In a document received by California Catholic Daily on Dec. 27, the following qualifications for the Santa Rosa diocese school superintendent were listed:

Knowledge of Vatican II and the pastoral, catechetical, evangelical, and Catholic educational thrusts of the Church

Strong working knowledge of common educational models, interventions, curriculum, and systems

Professional experience working in a classroom setting

Strong governing and administration skills, abilities, and knowledge in the field of Catholic education

Knowledge of Catholic and federal private school laws and regulations; knowledge of Church governance

Exercises a high degree of maturity and good judgement; initiative; ability to work independently, and the ability to exercise discretion under broad administrative direction and in concert with the pastoral direction of the Bishop and Vicar General

Strong working knowledge of Catholic catechesis

Master’s degree in education preferred

Catechist Certificate within one year of hire required

Proven record of leading schools to meet required educational standards

Candidates must be active Catholics

For more information contact Lori Norcia at or call 707-566-3322.