Job Postings

The John Paul II Institute regularly receives inquiries from parishes, Catholic schools, dioceses, Catholic and Christian non-profits, and other employers looking for qualified graduates of our academic programs to fill various job openings.  Current job openings are posted below and circulated periodically to our alumni.

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Current Job Postings

Parish Catechetical Leader, St. Matthew’s Catholic Church (Winter Haven, FL)

The Parish Catechetical Leader, under direction of the pastor, is responsible for the overall direction of the parish’s total catechetical ministry. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Envisions, plans, develops, and then organizes and evaluates all facets of the parish’s formation programming (adult, young adult, adolescent/youth, children, infants, and family as well as sacramental preparation for initiation – including the catechumenate – and proximate preparation for marriage). 
  • Coordinates, recruits, facilitates training for, and evaluates catechists and volunteers involved in catechetical programming. Researches and selects appropriate materials and media for parish use. 
  • Communicates with parishioners, parish staff, and diocesan representatives on relevant matters. 
  • Stays current regarding developments or trends in the field of catechetics, education, and ministry.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Theology, Religious Education, or related area from accredited university. Master’s Degree in related field preferred. 
  • The ideal candidate will desire to grow the current Religious Education program through personal contact with parishioners, will desire to expand volunteer participation within the program. 
  • Must be comfortable speaking publicly, have a creative vision, and work well with various personalities.
  • This position requires weekend work and frequent evenings to accommodate a variety of youth and adult faith formation opportunities. 
  • Position reports directly to the pastor.

To apply, please click here.

Liturgical Assistant, Office of Worship, Archdiocese of Washington, DC

The mission of The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Washington is to spread the light of the Gospel of Jesus Christ to the world. In pursuit of this mission, the archdiocese seeking a Liturgical Assistant for the Office of Worship.  The Liturgical Assistant will assist the Director of the Office of Worship in coordinating and preparing all of the liturgical ceremonies and workshops for The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Washington.

                                                Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provide timely and accurate administrative support in matters regarding the Office of Worship. 
  • Process correspondence. 
  • Process incoming checks. 
  • Order supplies as needed. 
  • Assist in planning Major Archdiocesan Liturgies (i.e., Right to Life Mass, Chrism Mass, Regional Confirmations, Adult Confirmations, papal visits, school Masses, installations, confirmations, etc.). 
  • Special Projects (i.e., Ordo, One License, Event Registrations, Newsletters, Stipends for Masses)
  • Collaboration with other APC offices (especially the Cardinal’s Office, Communications, Clergy, Auxiliary Bishops, IT, Finance, and Canonical Services)
  • Assist in preparing liturgical materials (planning forms, texts, vestments, etc.) for various liturgies. 
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Assist in organizing St. Ursula chapel and coordinating the ministers needed for daily Mass. 
  • Assist in the preparation of Worship Aids used for internal liturgies. 

Knowledge, skills, and abilities 

  • Must be a practicing Catholic who fully supports the teachings of the Catholic Church
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent command of the English language and proofreading skills. 
  • Ability to focus, multitask, and work well under pressure; manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment, and work independently.
  • Must be able to think ahead, anticipate needs, initiate next steps, and maintain discretion in confidential matters.
  • Excellent multi-tasking ability.
  • Must be able to work as a team member and be collaborative. 

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field
  • Must have a familiarity with the Catholic Liturgical Tradition and preferably parish liturgical experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office 
  • Able to work in a hybrid office environment
  • Available for occasional events and liturgies outside of traditional office hours

Work environment

This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets, and fax machines. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.  

Position type/expected hours of work

This role is 30 hours per week (full time) and may require occasional assisting at events and liturgies outside of normal business hours.

Interested?  Please forward your resume and letter of interest to Lisa Calla-Russ at [email protected]

Philosophy Professor, Christendom College (Front Royal, VA)

Christendom College announces the opening of a full-time faculty position in the Department of Philosophy at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin August 15, 2023.  PhD is preferred, though highly qualified applicants who are ABD will also be considered.

The applicant should be willing to teach the courses of Christendom’s core curriculum and required major courses in Philosophy.  Our Faculty Handbook states, “In accordance with the mind and discipline of the Church for the formation of the young, Christendom College is committed to a Thomistic educational policy: programs of instruction in Philosophy and Sacred Theology shall be taught according to the spirit, method, and principles of the Common Doctor.”  Area of specialization within the Thomistic tradition is open.  The department especially welcomes candidates with a background in metaphysics.  The Philosophy core, required of all students, consists in an ordered sequence of semester courses in Greek philosophy (including traditional logic); philosophy of human nature; ethics; metaphysics; medieval philosophy; and modern philosophy. 

Located an hour and a half west of Washington, D.C., in the Shenandoah Valley, Christendom College is a small coeducational liberal arts institution dedicated to the Magisterium of the Roman Catholic Church.  As a positive expression of the specifically Catholic character of Christendom College and in accord with the desire of the Holy See as expressed in the Apostolic Constitution Ex Corde Ecclesiae, members of the faculty annually make a public Profession of Faith and take the Oath of Fidelity.

Christendom College emphasizes teaching excellence in faculty hiring and advancement. Interested applicants should send 1) a cover letter, 2) a one to two page statement of teaching philosophy and research interests in light of the college’s mission and vision (which can be found here,) 3)  a curriculum vitae, 4) three letters of recommendation, 5) a sample of scholarly writing of 30 pages or fewer, and 6) evaluations of undergraduate teaching (if available) to Dr. Mark Wunsch, Chair of Philosophy, at [email protected]. Any other inquiries about the position may be sent to Dr. Wunsch at [email protected].  

In addition, official graduate transcripts must be sent to Greg Townsend, PhD, Vice President of Academic Affairs, Christendom College, 134 Christendom Drive, Front Royal, VA 22630

To be assured of consideration, applications must be received by November 30, 2022 (COB). Please allow 3 business days for acknowledgement of emails.  Requests for interviews will be sent early-mid January and in-person interviews will be conducted early-mid February, 2023.

Professor of Sacred Scripture, St. Patrick’s Seminary and University (Menlo Park, CA)

St. Patrick’s Seminary & University (STPSU) invites applications for a full-time regular professor position in the Sacred Scripture Department beginning July 2023. STPSU is the Roman Catholic Seminary of the Archdiocese of San Francisco; candidates for the position must support the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church and the seminary’s mission to prepare men for the priesthood. 

The successful candidate will possess: 

•         An SSD, SSL; or STD or PhD with an emphasis on Exegesis/Biblical Studies

•         The ability to teach a variety of core courses in the Sacred Scripture Department, in Old Testament (Pentateuch & Historical Books, Prophets; Wisdom Literature) or New Testament (Synoptic Gospels; Johannine Writings, Pauline Corpus; Hebrews, Catholic Epistles, & Revelation)

•         Ability to teach Greek and/or Hebrew

•         Proven potential for excellence in scholarship

•         A commitment to a liberal education and familiarity with the Catholic intellectual tradition

•         An ability to receive a canonical mission, including a willingness to take the Oath of Fidelity

Preferred Qualification:

•         Ecclesiastical degree (especially SSD or SSL)

•         Roman Catholic priest

•         Ability to draw from and synthesize the best insights of patristic, medieval, and contemporary exegesis

•         Willingness and aptitude to serve as a formational advisor and/or spiritual director to seminarians

•          Familiarity with priestly formation

Please click here for more information.

Director of Evangelization and Pastoral Planning, Archdiocese of Washington, DC

The Director for the Office for Evangelization and Pastoral Planning in the Secretariat for Pastoral Ministry and Social Concerns assists the Secretary of Pastoral Ministry and Social Concerns in the implementation of all archdiocesan initiatives focused on evangelization, synodality and pastoral planning.  The director’s primary focus will be implementing the Cardinal’s vision for evangelization and pastoral/strategic planning by engaging and partnering pastors, deaneries, and parishes. The position includes assisting in developing a cohesive message of evangelization and pastoral planning, mindful of the particular demographic and cultural diversity within the Archdiocese of Washington.

The successful candidate will be a faith filled Catholic, capable of articulating the Gospel in a relevant and compelling manner through words and witness. They will be academically prepared by at least having obtained a master’s degree in theology. They will also have had a minimum of five years’ experience successfully working in the field of evangelization and leadership at the parish and diocesan level. Key leadership skills include an ability to motivate, problem solve, work collaboratively with various communities, and strategize using a team approach to ministry.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support pastors in their evangelization efforts, and development and implementation of archdiocesan evangelization initiatives for parishes.   40%
    • Supporting parishes’ evangelization efforts includes creating and curating resources for parishes, providing leader formation in the area of evangelization, synodality and missionary discipleship, communicating the Archbishop’s vision for evangelization
    • Planning, executing, following-up on, and assessing the Parish Evangelization Grant Program.
    • Planning, executing, and assessing major archdiocesan initiatives focused on evangelization
  • Support pastors in their parish planning efforts using the archdiocesan synod pastoral planning tools. 40%
    • Coordinate with Secretary and parish consultation support team to assist pastors in the call for parish planning based on the synod
    • Communicating with pastors, deans and parish leaders about resources and support in creating long term pastoral plans for healthy, vibrant parishes
    • Work collaboratively with pastors and parish leaders to plan, execute, and host parish workshops and presentations on parish pastoral planning
    • Assist as needed the Chairman of the Council of Deans in preparing deanery meetings on pastoral planning and synod implementation.
  • Serve as a member of the Parish Consultation Support Team with Assistant Secretary for Discipleship, Assistant Secretary for Life, Dignity and Justice, and Secretary to support pastors in the call for evangelization and parish planning.  15%
    • Assist in parish consultation (formation of parish pastoral councils, liaison program with new pastors, etc.) as assigned
    • Assist Secretary with the work of the Archdiocesan Pastoral Council (meeting agendas; meeting minutes; communications with members, etc.)
    • Attendance and participation in weekly PMSC team directors’ meetings and all staff meetings.
  • Oversee fiscal management and administration of office 5%
    • Work collaboratively with finance office regarding the distribution of parish evangelization grants.
    • Approve Workplace requests.

For more details, please click here.

Founding Headmaster, Mary Seat of Wisdom Academy (Wichita, KS)

The Board of Directors for Mary Seat of Wisdom Academy is seeking a Founding Headmaster to launch the first Catholic classical high school in the Wichita metropolitan area. Mary Seat of Wisdom Academy will open to students in the 2023-2024 school year serving grade 9, with plans to expand through grade 12 in the subsequent years.

Responsibilities
Working with the Board of Directors, the Founding Headmaster will begin work in February 2023 to
lead the efforts to build the school community, fundraise, hire staff, develop curriculum, and meet all
day-to-day needs of the school as required to bring it to a point of stable continuity.
2022-2023 Remaining School Year
● Review student applications, interview families, and travel to Wichita as needed (amount of travel can be adjusted to accommodate existing school year commitments)
● Finalize curriculum plans with the Board of Directors
● Interview and hire academic faculty, with the Board providing support as needed
● Provide activity-related status reports at regular Board meetings
2023-2024 First School Year and Beyond
● Lead the school and inspire students, faculty, and the larger school community to fulfill the mission of MSW Academy – to more deeply know, love, and glorify God through Christ and His Church
● Manage school operations, including academic, admissions, financial, personnel, regulatory, and facilities as needed
● Teach 1–2 courses per academic year
● Coordinate the establishment and enforcement of all school policies
● Foster a school community through a common spiritual, intellectual, moral, and physical life
● Spearhead fundraising efforts and develop logistical plans to sustain and grow the school
● Hire, manage and coach school staff, observing teachers at defined intervals, documenting results, providing feedback to educate teachers in their craft, and promoting unity of the staff through a shared study of truth, goodness and beauty
● Provide financial, operational, academic, and activity-related status reports at regular meetings with the Board of Directors

Qualifications
The ideal Founding Headmaster possesses a deep intellectual life, marked by a love of learning in
their personal life and a desire to aid others in their pursuit of wisdom and virtue. The Founding
Headmaster will have the ability to discern ends that fulfill the nature and purpose of MSW Academy,
and to chart a course to reach those ends. The Founding Headmaster must demonstrate a strong
understanding and love of classical education along with the prudence to make short-term and
long-range decisions in order to build a sustainable program. As a school founder, the Headmaster
will be a dynamic leader who can both paint a vision and execute on plans that excite benefactors
and engage the school community while developing a strong and lasting school culture.

For more information, please click here.

Program Director for Project Rachel Ministry, Archdiocese of Washington, DC

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 Program Director for Project Rachel Ministry in the Office of Life Issues.

Project Rachel Ministry has been a prominent bilingual ministry in the Archdiocese for over 30 years. This ministry supports men and women who have experienced abortion by providing spiritual healing through retreat programs, monthly reflections, and support groups. The Program Director for Project Rachel Ministry will work closely with the Director of Life Issues to continue to develop a regional model for this ministry while maintaining a central office for this ministry at the Archdiocese. The goal of this new expansion is to increase access to post-abortion healing for all communities across the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Washington.

  Duties and Responsibilities

  • In collaboration with the Director of Life Issues and Pastoral Ministry and Social Concerns leadership, develop and assess a region-based model for post-abortion healing.
  • Recruit priests, deacons, and lay ministers for parish engagement in PRM. 
  • Supervise Project Rachel Ministry staff and volunteers, host formation meetings, and train parish and regional teams to host support groups and days of reflection.
  • Provide support for parish and regional retreat days and support groups by assisting with planning, implementation, and evaluation process for quarterly healing events.
  • Direct intake for clients by responding to email and phone inquiries and providing referrals to regional programs.
  • Host annual Entering Canaan Diocesan Retreat for all PRM participants.
  • Maintain confidential database of participant information and manage referral to counselors outside of the Archdiocese of Washington.
  • Serve as an essential part of the mission of the Office of Life Issues, collaborates on shared projects and events, and participates as appropriate
  • Support pastors in the recruitment and mentorship of parish leaders
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by supervisor.
  • Maintain compliance with all ADW policies and procedures.

For the complete job description and to apply, please click here.

Vice-President & Academic Dean, Newman Theological College (Edmonton, AB)

Newman Theological College (NTC) is actively seeking its next Vice-President & Academic Dean. Reporting to the President, the VP & Academic Dean leads the faculty in fulfilling the College’s mission of preparing laity, religious, and ordained ministers for Christian service and leadership in Western Canada and beyond.
Located in the heart of Edmonton on the river valley NTC is a private, Roman Catholic school of theology. Its charter to confer degrees was originally granted by the Legislative Assembly of Alberta on April 29, 1969. NTC has been an accredited member of the Association of Theological Schools (ATS) in the United States and Canada since 1992. In 2019 NTC received accreditation for a BA program from the province of Alberta.
NTC carries out its mission for the Church in an ongoing partnership with St. Joseph Seminary whose particular mission is the human, spiritual and pastoral formation of future diocesan priests. Both institutions remain distinct, interdependent, and complementary. It also provides the academic formation for seminarians from Holy Spirit Seminary, the national seminary for the Ukrainian Catholic Eparchies in Canada. The College offers the M.Div., M.R.E., M.T.S. and M.Th. degrees accredited by the Association of Theological Schools and a new BA in Catholic Studies accredited by the province of Alberta, in addition to a number of certificate and online courses for faith formation and preparation for particular ministries. In this way, NTC is infused with the life-giving collaboration of all members of the Body of Christ that is the beauty and grace of the Church.
The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. (or equivalent) in theology or a related discipline and be a committed Catholic. The candidate shall have a demonstrated commitment to academic excellence, collegial leadership, and familiarity with the diverse nature of the Catholic Church’s pastoral works. The Academic Dean typically teaches two courses each year. The College currently has teaching needs in Church History, Systematic Theology, Sacramental Theology and Liturgical Theology. However, academic leadership and administrative ability will be given priority in determining the successful candidate.
The salary will be commensurate with previous experience. Review of applications will begin 1 November 2022 and continue until the position is filled. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in keeping with federal law, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
Please submit a C.V., cover letter and three letters of recommendation to: [email protected].

Coordinator of Evangelization and Catechesis, Archdiocese of Indianapolis, IN

The Archdiocese of Indianapolis is seeking a full time Coordinator of Evangelization & Discipleship at our downtown Indianapolis office. This is an onsite role, Monday – Thursday (Fridays off).

The Coordinator of Evangelization & Discipleship provides ministerial leadership, collaboratively, to leaders of various ministries at the parish, cluster, deanery and archdiocesan level in pursuing key evangelization-related goals.

Responsibilities:

This team member provides ministerial leadership for all pastors and parish life coordinators regarding evangelization efforts in parishes.  The Coordinator of Evangelization & Discipleship ministers to the ministers by helping to train parish evangelization teams to go out on mission, reaching those in the pews and those outside the Church walls, including the establishment of an evangelization contact person for each parish.
The Coordinator promotes the use of small discipleship groups in parishes as a way to ensure that the truths of the Gospel are shared and experienced.  Also included in these job responsibilities are establishing programs for use in parish life to reach out in particular ways to those who do not participate in a church community or who seek the fullness of faith.
One additional area of responsibility is directing the Totus Tuus program for the Archdiocese.  All work is done in a supportive team environment.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; the ability to articulate the ministry of evangelization to leaders such that they can implement it in their respective settings.
  • A thorough understanding of the teachings of the Catholic Church and the directives of the Magisterium in the area of evangelization.
  • Strong administrative and organizational skills, especially in the areas of project management, written resource development and financial management.

Education, Training and Experience

  • A bachelor’s degree in theology or a related field is required.  A master’s degree in one of these fields is preferred.
  • Experience with substantial written project completion and implementation is required.
  • At least 3 years of experience in evangelization, parish ministry and/or teaching is required.
  • Ability to communicate in both English and Spanish is preferred.

Please send resume and cover letter in confidence to: [email protected].

Director of the Office of Family Life, Archdiocese of Washington, DC

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 for Family Life.
The Director of the Office for Family Life works in collaboration with other directors and staff in the Secretariat for Pastoral Ministry and Social Concerns to serve pastors in forming missionary disciples. The mission of the Office for Family Life is to build a culture of marriage and family life with a specific emphasis on the implementation of the teaching of Amoris Laetitia. The director oversees the day-to-day operations and budget and the work of the Associate Director for the Office for Family Life. The ideal candidate will have a missionary zeal to envision ways to witness to the truth and beauty of the Catholic vision of marriage and family life.

Duties and Responsibilities
• Develop resources that respond to pastors needs on catechesis and spirituality for every stage of marriage and family life.
• Coordinate the marriage preparation schedule for the archdiocese including the formation of marriage preparation teams
• Plan annual events including the Wedding Mass, retreat days for couples struggling with infertility, parents whose children are no longer practicing the faith, and archdiocesan men’s and women’s retreats
• Coordinate the archdiocesan Natural Family Planning education program
• Work with the staff of the seminary to ensure the formation of newly ordained priest for marriage preparation ministry including marriage inventory tools and NFP education
• Serve as a liaison to marriage and family life apostolates in the archdiocese
• Coordinate and assist other offices in the Secretariat with programs that support family life for example, chastity education, remote marriage preparation, and other Catholic family initiatives.

Qualifications
Knowledge, Skills, and Experience
• Active, practicing Catholic committed to the teachings of the Catholic Church
• Strong writing and oral communication skills.
• Must be comfortable and effective in presenting material to adults in a classroom setting
• Highly organized
• Able to work a flexible schedule
• Able to work in a fast-paced environment
• Strong ability to handle multiple projects with tight deadlines
• Strong ability to work collaboratively while developing working relationships with fellow staff members as well as pastors and their staffs.
Education and Experience
• Must possess a college degree.
• Master’s degree in theology or related family studies preferred.
• Three to five years of parish or diocesan ministry preferred.
• Bilingual Spanish a plus
• Experience with programming in a culturally diverse environment.
• Experience in giving presentations to large groups of individuals.
• Able to train others on diverse topics.

Work Environment
• This job operates in a professional office environment and routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, copiers and filing cabinets.

Physical Demands
• The physical demands describe here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
• Regular full-time employee (40 hours/week); evening and weekend hours may be required

Questions may be directed to Lisa Calla-Russ at [email protected]. The online application is available here.

Anticipated starting date: October 3, 2022

Executive Director, Aim Women’s Center (Steubenville, OH)

Qualifications:
1) Expresses full agreement with Aim Women’s Center Statement of Faith, Mission Statement and
Code of Christian Conduct.
2) Dependable, stable, and capable of following through on commitments.
3) Expresses a sincere desire to reach out to at-risk patients considering abortion.
4) Has acquired a college degree or relevant work experience in administration and management.
5) Committed to the Optimization Model for Crisis Pregnancy Centers

Basic Responsibilities:
1) Carrying out the corporation’s Mission Statement, Statement of Principle, policies, laws, rules, and regulations.
2) Developing objectives that implement the policies and goals determined by the Board of Directors. (Aim’s ED is a non-voting member of the board, but is expected to collaborate closely with the board to determine overall policies and goals)
3) Ensuring that the clinic is providing adequate and appropriate services to clients.
4) Cultivating the spiritual health and well-being of staff.
5) Represents the specific services of the organization to the community for the purpose of increasing clientele, volunteer help, and financial support
6) Works to restore confidence in Aim from her longstanding base of supporters
7) Works with the Board of Directors and Development Director to plan and implement multi-faceted fund-raising strategies.
8) Represents the specific services of the organization to the Steubenville community for the purpose of increasing clientele, volunteer help, and financial support. (Note: Aim’s Executive Director is the primary “face of Aim” to the community, but the Development Director is also a critical representative of Aim.)

If you are interested in applying for this position please email your resume and cover letter to:
Dan Hawrot: [email protected]
Salary is $50,000-$55,000 depending on experience. No Benefits.
If you have further questions, please contact Dan Hawrot at the above email.
For more information about AIM, please visit our website: https://aimwomenscenter.com/

Adjunct Professor of Scripture, Catholic Distance University (Remote)

Length of courses: 8 weeks
Hours: flex schedule
Start Dates: October 2022; January 2023; March 2023; May 2023
The mission of Catholic Distance University is to communicate the mind and heart of the
Church in a digital world.

Position summary:
To teach existing graduate-level courses in Scripture (Introduction to Scripture and Salvation
History; History of Biblical Interpretation; Pentateuch; Isaiah and the Prophets; The Synoptic
Gospels; The Gospel of St. John; The Letters of St. Paul; The Letter to the Romans) as part of
Catholic Distance University’s Master of Arts in Theology and Master of Arts in Theology and
Educational Ministry programs.

For full details and to apply, please click here.

Research and Resource Development Assistant, Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (Ottawa, ON)

Under the supervision of the Director of the Office for Family and Life, the Research and Resource Development Assistant [ENGLISH] supports the Office by assisting the Director with the responsibilities listed below, and performs related tasks.
Responsibilities:
In collaboration with the Director, the Research and Resource and Development Assistant [ENGLISH] assists with the following:
• Builds and maintains an English diocesan/eparchial network, identifies their local needs and uses this information to advise the Director on engagement strategies
• Acts as a principal liaison with dioceses/eparchies in the English Sector
• Assists in the development of the Office’s work in English
• Creates online resources for different audiences
• Analyzes trends, priorities, challenges and drafts texts based on in depth research
• Drafts website content for review by the Director
• Undertakes research in related areas and provides written summaries
• Assists the Director in the planning of meetings and events
• Maintains effective records (e.g., minute-taking), communications and correspondence
• Collaborates with the French Research and Resource Development Assistant in various areas
• Performs other related duties as required
Qualifications:
• Holds a university degree in a related field
• Has acquired at least two years of related field experience
• Has sound knowledge of and adheres to Catholic teachings
• Demonstrates interest in and knowledge of family and life issues from a Catholic perspective
• Possesses excellent reading, writing and communication skills in English
• Can understand written and oral communications French
• Has familiarity with social media, video-sharing and communication platforms
• Is proficient in Microsoft Suite and Adobe
• Can draft and edit routine documents and research files and documents for information
• Ability to work as part of a team
• Possesses discretion, tact and good judgment
• Can highlight some entrepreneurial achievements (an asset)

For more details, please click here.

Assistant Professor of Theology, Ave Maria University (Ave Maria, FL)

Department of Theology invites applications for an Assistant Professor in biblical, moral, or dogmatic theology to begin in Fall 2023. The successful candidate will demonstrate both speculative engagement with the truth of the Catholic faith and a knowledge of the philosophical resources theologians draw upon in relating the truth of faith to human reason. Ph.D. or S.T.D. required at time of appointment. Adherence to the teachings of the Catholic Church and willingness to apply for the Mandatum are required. Candidates should demonstrate evidence of pedagogical and scholarly excellence. The position typically includes teaching core classes in theology as well as more advanced courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Applicants should send a CV, a statement relating the University’s Catholic mission as expressed in Ex Corde Ecclesiae to their philosophy of teaching, and three letters of reference to [email protected], Dr. Michael Dauphinais, Chair of the Theology Department, Ave Maria University, 5050 Ave Maria Blvd., Ave Maria FL 34142-9550.

Review of applications will begin October 1st, 2022 and continue until the position is filled. Position is subject to final administrative approval.

Click here for more information.

Marketing and Communications Manager, Thomistic Institute (Washington, DC)

The Thomistic Institute has experienced very rapid growth in the reach of its digital offerings (recorded lectures, podcast, YouTube) over the past two years, coupled with a significant expansion of its mailing list. We are now looking to hire a proven and experienced Marketing and Communications Manager, who will be charged with principal responsibility for developing the Thomistic Institute’s marketing and communications strategy, promoting TI events and digital programs (like Aquinas 101), and supporting and collaborating with the TI’s event planning and fundraising staff.

The Marketing and Communications Manager works full-time and in-person at the Dominican House of Studies in Washington, D.C. 

The position’s responsibilities include: 

  • Developing and executing the Thomistic Institute’s marketing and communications strategy. 
    • A key task will be developing new strategies and techniques for deploying the TI’s automated email marketing software (Pardot) as it integrates with our website and our Salesforce database, and serving as the lead TI administrator for Pardot and other marketing and communications platforms. 
  • Managing and overseeing all Thomistic Institute marketing and communications activity, including:  
    • the promotion of Thomistic Institute digital content (Aquinas 101 and other YouTube programming, recorded lectures, podcasts), and
    • the promotion of Thomistic Institute events and conferences.

This includes working with other TI staff to devise engagement strategies for the TI’s various audiences, managing the organization’s communications calendar, preparing advertising materials for events and digital content, generating marketing emails,  collaborating with staff on meeting their outreach goal, coaching staff on best practices, writing press releases, and serving as the organization’s first point-of-contact with the press.

  • Overseeing the Thomistic Institute’s social media accounts and digital advertising. While most social media posting is handled by an external contractor, the Marketing and Communications Manager oversees the external contractor’s work, and develops strategies to increase the TI’s reach on these platforms.
  • Managing the Thomistic Institute’s branding and its websites.
  • Supporting and collaborating with our Lead Development Officer to produce the Thomistic Institute’s annual report, generating marketing materials for current and potential benefactors, and supervising the production of newsletters and other publications as needed.
  • Supporting and collaborating with the Aquinas 101 Producer and other TI staff in the creation of the TI’s digital programs (like Aquinas 101 and our TI podcast). For example, the Marketing and Communications Manager may review scripts, generate animation ideas for episode storyboards, and review the work of external animators and video editors during the production and post-production process.
  • Coordinating the filming (and subsequent posting on YouTube) of select Thomistic Institute lectures and events.
  • Managing outside contractors and vendors related to marketing and communications projects.

For more information and to apply, please click here.

Program Manager, Institute for Catholic Liberal Education (Remote)

The Institute for Catholic Liberal Education is pleased to announce that we are seeking to fill a new Program Manager position on our team. The Program Manager will be responsible for advancing the mission of the Institute through the planning and implementation of ICLE’s events, which constitute our largest service line and bring together Catholic educators, school leaders, vowed religious, bishops, and superintendents from across the country and even overseas. This role entails serving as the project manager for and coordinator of the logistical planning of these events, working closely with external parties and ICLE’s leadership team. This position will report to the Chief Operating Officer and also work closely with the Executive Director, President, Communications Coordinator, and Operations Associate.

Primary responsibilities will include:

  • Own and manage the coordination and planning for each of ICLE’s events
  • Own the project plan for each of ICLE’s events and keep up to date 
  • Coordinate logistics with external contacts at the host site 
  • Negotiate contracts with host site, alongside President and Chief Operating Officer
  • Secure vendors, sponsors, and advertisers for participation in National Conference

This is a full-time remote position that offers benefits and a salary commensurate with experience. Please see the full job description here.

To apply, please click here.

Various Positions, St. Michael Catholic School (Annandale, VA)

Open positions include: 

Middle School Honors Math Teacher

Middle School Science & Math Teacher

Primary Grade Teachers

Saint Michael Catholic School provides a Christ-centered learning environment that embraces students as a diversified group and individual learners. A variety of techniques and skills are utilized to educate the whole child. Students learn through direct instruction, everyday experiences, study, and understanding and applying learned concepts. Differentiated instruction provides for all learning styles and utilizes the levels of Bloom’s Taxonomy. Direct instruction is enhanced through partner work, cooperative learning, small groups, independent projects, technology, cross-curricular activities, labs, and kinesthetic/ hands on activities. Students engage in critical thinking to problem solve and demonstrate comprehension of concepts through various formats and assessments, ordering and re-organizing information in ways that will help the individual retain and apply his/her knowledge.

Our integrated language arts program provides each student with the opportunities to practice oral, dramatic, and written forms of expression across the curriculum. Students convey ideas through speech, drama, music, and art, as well as through poetry, and other writing forms.

Students are encouraged to develop a love for religion, language arts, social studies, science, fine arts, and mathematics. They are challenged to set high goals that will enable them to reach their potential and become life-long learners with the character, skills, and knowledge to be productive citizens. Our goal is to produce informed, skilled, and independent thinking members of society who are grounded in the Truth.

Administrative Assistant for the Program of Accreditation, Institute for the Transformation of Catholic Education (Washington, DC)

The Institute for the Transformation of Catholic Education (ITCE) at The Catholic University of America seeks a highly qualified team member to serve as Administrative Assistant for the new Program of K-12 Catholic School Accreditation.

Through the Program of K-12 Catholic School Accreditation, the ITCE at The Catholic University of America has the potential to renew and transform K-12 Catholic education nationally by promoting and providing standards of excellence founded on a Catholic philosophy of education and the Church’s rich educational tradition. The Administrative Assistant for the Program assists the Director of Catholic School Accreditation and the Associate Director of Strategy and Membership in the day-to-day operations of the Program.

Position is a termed position, eligible for annual renewal contingent on funding availability. The position begins July 2022.
Responsibilities
• Provides administrative support to ensure efficient operation of the office.
• Answers phone calls, schedules meetings, and supports visitors.
• Carries out administrative duties such as filing, typing, copying, binding, scanning, etc.
• Completes operational requirements by scheduling and assigning administrative projects and expediting work results.
• Makes travel arrangements for office staff such as booking flights, cars, and hotel or restaurant reservations.
• Comfortable and confident in working in an office environment while supporting a remote staff by performing tasks related to organization and strong communication.
• Promotes a faithful and grace-filled image of ITCE through timely, responsive, polite, and professional communication via phone, e-mail, and mail.
• Assists Program of Accreditation staff with requisitions for purchase orders, direct pay requests, and P-Card management.
• Maintains inventory supplies by checking stock to determine inventory level, anticipating needed supplies, placing and expediting orders for supplies.
• Updates, edits, and maintains the program’s website.
• Attends meetings as requested by the Director and Associate Director to take detailed meeting minutes.
• Assists with additional special projects and duties as needed.
Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of three (3) years of experience in customer service, office support, or administrative assistance is preferred.
• Knowledge of event planning is a plus.
• Committed to the mission of Catholic education and the vision and philosophy of the ITCE.
• Experience in a professional office setting and the ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines for the smooth operations of the office.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills.
• Strong organizational skills.
• The initiative and ability to complete tasks with minimal supervision.
• Integrity, discretion, and a professional demeanor.
• Displays problem-solving skills.
• Excellent working knowledge of computer applications, including Google Applications, MS Office, online meeting platforms such as Zoom, and willingness to learn new computer skills.
• Experience with marketing, social media, electronic newsletters, graphic design, and website design and maintenance.

Mission of the Institute for the Transformation of Catholic Education

The Institute for the Transformation of Catholic Education (ITCE) at The Catholic University of America advances the distinctive excellence of Catholic education as a gift for each person and for society. We foster a vision of education and formation that is rooted in Christ, draws from the great treasury of the Church’s tradition, and aims at the full flourishing of the human person in wisdom, virtue, and holiness. We inspire and promote the spiritual, intellectual, cultural, and operational renewal and transformation of our nation’s PK-12 Catholic schools through teacher and leader degree and professional development programs, school accreditation, and research.

Application
Please apply online and attach the following:
1. A cover letter;
2. A current resume;
3. The names and contact information for three references.
Questions regarding this position may be directed to Sister Mary Agnes Greiffendorf, O.P., Ph.D., Director of the Institute for the Transformation of Catholic Education, at [email protected].

Campus Minister, George Washington University (Washington, DC)

Join GW’s new chaplain, an Institute graduate, in ministry to college students in DC!

The mission of the Catholic Church 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 of Washington is seeking a Campus Minister at George Washington University.  In collaboration with the Chaplain, the Campus Minister will be responsible for the following:

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Practice an ongoing ministry of presence on campus including fall and spring events to invite students to the Newman center
  • Empower and mentor student leadership
  • Facilitate opportunities for students to encounter Christ through the Sacraments, social, service, and spiritual programs and events
  • Coordinate diverse opportunities for student faith formation (e.g. RCIA, small groups, retreats, etc.)
  • Oversee Campus Ministry communications
  • Manage campus ministry budget and ongoing finances in collaboration with the Program Director for Campus and Young Adult Ministries, the Office of Finance, and the GW Catholics bookkeeper
  • Maintain and manage development database and communications with donors, parents, alumni, faculty, and staff
  • Attend meetings and ongoing formation with ADW’s Office of Campus and Young Adult Ministry
  • Collaborate with ADW’s Office of Campus and Young Adult Ministry, St. Stephen Martyr parish, and the other campus ministers in the Archdiocese of Washington
  • Implement the goals identified by the USCCB’s pastoral letter on campus ministry, Empowered by the Spirit
  • Meet regularly for visioning and planning with the Chaplain and student leaders
  • Maintain institutional relationships with George Washington University offices with the Chaplain

Qualifications

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Practicing Catholic joyfully living in good standing with a passion for the Church’s mission of evangelization
  • Ability to keep conversations confidential
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work independently

Education and Experience

  • Two years or more of related ministry experience
  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in theology or related field
  • Experience with pastoral ministry and mentoring
  • Experience with administrative functions (budgeting, development, institutional relationships)
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, social media, website management, and graphic design

For more information and to apply, please click here.

Various Positions, March for Life Education and Defense Fund (Washington, DC)

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. We work to make abortion unthinkable through 1) the annual March in Washington, DC, 2) our rapidly growing state march initiative, and 3) by proudly representing the collective voice of pro-life marchers on Capitol Hill and on traditional and social media year-round.

Benefits: Our work environment is mission-driven, warm, fast-paced, creative, supportive, impactful, and fun. The March for Life offers generous health, retirement, parental leave, and paid time off benefits for full-time employees. We offer a hybrid work-from-home/office balance, with a few days a week required in our DC office for most positions.

Current open positions include:

Operations Manager

Operations Assistant

Assistant Director of Government Affairs

Please click here for more information on each of these positions.

Various Positions in Communications, The Catholic University of America (Washington, DC)

The University Communications office at The Catholic University of America is seeking enthusiastic and creative applicants for a variety of positions. Detailed descriptions and application instructions can be found at the individual links below. 

Questions may be directed to [email protected]

Director of Communications
The director of communications is the first point of contact for all media relations and works with the AVP of University Communications to successfully execute an aggressive, proactive media strategy designed to elevate the profile of the university.

Communications Specialist
The Communications Specialist will build and maintain collaborative relationships across campus with representatives from each school in the University to identify mission aligned events and announcements for coverage in University publications, web and digital content, and external media. The specialist will draft content on selected events and announcements for publications and web and digital postings.

Editor of University Publications
The Editor of University Publications is an integral member of the editorial team and is responsible for setting the editorial direction of the digital and print editions of University publications, primarily CatholicU magazine and the annual report. The Executive Editor is responsible for the planning, writing, and editing of the publications.

Multimedia Writer
The multimedia writer will use a mix of creativity, technical knowledge, and writing ability to tell a story or express an idea using a variety of multimedia formats that can be read, listened to, or viewed in print or onscreen.

Director of Creative Services
The director of creative services is responsible for bringing Catholic University’s brand promise to life through visual, verbal, audio and experiential methods. We are looking for an innovative, forward-thinker who is able to generate concepts and execute engaging creative deliverables in multiple media, including video production, publications, digital/interactive, social media, and physical environments.

Senior Designer
The senior designer will work to conceptualize and deliver a wide range of digital and print projects including, but not limited to: brochures, infographics, logos, programs, booklets, posters, invitations, promotional materials, signage, as well as various multimedia graphics for web, social media, and email marketing.

Executive Administrative Assistant
The executive administrative assistant oversees the communications, meeting requests, administration and finance-related support associated with the Division’s day-to-day workflow.

Registrar and Coordinator of Academic Planning, St. Bernard’s School of Theology and Ministry (Rochester, NY)

Objectives:
(i) to organize and implement planning, systems, reporting, and communications related to the School’s academic programs and partnerships;
(ii) to oversee academic recordkeeping, administer academic support services, and provide student-facing engagement;
(iii) to collaborate with other Staff members in the fulfillment of the over-all mission of St. Bernard’s.
Responsibilities:
1. Under the direction of the VP/Academic Dean, coordinates the academic operations of the School, including but not limited to: course scheduling, assessment, program creation and strengthening, long term course planning, and strategic alignment of decision-making.
2. Works with the VP/Academic Dean to develop partnerships external to the institution and to enhance operational processes internal to the School.
3. Coordinates components of the Permanent Diaconate program with the respective diocesan division/department director. 4. Assists in the registration process for new and continuing students for the upcoming semester.
5. Together with the VP/Academic Dean, oversees the implementation and quality control of all modes of educational delivery (online, distance, hybrid, and classroom).
6. Coordinates all aspects of the School’s Student Information System (Populi) related to academic recordkeeping and provides support services to faculty and students.

7. Coordinates all aspects of the School’s Learning Management System (Canvas) and provides support services to faculty and students.
8. Maintains and organizes faculty and student records, electronic (on Populi) and physical (on campus).
9. Together with the VP/Academic Dean, ensures timely collection of syllabi, required text lists, course evaluations, populi degree audits, and final course grades. 10. Assists the VP/Academic Dean in ensuring student success by tracking FTE, degree audits, incompletes, leaves of absence, degree completions, program retention, and other identifiable metrics.
11. Serves on the Graduation Planning Committee and assists with Commencement ceremony organization/planning, including but not limited to placing orders for academic regalia and diplomas and maintaining an updated list of graduates.
12. In collaboration with the VP/Academic Dean and Director of Admissions, organizes, implements, and assesses the annual Academic Convocation.

For additional details and application instructions, please click here.

Coordinator of Evangelization and Catechesis, Diocese of Madison, WI

The Diocese of Madison, under the leadership of Bishop Donald J. Hying, encompasses 102 parishes in the 11-county area of South-western Wisconsin. The Office of Evangelization and Catechesis (OEC) strives to ensure that every individual in the Diocese is graciously invited every day to meet the person of Jesus Christ, risen from the dead, face to face, and be changed by him.

About the role: Seeking a diocesan leader who is passionate about evangelization and catechesis to join the team in the OEC.

Responsibilities:

  • Promote and support the overall vision for Evangelization and Catechesis in the Diocese in service to Bishop Hying
  • Support pastors and parishes in furthering the mission of evangelization throughout the Diocese at the parish level
  • Support pastors, parishes, and parish staff in catechetical programming for children and adults—including catechetical formation programs & Totus Tuus
  • Provide formation and support to parish & school staff in the diocese (spiritual and professional development including catechetical certification)
  • Provide formation and support to parishes for sacramental preparation (Baptism, RCIA, adult Confirmation, first Communion and Reconciliation)

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have a strong relationship with Jesus Christ and a deep love for His Church
  • Be a practicing Catholic who knows, believes and acts consistently in accord with the doctrinal and moral teachings of the Catholic Church
  • Cultivate an intentional life of prayer and deepening conversion
  • Possess a strong personal sense of mission in regards to the work of evangelization and catechesis
  • Possess a Master’s Degree in Theology or related field (or equivalent experience with the minimum of Bachelor’s degree)
  • Have 5+ years of related experience in parish, ministry, or apostolate setting
  • Have practical working knowledge of theology, catechesis, canon law, spiritual development and formation of children and adults

Send a copy of Resume and cover letter with three professional references to Michelle Nilsson at [email protected]

Multiple Positions in Communications, Knights of Columbus (New Haven, CT)

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.

Editorial Director
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

Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministries, Diocese of Grand Rapids, MI

Posted: May 10, 2022

The position 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.

SPECIFIC DUTIES:
Program
• 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.

Communication
• 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.

Financial
• Prepare and monitor annual budget for the Youth and Young Adult Ministries department.

For additional details and to apply, please click here.

Director of Faith Formation, Diocese of Gaylord, MI

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.

For more information, please click here.

Executive Director, Cornelii Literarum Institutum et Sapientiae (Ithaca, NY)

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).

Responsibilities include:

  • Building the vision for and implementing the activities of the Institute, initially focusing on 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.

Qualifications include:

  • 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.

Please click here for more information. Applications requested in the next two weeks.

Principal, Saratoga Central Catholic School (Saratoga Springs, NY)

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.

Functions/Responsibilities:
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.

Minimum Requirements:
Practicing Catholic
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

Send Resumes To:
[email protected]

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.

Functions/Responsibilities:
• 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.

Required Skills:
• 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.

Additional Information:
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 protected]

Parish Family, Youth, and Catechesis Coordinator, Diocese of Columbus, OH

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.

For additional details, please click here.

Campus Minister for Liturgical Music and Mission Trips, Assumption University (Worcester, MA)

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

For more details on qualifications and responsibilities, please click here.

Director of the Office of Social Concerns, Archdiocese of Washington, DC

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.

Qualifications

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 [email protected]  or call 301 853 4496

Assistant National Director of Family Rosary, Holy Cross Family Ministry (Easton, MA)

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.

Director, Family Life Office, Archdiocese of New York

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.

Position Description:
“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. 

Essential Responsibilities:
• 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.

Biology Teacher, Cathedral High School (Houston, TX)

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.
Communication Responsibilities
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.
Other Responsibilities
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 protected] No phone calls, please. Only candidates selected for an interview
will be notified.

For a full description of the position and the school, please

President, Cathedral High School (Houston, TX)

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.
Academic Affairs
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.
Student Affairs
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.

National Collections Grants Administrator, USCCB (Washington, DC)

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.”

Managing Editor, CUA Press (Washington, DC)

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.
Responsibilities
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.
Qualifications
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.
To apply, please click here.

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