Superintendent Search

An Invitation to Apply

Thank you for your interest in leading the City School District of Albany. This page contains information and the application for prospective candidates. We invite you to learn more about our school district, our city and our region, and we welcome your application to join us as our next superintendent!

Who we are

The video and resources below provide an in-depth look at our district, and what matters to us. We also invite you to explore the rest of our website for a further look at our organization.

Who we're looking for

The City School District of Albany Board of Education is seeking an educational leader with a proven record of success in urban educational systems.

The Board of Education will offer a three-year contract with a regionally competitive salary, commensurate with the preparation, qualifications, experience, and record of the successful candidate, as well as an attractive benefits package. The Board of Education prefers that the successful candidate reside in the City of Albany.

How to apply

Application timeline

  • Application materials must be postmarked by April 5, 2023.
  • Anticipated appointment in June 2023.
  • Anticipated start date no later than September 2023.

Application procedures
Candidates should mail the following by April 5, 2023:

  • Application, cover letter, current resume and a list of five professional references.
  • All certificates. (Candidates must hold or be eligible for New York State School District Administrator certificate.)

Submitting your application
Applications must be submitted by mail, and should be addressed to:

Anita M. Murphy, District Superintendent
c/o Sharon Kisby
Capital Region BOCES
900 Watervliet-Shaker Road
Albany, NY 12205

Have questions?

For additional questions regarding the application process, please contact Capital Region BOCES Administrative Assistant Sharon Kisby at or (518) 862-4901.