Business Manager

Northwest Public Schools is accepting applications for the position of District Business Manager.  Applicants should have experience with accounts payable, payroll, and accounts receivable.  Additional desired competencies include human resources experience, budgetary software program experience, maintaining budget accounts, bookkeeping management and many other office management skills. Applicants should have the personal skills to work with staff and community members as well as representatives from various organizations.  Applicants must possess integrity and honesty in handling both public and sensitive/confidential documents. 

Bachelor’s Degree preferred, or Associate degree with an emphasis in accounting and/or business management.

Familiarity with public school accounting structure preferred, but not required.

Prior experience with general office work required; supervisory experience preferred.

Northwest Public Schools is a PK-12 District, located in northwest Grand Island, which serves 1500 students. Our district students reside in the area outside the city limits of Grand Island, and in the communities of St Libory and Chapman. We have a large percentage of option students who choose to attend our schools. For more information about our District, visit our website at:

Zone 4

Additional Information

Start Date June 1, 2021 to allow for transition period.

Contact Information

Northwest Public Schools
2710 N North Rd
Grand Island, Nebraska 68803

Sharon Placke
(p) (308) 385-6389 5111
(f) (308) 385-6393

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please access our application process located under employment on the District tab of our website: In addition to the application form, all candidates are asked to submit online (a) a letter of application, (b) resume.  Review of candidates will begin immediately. EOE/AA