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Religion Teacher Job Description
Cristo Rey San Jose is hiring a full time Religion Teacher for the 2018-2019 school year. The position is for teaching 5 sections of Junior and Senior Religion classes. All teachers will be granted a standard prep period plus additional prep time due to our unique Corporate Work Study Program.

Introduction Cristo Rey San Jose Jesuit High School is looking for dedicated educators to help lead the foundation of our school. We will graduate its first class in the 2017-2018 school year. We opened our doors in the fall of 2014 as a part of the 32 school network with the following mission:

The Cristo Rey Network® empowers thousands of students from underserved lower-income communities to develop their minds and hearts to become lifelong contributors to society. By providing students an excellent college preparatory education and a unique four-year, integrated corporate work study
experience, we seek to help transform urban America.
Since the founding of the first school in Chicago in 1996, the Cristo Rey model has become one of the most innovative and successful educational programs in the nation, serving almost 11,000 students in 30 cities.
Cristo Rey San Jose provides underserved students with a rigorous college prep Jesuit Catholic education.
We are hosted at Five Wounds Parish on E. Santa Clara St. and Highway 101 serving East and Downtown San Jose students. We seek to improve on an already successful Cristo Rey model by adapting blended learning to personalize education for all students.
Mission Statement
Cristo Rey is a Jesuit, Catholic high school that empowers students from underserved communities in San José to be men and women for others who are prepared spiritually, academically, and professionally to complete college and who will become accomplished leaders committed to a lifelong pursuit of learning, faith, and justice.
Vision for Students
We are women and men for others who work, learn, lead, and succeed.
Vision for Teachers
Cristo Rey San Jose Jesuit High School teachers will consistently work as a team to model and help all students reach the characteristics of the Cristo Rey San Jose Graduate at Graduation : loving, open to growth, committed to faith, striving for justice, and intellectually and professionally engaged. This
includes:
● Personally modeling and simultaneously empowering students to live out Ignatian values of faith,
service, and commitment to social justice.
● Instilling in students the growth mindset of the harder you work, the more your intelligence grows
● Promoting and assessing student ownership of learning by developing students’ self-discipline,
study skills, persistence, and delayed gratification
● Fostering a classroom culture of respect, honesty, and integrity
● Developing meaningful opportunities in class for student leadership and growth of self confidence
● Incorporating reading and writing skills daily
● Creating opportunities for students to utilize complex reasoning strategies and problem solving skills
● Consistently engages in work with positivity and adapts to the student and institutional needs with openness
● Reinforcing professionalism and Corporate Work Study Program skills like precision and accuracy, computing, and time management
● Modeling and teaching healthy lifestyles
● Teaching key content knowledge for given subject

Specific Job Responsibilities
Instructional Practice & Student Development
● Plan for instruction of assigned courses in content area by developing annual, unit, and lesson plans aligned with the Cristo Rey Network’s standards-based curriculum and the individual needs of their students.
● Set high expectations for student development and ensure all students develop grade-level proficiency to prepare for success in college.
● Design a comprehensive program to support academic, social, emotional, spiritual, physical, moral, and character development of every student. Promote student development of the whole person — mind, body, and spirit.
● Identify and remediate subject matter in which students require additional support. Identify and provide extension activities for students who are ready to progress.
● Develop interim benchmarks and assessments linked to course standards and work with other faculty and administrators to analyze results and refocus instruction based on student needs.
● Differentiate instruction to allow students with differing learning styles to access course content.
● Utilize classroom technology to engage students’ learning.
Leadership and Collaboration
All teachers are expected to participate in the following:
● Serve as an advisor to a small group of students one day a week; help students to navigate their
developmental journey during their time at Cristo Rey.
● Serve as a moderator of student clubs and activities or a coach of athletic teams as needed. Serve
as a chaperone/leader of field trips, immersion experiences, retreats, Christian Service
opportunities, and other activities.
● Understand and appreciate the developmental and educational benefits of the school’s Corporate Work Study Program.
● Provide feedback and support to the student assistance committee and counseling team to identify and support students who are struggling behaviorally or emotionally. Develop relationships with and meet the individual needs of each student consistent with the school’s belief in cura personalis , or “care for the whole individual.”
● Participate in departmental and grade-level meetings to coordinate curriculum across the content area and better understand student needs.
● Communicate regularly with parents/families to share academic progress and develop a supportive home-school relationship.
● Based on school needs and personal preference, lead students in Health and Wellness class in the morning or assist in tutoring students after school.
Organization-wide Learning & Development
● Understand your own teaching practice as developmental. Tap into available resources from colleagues and external sources to continually reflect on and improve your teaching.
● Participate in the school’s professional learning community and instructional coaching, collaborating with colleagues to analyze student work and teaching practice. Help to create a reflective learning organization for both students and adults. Serve as a catalyst for improvement in your own classroom and school-wide.
● Participate in the school’s Adult Faith Formation program, committing to living and supporting the Catholic, Jesuit mission of the school through continuous spiritual and personal growth and by serving as a leader of faith, service, and justice for our students.
● Other duties as assigned by principal
Qualifications
● Teaching experience, preference with low-income student population
● Bachelor’s degree with relevant Master’s degree, Teaching Credential, and/or professional experience
Salary and Compensation
● $42,500 to $116,844 based education at teaching experience on salary scale
● Full time employees are eligible for the following benefits medical, dental, vision, and retirement.
Employees’ premiums are covered for medical, dental and vision at 100% and dependents at 50% if elected. This position is eligible for enrollment in the group voluntary retirement plan – 403b. CRSJ will match contributions up to 3% from the employee into the 403b plan.
To Apply:
Send resumé, cover letter, application questions, and two letters of reference to
luis.heredia@cristoreysj.org by April 30th, 2018.
Application questions:
1. How will you model the Mission and Vision of Cristo Rey San Jose Jesuit High School?
2. How do you measure your students’ success?
3. Why are some low income students lagging behind their more affluent peers in American schools?

NON-DISCRIMINATION AND EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY POLICY
Cristo Rey San Jose is dedicated to both the letter and the spirit of the equal employment opportunity laws. Employment decisions will not be made on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex ( including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions ), age or sexual orientation, military or veteran status or political affiliation. Employment decisions based on religious preferences and other religious needs may be made in accordance with applicable law. Cristo Rey also prohibits discrimination on the basis of these protected classifications.

Part Time Economics, Photography, Band, and Choir Teacher Job Description

Part time teacher positions are open for Economics, Photography, Band, and Choir are now open for the 2018-2019 school year. Part time Teachers will teach at least 1 period 4 days a week most weeks with every fourth week being 1 period 3 days a week due to our unique Corporate Work Study Program.

Introduction

Cristo Rey San Jose Jesuit High School is looking for dedicated educators to help lead the foundation of our school. We will graduate its first class in the 2017-2018 school year. We opened our doors in the fall of 2014 as a part of the 32 school network with the following mission:

The Cristo Rey Network® empowers thousands of students from underserved lower-income communities to develop their minds and hearts to become lifelong contributors to society. By providing students an excellent college preparatory education and a unique four-year, integrated corporate work study experience, we seek to help transform urban America.

Since the founding of the first school in Chicago in 1996, the Cristo Rey model has become one of the most innovative and successful educational programs in the nation, serving almost 11,000 students in 30 cities.

Cristo Rey San Jose provides underserved students with a rigorous college prep Jesuit Catholic education.

We are hosted at Five Wounds Parish on E. Santa Clara St. and Highway 101 serving East and Downtown

San Jose students. We seek to improve on an already successful Cristo Rey model by adapting blended learning to personalize education for all students.

Mission Statement: Cristo Rey is a Jesuit, Catholic high school that empowers students from underserved communities in San José to be men and women for others who are prepared spiritually, academically, and professionally to complete college and who will become accomplished leaders committed to a lifelong pursuit of learning, faith, and justice.

Vision for Students

We are women and men for others who work, learn, lead, and succeed.

Vision for Teachers

Cristo Rey San Jose Jesuit High School teachers will consistently work as a team to model and help all students reach the characteristics of the Cristo Rey San Jose Graduate at Graduation : loving, open to  growth, committed to faith, striving for justice, and intellectually and professionally engaged. This includes:

  • Personally modeling and simultaneously empowering students to live out Ignatian values of faith, service, and commitment to social justice.
  • Instilling in students the growth mindset of the harder you work, the more your intelligence grows
  • Promoting and assessing student ownership of learning by developing students’ self-discipline, study skills, persistence, and delayed gratification
  • Fostering a classroom culture of respect, honesty, and integrity
  • Developing meaningful opportunities in class for student leadership and growth of self confidence
  • Incorporating reading and writing skills daily
  • Creating opportunities for students to utilize complex reasoning strategies and problem solving skills
  • Consistently engages in work with positivity and adapts to the student and institutional needs with openness
  • Reinforcing professionalism and Corporate Work Study Program skills like precision and accuracy, computing, and time management
  • Modeling and teaching healthy lifestyles
  • Teaching key content knowledge for given subject

Specific Job Responsibilities

Instructional Practice & Student Development

▪ Plan for instruction of assigned courses in content area by developing annual, unit, and lesson plans aligned with the Cristo Rey Network’s standards-based curriculum and the individual needs of their students.

▪ Set high expectations for student development and ensure all students develop grade-level proficiency to prepare for success in college.

▪ Design a comprehensive program to support academic, social, emotional, spiritual, physical, moral, and character development of every student. Promote student development of the whole person — mind, body, and spirit.

▪ Identify and remediate subject matter in which students require additional support. Identify and provide extension activities for students who are ready to progress.

▪ Develop interim benchmarks and assessments linked to course standards and work with other faculty and administrators to analyze results and refocus instruction based on student needs.

▪ Differentiate instruction to allow students with differing learning styles to access course content.

▪ Utilize classroom technology to engage students’ learning.

Leadership and Collaboration

All teachers are expected to participate in the following:

  • Understand and appreciate the developmental and educational benefits of the school’s Corporate

Work Study Program.

  • Provide feedback and support to the student assistance committee and counseling team to identify and support students who are struggling behaviorally or emotionally. Develop relationships with and meet the individual needs of each student consistent with the school’s belief in cura personalis , or “care for the whole individual.”
  • Participate in departmental and grade-level meetings to coordinate curriculum across the content area and better understand student needs.
  • Communicate regularly with parents/families to share academic progress and develop a supportive home-school relationship.

Qualifications

  • Teaching experience, preference with low-income student population
  • Bachelor’s degree with relevant Master’s degree, Teaching Credential, and/or professional experience

Salary and Compensation

  • $15,000 yearly pay for 1st section taught, $12,500 additional for 2nd or 3rd section taught.
  • This position is not eligible for benefits.

To Apply

Send resumé, cover letter, and a list of 3 references to luis.heredia@cristoreysj.org by April 30th, 2018.

NON-DISCRIMINATION AND EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY POLICY

Cristo Rey San Jose is dedicated to both the letter and the spirit of the equal employment opportunity laws. Employment decisions will not be made on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), age or sexual orientation, military or veteran status or political affiliation. Employment decisions based on religious preferences and other religious needs may be made in accordance with applicable law. Cristo Rey also prohibits discrimination on the basis of these protected classifications.

Position Summary: The Catholic Diocese of Columbus has a full-time opening for a Director for the Catholic Ethnic Ministries Office, located in downtown Columbus. The Director of Catholic Ethnic Ministries is responsible for the development and provision of the Office of Catholic Ethnic Ministries. Under the Director’s leadership, the Office of Catholic Ethnic Ministries fulfills a mission of building God’s Kingdom by providing education and guidance to the various ministries that serve ethnic/national Catholic communities present in the Diocese of Columbus, supporting the growth and strengthening of these ministries at the parish, school, and Diocesan office and agency levels.

Responsibilities of the Position:

  1. Establish basic policies and procedures in accordance with diocesan guidelines for the oversight of the day-to-day operations of the office. Prepare and administer office budget. Supervise and provide ongoing formation for the office’s staff. Assist in oversight of administrative support assistants helping the office, as needed.
  2. Lead the efforts of the office to fulfill its fundamental mission and set the vision for achieving this.
  3. Provide direction and oversight for all ministerial activities associated with and populations served by the Office of Catholic Ethnic Ministries, including the African-American, African, Latino, and Asian/Asian-American communities.
  4. Provide support for clergy assigned to care for specific ethnic/national communities and those communities’ lay leadership. Additionally, provide support of clergy and religious vocations and ministry formation specific to these communities, as warranted.
  5. Lead the efforts of the office to review and monitor the conditions and situations of Catholic ethnic ministries and populations across the Diocese in order to help identify needed actions at the local and diocesan levels and working collaboratively with other Diocesan offices to help assure this.
  6. Working with and guiding consultative bodies appointed by the Diocese to represent the broad ethnic/national groups referenced above.
  7. Accomplish this work through the effective application of the principal of subsidiarity.
  8. Make available resources for ministerial and spiritual growth that are accessible and relevant to people of all ethnic/national communities present in the Diocese.
  9. Ensure there is an effective communication plan for Catholic Ethnic Ministries in collaboration with the Communications Office, including use of the Diocesan website, Catholic Times articles, and other media as appropriate.
  10. Represent the Diocese at local and national conferences, on various committees, and at public events as directed.
  11. Solicit grants for projects in ethnic ministries and work in collaboration with the Office of Development and Planning to support stewardship education and formation among Catholic ethnic/national communities.

Job Related Skills: The ideal applicant must be a practicing Catholic and exhibit an attitude and behavior for cultivating lifelong learning and development in faith. Ability to communicate effectively both in written format and oral presentation; ability to maintain organization, multi-task and establish priorities; exhibit initiative, responsibility and flexibility; ability to research issues using expert materials available on the internet; exhibit excellent analytical skills and concern for details; and be proficient in MS Office software (Word, Excel) and Google Apps. In addition, this position requires the ability to work with others in a diverse and collaborative team environment.

Education: A Bachelor’s degree in ethnic ministry or a related field is required; a master’s degree in the same is preferred. The ability to be bilingual in Spanish and English would be beneficial to this position.

Experience: Five years of experience in ethnic ministry settings is required.

Environment: This position requires attendance at various diocesan locations to complete the essential job responsibilities as outlined above. Occasional evening and weekend work is required. Ability to maintain all information as highly confidential.

Compensation & Benefits: Compensation is commensurate with candidate’s education and experience. Job offer is contingent on the successful passing of the mandatory background screening and completion of the VIRTUS “Protecting God’s Children” program. Benefits are according to Diocesan policy.

Send cover letter, resume, and references by Monday, May 7, 2018 to Dominic Prunte, HR Director at dprunte@columbuscatholic.org.

Saint Francis High has the following job openings:

  • Math Teacher – Upper Level/Calculus
  • Mandarin Teacher
  • Learning Specialist/SSD Coordinator
  • Social-Emotional Learning Program Manager
  • Social-Emotional Learning Mentorship Coordinator

Please refer to the Saint Francis High Website at:  www.sfhs.com 

JOB SUMMARY:  Assists the OECM Director and team in developing, coordinating and providing catechetical and evangelization resources in the Diocese of San Diego.  Leads and organizes courses, workshops and conferences to support parishes as well as Catechists and Master Catechists in their formation and renewal of certification.  Evaluates and develops programs for evangelization and catechetical formation. Assists parish leadership in lifelong faith formation focusing on, but not limited to: pre K–8th grade, Special Needs, Sacramental Preparation, RCIA, Adult Faith Formation, Small Christian Communities, and Whole Family Catechesis. Creatively implementing the New Evangelization and spiritual renewal in a diverse and multicultural context.

THE ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR IS RESPONSIBLE FOR:

  • Providing initial and ongoing formation for catechists and Catholic school religion teachers through Basic
  • Catechist Formation Courses, workshops, in-service’s and retreats;
  • Assists in Hispanic and multicultural ministry outreach;
  • Providing initial and ongoing formation for Master Catechists through Master Catechist Formation Courses, workshops, in-service’s and retreats;
  • Provide guidance, support and in-services to parish leadership, DCM’s, coordinators;
  • Assistance in the expansion of social media communication efforts;
  • Organize workshops and formation courses for evangelization and catechetical ministry;
  • Assists in the evaluation and updating of all specialization courses;
  • Assists in the planning and organization of the Diocesan Rite of Election;
  • Serve as a resource to parishes through deanery meetings and parish visits;
  • Collaborating in the calendaring of department events;
  • Perform other administrative duties as required;
  • Familiar with parish and diocesan structure;
  • Assists in gathering annual parish statistical information;
  • Remain informed on current developments and trends relating to the pastoral life of the Church;
  • Attends pastoral and commission meetings; and collaborates with other offices;
  • Associate will assist in leading and/or teaching coursework offered by the department;
  • Associate will be expected to represent the diocesan office at regional and national gatherings;
  • Weekend and evening event coverage is required;
  • Job entails fair amount of travel around diocese.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

A Master’s degree in Catechetical Ministry, Religious Education, Theology, Pastoral Ministry or equivalent. At least 3-5 years’ experience in diocesan catechetical ministry or adult faith formation ministry; or 5-10 years’ experience in a parish catechetical leadership position. An understanding of the sensitivity of diverse cultures and their religious background; bilingual and bi-literate (English & Spanish). Candidate must be a practicing Roman Catholic faithful to Catholic teaching with an understanding of pastoral ministry.

ABILITIES/SKILLS:

Candidate must have the capability to work well with others. Ability to take direction and exercise independence in judgement in carrying out the duties and responsibilities of the position. Ability to express ideas clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing in English and Spanish;  skill in teaching, planning and organization; ability to design and develop training programs and course materials; skill in human and public relations, listening and communication; familiarity with digital technology.

Please submit cover letter and resume to kkrische@sdcatholic.org. In the subject line of your resume please reference “Associate Director – OECM”.  In the body of your email, in Spanish, please describe your level of education and your experience with teaching. 

POSITION SUMMARY
Plan, implement, monitor, and assess a classroom instructional program for middle school students. Also lead and plan for homeroom and elective(s) as requested. As a member of the Faculty, this position is accountable directly to the Principal.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Plan, implement, monitor, and assess curriculum which is consistent local site goals, philosophies and specific objectives based on assessment of student needs.

Establish and maintain standards of behavior needed to achieve a productive learning environment in the classroom.

Collaborate with faculty, staff and administration to assess and address student and professional needs.

Participate in curricular and extra-curricular school programs, assessment and development activities, student supervision, and meetings.

Communicate regularly with parents regarding standards, objectives, and student progress within the instructional program.

Maintain a positive and professional image consistent with the mission and values of Sacred Heart Nativity Schools and our co-sponsoring organizations: the Parish of Sacred Heart of Jesus, the Diocese of San Jose, and the Province of the Society of Jesus.

Provide a diverse learning environment for all learners and manage accommodations for students when needed.

Participate actively in the faith offerings of the school.

Perform related duties as assigned.
Requirements: (ie. education, good communication skills, evening/weekend hours, ability to lift 50 lbs.)

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS
Bachelor’s degree in related field required. Master’s degree or teaching credential preferred.

Be a practicing Catholic with extensive experience of the Jesuit educational tradition preferred

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Bi-cultural competency or experience working in low-income or urban school settings.
Bilingual (Spanish-English) a plus.

SCHOOL REQUIREMENTS
TB testing; Fingerprinting – Must not have felony convictions or other serious violations
Clean DMV driving record

GENERAL INFORMATION
Eligible for benefits. School academic calendar includes Saturday schools and extended work day. Work hours may vary (including evenings and weekends); Salary: DOE

How to Apply:
Email resume to Lorraine Shepherd:-  lshepherd@shnativity.org

Seeking a passionate experienced coordinator to create, direct, and maintain ministry to youth & young adults with a focus on Hispanic youth (adolescents age 12-18), and young adults (women and men, married and single, in college and in their twenties and thirties) by forming, supporting, and partnering with youth and young adult ministry coordinators, Pastoral Juvenil leaders, leaders of movements, and parish staffs.. Ideal candidate is a practicing Catholic in good standing with at least 5 years of experience in parish ministry, experience working with the Hispanic community (in particular pastoral juvenil groups and movements). Candidate must be bilingual (English and Spanish). To apply, please email cover letter and resume, complete and signed Pre-Application Statement and Questionnaire (http://bit.ly/2fuMx1k) and Employment Application (http://bit.ly/2hCrSgk) to personnel@scd.org. Position is open until filled.

The Diocese of Sacramento is looking for a passionate, visionary leader to direct the new Office of Family and Faith Formation. The new Director will lead a diocesan team that recruits, forms, and supports lay ministry leaders in their efforts to make disciples of Jesus. The team creates and coordinates trainings, events, seminars and workshops for Faith Formation Directors and Coordinators, RCIA Coordinators, Confirmation Coordinators, Respect Life Coordinators, Marriage Preparation and Enrichment Teams, and Bereavement Teams. The Director with staff creates and supports all formation programs offered by the Diocese: basic formation, advanced formation, on-going formation and Masters’ degree programs. In addition, the Director and staff provide orientation, consultation and support services to ministry leaders, parish staffs, movements and other Catholic organizations. Candidates should hold a Masters’ Degree in Theology, Catechesis or related field; minimum 5 years of experience as a Parish Catechetical Leader; solid understanding of lifelong formation; experience working with ministers from diverse backgrounds; fluent in English and Spanish (preferred, but not required); understanding of and/or experience in working for the church in Region XI (California, Nevada and Hawaii), and a desire to collaborate closely with other Diocesan departments, especially the Office for Youth & Young Adult Ministry. To apply, please email cover letter and resume, complete and signed Pre-Application Statement and Questionnaire (http://bit.ly/2fuMx1k) and Employment Application (http://bit.ly/2hCrSgk) to personnel@scd.org. Position is open until filled.

Overview
The Diocese of Oakland seeks an Executive Director to take charge of the newly established Lumen Christi Academies (LCA), an organization of seven Catholic Preschool-8th Grade schools within the Diocese. Announced in the fall of 2017, LCA will launch in the fall of 2018 and are expected to attract families and garner support from major foundations interested in a robust academic setting permeated with Catholic values with Christ at the core.
In this critical new role, the Executive Director will be responsible for launching and supporting an innovative model of Catholic education that blends the best of Catholic traditions with a bold new commitment to preparing ethical scholars who will contribute to a bright and joyous future. Primary areas of focus will include development, operational coordination, and ensuring an adequate level of resources and support principal and teacher development across the seven schools. The Diocese welcomes candidates with significant transformational and/or entrepreneurial leadership experience and collaborative business acumen, and a passion for the mission of Catholic education.

Duties and Responsibilities
The Executive Director serves as the chief executive officer of the corporation, reporting to the Board of Directors. As CEO, the Executive Director will be responsible for building and leading a team of high performing professionals dedicated to the mission and aspirations of LCA. In addition, candidates should be mindful of the following duties and expectations of the Executive Director:

•Responsible for fundraising and developing or obtaining other resources necessary to support LCA’s mission.

• Work closely with Board of Directors and leadership team to meet with, host and promote LCA with potential benefactors and donors.
• In partnership with the finance committee and Board of Directors, is responsible for fiscal management that generally anticipates operating within the approved budget, ensures maximum resource utilization, and maintenance of the organization in a positive financial position.
• Responsible to ensure compliance with applicable laws and all Diocesan policies.
• Actively participate in the recruitment, selection, and development of leadership team of the LCA, including positions for academic, development, operational, and financial leadership positions.
• In a consultative partnership with the Chief Academic Officer, is responsible for developing, planning, managing, supporting, organizing, and implementing the STEM programs within theschools as well as providing leadership for all aspects of the network’s instructional program, including academic standards, instructional quality, school culture, use of data/technology, professional development, and talent management.
• Work closely with consultative school boards and principals at LCA’s schools to promote educational goals and achieve consistency among schools.
• In consultation with LCA’s leadership team, provide on-going coaching and feedback to principals to help them develop in their roles as instructional leaders, while communicating and holding school principals accountable for high standards of excellence.
• Ensure educators have efficient access to high quality student achievement data and use this data meaningfully to improve instruction.
• Support school leaders’ efforts to maintain and enhance school cultures that are highly structured, nurturing, joyful, and focused on student success.
• In a consultative partnership with the Chief Academic Officer, provide oversight to ensure instructional lessons are consistently standards-based, objectives-driven, and effectively delivered with a focus on individual student mastery.
• Assist with the design and implementation of enhanced professional development for principals and teachers based on individual and network-wide need.
• Collaborate with school leaders on hiring of staff when appropriate and assess recruitment efforts to ensure classrooms and schools are led by the most talented and dedicated educators possible.
• Facilitate collaboration among school leaders and teachers across school sites.
• Partner with school leaders to communicate effectively with parents and guardians.
• Effectively communicate LCA vision and objectives as well as progress in achieving the vision and objectives to a wide variety of constituents within Catholic education and the greater community.
• Foster a collaborative relationship with the Superintendent of Schools for the Diocese of Oakland.
• Oversee the development of school site advisory boards.

Desired Qualities and Qualifications
The most compelling candidates will have an entrepreneurial, creative, and inclusive leadership style with an educational background and proven experience in forming directing and advocating for new initiatives. In addition, the Search Committee seeks candidates with the following qualities and characteristics:

• A practicing Catholic with the capacity and desire to lead, form, and transform in a collaborative and transparent manner.
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the LCA Board of Directors and within the Diocese of Oakland’s central services administration, particularly the Office of the Bishop and the Department of Catholic Schools.
• Relational leader with the ability to interface and engage diverse donor groups and school communities.
• Demonstrated ability to organize, direct, and coordinate operations.
• Affinity with, and passion for, the compelling mission of LCA and Catholic education.
• Talent for hiring and building teams with the ability to direct and support teammates who have varied responsibilities and expertise.
• Capacity to manage multiple tasks and taking the initiative to develop solutions to problems with limited supervision, time, and resources.
• Demonstrated success leading significant efforts to successfully close achievement gaps.
• Successful experience as a school leader in an urban environment preferred.
• Knowledge of major gift capital campaign and deferred/planned giving approaches and techniques; proven experience identifying, cultivating, and soliciting high-level giving prospects; proven experience developing strategic external alliances with partners and prospective donors.
• Strong ability to plan strategically and then execute these plans with attention to detail.
• Exceptional written and verbal communication and listening skills and a charismatic presentation style that engages, inspires, and motivates others.
• Excellent interpersonal skills, with ability to build productive relationships with teammates and with external partners.
• Possess the utmost personal and professional integrity.
• An advanced degree with an emphasis in education, business, finance, organizational management, entrepreneurship, or public administration is strongly desired.
• Significant education based work experience in profit or non-profit agency operations, management and supervision, or an equivalent combination of experience and education.
• Ability to speak Spanish a plus.
While experience designing and implementing new and innovative educational models would be helpful, the most important qualities sought by the Board of Directors are a person with an entrepreneurial desire that is dynamic, has the capacity to build, and lead a transformation with a passion for mission, and the ability to inspire and create demand for the unique gifts of a Catholic education. This position is an exceptional and rare startup opportunity with seven existing schools, for candidates seeking to create a new model in effective Catholic education in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Oakland.

To Apply
Given the Board of Directors’ desire for the new Executive Director to be in place well before the start of the 2018 academic year, candidates are encouraged to submit their materials as soon as possible but no later than March 20, 2018. Interested and qualified candidates should submit electronically as separate documents (preferably as PDFs) the following materials:

• Formal cover letter expressing interest in the position and aligning your skills and experiences with the leadership needs of Lumen Christi Academies, as stipulated above;
• Current résumé with all appropriate dates;
• Brief statement of educational or leadership philosophy and practice;
• List of at least five references with name, title, phone number and email address of each (References will not be contacted until a serious mutual interest is established, and not without the candidate’s permission).
Please forward these materials to:
Bob Regan, Practice Group Leader, Catholic Schools Practice
bob.regan@carneysandoe.com
Jennifer Wong Christensen, Search Consultant
jennifer.christensen@carneysandoe.com

Bishop O’Dowd High School (www.bishopodowd.org) is an integral part of the educational mission of the Catholic Church and the Catholic Diocese of Oakland. The mission of the Catholic schools of the Diocese of Oakland is to ensure its schools are Christ-centered, academically excellent, and welcoming communities that teach students to be lifelong learners and leaders energized by fidelity to Christ, the Church, and one another. Situated on 20 acres in the Oakland Hills, overlooking the San Francisco Bay, Bishop O’Dowd High School reflects the diversity and pursuit of excellence for which the Bay Area of California is known. With a reputation for academic excellence, expansive programming, and college preparatory rigor, the school educates 1,200 students from the East Bay and beyond who strive to create positive change within themselves, their communities, and in the world. Bishop O’Dowd’s educational mission is rooted in its Catholic heritage, and its success is built on the partnership of students, faculty and staff, parents, the community, and the Diocese of Oakland.  O’Dowd’s academic, spiritual, and co-curricular programs ensure each student’s intellectual, moral, and personal growth.  The academic curriculum at O’Dowd equips students to be engaged learners and citizens, highly prepared for college and beyond. The curriculum includes 25 AP and honors level courses, a rich humanities and arts program, and a comprehensive and state-of-the-art science and technology curriculum. An unmatched focus on sustainability, experiential learning, and social justice nurtures kinship with creation through the Center for Environmental Studies and the surrounding four-acre Living Lab. Opportunities for students to participate in leadership, environmental stewardship, peer ministry, service learning, and social justice activities abound.
Comprehensive counseling and health and wellness services support students’ well-being as they prepare for the future. Whether through academics, athletics, clubs, or other co-curricular pursuits, students find joy in learning and developing in a supportive and caring environment.

The Role of the President
The next President of Bishop O’Dowd High School succeeds the late Dr. Stephen Phelps, a beloved and visionary leader, who passed away in December 2017. During his twelve-year tenure as President, Bishop O’Dowd became one of the finest Catholic schools in the region and in the state of California.
The President will have overall responsibility for the management of Bishop O’Dowd, and for providing leadership to its educational mission and values consistent with the teachings of the Catholic Church. The leadership responsibility extends to the student population and the Bishop O’Dowd faculty and staff. The President is responsible for establishing and maintaining the religious vision of the school and will interpret and implement the spiritual mission of the school in a manner consistent with a Roman Catholic education. The President serves as chief executive officer of Bishop O’Dowd High School and provides visionary and inspirational leadership for all areas of operation through the implementation of a strategic plan. The President oversees extensive capital and building projects, finance and business affairs, human resources, and advancement, including major fund development, marketing and communications, enrollment management, and community relations. Working
in collaboration with the Principal, the President ensures the continuity and continued growth of the exceptional and innovative academic and co-curricular program of the school. Working in collaboration with the Advancement Office, the President designs and leads strategies to ensure both short-term and long-range financial stability and growth. The President serves as chief spokesperson and promotes Bishop O’Dowd High School by identifying, cultivating, and
developing partnerships and broadening community support that will ensure a vibrant future for the school.

Reporting Relationships
The President of Bishop O’Dowd High School is hired by, and responsible to, the Bishop of the Diocese of Oakland. The President reports to the Superintendent of Catholic Schools of the Diocese and works in partnership with the Board of Regents.
The following positions report directly to the President: Principal, Chief Advancement Officer, Chief Financial and Administrative Officer, Director of Admissions, Director of Marketing, and Executive Assistant.

President Qualifications
Bishop O’Dowd High School is seeking a President with exceptional leadership skills and a commitment to Catholic education and academic excellence. The next President should be a passionate, visionary, energetic, and transformational leader who can powerfully articulate a compelling vision for an educational organization, lead the development of a comprehensive strategic plan for the school, and oversee the design and implementation of an extensive master plan for facilities that will grow and transform the Bishop O’Dowd campus. The successful candidate will thrive in a school community that reflects the cultural, ethnic, and socioeconomic diversity of Oakland. Candidates should possess significant senior management experience, financial acumen, and expertise in business management, as well as experience in planning and overseeing extensive capital and building projects to enhance facilities. In addition, the next President must demonstrate a proven track record of acquiring funds through the identification, cultivation, and solicitation of major gifts from individuals, foundations, and corporations. Bishop O’Dowd seeks candidates with exceptional relationship-building, interpersonal, and communication skills that inspire collaboration from all internal and external constituent groups. The new
President should be capable of leading a team of administrators, possess an understanding of the President/Principal model of administration, and be comfortable working with a large, experienced, and committed Board of Regents.
A qualified applicant will be a dedicated, practicing Catholic who embraces the Catholic identity and values of the school and the Diocese of Oakland and is capable of serving as the faith leader of the school. Applicants should possess a minimum of a master’s degree and demonstrate a proven track record of success as a senior leader. The new President will take office on July 1, 2018.

Salary and Benefits
This is a full-time 12-month position. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. Benefits include: Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance, Long- and Short- Term Disability Insurance, and Retirement.
Application Procedure Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until March 15, 2018. Interested and qualified candidate are asked to submit electronically a letter of introduction; a resume; the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of five professional references; and
a statement of approximately one page addressing: The Role of the President in Sustaining and Growing a Successful Catholic School to:
Bishop O’Dowd High School President Search
Catholic School Management
Attn: Jennifer C. Kensel at csmoffice@cbservices.org

Position Summary: The Advancement Associate is an integral part of our educational faith community devoted to the mission of St. Patrick’s Seminary & University (STPSU). This position reports directly to the Director of Advancement and is part of the institution’s Advancement Office. The Advancement Associate performs a variety of complex duties associated with a highly confidential gift processing function as well as event management data.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The Advancement Associate is responsible for researching, entering and maintaining data in the Blackbaud CRM database (Raiser’s Edge) and pulling data from the Blackbaud web portal. In addition, this position is responsible for creating new biographical entries for donors, prospects and corporations as needed and researching and maintaining all levels of biographical information. This position requires an individual who is highly detail oriented who can learn and comprehend a complex database with highly detailed policies and procedures.

Demographic maintenance

  • Research and make changes to address information using web search engines, e.g. Alumni Finder, Google, etc.
  • Update all events using the event management software, e.g., The Gala, Priests’ Day, etc.
  • Maintain STPSU board and committee affiliations.
  • Process National Change of Address updates.
  • Manage returned mail updates.
  • Create new constituent records.
  • Verify deceased constituents, using search tools available to obtain obituaries or other proof of death.
  • Link relationships within database; e.g., diocese, relatives, employment.

Gift Entry

  • Primary person for gifts entry.
  • Process pledges and recurring gifts.
  • Process receipts and pledge reminders through the database system.
  • Produce thank you letters and end-of-year contribution letters.

Event Management

  • Primary person for event registrations entry.
  1. Mail, Online and Phone
  2. Processing payments and making deposits with the Finance Office
  • Provide check-in support at events.
  • Post event management
  1. Thank you letters
  2. Collections

Special Projects

  • Creation of records for incoming STPSU seminarians and parents.
  • Process other demographic project requests from internal and external sources.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Advancement and Marketing Director (Office of Advancement).

Other Responsibilities:

  • Represents STPSU during events and gatherings, as assigned by the Director of Advancement or Marketing Director.
  • Assist the Director of Advancement in development efforts.
  • Assist the Marketing Director with special fundraising events.
  • Works with Work Study students to develop a strategy to update constituent and alumni records on a regular basis.
  • Recommends initiatives and implements changes to improve quality and services.
  • Identifies and determines cause of problems; develops and presents recommendations for improvement of established processes and practices.
  • Maintains contact with constituents and solicits feedback for improved services.
  • Researches and develops resources that create timely and efficient workflow.
  • Ensures completeness, accuracy and timeliness of all operational functions.
  • Prepares and submits reports as requested and required.
  • Recommend data and technology-driven marketing and CRM strategies.

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The items below are representative of the knowledge, skills, abilities, education, and experience required or preferred.

This position requires the ability to effectively establish and maintain cooperative working relationships within a diverse multicultural environment.

Skills:

  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, creative problem-solving skills.
  • Exceptional verbal, written, and research skills.
  • Excellent computer skills; proficiency in using word processing, Excel spreadsheets, database and web resources.
  • Experience with CRM database and Blackbaud Internet Solutions, or experience with other relational databases is preferred.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships with stakeholders, including staff, external partners and donors.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Minimum 3 years of relevant experience in administrative support role
  • 2-5 years of experience with Microsoft Office applications
  • 1-4 years of experience with relational databases

Email Application to: david.flores@stpsu.edu

Position Description

The Marketing Director is an integral part of our educational faith community devoted to the mission of St. Patrick’s Seminary & University (STPSU). This position reports directly to the President-Rector. The Marketing Director is tasked with strategically sharing STPSU stories throughout popular media, increasing the institution’s visibility, enhancing its reputation, and demonstrating its unique value among our key audiences. The Marketing Director is responsible for building a strong network of alumni support by expanding alumni involvement and commitment to STPSU while enhancing electronic and direct mail communications, personal contacts, and event management with events such as the Gala, Priests’ Day, alumni reunions, and other special events.

Requirements:

Duties and Responsibilities:
-Maintains regular communication with STPSU alumni through correspondence, invitations to events and other media.
• Patrician Magazine: Supervises the design, editorial team, and photographers as well as composes, edits, and oversees the publication of the bi-annual Magazine with the approval of the Office of Advancement.
• Rector’s Appeal: Coordinate with the Office of Advancement, the project, photos to use, timeline and theme of the Annual Rector’s Appeal, design, print and mail.
• ADSF Second Collection: Coordinates with the Office of Advancement and the Archdiocesan Development office to promote the appeal, works with individual parishes scheduling speakers, mailing brochures and envelopes, works with photographers, designer, printer and the mailing house.
• Advertising: Responsible for external communications with sending dioceses and various Catholic papers by placing congratulatory ads for yearly ordinations, installation of new alumni Bishops, Gala and other events in the papers and online as needed (diocesan directories, Catholic Business Professionals and others as needed and suggested by the President-Rector).
-Establish strong social media and web presence including but not limited to:
• Website (www.stpsu.edu): Primary contact in updating, writing original content and coordinating timing of press releases, news stories, profiles, etc. to keep the site current and engaging.
• Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and YouTube: Utilize multiple platforms to drive traffic back to STPSU website.
-Fosters positive relationships with donors and STPSU alumni by initiating events that provide interaction among alumni, supporters and STPSU faculty and staff.
-Responsible for STPSU events like The Gala as well as alumni related events including but not limited to Priests’ Day, St. Joseph’s College Alumni Day and Day of Prayer.
• Gala: Work closely with the Chair of Annual STPSU Gala and the Gala committee in promoting the Gala. Responsible for all final Gala communications including design,  printing and mailing of materials (save the date, invitation, raffle tickets, evening program booklet, vespers and silent auction booklet) letters of donation  and underwriting requests to board of trustees, bishops and vocation directors, alumni and friends of STPSU. Coordinate with the Office of Advancement administrative assistant in keeping accurate records including: RSVPs, donations, acknowledgment letters. Responsible for managing the Gala budget. Coordinates photographers for the evening.
• Priests’ Day: With the approval of the President-Rector and a small committee, plan the event, including speaker, choose honoree for Patrician award and oversee the flow of the day and the evening. Design, print and mail save the date, invitation and rsvp card and track responses. Coordinate with the Liturgy director, the content and design of the worship aid. Coordinate photographers, bartenders, dining room set up and dinner.
• St. Patrick’s Day: Responsible for evening liturgy Worship Aid. Coordinate with the outside photographer the yearly seminary community photo as well as Fourth Theology individual and group photos for the wall class photo. Oversee the ordering of the individual, class and group photos and making sure that the wall photo is completed before the faculty dinner with the fourth- year class.
• Faculty Anniversary Celebration: Coordinate with the President-Rector, speakers, gifts and program for the evening.
• Commencement and the end of the year Banquet: With the approval of the Liturgy director and President-Rector, coordinate and design the Graduation booklet, work with the printer, secure gifts and speakers for the departing faculty, coordinate food and set up with the Oblate Sisters and the kitchen team.

Other Responsibilities:
• Collaborates with the STPSU Faculty, Staff, and Students to create a culture of philanthropy within the STPSU community and facilitates donor cultivation and stewardship.
• Represents STPSU during events and gatherings, as assigned by the President-Rector.
• Supervises a part-time administrative staff.
• Works with Advancement Associate and Work Study students to develop a strategy to update constituent and alumni records on a regular basis.

Education and/or Experience:
• Bachelor’s degree. A degree in marketing and/or communications is a plus.
• Strong interpersonal, organizational, creative problem-solving skills.
• Exceptional written and verbal communications skills; experience writing copy for print, online and broadcast channels.
• Working knowledge of print production, graphic design with Adobe Creative Suite.
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite; Adobe Creative Suite a plus.
• Demonstrate sound judgment under pressure in emergency or time-sensitive situations requiring independent decision-making and in handling confidential and sensitive material. Result-oriented, enthusiastic, resourceful, creative, with a can-do attitude.

Email Application to: david.flores@stpsu.edu

Office of Mission Advancement, Pastoral Center

The Diocese of San Bernardino is a vibrant and diverse community of Roman Catholic Believers committed to bringing the Good News of Jesus Christ t o all we encounter. We are guided by the core values of hospitality, collaboration, faith sharing and reconciliation. Through the impact of the Gospel, we seek t o fill lives with hope.

The vision of Mission Advancement is to provide for the future of the Church of San Bernardino in a way that helps us a ll to comm it to a real and lasting relationship with Jesus Christ, making God a priority in our life so that our hearts are filled with hope!

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE. BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
1 . Promotes the essential characteristics and fundamental values of the Catholic Church.
2. Shares a responsibility for providing personal and visible leadership for the community and faithful on issues related to the mission and goals of the Church of San Bernardino and Riverside.
3. At the direction of the diocesan Bishop, serves as exofficio member of Diocesan Finance Council, DDF Corporate
Board and other Boards as directed.
4. Directs fundraising programs and marketing efforts that promote the Mission of the Diocese of San Bernardino to “.. . called to impact families, neighborhoods and society with the Gospel so that people’s lives are filled with hope” in parishes, community organizations, Catholic affiliates and service providers.
5. Seeks the advice and counsel of pastors, priests, community leaders.
6. Oversees the development and implementation of the annual budget that is submitted to the Chief Financial Officer for approval.
7. Identifies annual and long-term fundraising goals and directs, manages and implements all fundraising activities to achieve those goals on behalf of the Diocese of San Bernardino and the Roman Catholic Bishop.
8. Working with the Parish Relations Coordinator, is responsible for assuring that the DDF Annual Appeal reaches
unrestricted cash goals each year through focused and cost-effective direct mail, parish mailings, marketing efforts, and volunteer workshops.
9. Working with the Donor Relations Coordinator, is responsible for assuring major gift ($5,000 and over) solicitations.
Assists Donor Relations Coordinator to identify major prospects and assures appropriate cultivation takes place.
10. Provides assistance in the development of proposals and other support materials for major gift solicitation.
11 . Initiates and directs grant writing in developing proposals to corporate, foundation and Catholic affiliated organization grant makers in seeking unrestricted annual and targeted restricted gifts. Director works with the Chief Financial Officer to establish priorities for respective gift programs.
1 2. Responsible for the establishment of new scholarship funds and participates in effective stewardship of all scholarships
aligned wi th the intent of the donors. Efforts are placed i n creat ing endowment programs for donors, especially in the area of sem inarian formation and education.
13. Ongoing relationship with the Office of Construction and Real Estate Director on fundraising objectives for new construct ion projects.
1 4. Responsible for marketing planned giving opportunities to the community, for identifying and cultivating planned gift
prospects, and for conducting solicitat ions and negotiating planned gi fts.
1 5. Works closely with Chief Financial Officer to provide tax information on deductions, income and cash flow analysis for prospective trust or pooled income fund donors and annuity plans using related software.
16. Works closely with the Bishop and all team members of Mission Advancement to support the mission of the ministry: to provide for the future of the Church of San Bernardino in a way that helps us all to comm it to a real and lasting relationship with Jesus Christ, making God a priority in our life … so that hearts are filled with hope ‘”
1 7. Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATION GUIDELINES:
1 . Bi-lingual / Bi-titerate English/Spanish preferred.
2. Experience in Church Management, Church Management Certificate preferred.
3. Excellent Communication and Organizational Skills.
4. Excellent Presentation Skills.
5. Ability to organize faith formation programs and education workshops.
6. Flexible Scheduling.
7. Certificate i n Fund Raising, CFRE preferred.
8. Member of the Association of Professional Fundraisers, the National Catholic Development Conference or the
International Catholic Stewardship Conference.
9. Demonstrated strong organizational, managerial mentoring and leadership skills with ability to lead by example and encourage collaborative efforts.
10. Strong knowledge of the Catholic Church organization and procedures.

11. Must be practicing Catholic i n good standing with the Church.

12. College Degree in Business Administration, Marketing or related fields.
13. Master Degree in Non-Profit Management, Church Management or related fields preferred.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Includes but not limit ed to considerable use of hands and legs, whole body movement, walking, lifting, and stooping, standing, sitting, lifting and carrying. pushing, pulling, kneeling, crouching, crawling, hearing, speaking, seeing, reaching, repetitive forward bending, repetitive arm/hand motions, prolonged gripping of an item. repetitive hand/finger movements, sense of touch/feel. temperature extremes.

Interested candidates, please forward your resume with sa lary requirements to: Attention: Sinia Bustamante
Diocese of San Bernardino
1 201 E. Highland Avenue
San Bernardino, CA 92404
Email:employment@sbdiocese.org  or fax to: 909-475-5189

If you are interested in applying for an open position, we invite you to learn more about our school by visiting our website at:  www.canyonheightsacademy.com

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Candidates must complete the on-line application, send a cover letter, resume and references to employment@presentationhs.org