Current 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.



NEW Buena Park School District  (Orange County) Enrollment 4,850, K-8

Opening Date: May 31, 2018
Closing Date: July 2, 2018
Interview Date: August 18, 2018
New Superintendent Begins: As mutually agreed upon

If you are interested in this position please send an email to Executive Assistant, Becky Banning, and request that an application and submittal instructions for the position of Superintendent, Buena Park School District be emailed to you. Please be sure to include your name, current position, current employer, contact phone number, and preferred email in your request. All required application materials must be submitted, in pdf format, by 5 p.m. on the closing date listed.

District website: https://www.bpsd.k12.ca.us/
Position Description: Get position description
Consultants: Dennis Smith, Ed.D. and Kent Bechler, Ph.D.


Whittier City School District  (Los Angeles County) Enrollment 6,200

Opening Date: May 9, 2018
Closed: June 11, 2018
Interview Date: July 6-7, 2018
New Superintendent Begins: (Early August / TBA)

If you are interested in this position please send an email to Executive Assistant, Becky Banning, and request that an application and submittal instructions for the position of Superintendent, Whittier City School District be emailed to you. Please be sure to include your name, current position, current employer, contact phone number, and preferred email in your request. All required application materials must be submitted, in pdf format, by 5 p.m. on the closing date listed.

District website: https://www.whittiercity.net/
Position Description: Get position description
Consultants: Rich Thome and David Verdugo, Ed.D.


Summerville Union High School District  (Tuolumne County) Enrollment 624

Opening Date: April 19, 2018
Closed: May 21, 2018
Interview Date: June 21-22, 2018
New Superintendent Begins: (Early August / TBA)

If you are interested in this position please send an email to Executive Assistant, Becky Banning, and request that an application and submittal instructions for the position of Superintendent, Summerville Union High School District be emailed to you. Please be sure to include your name, current position, current employer, contact phone number, and preferred email in your request. All required application materials must be submitted, in pdf format, by 5 p.m. on the closing date listed.

District website: https://www.summbears.k12.ca.us/
Position Description: Get position description
Consultant: Sally Frazier, Ed.D.


UCLA Pre K-12 Schools – Senior Director  (Los Angeles County) Enrollment approximately 950

Opening Date: April 9, 2018
Closed: May 14, 2018
Interview Date: Early to Mid June (TBA)
Senior Director Begins: July 1, 2018 (or as mutually agreed upon)

If you are interested in this position please send an email to Executive Assistant, Becky Banning, and request that application submittal instructions for the position of Senior Director, UCLA Pre K-12 Schools be emailed to you. Please be sure to include your name, current position, current employer, contact phone number, and preferred email in your request. Your application must be completed and submitted by 5 p.m. on the closing date listed.

UCLA Pre K-12 School Information: https://ece.ucla.edu/ •  https://www.labschool.ucla.edu/  •   https://geffenacademy.ucla.edu/
Position Information Flyer: Check back for flyer
Consultants: Kent Bechler, Ph.D.  and Rich Thome


Duarte Unified School District  (Los Angeles County) Enrollment 3,733

Opening Date: April 9, 2018
Closed: May 14, 2018
Interview Date: June 16, 2018
New Superintendent Begins: July 1, 2018 (or as mutually agreed upon)

If you are interested in this position please send an email to Executive Assistant, Becky Banning, and request that an application and submittal instructions for the position of Superintendent, Duarte Unified School District be emailed to you. Please be sure to include your name, current position, current employer, contact phone number, and preferred email in your request. All required application materials must be submitted, in pdf format, by 5 p.m. on the closing date listed.

District website: https://www.duarteusd.org/
Position Description: Get position description
Consultants: Kent Bechler, Ph.D. and  Rich Thome


Revised City Heights Prep Charter School – School Director  (San Diego County) Enrollment 168

Opening Date: April 5, 2018
Closed: May 14, 2018
Interview Date: June 2, 2018
New School Director Begins: July 15, 2018

If you are interested in this position please send an email to Executive Assistant, Becky Banning, and request that an application and submittal instructions for the position of School Director, City Heights Prep Charter School be emailed to you. Please be sure to include your name, current position, current employer, contact phone number, and preferred email in your request. All required application materials must be submitted, in pdf format, by 5 p.m. on the closing date listed.

District website: http://www.cityheightsprep.org/
Position Description: Get position description
Consultants: Rich Thome and Sandy Sanchez-Thorstenson


Wilsona School District (Los Angeles County) Enrollment 1,315, K-8

Opening Date: March 21, 2018
Closed: May 4, 2018
Interview Date: June 2, 2018
New Superintendent Begins: July 1, 2018 or as mutually agreed

If you are interested in this position please send an email to Executive Assistant, Becky Banning, and request that an application and submittal instructions for the position of Superintendent, Wilsona School District be emailed to you. Please be sure to include your name, current position, current employer, contact phone number, and preferred email in your request. All required application materials must be submitted, in pdf format, by 5 p.m. on the closing date listed.

District website: http://www.wilsonasd.net/
Position Description: Get position description
Consultant: Dennis Smith, Ed.D.