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Catholic Schools Contact:

Susan M. Gibbons
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100 East Eighth Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202
(513) 421-3131 Phone
(513) 421-6271 Fax

Administrative Openings

New Principal candidates of Archdiocesan and parish-sponsored schools (including consolidated and inter-parish schools) are required to be screened by the Catholic Schools Office before they can be interviewed. Thus, if interested in serving as a principal of an Archdiocesan or parish-sponsored school, please complete the Principal Application (see the link to the left).


St. Xavier High School – 600 W. North Bend Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45224
Posted: June 21, 2017
St. Xavier High School President/Start Date: July 1, 2018: Founded in 1831, St. Xavier High School’s Mission is to assist young men in their formation as leaders and “Men for Others” through rigorous college preparation in the Jesuit Tradition.
The President is the Chief Executive Officer of St. Xavier High School with primary responsibility over the school’s mission, presence and resources.  Specifically, the President has general charge and control of the school’s property, academic, business and spiritual affairs, as well as significant fund-raising responsibilities.  The President reports to and serves at the pleasure of the Board of Trustees.
Accepting Applications from Jesuit or lay candidates through August 31, 2017 – St. Xavier High School President 

Franciscan Sisters of the Poor – St, Clare Campus, 60 Compton Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45215
Posted: June 13, 2017
Administrative Assistant: Part- Time
Job Information:  Franciscan Sisters of the Poor is seeking a part-time Administrative Assistant to work with the Director of Associates. This position will be scheduled 16-20 hours per week.
Job responsibilities include: prepares, distributes and maintains newsletters, brochures, fliers and other materials; composes routine correspondence, documentation and reports; maintains and updates databases and network lists; creates, maintains and updates files; assists in tracking of financial information and other data; assists in planning, organizing and implementing programs and events; and other duties as assigned.
Minimum requirements include: high school diploma or GED Equivalent; 3-5 years experience in office administration, publishing and related; and proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Publisher and PowerPoint.
Interested individuals may email a resume to Alternately, an application may be obtained in person between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. at 60 Compton Road, Cincinnati, OH 45215.

Mercy McAuley High School – 6000 Oakwood Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45224
Posted: June 12, 2017
Mercy McAuley High School sponsored by Sisters of Mercy and located in Cincinnati, Ohio will open in fall 2018.  We are seeking an experienced, dynamic, Catholic secondary school Principal, who preferably has extensive experience in an all-girls educational environment.
Mercy McAuley is a new high school that combines the best traditions of more than a century of Mercy education in the Cincinnati region.  Because Mercy McAuley is blending the traditions of two schools into a new entity, the Principal must embrace, support, integrate and implement the mission and values of Mercy McAuley High School by working cooperatively  with the President, the Board of Directors, students, parents, and the community at large to ensure excellent academics and a robust student-centered school community.
The Principal has overall responsibility for working cooperatively with the Administrative Team, supervising faculty, administering school policies and procedures, and exhibiting a strong vision for 21st century education steeped in Catholic identity.  The Principal’s leadership will focus on academics, curriculum, instruction, and experiential learning that promote Mercy education and values with respect to the Mercy McAuley core values of Catholic faith formation, compassion, service, leadership, and excellence.
The ideal candidate will:
Demonstrate a strong commitment to Catholic education in an all-girls secondary environment.
Demonstrate a commitment to the mission and charism of the Sisters of Mercy.
Be a strong academic leader with excellent technology skills and the ability to assess and evaluate curriculum and faculty.
Demonstrate strong skills in interpersonal, written and verbal communication.
Be confident and effective in a collaborative leadership model.
Be committed to the success of students and faculty.
Possess strong presentation and public relation skills.
Educational and professional requirements:
Must be a practicing Catholic with a commitment to continuing faith formations
Hold a minimum of a master’s degree in education or education administration
Possess a minimum of five years of experience in educational administration, preferably in a Catholic high school, with a minimum of 10 years of teaching experience preferred.
Each qualified applicant must submit a resume, a cover letter, and three professional reference to  by Thurday, August 21, 2017.  A review of application materials will begin immediately and candidates will be evaluated on a rolling basis until the position in filled for the 2018-2019 school year.

Archdiocese of Cincinnati – 100 E. 8th St., Cincinnati, OH 45202
Posted: May 31, 2017
Director for School Strategic Planning: Provides monitoring, oversight, and support for strategic planning processes and projects in Catholic schools, as well as at the regional and Archdiocesan levels.  Please see complete job description.
This is a full time position, 35 hours per week.
To Apply: Send resume, cover letter and employment application to:
Department of Human Resources
Archdiocese of Cincinnati
100 E. 8th Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202
Application Deadline:  June 16, 2017

Archbishop McNicholas High School – 6536 Beechmont Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45230
Posted: May 17, 2017
Director of Finance: Reports directly to the Executive Director, and is responsible for leading and developing practices and procedures for Finance, Budgeting, and Human Resources.  Specifically, this position is responsible for all areas relating to budgeting and financial reporting including, but not limited to: payroll, cash flow, profit and loss statements, balance sheets, quarterly reporting related to AOC benefits, etc.  The Director of Finance also serves as the Business Manager and is also responsible for human resources at Archbishop McNicholas High School.  Please see complete job description.
Archbishop McNicholas High School is accepting applications for the Director of Finance at the school.  Interested applicants should send cover letter, resume, salary requirements, and four references to Mr. Dave Jackson, Executive Director, Archbishop McNicholas High School at





Catholic Diocese of Columbus
Posted: July 21, 2017
The Catholic Diocese of Columbus is looking for an Episcopal Moderator of Catholic Education & Superintendent of Schools to serve as the primary voice of the Bishop in carrying out his prophetic role as the teaching authority for the Catholic faithful enrolled in Catholic schools, Religious Education, and Youth & Young Adult Ministry in the Diocese of Columbus.  The Episcopal Moderator for Education serves the critical function of advisor to the Bishop and spiritual and educational leader in the Diocese.
The Superintendent of Catholic Schools is responsible for 42 elementary and 11 high schools in the Diocese.  This position works closely with the Pastors, Administrators, and individual  Principals to promote the operation of a Catholic school system which reflects the highest ideals of Catholic education, meets the expectations of parents, and complies with the requirements of the state of Ohio’s Department of Education.  In addition, this position serves as the administrator providing day-to-day advice and consultation on situations arising in Catholic school education.  This includes, but is not limited to, providing direction and guidance on long and short term planning, budgeting and financial stewardship, educational and instructional standards, continuing formation and certification of teachers, contractual issues, staffing issues, and oversite  of the Central Ohio Teachers Association (COACE).
Qualifications for the position: Minimum of a Master’s degree in Educational Administration or similar content area, PhD preferred, from approved institutions of higher learning.  Professional development is mandatory to remain current in best educational practices; Educator’s License from the State of Ohio.  Minimum of ten years of successful experience in the operation of elementary and/or secondary schools, preferably in a Catholic school system, as a principal or superintendent.  Successful experience as a superintendent of schools is preferred.
Job offer is contingent on the successful passing of the mandatory background screening and completion of the VIRTUS program.  Salary is commensurate with education and experience; benefits are according to Diocesan policy.
Send resume, including education, and references by Thursday, August 31, 2017 to: Dominic Prunte, Director of Human Resources –

Sandusky Central Catholic School – 410 West Jefferson St., Sandusky, OH 44870 (419)626-1892
Posted: July 21, 2017
Director of Advancement: The Director of Advancement and Development will implement and supervise all aspects of the school’s development and fundraising work.  The Director works closely with the President, the Board of Directors and the Sandusky Central Catholic School Education Foundation to provide leadership for the development program as it builds a strong culture of philanthropy throughout the school community and beyond.  The Director is tasked with designing programs of giving that attract the maximum gift support possible for the school.  The Director exercises leadership and administration in a manner set forth in the school’s mission statement and philosophy and in keeping with the educational heritage of Sandusky Central Catholic School.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in related area or five (5) or more years leading and implementing successful fundraising campaigns, ideally within a non-profit, education-based organization; Demonstrated success in meeting annual fund goals, individual donor solicitations, sponsorships and special events; Experience with fundraising software, Raiser’s Edge preferred, social media and website development; Practicing Roman Catholic
Deadline: August 11, 2017 – Applicants are encouraged to apply promptly as the position is considered open only until filled.
Contact: Applicants should email a letter of interest including salary expectations, updated resume, three (3) letters of reference and other supporting documents to: Geoff Palmer, Head of School/President, Sandusky Central Catholic School –