Business Services Division

 

Dr. Antoine Hawkins

 

Dr. Antoine HAWKINS, Assistant Superintendent

 

Mission Statement

The Business Services Division is committed to supporting the District's mission in becoming the leading expert in human learning by providing business and operations expertise, safe and well maintained facilities, and resources to deliver quality products and services to all students, staff, and the communities it serves. 

The following are departments within the Business Services Division:

Fiscal Services                                                                                                                                                                                                                      The Fiscal Services Department primarily provides analysis and support to schools, departments, District administration and the School Board in financial matters. The responsibility of this department is to plan, organize and direct a major section of the District Financial accounting and budgeting operations and activities for the purpose of maintaining fiscal solvency and to directly support the District’s educational mission and objectives.

Budgeting and Accounting                                                                                                                                                                                          The Budgeting Section is responsible for tracking all revenue and expenditures; preparing and monitoring short- and long-range financial reports, and student attendance, to ensure that the objectives of funding for educational programs are met in compliance with local, state and federal requirements and mandates in order to maintain fiscal solvency.                                                                                                                                                                                           

The accounting department is responsible for ensuring issuance of payments to vendors for district’s financial commitments to meet the needs of the educational programs; monitoring and processing the revolving cash fund payments; tax compliance; and maintain record of Bank Statements including Associated Student Body.

Payroll                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       The Payroll Department is responsible for the processing of all certificated and classified employee payrolls, maintains record of sick leave/vacation pay for employees and processes direct deposits, TSA, and voluntary deductions.

Risk Management                                                                                                                                                                                                              The Risk Management Department is responsible for establishing training and regulatory compliance programs to provide a safe environment for our students and staff in order to minimize employee injuries on the job as well as handle administration of Workers’ Compensation and insurance programs.

Purchasing and Contracts                                                                                                                                                                                            The Purchasing and Contracts Section is responsible for the management of vendors, negotiation of contract services and public works contracts for all construction projects at the lowest possible cost, for the performance of School District activities conducive to a quality education.

Warehouse                                                                                                                                                                                                                              The Warehouse Department offers all of our VVUHSD customers exceptional customer and logistics services, such as transportation of received items and goods, warehousing, distribution and transfers.

Facilities, Maintenance & Operations                                                                                                                                                                  The Facilities, Maintenance & Operation’s functions, which includes the supervision of extensive activities related to facilities planning design, school utilization and improvement, real estate management, monitoring of construction projects, analysis of school building construction modernization plans, maintenance of all District facilities, daily cleaning and sanitation of all District facilities. and prioritizing implementing work schedules to assure work is conducted in a timely and efficient manner.

Transportation

The Transportation Services Department’s mission is to provide the community with a well staffed, knowledgeable team that takes pride in providing students and their families home to school transportation; in safe, dependable, and cost effective manner on-time daily.

Student Nutrition Services                                                                                                                                                                                           The Nutrition Services Department’s mission statement is to ensure that nutritionally adequate meals (breakfast, lunch and snack) are offered to students daily that will enable them to achieve their maximum potential physically, socially and academically.

Information Technology                                                                                                                                                                                                The Information Technology Department strives to provide innovative solutions and equitable access to technology with the ultimate goal of enhancing the educational experience of VVUHSD.

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To meet with the Assistant Superintendent of the Business Services Division, please contact:

Loke Hume                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Executive Assistant to Dr. Antoine Hawkins                                                                                                                                                      Email: lhume@vvuhsd.org                                                                                                                                                                                              Phone: (760) 955-3201, Ext. 10211                                                                                                                                                                        Fax: (760) 245-3128

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