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Known for its academic excellence, welcoming community and positive environment, faculty and staff at this faith-based, college preparatory school are dedicated to each student's success.  With a 13 to one student to faculty ratio, the faculty have an opportunity to know their students, practice differentiated learning approaches in presenting curriculum and realize increased engagement, with critical and practical thinking.  More than 60 percent of the faculty have earned Master Degrees or higher and are top in their fields. The high energy atmosphere of the all-girls school is contagious and most of the faculty and staff have worked at the school for numerous years because of the professional and fulfilling work environment.

The community spirit is complimented by a comprehensive benefits package and caring leadership. Professional development is encouraged and departments work on team projects.  In addition, faculty have the summer off and staff work reduced hours.  Mercy is a place where you will be challenged, engaged and fulfilled.


The Board of Directors announce the search for the next President of Mercy High School in Omaha, Nebraska.  The President is appointed by the Board of Directors with the approval of the Mercy Education System of the Americas, a sponsored ministry of the Institute of the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas. 

The President is the Chief Executive Officer and is directly responsible for the overall leadership of the school.  The President must ensure that the philosophy and mission of the Sisters of Mercy and the decisions, directives, and policies established by the Board of Directors are realized at Mercy High School.  Additionally, the President is accountable for effective management policies and practices that ensure financial viability, as well as ensure a culture of compassion, teamwork, trust, and collaboration.  Finally, the President must be an active Catholic who has respect for the faith and religious beliefs of others. Key leaders reporting directly to the President include the Principal, the Vice President for Advancement, and the Director of Finance.  

Applicants are expected to have an active Catholic faith life; 5 to 7 years minimum experience in a senior or executive leadership role; evidence of success leading an organization through change, and familiarity with the mission of the Sisters of Mercy.

Applicants should review the full presidential search information document located at this LINK.

Base Salary: $150,000

Interested and qualified candidates should submit the following materials as separate PDF documents:

  • A comprehensive cover letter that addresses how the applicant’s leadership strengths, credentials, and experience would be applied to the role of President in service of the vision, mission, and strategic priorities of Mercy High School
  • A current resume
  • A one-page statement of Catholic educational or leadership philosophy and practice
  • A list of five professional references with name, relationship, and contact details (email, phone number).  References will not be contacted without the candidate’s permission.

Application materials should be submitted via email by Wednesday, March 15, 2023, to Tim Hancock, Director of Finance (402-553-9424).   Apply Here

Confidential inquiries about the position may be directed to Dr. Rebecca Murdock, Mercy High School President Search Committee Chair,, cell:  605-940-1059.


Mercy High School, an all-girls Catholic high school founded by the Sisters of Mercy, is seeking teacher candidates for the 2023-2024 academic year.  Ideal candidates will hold or be able to attain Nebraska teaching certification for grades 7-12.  

Mercy is a mission-driven organization with a diverse student population focused on academic excellence and the inspiration of young girls to become confident Women of Mercy who embody faith, knowledge, and compassionate service.  

Candidates interested in joining our Mercy community are encouraged to send in their materials. Openings specifically for a full-time science, part-time science, and part-time technology specialist are being filled. 

Requirements and Qualifications:
• Committed to the mission of Mercy High School 
• Expertise in curriculum, instruction, data collection and usage, and assessment in content area
• Strong rapport with students, faculty, staff, and parents
• Willingness to participate in a faith-filled, vibrant community
• Experience working with a diverse student population at the secondary level is preferred

Interested candidates should send a letter of application, resume or CV, and certification to Kristi Wessling, Principal, at  


Mercy High School is seeking to fill the following positions within the Athletic Department.

  • Freshman Volleyball Coach

    Please submit letter of application and resume to the Athletic Director, Corey Peterson.