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  • Manistique Area School District JobID: 286
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  •   The Board of Education for Manistique Area Schools is in search of a new superintendent. This is only the preliminary posting; a detailed profile of the candidate will be added at a later date. We encourage interested applicants to refrain from applying until the profile is posted.

    Location – Manistique is a thriving, picturesque city located on the southern shores of Lake Michigan in Schoolcraft County, one of the largest counties geographically in Michigan, extending almost to Lake Superior on the north. Manistique offers a very attractive cost of living and maintains a variety of industries including paper-making, limestone mining, wood harvesting, in-town city businesses, and year-round tourism. Manistique offers a variety of seasonal activities including skiing, fishing, hunting, hiking, camping, biking, and many other recreational opportunities on land and water. 
    District – Manistique Area School District encompasses most of Schoolcraft County including the City of Manistique and 6 townships. The total area of the district is 880 square miles. The district operates an elementary school, a middle-high school, and a 9-12 alternative school. The district employs a full time superintendent, full time principal per building, and a full time technology director. The district also maintains a partnership with business to offer a student-run coffee shop – The Grind – near the high school campus. The public and school library are maintained cooperatively with the district. The Administrative offices are located at 100 North Cedar Street, in the middle-high school building.
    The Board is seeking a superintendent who is a strong, collaborative leader with a solid background in school finance and curriculum.
    District Data:
    • 812 Students
    • 44 Teachers
    • 3 Administrators
    • 2 Counselors/Social Workers
    • 23 Paraprofessionals
    • 5 Office Staff
    • 20 Support Staff/Other Staff
    • 3 School Buildings
    • $7,871 Foundation Allowance
    • Annual Operating Budget
      • ~  Revenue  $9,136,808
      • ~  Expense  $9,094,579
    • Projected Fund Balance   $1,031,518
    • Tax Base (2018 TV)    $303,911,494
    • Non-Homestead Levy   $3,100,543
    • Debt Retirement Millage    2.25 mills
    • Sinking Fund Millage     1.50 mills
    Board of Education
    Rae Birr, President  (7 yrs.)
    Tori Irving, Vice-President  (3 yrs.)
    Krista Maline, Secretary  (2 yrs.)
    Jill Connin, Treasurer  (4 yrs.)
    Giannine Perigo, Trustee  (9 yrs.)
    Alan Kilar, Trustee  (2 yrs.)
    Stacey Cunningham, Trustee  (2 yrs.)
    Salary and Contract Information
    The Board will offer a competitive wage and benefit package that reflects the experience and education of the candidate chosen. A preliminary salary range of $110,000 to 125,000 has been established.
    Application Procedure
    Interested candidates should complete and submit an online application by clicking above.
    No “hard copy”, fax, or emailed copies accepted.  IF requested by the candidate, materials will be treated confidentially through the screening process. Candidates names will become public at the time an interview is scheduled.
    All questions regarding the search should be directed to Mary F. Brayak, Consultant, Michigan Association of School Boards at (906) 286-3598 or
    Search Timeline
    Action                                                                   Date           
    Application deadline November 13, 2018
    Selection of candidates to interview November 26, 2018
    First round interviews December 1, 2018
    Second round interviews December 3, 2018
    Board Visitation TBD
    Possible Board Decision Date December 10, 2018
    Start date January 1, 2019

Postings current as of 11/13/2018 12:56:58 AM CST.

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