St. Mary Academy - Bay View, a Catholic, all-girls academy with lower, middle and upper schools, is sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy and enrolls 663 students. Located near Providence, Bay View provides a college preparatory education which prepares young women for the challenges of the global community.
The President provides executive leadership for all areas of operation including finances, human resources, facilities, fund development, enrollment management, marketing, and community relations. With the Principals, the President oversees faith community affairs, academic affairs, and student affairs. Serving as chief spokesperson, the President cultivates relationships with all constituencies to ensure strong support for the Academy.
The President will be an innovative thinker who can articulate a vision, implement the strategic plan, and initiate and lead change. Successful candidates will have significant senior leadership experience and financial expertise. Experience in planning and overseeing capital projects is desirable. Paramount to success are excellent leadership and communication skills, an understanding of the President/Principal model of administration, and the ability to work with a Board of Trustees, the Sisters of Mercy and administration, faculty and staff. The President must have a proven track record of acquiring funds through solicitation of major gifts.