Sandusky Central Catholic School is a Catholic, college preparatory (PK-12) school located in Sandusky, Ohio on the shores of Lake Erie. The School Board is seeking a Head of School, to serve in the capacity of Executive Director, and who will be a dynamic, action-oriented and committed leader ensuring the success of our Catholic school within the community.
The Head of School at Sandusky Central Catholic School will be an outstanding Catholic leader who lives their faith in all they do. In addition, this individual will be an innovative and visionary administrator who possesses exemplary business management, financial, communication and fundraising abilities and has the capacity to work collaboratively with diverse groups of people in a mission-driven environment.
Catholic education has been shaping minds and building character in Sandusky, Ohio since 1845 with the founding of the first parochial school at Holy Angels Parish. Soon thereafter, two other local Catholic parishes established Catholic schools in order to serve their parish communities. In 2002, these three Catholic schools merged to form Sandusky Central Catholic School. Sandusky Central Catholic School now serves the North Central area of Ohio with Catholic education. Currently, St. Mary’s Central Catholic High School offers over 80 individual courses within its 12 academic departments. These courses include Advanced Placement, Post-Secondary Education, and Honors classes in Science, Math, Social Studies, English, and Music.
• Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred
• Minimum 5 years of experience in a leadership position
• Active Catholic in good standing
• Commitment to quality programs and data-driven program evaluation
• Excellence in organizational management with the ability to coach staff, manage, and develop high-performance teams, set and achieve strategic objectives, and manage a budget
• Past success working with a Board of Directors with the ability to cultivate existing board member relationships
• Strong marketing, public relations, and fundraising experience with the ability to engage a wide range of stakeholders and cultures
• Strong written and verbal communication skills; a persuasive and passionate communicator with excellent interpersonal and multidisciplinary project skills
Please submit a resume, three references, and letter of interest demonstrating your qualifications for the position via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline for applications: February 28, 2017
Superintendent of Catholic Schools
Diocesan Pastoral Center, Boise, Idaho
The Diocese of Boise, Idaho seeks a Superintendent of Catholic Schools to implement the strategic goals and educational vision of the diocese as a member of the Bishop’s senior staff. The ideal candidate is a practicing Roman Catholic who will be an innovative leader in supporting and advancing the Catholic identity, academic excellence, and vitality of our fourteen elementary and one high school. The next Superintendent will service a local Church with great potential for significant growth and renewal, and will join a community of individuals who are passionate about Catholic education. Position starts July 1, 2017 or before if available. Review of applications begins February 1, 2017.
Application and full job description can be found at www.catholicidaho.org
To apply, please submit the following application materials to the Human Resources Coordinator:
- Diocesan Application
- Cover Letter
Deadline for applications: January 31, 2017
Completed applications should be emailed to:
Human Resources Coordinator
School Sisters of Notre Dame - Baltimore, Maryland Development Office
Senior Associate of Development
[Grow Revenue /Donor Cultivation]
Major Gift Program
• Responsible for growing and strengthening relationships with major donor prospects.
• With support of Director of Development (DOD) design and implement major gifts program and individual donor plans; assist with execution of moves management strategies.
• Work with major gift prospects to secure philanthropic commitments at the level of $25,000 or more.
• Assist with planned giving solicitation/marketing.
• Conduct weekly thank you calls to recent donors. [phone briefing]
• Maintain relationship with donors through calls and organized visits that may include the DOD and/or an SSND..
• Pre and post-events strengthen communication/cultivation with individuals.
• Administer the local advisory committee [TBD]
• Raisers Edge - input data; generate query and reports, as needed for donor portfolio and local area details.
• Minimum of five years of fund-raising experience in Greater Maryland/Washington, DC area.
• Proven track record of successful commitments of major gifts at the level of $25,000 or more.
• Broad knowledge of the principles of fundraising – able to participate in all aspects of the gift cycle: (1) to initiate contacts with potential donors; (2) to develop appropriate cultivation strategies for them; (3) to move potential donors in an appropriate and timely fashion toward solicitation and closure; (4) to make solicitations when appropriate; (5) to maintain stewardship contacts with donors.
• Knowledge of tax laws that impact charitable giving, personal assets and estates
• Demonstrated leadership and the ability to successfully to multi-task and implement new initiatives.
• Entrepreneurial spirit; a self-starter with ability to work independently and also as member of development team.
• Ability to serve as trainer to leadership and colleagues.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills, sophisticated interpersonal and relationship-building skills; strong organization and management skills.
• Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and Raisers Edge.
Publisher & CEO, Oregon Catholic Press
Oregon Catholic Press (OCP), the largest U.S. Catholic publisher of liturgical music and worship aids, is seeking a new Publisher & Chief Executive Officer to provide strategic leadership for this 501(c)(3) not-for-profit company. This individual will work with the Board of Directors and the Executive Leadership Team to establish long-range goals, strategies, plans, and polices. The Publisher is also responsible for providing operational leadership, working with executive management and administrative teams to manage the day-to-day operations of the organization. In this unique position, the Publisher is also a vital source of creative, artistic and pastoral insights. These relate to product decisions (regarding music and other publications), marketing, and to relationships with OCP customers, composers and external stakeholders.
1. Strategic Planning: Lead the strategic planning process for the company. OCP’s long range plans must balance economic performance (margin) with the mission of OCP and its relationship with the Catholic Church. Collaborate with the management team to develop and implement plans for the operational infrastructure of systems, processes and personnel designed to accommodate the growth objectives of the company.
2. People & Environment: Ensure the selection, development, leadership and empowerment of strong, capable people. Maintain an extraordinarily good work environment in which people are given high respect, opportunities to perform, and fair rewards.
3. Products & Quality: Ensure the development and production of high quality processes and publications. Monitor customers’ reactions to OCP products and act appropriately on their input. Constantly monitor OCP markets for new product or product refinement ideas.
4. Customers & Composers: Ensure the best possible service to OCP customers with the objective of positioning OCP as the most innovative, forward-looking company in the business. Attract and publish the music of the most talented composers writing for the Catholic Church.
5. Public Relations: Build relationships based on trust and confidence with outside organizations and individuals that directly affect the success of OCP (e.g., United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, National Association of Pastoral Musicians, Association of Catholic Publishers, other publishing companies, etc.). Maintain active associations with these and other organizations and individuals of importance to OCP.
6. Fiscal Affairs: Constantly monitor the financial condition and performance of OCP to ensure that assets are prudently managed and that operating results are sufficient to ensure corporate viability.
7. Editorial Authority: Exercise final editorial authority for all OCP products and services.
8. Reporting: Regularly report to the Archbishop of Portland, the OCP Board of Directors, and to OCP employees regarding the state of the company.
1. Education & Professional Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree, with emphasis on publishing, business or liberal arts. In addition, education in Catholic liturgy and/or music, theology or editing would be helpful. In all cases, appropriate experience can be substituted for formal education.
2. Knowledge & Experience: Senior management experience in a successful, medium-sized organization is required. Experience successfully managing people, directing an organization, negotiating strategic acquisitions and/or partnerships, and achieving sound financial performance is essential.
The Publisher must be a skilled communicator and able to develop and nurture relationships with key stakeholders. As such, advanced verbal and written communication skills are required.
Proven leadership skills are highly important. The Publisher is OCP’s primary leader and is accountable for the company’s vision and value system. High levels of creativity and innovation in these areas are critical for success.
Music appreciation skills are also of high value, as they relate to building relationships with composers of Catholic music. Likewise, successful experience in publishing, knowledge of the Catholic music publishing industry, and general market/product intelligence are desirable.
The Publisher should have familiarity with intellectual property, especially as it pertains to copyrights, licensing, and digital technology.
The Publisher should also have liturgical experience and should possess a thorough knowledge of Catholic teaching on the nature and place of sacred music in the liturgy and be committed to implementing the Church’s norms on sacred music. The Publisher should be a practicing Catholic with firsthand knowledge/experience of the Church.
3. Other Qualifications: On a personal level, the Publisher must be energetic and capable of successful leadership in a dynamic organization where creativity, development of human potential and economic performance are all important. The Publisher should have a proven record of success, stability and demonstrated high values and ethics. The Publisher should be willing to take a fresh look at the operation of OCP and lead in new directions as deemed appropriate and in the best interests of the organization and the Church.
4. Position Accountability: This position is accountable to the Archbishop of Portland and to the Board of Directors for all company activities and results. OCP's top management structure includes the Publisher who functions as the CEO, a Chief Operating Officer who is accountable to the Publisher for the day-to-day business operations of the company and, a Chief Products Officer who is accountable to the Publisher for product development, music development and outreach, marketing and sales. This position also helps to support the Catholic Sentinel (newspaper for the Archdiocese of Portland) in cooperation with the Archdiocese and its editorial staff.
Located in Portland, Oregon, heart of the beautiful Pacific Northwest, OCP offers an excellent work environment with great work/life balance and easy access to public transportation. Our compensation package includes a competitive salary and outstanding benefits package which includes top-tier medical and dental insurance, generous paid time off (including disability leave), retirement plan, tuition reimbursement, and more. OCP is an affirmative action employer providing equal employment opportunities to minorities, females, veterans, disabled individuals, and other protected groups.
For more information and to apply for this position, please provide cover letter, resume and salary history online at www.ocp.org/careers
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.
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to the President of the Board of Directors, Jordan Raniszeski, at President@mira-via.org