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NOTICE OF POSITION VACANCY

SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS GREENBRIER COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION LEWISBURG, WEST VIRGINIA

1. QUALIFICATIONS: All applicants must (a) hold a West Virginia professional administrative certificate endorsed for superintendent or (b) possess an earned doctorate from an accredited institution of higher education, and either have completed three successful years of teaching in public education or have the equivalent of three years in management or supervision as defined by the West Virginia Board of Education (in which case, upon employment, they shall be granted a permanent administrative certificate and be a licensed superintendent) or (c) have been employed by a West Virginia county board of education as assistant superintendent or educational administrator prior to June 27, 1988, or previously as superintendent of schools. The above-stated qualifications are minimum qualifications. Consideration shall be afforded to applicants who possess qualifications that meet and exceed the minimum requirements for the position. After the successful candidate is chosen by the Board, he or she will be required, as a condition of employment, to file with the Board’s President the tuberculosis certifications required by West Virginia Code §18-4-2. Applicants should not submit these certifications with their application.

2. RESIDENCY: The applicant (finalist) who is awarded the position must, during his or her tenure as superintendent, satisfy the statuary residency requirement for county superintendent, which requires that he or she be a resident of Greenbrier County or a contiguous county in West Virginia.

3. DUTIES: As established by West Virginia Code §18-4-1, §18-4-11.

4. TERM OF EMPLOYMENT: A written contract for a period of one to four years shall be issued in accordance with West Virginia Code §18-4-1, et. seq.

5. SALARY: Negotiable, commensurate upon qualifications and experience.

6. BENEFITS: The Greenbrier County Board of Education makes available to all qualifying employees certain benefits. The superintendent may participate and receive these benefits upon the same terms and conditions that apply to other employees. Benefits include: medical insurance, optical insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, paid personal leave, vacation, Social Security, Workers’ Compensation, West Virginia retirement, Unemployment Compensation, and sick leave bank. Provision of other benefits is subject to favorable negotiations with Greenbrier County Board of Education. As per state Code, school employees are insured against certain action through the West Virginia Board of Risk and Insurance Management (BRIM) subject to the agency’s policies and procedures.

7. APPLICATION PROCEDURE:
(a) Submit brief letter expressing interest in position.

(b) Complete Application Form which is available by visiting www.wvsba.org.
Note: The Application Form will be available after 4:00 p.m., February 20, 2012.

(c) Only online Application Forms will be considered by the Greenbrier County Board of Education.

(d) Please do not forward any letters of recommendation unless or until requested by the Greenbrier County Board of Education as part of its search process.

(e) Forward letter expressing interest in position (cited in 'a' above) to:

Greenbrier County Superintendent Search
C/o West Virginia School Board Association
Post Office Box 1008
Charleston, WV 25324

8. ASSOCIATION'S ROLE: The West Virginia School Board Association’s (WVSBA) role in this search and selection process includes (a) making available, through various venues and formats, information regarding the position vacancy, including how one may apply for the position, (b) gathering of search-process generated information, including letters of application and related items, for submission to the county board, (c) preparing, for board approval, items to be included in any final contract and, if approved by the board under separate agreement with the Association, preparing a contract for the successful applicant/finalist having been appointed by the county board, (d) completing, to the satisfaction of the county board, such other duties, responsibilities and attendant services as may be agreed upon by the Greenbrier County Board of Education and the Association.

In fulfilling its role, as described in the foregoing paragraph, the Association shall strive to remain neutral with respect to the candidacy of any applicant or finalist for the superintendent position. The Association will not sponsor or promote any candidate. Nor will the Association advocate against any candidate(s) or finalist(s). The evaluation of any candidate(s) or finalist(s) qualifications is an exclusive function of the Greenbrier County Board of Education.

9. CONTACTING OF MEMBERS: As requested by the Board, please refrain from contacting Greenbrier Board of Education Members in context of the selection process.

10. DISCLOSURE OF APPLICANT'S NAMES: The Board reserves the right to disclose the identities of the applicants for this position in the context of the selection procedure, including the listing of any and all applicants selected for interview by the board for the position of county superintendent. Such disclosure may, for example, result from public interviews, other public forums where public input and comment may be solicited, or in response to requests made under the West Virginia Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).

11. POSTED: February 16, 2012.

12. DEADLINE: Deadline for receipt of application and letter of interest in position is 4:00 p.m., Monday, March 12, 2012.

13. NON-DISCRIMINATION:: As required by Federal laws and regulations, the Greenbrier County Board of Education does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, disability, age or national origin in employment or in the administration of any of its educational programs and activities.

14. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION REGARDING GREENBRIER COUNTY SCHOOLS/LEWISBURG, WV:
Visit http://www.edline.net/pages/Greenbrier_County_Schools or, for more information regarding Greenbrier County, WV, visit http://www.city-data.com/county/Greenbrier_County-WV.html

Greenbrier County Particulars

Second largest county in West Virginia. Created in 1778 from parts of Montgomery and Botetourt counties (Virginia), and named for the principal river which drains the county. The first permanent settlement was established in 1769 at Frankford (unincorporated).

White Sulphur Springs has been a spa since 1778. Now the site of the Greenbrier Hotel, it attracts guests from all over the world who come to enjoy the Greenbrier’s magnificent accommodations and sports facilities.

Greenbrier State Forest and part of the Monongahela National Forest are located in this county.

Leading industries and chief agricultural products: coal, lumber, road materials; livestock, hay and grain, poultry, fruit, dairying.

County seat is Lewisburg.

Source: West Virginia Blue Book 2007.

 

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