St. Mary’s Ryken (www.smrhs.org), a Catholic, co-ed, college preparatory high school, is seeking a new President/CEO to serve as faith leader, maintain the integrity of the mission and vision, and manifest an inspiring Catholic identity and message. The President/CEO is entrusted to preserve the history, traditions, culture and Xaverian charism; manage the external relations of the school, particularly enrollment and development; and lead SMR to grow and move forward.
St. Mary’s Ryken is located in the heart of Leonardtown, Maryland, 55 miles southeast of Washington, D.C. The 87-acre, waterfront and 100% wireless campus overlooks Breton Bay and models a small college with four academic buildings. Academic and scholastic enrichment opportunities are available to students through partnerships with the Naval Air Station Patuxent River, College of Southern Maryland and St. Mary’s College of Maryland. A strategic planning process was recently completed and re-accreditation by Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools is in progress.
The ideal candidate is a practicing Catholic, dynamic leader, mission-driven decision maker and strategic thinker with management experience, financial acumen, advancement expertise and superb communication skills. Successful applicants will possess an advanced degree at the Master’s level or above, a commitment to the president-principal model of administration, and experience with board governance.
The full position profile is available at www.cbservices.org/csm.html. Interested and qualified candidates should submit electronically a letter of introduction; a resume; the names, emails and telephone numbers of five professional references; and a statement of approximately one page addressing The Role of the President/CEO in Advancing a Xaverian, Catholic Coed High School to: Mary J. Foley, Catholic School Management, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications begins immediately and will conclude November 2, 2018.