Active Searches & Position Descriptions

Below you will find information about current searches being conducted by Leadership Associates. Links are provided to resources related to specific searches including an email link to request application materials and instructions. All application communication is confidential. When you e-mail us to request an application, the assigned search consultants will be notified. Thank you for visiting our website.


Fowler Unified School District – Assistant Superintendent of Business and Finance; Enrollment 2,608; Fresno County

Opening Date: September 19, 2019
Closing Date: October 14, 2019
Interview Date: October 22, 2019
New Assistant Superintendent Begins: November, 2019

If you are interested in this position please send an email to Becky Banning, Executive Assistant for this search, and request that an application and submittal instructions for the position of Fowler Unified Assistant Superintendent be emailed to you. Please be sure to include your name, current position, current employer, contact phone number, and preferred email in your request.

District Website: https://www.fowlerusd.org
Position Description: Please check back
Consultant: Juan Garza


Charter Oak Unified School District – Superintendent; Enrollment 4,581; Los Angeles County

Opening Date: August 9, 2019
Closing Date: October 7, 2019
Interview Date: November 9, 2019
New Superintendent Begins: December 1, 2019

If you are interested in this position please send an email to Penny Pyle, Executive Assistant for this search, and request that an application and submittal instructions for the position of Charter Oak Unified School District Superintendent be emailed to you. Please be sure to include your name, current position, current employer, contact phone number, and preferred email in your request.

District Website: https://www.cousd.net/
Position Description: Get Position Description
Consultant(s): Kent Bechler, Ph.D. and Peggy Lynch, Ed.D.


Merced City School District – Superintendent; Enrollment 11,009; Merced County

Opening Date: August 1, 2019
Closing Date: September 30, 2019
Interview Date: October 25/26, 2019
New Superintendent Begins: January 2020

If you are interested in this position please send an email to Penny Pyle, Executive Assistant for this search, and request that an application and submittal instructions for the position of Merced City School District Superintendent be emailed to you. Please be sure to include your name, current position, current employer, contact phone number, and preferred email in your request.

District Website: https://www.mcsd.k12.ca.us/
Position Description: Get Position Description
Consultant(s): Sally Frazier, Ed.D. and Fred Van Leuven, Ed.D.


Fairfield-Suisun Unified School District – Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources; Enrollment 21,405; Solano County

Opening Date: July 22, 2019
Closing Date: CLOSED
Interview Date: September 17-18, 2019
New HR Asst. Supt. Begins: Sept, 2019 (TBD)

If you are interested in this position please send an email to Becky Banning, Executive Assistant for this search, and request that an application and submittal instructions for the position of  Fairfield-Suisun USD Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources be emailed to you. Please be sure to include your name, current position, current employer, contact phone number, and preferred email in your request.

District Website: https://www.fsusd.org/
Position Description: Get Position Description
Consultant(s): Eric Andrew, Ed.D.


Santa Maria Joint Union High School District – Superintendent; Enrollment 8,600; Santa Barbara County

Opening Date: May 15, 2019
Closing Date: October 11, 2019
Interview Date: November 2, 2019
New Superintendent Begins: January 1, 2020

If you are interested in this position please send an email to Becky Banning, Executive Assistant for this search, and request that an application and submittal instructions for the position of Santa Maria Joint UHSD Superintendent be emailed to you. Please be sure to include your name, current position, current employer, contact phone number, and preferred email in your request.

District Website: smjuhsd.k12.ca.us
Position Description: Get Position Description
Consultant(s): David Verdugo and Fred Van Leuven, Ed.D.


Completed 2019: Alameda Unified School District – Superintendent, Pasquale Scuderi


Completed 2019: Berkeley Unified School District – Superintendent, Brent Stephens


Completed 2019: Brawley Elementary School District – Superintendent, Richard Rundhaug


Completed 2019: Cabrillo Unified School District – Superintendent, Sean McPhetridge


Completed 2019: Calaveras County Office of Education – Calaveras COE Charter School Administrator, William Redford


Completed 2019: Carmel Unified School District – Chief Human Resources Officer, Trisha Dellis


Completed 2019: Carmel Unified School District – Carmel High School Principal, John Lyons


Completed 2019: Central Union High School District – Superintendent, Ward Andrus


Completed 2019: Clay Joint Elementary School District – Superintendent, Judy Szpor


Completed 2019: Del Norte County Unified School District – Assistant Superintendent, Tom Kissinger


Completed 2019: Eastern Sierra Unified School District – Superintendent, Heidi Torix


Completed 2019: Evergreen School District – Superintendent, Emy Flores


Completed 2019: Fall River Joint Unified School District – Superintendent, Merrill Grant


Completed 2019: Fowler Unified School District – Superintendent, Paul Marietti


Completed 2019: Hanford Joint Union High School District – Superintendent, Victor Rosa


Completed 2019: Lassen Union High School District – Superintendent, Morgan Nugent


Completed 2019: Los Alamitos Unified School District – Superintendent, Andrew Pulver


Completed 2019: Mariposa County Unified School District – Superintendent, Jeff Aranguena


Completed 2019: Mill Valley School District – Superintendent, Kimberly Berman


Completed 2019: Mt. Diablo Unified School District – Superintendent, Robert Martinez


Completed 2019: Oak Grove Union School District – Superintendent, Amber Stringfellow


Completed 2019: Oxnard School District – Superintendent, Karling Aguilera-Fort


Completed 2019: Pleasanton Unified School District – Assistant Superintendent of Teaching and Learning, Jenelle Woodward


Completed 2019: Riverbank Unified School District – Superintendent, Christine Facella


Completed 2019: San Lorenzo Unified School District – Superintendent, Daryl Camp


Completed 2019: San Rafael City Schools – Superintendent, Jim Hogeboom


Completed 2019: Santa Barbara Unified School District – San Marcos High School Principal, Kip Glazer


Completed 2019: Santa Clara Unified School District – Superintendent, Stella Kemp


Completed 2019: Sierra Unified School District – Superintendent, Alan Harris


Completed 2019: UCLA Superintendent of PreK-12 School Operations, Devin Dillon


Completed 2019: Vallejo City Unified School District – Director of Elementary Education, Heather Topacio


Completed 2019: Vallejo City Unified School District – Franklin Middle School – Principal, Brian Spears


Completed 2019: Vallejo City Unified School District – Independent Study Academy – Principal, Dmitriy Voloshin


Completed 2019: Vallejo City Unified School District – Loma Vista Environmental Science Academy – Principal, Euniceann Machado-Roland


Completed 2019: Vallejo City Unified School District – Vallejo High School – Principal, Jarrod Bordi


Completed 2019: Vista Unified School District – Vista High School – Principal, David Jaffe


Completed 2019: Westminster School District – Superintendent, Cyndi Paik