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Chief Financial Officer

Columbus School for Girls
Columbus, Ohio
Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Dec 16, 2022

Empowering girls to discover their distinct potential as learners and leaders.

Chief Financial Officer

Columbus School for Girls (CSG) invites nominations and applications for the position of Chief Financial Officer, effective July 1, 2023.

Founded in 1898, CSG is an independent day school serving a diverse student body in grades pre-school through grade 12. As a leader in the education of girls and young women, its vibrant community comprises more than 500 students, approximately 38 percent of whom are students of color, and 116 faculty and staff. CSG empowers girls to discover their distinct potential as learners and leaders and offers an exceptional, student-centered academic experience with strong offerings in the arts, an impressive athletic program, and a health and wellness curriculum that is unique in Central Ohio. Students benefit from the combination of academics and skills that prepare them well for life beyond CSG.

Reporting to the Head of School, the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) will serve on the senior leadership team.  The CFO is responsible for the planning, control, accounting and reporting of income, expenses, contributed and invested funds of the school. The CFO manages all activities designated as Business Office responsibilities including physical plant and grounds; risk management and insurance; transportation; compensation and benefits budgets; technology; food service; facilities leasing; and city, state, and federal government compliance. The CFO attends all Board of Trustee meetings and is the primary staff member responsible on the Finance, Investment and Facilities committees of the Board.

As a thought partner to the Head of School, Camille Seals, the CFO will work creatively to further align the School’s financial and institutional priorities with its mission and values. They will work strategically to reimagine the enrollment landscape and support the development and implementation of the next stage in the School’s growth. 

The CFO’s key responsibilities include:

  • Maintaining a highly collaborative working relationship with the Head of School to ensure cohesive messaging of the head’s institutional strategic goals and objectives, including alternatives, and their financial implications for consideration by board committees and other constituencies;
  • Informing the Head of School and Board as to the financial health of the school;
  • Overseeing the development, administration, and reporting on the operating budget to the Board of Trustees, auditors, federal, state, and local authorities, donors, and various administrative offices at CSG;

The CFO oversees:

  • Finance and Accounting
  • Investment Management
  • Human Resources
  • Risk Management
  • Information Technology
  • Facilities, Maintenance, Transportation, and Security
  • Food Service
  • Tuition Assistance

The Salary range for this position is $160,000-$170,000.

A full position profile may be found  For best consideration, please send all nominations and applications by January 17, 2023 to:

Staci Williams Seeley, Managing Director
Erin Meissner, Senior Associate

For more information, please visit Columbus School for Girls online at

Columbus School for Girls celebrates the diversity of our school and local communities including race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, and gender identity. We welcome candidates representing the diversity of the world in our educational program, admissions, financial aid program, staff hiring, and other school-administered programs.


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