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Welcome to the Diocese of Lansing employment opportunities page

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.

Diocese of Lansing employee handbook



Assistant Superintendent of Catholic Schools

Diocese of Lansing

The Diocese of Lansing is accepting applications for the Assistant Superintendent of Catholic Schools position.  To read the full job description click here.  

Please submit your resume, cover letter, and three reference letters no later than 4:00 p.m. on Friday, March 20, 2015.  Please send via email to Lisa Kutas, Director of Human Resources at lkutas@dioceseoflansing.org.  

Managing Editor - FAITH Catholic

FAITH Catholic is looking for a dynamic, creative individual to edit an award-winning Catholic magazine. Primary responsibilities include planning, scheduling, copy development and implementation of all aspects necessary to produce assigned FAITH Catholic publications, specifically FAITH Grand Rapids magazine and Homilies/Commentaries. The individual will serve as managing editor of the Diocese of Grand Rapids FAITH magazine. The managing editor will also act as primary point of contact with diocesan offices, parishes, schools, and designers to plan content, update the editorial calendar and produce original content. The managing editor will also recruit and oversee freelance writers while working with FAITH Catholic staff and designers.

The managing editor will be based at the Diocese of Grand Rapids offices and will be expected to participate in the office environment as if he/she were a Diocese of Grand Rapids employee. The managing editor will also be responsible for FAITH Catholic’s Homilies/Commentaries product that will entail working in the offices of FAITH Catholic in Lansing one
day per week, and working remotely at other times.

• B.A. in English, communications or writing.
• Strong language skills, including grammar and proofreading
• Five or more years of editorial experience
• Ability to manage freelance authors
• Strong editing and proofreading skills
• Practicing Catholic with understanding of essential Catholic Church teachings and issues
• Microsoft Office, Outlook, and Excel expertise.

Please submit cover letter, resume, references and salary requirements to esolsburg@faithpub.com

Math Teacher

Fr. Gabriel Richard High School, Ann Arbor

Father Gabriel Richard High School, a private college prep Catholic high school in Ann Arbor, Mi, is looking to hire a math teacher for the 2015-2016 school year.  We are looking for a teacher that is passionate about teaching math, but also passionate about teaching in a faith based school.  Candidates must have math teacher credentials in Michigan or be in the process of gaining these credentials.  We are looking for someone that is able to teach at both ends of the math spectrum, from pre-algebra to AP calculus.  Knowledge of the new national common core standards and curriculum development and assessment a plus. The current position is for Algebra I and Geometry and is a long term substitute position that could lead to a full time position for the next school year.

Join an enthusiastic, dynamic faculty committed to an academically excellent and challenging curriculum with a Christ centered focus.

 Please complete the application found on the school website,

(http://www.edline.net/pages/Fr_Gabriel_Richard_HS/Career_Opportunities_at_FGRHS) and submit it along with a cover letter, resume, and copy of your transcripts post-dated by March 13, 2015 to: 


Father Gabriel Richard High School

4333 Whitehall Dr.

Ann Arbor, MI  48103


Elementary School Principal

Holy Family Parish School, Grand Blanc

HOLY FAMILY CATHOLIC SCHOOL at 215 Orchard Street in Grand Blanc, Michigan is a PK - 8 school with 395 students, 22 full-time teachers, and 1 part-time teacher.  Further information about the school is available at:  http://hfsgb.org/.                                          

            The mission of the schools of the Catholic Diocese of Lansing is the mission of Christ and of his Church — to educate and form young people as disciples who reach their full spiritual, academic, emotional, and physical potential.  The schools are to be prayerful communities of witness, evangelization, and discipleship, where the distinctively Christian way of life is modeled, taught, and lived.  In every respect the schools are to be grounded in truth and Christ who is the Truth.

            A principal in a school of the Catholic Diocese of Lansing is the leader of a community of administrators, faculty, staff, volunteers, parents, students, benefactors, and friends.  The principal is the close collaborator of the pastor.  A principal is directly responsible for recruiting, selecting, forming, guiding, and evaluating teachers who (a) are committed to Catholic education, (b) enjoy working with and teaching children, (c) have a deep knowledge of the pertinent subject matter, (d) are familiar with various didactic approaches, (e) are skillful in classroom management, (f) are skilled in developing and implementing curriculum, lesson plans, and formative assessments, (g) can address parent and community concerns, (h) are persistent and creative, (i) effectively use data and technology, and (j) are collegial and collaborative.  A principal supervises students with love, strength, kindness, and wisdom.  A principal at Holy Family is, in collaboration with the pastor, the leader of growing our school.

            The desired candidate for the position in a school of the Catholic Diocese of Lansing is a practicing Catholic, actively involved in parish life.  The desired candidate holds an M.A. (or equivalent) in an educational field (educational leadership preferred), is currently certified (or readily certifiable) as a Michigan teacher, and is eligible for Michigan Administrative Certification.  The desired candidate has at least ten years of teaching experience, experience at a school administration level, can effectively serve as the instructional leader of the school, is capable of formulating and administering the curriculum, and can adroitly oversee the school’s co-curricular programming.

            A candidate must provide a letter of application, a resume, at least three letters of recommendation, transcripts, and contact information for professional and personal references.  This material must be e-mailed to Bill Haley, Executive Director of Genesee County Schools at:

Bhaley@powerscatholic.org by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, March 16, 2015.

Long Term Substitute Teacher

St. Thomas the Apostle School - Ann Arbor

St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic School in Ann Arbor is accepting resumes for a long-term sub position as fifth grade  teacher for the remainder of the 2014/15 school year.

We are looking for a faith-filled and energetic person who is self-motivated and loves working with children.  

Valid Michigan  teacher certification necessary.

Send resume, copy of Michigan certification, cover letter, and references to:

Ms. Theresa Marshall

St. Thomas the Apostle School Principal



Deadline for applications is Monday, March 16, 2015


Director of Religious Education

St Patrick Church, Brighton

Large suburban parish, St. Patrick Church, Brighton, is looking for a Director of Religious Education to oversee Pre-K thru Eighth grade religious formation including sacramental preparation.  Additional areas of oversight include Vacation Bible School, Liturgy of the Word for Children, Middle School Outreach, and Catechist development.  Prefer Masters degree or equivalent experience.  

Apply to the pastor, Fr. Karl Pung, via e-mail to: pastor@stpatchurch.org .

Long Term Substitute Teacher - Kindergarten

St. Robert Catholic School, Flushing

St. Robert Catholic School in Flushing is accepting resumes for a long-term sub position as a kindergarten teacher for the remainder of the 2014/15 school year.

We are looking for a faith-filled and energetic person who is self-motivated and loves working with children.  

Valid Michigan certification and ZA endorsement (or Early Childhood equivalent) necessary.

Send resume, copy of Michigan certification, cover letter, and references to:

Mr. Matt Ralbusky

St. Robert School Principal


Deadline for applications is Friday, February 13, 2015


Pre-School Teacher 

Immaculate Heart of Mary - St. Casimir School, Lansing
Immaculate Heart of Mary / St Casimir School, Lansing is accepting resumes for a preschool teacher position for the 2015/16 school year.
We offer a quality Christian preschool and child care program for children ages 3-5.  Our goal is to provide outstanding services to children and their families.
We are looking for an energetic person who is self motivated and loves working with children.  
Applicant must have a Bachelor's degree in Early childhood Education/Child Development or child-related field with at least 24 semester hours in Early childhood Education/Child Development.
Please send resume to:

Technology Teacher

Immaculate Heart of Mary - St. Casimir School, Lansing


IHM-St. Casimir School and Resurrection School is looking for a technology teacher beginning March 16, 2014 through the end of the school year, June 5th. The postion is a shared employee between both IHM - St. Casimir School and Resurrection School.    The long term substitute will need to have 60 hours of college credit completed to apply for this long term stubstitute position.    If you are interested in applying for this position please send your resume to johnstona@ihmlansing.org.  Come and join two great staff teams and help us to help children succeed.

Substitute Teachers

St. Thomas the Apostle, Ann Arbor

St. Thomas School located in the historic Kerrytown area of Ann Arbor is seeking substitute teachers for the 2014-2015 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:  a bachelor’s degree in elementary education with a current Michigan teaching certificate; 1-3 years of classroom teaching experience; and be a practicing Catholic.


Interested candidates should send a resume and letter of interested immediately to Theresa Marshall, Principal, St. Thomas School at tmarshall@stthomasannarbor.org.



Part Time Accounting Clerk

St. Gerard Parish, Lansing

St. Gerard Parish is accepting application for a part time accounting clerk.  Responsibilities include; banking functions, database upkeep, AR, payroll, filing, record keeping, mailings, responding to parishioner needs and other duties as assigned.  Busy office environment needs an individual willing to work in a team approach and able to cooperate with all levels of staff.  Qualified candidate will have accounting experience or relevant educational background.  Good communication skills, experience with Microsoft Office and Excel is required. Sage accounting software experience preferred. 19 hours a week. Background check required.  $8.00-11/hr. Email resume to bpdroste@stgerard.org



Clinical Therapist

Catholic Charities of Jackson, Lenawee, and Hillsdale Counties

Work Location:  Jackson and Adrian

Catholic Charities of JL&H Counties is accepting applications for a Clinical Therapist.  To learn more about the position and how to apply, click here.

Foster Care Case Manager

Catholic Charities of Jackson, Lenawee, and Hillsdale Counties

Work Location:  Lenawee and Jackson Counties

Catholic Charities of JL&H Counties is accepting applications for a Foster Care Case Manager.  The position provides direct casework services to foster children.  

To learn more about the position and how to apply, click here.  

Assistant Teacher in Childcare Program

St. Michael Parish, Grand Ledge

St. Michael Childcare is looking for an Assistant Teacher to be part of our team! The individual chosen for this position must be someone who is of dependable, responsible, and team oriented character and have a passion for working with children of all developmental levels.  We are looking for someone who is a fun-loving professional that is able to assist directors/lead teachers in providing an environment that promotes emotional, social, intellectual, and spiritual growth for our students.  Our Assistant Teacher will keep our students safe by supporting and following State of Michigan licensing requirements.  Communication with parents on a daily basis is required.  This person must potentially be available for all shifts and flexible in scheduling and willing to fill in for other staff when they are absent.   

To read the full job description, click here.  

Please send resumes to Michelle Olson and Shannon Sullivan at childcare@stmichaelgl.org or call 517-627-2167 ext. 21.  



Mental Health Therapist

St. Vincent Catholic Charities, Lansing
St. Vincent Catholic Charities’ Counseling Services is seeking an experienced Mental Health Therapist (Contractual). 
Qualifications Needed:  
•    Master’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology or related fields.
•    Two years post graduate experience providing psychotherapy, mental health family counseling services to individuals and families.
   State of Michigan certification or license.
   Strong verbal and writing skills.
   Knowledgeable of Catholic teachings.

For more information call Maria Chisolm, 517-323-4734 or visit the St. Vincent Catholic Charities website www.stvcc.org  


Other Ministry Employment Positions

The following employment opportunities are posted as a courtesy to other dioceses and Catholic entities and organizations. Questions regarding the details of these postings should be directed to the appropriate diocese or to the contact person listed in each posting.

Retreat Center Coordinator

Our Lady of the Pines Retreat Center, Freemont, OH

Our Lady of the Pines Retreat Center is accpeting applicaitons for a Retreat Center Coordinater.  The RETREAT COORDINATOR’S primary responsibilities include:

In-house coordination, implementation, and resourcing of all retreat and spirituality programs;

Outreach contacts and programming;

Maintaining a regular program of spiritual development with contracted spiritual directors



Personal initiative in utilizing independent judgment and discretion in programming;

Keeping the Center alive and active with programs of interest that are in keeping with the Mission Statement of Our Lady of the Pines Retreat Center;

 Our Lady of the Pines Retreat Center, sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy, offers a

space for all seeking a deeper relationship with God, self, others, and all creation. 

The spirit of hospitality, a Mercy Charism, pervades the place, welcoming all who come

Being available to and for all who come to the Center;

Flexibility to work non-traditional hours including some evenings and weekends.

Responsible experience and/or education in the area of spirituality and/or retreats               


Applications will be accepted for this 30 hr./week position until it is filled.

Salary: To be determined upon interview.

To apply for the position, send cover letter and resume via email to:


 Sister Mariella Bradley, RSM, Executive Director:  director@pinesretreat.org.


Catholic Charities of West Michigan

Grand Rapids, MI

Catholic Charities of West Michigan has several positions open.  Click on each position to learn more about it and how to apply:







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