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. Joseph Catholic Schoool, Howell
St. Joseph Catholic School is looking for a certified fourth grade teacher. St. Joseph Catholic School provides strong academics within a faith-centered environment. Candidates should be able to provide a safe and nurturing environment in which all children’s needs are being met. Knowledge of research–based teaching strategies and use of creative teaching techniques to motivate and engage all children in the learning process is a high priority. Qualified candidates should submit letter of interest and resume to email@example.com.
Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish, Lansing
Immaculate Heart of Mary parish in Lansing, MI is seeking applicants for their open Business Manager position. This exempt salaried position offers a qualified candidate the opportunity to assist the pastor in the administration of the parish. We are an ethnically diverse parish with approximately 1250 families located in South Lansing.
The successful candidate will be a practicing Catholic, with a proven ability to manage all aspects of parish administration, including facilities management, financial statement preparation and reporting, preparation and presentation of the annual budget, financial administration of the school and personnel management. Please send your resume with salary requirements and references before October 30, 2014 to: Fr. John Byers at firstname.lastname@example.org or c/o of Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish, 3815 South Cedar St. Lansing, MI 48910.
Lumen Christi High School, Jackson
Lumen Christi High School is accepting applications for the following teaching positions. Click on each position to a direct link to the job description and application requirements on the school's website.
Send resume and references to Fr. Karl Pung, Pastor, via e-mail to: email@example.com
or hardcopy mail to:
St. Patrick Church
711 Rickett Road
Brighton, MI 48116
Catholic Charities of Jackson, Lenawee, and Hillsdale Counties
Work Location: Jackson
Catholic Charities of JL&H Counties is accepting applications for an Administrative Assistant position. The position is responsible for providing excellent customer service to clients in a fast paced environment, utilizing practice management software accurately and efficiently as well as performing various administrative tasks. The position demonstrates the highest levels of professionalism and excellence in working with clients and other staff.
The position is full time with benefits. The position reports to the Site Manager.
Interested candidates should respond in writing with resume and cover letter to Marian Burlingham, Site Manager Immediate via email: firstname.lastname@example.org No phone calls please. EOE.
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.
The position is full time and reports to the Foster Care and Adoption Services Director.
Interested candidates should respond in writing with resume and cover letter to Tracey Ventola, Foster Care and Adoption Supervisor immediately at Adoption@tc3net.com. No phone calls please. EOE
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 email@example.com or call 517-627-2167 ext. 21.
Fr. Gabriel Richard High School, Ann Arbor
The Office of the Director of Institutional Advancement has as its primary purpose to provide professional assistance, leadership, and vision to the Principal and or President in conducting a comprehensive development/institutional advancement program for Father Gabriel Richard High School in order to achieve the fullest attainment of the school’s unique Catholic mission: forming Disciples of Christ by educating students in faith, wisdom and service. To read the full job description click here. Please send your resume, cover letter, and unofficial transcripts to Brian Wolcott, Principal, at firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 21, 2014.
St. Anthony Catholic Parish, Hillsdale
St. Anthony’s Catholic Parish in Hillsdale, Michigan is seeking candidates for the part-time, salaried position of Liturgical Music Director. The Liturgical Music Director will be responsible for organ/piano accompaniment at all Masses and liturgical functions at St. Anthony’s, planning and selecting liturgical music for these liturgies, developing and directing the Parish choir, cantor training and scheduling, and encouraging and supporting congregational singing. The ideal candidate should have a degree in music performance or a related field, a love for the liturgy, a working knowledge of Catholic liturgical rubrics, history and tradition as they apply to music, excellent interpersonal skills, and the ability to work flexibly with a wide variety of people. Previous experience is an asset but not required. Starting compensation is negotiable (American Guild of Organists scale). The position is available immediately.
Please send resume and references to Fr. David Reamsnyder at email@example.com, or mail to Fr. David Reamsnyder, St. Anthony Parish, 11 N Broad St, Hillsdale, MI 49242, (517) 437-3305.
For more information call Maria Chisolm, 517-323-4734 or visit the St. Vincent Catholic Charities website www.stvcc.org
Diocese of Grand Rapids, Grand Rapids
The Diocese of Grand Rapids is seeking a full-time Immigration Staff Attorney to join the Immigration Legal Services office. The position will provide high-quality legal representation before the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and U.S. Department of State and manage a substantial case load. The Immigration Staff Attorney will coordinate all aspects of a client's case, including client communication, preparing immigration forms, relevant research, drafting personal statements, writing briefs and compiling evidence. Desired start date is November 19, 2014.
Immigration Legal Services is designed to provide low-cost, legal representation in immigration matters to a community whose household income falls at or below 200% of the poverty guideline. The focuses of ILS are on family-based immigration matters, including petitions for relatives, adjustment of status and consular processing, as well as cases involving citizenship, TPS, battered immigrant relief (including VAWA and U Visas), and waivers of inadmissibility. ILS represents clients in front of US Citizenship and Immigration Services and the Department of State.
The qualified candidate will have a Juris Doctor degree, be licensed to practice, be bilingual (English/Spanish), have previous immigration experience, be knowledgeable of immigration procedures and issues, and be committed to the mission and goals of the Catholic Church. Must possess strong organizational and information management skills, have the ability to prioritize and work with minimal supervision, have excellent time management skills and be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite and other computer applications. Must have competence in communicating and interacting with others of diverse cultural, geographic, and economic backgrounds in a professional and compassionate manner, including the ability to interact with individuals experiencing substantial levels of emotional, physical, financial, or other hardship.
Please send cover letter, resume, three professional references and salary requirements to:
Diocese of Grand Rapids
360 Division Ave
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Blessed Sacrament Parish, Midland
Blessed Sacrament Parish has an opening for a Parish Business Administrator. This full time position will be responsible for the coordination and management of the human, financial, and physical resources of the parish. The Business Administrator is responsible for general accounting activities, billing and accounts receivable, payroll, human resources, facility & asset management and planning, as well as month-end reporting. This position also requires expertise in marketing and communication. The Business Administrator reports to the Pastor. Some evenings and weekends are required.
The qualified candidate will have:
• A Bachelor’s degree in business administration (MBA preferred), accounting, finance or a related field. Minimum of five years successful parish experience coordinating a total parish administration, demonstrated competence and experience in all areas or similar experience.
• An understanding of Catholic theology and parish operations.
• Strong expertise with Shelby systems and Excel.
• Experience with payroll services and online banking.
• Keen analytic and problem-solving skills.
• Highly effective written and verbal communication skills.
• The ability to pay attention to detail, maintain confidentiality, meet deadlines.
Applications accepted through November 3, 2014.
Submit cover letter, resume and salary requirements to:
Fr. Kevin Maksym
Blessed Sacrament Parish
3109 Swede Ave.
Midland, MI 48642
Or email to: firstname.lastname@example.org