Getting Involved





Getting Involved

Employment Opportunities

Licensed Job Openings

Administrator Positions - Schools

  • Administrative Screening Interviews will be conducted through an online interview process, VidCruiter.  This virtual recruitment tool allows you to record your responses when it is convenient for you and from anywhere in the world, provided you have a computer and an Internet connection.
  • The online application and video interview process takes approximately 90 minutes to complete.  To start the application process click here:
    • The requirements for the online application require a candidate to upload a current resume and school leadership license. You will also mark the school types you are interested in working at (elementary, middle, and high schools)
    • The video interview process will include a question introducing yourself and to talk about your experience, answering ten questions regarding school leadership, and a short written response.
  • Members of the CSD Leadership Team will evaluate all qualified  online video interviews on November 18, 2022; December 9, 2022; January 20, 2023; and other dates as needed.
    • Submit your completed application and video screening interview one week prior to this date.
  • All qualified applicants will be included in the Administrative Candidate Pool for three (3) years.
    • After three (3) years, candidates will need to complete the VidCruiter process again to remain in the pool. 
    • Individuals may participate in the Administrative Screening Interview once every three(3) years.  
  • As the possibilities of openings arise, candidates may be offered an additional interview, either in-person or via Zoom.
    • The interview team will then recommend candidates to the Superintendent for consideration for a particular assignment.
    • Once a candidate has been selected by the Superintendent, a recommendation to the Board of Education will be made.
  • All new hires will be required to have or obtain a Utah Professional School Leadership License 

Administrative Positions – District Office

  • Submit a complete District Administrative Application Packet to Human Resources.
  • The applications will then be evaluated and candidates selected to interview.
  • Once a candidate is selected, the District’s Administration will take the recommendation to the Board of Education seeking approval.

Administrator Intern - Schools

Licensed School Personnel Positions (Non-District Candidates)

  • Individuals may only complete the application process once every recruiting season (March to December).
  • Candidates that are not current educators with  Canyons School District need to apply yearly to the candidate pool.
  • To apply, Educators, Instructional Coaches, School Counselors, School Psychologists, School Social Workers and Speech Language Pathologists applicants must complete an application and video screening interview via the Vidcruiter link provided on in the job posting.
    • The application and interview process takes approximately 45-50 minutes.
    • To view all current openings, click here.
  • After license status has been verified, the candidate will be placed in the subject area candidate pool for the area their educator license or other credentials show they are qualified for.
  • As positions become available, principals will select approximately five (5) candidates from the candidate pool to interview for the position.
  • Once a candidate is selected, and reference checks made, approval will be obtained from Human Resources and the position offered to the individual.

Licensed School Personnel Transfer Opportunities (Current CSD Licensed Employees)

  • All current CSD teachers interested in moving to another school in your license/endorsement area, will apply as a transfer after positions for the following school year are posted in mid – March.
  • Click here to view openings.

Licensed Specialist Positions

  • Submit a Licensed Specialist Application Form to Human Resources.
    • This application will only be accepted in the job posting specifically asked for it. Click here to view all licensed openings.
  • Approximately five (5) qualified candidates will be selected to interview for the position.
  • Once a candidate is selected, and reference checks made, approval will be obtained from Human Resources and the position offered to the individual.

Teaching or School Counselor Internships

  • Candidates in the last year of a university program interested in a paid internship complete an Internship Application and email it to If there is a school with an opening in your content area they may contact your for an interview. See all current openings here.
  • School counselor internship positions are posted here when available.

Education Support Professional Positions (Classified Positions)

  • ESPs are all non-licensed positions available in the district (Administrative Assistants, Teacher Aides, Custodial, Nutrition workers, etc.)
  • To view openings click on the following link: ESP Openings

High School Coaching Positions

The Board of Education is committed to providing a working and educational environment free from unlawful discrimination, harassment, and/or retaliation. Accordingly, no otherwise qualified person shall be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or otherwise be subjected to unlawful discrimination in any District program or activity on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Board Meeting Schedule

PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given that the Board of Education for Canyons School District will hold a regular study session and public business meeting at the Canyons District Office building, 9361 S. 300 E., Sandy, UT each month unless otherwise posted. The Board may determine to conduct some business during a study session. All business meetings will begin at 7:00 p.m. unless changed by the Board and appropriately posted for the public.

Please note that ALL DATES, TIMES and LOCATIONS listed on this scheduled are TENTATIVE and are subject to change at any time.  Please check this schedule often to be informed of any changes.

Unless otherwise specified, all meetings in the schedule below will take place as the Canyons District Office located at 9361 S. 300 E. in Sandy, Utah.

District Leaders

Dr. Rick Robins


Dr. Rick L. Robins is the superintendent of Canyons School District. Dr. Robins, who was selected by the Canyons Board of Education after a national search, brings 24 years of experience as an educator to his role as the chief executive officer of Utah’s fifth-largest school district. Prior to joining Canyons, Dr. Robins, who earned an Ed.D. from the University of Las Vegas, for six years was Superintendent of the Juab School District, based in Nephi, Utah. While there, Dr. Robins, who also was the Juab High School Principal from 2009-2013, helped oversee efforts to improve the district’s graduation rate to 97 percent, a double-digit increase over a 10-year period. Other innovations he led in Juab included a partnership with Arizona State University for blended-learning opportunities; the launch of a districtwide competency-based personalized learning model driven by a 1:1 technology initiative and standards-based reporting system; and the construction of the STEM-focused West Campus Innovations Center, funded largely through private and corporate sponsorships. Dr. Robins began his career as a history teacher at Copper Hills High in the Jordan School District and has worked as an assistant principal and principal in the Alpine, Nebo and Juab school districts. He was the 2012 Utah High School Principal of the Year for the Utah Association of Secondary School Principals, and in 2014 earned the Lexington Institute Superintendent Fellowship Award presented to innovative superintendents across the country. Dr. Robins was starting quarterback for the football team at Southern Utah University Thunderbirds from 1991-1995, and in 2013 was inducted into SUU’s Athletic Hall of Fame. He has four children and one grandchild.

Leon Wilcox

Business Administrator and CFO

Leon Wilcox is a seasoned professional with 20 years of governmental accounting experience, with an emphasis on financial reporting, budgeting, and auditing. As Canyons District’ Director of Accounting from 2009-2013, Wilcox was intricately involved with the 2009 division of $1.5 billion in assets of the former Jordan School District, and was responsible for establishing Canyons’ original and subsequent budgets. Wilcox, a certified public accountant who earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in accounting from Utah State University, also has worked nine years in the Granite School District and six years in the State Auditor’s Office.

Supervises:  Accounting and Budget Services, Facilities and Maintenance, Insurance, New Construction Budget, Nutrition Services, Purchasing, Payroll

Dr. Robert M. Dowdle

Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and School Performance

Robert Dowdle has a Doctor of Education degree with an emphasis in Educational Leadership and Policy from the University of Utah, and more than 31 years of experience as a teacher and educational leader. He began his career at Mount Jordan Middle School, where he taught Earth Science, English and Social Studies. He later taught Advanced Placement Economics, U.S. History and World History at Bingham High School, and served as Principal of Jordan High School and Assistant Principal for Alta High School and Brighton High School. Dowdle has served in the District office for 11 years as Assistant Superintendent. This role has included various leadership responsibilities, including Chief of Staff and Chief Operating Officer. Dr. Dowdle currently serves as the Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and School Performance.

Lucie Chamberlain

Alta View Elementary

If a movie about super teachers were ever made, Lucie Chamberlain would be a prime candidate for a leading role. Fortunately for her kindergarten students at Alta View Elementary, she already thrives in a supporting role for them. Parents thank her for being a “super teacher.” She is also described as an “amazing colleague.” Whether students need help in the classroom or from home while sick, Lucie goes above and beyond to help them learn, overcome fears, and feel important and cared for. Lucie is the reason a number of kids went from hating school to loving it, according to parents. The way she exudes patience, sweetness, positive energy, and love for her students with special needs melts is appreciated and admired. One parent noted: “Both my kids wish she could be their teacher forever.” Another added:  “She treats every student like their learning and their feelings are her priority.” Super teacher, indeed!

Specialty Schools

High Schools

Elementary Schools

Middle Schools

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Statement

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