Waconia Public Schools—ISD 110 is seeking exceptional talent to join our leadership team as a Director of Communications.  This is an exciting opportunity to lead and develop communications initiatives and serve as a trusted advisor to district leaders and the Superintendent of Schools.  This position will begin on August 29, 2022.  
Waconia Public Schools is a growing school district located in the western suburbs of Minneapolis. The district serves approximately 4,100 students from the communities of Waconia, Victoria, Minnetrista, Saint Bonifacius and New Germany.  District facilities include an educational services and enrichment center, an area learning center, three elementary schools (K-5), one middle school (6-8), and one high school (9-12).

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: The Director of Communications is responsible for researching, planning, directing and executing a strategic communications and marketing plan that supports and compliments the goals, vision and mission of the school district and enhances the district’s reputation. The Director of Communications ensures excellence and consistency in all publications, internal and external communications, public relations, marketing and branding efforts, and continuously works to strengthen community trust, confidence and partnership. Responsibilities include initiating activities designed to foster engagement between stakeholders and enrich the positive and collaborative culture of the school district.

Qualifications: A Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Public Relations, Journalism, Marketing, or related field is required.  Master’s Degree preferred.  Minimum of five (5) years of directly-related experience required. The selected candidate will possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills and have the ability to work collaboratively and independently to achieve school district goals.
Compensation: Compensation for this position includes a salary of $100,000 – $107,000 plus a generous full-time benefits packages that starts on your first day of employment.
Qualified candidates to apply online at www.isd110.org.  Application materials must include an ISD 110 application, letter of introduction, resume, three letters of recommendation, and educational transcripts.
Closing Date: This position will remain open until it is filled.   


Confidential Inquiry:  If you would like to make a confidential inquiry about this position, please contact Superintendent Brian Gersich by telephone at (952) 442-0600 or via email at bgersich@isd110.org

All job offers from Waconia Public Schools are conditioned upon passing a pre-employment criminal background check and ISD 110 School Board approval.
Waconia Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer.