State Superintendent of Education
NOTICE OF VACANCY STATE SUPERINTENDENT OF EDUCATION CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER of the ALABAMA STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
QUALIFICATIONS: The State Superintendent of Education shall be a person of good moral character, with academic and professional education equivalent to graduation from a standard university or college, who is knowledgeable in school administration and has training an experience sufficient to qualify him or her to perform the duties of his office, Ala. Code 16-4-1.- (1975). Furthermore, a qualified candidate shall possess:
a) Knowledge of educational policy development and implementation in a large-scale system.
b) Proven skills and working with political leaders at the state level.
c) Experience in working with elected or appointed educational boards.
d) Practice in working with educational professionals, organizations, and other stakeholders.
e) Familiarity with the implementation of federal and state education legislation.
f) Experience in successfully managing a large organization as a superintendent or other educational leader.
g) Demonstrated commitment to serving and a diverse student population in employing a diverse staff.
h) Experience in administering large budgets.
i) Earned doctorate, preferred but not required, from an accredited academic institution.
j) An Alabama Certificate (or the ability to obtain a certificate in Administration or Supervision (preferred but not required).
k) Evidence of effective communication skills.
SALARY RANGE: $192,000-$250,000 - Negotiable
DEADLINE AND SELECTION: All materials submitted as part of the application will remain confidential to the extent allowed by law. Selection of candidates for final interviews and hiring are the sole responsibility of the Alabama State Board of Education. Persons wishing to be considered for the position should submit an application file online including: a. A letter of application stating personal qualifications, experiences, and reasons for interest in the position. b. The online application form and a current resume. c. Four (4) current letters of recommendation. All application materials must be received by Ray and Associates, Inc. by March 23, 2018.
HOW TO APPLY: Apply only online at www.rayassoc.com.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: All questions should be directed to: Ray and Associates, Inc. 4403 1st Avenue SE, Ste 407 Cedar Rapids, IA 52042 Phone: (319)393-3115 Fax: (319)393-4931 firstname.lastname@example.org
APPLICATION DEADLINE: MARCH 23, 2018