The Diocese of Lansing in Lansing, Michigan is accepting applications for an Associate Superintendent of Catholic Schools. You may learn more about our diocesan schools from our website at https://dolcatholicschools.org/
The mission of the schools of the Catholic Diocese of Lansing is the mission of Christ and of his Church — to educate and form young people as disciples who reach their full spiritual, academic, emotional, and physical potential. The schools are to be prayerful communities of witness, evangelization, and discipleship, where the distinctively Christian way of life is modeled, taught, and lived. In every respect the schools are to be grounded in truth and Christ who is the Truth.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities Include:
Assist the Superintendent in the administration of the Catholic schools of the Diocese of Lansing.
To serve as a liaison, spokesperson, and connection between the Superintendent’s Office and the Catholic schools of the Diocese.
Collaborates with the Superintendent and the other department members in implementing the mission of the Catholic Schools.
Participates in the comprehensive planning, implementation and evaluation of the department programs and services.
Serves as a professional resource to the schools.
Knowledgeable on Pope St. John Paul II teachings on Theology of the Body.
Must have knowledge about Catholic Liberal Arts Education.
Collaborates, as delegated and as appropriate, with all other departments in the Diocese.
Is responsible for facilitating and directing all aspects of the accreditation process in individual schools according to the Michigan Non-Public Schools Accreditation Association and training team members as needed.
Assures that professional personnel applicants meet the criteria of the Diocesan Catholic School system. This includes checking credentials of principals, teachers and staff.
Assures that personnel policies dealing with the requirements and qualifications of teachers and principals follow federal, state and diocesan guidelines. Provides counsel as needed to pastors, principals, teachers and parents on personnel policies and practices. Accomplishes this by interpreting these policies and procedures, meeting these individuals and facilitating meetings and using mediating skills when necessary.
Serves as a liaison from the Catholic School Office to the principals, attends all principal meetings, informs and provides school related information and consultation services.
Collaborates in providing diocesan in-services for principals and teachers.
Collaborates with the Superintendent in all aspects that involve the total school system, individual schools, and personnel.
Must have experience with and be able to support online/virtual learning.
Master’s degree in education administration or equivalent.
Minimum of three years of administrative experience.
Travel is required, must have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.
Interested candidates need to complete the online application and attach a cover letter and resume along with transcripts and three references. Please apply using the online application no later than 5:00 pm on Friday, March 26, 2021.