Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education

Director, K-12 Policies and Programs

Application Due Date:  Open until filled; however, preference given to applications received before December 1, 2021.

Position:  Full-time

Location:  In-person position in Frankfort, KY, with option for limited remote work with approval of supervisor

Travel: This position will require travel within Kentucky

Compensation: Competitive salary and state benefits

The Council on Postsecondary Education (CPE) invites applications for the position of Director for K-12 Policies and Programs. CPE is responsible for the coordination of a multi-sector, statewide higher education enterprise comprising Kentucky’s public universities and community and technical colleges serving nearly 250,000 students. In addition, the CPE licenses private for-profit and nonprofit colleges and universities operating in the state. 

This position reports directly to CPE’s Associate Vice President of K-12 Policies and Programs.  The function of the position is to fulfill the P-20 objectives set forth by CPE and contained in the strategic agenda. 

Duties and Responsibilities

Education and Experience

Contact Information

Interested applicants should send a letter of application specifically addressing the responsibilities and qualifications of the position, a resume, and the names, titles, and contact information for at least three professional references to:

Rae Smith, Human Resource
Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education
100 Airport Road, Second Floor
Frankfort, KY 40601 

The Council on Postsecondary Education is committed to a diverse workforce, equal opportunity and nondiscrimination. CPE prohibits discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expressions, ancestry, age, pregnancy or related medical condition, marital or familial status, disability, veteran status, political affiliation, or genetic information.

Last Updated: 11/18/2021