The Diocese of Oakland seeks an Executive Director to take charge of the newly established Lumen Christi Academies (LCA), an organization of seven Catholic preschool-8th grade schools within the Diocese. Announced in the fall of 2017, LCA will launch in the fall of 2018 and are expected to attract families and garner support from major foundations interested in a robust academic setting permeated with Catholic values with Christ at the core.
In this critical new role, the Executive Director will be responsible for launching and supporting an innovative model of Catholic education that blends the best of Catholic traditions with a bold new commitment to preparing ethical scholars who will contribute to a bright and joyous future. Primary areas of focus will include development, operational coordination, and ensuring an adequate level of resources and support principal and teacher development across the seven schools. The Diocese welcomes candidates with significant transformational and/or entrepreneurial leadership experience and collaborative business acumen, and a passion for the mission of Catholic education.
For more information go to https://www.oakdiocese.org/offices/human-resources/employment/chancery
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.