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Superintendent of Schools

NOTE: Applicants will be required to complete this short online application, as well as provide a resume, letter of intent addressing the qualifications as outlined in this profile, and three professional references.


Use the above link to complete the application form for shared superintendent's position. Once application form is completed, please download and email to timothygrieves@gmail.com

The Position

The Boards of Education of the Galva-Holstein/Schaller-Crestland CSD are seeking a highly-qualified, visionary, and fully certified educational leader to serve as Shared Superintendent of Schools, beginning July 1, 2022.

Dr. Tim Grieves and Mr. Gary Richardson, GR Consulting Services, along with Dr. Dan Smith, have been engaged as the consultants in a search for outstanding candidates and will assist the Boards of Education and the Board Secretaries in identifying and screening the applicants. Applicants, and/or their agents, are asked not to contact members of the Boards of Education during the search process.  Questions can be directed to the consultants.     Dr. Tim Grieves can be contacted at 712-251-5350, or at timothygrieves@gmail.com,            Mr. Gary Richardson can be contacted at 712-395-1317, or at gricharson1681@gmail.com , and Dr. Dan Smith can be contacted at 515-326-5745 or at smithdaniel9152@gmail.com .  The Galva-Holstein/Schaller-Crestland Community School District is an EEO/AA employer.

Completed applications must be emailed no later than Friday, February 11, 2022.

Desired Characteristics of the Superintendent

Puts students first in every decision.

·       Strong fiscal manager.

·       Unquestioned integrity–holds strong professional ideals and beliefs.

·       Highly visible, approachable, and engaged with the schools, activities and the community.

·       Compassionate and personable, but with the ability to hold people, staff, and students accountable for their decisions, actions, jobs and duties.

·     A passionate, visionary leader with excellent communication skills.

·       An accessible, open-minded, direct and fair leader who listens to all sides before making decisions.

·       Serves as the liaison between the two boards and the staff/community, and understands the uniqueness and culture of each district.

The School Districts

The Galva-Holstein/Schaller-Crestland Community School Districts provide a tremendous opportunity for its next Superintendent of Schools.  The Galva-Holstein/Schaller-Crestland Community Schools serve 792 students served by 180 staff members. The districts have a growing enrollment trend over the past few years that supports a wide variety of academic and extra/co-curricular activities.  In addition to maintaining a strong financial position, the Districts have excellent, well-maintained facilities.

District’s Mission Statement

The mission of the Galva-Holstein/Schaller-Crestland Community School Districts is to enable us to reach our greatest potential intellectually, socially, emotionally and physically, thus becoming unique, life-long learners.

District’s Website


Selection Timeline

  1. Application deadline: Emailed no later than February 11, 2022
  2. Finalists selected by Board of Directors: February 14, 2022
  3. Interviews with Board & Focus Groups: February 21st & 22nd, 2022
  4. Target date to complete selection process: February 25th, 2022
  5. Starting Date: July 1, 2022

Application & Selection Process

  1. All nominations, letters of application, application form, inquiries, credentials and copies of legal proof of administrative qualifications should be emailed (no fax applications will be considered) to:

GR Consulting Services (send the materials to Dr. Grieves) at:

Dr. Tim Grieves at:  timothygrieves@gmail.com

Cell:  712-251-5350

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