The chief administrative officer of St Joseph High School, a Catholic Lasallian high school, will accept the challenge of implementing the goals of the new strategic plan, solidify the financial stability, and increase enrollment.
Reports directly to the Board of Directors and is responsible for all school management functions and leading the management team, including Principal, Director of Finance, Director of Development, and Director of Admissions.
Serve as the “face of the school” to all constituent groups.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES AND FUNCTIONS
Mission: Responsible for promoting the Lasallian characteristics of the school to the administration, faculty, students, and staff.
Strategic Development: Work with the management team and Board of Directors
Development and Fundraising: Expertise in soliciting philanthropic gifts and expanding revenue sources who will actively participate in fundraising initiatives and activities.
Process Improvement: Monitor and assess operations and identify opportunities to improve financial position and administrative processes.
Community Relations: Provide leadership in educating and working with all constituent groups regarding the vision, objectives, and accomplishments of St. Joseph High School with an emphasis on increasing enrollment while maintaining a commitment to diversity and inclusiveness.
Financial Management: Participate in financial planning and budgeting with the Director of Finance and Board Finance Committee.
Accreditation: Ensure that St. Joseph High School maintains full accreditation under the guidelines and requirements of relevant organizations.
Experience and Education: Master’s degree in a related discipline and a minimum of 5 years’ experience in a Catholic or private secondary school. Demonstrated excellent administrative skills in finance, advancement, communications, along with working with a Board of Directors and successful fundraising is desired.
PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES AND CHARACTERISTICS
- A practicing Roman Catholic who understands and embraces the Lasallian mission, spirituality, and pedagogy.
- Possess an entrepreneurial outlook with the ability to look for future opportunities and plan strategically.
- Passionate about helping others learn and grow.
- Collaborative style in working with staff, Board, donors, community, and others.
- Proven skills in community relations and in targeting and initiating relationships with those who can support the school and advance its goals.
- Effective spokesperson and consensus builder who can inspire confidence, lead, and capture the attention and maintain involvement of diverse groups and constituencies.
- An effective and engaging communicator with excellent written and verbal skills and the ability to interact with large, small, and one-on-one audiences.
- Proficiency in technology use for word processing, spreadsheets, presentation materials as well as social media.
COMPENSATION AND INTERESTED CANDIDATES
Starting July 1, 2021, this is a full-time, 12-month position with salary and benefits competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Interested applicants should submit to the St. Joseph High School Search Committee at STJSearch@stjoeshs.org 1) a thoughtful and targeted cover letter expressing interest in this particular position, 2) a current resume, and, 3) a one-page statement of educational or leadership philosophy and practice. Also, include a list of five professional references with name, relationship, phone number, and email address for each (references will not be contacted until a serious mutual interest is established and not without the candidate’s permission).
St. Joseph High School
c/o SJHS Search Committee
10900 West Cermak Road W
estchester, Illinois 60154
All inquiries will be confidential. St. Joseph High School complies with applicable civil rights laws and does not discriminate based on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability or sex. With respect to religion, as permitted by law, the school reserves the right to employ persons who share the values and mission of the school.
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