President – Christ the King Jesuit College Preparatory School (Chicago, IL)

Executive, FT Employee
Christ the King Jesuit College Preparatory School (Chicago, IL)

Christ the King Jesuit College Preparatory School (CtK) is seeking a dynamic and committed leader, Roman Catholic preferred, for the position of President to begin in July 2013. This exciting and innovative coeducational school of 300 students (with a goal of 600), founded in 2008, is sponsored by the Chicago-Detroit Province of the Society of Jesus and serves African- American students on Chicago’s West Side.
Within the school community, the President is the spiritual leader of the school. In addition, the President is the CEO, accountable to the Board of Directors, ultimately responsible for the religious and educational vision, programs and financial health of the institution.
The successful President will:
• Have demonstrated successful prior leadership in an educational setting, preferably within the African-American community;
• Be an experienced educator and administrator, have a Master’s degree, and possess an understanding of Jesuit education and Ignatian spirituality or be willing to become well-formed in this tradition;
• Be an articulate and enthusiastic spokesperson for the school, and represent the school effectively to external constituencies;
• Work closely with the leadership team in the ongoing formation of the school community in its Ignatian character as articulated by the Jesuit Secondary Education Association;
• Work closely with the Principal in formulating and maintaining the educational mission of the school;
• Work closely with the Director of Development and the Director of the CWSP in fundraising and securing the jobs for the students, which are integral to the school’s financial and educational well-being;
• Work closely with the Chief Financial Officer, whose responsibilities include financial, human resource and physical plant management;
• Work closely with the Board of Directors and the school community to provide ongoing strategic planning and direction;
Christ the King Jesuit College Preparatory School welcomes lay, Jesuit, and other religious applicants to this exciting position. For further school information, please visit the school website at
Prepare and send a letter of interest, including a brief statement of philosophy of education and a resume by January 10, 2013. Please submit all applications electronically to: Lily Montesanti, Trinity Executive Partnership, email: [email protected]
For specific questions regarding the search, please contact William Yacullo at 708-531-0100. (0)

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