Mercy McAuley High School, a Catholic school community sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy, is seeking an energetic, visionary leader deeply committed to Catholic, Mercy education in an all-girls secondary environment.
Mercy McAuley is a new high school that continues the best traditions of more than a century of Mercy education in the Cincinnati region. Because Mercy McAuley is blending the traditions of two schools into a new entity, its leader must embrace innovation, exploration and discovery while fostering strategic, goal-driven outcomes to ensure high academic standards and commitment to the charism and mission in a supportive, student-centered educational community.
The President has overall responsibility for the management of Mercy McAuley High School and leads the school in the development, implementation and monitoring of academic excellence and co-curricular programs that promote Mercy education and values with respect to the core values of Catholic faith formation, compassion, service, leadership, and excellence. The President works collaboratively with the Board of Directors and the Sisters of Mercy to formulate annual and long-term goals to ensure sound fiscal management for the sustainability of the ministry and affordability for families.
Each qualified applicant must submit a resume, a cover letter and three professional references to MercyMcAuleyHS@mercysc.org by August 31, 2017. A review of application materials will begin immediately and candidates will be evaluated on a rolling basis until the position is filled for the 2018-2019 school year.
The ideal candidate will:
Demonstrate a strong commitment to Catholic education in an all-girls secondary environment.
Be a practicing Catholic with a commitment to continuing faith formation.
Demonstrate a commitment to the mission and charism of the Sisters of Mercy.
Possess a bachelor’s or advanced degree, preferably in education, with experience in business or nonprofit administration or leadership a consideration.
Demonstrate strong skills in interpersonal, written and verbal communication and in public relations.
Exhibit the ability to work collaboratively in a complex setting that requires organizing, delegating and leading in an environment that emphasizes teamwork.
Demonstrate the ability to successfully lead and solicit in fundraising and capital campaigns, to engage alumnae and the Board of Directors to further the goals of the school, and to interact with the greater community to position the school for the future.