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 employer is a religious institution, and its efforts are directed toward the glory of God and the salvation of souls. Employees of the Diocese of Lansing are commissioned to live and proclaim the Gospel always and everywhere. While employees are asked to serve in a variety of roles, each employee’s duties and responsibilities are primarily religious. That is, by word and deed, each employee is involved in spreading the faith and other key works of the Church. Each employee’s position is vital to the spiritual and pastoral mission of the Church, and is inherently religious.
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. Mary Catholic School, Williamston
ST. MARY SCHOOL at 220 N. CEDAR STREET. in WILLIAMSTON, MICHIGAN, a PREK - 5 school with 87 students, and 6 full-time teachers. Further information about the school is available at: www.stmaryschoolwilliamston.com.
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. The principal must be adept at developing and maintaining relationships with parents and others in order to form trusting partnerships that ultimately benefit the children of the school. 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: firstname.lastname@example.org by 4:00 p.m. on Friday, March 31, 2017.
Lumen Christi Catholic School
Lumen Christi Catholic School in Jackson, Michigan is accepting applications for a full-time Physics teacher position. Applicants should be practicing Catholics who are enthusiastic about incorporating the Catholic faith in their teaching. A Science certification is preferred, and applicant must have a State of Michigan teaching certificate valid for the 2016-2017 school year. In addition, preference will be given to candidates who are certified or endorsed in at least one other area. Participation in the VIRTUS child protection program will be required of anyone who is hired.
At Lumen Christi Catholic School, we create disciples of Christ equipped in faith, knowledge, and skills to change the world for Christ. Exceptional candidates live this mission daily, as well as exhibiting evidence-based excellence in the following areas: content knowledge and current best practices in pedagogy, a growth-oriented stance towards learning in the teaching profession and an openness to coaching and new ideas, strong work ethic and motivated by a mission and growth, and building impactful and transformative relationships with students and adults. For more information, please visit jcslumenchristi.org. Interested candidates should send a resume and a cover letter to Principal Stephanie Kristovic at email@example.com
St. Francis of Assisi School, Ann Arbor
St. Francis of Assisi Catholic School in Ann Arbor is accepting applications for two sixth-grade teaching positions. Content areas to be determined by applicants; however, specializations and highly qualified status will be needed. Applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree and must have the required teaching certification for the state of Michigan; must be a practicing Catholic in full communion with the Church; must have a strong working knowledge of the Faith; certification as a lay minister preferred. Applicants must pass a criminal background check and complete the Protecting God's Children program. Additional job description can be found at: http://www.dioceseoflansing.org/sites/default/files/files/Elemenary_Teacher2013.pdf.
Interested applicants should email cover letter and resume to the principal, Julie Pritzel at firstname.lastname@example.org, subject: 6th Grade Application.
St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Lansing
The Catholic Cemeteries of the Diocese of Lansing is currently seeking a Groundskeeper to join us at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Lansing.
Groundskeepers are responsible for the care, maintenance, and repairs of the properties as well as the safety and security of the employees and visitors.
The Diocese of Lansing is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
The Catholic Cemeteries of the Diocese of Lansing meet the needs of individuals and parishes within the Diocese in preparation for, at the time of, and following the death of a loved one. We exert every effort to enable individuals to achieve their final wishes, and we empower families to make thoroughly informed decisions.
We invite you to send your resume and cover letter to: Lisa Kutas, Human Resources Director at lkutas@dioceseofLansing.org
St. Thomas the Apostle Parish, Ann Arbor
St. Thomas the Apostle Parish and School has an opening for a qualified and experienced Business Manager to assist the pastor in overseeing parish and school finances and operations. This position oversees finance, human resources, administration, events, and facilities.
At least a Bachelor's degree specializing in Accounting or Business Administration.
A Master's Degree and experience in parish/school management or related field, or Human Resource Management certification, a plus.
3-5 years' financial, accounting, office management, and/or human resources experience.
Experience with accounting software, Microsoft Office, and databases.
Previous supervisory experience required.
Experience with facilities management a plus.
Must be Practicing Catholic.
This is a full-time position with some weekends and evenings expected. Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience; benefits provided if necessary. Interested applicants should email cover letter, resume, references, and letters of recommendation to email@example.com. Please include "Business Manager" in the subject line.
St. Thomas Aquinas/St. John Student Center, East Lansing
St. Thomas Aquinas/St. John Student Center is accepting applications for the position of Director of Music. This position promotes the spiritual life of the congregation and its members through music ministry; joins in cooperative musical planning with the pastor and liturgy committee for all of the church liturgies throughout the year. Candidates must have a bachelor's degree in church music, music education, or music performance. Advanced degree preferred. Candidates must have a background and experience in Catholic liturgical music. Choral conducting experience is also required. To read the full job description, click here.
To apply for the position, send your cover letter, resume, and reference letters to Keith Tharp via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
St. Joseph Parish, Howell
St. Joseph Parish in Howell MI has both a Full-Time and Part-Time Custodian position available. The candidate will be a part of a facilities team and require a flexible work schedule. Full-Time hours Sunday-Thursday 1:00pm to 9:30pm. Part-Time hours to include late evenings and Saturdays. The qualified candidate will possess a team attitude; good interpersonal skills; collaborate with the Pastor parishioners and parish staff; familiar with parish life and the willingness to promote our parish mission. A valid driver’s license, background check and Virtus training is required. To read the full job description please click here.
Interested applicants should send resume and references to Ann Marie Smullen via email to email@example.com.
Father Gabriel Richard High School, Ann Arbor
Father Gabriel Richard is looking for a part-time bus driver that can shuttle runs for athletic teams. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Drives a Father Gabriel Richard school bus, loading and unloading passengers at designated stops. Shuttles students to various locations for athletic contests in the evenings and weekends. Insures safety and security of vehicle and passengers. Performs routine vehicle inspections and preventative maintenance. Prepares and maintains records and reports. Requirements: High school diploma or GED. Valid Michigan driver’s license with satisfactory driving record. Driving experience in the transporting of passengers. Possess a valid Michigan CDL with B, P, S endorsements and acquire a Michigan Department of Education bus driver card within three months of hire date. Possess or be able to acquire a medical examiners certificate. This is a part time position working during the school year, focusing on athletic school trips. Hours will vary and include evening and weekend trips.
Please Send Resume to:
Hally Yonko- firstname.lastname@example.org
Joan Maloney: email@example.com
Catholic Social Services Washtenaw County, Ann Arbor
Catholic Social Services provides a variety of services to the local community to improve the quality of life for individuals and families, including counseling, adoption, violence intervention, older adult services, and family preservation services.
With the unexpected passing of the CSSW President, the Board of Directors for Catholic Social Services of Washtenaw County, in partnership with the Bishop of the Diocese of Lansing, is searching for a new President to lead this non-profit organization, with an annual operating budget of $7.3M and endowment of $1.6M, as it provides sought after human services to many “clients” or service recipients by the dedicated team of employees and countless volunteers. The President will lead, administer and direct all activities of CSSW in accordance with diocesan policies and procedures and with oversight from the Board of Directors. This position is one of ministry, leadership and service. The successful candidate will provide guidance and leadership in developing, organizing, implementing, and evaluating all programs, services and staff. The President is responsible for providing strategic leadership by working with the Board and key management personnel to establish long-range strategies, operational policies, and to maintain a strong financial foundation for the agency.
To read the full job description and how to apply, click here.
This search is being managed by Karen F. Andrews, SPHR, of The Andrews Group. To apply, candidates should submit their cover letter (including salary history and current requirements) and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Father Gabriel Richard High School, Ann Arbor
Father Gabriel Richard High School, a regional, comprehensive, co-ed Catholic high school in Ann Arbor, MI., whose mission is to form Disciples of Jesus Christ in an academic setting, is currently seeking a full time Special Education teacher for the 2016-2017 school year.
Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Special Education is required. Preference will be given to those with a concentration in math. Special education teacher will be responsible for working with students with a wide variety of mental, emotional, physical, and learning disabilities. The teacher will adapt lessons and utilize resources to empower a variety of learners, maintain a welcoming, safe and organized classroom environment, and establish high standards of student behavior. The teacher will help to identify students with special needs, teach and mentor students one-on-one, in small groups, and as a class, coordinate and schedule IEP/504 or Official Accommodation Plan meetings, assess student performance, and track the progress of students on their caseload. The teacher will also be responsible for maintaining ongoing communication with general education teachers and parents to ensure the success of all students. The ideal candidate is dynamic, energetic, engaging, compassionate and passionate about the success of all students, especially those with special needs. The applicant ideally will be a practicing Catholic, who believes and is fully and firmly committed to the magisterial teachings of the Catholic Church.
We welcome the applicant who meets these requirements and feels called by Christ to teach at Father Gabriel Richard High School.
Position open until filled.
Interested candidates should complete and submit the following to Jill Rymanowicz, Office Manager, via email at email@example.com:
Cover letter, Resume, Application form (download at fgrhs.org under “About” then “Employment Opportunities”), Copy of your transcripts, and List of three references (complete contact information)
Father Gabriel Richard High School
4333 Whitehall Drive
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105
Immaculate Heart of Mary-St Casimir School, Lansing
The position includes snow removal, maintenance and custodial. The qualified candidate will possess good interpersonal and communication skills; personal initiative and positive attitude, valid driver’s license; Diocese required background check and Virtus training; physical exam; ability to lift at least 75 pounds and climb ladders, familiarity with Catholic parish life and eagerness to promote the parish mission. Position is part-time and does not include benefits. Flexibility in work hours is essential. Availability for early morning hours or late evening is required.
For Information, contact Barry Marsh, Business Manager, 517-393-3030
Mother Teresa House, Lansing
Mother Teresa House in Lansing is accepting applications for an overnight caregiver position. The position is for terminally ill people reaching end of life. The position is for every other Friday and Saturday, 10 p.m. - 8 a.m. and starts immediately. Must have one year of caregiving experience to qualify.
St. Pius X Catholic School, Flint
St. Pius X Catholic School, Flint is accepting resumes for an upper elementary/middle school math teacher for grades 5-8 for the 2017-2018 school year with the possibility of starting immediately. We are looking for a faith-filled and energetic person who is self-motivated and loves working with children. Applicant should be a practicing Catholic, and hold a valid Michigan certification for both elementary teaching & a middle school math certificate that is not self-contained.
The ideal applicant will be a teacher who is able to take an already successful math program and teach a high level group of students to the next level of academic success. Successful candidates must be enthusiastic, hardworking, and possess strong communication skills with students, parents, and staff alike.
Salary commensurate with experience. Interested candidates can email (in one complete file) their cover letter, resume, references, and a minimum of 2-3 letters of recommendation to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Note: While the position will begin in the fall of 2017, it is possible that the right candidate could start immediately in the current school year.
Holy Rosary Parish, Flint
Holy Rosary Child Development Center has served families since 1971. The Child Development Center offers child care for children up to age twelve and has a pre-school program. The facility is open M - F from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Holy Rosary parish is accepting applications for the Director of the Child Development Center. The ideal candidate must:
The position is full time and receives full benefits such as health insurance, disability insurance, contributions to a pension plan, and paid time off. To read the full job description click here. Interested applicants need to send their cover letter, resume, and three references to email@example.com or via USPS to:
Holy Rosary Parish, ATTN: Child Development Director Position, 5199 Richfield Rd, Flint, MI 48506.
St. Pius X Parish, Flint
St. Pius X parish in Flint is seeking an organist to assist with the weekly Masses. Responsibilities would include playing for up to 3 Masses per weekend, a weekly school Mass during the academic year, and funerals and weddings as they arise. Catholic applicants are preferred, or at least those who are very familiar with the Mass. Applicants must be proficient in playing the organ.
Interested applicants should send cover letter and resume to Fr. Anthony Strouse by email (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Livingston County Catholic Charities
Livingston County Catholic Charities is accepting applications for a new part-time counseling position. The ideal candidate will represent the agency with the 8 parishes of the Livingston Vicariate, including with the Catholic Council on Aging, We CARE Marriage Preparation and other activities. This candidate must be clinically trained to provide short-term counseling with individuals, couples and families referred by the local parishes. Position Requirements: Masters-level clinical training (MSW, Counseling, Psychology), appropriate licensure, knowledge of Catholic Teaching, particularly of Family Life, and a flexible schedule. This position is initially budgeted for 16 hours per week, but may have the potential to grow.
Send resumes and a letter of interest to: Mark T. Robinson, Livingston County Catholic Charities, 2020 E. Grand River, Suite #104, Howell, MI 48843; or, email@example.com
Resurrection Catholic School, Lansing
Resurrection Little Shamrocks Preschool is seeking an energetic and nurturing person to work with three, four and five year-olds in our afternoon preschool program.
Applicant should have Early Childhood education experience. College students enrolled in an Early Childhood program or Elementary education program are also encouraged to apply. Applicant must have experience working with groups of children and must show a genuine love and joy working with children.
The ideal candidate is a practicing Catholic who actively supports the ministries of the church. This position is part time, Monday through Friday afternoons, 1:00p.m.-5:00p.m, 20 hours per week. Pay range for this position is $8.50-$9.25 per hour depending on experience.
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.
Contact Details: For immediate consideration, please submit your resume and cover letter to: LLaViolette@
St Vincent Catholic Charities, Lansing
The faith based mental health therapist will provide clinical service and needed related services for clients who are requesting Catholic-based counseling services. This position will be filled by a faithful Catholic who is fully qualified to provide outstanding clinical and related services, and who will, where appropriate, ground the interventions and desired outcomes in Catholic values, as expressed in Scripture, in the Catechism, and elsewhere in teachings of the Catholic Church. The mental health therapist will work, where appropriate, in a consultative relationship with a deacon and/or spiritual director to include Catholic spirituality in treating the whole person.
Therapist must be a practicing Catholic with a clear understanding of Catholic teachings.
Complete job description and retailed requirements available here: http://stvcc.org/careerscpt/mental-health-therapist/
SEND RESUME AND SALARY HISTORY TO:
St. Vincent Catholic Charities
ATTN: Shawn Koster
2800 West Willow Street
Lansing, MI 48917
or via e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Father Gabriel Richard High School, Ann Arbor
FGRHS seeks a head coach for the varsity dance program.
Interested candidates should complete and submit the following to the Athletic Director Hally K. Yonko, CMAA via email at email@example.com.
St. Michael Childcare, Grand Ledge
St. Michael Childcare is looking for an Assistant Teacher to be part of our team! The individual, for this position must be dependable, responsible, team oriented, and have a passion for working with children of all developmental levels. We are looking for an individual who is a fun-loving professional that can assist directors/lead teachers in providing an environment that promotes all domains of learning. The Assistant Teacher will promote safety in compliance with State of Michigan licensing requirements. The candidates must be available for all shifts and be flexible with scheduling.
In addition to the above requirements, the following items are also required to be considered for this position:
Must be at least 19 years old.
Ability to establish warm supportive relationships with the children, families, and other staff members.
Must be able to take direction and have a strong sense of initiative.
Must be flexible in scheduling and willing to fill in for other teachers and assistants, when they are absent.
Must participate in staff meetings and other trainings that may occur after hours or on weekends.
Work cooperatively and assist with implementing classroom activities/curriculum with Lead Teachers.
Experience with children in a group care setting preferred.
Guide children through interactions and creative use of resources.
Follow confidentiality/ethical requirements, regarding children and families.
The job description is not limited to the above, and responsibilities and/or requirements may be added to as needed by the Director, Business Manager, or Principal.
*Time and days of shifts may vary upon ration and staff availability*
**19-20 working hours may be expected each week**
Employment is contingent upon the completion and positive review of a Criminal History Background Check, Central Registry Clearance, Employee Health Appraisal with Tuberculosis Test, and References Check.
Please send resumes to Shannon Sullivan at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (517) 627-2167 ext 21
St. Mary Star of the Sea and Queen of the Miraculous Medal Schools, Jackson
St. Mary Early Learning Center, Charlotte
St. Mary Early Learning Center is accepting applications for a Lead Teacher position. The position requires the following:
Minimum Associates Degree in Early Childhood or ZA endorsement
at least 1 full year experience working with children 3-12 years of age
Positive and flexible team player
Manage and maintain operation of classroom
Develop and implement weekly/monthly lesson plans and newsletters
Coordinate student activities with Preschool and Before and After school children
Adhere to written policies and philosophies of center
Knowledge of computer and licensing policies
Implement, plan and evaluate child assessments
Coordinate parent-teacher conferences/observations
Reports to Early Learning Center Director
Must meet health and medical guidelines- Criminal Background check, TB, Physical.
Attend or update CPR and First Aid
Must present 2 written references or names of 3 references that may be contacted to verify work history.
Log hours 16-24 hours with 3 in special needs
Required 30-40 hours/week
To apply, please send your cover letter and resume with credentials to Mandy Wildern, Principal at email@example.com.
For detailed job descriptions, responsibilities, qualifications and to apply, visit: http://www.catholiccharitiesjlhc.org/about-us/careers/
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
San Juan Diego Academy in Wyoming, Michigan is seeking to replace its retiring school principal. SJDA is a K-8 Catholic school dedicated to the academic and spiritual development of Latino children within the urban communities of Wyoming and Grand Rapids, Michigan.
SJDA anchors the neighborhood, emphasizing a cohesive, disciplined and self-sacrificing community while imbuing a ¡Si Se Puede! college-going culture. SJDA students out-perform all neighboring public and charter schools on standardized tests and matriculate to Catholic Central High School.
The SJDA Principal serves as executive administrator responsible for student recruitment and achievement as well as faculty, parent, diocesan and donor relationships. He/She will be a dynamic mission-focused administrator and communicator, a devoted practicing Catholic and exemplary human being.
Applicants should send a cover letter and a resume to: Fr. Stephen Dudek D. Min.: firstname.lastname@example.org
For a full job description please follow this link: http://www.dioceseofgrandrapids.org/diocese/Employment/Pages/SJDA_Principal.aspx
Read the SJDA Viewbook here:
St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church, Portage, Michigan
Saint Catherine of Siena Catholic Church, a large parish located in Portage, Michigan, has a full time Musician-Liturgist job opening. Primary responsibilities include serving as the primary musician for weekend liturgies, as well as weddings and funerals and other liturgical event; conducting rehearsals for various musical and choir groups; serving as the primary liturgy planner working in collaboration with clergy; and coordinating additional music groups for liturgies. Qualified candidates will possess Bachelor's degree or higher in music or related field of study & have a degree or evidence of training on Catholic liturgy. Experience in parish music ministry which includes leading congregational singing, choral conducting, assisting voices, and proficiency on piano and organ. Must have ability to work with youth and adults who may be trained and untrained musicians. Organizational skills and proficiency in MS Office, particularly Access, Power Point, and Publisher. Abilities to ability to develop instrumental and vocal parts, to operate sound and visual media are a plus, and to use Sibelius engraving software are all plusses.
This position offers a competitive wage and benefits, including health insurance and pension. A full job description and application form is on the Parish Website. Resumes and applications should be submitted to the Human Resources Director at 1150 West Centre Avenue, Portage, MI 49024-5318 or via email at email@example.com by April 15, 2017.
St. Mary Catholic Church, Kalamazoo
St. Mary Parish in Kalamazoo is accepting applications for a part time director of sacred music. To read the full job description, click here.
To apply, please send a resume including salary histroy to: Very Rev. James Richardson, Pastor, St. Mary's Catholic Church, 939 Charlotte Ave., Kalamazoo, MI 49048