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Director of Faith Formation, Diocese of Gaylord, MI
Posted: May 10, 2022
The Director of Faith Formation serves the teaching ministry of the Bishop of Gaylord. The director is responsible for the development, implementation, and overseeing of diocesan faith formation policies; and for identifying, training, and supporting parishes and volunteers necessary to support the plan. The Director of Faith Formation collaborates with pastors, parish coordinators of religious education, catechists, Catholic school principals, teachers, deacons, pastoral administrators and other colleagues regarding diocesan policies for evangelization and catechesis.
Duties and Responsibilities:
• Works with the Bishop in the formation and implementation of strategy, planning, and organizational development to support the diocesan mission and priorities.
• Supports pastoral effectiveness and success in the pursuit of evangelization, Catholic identity, and stewardship in parish ministry and development especially through pastoral councils, development of lay personnel and parish planning resources.
• Monitors progress of all certificate programs for all ministries including the Diaconate.
• Develops goals, objectives, and implements strategies for the religious education program.
• Collaborates with and maintains a friendly relationship with the pastor, other parish staff members, catechetical staff and Diocesan Catholic Schools Office to establish goals, objectives and strategies for the religious education program.
• Plans and collaborates Safe Environment programs, such as The Circle of Grace, with our parishes and schools in conjunction with their Safe Environment Coordinator.
• Creates, plans and assesses effective catechetical programs and catechist certification offerings within the diocese and maintains records of catechist certification for parishes.
• Provides knowledge and skill set in the following areas: Evangelization, Adult Faith Formation, RCIA - Rite of Christian Initiation of Adult, Adult Confirmation, Parish Catechetical Leaders and Catechist Formation.
• Monitors, supports, and implements evangelization programs throughout the diocese.
• Serves as diocesan spokesperson for the Center for Catholic Studies, to serve as chair of the Board of Directors for the Center for Catholic Studies.
• Conducts program evaluations ensuring needs are being met and adjusts as necessary.
• Provides faith formation opportunities for parents of children in the parishes.
• Travels throughout the diocese as needed to meet with parishes and schools.
• Plans and administers the department budget.
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Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministries, Diocese of Grand Rapids, MI
Posted: May 10, 2022
The postition leads a broad-based ministry to assist parishes, parish youth and young adult ministry leaders, and diocesan secondary schools in the design and collaborative implementation of quality youth, and young adult ministry programs. Responsible to coordinate a strong faith-filled ministry aimed at providing programs to help engage the youth and young adults of the diocese with the opportunity to grow in their Catholic faith, experience Catholic community and establish a strong Catholic identity.
• Develop vibrant programming that will lead youth and young adults to a deeper relationship with Jesus Christ.
• Promote the visions and collaborative ministry proposed in the Church’s documents related to Youth and Young Adult Ministry.
• Work collaboratively with clergy, youth and young adult ministry teams, parish staff members, and laity to create, develop, and evaluate youth ministry programs at the parish, school, and diocesan levels.
• Foster an environment of leadership, knowledge sharing, proactive involvement, training and support.
• Advocate for youth and young adults and minister to this group with clergy, parish staff, and parishioners.
• Provide and promote diocesan-wide opportunities for youth and young adults to gather, pray, and celebrate. Evaluate success and continuously improve.
• Recognize the diverse cultural, developmental, and spiritual needs and perspectives of youth and young adults in programming.
• Develop programs, training, and recruitment resources to support the development of youth ministers and volunteers.
• Coordinate diocesan involvement in regional, national, and international events (e.g., March for Life, NCYC, World Youth Day, etc.).
• Champion Safe Environment practices in programming and engagement.
• Utilize social media platforms to connect with youth and young adults.
• Provide resources for effective promotion of programming and evangelization.
• Identify with and support parish youth ministers by establishing relational mentoring through proactive regular parish visitations and communication.
• Develop close communication with and mutual support from families of youth and young adults.
• Build local networks for Youth and Young Adult Ministry using deanery structure and connections.
• Prepare and monitor annual budget for the Youth and Young Adult Ministries department.
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Multiple Positions in Communications, Knights of Columbus (New Haven, CT)
Posted: May 10, 2022
These positions will be tasked with helping to form and inform Knights, their families, and a broader Catholic audience through a variety of media — including Columbia, digital newsletters such as Knightline, and social media — thereby helping to advance the Order’s mission of building up the Catholic Church and serving families and communities in a spirit of charity, unity and fraternity. In each case, we are seeking skilled, motivated, mission-oriented individuals with strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
Working closely with the vice president of content creation and publications and serving as the editorial lead for a wide range of print and digital content, the editorial director must be an excellent writer/editor with a high standard of quality and consistency, as well as an advanced level of experience in journalistic writing, editing and management.
Apply: Editorial Director
Manager of Social Media Content
In partnership with the Knights’ communications divisions and other departments, the manager of social media will lead the scheduling and sharing of content across social media channels, demonstrating precision in tone, style and accuracy, a keen eye for visual content, and a strong understanding of performance metrics and brand awareness.
Apply: Manager of Social Media Content Production
Manager of Photography
The manager of photography leads the planning, execution, selection and processing of photography to develop and enhance the visual design of Knights of Columbus editorial content. This requires communicating instructions and agreements to freelance photographers; selecting, processing and preparing visual content for publication; and helping to ensure that design standards and expectations are met.
Apply: Manager of Photography
Executive Director, Cornelii Literarum Institutum et Sapientiae (Ithaca, NY)
Posted: May 2, 2022
The Board of Directors of COLLIS [CorneLii Literarum Institutum et Sapientiae]--an institute that aims to develop Catholic thought, culture, and community at Cornell University--seeks an Executive Director to bring the Catholic intellectual tradition to the secular university, enriching students, faculty, and community members of all faith traditions and none.
This is a new venture, and the Executive Director will need considerable initiative to build awareness of and enthusiasm for COLLIS programming. The Executive Director will be expected to collaborate with on-campus and off-campus partners to integrate the institute into the local community, as well as the broader landscape of sister institutes at other major universities (e.g., Lumen Christi at Chicago, Collegium at Penn).
- Building the vision for and implementing the activities of the Institute, initially focusingon three main areas: Science and Religion, Faith and Reason, and Sacred Music and the Arts. The visioning activity will be done in collaboration with a core group of faculty on campus; implementation is the primary responsibility of the Executive Director.
- Designing and pursuing a comprehensive financial development program, with the aim of raising $5 million over a three year period for an endowment and new projects.
- Developing the necessary legal and administrative infrastructure for the institute.
- Overseeing the implementation of the programs, which includes appointing and managing support staff.
- Practicing Catholic, strongly committed to faithful intellectual engagement with Catholic thought and culture. A diocesan Affidavit of Suitability will be required for appointment.
- Masters degree in a relevant field (PhD or ABD preferred), together with sufficient knowledge of Catholic theology, history, and culture to develop programs that engage the Catholic tradition with the academy, the professions, and the arts.
- Ability to interact with others effectively in both academic (non-sectarian) and ecclesial environments, as well as in the local context (Ithaca, NY).
- Ability to work with and inspire teams to implement projects.
- Experience in fundraising, especially in university settings.
- Excellent writing and communications skills; enough technological skills to support A/V,media, and communications.
- Desirable: Experience working in ecumenical, multi-faith, and/or secular environments; Experience with one or more Catholic institutes at other universities.
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President, Academy of the Holy Names (Albany, NY)
Posted: April 20, 2022
The Academy of the Holy Names is seeking a change maker to lead this historic school into the next era of building young women into tomorrow’s leaders. Working with an extremely engaged and experienced Board of Trustees, the President will develop and implement a strategic vision that builds the school’s strong roots out into a bold new direction. Priorities for the President include fundraising, enrollment and strategic engagement with the academic, corporate and political communities in the Capital Region.
• skillful builder of a better world within the Academy of the Holy Names;
• visionary and energetic leader who exemplifies the mission of the school, embodies the values of the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary, and passionately embraces an academically rigorous education for young women;
• team leader possessing an inclusive management style and success working with individuals to achieve a common set of mission-driven priorities;
• proven collaborator who will engage both inside the school community as well as be the face of the school to the broader Capital Region.
• possess a minimum of a master’s degree or equivalent training;
• demonstrate significant leadership experience in an educational, nonprofit, corporate or civic environment; and
• be a Catholic who embraces the identity and values of AHN and is prepared to be the faith leader of the school.
The President position begins July 1, 2022. The full position profile is available here.
Interested and qualified candidates should submit electronically a letter of introduction; a resume; five professional references including names, email addresses and telephone numbers (references not contacted without candidate’s permission); and a written essay of no more than 500 words answering the question “What are the benefits of attending a girls’ school that will resonate with prospective students and parents?” Send application materials to:
Academy of the Holy Names President Search
Catholic School Management
Attn: Mary J. Foley at email@example.com
Principal, Saratoga Central Catholic School (Saratoga Springs, NY)
Posted: April 20, 2022
The school principal is the administrator, faith and instructional leader of the local school, and serves as the executive officer of the local governance council of the Catholic school. In addition, the principal oversees the successful overall operation of the school in collaboration with the superintendent of schools. Inspired by Christ the Teacher, the schools of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany provide a transformative learning experience in an evangelizing community.
The principal serves the school in a professional manner and acts in accordance with Catholic doctrine and moral teachings. The principal ensures that the school is integral to the mission of evangelization of the parish/diocese by giving witness to Gospel living, promoting spiritual and educational development, and managing the organization and fiscal vitality of the school.
Master’s degree in Administration or Equivalent
State certification/license in administration
Compliant with Safe Environment Requirements
Minimum 5 years of professional experience in a Catholic school
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Parish Family, Youth, and Catechesis Coordinator, Diocese of Columbus, OH
Posted: April 20, 2022
The Catholic Diocese of Columbus, located at 197 East Gay Street, Columbus, is looking for a qualified individual to join its staff. The PFYC Coordinator coordinate, direct and monitor functions related to parish catechetical programs for the youth, RCIA, youth ministry, and family ministry. Mediate relationship with pastors, parish staff, and best models in youth catechesis, RCIA, family ministry, and youth ministry, especially the Franciscan University of Steubenville’s Catechetical Institute. Use personal judgment in carrying out routine duties and responsibilities of the Office.
Qualifications and Job Responsibilities for the position: The ideal candidate should understand the Catholic perspective, be self-motivated, take initiative, and the ability to plan and meet deadlines. Additional responsibilities include:
1. Mediating relationships: assist pastors and parish staff in connecting to best models and practices for parish catechesis and youth ministry in their parish missionary disciple formation strategies. Chief among our partner relationship is Franciscan University and Damascus. This responsibility entails continually searching for better practices in parish catechesis and youth ministry and best models for parishes to integrate. Regularly meets with pastors and youth ministers and parish catechetical teams to help in parish strategies and connecting parish staff to training and support in adoption of new and effective models.
2. Curriculum: work with the Office of Catholic Schools’ specialist on catechetical curriculum to develop a modified version of the graded course of study for parish programming. Develop, promote coordinate, and attend special needs events in diocese and in state; serve as a resource for parishes and schools.
3. Certification: Mediate the relationship between the diocese and the Catechetical Institute at Franciscan University for all certification needs for parish catechists and for ongoing training for youth ministers. Work with Damascus on the ongoing training of youth ministers in the diocese.
4. Assessment: develop new and improved metrics for the evaluation of parish catechesis and youth ministry.
5. Promoting Youth Events: Works with FUS, Damascus, parishes, and diocesan high schools to promote youth ministry events in the diocese and also at the national and international level, i.e. World Youth Day and NCYC.
6. Media Content Advice: Works with the entire Evangelization Office and the Media Evangelization team to create and identify appropriate content for the Proclaim and Behold platforms and for social media in general.
7. Marriage and Family Life Office: Work with the Marriage and Family Life Office on family ministry, especially identifying and promoting best practices and models for: divorced/remarried care, annulment accompaniment, family evangelization, raising Catholic children, miscarriage care, widow/widower care, dating, death and grieving, baptismal preparation, adoption, and same sex attraction.
Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Catechetics and youth ministry experience.
Experience: Two years related experience is required with some experience in youth ministry.
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Campus Minister for Liturgical Music and Mission Trips, Assumption University (Worcester, MA)
Posted: April 12, 2022
The Office of Campus Ministry at Assumption University in Worcester, Massachusetts seeks a practicing Catholic to serve as a full-time Campus Minister for Liturgical Music and Mission Trips. This is a ten month position (August 1 through May 31) that begins on August 1, 2022. The person would join a University Pastoral Ministry Team that includes two other full-time campus ministers, two InterVarsity Christian Fellowship representatives, four Fellowship of Catholic University Students missionaries, a chaplain to Latinx students, a graduate assistant, and other members of the Assumption community who contribute to ministry on campus. Like all members of the Team, this person would share in the evangelization, faith formation and spiritual development mission of Campus Ministry. As a full-time campus minister, his or her specific areas of responsibility would be the direction of liturgical music and service/immersion mission trips at the University.
We are looking for a person who:
• has a strong personal faith life and understands his/her ministry as a vocation
• is committed to evangelization among undergraduate students and enthusiastic about supporting their growth as disciples
• is committed to supporting Catholic students and students from other faith traditions in their faith formation and spiritual growth
• enjoys working collaboratively with an ecumenical team of colleagues and student leaders
• would embrace and support the Catholic and Assumptionist mission and identity of the University
• is committed to continuing ministerial development and spiritual formation
• (for the liturgical music portion of the job):
o has a solid understanding of Catholic liturgy and training in liturgical practice
o has training and experience in animating liturgy through music, with a priority for engaging the participation of the entire assembly
o knows, and has experience in leading, music from a variety of styles, including contemporary praise and worship music and music that reflects the cultural diversity of the Church
o plays piano and organ, and can lead students playing a variety of instruments
o understands the place of various models of musical leadership during liturgy: eg, cantor, solo instruments, small ensemble of singers or instruments, full choir
• (for the mission trip portion of the job):
o has a solid understanding of Catholic social teaching
o has experience in, and is not overwhelmed by, managing a variety of administrative and logistical details
o would collaborate well with mission trip partners including Catholic Relief Services and various domestic and international host organizations
o is committed to integrating faith, service and immersion as integral components of a relationship-based approach to mission trips
o is able to lead week-long immersion trips once or twice each year (Christmas break, spring break, after graduation in May), including driving students in a van
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Director of the Office of Social Concerns, Archdiocese of Washington, DC
Posted: April 8, 2022
The mission of the Catholic Archdiocese of Washington is to spread the light of the Gospel of Jesus Christ to the world. In the faithful pursuit of this mission, the archdiocese is seeking a Director of the Office of Social Concerns. This role will direct the programs and activities to promote an understanding among people of the Archdiocese about Catholic Social Teaching, fostering the social mission of the church and working for the common good.
Duties & Responsibilities
• Promote Catholic Social Teaching in the work of the Pastoral Ministry and Social Concerns and works collaboratively within the PMSC and Catholic Charities.
• Develop collaborative models and specialized outreach to engage parishes and schools in the work of the Office and Catholic Social Teachings.
• Develop, implement and review programs, policies and procedures to fulfill the mission of the Office.
• Connect with the USCCB departments of Concerns and Peace to promote the US Bishops’ national legislative agenda.
• Collaborate with the Maryland Catholic Conference in advocating for Concerns and peace issues.
• Collaborate with the Maryland Catholic Ministry Conference in advocating speakers and workshops for Concerns and peace issues.
• Serve as the diocesan director for the Catholic Campaign for Human Development in overseeing national and local grants.
• Administer and oversee the annual CCHD collection and grant awards and provide direction, supervision and coordination for the ongoing activities of CCHD.
• Provide reports and make recommendations the national CCHD Office.
• Serve as the diocesan director for Catholic Relief Services while overseeing the coordination of CRS programs in the parishes.
• Develop and manage the office budget and its ministries.
• Supervise staff as assigned.
• Support initiatives and advocacy for peace within families, communities and the region.
• Supports and communicate initiatives taken on behalf of peace within the state, nation and world.
• Develop immersion and mission experiences taken on behalf of peace within our state, nation and world.
• Supports Care for Creation
• Work in collaboration with other colleagues in the PMSC toward the implementation of the Secretariat’s pastoral priorities.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
• Practicing Catholic
• Knowledge of Social Concerns and Catholic Social Teachings
• Knowledge of Catholic Church structure and culture
• Able to maintain strict confidentiality
• Highly organized
• Demonstrated leadership experience
Education and Experience
• Master’s Degree in Pastoral Ministry, Religious Studies or International Studies
• 7 to 10 years of related experience
• 2 years or more of overseas experience as a missionary or long-term volunteer and extensive travel in developing countries
• Demonstrated experience in constituency development, grassroots organizing and coordination of projects and programs.
Please send your resume and letter of interest to:
Lisa Calla-Russ at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 301 853 4496
Assistant National Director of Family Rosary, Holy Cross Family Ministry (Easton, MA)
Posted: April 4, 2022
Holy Cross Family Ministries is a family of Catholic ministries that inspires, promotes and fosters the prayer life and spiritual well-being of families throughout the world. Founded by Venerable Patrick Peyton, C.S.C. in 1942 as Family Rosary and 1947 as Family Theater Productions, our ministry has included the Father Peyton Institutes for the Family since 1996 and Catholic Mom since 2017. HCFM continues the mission of its founder under the sponsorship of the Congregation of Holy Cross.
The Associate National Director of Family Rosary works under the direction of the National Director of Family Rosary and reports directly to him.
Associate National Director of Family Rosary will assist the Family Rosary team in implementing its vision, mission, goals and objectives. He/she bears significant responsibility for the coordination of the daily operations of the mission of Family Rosary USA.
1. Work with the National Director to coordinate activities of Family Rosary USA
a. serve as “mission assistant” to the National Director.
b. organize and analyze reports to present to National Director,
c. organize and keep current files and other administrative functions.
d. assist with all internal and external communication by phone, email, etc.
e. provide service as a note keeper at Family Rosary mission meetings.
f. assist in preparing all agendas for Family Rosary meetings.
2. Assist Director with strategic planning, preparation of ministry programs and annual budgets.
3. Collaborate with the other departments of Holy Cross Family Ministries: especially with Catholic Mom and the Peyton Institute for Domestic Church Life, and also Foundation/Development, External Relations and Marketing, IT, Finance and Human Resources, Family Theater Productions, and all the mission efforts of HCFM to enhance their knowledge and understanding of the ministry exercised
abroad by HCFM. All the areas of HCFM ministries value the importance of working as a team.
Work with HCFM team in the coordination the digital/online mission of Family Rosary, local programs (including the Museum of Family Prayer) and wider mission outreach.
For job requirements and application instructions, please click here.
Various Positions, March for Life Education and Defense Fund (Washington, DC)
Posted: April 4, 2022
Director, Family Life Office, Archdiocese of New York
Posted: March 31, 2022
The Archdiocese of New York is large and diverse, with ministries serving 2.81 million Catholics and encompassing 290+ parishes in the greater New York area. The Family Life Office serves the people of God in the archdiocese by helping them to discover and live out their lives as persons made in the image and likeness of God by providing programs and resources that prepare and enrich engaged and married couples; educate, support and strengthen families; build and promote a culture of life; and provide healing and comfort to those struggling with loss, grief, or brokenness.
“Catholic marriage and family life ministry serves all married couples and families by proclaiming the love of God to them and helping them embrace their vocation to love and discipleship.” The Director of the Family Life Office will be responsible for carrying out this mission by leading, managing, and supervising the 9+ staff members who coordinate and assist with the specific programs and ministries within the Office, as well as collaborating with the other Archdiocesan pastoral offices who support this mission. Working closely with the Vicar General and the Cardinal, he/she will continue to regularly discern the trajectory of the Office, the need for new initiatives and approaches, or greater emphasis in a particular program, depending on changes in public policy, threats to the God-given definition of marriage and family, technological advances, and other shifts in the cultural climate.
• Assist in the development and the implementation of the vision of the Cardinal Archbishop for family life ministry throughout the archdiocese, and translate that vision into effective initiatives and resources that are relevant, meaningful, and helpful to the individuals, couples and families in the archdiocese.
• Provide vision/oversight for the Family Life Office programs, ministries, and areas of support including but not limited to:
- Marriage Preparation
- Marriage Enrichment and Mentoring
- Fertility Awareness and Natural Family Planning
- Parenting and Family Life Education
- Separated & Divorced Ministry
- Pastoral Bereavement
- Spanish Programming
• Lead, manage, and supervise the staff members who coordinate and develop the 7+ pastoral programs of the Family Life Office, ensuring that the pastoral programs are superior, in alignment with ADNY principles and Church teachings, and engaged in continuous improvement. The Director is responsible for the hiring and evaluation of employees, as well as for motivating staff.
• Maintain familiarity with broad scope of marriage and family life programs, including those offered by or promoted within the archdiocese.
• Regularly advise, support and update the Cardinal Archbishop of New York and the Vicar General on timely and important family life matters as they affect the Church. When requests/directives come directly from the Cardinal [and/or his senior-level leadership team] which need to be addressed and/or implemented by the Family Life Office Director or his/her staff, be ready and willing to adjust work plans and work pace as necessary.
• Understand all aspects of the budget process, and monitors/streamlines all costs, expenses and receipts for Family Life events and projects to be able to effectively forecast the annual Family Life Office budget and make good stewardship decisions.
• Collaborate and coordinate with internal and external colleagues, including clergy and religious, to foster alignment with the National Pastoral Framework for Marriage & Family Life Ministry.
• Provide regular (monthly) updates and status reports to the Vicar General and the Cardinal on the various programs and initiatives of the office.
• Data management and analysis with a goal of measuring the effectiveness of Family Life Office activities.
• Represent the Family Life Office at forums and events as appropriate and as requested, and which may require occasional traveling (within and outside of New York), such as Presbyteral Council meetings, NACFLM and USCCB meetings, etc.
• Special projects and events as needed
For the full position description and application instructions, please click here.
Managing Editor, CUA Press (Washington, DC)
Posted: March 30, 2022
The Managing Editor, creates content strategies and oversees their implementation processes. Their main duties include managing a team of freelance editors, monitoring the results of various content campaigns and editing content pieces to ensure they follow tone and style guides. The Managing Editor will manage the editorial preparation of approved book manuscripts for publication and coordinate the design and production process, which is carried out by an outside contractor.
Creates and maintains schedules and records for production of all books – includes marketing considerations – in the Press’s “Allbooks” database. Evaluates each manuscript for appropriate treatment. Marks up manuscript to guide freelance editor’s work. Schedules, directs, and reviews work of 10 or more freelance editors. Coordinates with designer on all phases of book design and production; especially critical is transmittal of edited manuscript. Maintains communication with authors, from assistance in preparation of final manuscript through editing, proofs, and indexing of books. Responsible for quality control for the Press’ books. Supervises half-time assistant, who cleans up electronic files, checks most page proofs, and edits indexes. Manages the payment process for freelance copy editors.
A Bachelor’s Degree with five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in the editorial preparation of manuscripts for publication. Excellent knowledge of the English language and of manuscript editing policies and procedures, including the system embodied in the most recent edition of The Chicago Manual of Style. Some knowledge of classical Greek, Latin, and of one or more modern European languages is desirable. Some knowledge of the fields in which the Press publishes is desirable; skill in applying that body of knowledge in the editing of complex scholarly manuscripts. Skill in the use of a personal computer for both editorial and administrative tasks. Ability to manage the editorial process, including setting and maintaining schedules. Ability to manage the editing itself. Ability to interact well with others.
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National Collections Grants Administrator, USCCB (Washington, DC)
Posted: March 30, 2022
The US Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Office of National Collections seeks an organized and energetic colleague to serve as a Grants Administrator to support its Church in Central & Eastern Europe and Catholic Home Missions grant programs.
This position provides administrative coordination of all grant inquiries, applications, and payments for both programs and it supports the program Grant Specialists and Directors as they evaluate completed applications. Responsibilities include data entry; importing on-line applications; corresponding with applicants regarding grant guidelines, requirements, supporting documents, and wire transfer information; final report follow up and preparation of files for Directors’ review.
The position is part of a small but supportive team that makes an important impact in communities across the US and Central & Eastern Europe. Positive working environment with good benefits (education assistance, some telework, 403(b) w/matching, free parking, etc.). Two days remote work/three days in-office in Northeast Washington, DC, location.
Bachelor’s Degree required, with studies in International Affairs, Business, or equivalent preferred. Minimum of two (2) years of related experience. Strong computer skills and aptitude including proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Adobe Professional. Extensive experience with database systems; knowledge of Blackbaud Grantmaking software highly desirable. Polish or Russian language skills (oral and written) preferred. Strong prioritization skills with attention to detail. Knowledge of Catholic Church terminology and structures helpful.
To apply, please visit https://www.usccb.org/careers and look for the position under “Office of National Collections.”
President, Cathedral High School (Houston, TX)
Posted: March 30, 2022
The President is the Chief Executive Officer of the School. The ideal candidate is a
practicing Catholic who is dedicated to the high standards of Catholic Education expressed in the
mission of Cathedral High School. Cathedral High School administration is structured on the
President/Principal model in which the Principal oversees the overall day to day management of
the school and the President shall have the responsibility to:
Catholic Mission and Identity
1. Collaborate with the Principal to ensure that the School’s operations and policies respect and follow the principles, teachings, and doctrines of the Roman Catholic Church and the Ordinariate of the Chair of Saint Peter.
2. Assist the Board of Directors in ongoing assessment and development of the mission of the School.
3. Oversee the overall development and enhancement of the faith community and the integration of faith in all aspects of school life in close collaboration with the Principal.
4. Ensure that students, parents, faculty, staff, alumni/ae and benefactors are aware of and involved in the Catholic mission and identity of the School.
5. Articulate and promote the mission and Catholic identity of the School in all areas.
6. Cultivate and maintain a good working relationship with the Pastor of the Cathedral of Our Lady of Walsingham.
1. Supervise the Principal, who is charged with integrating the philosophy, mission, vision, and the overall management of the school.
2. Supervise the Principal in collaboration with the Superintendent on the academic performance of the school according to the philosophy, mission, and vision of the School, and the accreditation standards of TCCBED.
3. Supervise policies related to the selection, employment, control, and discharge of all nonfaculty employees who are not under the supervision of the Principal.
4. Ensure that policies are promulgated and implemented concerning academic affairs.
5. Oversee and consult with the Principal on the employment, supervision, evaluation, and retention of qualified, experienced faculty, according to bylaws and in compliance with civil law.
1. Ensure that policies are promulgated and implemented concerning student affairs according to the mission, vision, and philosophy of the School.
2. In collaboration with the Principal, review contracts for faculty and staff.
For the complete job description, application instructions, and details about the school, please click here.
Biology Teacher, Cathedral High School (Houston, TX)
Posted: March 30, 2022
As a new Catholic high school in the greater Houston area, set to open to an inaugural
freshmen class in the fall of 2022, we are looking for creative, pioneer-spirit founding faculty members.
The faculty position for Biology is responsible for teaching two sections of freshmen Biology and
developing science curriculum at Cathedral High School. The class includes a lecture and laboratory
component. A Master’s degree or higher is required, in addition to teaching experience. Experience in
classical liberal arts education is preferred.
Curriculum and Instructional Responsibilities
1. Teach assigned classes and maintain classroom discipline.
2. Implement the approved classical curriculum.
3. Maintain a positive and virtuous environment in the classroom.
4. Develop a fair and consistent grading procedure in accordance with the guidelines of Cathedral High School.
5. Assign meaningful homework and hold students accountable for the homework.
6. Develop and promptly grade and return tests, quizzes, and/or other evaluative instruments that measure student learning.
7. Provide assistance for students having difficulty, communicating often and effectively with the Learning Enrichment Center faculty and staff.
General Supervision Responsibilities
1. Submit attendance in each class.
2. Maintain good order and cleanliness in the classrooms.
3. Supervise students or substitute classes as assigned.
4. Supervise a class and/or group of students for daily Holy Mass.
5. Enforce Cathedral High School policies regarding student behavior and dress code.
6. Follow all procedures for emergency drills or situations.
7. Participate in and supervise all House System events and activities.
1. Update grades weekly.
2. Keep parents/guardians informed of student progress in accordance with guidelines established by the administrative team.
3. Check email daily and return parent/guardian emails on or before the next business day.
4. Maintain regular communication with staff of the Learning Enrichment Center regarding student learning needs and progress.
5. Attend all academic functions of Cathedral High School: faculty meetings, academic showcases, parent conferences, parent nights, in-service days, baccalaureate, commencement, faculty retreats, open house, occasional admissions events, and other “all school” occasions as required by the administrative team.
6. Maintain a professional, positive, and constructive relationship with colleagues, administrators, and staff.
1. Attend daily Holy Mass with the Cathedral High School community.
2. Foster the philosophy, goals, and objectives of Cathedral High School.
3. Continue professional development by participating in classes, lectures, workshops, conferences, and the like on a regular basis.
4. Actively support the faculty formation program at Cathedral High School.
5. Consciously dedicate attention and energy to improving student participation in daily Holy Mass and other liturgical prayer or spiritual exercises.
6. Respect and care for the equipment and facilities of Cathedral High School.
7. Maintain appropriate certification and professional education according to discipline or grade level.
8. Provide appropriate lesson plans for substitutes in the event of an absence.
To apply, please submit your resume, a cover letter, and references to Sr. Thomas Aquinas at
email@example.com. No phone calls, please. Only candidates selected for an interview
will be notified.
For a full description of the position and the school, please click here.
Assistant Director of Government Affairs, March for Life Education & Defense Fund (Washington, DC)
Posted: March 24, 2022
The March for Life Education and Defense Fund is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that coordinates the world’s largest annual pro-life event and civil protest. Through the annual March in Washington, DC, marches in state capitals across the country, and through being the collective voice of Pro-Life marchers on Capitol Hill, in the Media, and on social media every day of the year, the organization is uniquely positioned to build a culture of life. The organization is currently seeking to hire a Legislative Affairs Associate. Based in Washington DC a few blocks from the White House, this full-time position will report to the Director of Government Affairs of the March for Life Education and Defense Fund.
As the Assistant Director of Government Affairs, you will bring the collective voice of pro-life America represented by those who participate in the March for Life to state capitals throughout the year. You will collaborate on how best to mobilize the pro-life grassroots to take action in the fight for the protection of the unborn, by offering educational events, by working with the Director of Grassroots Engagement and communications staff, and by using the March for Life advocacy system to contact elected representatives at the state level. The Assistant Director of Government Affairs will report to and work closely with the Director of Government Affairs to broaden the legislative reach throughout the states.
• Highly organized with impeccable follow-up
• Strong interpersonal management
• Excellent diplomacy and writing skills with the ability to hold ground in difficult conversations
• Ability to effectively operate in dynamic external and organizational environments.
• Legislative experience required- preferably an understanding of state pro-life legislation
• Legal experience preferred but not required
• Bachelor’s degree and 5+ years of experience
• Passion for building a culture of life within a small, collaborative pro-life organization
• Ability to travel frequently, sometimes with limited notice, throughout the United States
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Advance the mission of the March for Life in legislative affairs by being the collective voice of the marchers in state legislatures.
• Serve as March for Life’s state legislative affairs professional and representative.Assist in the development and execution of March for Life’s state legislative advocacy priorities for the protection of the unborn, including advancing pro-life legislation, ballot initiatives, constitutional amendments, etc.
• Possess and cultivate trusting and enduring relationships with coalition groups, elected officials and their staff, political appointees, senior civil servants, and key individuals in relevant private sector organizations.
• Together with the Grassroots Engagement department, leverage relationships with state-based organizations to develop robust partnerships and opportunities to advance state-level pro-life goals.
• Offer pro-life briefings to members and their communications staff as needed.
• Provide direction and input to Social Media Manager and other communications staff on issues relating to legislation including advocacy alerts, correspondences, and endorsements.
• Prepare advocacy alerts, endorsements, etc. for state policy matters.
• Provide regular updates, research, and reports to the Director of Government Affairs with regards to state policy matters.
• Assist in the growth of state march program by serving as an active team member in strategic decisions and building partnerships.
• Assist in Capitol Hill 101 events for State Marches.
• Advance the mission of March for Life Action.
Please send a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information for (2) references by April 15th 2022 to MargaretYoungblood@marchforlife.org.
Director of Intercultural Ministries, Archdiocese of Indianapolis, IN
Posted: March 16, 2022
The Archdiocese of Indianapolis is searching for a Director to lead the Office of Intercultural Ministries (OIM). The Director will provide guidance and leadership for this essential ministry with a focus on repositioning this office as we look to the future. The person in this role will serve as an advocate for diversity and will strive to develop intercultural competence in our parishes, schools and agencies. This person of faith will need to be both a pastoral minister who possesses the vision for how our parishes, schools and agencies can develop their potential and also a professional who holds specialized credentials in ministry.
The successful candidate must be a practicing Catholic and able to meet Archdiocesan background check requirements. A bachelor’s degree is required with a master’s degree or equivalent experience in theology, pastoral studies, or intercultural ministry strongly preferred. Previous experience in ministry at the parish or diocesan level with a focus on intercultural ministry is required.
The successful candidate will possess or demonstrate the following:
• A professed and practicing Catholic who can articulate the teachings of the Church and is a zealous disciple of Jesus.
• Life-long learner with a passion for diverse cultures and traditions.
• Relationship-builder who acts with wisdom and humility and demonstrates a sensibility or respect for various ethnicities/cultures.
• Pursuer of justice and advocate for the isolated and forgotten.
• Excellent communicator who invites participation and collaboration. Ability to adapt message according to the needs and characteristics of many different audiences.
• Bilingual preferred with the ability to communicate effectively in English and Spanish.
• Excellent planning, organizational and problem-solving skills.
• Demonstrated skills in organizing and supervising people in formation and administration in a multi-cultural setting.
• Ability to work independently and highly self-motivated.
• Strong leadership skills with experience in supervising others
For complete job description please contact HR@archindy.org. To apply please submit cover letter with resume and references to HR@archindy.org.
Director of the Master of Arts and Master of Theological Studies Degree Programs, St. John's Seminary (Boston, MA)
Posted: March 16, 2022
Founded in 1884, Saint John’s Seminary (SJS) is the major seminary of the Archdiocese of Boston. The primary mission of the Seminary is to prepare candidates for ordination as diocesan priests in the Roman Catholic Church and to recommend them to sending bishops. SJS enrolls candidates from numerous dioceses and religious congregations from around New England and beyond. In addition to this primary mission, SJS offers both the Master of Arts in Ministry (MAM) and Master of Theological Studies for the New Evangelization (MTS) Degree Programs which provide accredited graduate education and formation to laypersons, permanent deacons and religious. These two degree programs are accredited through both the New England Commission of Higher Education and the Association of Theological Schools.
More specifically, the MAM Degree Program offers an integrated formation and equips students for service in the public work of the Church. This program is ideal for those preparing for ministering in parishes, on high school or college campuses, in hospitals and prisons, or for teaching in Catholic schools. The MTS Degree Program, however, is designed to expose students to the broad parameters of Catholic theology while enabling them to focus on a particular theological topic through a master’s level thesis. There is also a comprehensive examination option instead of writing a thesis. The program is ideal for those working in other professions who seek to augment their primary skill set with a grounding in theology in order to more effectively evangelize the fields of culture, work, politics, and family. These two degrees can also prepare students for further graduate study.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Oversees the operation of the Master of Arts in Ministry and the Master of Theological Studies Degree Programs and all their components of intellectual/academic, spiritual, human, and ministerial/apostolic formation, serves on Seminary committees in matters dealing with the degree programs, faculty, and students, and communicates with the Director of Intellectual Formation/Academic Dean of Saint John’s Seminary on major issues.
• In cooperation with the instructional staff, fosters educational excellence, promotes curricular study and review, and is responsible for the administration and development of the instructional staff. Leads the programs with strategic direction. Faculty members and staff of these degree programs relate to the Director of Intellectual Formation/Academic Dean of Saint John’s Seminary through this position. Collaborates with personnel in fulfilling accreditation requirements and reporting.
• Reports directly to the Director of Intellectual Formation/Academic Dean of Saint John’s Seminary in matters that pertain essentially to the degree programs and day-to-day realities of the degrees. Regularly meets with the Rector and Dean for the general advancement, supervision and good of the programs. Proposes to the Director of Intellectual Formation/Academic Dean of Saint John’s Seminary modifications/improvements in the academic program, suggests candidates for appointment to the faculty.
• This position is a full-time faculty position and provides opportunities for teaching Catholic theology at the graduate level. Teaching two or three graduate courses per academic year is expected as a duty of this position.
• A Catholic in good standing with zeal for Christ and the Faith, who understands and supports the mission of the Church and the New Evangelization.
• Doctorate degree or Licentiate in Sacred Theology (S.T.L.) in Catholic Theology.
• Evidence of sound theological scholarship.
• Lay ministerial experience.
• At least 5+ years advanced professional experience in higher education. Must have experience working for a Catholic entity and knowledge of the Catholic faith and the Church’s mission for the New Evangelization.
• Understanding of managing and planning both budget and personnel.
• Ability to use technology, with specific knowledge/experience of leveraging technology for distance/remote learning.
For additional details and to apply, please click here.
Principal, Christ the Teacher Catholic School (Yakima, WA)
Posted: March 16, 2022
CHRIST THE TEACHER CATHOLIC SCHOOL (CTCS) is seeking a qualified and motivated
SCHOOL PRINCIPAL to lead our Pre-Kindergarten – 8th Grade School in Yakima, Washington.
Faith - Academics - Service
Our leader will continue our mission of being a faith filled school, partnering with our families, our parish, and our community to nurture all students in the development of Catholic identity, high academic achievement, and responsible citizenship; through service to others.
The Yakima Valley, located in Central Washington, is a leader in the agricultural industry producing everything from apples and pears to hops and wine grapes. Located east of the Cascade Mountains, we offer four full seasons, affordable housing, outdoor recreation, and a diverse community. We are within easy driving distance of Seattle, Portland, and Spokane.
Our Yakima legacy includes more than a century of quality, Catholic education here in Central Washington. CTCS has been located on the campus of Holy Family Catholic Church for the last 5 years and was previously located in downtown Yakima under St. Paul’s Cathedral Parish. Through the commitment and devotion of our staff we continue to grow at a 35% rate, bucking the national trend. We are the fastest growing School in the Diocese of Yakima. Our staff and teachers are exemplary individuals who helped the school THRIVE during the pandemic. CTCS was the first school in the Yakima area (public or private) to return to in-person learning, keeping our staff and students safe and focused on the goal of delivering quality education.
With the continued support of staff, families, parish, and financial support from The Monsignor Ecker Foundation, we look forward to remaining a beacon of Catholic education in the Pacific Northwest.
As a mission based parish in a mission Diocese, we look forward to partnering with our next school leader to make a significant impact in the Yakima Valley, with special emphasis towards underserved families. We can do all things through Christ who strengthens us, and we are looking for the next individual to continue the journey Christ has set forth for us in Yakima. A snapshot of our 2021/2022 academic year can be viewed on the following page.
If you would like to explore this opportunity, please email us a letter of interest and resume to:
CTCS Principal Search Committee
A formal application can be submitted through the Diocesan application process found at Diocese of Yakima-Frontline Recruitment.
Parish Secretary, Our Lady of Sorrows Church (Takoma Park, MD)
Posted: March 16, 2022
Our Lady of Sorrows Parish in Takoma Park, MD is seeking a full-time bilingual parish secretary with zeal for the Church’s mission of evangelization and a share in Christ’s love for the suffering. We are a very lively parish, so in addition to good interpersonal skills, the capacity to handle multiple projects simultaneously, computer skills and organizational ability are a must. Previous secretarial experience would be preferred. Must be fluent in English and Spanish. Please submit resume and cover letter to Fr. Shaun Foggo, firstname.lastname@example.org
Anticipated starting date: May 2022.
Vice President for Academic Affairs, Holy Apostles College and Seminary (Cromwell, CT)
Posted: March 15, 2022
Holy Apostles College and Seminary (HACS), a Roman Catholic institution accredited by both NECHE and the Association of Theological Schools (ATS), is accepting applications for a Vice President of Academic Affairs. HACS offers on-campus and online programs and courses leading to Bachelor's Degrees, Master's Degrees, and Certificates.
The Vice President of Academic Affairs reports directly to the Rector/President and is a member of the executive leadership team. He/she is responsible for all aspects of academic operations.
Duties will include but are not limited to faculty hiring, contracting, oversight, and evaluation; course scheduling and faculty assignments; ensuring all related academic policies and operations are managed consistently with the mission and goals of HACS. The Vice President of Academic Affairs will also participate in strategic planning and will lead efforts toward consistent academic quality including but not limited to improving student learning outcomes and supervising the accreditation process. The position is to be fulfilled through a respectful, constructive, and energetic style, guided by the Charism and Mission of the College and Seminary and also by the Society of the Missionaries of the Holy Apostles.
Earned Doctorate in higher education administration or a field that is taught in the college. Candidates with significant progression toward the completion of a doctorate may be considered depending on experience and accompanying professional documentation.
Three or more years of experience in an institution of higher education; at least three years of supervisory or management experience.
Participation in professional organizations.
Skills, knowledge, abilities, an