Superintendent Opening at Golden Valley Unified School District
CSBA/McPherson & Jacobson, L.L.C.
August 6, 2018
Competitive and Negotiable
Contract - Experienced
CSBA/McPherson & Jacobson—Superintendent opening at Golden Valley Unified School District, Madera. ADA 1,928. Competitive and negotiable salary. Closing date: 8/30/18. Start date: 11/1/18. Apply to www.macnjake.com or call 888-375-4814.
The Board has identified the following desired characteristics:
An experienced educator with teaching and administrative background particularly at the secondary level. The next superintendent must know best practices in teaching and learning and understands what is needed to take Golden Valley Unified into the future. An administrator who is knowledgeable and skilled in developing and supervising instructional programs that address the unique learning needs of our students including special education, educational options and multi-lingual students. A visionary leader who will accomplish district goals, monitor student progress and be a driving force of district academic achievement.
An ethical leader with high moral character who values and respects community leaders and staff. A passionate educator who inspires the Board, staff and community to collaborate with a focus on the what is best for the students in Golden Valley. A leader with positive energy who follows through with commitments. An outstanding communicator who effectively utilizes technology to connect with the staff, parents and community.
An administrator with strong management skills who enthusiastically approaches the daily operations of the district yet is flexible in addressing the pressing issues of the day. A decision maker who can evaluate a situation and make the tough call after careful consideration. A leader who can successfully multi-task while keeping at the forefront big picture projects. A fiscal conservative who is knowledgeable and able to clearly articulate the financial status and outlook of the school district. An experienced professional who has been involved in the design and building of new facilities.
A trailblazer who promotes creativity and innovation and is not afraid to take risks, understanding that GVUSD is a growing district that has a rich history of implementing unique, novel ideas and curriculum. An inspirational leader that will allow staff to conceive ideas and not micro-manage the process but is willing to coach and intervene as needed to assure that the initiative is compatible and aligns with the District’s mission and goals.
A community leader who is excited about and committed to being visible in the schools and engaged in the community in a meaningful way. An advocate for Golden Valley at all levels of government and amongst business leaders. An experienced negotiator with a positive track record in working with labor unions, businesses and developers. A promoter of the district’s current and past accomplishments while advocating for the future of Golden Valley Unified.
About CSBA/McPherson & Jacobson, L.L.C.
McPherson & Jacobson, L.L.C. has been conducting national searches for governing boards since 1991. The firm has placed over 700 superintendents and other officials in public and non-profit organizations across the United States. McPherson & Jacobson is one of the leading national superintendent search firms.
The California School Board Association has selected McPherson & Jacobson, L.L.C. to represent them in conducting superintendent searches in California. McPherson & Jacobson is a leading national search firm that has California-based consultants. Our California consultants understand California and its unique requirements and laws.