For School Districts

Your district’s key administrators play a vital role in charting the direction of your district. TASB Executive Search Services can help you find the most qualified personnel—administrators who will be dedicated to helping your district reach its fullest potential.

  • Deputy or assistant superintendent
  • Associate superintendent
  • Chief financial officer
  • Chief human resources officer
  • Chief academic officer
  • Chief operations officer
  • Campus principal
  • Director of campus programs
  • Director of diversity and intercultural relations

Searches tailored to your needs

ESS will customize the search to best fit your district's requirements. We offer application-only searches, which allow you to take advantage of our online application process, and complete searches, which free your staff resources to focus on the candidates rather than the paperwork.

Post your district's vacancy

Handling the search on your own? ESS offers a free posting service to help TASB member districts advertise superintendent and key administrator job openings. To post a vacancy, you must have a myTASB account. The posting form is available in the Executive Search Services Tools. Your ad will be reviewed by ESS and, if accepted, posted on our Web Site.

Conducting your own search

It is important that you check your district policies to ensure you are following them as close as possible or you leave the board and district vulnerable to action from an unsatisfied candidate. District policies can include, but are not limited to:

  • DDA (Legal) Equal Employment Opportunity
  • DBA (Legal) Credentials and Certification
  • DC (Legal) Employment Practices
  • Federal Employment Regulations

TASB's legal department has an online resource section that can be of assistance.

‚ÄčThe foundation of a successful search includes:

  • A planning session to establish the activities for the search
  • The creation of a profile (qualifications and characteristics) for the new superintendent
  • Advertisement and recruitment
  • Interviews
  • Negotiations
  • Possible site visit to candidates previous district
  • Name and hire new candidate
  • Transition planning

There are a lot of moving pieces in the search for your next leader and TASB is here to assist you. We can customize your search needs to offer you the best opportunity to get the right person for the job. If you need more information, please feel free to contact us.