President

Roncalli Catholic High School - Omaha

Education
Full-Time

Submitted By

Name: Vickie Kauffold
Email: vkkauffold@archomaha.org


Description

Department: Administration
Reports to: Archbishop; Superintendent of Schools; Roncalli H.S. Board of Directors


Principal Duties and Responsibilities

Faith Community
● Assumes the role of spiritual guide and establishes the vision for the day to day operations of the school, infusing it with Christian hope and fidelity to Gospel values.
● Seeks to ensure that all stakeholders know, understand, and live the Catholic mission of the school.
● Assures promotion of Christian values and orchestrates varied opportunities to engage students, faculty, and staff in faith development experiences.
● Collaborates with the principal and staff to develop Campus Ministry programs, retreats and other activities which align with the mission of the school.
● Articulates to the community at large how Catholic education promotes the Gospel message and encourages students to live as Jesus did.
● Preserves at all times the authentic Catholic identity of the school and seeks ways to celebrate Catholic character with traditions and programs unique to RCHS’s culture.

Development/Fundraising
● Supervises the efforts of the Advancement and Development office and ensures all development outreach efforts align with the school’s mission, strategic plan, Board and Archdiocesan expectations.
● Strategizes regularly with the Advancement team to initiate and deepen relationships with individual donors and organizations.
● Fosters relationships with varied stakeholders (alumni, current parents, friends of the school, parents of alumni, community leaders, corporate supporters, area pastors, etc.).
● Identifies, with assistance from the Board and Archdiocesan resources, top donor prospects and seeks to meet regularly with such donors to strengthen the relationship between the donor and the school; maintains and nurtures existing relationships previously established.
● Meets regularly with the Development Committee of the Board to discuss general vision for the school’s development efforts, potential new donors, and other applicable outreach efforts.
● Ensures the Development Committee and the Vice-President of Advancement and Development reports


Requirements

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
The requirements below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and ability required:
● Active, practicing Roman Catholic in full communion with the Church, modeling a Catholic lifestyle for the school community, and prayerful and faith-filled, committed to personal spiritual growth.
● Strong professional ethic, with a Christ-centered approach towards all people, and a willingness to base decisions on moral responsibilities in Gospel values.
● Demonstrated integrity, resilience and perseverance.
● Experience working with and understanding the needs of students.
● Committed to a Catholic, co-educational school that includes an appreciation and respect for other faith traditions.
● Passionate for the unique character of Roncalli Catholic High School which, in the tradition of the De La Salle Christian Brothers and Notre Dame Sisters, seeks to serve the poor through education in, primarily, but not limited to, the North Omaha community.
● Master’s degree in Educational Administration, Public Administration or other academic area and a minimum of 5 years of experience in school leadership or senior level business or non-profit management or equivalent combination of education and experience which demonstrates the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the above-described essential functions.
● Exceptional organizational and strategic thinking skills.
● Goal-driven and self-motivated with experience working independently, setting schedules, prioritizing tasks, and working with others in a team setting.
● Excellent personal and professional skills, which represent the Archdiocese locally, regionally and nationally, as opportunities allow, in a positive light.
● Life-long learning passion, with a history of participation in continuing formation opportunities.
● Strong understanding and use of technology and computer based tools.
● Willingness and ability to work evenings and weekends.
● A valid driver’s license is required.

Background check and Safe Environment

Education and Experience
● Master’s degree in Educational Administration, Public Administration or other academic area and a minimum of 5 years of experience in school leadership or senior level business or non-profit management or equivalent combination of education and experience which demonstrates the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the above-described essential functions.

Application Instructions

Roncalli Catholic High School Board of Directors seeks highly qualified applicants for the position of President beginning no later than July 1, 2021. This offers an exciting opportunity for a strategic, visionary leader who wants to inspire a dedicated faculty, administration, and staff who educate a diverse and engaged student body. A strong and experienced support team in development, communications and recruiting will help a proven leader build on current funding growth. Innovative curriculum programs include a Benilde Learning Support Program and several career academies, along with solid college prep learning courses. RCHS is a Catholic community that fosters values while modeling inclusion, friendship, wisdom, courage, faith and discovery. A candidate must be a practicing Catholic with a Master’s degree and at least five years’ experience in development or education management. Interested persons can find information, a full job description, and directions on the application process at https://roncallicatholic.org/school-info/rchs-search/. The application deadline is February 1, 2021.