NUSD Superintendent Search

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The NUSD Board of Trustees are in the Process of Conducting an Executive Search for the District’s Next Superintendent  

On December 14, 2022 the Board of Trustees selected the Superintendent Search Firm McPherson & Jacobson, LLC. to assist Natomas Unified in our search for a new Superintendent.

Be A Part of the Search for the Next
Natomas Unified School District
Superintendent 

The Natomas Unified School District Board of Trustees will ask for your help in selecting the next superintendent. Please check this webpage for information about how to be involved in this process

Please check this webpage, including the detailed timeline below, for ongoing updates and important announcements regarding this process.

Timeline for Superintendent Search

Frequently Asked Questions

1. How does the search process work?

On November 16, 2022 the Board of Trustees approved a Request for Proposal (RFP) for a Superintendent Search Services.  Responsive search firms presented to the Board of Trustees on December 14, and the Board selected the Superintendent Search Firm McPherson & Jacobson, LLC. to assist Natomas Unified in our search for a new Superintendent.  The Board will work with McPherson & Jacobson, LLC. to seek, receive and consider input from the community, review applications, interview candidates and select the new superintendent.

2. When will the new Superintendent be hired?

During a Special Board Meeting on January 25, 2023 the Board of Trustees gave direction on a timeline for the Superintendent search.  The timeline presented by the search firm can be viewed here. The dates may be subject to change as the search process continues.  For more specific information about what to expect as this process moves forward, please review the detailed timeline embedded on this dedicated webpage.

3. How and when do parents and other stakeholders weigh-in?

The Board will be soliciting input on the characteristics, experience, and skills desired in the next superintendent.  Please check the detailed timeline embedded on this webpage for more information, and keep an eye our for various communications about stakeholder engagement opportunities as this process moves forward.

4. When will the District share the collected input with the public?

The information gathered will be presented to the Board and then compiled, summarized, and incorporated into the Superintendent Position Profile / Description, which will be published on this webpage following Board review.

5. Who will make the final selection?

By law, the Board of Trustees is solely responsible for hiring the new superintendent. The Board will seek, receive, and consider input from the community, review applications, interview candidates, and select the new superintendent.

6. How can the public follow this process?

Updates regarding the superintendent search process will be posted on this dedicated webpage. The Board will also provide updates at their regularly scheduled board meetings and/or Special Board meetings as this process moves forward.

7. Can we find out who is applying?

All application materials, including the names of applicants and any other personally identifiable information, are confidential under law.