Wednesday, February 22, 2012
The committee will include school representatives and citizens. Their job will be to help find a new Swampscott Middle School principal.
Resumes are already arriving from those who want fill the expected principal vacancy at Swampscott Middle School next school year. Current Principal Ralph Watson will be leaving the position in June. He has been the school's principal for six years. He was recently selected for a head position at a new upper school in Cambridge. Swampscott Superintendent Lynne Celli has advertised the anticipated opening and started to form a principal search panel. The panel's members will include the superintendent, a representative from the central administrative office, High School Principal Layne Millington, an elementary school principal, middle school teachers, parents of students in Swampscott schools and community members with no children in …
Thursday, February 16, 2012
The committee will include two community members, selected on a first-come, first-served basis.
Thursday, February 16, 2012
This article was submitted by Superintendent Celli. Superintendent Lynne Celli is forming a search committee for the anticipated vacancy of principal at Swampscott Middle School. Part of this committee will be two community members who will be selected on a first-come, first-served basis. Please email Dr. Celli at email@example.com by Thursday, Feb. 23, if you are interested in serving on the search committee. It is important to note that participants must be available afternoons and evenings for this process.
Thursday, December 15, 2011
Today is Town Administrator Andrew Maylor's last day on the job.
Last night he met with the committee searching for his replacement, advising them on qualities to look for in candidates for the position.
The Town Administrator's Search Committee has received 33 resumes. They will continue to accept them through Friday but last night they consulted with the current town administrator, Andrew Maylor, on the eve of his last day on the job. Maylor, who steps in as town manager in North Andover Friday, recommended that the Search Committee look for Town Hall experience in the candidates, said committee member Dana Swanstrom. He also recommended that the panel look for people who engage well with people and the job, Swanstrom said. Search Committee members said earlier that they want prospects who are well versed in financial matters. The panel's next step is to review resumes and assign candidates to committee members for phone interviews. …
Tuesday, November 15, 2011
Committee members Adam Forman and Iris Goldman volunteered to co-chair the panel.
Committee members who will screen candidates for the open town administrator position assembled a time line for the task last night. They also agreed that they want prospects to be knowledgeable in financial matters. To help them gauge the candidates' understanding of bond ratings and such they will ask current Town Administrator Andrew Maylor to sit down for an exit interview. In the interview they will ask Maylor what would be good questions to ask the candidates. "He knows what the demands are and if he can come up with some questions ...," said Iris Goldman. Goldman and Adam Forman agreed to co-chair the committee. The panel's first time line item is advertising the opening. It will pay between $113,000 and $130,000. Here's an outline …
Wednesday, November 9, 2011
Board members tonight will appoint their member to the Town Administrator Search Committee.
Tonight selectmen will appoint a member to the committee charged with finding candidates for town administrator. Selectmen Chairman Matt Strauss said about six people have expressed interest in sitting on the search committee. He'll recommend an appointee to fellow selectmen and they will discuss the person. After a nomination is made they will vote. The Finance Committee has already selected Cindy Merkle as its representative to the search panel. The School Committee selected Neil Bernstein. Town Moderator Joe Markarian will choose the final two members. The moderator said earlier that he will review the selections by the other panels and choose the final two members with an eye toward a balanced search group. The search group will …
Friday, November 4, 2011
The whole Town Administrator Search Committee is expected to be in place next week.
The Finance Committee selected Cindy Merkle. The School Committee selected Neil Bernstein. Selectmen will chose their member Wednesday. Then Town Moderator Joe Markarian will choose the final two members to the panel charged with finding candidates for town administrator. The moderator said last night that he will review the selections by the other panels and choose the final two members with an eye toward a balanced search group. He will consider qualities including temperament and experience. Experience factored large in both the Finance and School Committees' choices. Finance Chairman Michael McClung said Merkle is a former chairman of both the Finance and Capital Improvement Committees. She thoroughly understands town finances and the …
Tuesday, October 25, 2011
Selectmen will vote on Wednesday to accept the resignation of Town Administrator Andrew Maylor, who will become North Andover's manager.
The first of three steps the town must take before hiring a new town administrator is to accept the resignation of the current administrator, Andrew Maylor. Selectmen are expected to do that at their meeting Wednesday, said Chairman Matt Strauss. The second step is to form a committee to search for a new administrator. And the third step is to name an acting town administrator, given it's unlikely the town will have a replacement hired by Dec 23, the effective date of Maylor's resignation. The town charter spells out the procedure for replacing a town administrator. It's a deliberate procedure with deadlines and requirements. Strauss hopes to see a new administrator on the job before town meeting in April. Under the charter, the search …