Employment at Strake Jesuit

Strake Jesuit is a Catholic, four-year, college preparatory school for young men grades 9-12 in Houston, Texas. The school’s mission, rooted in the tradition of the Society of Jesus, assists young men in their formation as servant leaders and as Men for Others through a comprehensive program of intellectual, spiritual, and moral development for the greater glory of God. 

To Apply

Send a resume and cover letter by e-mail to employment@strakejesuit.org. For questions, contact Mrs. Lucia Cavers at 713-490-8152. If you have applied in previous years, please re-submit an updated resume and cover letter indicating your interest to be considered for the upcoming school year.

Current Openings

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.

Faculty Positions

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Staff Positions

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  • Administrative Assistant Operations

    The School
    Founded in 1960 by the New Orleans Province of the Society of Jesus, a religious order of priests and brothers also known as the Jesuits, Strake Jesuit is a Catholic, four-year college preparatory school serving young men grades nine through twelve. 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. Currently serving 1,300 students from all over the Houston metropolitan area, Strake Jesuit is one of the most ethnically diverse schools in the Jesuit School Network. Recently ranked #1 in a national ranking of Catholic schools, Strake Jesuit prepares students for the most selective universities.

    With a budget of over $32 million, Strake Jesuit has a faculty and staff of 180 committed men and women, and a very strong network of volunteers. We are seeking to care for our faculty and staff in the same way we care for our students.

    The School is in the process of planning for the next few years, and now is a very exciting time to be a part of this community. For more information about Strake Jesuit see the below information and visit www.strakejesuit.org.

    Position Description
    Reporting to the Director of Operations, this is a permanent, full time, year-round, and exempt position.  Compensation includes a salary commensurate with experience and provides a full array of employee benefits.
    The Administrative Assistant’s primary responsibility is to provide administrative support to the operations department for the school’s main campus as well as the school’s Retreat & Leadership Center in Leona, Texas. The two campuses are comprised of a combined 110 acres and nearly 450,000 square feet of facilities. The Administrative Assistant will work closely with a team of other managers within the Operations department to ensure all operational needs are met.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities
    • Manage a complex office environment with frequent interruptions.
    • Maintain confidentiality of personnel files, records, and contracts.
    • Answer office phone for Operations department. 
    • Schedule meetings and appointments and maintain calendar for Director of Operations.
    • Prepare and process purchase orders and invoices. 
    • Assist with monthly credit card reports for Operations managers.
    • Assist with budget tracking and data input.
    • Order and maintain campus supplies such as coffee, drinks, cups, etc.
    • Manage Rental contracts. 
    • Conducts research, assembles, and analyzes data and prepares reports through our work order software (FMX).
    • Performs other duties as assigned. 

    Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities)

    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
    • Five or more years of administrative experience.
    Skills and Qualifications
    • Must be proficient on Microsoft Office 365, i.e Word, Excel, Outlook, Adobe.
    • Proficiency in using technology in support of campus services, to include event management software, building automation systems, and other technology that may be necessary. 
    • Must have effective verbal and written communication skills. 
    • Ability to work independently and maintain office organization.
    • Ability to work well under pressure.
    • Ability to problem-solve. 
    • Ability to handle multiple tasks.
    • Willing to be a team player with a positive attitude. 
    • Ability to occasionally work weekends and after hours. 

    Physical Demands and Work Environment

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.
    Work environment encompasses the entire campus. Work schedules may vary and subject to change to meet the campus needs of the mission, to include holiday schedules, and weekends.


    This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments. All duties and responsibilities are essential functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbents will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, or abilities. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” relationship.
  • IT – Technical Support Specialist

    IT - Technical Support Specialist
    Share your technical knowledge and passion for hands-on problem-solving. Whether helping identify a problem or providing technical assistance, you are ready to give advice and support to users and tech team members. As an IT Technical Support Specialist, you work with all members of the Strake Jesuit community. You support the school's educational mission by bringing resolution and insight to each student, faculty, and staff member by assisting them with your exceptional diagnostic and people skills bringing swift resolution to their technical issues.

    • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to navigate customer service issues with empathy
    • Ability to assess user support needs and then provide solutions or refer them to other team members
    • Relevant technical expertise. 
    • An aptitude for acquiring technical skills
    • Ability to analyze and solve technical problems
    • Ability to rotate through different technical specialties and skill sets as needed
    • Success in team environments demonstrating shared responsibility and accountability with other team members
    • Excellent verbal and written communications skills and the ability to tailor communications and style to different audiences

    You quickly assess and diagnose issues on the spot, explaining situations with patience and compassion. Whether knowledge-sharing is the solution, a software update is needed, or a hardware repair/replacement is warranted, you determine a solution and quickly get users up and running again at the help desk, helping in the classroom or offices. 
    • Troubleshoot and diagnose issues with iOS, OS-X, Windows, Google Workspace apps, Office 365 apps, Adobe apps, MDM, and browser software
    • Assist with Audio-Visual issues connecting to the Apple TV, projector, and classroom display
    • Empathize when technology is not working as expected and explain complex technical problems in terms the user understands
    • Extensive knowledge of hardware and software components and the ability to explain where issues may originate
    • Develop expertise and research required information using all available tools and resources
    • Document user information, the nature of the problem, troubleshooting steps, and the final resolution
  • Marketing Coordinator

    Marketing Coordinator
    Department: Communications, full time  
    Position Description 
    Strake Jesuit College Preparatory is seeking to hire a Marketing Coordinator to maintain manage engaging and dynamic content for institutional media channels. The ideal candidate is mission-minded; faithfully Catholic, interested in being invested in the life of our students and community; a hard-working self-starter; a talented communicator. The ideal candidate can work both independently and collaboratively; skillfully manage multiple deadlines; stay current on digital trends in order to provide input as to how they may impact the overall communications strategy; understand how to leverage appropriate channels to achieve maximum impact. This is a full-time, year-round, staff position that may require occasional evening and/or weekend hours.
    • Collaborate with the Communications team to help grow the Strake Jesuit communications strategy and advance communications goals that serve the mission of the school.
    • Manage the creation and deployment of compelling, on-brand content primarily for internal consumption and on our website, ensuring appropriate format, style and tone, that is consistent with the school’s mission and values and that effectively engages core audiences as defined by the overall communications strategy.
    • Be a resource for fielding short-term communications requests from the community.
    • Regular contact with the faculty and staff is expected, as well as developing relationships with supporters, peer institutions or outside consultants.
    • Be an executor of the acronym “COPE” (Compose Once, Publish Everywhere). For example, our alumni or literary magazine can be divided into individual content pieces and shared over time to our news section of both our internal and external website after publication.
    • Coordinate the production of both multimedia (photo, video) and written content.
    • Maintain campus digital signage.
    • Keep website and scoreboard media up to date.
    • Develop PR opportunities that could also be shared to the wider community.
    • Composing and sending various internal communications and newsletters.
    • Troubleshoot any issues that come up with constituents and platforms.
    • Occasionally write short content for various outlets (website, chronicle, etc).
    Qualifications, Skills & Experience 
    • Deep understanding and enthusiasm for promoting the Jesuit Catholic identity of Strake Jesuit. 
    • Degree from an accredited university in the Communications field preferred.
    • 2+ years’ experience working in marketing and communications, creating content and managing organizational media
    • Thorough communication and self-awareness
    • A creative writer with excellent grammar and attention to detail.
    • Photography or videography skills a plus   
    • Strong analytical skills and ability to synthesize data into actionable recommendations 
    • Ability to identify and develop unique stories that highlight the school’s distinctive characteristics and enhance online visibility with key audiences  
    • Strong creative style and ability to customize content to specific channels 
    • Experience with photo/video/graphics editing software (i.e. Adobe CC); a plus  
    • Willingness and facility to learn additional applications as needed 
    Salary commensurate with experience. 
    Please submit resume, cover letter, work samples and link to bio (if desired).
  • Safety & Security Manager