SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS – ARCHDIOCESE OF PORTLAND IN OREGON
Archdiocese of Portland in Oregon is searching for a Superintendent of
Schools who is a collaborative and inspirational leader.
The Superintendent will carry out the Archbishop’s vision to grow and
sustain our Catholic schools by communicating and supporting the value of
Catholic identity and excellent academics within our schools.
The superintendent supervises the Department of Catholic Schools’
staff and directors in facilitating school and student success from Pre-K
through high school.
Superintendent of Schools is responsible
for the Department of Catholic Schools which supports schools by leading a
variety of organizational actions including faith formation, Catholic
Identity, accreditation, curriculum, assessment and fostering school
enrollment growth and sustainability.
The Superintendent acts as a key communicator for the Archdiocese and
represents the Archbishop in matters related to K-12 schools. Oversees
policies and procedures to ensure the proper operation of the Archdiocesan
elementary and secondary schools including processes to employ and supervise
The Superintendent of Schools models a strong Catholic faith life and
promotes Catholic Identity and faith formation within the Archdiocesan
schools. Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of education and
school administration, planning, organization and personnel, along with
knowledge of church organizational and operations procedures and federal,
state and local laws is required.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Master’s degree in
Education/Administration or other academic area and a minimum of 5 years’
experience in school administrative leadership with previous experience as a
diocesan administrator; or any equivalent combination of education and
experience which demonstrates the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform
the above-described essential functions.
Specific experience in a complex, nonprofit, multi-unit organization with
Practicing Catholic required.
Valid driver’s license.
Bilingual in Spanish preferred.
Position encounters a wide diversity of work situations and involves a high
degree of complexity, as incumbent is responsible for advising and
decision-making in many areas.
Work is performed mostly in an office setting.
Employee is required to attend evening meetings, travel extensively,
work long hours and do extensive close work.
Employee is on-call in case of emergency.
consideration, please email your letter of interest, resume and a
recommendation letter from a priest, deacon, or member of a religious order
Superintendent of Schools in the subject line.
Open until filled.