The Duanesburg Board of Education is seeking an experienced school leader with a keen focus on helping all students succeed as they strive for personal excellence to fulfill their dreams and aspirations. The next superintendent must be able to continue to inspire students, teachers, staff, parents and community members in a strong, collaborative manner and move the district forward on its mission and goals.
The Board of Education will offer a three-year contract with a regionally competitive salary, commensurate with the preparation, qualifications, experience and record of the successful candidate, as well as an attractive benefits package. The Board expects the new superintendent to be involved in school and community events and activities.
The following characteristics will be vital to the success of the candidate who becomes the next superintendent of the Duanesburg Central School District.
VISIONARY: A creative, encouraging and lifelong learner who has the ability to work with the Board of Education and the school community to articulate and pursue a vision for the direction of the district for the immediate future and beyond, and who is willing to make a long-term commitment to the community.
INSTRUCTIONAL LEADERSHIP: A keen understanding of educational excellence, pedagogy and current research, with the experience and foresight to understand how decisions affect students, teachers and learning, and the capacity for innovation and positive change.
COLLABORATION: The willingness and ability to work in partnership with the Board, staff and community; to include a broad range of stakeholders in decisions and processes; to build consensus; to follow through on decisions and commitments; and to appreciate and understand the district’s community and culture.
INTEGRITY: Possess and demonstrate honesty, good judgment, high moral standards and a respectful and caring demeanor, so that others will know that their efforts, ideas, work and perspectives are valued and essential to the healthy functioning of the district.
EXCELLENT COMMUNICATOR: The ability to seek input from others, listen intently, communicate well, connect with people individually and in groups, and foster the exchange of ideas.
FINANCIAL AND OPERATIONAL ACUMEN: Knowledge and experience in: school district budgeting and finance; business operations, management and internal controls; educational technology; internal and external communication; the use of data to support sound decision making; and overall district management
About Duanesburg Central School District
900 Watervliet Shaker Road
Albany, NY 12205