President – St. Mary’s Springs Academy, Fond du Lac, WI

SUMMARY St. Mary’s Springs Academy (SMSA) is seeking nominations and applications for the position of President to serve its PreK through Grade 12 Catholic school system. Located just 45 miles from Milwaukee, Appleton, and Madison, SMSA is home to 890 students and 125 staff members. SMSA seeks an engaging and inspirational leader to continue to build upon its rich history which is grounded in faith, knowledge and community.

JOB DESCRIPTION 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.

QUALIFICATIONS 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 Church; 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 foster 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.

President, St. Mary’s Springs Academy Job Description.

To apply, please email cover letter and resume to Arlene McSweeney, Ed.D., Senior Vice President, Catholic Recruiter Associates; arlene@catholicrecruiter.com. Only those accepted for an interview will be contacted.  Be prepared to submit 3-4 references and supplemental information as requested.

Salary commensurate with background, education and experience.