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President Search

DeLaSalle is looking for the right person to lead our school and become the next President. The Board of Trustees is focused on the selection of the next permanent President for DeLaSalle.

Based on DeLasalle’s historical and present strengths, the new President will have a variety of opportunities to build upon. The successful candidate for President will be an experienced and accomplished leader with a high level of energy, drive, and commitment to the school’s mission.

The President is hired by, and responsible to, the Board of Trustees. The President is an ex officio voting member of the Board. The President will have a yearly evaluation conducted by the Board of Trustees, based on the duties and responsibilities listed below. As the chief executive officer, the President is ultimately responsible for the following: 

Responsibilities 

  • Educational Excellence
  • Catholic Lasallian Identity
  • Commitment to Equity and Inclusiveness
  • Financial Viability
  • Administrative Leadership
  • Strategic Plan Implementation

Qualifications

Professional Skills

  • Record of success as a visionary executive — at a secondary school, college, non-profit, business or professional organization — with expertise in developing budgets, achieving annual and long-term financial goals, enhancing marketing and outreach strategies, and implementing strategic plans;
  • Proven ability as an effective spokesperson to engage, inspire, and unify stakeholders;
  • Experience with soliciting significant philanthropic gifts and expanding sources of revenues;
  • Record of personal commitment to equity and inclusiveness. Record of success in or commitment to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce;
  • Experience in utilizing a transparent, collaborative process in decision-making that invites and considers multiple perspectives;
  • Proven ability to inspire and motivate faculty while driving continuous improvement in academic curricula, including implementing programs to ensure all students are prepared for college; and
  • Experience fostering excellence in academic and extra-curricular achievement, an ethos of compassionate service to those in need, and an appreciation for the value of cultural and socio-economic diversity.

Personal Attributes

  • A practicing Catholic in good standing with the Catholic Church who is able to provide a credible witness of the Catholic faith;
  • An educator who either possesses a Lasallian background or is willing to attend Lasallian formation opportunities;
  • A master’s degree in either Catholic school leadership, Educational Leadership, Lasallian Leadership, Non-ProfitManagement, or their equivalents;
  • An enthusiastic ambassador with exceptional relationship-building and communication skills;
  • A dynamic leader who is visible, accessible, open-minded, and approachable; and
  • An accomplished individual with energy, humility, and vision.

President Prospectus

We have created a comprehensive look at the school and full review of the responsibilities, and qualifications we're seeking in the President, along with the search process.

download prospectus

Inquiries and Applications

For more information or to recommend a potential candidate, please send an email to boardchair@delasalle.com

Candidates should send:

  • A letter detailing how the applicant’s skills, knowledge, and experience match the responsibilities of the position;  
  • Either a curriculum vitae or resume; and
  • A testimonial letter from the applicant’s parish pastor attesting to the applicant’s good standing in the Church, to boardchair@delasalle.com

All inquiries and applications will remain confidential. The Board of Trustees has chartered a Search Committee to guide the search process. The Board expects to announce the name of the successful candidate in early 2023. The new President will assume responsibilities on July 1, 2023.

Non-Discrimination Policy

DeLaSalle High School complies with applicable civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. With respect to religion and creed, as permitted by law, the school reserves the right to exercise discretion in employment decisions to employ persons who share and are committed to the values and mission of the school.