Cristo Rey Richmond High School
Employment Type
Full Time
Richmond, VA
Posted Date

Hours per week: 40

Position Summary:

This is an exciting executive position for a mission-inspired, faith-based leader who is open to new opportunities and challenges. Leaders from a wide variety of professional backgrounds are encouraged to apply. One’s professional path does not need to be in education, but s/he must believe in the power of education to transform lives.

Final CRR Candidate Profile 

Final CRR Position Announcement

Key responsibilities:

  • While the President/CEO role is largely external facing and forward looking, s/he is also responsible for setting the internal culture of the school by modeling mission and inspiring all stakeholders.
  • S/He will be a high-profile ambassador for the school in business, philanthropic, and faith communities.
  • S/He will focus on mission-vitality and financial stability through fundraising, securing corporate work study jobs for students, and enrollment.
  • The school utilizes the President-Principal leadership model, wherein the Principal is responsible for curriculum, student life, and daily operations.
  • S/He will be responsible for inspiring and supporting a Leadership Team that includes the following direct reports: Principal, Chief Operating Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Director of Enrollment Services, Vice President of Advancement, and Vice President of Corporate Work Study.
  • Other stakeholder groups with whom the President/CEO will be expected to maintain strong relationships include the Cristo Rey Network, Bon Secours Mercy Ministries, Diocese of Richmond, Corporate Work Study partners, faculty/staff, students and parents, donors, and the greater Richmond community.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required. Advanced degree preferred.
  • At least 10 years of work experience relating to: Executive Leadership, Education, Religious Education, Nonprofit Leadership
  • Inspiring and supporting a senior leadership team.
  • Strategic planning and leading organizational growth
  • Philanthropic fundraising
  • Business development
  • Financial acumen, including annual and multi-year budget development
  • Working with economically disadvantaged communities
  • Networking and relationship-building
  • Excellent communicator, oral and written
  • Mission-inspired, faith-filled person. Practicing Catholic preferred.
  • Uncompromising integrity, strong moral compass
  • Passionate about serving students with limited economic resources
  • Articulate and inspirational communicator
  • High emotional intelligence, strong interpersonal skills
  • Skilled at building and maintaining relationships with a wide range of stakeholders
  • Collaborative
  • Critical thinker and creative problem solver

Position Start Date: 09/2024 (flexible)