Ulster BOCES Deputy Superintendent

Join us on our journey to foster a learning environment that ensures all learners will be able to develop their unique self and their capacity, and contribute to community through continuous cycles of inquiry. We are guided by these principles, known as our North Star Educational Commitments.

Are you an exceptional, experienced, visionary educational leader with a proven record of administrative accomplishments? If so, we want you to submit an application for our Deputy Superintendent position at Ulster BOCES, located in the beautiful Mid-Hudson Valley. A regionally competitive salary and excellent benefit package is available. 

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The Ulster BOCES board is looking for a candidate with the ability to…

  • Create, lead, manage, and direct with vision a complex array of programs and services offered by the BOCES for the component district.
  • Foster a collaborative environment within the BOCES and with the eight component districts.
  • Build on an existing highly successful organization.
  • Create short- and long-term financial strategies to make the best use of resources.
  • Communicate effectively in written and spoken language.
  • Listen actively to the needs of those within the educational and county communities.
  • Respect the needs, as well as the contributions, of all of the individuals who serve or are served by Ulster BOCES.
  • Use ingenuity and imagination to create ideas and solutions to the challenges of the region.
  • Lead and foster a community of belonging, including Diversity, Equity & Inclusion. 
  • Contribute to, build, and foster a team approach to designing solutions aimed at ensuring success for all learners.

In addition, the successful candidate should have …

  • Demonstrated leadership experience and organizational skills with a proven track record of success in improving outcomes for students and staff.
  • Experience with school financial management.
  • Experience with Capital Projects.
  • Experience in leading diverse personalities throughout all sectors of the educational and county communities.
  • An approachable, flexible, self-confident personality.
  • The ability to delegate—yet maintain control and knowledge of—various initiatives.
  • A willingness to become part of Ulster County’s community.

The successful candidate must hold or be eligible for New York State School District Administrator certification, and must reside in or be willing to relocate to New York State.

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Candidates should submit  the following credentials online via the Applitrack portal. Applications will be reviewed upon receipt, but should be sent no later than September 1:

  • Letter of interest
  • Completed application
  • Resume
  • Academic transcripts
  • Copies of administrative certificate(s)
  • A minimum of three professional references.


New York State SDA or SDL Certification.  Ability to plan, supervise, and evaluate work of professionals and administrators.  Knowledge of the role, mission, procedures, and organization of BOCES; knowledge of education law and the regulations of the State of New York that govern BOCES operations.  Broad knowledge of both central and program administrative policies and procedures.  Experience as a superintendent is not essential, but desirable.

Ulster BOCES is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values diversity and believes that it enriches the learning experience.