Providing for the Diverse Needs of All Learners

  • Welcome to Jefferson County Schools! We are the second-largest school district in Alabama serving over 36,000 students in 57 different schools located throughout Jefferson County. Our vision is to be characterized by the use of best practices resulting in effectively providing for the diverse needs of all learners. It is our mission to ensure rigorous learning for all through engaging, innovative instruction, responsible resource management, and meaningful community and family collaboration focused on student success. We strive to enlighten, engage, and empower!


  • Immediate Opening: Chief School Financial Officer & Executive Director of Finance

    The Jefferson County Board of Education is actively seeking a Chief School Financial Officer & Executive Director of Finance for the school system. The application process will remain open through December 6, 2021, unless the vacancy is filled before that time, or the application closing date is otherwise extended.

    Interested applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.


    JOB DESCRIPTION & MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: See attached job description.

    SALARY RANGE: $150,000 to $180,000—the salary is negotiable based on the successful candidate’s experience and proven track record of success.

    APPLICATION PROCESS: To be considered for this position, applicants must submit the following to Ms. Barbara Littles (

    • A letter of interest;
    • A current resume; and
    • A list of at least three professional references, including a recent employer or supervisor (do not list a relative). Please include their name, position, and phone/e-mail.

    Applicants are encouraged to call 205-379-2225 or email to confirm receipt of submitted materials.

    The Board may require applicants to complete a formal job application and/or provide additional documentation to verify that the applicant meets the qualifications for the position at a later date.

    The Jefferson County Board of Education does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, or age in programs, activities, or employment.

    1 The attached job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of the work performed by the CSFO/Executive Director of Finance. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job goals, responsibilities, and essential functions, and the CSFO/Executive Director of Finance may be required to perform other related duties as assigned. The Jefferson County Board of Education reserves the right to amend the job description as needed.

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