Superintendent, Carson City-Crystal Area Schools

Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Carson City-Crystal Area Schools/MASB
Position Details: 

The Board of Education for Carson City-Crystal Area Schools is in search of a new superintendent. This is an outstanding opportunity to lead a district where staff and community are passionate about the success of students.

Carson City-Crystal Area Schools is located in the center of the lower peninsula, in rural Montcalm County. The district is approximately an hour NE of Grand Rapids, forty-five minutes NW of Lansing, and forty-five minutes S of Mt. Pleasant.

Carson City students attend one of three buildings in the district. Students have an outstanding opportunity to be involved in a full slate of academic and extra-curricular offerings including Career and Technical Education through the Montcalm Area Career Center and Early College programs.


Salary and Contract Information

The Board will offer a comprehensive, multi-year contract. Compensation will be commensurate with experience of the successful candidate and requirements of the position. A preliminary salary range of $100,000-$115,000 has been established.

Application Procedure

Interested candidates should complete and submit an online application found at

Completed online applications must be submitted no later than 4:00 pm on January 14. No “hard copy,” fax or emailed copies accepted. IF requested by the candidate, materials will be treated confidentially through the screening process. Candidate names will become public at the time an interview is scheduled.

Candidates are asked to refrain from reaching out directly to board members. All questions regarding the search should be directed to Mark R. Dobias, Consultant, Michigan Association of School Boards, at 269.532.0543 or

Search Timeline



Application deadline

January 14

Selection of candidates to interview

January 27

First round interviews

February 3, 4

Second round interviews/First Opportunity for Board Selection of Superintendent

February 10

Board visitation (if necessary)


Second Opportunity for Board Selection of Superintendent

February 11

Start date

July 1 or earlier


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