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CURRENT OPEN POSITIONS


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Anticipated Openings: English, Theology, Science (Biology / Chemistry)

Marian Catholic High School in Chicago Heights, Illinois, anticipates having openings in Library, English, Theology, and Science for the 2018-2019 school year. While open positions will not be determined until later in the spring, we are now open to accepting and reviewing application packages for these subjects.

Ideal candidates will:

  • be joyful, flexible, communicative, collaborative, and tech savvy
  • enjoy working with students to foster a healthy, supportive classroom environment
  • be well-versed in modern teaching methods, including the use of the iPad in the classroom
  • have at least 1-2 years of teaching experience
  • boast experience teaching students reading, writing, and communication skills
  • hold proper state certification for teaching high school

Each candidate should submit a resume, cover letter, and official application. Candidates are also welcomed and encouraged to submit other documents which will help give a full impression of the candidate as an educator and a professional. Such documents might include transcripts and letters of recommendation.

The hiring team is particularly interested in seeing lesson plans, units, or assessments that the candidate feels accurately represents his or her style of instruction.

Please submit all materials to Marian Catholic’s Principal, Mr. Steve Tortorello, by mail, email, or fax.

Marian Catholic High School
Attn – Mr. Steve Tortorello
700 Ashland Avenue
Chicago Heights, IL 60411

stortorello@marianchs.com

Fax: 708-756-9758

Library Director

Position: Library Director
Reports To: Principal
Supervises: Assistant Librarian and student aids
Job Goals:

  • To ensure that students and staff are effective users of ideas and information
  • To empower students to be critical thinkers, enthusiastic readers, skillful researchers, and ethical users of information
  • To instill a love of learning in all students and ensure equitable access to information
  • To collaborate with classroom teachers and specialists to design and implement lessons and units of instruction, and assess student learning and instructional effectiveness
  • To provide the leadership and expertise necessary to ensure that the school library program is aligned with the mission, goals, and objectives of the school and the school district, and is an integral component of the learning/instructional program

Qualifications:

  • Possesses an MLS or MA with a major in library science.
  • Possesses a teaching certificate for 9-12.
  • Possesses appropriate state certification as a school librarian.
  • Has had previous high school teaching and supervisory experience.
  • Has had previous library experience.
  • Has computer knowledge about automated systems and other library information systems.

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Leader

The Library Director demonstrates his or her role as a visible and active leader within the school community, an advocate for the school library program, and a professional member of the school library community by:

  • serving on decision making teams in the school
  • taking an active role in school improvement and accreditation activities
  • benchmarking the school library program to school, state, and national program standards
  • sharing expertise by presenting at faculty meetings, parent meetings, and board meetings
  • creating an environment that is conducive to active and participatory learning, resource-based
  • instructional practices, and collaboration with teaching staff
  • sharing with the learning community collaboratively developed and up-to-date policies concerning such issues as materials selection, circulation, reconsideration of materials, copyright, and acceptable use
  • encouraging the use of instructional technology to engage students and to improve learning, providing 24/7 access to digital information resources for the entire learning community
  • maintaining active memberships in professional associations
  • remaining current in professional practices and developments, information technologies, and educational research applicable to school library programs
  • advocating for school library programs and the guiding principles of the school library profession

Library Director is an active, accessible, and informed proponent of the school library profession by:

  • advocating, communicating, and promoting opportunities to improve the profession
  • maintaining frequent and timely communication to stakeholders through the school and library website, parent newsletter, e-mail, and other formats.
  • using local, state, national, and international school library data and research to engage support
  • maintaining an effective public relations program
  • promoting the ethical use of information

Instructional Partner

As an instructional partner the Library Director works with teachers and other educators to build and strengthen connections between student information and research needs, curricular content, learning objectives, and information resources. The Library Director demonstrates his or her role as an essential and equal partner in the instructional process by:

  • participating in the curriculum development process to ensure that the curricula include the full range of literacy skills (information, media, visual, digital, and technological literacy) necessary to meet content standards and to develop lifelong learners
  • collaborating with teachers and students to design and teach engaging inquiry and learning experiences and assessments that incorporate information literacy and foster critical thinking
  • participating in the implementation of collaboratively planned learning experiences by providing group and individual instruction, assessing student progress, and evaluating activities
  • joining with teachers and others to plan and implement meaningful experiences that will promote a love of reading and lifelong learning providing and planning professional development opportunities within the school

Information Specialist

As information specialist, the Library Director provides leadership and expertise in the selection, acquisition, evaluation, and organization of information resources and technologies in all formats, as well as expertise in the ethical use of information and Digital Citizenship. The Library Director ensures equitable access and responsible use of information by:

  • in accordance with school policy, developing and maintaining a collection of resources appropriate to the curriculum, the learners, and the teaching styles and instructional strategies used within the school community.
  • cooperating and networking with other libraries, librarians, and agencies to provide access to resources outside the school through the use of interlibrary loan.
  • evaluating, promoting, and using existing and emerging technologies to support teaching and learning, supplement school resources, connect the school with the global learning community, communicate with students and teachers, and provide 24/7 access to library services
  • understanding copyright, fair use, and licensing of intellectual property, and assisting users with their understanding and observance of those listed
  • organizing the collection for maximum and effective use

Teacher

As a teacher, the Library Director empowers students to become critical thinkers, enthusiastic readers, skillful researchers, and ethical users of information. The Library Director supports students’ success by guiding them in:

  • reading for understanding, for exposure to diversity of viewpoints and genres, and for pleasure
  • using information for defined and self-defined purposes
  • building on prior knowledge and constructing new knowledge
  • embracing the world of information and all its formats
  • working with peers in successful collaboration for learning
  • provides Freshman with library orientation
  • provides formal instruction on the research process with junior and senior English classes
  • provides formal instruction on the research process with other disciplines doing research activities.
  • provides individualized instruction to students and staff on the research process

Program Administrator

As program administrator, the Library Director works collaboratively with members of the learning community to define the policies of the school library program, and to guide and direct all activities related to it. The Library Director maximizes the efficiency and effectiveness of the school library program by:

  • using strategic planning for the continuous improvement of the program
  • ensuring that school library program is aligned with school long-range strategic plans
  • using effective management principles, including the supervision of personnel, resources, and facilities, in developing and implementing programs
  • generating evidence in practice that demonstrates efficacy and relevance of the school library instructional program
  • conducting ongoing action research and evaluation that creates data that is used to inform continuous program improvement
  • supervising and evaluating assistant librarian and student aids
  • preparing, justifying, and administering the school library program budget to support specific program goals
  • establishing processes and procedures for selection, acquisition, circulation, resource sharing, etc. that assure appropriate resources are available when needed
  • creating and maintaining in the school library a teaching and learning environment that is inviting, safe, flexible, and conducive to student learning
  • selecting and using effective technological applications for management purposes
  • participating in the recruiting, hiring, and training assistant librarian and student aids
  • ensuring equitable physical access to school library facilities by providing barrier-free, universally designed environments

Each candidate should submit a resume, cover letter, and official application. Candidates are also welcomed and encouraged to submit other documents which will help give a full impression of the candidate as an educator and a professional. Such documents might include transcripts and letters of recommendation.

Please submit all materials to Marian Catholic’s Principal, Mr. Steve Tortorello, by mail, email, or fax.

Marian Catholic High School
Attn – Mr. Steve Tortorello
700 Ashland Avenue
Chicago Heights, IL 60411

stortorello@marianchs.com

Fax: 708-756-9758

Director of Alumni Relations

Marian Catholic High School currently welcomes qualified candidates to apply for the position of Director of Alumni Relations to take responsibility for alumni cultivation and stewardship. The Director of Alumni Relations is responsible for the planning and implementation of programs and projects that strategically engage alumni in strengthening programs and provide tangible benefits to alumni and current students. Serving as an ambassador, the Director of Alumni Relations is charged with securing commitments from alumni to provide professional expertise and volunteer service; collaborating with colleagues in the administrative offices (including, but not limited to Admissions, Advancement, Athletics and Student Affairs) and the school to create and maintain pathways for alumni participation that advance the goals of Marian Catholic; partnering with Advancement colleagues to identify, cultivate, solicit and steward alumni giving; and serving as a liaison between the Alumni Association Board of Directors and the academic and administrative leadership.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Plan and execute Alumni reunions; making sure to increase attendance by 5% per year
  • Introduce new Alumni events that encourage attendance and attract new Alumni engagement
  • Increase national alumni engagement and presence by hosting events in various cities to establish Marian Catholic Networks. A minimum of two event should be held per year to eventually accumulate to ten Networks in various destinations with high alumni population over the next five years
  • Review Reunion/Alumni programs to limit redundancy, while introducing new programs to attract and engage Alumni
  • Ensure accurate and complete alumni database records; capture contact, biographical and career information of alumni via surveys, projects (e.g. alumni directory), correspondence, website, postal returns, etc.
  • Significantly increase engagement with and among current students and families to strengthen the Marian Catholic community.
  • Collaborate closely with development colleagues in increasing support from alumni; routinely identify and qualify alumni prospects for gifts; communicate development-related activities via written contact reports filed in Raiser's Edge and periodic attendance at prospect management meetings
  • Oversee and balance the budget for Alumni Relations; within the annual program budget, manage existing and/or additional alumni programs, services and communications
  • Raise funds for select special projects and events in collaboration with Development colleagues
  • Supervise Alumni Relations Coordinator and provide guidance to alumni volunteers

OTHER SKILLS

  • A minimum of four years of experience in alumni relations and external affairs or other relevant fields with demonstrated accomplishment in fostering productive relationships with volunteers and developing volunteer leadership.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, together with the ability to work collaboratively and courteously with colleagues throughout the school, alumni, other constituents and the public
  • The demonstrated ability to strategize, implement and build constituency programs and activities, along with a talent for motivating volunteers.
  • Demonstrably strong writing, planning and organizational skills.
  • Flexibility and initiative, as well as the ability to work independently, combined with the skills for thriving in a team environment to achieve institutional goals.
  • High professional and ethical standards for handling confidential information.
  • Ability to organize and complete multiple tasks simultaneously with close attention to detail and prioritization to meet deadlines.
  • Some experience with Raiser's Edge or a similar constituent database.
  • Ability to travel and work evenings and weekends as needed.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE

Bachelor’s Degree. Five (5) years’ experience in individual giving and donor relationship management or other relevant fields. Two (2) years’ supervisory experience.

PLEASE SEND RESUME AND COVER LETTER TO:

Dan Kozlowski – Vice President for Advancement
Marian Catholic High School
700 Ashland Avenue
Chicago Heights, IL 60411

Finance Intern

Job Title: Finance Intern
Work Schedule: Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Hours per week: 10-15
Salary: unpaid
Positions Available: 1-2

Description:

Marian Catholic High School seeks current college students to fill the role of Finance Department Intern. As a Finance Department Intern, you will work closely with the Chief Financial Officer to gain a better understanding as to the role that Finance operations play in a not-for- profit organization. The Finance Department Intern is an unpaid position which will work in all areas of Finance and in Human Resources and Administration, as needed. The Finance Department Internship Program is intended to assist college students in gaining practical experience, using and honing their skills, fostering their professional development, and facilitating their transition from college to work. Interns are not employees of Marian Catholic High School and will not be entitled to a job or position at Marian Catholic at the conclusion of the internship.

Duties:

Duties of the Finance Intern include assisting the Finance Department Staff in day to day operations including data entry; account analysis and reconciliation; filing; copying; and other duties as assigned. Finance intern will also work closely with Chief Financial Officer and assist with monthly revenue and expenditure analysis; monthly account reconciliation; internal audit; monthly operating commentary for department managers; quarterly operating commentary for Finance Committee and Board of Directors; and preparation workpapers for Marian’s annual external audit.

Requirements:

Intern must be current college student and enrolled in an accredited program. Intern must be considered a full- time student. Candidate must be proficient in Word, Excel, and Power Point. Interns must be: a self-starter, detailed orientated, highly organized. The candidate must possess: excellent writing and communication skills, a high level of integrity, and a positive attitude. The candidate must always work in a professional manner and must maintain confidentiality of all information.

How to Apply:

Please e-mail cover letter and resume to Curt Schubert, CFO Marian Catholic High School, at cschubert@marianchs.com

Advancement Department Intern

Job Title: Advancement Intern
Work Schedule: Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Hours per week: 20-25
Salary: unpaid
Positions Available: 1-2

Description:
An Advancement Intern is an unpaid position which will work closely with the Marian Catholic High School Advancement Team in the areas of advancement, marketing, public relations, event planning, annual giving and alumni relations. The Marian Catholic High School Internship Program is intended to assist Marian Catholic alumni gain practical experience, use and hone their skills, foster their professional development, and facilitate their transition from college to work. Interns are not employees of Marian Catholic High School and will not be entitled to a job or position at Marian Catholic at the conclusion of the internship.

Duties:
Duties include attending staff meetings; assisting the Advancement Department; maintaining the Marian Catholic social networks; contacting benefactors and alumni; mailings; assisting in the development and dissemination of marketing pieces; assisting in the planning and execution of events; performing other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

Strong consideration will be given to graduates of Marian Catholic High School who possess a deep Catholic and Dominican identity and have received or are actively working towards a Bachelor’s degree in marketing/advertising/communication/education/English or related degree. The candidate must be proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and database management. The successful candidate will be: a self-starter, detailed orientated, highly organized, able to handle several projects simultaneously, flexible with their schedule (including evenings), and able to meet deadlines. The candidate must possess: excellent writing and communication skills, a high level of integrity, and a positive attitude. Photography, graphic arts and digital editing skills are a plus.

How to Apply:
Please submit Cover Letter/Resume to Marian Catholic’s Vice President, Mr. Dan Kozlowski, by mail, email, or fax.

Marian Catholic High School
Attn – Mr. Dan Kozlowski
700 Ashland Avenue
Chicago Heights, IL 60411

dkozlowski@marianchs.com

Fax: 708-756-9759


Administrative Opportunities at Marian Catholic

All applications should be sent to (unless specified differently in the position summary):
Marian Catholic High School
c/o Vince Krydynski, President
700 Ashland Ave.
Chicago Heights, IL 60411
or vkrydynski@marianchs.com

When applying for an administrative position:

A complete application would include the following: a letter, resume, application, at least three recommendations from previous positions.

Faculty and Staff Opportunities at Marian Catholic

All applications should be sent to:
Marian Catholic High School
c/o Steve Tortorello, Principal
700 Ashland Ave.
Chicago Heights, IL 60411

or

Steve Tortorello, Principal
stortorello@marianchs.com

When applying for a teaching or faculty position:

A complete application would include the following: a letter, resume, the completed application, transcripts from all colleges and universities you have attended (copies may be submitted), credentials (if on file with a university), at least three recommendations from previous positions, and a photocopy of your valid teaching certificate.

When applying for a substitute position:

A complete application would include the following: a letter, resume, the completed application, and at least three recommendations from previous positions.

When applying for a support staff position:

A complete application would include the following: a letter, resume, the completed application, and at least three recommendations from previous positions.

Marian Catholic High School is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, unfavorable discharge from military service or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. A disability or medical condition will not bar you from employment if you are able to perform with reasonable accommodation the essential functions of the job for which you are applying.