Assistant Superintendent - Richmond R-XVI School District
Position: Assistant Superintendent
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Assistant Superintendent
Job Location: Richmond R-XVI School District
Deadline: Dec 15, 2022**
District: Richmond R-XVI School District
Richmond, MO 64085
Telephone: 816-776-6912
Job Description:
The Richmond R-XVI School District is currently accepting applications for the position of Assistant Superintendent for the 2023-2024 school year.
QUALIFICATIONS: Specialist's degree in an education discipline; doctorate degree preferred.  Proven track record documenting enhanced student achievement; documented success within and among diverse student populations and demonstrated success leading strategic educational initiatives.  Previous building level leadership experience required.
POSITION SUMMARY: The Assistant Superintendent provides leadership, vision and strategic direction for the District's school improvement initiatives.  The position requires a strong academic leader who can clearly see both possibilities and obstacles and develop a plan of action to move academic achievement forward.
  • Assists the superintendent in directing the administration and coordination of the district's educational programs.
  • Provides staff leadership to ensure understanding of the educational objectives of the district.
  • Supports district and school leaders to design and implement plans designed to improve student achievement.
  • Collaborates with appropriate individuals to project staff needs and provide appropriate staff development.
  • Sets priorities and measurable goals and effectively manages district resources to support priorities and goal achievement.
  • Keeps informed on latest research, trends and developments in all areas of education and interprets these matters for staff.
  • Recommends instructional policies and assists in developing administrative rules.
  • Supervises, through building level administrators, the educational program.
  • Prepares reports and recommendations for the superintendent of schools and board of education.
  • Ensures compliance with federal, state and local statutes and board of education policies as they relate to education programs.
  • Develops budgets and manages and evaluates budgetary needs and activities for areas reporting to this position.
  • Assists in the development of policies, procedures and programs.  Resolves concerns and conflicts in a reasonable manner.
  • Monitors and evaluates work performance of employees reporting to this position.
  • Recommends to the superintendent of schools the employment, promotion or termination of the staff employed to carry out the educational programs of this position.
The Richmond R-XVI School District is an accredited district and uses the Professional Learning Communities model for professional development.  Richmond is located approximately 45 miles northeast of downtown Kansas City, MO with just over 6,000 residents and a Pre K - 12 population of approximately 1550 students.
If a candidate is found prior to the closing of the application window, the Richmond R-XVI School District reserves the right to close the application window.
The Richmond R-XVI School District is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate or deny services on the basis of age, ancestry, race, color, disability, marital status, parental status, national origin, sex, religion, genetic information, participation in constitutionally protected activities, or veteran status.  Any questions regarding Title IX, Section 504, The Family Medical Leave Act, or the Americans with Disabilities Act should be directed to the Superintendent of Schools at 1017 E. Main Street, Richmond, MO 64085, (816) 776-6912.  If special needs exist as addressed in the Americans with Disabilities Act which require this publication in an alternative format, the district may be contacted at the above address.  Reasonable effort will be made to accommodate these special needs.

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
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