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Assistant Superintendent of Catholic Schools

Diocesan Pastoral Center, Diocese of Boise
1501 S Federal Way suite 400, Boise, ID 83705, USA

Education and Experience

  • Currently certified by the Idaho State Department of  Education as an administrator or capable of being certified within a reasonably short period of time.

  • Minimum of a Master’s degree in Educational Administration or similar content area.

  • Minimum of three years in Catholic school administrative/leadership role.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of the Catholic Church at the national, diocesan, and parish levels.

  • Knowledge of Idaho State school law and the policies and practices of the Idaho State Department of Education preferred. Familiarity with school law in general required.

  • Knowledge of contemporary educational research and      current educational trends.

  • Knowledge of school financial management, staff selection and evaluation or development, and curriculum issues as these issues relate to Catholic schools.

  • Knowledge of curriculum development/review/revision as well as instructional strategies.

  • Demonstrated skill in oral and written communication.

  • Demonstrated leadership skill.

  • Skill in conflict resolution.

  • Possessing organizational skill in approach to responsibilities of the office.

  • Skill in operating various computer programs such as word processing, spreadsheets, and database and e-mail systems.

  • Ability to make decisions and manage multiple responsibilities simultaneously.

  • Ability to work collaboratively.

  • Demonstrated flexibility and ability to lead through change.

  • Knowledge of and sensitivity to a multicultural environment.

  • Bilingual Spanish/English desired.

  • Ability and willingness to drive long distances.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Collaborates with the Superintendent in implementing      the mission of the Catholic Schools.

  • Participates in the comprehensive planning and implementation of the National Standards and Benchmarks for Effective Catholic Schools in the following Domains:


                 - Mission and Catholic Identity

                 - Governance and Leadership

                 - Academic Excellence

                 -  Operational Vitality

  • In collaboration with the Superintendent - Is responsible for the accreditation process in the individual schools according to the Western Catholic Education Association. Attends WCEA      meetings and trainings, provides support and training for schools going through the self-study process, provides training for visiting accreditation team chairpersons and team members as needed.

  • Exercise collaborative leadership in developing curriculum guidelines for both religious education and academic programs.

  • Promote the Catholic identity/formation and ecclesial purpose of all diocesan schools.

  • Provide collaborative leadership in fostering:


                  - Professional development opportunities for school staff.

                  - Networking of all diocesan schools and principals.

                  - Proper recruitment, selection and evaluation of administrators.

                  - Appropriate school board orientation and indoctrination.

                  - Faith formation of teachers and school personnel.

                  - A meaningful school track of educational offerings at the 

                     Diocesan Fall Conference.

  • Oversee Treasure Valley Catholic Schools Sports and Activities Program. This includes creating and monitoring the budget,  monthly meetings with the TVCS athletic director, quarterly meetings with TVCS principals.

  • Travel to Catholic schools and parishes throughout the Diocese.

  • All other duties as assigned.

Additional Qualifications

  • A Committed and Practicing Catholic, in good standing with the Church.

  • Hold a deep understanding and appreciation for the Catholic Faith and Catholic education.

  • Helps schools understand the authority of the Bishop and the structure of Catholic Schools under Canon Law.

How to Apply

Please submit resume, diocesan application for employment for Catholic schools, and letter of interest to Human Resources at

Diocesan Pastoral Center

FAX: (208) 342-0224

1501 S. FEDERAL WAY, SUITE 400, BOISE, ID 83705

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