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Executive Director
MiraVia Inc.

MiraVia, Inc. (www.mira-via.org) a privately-funded nonprofit corporation operating in Charlotte and Belmont, North Carolina is seeking candidates for the position of Executive Director. MiraVia provides a wide range of services to pregnant women and their children, regardless of their economic, social, religious, racial, or ethnic background. MiraVia is registered in the P.J. Kenedy and Sons Directory of Catholic Charities. The organization employs 16 people and the annual budget is approximately $600,000 with total net assets of approximately $3 million.

Responsibilities include representing MiraVia to build support for the organization and its mission; working with the Board of Directors toward the continued development and improvement of the organization’s strategic plan and to set & meet organizational goals; providing direction and leadership to MiraVia staff; driving private fundraising in concert with the Board of Directors, including annual fundraising events such as the Annual Banquet and Golf Tournament; positioning MiraVia for corporate and institutional funding; driving marketing and communications in coordination with the Board of Directors and MiraVia staff; positioning the organization as a thought leader in the pro-life community on a local, regional and national level; working with other pro-life organizations to create efficiency between MiraVia and other organizations providing services to pregnant women and their children; cultivating and directing a network of volunteers and supporters for MiraVia; assisting the Finance Committee in the creation of the annual budget and manage the organizations’ finances in concert with the approved budget; and overseeing and having ultimate responsibility for all compliance activities (audit, annual 990 filing, licensing requirements, etc.);

Qualifications include demonstrating a passion and commitment for the mission of MiraVia as well as show evidence of a successful career path showing significant management and advocacy responsibilities. While nonprofit experience is preferred, candidates with both for-profit and non-profit experience would be a strong plus. Experience with fundraising is strongly preferred. Candidates must demonstrate strategic thinking skills and an ability to develop, budget, organize and execute a strategic plan--past experience in strategic planning is a strong plus. Candidates must be action oriented and demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills as well as strong presentation and public speaking skills. Candidates must have demonstrated supervisory skills and experience in managing a successful team of people.

Minimum Education and Experience: A master's degree in Social Work or Public Administration and four years of experience in a human services field including two years in a supervisory or managerial capacity; or graduation from a four-year college or university and six years of experience in human services field including three years in a supervisory or managerial capacity; or an equivalent combination of experience and education.

Contact Information:

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to the President of the Board of Directors, Jordan Raniszeski, at President@mira-via.org

Policy and Outreach Coordinator
Minnesota Catholic Conference

The Minnesota Catholic Conference (MCC), the public policy voice of the Catholic Church in Minnesota, is seeking a joyful and entrepreneurial missionary disciple to serve as its Policy and Outreach Coordinator. The Policy and Outreach Coordinator assists in the development and implementation of the public policy initiatives of the Catholic bishops of Minnesota. Primary duties include serving as an organizational point of contact between parishes and Catholic organizations regarding MCC policy initiatives; further developing the Catholic Advocacy Network’s grassroots community of advocates; educating clergy and laity through writing and speaking events; and building coalitions within and outside of the Catholic Church. Some lobbying work at the Minnesota Capitol may also be required.

Minimum requirements: Servant leader; thorough knowledge of Catholic social teaching; fidelity to the Magisterium of the Catholic Church; bachelor’s degree and two-years’ experience in government relations, advocacy organizing, public policy, or related field; excellent communication skills; an entrepreneurial and evangelical spirit; proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.

Preferred qualifications: Graduate or law degree; Spanish-language fluency. 

Contact Information:

Send cover letter, resumé, short writing sample, and three letters of recommendation to hr@mncc.org or HR Director, Minnesota Catholic Conference, 475 University Ave. W., St. Paul, MN 55103. No phone calls, please.

Position open until filled. 

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of San Francisco

Catholic Charities of San Francisco, Marin and San Mateo (CCSF), created nearly 110 years ago is one of the largest nonprofit social service organizations in Northern California, serving more than 40,000 people of all faiths annually through some 35 programs aimed at families, aging adults, adults with disabilities, children and youth, who can benefit “from a hand up, not a hand out.” With a staff of about 600 (460 FTE), including about 60 managers, and a current annual budget of about $42 million, CCSF presents its chief executive officer and 30-member governing Board with a considerable management/governance challenge and opportunity. The successful new Chief Executive Officer will be deeply committed to Catholic traditions of service to the poor, and will possess exceptional nonprofit leadership, fundraising and institution-building abilities. See www.rll.com and www.catholiccharitiessf.org

Contact Information:

For information about the position, and in strict confidence, request a detailed career prospectus from Dr. Robert M. Fisher, RUSHER LOSCAVIO FISHER Nonprofit Executive Search (San Francisco), at bfisher@rll.com.

Vice President for Academic Affairs
Viterbo University

Viterbo University, located in scenic La Crosse, Wis., invites applications and nominations for the position of Vice President for Academic Affairs. The university seeks a strategic, forward-thinking, collaborative individual to join the leadership team of its next President, Glena Temple, Ph.D., as she leads Viterbo University into the next chapter of its history.

A warm and welcoming community for students, faculty, and staff of all faiths, Viterbo’s proud Catholic and Franciscan heritage can be felt throughout campus. As one of only 24 Franciscan universities located in the U.S., Viterbo’s values-based education features opportunities for leadership linked to service with a strong emphasis on ethics. Viterbo’s main campus is located on 21 acres on the south side of the city of La Crosse, with two satellite centers in West Allis, Wis., and West Des Moines, Iowa, which focus specifically on graduate programs. The university enrolls about 1,800 undergraduates. Over 800 students are enrolled in associate degree programs, master’s programs in education, business, mental health counseling, and servant leadership, as well as the doctor in nursing practice program. The Center for Adult Learning offers a specialized learning environment tailored specifically for serving the needs of working adults with classroom-based and online associate and bachelor’s degree completion programs. With an 11:1 student-to-faculty ratio, the average class size is 16, helping to cultivate the strong relationships shared among students and faculty through mentoring, advising, and teaching. Today, there are more than 20,000 Viterbo alumni nationwide.

With oversight of the four recently structured Colleges of Arts and Letters, Business and Leadership, Education, Science, and Mathematics, and Nursing, Health, and Human Behavior, as well as the library, registrar, and other academic centers and services, the Vice President for Academic Affairs (VPAA) will provide creative, collaborative leadership for Academic Affairs, and will clearly and effectively articulate and implement the strategic plan. The VPAA is responsible for coordination of the academic program of the university, including program development and evaluation, academic standards, and evaluation of teaching and support services. The VPAA also coordinates, monitors, and assures implementation of the university’s plan for assessment of student learning as well as curriculum development and faculty development. In consultation with the President and Vice President for Finance and Administration, the VPAA determines budget priorities and administers those priorities for the Academic Affairs Division. For additional information about the university, community, and the desired experience and attributes sought in the Vice President for Academic Affairs, please visit http://academic-search.com/sites/default/files/ViterboVPAAProfile.pdf

Contact Information:

The university is being assisted by Academic Search, Inc. Applications should consist of a substantive cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a list of five professional references with full contact information and a note indicating the nature of your working relationship with each. References will not be contacted without the explicit permission of the candidate. Applications, nominations, and expressions of interest can be submitted electronically, and in confidence, to: ViterboVPAA@academic-search.com.

The position is open until filled but only applications received by Jan. 2, 2017, can be assured full consideration. Confidential discussions about this opportunity may be arranged by contacting Andrea Warren Hamos at awh@academic-search.com or Andrea Cowsert at abc@academic-search.com.

Viterbo University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

School Principal
Saint Patrick Catholic School

Saint Patrick Catholic Church and School in Fayetteville, NC, is seeking a new principal for the 2016-17 school year. Saint Patrick Catholic School is the oldest private school in the city of Fayetteville and celebrates 79 continuous years of providing a solid Catholic school education to thousands of children.

The successful candidate will be:
• A spiritual leader that fosters Catholic identity by actively participating in the faith life of the parish community and providing opportunities for faith development of the school and parish community.
• An instructional and academic leader that maintains a positive learning environment, encourages and supports the professional development of the faculty and staff, and guides teachers in reviewing the current curriculum and instructional methods.
• An administrator that works with the Pastor, church staff, and the school faculty and staff to develop and promote a positive vision for the school.
• An effective communicator who articulates the mission, philosophy and vision of the school to all constituents, and who builds community within the parish.

A successful candidate must:
• Be a practicing Catholic in good standing.
• Master’s Degree or higher in Education or closely related field.
• Hold or be eligible to obtain a NC Department of Public Instruction license.
• Five or more years of combined experience as a classroom teacher and school administrator, preferably in a K-8 private school setting.
• Strong communication and leadership skills with the ability to inspire a culture of teamwork.

Contact Information:

Contact Information & Applicant Instructions

The compensation package will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Interested candidates should submit the following items electronically to searchcommittee@stpatnc.org.
• A cover letter containing your vision of Catholic education, suitability for this position and salary requirements.
• Resume with detailed professional experience.

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