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CURRENT OPEN POSITIONS


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Director of Alumni Relations

Marian Catholic High School currently welcomes qualified candidates to apply for the position of Director of Alumni Relations. The Director of Alumni Relations will report to the Vice President for Advancement and is responsible for alumni cultivation and stewardship through the planning and implementation of programs and projects that strategically engage alumni in strengthening programs and provide tangible benefits to alumni.

Serving as an ambassador to the school’s alumni base, the Director of Alumni Relations is charged with securing commitments from alumni to provide professional expertise and volunteer service The Director of Alumni Relations will collaborate with colleagues in the administrative offices (including, but not limited to Admissions, Advancement, Athletics and Student Affairs) to create and maintain pathways for alumni participation that advance the mission of Marian Catholic. The Director of Alumni Relations will also partner 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

  • Work closely with the President of the Alumni Association to build a model for growth of the Alumni Association including a Board of Directors, regional committees, and events.
  • Work closely with the Alumni Association Board of Directors, arranging its meetings, staffing its committees and ensuring strong and productive relationships between its members and school; serve as ex officio Executive Director of the Alumni Association.
  • Develop a multi-year strategic alumni relations plan for increasing engagement with alumni and parents of alumni.
  • Plan, implement, and promote alumni programs that support Marian Catholic’s strategic plan as well as the goals of the Office for Advancement; develop and submit for approval by the VP for Advancement annual strategic and operating plans.
  • 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.
  • Together with the Director of Marketing and Communications, continue to build a social-media presence for the Marian Catholic Alumni Association.
  • Establish and build relationships with a wide range of alumni, both locally and nationally.
  • Maintain regular communication with alumni via direct contact, email blasts, alumni web pages, and print publications.
  • Plan and execute class reunions.
  • Plan and execute external alumni events throughout the year.
  • Educate graduating students about alumni benefits and engage them in programs.
  • Partner with Director of Admissions to spearhead the introduction of alumni involvement in the admissions process; partner with the Guidance Office to plan the growth and accessibility of career networking services for students and alumni.
  • 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; manage existing and/or additional alumni programs, services and communications.
  • Raise funds for select special projects and events in collaboration with Development colleagues.
  • Supervise and manage the Assistant Director of Alumni Relations and provide guidance to alumni volunteers.

OTHER SKILLS

  • A minimum of five years of experience in alumni relations and external affairs 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 Institute, 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.
  • Ability to travel and work evenings and weekends as needed.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Publisher.
  • Knowledge of Raiser's Edge software a plus but not required.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE

The Director of Alumni Relations will share a commitment to the mission of Catholic education, especially the Dominican Charism embraced at Marian Catholic, have five (5) years’ experience in individual giving and donor relationship management or sales, two (2) years’ supervisory experience, and a Bachelor's degree in business marketing or other relevant field; Master’s degree preferred.

PLEASE SEND RESUME AND ADDRESS COVER LETTER TO:

Dan Kozlowski - Vice President for Advancement
Marian Catholic High School
700 Ashland Avenue
Chicago Heights, IL 60411
Email: mbrown@marianchs.com

Computer Science & Engineering Teacher

Marian Catholic High School in Chicago Heights, Illinois, is seeking a Computer Science & Engineering teacher for the 2017-2018 school year.

The course load is most likely to include classes in our Engineering Program as well as Computer Science courses such as AP Computer Science Principles, App Design, and Web Design.

The ideal candidate 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 computer science and/or engineering teaching experience
  • hold proper state certification for teaching at the high school level

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

Administrative Assistant for Advancement

Marian Catholic High School currently welcomes qualified candidates to apply for the full-time position of Administrative Assistant for Advancement. Under supervision of the Executive Assistant to the Vice President for Advancement, this individual assists in maintaining the Advancement database and provides administrative support for the Advancement Office. This position deals with confidential information, runs a variety of reports, keeps files and records current, provides general office support, and handles special projects as needed.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist with maintaining Advancement database.
  • Advancement liaison to the Marian Catholic Parent’s Club.
  • Coordinate and manage the school’s parent volunteer program.
  • Coordinate and manage the annual all school fundraiser.
  • Coordinate and manage the school’s work-study program.
  • Coordinate and manage Advancement student aides.
  • Prepare purchase requisitions for department.
  • Carry out special projects as needed.
  • Assist at and/or set up for meetings and other Advancement functions.
  • Create and modify documents using Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Prezi.

OTHER SKILLS

  • Energetic, flexible, and self-motivated individual that is a team-player and works well with others.
  • Excellent communicator with interpersonal skills, together with the ability to work collaboratively and courteously with colleagues, alumni, other constituents and the public.
  • Ability to motivate volunteers.
  • Strong writer, planner and organizer.
  • 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.
  • Possess 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.
  • Experienced with Raiser's Edge software a plus but not required.
  • Ability to travel and work evenings and weekends as needed.

PLEASE SEND RESUME AND ADDRESS COVER LETTER TO:

Michelle Brown
Executive Assistant to the Vice-President for Advancement
700 Ashland Avenue
Chicago Heights, IL 60411
Email: mbrown@marianchs.com

Advancement Department Intern


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.