Jefferson County School District 509J

Beautiful Central Oregon.

Jefferson County School District, located in Madras, Oregon, an area surrounded by the Cascade mountains and nearby desert buttes, invites you to apply to be their next Chief Financial Officer. The communities of Madras and Metolius, as well as several unincorporated areas and the Warm Springs Indian Reservation are served by the district. Jefferson County School District is proud of its strong community partnerships and civic support which enables us to provide excellent programs and services for our students, and well-maintained facilities, including a modern Performing Arts Center that provides excellent learning space and accommodates many community events, which are unmatched in other districts our size.

The school district has developed many innovative programs to meet the needs of its diverse student population in order to meet its mantra of UNITE, ENGAGE, SOAR. As a result of the diverse student population the District has been able to leverage various outside funding resources to supplement the education of our students.  Additionally, Jefferson County School District is financially strong and in an excellent position to move forward with a bond in November 2021.

Jefferson County is an exceptional place to live and work. The County is known for its sunny climate and popular recreation activities such as water and snow sports, hiking, camping, fishing and hunting.  Nearby attractions include Lake Billy Chinook, The Museum at Warm Springs, and the Erickson Aircraft Collection.  The Warm Springs Indian Reservation and a growing Latino population provides the area with many rich cultural opportunities.

Madras, the County Seat, is the largest city in Jefferson County with an approximate population of 7,000.  It is a diverse community with a rich history.  The city has a state-of-the-art aquatic center, extensive green spaces, and beautiful views of the Cascade Mountain Range.  Madras is known as a diverse agricultural community built on small-town values.  Intentional collaboration between the school district, residents, businesses, government, service organizations and churches provide a top-notch quality of life for all its residents.

More information on the District and community can be found on our employment page. Please review our job posting here. This posting will remain open until the position has been filled. As always, please pass this announcement on to financial leaders of outstanding talent.