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Interim Superintendent - Dayton School District

Dayton School District

Dayton School District (OR)
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Location: Dayton, Oregon
Enrollment: 1,010 students
Staff: 61 licensed; 46 classified; 6 confidential; 5 administrators
Salary: $115,000 to $130,000 annual
Closing Date: July 8, 2019
Start Date: Approx. Aug.6, 2019

The Dayton School District Board of Directors is seeking a highly qualified candidate with visionary leadership skills and successful experience in education administration to serve as Interim Superintendent from approx. Aug. 6, 2019 until June 30, 2020. 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. The annual salary range is $115,000 to $130,000 and the negotiated salary will prorated depending on the actual date of hire. The successful candidate must hold or qualify for an Oregon superintendent's license.

The Dayton School District comprises about 1,010 students in one grade school (K-5), one junior high school (6-8) and one high school (9-12). The district employs a staff of 61 licensed employees, 46 classified employees, six confidential employees and five administrators. Dayton has a general operating fund of approximately $13 million and recently passed a bond for $11 million.

There is a sense of pride, history and generational memories that run through the entire school community as many of the students represent several generations of families that attended Dayton schools. In addition to the strong community connections, the Dayton school district boasts high graduation rates, strong dual language cultures, innovation and innovative practices, a focus on social and emotional learning with a commitment to supporting the whole child and an award-winning FFA program.

Dayton is located between Newberg and McMinnville in Yamhill County, about 40 miles southwest of Portland, Oregon’s largest city. Located in the beautiful Mid-Willamette Valley, Dayton provides excellent recreational activities from the coast to the Cascade Mountains. Chemeketa Community College in nearby Salem provides high quality post-secondary educational opportunities. Nearly a dozen excellent private and public colleges and universities are within an hour’s drive.

For information regarding the position, contact:
Steve Kelley, Director of Board Development and Executive Searches • 503.588.2800 • 800.578.6722 • 503.588.2813 (Fax)
For questions regarding the application process, contact:
Sarah Herb, Executive Search and Events Specialist • 503.400-3047 (direct) • 800.578.6722 • 503.588.2813 (Fax)

To apply visit the OSBA website at and look for this job posting.

The Dayton School District is an equal opportunity employer.