Raskob Learning Institute and Day School Executive Director
Raskob Day School is hiring for an Executive Director. The Executive Director of Raskob Day School will be a dynamic, engaging, self-reliant and entrepreneurial senior leader, accustomed to managing with a collaborative, fact-based approach, with articulate communication and interpersonal warmth. He or she will have demonstrated the ability to build strong and open working relationships characterized by mutual respect between superiors, peers and subordinates within the school. This leader will be openly communicative of ideas with others and inviting and considering input from the school, peers, and their direct reports.
The Executive Director will be accessible and approachable, respecting intellectual integrity and valuing individuality, building and fostering working relationships with school partners from a variety of functions and geographies. The Executive Director must value collaboration and promote a culture of continuous learning and ongoing self-improvement.
Essential Functions of Positions:
Promote Cultural Alignment with the Values of Raskob Day School and Holy Names University:
Promote the mission, core values of the school and the university.
Ensure a warm and nurturing environment for all students, families, and faculty.
Provide and model impeccable customer service.
Serve as the key spokesperson and model for positive public relations, including families and the community/neighborhood; create outreach and partnership opportunities within the community.
Deliver Key Business Outcomes:
Ensure the effective day-to-day operational leadership of the school, including all campus-level talent management, enrollment and budget management activities to sustain profitability.
Ensure accurate and timely monthly reporting of key business metrics.
Drive recruitment and retention activities at the campus level and in the community.
Maintain a safe, clean environment; recommend campus and facility improvements.
Ensure Exceptional Academic Outcomes:
Provide engaging leadership in the delivery execution of a high quality program; follow Raskob's curriculum while providing a supportive environment for creative approaches by teaching staff.
Ensure accurate and timely academic reporting, conferencing, and record keeping by all campus staff.
Hire the best talent; professional outstanding coaching; support professional development opportunities.
Ensure compliance with all local and state licensing regulations.
Maintain all necessary activities and records to ensure on-going WASC accreditation.
Qualifications and Experience:
Master's degree required.
Prior Head of School experience.
Administrative Credential is preferred.
Be Special Education - Mild/Moderate Certified.
At least four years of teaching experience; at least four years of principal experience or equivalent.
Proven effectiveness in resolving escalated issues.
Key leadership characteristics include:
Effective leadership, with the ability to inspire and motivate others to perform well and the willingness to accept feedback.
Sound judgment and problem-solving skills: able to identify problems, gather information and resolve concerns in a timely, effective, customer-focused manner.
Integrity and ethics: able to maintain confidentiality and professionalism in all activities.
Highly effective oral and written communication: speak and write clearly and persuasively one to one and in groups.
Exceptional interpersonal skills: interact well with others at all levels and builds rapport easily with others.
Efficient multi-tasker: can work on multiple conflicting priorities with ease and delegate appropriately.
Independent, while also being a team player: can act without supervision as needed while working collaboratively and cooperatively with a variety of groups.
Goal oriented and self-motivated with strong organization and time management skills.
To Apply: The review of applications will begin immediately. For consideration, applicants should submit a Holy Names University staff employment application, cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
*We are unable to offer remote work outside of the state of California.
About Holy Names University Oakland's Holy Names University was founded in 1868 by the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary. Rooted in Catholic intellectual and spiritual traditions, the university's mission is to empower and prepare a diverse student body for productive lives of leadership and service in a complex world. HNU offers a liberal arts and professional education through 15 undergraduate majors and 7 master's degree programs. HNU's student-centered education, with small class sizes and courses in varied formats and schedules, meets the current needs of adult learners, including first-generation students and working adults. The University's idyllic, 60-acre campus is nestled in the Oakland hills of California and offers panoramic views of San Francisco Bay. To learn more, visit www.hnu.edu.
Holy Names University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome applications from the community, alumni and the general public. Members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.
Nestled in the Oakland, CA hills with a panoramic view of the San Francisco Bay, HNU is rooted in Catholic intellectual and spiritual traditions, empowering a diverse student body for leadership and service. Guided by the core values of the Sister of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary, HNU is a progressive, inclusive, and rigorous academic community offering a liberal arts and professional education. We prepare students to think critically and imaginatively, to understand and employ the veraious modes of knowledge, to communicate clearly and persuasively, and to promote the common good. Visit our website at www.hnu.edu to learn more about Holy Names University.