Superintendent, Hastings Area School System

Friday, March 15, 2019
Hastings Area School System/MASB
Position Details: 

The Board of Education for the Hastings Area School System is in search of a new superintendent. This is only the preliminary posting; a detailed profile of the ideal candidate will be added at a later date. We encourage interested applicants to refrain from applying until the profile is posted.

Hastings, Michigan, is a vibrant community located on the Thornapple River in the heart of Barry County. Ideally situated between the metropolitan areas of Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo, Lansing and Battle Creek, Hastings is the home of quaint shops and unique restaurants with a small-town atmosphere and surrounded by nature’s beauty.

Hastings Area Schools consists of four elementary schools, each serving Young 5 through 5th grade. Hastings Middle School holds grades 6-8 while Hastings High School holds grades 9-12 as well as a Community Child Care facility, a Community Education & Recreation Center, and a Virtual Academy for alternative learning. Students of Hastings Area Schools also enjoy access to the district’s CTE programs as well as a vibrant agricultural program.  

Salary and Contract Information

Compensation will be commensurate with experience of the successful candidate and requirements of the position. Base salary range and contract term to be posted at a later date.

Application Procedure

Interested candidates should complete and submit an online application found here.

Completed online applications must be submitted no later than 4:00 pm on March 15. 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.

All questions regarding the search should be directed to Donna Oser, Director of Leadership and Executive Search Services, Michigan Association of School Boards, P: 517-327-5923, C: 517-420-7637 or


Search Timeline



Application deadline


Selection of candidates to interview


First round interviews

4/17 & 4/18/2019

Second round interviews/First Opportunity for Board Selection of Superintendent


Board visitation (if necessary)


Second Opportunity for Board Selection of Superintendent

May 14, 2019

Start date

July 1, 2019






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