Government Contract | Washington
Executive Search Firm - Superintendent, Vancouver Public Schools

Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00002352252

Bid Title: Executive Search Firm - Superintendent, Vancouver Public Schools

Agency Bid No. Title: 2020-073

Received Date: 09/28/2020

Close Date: 10/13/2020

Purchase Type: Not Stated

Delivery Point: Vancouver, Washington

Delivery Date: Not Stated

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Specifications include, but are not limited to: The Board will work with the selected firm or individual to develop a superintendent searchprocess and a timeline for the search activities. At a minimum, the activities will include:1. Develop, for board adoption, a profile of desired characteristics for the superintendentthat incorporates the District's goals and the leadership characteristics that the Board andcommunity consider requisite for success.2. Demonstrate a candidate identification process that identifies a diverse pool of highlyqualified and competent candidates in districts with a similar achievement andcommunity context, reflecting a familiarity with our students' needs.3. Advise the Board on a compensation package that facilitates successful recruitment ofthe quality and experience of Superintendent desired.4. Solicit applications nationally.5. Develop, for board approval, hiring procedures to be used for the position.6. Advise the Board regarding identification and assessment of candidates.a. Develop and distribute recruitment materials that will encourage qualified candidatesto applyb. Conduct a national search that will include advertising the position broadly inprint media as well as through an effective web-based strategyc. Conduct personal outreach recruiting to ensure that the applicant pool includeshighly qualified candidates with diverse backgrounds and experiencesd. Collect all relevant background information on potential candidates so thatthestrengths and weaknesses of each applicant can be assessede. Assist the Board with prescreening candidates based on clearly delineated criteriaf. Assist the Board (or possible advisory committee on the boards behalf) inevaluating the applicants against the qualifications and criteria developed to create agroup of candidates for interviews7. Assist with logistics of finalist interviews.a. Facilitate visits by the Board to the communities of the finalistsb. Facilitate community forums and interviews with the finalists8. Ensure a satisfactory conclusion to the search.a. Assist the Board in contract negotiations with the selected candidate

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Product Code: 96130

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: Vancouver School District

State: Washington

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Jim Parsley Center, 2901 Falk Road, Vancouver, Washington, 98661




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