Outline of the Search Process
Five phases are involved in the superintendent search. These phases would be reviewed in detail with the Board. Following is a brief summary of each phase:
Planning and Input - School district needs are assessed, timelines established, a leadership profile developed, and public input solicited.
Application/Advertisement - Application materials are developed, the position is advertised, candidates are recruited, and all correspondence is efficiently managed.
Applicant Evaluations - References are checked, applicants are rated, and the Board is assisted with ranking candidates.
Interviews - Interview procedures and content are thoroughly planned, candidates are selected and scheduled, and the Board is assisted with follow-up activities.
Appointment - The final candidate is selected, contract provisions finalized, legal guidelines reviewed, and the new superintendent is announced