Application Process

How To Apply For the Position of Superintendent of Schools

Deadline and Selection
All materials submitted as part of the superintendent application will remain confidential to the extent allowed by law, which includes board review in a closed session of the Board of Education. After all applications have been reviewed and preliminary interviews conducted by the consulting firm, the names of the semifinalists will be presented to the Urbandale Community School District Board of Education for its consideration. Selection of candidates for final interviews is the sole responsibility of the board. Board members may elect to visit the communities of finalists for the position of superintendent. Persons wishing to be considered for the position should submit an application file online including:

  • A letter of application stating personal qualifications, experiences, and reasons for interest in the position.
  • The online application form and resume.
  • Four current letters of recommendation.

Salary and Benefits
Salary will be in the range of $215,000 plus an excellent benefit package. Final salary for the successful candidate will be determined based upon proven experience, qualifications, and meeting Board of Education criteria.

Urbandale CSD encourages all qualified candidates to apply. Candidates must have or be qualified to obtain certification as a Superintendent in Iowa. Inquiries concerning certification requirements can be directed to the Iowa Department of Education.

Apply Online:
Direct questions to: Ray & Associates, Inc. Ph: 319-393-3115 Please do not directly contact the Board of Education or District.

Applications Due By November 17, 2020