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PA Executive Positions

This page contains a listing of superintendent, assistant superintendent and executive director vacancies in Pennsylvania's public schools and public schools out of state.  Vacancies and available positions listings are posted upon request and review.  PASA reserves the right not to publish an open position. To request a vacancy announcement posting on this web site, send a message to the Webmaster or call PASA at (717) 540-4448. Please include your phone number with your e-mail request. Information needed includes: position, entity, contact name/address, and application deadline.
 
Pennsylvania Openings
Last Update: September 22, 2017
 
For more information on these positions, send correspondence directly to the listed contacts. Openings listed in order of application deadline.

ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT
Chichester

I.U. 25 – Delaware Co.
To Apply: Interested candidates should submit an on-line application. All supporting documentation must be current (within one year).
Deadline: 9/22/17
About the Position: 
The successful candidate must be open-minded and willing to listen to new ideas, display evidence of harmonious staff and board relations; and be skilled in selecting, motivating, evaluating and working with a highly qualified staff of principals and teachers; must also view administration as a supportive service to teaching and learning, and collaborate well with all stakeholders in the district. Must demonstrate a sincere interest in the education and personal development of all students and be skilled in providing equal educational opportunities for a diversified student body. Requirements: PA letter of eligibility and a minimum of 3 years administrative experience required. Master’s Degree in related field; Doctorate preferred.  Demonstrated knowledge, experience, and leadership in all aspects of education including PA CCSS and curriculum, student assessment, staff development, best practices in general and special education, and budgeting; central office experience. EOE

ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT
York Suburban

I.U. 12 - York Co.
To Apply: Please visit our website for instructions to apply.
Deadline: 9/22/17
About the Position:
York Suburban School District is seeking a highly motivated, collaborative administrator to serve as the Assistant Superintendent, with primary responsibility for the leadership of K-12 curriculum, instruction, and assessment. The District has a tradition of strong academic success; an enrollment of approximately 3100; and an instructional staff of 227.

SUPERINTENDENT
Shippensburg Area

I.U. 15 – Cumberland Co.
To Apply: Interested candidates should apply at the district web page.
Deadline: 4:00 PM on 9/22/17 or until the position is filled
Contact for Information:

Office of Human Resources
Shippensburg Area School District
317 North Morris Street
Shippensburg, PA 17257
(717) 530-2710
About the Position:
Seeking a dynamic individual with integrity, visionary leadership, superior communication skills, and outstanding administrative ability to lead a district of approximately 3200 students with $48.5 million budget, effective December 1, 2017. Candidates must exhibit leadership in: achieving high academic performance, creating academic equity, and management of school finances. Candidates must also exhibit excellent communication and leadership skills, with a commitment to establishing a collaborative relationship with instructional staff. Additionally, candidates must exhibit experience with curriculum development and implementation, knowledge of educational and innovative technology, and success in community engagement and involvement. Prior central office experiences as superintendent or assistant superintendent desired, with the superintendent letter of eligibility required. Doctorate preferred. EOE

SUPERINTENDENT
Lakeland

I.U. 19 – Lackawanna Co.
To Apply: Interested candidates should submit a signed cover letter and resume to Zachary Pearce, Co-Founder of K12PR and Lead Consultant, at zach@k12PR.com. Candidates will receive further instructions for completing the application process and should be prepared to submit a PA Letter of eligibility, Act 24 clearance, current Act 34, Act 151 clearance, and FBI fingerprints (dated within 1 year). Sealed University transcripts will also need to be ordered.
Deadline: 4 p.m. on 9/26/17
Contact for Information: All candidate questions as well as nominations of candidates should be directed to Zachary Pearce, at (845) 741-2639 or by email. Further instructions will follow for interested candidates.
About the Position:
The Lakeland School District (1,500 students and a $20 million budget) is District is seeking an educational leader with a record of success who can lead the district in furthering its mission to: provide an excellent education that is meaningful for all students; empower all students with the skills and knowledge necessary to maximize their learning potential; instill in all students respect for themselves and for others in a nurturing and safe environment; encourage all students to become community-minded and globally-aware individuals. District has 1,500 students and a $20 million budget. The next superintendent will be tasked with leading the district in a forward-thinking and visionary manner by utilizing the talents and resources of the district. In addition, the next Superintendent will be expected to: demonstrate a high standard of ethics; have a genuine interest in the education and personal development of young people; be skilled in selecting, motivating, and evaluating highly qualified staff; have an understanding of school budgeting and finance; facilitate close cooperation between parents, teachers, and other district staff. Salary will be negotiable and will be based upon candidate experience and qualifications. EOE

SUPERINTENDENT
South Butler County School District

I.U. 4 – Butler Co.
To Apply: Applications are available under Employment and Employment Opportunities on the district website at www.southbutler.org. Applications will be evaluated upon receipt by the School District, so applicants are encouraged to submit their applications as early as possible.
Deadline: Application deadline is 4 p.m. on 9/27/17.  
About the Position:
Seeking candidates who possess effective leadership and team building skills; both written and verbal communication skills; experience in the areas of curriculum, technology, student assessment and legal issues; a documented history of educational success; a work ethic which demonstrates a commitment to excellence; and, an abiding commitment to the success of the South Butler County School District. The successful candidate will be offered a competitive salary and benefits package consistent with the candidate’s experience and credentials.  The Board intends to interview candidates in October and early November and hire a new Superintendent of Schools in mid-November 2017.

SUPERINTENDENT
Owen J. Roberts

I.U. 24 - Chester Co.
To Apply: Send a letter of interest and application materials to…
Dr. Joseph O’Brien
Chester County Intermediate Unit
455 Boot Road
Downingtown, PA 19335 
Deadline: 9/30/17 or until position is filled. Screening of applications will begin on September 20. All applications will be kept completely confidential.
Contact for Information: 
Dr. Joseph O’Brien
(484) 237-5010
Email 
About the Position:
Premiere school district, located in historic Chester County, approx. 45 minutes northwest of Philadelphia. Five elementary schools, one middle school and one high school. Over 6,000 students with $85M budget. Seeking a dynamic and innovative leader who has a strong academic background and experience managing an administrative team. Candidates should demonstrate excellent communication skills and strong leadership in proactive decision-making and consensus building. The candidate must have the ability to lead and direct multiple tasks. Multiyear contract that features a regionally competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package. Candidates must possess, or be eligible for, a Pennsylvania Superintendent Letter of Eligibility. The target date for employment is as soon as possible but no later than January 1, 2018. 

SUPERINTENDENT
East Pennsboro Area

I.U. 15 – Cumberland Co.
To Apply: Initial application may be made by submitting a Letter of Interest, a current educational vitae’, credentials (letter of eligibility, certification), and three (3) current (within 1 year) letters of reference.  Applicants who are contacted for interviews will be expected to complete an application, provide current Act 34, 114, and 151 clearances, college transcripts and to comply with district policies. A Letter of Interest with accompanying credentials, vitae’ and letters of reference should be sent to:
Dr. Linda J. Bigos, EPASD Superintendent Search Consultant
P.O. Box 114
Hummelstown, PA  17036
Deadline: The deadline for acceptance of the Letter of Interest and these documents is 10/13/17Confidentiality of the applicants seeking this position will be maintained during the initial phases of the application/search process.
Contact for Information: Consultant contact information: lbigos@epasd.org 
About the Position:
Seeking a highly qualified individual to fill this key position. The twelve square mile district educates approximately 2,700 students in grades K-12 in two elementary schools (K-4), a middle school (5-8) and a high school (9-12). The district is socially and economically diverse with a population of more than 20,000 citizens. District has a $40.3 million budget for 2017-18. The Board is seeking a dynamic educational leader with excellent communication skills; a proven track record of improved student achievement; collaborative relationships with faculty, parents and community; fiscal leadership; understanding of and commitment to the district; a focus on equity for all students; integrity, and visionary leadership. The new superintendent will exemplify the District’s vision: World Class Performers and Productive Citizens. Central office experience is preferred. For more information about East Pennsboro Area School District, visit the District’s website: www.epasd.org .  EOE

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Allegheny Intermediate Unit

I.U. 3 - Allegheny Co.
To Apply: Tom Templeton, Founder of TEMPLETON Advantage, will serve as the lead consultant. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Mr. Templeton by email. Candidates will then receive instructions on completing the process.  Interested candidates will be required to complete an application, and submit all clearances before being hired.  Documents to be completed upon expressing interest include: application, PA letter of eligibility /proof of qualifications to serve as an executive director, Act 24 clearance, current Act 34 and Act 151 clearances, FBI fingerprints (dated within 1 year), and sealed university transcripts. 
Deadline: 10/20/17
Contact for Information: Contact Tom Templeton at (717) 636-3238 or by email.
About the Position:
Located near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the AIU provides specialized educational services to Allegheny County's 42 school districts (excluding City of Pittsburgh) and five career technical schools. The AIU is the largest of the state’s 29 intermediate units, employing approximately 1,500 educators at 420 sites, operating 11 family centers and three schools for exceptional children, and offering about 130 programs and services for infants, young children, students, adults and families. With a mission to maximize educational opportunities for all learners through leading-edge, high-quality, cost-effective programs and services, and a vision for educational excellence that is the hallmark of the greater Pittsburgh region, the AIU is organized into six divisions: Early Childhood, Family & Community Services, Finance and Business Operations, Human Resources and Labor Relations, Information Technology, Special Education & Pupil Services and Teaching & Learning. Given the impact the AIU has on public education throughout Pennsylvania, the successful candidate must have the experiences, skills and attributes to successfully lead the Allegheny Intermediate Unit, which include but are not limited to the following: organizational leadership skills, characterized by an advanced ability to think and plan strategically with a sustained focus on executing the vision of the AIU; the ability to comprehend, oversee and execute a complex budgetary process that aligns the AIU’s various and diverse funding streams with the mission, vision and goals of the AIU; experience in budgeting and cost effective strategies that are necessary to oversee the AIU’s budget, with particular focus on continuing to improve efficiencies and develop additional funding streams; the ability to consistently enlighten school and community leaders in the region about the AIU’s business model that drives the development of programs; pricing structures and the anticipated outcomes of services; understands how leading an educational service agency requires significant business development and project management abilities that differ significantly from those required to lead a traditional school setting; persuasive advocacy abilities that leverages regional resources and partners to effectively engage with local, state and national policy makers to strengthen education in PA; develop and sustain the confidence of a Board of Directors, who represent among the highest performing school districts in Pennsylvania, and can astutely advise them in their role as the governing body of the organization; the aptitude and initiative necessary to continue cultivating an innovative, entrepreneurial mindset to capitalize on new opportunities to serve school districts; strong communication skills that comprehensively informs, persuades and articulates important events in ways that inspire elevated staff performance and teamwork; a knowledgeable leader who understands educational, business and societal trends; one who can embrace and demonstrate the organization’s core beliefs of collaboration, excellence, trust, innovation, responsiveness, leadership, cost-effectiveness and continuous quality improvement; passion for public education so as to be a recognized advocate for public education at all levels in Western Pennsylvania. Extensive educational and/or organizational leadership experience required; along with PA letter of eligibility.  

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Capitol Area Intermediate Unit

I.U. 15 – Cumberland Co.
To Apply: Interested applicants, please send a letter of interest and application materials to individual named below. For more information and application instructions, please visit www.cciu.org/executivesearch or email CAIUEDSearch@cciu.org. All applications and inquiries will be kept strictly confidential.
Deadline: 10/15/17 or until position is filled
Contact for Information:
Dr. Joseph J. O’Brien, Executive Director
Chester County Intermediate Unit
455 Boot Road
Downingtown, PA  19335
(484) 237-5010
Email  
About the Position:
Seeking an exceptional educational leader to be its next executive director. Located in central Pennsylvania, the CAIU serves Cumberland, Dauphin, Perry and northern York counties. The CAIU Board of Directors desires a forward-thinking leader who has a strong academic background and experience managing an administrative team. Candidates should demonstrate excellent communication skills, solid business acumen, compassionate leadership, proactive decision-making, consensus-building abilities, and entrepreneurial expertise. The CAIU serves the unique needs of over 6,500 students and their families in a vast array of educational programs, including: special education, gifted education, alternative education, online education, preschool education, statewide initiatives, and other unique educational programming.  Students receive direct and indirect services in the CAIU’s 24-member school districts, two area vocational technical schools, over 50 non-public schools, charter schools, cyber charter schools, and other educational institutions. The CAIU has a total annual operating budget of approximately $75,000,000, which is comprised of 50 separate local, state and federal budgets.  The CAIU employees over 500 administrative, professional and support staff. The CAIU is offering a four-year contract that features a regionally competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package. Candidates must possess, or be eligible for, a Pennsylvania Superintendent Letter of Eligibility. The successful candidate will be required to submit state and federal criminal and child abuse clearances required by Pennsylvania State law. Review of applications will begin in October 2017. The target date for employment is December 2017. EOE


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