Deputy Superintendent of Catholic Identity – Archdiocese of Cincinnati

The Deputy Superintendent of Catholic Identity will be charged with creating a holistic vision and plan to significantly strengthen Catholic identity in 88 elementary and 23 secondary schools in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. This is a top priority for the Archdiocese. The plan must address Catholic curriculum, non-classroom formation, culture, campus ministry, and Catholic school leadership, faculty and staff formation. The Deputy Superintendent of Catholic Identity must build buy-in and support for the plan among key constituents and provide the tools, training and resources necessary to bring the plan to life. The Deputy Superintendent of Catholic Identity will periodically assess results at the individual school level, making improvement recommendations as necessary and reporting results to the Director of Educational Services & Superintendent of Schools.

The Deputy Superintendent of Catholic Identity will manage a staff of three (3) direct reports, and build productive and mutually respectful relationships with all co-workers and Catholic school personnel. He/she must also be a collaborative member of the leadership team of the Catholic Schools Office. The Deputy Superintendent must be a model of professional conduct and always represent the Archdiocese of Cincinnati with honesty and integrity.

CREDENTIALS & EXPERIENCE:

  1. An orthodox, practicing Catholic in good standing with comprehensive knowledge of the Catholic Church, including history, structure, doctrine and moral teaching. Passion for the Catholic faith. Engaged in the life of the Church.
  1. Graduate degree in Catholic theology.
  1. At least 5 years leadership and instructional experience in Catholic education required. Experience in Catholic secondary education highly preferred.
  1. Practical experience in catechesis and evangelization preferred.
  1. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  1. An engaging, faith-filled leader who can formulate and articulate a strong holistic vision for Catholic education, build buy-in and enthusiasm from key constituents, and translate that vision into practical execution.
  1. A forward-looking and self-motivated change agent who operates productively without day-to-day oversight. Well-organized with strong attention to detail. Plans ahead.
  1. Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate a team.
  1. Collaborative and enjoyable. Builds productive and mutually respectful relationships. Engenders trust. Open to input.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Create a holistic vision and plan to significantly strengthen Catholic identity permeating all aspects of the 88 elementary and 23 secondary schools in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. The ultimate plan must address:
  • Catholic School Leadership Formation – training for school principals and (where applicable) presidents to model and instill strong Catholic leadership within all archdiocesan Catholic schools
  • Faculty & Staff Formation – continuing professional education and certification in the Catholic faith, including management and assessment of the existing Vocare and School of Faith programs
  • Catholic Curriculum – faithful and rigorous religion curriculum and instruction, including Theology of the Body, as well as complementary guidance for the other academic subject areas (e.g. Catholic authors for literature class)
  • Catholic Formation – expectations around worship and sacraments, retreat programs for students, Catholic speakers, and other opportunities for non-academic faith formation; this would also include parent communication/programming on topics of Catholic faith and moral teaching
  • Catholic Culture – Catholic Schools Week activities and extracurriculars in schools, such as celebration of saints/patrons, clubs, community service, mission trips, pilgrimages, March for Life, etc.
  • Campus Ministry – depending upon the size of the school and its organization, this function may oversee much of the Catholic Formation and Catholic Culture on a given campus
  1. Build enthusiasm and support for the vision and plan with all key constituents. Provide the tools, training and resources necessary to achieve the vision. Periodically assess/measure results.
  2. Lead and develop a Catholic Identity team (3 FTE in addition to the Deputy Superintendent of Catholic Identity). This includes ongoing coaching and development, annual reviews, employee engagement and morale building, and all other aspects of supervision.
  1. Work collaboratively and congenially with the Director of Educational Services, fellow Deputy Superintendents, and all other members of the Catholic Schools Office, including participating in leadership meetings and activities.
  1. Create and nurture productive working relationships with other offices of the archdiocesan Pastoral Center, especially the Center for the New Evangelization.
  1. Participate in important Catholic Schools Office and Pastoral Center priorities/activities as requested periodically by the Director of Educational Services. Perform any other duties assigned by the Director of Educational Services.

Please apply to: [email protected]

Conferences Formation Coordinator

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul – Cincinnati District Council (SVDP) has been providing innovative and practical basic needs assistance and systemic change advocacy for Cincinnati residents in need for 150 years. The organization works personally with those in need, regardless of race or creed, to bridge the gaps in their lives through home visits provided by neighborhood-based volunteer groups (Vincentians in Conferences); groundbreaking Outreach Center initiatives like the Charitable Pharmacy and Homelessness Prevention program; a network of food pantries; and eight thrift stores across Cincinnati.

This staff position reports to the Director of Conferences and Special Projects and is responsible for developing and delivering Formation and Training to Conference members in the Cincinnati District Council and to others interested in learning more about St. Vincent de Paul. Formation and Training will include the Ozanam Orientation along with a number of core training modules and other ad hoc modules as required to meet the needs of both new and existing Vincentians and Conferences. The Formation Coordinator will also be responsible for arranging Conference retreats and spiritual celebrations and liturgies. The Formation Coordinator values and models Vincentian spirituality, friendship and service and acts as a spiritual animator for the District Council, providing mentoring and support to the Conferences as directed by the Director of Conferences and Special Projects.

Job responsibilities include:

  1. Work closely with the Director of Conferences and Special Projects to define the annual Formation and Training offerings for the Cincinnati District Council, supporting the needs of Vincentians as identified by Conference Assessments, the Strategic Plan, and the foundational documents of the Society.
    2. Plan, promote and deliver Formation and Training events, including the Ozanam Orientation.
    3. Plan and deliver retreats, spiritual celebrations, and liturgies for the Cincinnati District Council.
    4. Assist the Conferences Manager in the planning and execution of other Cincinnati District Council events (e.g., Fellowship Mass & Reception, District Meetings).
    5. Evaluate each Formation and Training event, working toward continual improvement in the events themselves and in the schedule overall.
    6. Create and distribute materials promoting Formation and Training events.
    7. Lead the Cincinnati District Council Formation Committee, including identifying new Committee members and managing quarterly Committee meetings.
    8. Identify potential new presenters and formators and participate in their formation and training.
    9. Support and advocate for growth in Vincentian spirituality throughout the District (Conferences, Outreach Center, and Ozanam Center for Service Learning), to include creating spiritual content for Council communications.
    10. Provide any necessary Formation and Training to support Conference Spiritual Advisors.
    11. Maintain Cincinnati District Council Formation and Training records and report results as requested.
    12. Maintain a library of support materials to enrich Vincentian experience.
    13. Attend Conference meetings as needed in order to reinforce Vincentian spirituality and values.
    14. Prepare prayers, reflections and retreats for Society Board meetings as requested.
    15. Collaborate and support the SVDP Formation and Training needs of the Hamilton and St. Martin Districts as time permits.
    16. Other duties as assigned.

    Required qualifications include:

  • a minimum of a bachelor’s degree and three years of relevant experience. Preferred degree in Pastoral Ministry, Theology, Religious Education or related field of study. Vincentian experience is preferred;
  • observant Roman Catholic with a commitment to the beliefs and culture of the Catholic faith;
  • a history of successful program implementation and development; strong organizational and interpersonal skills;
  • an ability to communicate well orally and in writing;
  • the ability to effectively relate to people of different cultural and economic backgrounds;
  • knowledge of adult learning processes;
  • solid computer skill proficiency including Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint); ability to operate training equipment;
  • schedule flexibility to support weekend and evening activities to equal an average of 25 hours total per week;
  • self-motivation, with strong time management skills;
  • current valid driver’s license and ability to travel offsite as needs of the position dictate.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to forward cover letter, resume & compensation expectations to Tom Roberts at [email protected] .

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul-Cincinnati District Council provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, St. Vincent de Paul complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.

Development Director – Glenmary Home Missioners

Glenmary Home Missioners is seeking a passionate, motivated, and Catholic-minded development professional to serve as Development Director.  The director of development plays a key role in the advancement of Glenmary’s important mission and purpose. He/she will inspire and lead a department of eight with six direct reports. She/he will be responsible for the planning, coordination, direction, and management of Glenmary’s development department and is directly responsible for the implementation and execution of activities associated all fundraising activities including the major gifts program, annual fund, planned-giving, and any other activities that advance the important work of Glenmary.  Qualified candidates should submit their cover letter and resume to Anne M. Maxfield at [email protected]. ALL candidates’ cover letters and resumes will be carefully reviewed and each will receive confirmation of receipt. All candidates’ interest and submission will be held in confidence.

Principal – St. Ursula Villa

St. Ursula Villa, a private, co-educational, Catholic elementary school, located in the Mt. Lookout area of Cincinnati, OH is in search of a Principal, beginning July 1, 2021.  The Principal reports to the school’s President, is a member of the administrative team, and serves as the educational leader for the Traditional Kindergarten through 8th Grade academic programs.  This position is heavily focused on academic leadership and offers an attractive compensation package.

Founded in 1910 by the Ursulines of Cincinnati, St. Ursula Villa’s educational program nurtures the whole child, fosters academic excellence, and instills a Christ-centered commitment to society.  Villa graduates are widely recognized as Lifelong Learners, Confident & Engaged Individuals, Compassionate Citizens, and Respectful Advocates.  Candidates are invited to learn more about the school by visiting www.stursulavilla.org.

Responsibilities include:

  • Curriculum development, implementation, and assessment for the TK-8th grade academic programs
  • Implementation of a faculty committee structure to facilitate faculty collaboration, foster communication, and promote horizontal and vertical alignment of the curriculum
  • Evaluating TK-8th grade teachers and teaching assistants
  • Coaching of teachers and teaching assistants
  • Planning, leading, and promoting faculty professional development
  • Overseeing student intervention and enrichment programs
  • Overseeing standardized testing programs
  • Regularly collaborating and communicating with faculty and parents
  • Leading the OCSAA Accreditation Process
  • Overseeing day-to-day operations of the TK-8 building (Main School)
  • Foster a positive school culture

Requirements:

  • Must be a practicing Catholic in good standing with the Catholic Church
  • Commitment to the mission of St. Ursula Villa, teachings of the Catholic church, and the Ursuline charism
  • Have or be eligible for principal licensure by the Ohio Department of Education
  • Effective communication skills
  • Ability to complete all requirements of the Decree on Child Protection for the Archdiocese of Cincinnati

Interested and qualified candidates are invited to send a resume and cover letter to [email protected] by February 5.

Executive Director – Jesuit Spiritual Center

The Jesuit Spiritual Center at Milford, Ohio, located east of Cincinnati, seeks a dynamic Executive Director. The Executive Director reports to the Board of Trustees and provides leadership, direction and supervision for all programs and activities at the Center.

A candidate must be a practicing Catholic, religiously qualified for public leadership in a work of the Catholic Church and the Society of Jesus. He or she should have a working knowledge of the principles and practices of spiritual development and spiritual direction, particularly of the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius Loyola.

A bachelor’s degree in a field appropriate to the duties of the position is required. An advanced degree or education and training in spiritual direction are both desirable.

A candidate must have at least five to seven years of broad-based experience in collaborative and visionary leadership/managerial positions. Experience in religious organizations and/or retreat ministry is highly desirable. A general understanding of effective Development objectives and strategies is expected, and some actual fundraising experience is desirable.

Founded in 1928, the Jesuit Spiritual Center at Milford serves over 10,000 adult and youth retreatants annually at the three retreat houses and other facilities on its 37-acre site, and operates a growing ministry of virtual retreats.

A complete job description is available on the Center’s website at:

www. jesuitspiritualcenter.com/about/jobs/

 

For interested candidates:

ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED ELECTRONICALLY BY FORWARDING COVER LETTER AND RESUME BY FRIDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2020 TO:

Dan Eddingfield:  [email protected]

ALL MATERIALS WILL BE REVIEWED UPON RECEIPT AND INITIAL PHONE INTERVIEWS WILL BE SCHEDULED WITH SELECTED APPLICANTS.

High School Principal – St. Xavier High School

As we approach St. Xavier High School’s 200th anniversary, we seek a candidate to serve as the 57th Principal in the school’s history. The Principal is the educational leader of the school, directly responsible to the President and, by extension, the Board of Trustees. As such, the Principal directs the administration, operation, and educational development of the academic, co-curricular, and formational programs of the school. The Principal is also responsible for the planning, coordination, and execution of the school’s educational policies. This responsibility requires a close working relationship with the President, faculty including the St. Xavier Faculty Association (SXFA), staff, and students, as well as parents and stakeholders in the community at-large.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Directing the planning, development, implementation, and evaluation of the curriculum, and school academic programs, with the assistance of the Assistant Principal for Academics and Department Chairs.
  • Developing and implementing policies and procedures in connection with all facets of the academic school program, including assisting the President and the Board of Trustees in the development of short and long-range plans.
  • Interviewing, hiring, supervision, and evaluation of all faculty, instructional staff, assistant principals, academic directors, and support staff, with the approval of the President.
  • Overseeing student behavioral and academic disciplinary procedures in consultation with the Dean of Students, the Assistant Principal for Student Services, and the Assistant Principal for Academics.
  • Supervising – and collaborating with – the Assistant Principal of Academics, the Assistant Principal for Student Services, the Dean of Students, the Athletic Director, and the Dean of Faculty.
  • Overseeing the work of the Directors of Adult Faith; Campus Ministry; Community Service; Diversity, Equity and Inclusion; Enrollment; Intervention Services; and Information Technology.
  • Meeting with both internal and external constituencies.
  • Serving on various committees to foster unity of purpose, common understanding and teamwork.
  • Promoting the mission and vision of the school.

Competencies

  • A Master Teacher and Academic Leader
  • A Practicing Catholic
  • Effective Communicator & Collaborator
  • Trained in Jesuit Education and Ignatian Spirituality
  • Versed in Fiscal Management
  • Engaging Public Speaker
  • Empowering of Others
  • Effective in Marketing and Enrollment
  • Skilled in Personnel Management
  • Experienced in Data Analytics
  • Current in Pedagogical Theory and Practice

Job Qualifications

The Principal shall be an inspiring and joyful person who is dynamic, organized, well-rounded, engaging and who facilitates growth and collaboration inside and outside of the classroom. Additionally, he or she will have:

  • Genuine commitment to Jesuit education.
  • Minimum of five years of relevant professional experience, with a master’s degree in an education-related discipline.
  • Record of accomplishment in teaching, and leadership experience in a school setting.
  • Experience in adult faith formation.
  • Appropriate credentials completed (or working towards).
  • Appreciation of diversity and inclusion.

Anticipated Search Timeline

Application Deadline – December 15, 2020

Starting Date – July 1, 2021

Application Requirements

Candidates should submit an application package to the Search Committee including the following:

  • A cover letter detailing interest and qualifications for the position
  • A current résumé
  • The names, email addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three references. (We will obtain permission from candidates before contacting references.)
  • Optional: Other supporting material (e.g., articles, speeches, or letters of recommendation) that would be useful to the Search Committee.

Application materials should be uploaded directly to the St. Xavier website by Tuesday, December 15, 2020: https://www.stxavier.org/about/employment-opportunities. After an initial review of applicants, the Search Committee will interview semifinalist candidates via Zoom. Finalists will be invited to the school for a more comprehensive series of interviews.

To discuss this opportunity in more detail, potential candidates may contact:

Rick Millbourn, S.J., ’86

Principal Search Committee Chair

513-761-7600 x395

[email protected]

Administrative Assistant – Our Lady of Victory

Our Lady of Victory Parish in Cincinnati, OH is seeking a responsible and detail oriented person for the full-time Administrative Assistant position in the Religious Education office and Communications Director for the parish.  The position keeps records for Religious Education Office and maintains the database for the office.  Maintains the database for the Child Protection Decree and background checks, and works with the Director of Religious Education for reviewing and updating sacramental preparatory materials.

The position also includes processing communications for the parish.  These include weekly bulletins, parish newsletters, and other print materials as needed.  Also, this position maintains and updates the parish website, publicizes events that have already occurred, and advertises for those approaching via Social Media, parish-wide emails, Parish App, Website, etc.  Candidates should have at least a working knowledge of Facebook, computers, Microsoft Office, especially Microsoft Publisher, and database applications.  Must be able to communicate well, both verbally and in writing.

A detailed job description is available on request. Contact the Director of Religious Education, Jonathan Schaefer, with your resume, cover letter and references at [email protected] by November 16, 2020