Nazareth Academy High School (NAHS
), located in Philadelphia, PA, invites applications for a newly created President position for the 2017-2018 academic year. Educating approximately 350 students, Nazareth Academy exemplifies the charism and mission of the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth (CSFN) as a college preparatory school instructing young women.
The President will provide executive leadership and oversight for school operations as well as those of advancement, admissions, marketing, finance, facilities, and institutional policy. The President will report to the Board of Trustees in matters pertaining to the administration of the school. The President will be an innovative thinker who inspires and motivates students, faculty and staff and promotes Nazareth Academy’s Catholic identity and mission. Additionally, the President will serve as a role model and will be an agent for innovation and change related to the challenges and opportunities facing Nazareth Academy presently and in the future. Working closely with the Principal and groups within the school community, the President will provide leadership to ensure the institution’s Catholic and CSFN identity, strategic decision making and mission effectiveness.
The ideal candidate for the position of President is a qualified professional who has a commitment to the mission of Catholic education and significant experience in administration, management and/or leadership in a faith-based organization. The ideal candidate must be a practicing Catholic and have experience in education, public relations, marketing, finance or related fields. The successful candidate will have the skills necessary for building important relationships for institutional advancement, as well as proven success in leading fundraising efforts within a non-profit organization. In addition, the candidate should exhibit a comprehensive understanding of the educational market and have experience in strategic planning and enrollment management. A graduate degree in business, education or related field is strongly preferred. The President must have unquestionable integrity, exceptional oral and written communication skills and a commitment to the mission, vision and values of Nazareth Academy High School and the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth.
Information regarding the search, including the Presidential position description and the application process, can be found on the Nazareth Academy High School website:
Interested candidates should submit
by April 10, 2017 a letter of intent, resume, professional references, documentation of Virtus training as well as federal and PA clearances, and salary requirements to:
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.