Dean of Students

Duchesne Academy of the Sacred Heart - Omaha

Admin & Clerical


Name of Facility: Duchesne Academy of the Sacred Heart
3601 Burt Street
Omaha, Nebraska

Submitted By

Name: Brittany Dorner


Department: Administrative Team
Reports to: Principal

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

• models the Sacred Heart Goals and Criteria;
• is a member of the Leadership Team;
• is a member of the Administrative Team;
• moderates Student Council, including: Homecoming Week and Student Conge; moderates Student Leadership Coalition;
• provides leadership and direction in planning and implementing student activities reflecting the spirit and goals of Sacred Heart education;
• oversees club program;
• In consultation with the administrative team, formulates all disciplinary policy and regulations;
• works with faculty/staff in maintaining spirit and enforcing policies and regulations;
• is responsible for the enforcement of sanctions, including the notification of parents when necessary (for out-of-class problems);
• makes daily round of school property, ensuring the appropriate behavior of students as described in the Student Handbook, including treatment of and respect for school property; works with school secretary in approving excuses for absences, authorizing admits to class, early dismissals, processing morning late arrivals, making arrangements for students who become ill at school, locating students in case of emergency or for other reasons; coordinates off-campus permissions for students;
• is responsible for order in the cafeteria and courtyard during lunch;
• serves on the Student Services Team and consults with the counseling staff in dealing with students, when appropriate; is responsible for class moderators and they are accountable to her;
• oversees all athletics and extracurricular activities; coordinates/arranges assembly programs, and supervises preparation for student participation; is responsible for the security and order of school athletic competitions, practices, dances and activities. This responsibility may be delegated to the person responsible for the event;
• is responsible for morning announcements and coordinating all-school homeroom;
• organizes and facilitates senior and freshmen orientation at the beginni


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Hiring for the 2021-22 school year: Dean of Students
This full-time administrative position oversees all student activities, athletics, assemblies, programs, clubs, and discipline at Duchesne Academy. Duchesne is an all-girls’ college preparatory founded by the Sisters of the Sacred Heart in 1881. This charism continues to be the guiding vision for our school’s traditions, pedagogy, and relationships. The Dean serves the 350 young women of Duchesne to make known the love of the Heart of Jesus.

Education and Experience
Candidates must have a valid Nebraska administrative certificate and be Safe Environment Certified through the Omaha Archdiocese. Administrative experience is not required but is preferred.

Application Instructions

Resumés, cover letter, and references will be accepted via email to Laura Hickman, Principal through January 30 at