Hurst succeeds Kirsten Zazo who, last month, was appointed to the chief student support officer position.
He comes to the local school district from an assistant principal position at Terra Linda High School in San Rafael. He worked as a teacher, assistant principal, and principal in the Oakland Unified School District for more than 25 years. Most recently, he served as assistant principal at Terra Linda High School in San Rafael.
Hurst will start on July 1.
The trustees also approved the hire of Wendy Garner as student services coordinator and April Dizon as director of fiscal services. Garner is currently the principal of Hesperian Elementary School in San Lorenzo and Dizon is currently the controller in AUSD’s Fiscal Services Department.