The Academic Dean works closely with the Principal to provide leadership, direction, guidance, and supervision of the school’s academic programs, policies, and experiences, ensuring alignment with the school’s mission. The Academic Dean works with teachers, staff, and students to ensure a high-quality, mission-driven learning experience.
Oversees student course registration, placement testing, master scheduling, and approves requests for schedule changes
Oversees the testing program of the school
Monitors student academic performance
Approves the selection of all textbooks, course syllabi, goals, objectives, and means of student evaluation
Trains and supports Department Chairs
Chairs the Academic Council and coordinates all processes leading to recommendations of curriculum revision, expansion, or modification.
With the Principal, develops and implements a program of school-wide professional development for faculty
Works with the Department Chairs, the Registrar, and other appropriate administrators to assign faculty instructional duties
Coordinates student awards
The ideal candidate possesses strong skills in the following areas:
Supervision and evaluation
Program development and assessment
An advanced degree from an accredited college or university is required, along with a minimum of 3 years of administrative experience in schools. This position is a 12-month, full-time position in an office and campus environment. Additional time is required beyond a normal work day or week for evening and some weekend meetings and gatherings. Transcripts and references must be submitted during the application process. A background check and drug screen is part of the hiring process.
About Marist School
Marist School is an independent, Roman Catholic, college-preparatory day school enrolling approximately 1,100 boys and girls in grades seven through twelve. The mission of Marist School to form the whole person in the image of Christ is created by blending three distinct traditions: the pursuit of academic excellence, the heritage of Catholic education, and the spirit of the Society of Mary. This mission is advanced through communal pursuit of excellence in academic, religious, extracurricular, leadership, and service programs.