Announcement of Vacancy of OCM BOCES District Superintendent
The District Superintendent serves as the liaison of the New York State Education Department to 23 public school districts within Onondaga, Cortland and Madison Counties. In this state role, the District Superintendent supports the implementation of State Education Law, the policies of the State Board of Regents, Commissioner’s regulations, and attends to special assignments at the request of the Commissioner. The District Superintendent is considered a state employee and reports to the Deputy Commissioner for Elementary, Middle, Secondary, and Continuing Education. As Chief Executive Officer of OCM BOCES, the District Superintendent is responsible for providing leadership to school districts within the supervisory district. In this capacity, the District Superintendent plans, administers, supervises, and evaluates the regional support services and educational programs provided by the BOCES at the request of its 23 component school districts. In addition, the District Superintendent assists the component school districts in the recruitment and selection of school superintendents as needed. The Chief Executive Officer of the OCM Board of Cooperative Educational Services is accountable to an 11-member board of education. As specified in New York State Education Law, District Superintendents of Schools are appointed by the Board of Cooperative Educational Services with the approval of the Commissioner of Education. New York State Education Law governs continuing service of the District Superintendents.