Editor – The Catholic Virginian
The Catholic Diocese of Richmond, VA seeks a highly qualified Editor for the Office of Communications to oversee the editorial strategy, direction and operations of The Catholic Virginian, a bi-weekly diocesan newspaper, with specific attention to the daily editorial content of the newspaper and its on-line version. The Editor will be responsible for conveying and supporting the teachings, policies and positions of the Catholic Church, the U.S. Bishops and the diocesan Bishop to readers of the diocesan newspaper, and will work with Pastoral Center ministries to promote the Church’s mission to evangelize by providing news about ministries and events.
The Editor will also be responsible for managing the Catholic Virginian budget, supervising the paper’s production costs, and managing freelance writers and article assignments. This position will collaborate regularly with the Director of Communications, the Bishop, the USCCB, the Virginia Catholic Conference and other diocesan entities and ministries. The Editor will also assist with writing news articles for publication and maintain content for the Catholic Virginian website and social media.
The successful candidate must possess a Bachelor’s degree in English/Journalism/Mass Communications or related field required, with 7-years’ experience in diocesan press and/or general Catholic press preferred; however, we will consider experience in other print or communications industry. Must have prior supervisory experience managing the business and production side of publications. Additionally, the ideal candidate should have through knowledge of all phases of newspaper writing, editing and production of the newspaper business, advertising and circulation; strong writing skills and knowledge of Associated Press writing style preferred; ability to analyze, interpret, multi-task, delegate assignments, and use sound judgement relating to decision-making regarding news issues and events.
Strong interpersonal skills, collaboration skills, and teamwork are required. The candidate must be able to maintain effective working relationships with parishes, schools, diocesan leadership, other diocesan agencies and vendors.
Strong proficiency with various PC software, website promotion and social media required. A practicing Catholic in good standing along with strong working knowledge of the structure and teachings of the Catholic Church is required, with a working knowledge of Canon Law desired. Bilingual and photography skills helpful.
The position will remain open until filled. Salary is commensurate with experience. Qualified candidates should forward a cover letter, current curriculum vitae or resume, and completed Diocesan application to Sara Board, HR Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org. Fax 804-622-5163.
Director of Facilities
Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church and School in Newport News seeks a highly qualified Director of Facilities at the OLMC Parish Complex to maintain the parish/school buildings and grounds, including the rectory and convent. The Director of Facilities will supervise and monitor performance of all parish/school groundskeeper, maintenance and custodial employees. The successful candidate will possess an ability to perform and supervise tasks related to HVAC, electrical, plumbing, security, environmental issues, safety, custodial and event coordination. A degree in building management, construction, and or engineering is preferred, with a minimum of three years experience in facilities management and supervising others. Must exemplify the moral teachings of the Catholic Church. Also must have good interpersonal skills and a familiarity with the church/school organization, and be proficient in computer applications using Microsoft Office Suite. Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. required. An introductory letter summarizing the candidate’s qualifications, a resumé, and a completed diocesan application should be sent to Peter Bender, Search Committee Director, at email@example.com.
Saint Pius X Catholic School (grades PreK-8) located in Norfolk, seeks a dynamic, mission-driven, and highly qualified candidate for the position of Principal beginning with the 2017– 2018 school year. The successful candidate will be committed to fostering and maintaining a Catholic environment that is an authentic expression of Catholic faith, and will have a working knowledge of the Church’s teachings regarding Catholic identity and the National Standards and Benchmarks for Effective Catholic Elementary and Secondary Schools. Must be a practicing Catholic, possess a Master’s degree in Education (Commonwealth of VA Endorsement in Administration and Supervision required), have five years teaching and/or administrative experience, and possess excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills. Salary is commensurate with experience and in accordance with Diocesan guidelines. Interested candidates should send an introductory letter summarizing the candidate’s qualifications, a resumé and a completed diocesan application to the Saint Pius X Catholic School Principal Search Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org. The new principal is expected to begin July 1, 2017.
Benedictine College Preparatory has an opening for a full-time School Registrar. Applications and resumés are being accepted immediately and interviews will be scheduled for competitive candidates on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Benedictine College Preparatory is a Catholic, military, all boys school located on the James River in Richmond. Our mission is to form cadets as Christian men of conscience, discipline, and achievement. Our curriculum and standards prepare our graduates for study at top-tier four-year institutions of higher learning. To apply for this position please submit a resumé, a completed application, and an essay titled “My View of America” to the Associate Headmaster, Michael Bussman at email@example.com. A cover letter is optional. Our application and a complete position listing can be found on our website: http://www.benedictinecollegeprep.org/about-bcp/employment.
Saint Mary’s Catholic School (grades PreK-8) in Richmond seeks a dynamic and highly qualified candidate for the position of Principal beginning with the 2017–2018 school year. The successful candidate will be committed to fostering and maintaining a Catholic environment that is an authentic expression of Catholic faith, and possess a demonstrated commitment to academic excellence, with an emphasis on innovative learning skills, teaching methods and curricula, and will be ready to support the International Baccalaureate (IB) program, which is flourishing in grades 6–8. Must be a practicing Catholic, possess a Master’s degree in Education (Commonwealth of VA Endorsement in Administration and Supervision required), have five years teaching and/or administrative experience, and possess excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills. Salary is commensurate with experience and in accordance with diocesan guidelines. Interested candidates should send an introductory letter summarizing the candidate’s qualifications, a resumé, and a completed diocesan application to the Saint Mary’s Catholic School Principal Search Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org. The new principal is expected to begin July 1, 2017.
Thrift Shop Assistant Manager
Thrifty Sisters, a Catholic-affiliated Richmond area thrift shop, is looking for the right person to fill a new part-time position as assistant manager. The person would help manage an all-volunteer staff, assist in coordinating pick-up and delivery teams, manage social media and Internet storefront, and help with the overall management of the store. If interested, go to www.thriftysistersRVA.org for details.