Allen County Educational Service Center 

Superintendent's Job Posting 

The Allen County Educational Service Center is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Superintendent. ACESC serves the needs of 8 member school districts: Allen East Local, Bath Local, Bluffton Exempted Village, Delphos City, Elida Local, Perry Local, Shawnee Local, and Spencerville Local. 

The Board has identified the following qualifications as having particular importance for the position of Superintendent: 

 Must hold or qualify for an Ohio superintendent license. All candidates are expected to possess a strong administrative background in public schools. 

 Proven leadership and commitment to collaboration is essential 

 Experience as a school administrator with superintendent, assistant superintendent or central office experience preferred. 

 Commitment to the highest personal and professional standards. 

 A comprehensive understanding of Ohio school law, finance and regulations and financial reporting. 

 Self-starting skills with a positive team attitude. 

 The ability to work as an articulate, straightforward communicator with strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work tactfully, creatively and visibly with school board members, administrators, staff, students, parents, the community and state elected officials. 

 Visionary and strong multi-tasking skills, with the ability to organize and synthesize information efficiently which produces short- and long-range plans for continuous improvement. 

 Personal integrity, as well as a record of being loyal, positive, enthusiastic and organized with a strong work ethic. 

The tentative timetable is as follows: 

Officially launch search: May 7, 2018 

Application Deadline: May 22, 2018 

Screening begins: May 23, 2018 

Duties to begin: August 1, 2018 

Dr. Dean Wittwer, Retired Superintendent and Educational Consultant, is assisting the Board of Education in its search. All interested parties should submit the following: a letter of interest outlining qualifications and reason for interest in the position; completed application form (found on the ACESC website - under the Employment Opportunities link); copy of current Ohio School Superintendent license; updated resume; credentials and transcripts; two current letters of professional reference, and a sample communication to staff, community, or Board of Education. All materials should be sent to Karla Wireman, Treasurer at ACESC 1920 Slabtown Road, Lima, Ohio 45801

Contact: Dr. Dean Wittwer Phone: 419-348-8739 

Karla Wireman Phone: 419-222-1836, Ext. 105 The Allen County Educational Service Center is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee, prospective employee/applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, sexual orientation, age or other protected categories in respect to hiring, work assignment, compensation and advancement or promotion.