Employment Opportunities

The Academy of the Sacred Heart, a member of the Network of Sacred Heart Schools, is a Catholic, independent coeducational school for children ages 3 through Grade 8 located in historic Saint Charles, MO. Drawing from the strength of the Goals and Criteria of Sacred Heart Education, the Academy endeavors to educate and inspire the heart and mind of each child to become a courageous and confident leader who knows and loves God, and who reveals that love by serving others.

Why a career at the Academy?

Some of the Academy’s benefits:

  • Medical
    • United Health Care Choice Plus (Standard Plan)
    • United Health Care Choice Plus (Premier Plan)
    • Annual eye exam included
  • Dental
    • Delta Dental of Missouri
  • Life/AD&D/Long Term Disability
    • $50,000 life insurance policy
    • $50,000 AD&D policy
    • Long term disability coverage
  • Tuition Remission
  • Continuing Education
  • Retirement
    • Employer contribution – 5% of W-2 earnings (no employee contribution required)
    • Auto contributions available
    • Annual retirement education meetings
  • Personal/Sick/Vacation days
    • Dependent on faculty/staff position and varies based on number of years of service

Non-Discrimination Statement

Academy of the Sacred Heart provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants without regard to their age, color, disability status, national or ethnic origin, race, religion, sex, veteran status, or any other class protected by state or federal law. As a Catholic school in the Sacred Heart tradition, Academy of the Sacred Heart reserves the right to use religion as a hiring criterion for selected positions, as permitted by law. Employment offers are contingent on the satisfactory outcome of a standard background screening.


Available Positions:

Interim Marketing and Communications Specialist

Interim Marketing and Communications Specialist—Academy of the Sacred Heart, Saint Charles, MO

The Academy of the Sacred Heart is seeking an interim Marketing and Communications Specialist from January 6, 2020 through March 31, 2020. Additional time for training with current Director will take place in December.

The Academy of the Sacred Heart, a member of the Network of Sacred Heart Schools, is a Catholic, independent coeducational school for children ages 3 through Grade 8 located in historic Saint Charles, MO. Drawing from the strength of the Goals and Criteria of Sacred Heart Education, the Academy endeavors to educate and inspire the heart and mind of each child to become a courageous and confident leader who knows and loves God, and who reveals that love by serving others.

The Interim Marketing and Communications Specialist is responsible for developing and implementing an integrated messaging strategy that will elevate the visibility of the School consistent with its strategic plan, goals, and enrollment objectives through communications that invite all constituents to understand and appreciate the Academy experience, while ensuring brand identity, message coherence, and consistency across all channels. Particular focus shall be on potential parent and student communities; reinforcing and broadening the appeal and reputation of the Academy; enhancing its competitiveness in the local independent school market; and setting the tone and direction for marketing and communications in admissions, development, alumni relations, parent relations, and student engagement. As the Academy’s chief communications officer, s/he must share the Academy’s vision of excellence as embodied in the Goals and Criteria of Sacred Heart Education.

The successful candidate will possess:

  • Experience (in a college, independent, Catholic school or non-profit organization) developing all internal and external outreach.
  • Exceptional written communication skills needed to articulate a clear and concise message.
  • Proven capacity for understanding, managing and reporting on data to increase accuracy and efficiency of Academy communications.
  • Experience creating and managing digital content and assets to drive digital momentum and increase online engagement.
  • Experience managing a significantly sized social media account that involved creating and running a plan/schedule for tweeting, posting on Facebook, etc.
  • Graphic design and production knowledge.
  • Video production and editing skills.
  • Website content management skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to ‘see the big picture’
  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in marketing, communications or new media.

Salary commensurate with experience.

Applicants of diverse, underrepresented backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Interested candidates should complete the online employment application via the Academy of the Sacred Heart- Saint Charles website (ash1818.org). As part of the online application, please upload a resume, list of references, and cover letter in PDF format, addressed to:

Dr. Susan Dempf, Head of School
Academy of the Sacred Heart
619 N. Second St.
St. Charles, MO 63301

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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Director of Strategic Enrollment Management

Director of Strategic Enrollment Management — Academy of the Sacred Heart, Saint Charles, MO

The Academy of the Sacred Heart is seeking a Director of Strategic Enrollment Management.

The Academy of the Sacred Heart, a member of the Network of Sacred Heart Schools, is a Catholic, independent coeducational school for children ages 3 through Grade 8 located in historic Saint Charles, MO. Drawing from the strength of the Goals and Criteria of Sacred Heart Education, the Academy endeavors to educate and inspire the heart and mind of each child to become a courageous and confident leader who knows and loves God, and who reveals that love by serving others.

The Director of Enrollment Management provides leadership for and manages all aspects of the recruitment, admissions, and enrollment processes. S/he researches, monitors, understands and analyzes emerging local, regional and national trends that affect enrollment trends and prepares and maintains dashboard data regarding geographical distribution of students, enrollment and attrition. S/he interprets and reports on this data, when appropriate, to the Leadership Team, faculty, and Board of Trustees. S/he collaborates on strategic planning in support of enrollment trends and goals. S/he coordinates the recruitment and continuous enrollment program. S/he is responsible for planning events that serve to draw prospective students and their families to the Academy. The Director of Enrollment Management monitors attrition and retention, and organizes specific efforts targeted to optimize enrollment/retention. S/he meets or exceeds enrollment goals for all target recruitment areas.

S/he serves as a member of the admissions committee and supports the tuition assistance program. A member of the Leadership Team, the Director of Enrollment Management works closely with other school leaders, led by the Head of School, to implement the School’s strategic initiatives, manage the budget, and develop the School’s policies and calendar. Beyond internal constituents, s/he establishes, maintains and grows relationships with feeder schools and other institutions to attract mission appropriate families.

The ideal candidate has 3-5 years admissions experience in a college, independent, or Catholic school setting and possesses a Bachelor’s degree, preferably in marketing, communications, or education. S/he demonstrates excellent writing and communication skills, a capacity for organization, and flexibility. Prior experience with leadership in an independent or Catholic school, success in sales/marketing, and experience working with a database management system (e.g. RenWeb) are valued but not required skills. S/he has a deep understanding of independent school culture, actively supports and participates in the life of the school, and is committed to living a life consistent with the Academy’s mission.

Compensation includes competitive benefits and salary commensurate with experience.

Applicants of diverse, underrepresented backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Interested candidates should complete the online employment application via the Academy of the Sacred Heart- Saint Charles website (ash1818.org). As part of the online application, please upload a resume, list of references, and cover letter in PDF format addressed to:

Dr. Susan Dempf, Head of School
Academy of the Sacred Heart
619 N. Second St.
St. Charles, MO 63301

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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