Senior Director Eastern Division
Job Details
Snellville, GA - Snellville, GA
Full Time
Masters Degree
Domestic 51-75%

Position Summary

Provide overall leadership for the ACSI USA Eastern Division, focusing on mentoring Regional Directors and Field Directors in the division and oversight of the Regional Directors in the division. Provide opportunities for collaboration between the regions within the division.  Member of the ACSI Leadership Team and attend regular meetings, serving as a two-way link between headquarters and the regions.  Also serve as the Regional Director for the Southeast Region.

Start date of July 1, 2020, possibly earlier. This position may work from home or at the ACSI Southeast Region office.  If working from home, must live within a short commuting distance to a major airport.


Essential Duties/Responsibilities as Senior Director Eastern Division:

  • Serve Regional Directors and their staff to become effective in their regions
  • Represent the regional voice and input to the Vice President USA, President of ACSI, and the President’s Advisory Team
  • Speak authoritatively to the issues of the USA regions and member schools
  • Cultivate a collaborative relationship with members of the President’s Advisory Team, ACSI Leadership Team, and other Senior Directors
  • Manage effectively the regional needs in the division including management, budget and programming
  • All other duties as assigned

 Essential Duties/Responsibilities as Regional Director Southeast Region:

  • As a supportive partner, come alongside school leaders with empathy, questioning, and listening skills to provide spiritual and practical support, advice, information, and encouragement
  • As a school growth consultant, utilize career knowledge and expertise while leveraging the expertise of other ACSI specialists (Early Education, Accreditation, Professional Development, Legal Legislative, A.C.E. Student Success Center, Thought Leadership, Communications, etc.) to help schools grow and improve in every significant way (spiritually, educationally, financially, administratively, board governance, etc.) from formative to flourishing
  • As a strategic convener and connector, provide opportunities for school leaders to gather and network together digitally and in person
  • As a primary link to the value of an ACSI membership, the Regional Director Team and each individual member is primarily responsible for cultivating membership within ACSI. Remain thoroughly familiar with member schools (leadership, structures, programs and their history and utilization of ACSI services) and recommend resources and services from ACSI (or others) to meet those school needs
  • Lead and develop a team of administrative professionals and Field Representatives who assist in delivering the above services and support to schools and leaders
  • All other duties as assigned



Spiritually the ideal candidate shall possess characteristics that reflect

  • a demonstrated acceptance without reservation of the ACSI Statement of Faith
  • a strong, clear Christian testimony, acknowledging Christ as Savior and seeking to live as His disciple
  • a desire for spiritual growth as evidenced by his/her prayer life, Bible study, and spiritual outreach to others
  • a mature, godly spirit
  • a Christian role model (Luke 6:40) in attitude, speech, and actions toward others. (This includes being committed to God’s biblical standards for sexual conduct.)
  • a person of faith and prayer
  • a broad acceptance of and by the evangelical Christian community
  • a strong knowledge and understanding of Scripture
  • a servant leader
  • an active participation in a local Bible-believing church

Required Experience and Education

  • Ten or more years of experience in a Christian school environment, with five years of experience as a Head of School
  • Experience and involvement with ACSI is strongly preferred
  • Master’s degree in Educational Leadership or related field   
  • Well known in the Christian School community as a recognized leader
  • Be able to articulate a Christian philosophy of education consistent with Scripture
  • Demonstrate executive and management skills
  • Be effective in oral and written communication
  • Have a deep understanding and empathy for the Christian school
  • Have a heart and vision for the individual Christian school and the Christian school movement as a whole
  • Have a commitment to gender and racial diversity at all levels in the workplace
  • Be a team player responsive to the President of ACSI
  • Be willing to subordinate own personal agenda for the sake of the association
  • Be open to new concepts and technology
  • Comfortable with the supportive technology to work remotely, engage staff and schools digitally, and provide resources electronically
  • Willingness to enroll K-12 school-aged children in a local Christian School

Physical Demands and Work Environment

  • Ability and willingness to travel up to 50-60% by plane or automobile
  • Driver’s License required to be kept current and in effect as a condition of employment
  • Employee is regularly required to walk, sit, use hands and fingers, talk and hear
  • Essential duties require the use of computer to process information
  • The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms 
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include the ability to read at close range and distinguish colors and contrasts
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually minimal