Superintendent – Syracuse, NY

September 28, 2022
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Job Description

The Board of Education Commissioners of the Syracuse City School District seeks an exemplary educational leader to serve as Superintendent of Schools beginning on or before January 1, 2023. Minimally, applicants must have multi-year, successful executive level educational leadership experience in an organization of comparable complexity, size, and scope. Experience in communities with similar educational values, expectations and demographics is highly desirable. Candidates must possess or be immediately eligible for a New York State Education Department School District Leader (SDL) Certificate or hold the former School District Administrator (SDA) Certificate. Specific desired leadership characteristics and qualifications are expected to be available and posted on or around August 25, 2022.

A multi-year contract will be offered with a salary in the range of $270,000 per annum based on actual qualifications, experience and negotiations. All interested candidates should apply through the link on this website. Applications will be received through September 26, 2022.

Community and District Information

The City of Syracuse is located within the beautiful Finger Lakes region of New York. Syracuse has a population of approximately 150,000 residents and boasts all of the arts, cultural, business, and recreational opportunities associated with urban life while surrounded by some of the most beautiful outdoor spaces in the State of New York. Downtown Syracuse is experiencing a transformation. In the past decade, $779 million in capital improvements were completed; ranging from residential and commercial projects to hospitality, infrastructure, and public art. Plans for 2022 include 22 projects totaling $180 million which will create 312 new housing units, at least six new corporate headquarters, and enhanced arts and cultural facilities.*

The Syracuse City School District educates more than 21,000 students each day, from pre-kindergarten through 12th grade in 6 high schools, 12 middle/pre-K-8 schools, and 13 elementary schools . The vision of the District is to prepare and inspire all students to innovate locally and contribute globally while embracing the challenge of providing all students with a vibrant education with new urgency. The mission is to build, support, and sustain school communities that provide students with a high-quality education that prepares them to graduate as responsible, active citizens who are ready for success in college and careers and prepared to compete in a global economy.**


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