September 18, 2020

Rock Valley Community School District, Rock Valley, Iowa is seeking an energetic and passionate candidates for the position of School Business Official and School Board Secretary.

The Rock Valley Community School District is located in Northwest Iowa. Rock Valley is one of the fastest growing rural communities in Iowa with a population of 4,000. District enrollment is over 900, having grown by 25 students per year for more than a decade. The entire district, with the exception of preschool, is located in one building. The community of Rock Valley is thriving. The city is a leader in metal manufacturing for the state of Iowa. Downtown Rock Valley is thriving in a time when many are declining. Health care is available in Rock Valley. Hegg Hospital recently completed a $25 million dollar renovation and expansion. Recreational opportunities include a community pool, campgrounds, parks, golfing, biking/walking trails and fishing ponds.

Candidates must have or be eligible for an Iowa School Business Official Authorization. At a minimum, an associate’s degree in accounting or 60 semester hours of coursework in accounting or business (of which 9 semester hours must be in accounting) is required. Three or more years of experience as an SBO is preferred. Other comparable qualifications will be considered. Strong communication, management, supervision, budgeting, payroll and technology skills are required. Familiarity with government accounting and experience with State and Federal Government reporting is desired. Applicants must be able to successfully complete an Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation and National Criminal History background check. This position will also serve as Board Secretary.

Rock Valley CSD offers its employees a strong salary and benefit package that is commensurate with current skills, knowledge in the field, and work history. A job description for this opening can be found at This position will remain open until a qualified applicant is employed.

Candidates may apply on-line at, download an application form the district’s website, or contact the Superintendent’s office for an application.

Rock Valley Community School District, 1712 20th Ave., Rock Valley, IA 51247.