The President serves as the overall spiritual and strategic leader of the entire school community. The President also assumes the role of CEO and thereby is accountable for effectively communicating with its Board of Trustees, the Jesuit province and the school’s donors. The President is ultimately responsible for the religious and educational identity of the school, the management and supervision of the staff and financial health of its future.
Job Duties Include:
Forms, directs and manages the leadership and administrative team that leads the school.
- Monitors the administration of policy in all areas
Ensures that the Catholic dimension of the school is developed, promoted and communicated among the students, faculty, staff and parents.
- Demonstrates and models an enthusiastic appreciation for the history of Jesuit education and Ignatian Spirituality, especially as it relates to Nativity Jesuit Academy and its mission.
- Articulates the mission of Nativity Jesuit Academy to alumni, parents, students, faculty, staff and the wider community
Directs the business operations of the school
- Ensures the preparation of the annual operational budget with input from the Director of Finance, Director of Advancement and the Finance Committee
- Supervises the fiscal operations of the school through the office of the Director of Finance
- Oversees school policy regarding the administration of the Milwaukee Parental School Choice Program, financial aid and the collection of tuition
Acts as administrative officer of the Board of Trustees and serves on the Board
- Works with the Board of Trustees to formulate appropriate policy for the school and ensures implementation
- Develops and updates, in cooperation with the Board of Trustees, the strategic plan for the future of the school, including short-term and long-term goals and objectives.
- Serves as ex officio member of assigned Board committees.
Serves as the Chief Development officer of the school:
- Plans, implements and supervises the school’s fiscal development programs, including endowment and capital funding, to support the sustained growth of institutional resources.
- Identifies, cultivates and requests support from foundations, corporations and individuals through in-person solicitations, grant writing or presence at community events.
Attends community events, acting as an ambassador for Nativity in the community.