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Christian Brothers Conference
Office for Lasallian Education
Executive Director for Lasallian Education

The Christian Brothers Conference Office for Lasallian Education (www.lasallian.info) is seeking an executive director to promote the Lasallian educational mission and assume a leadership role in representing Lasallian education at the national and international levels. This dynamic leader will oversee the staff and operations of the Office for Lasallian Education in Washington, D.C., and provide a variety of services designed to promote Lasallian education to ministries in the U.S., Canada, and Jamaica. The executive director serves as a key representative of the Lasallian network to the Catholic Church, to educational, civic, and governmental entities, and to business and philanthropic organizations.

Primary responsibilities include serving as chief executive and advocate for the Lasallian Education Council, overseeing the development of programs that provide current and future leaders with formation in Lasallian ministry, establishing relationships to secure funding from national and regional foundations and other funding entities, and designing and implementing a strategic plan. The executive director reports to the Lasallian Education Council and manages staff responsible for programs, communications, advancement and financial operations.

A successful candidate will be a practicing member of the Catholic faith who has a master’s degree and five-plus years of administrative leadership experience, preferably in Catholic, Lasallian schools or colleges and is able to translate vision into effective action to advance the Lasallian mission. This person must be able to serve as principal spokesperson for Lasallian education, work collaboratively with brothers and lay partners in a shared leadership role, and demonstrate success securing large-scale philanthropic gifts. Requirements include the ability to maintain an extensive travel schedule and exceptional interpersonal and communication skills in order to market the values and mission of an educational institution and establish strong internal and external relationships. Salary is negotiable and commensurate with experience.

Candidates must submit electronically a letter of introduction, résumé, and names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of five professional references to: Executive Director for Lasallian Education Search, Catholic School Management, Attn: Jennifer C. Kensel, at office@catholicschoolmgmt.com. Application deadline is April 30, 2015.