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Due to retirement, the Gilbert Community School District is seeking a dynamic, strong, committed leader for the 2021-2022 school year. Grundmeyer Leader Services is assisting the School Board in the search.

Your feedback regarding what “desired qualifications” are most important for this position will ensure the new hire is a good fit for both the school district and community.

Stakeholder Survey Invitation 

Survey Link: https://tinyurl.com/GilbertSuptSurvey 

The Gilbert School Board has recently hired Grundmeyer Leader Services to support the search for a new district superintendent. The search will begin immediately and conclude with the hire of a new successful leader. Your feedback regarding what “desired qualifications” are most important for this position will ensure the new hire is a good fit for both the school district and community.  

Please share narrative insights below and rank personal and professional priorities for the new superintendent. The search team will produce a general report based on the information gathered in this survey. The report will be shared with the board to advise them on what priorities the district and community stakeholders are looking for in a new leader.  

This survey is anonymous unless you provide your name voluntarily. Thank you for taking the time to complete this survey and provide direction for this important leadership position before  Friday, December 4, 2020.  

Superintendent hiring timeline: 

  •  November 20 – December 4: Stakeholder survey open 
  •  November 23 – January 3: Application period 
  •  Thursday, January 14, 2020: Board reviews candidate pool (closed session)
  •  Monday, January 25, 2020: Board screens candidates (closed session) 
  •  Monday, February 15, 2020: Formal interviews with finalists (18th snow date)

Printed copies of the stakeholder survey are available in the district office, 103 Mathews Dr. Gilbert, Iowa

If you have questions call 515-232-3740 or email Gail Hopkins at hopkinsg@gilbertcsd.org.

Superintendent of Schools Job Description