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The following positions are available at parishes and schools in the Diocese of San Diego.

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Position Title:  Web Designer
Supervised by:  Director, Office for Information Technology
Hours:  Full time (35 hours/week)
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Position Summary:

The Web Designer will work with staff from different Diocese offices to create a consistent and compelling visual style for diocese's website as well as a consistent communications message across various social media outlets.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Design and format web pages.
  • Test and troubleshoot web page features.
  • Create artwork to appear on web pages.
  • Successful utilization of social media outlets (Facebook, Twitter, etc.) in support of diocesan communication needs.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Highly creative and possess excellent design and conceptual skills in combination with in-depth knowledge of the technology and software used to create web pages.
  • Working familiarity with HTML, XML, JSP, CSS, PHP, AJAX, and similar web languages and platforms, as well as the following Adobe web page and design software: Photoshop and Illustrator  (Acrobat,  Dreamweaver,  and  Flash are  a plus).
  • Familiarity with the DotNetNuke content management system is a plus.
  • The ability to multitask and adapt to changing priorities and new technologies also is essential.

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in fine arts, graphic design, or communications preferred.
  • Three or more years of design and production experience required.
  • A strong portfolio of web designs.


Send Resume and Cover Letter to:

Kristie Krische
Diocese of San Diego
P.O. Box 85728
San Diego, CA 92186-5728


In the subject line of your email please reference  "Web Designer".


The Archdiocese of San Francisco is accepting applications for the position of President of Archbishop Riordan High School. The President is the Chief Executive Officer of the School, and as such, holds full responsibility for implementation of the School Mission and all other aspects of the school’s operation. Archbishop Riordan High School, an Archdiocesan High School, is a college preparatory school in the Marianist tradition. ARHS is an all-boys school with an enrollment of 700 students, which reflects the cultural heritage of the many ethnic groups in San Francisco. Its mission is to prepare young men for leadership and success through its college preparatory curriculum and its emphasis on formation in faith, and dedication to service and justice. The Search Committee invites applicants of deep faith and strong Catholic values, a practicing Catholic, to apply for this position. The new President will begin on July 1, 2017.

For Application Packet, Job Description, and Compensation information,
please contact Ms. Valentina Ferenac,
Archdiocese of San Francisco

Position Title:  Administrative Assistant

Hours: Full-time (evenings and weekends required)

FSLA Status:  Non-exempt

Supervised by:  Director of Catechetical Ministry

Position Summary: The Administrative Assistant for the Religious Education department is responsible for providing administrative support to the Director for Catechetical Ministry. This position consists of phone support, verbal and written communication with parishioners, catechists in the Spanish and English programs, assists in setting up for classes & meetings, and maintaining and creating new databases as needed.
Primary Responsibilities:

  • Answer telephones in a professional and delightful manner
  • Maintain and create new databases as needed
  • Prepare mailings
  • Order books, supplies and materials 
  • Type routine correspondence
  • Assists in payment of accounts payable and maintains RE Records  
  • Keeps the records of sacramental preparation programs 
  • Intake, data input and roster assignment for the RE registrations
  • Updates RE schedule on PDS scheduler
  • Other duties as assigned by the RE Director
  • Under special circumstances, assist in teacher or parent meetings.

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Must be well organized; able to set priorities and meet deadlines
  • Experienced and familiar with Microsoft Office 2013, and publisher
  • Friendly and Respectful with excellent people skills
  • Professional demeanor
  • Thorough knowledge and familiarity with the organizational structure and practices of the Roman Catholic Church
  • Acquire a basic knowledge of catechetical policies
  • Proven ability to maintain confidentiality

Education & Experience:

  • Must be bi-lingual (English/Spanish); with excellent verbal, reading, and writing skills
  • Two years of experience with administrative and office procedures required
  • Experience in catechetic and catechetical terminology preferred

Please submit cover letter and resume to:  Elena Zavala at

The Director of the Office for Stewardship provides leadership in cultivating the practice of Christian Stewardship among the people, parishes and schools of the Diocese of San Diego.  The Director also provides leadership and campaign coordination for the Annual Catholic Appeal (ACA).


  • Provide leadership to educate all diocesan, parish and school ministries through coordinating events, conferences and networking meetings regarding the comprehensive principles and practices of Christian Stewardship as outlined in the USCCB pastoral letter, “Stewardship:  A Disciple’s Response.”
  • Recruit, orient and train the diocesan Stewardship Advisory Committee to provide guidance on long-term planning, strategy and programming.
  • Collaborate with other diocesan ministry directors to integrate Stewardship programming into overall ministry education opportunities in the diocese.
  • Monitor progress of parishes on Stewardship results and effects on the vibrancy and life of the parish through ministry and financial gifts.


  • Develop annual campaign calendar.
  • Select theme and participate in the process of determining parish assessments.
  • Development of impactful multimedia campaign and collateral promotional materials; coordination of production and distribution of materials.
  • Provide ongoing training and guidance to parish leadership regarding campaign process and effective techniques.
  • Oversee of pledge and donation tracking process.
  • Provide leadership to ACA staff.
  • Provide regular reports to pastors and diocesan leadership regarding progress of the campaign.
  • Evaluate campaign processes and identify of improvements which will maximize the results.


  • Oversee and monitor the “wind-down” of Charitable Gift Annuity Program in collaboration with the Office for Finance.


  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Five years or more of directly related non-profit fundraising and development experience; past experience working for a Catholic organization preferred.
  • Demonstrated communications, interpersonal, presentation and public relations skills.
  • Demonstrated project management, goal-setting and organizational skills.
  • Proven experience in planning, implementing and managing comprehensive capital or endowment campaigns.
  • Five years’ management experience.Understanding of the Catholic faith and knowledge of the Church; Practicing Catholic in good standing preferred.
  • Bilingual/Bicultural (English/Spanish) required.

Please submit cover letter and resume to:

Position Title: Extended School Services Aide
Status/Hours:  Part Time:  Monday – Friday 2:00 pm – 6:30 pm; 11:45 am – 6:30 pm on minimum days (approx. 1-2 per month)
FLSA Status:  Non-Exempt
Reports To: School Principal

Position Summary:  Responsible for the general supervision and management of children from grades Kindergarten through 8. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supervising and interacting with students in accordance with the policies and philosophy of St. Michael’s School
  • Assisting students with homework and other school assignments
  • Providing snacks
  • Conducting organized indoor and outdoor play activities

Please send resume to:

POSITION TITLE:  Maintenance/Custodian 
HOURS:  Part time (approximately 11:00 a.m.-2:30 pm)
FLSA STATUS:  Non-exempt
REPORT TO:  Principal

POSITION SUMMARY:  School of the Madeleine in the Bay Park/S. Clairemont area has an immediate opening for a part-time Maintenance/Custodian.


  • Cleaning and maintenance of the school grounds and buildings
  • Small repairs as needed
  • Other duties as assigned 


  • Self-starter
  • Team player
  • Able to adapt to changing priorities and handle multiple tasks.  
  • Fingerprinting with clearance by FBI and DOJ, as well as TB test required before hiring.  

Compensation based on experience and skill level. 

Please contact the school for further information at 619-276-6545 or email resume to

Position Title:  Preschool Director                                                               
Hours:  Full time
Supervised by:  Pastor                                                                             
FLSA Status:  Exempt

POSITION SUMMARY:  This position is responsible for handling all problems related to the administration of the preschool and to specific aspects thereof, such as: keeping records that pertain to administration of the preschool, planning and implementing a program for professional growth, keeping abreast of research and new developments in the field of early childhood, and supervising the management of classroom space and equipment and scheduling the responsibilities of the teaching staff.


  • Supervises and directs activities of preschool staff to ensure conformity with governmental law.
  • Help to prepare the annual budget and operate the preschool within the budget.
  • Purchase equipment and supplies and arrange for repairs and maintenance.
  • Manage and stock supplies as needed. Replace equipment as needed.
  • Recruit applicants to fill staff vacancies and select staff members.Arrange for substitute help as needed and conduct regularly scheduled staff meetings.
  • Assist the staff in developing a workable plan for using the indoor and outdoor space.
  • Interview parents of prospective students.
  • Maintain an active system of parent-school relationships and plan for parent orientation.
  • Plan and implement a safety program for the preschool, keep informed of the preschool's legal responsibilities and liabilities.
  • Plan for and conduct fire/emergency/disaster drills.
  • Meet state and local regulations regarding meal preparation facilities.
  • Other duties as assigned


  • A Bachelor's degree in Child Development
  • A Site Supervisor Permit or Program Director Permit
  • Three years administrative experience in a licensed child care facility


  • Excellent computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, QuickBooks)
  • Criminal Background Clearance (fingerprinting required)
  • Knowledge of Developmentally Appropriate Practice, Reggio, Core  Knowledge, Creative Curriculum, emergent curriculum
  • Knowledge of Title 22 requirements
  • Proof of TB clearance within six months prior to employment
  • Fifteen hours of preventative health and safety training and current CPR certification
  • Thorough knowledge and familiarity with the organizational structure and practices of the Roman Catholic Church

Please submit cover letter and resume to: . In the subject line of your email, please reference Corpus Christi Preschool Director.

POSITION TITLE: Preschool Teacher
STATUS/HOURS:  Part Time: Wednesday and Friday 8am-3pm
FLSA STATUS: Non-exempt
REPORTS TO: Preschool Director

Position Summary: The professional hired to work as a teacher at St. James Preschool will be responsible for the general supervision and management of children between the ages of three and five years of age. 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supervising and implementing the program for the class in accordance with the policies and philosophy of St. James School
  • Respecting and honoring the needs of the individual children with concern for their interests, special needs, talents, and individual style and pace of learning 
  • Considering individual children in relationship to their cultural and socioeconomic background. 
  • Treating children with dignity and respect
  • Helping children to become aware of their roles as integral member  of a group 
  • Being responsible for the ordered arrangement, appearance, decor and learning environment of the classroom 
  • Assuming an equal share of the joint housekeeping  responsibilities of the staff after the children have either departed or are under the supervision of another teacher 
  • Participating in recommended training programs , conferences, courses and other aspects of professional growth 
  • Assisting in the ongoing evaluation procedures needed  to assess the development levels of the children 
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements to Apply: 

  • Must possess a California Child Development Associate Teacher Permit (12 ECE units) or higher
  • Must submit a minimum of 3 professional references and resume

(Requirements upon hire)

  • Fingerprint Clearance, CPR and First Aid, and cleared TB test to work in a Licensed Child Care Facility 

Applicant's Character Traits:

  • Has experience teaching OR desire to teach and model Catholic values 
  • Passion to work with young children and desire to grow as an educator
  • Works well with others
  • Has a positive attitude and enthusiasm for teaching

Please submit resume and letters of reference to Laura Kuhn at:

Positions available in the Diocese of San Diego Schools.