Current Searches

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CURRENT SEARCHES & POSITION DESCRIPTIONS

Below you will find the Leadership Associates current searches. Click on the link to the district or school's web site to gain more information about the opportunity. Send us an e-mail to request an application and provide an e-mail address to request an application form to fill out on your computer using Microsoft Word, to return to Leadership Associates via e-mail. Click on the Get Position Information link to get the PDF or Word document regarding the position. When you e-mail us to request an application, our consultants will be notified. Thank you for visiting our web site.


Azusa Unified School District - CBO (Los Angeles County) Enrollment 9,566

Opening Date: April 2015
Closing Date: April 27, 2015
Interview Date(s): Week of May 18, 2015
New CBO Begins: July 1, 2015

If you are interested in this position please send an email to: lhunt@leadershipassociates.org, and request that an application and submittal instructions for the position of CBO - Azusa Unified School District be emailed to you. Please be sure to include your name, current position, and contact phone number in your email. All required application materials must be submitted, in pdf format, by 5 p.m. on the closing date listed.

District website:  http://ausd-ca.schoolloop.com

Position Description:  Get position description

Consultants: Dennis Smith, Ed.D and Mike Escalante, Ed.D

Brea Olinda Unified School Distirct (Orange County) Enrollment 5,973

Opening Date: March 2015
Closing Date: April 20, 2015 (extended from original April 13 closing date)
Interview Date(s): May 15-16, 2015
New Supt. Begins: July 1, 2015

If you are interested in this position please send an email to: lhunt@leadershipassociates.org, and request that an application and submittal instructions for the position of Superintendent, Brea Olinda Unified School District be emailed to you. Please be sure to include your name, current position, and contact phone number in your email. All required application materials must be submitted, in pdf format, by 5 p.m. on the closing date listed.

District website: www.bousd.k12.ca.us

Position Description: Get position description

Consultants: Mike Escalante, Ed.D and Marc Ecker, Ph.D

Burbank Unified School District (Los Angeles County) Enrollment 16,207

Opening Date: January 2015
Closing Date: February 20, 2015 - Note: this is a new date
Interview Date(s): March 14-15, 2015
New Supt. Begins: July 1, 2015

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

District website: www.burbankusd.org

Position Description: Get position description

Consultants: Gwen Gross, Ph.D and Rich Thome

Cabrillo Unified School District (San Mateo County) Enrollment 3,357

Opening Date: April 2015
Closing Date: May 22, 2015
Interview Date(s): June 26 or 27, 2015
New Superintendent Begins: July 1, 2015

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

District website: www.cabrillo.k12.ca.us

Position Description: Check back for position description

Consultants: Mike Escalante, Ed.D and Peggy Lynch, Ed.D

California Collaborative for Educational Excellence (CCEE) - Executive Director

Opening Date: April 2015
Closing Date: June 29, 2015
Interview Date(s): July 27, 2015
New Executive Director Begins: By September 1, 2015

If you are interested in this position please send an email to: Lhunt@leadershipassociates.org, and request that an application and submittal instructions for the position of Executive Director, CCEE be emailed to you. Please be sure to include your name, current position, and contact phone number in your email. All required application materials must be submitted, in pdf format, by 5 p.m. on the closing date listed.


Position Description: Get tentative position description

Consultants:  Kent L. Bechler, Ph.D; James R. (Jim) BrownSally Frazier, Ed.D; Dennis M. Smith, Ed.D

Cypress School District (Orange County) Enrollment 4,000

Opening Date: March 2015
Closing Date: April 27, 2015
Interview Date(s): May 18, 2015
New Supt. Begins: July 1, 2015

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

District website: www.cypsd.k12.ca.us

Position Description: Get position description

Consultants: Dennis Smith, Ed.D and Marc Ecker, Ph.D

Del Norte County Unified School District (Del Norte County) Enrollment 3,591

Opening Date: February 2015
Closing Date: April 13, 2015
Interview Date(s): May 8-9, 2015
New Supt. Begins: July 1, 2015

If you are interested in this position please send an email to: lhunt@leadershipassociates.org, and request that an application and submittal instructions for the position of Superintendent, Del Norte County Unified School District be emailed to you. Please be sure to include your name, current position, and contact phone number in your email. All required application materials must be submitted, in pdf format, by 5 p.m. on the closing date listed.

District website: www.delnorte.k12.ca.us

Position Description: Get position description

Consultants: Jim Brown and Dennis Smith  

Duarte Unified School District (Los Angeles County) Enrollment 4,247

Opening Date: February 2015
Closing Date: March 20, 2015
Interview Date(s): April 23, 2015 Note: This has been rescheduled from April 17)
New Supt. Begins: July 1, 2015

If you are interested in this position please send an email to: lhunt@leadershipassociates.org, 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, and contact phone number in your email. All required application materials must be submitted, in pdf format, by 5 p.m. on the closing date listed.

District website: www.duarte.k12.ca.us

Position Description: Get position description

Consultants: Rich Thome and Kent Bechler, Ph.D

Franklin-McKinley School District (Santa Clara County) Enrollment 11,269

Opening Date: March 2015
Closing Date: April 27, 2015
Interview Date(s): May 29 & 30, 2015
New Supt. Begins: July 1, 2015

If you are interested in this position please send an email to: lhunt@leadershipassociates.org, and request that an application and submittal instructions for the position of Superintendent, Franklin-McKinley School District be emailed to you. Please be sure to include your name, current position, and contact phone number in your email. All required application materials must be submitted, in pdf format, by 5 p.m. on the closing date listed.

District website: www.fmsd.k12.ca.us

Position Description: Get position description

Consultants: Don Iglesias and Dennis Smith, Ed.D

Los Angeles County Office of Education (LACOE) - Chief Academic Officer (Los Angeles County)

Opening Date: April 2015
Closing Date: May 11, 2015
Interview Date(s): To be determined
New CAO Begins: July 1, 2015

If you are interested in this position please send an email to: lhunt@leadershipassociates.org, and request that an application and submittal instructions for the position of CAO - Los Angeles County Office of Education be emailed to you. Please be sure to include your name, current position, and contact phone number in your email. All required application materials must be submitted, in pdf format, by 5 p.m. on the closing date listed.

District website: www.lacoe.edu

Position Description: Get position description

Consultants: Mike Escalante, Ed.D

Moreland School District (Santa Clara County) Enrollment 4,670

Opening Date: February 2015
Closing Date: April 15, 2015
Interview Date(s): May 8-9, 2015
New Supt. Begins: July 1, 2015

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

District website: www.moreland.k12.ca.us

Position Description: Get position description

Consultants: Jim Brown, Don Iglesias and Marc Ecker

Mtn. View-Los Altos High School District (Santa Clara County) Enrollment 3,753

Opening Date: February 2015
Closing Date: March 16, 2015
Interview Date(s): April 11, 2015
New Supt. Begins: July 1, 2015

If you are interested in this position please send an email to: lhunt@leadershipassociates.org, and request that an application and submittal instructions for the position of Superintendent, Mtn. View-Los Altos High School District be emailed to you. Please be sure to include your name, current position, and contact phone number in your email. All required application materials must be submitted, in pdf format, by 5 p.m. on the closing date listed.

District website: www.mvla.net

Position Description: Get position description

Consultants: Phil Quon and Peggy Lynch, Ed.D

Novato Unified School District (Marin County) Enrollment 8,078

Opening Date: January 2015
Closing Date: March 23, 2015 
Interview Date(s): April 25-26, 2015
New Supt. Begins: July 1, 2015

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

District website: www.nusd.org

Position Description: Get position description

Consultants: Kent L. Bechler, Ph.D, and Rich Thome 

Oakley Union School District (Contra Costa County) Enrollment 4,871

Opening Date: March 2015
Closing Date: April 6, 2015
Interview Date(s): May 7-8, 2015
New Supt. Begins: July 1, 2015

If you are interested in this position please send an email to: lhunt@leadershipassociates.org, and request that an application and submittal instructions for the position of Superintendent, Oakley Union School District be emailed to you. Please be sure to include your name, current position, and contact phone number in your email. All required application materials must be submitted, in pdf format, by 5 p.m. on the closing date listed.

District website: www.ouesd.k12.ca.us

Position Description: Get position description

Consultants: Sally Frazier, Ed.D and Marc Ecker, Ph.D

Pajaro Valley Unified School District - CBO (Santa Cruz County) Enrollment 20,362

Opening Date: April 2015
Closing Date: April 30, 2015
Interview Date(s): May 27, 2015
New CBO Begins: July 1, 2015

If you are interested in this position please send an email to: lhunt@leadershipassociates.org, and request that an application and submittal instructions for the position of CBO - Pajaro Valley Unified  School District be emailed to you. Please be sure to include your name, current position, and contact phone number in your email. All required application materials must be submitted, in pdf format, by 5 p.m. on the closing date listed.

District website: www.pvusd.net

Position Description: Get position description

Consultants: Don Iglesias and Mike Escalante, Ed.D

Paradise Unified School District (Butte County) Enrollment 4,261

Opening Date: January 2015
Closing Date: March 26, 2015 
Interview Date(s): April 27-28, 2015
New Supt. Begins: July 1, 2015

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

District website: www.pusdk12.org

Position Description: Get position description

Consultants: Sally Frazier, Ed.D and Marc Ecker, Ph.D 

Reed Union Elementary School District (Marin County) Enrollment 1,556

Opening Date: January 2015
Closing Date: March 16, 2015
Interview Date(s): April 8 & 9, 2015
New Supt. Begins: July 1, 2015

If you are interested in this position please send an email to: lhunt@leadershipassociates.org, and request that an application and submittal instructions for the position of Superintendent, Reed Union Elementary School District be emailed to you. Please be sure to include your name, current position, and contact phone number in your email. All required application materials must be submitted, in pdf format, by 5 p.m. on the closing date listed.

District website: www.reedschools.org

Position Description: Get position description

Consultants: Jim Brown, Don Iglesias, and Marc Ecker, Ph.D 

Rialto Unified School District (San Bernardino County) Enrollment 26,468

Opening Date: January 2015
Closing Date: March 16, 2015 
Interview Date(s): April 15, 2015
New Supt. Begins: July 1, 2015

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

District website: www.rialto.k12.ca.us

Position Description: Get position description

Consultants: Kent L. Bechler, Ph.D and Michael Escalante, Ed.D 

San Mateo Union High School District (San Mateo County) Enrollment 8,163

Opening Date: February 2015
Closing Date: March 26, 2015
Interview Date(s): April 18, 2015
New Supt. Begins: July 1, 2015

If you are interested in this position please send an email to: lhunt@leadershipassociates.org, and request that an application and submittal instructions for the position of Superintendent, San Mateo Union High School District be emailed to you. Please be sure to include your name, current position, and contact phone number in your email. All required application materials must be submitted, in pdf format, by 5 p.m. on the closing date listed.

District website: www.smuhsd.org

Position Description: Get position description

Consultants: Peggy Lynch, Ed.D, and Phil Quon

Ventura Unified School District (Ventura County) Enrollment 17,430

Opening Date: February 2015
Closing Date: March 23, 2015
Interview Date(s): April 8, 2015
New Supt. Begins: July 1, 2015

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

District website: www.venturausd.org

Position Description: Get position description

Consultants: Gwen Gross, Ph.D, and Phil Quon

WestEd / Director, California Center for Common Core Implementation

Opening Date: January 2015
Closing Date: Open Until Filled 
Interview Date(s): To be determined
New Director Begins: To be determined

Update as of April 1, 2015:

This is an Open Until Filled Process.

An initial screening process has resulted in several candidates being recommended to West Ed and Gates for an interview. As of March 27, a first and second round of interviews has been conducted. It is possible that these interviews will result in the selection of a finalist.

Leadership Associates is not accepting new applications at this time; however, if a finalist is not selected from those already submitted, we will update the status on this page.


Position Description: Get position description

Consultants: James R. (Jim) Brown and Kent L. Bechler Ph.D

Selections

 
Leadership Associates worked with School Boards in their selection of more than 300 superintendents since 1996.

In addition, Leadership Associates has conducted searches for the following positions: Executive Director, ACSA; Superintendent and Executive Director, Regional Occupational Program (ROP); Assistant Superintendent, Human Resources; Chief Academic Officer; Chief Business Official; SELPA Director; Special Education Director; Human Resources Director; Elementary and Middle School Principal.
 
Congratulations to School Boards and Superintendents selected in 2015 and 2014!!
2015  
Carmel Unified School District Scott Laurence
Central Union High School District Renato Montano
San Bruno Park School District Cheryl Olson
University Preparatory School Shelle Peterson
   
2014  
Alta Loma School District James Moore
Anaheim Union High School District Michael Matsuda
Cambrian School District Carrie Andrews
Capistrano Unified School District Kirsten Vital
Central Union High School District Bryan Thomason
Fort Bragg Unified School District Charles Bush
Fountain Valley School District Mark Johnson
Newhall School District Paul Cordeiro
Oakland Unified School District Antwan Wilson
Orcutt Union School District Deborah Blow
Oxford Preparatory Academy Ronnie Henderson
Palo Alto Unified School District Glenn (Max) McGee
Pittsburg Unified School District Janet Schulze
Riverside Unified School District David Hansen
Roseville City School District Derrick Garcia
Sacramento City USD Jose Banda
St. Helena Unified School District Marylou Wilson
San Lorenzo Valley Unified School District Laurie Bruton
San Marino Unified School District Alex Cherniss
West Covina Unified School District Charles Hinman
West End SELPA Susan Bobbitt-Voth
Willits Unified School District Debra Pearson - Interim