District Superintendent and Chief Executive Officer
Wayne-Finger Lakes BOCES
September 10, 2018
Newark, New York
Contract - Experienced
New York State Superintendent Positions
The District Superintendent serves as the liaison of the New York State Education Department to 25 public school districts within the Wayne-Finger Lakes BOCES. In this State role, the District Superintendent supports the implementation of State Education Law, the policies of the State Board of Regents and the Commissioner’s regulations, and attends to special assignments at the request of the Commissioner. The District Superintendent is considered a NY State employee and reports to the Commissioner of Education.
As Executive Officer of Wayne-Finger Lakes BOCES, the District Superintendent is responsible for providing leadership to school districts within the supervisory district. In this capacity, the District Superintendent plans, administers, supervises and evaluates the regional support services and educational programs provided by the BOCES at the request of its 25 component districts.
In addition, the District Superintendent assists the component school districts in the recruitment and selection of school superintendents as needed. The Executive Officer of Wayne-Finger Lakes BOCES is accountable to a nine-member board.
Wayne-Finger Lakes BOCES is looking for a proactive, innovative leader who possesses:
Excellent interpersonal skills, including sense of humor, passion and respect for all;
The ability to lead, manage and direct with vision a multi-faceted educational service agency that anticipates and responds to regional challenges and needs;
Strong leadership skills with the ability to communicate a clear and consistent vision between BOCES and component school districts;
An ability to articulate strong organizational beliefs and maintain positive relations with the board, staff, school districts, community members, bargaining units and other organizations;
Knowledge of the education laws, rules and regulations of New York State;
A commitment to address the various curricular and reform-related initiatives facing public education;
Successful teaching and administrative experience;
An ability to provide guidance and support to component school boards and superintendents; and
Strong support for the application and use of technology.
About Wayne-Finger Lakes BOCES
BOCES stands for Board of Cooperative Educational Services. BOCES is a public organization that was created by the New York State Legislature in 1948 to provide shared educational programs and services to school districts.