Superintendent – Santa Rosa, CA

March 10, 2023
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Job Description

Rincon Valley Union School District ( is seeking a dynamic and visionary leader who is an advocate for all students with an understanding of the diverse needs of the population, a commitment to collaboration and transparent communication, and keeping all stakeholders actively engaged in achieving the district’s commitment to all around excellence.  The new leader should have a demonstrated record of success in ensuring PK-8 students are well prepared academically, socially, and emotionally for high school, post-secondary pursuits, and lifelong learning.

The District’s dedicated faculty and staff provide an ideal learning environment for the over 3,200 TK/Kindergarten through sixth grade students attending seven elementary schools, with an additional 300+ students attending the charter middle school campus. The Rincon Valley District has a strong tradition of academic excellence, preparing children to be lifelong learners. RVUSD is committed to pursuing excellence in education through a rigorous and relevant curriculum within a framework of caring, supportive, and authentic relationships among students, staff, parents, and taxpayers.

The Rincon Valley Union School District is located in the heart of Sonoma County and serves the children, parents, and community of northeastern Santa Rosa, California. Santa Rosa is a city located in Sonoma County, California. The welcoming community has much to offer, including a vibrant downtown area, numerous parks and open spaces, great schools, and a thriving arts and culture scene. Residents enjoy a comfortable climate, with warm, sunny summers and mild winters. The city is also known for its scenic beauty, with many vineyards and wineries located in the surrounding area. Santa Rosa is a great place to live for those who value a high quality of life, beautiful surroundings, and a strong sense of community.

Salary Range: $200-240k

Applicants will need to submit the following items via email with RVUSD SEARCH in the subject line to both HYA’s President Max McGee ( and Senior Associate Valerie Pitts (

  • A cover letter stating why they are seeking the job and what makes them the right fit with the school district;
  • A full resume;
  • The names, email addresses, and cell phones of three references;
  • A written response to this prompt: “In a page or two please describe how your leadership has established a solid foundation for students in areas of critical thinking, communication, collaboration, and creativity.  Please be specific about indicators and consider the full array of students you serve.”