Superintendent Search Service 

Fairbanks North Star Borough 

School District 

Superintendent Vacancy 

 Fairbanks, Alaska 

The Association of Alaska School Boards (AASB) is facilitating a superintendent search for the  Board of Education of the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District. The Fairbanks North  Star Borough Board of Education seeks an exemplary superintendent who is well prepared to lead this exceptional  Interior Alaska school district. The school board is highly interested in candidates who have demonstrated the capacity  to be an innovative leader and have experience in education and community relations.  

The successful candidate must genuinely respect the district’s mission, core values, and the collaborative process  through which an excellent and equitable education is provided to all students. Clear communication with staff,  teachers, district administration, and the school board is essential. The Fairbanks community values partnerships and  personal relationships; the school board is looking for a superintendent who can develop and facilitate meaningful  partnerships with parents, businesses, UAF, the military, and the local government. The new superintendent is expected  to start employment on July 1, 2021. 

The Board is interested in offering a multi-year contract for the successful candidate with a minimum starting salary of  $165,000 or more depending on experience for a 260-day work year with 30 days of annual leave. A comprehensive and  attractive benefits plan is included. 


Open Recruitment ————————————————-February 8, 2021 

Application deadline: ———————————————-March 5, 2021 

Selection of finalists: ———————————————-March 27, 2021 

Interviews with Board: ——————————————–April 8-9, 2021 

Employment begins: ———————————————–July 1, 2021 

The Association of Alaska School Boards uses an online application system. Please visit the Association’s website at for more information about this search and guidance on applying through the Revelus  online application system ( Visit the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District web site at for more details on this unique Alaskan school district. 

Candidates who do not possess an Alaska Type B certificate with a superintendent endorsement should begin the  process. 

Fairbanks North Star Borough School District