Adult Education Director | Ashland County-West Holmes Career Center


Certification/ Qualifications: The successful candidate should be highly motivated, demonstrate strong organizational, communication, instructional, human relations, management, team, public relations/community and administrative skills.  Candidates should have an extensive knowledge of career-technical/vocational and adult education programs and experience in program development, budget management, community relations, a working knowledge of computers and technology and staff leadership.  Candidates should also have an up-to-date background in school law, a desire to work with community businesses/organizations and be an educational leader. 

The candidate must have completed a Masters Degree and hold at least an administrative Supervisor license/certificate.  A minimum of three (3) years of teaching in a career-technical and/or adult education area, business/industry work experience and administrative experience are preferred.   

Duties:  The Adult Education Director will work closely with the superintendent and other members of the administrative team to lead all activities associated with the district’s adult and community education programs and services.  The Adult Education Director is responsible for managing the department’s budget including grants, administering customized training programs, full-time adult programs, part-time adult education programs which serve over 3,000 adults annually, recommending the employment of staff for the department, managing and evaluating adult education staff members and marketing the adult programs.  Additionally, the Adult Education Director will be responsible to follow the job description which details leadership, administrative, supervisory and coordination duties.

Contract: A two-year, 260-day administrative contract (including seven paid holidays and comprehensive administrative benefits) for the 2019-2020 and 2020-2021 contract years.  Contract to begin November 18, 2019.  

Salary:  Salary will be determined as per the Board adopted administrative salary schedule based on certification, qualifications, education and experience.  


Request for an application should be made to Rod Cheyney, Superintendent, Ashland County-West Holmes Career Center, 1783 State Route 60, Ashland, OH 44805, as soon as possible.  To be considered as a candidate for the position, applicants must complete and return by Monday, October 28, 2019, a letter of application, current resume, certificate/license and up-to-date credentials.  A tuberculin test is required at employment.  A criminal record check will be required if one has not been completed within one year of employment.

The Ashland County – West Holmes Joint Vocational School District Board of Education and its staff are dedicated to providing equal educational opportunities, equal employment opportunities, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.  The district follows the regulations of Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act.