Beaumont School is a Catholic school in the Ursuline tradition. Beaumont is dedicated to a college preparatory and International Baccalaureate liberal arts education for young women in a multi-cultural setting where they grow to be accomplished, confident, compassionate leaders for the 21st century.
Beaumont is sponsored by the Ursuline Sisters of Cleveland in collaboration with its lay educators and educates young women for life, leadership and service.
We are searching for a visionary and inspirational leader as the next President who will be a passionate advocate for the Ursuline tradition of education. The President is the leader of development and institutional advancement and will implement the mission and philosophy of the school in all areas of the school community. In addition to ensuring the academic excellence of the school, the next President will be expected to focus on increasing enrollment, fund raising, and outreach to the local community and beyond.
The President is the Chief Executive Officer of Beaumont School and has ultimate responsibility for the operation of the school, including the general charge and control of its personnel and budget; of its educational and development programs; of its business affairs; and of its facilities.
The President is the overall leader and facilitator of the community of faith and bears ultimate responsibility for the integration of faith and culture within Beaumont School.
The President is accountable to the Board of Directors for the fulfillment of their goals and policies.
Key Duties and Responsibilities
- Articulates the mission of Beaumont School and insures that the Catholic/Ursuline dimension of the school is developed and promoted to alumnae, parents, students, faculty, staff, and the wider community.
- Monitors the expression of Catholic identity in all facets of school life in consultation with the Principal and campus Minister.
- Monitors the selection of personnel so that the values of those employed reflect the mission statement.
Board of Directors
- Works with the Board of Directors to formulate and recommend appropriate policy for the school and monitors and implements the administration of policy in all areas.
- Acts as administrative officer of the Board of Directors and serves on the Board as an ex officio voting member.
- Serves as ex officio member of all Board committees.
- Hires and supervises the Principal, the Director of Finance and Facilities, and the Director of Development.
- Meets regularly with the Principal, the Director of Finance and Facilities and the Development Staff, and provides annual evaluations of each.
- On recommendation from the Principal, approves the hiring and dismissing of all members of faculty and staff.
- Supervises the work of the Development Office to insure its smooth functioning and that it reflects the mission of the school including the hiring, supervision and dismissing of all Directors.
- Communicates with various publics through properly prepared materials and literature and serves as chief spokesperson for Beaumont School.
- Attends appropriate meetings and functions related to institutional development and public relations.
- Approves all programs and campaigns of the development office.
- Insures the development and implementation of a marketing plan for the school including student recruitment programs.
- Oversees and attends all Alumnae Association meetings, activities, projects and major events
- Insures the preparation of the annual budget with input from the Principal and the Director of Finance and Facilities
- Submits an annual operating budget for Board approval through the Finance Committee of the Board and the Director of Finance and Facilities.
- Supervises the fiscal operations of the school through the office of the Director of Finance and Facilities.
- Insures the effective maintenance of the plant in concert with the Director of Finance and Facilities
- Maintains liaison with legal counsel.
- Reviews all editions of the Faculty, Employee, Coaches, and Student Handbooks.
- Develops, in cooperation with the Board of Directors, short and long-term goals and objectives for appropriate areas of school life (including the recruitment, admission development, facilities, finances and institutional development).
- Communicates short and long-range goals and objectives, as well as the mission statement to the school community and most particularly to the wider community.
- Coordinates any Board approved long range plans for the school.
- Monitors long-range planning and development goals.