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LEXINGTON SCHOOL & CENTER FOR THE DEAF JOB DESCRIPTION TITLE: Superintendent/Chief Executive Officer OUR ORGANIZATION: The Lexington School, founded in 1865, is the largest school for deaf students in New York State, serving deaf and hard of hearing students from ages 0-21. Over the years the Lexington organization perceived a need for additional services in the community which it served and undertook to provide those services, expanding and becoming the multifaceted organization now known as the Lexington School and Center for the Deaf. Today, the Lexington organization consists of the Lexington School and three subsidiary corporate affiliates. These affiliates consist of a Center for Vocational Services, a Hearing & Speech Center, and a Center for Mental Health Services. Each of these affiliates serves not only the school?s students but also the wider deaf and hard of hearing community in metropolitan New York City. What differentiates the Lexington School and Center for the Deaf is central to the Superintendent/CEO?s role. The continuing vision of the Lexington School and Center is to create and provide exceptional educational programs and services to the deaf community in metropolitan New York City and its environs. POSITON SUMMARY: The Board of Trustees of the Lexington School and Center for the Deaf seeks a qualified individual to serve as its Superintendent and Chief Executive Officer whose services will commence on July 1, 2019 As the face of our organization, the Superintendent/CEO works closely with the Board of Trustees, various government agencies, and the public to ensure tight alignment of Lexington?s operations with Lexington?s mission and vision. This position reports directly to the Board of Trustees on such matters as prescribed by the By-Laws of Lexington School and Center for the Deaf and on matters of special instructions as may be given by the Board of Trustees through its President. The Superintendent/CEO is charged with providing strong leadership and managing/supervising multiple functions including but not limited to finance, information technology operations, education instruction, policy development, and outreach, with responsibility for providing monthly reports to the Board of Trustees. Positions reporting to the Superintendent/CEO will include, but are not limited to, the School Principal, the Executive Director of the Affiliate Agencies, the Chief Financial Officer (CFO), the Assistant Superintendent of Operations, the Director of Human Resources (HR), and the Information Technology (IT) Coordinator. Duties and Responsibilities: 1. ORGANIZATION-WIDE 1. Serve as the organization?s visionary and strategic leader in anticipating and analyzing trends in the field of deaf education and child/adult and family services. 2. Serve as chief liaison with other 4201 schools, the 4201 School Association, the State Education Department (SED), the Board of Trustees, and the public. 3. Serve as a liaison with educational and labor counsels 4. Develop and implement strategic plans to expand the base and scope of all Lex

Lexington School for the Deaf
East Elmhurst, NY
Start Date
July 1, 2019
Job type
Vacancy Reference
Contact Details
Send resume and references to Chairperson, Lexington Search Committee via E-mail to by December 28, 2018.
Added to site
Dec 7th, 2018

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