Daniel J Gross Catholic High School - Bellevue



Name of Facility: Archdiocese of Omaha Daniel J. Gross High School
7700 S 43rd St.
Bellevue, Nebraska

Submitted By

Name: Vickie Kauffold


Department: Administration
Reports to: Archbishop; Gross H.S. Board of Directors

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

Faith Community
● Establishes the vision for the day-to-day operations of the school, infusing it with Christian hope and fidelity to Gospel values
● Preserves and promotes the school’s authentic Catholic identity and ensures all stakeholders know, understand, and live the school’s Catholic mission
● Ensures faith development opportunities are available for students, faculty, and staff, including Campus Ministry programs and retreats
● Promotes the Characteristics of Marianist Education—Educate for Formation in Faith; Provide an Integral, Quality Education; Educate in Family Spirit; Educate for Service, Justice, Peace, and the Integrity of Creation; Educate for Adaptation and Change—and fulfills the requirements of the Marianist sponsorship agreement

Strategic Planning
● Together with the Board of Directors, ensures the school has a viable, comprehensive, and clear three to five-year Strategic Plan that supports the vision and mission
● Ensures the overall vision and mission is clearly defined and communicated to both internal and external stakeholders, as well as the community at large
● Collaborates with the Board of Directors to delegate action items to appropriate employees and committees
● Completes action items as assigned by the Board of Directors
● Shares the strategic plan implementation progress with all stakeholders

Business Operations
● Proposes and executes the Annual Operating Plan, upon Board of Directors approval
● Oversees all school business and financial operations, ensuring effective management of all financial resources and physical property
● Collaborates with the appropriate business office staff and Board of Directors to develop an annual budget, oversees its implementation, and submits the Board-approved budget to the Archdiocese of Omaha
● Oversees the financial aid program
● Assists with annual audit practices as needed
● Ensures compliance with city, county, and state guidelines to meet fire, health, safety, and security requiremen


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
The requirements below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and ability required.
● Active, practicing Roman Catholic, in full communion with the Church and registered at a parish
● Strategic-thinking servant-leader with a Christ-centered approach toward all people
● Strong professional with a growth mindset and Advanced Degree in Education, Business, Advancement or Administration
● Demonstrated leader with experience in supervision and professional coaching/development
● Confident and experienced speaker to small and large audiences
● Excellent networking and relationship-building skills
● Self-starter with experience working independently, setting schedules, prioritizing tasks, and collaborating with others in a team setting
● Experience with change management and conflict resolution
● Demonstrated experience working with and understanding the needs of students and demonstrated commitment to Catholic, co-education at a college-preparatory school
● Proven, effective, and diplomatic verbal and written communication skills
● Strong support and understanding of technology tools, including ability to use effectively
● Compliant with Safe Environment Requirements
● Willingness and ability to work evenings and weekends

Education and Experience
● Strong professional with a growth mindset and Advanced Degree in Education, Business, Advancement or Administration

Application Instructions

All applications will remain confidential until the final two candidates are selected for interviews with the Board of Directors. Interested candidates are to email the following materials to

• Letter of application
• Completed Application for Employment (see form)
• Resume
• Copy of college transcripts
• Personal and Professional Philosophies
• List of references (*To preserve confidentiality, references will only be contacted for semifinalists, with permission of the applicant)