The Oconomowoc Area School District Board of Education has selected McPherson & Jacobson, L.L.C., Executive Recruitment and Development, to assist in recruiting candidates for our permanent Superintendent. Information on the search process, opportunities for involvement, and timeline are below.
Superintendent search: stakeholder input report
In early December, McPherson & Jacobson hosted several feedback sessions where students, staff members, OASD families, and community members were invited to share their input on the characteristics desired in our new Superintendent. McPherson & Jacobson compiled that feedback into a report that was shared with the OASD School Board and is also available for you to review.
Superintendent Search Timeline
The School Board will use the following timeline for the Superintendent search process:
- October 8, 2021: The OASD School Board met to view RFP presentations from several consultants and selected McPherson & Jacobson, LLC, Executive Recruitment and Development, to assist in recruiting candidates for our permanent Superintendent.
- November 3, 2021: The School Board will meet with McPherson & Jacobson to develop the Superintendent search timeline
- November 22, 2021: McPherson & Jacobson will begin advertising the Superintendent position.
- December 1-2, 2021: McPherson & Jacobson will meet with staff members, students, OASD families, community leaders, and community members to learn more about the characteristics desired in our new Superintendent.
- December 3-6, 2021: An online survey will be available for students, staff, OASD families, and community members to provide feedback on the desired characteristics for our new Superintendent.
- January 3, 2022: The application process will close.
- January 5, 2022: McPherson & Jacobson will meet with the School Board to share the feedback they received from the December 1-2, 2021, stakeholder conversations and December 3-6, 2021, online survey responses. As a group, they will determine the interview questions the School Board will use during the interview process.
- January 26, 2022: The School Board will meet with McPherson & Jacobson to discuss the candidates and select the semi-finalists.
- February 2, 2022: Potential to hold the semi-finalist interviews the first week of February.
- February 8-10, 2022: Potential to hold finalist interviews in early February.
- February 11, 2022: Potential to make a final selection and offer the Superintendent position to that individual.
- July 1, 2022: Desired start date for the new OASD Superintendent
We appreciate our district families and the community's support and input as we seek a candidate that will continue our District's successes into the future.