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The Leadership Effectiveness Director (LED) contributes to program design, implementation and evaluation, directly coaches leaders and leadership teams and partners with a broad range of constituents. S/he has a significant impact on leaders, schools, districts and communities, and during this exciting period of growth, helps to shape and drive Lynch Leadership Academy's evolution.
The LED reports to the Lynch Leadership Academy Executive Director. The LED will be responsible for the coaching/mentoring of approximately 20-25 Catholic School Principal Academy (CSPA) participants, and for planning and facilitating professional development for the CSPA.
Fellowship Program Design and Facilitation, Cohort Learning Collaborate with the LLA team to design, evaluate and refine high--quality, effective and engaging learning experiences for a cohort of Catholic school leaders, in an Academy in partnership with the Catholic Schools Office of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston.
Facilitate the professional development workshops in this Academy.
Coaching and Development, Individual Leaders and Leadership Teams Provide routine high--impact, differentiated coaching to a portfolio of leaders and teams on site at schools (participants in the Academy).
Encourage and challenge leaders and teams to excel despite obstacles and challenging situations.
Ensure coaching cycles are connected to cohort learning experiences, guided by quantitative and qualitative data and grounded in performance goals.
Facilitate the development and employment of technical and adaptive leadership strategies.
Analyze and support the development of leader practice through ongoing observations, data analysis, and examination of work.
Collaborate and communicate with mentor principals.
Participant Recruitment and Selection
Contribute to marketing and outreach efforts.
Review fellowship applications.
Actively participate in our comprehensive selection process.
Shape and Drive LLA's Evolution Assume responsibility for identified work streams beyond the fellowship, to advance the impact and influence of LLA.
Work may be required during evenings or weekends to meet program needs.
Position Details: Department: 055081 - Lynch Leadership Academy Position: 00013647 - Director Leadership Effectiveness Lynch Leadership Academy Grade: 00
Competitive salary commensurate with relevant experience.
Required: Master's degree; At least 2 years as a school principal, with demonstrated results; At least 2 years teaching experience at the K--12 level
Preferred: At least 5 years' experience as a school principal, with demonstrated results Leadership experience in urban schools; Leadership experience in urban schools; Leadership experience in Catholic schools
Boston College conducts background checks as part of the hiring process.
Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected category including disability and protected veteran status. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at http://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity.
Internal Number: 3006
About Boston College
Boston College is one of the nation's best and most selective universities, with U.S. News & World Report ranking Boston College 31st among national universities, and Forbes ranking it 26th in its 2012 America's Best Colleges listing. Boston College confers more than 4,000 degrees annually in more than 50 fields of study through eight schools and colleges. Faculty members are committed to both teaching and research having earned nearly $60 million in research grants in the last year alone. The University has made a major commitment to academic excellence. As part of its Strategic Plan, Boston College is in the process of adding 100 new faculty positions, expanding faculty and graduate research, increasing student financial aid to more than $128 million annually, and widening opportunities in key undergraduate programs, such as international study, internships and student formation.