Superintendent/Principal: Camas Valley School District, Camas Valley, Oregon
Notice of Open Administrative Position
Position: Superintendent / Principal
The Camas Valley School District Board of Directors is seeking a highly qualified candidate with visionary leadership skills and successful experience in education administration to serve as superintendent/principal. The successful candidate must have experience as an administrator, excellent communication skills, unquestionable integrity and be willing to be involved in the community.
The successful candidate must exhibit the following qualities and qualifications:
Effective and transparent communication; good listening skills
High degree of integrity/honesty
Demonstrated knowledge of and/or charter school experienced preferred
Background in teaching and building administration at multiple levels; preferably in small rural communities
Always puts kids first; commitment to serving ALL students
Is personable/approachable; good sense of humor
Outstanding budget and finance skills; strong knowledge of federal program requirements and compliance with Oregon law
Knowledge of the school improvement process and data-driven decision-making skills
Demonstrated ability to make tough decisions when necessary and effectively communicate the reasons (transparency)
Ability to build strong, effective community partnerships that impact student success
Open-minded collaborator, consensus-building, empowering proactive leadership
Visibility in our school and community
Camas Valley is a rural community, of roughly 1,000 citizens, nestled in the beautiful coastal mountains of Douglas County. The town boasts a post office, three churches, one convenience market/gas station and one restaurant. It is just over an hour from the scenic Oregon coast and only two hours from Diamond Lake and Crater Lake. The county center, Roseburg, is only 25 miles away and provides a vast array of commercial, shopping, and medical options.
The Camas Valley School District has a general operating fund of approximately $3,800,000. They have 16.5 licensed staff, 12 classified staff, 2 confidential staff and 2 administration staff. The district became a charter district in 2004, with five buildings on one campus and an average of 215 students.
Application Process: All applicants will provide the following documents in Microsoft Word or PDF format. These materials must be submitted via email to Sarah Herb, OSBA executive search and events specialist, at firstname.lastname@example.org by 5 p.m. on March 29, 2019.
- Completed Superintendent Application Form, found here
- Current Resume
- Letter of Interest
- Statement of Educational Philosophy (1 page)
- Completed Mentor Questionnaire Form, found here
- Letters of Recommendation (3-5 required)
- Proof of administrator licensure or eligibility
The board will offer a competitive compensation package to the successful candidate, the salary range is $90,000 to $105,000. The successful candidate must hold or qualify for an Oregon superintendent's license.
APPLICATION OPEN: February 25, 2019
CLOSING DATE: March 29, 2019 (open until filled)
APPLICATION SCREENING: March 29, - April 10, 2019
INTERVIEWS: April 17 - 21, 2019
FINALIST FORUMS: May 7 - 8, 2019
ASSUME POSITION: July 1, 2019
For information regarding the position, contact:
Steve Kelley, Director of Board Development and Executive Searches email@example.com • 503.588.2800 • 800.578.6722
For questions regarding the application process, contact:
Sarah Herb, Executive Search and Events Specialist firstname.lastname@example.org • 503.400.3047 (direct)
OUT-OF-STATE CANDIDATES: To ensure eligibility for an Oregon administrator’s license, direct inquiries to: Oregon Teachers Standards and Practices Commission,
503-378-3586; fax 503-378-4448; www.tspc.state.or.us.
Camas Valley School District provides equal opportunities in employment and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, or disability in accordance with state and federal law. Consistent with the Americans with Disability Act (ADA), applicants may request accommodations needed to participate in the application process by contacting Steve Kelley at 1-800-578-6722.
The TimelineAPPLICATION OPEN: February 25, 2019
CLOSING DATE: March 29, 2019
ASSUME POSITION: July 1, 2019