April 22, 2016

Job Posting: Pasadena Unified School District

The public school district in Southern California has opened a search for its first Ombuds.  There are no public details about the position in terms of responsibilities, reporting line, or otherwise.  The district enrolls almost 20,000 students and employs about 2,500 teachers and staff.

Applicants must be hold a a California teaching credential and California Administrative Service Credential; have at least five years of school site administration experience; and have a master’s degree is required. Mediation or alternative dispute resolution experience is strongly desired.  The advertised pay range is $89,760-$109,044.  The one-week application period closes April 25, 2016.  (PUSD Posting.) 


  1. I think you need to add these hashtags: #InternalCandidateAlreadySelected #JustAPrefunctorySearch.

    This fits the formula of a short search window, unusual and specific qualifications, and limited advertising of the position. I'll bet there's a candidate waiting in the wings. #NotThatThatsABadThing

    -Angry Ombuds

  2. Hit the nail on the head.