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Superintendent – Hillsdale Local Schools


The Hillsdale Local School District, located in Ashland County, is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Superintendent. The Board is seeking a leader who can drive improvements and academic performance, demonstrates fiscal responsibility, and possesses the ability to work collaboratively with faculty members, staff, students, parents, and community stakeholders.


Hillsdale Local, will serve 817 students in a new K-12 building that is scheduled to open in 2023. Hillsdale prides itself on being the center of the community and has a strong relationship and backing of the community. Hillsdale has a tradition of excellence providing strong academic programming while offering varied co-curricular and extracurricular activities for students.


The Board of Education is seeking a candidate that is a strong communicator, self-motivated and enjoys being a part of an engaged community.  The Board of Education will offer a salary that is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Hillsdale Local Schools is financially solvent and maintains a balanced budget.


Experience Required:

  • Master’s degree with valid Ohio School Superintendent license or evidence that one is obtainable;
  • A leader with strong interpersonal and public relations skills;
  • Effective organizational and management skills;
  • Personal involvement and interest in the community;
  • Expertise in design and implementing a vision of instruction and curriculum;
  • Effective at creating and implementing a vision for the district;
  • Visibility and availability to all stakeholders;
  • Prior successful experience as a superintendent;
  • 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.


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: 2023-03-01

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