The Jesuit Conference is a work of the Society of Jesus, a Roman Catholic order of priests and brothers commonly known as the Jesuits. The Communications Office of the Jesuit Conference serves as the principal media office for the Jesuit provinces of Canada and the United States.
The mission of the Society of Jesus is to work for reconciliation with God, humanity, and the environment.
Reporting to the Socius (i.e., chief operations officer) of the Jesuit Conference and working closely with the President of the Jesuit Conference, the Communications Director is responsible for overseeing the development and execution of a comprehensive communications program that promotes the mission of the Society in Canada and the United States and throughout the world.
The Communications Office oversees website, social media, media relations, and public relations messaging to consistently articulate the mission of the Society of Jesus. The Communications Director will build on the existing communications plan, ensuring that all communications strategies and collateral materials are compelling, effective, and representative of the mission of the Society of Jesus. The Communications Director will work closely with colleagues within the organization on a variety of strategic initiatives and campaigns.
The Jesuit Conference is seeking an accomplished Communications Director with at least 7-10 years of communications experience. The ability to take information and transform it into exciting and effective messaging and disseminate it to appropriate audiences through optimal distribution channels is critical.
Specific requirements include:
Please submit resume, cover letter (with salary requirements), and brief writing sample to Latisa Gaymon at firstname.lastname@example.org by Thursday, August 2, 2018.
Jesuit Academy, a Jesuit sponsored Catholic, middle school in North Omaha, is seeking a President. Jesuit enrolls 75 young men in grades 4 – 8. As the chief executive officer of Jesuit Academy, the president reports to the Board of Trustees (“Board”). The president as the chief executive officer has overall responsibility for the management of the school. The successful candidate will lead the school in development, implementation, maintenance, and monitoring of an exceptional program that supports and promotes the school’s mission and values, placing special emphasis on the Jesuit and Ignatian characteristics.
Jesuit Academy established in 1996, was the seventh middle school in the United States founded by the Society of Jesus. Jesuit Academy is a product of the ongoing Jesuit commitment to providing excellence in education and formation of young men. The school offers an academically challenging and highly structured environment and emphasizes serving economically disadvantaged young men.
The president is hired by the Board of Jesuit Academy with the approval of the Provincial of the Wisconsin Province of the Society of Jesus. The Board undertakes an annual review of the performance of the president.
QUALIFICATIONS FOR APPLICANTS:
Commitment to the Catholic traditions of education, service, and social justice, the credibility to lead and represent a Catholic organization with integrity, and facility for working well with diverse Catholic church leaders, lay, and clerical. Experience related to Ignatian spirituality, Jesuit education and a proven fundraiser helpful.
Please send a resume, a compelling letter of interest indicating how your skills, knowledge and experience match the responsibilities of president to:
Mr. John Naatz, chairperson of the selection committee, email@example.com
Cristo Rey Jesuit College Preparatory School
Cristo Rey Jesuit College Preparatory School of Houston (Cristo Rey Jesuit) is seeking a Principal (Director of Academics). Selected candidate will begin work on July 1, 2018.
Cristo Rey Jesuit is an apostolic work of the Society of Jesus serving the Catholic Church's mission of education in the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston. The school opened its doors in August 2009 with a freshman class of 81 young men and women. Sponsored by the Jesuits of the USA Central and Southern Province, Cristo Rey Jesuit offers a rigorous college prep education available to students of limited economic resources in the Houston area. A unique Corporate Work Study Program places students in Houston businesses and non-profits where they learn the expectations of the corporate world and earn up to 50 percent of the cost of their education. Cristo Rey Jesuit belongs to the national Cristo Rey Network of schools and the national Jesuit Schools Network.
To inspire and prepare students of limited economic resources to succeed in college and lead their communities as compassionate, committed, and competent men and women for others for the greater glory of God.
Compelled by our Jesuit mission and identity, we are a vibrant community that transforms the world by loving, learning, and excelling in all we do.
Our Learning Community
Cristo Rey Jesuit is a learning community comprised of 550 young men and women in grades 9 through 12 and a faculty and staff of 80 educators. Cristo Rey Jesuit students are talented young men and women who participate actively in their learning endeavors. We are implementing a new Strategic Plan designed to achieve excellence in all areas of the school, particularly in the human and religious qualities of our graduates. This plan, our “Path to Excellence”, defined four Strategic Priorities: Jesuit Identity; Educational Experience and College Success; Community; and Sustainability. The ideal Cristo Rey Jesuit graduate is a man or woman cognizant of God’s presence in his/her life, who strives to be steadfast in faith, open to growth, committed to service and social justice, dedicated to academic excellence, and work-experienced. Every year, 100% of our graduates are accepted into colleges and universities. Cristo Rey Jesuit’s faculty and staff are dedicated professionals who strive to embody the mission and core principles of the school, maintain the superior quality of its programs, invest directly in the lives of students, and engage in programs for their own professional and spiritual development. In 2017, Cristo Rey Jesuit renewed its accreditation by the Cristo Rey Network, the Jesuit Schools Network, and the Texas Catholic Conference Education Department.
Position Specification: Principal
Reporting to the President of the school, the Principal is the chief academic officer and instructional leader of Cristo Rey Jesuit, responsible for teaching and learning through a well-developed curriculum and the cultivation of our school’s Catholic and Jesuit identity. The Principal provides mission leadership for faculty and students, supports high quality classroom instruction, and assures the orderly functioning of the school. The Principal is responsible for creating and sustaining a culture of continuous improvement that provides students with multiple opportunities to develop and demonstrate proficiency. The Principal is a member of the school’s leadership team, actively collaborating with the Corporate Work Study Program Director, Development Director, Finance Director and Admissions Director. He or she oversees a faculty and staff of over 40 full and part-time employees, including Jesuit Volunteers, and manages program expenses comprising the majority of the school’s operating budget.
Qualifications and Experience
Procedure for Candidacy
All interested and qualified applicants with a passion for Cristo Rey Jesuit’s mission are invited to apply. A complete application will include:
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The new principal will begin work on July 1, 2018.
Please email your completed application as an attached PDF to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Cristo Rey Jesuit is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All employment decisions, policies, and practices are made in accordance with applicable federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws. Cristo Rey Jesuit will not engage or tolerate unlawful discrimination on the basis of actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, alienage or national origin, ancestry, age, disability or handicap, sex, marital status, citizenship, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.