Houston Christian High School is accepting applications for the position of Director of the George and Barbara Bush Center for Scholars and Leaders (BCSL). The BCSL Director will strategize, oversee, and manage all aspects of the center including branding and marketing, fundraising, planning and implementing Bush Center events and attracting students for the center’s academic programs in collaboration with other directors and staff.
This is a twelve month, exempt position, reporting to the Head of School and is a member of the Administrative Team. This director role works collaboratively with all departments and has oversight for the BCSL programs and personnel. Application information is below.
The George and Barbara Bush Center for Scholars and Leaders
The BCSL is a place where the legacy and leadership of George and Barbara Bush is recognized, researched, discussed, and celebrated. Our space develops scholarship and leadership among students and the BCSL serves as the hub for these distinctive programs:
The Passport to Lead Program
Students have the opportunity to learn all five Dimensions of Leadership taught at Houston Christian: Spiritual, Personal, Interpersonal, Managerial and Organizational. In the Passport to Lead program, freshmen begin with Introduction to Christian Leadership Studies and continue further leadership learning that is integrated into all courses curriculum and offered in advanced elective courses.
The Distinguished Scholars Program
The Distinguished Scholars Program provides students with an enhanced learning environment where they can explore and build the skill set needed to become the next generation of leaders. Mirroring collegiate graduate programs, Scholars select a topic of choice to research mastering the building blocks
of communication as they strive to learn more and explore different perspectives culminating in a written thesis and oral defense.
The International Student Leadership Program
The International Student Leadership Program brings together future leaders through the study of the world’s most impactful leaders and how they accomplished their life’s work, conducting case studies, cultural analysis, and developing leadership philosophy.
Innovation runs throughout the story of Houston Christian’s beginning and its remarkable growth. As our world is ever changing, we see the need for industry, finance, governments, and educators to innovate. This experience confirmed our belief that cultivating an innovative mindset is essential to equip our students to shape their future. We intentionally integrate innovation into the Houston Christian academic and co-curricular programs.
Interested candidates may complete and submit the Houston Christian Professional Application with the page 6 philosophy questions, a cover letter, and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Instructions and the application are accessible from the Employment page at www.houstonchristian.org. Resumes are not reviewed without the complete HC application.
● Alignment with and commitment to the mission, vision and values of Houston Christian High School.
● B.A., B.S. or equivalent degree.
● Three to five years of relevant marketing experience with non-profit organizations.
● Proven leadership skills and experience.
● Excellent verbal, visual, and written communication skills through interpersonal and electronic mediums.
● Disciplined work ethic with high level managerial and organizational skills.
● Demonstrable history of managing successful communications and marketing programs, event planning, and the coordination of volunteers.
● Proficient computer skills and experience with relevant technologies and software programs consistent with the best marketing practices, including, without limitation, MS Word & Excel and Google Apps, Drive, Docs and Gmail.
● Working knowledge of psychology, communications and marketing principles, techniques of volunteer recruitment and management and non-profit management.
● Demonstrated success and the capacity to write grants and an understanding of foundations, corporations, and individual prospect research and relevant experience in donor cultivation, and solicitation.
● Represent the School as a high standing member of one’s profession, maintaining a positive disposition before the School community and public.
While HC gives preference to members of the Christian faith, the School is committed to equal employment opportunity. We will not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally recognized basis [“protected class”] including, but not limited to: veteran status, uniform service member status, race, color, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth, or any other protected class under federal, state, or local law except those exclusions specifically provided to Religious Organizations. The School is a Religious Organization as defined by Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and accordingly reserves the right to employ persons who profess a Christian faith and have a philosophy of ministry similar to ours.