Marian High School - Omaha



Name of Facility: Marian High School
7400 Military Avenue
Omaha, Nebraska

Submitted By

Name: Elizabeth Engel


Department: Administration
Reports to: Board of Directors

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

Marian High School in Omaha, Nebraska, is seeking the next president of the school. The position starts June 1, 2022.

Founded by the Servants of Mary in 1955, Marian is a Catholic, all-girls college preparatory school with three U.S. Department of Education Blue Ribbon Schools awards. Marian empowers students to discover and develop their talents and inspires them to lead and serve as women of faith and compassion.

Marian operates in the President/Principal Model. In collaboration with the Servants of Mary, the board of directors, and the principal, Marian's president provides the vision for long-term strategic planning and goals, leads fundraising activities and recruitment strategies, and demonstrates spiritual leadership to the institution. The next president will have a strong and talented team in place that is energized to collaborate with new leadership. The school boasts an impressive facility (with a 40-acre campus) and a recent, stunning renovation of the interior of the school; a strong and growing endowment; and an exciting new development campaign for outdoor athletic facilities.

Applicants for this extraordinary opportunity will need to be a practicing Catholic with a full commitment to the mission of Catholic schools and all-girls education. The board welcomes candidates who are proven executives from a variety of careers such as higher education, non-profit foundations and organizations, or corporate and business careers. While knowledge of education and school operations is preferred, other talents and experiences are also greatly valued, especially visionary, vibrant leadership and the ability to inspire, lead a high performing team, and effectively communicate the value of Marian’s mission to benefactors and families seeking high school for their daughters.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
•A practicing Catholic who is fully
committed to Catholic education and the
education of young women
• A vibrant, visible and visionary leader
• Strategic thinker

Education and Experience
• Proven executive leadership experience in
education, nonprofit organization and/or
• An effective communicator and the
institutional spokesperson for the school
• Bachelor's degree expected; Master’s degree preferred

Application Instructions

Learn more about this opportunity:

Interested? Contact:
Beth McCarthy Engel