SARTELL - The Sartell-St. Stephen school board has hired an interim superintendent.

They've agreed to a one-year contract with Mike Spanier.  He is currently the Director of Learning Services for the district.

Spanier will be paid $595 a day, with a four-day work week.  He'll be paid an additional $70 an hour for work beyond the four-day week.

The contract runs from this Monday through the end of June next year.

Current Superintendent Joe Hill will officially be done on Sunday.

The district has hired a search for to look for a permanent superintendent.