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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.

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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 Spanish Teacher

St. John the Evangelist, Fenton

Immediate opening for part-time Spanish Teacher at St. John the Evangelist Catholic School, Fenton, MI.
Requirements: candidate must possess Stare of MI teaching license, language certification, and complete background check.
Please send resume to Principal Kit White: kwhite@stjohnfenton.com



Part Time School Receptionist

St. Gerard Catholic School, Lansing

St. Gerard Catholic School is accepting applications for a part time school receptionist position.  Responsibilities include; answer phones, photocopying, word processing, database upkeep, room scheduling, newsletter development, filing, record keeping, mailings, responding to student 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 1-2 yrs. administration/secretarial experience. Good communication skills, experience with Microsoft Office and familiarity with office equipment is required. 19 hours a week.  Background check required.  $8.00-11/hr. Email resume to bpdroste@stgerard.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

Part Time Janitor and Groundskeeper

St. Gerard Parish, Lansing

St. Gerard Parish is accepting applications for a part time janitor with groundskeeping responsibilities.  The position is for 16 hrs. a week, 2 days a week, Sunday and Monday.  Responisibilities include cleaning, shoveling snow, vacuuming, raking, and setup and teardown, for events. $10/hour. Email, bpdroste@stgerard.org or mail to: St. Gerard, Attn: Bus. Mgr., 4437 W Willow, Lansing, MI 48917.  Ability to lift, push and pull 50 pounds required.  Must be able to stand for extended periods.  Background check required. No Phone calls please. 


ROSC Case Manager/Substance Abuse Counselor

Catholic Charities of Jackson, Lenawee, and Hillsdale Counties

Work Location:  Lenawee County

Catholic Charities of JL&H Counties is accepting applications for a ROSC Case Manager/Substance Abuse Counselor.  The position is resquired to provide information, referral and advocacy services to persons with substance abuse issues within the ROSC Program.  Services are provided to assist the client to function independently while maintaining their sobriety and dignity.  Particular emphasis is placed upon serving those persons that are socially or geographically isolated, economically disadvantaged and/or have medical needs.  Also responsible to perform professional level work in the field of substance abuse treatment and prevention work.  Responsibilities include assessing clients and providing group therapy as well as individual therapy within contractual and program guidelines.  This work is confidential and requires a high degree of individual judgment.

Qualifications include:

Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling, Criminal Justice or related field with 2 years experience in the area of substance abuse treatment.  Must possess a CADC.

Must possess a valid Michigan Driver's License, have reliable transportation and a willingness to drive as needed for outreach and program needs.

Must provide proof of adequate auto insurance and have a good driving record.

If a recovering person, a minimum of four years continuous sobriety is required.

Must be familiar with the 12 Step process.

Must demonstrate an awareness of the process of recovery; a deep concern for the welfare of recovering persons; and a commitment to develop services of high quality for recovering people.

Must demonstrate the ability to relate to persons in recovery.

Must have experience leading groups.

Must demonstrate ability to communicate in a clear and professional manner both orally and written.

Must have excellent computer skills in a Microsoft Windows environment; must include Word and skills in using the internet along with the ability to learn new programs.

Must be familiar with Lenawee County.

Must successfully pass a criminal background check.

Must be willing to perform duties in keeping with Catholic social teachings.

The position is full time and reports to the Substance Abuse Program Manager. 

Interested candidates should respond in writing with resume and cover letter to Kiernan Gamel, Substance Abuse Program Manager, 1522 Joy Ave., Jackson, MI 49203.  EOE.  No phone calls please.

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  


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.

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:

Executive Director for National Association of Church Personnel Administrators

Cincinnati, OH

Search reopened

The National Association of Church Personnel Administrators (NACPA) is a member organization dedicated to the development and promotion of just personnel practices and workplace justice rooted in gospel values.  NACPA is currently searching for an experienced and dynamic individual to lead and administer the organization. 

 Qualifications:  Five years proven experience in non-profit administration including strategic planning, grant procurement and fiscal management; Master’s degree in related field or equivalent professional experience; practicing Roman Catholic with working knowledge of Catholic Church teachings, structures and constituencies.  Professional experience in Human Resource Management in a Catholic organization and PHR/SPHR certification preferred.

Skills and Abilities:  Excellent oral and communication skills; ability to work with volunteer board of directors and with other national groups; demonstrated experience in developing, planning, executing and evaluating programs, including national conferences; proven public relations, marketing and entrepreneurial skills; understanding of and ability to manage electronic communications, databases and other technology.

Frequent nationwide travel required.  Office is currently located in Cincinnati, OH; future location of office is negotiable.

Apply at:  http://hire.li/1pNFeRT


Deadline: 2/6/2015







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