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Superintendent – Ashland City Schools


The Ashland City School District, located in Ashland County, is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Superintendent. The Board is seeking a leader that has the ability and willingness to deal fairly with faculty, staff, students, and parents. The successful candidate is expected to have a personal involvement and interest in the community.


Ashland City Schools, currently serves 3,236 students, provides opportunities for all students to reach their fullest potential intellectually, socially, emotionally, and physically. The district continually strives to develop curriculum and programs that effectively meet the needs of all students and is proud of the variety of programs that are offered for students.


Ashland is a city and serves as the county seat of Ashland County, Ohio 66 miles southwest of Cleveland and 82 miles northeast of Columbus. Voted as the safest college town in 2018, Ashland has a vibrant local community that makes living there worthwhile. It is well-known in Ohio for its welcome sign, which claims the city to be, “The World Headquarters of Nice People.”


Experience Required:


  • Master’s degree with valid Ohio School Superintendent license or evidence that one is obtainable;
  • Works as a collaborative team with the Board, Treasurer, staff and community stakeholders;
  • Tenaciously pursues the vision for the district while skillfully carrying out operational details, overcoming obstacles and accomplishing objectives;
  • Effectively communicates verbally and in writing with the Board and a variety of audiences in a proactive and timely manner;
  • Displays transparency in delivering high quality presentations and communications for the Board and stakeholders;
  • Approaches challenges and problem solving with creativity and innovation;
  • Demonstrated organizational and leadership skills;
  • Knowledge of Ohio Revised Code as it relates to school operations and superintendent responsibilities;
  • Works well with others; displays a positive, optimistic demeanor while modeling high standard of professional conduct and inspiring leadership.


Wage or Salary: Multi-year contract with salary and fringe benefits commensurate with experience.

Approximate Work Hours or Days: Full Time


How to Apply:

Complete online application at and attach cover letter and resume.


Posting End Date: 2023-02-08

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