The Governor John Engler Center for Charter Schools at Central Michigan University is a leader in transforming public education. We envision a diverse and dynamic public education marketplace that fosters academic excellence for all children. We are an innovative, results-oriented organization that values and empowers passionate professionals that are committed to quality and accountability. We are currently hiring for a school lead in the Detroit area.

As the authorizer’s primary liaison for a portfolio of charter public schools, the school lead assists the Center in educating and supporting school boards to govern effectively and strategically in order to ensure the school’s academic performance, organizational viability and compliance with the charter contract and applicable law.

This position requires a bachelor’s degree and three years of experience, preferably in urban public schools. For a complete list of requirements and to apply online please visit

CMU is an AA/EO institution, providing equal opportunity to all persons, including minorities, females, veterans, and individuals with disabilities (see