High School President | St. Vincent-St. Mary High School (Akron)

Job Title: High School President

Reports to: St. Vincent-St. Mary Executive Board

St Vincent-St. Mary High School, Akron, Ohio

Find this and more employment opportunies at https://www.stvm.com/about/employment-opportunities

Interested parties can contact Thomas Snyder at tsnyder@stvm.com. Please submit a resume and cover letter.


The President serves as the Chief Executive Officer, primary external representative and spiritual leader of the school and has overall responsibility for the management of the school. The President serves as the direct liaison to STVM’s Executive Board, the Diocese of Cleveland, and the Society of Mary.

While the President supervises the Principal and thus is charged with sustaining the academic reputation of the school and all of its academic programs and activities, the position most actively engages in the areas of finance, enrollment, advancement, marketing, facilities and related business affairs to provide long-term financial stability for the school.



  • Serves as the school’s spiritual leader and ensures that the school’s Catholic and Marianist identity is strengthened and maintained among all constituencies.
    Provides visionary and strategic leadership to advance the school’s mission and strategic plan.
  • Actively engages in all efforts associated with sound fiscal management, fundraising, admissions, marketing and alumni relations.
  • Must be able to effectively manage, supervise, and delegate responsibility to senior staff members.
    Closely collaborating with the COO/CFO position, maintains ultimate oversight for all long-range planning, all of the business, finance, cash planning and accounting operations and development of the annual budget for final approval by the Executive Board.
  • Serves as the chief spokesperson for the school and develops key relationships within and outside the school community.
    Works closely with Advancement to ensure that fundraising objectives, to include endowment, annual giving and any campaign initiatives, are achieved to meet both the present and future, longer-range capital needs of STVM.
  • Supervises the Principal and delegates the day-to-day responsibilities for the academic and co-curricular programs and policies to the Principal.
    The President is responsible for supervision, evaluation and professional development of all personnel under his/her direction, including the Principal, COO/CFO and senior staff members associated with Advancement, Admissions, Marketing, Human Resources and Facilities.
  • Serves as the lead administrator for addressing legal, crisis communication, and public relations issues with retained counsel and other advisors.

The successful candidate will be a practicing Roman Catholic with demonstrated leadership abilities and a sincere interest in Catholic secondary education.
Individual will possess an “entrepreneurial spirit” with robust collaborative and relationship-building abilities.
The successful candidate will also have a proven track record of achievement in Institutional Development (e.g. Annual Fund, donor base development, endowment-building, Capital Campaign or Planned Giving), or transferable skills with respect to Business/Institutional Development or Sales.
The successful candidate will enter into a multi-year contract with STVM, reporting to the St. Vincent-St. Mary Executive Board.

This job is located in the Diocese of Cleveland.

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