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Superintendent of Kentwood Public Schools

Job Type Superintendent
Member Organization Kentwood Public Schools - Kent
Consultant Jay Bennett
Status Complete
Web Posting Start Date February 2, 2021
Closing Date April 6, 2021
Attachments Posting_Kentwood.pdf
Attachments Selection Criteria-Kentwood.pdf
Attachments SearchProposal-Flyer_Kentwood_0.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 $180,000 to $220,000 has been established.

Application Procedure

Interested candidates should complete and submit an online application found at

Completed online applications must be submitted no later than 4:00 pm on April 6, 2021. 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.

All questions regarding the search should be directed to Jay D. Bennett, Assistant Director of Executive Search Services, Michigan Association of School Boards, at 517.327.5928 or

Search Timeline



Application deadline

April 6, 2021, @4pm

Selection of candidates to interview

April 19, 2021

First round interviews

April 28 & 29, 2021

Second round interviews/First Opportunity for Board Selection of Superintendent

May 5, 2021

Board visitation (if necessary)


Second Opportunity for Board Selection of Superintendent

May 10, 2021

Start date

July 1, 2021