Taconic Hills CSD is seeking an exceptional leader with a vision for the future. Our superintendent works in partnership with the Board of Education to support programs and services that reflect the diverse needs of our school community. The preferred characteristics of the successful candidate will include:
Experience as a teacher, building principal, central office administrator or superintendent (and is certified or eligible for certification as a NYS school district administrator).
Experience working in a similar school system and familiarity with Columbia County.
A demonstrated record of implementing best practices in school district leadership and operations, including raising student achievement and attracting and retaining staff.
Outstanding communication skills and the ability to collaborate, and mediate and negotiate conflict when necessary.
A strategic thinker who is approachable, outgoing, visible, and vested in the school community.
A collaborative leadership style built upon integrity, trust, and ethical decision-making.
The ability to clearly articulate the school district’s mission and goals and put students first.
A commitment to approaching situations with an open-mind and creative and innovative problem-solving.
The Board of Education will offer a competitive salary with an attractive benefits package based on professional qualifications and a record of accomplishment. Please send a letter of interest, completed application with essay, current resume, academic transcripts, and copies of administrative certification(s) to
Dr. Gladys I. Cruz, District Superintendent, Questar III BOCES, 10 Empire St. Blvd., Castleton, NY 12033.
The deadline for applications is April 16, 2023.
An Equal Opportunity Employer.