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Superintendent/Principal - Arlington SD (OR)

Arlington School District
Closing date: 
Friday, February 18, 2022

Arlington School District (OR)
Invites applications for the position of


Location: Arlington, Oregon
Enrollment: 160 students
Base Salary: $95,000 to $115,000 annually plus benefits
Closing Date: Feb. 18, 2022
Start Date: July 1, 2022

About the Position

The Arlington 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 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 which includes $2,000 per month for medical benefits, an annual salary range of $95,000 - $115,000.

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

Located in Arlington, Oregon, the school district has one school (K-8 in one building) and one high school (9-12) located on adjoining campuses. There are a total of 160 students served by a staff of 14 licensed, 15 classified, 2 confidential and 1 administrator. The District recently became a public charter school district. The District has a general fund budget of about $6.8 million. The District offers small class sizes giving students individual attention and provides each student a personal computing device. College classes are available to all high school students in partnership with Columbia Gorge Community College and Eastern Oregon University.

About the Community

Arlington is a small town with a population of 600 people in Northcentral Oregon about 50 miles east of The Dalles and 2 hours east of Portland along the majestic Columbia River and Interstate I-84. Arlington is a safe, friendly community perfect for those looking to slow down and savor the little things in life. No traffic lights. The laid-back pace, friendly folks and big skies encourage visitors and residents to unplug, unwind, and take in the peace and serenity of Oregon’s natural beauty. The area is geographically diverse boasting elevations near sea-level to over 4,000 feet at the base of the Blue Mountains and includes the nation’s second longest free-flowing river (the wild and scenic John Day River), miles of rolling golden wheat fields and incredible natural beauty. With its ideal riverfront location, Arlington is a gateway to adventure both on the water and dry land including boating, hunting, fishing and golf. Arlington is also home to wind farms including Shepard’s Flat which is the world’s largest. The nearby wind farms produce nearly 1,300 mega-watts of power.

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

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:
Milt Dennison, OSBA - • 503.334.6536

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