Associate Superintendent; Leadership for Mission and Professional Learning
Diocese of Oakland
February 14, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
• Provide leadership for integration of Catholic faith and culture throughout the curriculum. • Provide direction, research, resources and support for planning and implementing learning environments conducive to forming students, teachers, and leaders in the Catholic faith, academic excellence, thoughtful stewardship of resources, and leadership. • Provide data analysis; disaggregate data and share information regarding student growth and school trends; assist with school planning. • Articulate and provide vision, research, resources and support on leadership for effective student assessment. • Collaborate with and support the Department of Catholic Schools in all endeavors to further the mission of Catholic education in the Diocese of Oakland.
Duties and Responsibilities
• Coordinate and lead Catholic Identity Committee for Mission Advancement: o Provide vision, resources and support to administrators, teachers and staff for effective implementation of the Catholic Identity Factor and rubric. o Coordinate and lead Catechist Certification program; provide systemic and systematic Catechist Certification trainings during the school year for faculty and staff members. o Serve as Campus Ministry liaison to secondary schools. • Serve as Western Catholic Educational Association Commissioner for Elementary Schools. • Coordinate and lead Staff Development Committee in researching, planning and sharing effective professional development with principals, teachers, and support staff with an emphasis on STEM and early literacy. • Coordinate effective use of Diocesan assessment practices to improve instruction and student learning. Provide annual analysis of Diocesan averages and trends and disaggregate data for all schools. Provide analysis of statistics for reporting purposes. • Lead development of Diocesan–wide benchmark assessments of student achievement. • Coordinate Exceptional Needs Board. • Work with High School Academic VPs (APs) in areas of professional development and curriculum. • Review and approve curriculum and budget proposals for elementary summer schools. • Provide daily support to all principals in all areas of school leadership. • Collaborate with and support the Department of Catholic Schools in all endeavors to further the mission of Catholic education in the Diocese of Oakland. • Visit schools to observe educational programs and support staff in providing effective learning experiences for all students. • Participate in Diocesan School Board meetings and committees. • Participate in meetings of the Department of Catholic Schools team and its colleagues to support all endeavors of the Department of Catholic Schools. • Perform all other duties as assigned by Superintendent to fulfill the mission of Catholic education in the Diocese of Oakland.
The Associate Superintendent is a dedicated, practicing Catholic with a passionate commitment to the mission of Catholic education in the Diocese of Oakland:
• Deep understanding of Catholic schools. • Mission-driven, data-informed, business-savvy mindset. • Experience with use of instructional data. • Hardworking and motivated; strategic and creative; pragmatic and flexible. • Excellent leadership, management, strategic and organizational skills with transparent and open communication style. • Detail-oriented with a willingness to initiate action and engage in implementation. • Collaborates well with multiple and diverse constituents, both internally and externally; able to build strong relationships with principals, pastors, parents, alumni and members of the Chancery. • Exceptional communication skills, with proven ability to write effectively, speak persuasively, demonstrate cultural sensitivity and respond sensibly. • Knowledge of WCEA accreditation process. • Proficient with information technology.
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with experience
About Diocese of Oakland
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Oakland was created in 1962. The estimated population of Alameda
and Contra Costa counties is over 2.7 million people with a Catholic population projected at 394,000.
Currently serving the needs of the faithful are 391 priests, 112 deacons, 399 religious brothers and
sisters, and many lay volunteers in 84 parishes, 11 pastoral centers, and other diocesan offices.
Including religious education programs, there are over 45,000 students under Catholic instruction in
the Diocese at 39 elementary schools, eight high schools, two Catholic colleges, and several schools
of religious formation.