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To provide leadership which supports the District’s strategic plan through increasing public awareness of issues, trends and resources with regard to the District as well as raise public and employee awareness of events, programs, services and goals of the District. The purpose also is to advise and recommend appropriate communications strategies to the Superintendent and other administrators.

The criterion indicated below are intended to describe various types of work that may be performed and is by no means all encompassing. Other duties may be assigned.

Serves as Strategic Partner for the Superintendent and the Board of Education

  • Manages Communications Team
  • Development and management of all crisis communications to all external and internal stakeholders.
  • Acts as Districts Spokesperson
  • Serves as adviser to the Superintendent.
  • Serves upon request as speechwriter for Superintendent or Board members.
  • Serves as adviser to the Board of Education on matters of Communication and Community Relations.
  • Identifies, in consultation with the Superintendent, projects that require ongoing oversight.
  • Plans and creates written drafts of phases of project development, and presents these to the Superintendent for review.
  • Attends Board of Education meetings.



  • Minimum BA degree in communications/marketing/public relations/journalism or other related field
  • MA in communications/marketing/public relations/journalism preferred
  • On track towards earning Earned Accreditation in Public Relations (APR) credential
  • IL Professional Educator Licensure 
  • Related work experience in public relations; previous school district communications/public relations preferred
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work with diverse stakeholder groups
  • Ability to organize, prioritize, and work under time constraints
  • Experience designing materials for print, web, and social media
  • Experience in media relations
  • Demonstrated success in bringing consistent, positive media attention to an organization
  • Experience building and maintaining websites desired
  • Experience in photography and videography desired


Competitive salary with full benefits (including a retirement package)

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