Superintendent - Humboldt Unified School District, AZ
McPherson & Jacobson, L.L.C.
Location: Prescott Valley, Arizona
Type: Full Time
The Governing Board of the Humboldt Unified School District, Prescott Valley, Arizona, is seeking a highly qualified, fully certified, educational leader to serve as Superintendent. The Board wishes to have the successful candidate assume the responsibilities of the position July 1, 2023.
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 Governing Board in identifying and screening the candidates.
Enrollment: 5,800 students
Location: 100 miles north of Phoenix
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 HUSD Governing Board seeks a Superintendent who possesses the following leadership and personal qualities.
A leader who…
Has excellent oral and written communication skills
Has the ability to build trust easily with staff, parents, and community members, and works well with the Governing Board
Is a person of good character and models honesty, integrity, and accountability
Has the ability to promote rigorous curriculum, instruction, assessment, and academic achievement while understanding the role of standardized test scores in the well-rounded education of HUSD students
Will become actively involved, maintain high levels of visibility, and understands our community
Has experience in district operations, budgeting, facilities, food service, and transportation
Has knowledge of Arizona assessment protocols, standards, and educational strategies
These are the minimum requirements for consideration for the position of Superintendent in HUSD.
Master’s degree or higher in Education or related field from an accredited college or university
3-5 years of teaching experience (preK-12)
Minimum of three years principal and/or district level administrator experience
In addition to the minimum requirements, these are the preferred qualifications for the position.
A valid State of Arizona Superintendent's Certificate or qualifies for reciprocity (has current Superintendent Certificate from another state) or will begin the process of gaining an Arizona Superintendent's Certificate within a specified time period
Minimum one year District level administrator experience
Salary and Contract: The salary range for this position is $145,000 - $170,000. The salary for the successful candidate will be determined during contract negotiations and will be based on a variety of factors including experience and professional preparation.
Benefits include health insurance and possibly other items that are subject to negotiation with the Governing Board.
Closing date for applications: April 20, 2023 (11:30 p.m. central time)
Governing Board selects and interviews semi-finalists Week of May 1, 2023
Interviews with the Governing Board: Week of May 8, 2023 (tentatively)
McPherson & Jacobson, L.L.C. is an Executive Recruitment and Development company specializing in searches for school district superintendents. Our firm has conducted over 940 searches since 1991.It's About the Kids!