The President is the Chief Executive Officer of St. Mary’s Springs Academy, reports to the Board of Directors, and oversees all facets of the operation including academic affairs, student life, fundraising, alumni relations, business partnerships, marketing and public relations, physical plant, budget, business affairs, facilities, and the associated personnel in these areas. The President must have a keen appreciation of the values and traditions of Catholic doctrine and moral teachings. The successful candidate must be a strategic and visionary thinker with a transparent, collaborative and experienced leadership style. He/she must be able to relate successfully with multiple and varied constituencies, including faculty/staff, stakeholders and families of SMSA, all essential to the ongoing growth and development of the System.
Master's degree or above in Education Administration or an advanced degree and/or equivalent working experience in Marketing/Public Relations, Communications, Business or related area; practicing Catholic in good standing with the Chruch; demonstrated commitment to and appreciation for Catholic, faith-based education; demonstrated ability to develop strategic and action plans, aligning resources, teamwork and accountability to achieve goals; strong working knowledge of school/non-profit finance; proven track record of attracting, developing, coaching and retaining exceptional team members and fostering a culture of collaboration among faculty and staff; evidence of an ability to analyze and use data to increase student achievement; and evidence of inspirational, entrepreneurial, and energetic leadership style.