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16 Feb 2024

Operations / Administration Superintendent – Lewis-Palmer School District 38, CO

McPherson & Jacobson, L.L.C.
 Monument, El Paso County, Colorado, United States

Job Description

Superintendent Search


Lewis-Palmer School District 38

Monument, Colorado


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The Lewis-Palmer School District 38 Board of Education in Monument, Colorado, is seeking a highly qualified Superintendent.  The Board wishes to have the successful candidate assume the responsibilities of the position no later than July 1, 2024.


McPherson & Jacobson, L.L.C., Executive Recruitment and Development has been engaged as the consultant in a search for outstanding candidates. They will assist the governing board in identifying and screening the candidates.


Enrollment: 6,500


Location: Monument, Colorado


The Qualifications


The candidate must have the background, skills, and abilities essential for leading a high-performing school district. The board recognizes that selecting a superintendent is one of the most important decisions it will make.


The Board of Education seeks an inspirational leader who demonstrates:

  • An ability to earn trust with staff members, parents, and the community at large
  • Integrity, a tireless work ethic, strong emotional intelligence, and power and quality listening skills
  • A willingness to honor the successes and traditions of D-38 while looking forward as a data-informed, strategic innovator
  • Commitment to high standards, continuous improvement, and accountability for all
  • Advocacy for local control, and the ability to view the greater educational landscape as it impacts D-38
  • The capacity to embrace disruption as an opportunity and separate urgent from important
  • A regular presence in schools and genuine advocacy for students and staff
  • Balanced academic and business acumen, experience effectively managing human capital, a record of fiscal responsibility, and demonstrated consistent leadership over time


Additional Requirements:

  • Selected candidate must possess or qualify for required Colorado licensure


Total Compensation:  $190,000 – $225,000 subject to negotiation


Search Timeline:

  • Closing date for applications: March 8, 2024 (11:59 p.m. central time)
  • Selection of Finalists: March 22, 2024
  • Public Forum with Finalists: April 4, 2024
  • Finalists Interviews with the Board of Education: April 5, 2024
  • Selection of new Superintendent: TBD


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Bureaus: Colorado. Job Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: Operations / Administration. Salaries: 100,000 and above.