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Superintendent of Grand Haven Area Public Schools

Job Type Superintendent
Member Organization Grand Haven Area Public Schools - Ottawa
Consultant Jay Bennett
Status Complete
Web Posting Start Date January 23, 2024
Closing Date March 5, 2024
Attachments Posting_Grand Haven.pdf
Attachments SearchProposal-Flyer_Grand_Haven_Final.pdf
Attachments Selection Criteria-Grand Haven.pdf

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Salary and Contract Information

The Board will offer a comprehensive, multi-year contract. Compensation will be commensurate with experience of the successful candidate and requirements of the position. A preliminary salary range of $190,000 to $220,000 has been established.

Application Procedure

Interested candidates should complete and submit an online application.

Completed online applications must be submitted no later than 4:00 pm on March 5, 2024. No “hard copy,” fax or emailed copies accepted. IF requested by the candidate, materials will be treated confidentially through the screening process. Candidate names will become public at the time an interview is scheduled.

Candidates are asked not to contact board members directly. All questions regarding the search should be directed to Jay Bennett, Assistant Director of Executive Search Services, Michigan Association of School Boards, at 517.327.5928 or

Search Timeline



Application deadline

March 5, 2024 @4pm

Selection of candidates to interview

March 11, 2024

First round interviews

April 16 & 17, 2024

Second round interviews/First Opportunity for Board Selection of Superintendent

April 23, 2024

Board visitation (if necessary)


Second Opportunity for Board Selection of Superintendent

May 13, 2024

Start date

July 1, 2024