Superintendent Search

The ORCSD School Board invites highly qualified and future-focused candidates to apply for the position of Superintendent of Schools, with a start date of July 1, 2024.

The district has hired The New England School Development Council (NESDEC) to assist with the search. Applications are due on Oct 27, 2023.

Interested applicants can find more information about the district on the Applicant Information page.

Click here to view the advertisement.

Focus Groups: Save the Date!

The Superintendent Search Committee and NESDEC will provide two focus group opportunities (one virtual and one in person). Feedback will be used to create a candidate profile.

  • September 27, 2023, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.: virtual

Parents/Guardians/Community Members are invited to join a Zoom meeting. Zoom link and login information will be made available online 48 hours prior to the meeting.

  • October 4, 2023, 7:00 -8:00 p.m.: in person

Parents/Guardians/Community Members are invited to join an in-person meeting at the Oyster River High School's Multi-Pupose Room (55 Coe Drive, Durham, NH 03824).

Survey: Click or Scan

To complete the survey, please click or scan the QR code below. You may also click here.

A QR code allowing users to scan and access the 2023 superintendent search survey.


Search Process Timeline

A graphic image explaining the next steps are in September to host focus groups, October data will be used to create a candidate profile, in November the School Board will appoint a screening committee, and in December candidates will visit the district.


To view the ORCSD School Board Letter published August 17, 2023, please click on the link below.

Additional Information

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