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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: Central Services and Building Coordinator


REPORTS TO: Chancellor

HOURS: Part-Time (M - F, 7:30 – 11:30 a.m.)



Central Services

  • Responsible for the reception and distribution of mail – in-house, postal and FAX
  • Receive UPS, FedEx and other deliveries
  • Facilitate Certified, Express and FedEx mail and packages.
  • Order supplies for central services and manage postage meter funds
  • Maintain paper, toner and supplies for all copiers and arrange for maintenance service as needed
  • Prepare for accounting quarterly billings of postage and copier use for all departments.

Facilities Management & Vendor Coordination

  • Ensure building security (building and gate lock-up)
  • Oversee industrial cleaning vendors (i.e. carpet, windows, repairs)
  • Assist in identifying needed building and ground maintenance
  • Assist in preparation and coordination of preventive maintenance schedule
  • Manage building maintenance and landscape vendors
  • Keep diocesan van gassed, cleaned and maintained.
  • Engage custodians as needed for room set-up.



  • Organizational skills
  • Knowledge of basic maintenance and repairs
  • Proficient in use of Microsoft Office Suite (WORD, EXCEL, etc.)
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Service orientation
  • Familiarity with the structure and practices of the Catholic Church


  • High School Graduate
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience working with outside vendors, contractors, or other service providers.

Please submit cover letter and resume to:   In the subject line of your email, please reference “ Pastoral Center Central Services”.

Range:  $14.00 - $16.00/hr.

POSITION TITLE: Meeting and Events Coordinator
REPORTS TO: Chancellor
Part-Time, 20 hours/week (Flexible schedule to include some evenings and weekends)


Conference Room & Building Use

  • Instruct employees, especially new employees, regarding meeting room reservation system and building use policies.
  • Manage meeting room reservation system resolving issues and conflicts that may arise.
  • Monitor use of the Salón de la Cruz kitchen
  • Provide periodic statistical reports on meeting rooms and building use.
  • Coordinate the use of A/V equipment, assuring its maintenance and repair.

Meeting and Event Services

  • Provide food and refreshments for Bishop’s meetings, staff events, including staff days, Christmas luncheons, recognition gatherings and staff pizza lunch.
  • Provide supplies for the Bishop’s Conference Room and kitchen.
  • Assist with special meetings and events including Diocesan Pastoral Council Meetings, Appreciation Dinners.
  • Purchase supplies for the staff lounge and maintain it in good order
  • Monitor coffee and snack vending services



  • Strong organization and planning skills
  • Customer service orientation
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Resourceful
  • Proficient in use of Microsoft Office Suite (WORD, EXCEL, etc.)
  • Familiarity with the structure and practices of the Catholic Church


  • High School Graduate
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience coordinating meetings, lunches/dinners and other events.

Please submit cover letter and resume to:   In the subject line of your email, please reference “Pastoral Center Meetings and Events”.

Range: $14.00 - $16.00/hr.

Position Title:  Extended Care Program Director                         
FLSA Status:  Non-exempt
Reports To:  Principal      
Hours:  2:45-6:00 pm, M-F for school calendar year

Position Summary:  The Extended Care Program Director is responsible for the planning and implementation of a quality program that enriches the students spiritually, academically, socially, emotionally, and physically. The Extended Care Program Director will design and maintain a safe and educational learning environment for young children by successfully planning and implementing the program curriculum and daily program activities. Daily expectations include: publishing a monthly activity calendar for parents, directing assistant staff with the approval of the principal, leading children in table & other activities, supervising snack, indoor, and outdoor play, assisting children with day to day needs, maintaining a clean environment, leading group activities, and teaching staff the programs that are planned.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Plan the daily program and publish an electronic monthly calendar of events for parents
  • Direct staff to implement the program curriculum as planned to ensure a quality experience for all participants.
  • Work with program personnel to implement engaging, developmentally appropriate educational enrichment curriculum and programming which expands and supports student learning experiences beyond the classroom.
  • Develop and maintain professional working relationships through effective and timely communication with the program director, other program personnel, and other building staff members, such as the principal, custodians, teachers, and food service personnel. 
  • Work cooperatively and effectively as a team member by communicating and contributing information on a continuous basis.
  • Address the ongoing needs of the students and parents with the staff and approval of the principal.
  • Implement program procedures effectively to ensure the safe being of all participants.
  • Observe, monitor, and participate in children’s play activities.
  • Promote a safe and healthy environment based on safety standards set within the program.
  • Efficiently redirect inappropriate student behaviors and implement the program discipline system to effectively monitor and guide proper student behavior.
  • Support the emotional and social development of children.
  • Report any concerns and questions regarding the program (students, parents, equipment needs, supplies, other staff, volunteers, etc.) to the principal or assistant principal.
  • Maintain accurate and organized records such as attendance records, snack records, timesheets, incident reports, and all other paperwork as instructed by the program director to ensure program compliance and quality operations.
  • Help prepare snacks for the children and clean-up the kitchen and snack area.
  • Assist in the cleaning and straightening of the room and equipment before, during, and after the program. This includes washing tables, chairs, and toys, putting up chairs, and locking the building at the end of the day.
  • Continue professional development by attending staff meetings and trainings.
  • Demonstrate behavior that is professional, ethical, and responsible.
  • Enjoy being with students and foster their spiritual, academic, social, emotional, and physical development through the duties outlined above.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education & Experience:

  • Successful completion of a BA degree or in progress with relevant higher education coursework related to education, child development, and/or related field
  • Two years’ experience implementing educational programming and working with students as a teacher, educational aide, after school care aide, and/or daycare operator or assistant preferred
  • Professional demeanor
  • Friendly with excellent people skills
  • Thorough knowledge and familiarity with the organizational structure and practices of the Roman Catholic Church

$12.50 per hour.

Please submit cover letter and resume to: . In the subject line of your email please reference "Extended Care Program Director".

Position Title:  Business Manager

Supervised by: Pastor

Hours: Full-Time (40 hours week)

FLSA Status: Exempt

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the full range of parish administrative functions
  • Responsible in delegating in the areas of finance, facilities, purchasing stewardship, communications and personnel.
  • Supervises most or all support staff positions and may supervise professional staff positions.
  • Supervision on Preschool Finances and Director.Participation in all Finance Council Meetings
  • Attendance to Diocesan Finance, Human Resource Meetings
  • Participation in all Finance Coucil Meetings
  • Responsible for Parish Facility Calendar
  • Supervises and responsible for all Parish Organization bank statements

Execution involves: That the following is completed through volunteers or office staff: distributing mail, greeting and referring visitors, data entry and providing of other clerical services.

Please submit your cover letter and resume to: In the subject line of your email please reference "Business Manager - Corpus Christi"

Position Title:  Organist/song leader

Hours: Part-time under 20 hours per week

FLSA Status:  Non-exempt

Reports to:  Pastor

Position Summary:  Organist/song leader for 10:30 a.m. Sunday Mass.  Ability to prepare traditional liturgical music for the Sunday Mass and special feasts as needed.  Must be proficient in organ performance and must be able to (cantor) lead the congregation in song.  Position available February 1, 2016.

Please send resume and application to .

POSITION TITLE: Preschool Teacher
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 
Asisting in the ongoing evaluation procedures needed  to assess the development levels of the children 
Other duties as assigned

Education and Experience:
Must possess a California Child Development Associate Teacher Permit (12 ECE units) or higher

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

Additional requirements:

Must submit resume and a minimum of 3 professional references 
Must be successfully Livescanned, CPR and First Aid, and cleared TB test to work in a Licensed Child Care Facility 

Salary:  $10.00 - 12.00 per hour

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