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Galion City School District Announces Superintendent Opening

Galion City School District Announces Superintendent Opening

Mansfield, OH (March 23, 2023) - The Galion City School District, located in Crawford County, is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Superintendent. The Board is seeking a strong educational leader who has effective communications and people skills, expertise in school business operations, and a leader who demonstrates support for all district programs in academics, athletics, and arts.

Galion City Schools, currently serves 1,912 students, provides opportunities for all students to reach their fullest potential intellectually, socially, emotionally, and physically. The district continually strives to develop curriculum and programs that effectively meet the needs of all students and is proud of the variety of programs that are offered for students.
Qualified applicants should have a Master's degree and a valid Ohio School Superintendent license or evidence that one is obtainable, as well as demonstrated organizational and leadership skills, knowledge of Ohio Revised Code as it relates to school operations and superintendent responsibilities, and displays a positive, optimistic demeanor while modeling high standard of professional conduct and inspiring leadership.

The Board of Education will offer a multi-year contract with salary and benefits that is commensurate with experience and qualifications. The successful candidate will work as a collaborative team with the Board, Treasurer, staff and community stakeholders, tenaciously pursue the vision for the district while skillfully carrying out operational details, overcoming obstacles and accomplishing objectives, effectively communicate verbally and in writing with the Board and a variety of audiences in a proactive and timely manner; display transparency in delivering high quality presentations and communications for the Board and stakeholders, and approach challenges and problem solving with creativity and innovation.

Specific qualifications and requirements for the position can be found at the Mid-Ohio ESC website through the following link: https://www.moesc.net/vnews/display.v/ART/5e59454e16539. Those interested in the position are encouraged to apply by submitting a cover letter emphasizing qualifications and experience, a copy of current Ohio Superintendent license or evidence that a license will be obtained, resume, and letters of reference as well as complete an online application at www.moesc.net. 

Questions about the position should be directed to Kevin D. Kimmel, Mid-Ohio ESC Superintendent, at kimmel.kevin@moesc.net, call 419.774.5520, or write him at: 

Mid-Ohio Educational Service Center 
890 West Fourth Street, Suite 100 
Mansfield, OH 44906 

Applications must be received by April 27, 2023 or until filled. Employment will begin August 1, 2023. 

Kimmel expressed his enthusiasm to partner the Galion Board of Education to find the best candidate to help lead the district. “Galion has been well served by Jennifer Allerding, and we wish her well in her new district. A school district needs a strong leader for vision and guidance in educating our young people. We understand the importance of this position, and we’re glad to help Galion during this process.” 

Galion is a city in Crawford, Morrow, and Richland counties in Ohio with a population of 10,453. The Galion City School District encompasses the entire city of Galion, graduating about 150 students annually. Galion is well known for its two major festivals: The Oktoberfest and the Pickle Run Festival.

Mid-Ohio Educational Service Center provides specialized academic and support services to 11 school districts and over 18,000 students in Crawford, Morrow and Richland Counties. Client districts receive services from curriculum, gifted and special education consultants, speech pathologists, psychologists, special education teachers, occupational therapists and physical therapists. 

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