Heads Up Educational Consulting and Triangle Associates are leading the search for an executive director for The Albany Academies, comprised of The Albany Academy (the boys' school) and Albany Academy for Girls, both of which are more than 200 years old. The two schools, now one as a result of a merger in 2007, offer a unique blend of traditional and innovative education, one element being single gender education for PS - Grade 10, and then coordinate co-education for Grades 11-12, "the blend at the end." Thus, The Albany Academies offer the best of single-sex education and co-education. The school is renowned for high quality academics, distinguished athletics, and exceptional arts programming.
Pat Bassett, Rich Odell, and Judy Schechtman are working with The Albany Academies Board to conduct this search. The position is available July 1, 2018. Please use the links below to find more information and email any of the consultants or AlbanyAcademiesSearch@ta-stl.com if you have questions or would like to arrange an exploratory conversation.
Academic credentials –undergraduate B.A./B.S. plus an advanced subject area or professional degree. Experience as an educator and administrator. Education philosophy consistent with that of The Albany Academies. Strong, demonstrated ability to promote and lead fundraising and marketing efforts. Outstanding administrative and managerial skills. Business acumen and strong fiscal skills. Excellent oral and written communication skills that build trust and transparency with a wide variety of constituencies. Knowledge and experience with best educational practices across the Pre-K to Grade 12 & PG spectrum.