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Invites applications for the position of SUPERINTENDENT/ ELEMENTARY PRINCIPAL

The Enterprise School District Board of Directors is seeking a highly qualified candidate with visionary leadership skills and successful experience in education administration to serve as Superintendent/Elementary Principal beginning July 1, 2023. The successful candidate must have experience as an administrator, excellent communication skills, unquestionable integrity and be willing to be involved in the community. 
Location: Enterprise, Oregon | Enrollment: 424 students
Salary: $100,000 to $125,000 annually, plus benefits

The District is an equal opportunity employer and educator.
Closing Date: January 11, 2023 | Start Date: July 1, 2023
The Position
The successful candidate must hold or qualify for an Oregon superintendent's license and provide proof of compliance with OAR 333-019-1030 (COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements for Teachers and School Staff).

The successful candidate will also have the following personal and professional qualities:
  • High degree of integrity/honesty with strong core values.
  • Willing to make tough decisions and share the reasons for those decisions when possible (transparency).
  • Effective communication and listening skills.
  • Puts KIDS first; is committed to serving all kids K-12; strives to prepare all students for post-secondary success including the trades.
  • Is personable/approachable while keeping an open mind.
  • Understands Oregon school finance, demonstrates sound fiscal management and strong budgeting skills.
  • Visible in community/schools.
  • Background in teaching and building administration (instructional leadership).
  • Works well with others; strong collaborator that empowers students, staff, parents and community members/partners.
  • Willingness to understand and honor the strengths/good work of the Enterprise school district & community.
The District
The Enterprise School District serves approximately 400 students in one elementary school and one middle school/high school. The district employs a staff of 33 licensed employees, 22 classified employees, three confidential and two administrators. 

The district has a general fund budget of about $6 million and passed a general obligation bond of $4M in 2020 with a matching state fund grant of $4M. In 2022, the girls' cross country team was state champions and a medallion was received from AFS for participation in the YES Program. The district also has active FFA, FCCLA and CTE programs.

To learn more about the District, visit
Enterprise SD website
The Community
Enterprise is located in the northeast corner of Oregon, 65 miles northeast of La Grande and 325 miles east of Portland. Situated just minutes from Hells Canyon National Recreation area and the largest national forest in the Pacific Northwest, Enterprise is a recreational paradise. Ranching and timber have been the mainstay of the economy since the first settlers arrived in the 1870s.

For more information about the area
City of Enterprise website
Wallowa County Chamber of Commerce - Visit Enterprise
Search Calendar
January 11, 2023
Close Applications
  • Jan 11-23
    Review Applications
  • Jan 25 - Feb 5
    Begin background checks
  • Feb 5-8 (TBD)
    Conduct initial interviews
  • Feb 22-23 (Mar 1-2 TBD)
    Finalist Forum in District
  • Mar 6 (13)
    Announce selection
July 1, 2023
Begin employment
Application Requirements
  • Completed Application form
  • Current resume
  • Cover letter of interest
  • 3-5 current letters of reference
  • Copy of administrator license or proof of eligibility to obtain one
  • A statement about how you meet the qualities and qualifications set by the Board (in narrative form, no longer than 500 words)
How to submit an application
Application packets are submitted at the link below.
All applicants will submit a candidate profile (completed when you create your Revelus account) and a completed application, as well as upload the other application material documents to the application portal.

The application packet must be submitted by 5pm on the closing day.
Click here to submit your Enterprise SD Supt Application
More information regarding the position and the application process, contact: 
Sarah Herb, Executive Search and Events Specialist | 503.400.3047 | 800.578.6722 
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