Employment

A cause worth working for


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


Ministry Positions in the Diocese of Lansing 


Coordinator of Youth Ministry 

St. James Parish, Mason

 

St. James, a suburban parish with approximately 750 parishioners, is seeking a part-time Coordinator of Youth Ministry to coordinate a dynamic youth ministry program for grades 6-12. Applicants should be an energetic individual who loves Jesus and enjoys working with youth. Duties include working with the core team and adult volunteers in implementing the components of Youth Ministry found in Renewing the Vision by the USCCB, building community among youth from 6 different school districts, and actively engage youth in developing a personal relationship with Jesus.

See complete job description at http://goo.gl/dkYGL1. Send resume to Brian Epkey at stjamesbriane@gmail.com or 1010 S. Lansing St., Mason, Michigan 48854. Deadline May 9, 2014. 


Elementary School Principal

Holy Family Parish School, Grand Blanc

HOLY FAMILY CATHOLIC SCHOOL at 11804 S. Saginaw Street in Grand Blanc, Michigan is a PK - 8 school with 411 students, 26 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 or, if a regional school, with the pastors of the region.  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.

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 five years of teaching experience, 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 Lisa Kutas, Director of Human Resources at:

lkutas@dioceseoflansing.org by 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 30, 2014.


Choir Pianist

St Pius X Parish, Flint

St. Pius X Parish, Flint is looking for an accomplished pianist to accompany our choir for the coming year. Please send resume by May 1, 2014 to:  

St. Pius X Parish
Attn: Diane
G 3139 Hogarth Avenue
Flint, MI 48532

 

First Grade Teacher

St Mary School, Westphalia

St. Mary School, Westphalia is accepting applications for a first grade teacher for the 2014-2015 school year.  St. Mary School is the oldest Catholic school in the Diocese of Lansing.  We have a strong Catholic identity and promote excellent standards for faith, academic, and social growth for our students.  An excellent candidate will possess the following credentials:
 
A faith-filled individual with a desire to promote their Catholic faith;
Practicing Roman Catholic;
Enjoys working with children;
Excellent classroom management skills;
Uses available technology to facilitate and enhance student learning;
Sufficient knowledge in subject matter areas;
A teacher with a current State of Michigan teacher certification in elementary education;
A person who wishes to work collaboratively with administration, teachers, support staff, and parents.
 
Interested individuals can send their resumes to Raymond Rzepecki, Principal at rmrzepecki@stmaryschool.us or hard copies to
 
St. Mary School
209 N. Westphalia
Box 270
Westphalia, MI  48894
For further details, call St. Mary School, 989-587-3702.  Resumes will be accepted until April 30, 2014.

 

Chemistry Teacher

Lumen Christi High School, Jackson

Lumen Christi Catholic High School in Jackson, Michigan is accepting applications for a full-time Chemistry teacher position. 7-12 Science certification is preferred, and applicants must have a State of Michigan teaching certificate valid for the 2014 - 2015 school year. Participation in the VIRTUS child protection program will be required of anyone who is hired. 
 
The successful candidate must be dynamic, energetic, and willing to work collaboratively in a team environment. Applicants should be practicing Catholics who are enthusiastic about incorporating the Catholic faith in their teaching. The ideal applicant will be a teacher who has a genuine passion for teaching in a Catholic school, a high comfort level in managing a classroom of fully engaged learners, a commitment to joyful collegiality, an ability to communicate effectively with parents, and a strong foundation in subject matter awareness.

Lumen Christi Catholic High School believes that Catholic education is an expression of the mission entrusted by Jesus to the Church He founded.  Through education, the Church seeks to transform its members and all of society to a wholesome and holy life.  We at Lumen Christi believe that the intelligent person is one who has learned to choose wisely according to Gospel values, and thus lives in the Light of Christ.  For more information visit our website at www.jcslumenchristi.org
 
Please email your cover letter, resume, three letters of reference, and transcripts to Christopher Smith, Principal at hrlcchs@myjacs.org.  The deadline for applications is Friday, May 9, 2014.

Theology Teachers

Lumen Christi High School, Jackson

Lumen Christi Catholic High School, Jackson is accepting applications for full-time Theology teacher positions. 7-12 teacher certification is preferred (but not required), and all applicants must have a minimum of a B.A. in Theology. Participation in the VIRTUS child protection program will be required of anyone who is hired. 
 
The successful candidate must be dynamic, energetic, and willing to work collaboratively in a team environment. Applicants should be practicing Catholics who are enthusiastic about teaching the Catholic faith. The ideal applicant will be a teacher who has a genuine passion for teaching in a Catholic school, a high comfort level in managing a classroom of fully engaged learners, a commitment to joyful collegiality, an ability to communicate effectively with parents, and a strong foundation in subject matter awareness. 

Lumen Christi Catholic High School believes that Catholic education is an expression of the mission entrusted by Jesus to the Church He founded.  Through education, the Church seeks to transform its members and all of society to a wholesome and holy life.  We at Lumen Christi believe that the intelligent person is one who has learned to choose wisely according to Gospel values, and thus lives in the Light of Christ.  For more information visit our website at www.jcslumenchristi.org 

Please email your cover letter, resume, three letters of reference, and transcripts to Christopher Smith, Principal at hrlcchs@myjacs.org.  The deadline for applications is Friday, May 9, 2014.

Student Care / Latchkey Aide

St Joseph School, Howell
 
Plans and coordinates appropriate activities for children, Provides constant supervision of the children participating in the program until picked up by parents and /or designee, communicates with parents and principal, organizes and implements the daily dispensing of snacks to participants. Hours are M-F, 2:00 - 6:00pm, with hourly wage of $8.00. Must be at least 18 years of age, demonstrate a sincere desire to aide all students, good health, high moral character, good attendance record.

Contact  Judy Meerschaert, St Joseph School at 517-546-0090 ext. 200, or e-mail jmeerschaert@stjosephhowell.com .

Director of Evangelization and Discipleship

Holy Family Parish, Grand Blanc

Holy Family Parish in Grand Blanc is accepting applications for the position of Director of Evangelization and Discipleship.  The position is responsible for planning, implementing and improving, in collaboration with the pastoral team and lead volunteers, opportunities for growth in discipleship, stewardship and evangelism for all parishioners and those in the greater Grand Blanc community.  This person needs to have a passion for the New Evangelization, be outgoing, self-motivated, and have proven leadership skills, especially in developing and overseeing groups and organizations.  Duties include outreach to disengaged Catholics, retreats, Bible studies, small groups, Christ Life, CRHP, marriage preparation & enrichment, and stewardship events.  Full-time position with benefits.  Minimum requirements are a BA in Theological Studies, Ministry, Religious Education, or equivalent, and demonstrated communication and interpersonal skills.   A minimum of two years experience in parish ministry is desirable.  Must be a practicing Catholic in good standing, who is fully committed to the Catholic moral and intellectual tradition. 

 

Send resume and references, by April 10, 2014 to:

Father Jonathan Perrotta

Holy Family Catholic Church

11804 S. Saginaw

Grand Blanc, MI  48439

frjonathan@holyfamilygrandblanc.org


Pianist

St. Pius X Catholic Church

St. Pius X Catholic Church in Flint is seeking applicants for an accomplished pianist to accompany a 40+ voice active and fun-loving choir.  Practices are held on Thursday evenings and choir sings at the 9:30 a.m. Mass on Sundays.  Position also requires playing one Saturday evening Mass a month, Christmas Eve, Holy Week and Easter Sunday as well as three (3) weekends a year.  We perform two (2) concerts per year as well.  Please submit your resume to Diane Pierce at St. Pius X Church, G-3139 Hogarth Ave, Flint, MI  48532-5129  by May 1, 2014. 


Supervisor of Direct Care Workers

St. Louis Center, Chelsea

The St. Louis Center, a residential facility for children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, invites applicants for this full time position.  Requires bachelor’s degree and two years experience in human services.  Obtain application from our website: www.stlouiscenter.org/employment-openings.html and submit cover letter, resume and list of professional references to Barbara Lawrence, HR Director, St. Louis Center, 16195 Old US 12, Chelsea, MI  48118.


Substitute Teachers 

St. Thomas the Apostle School, Ann Arbor

St Thomas the Apostle School, Ann Arbor (preschool through 8th grade) has an immediate need for substitute teachers.  Minimum requirements include:  ninety hours of college credits; preferred requirements:  a degree in education.

Please contact Lisa Cornack, Asst. Principal,  via email to:  lcornack@stthomasannarbor.org , or call 734-769-0911.


Childcare Assistant

Resurrection School, Lansing
 
Little Shamrocks Preschool and Childcare at Resurrection School, Lansing is seeking an energetic and nurturing person to work with toddlers and three and four year olds. Applicant should have early childhood experience. College students enrolled in an Early Childhood program are also encouraged to apply. The ideal candidate is a practicing Catholic who actively supports the ministries of the church. This position is part time, Monday through Friday, 15 to 20 hours per week.
 
The position works directly with the classroom teacher/director  to develop and implement daily lessons. We seek a self-motivated, organized, and flexible person and prefer CPR trained candidates.

For immediate consideration, please submit your resume and cover letter to: LLaViolette@ResurrectionLansing.org


Part-time Chaplain 

U of M Health System
 
The Spiritual Care Department at the University of Michigan Health System is currently seeking a 15 hr/wk priest to provide on-call coverage in the evenings for Roman Catholic sacramental needs.
 
A successful candidate will assess and evaluate the religious and spiritual needs of patients, families and staff and work as member of the multidisciplinary team to provide comprehensive care for patients. Participate in a rotational on-call. Serve as liaison to community religious leaders while representing the institution to the public. Participate in educational programs as appropriate.
 
Required qualifications are a Master of Divinity or equivalent, ordained Roman Catholic priest with permission to function in the Diocese of Lansing.
 
Desired qualifications include Clinical Pastoral Education, certification or eligible for certification by the National Association of Catholic Chaplains or the Association of Professional Chaplains, experience as a community pastor, and experience in hospital chaplaincy.

To apply, visit the U of M Careers page at http://umjobs.org/job_detail/apply/86872 or contact Rev. Lindsay Bona, 734-936-9572, or via e-mail to: bonal@med.umich.edu .


Director of Music

Most Holy Trinity, Fowler

Most Holy Trinity Parish in Fowler, Michigan, is seeking a director of music.  The position involves working with the parish adult and children's choirs, and our parish school, providing music for various liturgical celebrations throughout the year.  The successful candidate needs to be able to cantor and play either guitar or piano.  The ability to lead praise and worship is a plus.  Resumes may be submitted to Fr. Dennis Howard, Pastor at fr.dennis@hotmail.com  Or you may mail your resume to Most Holy Trinity Parish, 545 North Maple Street, Fowler, MI  48835. 


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


 

Ministry Positions Outside the Diocese of Lansing

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


Director of Family and Adult Faith Formation

St. Francis de Sales Parish, Holland, Michigan (Diocese of Grand Rapids) 
 
We are seeking a full-time Director of Family and Adult Faith Formation, who will be responsible for implementing all aspects of our program, including curriculum, staffing, and catechist training.  
Areas of Responsibility:
 
Supervise the Faith Formation Staff;
Director of Youth Ministry (full-time); 
Coordinator of Bilingual Programs (full-time); 
Coordinator of Children’s Programs (part-time); 
Direct faith formation programs; 
Implement faith formation programs in English for adults; 
Coordinate the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults; 
Develop bible studies, speaker series, and other activities aimed at adults; 
Organize parent sessions for  sacramental preparation and monthly family programs; 
Serve on a team to implement in English the St. Andrew’s School of Evangelization (This program is currently very active in Spanish in the parish; it is in the embryonic stage of development in English); 
Work with staff to develop and maintain catechetical programs in English and Spanish.
Preferred qualifications: 
Enthusiasm for serving in a diverse parish; 
At least three years experience in parish ministry; 
Commitment to collaboration; 
Strong organizational skills; 
Master’s degree, ideally in religious education; 
Proficiency in Spanish.
 
Contact:  Send resume and references by April 15 to: SearchFAFF@stfrancisholland.org

About the Parish
Located in a nationally-recognized small town, St. Francis de Sales is a welcoming parish of 1300 families worshipping in English, Spanish, and Vietnamese. www.stfrancisholland.org; www.enjoyhollandmichigan.com

Executive Director 

Eastern Catholic Re-evangelization Center (Chaldean and Eastern Catholic community of metropolitan Detroit)
 
The Eastern Catholic Re-evangelization Center (ECRC) is looking for a full-time Executive Director to manage all ECRC activities and to be in charge of day-to-day operations. ECRC is lay ministry under the auspice of the Chaldean Catholic Diocese. 
 
If you have questions or are interested in the position, you can send a resume and direct all inquiries via e-mail to evangelize@ecrc.us . The full job description can be found at www.ecrc.us .

High School Faculty Positions

St Catherine Academy, Wixom, MI (Archdiocese of Detroit)

St. Catherine of Siena Academy, an all-girl’s Catholic high school focusing on the teachings of Pope John Paul II on the vocation and dignity of women, will be expanding its faculty for the 2014/2015 school year. Full and Part-time Applications will be accepted in Science, Math, Social Studies, Theology, English, Latin, Spanish, Art, Guidance Counseling, and Library/Media Specialist. Please submit a cover letter, resume, letters of recommendation, and a completed St. Catherine of Siena Academy application which can be found online at www.saintcatherineacademy.org – (click on the LINK: About/Employment Opportunities). 
 
Please submit application and all necessary paperwork to Nancy Klupacs nklupacs@saintcatherineacademy.org .

[Start of page]

Parish search

parish staff directory

Mobile Directory

Mass Times

FAITH Magazine

Catholic Event Finder

Outreach Mass