Interim Superintendent: Ashland School District, Ashland Oregon


Notice of Open Administrative Position

Position: Interim Superintendent

Filing Deadline: 4:00 PM, March 30, 2016

About the Position

Ashland School District is seeking an interim superintendent for the 2016-17 school year. The successful candidate will step into a high-performing school district, and will need to manage ongoing programs and initiatives in collaboration with partners throughout the district and community. A current Oregon superintendent license, as well as knowledge and experience with Oregon finance and Oregon state education law is required. Salary range: $125,000 - $135,000 plus a generous benefits package, including:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance  ASD Group Benefit Plan
  • 100% Employer paid premium
  • $25 Copay with $0 deductible
About the District

Ashland School District is a high-performing, progressive school district, providing a comprehensive education in all grade levels. The district's partnerships with the Oregon Shakespeare Festival and Southern Oregon University provide enriching experiences for students, while local business actively support and fundraise for schools.

The Ashland Schools Foundation ( also engages the community to support programs throughout the district. Additionally, the Ashland community has renewed a local option levy for over twenty years, and is expected to provide an additional $3M to the district in the 2015-16 school year.

Ashland High School has earned silver medal status in US News and World Report's ranking of America's high schools. Ashland schools thrive on a collaborative culture, cultivated by an outstanding teaching and support staff, and reinforced by an active community and school board.  Please visit for more information about the district.

Willow Wind Community Learning Center
163 students K-8
Three Elementary Schools
933 total students K-5
Ashland Middle School
554 students 6-8
 John Muir Magnet School
123 students K-8
Ashland High School
1023 students 9-12

About the Community

Best known for the nationally recognized Shakespeare Festival, Ashland is also recognized as a place for innovation and creativity. Residents of Ashland enjoy the area’s natural beauty, recreational opportunities and theater. They also value education and have a strong sense of community and civic pride. Diversity of race, thought and life styles are welcomed. In 2012, Ashland was voted one of the Top 20 Best Small Towns in America by Smithsonian magazine, in 2011 as one of Outside Magazine’s Best Towns and in 2010 as one of National Geographic magazine’s Top 10 Geo-tourism Places in the World.

Application Requirements:
(Please email all application materials to

  • Letter of Interest
  • Current Resume
  • Copy of Oregon Administrator License
  • Letters of Recommendation (3-5 preferred)

For additional information please contact:

Katherine Sisk, Executive Assistant
885 Siskiyou Boulevard
Ashland, Oregon 97520
541-482-2811 Extension 1119

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