Employment Opportunities

Currently hiring for: Director of Advancement | Human Resources Manager | Head Gymnastics Coach

Administrative Employment Opportunities

Director of Advancement

Reports to: President
Department: Advancement
Full time Position, twelve-month; 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM - nights and weekends often necessary

Position Overview 

Under the direction of the President, the Director of Advancement is responsible for planning and managing all advancement programs of St. Vincent-St. Mary High school including the annual fund, capital funds, planned giving, alumni activities, public relations, and publications. The advancement program will help the school generate the financial resources necessary to fulfill its mission.

The Director carries out this responsibility by appropriate coordination of the time, talent, and energies of his own staff, the President and other administrators, the faculty and staff, the Board of Trustees, current parents, alumni parents, grandparents, alumni, and other volunteers.

The Director is responsible for developing a plan of action for all advancement programs and related activities for the following fiscal year beginning July 1.  (Such planning is in part founded upon an evaluation of the various advancement programs and related activities for the year in progress.)  

The Director of Advancement will embrace, exemplify, and promote the school’s mission.


The Director of Advancement will carry out his/her responsibilities through and with:

  1. Director of Annual Fund
  2. Director of Alumni Relations
  3. Advancement Services Manager
  4. Director of Communications

Specific Responsibilities

  • Endowment and Capital
    • Conducts donor research to continue to build a data base for all prospects
    • Including individuals, organizations, foundations and business firms.
    • Meet with a minimum of ten prospective donors each month.
    • Plans and carries out a continuing awareness program to cultivate and, therefore, develop stronger and closer relationships with all prospects.
    • Plans for the solicitation of select prospects on an ongoing basis, enlisting and training and supervising the right solicitor for each prospect.
    • Prepares all cases for support and proposal letters.
    • Serves as the staff support for the Board’s Advancement Committee.
    • During organized, short-term intensive major gift campaigns, works with professional counsel.
  • Annual Support
    • Plans and implements with the advancement team, all programs and activities relative to raising funds through specific Annual Fund programs: IAP program, Alumni Parent Support Program, Showcase, matching gift programs, and effectively involves various groups within the STVM community as appropriate for each of these activities.
    • Coordinates the calendars and program efforts of all organizations related to the school that affect the Annual Fund goals.
  • Planned Giving
    • Using donor research data, identifies prospects to be approached for planned gifts.
    • Arranges for the preparation of and dissemination of materials related to planned giving instrument.
    • Organize and promote a Spring and Fall planned giving informational event for prospective donors.
    • Plans for the solicitation of select prospects on an ongoing basis, enlisting, training and supervising the right solicitor for each prospect.
  • Community Relations
    • Promotes the goals and objectives of the school as that promotion relates to enhancing the overall advancement plan of the school and the solicitation of financial support.  (This office has primary, but not sole responsibility for the total school public relations effort, and works with and coordinates faculty and staff, parents, alumni, and friends of the school in these efforts.)
    • Maintains communications and reports to the Board of Trustees, President, and other school offices and organizations on all public relation efforts. 
  • Publications   
    • Approves materials related to the Advancement Office to external publicists.
    • Reviews all publications that emanate from the school, with appropriate staff assistance.
  • Office Duties
    • Supervises and coordinates the Advancement staff and their relationship to overall objectives of the school.
    • Completes evaluations of all Advancement staff, according to established school policies.
    •  Supervises advancement staff in maintaining the computer file system, general office files and records; prepares and presents financial reports and statistics.
    • Responsible for acknowledging all gifts to the school as a result of the above activities and programs, and maintains proper donor records.
    • Reviews delinquent pledges recommending write-offs and/or final collection letters.
    • Responsible for the preparation and distribution of all advancement mailings and public relations and promotion pieces necessary for the activities and programs outlined above.
  • Other duties – as directed by the President
  • Submit weekly call log to the President.

NOTE:  This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

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Human Resources Manager

Reports to: President
Department: President’s Office
Part time Position; Hours vary

Position Overview 

The Human Resources Director will work directly with the school’s Administration.  Responsible for developing policy and directs and coordinates human resources activities including personnel policies, employee relations, hiring, performance management, compensation planning, and training.. 

Essential Job Functions

  • Manage and facilitate the school’s personnel policies and employee handbook.  
  • Develop and coordinate various employee relations activities and communications that foster positive attitudes towards school goals and mission.  Lead and facilitate organizational change.
  • Coordinate recruitment, hiring and retention for all positions. 
  • Coordinate compensation and benefit programs for all employees to ensure compliance and equity (internal and external).
  • Develop, manage and facilitate performance management process for all employees.
  • Coordinate individual and group training programs as needed to provide employee development opportunities to ensure organizational development.
  • Counsel school administrators to resolve employee relations issues, including complaints and grievances involving the Faculty/Staff Associations, and facilitate communication.
  • Consult with administrators to resolve performance and personnel issues.  Consult with legal counsel, as necessary, to minimize potential liability.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Industrial Relations, or acceptable equivalent.  SPHR certification a plus.
  • A minimum of five years’ experience in human resources including employee relations, organizational development, training, compensation design, talent acquisition, employment law and performance management. 
  • Ability to communicate effectively with people at all levels in the organization. 
  • Strong employee relations and change management skills.
  • Ability to effectively deal with multiple priorities, functions and activities.
  • Embrace and display Catholic/Christian values and spiritual life.
  • Physical Requirements and Work Environment
  • Generally works in standard office conditions and climate.
  • Works in a highly stressful environment dealing with a wide variety of challenges, deadlines and a varied and diverse array of contacts.

Non-essential Job Functions

  • Attend events and meetings as needed. 

Other Skills/Abilities

  • Strong interpersonal and human relations skills.
  • Team Player who works well with people.

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

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Educator/Teacher Employment Opportunities

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Athletic Employment Opportunities

Head Gymnastics Coach

Applicant requirements are below but not limited to:

  1. Applicant must have a college degree and experience coaching gymnastics.
  2. Must pass background check.
  3. Must have or obtain a Pupil Activity Permit and Virtus Training.
  4. Letters of interest and resume may be sent to:

By Email
wmcgee@stvm.com (With subject - Head Gymnastics Coach)


By Mail
St. Vincent-St. Mary High School
Attn: Athletic Director Willie McGee
15 N. Maple St., Akron, OH 44303

Contact Willie McGee at (330) 253-9114 for more details.  

Resumes will be taken from June 15 to July 3.

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Other Employment Opportunities

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