The Indian Hill Board of Education is moving forward in the search for the next Superintendent of Schools; after vetting multiple firms during a special meeting Friday, February 15, the Board hired McPherson & Jacobson, LLC to conduct the search for the District’s next educational leader. During a special board meeting Tuesday, February 19, board members worked with McPherson & Jacobson, LLC consultants to develop a search timeline. The application process will be open to all candidates – internal and external – and will include the following:
• February: Promote position opening
• Early-March: Seek stakeholder input
• Late-March: Close application
• Mid-April: Review candidates & select finalists
• Late-April: Conduct interviews
A new superintendent is expected to be announced in the spring.
The search began following the resignation announcement by Indian Hill Superintendent Dr. Mark Miles effective June 30, 2019. Dr. Miles accepted the position of Superintendent of the Rockwood School District in St. Louis, Missouri. In his new role, Dr. Miles will lead one of the largest school systems in Missouri with approximately 20,000 students. During his seven-year tenure at Indian Hill, the District has shown exceptional performance within the state and nationally in academics, arts, and athletics. Under his leadership, the District conducted a multimillion-dollar renovation of performing arts and athletic facilities, articulated the Strategic Plan for Transformational Excellence (GOLD Standard), achieved an all-time District high ACT composite of 27.0 in 2018, was recognized this year by Niche as the sixth best public school district in the nation, and received Top Workplace recognition from Cincinnati Enquirer (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018).
Additionally, the Board of Education recently initiated an extensive, community-based facility and finance discussion regarding future needs for the school system. The work will continue on these projects and will be among the important work and planning for the next superintendent. About McPherson & Jacobson, LLC
McPherson & Jacobson, L.L.C. has been conducting national searches for boards of education since 1991. McPherson and Jacobson has placed over 500 superintendents and other officials in public and non-profit organizations across the United States. McPherson & Jacobson is one of the leading national superintendent search firms. Visit the McPherson & Jacobson, LLC website at: https://macnjake.com/