Sacred Heart School for the Arts seeks a highly motivated and collaborative individual to serve as Executive Director. The Executive Director will promote Sacred Heart Schools’ mission and core values while demonstrating skills in planning and management of the school as a center for dance, drama, music and the visual arts. The Executive Director will assist in the planning and implementation of advancement and marketing activities/?programs and manage the school’s budget. In addition, the Executive Director will work collaboratively to implement the current strategic plan and continue to develop the vision for the school; provide leadership in curriculum development and community engagement; and demonstrate an understanding of a variety of performance and pedagogical skills.
SHS offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees working at least 30 hours a week. This also includes a 50% tuition discount at all four campus schools.
A master’s degree or equivalent experience is preferred.
Minimum 5-years’ experience in the field of arts education and a minimum of 5-years’ experience in performing arts administration.
Personal achievement as an artist, performer or arts educator desirable.
Additional Salary Information: Negotiable based on experience.
The Sacred Heart Schools Promise
Sacred Heart Schools is defining excellence in education in
the twenty-first century. From its founding by the Ursuline Sisters
in 1877 as the Academy of the Sacred Heart, Sacred Heart Schools
has been creating enlightened scholars, leaders of high character
and responsible citizens who make a difference across Kentucky
and around the world. With its ...global alumni reach and extraordinary
impact, SHS continues its proud tradition of transforming lives.
Sacred Heart Schools is a community of Catholic schools, sponsored by the Ursuline Sisters and dedicated to educating the whole person in academics, arts, athletics, and spirituality.
Sacred Heart Schools strengthens and continues the educational ministry of the Ursuline Sisters who have served in Louisville, Kentucky, since 1858. Sacred Heart Schools is a unified system of educational entities:
•rooted in the teaching mission of the Catholic Church,
•rooted in the tradition of the Ursuline Sisters, founded by Angela Merici,
•committed to education which affirms and enhances the dignity of each individual,
•committed to promoting community, leadership, reverence, and service,
•animated by the charism of Angela Merici—a contemplative love of God and an openness and eagerness to serve the needs of others.
To be a nationally recognized Catholic community and premier character-building academic institution where teachers want to teach, students want to learn, and others want to be.
Community, Leadership, Reverence and Service
Sacred Heart Schools admits students of any race, color, religion, national and ethnic origin to all rights, privileges and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. They do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin in the administration of educational policies, scholarship and loan programs, or athletic or other school-administered programs.