Position Announcement at Boylan Catholic High School
CALL FOR CANDIDATES:
| Job Title:
| Reports to:
|| Superintendent, Catholic Schools of the Diocese of Rockford|
| Principal, Advancement Director, Business Director, Enrollment Director|
| Office Location:
|| Boylan Catholic High School, 4000 St. Francis Drive, Rockford, IL 61103|
Boylan Catholic High School, located in Rockford, IL, seeks a dynamic leader to serve as the school’s first President. Boylan, founded in 1960, is a co-educational institution serving the greater Rockford area for grades 9-12.
The President is the Chief Executive Officer of the school and functions as a leader within the school community with a special commitment to the Catholic spiritual and pastoral identity of Boylan. The President is responsible for the creation and execution of long and short-range goals and objectives that further the mission of Boylan Catholic High School and ensure that the school's operation is consonant with its approved mission. The President is hired by and serves at the discretion of the Bishop. The President is directly responsible to the Superintendent of Schools, Diocese of Rockford and the Boylan Board of Directors.
The successful candidate will be a practicing Catholic who displays a record of leadership and accomplishment in the education or non-profit sector. He or she must have a proven record as a successful individual with strong organizational, supervisory, and leadership capabilities. Exemplary interpersonal skills are essential, as is the ability to develop relationships with the school’s constituents. The candidate must also demonstrate fundraising success, especially with major gift solicitations. He or she must have significant experience with complex operating budgets.
A master’s degree is required and a doctorate is preferred. A minimum of ten years of progressively responsible experience in a leadership position is required with a preference for school administration.
The successful candidate will display a personal commitment to Catholic education and the mission of Boylan Catholic High School. The ability to work effectively with many constituencies is valued highly. These constituencies include the Board of Directors, school personnel, parents, pastors, alumni, students and other school groups. Other important characteristics include a strong work ethic, personal integrity, excellent communication skills, strategic thinking, enrollment management, and finance and planning skills. Evidence of a commitment to lifelong learning and professional growth is required.
Salary and benefits commensurate with experience – negotiable. Submit cover letter, résumé, and references to:
Diocese of Rockford
Superintendent of Catholic Schools
555 Colman Center Drive
PO Box 7044
Rockford, IL 61125
For more information about Boylan Catholic High School, please visit their website at www.boylan.org