Administration, Administrative Support, Development
4 Year Degree
This position facilitates the growth of Catholic school faith communities by organizing, directing and coordinating marketing, enrollment and training services that support the mission of the Office of Catholic Schools at the local elementary and secondary schools. The Director of Advancement for Catholic Schools is responsible to carry out the assigned general duties as needed to implement the Catholic philosophy, goals, and objectives of the Office of Catholic Schools in the service of Catholic education. Specifically, this position assists the Superintendent in providing leadership, training and support for the elementary schools, high schools and school systems in local/regional advancement, including marketing, enrollment management and development. Director of Advancement for Catholic Schools will assist with the implement the Enrollment Management, Marketing, and Advancement recommendations in Disciples on the Way: Strategic and Mission Plan for Catholic Schools.
“Embrace the mission and vision of the Catholic Diocese of Green Bay and work in accordance with Catholic Social Teachings and the moral and ethical values of the Catholic Church.”
Requires a devout, practicing Catholic who is familiar with the Church's structure, functions and institutions.
Reflects official Catholic teachings and values in his/her personal and professional life by an expressed commitment and witness to the Gospel as well as respect for Catholic tradition through participation in community worship, willingness to perform Christian service and to work for Christian justice.
Bachelor's degree in Education, or related is required.
Seven to ten years' experience is required.
Valid driver's license is required.
Knowledge of School Advancement Best Practices
Knowledge of School Marketing Best Practices
Knowledge of School Enrollment Management Best Practices
Able to communicate effectively both in written and verbal form
Must be well organized with a professional and Catholic approach in carrying out all job related duties and responsibilities.
Strong interpersonal skills to relate to various people at various levels, i.e. school leaders, school boards, Office of Catholic Schools and diocesan Curia personnel.
An ability to write marketing and enrollment plans as well as lead and train others in that process.
An ability to write school development and fundraising (Advancement) plans as well as lead and train others in that process
Must possess the ability to work collaboratively with others to meet project deadlines and needs.
Must be flexible in scheduling and calendaring to meet the needs of the institutions being served in this ministry.
Must possess the ability to make decisions in accordance with federal and state laws, diocesan regulations, and school system policies and procedures.
Excellent oral and written communication skills. Excellent people skills, including leadership, supervisory skills and consensus-building skills.
Must have ability to organize work flow and coordinate activities.
Must be able to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
Must also have ability to present facts and recommendations effectively in oral and written form.
Must have a strong level of confidence in his/her presence in front of groups.
Possess the ability to work closely in a team environment.
Ability to act with professional discretion; works with and safeguards sensitive and confidential information.
About Diocese of Green Bay
The Catholic Diocese of Green Bay, established on March 3, 1868, serves 324,000 Catholics in 16 counties: Brown, Calumet, Door, Florence, Forest, Kewaunee, Langlade, Manitowoc, Marinette, Menominee, Oconto, Outagamie, Shawano, Waupaca, Waushara and Winnebago.