The men and women employed in the Diocese of Lansing are dedicated professionals who endeavor to support the mission of the Church in many diverse areas including spiritual ministry, education, catechesis, formation, charities and administrative services.
The job opportunities listed are from the parishes, schools and central offices and agencies of the Diocese of Lansing. The openings are, in most cases, posted by the hiring institution.
Each opportunity listed gives a brief description of the job and the qualifications required of candidates for the position. Interviewing and hiring are done by the institution listing the job.
St. Thomas the Apostle Parish, Ann Arbor
St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church in Ann Arbor, Michigan is looking for a part time youth minister to organize and oversee faith formation of high school and middle school youth that compellingly draws young people into a deeper relationship with Jesus Christ and His Church.
For more information about the position go to: http://stthomasannarbor.org/employment-opportunities/
Diocese of Lansing, Lansing
The Diocese of Lansing is accepting applications for the Director of Formation for Primary Grades. The position works in partnership with the Department of Education and Catechesis and the Department of Lay Formation. It is responsible for the development, coordination, and oversight of the catechetical formation programs and encounter opportunities for children in grades Pre-Kindergarten through Confirmation. To read the full ministry description click here.
You may send your cover letter, resume, and three letters of reference to Lisa Kutas, Human Resources Director at email@example.com. The application deadline is February 23, 2016.
Chruch of the Resurrection Parish, Lansing
In the spirit of the New Evangelization called for by Saint John Paul II, and encouraged by Bishop Boyea's pastoral letter, "Go and Announce the Gospel of the Lord," we are creating a new position to help us firmly establish a culture of evangelization, discipleship, and service within our parish. Led by the Holy Spirit, we desire to increase our effectiveness in sharing the Gospel and forming parishioners who are disposed and equipped to live as disciples of Christ in their families, schools, workplaces, and communities.
The director will encourage and organize a variety of evangelistic opportunities for parishioners to encounter Christ and subsequently grow in faith, prayer, and discipleship. The director will be responsible for helping parishioners discern, cultivate, and employ their gifts and talents in service of the Kingdom of God in the parish and beyond. The director will oversee the recruitment and training of volunteers to help carry out the work of ministries within the parish. In short, the director will work closely with the pastoral team to firmly establish a culture of evangelization, discipleship, and service within the parish community.
Preferred candidates will be faithful and prayerful Catholics. They should be comfortable talking about their personal relationship with Jesus, and be able to speak with conviction about the life-changing nature of a life lived in the Holy Spirit. They should be motivated to help others come to know Jesus as Lord and to live lives of obedient faith.
Candidates should possess excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills. They should have a strong commitment to service and possess both the eagerness and ability to help others grow in their love of Jesus and their knowledge of the Catholic faith.
Candidates should possess at least a bachelor's degree in evangelization, catechesis, theology, or the equivalent. They should have at least two years of experience working in Catholic formation, evangelization, or the equivalent. The ideal candidate will demonstrate the charisms of administration, evangelism, leadership, and pastoring.
Salary and benefits commensurate with experience. Interested individuals should send resume, cover letter, including names of three references no later than Feb 26th by email to Fr. Steve Mattson, Pastor of the Church of the Resurrection. (firstname.lastname@example.org)
St. Francis of Assisi School, Ann Arbor
St. Francis School is hiring a full-time child-care director.The Child Care Director is responsible for the overall supervision and coordination of the child care program. Interested candidates should read the details that will be posted on our website and apply by emailing a resume with references to Julie Pritzel, principal at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic School Ann Arbor: email@example.com.
Resurrection Catholic School, Lansing
The Church of the Resurrection Parish School is accepting applications for a school secretary. To review the full job description, please click here.
You may submit your cover letter and resume to Mr. Jacob Allstott, Principal via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. The application deadline is February 26, 2016.
St. Elizabeth Parish, Tecumseh
St. Elizabeth parish in Tecumseh is accepting applications for a parish secretary. To view the full job description click here. Please send your cover letter and resume to Fr. Dan Wheeler, St. Elizabeth Parish, 506 N. Union Street, Tecumseh, MI 49286.
Diocese of Lansing Cemeteries, Lansing and Flint
The Diocese of Lansing is accepting applications for the Cemetery Location Manager position which serves the Catholic cemeteries in Lansing and Flint. The Location Manager position involves planning, organizing, coordinating and managing the sales, service, administration and grounds activities of cemeteries. Candidates should enjoy managing and coaching others, developing strong sales teams and overseeing daily operations of multiple sites. Excellent compensation for motivated individuals including: Salary plus performance incentives; medical, dental, and retirement benefits; and paid time off.
Candidates should be career-minded, caring individuals who want to grow and succeed in this meaningful work. Qualifications should include but are not limited to:
Four year college degree preferred, along with a minimum of two years successful sales and customer service work experience with the following abilities:
Experience managing a successful sales team
Demonstrated high level of leadership, customer service, business planning and relationship building
Excellent time management and goal setting skills
A high level of integrity; must be comfortable as role model for staff
Passion and energy for contributing to the growth of the cemeteries and educating the community within the Diocese of Lansing
Ability to work and make decisions under pressure
Ability and comfort interacting with a broad range of constituents (priests, staff, faith community, etc.)
Practicing Catholic preferred
Familiarity of Catholic Mass/Funeral a plus
ThinkHR provides Human Resources support to the Diocese of Lansing and is leading the search for this position. Please send resume and cover letter, including salary requirements, to: email@example.com
St. Patrick Parish, Brighton
A large suburban parish, St. Patrick parish in Brighton, MI is looking for a Youth Minister to oversee High School faith formation. The position is full time and receives benefits. A Bachelors Degree or equivalent in theology or related field is required. You may apply to the pastor, Fr. Karl Pung, firstname.lastname@example.org
St. Joseph Parish, Howell
St. Joseph Parish is seeking a Food Service Assistant. The primary responsibility is to assist the Food Service Coordinator with providing quality meals in accordance with food guidelines and regulations. Responsibilities are to prepare meals and support school and parish programs such as school hot lunch program, funeral lunches, fish fry’s and other parish banquet functions. Other responsibilities include ordering and maintaining stock, cleaning and maintaining kitchen and equipment. This person has a team player attitude, excellent interpersonal and communication skills and attention to detail. Some nights and weekends may be needed. 12-15 hours per week during the school year/summer hours required as needed. Please submit resume and 2 references to email@example.com on or before January 6, 2016.
Holy Spirit Parish, Hamburg
Holy Spirit Catholic Church is a small parish, serving 390 families and a small school, Pre-Kg – 8th grade, located near Brighton, MI and is seeking to fill the position of the Director of Liturgical Music.
This position is responsible for developing, planning and accompanying all liturgical music in the parish as well as working with our choir director. This position is full time with a competative salary and benefits.
A profound understanding of liturgy, proficiency at playing the organ, and some experience with directing a choir and cantor is required. Responsibilities include 3 weekend Masses, 1 weeknight choir rehearsal, additional seasonal rehearsals, additional yearly liturgies, availability for weddings and funerals and occasional work with the school children. There is a desire for establishing a children’s choir at the parish.
The candidate must be a practicing Catholic in good standing with the Church, an active member of a Roman Catholic Parish with knowledge, understanding, and acceptance of the Catholic Church’s teachings and mission.
If interested, please download the application form and submit it to Krisztina Fleury.
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St. Mary Parish School, Mt. Morris
St. Mary Catholic School is seeking a long term substitute for our GSRP 4 year old Preschool program. The position is five days a week, Monday – Friday, from 7:45 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. We are looking for a caring and professional candidate who loves children to be part of our child care team.
Start Date: Tentative Start date is Monday, March 28
Job Summary: The Lead Teacher is responsible for the planning, supervision, and implementation of a developmentally appropriate early childhood program, and meeting the social, emotional, intellectual and physical needs of young children in the Great Start Readiness Program.
Bachelor’s degree in elementary education; valid Michigan teacher certificate with an early childhood (ZA) endorsement. Maintains current CPR and first aid certification.
Send your resume and cover letter to Diane Martindale at firstname.lastname@example.org or mail a hard copy to: St. Mary Catholic School, 11208 N. Saginaw St., Mt. Morris, MI 48458
St. Francis Retreat Center, DeWitt
St. Francis Retreat Center in DeWitt has part time positions open in Housekeeping. Hours vary. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and available to work some weekends. For more information please call Chris at 517-669-8321, ext. 15
St. John the Evangelist Catholic School, Fenton
St. John the Evangelist Catholic School, Fenton has an immediate opening for a part-time Spanish Teacher. Please send resume to Principal Kit White at email@example.com or call 810.629.6551.
St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic School, Ann Arbor
St. Thomas the Apostle School located in the historic Kerrytown area of Ann Arbor is seeking a second grade teacher and substitute teachers for the 2015-2016 school year. We are a preschool through 8th grade Catholic school of approximately 210 students. Qualified candidates should possess experience with the guided reading program and administering running records; display excellent classroom management skills and be able to provide examples of parent/teacher newsletters/correspondence.
Experience creating a strong classroom community will be essential as well as the importance of establishing strong professional relationships with families.
Requirements for the position: At least a bachelor’s degree in elementary education with a current Michigan teaching certificate; 1-3 years of classroom teaching experience; and a practicing Catholic.
Interested candidates should send a resume and letter of interested immediately to Theresa Marshall, Principal, St. Thomas School at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend, IN
Our Lady School, a new Catholic Classical Liberal Arts K-8 elementary school in the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend, invites inquiries and applications for K - 8 and Special Education full-time teaching ministry positions for the 2016-2017 school year.
The ideal candidates will possess, or be able to obtain, an Indiana teaching certificate; have a virtuous public and private life faithful to the Magisterial teachings of the Catholic Church; and be committed to his/her own life-long-learning. Other qualifications include exemplary communication skills, the ability to engage parents as the primary educators of their children, and effectively manage the classroom.
Our Lady will employ classical teaching methods (particularly in relation to the grammar and logic stages), integrated curricular design, team work to support students and other staff, and reliance upon primary texts and materials. For more information about Our Lady School and its mission, please go to our Facebook page ("OurLadySchoolFW") or our webpage (www.olghfw.com.
Teachers participate in the ministry of the pastor of Our Lady of Good Hope, and must be in good standing with the Catholic Church.
To apply, please provide the following materials:
cover letter and CV/resume
a brief explanation of your familiarity with classical teaching methods and your relationship to the Church and her teachings
transcripts from each college or university you have attended
a copy of your teaching license or statement as to how you will be able to obtain an Indiana teaching certificate
3 letters of recommendation, one of which must be from your pastor.
Application screening and interviews will commence immediately and continue on a rolling basis.
Send application materials to: Dr. Eric Grekowicz, OP, Our Lady School, 7215 Saint Joe Rd., Fort Wayne, IN 46835 email@example.com FAX: 260.485.4463 Phone: 260.485.5289
Diocese of Grand Rapids
The Diocese of Grand Rapids is seeking a full-time Director of Communications to provide leadership in planning, developing and implementing all diocesan marketing, public relations and internal/external communications strategies and tactics. This position acts as the official spokesperson for the bishop and Diocese of Grand Rapids, has direct oversight and editorial control of FAITH Magazine Grand Rapids, coordinates the diocesan branding and provides public relations, digital communications and crisis management counsel to the diocesan staff, parishes, schools and diocesan agencies.
The qualified candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in English, marketing, journalism, public relations or a related field (advanced degree is a plus) and a minimum 5 to 7 years functional experience in communication field. Must be an active Catholic in good standing with a fully supportive and energetic attitude toward the Church.
The position requires knowledge of the Catholic Church including in-depth familiarity with its theology, structures, history and hierarchy. Candidates should possess a comprehensive knowledge of major issues facing the Catholic Church in Michigan, the U.S. and the world. Superior professional writing skills; must be able to present ideas in a cogent, understandable, and compelling manner. Can adjust and respond accordingly on tight deadlines. Excellent oral communications skills for speaking to and interacting with the media and other appropriate interfaces is required. Well-prepared and skilled in dealing with journalists from print, broadcast, or Web-based outlets and experienced in conducting news briefings, wiring news releases, statements, advisories, and doing live interviews. Must be able to maintain confidential information, exercise good judgment and work independently as well in a team environment. Proficiency with information technology including Microsoft Office Suite, social media usage required. Multi-lingual/bi-lingual is desirable.
Please send cover letter, resume, three professional references and salary requirements to:
Diocese of Grand Rapids
360 Division Ave
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
St Joseph School, Trenton, MI (Archdiocese of Detroit)
St. Joseph’s Catholic School in Trenton, Michigan is seeking a faith-filled principal who loves Jesus Christ, believes in the Catholic Church’s teachings, and has a passion for Catholic education. The candidate will have a clear vision of how to effectively grow St. Joseph’s School while further strengthening its core areas of Catholic education, high academic achievement, and value-based discipline for all students. They will be a strong communicator, able to synergize the efforts of the teachers, staff, students and parents to make St. Joseph’s one of the top grade schools in the downriver area. The ideal candidate will be fiscally responsible and work in a collaborative fashion with the business manager of the parish. The candidate also must have strong time management skills, and be able to adapt and strive in the current academic environment. Finally, the candidate will have the utmost integrity, and seek to integrate this and other biblical values into our students.
Detailed job description available here: http://www.aod.org/our-archdiocese/careers/job-postings/102399-elementary-school-principal/
Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume and a list of references to Father Bradley Forintos at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you have any questions regarding the position, please contact us at (734) 676-9082.
Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston, TX
The Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston is seeking a dynamic individual to serve as Director of Pro Life Activities. The City of Houston is currently the fourth largest and one of the fastest growing cities in the United States. The Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston serves the spiritual needs of its 1.3 million Catholics with worship in over fourteen languages in 146 parishes. “We proclaim that human life is a precious gift from God; that each person who receives this gift has responsibilities toward God, self and others; and that society, through its laws and social institutions, must protect and nurture human life at every stage of its existence.”
U.S. Catholic Bishops, Pastoral Plan for Pro-Life Activities, November 2001.
The Director of Pro Life Activities serves as the primary resource and staff person to the Archbishop, Chancellor and Moderator of the Curia, Pastors, Principals and Archdiocesan ministries in areas relating to the Church’s teaching on the sanctity of human life. In this capacity, this position provides service, support and resources in education and advocacy regarding public policy and church ministries in related areas. Knowledge of Catholic moral teaching in all areas related to the protection of human life, including the United States Bishops’ Ethical and Religious Directives for healthcare. The Director of Pro Life Activities must be a practicing Catholic who embraces and models the teachings of the Church in personal comportment and professional activities and relationships.
Successful applicants should have demonstrable experience with and the ability to implement and facilitate Pro Life programs that teach respect and protection for all human life from conception to natural death especially on behalf of those who are unborn, disabled, elderly, dying, or facing the death penalty. This includes education, promotion of pastoral care programs, and public policy advocacy focused on issues involving the defense of human life. The position requires collaborating with and advising archdiocesan leadership on issues related to evangelization and catechesis of Respect Life programs, activities and topics. In addition, the suitable candidate must be poised and confident educating a diverse group of volunteers with varying learning styles. The ideal candidate should possess the ability to multitask, take initiative and respond to deadlines. Attention to detail and sound judgment is essential along with excellent written and oral communication skills. Proficiency with Microsoft Office or similar software including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access, along with a working knowledge of Internet navigation and research. Bi-lingual English and Spanish is desirable.
Master’s Degree in theology, with an area of concentration in Moral Theology preferred. A minimum of 5 years experience managing an office and budget connected to Pro Life and Human Dignity activities.
Suitable applicants should send a resume and cover letter to the attention of Jeannie Nelson PHR SPHR-CP Associate Director of Human Resources at email@example.com with the subject line Director of Pro Life Activities or via US post to PO Box 907 Houston, Texas 77001-0907
Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston, TX
The Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston is seeking a candidate to direct and manage the Cemetery ministry and operations of its five cemeteries. The Director of Cemeteries will manage cemetery operations in accordance with relevant state codes and Catholic tradition concerning the burial of human remains; develop, implement, and monitor a comprehensive sales and marketing plan that promotes Catholic burial tradition; oversee the financial management of the cemeteries which includes preparing and monitoring budgets; organize, supervise and direct the cemetery office and maintenance personnel in conjunction with Archdiocesan policy; counsels families and cemetery patrons;, and ensure that clergy are properly assisted during graveside services.
The City of Houston is currently the fourth largest and one of the fastest growing cities in the United States. The Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston serves the spiritual needs of its 1.2 million Catholics with worship in over fourteen languages in 146 parishes throughout 10 counties. In addition, it is the home of the largest private school system in the State of Texas and its educational outreach spans a growing family of 50 Elementary, Middle Schools and 9 High Schools.
Minimum requirements include a Bachelor’s Degree in Business or related field, complete knowledge and understanding of Catholic funeral practices, knowledge of state cemetery law governing rules and regulations of cemetery management, at least 5 years of prior management and administrative experience. Knowledge of arboriculture and horticulture a plus and candidates must be comfortable working in both indoor and outdoor environments with possible exposure to noise, vibrations, odor and inclement weather conditions. A valid driver’s license it required. Candidates must be a practicing Catholic in good standing with the Church.
Suitable candidates please send resume to Jeannie Nelson at firstname.lastname@example.org with Director of Cemeteries in the subject line.
Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston, TX
The Associate Director for Liturgy and Liturgical Formation shares responsibility for the proper implementation and celebration of liturgy in the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston and has specific responsibility in the area of liturgical formation. This position plans, prepares and implements programs for liturgical formation; serves as liturgical resource for parishes and archdiocesan offices; and assists in general liturgy preparation. Candidates must be practicing Catholics in good standing with the Church.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
§ Assist in the development of and coordinate implementation of archdiocesan liturgical minister formation programs for all liturgical ministers
§ Assist in the development of and coordinate the implementation of annual spirituality programs for liturgical minister enrichment
§ Coordinates formation and fosters communication via the website and social media
§ Assist in the preparation and celebration of archdiocesan liturgies
§ Assist in the coordination of liturgical ministers for archdiocesan liturgies
§ Serve as a resource in liturgical ministry to parishes and archdiocesan offices.
§ Represent Office of Worship as needed on various committees and in parish consultations
§ Is an ex officio member of the Archdiocesan Liturgical Commission
Minimum qualifications include a Master’s degree in Liturgical Theology with at least 3-5 years’ experience with liturgical preparation and minister formation in the parish as well as large archdiocesan events is essential. This position requires computer literacy with intermediate to advanced skills in Microsoft Office. Candidates should possess some basic formal music skills, including but not limited to sight-reading, keyboard, voice, and/or choral.
Suitable applicants should send a resume and cover letter to the attention of Sandy Higgins at email@example.com
Diocese of Gaylord
The Diocese of Gaylord seeks to fill the position of Director of Human Resources. This full time position will have the primary responsibility for the development and recommendation of just and effective Human Resources policies for all parishes and schools; to serve as a professional resource for parishes, schools and agencies by providing training and consultation in human resource management. Some experience and knowledge in immigration law and safe environment is necessary. Two-three years of experience in a not for profit or Catholic organization, a commitment to safeguarding confidential information, strong interpersonal skills and a desire to work collaboratively is essential. The successful candidate must be available to travel and to work evenings and weekends as needed. Prefer a Roman Catholic in full communion with the Church. A Bachelor’s degree with emphasis on Human Resource or equivalent in related field is desired.
Please submit cover letter, resume and three letters of recommendation along with Diocesan Job Application found at: http://www.dioceseofgaylord.org/job-openings-42/