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President
Arrupe Jesuit High School
Denver, CO

Arrupe Jesuit High School is seeking a President to begin in the 2018-2019 school year.

Our Mission

Arrupe Jesuit High School is a Roman Catholic, co-educational, college preparatory school sponsored by the Jesuits of the USA Central and Southern Province. Arrupe Jesuit serves economically disadvantaged students from Denver’s inner-city neighborhoods. By enhancing the human, intellectual, and spiritual capacities of our students through a rigorous, innovative, and affordable college preparatory education, we offer hope for a brighter future to some of Denver’s neediest youth. Our goal is to empower graduates who will continue their education and return as leaders in their communities, return in the words of Fr. Arrupe, as “men and women for others.”

  • Arrupe Jesuit High School belongs to the Jesuit Schools Network and the Cristo Rey Network.
  • The President is the chief executive and administrative officer of the school and is ultimately responsible for the distinctively Catholic, Jesuit character of the school's philosophy and practice. The President’s role is vital in providing inspiration, developing a common vision and in preserving unity within the educational community.
  • As the leader of the school, the President has the responsibility, with the Board of Trustees, for planning and establishing policies, practices and procedures that affect the school’s ability to carry out its mission of education and formation. The President’s leadership responsibility extends to the student body, faculty and staff. The President is also the institutional spokesperson and represents the school to internal and external community groups.
  • The President supervises and directs the Management Team consisting of the Principal, the Business Manager, the Director of Philanthropy, and Director of the Corporate Work Study Program to implement the educational vision of the Society of Jesus and the Board of Trustees.
  • The Board of Trustees formally evaluates the President’s performance on an annual basis.
  • The position is full-time with four weeks of vacation and benefits as defined in the Employee Handbook.

Essential Job Functions & Responsibilities

Society of Jesus

  • Serve as the liaison between the school and the Society of Jesus, the Superior of the Jesuit Community, the Central and Southern Province (UCS), and the Jesuit Schools Network (JSN).
  • Collaborate with the Board of Members and the Superior of the Jesuit community as appropriate to fulfill the mission of the school.
  • Coordinate the annual visit of the Assistant to the Provincial for Secondary Education and, in collaboration with the Superior of the Jesuit community, coordinate the school portion of the Provincial’s annual visit.
  • Actively participate in and periodically host the UCS High School Leadership Group.
  • Actively participate in JSN activities and attend relevant JSN conferences.
  • Oversee the Jesuit Sponsorship Review process and ensure the school is meeting the terms of the Sponsorship agreement.
  • Serve as the liaison between the school and the Cristo Rey Network national office.
  • Actively participate in Cristo Rey Network (CRN) activities and annual meeting.
  • Oversee the CRN Mission Effectiveness Visit.

Pastoral

  • Participate in sacraments and pastoral life of the school; be a pastoral presence for the school community; support appropriate school employees with school families experiencing a crisis or tragedy.
  • In consultation with the Board Chair, organize and plan the annual Board of Trustees retreat.
  • In cooperation with the Principal and other faculty and staff representatives, organize and plan the annual Faculty and Staff retreat.
  • Actively support the pastoral life of the school through active participation, to the extent possible, in sacramental and liturgical events, retreats, senior Capstone, etc.
  • Attend funerals of alumni, friends of the school, and loved ones of Arrupe Jesuit families -- to the extent possible.
  • Participate in school liturgies with employees, students, parents, and the wider school community.

Board of Trustees and Board Committees

  • Serve as the primary communications liaison between the Board of Trustees and the school.
  • Serve as an ex-officio voting member of the Board of Trustees and of all Committees of the Board.
  • Provide the President’s report on the state of the school at all Board meetings and send periodic updates via email between Board meetings, when needed.
  • Ensure the implementation of Board policies.
  • Oversee Board approved short-term and long-term strategic plans for the school.
  • Provide support to the Executive Committee for the selection of new Board members and to the Board Committee Chairs for the selection of new Board Committee members.
  • Provide an orientation for new board members with an emphasis on the Jesuit, Catholic mission of the school.
  • Promote formational programs and materials that assist the Board of Trustees in developing a greater understanding of Ignatian spirituality and the vision and operation of AJHS and Jesuit secondary education.
  • Oversee providing materials for Board and Board Committee meetings and keeping of all records of Board and Board Committee affairs.

Administrative Leadership

  • Hire, supervise, evaluate, terminate, and communicate regularly with members of the Management Team, with the goal of implementing the school mission.
  • Meet regularly with the Management Team, individually and as a group, to collaborate in decision-making and school leadership.
  • Conduct yearly written evaluations and goal setting of direct-report personnel.
  • Support approved professional development opportunities for all personnel under the President’s direction.
  • Hire and supervise the President’s Assistant.
  • Review and approve all employee contracts and employment letters.
  • Review the student recruitment and admissions program.
  • Host and coordinate annual social events for all school employees.
  • Review and negotiate all legal matters affecting the school and for retaining counsel.
  • Unless delegated to another member of the Management Team, serve as the liaison between the school and all legal advisors.
  • Interact with employees and attend appropriate meetings to promote the school mission and an informed understanding of the school operations and budget.

Philanthropy, Corporate Work Study and Alumni Relations

  • Direct and oversee, with the assistance of the Director of Philanthropy and the Development Committee, the work and initiatives of the Philanthropy Department to ensure the attainment of present and future annual and capital fundraising goals.
  • Serve as major gift officer for major donors to ensure that the solicitation of key financial contributors is accomplished.
  • Oversee the development, enhancement and prudent use of scholarship funds.
  • Oversee and attend major fundraising events (annual Magis Night Gala and Auction, annual Golf Tournament, etc.); attend as many smaller advancement events as the President’s schedule allows.
  • Support and actively participate with the CWSP Director and staff in all CWSP events (Informational Breakfasts, New Employer events, CWSP Appreciation Lunch, etc.)
  • Assist the CWSP Director and staff in visiting and recruiting new CWSP Partners; assist as needed in cultivating and maintaining healthy relationships with CWSP Partner organizations.
  • Support and actively participate in a variety of programs and events for AJHS alumni towards the goal of actively engaging all alumni in a variety of areas of the school and in connections with each other.

Financial Management

  • Oversee the business operations of the school with the assistance of the Business Manager, Principal, CWSP Director, Philanthropy Director, and Finance Committee of the Board, which includes school finances and the development of the annual budget for final approval by the Board of Trustees.
  • Oversee, with the assistance of the Business Manager and in cooperation with the Finance Committee, all of the school’s investments.
  • Execute all contracts and agreements, consistent with the directives of the Board of Trustees.

Information, Publication and Marketing

  • Support and review the development and implementation of the school’s annual report, communication program and digital presence.
  • In the event of a crisis, to collaborate with the Management Team in developing a communications plan, and to serve as the school’s spokesperson with the media.

Parents and Families

  • Provide pastoral support and administrative leadership to promote and ensure adherence to the mission and vision of the school with parents and parental groups.
  • Participate as often as possible in meetings and events of the AJHS Parent Network.

Students

  • Provide pastoral support and administrative leadership to promote and ensure adherence to the mission and vision of the school.
  • Attend student events (award ceremonies, athletic, etc.) to the extent possible and play a key role at graduation ceremonies.

Physical Facilities and Safety

  • Ensure the care, maintenance, improvement and expansion of the school’s physical facilities.
  • Develop and maintain, with the assistance of the Principal and other staff, a program to ensure safety and security of the school facilities in order to promote safety on campus and to minimize financial liability or risk.

Engagement in the wider community

  • Serve as the school liaison with the Archbishop and appropriate offices of the Archdiocese of Denver.
  • Actively engage the Denver metropolitan business and corporate community. Assist the Director of Corporate Work Study and the Director of Philanthropy to engage and cultivate existing and new relationships with corporate, business, and philanthropic leaders.
  • Participate as possible and appropriate in networking opportunities in the Denver corporate community such as the annual ACE Scholarships luncheon, Governors Prayer Luncheon, etc.
  • Support the shared mission of other Jesuit works in the metropolitan area (e.g., Regis Jesuit High School, Regis University, Sacred Heart Retreat Center, and Loyola Parish.) and, where possible, serve on their Boards, committees, etc., if invited.

Requirements

The ideal candidate must:

  • Be a practicing Roman Catholic in good standing with the Catholic Church with a current understanding of issues in the Catholic Church and the role of Catholic institutions within the Church.
  • Be an effective and proven leader who fosters teamwork and success.
  • Embody and advance the mission of the school as an apostolic work of the Society of Jesus, having prior experience with Ignatian Spiritual Exercises or the desire to have an experience of the Spiritual Exercises within the first years as president at Arrupe Jesuit High School.
  • Have attained at least the academic equivalent of a master’s degree.
  • Experience and belief in Jesuit educational philosophy.
  • Extensive teaching and/or administrative experience, preferably in secondary education.
  • Demonstrated success in providing visionary, strong and dynamic leadership.
  • Strong interpersonal skills in communicating with alumni, parents, administrators, faculty, staff, students and other school constituents.
  • Fluency in Spanish is desirable but not required.
  • The ability or demonstrated performance in overseeing and directing a multifaceted operation, including fundraising, public relations, facility maintenance and enhancement, financial management and supervision of senior personnel.
  • Sensitivity to socially marginalized groups, students and faculty in vulnerable circumstances.
  • An understanding of, or willingness to learn about, the social teaching of the Catholic Church and the commitment of the Society of Jesus to the service of faith and the promotion of justice in dialogue with cultures.
  • A commitment to self-reflection, continuous improvement, and openness to regularly discern with the Board of Trustees.

Procedure for Candidacy

Please direct a letter of interest and a résumé to the Arrupe Jesuit High School President Search Committee, c/o Dawn Hug, via email at presidentsearch@arrupemail.org by September 15, 2017.


Principal
NativityMiguel School of Scranton
Scranton, PA

The President and Board of Directors of NativityMiguel School of Scranton (nativitymiguelscranton.org) invite applications for an exciting opportunity to serve as principal of a unique, alternative middle school serving an underserved diverse student population. NativityMiguel is an independent, Catholic middle school (grades 5 – 8) founded in 2014. The school is characterized by an academically rigorous curriculum and an extended day, year-round program. The school empowers middle school youngsters to reach their full potential as scholars, leaders and role models in their families and communities.

The successful principal applicant must possess a record of proven leadership ability and a commitment to the mission and philosophy of a NativtyMiguel model of education (nativitymiguel.org). In addition to fostering a nurturing environment focused on academic success, core values of character and service, and a faith-based, state-of-the art curriculum, the principal is expected to bring energy and enthusiasm to growing enrollment, supporting fundraising efforts, enhancing instruction through technology, and building an inclusive, welcoming campus for enrolled and prospective families. The successful applicant will lead with a clear vision and possess exceptional communication skills and a passion for setting the new school on a path to greatness. The principal is accountable to the school’s president. Preference will be given to a practicing Catholic who possesses a minimum of a master’s degree and certification in appropriate areas, and who has at least 3-5 years successful administrative experience. Experience in multicultural settings and Spanish language proficiency is helpful.

Position is available July 1, 2017. Candidates are asked to submit electronically a letter of introduction; resume; a brief, written statement describing the challenges of leadership in a NativityMiguel School; and names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of five professional references to: NativityMiguel School of Scranton, Attn: Search Committee at info@nmscranton.org, referencing principal position in subject line. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.



Executive Director
Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of San Francisco
San Francisco, CA

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. 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.


Dean, School of Engineering
Santa Clara University
Santa Clara, CA

Santa Clara University, a comprehensive Jesuit Catholic university located in California's Silicon Valley, invites inquiries, nominations, and expressions of interest for the position of Dean of the School of Engineering.

The School of Engineering has been dedicated to preparing students for professional excellence, responsible citizenship, and service to society for more than a hundred years. Santa Clara’s dynamic programs in bioengineering, civil engineering, computer engineering, electrical engineering, and mechanical engineering, sustainable energy, applied mathematics, and engineering management and leadership provide the theoretical and practical instruction necessary for professional excellence. The School believes that combining expert instruction and a commitment to personal attention with a pedagogy that begins from an ethical perspective leads to a class of engineers who are not only technically outstanding but excellent citizens as well.

It is an exciting time for the School, as Santa Clara is embarking on the single most transformational initiative in the history of the campus. Inspired by Jesuit ideals and Silicon Valley’s culture of collaboration and innovation, the School, in union with the College of Arts and Sciences, will shape leaders in science, engineering, and mathematics to forge breakthroughs, solve society’s most complex problems, and build a more humane, just, and sustainable world.

As part of this effort to bring together faculty and students in STEM-related fields, the University, the School, and the Dean will foster disciplinary depth and transdisciplinary convergence, transformative pedagogy and innovative curricula, inspiring research, integration with the University Community, and engagement with Silicon Valley. To support these efforts, the University is co-locating STEM-related departments from the College of Arts and Sciences with the School of Engineering on one site in the center of campus. The STEM complex will enable the convergence of science and engineering disciplines and serve as a venue for innovative teaching and research. The new physical spaces will enhance the University’s commitment to excellence in STEM education and facilitate partnerships with Silicon Valley and the global community.

Santa Clara seeks a recognized leader with a distinguished record of academic or professional accomplishment; experience leading an academic unit in a university or equivalent setting; demonstrated acumen in budgetary and financial affairs; a record of leading successful innovation; zeal for external engagement and fundraising; a track record of making and implementing decisions in a collaborative and coordinated manner; an appreciation of and a commitment to shared governance with the faculty; support for the recruitment, retention, and success of a diverse community of faculty, staff and students; and recognition of and commitment to excellence in both teaching and scholarship as integral to the Jesuit educational vision of developing leaders of competence, conscience, and compassion.

Nominations and expressions of interest, including a CV and cover letter of interest, can be sent in confidence via email to scu-soedean@wittkieffer.com, and questions concerning this search may be directed to the executive search consultants assisting Santa Clara: Brian Bloomfield and Khalilah Lawson. The position will remain open until filled, but materials should be sent by January 6, 2017 for fullest consideration. The recruitment will be conducted in confidence until finalists are invited for campus visits, at which time professional references will also be contacted.

Santa Clara University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to minorities, women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and other protected groups. The University does not discriminate on the basis of a person’s actual or perceived membership in a protected class including race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, age, religious creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, citizenship status, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other status protected by law. To request a disability accommodation in the application process, please contact the Department of Human Resources, 408-554-4392.


Ministry Volunteer Recruiter
Sisters of Bon Secours
Baltimore, MD

The Sisters of Bon Secours, USA is seeking a Ministry Volunteer Recruiter. The Volunteer Recruiter will support Bon Secours Volunteer Ministry (BSVM), located in Baltimore and Marriottsville, Maryland. This position is responsible for recruiting volunteers for the BSVM program and will report to the program manager. This is a 32- hours-per-week, full-time position and requires extensive travel (as much as 75%). The recruiter will initiate, build, and maintain relationships with students and staff at a variety of universities across the United States. Qualifications include a bachelor’s degree; successful completion of, at least, one year volunteer service; excellent communication skills, both written and oral; demonstrated maturity and professionalism with the ability to work independently; and experience networking. Qualified candidates should click here to apply on the Sisters of Bon Secours, USA, website.

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Vice Provost for Strategic Enrollment Management
University of San Francisco
San Francisco, CA

The University of San Francisco (USF), a Jesuit Catholic university, seeks an innovative, forward-thinking, analytical, collaborative and highly experienced Vice Provost for Strategic Enrollment Management. The successful candidate will provide vision and leadership to the University in all areas of strategic enrollment management, including admissions, financial aid, enrollment services, student accounts, and registrar functions. Applicants are expected to have a broad understanding of competitive challenges, technological opportunities, and cutting-edge enrollment management practices in the rapidly-changing landscape of higher education. Guided by the University’s Mission, Vision, and Values, the Vice Provost will lead with creativity, integrity, inclusiveness, wisdom and energy and will partner with the deans of the schools and the College of Arts and Sciences and other campus leaders to develop successful and integrative enrollment management approaches in alignment with University goals, priorities, and aspirations.

The Vice Provost for Strategic Enrollment Management will be a leader and a team-builder who can motivate and manage staff committed to academic excellence, and who can develop and implement innovative and state-of-the-art enrollment and retention strategies that involve the entire University community. She or he will support the development of a comprehensive, high-quality, data-driven, and evidence-based strategic enrollment program for a global university that serves domestic and international students through undergraduate and graduate programs offered at the main Hilltop campus (in the heart of San Francisco), two additional sites in San Francisco (downtown and the Presidio), five locations throughout California, and online. The vice provost reports directly to the Provost and serves as a member of the Provost’s Council, the President’s Cabinet, and the University’s Leadership Team.

The vice provost will lead proactively and collaboratively to employ traditional and non-traditional means to attract, select, enroll, register and retain a highly diverse and talented group of students. She or he will supervise a staff of approximately 80 FTE positions, including professional and support staff, and oversee an operating budget of approximately $11.5 million.

USF is recognized nationally and internationally as a leading Jesuit Catholic, urban university with a global perspective. Established as San Francisco’s first institution of higher education in 1855, the university is deeply embedded in the city of San Francisco. It serves approximately 11,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in the arts, sciences, education, law, management, nursing, and health professions. The University boasts one of the most diverse student bodies among four-year universities in the nation.

Recruitment will continue until the position is filled. Candidates should provide a resume, a letter of application that addresses the responsibilities and requirements described in the Leadership Statement available at www.wittkieffer.com, and the names and contact information of five references. References will not be contacted without prior knowledge and approval of candidates. These materials should be sent electronically via e-mail to the University of San Francisco consultants Charlene Aguilar and Pat Coleman at email address USanFranciscoVPSEM@wittkieffer.com. The consultants can be reached by telephone care of Laura Novak at 630-575-6943.

The University of San Francisco values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity for all persons regardless of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital status, medical condition (cancer-related and genetic–related) ancestry, national origin, race, religion, religious creed, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status protected by law.

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