Employment

The Mission of the John Carroll School 

At The John Carroll School, guided by the spirit of America’s first Catholic archbishop and early patriot, we cultivate in each student a love of learning, a respect for self, and sensitivity to others.  Instilling Catholic values through a challenging college preparatory program, we educate the whole person:  spiritually, intellectually, physically, and socially.  Our secondary school community develops young men and women of moral integrity, and prepares them to serve responsibly in shaping a more just and compassionate global society.

Current Openings 

Job Title: Director of Strategic Marketing & Communications

THE JOHN CARROLL SCHOOL
DIRECTOR OF STRATEGIC MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS

JOB DESCRIPTION

The John Carroll School, an independent, college-preparatory, co-educational Catholic school for grades 9–12, established in 1964 and located on 75 acres in Bel Air, Maryland, is currently seeking a full-time Director of Strategic Marketing and Communications.  

Reporting directly to the President, and serving as an integral member of the senior management team, the Director is responsible for developing a strategic marketing and communications plan for the School that supports the organizational strategic plan and the vision of the School.  The Director is responsible for developing, managing and executing John Carroll’s marketing and communications initiatives.  The Director supports and collaborates with enrollment and advancement colleagues in the protection, promotion, and enhancement of the John Carroll brand’s reputation.

The Director will develop and integrate a broad range of public relations, marketing, and communications activities related to the strategic direction and positioning of the school.  As an ambassador for the school, the Director will interact significantly with all constituents including the students, parents, faculty, staff, and other stakeholders in the John Carroll community.

The Director will support the President by generating broader and more comprehensive awareness of the qualities and character of the school community, in order to achieve goals in enrollment and advancement, and ensure sustainable growth.

The Director is responsible for developing all integrated communications, and for marketing products and services in all internal and external media, to include newsletters and other print publications, Web, e-news, social media, and other digital communications.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Serves as the lead marketing and communications executive, articulating the school’s vision and image across all media to ensure a consistent, positive brand and message of excellence.

Plans, designs, and executes production of all print and Web-based publications and communications for the school, to include though not limited to social media, online presence, admissions and camp materials and other brochures, articles for local press, photos and videos of events, and content for main lobby and hallway video screens.

Is editor and chief writer of Connections Magazine

Supports development and fundraising activities, and the offices of the President, Principal, and Director of Enrollment, as well as school-wide administration and programming

In collaboration with senior leadership, develops a practical and strategic marketing/communications plan to identify strengths, weaknesses and opportunities; and to more clearly articulate and advance the John Carroll brand identity, broaden awareness of its academic and other programs, and support departmental growth objectives.

Anticipates and identifies new opportunities, challenges and emerging issues to be imminently faced by the school, and makes recommendations for action.

Independently activates and implements approved plans with existing assets, and makes proposals for additional assets where necessary, coupled with relative measurement and adaptation strategies.

Directs all staff engaged in marketing/communications activities to ensure a coherent internal and external set of messages and communications platform.  Makes recommendations to leadership relative to staffing and periodic interdepartmental collaboration in pursuit of shared goals.

Works with the CFO to develop, propose and gain approval for a practical departmental budget, and maintains routine budget checks and balances with the CFO or his/her designate to ensure compliance.

PROFESSIONAL AND PERSONAL SKILLS Collaborative professional approach: the ability to develop action plans inclusively using data-driven information to achieve effective consensus-driven strategies and tactics

Marketing and Communications acumen: the ability to lead the discussion of best practices in all forms of the discipline including branding, advertising, public relations, publications, digital media and events

Accountable approach to initiatives: can make recommendations with measurement strategies and contingency plans based on performance 

Strategic thinking and sense of urgency: seeks out opportunities with key staff members to anticipate marketing and communications needs and prepare recommendations

A commitment to the mission: doing what should be done regardless of office hours or job description

Leadership experience: the ability to lead and be led

Exceptional written, oral, interpersonal, and presentation skills and the ability to effectively interact with all diverse constituent bodies of the school as an ambassador

Budget responsibility: takes control of available designated assets and is accountable

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, journalism or related field. 
  • Experience in a departmental leadership role.
  • Five or more years of experience in marketing/communications roles, preferably in education.
  • Experience with strategic management of a brand and its voice through diverse media to generate results.
  • Experience in managing operating budgets. 

Compensation will be commensurate with experience.

Please submit a cover letter and resume’ by August 18, 2014 to Cathy Frazier, Executive Assistant to the President, cfrazier@johncarroll.org.

At The John Carroll School, guided by the spirit of America's first Catholic Archbishop and early patriot, we cultivate in each student a love of learning, a respect for self and sensitivity to others. Instilling Catholic values through a challenging college preparatory program, we educate the whole person: spiritually, intellectually, physically, and socially. Our secondary school community develops young men and women of moral integrity and prepares them to serve responsibly in shaping a more just and compassionate global society. 

Job Title: Full-time Maintenance Technician

The Facilities Management department of The John Carroll School is seeking qualified applicants for the following position: 

Full-time Maintenance Technician Description 

Qualified applicants should forward the following information to be considered for an interview:

  • A signed Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • List of References (minimum of 3)
  • Compensation Requirements
  • Completed Application Application 
  • The closing date to apply for this position is 4:00 PM on Thursday, July 3rd

Documentation can be emailed or dropped off at the main office in sealed envelope. Please direct all applications to:

Mr. Stewart Walker
Director of Facilities
The John Carroll School
703 E. Churchville Road
Bel Air, MD 21014 

swalker@johncarroll.org