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President of St. Pius X Catholic High School
January 15th, 2016


St. Pius X Catholic High School and the Archdiocese of Atlanta seek a President effective July 1, 2016. St. Pius X, a college preparatory high school located in North Atlanta, serves a student body of approximately 1,075 students in grades 9-12 with a professional staff of 137 teachers and support staff members. Since its founding in 1958, the school proudly recognizes more than 11,500 alumni who have been formed in the tradition of St. Pius X, Domini Sumus, “We are the Lord’s!”

The newly created position of President comes at an important juncture in the school’s history as we seek a dynamic and spiritual leader with exceptional institution-building skills. The President will serve as the Chief Executive Officer of the School and will provide overall leadership and vision in order to achieve the school’s unique Catholic mission. The President will be appointed by the Archbishop of Atlanta while reporting directly to the Superintendent of Schools. As the overall leader of the school, the President will serve as a role model for staff and students and bears ultimate responsibility for the integration of faith and learning within the school. The President will oversee faith community affairs, academic affairs and student affairs through the Principal. The President will be responsible for ensuring sufficient resources and enrollment for the school through direct oversight of the external affairs of the school: business affairs and institutional advancement including: fundraising, communication, community relations and enrollment management activities. The President will act as the primary liaison between the school, the Advisory Council, the Archdiocese of Atlanta, feeder parishes and schools, and the broader Atlanta community. The President, ultimately, will be responsible for the successful overall operation of the school through effective marketing, enrollment and resources, effective planning and delegation of responsibilities to the administration, faculty and staff.

The successful candidate will be a practicing Catholic in good standing with the Catholic Church. Additional requirements include: hold a minimum of a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership (or its equivalency); a minimum of five to seven years of Catholic school administrative experience; superior communication skills; a collaborative leadership style; the ability to continue the welcoming, community spirit that is a hallmark of the school; experience in fund-raising, friend-raising and strategic planning; and, motivational skills to work with teams of exceptional and dedicated constituents who support and embrace the mission of Catholic education in the Archdiocese of Atlanta.

To learn more about St. Pius X Catholic High School, please visit the school’s website www.spx.org No phone calls, please. Interested candidates should send a resume and letter of interest along with a statement of educational philosophy and leadership practice by January 15, 2016 to:

Dr. Diane Starkovich
Superintendent of Schools
Archdiocese of Atlanta
2401 Lake Park Drive S.E.
Smyrna, Georgia, 30080-8862

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