St. Francis Borgia Regional High School Washington, MO President July 2021
Saint Francis Borgia Regional High School is a Catholic coeducational college preparatory high school located in Washington, MO, about 50 miles southwest of St. Louis. Students come from as many as 20 elementary schools, including both public and private schools. With its roots dating to 1903, the school community is centered in Franklin County and serves families from St. Louis County to the east, Gasconade County to the west, Crawford County to the south, and Warren and St. Charles counties to the north.
Spirituality is at the core of life at Borgia. Students have many opportunities to practice and learn about their Catholic faith and the faith of others. Borgia offers a wide variety of courses from standard core curriculum courses to college credit courses to technical courses taught through a partnership agreement with Four Rivers Technical College. In addition to a rigorous academic program, students have the opportunity to participate in a wide variety of sports and club activities. Borgia enjoys extraordinary loyalty; legacies of three or more generations are not uncommon.
The Office of the President has as its primary purpose to provide leadership for Saint Francis Borgia Regional High School in order to achieve the fullest attainment of the school’s unique mission. The President is appointed by the Archbishop, acts as the chief executive officer for the school, is accountable to the Superintendent of Secondary Education, and works with the School’s Board in the development and implementation of goals and policies.
As overall leader, the President bears ultimate responsibility for the integration of faith and culture within the school and for successful academic and student programs. The President is directly responsible for the external affairs of the school: for ensuring sufficient resources, sound fiscal management, long-term financial stability, and plant improvements through direct oversight of business affairs, plant operations, and advancement programs.
The President acts as the primary liaison among the school community, the Board, the Archdiocese of St. Louis, the partner parishes and schools, and the broader community.
The President is ultimately responsible for the successful operation of the school as accomplished through effective delegation of responsibilities to the Principal, Business Manager, Director of Marketing and Admissions, Director of Advancement, and Director of Maintenance.
The candidates we seek will have a passion for advancing the mission of Saint Francis Borgia Regional High School by delivering excellence throughout its spiritual, academic, and co-curricular activities. He/she will possess an understanding of the President/Principal model of administration and be comfortable partnering with a committed advisory board. In addition, the successful candidate will have expertise in business and financial management and be comfortable serving as the visible leader in school advancement and fund-raising initiatives. He or she must be experienced with strategic planning and have the requisite executive-level experience to lead a school community. With a visible presence inside and outside of the school community, the President must be able to advance the marketing and institutional advancement initiatives of this distinguished school community throughout its expansive constituencies.
For additional information regarding this school community of faith, family, and tradition, please visit the school’s website here
Additional information and application procedures regarding this exciting executive leadership opportunity can be found in our detailed search prospectus located here
The search committee is on a fast-track to identify and secure its next President. Interested candidates can begin exploring this exciting executive leadership opportunity by contacting our team immediately. All inquiries and applications will be treated with the highest degree of confidentiality and with the greatest respect.
The successful candidate will be expected to assume the responsibilities of the position in July 2021. Do not delay. Connect with us today!
About Partners in Mission School Leadership Search Solutions
Partners in Mission School Leadership Search Solutions is the retained search division of Partners in Mission, the nation’s leading full-service consulting firm focused exclusively on developing excellence in Catholic school advancement and leadership. As partners among ourselves and with our clients’ missions, we value, understand, and embrace the importance of Catholic education in our personal and professional lives — and remain committed to ensuring its strength and vitality for years to come. Engaged by school communities, pastors, religious communities, boards and dioceses, our team of dedicated search consultants have identified and secured mission-driven professionals to serve in a myriad of diverse Catholic school and diocesan leadership positions from Maine to Hawaii.