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Your Input: Superintendent Qualifications

The Linn-Mar School Board has recently hired Grundmeyer Leader Services to support the search for a new district superintendent.  The search will begin immediately and conclude with the hire of a new successful leader.  Your feedback regarding what “desired qualifications” are most important for this position will ensure the new hire is a good fit for both the school district and communities.

Please share narrative insights below and rank personal and professional priorities for the new superintendent. The search team will produce a general report based on the information gathered in this survey.  The report will be shared with the board to advise them on what priorities the district and community stakeholders are looking for in a new leader.

Paper copies of the survey are available at the Linn-Mar District Office.  If you need the survey in another language, please call or email Megan Burke-Brunscheen at (319)447-3359 or You may also stop by to complete the survey if a paper copy is preferred.

This survey is anonymous unless you provide your name voluntarily.  Thank you for taking the time to complete this survey and provide direction for this important leadership position before Wednesday, February 8th.


Linn-Mar Superintendent Survey

Hiring Timeline

Jan. 27- Feb. 8 Stakeholder survey open
Jan. 27- Feb. 26 Application Period
Monday, March 6 Board reviews candidate pool
Friday, March 10 Board screens candidates
Wednesday, March 22 Formal Interviews

The board hopes to select the next superintendent in late March to allow for a smooth transition in leadership. The target start date will be July 1, 2023.