You are here

Superintendent - Vernonia SD (OR)

Vernonia School District
Closing date: 
Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Invites applications for the position of


Location: Vernonia, Oregon
Enrollment: 560 students
Base Salary: $110,000 to $130,000 annually plus benefits
Closing Date: Jan. 25, 2022
Start Date: July 1, 2022

About the Position

The Vernonia 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 beginning July 1, 2022. The successful candidate must have experience as an administrator, excellent communication skills, unquestionable integrity and be willing to be involved in the community.

The Board will offer a competitive compensation package to the successful candidate with a salary range of $110,000 - $130,000 annually plus benefits. The successful candidate must hold or qualify for an Oregon superintendent's license and provide proof of compliance with OAR 333-019-1030 (COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements for Teachers and School Staff).

About the District

The Vernonia School District serves approximately 560 students in grades K – 12. District schools include one rural K-5 elementary school, one k-12 school building that houses elementary, middle and high schools and Vernonia Family Academy that serves District homeschool students. The District employs a staff of 38 classified staff, 42 licensed staff, five confidential staff and seven administrative staff. The District has a general fund budget of approximately $8.1 million.

About the Community

Vernonia is in the Nehalem Valley deep in the Coast Range, just 45 minutes west of Portland just off US Hwy 26 and about 30 minutes west of Hillsboro. The community combines the pleasures of small town living with the convenience of urban amenities, including a pleasant refuge from big city congestion.

Application Materials

• Completed Application form
• Current resume
• Cover letter of interest
• 3-5 current letters of reference
• Copy of administrator license or proof of eligibility to obtain one
• A statement about how you meet the qualities and qualifications set by the Board (in narrative form, no longer than 500 words)

How to Submit an Application

Application packets are submitted to Oregon School Boards Association – Executive Search ( via the Revelus application portal (see the link below). All applicants will submit a candidate profile (completed when you create your Revelus account) and a completed application, as well as upload the other application material documents to the application portal. The application packet must be submitted by 5pm on the closing day.

OSBA Revelus application portal:

More Information

Regarding the position, contact:
Steve Kelley, Director of Board Development and Executive Searches (OSBA);; 503.485.4809 • 800.578.6722

Regarding the application process, contact:
Sarah Herb, Executive Search and Events Specialist (OSBA);; 503.400.3047 (direct); 800.578.6722 (office); 503.588.2813 (Fax)

Vernonia School District is an equal opportunity employer.