Superintendent Vacancies and Other District Office Openings

Application Requirements (*all Superintendent applicants*)

The following items must accompany all AASB-facilitated applications:

  • AASB Application Form (download form)
  • Cover letter
  • A minimum of three confidential AASB reference forms; primarily from board members and/or individuals who have supervised the candidate (download form)
  • Current resume
  • College transcripts (graduate work in administration only)
  • Current superintendent certificate (if applicable)

Candidates who do not possess an Alaska Type B Certificate with a superintendent endorsement should begin the process with the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development. (AK DEED 907-465-2800)

Download the application or contact us if you would like to request a hard copy.

*Applicants: Please read this note before submitting your materials.






Yakutat School District

The Board of Education of the Yakutat School District is conducting a search for a Superintendent/Principal. Applications are being sought from those individuals with previous administrative experience and appreciation of education in isolated settings. The Board is especially interested in candidates who have successfully demonstrated the ability to work effectively in a remote, rural community with a diverse population but especially Alaska’s indigenous peoples. The successful candidate will need to demonstrate excellent skill with budget and school finance, grant administration and implementation. Most importantly, the new superintendent/principal will need to be an effective leader working with all community stakeholders to improve student achievement for all of the Yakutat School District.

The Board is willing to offer a competitive salary in the $95,000 – $105,000 range (DOE) for a 260-day contract. A comprehensive benefit package with 30 days of paid vacation, family medical insurance, and life insurance are available.


2018 Yakutat School District Superintendent Search Brochure


Application deadline: February 28, 2018
Selection of Finalists: March 8-9, 2018
Interviews in Yakutat: Mar 28- 30, 2018
Employment begins: July 1, 2018

Application materials should be sent to:

Association of Alaska School Boards
1111 W. 9th St.,
Juneau, Alaska 99801 Phone: (907) 463-1660

Lon Garrison ( and Timi Tullis ( will serve as the AASB consultants for the Yakutat School District superintendent/CEO search.


Craig City School District

Superintendent Opening

Closing date for applications: January 30, 2018

The Craig City School District Board of Education is seeking a superintendent.

The District is located on Prince of Wales Island in Southeast Alaska. The Craig City School District consists of about 500 students; half in brick and mortar and half in our unique distance learning program. The District is seeking applicants who have successful experience as a school and/or district administrator and a proven history of improving student achievement. The applicants will have outstanding leadership skills with a strong background in improving student learning. They will demonstrate experience with effective educator recruiting and retention. They will also actively maintain the distance learning program. The Board is especially interested in a leader who has proven experience in budget development and oversight. The successful candidate must respect and work with all constituent groups recognizing the benefit that each stakeholder brings to the District in the effort to meet the needs of the whole child. The District is willing to offer a multi-year contract with a salary of $103,000 to $120,000, with an attractive fringe benefit package.

The Association of Alaska School Boards (AASB) is conducting the search.


2018 Craig City School District Superintendent Search Brochure


Application deadline: January 30, 2018

Selection of Finalists: February 6, 2018

Interviews in Craig: February 26 -28, 2018

Employment begins: July 1, 2018


Association of Alaska School Boards

1111 W. 9th St.,

Juneau, Alaska 99801

Phone: (907) 463-1660

Email: Ryan Aguilar

Lon Garrison and Timi Tullis will serve as the AASB consultants for the Craig superintendent/CEO search. In their absence please contact Norm Wooten.






The Valdez City Schools, Valdez, Alaska, Board of Education, is seeking a highly qualified and fully certified Superintendent. The Board wishes to have the successful candidate assume the responsibilities of the position July 1, 2018.

Search Timeline:

  • Closing date for applications: Open until filled (11:30 p.m. central time)
  • Interviews with the Board of Education: TBD
  • Start date: July 1, 2018

Contact information:

McPherson & Jacobson, L.L.C.
7905 L St., Suite 310
Omaha, NE 68127

School Website:

For more information, click here.

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Call (907) 463-1660 or email Ryan Aguilar.