Strake Jesuit is a Catholic, four-year, college preparatory school for young men grades 9-12 located in Houston, Texas. The school’s mission is to assist young men in their formation as leaders and as 'Men for Others' through a program of rigorous college preparation in the tradition of the Society of Jesus. The school seeks to hire and retain employees who are skilled in their field, involved participants in the school community, active in their faith, and enthusiastically dedicated to carrying out the mission of the school. Applicants should have an ability to relate to and work well with others, possess excellent writing, communication, organizational and leadership skills, and have a strong proficiency with computers and technology. A working knowledge of the Society of Jesus and Jesuit education is preferred. Salary commensurate with experience.
To Apply: Send a resume and cover letter by e-mail to email@example.com, by fax to 713-774-6427, or by mail to Strake Jesuit, Office of the Principal, 8900 Bellaire Boulevard, Houston, Texas, 77036. For questions, contact Sheri Jones at 713-490-8108.
Faculty Openings 2015-16
A Bachelor’s Degree in the appropriate teaching area is required, with a Master’s Degree preferred. In addition to being a full-time member of the teaching faculty, duties include participation in an ongoing teacher formation program, assisting in the daily needs of the school community, and moderating or assisting in at least one extracurricular program offered by the school.
Theology - an applicant for this position must be a practicing Catholic in good standing with the Church and have a bachelor’s or graduate degree in theology from a Catholic college or university.
Athletic Openings 2015-16
Strake Jesuit is a member of the University Interscholastic League (UIL) and competes at the 6A level in baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, soccer, swimming, tennis, track & field, and wrestling. Lacrosse competes in the Texas High School Lacrosse League (THSLL), water polo competes in the Texas Interscholastic Coaches Association (TISCA), and rugby competes in the Texas Rugby Union. Jesuit teams compete at the highest level classification in all of the leagues in which it is a member. Candidates should possess outstanding acumen in their sport. Duties include: fostering good sportsmanship and character in student-athletes, supporting a positive coaching atmosphere, providing for the safety and welfare of student athletes, supporting and abiding by the athletic policies and rules of the school and its leagues, and fully supporting a multi-sport athlete program.
Head Lacrosse Coach
Assistant Football Coach
Assistant Lacrosse Coach
Assistant Wrestling Coach
Retreat & Liturgy Coordinator (2015-16)
The Retreat & Liturgy Coordinator coordinates the retreats and liturgies of the school under the direction of the Director of Pastoral Ministry. This position requires candidates to possess strong communication, organizational, and technical skills. A background or degree in pastoral theology or ministry is strongly preferred. Duties include organizing, supervising and participating in all student retreats, liturgies, prayer services, and spiritual events. The Coordinator will also supervise and coordinate altar servers, lectors, musicians, extraordinary ministers of the Eucharist, and the Mothers’ Club liturgy support team. Other duties include assisting fellow members of the Pastoral Ministry team with other activities conducted through the Pastoral Ministry Center. Candidates should be flexible and adaptable.
Applicants for this full-time, year-round administrative support position should possess strong organizational and technical skills. Applicants should be flexible and adaptable. Applicants must have a strong proficiency with computers, databases and technology. The successful candidate will also have the ability to communicate, relate, and work well with parents, students, faculty and staff. Duties include: maintaining school records within school information system including transcripts, academic records, and student files; assisting with academic scheduling of students and faculty, semester exams, and integration of school databases; maintaining honor roll, ineligibility lists, grade distribution, and other academic reports at appropriate intervals; assisting with compilation, recording, and retention of student and faculty records; generating reports and institutional statistics; overseeing course selection and updating student course requests; coordinating student placement into AC/AP courses; evaluating student records with counselors for compliance with graduation requirements; overseeing placement testing; maintaining order and confidentiality of files; working with the AP for Academics on other duties as assigned.
Part-time Bus Driver
Strake Jesuit is looking for part-time Bus Operators to assist in the transport of students to athletic competitions and other school related functions. Most, but not all trips would occur after 2:00 pm, Monday through Friday, on average three to four trips per week. The successful applicant will have a current Class B commercial driver’s license with a Passenger and School Bus endorsement. Equipment to be operated has an hydraulic breaking system so an air break endorsement is not required. Candidates must be in good health and be able to pass a criminal background check and drug screening. A set stipend amount will be paid per round trip driven. If interested please contract Dave Muras at 713-774-7651 to set up an interview.
The Strake Jesuit Art Museum Curator manages the holdings of the Museum, tracks the items owned by and on loan to the Museum, arranges for their display or proper storage, the proper documentation for pieces, and the conservation of items as necessary. This position is part-time, generally between 15-20 hours per week, and compensation is hourly based on experience.
The Curator reports to the President of the Museum.
Essential Duties and Accountabilities:
1. Collection Management
a. Maintain hard copy files on every object and every artist in the collection.
b. Each file to include accession information, condition report, provenance history, purchase or loan history, biographical information about the artist, insurance coverage.
c. Maintain an electronic system of data management, and work with the webmaster to ensure the Art Museum section of the Strake Jesuit website is up to date.
2. Exhibition Installation
a. Write, edit, and supervise fabrication of label text for each work.
b. Make recommendations for and oversee installation of appropriate lighting for works as needed.
c. Prepare ongoing maintenance/conservation schedule including rotation of pieces around the campus.
a. Investigate integration of the collection with school curriculum.
b. Coordinate teaching efforts with President, Principal and faculty, especially art history instructor.
c. Develop plan for regularly scheduled tours.
d. Offer special tours for families of new and returning students.
e. Reach out to students, parents and the community.
f. Develop relationships with current and prospective donors to the Museum.
g. Utilize Museum volunteers to assist with the operation of the Museum.
h. Work with the Board of Directors of the Museum as needed.
To apply, send a resume and cover letter of to firstname.lastname@example.org.