Opportunities

Opportunities

Diocese of Richmond’s Office of Christian Formation (OCF) seeks a part-time (25 hours/week) Administrative Assistant. This position supports two Associate Directors, providing meeting/event coordination, handling administrative and financial tasks for catechist and catechetical leader training programs, managing the online lending library and assisting with special diocesan and OCF projects. Qualifications: At least two years of administrative experience. Must possess effective verbal/written communication skills, planning and organizational skills, and interpersonal skills. Must be able to maintain confidentiality and demonstrate solid attention to detail, entering information accurately and in a timely manner. Proficiency with various digital platforms and numerous websites is required. Excellent customer service orientation is essential. Send cover letter, résumé and diocesan application to jobs@richmonddiocese.org.

Associate Director of Communications The Virginia Catholic Conference, the public policy agency of Virginia’s two Catholic bishops and their dioceses, seeks applicants for the position of Associate Director for Communications. The Associate Director for Communications will manage and provide overall strategic direction for Virginia Catholic Conference digital and written communications. This position will serve as point of contact for news media outlets and work to build and maintain proactive media relations. This position will draft, manage and promote website and social media content, engaging diocesan and partner communications offices. Specific duties include developing and circulating press releases, statements, op-eds, parish bulletin content, brochures, flyers and voter education resources. Education/Experience Requirements: Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in communications, public relations, journalism or related fi eld is required. Five or more years of experience in media relations/ public relations with proven strategic communication planning and skills is highly desired. Qualified candidates will demonstrate knowledge of and commitment to Catholic teaching, interest in legislative advocacy, outstanding written and oral communication skills and expertise in social and digital media platforms and strategies. Qualified candidates will also demonstrate strong project management skills and proven ability to write and develop clear messaging on complex issues. Candidates must be a practicing Catholic in good standing and must understand the general operations of the Catholic Church at the parish, diocesan and national levels. This full-time position is based in Richmond and will require some evening and weekend hours. Please send cover letter and résumé to: Jeff Caruso, Executive Director at jeff@vacatholic.org, or mail to Virginia Catholic Conference, 919 East Main St., Suite 1140, Richmond, VA 23219

Technology Support Specialist The Office of Information Technology with the Catholic Diocese of Richmond has an opening for a Technology Support Specialist in support of local Catholic schools’ use of technology for business and instructional purposes. The Technology Support Specialist works to maintain the schools’ network, hardware, databases, AV equipment and communications hardware, ensuring all are available and working at all times. Must be able to troubleshoot and repair problems related to hardware, software, access points and end-user devices. This support specialist will maintain printers, AV carts, projectors and interactive whiteboards. The ability to collaborate with teachers will ensure that classroom instruction integrates best practices in technology use. This person will work together with the technology team in the exploration, strategic planning and implementation of longterm technology initiatives and assist will the annual budget for technology. Qualifications: A four-year degree OR equivalent work experience in systems analysis and network administration for a small to mid-sized organization is required. Thorough knowledge of the following is also required: TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, Ethernet, VLANs and MS Server products, as well as Google Chrome, Windows 10, iOS and the Microsoft Office Suite. Interested candidates should send a résumé and diocesan application to jobs@richmonddiocese.org.

Bookkeeper needed: Holy Infant, Elkton, and Shepherd Hills, Stanardsville, is seeking a part time Bookkeeper 18-20 hours per week. Bookkeeper will be responsible for the day-to-day accounting and clerical/administrative functions for both parishes. Requirements: knowledge of accounting software, payroll accounting, Microsoft Word and Excel. Email résumé to holyinfant0548@gmail.com, to the attention of Father Michael Mugomba by Sept. 15.

Peninsula Catholic High School, Newport News, is seeking a Director of Enrollment. This position provides visionary leadership in the development, implementation and achievement of strategic recruitment, retention and graduation goals of the school. The Director is responsible for critical recruitment and marketing strategies, enrollment projections, goals, budgets, policies, procedures and guidance for the enrollment process. Send cover letter, résumé, diocesan application (which can be found at www.richmonddiocese.org) and references to Janine Franklin, Peninsula Catholic High School, 600 Harpersville Road, Newport News, VA 23601 or jfranklin@peninsulacatholic.org. Position opened until filled.

St. Joseph Church, Hampton, seeks a part-time Music Coordinator (25 hours/week). Responsible for the preparation, development, scheduling and presentation of all music for the parish. Job responsibilities include: 1) Coordinate/ play music for all weekend and holy day liturgies. 2) Coordinate/ play music for funerals, weddings, reconciliation services. 3) Direct choir rehearsals. 4) Participate in the planning of parish liturgies. 5) Attend quarterly liturgy committee meetings. 6) Coordinate, train and develop musicians, cantors/song leaders. 7) Prepare an annual music budget. 8) Participate in diocesan/ regional gatherings pertinent to liturgy/music. Applicants should possess a bachelor’s degree in music or equivalent education and experience. Prefer a practicing Catholic in good standing, familiar with Catholic liturgy. Salary commensurate with experience. Send cover letter, résumé and application to Paul DeFluri, Manager, Peninsula Cluster Parishes, Phone: 757-851-8800, Fax: 757-851-1875 or email: pdefluri@gmail.com.

Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Harrisonburg, VA is seeking a full-time Youth Minister. This person will be responsible for developing a comprehensive youth ministry program. Applicant must be a practicing Catholic with regular participation in all of the sacraments. Applicant must be creative, energetic, organized, team player, and a self-starter with an excellent ability to communicate with authority, parents, and young people. Bachelors degree, prior experience working with young people and VIRTUS compliance is required. Position available immediately.2-10 Years’ Experience necessary. Send letter of interest, resume, and three references, to: Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, 154 N. Main Street, Harrisonburg, VA 22802, or email: bbrennan@bsccva.com

About the Employer

Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church is a Roman Catholic Church in Harrisonburg, Virginia. Located just miles from JMU within the Diocese of Richmond, Virginia. With such a growingly diverse and culturally rich community, every staff members and parishioner breathes life into the Parish. Through the religious education of faith from every stage of life, to the ongoing practice of the four pillars of the Catechism of the Catholic Church; our parish as a family, joyously and passionately celebrates the epitome of the Catholic Faith through the Holy Mass. So join us, we promise its good for the soul.

Family Service Advisor- St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery, Norfolk

St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Norfolk, VA seeks a full time Family Service Advisor (FSA) to assist families with advance planning and planning when the need arises.  The FSA conducts a minimum of pre-need appointments per month and will participate in community networking and outreach events.  The FSA will attend committal ceremonies when needed, and will set up the memorial design process, serving as the point of contact with families.

Qualifications:  Associate degree in a related field is preferred, and at least 3 years of relevant cemetery experience.  Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office.  Must be compassionate, caring and confidential.  Required skills include planning and organization, time management and attention to detail.  The candidate must be able to adapt to changing priorities.  The ability to maintain adequate records and keep such records current is essential.  A good working knowledge of Catholic Church teaching and structure is required.  Must have a valid state issued driver’s license, good driving record and proof of insurance.

Interested candidates should send a resume and diocesan application to jobs@richmonddiocese.org.

FT Facilities Director – Cathedral of the Sacred Heart (downtown Richmond)

This individual is responsible for overseeing the maintenance, renovation, and the upkeep of the Cathedral’s buildings and grounds and for personally performing higher level maintenance functions.  This includes but is not limited to the mechanical, plumbing, electrical, hydronic and energy systems.  Significant physical effort is required.  May need to transport items weighing up to 50 pounds.  The Facilities Manager oversees care of the grounds including mowing, pruning, ice and snow removal.   Other responsibilities include:  monitor parking, coordinate with the Museum of Virginia Catholic History, support Cathedral events as appropriate, oversees building safety and security.

Qualifications:

-High School Diploma

-Good communication skills (written and verbal)

-Management/supervisory experience (minimum 10 years)

-Project Management experience (minimum 5 years)

-Historic Facility/building management experience (5 years)

-Repair Maintenance skills:  carpentry, plumbing, electrical, mechanical, skills

-Working knowledge of Gardening techniques

-Basic IT experience (setting up wireless networks; must be able to trouble shoot a down network)

-Must be able to maintain professionalism in high stress situations

-Must be able to read blue prints and drawings

-Must be organized and able to maintain records

-Must be able to prioritize tasks

-Must have a working knowledge of OSHA guidelines for Building Health and Safety, and General Industry Construction

-Working knowledge of building systems and able to troubleshoot problems

-Basic Computer Skills

Preferred Qualifications:

-CFM or PMP, degree in Civil Engineering, Facility Management, or Business Administration

-Journeyman Certification in one of the Trades (Plumbing, HVAC, Electrical)

-10 years historic building preservation/historic facility management.

Interested candidates should send a resume and diocesan application to Tiffany Baham at tbaham@richmondcathedral.org

The Catholic Diocese of Richmond is seeking two Directors of Campus Ministry — one to serve the Catholic Campus Ministry at Hampden-Sydney College and Longwood University in Farmville, and one to serve Catholic Campus Ministry at James Madison University in Harrisonburg.

The Director of Campus Ministry at Hampden-Sydney College and Longwood University is responsible for the development, implementation and oversight of a comprehensive campus ministry program for the students. Furthermore, these responsibilities include developing student leaders, pastorally responding to student needs and overseeing student programs and activities. Additionally, the director oversees financial accounts, serves as the liaison between the local Catholic parish, furthers development efforts and builds interfaith relationships among the other campus ministries.

The Director of Campus Ministry at James Madison University in Harrisonburg is responsible for the development, implementation and oversight of a comprehensive campus ministry program for the students. Furthermore, these responsibilities include developing student leaders, pastorally responding to student needs and overseeing student programs and activities. Additionally, the director oversees financial accounts, serves as the liaison between the local Catholic parish, furthers development efforts and campaigns and builds interfaith relationships among the other campus ministries. The Director also supervises a staff, including a priest chaplain, director of development, intern and FOCUS team.

Qualifications for each position: Must be a practicing Catholic in good standing. A minimum of a bachelor’s degree is required with a master’s degree preferred (in a relevant fi eld). 3-5 years of prior experience in pastoral work, preferably campus ministry. This is a full-time, exempt position on a salary basis. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, résumé and diocesan application to Catherine Carney, HR Recruiter, at jobs@richmonddiocese.org.

Peninsula Catholic High School is seeking a full-time Annual Giving and Marketing Coordinator. Candidates must have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in a related fi eld and have significant experience in public relations, fundraising and marketing. General computer applications and professional written and verbal communication skills are important. Send cover letter, résumé, diocesan application (which can be found at www.richmonddiocese.org) and references to Peninsula Catholic High School, Attn: Robin Thomas; 600 Harpersville Road, Newport News, VA 23601 or email to rthomas@peninsulacatholic.org. Applications accepted until position is filled. Peninsula Catholic High School, a college preparatory high school in Newport News, serves students of all faith traditions in grades 8-12. Visit www.peninsulacatholic.org for more information.

St. Mary Star of the Sea School is seeking an After School Care Coordinator, PK-8 Catholic Elementary and Middle School. Part-time: 15 hours per week. Responsibilities include maintaining a schedule of all activities for the students in After School Care (ASC) with a balance of recreation, snack, educational activities, craft time and fi eld trips; promoting a positive atmosphere and supervise all children in ASC at all times while on duty. Organize age appropriate activities for the children. Skills necessary: experience working with children, have a high level of organization, crafts or other art skills, as needed (desirable), first aid and current CPR certificate. Send diocesan application and résumé to admin@saintmarystarofthesea.com.

St. Edward the Confessor Parish, North Chesterfield, is seeking a part-time Outreach in Love Coordinator. This is a 10-hour per week, part-time position, gatherings on Wednesday evenings and Sunday mornings, and a flexible planning schedule. The Outreach in Love Coordinator assists with meeting the pastoral needs of people with disabilities by planning and implementing formation and fellowship programs for the adults and children. Must be a Catholic in good standing with experience as a catechist or teacher and experience working with individuals with disabilities. Interested candidates should please send a cover letter and resume to Peggy Byers at peggy.byers@stedwardch.org.

Catholic High School has several openings for athletic coaches for the 2019-2020 school year. Paid positions are available in Varsity Boys Volleyball, JV Field Hockey, Swimming and Indoor/Outdoor Track. Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and résumé to Mrs. Lyndsey Boyce, Interim Athletic Director, Catholic High School, 4552 Princess Anne Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23462 or via email at boycel@chsvb.org. Fulltime teaching positions and part-time substitute positions are also available for qualified candidates. Visit https://www.chsvb.org/ for details.

Church of the Holy Family, Virginia Beach, is seeking a full-time Facilities Director. The Facilities Director will collaborate with the pastor and his staff in developing comprehensive plans for the operational and maintenance needs of parish buildings and grounds. Duties include: supervising all aspects of facility maintenance including mechanical, plumbing, electrical and HVAC systems; ensuring compliance with diocesan and governmental safety and energy audit requirements; overseeing construction and renovation projects; managing custodial services and some ministries; preparing capital budgets; responding to emergent maintenance needs; serving on committees when appropriate; and assisting in set-ups for liturgical ministries. Qualifications: An engineering degree and/or fi ve years’ experience in buildings and grounds maintenance at a place of worship or an industrial or educational facility. Professional engineering certification a bonus. Familiarity with general business terms and a detailed knowledge of the intricacies of leasing, construction and renovation. Proficient in Microsoft Office products and able to learn and use technology-based systems. Excellent verbal and written abilities and interpersonal skills. A Catholic in good standing is preferred. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Alfie Martinez~Coyle, Pastoral Associate, at PA1@holyfamilyvb.org.

Our Lady of Mount Carmel School, Newport News, has openings for the following teaching positions for the 2019-2020 school year:

• Part-Time Spanish Teacher (Grades K through 7)

• Full-Time Middle School History Teacher

• Part-Time PE Teacher (Grades Pre-K through 8)

Applicants must have a current Virginia teaching license with endorsements in the assigned subject areas. Please send cover letter, résumé and a completed diocesan application to Our Lady of Mount Carmel School, Attn: Sister Anna Joseph, O.P., Principal; 52 Harpersville Rd., Newport News, VA 23601 or email to sajoseph@olmc-school.com. We are looking for enthusiastic and dedicated professionals to join the community at OLMC. Please visit www.olmcschool.com to learn more about the school.

Saint Gertrude High School seeks an innovative, collaborative and experienced full-time English teacher to teach a combination English literature and language course and college prep English courses. For a full job description and instructions to apply, please go to https://www.saintge rtrude.org/about-us/careers/.

The Catholic Diocese of Richmond is seeking a Director of Campus Ministry to serve the Catholic Campus Ministry communities of Virginia Military Institute and Washington and Lee University in Lexington, VA. Virginia Military Institute is a public institution in the military tradition with an enrollment of 1,700 undergraduate cadets. Washington and Lee University is a private, liberal arts school with an enrollment of 2,175. The Director of Campus Ministry is responsible for the development, implementation and oversight of a comprehensive campus ministry program for the students of Virginia Military Institute and Washington and Lee University. Furthermore, these responsibilities include developing student leaders, pastorally responding to student needs and overseeing student programs and activities. Must be a practicing Catholic in good standing. A minimum of a bachelor’s degree is required with a master’s degree preferred (in a relevant fi eld). 3-5 years of experience in pastoral work, preferably campus ministry. Interested candidates should please send a cover letter, résumé and completed diocesan application to Sara Board, Human Resources Coordinator, at jobs@richmonddiocese.org.

The Catholic Diocese of Richmond is seeking a Director of Campus Ministry to serve the Catholic Campus Ministry at the College of William & Mary, Williamsburg. The College of William & Mary is the oldest public institution of higher education in the United States with an enrollment of nearly 9,000 undergraduate and graduate students and is considered a public Ivy. The Director of Campus Ministry is responsible for the development, implementation and oversight of a comprehensive campus ministry program for the students of the College of William & Mary. Furthermore, these responsibilities include developing student leaders, pastorally responding to student needs and overseeing student programs and activities. Must be a practicing Catholic in good standing. A minimum of a bachelor’s degree is required with a master’s degree preferred (in a relevant fi eld). 3-5 years of experience in pastoral work, preferably campus ministry. Interested candidates should please send a cover letter, résumé and completed diocesan application to Sara Board, Human Resources Coordinator, at jobs@richmonddiocese.org.

High School Math and Science Teachers: Peninsula Catholic High School is now hiring faculty for the following subjects: Math (Algebra 1 and Geometry), Earth Science, Chemistry and Physics. To apply, please visit peninsulacatholic.org.

Saint Gertrude High School is seeking a full-time Custodian responsible for the daily upkeep of the facility and to provide other support to the Facilities Manager when needed. The Custodian will be focused on the upkeep and maintenance of the internal and external appearance of our school building and will be careful and thorough in working, cleaning, sanitizing and tidying the premises, as well as preventing vandalism. This will require great physical endurance to cover a large space, assist in setting up for events, having a keen eye for detail and diligence in carrying out one’s duties. For a complete job description and instructions to apply, please visit our website at https://www.saintger trude.org/about-us/careers.

St. Bede Catholic Church, Williamsburg, has an excellent opportunity for a full-time Associate Director of Music. Bachelor’s degree in music or equivalent education and/or experience required. Skill requirements include extensive proficiency on organ. Specific responsibilities include direction of adult and children’s handbell and Hispanic choirs in addition to shared accompanying duties for all other liturgies. Starting salary $45,000. Candidates should send a cover letter, résumé and completed diocesan application to Aaron Renninger at arenninger@bedeva.org. Additional information available upon request.

The Church of the Incarnation, Charlottesville, is looking for a full-time Coordinator of Christian Formation. The Coordinator is responsible for developing, maintaining and supporting a comprehensive Christian formation program for preschool and elementary children and formation for the sacraments of first reconciliation and first Eucharist. The Church of the Incarnation is a parish with around 1,000 households. Fluency in Spanish is preferred but not required. The applicant should have a bachelor’s degree and at least fi ve years’ experience as a catechist or teacher. Applicants should send a cover letter and résumé to Jared Mach, chair of the search committee, at jared mach1977@gmail.com. Deadline for applying is Monday, May 20.

St. Joseph Catholic Church, Petersburg, is seeking a full-time Faith Formation Director to assist the pastor in educating and forming parishioners of all ages. Primary responsibilities include recruiting and forming catechists, preparing individuals for the reception of sacraments and developing formation opportunities. Evening and weekend hours are required. Qualifications: Must be a practicing Catholic in good standing. Bachelor’s degree in theology, or a related fi eld, is preferred. Experience in parish religious formation programs also preferred. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, résumé and completed diocesan application to the pastor, Father Brian Capuano, at bcapuano@sjcpetersburg.com.

St. Mary Catholic Church, Lovingston, seeks a part-time Youth Leader to provide primary leadership for the design and implementation of a parish ministry to its youth. This position will implement a schedule of activities for the parish youth including diocesan retreats and conferences, service opportunities, parish worship events and social events. The Youth Leader must be an active member of the Roman Catholic Church. A grounding in sound Catholic faith and the teaching authority of the Church for a moral life is required. He or she must successfully complete the Parish Safe Environment process and maintain current catechist and youth ministry diocesan certification. Experience in a parish youth ministry is desirable. Must be able to maintain flexible hours including evenings and weekends, especially Sunday. Must have the ability to design and implement a variety of youth programs and have some skills in time management, planning and budgeting. St. Mary’s is a shared culture parish and the applicant should have some skills in the Spanish language and in cultural awareness. Applicants should send a cover letter, résumé and references to Mr. Wayne Parent at wcparent7@ aol.com.

St. Therese, Gloucester is seeking a Business Manager as of July 1, 2019. The selected candidate will be responsible to the pastor and collaborate with Father Jim, Finance Council and the Parish Council in facilitating the budget process. Additional duties include all daily financial activities of the Church, including Kronos/ payroll, VIRTUS/personnel files, vendor files, accounts receivable/ payable, Vanco e-giving, etc. In addition, this position has responsibility for the annual report, money counters and compliance with insurance regulations/diocesan risk management, diocesan audits and corporate records. This position is considered full time at 35 hours per week and is benefitted. Qualifications: High school diploma, five-plus years’ related experience with the ability to be pastorally responsive, exercise independent judgment, time management and data entry skills, sensitivity/confidentially in meeting the needs of the pastor, parish and staff are required. Mandatory background screening and VIRTUS training are a condition of employment. Candidates should send a completed diocesan application (www.richmonddiocese.org) to Rev. James Cowles, 6262 Main St., Gloucester, VA 23061 by Wednesday, May 15.

Saint John Paul the Great Catholic High School is accepting applications for the 2019/2020 school year for the position of 12-month full-time Assistant Principal of Student life and Discipline. Under the direction of the principal, the Assistant Principal works to provide formation for students by establishing policies built on strong relationships and the Catholic faith. The Assistant Principal of Student Life leads the extracurricular planning for activities that are not directly under Athletics, assuring that the activities support and enhance the mission of the school. Qualifications: Advanced degree in Educational Administration, Three or more years of school administration experience, Experience working in secondary education preferred, Must be practicing Catholic, Minimum five years teaching experience, Hold appropriate Virginia Administration and Supervision Certification or be eligible to obtain this certification. Please send resume and cover letter with salary requirements to search.committee@jpthegreat.org.

Job openings at Our Lady of Mount Carmel School Our Lady of Mount Carmel School, Newport News, has the following openings for the 2019-2020 school year. For all teaching positions, applicants must have a current Virginia teacher license with relevant endorsements and certifications in the assigned subject areas.

Middle School Science Teacher

Middle School History Teacher

Part-Time Geometry Teacher

Part-Time Marketing Position: Candidates should be familiar with digital and print media, communicate clearly and promote the values of Catholic education. Bachelor’s degree in related field is preferred.

Please send cover letter, résumé and a completed diocesan application, (which can be found at www. richmonddiocese.org) to Our Lady of Mount Carmel School, Attn: Sister Anna Joseph, O.P., Principal; 52 Harpersville Road., Newport News, VA 23601 or email to sajoseph@olmcschool. com. To learn more about the school visit www.olmc-school.com.

Job openings at Peninsula Catholic High School Peninsula Catholic High School, with its 115-year history of excellence in Catholic education, has openings for the following positions for the 2019-2020 academic year. For all teaching positions, applicants must have a current Virginia teacher license with endorsements in the assigned subject areas.

Full-Time Math Teacher — Algebra I and above: Must have enthusiasm for youth and skills for effective integration of technology in the classroom. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required, master’s degree preferred.

Full-Time Science Teacher — Earth, Chemistry and/or Physics: Must have enthusiasm for youth and skills for effective integration of technology in the classroom. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required, master’s degree preferred.

Full-Time English Teacher: Seeking an innovative, collaborative and experienced English teacher who has an enthusiasm for youth and skills for effective integration of technology in the classroom. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required, master’s degree preferred.

Part-Time Physical Ed., Driver’s Ed., and Health Teacher: Seeking an innovative, collaborative and experienced teacher in these areas who has an enthusiasm for youth and skills for effective integration of technology in the classroom. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required.

Part-Time Spanish Teacher: Seeking an innovative, collaborative and experienced Spanish and/or ESL teacher who has an enthusiasm for youth and skills for effective integration of technology in the classroom. Qualifications: Master’s degree or 18 graduate hours in Spanish required.

Part-Time Band Director: Seeking an innovative, collaborative and experienced Band Director who has an enthusiasm for youth. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required.

Full-Time Library Media Specialist: Seeking an innovative, collaborative and experienced Library Media Specialist who has an enthusiasm for youth and experience in assisting with school technology. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required, master’s degree preferred.

Please send cover letter, résumé, diocesan application (which can be found at www.richmonddiocese.org) and references to Peninsula Catholic High School, Attn: Principal; 600 Harpersville Road, Newport News, VA 23601 or e-mail jfranklin@peninsulacatholic. org. Application deadline is Tuesday, April 30, 2019 or until positions are filled.

Saint Bridget Catholic Church seeks a full-time Director of Religious Education (DRE). The DRE oversees all Christian formation programs in the parish, including religious education for Pre-K through high school; adult formation; sacramental preparation for baptism, first penance, first holy Communion and confirmation; RCIA and adult and family faith formation. The DRE is a member of the staff who is supervised by the pastor and guided by the Diocesan Office of Christian Formation. Applicants should have at least five years of formation experience in a parish or diocesan position and a master’s degree in in theology, religious education/ catechesis or pastoral studies. Related degrees and experience may be considered. Excellent organization, supervisory and communication and public speaking skills, and a willingness to collaborate with the pastor, staff and other parish ministries are essential. Above all, applicants should have a solid understanding of our Catholic faith and a deep desire to provide all parishioners with opportunities to grow in that faith. Salary and benefits are consistent with diocesan guidelines. Applicants should send a cover letter, résumé and references to Joyce M. Romito at jromito@saintbridgetchurch.org.

The Catholic Diocese of Richmond is seeking an Administrative Assistant to support the Office for Evangelization, the Office of Social Ministry, and the Center for Marriage, Family, and Life. The Administrative Assistant (AA) assists with the daily operations of the three offices by providing excellent customer service and communications to our customers through personal interaction in-person, as well as via telephone and email. In addition, the AA assists with project coordination, event planning, registration and the administrative and financial aspects of office events. This position requires occasional evening and/or weekend work at an event, as needed. This may include overnight travel for up to two consecutive days. Qualifications: Minimum of a high school diploma is required. Must possess strong computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite, web design skills, and online evaluation tools. Must be detail-oriented and highly organized with an ability to multi-task and prioritize tasks in an office setting and at events. Should have great people skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced, changing environment. A working knowledge of Catholic Church teaching and structure is beneficial. Interested candidates should please send a cover letter, résumé and completed diocesan application to Sara Board, HR Coordinator, at jobs@richmonddiocese.org.

Benedictine College Preparatory has an opening for a full-time Calculus and Advanced Math teacher for the 2019-2020 school year. Applications and résumés are being accepted immediately and interviews will be scheduled for competitive candidates on a rolling basis until the position is filled. It’s essential to have an enthusiastic support of our school mission. A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and the capability and proficiency to teach college preparatory math at the highest level, including AP Calculus AB/BC. Preferred qualifications: College Board certifi ed for AP Calculus AB/ BC, experience teaching at the AP level strongly preferred, advanced degree in mathematics preferred, experience teaching at the high school level and Virginia state teaching license. To apply please submit a résumé, a completed application, and an essay titled “My View of America” to the Associate Headmaster, Michael Bussman at mbussman@benedictinecollegeprep.org. A cover letter is optional. The application can be found on our website at www.benedictinecollegeprep.org/about-bcp/employment.

The Catholic Diocese of Richmond is seeking a Communications and Office Support Specialist to provide support to the following three offices: The Office for Evangelization, Office of Social Ministry, and Center for Marriage, Family and Life. The Communications and Office Support Specialist will enable a strong social media and web presence for all three offices, will develop and support online registration for various office events and programs, and will oversee the office finance-related processes. This position will cover and publicize events, programs, announcements and strategic communications campaigns on the offices’ digital and social media accounts. The successful candidate will also create and send monthly newsletters and other ad hoc communications to various stakeholder groups; will assist with shooting, editing, producing and publishing text, digital media, audio, photos and videos as needed; and will process all check requests, expense reports, and deposits for the offices. Qualifications: Minimum of high school diploma required; must possess strong computer and design skills, including Microsoft Office Suite, web design skills (particularly Word-Press), in-depth knowledge of social media, social media advertising and corresponding tools and platforms, including, but not limited to, Facebook publishing tools, Insights and Ad Manager, Canva, strong familiarity with Adobe Suite, online registration tools, and online evaluation tools; detail-oriented, highly organized, and an ability to articulate ideas clearly, concisely and professionally both orally and in writing. A working knowledge of Catholic Church teaching and structure is beneficial. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, résumé, and completed diocesan application to Sara Board, HR Coordinator, at jobs@richmonddiocese.org.

The Catholic Diocese of Richmond is seeking a Program and Marriage Preparation Coordinator to work on a collaborative team to assist in managing the nearly 150 programs and events sponsored by the Office for Evangelization, Office of Social Ministries, and Center for Marriage, Family and Life. These programs and events range from 25 to 3,000 participants of all ages and demographics. In addition, the Coordinator oversees the implementation of the Diocesan Marriage Preparation Program (Unveiled). This includes coordinating the logistics pertaining to each class, identification, development and supervision of facilitators, and ongoing maintenance of the marriage preparation program. This is a full-time (minimum of 35 hours per week) position. Regular night and weekend hours may be required throughout the year, especially for diocesan programs. The position is based out of the Diocesan Pastoral Center in Richmond and requires travel to parishes or other event venues in the diocese. Qualifications: This position requires the successful candidate to be a practicing Catholic in good standing with a strong working knowledge of relevant Church documents. A bachelor’s degree is required. Must possess certification in event planning, coordination or management, or a willingness to work toward it. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, résumé, and completed diocesan application to Sara Board, HR Coordinator, at jobs@richmonddiocese.org.

Our Lady of Nazareth Parish, Roanoke, is seeking a full-time Bookkeeper who will be responsible for maintaining financial bookkeeping system (ParishSOFT accounting), including accounts payable, receivable, payroll (Kronos), and cash receipts. Will also prepare and provide financial statements, budgets, etc. as required by the Diocese of Richmond and parish leadership. Will also maintain parish census records (ParishSOFT Family Suite). Qualified candidates must have a minimum of an associate’s degree in accounting, one to fi ve years’ experience and be a quick study. Qualified applicants should submit cover letter and résumé to Msgr. Joe Lehman, 2505 Electric Road, Roanoke, VA 24018 or via email pastor@oln-parish.com. Application deadline: April 1.

The Virginia Catholic Conference, the public-policy agency of Virginia’s Catholic bishops and their 2 dioceses, seeks applicants for the position of Associate Director for Communications.  The Associate Director for Communications will manage and provide overall strategic direction for Virginia Catholic Conference digital and written communications.  This position will serve as point of contact for news media outlets and work to build and maintain proactive media relations.  This position will draft, manage and promote website and social media content, engaging diocesan and partner communications offices.  Specific duties include developing and circulating press releases, statements, op-eds, parish bulletin content , brochures, flyers and  voter education resources.

Education/Experience Requirements:  Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in communications, public relations, journalism or related field is required. Five or more years of experience in media relations/public relations with proven strategic communication planning and skills is highly desired.  Qualified candidates will demonstrate knowledge of and commitment to Catholic teaching, interest in legislative advocacy, outstanding written and oral communication skills, and expertise in social and digital media platforms and strategies. Qualified candidates will also demonstrate strong project management skills and proven ability to write and develop clear messaging on complex issues. Candidates must be a practicing Catholic in good standing, and must understand the general operations of the Catholic Church at the parish, diocesan and national levels. The position is based in Richmond. It is full-time and will require some evening and weekend hours.

Please send cover letter and resume to:  Jeff Caruso, Executive Director at jeff@vacatholic.org, or mail to Virginia Catholic Conference, 919 East Main Street, Suite 1140, Richmond, VA  23219

Holy Comforter Catholic Church, a vibrant parish of 500 families in downtown Charlottesville, is seeking a full-time Coordinator of Religious Education (CRE) to begin on June 1, 2019. The CRE oversees all Christian formation programs in the parish, including religious education for Pre-K through high school; adult formation; sacramental preparation for baptism, first reconciliation, first holy Communion, and confirmation; RCIA; and family faith formation. The CRE is a member of the staff who is supervised by the pastor and guided by the Diocesan Office of Christian Formation. The CRE also reports to and is supported by a strong and active Christian Formation Committee which serves as an advisory body. Applicants should have a minimum of two years of catechetical experience and a college degree in theology/pastoral ministry or education or in a related fi eld. Excellent organizational, supervisory and communication skills and a willingness to collaborate with the pastor and other parish ministries are essential. Above all, applicants should have a solid understanding of our Catholic faith and a deep desire to provide all parishioners with opportunities to grow in that faith. Salary and benefits are consistent with diocesan guidelines. Applicants should send a cover letter, résumé and references to Father Joseph Mary Lukyamuzi at jlukyajm@holycomforterparish.org. The deadline for applications is April 1, 2019.

Associate Director for Youth and Young Adult Program Development to develop and implement relevant youth and young adult programs, events and resources to support nearly 150 parishes/missions and 29 Catholic Schools in furthering their evangelization efforts to middle and high school youth (grades 6-12) and non-college young adults (aged 18-29) to form intentional and missionary disciples.

Associate Director for Youth and Young Adult Parish Support to support clergy and paid/volunteer lay leadership of nearly 150 parishes/missions and 29 Catholic Schools in furthering their evangelization efforts to middle and high school youth (grades 6-12) and non-college young adults (aged 18-29). This support is achieved through a clear understanding of the Church’s evangelistic mission and promoting it in the interactions with and development of parish youth and young adult ministries and its leadership.

Qualifications for each position: Must be a practicing Catholic in good standing with thorough knowledge of Church teachings and theology with the ability to relate that knowledge to various audiences. Master’s degree or willingness to work toward a master’s degree in theology, pastoral ministry or related field is required. Must possess the ability to articulate a clear ministry vision and set appropriate milestones to accomplishing the vision, along with fluency in relevant Church documents pertaining to youth and young adult ministry and evangelization.

St. Mary Catholic School is seeking a full-time or part-time Resource Teacher. This position will provide a coordinated approach to providing services to identified K-8 students, including direct instruction, cooperative strategies with classroom teachers, and other innovative support programs and strategies. The Resource Teacher will oversee the student Learning Plan process from initiation to implementation. An important function of this position is to communicate and work with parents, teachers and others about the resources made available by our school, as well as outside resources that can assist to provide support. Hours are from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. during the school year. The candidate must be an organized individual, a strong communicator with all levels of our school family and have a desire to be in a Christ-centered environment. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and résumé to Brandon Hess at bhess@saintmary.org.

St. John the Apostle Catholic Church and School, a vibrant parish of more than 3,100 families in a beach community, is seeking a full-time youth minister. The youth minister plans and leads a comprehensive catechetical youth ministry program with various components, especially high school confirmation program. The youth minister will organize middle and high school youth events, including service opportunities and social activities, while also organizing and encouraging participation in diocesan and other youth events. The youth minister recruits and engages adult volunteers to participate in events, supervising staff and/or volunteers, including program leaders and support staff. The youth minister will also join the pastor and director of religious education in teaching eighth grade religion at the parish school on a monthly basis. The applicant must be a practicing Catholic in good standing. A bachelor’s degree in theology or religious studies is preferred; a master’s degree is beneficial. Professional ministry experience is highly encouraged, and musical ability is a plus. The candidate must have demonstrated experience in establishing and maintaining balanced budgets. Previous applicants need not apply. Please send résumé and cover letter to: St. John the Apostle Catholic Church, Attn: Father Rob Cole, 1968 Sandbridge Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23456. Or via email to: frrob@sjavb.org

Resurrection Catholic Church, Montea, seeks a part-time (8-10 hours per week) Music Coordinator to plan and coordinate the parish music program, including scheduling and oversight of music at parish liturgies. This position will coordinate and direct the Saturday choir and Sunday ensemble, and provide musical direction and some training. Must have a bachelor’s degree in music or equivalent education and experience, along with instrumental (piano) and vocal skills. A strong knowledge and appreciation of Roman Catholic liturgy is necessary. Please contact Deacon Barry Welch, Pastoral Associate, at  bwelch@resurrectioncatholic.org or Joe Day, Business Administrator at jdayresurrectioncatholic.org.

Contemporary Ensemble Team Associate. St. Bede Church is looking for a Contemporary Ensemble Team Associate. Position requires ability to read music and play guitar and/or drums at a high skill level, good understanding of sound equipment (sound boards, mics, etc.), and ability to work well with all age groups. Duties include playing and coaching/mentoring other musicians on guitar, drums or other instruments. The ensemble rehearses from 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and leads music at the 5 p.m. Sunday Mass preceded by warmup at 4 p.m. Position pays $18 per hour. Please forward information regarding your experience to Michael Lianos, Associate Director of Music, at mlianos@bedeva.org. Phone: 757.229.3631, ext. 2118.

St. Bede Catholic Church, Williamsburg, has an excellent opportunity for a Coordinator for Hispanic Music. This person will work in the Office of Liturgy and Music on a part-time basis reporting to the Director, Aaron Renninger. Chief responsibility includes leading and accompanying the assembly and choir/ensemble for Masses in Spanish and other liturgies. Other duties include performing, teaching and facilitating the worship life of St. Bede’s growing Spanish community by assisting with and providing quality liturgic al experiences. Qualifications include guitar or keyboard and vocal skills, knowledge of Roman Catholic liturgy, and the ability to interact with people of all ages in one of the largest parishes in the diocese – known for its outstanding music. Candidates should send a cover letter, résumé and completed diocesan application to arenninger@bedeva.org

La Iglesia Católica St. Bede en Williamsburg, tiene disponible una excelente oportunidad para un Coordinador de Música Hispana. Esta persona trabajará a tiempo parcial en la Oficina de Liturgia y Música y se reportará al Director, Aaron Renninger. La responsabilidad principal incluye dirigir y acompañar a la congregación y al coro/ conjunto en las Misas en español y otras liturgias. Otras responsabilidades incluyen: enseñar, elevar y facilitar la vida de fe de la creciente comunidad hispana de Saint Bede al brindar asistencia y proporcionar experiencias litúrgicas de calidad. Requisitos incluyen: Habilidad para tocar la guitarra o el piano, habilidades vocales, conocimiento de la liturgia católica romana y la capacidad de interactuar con personas de todas las edades en una de las parroquias más grandes de la Diócesis, conocida por su excelente música. Personas interesadas deben enviar una carta de presentación, currículum (resumé) y una solicitud de empleo diocesana llena con su información a arenninger@bedeva.org

 

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