President of Lake Catholic High School | Diocese of Cleveland

Position Announcement: Lake Catholic High School

6733 Reynolds Road, Mentor, Ohio 44060

The Catholic Diocese of Cleveland and Lake Catholic High School are pleased to accept applications for the position of President.

See this post on the Catholic Diocese of Cleveland website.

Lake Catholic High School is a Diocesan-owned and operated, co-educational, Catholic high school in the Diocese of Cleveland, Ohio. Founded in 1970, it is a premier coeducational Catholic school in the Cleveland area. Rich in history and tradition, Lake Catholic is a college preparatory institution with a current enrollment of 451 students in grades 9-12.

Mission Statement

Lake Catholic High School is an educational community centered in the mission of Jesus Christ where young men and women of diverse interests and abilities are encouraged to learn, to work, and to think for themselves.

Vision Statement

Lake Catholic High School will strive to educate students in the model of our patron, St. Thomas Aquinas, by preparing its students, faculty and staff to create a culture that embodies love of knowledge, love of persons, and love of God.

Core Values

Lake Catholic strives to provide a curriculum and an environment that fosters the following core values:

  • Commitment to excellence
  • Spirit of respect and compassion
  • Personal integrity
  • Willingness to serve

Lake Catholic High School is fully accredited by the Ohio Catholic School Accrediting Association and maintains its charter through the Ohio Department of Education.
The President works in partnership with the Principal of Lake Catholic, and both report directly to the Associate Superintendent for Secondary Schools in the Office of Catholic Education within the Secretariat of Catholic Education/Superintendent of Schools Office.

Position Qualifications:
  • A practicing Catholic in full communion with the Church, able and willing to always give witness to the Catholic faith and demonstrating strong commitment to serving the Lord with gladness.
  • Master’s degree in administration or the equivalent. A combination of a bachelor’s degree and additional education, credential, and experience will be considered.
  • Successful experience in Institutional Advancement/Development.
  • Experience working with a diverse student population.
  • Experience in fiscal, facilities, and personnel management.
  • Ability to inspire a shared vision across constituencies in a secondary school community.
  • Exceptional communication, interpersonal, and public speaking skills toward building relationships that inspire support in the school’s fundraising, program development, and enrollment growth initiatives.
Major Responsibilities:
  • Acts as an executive officer of the school, responsible to the Catholic Diocese of Cleveland through the Office of Catholic Education for duties and responsibilities assigned to the Office of the President.
  • Ensures mission effectiveness and faith leadership in keeping with the Roman Catholic Church tradition.
  • Directs the external affairs of the school and acts as the school’s chief fundraiser.
    Serves as liaison for the school in its relationships with the board of advisors, area parishes, elementary schools, alumnae, parents, families, and community partners.
  • Acts in unison with the Principal of Lake Catholic, an executive officer of the school, to ensure compliance with the Ohio Catholic School Accrediting Association, as well as ensuring the long-term viability of Lake Catholic.
  • Leads growth initiatives toward robust student enrollment through solid and effective marketing and communications strategies.
    Directs the vision and personnel of the Institutional Advancement and Business Departments.
  • Ensures sound fiscal management, long-term financial stability and plant viability and improvement.
  • Promotes the school and its programs to the extended community.
    Assumes additional responsibilities as requested by the Office of Catholic Education.
For Consideration:

Submit resume, cover letter, and completed Diocese of Cleveland application for employment to In the subject line please enter “President Lake Catholic Application Materials.”

The search committee plans to begin review of all complete submitted materials on March 1, 2023.
The position will remain open until filled.
Anticipated start date is July 1, 2023

This job is located in the Catholic Diocese of Cleveland, Ohio.

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