Employment Information

Ludington Area School District Employee Handbook

2017-18 LASD Employee Handbook


Administrative Opening for the 2018-2019 School Year

Director of Business Services


  • Must possess at least a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, or other applicable field; Master’s Degree in an applicable field or CPA designation is preferred.

  • Three year’s successful work experience in auditing within a public accounting firm, or experience in school finance; Michigan Chief Business Official Endorsement preferred.

  • Successful experience in a supervisory capacity; Successful experience in educational institution work and familiarity with Michigan Public School Accounting.

  • Ability to obtain School Administrator Permit and/or enroll in a program leading to certification as a school administrator.

  • Human Resources leadership experience preferred; Knowledge of Public Employment Relations Act (PERA), the Michigan Employment Relations Commission (MERC), the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), PA 54 of 2011, PA 152 of 2011, PA 300 of 2012, Worker’s Compensation, Unemployment Compensation, and other applicable employment and school laws.

  • Knowledge of contract and labor negotiations and administration; Extensive technology literacy and computer background and experience; Experience with software and operations of computerized financial accounting systems.

  • Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Superintendent may find appropriate and acceptable.

Posting Deadline: Friday, October 5, 2018 at 4:30 PM

Timeline: The District will conduct first round interviews during the week of October 15, 2018, with second round interviews occurring no later than the week of October 22, 2018. Interviews will be between the hours of 8:30 AM and 4:00 PM. The top candidate will be recommended for approval to the Board of Education no later than Monday, November 19, 2018. The candidate is expected to be available to begin in the position no later than January 1, 2019.

Application Procedure: Interested applicants must apply in writing by submitting a cover letter or letter of interest, an updated resume outlining all relevant work experience, education, and credentials, a list of references and at least three letters of recommendation, all college or university transcripts, and a copy of any administrator certificates or professional certifications. Application materials should be sent electronically in one (1) PDF to the following email address: pschultz@lasd.net. Please label your PDF in the following format: LastName_FirstName_DOBSApplicant.PDF


Support Staff and Substitute Support Staff Opportunities

Foster Elementary 6.0 Hour Aide Position

Title I: 3.25 hrs. Must be highly qualified, work primarily on math and reading skills. Able to communicate effectively with math and reading teachers. Student Supervision: 2.75 hrs. Supervise students - Clean Lunch Tables, Parent Pickup, Recess Tentative Hours - 7:40-8:10, 8:20-9:20, 9:30-10:15, 10:40-12:50, 1:10-3:45. Apply in writing to Mr. Brian Dotson, Foster Principal via email at bdotson@lasd.net. Position will remain open until it is filled.


Franklin Elementary 6.0 Hour Aide Position

6 hours per school day. Successful applicant must be Highly Qualified. At-Risk 4 hrs. per school day. Work with students on goal-setting, manage goal setting tasks and coordinate with classroom teachers to support classroom work based on individual student data. Work with small groups of students on math/literacy skills. General student supervision 2 hrs. per school day. Supervise students at lunch, recess, busses and perform lice checks. Gaps in schedule. Apply in writing to Katie Eisinger, Franklin Elementary Principal, 809 E Tinkham Avenue, Ludington MI 49431 or by email: keisinger@lasd.net. Deadline to apply is 4 PM Friday, September 14, 2018.  **Posting will remain open until position has been filled.

Lakeview 3.0 Hour Aide Position

3.0 hours per day working 1:1 with a special needs student. CPI training required and experience working with ASD students preferred, Duties include redirection of student behavior and attention and will also include sensory breaks. Schedule may vary and this position will be dissolved if the student no longer requires additional support. Apply in writing to Amber Kowatch, Principal by 3PM Friday October 12, 2018. **Posting will remain open until position has been filled.


Ludington High School  3.0 hours Food Service Aide Position 

3 hours per school day. Must be ServSafe certified and able to lift up to 50 pounds. Point of service register training is required as well as annual  professional development. Apply in writing to Donna Garrow, Food Service Supervisor, Ludington Area Schools, 809 E Tinkham Avenue, Ludington MI 49431 or by email: dgarrow@lasd.net. Deadline to apply is 4 PM Friday, October 5, 2018. **Posting will remain open until position has been filled.


Bus Driver 3.0 Hours Position

Route #1 ~ Apply in writing via email to Deb Wilsey, Transportation Supervisor, dwilsey@lasd.net by 3PM on Friday, October 19, 2018.



Bus Drivers

Substitute Bus Driver Openings
For more information on substitute bus driving opportunities please call Ms. Deb Wilsey, Transportation Supervisor,  231-845-3890 or email dwilsey@lasd.net.

Food Service 

Child Nutrition Program Substitute Openings
For more information on substitute opportunities in the Child Nutrition Center please call Mrs. Donna Garrow, Child Nutrition Program Supervisor, Ludington Area School District, 809 E. Tinkham Avenue, Ludington, MI  49431 at 231-845-7303 extension 2041 or email dgarrow@lasd.net

For more information on substituting for support staff positions please call Mary Marble, Personnel Specialist, Ludington Area School District, 809 E. Tinkham Avenue, Ludington, MI  49431 at 231-845-7303 extension 2831 or email mmarble@lasd.net.



**Postings will remain open until positions have been filled.

Information for Substitute Teachers

Please visit EDUStaff or call EDUStaff at 877-974-6338
Thank you for your interest in Ludington Area Schools! The Ludington Area School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, creed, age, religion, sex, height, weight, marital status, or disabling condition. The Ludington Board of Education has adopted policies which support the regulations of Title VI, Title IX and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1974.