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Director of Fine Arts
Niles Township High School District 219
Niles Township High School District 219 includes two four-year comprehensive college preparatory high schools that serve a diverse community just north of Chicago in the suburbs of Skokie, Lincolnwood, Niles and Morton Grove. District 219 is consistently ranked among the best high schools in the nation, and its fine arts program was named the #1 arts and education program in the country by the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in 2007. Over sixty percent of the District’s students speak a language other than English at home, families report speaking over seventy-five languages, and the schools rest in a community highly supportive of the arts.
The Director of Fine Arts is a high profile position evaluating, supervising and inspiring a vibrant and established department at both Niles West and Niles North High Schools. The department has some of the finest arts facilities in the nation and the position oversees a generous fine arts budget. D219 seeks candidates to develop its current expertise and innovate to develop our community’s untapped potential. Creative and bold arts leaders interested in directing a world-class arts program, nurturing and developing relationships with our nine sender schools and outside organizations, building relationships with school and community partners, representing D219's program's on the national and international stage, and inspiring excellence at all level of the organization are encouraged to apply. This 205 day administrative position begins July 31, 2014.
The compensation and benefits package for this position is highly competitive for the Chicago suburban area. Interested candidates should submit an on-line application, a letter of interest, current résumé, and three letters of recommendation at the District website below. The application deadline is April 17, 2014.
Dr. Anne Roloff
Office of Curriculum and Instruction
Niles Township High Schools
7700 Gross Point Road
Skokie, IL 60707
District 219 is an Equal Opportunity Employer
and actively seeks applications from diverse individuals.