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CURRENT OPEN POSITIONS


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Director of Alumni Relations

Marian Catholic High School currently welcomes qualified candidates to apply for the position of Director of Alumni Relations to take responsibility for alumni cultivation and stewardship. The Director of Alumni Relations is responsible for the planning and implementation of programs and projects that strategically engage alumni in strengthening programs and provide tangible benefits to alumni and current students. Serving as an ambassador, the Director of Alumni Relations is charged with securing commitments from alumni to provide professional expertise and volunteer service; collaborating with colleagues in the administrative offices (including, but not limited to Admissions, Advancement, Athletics and Student Affairs) and the school to create and maintain pathways for alumni participation that advance the goals of Marian Catholic; partnering with Advancement colleagues to identify, cultivate, solicit and steward alumni giving; and serving as a liaison between the Alumni Association Board of Directors and the academic and administrative leadership.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Plan and execute Alumni reunions; making sure to increase attendance by 5% per year
  • Introduce new Alumni events that encourage attendance and attract new Alumni engagement
  • Increase national alumni engagement and presence by hosting events in various cities to establish Marian Catholic Networks. A minimum of two event should be held per year to eventually accumulate to ten Networks in various destinations with high alumni population over the next five years
  • Review Reunion/Alumni programs to limit redundancy, while introducing new programs to attract and engage Alumni
  • Ensure accurate and complete alumni database records; capture contact, biographical and career information of alumni via surveys, projects (e.g. alumni directory), correspondence, website, postal returns, etc.
  • Significantly increase engagement with and among current students and families to strengthen the Marian Catholic community.
  • Collaborate closely with development colleagues in increasing support from alumni; routinely identify and qualify alumni prospects for gifts; communicate development-related activities via written contact reports filed in Raiser's Edge and periodic attendance at prospect management meetings
  • Oversee and balance the budget for Alumni Relations; within the annual program budget, manage existing and/or additional alumni programs, services and communications
  • Raise funds for select special projects and events in collaboration with Development colleagues
  • Supervise Alumni Relations Coordinator and provide guidance to alumni volunteers

OTHER SKILLS

  • A minimum of four years of experience in alumni relations and external affairs or other relevant fields with demonstrated accomplishment in fostering productive relationships with volunteers and developing volunteer leadership.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, together with the ability to work collaboratively and courteously with colleagues throughout the school, alumni, other constituents and the public
  • The demonstrated ability to strategize, implement and build constituency programs and activities, along with a talent for motivating volunteers.
  • Demonstrably strong writing, planning and organizational skills.
  • Flexibility and initiative, as well as the ability to work independently, combined with the skills for thriving in a team environment to achieve institutional goals.
  • High professional and ethical standards for handling confidential information.
  • Ability to organize and complete multiple tasks simultaneously with close attention to detail and prioritization to meet deadlines.
  • Some experience with Raiser's Edge or a similar constituent database.
  • Ability to travel and work evenings and weekends as needed.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE

Bachelor’s Degree. Five (5) years’ experience in individual giving and donor relationship management or other relevant fields. Two (2) years’ supervisory experience.

PLEASE SEND RESUME AND COVER LETTER TO:

Dan Kozlowski – Vice President for Advancement
Marian Catholic High School
700 Ashland Avenue
Chicago Heights, IL 60411

Finance Intern

Job Title: Finance Intern
Work Schedule: Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Hours per week: 10-15
Salary: unpaid
Positions Available: 1-2

Description:

Marian Catholic High School seeks current college students to fill the role of Finance Department Intern. As a Finance Department Intern, you will work closely with the Chief Financial Officer to gain a better understanding as to the role that Finance operations play in a not-for- profit organization. The Finance Department Intern is an unpaid position which will work in all areas of Finance and in Human Resources and Administration, as needed. The Finance Department Internship Program is intended to assist college students in gaining practical experience, using and honing their skills, fostering their professional development, and facilitating their transition from college to work. Interns are not employees of Marian Catholic High School and will not be entitled to a job or position at Marian Catholic at the conclusion of the internship.

Duties:

Duties of the Finance Intern include assisting the Finance Department Staff in day to day operations including data entry; account analysis and reconciliation; filing; copying; and other duties as assigned. Finance intern will also work closely with Chief Financial Officer and assist with monthly revenue and expenditure analysis; monthly account reconciliation; internal audit; monthly operating commentary for department managers; quarterly operating commentary for Finance Committee and Board of Directors; and preparation workpapers for Marian’s annual external audit.

Requirements:

Intern must be current college student and enrolled in an accredited program. Intern must be considered a full- time student. Candidate must be proficient in Word, Excel, and Power Point. Interns must be: a self-starter, detailed orientated, highly organized. The candidate must possess: excellent writing and communication skills, a high level of integrity, and a positive attitude. The candidate must always work in a professional manner and must maintain confidentiality of all information.

How to Apply:

Please e-mail cover letter and resume to Curt Schubert, CFO Marian Catholic High School, at cschubert@marianchs.com

Advancement Department Intern

Job Title: Advancement Intern
Work Schedule: Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Hours per week: 20-25
Salary: unpaid
Positions Available: 1-2

Description:
An Advancement Intern is an unpaid position which will work closely with the Marian Catholic High School Advancement Team in the areas of advancement, marketing, public relations, event planning, annual giving and alumni relations. The Marian Catholic High School Internship Program is intended to assist Marian Catholic alumni gain practical experience, use and hone their skills, foster their professional development, and facilitate their transition from college to work. Interns are not employees of Marian Catholic High School and will not be entitled to a job or position at Marian Catholic at the conclusion of the internship.

Duties:
Duties include attending staff meetings; assisting the Advancement Department; maintaining the Marian Catholic social networks; contacting benefactors and alumni; mailings; assisting in the development and dissemination of marketing pieces; assisting in the planning and execution of events; performing other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

Strong consideration will be given to graduates of Marian Catholic High School who possess a deep Catholic and Dominican identity and have received or are actively working towards a Bachelor’s degree in marketing/advertising/communication/education/English or related degree. The candidate must be proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and database management. The successful candidate will be: a self-starter, detailed orientated, highly organized, able to handle several projects simultaneously, flexible with their schedule (including evenings), and able to meet deadlines. The candidate must possess: excellent writing and communication skills, a high level of integrity, and a positive attitude. Photography, graphic arts and digital editing skills are a plus.

How to Apply:
Please submit Cover Letter/Resume to Marian Catholic’s Vice President, Mr. Dan Kozlowski, by mail, email, or fax.

Marian Catholic High School
Attn – Mr. Dan Kozlowski
700 Ashland Avenue
Chicago Heights, IL 60411

dkozlowski@marianchs.com

Fax: 708-756-9759


Administrative Opportunities at Marian Catholic

All applications should be sent to (unless specified differently in the position summary):
Marian Catholic High School
c/o Vince Krydynski, President
700 Ashland Ave.
Chicago Heights, IL 60411
or vkrydynski@marianchs.com

When applying for an administrative position:

A complete application would include the following: a letter, resume, application, at least three recommendations from previous positions.

Faculty and Staff Opportunities at Marian Catholic

All applications should be sent to:
Marian Catholic High School
c/o Steve Tortorello, Principal
700 Ashland Ave.
Chicago Heights, IL 60411

or

Steve Tortorello, Principal
stortorello@marianchs.com

When applying for a teaching or faculty position:

A complete application would include the following: a letter, resume, the completed application, transcripts from all colleges and universities you have attended (copies may be submitted), credentials (if on file with a university), at least three recommendations from previous positions, and a photocopy of your valid teaching certificate.

When applying for a substitute position:

A complete application would include the following: a letter, resume, the completed application, and at least three recommendations from previous positions.

When applying for a support staff position:

A complete application would include the following: a letter, resume, the completed application, and at least three recommendations from previous positions.

Marian Catholic High School is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, unfavorable discharge from military service or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. A disability or medical condition will not bar you from employment if you are able to perform with reasonable accommodation the essential functions of the job for which you are applying.