Position Summary: The Board of Directors of Archbishop Hoban High School invites applications for the position of president. The president will possess the experience, skills and personal attributes required to lead this dynamic, faith-based school community while exemplifying the authenticity, character and ethics expected in a leader of a highly-visible and trusted Catholic high school.
Hoban is a Catholic, coeducational, college-preparatory high school sponsored by the Congregation of Holy Cross. Located in Akron, Ohio, the school was founded in 1953 and has a current enrollment of nearly 900 students. As a Holy Cross school, Hoban integrates a holistic educational approach to educating both the heart and the mind.
The ideal candidate will be a practicing Catholic who understands and promotes Catholic education and can model the distinguishing charism, values and traditions of the Congregation of Holy Cross. He/she will have a record of success as an engaging, respected leader with proven experience in fundraising and building collaborative, effective teams to advance the school’s mission and reputation of excellence.
Essential Functions & Responsibilities:
- PROMOTE AND LEAD THE SCHOOL MISSION
The president serves as an institutional leader. He/she will be expected to lead efforts to promote the school’s mission, growth, visibility and reputation by demonstrating consistent, thoughtful leadership and personal integrity. The president must be an effective and sincere communicator and representative of the school, exemplifying strong workplace and personal ethics and moral character. Leadership qualities must foster vision, trust, openness, creativity and respect.
- ENSURE FISCAL RESPONSIBILITY
Independent schools, especially those with tuition-driven budgets, understand how enrollment can dramatically influence the school’s budget. The next president must be conversant with contemporary enrollment and effective outreach strategies. Hoban is financially stable and supported by a Board that is committed to continued growth and fiscal responsibility. The president will collaborate with the Board of Directors and serve as a vigilant steward and leader in propelling the school forward and upward, ensuring its long-term financial viability with demonstrated results.
- EXPAND FUNDRAISING CAPACITY
The president will successfully expand Hoban’s donor base and alumni engagement. Hoban is a remarkable community with over 11,000 alumni worldwide – and the capacity and passion to contribute to the future success of the school. Hoban’s new president will find a community receptive to supporting Hoban and its students. The president will take a lead role in attracting and engaging constituents and in meeting fundraising goals by identifying and cultivating donors capable of making transformative gifts.
Compensation & Benefits:
The projected compensation range for the chosen candidate will be competitive and in accordance with the background and experience of the candidate. Archbishop Hoban High School offers medical benefits, paid time off and retirement plan contributions.
Archbishop Hoban High School invites qualified candidates to consider becoming part of our community by completing the non-teaching application at hoban.org. Candidates must include a cover letter, resume, names and contact information (telephone and email) of five references in a Word or PDF format. We fully respect the need for confidentiality of information supplied by candidates. Therefore, references will not be contacted until a later stage of the search and with formal permission of the candidate.
The Hoban Presidential Search Committee will begin reviewing and evaluating applications as they are received and will continue to accept and review credentials until the position is filled. To ensure the fullest consideration, candidates are advised to submit materials by April 2, 2021.
We are a Catholic high school in the Holy Cross Tradition. We celebrate our diversity, value each person and welcome one another with the hospitality of Christ. As a family of learners, anchored in gospel values, we empower each other to grow spiritually, develop intellectually and reach out in service to others. Within an innovative and orderly learning environment, we are committed to challenging each student in both heart and mind to be a compassionate individual, a lifelong learner, and a responsible steward of God’s creation.
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