Superintendent: South Umpqua School District, Myrtle Creek Oregon


Notice of Open Administrative Position

Position: Superintendent

Filing Deadline:     February 19, 2016 (or open until filled)

About the Postion

South Umpqua School District is seeking a leader with an outstanding record in the field of education to serve as superintendent beginning July 1, 2016. The Board anticipates a base salary in the range of $115,000 to $125,000 plus benefits for the position.

About the District


  • South Umpqua High School
  • Coffenberry Middle School
  • Myrtle Creek Elementary School
  • Canyonville Elementary School
  • Tri City Elementary School

The South Umpqua School District, consisting of 1,475 students, stretches along the I-5 corridor in scenic Douglas County, approximately 20 miles south of Roseburg, Oregon. This district is nestled in the South Umpqua River valley midway between Eugene and Medford, serving students from the communities of Myrtle Creek, Tri City, and Canyonville. District priorities are: “See each child” (teaching each child like he or she is the only child in the district); “Make and keep the promise of success” (a promise that each child will be successful); and “Don’t run alone – use the power of community” (collaboration and support evident at all levels). For more information, visit the district’s website:

About the Community 

Recreational and cultural opportunities abound in the region. The district is conveniently located near a multitude of scenic byways, local vineyards, and wineries. The North and South Umpqua rivers offer many outdoor opportunities, including premier salmon fishing. Within 90 minutes, residents of this community can travel west to the Oregon Coast, east to the Oregon Cascades, north to Eugene, and south to Medford/Ashland. Crater Lake, Diamond Lake, and the Oregon Dunes recreational areas are also within an easy drive of the district. For more information, visit

Application Requirements:

  • Letter of Interest
  • Completed Application Form
  • Current Resume
  • Copy of Oregon Administrator License or current administrator license from other state
  • Statement of Educational Philosophy (1 page)
  • Completed Mentor Questionnaire
  • Letters of recommendation (3-5 preferred)
  • Other information demonstrating success in education

For additional information and application materials visit the district's website or contact the Search Consultant:

Greg McKenzie, Search Consultant
Window to Leadership, LLC dba NextUp Leadership
1470 Rosemont Road
West Linn, Oregon 97068
Phone:     503-752-2438
Email: OR