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VDHS Presidential Search Information

Position Summary

As chief executive officer, the President guides the overall direction of Verbum Dei High School ("Verbum Dei") to achieve the purpose of the school as set forth in the Mission Statement and other related documents. As a Catholic, Jesuit-sponsored school and a member of the Cristo Rey Network, the President will work to ensure full compliance with the standards set forth by the Jesuit West Province and the Cristo Rey Network.

The President's role is one of leadership that promotes service and unity with special concern for articulating the mission and Jesuit identity of the school. 

The President will ensure through his/her experience, that the academic standards of Verbum Dei are maintained at the highest level. In addition, fundraising will be a major responsibility to ensure Verbum Dei's strategic obectives and long term planning can be met with adequate resources. Although the President delegates most of the day-to-day responsibilities for Verbum Dei's management to the school's administrative team, he/she will work closely with and provide strategic direction to these individuals.

How to Apply

The Finney Search Group (www.thefinneysearchgroup.com) has been engaged to assist Verbum Dei High School in the search for its next President.

All qualified candidates must send a cover letter, statement of educational philosophy, and resume to both Mr. Sherm Bristow at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and Mr. Bo Dixon at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

All search-related questions should be directed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please do not contact or send any materials to Verbum Dei directly

The deadline to apply is December 15, 2017.

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VDHS President Job Description

Presidential Search Committee