Administrative Vacancies


Superintendent Search

Aleutians East Borough School District 

Sand Point, Alaska

The seven-member Board of Education of the Aleutians East Borough School District is conducting a search for a Superintendent. The board is especially interested in applicants with outstanding central office and/or school level administrative experience. Candidates should have successful experience working with diverse communities, deploying resources strategically, and an appreciation and desire for rural living. The new superintendent is expected to begin work on July 1, 2023.

A salary range of $120,000-130,000 with an attractive benefits package is being offered to the successful candidate. A housing stipend and district vehicle are also provided.

The Board of Education recognizes that selecting the superintendent is one of the most important decisions it will make and is seeking a candidate that can help the Board meet its established mission and achieve a quality education for all students in attendance.

The district’s mission is: The Aleutians East Borough School District will provide a quality education; skills and opportunities to meet all students’ needs; encouraging life-long learning through committed community involvement within a safe environment.

The Board is committed to a selection process that is fair and open to all qualified candidates. Priority will be given to candidates whose experience and background closely matches the following characteristics.

Candidates who do not possess an Alaska Type B certificate with a superintendent endorsement should begin the process in order to be considered for this position.

Application Process

The Association of Alaska School Boards uses an online application system. Please visit the Association’s website at https://aasb.org/superintendent/ for more information about this search and guidance on applying through the Revelus online application system (aasb.myrevelus.com).

 

Bristol Bay Borough School District

Naknek, Alaska

The Association of Alaska School Boards (AASB) is facilitating a superintendent search for the Board of Education of the Bristol Bay Borough School District. The School District is located in Southwestern Alaska at the head of Kvichak (KWEE-jak) Bay, an arm of the larger Bristol Bay. The district is positioned in one of Alaska's most breathtaking regions and serves 114 students.

The Board is offering an annual salary in the range of $130,000-$135,000 DOE. In addition, a health insurance benefits package that is available to all other district employees is provided. The Board offers professional membership dues, a life insurance stipend, an annual travel stipend, and a negotiated moving expense reimbursement.

Applications are sought from those candidates with successful experience as a superintendent, principal, or central office administrator in a uniquely close community. The Board is seeking a candidate dedicated to providing an education that engages students, maintains high academic proficiency, and prepares them well for any post-secondary educational opportunity. The new superintendent is expected to start employment on July 1, 2023.

Candidates who do not possess an Alaska Type B certificate with a superintendent endorsement should begin the process in order to be considered for this position.

Application Process

The Association of Alaska School Boards uses an online application system. Interested candidates should complete and submit an online application found at aasb.myrevelus.com. No “hard copy,” faxed, or emailed submissions will be accepted. Please visit the Association’s website at aasb.org/superintendent for more information about this search and guidance on applying through the Revelus online application system.

 

Copper River School District - Glennallen, Alaska

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The Board of Education of the Copper River School District, Glennallen, Alaska, is seeking a highly qualified, fully certified, educational leader to serve as Superintendent. The Board wishes to have the successful candidate assume the responsibilities of the position, July 1, 2023.

McPherson & Jacobson, L.L.C., Executive Recruitment and Development, has been engaged as the consultant in a search for outstanding candidates. They will assist the Board of Education in identifying and screening the candidates.

Enrollment: 420 students

Location: 180 miles northeast of Anchorage, 250 miles south of Fairbanks           

The Qualifications

The candidate must have the background, skills, and abilities essential for excellence in educational leadership. The Board recognizes that selecting a superintendent is one of the most important decisions it will make. The Board developed the following desired characteristics.

  • A superintendent who has an authentic leadership style.
  • An innovative visionary that will recognize the strength of the current staff.
  • A leader experienced with school finance and special education laws, programs and recover services.
  • An educator who will engage with students, staff, and community.
  • A leader who will get down into the trenches.
  • Makes decisions from a “what’s best for the kids” mindset.
  • Skilled at relationship building.
  • Experienced with trauma informed and resiliency programs.
  • A multitasker who will engage and embrace the community lifestyle.
  • A leader who has experience with acquiring and managing grants.

Salary: The beginning salary of $120,000  but will be competitive and negotiable based on skills and experiences.

Search Timeline:

  • Closing date for applications: January 5, 2023 (11:30 p.m. central time)
  • Board of Education selects finalists to interview: Week of January 23, 2023
  • Interviews with the Board of Education: Week of February 6, 2023
  • Selection of new Superintendent: February 2023
  • Start date: July 1,2023

Contact information:

            McPherson & Jacobson, L.L.C.

            11725 Arbor Street, Suite 220

            Omaha, NE 68144

            888-375-4814

            Email: apps@macnjake.com

School Website: http://www.crsd.us          

Consultants    Dr. Steve Lowder                  s_lowder@macnjake.com               

                        Dr. PJ Ford-Slack                 p_ford-slack@macnjake.com

                        Mr. Shawn Arnold                s_arnold@macnjake.com    

The Copper River School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The district does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, or disability and, when needed, will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees. Anyone requesting a reasonable accommodation in the application or recruitment process please contact McPherson & Jacobson at the address/phone/email above.

 

Unalaska City School District

The Association of Alaska School Boards (AASB) is facilitating a superintendent search for the Board of Education of the Unalaska City School District. The School District is located on the island of Unalaska along the Aleutian Island chain (~800 air miles from Anchorage) on the ancestral lands of the Unangan people. The district is positioned in one of Alaska's most remote and breathtaking regions and serves 340 students. The student population is highly diverse and includes Unangan, Filipino, Pacific Island, African-American, Russian, Hispanic, and European. Commercial fishing is the primary economy. The port of Unalaska/Dutch Harbor has been the top fishing port for seafood in the country for over 20 years. 
 
Applications are sought from those candidates with successful experience as a superintendent, principal, or central office administrator. The Board is seeking a candidate dedicated to providing an education that engages students, maintains high academic proficiency, and prepares them well for post-secondary or vocational opportunities. The new superintendent is expected to start employment on July 1, 2023. 
 
A salary range of $125,000 - $150,000 with an attractive benefits package is being offered to the successful candidate. In addition, a 100% district health insurance benefits package that is available to all other district employees is provided. Included is a well-maintained, affordable district rental house with 3 bedrooms for the superintendent. The Board offers professional membership dues, a life insurance stipend, an annual family travel stipend, and a negotiated moving expense reimbursement.
 
Timetable
 
Application deadline: January 15, 2023, by 5 pm AKST
Selection of Finalists: January 30, 2023
On-site Interviews with Board: February 13-19, 2023
Employment begins: July 1, 2023
 
The Association of Alaska School Boards uses an online application system. Interested candidates should complete and submit an online application found at aasb.myrevelus.com. No "hard copy," faxed, or emailed submissions will be accepted.
 
Please visit the Association’s website at aasb.org/superintendent for more information about this search and guidance on applying through the Revelus online application system (aasb.myrevelus.com).
 
Visit the Unalaska City School District website http://www.ucsd.net/ for more details on this unique Alaskan school district!

 

Chief Human Resources Officer - Anchorage School District 

Job Summary

The Chief Human Resources Officer oversees the functions of the Human Resources Division, including Talent Management, Labor Relations, and Benefits. The Chief advises principals, managers and supervisors, oversees implementation of the District’s evaluation systems, interprets negotiated agreements and manages relations with bargaining unit representatives, develops policies and procedures, and manages division budgets and functions.

Job Requirements

The following are required:

  1. Bachelor’s degree.
  2. Type B Administrative Certificate (or eligible to complete certification within six months of hire) OR Master’s or other advanced degree (years of direct HR experience in a supervisory role may be considered in lieu of advanced degree requirement).
  3. Five years progressively responsible experience as a supervisor, manager, director, or similar position in a large organization.
  4. Human Resources Professional (PHR) or SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP), or commitment to obtain certification within six months of hire.

The following are preferred:

  1. Knowledge and experience in a range of employment practices including talent acquisition and management, labor relations, collective bargaining, and employee benefits.
  2. Experience working with governing boards and executive leadership teams.
  3. Strong conflict resolution and mediation skills.
  4. Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Essential Job Functions

  1. Responsible for overseeing all functions of the Human Resources Division including Talent Acquisition and Management, Labor and Employee Relations, Benefits, Human Resources information systems, and Substitute Dispatch.
  2. Oversees development and implementation of evaluation systems for all certificated, classified and exempt personnel.
  3. Coordinates with District departments to implement professional development programs.
  4. Coordinates Labor Relations-level employee discipline matters.
  5. Counsels managers and supervisors on the administration of personnel programs, personnel issues, performance standards, performance appraisal, and unit-level discipline.
  6. Provides guidance and training to supervisors who have grievance resolution responsibilities.
  7. Interprets and administers collective bargaining agreements.
  8. Negotiates or supervises the negotiation of collective bargaining agreements.
  9. Develops and implements procedures for processing employee leave requests.
  10. Coordinates efforts with the Superintendent to respond to requests for information.
  11. Attends School Board meetings and other meetings as directed by the Superintendent.
  12. Directs the employees of the Human Resources Division. Makes routine employment decisions by setting goals, monitoring and evaluating performance, and taking appropriate follow-up actions.
  13. Responsible for development of the Human Resources budget. Monitors and controls expenditures accordingly.

Apply on the School District Website

The Anchorage School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.