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Superintendent Search Information
Shawn Mason
Friday, January 22, 2021

Vacancy Announcement

Superintendent of Schools

Crosbyton Consolidated Independent School District


The Crosbyton CISD Board of Trustees is seeking a professional educator to serve as Superintendent of Schools. Crosbyton is located 40 miles East of Lubbock on Highway 82 in Crosby County. Crosbyton CISD has two campuses, Elementary grades Pre-K - 5, and Secondary grades 6 - 12. Currently Crosbyton CISD is rated as a B district by the Texas Education Agency, and serves approximately 335 students.


This is a confidential search, and only the Lone Finalist will be released to the public.


Characteristics of the Ideal Candidate

  • Possess a Texas Superintendent Certificate
  • Preferably five or more years of administrative experience in Texas Public Schools
  • Sound decision making, management, and planning skills
  • A professional educator with a well-rounded knowledge of rural school programs
  • A trustworthy and ethical leader that will be involved in the community
  • A collaborative and innovative problem solver
  • Can empower the staff to perform their responsibilities independently


Conditions of Employment

Salary and benefits                                                         Negotiable and dependent on experience

Residence requirement                                                District provides housing

Criminal History/Fingerprinting                                  Required


Tentative Timeline

Application Deadline                                                      February 19, 2021

Applications Reviewed by the Board                        February 22, 2021

First Round of Interviews                                             March 2 - 4, 2021

Second Round of Interviews                                       March 9 - 11, 2021

Announce Lone Finalist                                                  March 12, 2021

Vote to Hire Superintendent                                      April 7, 2021

Preferred Start Date                                                       May 1, 2020 (Negotiable)




Application Packet

  • Letter of Intent
  • Updated Resume
  • Copy of Certifications
  • Copy of College/University Transcripts
  • List of References with address and daytime phone numbers


Application packets and inquiries should be addressed to:


Shawn Mason

204 S. Harrison St.

Crosbyton, TX 79322



Applications packets and inquires can be submitted electronically to:



Shawn Mason



Please do not contact board members individually.