Assistant Superintendent for Secondary Learning

Wednesday, May 8, 2019
Livingston ESA
Position Details: 

POSITION TITLE: Assistant Superintendent for Secondary Learning
REPORTS TO: Superintendent
UPDATED: April, 2019
FSLA: Exempt
SALARY/BENEFITS: Consistent with the handbook for Agency Administrators & Supervisors*
*Revised wage scale expected to be effective July 1st with salary range being approximately $117,000 - $135,000; placement on scale commensurate with qualifications and experience.


The Assistant Superintendent for Secondary Learning is a new leadership position within the Agency, created to support the needs of secondary schools in Livingston County through the Agency’s new Curriculum & Instruction Department (as shown in the attached planning diagram). The primary purpose of this new position is to support the advancement of student learning in all secondary learning environments located within Livingston County and to do so in a manner that supports an equitable opportunity to learn for each student.

The Assistant Superintendent for Secondary Learning shall hold or be eligible for a Michigan Teacher and Central Office Administrator Certificate (Permits will be considered). This individual also shall possess the personal characteristics necessary to work collaboratively with school and Agency staff and have experience as principal of a secondary building or program of significant size.

Jointly supervises the Executive Assistant & MiSchool Data Specialist with the Assistant Superintendent for Early & Elementary Learning.

Note: These duties and responsibilities are judged to be "essential functions" in terms of the Americans With Disabilities Act or ADA. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The statements below are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by a person in this position. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties that may be performed by such a person. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Interact directly with educators from Livingston County to promote and increase accessibility to the educational services provided by the Agency.
  • Co-Chair the County-Wide Curriculum & Instruction Council (“the Council”) with the Assistant Superintendent for Early & Elementary Learning.
  • In collaboration with District leaders, support the enhancement and/or expansion of multi-tier systems of support (“MTSS”) within each school.
  • Develop systems to identify test score gaps for students with disabilities and students who are economically disadvantaged, lead the implementation of evidence-based practices that will narrow such gaps, and measure results.
  • Create and implement new leadership development networks for secondary administrators and instructional coaches to both support the growth and development of individuals currently serving in those roles and those interested in holding such roles in the future.
  • Create, coordinate, and conduct high quality professional learning experiences for a wide range of secondary education professionals in a variety of settings, including in-person, on-site, and utilization of web conferencing technology.
  • In collaboration with the Superintendent, lead the implementation of the School Improvement Planning requirements for the Agency.
  • Oversee and manage the Hanover Research Cue for the Agency to inform the Council regarding research relevant to established objectives.
  • Lead the implementation of special projects in the area of secondary instruction as developed and supported by the Council.


  • Attend and participate in Agency Board of Education Meetings and other meetings as appropriate.
  • Maintain own personal competence through participation in Agency, regional, or state sponsored in-service activities for the purpose of ensuring the effectiveness of Agency programs.
  • Subject to invitation by the Superintendent, function as a member of the Superintendent’s Executive Cabinet performing any and all other duties as assigned by the Superintendent for the purpose of ensuring efficient and effective functioning of the Agency.


Apply on line:  Livingston ESA Employment Opportunities

The employee shall remain free of any alcohol or non-prescribed controlled substance in the workplace throughout his/her employment.

The Livingston Educational Service Agency does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, (including sexual orientation or transgender identity), disability, age, religion, height, weight, marital or family status, military status, ancestry, genetic information, or any other legally protected category (collectively, "Protected Classes"), in its programs and activities, including employment opportunities.

Inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies should be directed to the Assistant Superintendent for Administrative Services.