"We have a lot of good things going on so we need somebody that can see both sides of the coin and is excited about the work," she said.
The incoming superintendent will also have to work inside the framework of the district's reorganization plan that decentralizes power and gives more control to principals and individual school communities.
CCSD has more than 320,000 students in its 358 schools. There are more than 42,000 employees, including 18,000 teachers.
Skorkowsky has faced budget issues in his last school year in office. The current operating budget for the district is $2.44 billion. Funding for the district comes 40.1 percent from local sales tax, 32.7 percent state funding, 18.7 percent property tax funding, 5.2 percent government services tax and 3.3 percent opening fund balance.