Position Summary: The Executive Director of the Institute for Catholic Studies and Formation is responsible for the creation, implementation, and evaluation of educational policy, academic programs, and Institute operations for adult Diocesan Adult Continuing Education. This includes program review and improvement, assessment of student learning and advancement of student success, budget development, enrollment management, fiscal accountability, program and curriculum development, and professional development. The Executive Director is also responsible for the operation and management of the Institute as well as its employees, vendors, and contractors.
Duties and Responsibilities:
50% - Strategic and tactical management skills to ensure the efficient operations of the Institute, personnel, and programs; provides strong, dynamic academic and administrative leadership, fosters a collegial environment which encourages scholarship, teaching, and learning excellence; fiscal management, and general operations oversight; provides leadership and oversight for enrollment management strategies.
30% works with the instructional staff to develop educational programs, including the maintenance of standards and the evaluation of teachers; understands and promotes the role and use of technology in the instructional environment; trains, supervises, evaluates, and directs the work of assigned personnel.
20% - plans, in coordination the faculty, the scheduling of classes; responsible for the recruitment and selection of faculty, provides professional development for the faculty, coordinates various adult faith formation opportunities for the Diocese of Venice.
• Practicing Roman Catholic committed to teaching the faith based on the Catechism of the Catholic Church and the precepts of the Magisterium of the Church
• Holds a Ph.D. in Theology from an accredited institution
• Five years of senior administrative-level leadership and experience, including employee management and supervision
• Teaching experience with a demonstrated student-centered philosophy of education
• Outstanding oral and written communication skills both written and oral
• Good judgment, discretion, professionalism, and a positive attitude
• Leadership, planning, and organizational skills
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Ability to work independently and in a team environment
Interested candidates should respond to this position with their resume and salary history to firstname.lastname@example.org.
We will respond to only those resumes that fulfill the requirements of the position.
About Institute of Catholic Studies and Formation
The Diocese of Venice in Florida, established in 1984, encompasses ten counties in Southwest and is headed by His Excellency Frank J. Dewane. The Diocese serves over 227,000 Catholics and includes 60 parishes, 10 missions, 10 elementary schools, 2 special needs schools and 3 high schools. The Catholic Center, the administrative headquarters for the Diocese, is located in Venice, Florida.