The Patricia A. Hannaford Career Center, Middlebury, Vermont, Board of Education, is seeking a highly qualified and fully certified Superintendent/Director.  The Board wishes to have the successful candidate assume the responsibilities of the position July 1, 2022.


McPherson & Jacobson, L.L.C., Executive Recruitment and Development has been engaged as the consultant in a search for outstanding candidates. They will assist the Board of Education in identifying and screening the candidates.


Enrollment: 400

Location: 50 miles southwest of Montpelier



The candidate must have the background, skills, and abilities essential for excellence in educational leadership. The Board recognizes that selecting a Superintendent/Director is one of the most important decisions it will make.

  • Will build relationships and be a collaborative leader. The successful superintendent will be a good communicator who is astute at picking up on cues, a good listener and skillful at working with a variety of stakeholders.

  • Has experience in and a firm understanding of Career & Technical Education (CTE) and a demonstrated ability to handle multiple roles and possesses a diverse set of skills to be able to complete and oversee various responsibilities.

  • Has strong financial management skills and the demonstrated experience to understand, pursue and obtain grant funding.

  • Is a forward-thinking communicator with strong sales ability who will passionately promote the Hannaford Career Center. The successful superintendent will embrace and implement the vision and mission of the Hannaford Career Center and the future of career and technical education.


Search Timeline:

  • Closing date for applications: May 4, 2022 (11:30 p.m. central time)

  • Board of Education selects finalists to interview: mid-May 2022

  • Finalist interviews with the Board of Education: May 23-27, 2022

  • Selection of new Superintendent/Director: late May-early June 2022

  • Start date: July 1, 2022


Contact information:


McPherson & Jacobson, L.L.C.

11725 Arbor St., Suite 220

Omaha, NE 68144


Email: apps@macnjake.com



Dr. Steve Joel: s_joel@macnjake.com         

Dr. Judy Sclair-Stein: j_sclair-stein@macnjake.com


Brochure About Superintendent/Director Position Opening


Link to Apply


Stakeholder Survey - Complete by May 2nd