Executive Director Search

The Oxford Preparatory Academy Board of Directors is in the process of conducting an Executive Search for our next Executive Director. Leadership Associates, an executive search firm, was selected to advise the Board in this important process. Updates will be provided on this webpage throughout this process.

Search Timeline 

Below is a link to the Executive Director Search Timeline. Please refer to it often, as the schedule could change. 

Community Involvement 

The community can provide input on the characteristics, experience, and skills desired in the next Executive Director through an online survey. To complete the survey, please click on the link below. The survey will be open February 12-19, 2024.

Frequently Asked Questions

How does the search process work?
The Board is working with Leadership Associates to conduct a rigorous, nationwide search. The Board will seek, receive, consider, and review all input from the community, review all candidate applications, interview those candidates determined by the Board, and select the new Executive Director. 
 
When will the new Executive Director be hired?
The Board approved and published a timeline reflecting these details. These dates are subject to change as the search process continues. 
 
How and when do parents and other educational partners weigh-in?
The Board will be soliciting input on the characteristics, experience, and skills desired in the next Executive Director via an online survey and input conference sessions. 
 
When will the organization share the collected input with the public?
All information gathered will be presented to the Board and then compiled, summarized, and incorporated into the Executive Director Position Profile/Description, which will be published here following Board review.
 
Who will make the final selection?
By law, the Board is solely responsible for hiring the new Executive Director. The Board will seek, receive, and consider all input from the community, review all applications, interview those candidates determined by the Board, and select the new Executive Director. 
 
How can the public follow this process?
Updates regarding the Executive Director search process will be posted here. The Board will also provide updates at its regularly scheduled board meetings and future press releases. 
 
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.