Christopher Columbus High School

A Catholic School for Young Men in the Marist Tradition since 1958
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Christopher Columbus High School employs over 125 educators and staff members in a variety of fields. Our school thrives because our staff is talented, highly skilled and dedicated to providing current and future Explorers with an excellent education.

Christopher Columbus High School is in compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Whereby: No person, on the grounds of race, color, disability or national origin, is excluded or otherwise subjected to discrimination in the receiving of services. Nor does the school discriminate in hiring, promotion, discharge, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral and other aspects of employment on the basis of race, color, disability, age, gender or national origin.

Administration is available to answer any questions that both existing and prospective staff members may have concerning employment at CCHS, including questions about certification, forms and the application process. Please don't hesitate to contact us.

Christopher Columbus High School accepts resumes throughout the year for our many positions, even if the position is not actively open.  Resumes are kept on file for consideration for future openings.

Open Positions:

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  • Director of Alumni Relations

    SUMMARY:
    The position of Director of Alumni Relations supports the mission of Christopher Columbus High School and the goals of the Advancement Office. Through relationship building, events, and communications the Director of Alumni Relations will plan and conduct strategic programs for our alumni. This person serves as the school’s liaison with the alumni and is responsible for alumni relations. This is a full-time, twelve-month position with benefits and
    vacation.

    QUALIFICATIONS:
    • Bachelor’s degree and five plus years of experience in event planning
    • Strong desire and natural ability to deal with people
    • Excellent verbal and written, communication skills, with strong public speaking skills
    • Interpersonal skills and relationship-building
    • Experience working in a professional environment
    • Possess a collegial, collaborative style
    • Supervisory experience and/or volunteer management experience
    • Excellent organizational skills, time management, and meticulous attention to detail
    • Must be creative and able to think outside of the box
    • Ability to manage pressure and make split-second decisions
    • Ability to meet strict deadlines and budget demands
    • Computers skills in Mas OS or Windows environments and in database management
    • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality
    REPORTS TO:
    The Director of Alumni Relations reports to the VP of Advancement.

    JOB GOAL:
    Organize and execute alumni programs and events to foster and enrich the relationship between Christopher Columbus High School and its Alumni and develop relationships with young alumni and students early on to build a life-long, positive, engaged, relationship with the school.

    RESPONSIBILITIES
    ADVANCEMENT OPERATIONS
    • Participate on the Advancement Department’s leadership team
    • Assist the VP of Advancement on activities related to fundraising for CCHS
    RELATIONSHIP BUILDING
    • Coordinate, plan and oversee the Alumni Association Committee meetings
    • Work with the President of the Alumni Association on activities related to the work of
      the Committee
    • Build relationships and communicate effectively with the alumni
    • Plan and execute two or three trips annually to visit with our alumni outside of Miami
    EVENTS
    • Frequent travel and attendance at evening and/or weekend activities, meetings, and events.
    • Plan and develop alumni events and activities including our five signature events and other events that target specific groups of our alumni such as our young graduates, professional groups, and mentorship program
    • Work with alumni representatives in arranging for all Class reunions
    • Communicate, plan effectively, and evaluate afterwards all alumni events and activities
    • Work with the Sports Hall of Fame Committee in organizing the annual induction ceremony
    • Track RSVPs, online registrations, email registrations and telephone registrations for events and activities
    • Track payments, administer and manage event budgets including expenses and revenue, work with the Finance department on reporting.
    • Plan and execute other events as needed
    COMMUNICATION
    • Manage the weekly alumni newsletter
    • Work with the Director of Communications and the Director of Social Media to engage alumni in the life of the school through consistent and positive communication using electronic and social media
    • Work to build and maintain an up-to-date contact information on the alumni and parents
    • Create and manage the annual alumni events calendar
    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
    • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer; Prolonged periods of standing and walking at functions
    • Must be able to lift to 20 pounds at times

    TO APPLY
    Candidates should submit their resume, cover letter and references to employment@columbushs.com. The deadline for application is Friday, October 21, 2022.

Key CCHS Extensions

DEPARTMENT EXTENSION
Administration 2300
Admissions 2301
Alumni 2302
Athletics 2303
Attendance
2214
C-Tech  2223
Cafeteria 2232
Campus Ministry 2268
Department Leaders 2304
Development  2305
Finance/Tuition 2306
 Guidance 2307
Information Technology 2222
Library 2221
Main Office 2200
Maintenance 2226
Marketing 2308
Registrar 2236
SAC  2282
Support Staff 2310
Wellness & Athletic Facilities 2311
Christopher Columbus High School | 3000 SW 87 Avenue | Miami, FL 33165 | (305) 223-5650
Brotherhood, Faith, and Scholarship define the Marist Brothers Catholic education at Christopher Columbus High School.  By making Jesus Christ known and loved and creating an inspiring academic and extracurricular environment, we prepare young men for higher learning and a life-long commitment to leadership and service through Gospel and Marist values.

Columbus is fully accredited by Cognia and is a member of the Marist Association of Secondary schools, the National Catholic Education Association and the Independent Schools of South Florida.