Smyer ISD Superintendent

Region 17 ESC | Smyer, TX

Posted Date 2/06/2020

District Description:  

Smyer ISD is located in West Texas on Highway 114, approximately 15 miles west of Lubbock, TX. The District currently serves approximately 430 students. Smyer is a town of 500 with growth potential because of their nearness to Lubbock. Housing is provided by the District.

Date posted: 2-4-20

Application Deadline: 3-6-20 (There are no inside candidates, and the Board reserves the right to fill the position at any time.)

Job Description:

As the educational leader of Smyer ISD, the Superintendent should possess the following knowledge/skills:      

  • Thorough knowledge of school finance and budget management
  • Ability to interpret policies, procedures and data
  • A history of successful leadership
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to listen to others
  • Texas public school administrative experience
  • A master’s degree or higher and Texas Superintendent Certification
  • Foster a climate of mutual trust and respect
  • Knowledge of school curriculum
  • Open and approachable, ethical and enthusiastic
  • Community involvement
  • A progressive thinker willing to integrate new ideas

Salary Range: Salary is negotiable based on experience and qualifications

Benefits: Benefits are negotiable

How to apply:

  A letter of interest, resume, other pertinent documents, and a copy of Texas Superintendent Certification can be submitted to or via U.S. mail to: Region 17 Education Service Center, c/o Dr. Kyle Wargo, 1111 W Loop 289, Lubbock, TX 79416. For additional information contact Phil Warren at (806)281-5708 or Mark Holcomb at (806)281-5711.


Tentative Timeline:

Deadline for Applications- March 6, 2020

Application Review - March 6-9, 2020

Review all Applicants with School Board-March 9, 2020

First Round Interviews-March 23-25, 2020

Second Round Interviews- March 30-31,2020

Name Lone Finalist-March 31, 2020

Hire New Superintendent after April 23, 2020

Start Date: July 1,2020 or (negotiable)

Region 17 ESC

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