Superintendent: Clackamas Education Service District, Clackamas Oregon


Notice of Open Administrative Position

Position: Superintendent

District: Clackamas Education Service District

Location: Clackamas, Oregon

Closing Date: February 26, 2016 (or open until filled)


About the position:

Clackamas Education Service District (CESD) is seeking a leader with an outstanding record in the field of education to serve as superintendent beginning July 1, 2016. The Board anticipates a base salary in the range of $170,000 to $185,000 plus a generous benefits package.

About the ESD:

Clackamas ESD serves teachers and students in 10 school districts in Clackamas County – a geographic area of 1,879 square miles – and includes 103 public schools and over 57,000 students. The district has approximately 400 employees and an annual operating budget of over $28 million. The role of education service districts in Oregon is to provide services to school districts and to promote equal educational opportunity throughout the state. Clackamas ESD is one of the largest and most acclaimed ESDs in the state. Its departments include Curriculum, Instruction & Evaluation, Early Childhood Education, Fiscal Services & Operations, Human Resources, Network & Information, and Special Education. For more information, visit the district’s website:

School Districts served by Clackamas ESD:


  • Canby SD
  • Colton SD
  • Estacada SD
  • Gladstone SD
  • Lake Oswego SD
  •  Molalla River SD
  • North Clackamas SD
  • Oregon City SD
  • Oregon Trail SD
  • West Linn-Wilsonville SD

About the Area:

Clackamas County stretches from Mt. Hood to the Willamette Valley. Year-round recreation includes mountains (skiing, snowboarding and snowshoeing); rivers and lakes (whitewater rafting, kayaking, fishing, and swimming); trails (biking, hiking, climbing and horseback riding); and other activities such as golfing and camping. The area’s close proximity to the Portland metropolitan area offers cultural events, breweries, restaurants, and shopping. For more information, visit

Application Requirements: 

  • Letter of Interest
  • Completed Application Form
  • Current Resume
  • Copy of Oregon Administrator License or current administrator license from other state
  • Statement of Educational Philosophy (1 page)
  • Completed Mentor Questionnaire
  • Letters of Recommendation (3-5 preferred)
  • Other information demonstrating success in education

For additional information please contact:

Greg McKenzie, Search Consultant and CESD Board Member
Window to Leadership, LLC dba NextUp Leadership
1470 Rosemont Road
West Linn, Oregon 97068
Phone:  503-752-2438
Email: OR

Clackamas ESD is an Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer and Actively Seeks Minority Applicants.