Superintendent – York
Position: Superintendent of Schools
District: York Suburban School District, York, PA
Intermediate Unit: Lincoln IU 12
Dr. Joseph J. O’Brien, Executive Director
Chester County Intermediate Unit
455 Boot Road, Downingtown, PA 19335
(484) 237-5171 | YSSDSuptSearch@cciu.org
Deadline: February 15, 2018 or until position is filled
The York Suburban School District (YSSD) Board of Directors seeks an outstanding educational leader to apply to be its next superintendent of schools. The board, staff and community are looking for a visionary leader to engage the hearts and minds of all of our students through relevant high-quality learning experiences that prepare them to be active 21st century citizens in a global society, and to promote a community of encouragement and a culture of excellence.
The York Suburban School District is a midsized, suburban public-school district located in York County, Pennsylvania. It encompasses approximately 14 square miles and serves a resident population of 21,067 people. The district has received state and national awards for academic excellence, including being named one of NewsWeek magazine’s top high schools and recognition as a national Blue Ribbon School.
The York Suburban School District operates six schools for over 3100 students. The schools include: Yorkshire Elementary School, Valley View Elementary School, East York Elementary School, Indian Rock Elementary School, York Suburban Middle School and York Suburban Senior High School. Valley View Elementary and Yorkshire Elementary consist of grades K-2. Indian Rock Elementary and East York Elementary both consist of grades 3-5. York Suburban Middle School consists of grades 6-8. York Suburban Senior High School consists of grades 9-12. The district employs 345 staff and has an annual operating budget of nearly $56 million.
York Suburban School District is located in beautiful and historic York County in central Pennsylvania. York County is known for its many outdoor activities and numerous historical sites. York’s attractions are plentiful and include farm-fresh dining, a vibrant arts scene, rolling hills, picturesque river shorelines, and a bustling central downtown with all the amenities of a big city but with a small-town atmosphere.
The YSSD Board of Directors is seeking a dynamic and innovative leader who has a strong academic background and experience managing an administrative team. Candidates should demonstrate excellent communication skills and strong leadership in proactive decision-making and consensus building.
The YSSD is offering a multiyear contract that features a regionally competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package. Candidates must possess, or be eligible for, a Pennsylvania Superintendent Letter of Eligibility. The target date for employment is June 30, 2018. Review of applications will begin in late February 2018.
All contacts regarding this position should be directed to the Chester County Intermediate Unit. Letter of interest and resume should be sent to: Dr. Joseph O’Brien, Executive Director, Chester County Intermediate Unit, 455 Boot Road, Downingtown, PA 19335, or emailed to YSSDSuptSearch@cciu.org. All inquiries will be held in strict confidence.
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