The Kansas State Department of Education and Kansas State Board of Education seek a highly qualified Commissioner of Education. The board wishes to have the successful candidate assume the responsibilities of the position prior to January 1, 2015.
The candidate must have the background, skills, and abilities essential for excellence in educational leadership. The board has identified the following desired characteristics:
- A Visionary.
- Focused on and committed to students.
- An innovator who has a proven record of leadership and management in a competitive environment and desires to see Kansas lead with innovative education models.
- Understands policy boards and can implement policies of the State Board; possesses listening and great decision making skills.
- Successful organizational management and leadership experience relevant to diverse teams and personnel in a large organization.
McPherson & Jacobson, L.L.C., Executive Recruitment and Development is leading this search for outstanding candidates. They will assist the Kansas State Board of Education in identifying and screening the candidates. Interested candidates may apply online before October 15, 2015, to McPherson & Jacobson, L.L.C.