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  Newhall School District (Los Angeles County) Enrollment 6,706

Opening Date: February 20, 2018
Closing Date: April 16, 2018
Interview Date: May 19, 2018
New Superintendent Begins: July 1, 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 Superintendent, Newhall 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.newhallschooldistrict.com/
Position Description: Check back for position description
Consultants:Dennis Smith, Ed.D. and Peggy Lynch, Ed.D.


NEW  Galt Joint Union High School District (Sacramento County) Enrollment 2,191

Opening Date: February 20, 2018
Closing Date: April 2, 2018
Interview Date: May 1-3, 2018
New Superintendent Begins: July 1, 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 Superintendent, Galt Union Joint 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.ghsd.us/
Position Description: Check back for position description
Consultants: Rich Thome and Richard J. Fischer


NEW Orange Unified School District, Assistant Superintendent, Business Services (Orange County) Enrollment 28,522

Opening Date: February 19, 2018
Closing Date: March 12, 2018
Interview Date: March 29, 2018
New Assistant Superintendent Begins: Upon mutual agreement

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 Assistant Superintendent, Business Services, Orange 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.orangeusd.org/
Position Description: Get position description
Consultant:Peggy Lynch, Ed.D.


NEW Pacifica School District (San Mateo County) Enrollment 3,150, K-8

Opening Date: February 13, 2018
Closing Date: March 21, 2018
Interview Date: April 23-24, 2018
New Superintendent Begins: July 1, 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 Superintendent, Pacifica 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.pacificasd.org/
Position Description: Check back for position description
Consultant: Juan Garza


NEW Woodlake Unified School District (Tulare County) Enrollment 2,192

Opening Date: February 13, 2018
Closing Date: March 23, 2018 (tentative)
Interview Date: April 25, 2018 (tentative)
New Superintendent Begins: July 1, 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 Superintendent, Woodlake 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: http://www.w-usd.org/
Position Description: Check back for position description
Consultants: Eric Andrew, Ed.D., and Juan Garza


NEW California Collaborative for Educational Excellence – Executive Director

Opening Date: February 2, 2018
Closing Date: April 9, 2018
Interview Date: May 24, 2018
New Executive Director Begins: July 1, 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 Executive Director, California Collaborative for Educational Excellence 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.

CCEE website: http://ccee-ca.org/
Position Description: Check back for position description
Consultants: Sally Frazier, Ed.D.James R. (Jim) Brown, and Sandy Sanchez-Thorstenson


NEW Banta Elementary School District (San Joaquin County) Enrollment 770, K-8

Opening Date: January 28, 2018
Closing Date: April 2, 2018 (tentative)
Interview Date: May 10, 2018 (tentative)
New Superintendent Begins: July 1, 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 Superintendent, Banta Elementary 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://bantaesd.sharpschool.net/
Position Description: Check back for position description
Consultant: Juan Garza


NEW Oroville City Elementary School District (Butte County) Enrollment 2,696, K-8

Opening Date: January 26, 2018
Closing Date: March 19, 2018
Interview Date: May 2-4, 2018
New Superintendent Begins: July 1, 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 Superintendent, Oroville City Elementary 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.ocesd.org/
Position Description: Check back for position description
Consultant: Richard J. Fischer


Stockton Unified School District (San Joaquin County) Enrollment 40,984

Opening Date: January 19, 2018
Closing Date: March 19, 2018
Interview Date: April 28-29, 2018
New Superintendent Begins: July 1, 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 Superintendent, Stockton 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.stocktonusd.net/
Position Description: Check back for position description
Consultants: Sally Frazier, Ed.D., Eric Andrew, Ed.D., and Juan Garza


Oxford Preparatory Academy Executive Director (Orange County) Enrollment 1,400, K-8

Opening Date: January 12, 2018
Closing Date: March 16, 2018
Interview Date: April 14, 2018
New Executive Director Begins: July 1, 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 Executive Director, Oxford Preparatory Academy 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://oxfordpreparatoryacademy.com/
Position Description: Get position description
Consultants: Peggy Lynch, Ed.D. and Dennis Smith, Ed.D.


Alvord Unified School District (Riverside County) Enrollment 19,255

Opening Date: January 12, 2018
Closing Date: February 23, 2018
Interview Date: March 24, 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, Alvord 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.alvordschools.org
Position Description: Get draft position description
Consultants: Rich Thome and Marc A. Eker, Ph.D


Sonoma Valley Unified School District (Sonoma County) Enrollment 4,564

Opening Date: January 6, 2018
Closing Date: February 26, 2018 5:00 p.m.
Interview Date: March 31, 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, Sonoma Valley 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.sonomaschools.org
Position Description: Get position description
Consultants: Rich Thome and Richard J. Fischer


Le Grand Union Elementary School District (Merced County) Enrollment 401, K-8

Opening Date: December 5, 2017
Closed: February 19, 2018 5:00 p.m.
Interview Date: March 23-25, 2017
New Superintendent Begins: Spring 2018 (or TBD by July 1, 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 Superintendent, Le Grand Union Elementary 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://legrand.k12.ca.us
Position Description: Get position description
Consultant: Sally Frazier, Ed.D.


San Diego County Office of Education/Assistant Superintendent, Chief Business Official (San Diego County) Enrollment 505,310

Opening Date: November 29, 2017
Closed: January 22, 2018
Interview Date: February 16, 2018
New Assistant Superintendent, Chief Business Official Begins: March-April, 2018 (TBD)

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 Assistant Superintendent, Chief Business Official, San Diego County Office of Education 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://sdcoe.net
Position Description: Get position description
Consultants: Michael Escalante, Ed.D.


 Santa Paula Unified School District (Ventura County) Enrollment 5,454

Opening Date: November 21, 2017
Closed: February 12, 2018, 5:00 p.m.
Interview Date: March 3, 2018
New Superintendent Begins: July 1, 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 Superintendent, Santa Paula 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: http://www.santapaulaunified.org
Position Description: Get position description
Consultants: Rich Thome and Dennis Smith, Ed.D.


 Wiseburn Unified School District (Los Angeles County) Enrollment 4,301

Opening Date: October 23, 2017
Closed: January 12, 2018, 5:00 p.m.
Interview Date: February 24-25, 2018
New Superintendent Begins: May 7-14, 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 Superintendent, Wiseburn 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: http://www.wiseburn.k12.ca.us
Position Description: Get position description
Consultants: Peggy Lynch, Ed.D. and David Verdugo, Ed.D.