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Superintendent – Morenci Area Schools – Michigan



  • Educational administration experience required; central administration experience preferred • Master’s degree in related field required; advanced degree (i.e., Ed.S., Ed.D., Ph.D.) preferred • Broad and diversified experience in education with classroom experience preferred • Michigan Administrative Certificate or equivalent required


Experience Required:

Candidate Profile

  • A student-centered decision maker with a genuine commitment to putting students first • Respectful and supportive of staff • Communicates clearly, regularly, respectfully and transparently with all stakeholders • Active listener that is open and responsive to feedback and concerns • Authentic, sincere, down to earth, personable and relates well with others • Will be visible and engaged with students, staff, and community members within the district and throughout the community • Knowledgeable about, and understands, the Morenci school community, demographics, strengths, and challenges • A change agent that is able to build on existing successes and strengths while leading the district through continuous growth and improvement at a pace appropriate for the community • Self-aware, self-reflective and considers constructive criticism for improvement • A relationship-builder that works collaboratively with all members of the school community • One who can handle conflicting points of view in a positive manner • Well versed in school law, • A team builder who will demonstrate support and leadership for the administrative staff • Has a good understanding of the politics of a small community yet can place the well-being of students and staff as a top priority • Proactive and goal oriented and demonstrates a growth mindset • Visionary leader that can inspire others to achieve a shared vision • Fiscally knowledgeable and is willing to take a responsible approach to budgeting • Willing to prioritize developing and maintaining programs for at-risk and special needs students • Resilient, tolerant and has strong moral and ethical values • Kind, caring, empathetic and equitable leader who will welcome feedback from others • Holds him/herself and others to high standards and prioritizes holding others accountable for success.
  • Has unwavering integrity and continually acts with thought, control and professionalism • Willing to make a long-term commitment to Morenci Schools


Wage or Salary: The Board of Education will offer a comprehensive multi-year contract. Salary and benefits will be regionally competitive and commensurate with the skills and experience of the successful candidate.

Approximate Work Hours or Days: Monday-Friday


How to Apply:

Application Procedure

Interested candidates should complete and submit the Michigan Leadership Institute on-line application found at or

Application deadline has been set for 4 pm, Thursday, June 30, 2022. No “hard copy,” fax or emailed copies will be accepted. All materials will be treated confidentially through the screening process only at the request of the candidate.

All questions regarding the search should be directed to Charles Andrews, Regional President, Michigan Leadership Institute, 810-434-5631 or email to:

The Board may make exceptions to this profile, process and/or timeline to ensure selection of the best possible candidate. The services of Michigan Leadership Institute have been secured to assist the Board in the search process and in the screening of candidates. The Board of Education will make all decisions with respect to process, evaluation of candidates, and appointment of the successful candidate.


Posting End Date: 2022-06-30

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