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.


  • 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