Assistant Superintendent

Pittsburg USD 250 •

Assistant Superintendent


Purpose:       The Assistant Superintendent assists in the efficient operation of all facets of the school district.                  


Reports to: Superintendent and the Board of Education


Pay Rate:     The Assistant Superintendent will receive compensation as recommended by the Superintendent and approved by the Board of Education.


Term of Employment: 

The Assistant Superintendent will be appointed by the Board of Education. The Assistant Superintendent’s term will begin on the first day of July.                                                 



Educational Requirements

  • The educational requirements of the Assistant Superintendent shall conform to the licensing standards of the State of Kansas and to other criteria determined by the Board of Education.     


  • District Leadership licensure with experience as a building administrator preferred. 

Skills Required

  • Knowledge of curriculum and instruction is beneficial. 

Functions and Responsibilities


Basic Functions

  • Support the philosophy and mission of USD 250.
  • Support the value of education.
  • Comply with the privacy rights of students.
  • Safeguard confidential and/or sensitive information.
  • Communicate effectively with all members of the school district community.
  • Provide excellence in customer service both internally and externally.
  • Maintain accurate administrative filing systems.
  • Ensure that all activities conform to district guidelines.
  • React to change productively.
  • Keep abreast of new information, innovative ideas and techniques.

Specific responsibilities


These duties are subject to change depending on the interests and talents of the individual.

  • Coordinates the development of curriculum, instruction, and assessment in the district.
    • Conducts curriculum review and development sessions to revise and update curriculum.
    • Administers the district student assessment program, including selecting and ordering assessment instruments, arranging for scoring tests, and reporting assessment results.
    • Coordinates the review, evaluation, and selection of instructional materials, including textbooks.
    • Coordinates the work of the Subject Area Curriculum Leadership Teams.
    • Coordinates the training and implementation of the Multi-Tiered System of Support throughout the district. 
  • Coordinates plan and delivery of staff development that supports effective teaching and learning.
    • Develops and revises, as necessary, the state approved professional development plan.
    • Plans and delivers district-wide professional development.
    • Assists buildings in planning of professional development activities for Professional Learning Communities.
    • Administers the professional development point record-keeping system.
    • Develops and organizes district mentoring program for 1st and 2nd year teachers, as well as induction and orientation for new staff members. 
  • Coordinates the district’s State and Federal programs including, but not limited to:

Federal Title Programs                                           Competitive Grants     

At Risk Programs (State and Federal)                     ESL

Section 504                                                                        Anti-Bullying

Driver Education                                                   Drug Free Schools & Communities


  • Writes applications and prepares and submits reports to the State and the Board of Education.
  • Coordinates the program activities.
  • Conducts meetings of staff and advisory committees.
  • Develops and administers budgets for all State and Federal programs. 
  • Provides support for the school improvement process.
    • Coordinates activities of the District Improvement Team.
    • Monitors and plans for the implementation of the district improvement plan. 
  • Assists in the supervision of principals and department directors.
    • Meets individually and regularly with principals and directors that report directly to the Assistant Superintendent.
    • Assists in facilitating meetings of district administrators and directors.
    • Plans for professional development of directors and building administrators.
    • Evaluates building administrators and directors that report directly to the Assistant Superintendent. 
  • Other duties:
    • Meets with and supports the library media specialists, counselors, and school nurses.
    • Collaborates with the superintendent to lead meetings of the District Leadership Council,  Classified Council,  and Interest Based Bargaining Committee
    • Arranges and coordinates before-school activities such as orientation of substitute teachers, newspaper announcements, school supply lists, etc.
    • Coordinates activities of the district Health and Wellness Committee.
    • Carries out other appropriate duties as assigned by the superintendent.          

Physical Requirements/environmental conditions

  • Level 3 – Medium Work
    • Exerting 20 - 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10-25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly.
  • This work requires the following physical activities: climbing, bending, stooping, kneeling, twisting, reaching, walking, lifting, finger dexterity, grasping, repetitive motions.
  • The work is performed primarily indoors.
  • Extended periods of sitting and/or standing.
  • Must be able to adapt to a fast-paced, multi-faceted work environment.
  • Must be able to drive and willing to spend time attending meetings out of town as needed.  

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Pittsburg USD 250

Benefits Information

A comprehensive benefits package is included

Salary Information

The Assistant Superintendent will receive compensation as recommended by the Superintendent and approved by the Board of Education.

Employer Information


Unified School District 250 serves the city of Pittsburg, Kansas and the immediate rural area surrounding our community. Over 2,700 students and 500 employees work daily to provide a first-class teaching and learning environment for students pre-kindergarten through the senior year of high school. 

Our students are served in four elementary schools, a middle school, a high school, and an alternative education setting. All our facilities have been renovated or newly constructed since 2001 and contain the latest equipment and technology for facilitating student inquiry and learning.

Our staff is well-trained and experienced with about 60% of our teachers having a master’s degree or higher. The average experience level of teachers in the district exceeds 10 years. We are fortunate to be located in the same hometown as Pittsburg State University, providing our students and staff access to excellent educational experiences as well as the cultural and activity enrichment benefits of living near a university environment.

At Pittsburg Community Schools we believe in success for every child. With our family partners we are creating a better future for Pittsburg and its citizens.

Unified School District 250 does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its employment procedures, educational programs and activities.  The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:  Rich Proffitt, Superintendent of Schools, 510 Deill, PO Drawer 75, Pittsburg, KS  66762 (620) 235-3100.

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Pittsburg, KS 66762

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