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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 Director, Office for Stewardship and Development 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.

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: Youth Minister
HOURS:  Part-time, 15 hours per week, Sunday/Monday evenings. Hours may increase depending on time of year and other youth activities
REPORTS TO:  Pastor or delegate
POSITION SUMMARY: Responsible for ministry to high school students. Supports and assists Catholic Clubs, Sunday Youth Group, and assists with preparation for and facilitates Confirmation Retreats and Youth Day. 


  • Recruit/Form a Core Team to plan Youth Group sessions, plan Sunday evening Youth Group gatherings, variety of social, service, prayer/reflection talks on Christian Living and Outreach.
  • Presence at Youth Mass on Sunday evenings.  Encourage youth participation as choir members, altar servers, ushers, collectors etc.
  • Support Catholic Clubs at West Hills and Santana High Schools.
  • Meet weekly with Catholic Club presidents/teams.
  • Encourage youth to become involved in Parish Events/Festival/Breakfasts/Dinners/Rosary for Peace etc.
  • Form a Resource/Fundraising team to support Confirmation Retreat/Leadership Sessions and campus Youth Days.
  • Communicate effectively all upcoming events related to youth, Religious Ed/Confirmation and parish events ~ use social media
  • Cultivate cooperative relationships with parents and families of Youth Group members.
  • Participate in staff and Parish Council meetings and Diocesan events regarding Youth and Youth Ministry.


  • High School Youth (volunteer or paid), Youth Ministry, and Team Work with youth and adults.

Desired Education:

  • Basic Catechist Formation Course (or take within 6 months)
  • Certificate in Youth Ministry ~ or working towards one
  • B.A degree  ~ or working towards one in theology/ministry
  • Express a commitment to continue professional education
  • Successful completion of the Diocesan/Parish Safe Environment process.
  • Knowledge of adolescent and pre-teen spiritual/personal development and youth cultures.

Desired Requirements:    

  • Fully initiated active member of the Catholic Church.
  • Knowledge and ability to share about Jesus and Catholic faith
  • Organizational skills, including time management, planning, budgeting, 
  • Ability to work with people of all ages.
  • Desire and enthusiasm for working with youth

Salary:    Depends on qualifications and experience

Interested Candidates should submit cover letter and resume with references to Sr. Mary Potter, RSM at  or visit website at  Resumes accepted until September 18, 2016 or until position is filled.

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 Assistant Teacher
HOURS:  Monday through Friday, 11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
FLSA STATUS: Non-exempt
REPORTS TO:  Preschool Director


  • Provides care and support to children.
  • Needs to work well with other teachers to create and maintain a professional and safe environment.
  • Supports children's meal times and rest times. 
  • May share responsibilities with other Assistant Teachers
  • Understands responsibilities as a mandated reporter
  • Keeps the Director informed of any necessary information regarding the care and safety of children
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Must meet state licensing requirements for the position: 6 ECE units, finger printing, TB Testing
  • Must be enthusiastic, patient and nurturing.
  • Must be able to lift 40 pounds

Compensation:  $10.50 - $11.50 per hour DOE
Please submit a cover letter and resume to:  Amy Igou at

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:

POSITION TITLE: Adult Faith Formation Coordinator
HOURS: 20 Hours/week
FLSA STATUS:  Part time

Location: The Immaculata on the campus of the University of San Diego, 5998 Alcalá Park, San Diego, CA 92110

POSITION SUMMARY: To develop and implement activities and programs designed to build up the faith life of adults in the parish.  Assess the needs of parish adults for spiritual, intellectual, emotional and religious growth. 


  • Responsible for directing, facilitating and conducting a number of adult faith activities and programs including RCIA, Adult Confirmation, Bible Study, retreats, mini-retreats and support groups. 
  • The position is responsible for budget preparation, 
  • Needs assessment, recruitment, training and supervising of volunteers.  
  • He/She should operate with oversight and assistance provided by the pastor and should demonstrate the ability to collaborate with other parish ministers and especially the Director of Catechetical Ministry to provide an integrated approach to adult faith formation.
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Preferred B.A. or Masters in Theology/Religious Studies and/or experience working on a parish RCIA team.
  • Fluent in English, both written and verbal. 
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.
  • Managerial and supervisory experience. 
  • Sensitivity to the needs of individuals. 
  • Provide a welcoming atmosphere.

To apply: Send resume and cover letter to: Rev. Matthew Spahr at

Positions available in the Diocese of San Diego Schools.