and are nurtured with a clear awareness of their part in the larger world.

The Mason City School District serves a vibrant, mostly college-educated community in southwest Ohio - 22 miles northeast of Cincinnati and 30 miles south of Dayton. The 25 square mile suburban district is a destination for families desiring nationally ranked schools and culturally diverse neighbors. Mason residents deeply value education, and hold high expectations for our community’s children and schools. Their expectations are reflected in the school district’s commitment to provide a “consistently great” education for each student through highly qualified and dedicated educators, rigorous and relevant academics, and excellent enrichment opportunities.

Mason City Schools educate approximately 10,700 students in an early childhood center,(pre-k, k, 1, 2) one elementary school (2-3), an intermediate school (4-6), a middle school (7-8) and high school (9-12).

The Mason City School District is well-served by a deeply invested Board of Education. The current Board members, their terms and years on the Board and current terms are:
- Mr. Randy Andrews Jan. 2014 - Dec. 2017 3½
- Mrs. Courtney Allen Jan. 2016 - Dec. 2019 5½
- Mr. Matthew Steele Jan. 2014 - Dec. 2017 5½
- Mrs. Connie Yingling Jan. 2014 - Dec. 2017 17¾
- Mr. Kevin Wise Jan. 2016 - Dec. 2019 14½

Mason City Schools is served by a strong leadership team led by Dr. Gail Kist-Kline. She was appointed Superintendent effective August 1, 2011 and her current contract runs through July 2020.

Profile of the Community
“Great jobs, strong economy, affordable homes, excellent schools and that special something that makes it a great place to live!” Over the past 20 years, this has been one of the fastest growing communities in the region. Today, that growth has stabilized. Great schools, quality neighborhoods, and responsive government services make the area a prime location for raising a family, and educating children. The area ranks #17 of the top 50 best places to live in the USA according to Time Magazine.

District Financials

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