Superintendent

South Central Unified #5
Contact Name: 
McPherson & Jacobson, L.L.C.

Position Description for South Central Unified #5, Fairfield, Nebraska

The South Central Unified #5, Fairfield, Nebraska, Board of Education, is seeking a highly qualified and fully certified Superintendent. The Board wishes to have the successful candidate assume the responsibilities of the position July 1, 2018.

McPherson & Jacobson, L.L.C., Executive Recruitment and Development has been engaged as the consultant in a search for outstanding candidates. They will assist the board of education in identifying and screening the candidates.

Enrollment: 681

Location: 60 miles south of Grand Island

The Qualifications

The candidate must have the background, skills, and abilities essential for excellence in educational leadership. The board recognizes that selecting a superintendent is one of the most important decisions it will make. The board has identified the following desired characteristics:

• Strong budget and school finance skills that is able to efficiently manage, communicate, and improve our tax request and staffing plan
• Forward thinking, creative instructional leader that can maximize our emphasis on career pathways while also emphasizing teaching and learning throughout all PreK-12th grade areas
• A strong, confident leader with integrity and a great work ethic that has high expectations for themselves, staff, and students
• A community-minded leader that is a strong communicator and accessible/approachable in all of our communities who is able to positively promote our school district
• A collaborative leader that is able to energize and unite staff members, students, and stakeholders throughout all communities

Search Timeline:

• Closing date for applications: February 27, 2018 (11:30 p.m. central time)
• Board of Education selects finalists to interview:, March 13, 2018
• Interviews with the Board of Education:, March 15, 16, 2018
• Selection of new Superintendent: March 19, 2018
• Start date: July 1, 2018

Deadline for Applications: 
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
 
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