Position Title: Superintendent
Employer’s Name: Dilley Independent School District (DISD)
Location: Dilley, Texas

The Dilley ISD School Board is seeking a Superintendent who is focused on academic excellence. The mission of the District is to be a family working together to provide an education of excellence where all students strive to be productive and successful citizens. Dilley ISD is a District in Frio County serving approximately 991 students across 3 campuses.

The application deadline is June 26, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. (CST). The anticipated start date for the new Superintendent is August 5, 2020, although applicants may be requested to start earlier. Applicants are required to hold a Texas Superintendent certificate. Superintendent experience is required as discussed in applicant profile. An application should include a detailed letter of interest indicating qualifications and reasons for interest in the position. The application packet should consist of the following information:

  • a completed application
  • a statement of philosophy of education administration (not to exceed one page)
  • a current resume or curriculum vitae
  • post-secondary education transcripts
  • copy of Texas Superintendent certification
  • three letters of reference

Application materials will be treated confidentially. Applicants are requested not to contact the current members of the Board. The final selection and appointment is the sole responsibility of the Board of Trustees.

The search is being conducted by O’Hanlon, Demerath & Castillo in conjunction with Dr. Daniel King and Dr. Abelardo Saavedra.

Successful experience as a principal or comparable position
Successful experience as a Superintendent, Assistant Superintendent, or comparable position.
Certified as a Superintendent in Texas.
Knowledgeable in Texas school law, finance, curriculum and accountability.
Evidence as a proven leader.

Highly competitive-- commensurate with experience
Benefits: Highly Competitive—commensurate with experience

Please submit completed application materials and documentation to:

O’Hanlon, Demerath & Castillo
808 West Avenue
Austin, Texas 78701
Phone: 512-494-9949
Fax: 512-494-9919
Email: search@808west.com

If potential candidates have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Dr. Daniel King via email at dpk3611@gmail.com or by phone at 956.279.4939, Dr. Abelardo Saavedra via email at abelardo_saavedra@sbcglobal.net or by phone at 832.489.1210, or Benjamin Castillo of the law firm of O’Hanlon, Demerath & Castillo at the telephone number or email address listed above.