Catholic Source Job Listings - July 2014
Advancement Coordinator, Trinity Catholic School, 3750 William D. Tate Ave., Grapevine, TX 76051.
Trinity Catholic School is seeking a creative, well-organized, self-starter with experience and education in marketing, public relations, or development to coordinate advancement activities and support the work of the President of the school. This Pre-K through 8th grade school, serving three parishes in Northeast Tarrant County, is thriving and growing with a strong vision for the future. The preferred candidate will have knowledge and experience in developing and using print, electronic, and social media to promote educational enterprises. Those interested should send a resume via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. 817-421-8000
Director of Congregational Advancement, Sisters of St. Francis, Sylvania, OH.
The Sisters of St. Francis, a religious congregation founded in 1916 and the sponsoring organization of The Sylvania Franciscan Village (comprised of the Sisters of St. Francis, Lourdes University, and Sylvania Franciscan Health), invite applicants for the position of Director of Congregational Advancement. This is a full-time, exempt position. The Director helps advance the vision and mission of the Sisters of St. Francis, and therefore must have a thorough grasp of the Congregation’s charism, values, goals and priorities. The Director works collaboratively with a broad group of persons who are involved in impacting the public face of the Congregation. Qualifications: active practicing Catholic; Bachelor’s degree; CFRE designation (or other comparable certification) preferred; minimum of three years’ experience in non-profit organization in a development role; willingness to approach role and tasks with a commitment to the mission and values of the charism, values and goals of the Sylvania Franciscans; previous supervisory experience; strong leadership skills and the ability to foster collaborative relationships; excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality. To apply, send a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references (all in MS Word or pdf format only) to email@example.com. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled
School President, Eastside Catholic School, Sammamish, WA.
Anticipated Start Date: July 1, 2015.
Eastside Catholic School is an independent Catholic faith-based educational community located in Sammamish, Washington, a suburb east of Seattle. Eastside Catholic is a place where middle and high school students learn to integrate their thinking and believing in ways that encourage intellectual excellence, nurture relationships and inspire a life of leadership and service to others. Founded in 1980, Eastside Catholic educates 935 students on an impressive 50-acre campus located east of Lake Washington. Eastside Catholic's committed faculty and staff work in tandem to create a nurturing and rigorous academic environment which allows the students to achieve their maximum potential. The academic, social and spiritual emphasis of Eastside Catholic is shaped by the three Touchstones: Academic Excellence, Relationships and Servant Leadership. The ideal candidate for the next President should be: a practicing Roman Catholic who fully understands and embraces the School’s Mission and Catholic identity and is dedicated to advancing the School's three Touchstones; strong visionary who is able to articulate the future of the school with a clear commitment to maintaining high academic standards in a supportive, student-centered environment; dynamic and visible leader who builds relationships, inspires trust, attracts and retains high quality staff and faculty, and communicates and engages all constituents; passionate educator committed to an academic environment focused on excellence; proven administrator who will work with Board of Trustees to govern the school and implement the Strategic Plan; proven fundraiser who will be a passionate spokesperson for the school in telling the Eastside Catholic story. Files will be reviewed as received; however, candidates should e-mail application materials no later than August 31, 2014 to Dr. Richard K. Jung at firstname.lastname@example.org, including the following: (1) a cover letter explaining the candidate’s interest in and qualifications for this position; (2) a current resume, including phone numbers, e-mail address, and SKYPE address, if possible; (3) a personal statement of educational philosophy; and (4) the names, email addresses, and telephone numbers of five references. All materials, inquiries, and nominations will be held in strict confidence at this time. For more information about Eastside Catholic School, visit www.eastsidecatholic.org.
Teachers, Paramus Catholic High School, Paramus, NJ.
Paramus Catholic High School has openings for the following teaching positions for the 2014-2015 school year: English, Religion, Science (Physics/Engineering) and International Language (Spanish). Please send letter of interest and credentials to email@example.com.
Mathematics and Religious Studies Teacher, LaSalle High School, Pasadena, CA.
La Salle High School is seeking a dynamic educator to teach in two academic departments. This academic pairing requires an educator who is not only multi-talented but has been appropriately educated. Both departments are very collaborative and student centered. The math portion of this position will be for instruction in Pre-Calculus and Honors Geometry. Major areas of responsibility: model the characteristics of a Catholic, Lasallian educator; actively support La Salle’s Mission, Philosophy and ESLRs; design and/or implement courses and units that effectively promote department outcomes and adhere to the scope and sequence as determined by the department; plan what students will learn, how they will learn and how they will be assessed within a framework that features common assignments and assessments appropriate to the grade level within the academic discipline; engage students in an active, effective learning environment; collaborate with peers to develop, review and improve curriculum; provide regular, varied and appropriate assessments of student learning to compile appropriate grades and properly determine what and how all students are learning; communicate consistently with students, parents and school personnel; demonstrate a commitment to professional growth, including sharing best practices in pedagogy and educational technology; work with appropriate administrators, the Learning Specialist, and/or counselors to support students that may have special learning needs; keep current and complete grading and attendance records; prefect and supervise students outside of the classroom; actively support the co-curricular programs of the school. Qualifications: undergraduate degree in Religious Studies and/or Mathematics with additional coursework; ability to work collaboratively to promote student learning; teaching credential or work toward it. Desired qualifications: experience working with high school students; experience as a classroom teacher; facility with web-based learning and/or digital resources; Master’s Degree in Mathematics or Theology; experience in a Catholic high school setting. La Salle High School will offer a competitive salary and benefits. Position begins August 2014. Founded by the Brothers of the Christian Schools in 1956, La Salle High School is the only Catholic co-educational high school in the northern San Gabriel Valley. The school curriculum is college preparatory as 99% of the graduates matriculate to higher education. Our current enrollment of 680 students represents a diverse population reflective of our surrounding communities. We offer a full range of co-curricular and athletic opportunities for our student body. For more information, please visit our website at www.lasallehs.org. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to: Elizabeth Serhan, Assistant to the Principal, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Principal, St. Edward Catholic School, Little Rock, Arkansas.
Located in downtown Little Rock and founded in 1885, St. Edward is a PK-8 grade school with an enrollment of 170 students. The candidate must have demonstrated leadership ability in past or present educational assignments and be a practicing Catholic actively committed to developing a faith community. Highly preferred qualifications include five years teaching or administrative experience in a Catholic school and a Master’s degree or its equivalent in Educational Leadership. Salary is commensurate with experience. Interested parties should send a cover letter, a complete resume, and a copy of licensure or transcript to: Fr. Jason Tyler, St. Edward Catholic Church, 801 Sherman, Little Rock, AR 72202 (email@example.com) and to the Superintendent, Vernell Bowen at firstname.lastname@example.org. Want to know more about St. Edward School? Check out our website: www.saintedwards.net/school.
High School Principal, Immaculata High School, Somerville, NJ.
Immaculata High School is a co-educational Parochial Catholic school located in Somerville, New Jersey. The School enrolls 500-600 students with a professional staff of 85 including Faculty and Support Personnel, and is fully accredited by AdvanceEd and the New Jersey State Department of Education. Candidates for principal must be willing to assume responsibility for the day-to-day administration of the school as well as assist in developing long range goals for the school. Excellent communication skills and enthusiasm for developing and maintaining a top grade academic and religious oriented school are a must. Candidate must be a practicing Catholic and hold a Master‘s degree in educational administration or related field and aminimum of five years educational experience in a catholic school. Salary will be competitive and is negotiable, depending on qualifications and experience. Position is available for the 2014 - 2015 school year. Request application from: Carol Januse at email@example.com and send with resume to: Immaculata Search Committee, 240 Mountain Avenue, Somerville, NJ 08876 or email to: Patricia Tiger at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Principal, Holy Spirit Regional Catholic School, Huntsville, AL.
We are seeking a Catholic School Principal who is vibrant and can breathe new life into our wonderful school. We are seeking individuals who can motivate teachers and create a loving Catholic environment for our students where our Catholic Faith is most important. We are a Pre-Kindergarten through eighth grade fully accredited Catholic School. Holy Spirit Regional Catholic School was named a National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence in 2013. We are a large parish located in the heart of Huntsville, Alabama with an enrollment of close to 500 students and 35 employees. All interested applicants should contact Tracy Finke, Director of Religious Education, at Holy Spirit Parish in Huntsville. Email resumes to email@example.com or call 256-881-0345.
Principal, Garces Memorial High School, Bakersfield, CA.
Garces Memorial High School, in Bakersfield, California is accepting applications for the position of Principal for the 2014-2015 school year. The new Principal will be responsible for the operational aspects of the school, which include all academic programs, faith development, retreat and service learning programs, athletics, student activities, counseling program, health and safety policies, and academic technology. The new Principal will work within a President/Principal model of administration. Garces Memorial is a Catholic, co-educational, college preparatory high school with an enrollment of 600 students. Applicants must be practicing Catholics. Salary range is $91,000-$110,000, depending on experience and qualifications. To find more information concerning the school, please go to the school website, www.garces.org. Please submit applications electronically. You may access an application by clicking on "Employment Opportunities" on the website. Deadline for application acceptance is June 6, 2014. With questions, please contact John L. Fanucchi, President of Garces Memorial High School, at (661) 327-2578, ext. 116, or by email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Freshman Counselor, Garces Memorial High School, Bakersfield, CA.
Garces Memorial High School, in Bakersfield, California is accepting applications for the position of Freshman Counselor for the 2014-2015 school year. This is a full time position in the Garces Counseling department, duties beginning August 2014. Salary TBD based on experience and qualifications. Ideal candidate will serve as Freshman counselor and also teach AP Psychology. Interested parties should submit a Teacher Employment Application to the attention of Counseling Department Chairperson, Deborah Sakowski,. Garces Memorial is a Catholic, co-educational, college preparatory high school with an enrollment of 600 students. To find more information concerning the school, please go to the school website, www.garces.org. Please submit applications electronically. You may access an application by clicking on "Employment Opportunities" on the website. With questions, please contact John L. Fanucchi, President of Garces Memorial High School at (661) 327-2578, ext. 116, or by email at email@example.com.
Academic/College Counselor, Padua Academy, Wilmington, DE.
Padua Academy, a four year, Catholic, college preparatory high school for young women located in Wilmington, Delaware has an opening for Academic/College Counselor. Qualifications: a minimum of 3-5 years of experience working with high school girls in an educational setting; committed and respectful support of the Catholic faith; experience with academic goal setting, time-management, study skills, test-taking strategies, academic and career planning; advanced knowledge of standardized testing; experience with one-on-one counseling, preferably with high-school aged girls; skilled ability to multi-task and handle critical situations as they arise; working knowledge of and adherence to the ethical standards of the counseling profession; excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills; working knowledge of office-based computer software, including Word, Excel, Google Drive, Powerpoint, etc. Responsibilities: managing a caseload of approximately 160 students from 9th-12th grades; assisting students in course selections, academic planning, career and college planning, and standardized testing; providing students with appropriate referrals when necessary; consulting and collaborating with parents/guardians, teachers, administrators, and other educational professionals; participating in professional development as related to the position; adhering to Padua's policies and procedures in relation to the students, parents, and the Catholic faith; collecting, reviewing and interpreting test results and other student data to enhance and amend current programs; writing letters of recommendation; researching and maintaining a resource list of summer programs, internships, and research opportunities; presenting relevant information to students and parents in individual, small and large group settings. Please submit resume/cv and cover letter via mail or email to: Joel Lang, Director of College Advisement and Guidance, Padua Academy, 905 N. Broom Street, Wilmington, DE 19806 firstname.lastname@example.org
School Principal, St. Bridget, River Falls, WI.
St. Bridget’s is seeking a principal for our fully accredited Preschool – Grade 8 parish school. St. Bridget is located in River Falls, WI, approximately 40 minutes east of Minneapolis/St. Paul. One of the larger schools in the Diocese of Superior, St. Bridget is a thriving school with strong support from the parish community. This person is responsible for the overall management of the school, serving as the chief administrator and leader responsible for fostering a Catholic environment conducive to quality education. This person will work in full cooperation with the pastor, parish administrator, parish education committee and Diocesan Department of Christian Formation. To perform the job successfully, the individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The person must have, or be eligible for, a valid administrator’s certificate from the State of Wisconsin, and at least five years of successful teaching and/or administrative experience at the elementary level. Advanced certification in religion is required. This person must be an active practicing Catholic and be able to implement the philosophy of Catholic education as directed by the Diocese of Superior’s Department of Christian Formation, as well as recognize and accept the role of the school with the total parish ministry. Send cover letter, resume, transcripts and a copy of licensure to: St. Bridget School Search Committee, 211 E. Division St. PPPO Box 86, River Falls, WI 54022. Email: email@example.com
History Teacher, St. Cecilia Academy, 4210 Harding Rd., Nashville, TN 37205
Contact: Mrs. Chris Caprioli, firstname.lastname@example.org, 615-298-4525, fax 615-783-0561.
Grades 9-12.Qualifications: Master’s degree in content area or education preferred; at least 2 years teaching experience; committed to the mission and vision of St. Cecilia Academy; strong communication and human relations skills; preferably experience working in Catholic education. St. Cecilia Academy is a private Catholic college-preparatory high school for young women, owned and administered by the Dominican Sisters of Nashville, TN since 1860. The school is located on the Dominican Campus, which is also home to Overbrook School (elementary) and Aquinas College. St. Cecilia Academy encourages academic excellence, creativity and the development of leadership within a Christ-centered environment, preparing young women to meet the challenges of modern life, and to contribute in a positive way to the society in which they live. Start Date: August 1, 2014,
Spanish Teacher, St. Cecilia Academy, 4210 Harding Rd., Nashville, TN 37205
Contact: Mrs. Chris Caprioli, email@example.com, 615-298-4525, fax 615-783-0561.
Grades 9-12. Qualifications: Master’s degree in content area or education preferred; at least 2 years teaching experience; committed to the mission and vision of St. Cecilia Academy; strong communication and human relations skills; preferably experience working in Catholic education.
St. Cecilia Academy is a private Catholic college-preparatory high school for young women, owned and administered by the Dominican Sisters of Nashville, TN, since 1860. The school is located on the Dominican Campus, which is also home to Overbrook School (elementary) and Aquinas College. St. Cecilia Academy encourages academic excellence, creativity and the development of leadership within a Christ-centered environment, preparing young women to meet the challenges of modern life, and to contribute in a positive way to the society in which they live. Start Date: August 1, 2014. Please submit resume and cover letter stating why you would like to teach at St. Cecilia Academy.
Director of Evangelization, St. James Catholic Church, Falls Church, VA.
In concert with the Pastor, staff, and other Parish leaders, shape, formulate and direct activities that fulfill the Parish’s vision for lifelong growth in faith and rootedness in Jesus Christ as well as empowering all parishioners to share the Gospel with others through their works. Qualifications: a person of faith committed to Gospel values, who understands and supports the mission and purpose of the Church and Parish; creative and motivated self-starter; ability to create and develop an evangelization plan; passion for implementing the New Evangelization; motivational public speaker skilled in group dynamics; ability to inspire a diverse parish population; organized and able to coordinate the efforts of a large corps of volunteers; able to collaborate with and synthesize the program and ministry ideas of others; able to work flexible hours, including some weeknights and weekends; Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university with post-graduate work in theology or pastoral studies (Master’s degree in theology, divinity or a related field preferred). Responsibilities: create and maintain a clear and comprehensive evangelization plan for the Parish; serve as the lead staff member for parishioner engagement and involvement; implement ways to reach out to those active, inactive and unchurched in our community through door-to-door campaigns and/or programs such as Alpha and Landings; implement and oversee small-group faith formation and fellowship programs such as "That Man Is You" and "Walking with Purpose" that support a lifelong deepening of the Catholic faith; create, design and support a Welcome Ministry plan to orient and engage new parishioners; establish a ministry to young adults; manage parish outings and events to ensure they retain their focus on building up participants in Christ; work with other Parish staff to express the vision and goals of the evangelization plan in a compelling and effective way using all available communications media; coordinate and build up existing Parish ministries by identifying and developing key leaders in those ministries and managing communications to all those involved in Parish ministries; offer regular support, encouragement and presence to staff and volunteer ministers and promote on-going evangelization opportunities for them; create and implement systems to evaluate the effectiveness of all Parish ministries and evangelization efforts. St. James Catholic Church, founded in 1892, has a long tradition of adapting to the changing needs of its people and serving the wider community through various outreach programs. Currently nearly 2800 families are served by three diocesan priests in residence, two deacons and the Sister, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary convent community as well as a professional office staff. Additionally, our Hispanic community has a strong relationship with its assigned visiting priests and a Spanish-speaking IHM sister who shares their language and understands their customs. Our members are from every stage of life and many ethnic backgrounds. Their engagement with the world beyond parish boundaries is enhanced by the frequent residency of African priests pursuing advanced degrees at Catholic Universities. Parishioners lead and manage several key programs, including our liturgical ministries, scripture studies and social outreach programs. The youth ministry actively engages students from junior high through high school graduation. Our Parish Religious Education Program serves nearly 400 children with weekly classes offered by catechists who are supported in developing their classroom management skills and their personal faith formation. With almost 500 students and an engaged PTO, St. James Catholic School strives for academic excellence and the education of the whole child, and likewise supports its staff and faculty in their professional development. The pastor and youth minister actively engage with college students during their studies to ensure their spiritual well-being. Our senior citizens are fully integrated into the parish and also gather monthly for social activities. The parish provides a minister to the sick and homebound as well as a team of visiting Eucharistic ministers and a prayer partners program to keep connected with those unable to come to the campus. Though the population of our parish and its surrounding area is often transient, we are blessed to have several generations of active lifelong members. The sacramental life of the parish includes weekly baptisms, frequent weddings, twice weekly scheduled confessions, and a full liturgical schedule of three daily Masses, a vigil Mass and six Sunday Masses as well as a weekly Holy Hour and monthly Adoration and Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament. Our beautiful stained-glass church is packed to overflowing on Christmas and Easter, and often in between, but most importantly, the people of St. James are committed to being united in the faith and acting as the living presence of Christ in the world. Please send a letter of interest and resume via email to Rich Blickendorfer, Business Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls please. For best consideration, please apply by Monday, June 30, 2014.
Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministry, Mission San Luis Rey Parish, Oceanside, CA.
Mission San Luis Rey Parish is a dynamic, multicultural Catholic Parish served by the Franciscan Friars of the Province of St. Barbara. Our parish is seeking a highly motivated, energetic and enthusiastic applicant to serve as our Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministry. The position is full-time with benefits. Responsibilities include: supervising volunteer staff and preparing youth in grades 9-12 (including preparation for the Sacrament of Confirmation.) You will also be responsible for our Young Adults program with a special emphasis on engaging, relational ministry. Job requires three or more years of experience in the parish setting, Bachelor’s degree in a related field, Certification in Youth and Young Adult Ministry. Bilingual: English/Spanish. Interested candidates should submit cover letter and résumé with four references via e-mail to Fr. Adrian Peelo, OFM. email@example.com. Cut-Off Date: July 1, 2014.
Liturgy Coordinator, St. Pius X Catholic Church, Billings, Montana.
The task of coordinating the liturgy encompasses more than the duties of a sacristan. It requires a knowledge of liturgy and a deep concern for all the ministers who make the celebration possible. The ability to instruct, organize and enable is the hallmark of a good liturgical coordinator. Priests, deacons, servers, choirs, cantors, musicians, song leaders, readers, Eucharistic ministers, ushers, sacristans and custodians are all profoundly involved in the worship of the church. The coordinator of the liturgy must effectively shape the various ministries to function as a unit in service to the one body of Christ. This is a public relations task of no simple consequence but a position that demands the responsible and accountable exercise of authority. As the liturgy is the summit of the Church’s activity and the font of her power, it is only in the appropriate coordination of her worship that all the baptized begin to realize the depth of their commitment as the people of God. Administrative Responsibilities: serves as a member of the parish staff and cooperates with the pastor and other staff members in working for the good of the entire parish; oversees implementation of the recommendation of the parish worship committee; represents parish staff to the parish worship committee which coordinates planning for seasonal and special events; srves as staff director of the parish worship committee; communicates with all whose work affects or is affected by liturgical celebrations: maintenance staff, school personnel, religious education personnel, parish organizations, etc.; communicates with and seeks to educate the parish community regarding liturgy through the use of the parish bulletin, newsletter, and parish social media; coordinates all persons involved in liturgical ministries: sacristans, greeters, musicians, ushers, lectors, special ministers of the Eucharist, etc.; maintains database, demographic and scheduling records of all liturgical ministers; coordinates scheduling of all liturgical ministers; oversees scheduling of all liturgical celebrations and prayer services; prepares an annual budget in consultation with the pastor, parish liturgy committee and parish finance council; initiates the formation and oversees the implementation of parish policies and guidelines concerning liturgy; orders all materials for church celebrations: candles, wine, hosts, vessels, etc.; participates in deanery (cluster, vicariate) and diocesan networks of professional peers, and fosters good public relations within and outside the parish. Worship Responsibilities: directs the discernment of parish worship and prayer needs, and oversees the provision of quality liturgical celebrations and prayer service, engaging the gifts and involvement of the whole community; directs the process of liturgy preparation with staff and planning committee(s) for liturgical events, including baptisms, reconciliation, confirmation, First Eucharist, communal anointing of the sick, weddings, funerals, etc.; works with religious education personnel, school personnel and all parish groups in the preparation of liturgical celebrations and makes the final liturgical judgment along with the Presider; provides the means to assist engaged couples to prepare wedding liturgies; provides the means to assist bereaved families to prepare the rites of the Order of Christian Funerals; oversees the planning and preparation of the environment of the worship space for seasons and other occasions; joins with others to develop the liturgical spirit of the parish and fosters an atmosphere of hospitality and harmony; schedules substitute priests as needed; serves as a leader of prayer when appropriate; ensures that the liturgical norms and laws of the Church are followed in the parish; represents the parish in planning and executing ecumenical prayer services. Educational Responsibilities: continues to grow in knowledge of Catholic liturgy through reading, workshops and educational opportunity, keeping the parish abreast of developments in sacramental theology, and requirements of canon law, liturgical practices nationally and diocesan policies and guidelines; recruits, and ensures the initial preparation of, all persons engaged in liturgical ministries; provides for the initial orientation and ongoing formation of all parish worship committee members; develops workshops for ongoing liturgical formation for ministers and publicizes regional workshop opportunities; serves as the local parish resource to all staff members and liturgical ministers to promote an understanding and development of needed skills for the planning and execution of all parish liturgies; provides the parish community (including specific parish organizations) with education about matters of liturgical understanding, sensitivity and planning; maintains a professional liturgy library which provides current resources. Qualifications: must be a fully-initiated, practicing Catholic in good standing; Bachelor’s degree in Sacramental Theology, Scripture, Pastoral Studies or a related field (Master’s preferred); minimum of one year experience in pastoral/parish ministry. Résumés with Cover Letter and References must be submitted no later than July 31, 2014 to be considered for this position. Send résumé to Ms. Kathy McCleary, St. Pius X Catholic Church, 717 18th Street West Billings, MT 59102-4099 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org
Associate Director for Evangelization and Catechesis, Catholic Diocese of Baton Rouge, LA.
General Statement of Duties: the office seeks to enlighten, empower, and enable the faithful to live, to the fullest, their baptismal call as the People of God. It provides assistance through a variety of means to assist the faithful in growth and development in the fields of faith formation and pastoral ministry. The Associate Director assists the director and collaborates with the staff in providing vision, leadership, and advocacy for pastors as well as parish and school catechetical leaders in the religious education and formation of the children, youth, and adults in their parishes and schools. The Associate Director also assists with consultation and providing services to parish and school leadership, staff, and volunteers in the ministries of a culturally diverse Church, according to the goals and objectives outlined in the General Directory and National Directory for Catechesis, while seeking innovative ways that reach all people. Requirements: Master’s degree in Theology, Pastoral Ministry, Religious Education or a related field required; minimum of three years direct experience at the parish or diocesan level working with youth of all ages and adults, in administration, management, teaching and training; demonstrated knowledge in Catholic teachings, in particular, the documents of the United States Catholic Bishops’ related to Catechesis and other documents on faith formation and their applications in ministry are required; due to the nature of this position, it is required that the incumbent be a practicing Roman Catholic, in good standing, who is registered and active in a parish and possesses a working knowledge of Catholic teachings and doctrine; strong interpersonal and communication skills essential; technological, organizational, analytical, and problem solving skills; superior verbal, written, and presentation skills; and attention to detail; strong knowledge and understanding of: the Charter for the Protection of Young People, the ministerial outlook of the Second Vatican Council, diocesan structures, parishes and organizations; demonstrate experience in developing technological methods of communication and formation, developing and facilitating workshops, training events, presentations, and public speaking; self-directed and have the ability to work independently; ability to exercise judgment and discretion in matters of significance and ability to collaborate with the offices of the Christian Formation Secretariat; flexibility to work evenings and long hours when necessary; ability to travel in one's own vehicle to various diocesan locations as required. Please submit letter of interest, resume, and references to email@example.com
Mary, Queen of Peace Catholic Church in beautiful Sammamish, WA, seeks a full time Pastoral Assistant for High School Youth Ministry. MQP is a dynamic 2,000 family parish, welcoming and diverse. We seek an energetic, faith-filled candidate with a heart for Catholic high school youth who is able to work with fellow staff in a team-oriented way. This candidate must understand the importance of relational ministry, and be able to recruit and train. Media and tech savvy desired, Spanish proficiency a plus. Prefer a Bachelor's Degree in related field. Call or email Rich Shively for more information, or an application packet. 425-391-1178, firstname.lastname@example.org
Director of Marriage and Family Life, Catholic Diocese of Baton Rouge, LA.
The Director of Marriage and Family Life Ministries guides the mission of the office through collaboration with pastors, the Christian Formation Secretariat, and other marriage, family life and respect life organizations. The director is responsible for initiating, directing, and implementing diocesan programs and events on the pastoral care of the family and related topics such as human sexuality, marriage preparation and enrichment, parenting, aging process, illness, dying and end of life issues, grief and healing from loss, family ministry, and divorced/separated ministry; provides information and referral on family services such as counseling, social services as well as resources persons and organizations. Requirements: Master’s degree in Theology, Pastoral Ministry, Religious Education or a related field required; minimum of five years related administrative and supervisory experience; three years’ experience related to marriage and family life ministries required, experience on the parish and diocesan level preferred; working knowledge of Familiaris Cosortio and other pertinent documents of the Catholic Church related to family life ministries is required; practicing Roman Catholic who is registered and active in a parish, in good standing with the Catholic Church and possesses a working knowledge of Catholic teachings and doctrine; strong interpersonal and communication skills essential; technological, organizational, analytical, and problem solving skills required; superior verbal, written, and presentation skills; and attention to detail; strong working knowledge of and understanding of Catholic doctrines pertaining to human sexuality, marriage, family, respect life, Natural Family Planning and Catholic social teaching; expertise in marriage preparation or couple evaluation tools strongly preferred; ability to plan and execute prayer services and other religious and educational events related to the mission of the office; ability to exercise good judgment in handling difficult and/or sensitive situations, with ability to maintain strict level of confidentiality and discretion as required by diocesan policy and legal requirements; ability to relate to the catechizing and evangelizing component of family life ministries; ability to work evenings, weekends, and travel frequently. Please submit letter of interest, resume, and references to email@example.com. Application deadline is July 11, 2014.
Director of Religious Education, St. Ignatius Church, New York, NY.
Church of St. Ignatius Loyola, a Roman Catholic Church administered by the Society of Jesus (Jesuits), is seeking a Director of Religious Education. This individual is responsible for organizing and directing a program of lifelong faith formation for all parishioners under the direction of the pastor and in collaboration with the pastoral staff. Key Responsibilities: developing and implementing a coordinated approach for comprehensive and systematic catechesis for children, youth, and adults; administering and directing parish catechetical programs from children to adults; recruiting and providing on-going training for catechists; supervising catechists and support staff; collaborating with the pastor, staff members, grammar school principal, and parish leaders; communicating with the parish community, other catechetical leaders, and the Archdiocese; taking responsibility for his/her ongoing professional and spiritual development. Key Requirements: Master Catechist Certification desirable; minimum Bachelor’s degree in religious education/theology from a Catholic college or university. Desirable: M.A. or equivalent in religious education, theology, scripture, liturgical studies, or a related field; a degree from a Jesuit institution and knowledge of/experience with Ignatian spirituality is a plus; - 2+ years’ previous experience working in religious education. Compensation package includes salary and benefits commensurate with experience. Send resume with related work experience and salary history to Ms. Diane Boyle, Church of St. Ignatius Loyola, 980 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10028. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Campus Minister for Retreats, St. Francis Catholic High School, 5900 Elvas Avenue, Sacramento, CA 95819, Attn: Pat Maier.
St. Francis Catholic High School is accepting applications for a full-time position as Campus Minister for Retreats. Requirements: Master’s Degree in Divinity, Theology, or related field; active practicing Catholic; three to five years experience in campus ministry at the high school or college level; ability to instruct pastorally. Exempt Status, Full Benefits Package, Full-Time Position. See full job description (available on SFHS Website: www.stfrancishs.org/careers) Questions about position can be directed to Director of Campus Ministry, Stephen Tholcke, email@example.com. Position is open until filled. Submit the Support Position Application available at www.stfrancishs.org/careers.
Director of Programs, Endow, 6021 South Syracuse Way, Suite 220, Greenwood Village, CO 80111, Contact: Amy Nuanes, 720-382-7122, fax 720-382-5145.
Do you: Like to travel? Love meeting new people? Enjoy public speaking? Have several years’ experience in Public Relations and/or Sales Management? Are you a: High energy, Self-motivated, Positive, High achieving, Team player? Are you in love with the Catholic Church and inspired by her teachings on the feminine genius? Would you like to use your gifts, skills, creativity, and talents to help women and girls come to know the joy, freedom, and dignity that come from living out their authentic femininity in Christ? If so, we’d like to talk with you about an opportunity to join Endow (Educating on the Nature and Dignity of Women) as a full-time, salaried member of our leadership team. We are in need of an experienced professional to lead a dedicated team whose primary responsibility is to introduce new women and girls to the life-giving message of Endow through the formation of new study groups. For more information on this position please download the full job description or to apply for the Director of Programs position please send your resume and a brief cover letter to info@EndowGroups.org. Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.
Coordinator of Youth Ministry, St. Joseph Catholic Church, 309 Perry Street, Wapakoneta, OH 45895.
The Parish Community of St. Joseph Catholic Church is seeking a dynamic, hard working and faith-filled individual to continue the development of a comprehensive youth ministry program that engages youth and adults alike in the mission of the Church. Requirements: gifted to be able to inspire, lead, teach, youth and parishioners; possess a knowledge of and respect for youth and youth culture; embodies knowledge of and respect for Church teaching; desires to collaborate and work effectively with parish and regional staff members; Bachelor’s degree in Pastoral Ministry, Religious Studies, Theology or related fields; experience in the fields of catechetics, youth ministry and/or pastoral ministry; certification in Youth Ministry by the Archdiocese of Cincinnati or equivalent, which can be worked toward while employed. Responsibilities: coordinate the high school faith formation/youth ministry program; identify, train and support leadership teams of youth and adults; implement values and components of “Renewing the Vision: A Framework for Catholic Youth Ministry” USCCB. St. Joseph Church is located in Wapakoneta, Ohio (population @10,000) near Lima. St. Joseph is composed of 1,200 families, a parish staff of four lay people, two priests and one deacon, in a parish cluster of four parishes. It is one of the oldest parishes in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati and is centrally located on the west side of Ohio at the intersection of I-75 and State Route 33, approximately an hour-and-a-half from Cincinnati, Columbus and Toledo. Please mail resume, cover letter and references to Fr. Pat Sloneker, firstname.lastname@example.org, 937 638-8058.
Director of Children's Faith Formation, Newport Beach, CA.
Our Lady Queen of Angels Catholic Church, a thriving parish of 4,000 families in a beautiful seaside location midway between Los Angeles and San Diego in the growing Diocese of Orange, is seeking a dynamic full-time experienced catechetical leader to organize and oversee: Children’s Religious Education Program (3 years of age through 6th grade, including Special Needs), Children’s Liturgy of the Word, Adventure Bible Camp (VBS), Parent and Child Faith Formation Sessions, Retreats for Parents and Children, RCIA for children as well as coordinate the Celebrations of First Reconciliation and First Eucharist. Successful applicant must be a committed and practicing Catholic in good standing, faithful to Church teaching and the Magisterium, with a clear understanding of the Catholic faith and with the skills to evangelize and catechize children in the joy of the Gospel as well as forming disciples who are engaged in their communities. Required qualification is a Master Catechist Certification, Master’s Degree or higher or the equivalent with significant in-depth experience in teaching and organizing programs of faith formation for both children and their parents. Computer proficiency required. This person must be able to work collaboratively with parish staff, parishioners and Diocesan leaders. Send resume and letters of reference to Father Kerry Beaulieu, Pastor, Our Lady Queen of Angels Church, 2046 Mar Vista Drive, Newport Beach, CA 92660 or email@example.com. For questions, call 949-644-0200, ext. 209. See our parish website at www.olqa.org
Multi-Parish Coordinator of Youth Ministry (Davenport, Buffalo, and Blue Grass, Iowa)
Our five parishes, located in western Davenport and its surrounding communities, are looking for an experienced youth minister to take on the responsibility of developing and growing a multi-parish pastoral ministry with youth in grades 6-12. This individual will be tasked with gathering, forming, and supporting a Youth Ministry Core Team of youth and adult leaders to reach out to the youth of our parishes, inviting and accompanying them into a personal relationship with Jesus that deepens their Catholic faith and forms them as disciples. The ideal candidate will: be a practicing Catholic, actively involved in their parish, and in good standing with the Church; have at least a Bachelor’s degree in theology, pastoral ministry, religious studies or related field; have at least 3-5 years of experience as a successful youth minister in a Catholic community. Applicants should be highly motivated and organized, have strong leadership skills and the ability to work collaboratively while at the same time advocating for youth and youth ministry, and be proficient in the use of the internet and related technologies (including website design and management and the use of social media). Bilingual/bicultural (Spanish/English) skills are a plus. Please send résumé and cover letter to: Deacon Frank Agnoli / Diocese of Davenport / 780 West Central Park Avenue / Davenport, IA 52804 or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please also arrange to have 3 letters of recommendation (including one from current pastor) to be sent to the same address.
Director of Youth Ministry, Columbia, MO, Contact: Fr. Herb Hayek, OP, email@example.com.
The Director of Youth Ministry for two Dominican parishes in Columbia, Missouri, will utilize the curriculum and core team model from the Life Teen program to create and direct an environment that leads high school youth into a relationship with God through prayer, study, service, and community life. Responsibilities include working with a university student parish intern and core team members to provide faith formation through the celebration of the Eucharist, classroom instruction, service learning, retreats, and social activities. St. Thomas More Newman Center (www.comonewman.org) and Sacred Heart Catholic Church (www.sacredheart-church.org) provide facilities at both locations for a combined and comprehensive ministry experience. Salary commensurate with education and experience, plus health care, retirement, vacation, sick leave, holidays and professional development.
Catholic Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministry, Mission San Luis Rey Parish, Oceanside, CA, Contact: Fr. Adrian Peelo, OFM, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mission San Luis Rey Parish is a dynamic, multicultural Catholic Parish served by the Franciscan Friars of the Province of St. Barbara. Our parish is seeking a highly motivated, energetic and enthusiastic applicant to serve as our Youth and Young Adult Minister. The position is full-time with benefits. Responsibilities include supervising paid and/or volunteer staff and preparing youth in grades 6—10 (including preparation for the Sacrament of Confirmation. You will also be responsible for our Young Adults program with a special emphasis on engaging, relational ministry. Job requires three or more years of experience in the parish setting; Bachelor’s degree in a related field; Certification in Youth and Young Adult Ministry; Bilingual: English/Spanish. Interested candidates should submit cover letter and résumé with four references via e-mail.
MUSIC MINISTRY POSITIONS
Director of Music Ministry, Paul University Catholic Center, Madison, WI.
Large campus ministry serving students at UW – Madison is seeking a Director of Music Ministry to lead Mass choir and help spread the Gospel as a member of a larger ministry team. Ability to lead a contemporary praise and worship band also desired. Salary is in accord with NPM guidelines; $40 - $58 thousand/year plus full medical. Experience is not as important as energy and the desire to work longer hours during the school year and shorter hours for the other 26 weeks of the year. Please send resume or inquiries to Fr. Eric Nielsen at email@example.com.
Director of Liturgical Music, St. Joseph Catholic Church, Wapakoneta, OH.
Responsibilities: exercising pastoral leadership in formation of music program, ministers and parishioners; planning liturgical music with respect for the liturgy of the Church and St. Joseph repertoire; coordinating cantors, instrumentalists, folk group, and adult, bell, funeral and children's choirs; collaborating in ministry within a four parish region. Requirements: accomplished on pipe organ and piano; able to inspire, lead, collaborate and work effectively with staff and parishioners; education preferred but not required: Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Music degree in music performance or music education, or Associates/Certificate AAGO; experience preferred: as a pastoral musician in the Catholic Church; leadership in all dimensions of parish music ministry. St. Joseph Church is composed of 1,200 families, a parish staff of four lay people, two priests and one deacon, in a parish cluster of four parishes. It is one of the oldest parishes in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati and is centrally located on the west side of Ohio at the intersection of I-75 and State Route 33, approximately 1 1/2 hours from Toledo, Columbus and Cincinnati. Please send resume, cover letter and references by March 25 to Fr. Pat Sloneker, St. Joseph Catholic Church, 309 Perry Street, Wapakoneta, OH 45895 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org. 419-738-2115 ext. 101