ROLE OF SCHOOL BUSINESS MANAGER
Cathedral Preparatory Seminary by its very nature is called to a mission and is a business. Its business is to bring people to Christ and Christ to people. Cathedral effectively is successful through proper worship of God, creation and support of Christian community, proclamation of the Good News, teaching the saving mission of Christ and service to all. Because this call is fundamental to the Seminary, all Catholic faithful are expected in some way to assist the in realizing its mission. Some members, in fact, are asked specifically to give of their time and talents to counsel or advise the Rector of the Seminary in this most important activity. Through use of a business manager, the rector-principal will better be able to carry out his mission to evangelize more freely. In light of the above, the business manager is seen as having an integral role in supervising the temporal aspects of the Seminary’s mission, under the vigilance and direction of the rector-principal. In addition, the business manager should be attuned not only to the business activities of the Seminary but also to the other aspects of school life. In order that it might be an effective and truly beneficial collaboration of rector-principal and business manager, the following guidelines are offered for a description of the role of the business manager of Cathedral Preparatory Seminary High School.
To provide leadership and day-to-day supervision of the financial and temporal affairs of the Prep Seminary in such a way as to enable the rector-principal to concentrate on the spiritual, academic and social affairs of the seminary. This leadership is, at all times, framed by necessary approvals from the rector-principal in concert with the policies, procedures and guidelines set forth by the diocese regarding financial and temporal transactions. The position calls for coordination with other members of the faculty,...
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