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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

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

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PURPOSE:
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).

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

STEWARDSHIP:

  • 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.

ANNUAL CATHOLIC APPEAL (ACA):

  • Develop annual campaign) calendar.
  • Selection of theme and determination of parish assessment process.
  • 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.
  • Oversight of pledge and donation tracking process.
  • Provide leadership to ACA staff
  • Provide regular reports to pastors and diocesan leadership regarding progress of the campaign.
  • Provide periodic evaluation of campaign processes and identification of improvements which will maximize the results.

BISHOP FLORES MEMORIAL FUND FOR CATHOLIC EDUCATION:

  • Coordinate with Office for Schools and Office for Finance for annual process to review scholarship applications and distributions.
  • Review with third-party vendors the communication and distribution of information to families and schools with regard to award acceptances and rejections.

OTHER:

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

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • 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.

 

Send Resume and Cover Letter to:

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

or
kkrische@sdcatholic.org

In the subject line of your email please reference  "Director of the Office for Stewardship & Development".

 

POSITION TITLE:  Administrative Assistant
FLSA STATUS:  Non-exempt
HOURS:  Full time, Mon – Fri, 8:30 – 4:30
REPORTS TO:  Director, Office for Schools

Position Summary:  The Executive Assistant for the Office for Schools in the Catholic Diocese of San Diego is responsible for providing personalized secretarial and administrative support in a well-organized and timely manner.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Act as the point of contact between the Director, Associate Directors, and school personnel
  • Handle requests and queries appropriately
  • Arrange meetings and appointments and provide reminders
  • Make travel arrangements
  • Take minutes and accurately enter data
  • Monitor office supplies and research advantageous deals or suppliers
  • Produce reports, presentations and briefs
  • Develop and maintain efficient documentation and filing system
  • Market events for the office and prepare summary reports
  • Manage job postings for Diocesan school positions
  • Oversees Office for Schools web page
  • Assists with production of Office for Schools newsletter
  • Conduct research, collect and analyze data to prepare reports and documents
  • Review operating practices and implement improvements where necessary
  • Coordinate project based work
  • Other duties as assigned

Key Competencies:

  • Full comprehension of office management systems and procedures
  • Exemplary planning and time management skills
  • Communication skills
  • Problem analysis and problem solving skills
  • High level verbal and written communications skills
  • Discretion and confidentiality
  • Up-to-date with advancements in office technologies and applications
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize daily workload

Education and Experience:

  • Five years’ experience as an executive administrative assistant or similar position
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Office
  • Proficiency in English and Spanish (preferred)
  • Experience with Catholic Schools preferred

Please submit cover letter and resume to:  kkrische@sdcatholic.org . In the subject line of your email please reference "Executive Assistant - Office for Schools".

POSITION TITLE: Coordinator of High School Confirmation and Teen Ministry
REPORTS TO: Director of Catechetical Ministry
HOURS: Part time, (30 hours per week)
FLSA STATUS: Non-exempt


POSITION SUMMARY:  St. Michael’s Parish desires a person who would be responsible for a year round high school age ministry which includes a two-year Sacrament of Initiation Preparation of high school teens for Confirmation as well as a post-Confirmation bridge program leading up to Young Adult years.


PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide a dynamic ministry for teens preparing for High School Confirmation. 
  • Plan, coordinate and lead weekly youth nights as well as other events such as prayer and fellowship nights, social events, social justice service, Bible studies and Sacrament preparation classes that are intentionally focused on the development and growth of teen disciples and leaders
  • Develop and maintain adult and teen leadership teams. Always recruiting to maintain teams to lead activities, meet monthly with teams to provide appropriate training and planning time for adults and the teen leadership or core team
  • Develop, train and support leadership team for all sacraments of initiation, preparation of teens, including Confirmation, in collaboration with our parish Young Adult and Social Outreach coordinators.
  • Meet, as needed, with staff and pastor 
  • Coordinate retreats
  • Coordinate youth participation in Synergy, Steubenville, and Youth Day at LA Congress
  • Other duties as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must demonstrate excellent organizational and inter-personal communication skills to effectively interact with teens, parents, staff and volunteer parishioners.
  • Able to manage own time and schedule own tasks yet work collaboratively with others
  • Must have initiative to work efficiently without constant supervision and direction.
  • A desire and ability to build community that supports and nourishes the development of young disciples
  • Able to deal with many different personalities, Pastor, Assistants, co-workers, parent or parishioners,
  • Strong communication skills
  • Demonstrate experience and skill in leadership, collaborative ministry, public communication, current technology, social media and proficient us of Microsoft Office (WORD, EXCEL, etc.)
  • A practicing Roman Catholic in good standing with the Church and with a professional loyalty to her revealed teachings
  • Knowledge of the Catholic faith and experience working with teens in youth ministry that demonstrates transmission of faith with youth through accompaniment and journey with teens
  • Have an authentic and joyful love of teens, and basic understanding of their developmental needs, 
  • Be able to engage teens in planning and leadership development
  • Be a leader of teens, volunteer adults and parents. 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Leading youth nights, events or retreats or sacrament preparation of teens
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred 
  • Have the diocesan certification in youth ministry or willing to gain certification as part of employment

Qualified candidates may submit a cover letter, resume and references to:

Cindy Keane
St. Michael’s Parish
15546 Pomerado Rd. 
Poway, CA 92064
OR by email cindyk@smpoway.org

POSITION TITLE: Coordinator of Youth Ministry
REPORTS TO: Director of Catechetical Ministry
HOURS: Part time, (19 hours per week), Sundays, Mondays, other days flexible
FLSA STATUS: Non-exempt

POSITION SUMMARY:  St. Stephen Parish desires a person who would be responsible for comprehensive year round high school age ministry, Sacrament of Initiation Preparation of high school teens including Confirmation. Primary 
objective is growing teen disciples of Jesus and His Catholic Church with a focus on the three essential goals of the Church’s ministry to adolescents, as defined in Renewing the Vision, (National Conference of Catholic Bishops, 1997): forming young people as disciples of Jesus Christ; drawing them to responsible participation in the life, mission and work of the Church; and fostering the spiritual growth of each young person.


PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide a dynamic ministry for teens integrating adolescent faith growth using the 8 components of youth ministry 
  • Plan, coordinatE and lead weekly youth nights as well as other events such as prayer and fellowship nights, social events, social justice service, Bible studies and Sacrament preparation classes that are intentionally focused on the development and growth of teen disciples and leaders
  • Develop and maintain adult and teen leadership teams. Always recruiting to maintain teams to lead activities, meet monthly with teams to provide appropriate training and planning time for adults and the teen leadership or core team
  • Develop, train and support leadership team for all sacraments of initiation, preparation of teens, including Confirmation, in collaboration with the DCM
  • Meet, as needed, with staff and communicate with DCM and pastor 
  • Work with DCM to lead and provide retreat, conferences and camp opportunities for teens
  • Other duties as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must demonstrate excellent organizational and inter-personal communication skills to effectively interact with teens, parents, staff and volunteer parishioners.
  • Able to manage own time and schedule own tasks yet work collaboratively with others
  • Must have initiative to work efficiently without constant supervision and direction.
  • A desire and ability to build community that supports and nourishes the development of young disciples
  • Able to deal with many different personalities, Pastor, Assistants, co-workers, upset parent or parishioners,
  • Strong communication skills
  • Demonstrate experience and skill in leadership, collaborative ministry, public communication, current technology, social media and proficient us of Microsoft Office (WORD, EXCEL, etc.)
  • A practicing Roman Catholic in good standing with the Church and with a professional loyalty to her revealed teachings
  • Knowledge of the Catholic faith and experience working with teens in youth ministry that demonstrates transmission of faith with youth through accompaniment and journey with teens
  • Have an authentic and joyful love of teens, and basic understanding of their developmental needs, 
  • Be able to engage teens in planning and leadership development
  • Be a leader of teens, volunteer adults and parent. 
  • Be an advocate for reaching all youth through parish events and plans with the focus on growing young disciples
  • Bilingual in Spanish and English preferred

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Leading youth nights, events or retreats or sacrament preparation of teens
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred 
  • Have the diocesan certification in youth ministry or willing to gain certificaiton as part of employment

Qualified candidates may submit a cover letter, resume and references to:
Marcial Lopez 
Director of Catechetical Ministry
St. Stephen Roman Catholic Church
31020 Cole Grade Rd. 
Valley Center, CA 92082

OR by email marcial.lopez@ststephenvc.com

POSITION TITLE: Catechetical Program Coordinator
REPORTS TO: Director of Catechetical Ministry
HOURS: Part time, (19 hours per week), Wednesdays, Saturdays, some Sundays , other days flexible.
FLSA STATUS: Non-exempt

POSITION SUMMARY:  St. Stephen Parish desires a person who would be responsible for overseeing our elementary faith formation ministry and Sacraments of Initiation Including RCIA for Children, preparation of Holy Communion and Reconciliation in Spanish and English. A primary focus will be the forming young people as disciples of Jesus Christ; drawing them to responsible age appropriate participation in the life, mission and work of the Church; and fostering the spiritual growth of each young person.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Organize and supervise Religious Education and volunteer staff (both Spanish and English)
  • Coordinate the sacrament preparation programs (RCIA – Children, Holy Communion, Reconciliation) in collaboration with DCM, additional parish staff and volunteers
  • Coordinate summer vacation bible school program
  • Assist and act as a resource for the volunteer catechists, parents, and ministry coordinators
  • Assist the DCM in the recruiting, development, training and supporting of adult leaders and catechists for catechetical and sacramental prep ministry
  • Assist the DCM in managing the parish catechetical office; maintain records, and in the certification of catechist and ministry leaders
  • Meet, as needed, with staff and communicate with DCM and pastor 
  • Work with DCM to lead and provide retreat, days of reflection and prayer for parents, children, training sessions for catechists
  • Other duties as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A practicing Roman Catholic in good standing with the Church and with a professional loyalty to her revealed teachings
  • A basic knowledge of the Catholic faith and authentic joyful love for people
  • Be a leader for the catechetical volunteers, children and parents
  • Bilingual in Spanish and English is required
  • Able to manage own time and schedule own tasks yet work collaboratively with others
  • Must have initiative to work efficiently without constant supervision and direction
  • Be a self-starter who is disciplined, loving, creative, flexible, patient, joyful, persistent, and willing to build strong community that nourishes and grows young disciples.
  • Able to deal with many different personalities, Pastor, Assistants, co-workers, upset parent or parishioners
  • Strong communication skills
  • Demonstrate experience and skill in leadership, collaborative ministry, public communication, current technology, social media and proficient use of Microsoft Office (WORD, EXCEL, etc.). Understandof data base systems (PDS)

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Lead children in sacrament preparation and/or catechesis and faith formation.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in theology, biblical studies or catechesis preferred
  • Have the diocesan basic catechist certificate or willing to gain certificate as part of employment

Qualified candidates may submit a cover letter, resume and references to:
Marcial Lopez 
Director of Catechetical Ministry
St. Stephen Roman Catholic Church
31020 Cole Grade Rd. 
Valley Center, CA 92082
OR by email marcial.lopez@ststephenvc.com

POSITION TITLE: Bookkeeper

REPORTS TO: Pastor

HOURS: Part time, (20-24 hours per week), Mondays mandatory, other days flexible

FLSA STATUS: Non-exempt

 

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Retrieve Candle Money from church
  • Prepare and Post Weekly Deposit/Special Collections
  • Change altar linens in St. Francis Chapel
  • Process Mass stipends
  • Process candle money that comes into office
  • Direct Maintenance Crew as necessary
  • Process Payroll /Human Resources duties including: attendance, file maintenance, vacation time management, and recruiting
  • Process deductions from checking account with G/L entries to QuickBooks
  • Print Interest Payments in Diocesan accounts and post in QuickBooks
  • Schedule regular maintenance projects and handle emergency maintenance situations
  • Prepare Parish/Diocesan Financial Reports
  • Collect 1099 information from Gift Shop and Parish Organizations and send to IOI yearly
  • Attend quarterly Finance Council Meetings
  • Process Annual Catholic Appeal Collections
  • Open mail and monitor parish expenses
  • Monitor ongoing maintenance contracts
  • Monitor and Maintain Surveillance Systems
  • Ensure adequate office supplies
  • Monitor organizational bank accounts and post in QuickBooks
  • Attend weekly staff meetings
  • Back up to Parish Secretary, Receptionist and Gift Shop Manager
  • Other duties as assigned

Accounts Payable Duties:

  • Generate Accounts Payable checks and pays parish and Gift Shop bills as necessary
  • Maintains vendor files – computer and manual
  • Handles A/P inquiries
  • Maintain pay records for supply priests
  • Process Supply Priest, Organist, Music Director and other miscellaneous payables as necessary
  • Reconciles Parish and Gift Shop bank accounts monthly

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must demonstrate excellent organizational and inter-personal communication skills to effectively interact with visitors, volunteers, and vendors.
  • Ability to manage own time and schedule own tasks.
  • Must have initiative to work efficiently without constant supervision and direction.
  • Must demonstrate excellent written/verbal interpersonal communications and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to deal with many different personalities, Pastor, Assistants, co-workers, upset parishioners, receive complaints and listen to personal problems - people asking for help with food, money and shelter
  • Strong communication skills
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office products (WORD, EXCEL, etc.)
  • Familiarity with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)
  • Familiarity with Federal and State employment laws.

Education/Experience:

  • Office management or lead-level accounting
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or other business related major
  • Three years’ experience with QuickBooks required

Please submit cover letter and resume to:  kkrische@sdcatholic.org . In the subject line of your email please reference Bookkeeper @ Mission San Diego de Alcala.

Position Title:  English Music Coordinator
Hours:  Part time (25-27 hours per week)
Supervised by:  Pastor
FLSA Status:  Non-exempt


Position Summary:  In conjunction with the pastor and Liturgy Coordinator, the Music Coordinator provides leadership in the planning, execution and celebration of English parish liturgies, with special emphasis on musical leadership, coordination and formation of choirs, and fostering participation in music by the assembly.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide music for the vigil and Sunday Masses. Music is either to be provided personally by Music Coordinator or by coordination with either English or Spanish volunteer choirs as appropriate. 
  • Play the organ and piano for vigil and Sunday Masses; coordinate with cantors as necessary
  • Direct the choir(s) at the Main Sunday Mass celebrations as well as other major celebrations including the triduum, confirmation, solemnities during the year, and others as directed by the pastor and/or Liturgy Coordinator 
  • Play and sing on major Holy Days and holidays including but not limited to: Assumption, All Saints, All Souls, Immaculate Conception, Christmas, Fourth of July, Memorial Day, and Labor Day
  • Play at funerals and weddings, or direct one of the choirs in serving at these times
  • Play at first communion Masses and school graduation Mass
  • In conjunction with the pastor and Liturgy Coordinator, participates in the selection of appropriate liturgical music
  • Coordinates with the directors of the volunteer choirs regarding their selection of music for Masses
  • Coordinate and rehearse with cantors as needed
  • Arrange for practice space for volunteer choirs and other musicians as needed
  • Insures that the parish musical instruments   (organ, piano, etc.) are maintained, repaired and tuned as needed.
  • Serves either as the Director or coordinates with the Director for all parish vocal and instrumental music groups.
  • Maintains awareness of current trends in liturgy and music by reading professional journals and researching new music
  • Invites, encourages, and enhances assembly participation in the sung liturgy; assures ongoing expansion of the parish music repertoire
  • Recruit, train, direct, and supervise volunteer vocalists and instrumentalists
  • Form, rehearse, and schedule choirs including school choir as required
  • Select, train, supervise, and mentor assistant directors (i.e. team leaders) as required
  • Develop formal and informal communication on a regular basis with music ministers
  • nstill a sense of service and stewardship within the Ministry
  • Other duties as assigned

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Demonstratable skill as a leader of congregational singing
  • High degree of proficiency with a principal instrument capable of providing musical leadership during liturgies, preferably keyboard, piano, or organ
  • Able to “sight read” music
  • Effective choral and instrumental conductor capable of directing amateur musicians, leading a choir in vocal exercises, and providing vocal training as needed
  • Ability to lead and train musicians in music theory and application
  • Friendly with excellent people and communication skills
  • Ability to work flexible hours
  • Active member of a Catholic faith community
  • Thorough knowledge and familiarity with the organizational structure and practices of the Roman Catholic Church

Education and Experience:

  • Performance skills for organ, piano, keyboard and voice
  • Minimum five years’ experience in liturgical music
  • Minimum two years’ experience as a choir director
  • Bachelor’s degree in music preferred
  • Basic to intermediate computer skills

Please submit cover letter and resume to:  kkrische@sdcatholic.org . In the subject line of your email please reference English Music Coordinator @ St. Francis.

POSITION TITLE: Parish Secretary
REPORTS TO: Pastor
FLSA STATUS: Non-exempt
HOURS: Full time, (40 hours per week) Mon. – Fri, 8:00 – 5:00

Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Secretarial:

  • Assists Receptionist in answering phones and door when necessary
  • Attends weekly staff meetings, takes and types minutes of meeting
  • Types weekly General Intercessions and Cantor / Priest announcements
  • Assists priests and other staff members with correspondence as requested
  • Assists with maintenance and operation of office equipment (copiers, postage machine, etc.)
  • Takes mail to post office when necessary
  • Assists with special mailing as necessary
  • Assists volunteer organizations with communications, letters, requests for licenses, special forms, etc.
  • Send out meeting notices as requested
  • Maintains Parish files and office supplies
  • Mails envelope listing to Parish Mailing Service monthly
  • Responsible for taking general intercessions, pulpit announcements, Marriage and Baptismal registers to sacristy on Fridays
  • Secure office at the end of the day
  • Inform Supply Priests of weekly celebrant schedule
  • Order missals and music issues
  • Send bulletin to JS Paluch for binding
  • Maintain website information
  • Update Pastor’s computer calendar as necessary

Weddings:

  • Fields wedding related phone calls and inquiries and mail information packet
  • Makes wedding reservations and handles collection of monetary donation
  • Maintains wedding information files – pre and post wedding
  • Follows up on required pre-nuptial documentation, correspondence to participants, etc.
  • Registers weddings and mails license to appropriate county
  • Mails church wedding certificate to married couple
  • Logs wedding in sacramental register and sends notification of marriage to church of baptism
  • Responds appropriately to requests for past wedding information

Facilities Scheduling:

  • Handles requests for facilities’ use, fill out form and take to staff meeting for approval
  • Update Parish Data System Facility Scheduler with approved facilities requests
  • Provide staff with schedule and set-ups for approved events
  • Coordinate set-ups with staff and requestor

Personnel:

  • Bilingual assistance with Spanish phone calls
  • Back up to Bookkeeper and Receptionist
  • Minimum Qualifications:
  • A.A. degree in business preferable
  • Must demonstrate excellent organizational and inter-personal communication skills to effectively interact with visitors, volunteers, and vendors.
  • Ability to manage own time and schedule own tasks. Must have initiative to work efficiently without constant supervision and direction.
  • Must demonstrate excellent written/verbal interpersonal communications and problem solving skills.
  • Competent computer and keyboarding skills – MSWord, MSExcel, Outlook, Internet
  • Ability to deal with many different personalities, Pastor, Assistants, co-workers, upset parishioners, receive complaints and listen to personal problems - people asking for help with food, money and shelter
  • Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) required

Send Resume to:  Secretary@missionsandiego.org or call (619) 283-7319 for more information.

 

Catholic Charities San Diego is seeking its next Executive Director, who will provide strategic leadership to establish long-range strategies, operational policies, and maintain a strong financial foundation for the agency.  The Executive Director represents the agency and its values to the community, including building strong relationships with key stakeholders and leaders. The Executive Director must demonstrate an active commitment to Catholic Charities’ mission. 

The successful candidate will be an informed and committed Catholic who witnesses to Catholic Social Teaching and embraces the teaching of Pope Francis to welcome and serve the poor with mercy and justice; an inspirational leader with a passion for the organization’s Mission; a strategic thinker who leads and manages change effectively; and, an individual committed to cultural inclusion and community collaboration.

To apply, send a resume and cover letter to ExecutiveSearch@ccdsd.org.  For more information on position requirements and desired skills, visit the Catholic Charities website at http://www.ccdsd.org/.

Positions available in the Diocese of San Diego Schools.

https://www.edjoin.org/Home/Jobs?countyID=0&districtID=6141

 

 

 

Position Title: Choir Section Lead
Hours: part time
Supervised by: Director of Music
FLSA Status: Independent Contractor

The Immaculata Parish on USD Campus is looking for an Alto Section Lead and a Tenor Section Lead for the 9:00 am choir at the Sunday Liturgy to begin as soon as available.

Position Summary:
The Section Lead assists the Director in identifying and resolving issues in musicality for the assigned section.
The Section Lead is also called upon, on occasion, to sing solo verses.

Requirements:
9:00 am Sunday Liturgy.
Attend the 7:00 pm Thursday rehearsal.
Evening liturgies for holy days, Christmas Eve and Holy Week.
Must have a strong voice to help guide other members in the section.
Ability to learn new music quickly.
Strong sight reading skills are a plus.

Please submit your resume to:
Matt Dolan
Director of Music
The Immaculata
mdolan1959@gmail.com

POSITION TITLE:  Music Teacher
FLSA STATUS:  Non-exempt
REPORTS TO:  School Principal
HOURS:  Part time, approximately 20 hours per week

Position Summary:  The Music Teacher at Nativity School is responsible for managing the school music program. This involves teaching, practicing, and performing. The school music program has a strong Orff background with recorders, guitars and hand bells used by some of the classes. Other duties include providing music for special school masses and programs.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Curriculum preparation
  • Grading students
  • Liturgical music planning and preparation
  • Provides music for weekly Friday morning school mass
  • Christmas program planning and presentation
  • Class Musical plays
  • Volunteer brunch performances
  • First Communion Mass
  • Catholic Schools week Mass
  • Graduation Mass
  • Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Strong classroom management skills 
  • The ability to collaborate and communicate with the teachers and parents of the community. 
  • Performance skills in the piano
  • The position requires a high level of flexibility within the set schedule
  • Thorough knowledge and familiarity with the organizational structure and practices of the Roman Catholic Church

Education and Experience: 

  • A Bachelor Degree plus teaching experience would be preferred for this position. 
  • Active member of a Catholic faith community

Please submit resume and cover letter to:  Margaret Heveron, Principal -The Nativity School   mheveron@thenativityschool.org

POSITION TITLE:  Preschool Teacher (Pre K)                                                  

HOURS:   Part time

SUPERVISED BY:   Preschool Director                                                              

FLSA STATUS:   Non-exempt

Position Summary:    The Pre K teacher is responsible for supervising a classroom of 15 to 18 children. The primary responsibilities include implementing program curriculum, preparing the classroom each day, and supervising outdoor activities.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Plan and implement developmentally appropriate lessons for 4-5 year old children in pre-k classroom
  • Collaborate with kindergarten teacher to ensure kindergarten readiness
  • Oversee outdoor activities ensuring a safe environment  for the children at all times
  • Assure compliance with applicable state and county codes and regulations 
  • Attends school functions and activities as necessary
  • Other duties as assigned

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Friendly with excellent people skills
  • Professional demeanor
  • Must work cooperatively with the parish staff
  • Must have appropriate control and discipline techniques, which will enhance the learning environment
  • Thorough knowledge and familiarity with the organizational structure and practices of the Roman Catholic Church

Education and Experience:

  • Minimum of 12 child development units completed 
  • One years’ experience  preferred
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Must have ability to plan and implement developmentally appropriate lessons
  • Knowledge of current Best Practices for the instruction of pre-k students
Please submit cover letter and resume to:

Debbie Edelbrock

St. Kieran Preschool

1347 Camillo Way

El Cajon Ca. 92021

619-440-3356

PARISH:  St. James – St. Leo Catholic Faith Community-Solana Beach, Ca 
POSITION TITLE:  Director of Catechetical Ministry
FLSA STATUS:  Full-time/exempt/benefit eligible position.   Bilingual preferred but not necessary
REPORTS TO:   Pastor

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Supervising Religious Education staff personnel (Youth Ministry, Coordinators of Faith Formation for Children – English and Spanish, San Diego Catholic Adult Community)
  • Directing sacramental preparation programs (Baptism, 1st Eucharist, Confirmation) in collaboration with parish staff and volunteers
  • Coordinating RCIA and Adult Faith Formation programs including Bible Study Programs (Women, Men and Family)
  • Assisting and resourcing the volunteer Young Adult Ministry & Family Ministry coordinators
  • Supervising Liturgical Minister Coordinators (Altar Servers, Lectors, Hospitality Ministers, Eucharistic Ministers, Sacristans) 
  • Managing the parish catechetical office; maintaining records and aid in the certification of Catechists for Academy teaching staff and all faith formation catechists (pre-school through adult)
  • Recruiting and training volunteers for Catechetical and Sacramental Ministry
  • Evaluating program curricula and acting as parish resource person in catechetical methods and some areas of theology
  • Budgeting parish resources for maximum efficiency
  • Assisting the pastor and parish administrator on special projects

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Computer literate in Microsoft Office
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Communicates regularly with the pastor, principal, attends staff meetings and collaborates with staff member on parish projects and events
  • Experience working in a “team” environment

The classification requires an MDiv/MA Degree in Religious Studies, Religious Education, or related field and three to five years of experience in the field.

Qualified candidates may submit a cover letter, resume and references to:    
Debbie Derderian
Parish Administrator
St. James-St. Leo Catholic Church
625 S Nardo Ave
Solana Beach, CA  92075 
OR by email at: debbie@stjames-stleo.org

ANNOUNCEMENT OF SCHOOL ADMINISTRATIVE POSITION

CATHOLIC SCHOOL PRESIDENT

Mater Dei Catholic High School / Juan Diego Academy, Chula Vista, CA

Diocese of San Diego, California

Mater Dei Catholic High School (MDCHS) / Juan Diego Academy (JDA), in coordination with the Diocese of San Diego, is seeking an experienced visionary leader. A qualified candidate is someone who is deeply committed to further the development of the total faith, life, advancement and academic excellence of the school. Mater Dei Catholic High School, located in Chula Vista, California, is a private, college-preparatory, co-educational institution. Presently, MDCHS has 701 students enrolled. Juan Diego Academy is located on the campus of MDCHS. In its second year of a seven-year roll-out, JDA currently enrolls 110 TK-2 students. The position is effective July 1, 2016. For more information about the school, go to www.materdeicatholic.org and http://jdacv.org/jd/.

MDCHS/JDA Mission:

We are a diverse university-preparatory institution that fosters traditional Catholic values, academic excellence, and global awareness in an innovative learning environment.

MDCHS/JDA Vision:

Educate the mind. Nourish the soul. Build the kingdom of God.


President Job Description:

The President is appointed by and directly reports to the Diocesan Director for Schools. The President is the chief administrator of the school in collaboration with the Principal and bears responsibility for the school’s operation and policies, concentrating primarily on its Catholicity, vision, mission and philosophy, finances, development and fund-raising efforts, care of the physical facilities, marketing, public information and maintenance of positive relations with pastors, parents, other schools, and the civic community. The President is primarily responsible for ensuring sufficient resources, sound fiscal management and the long-term financial stability of the school through direct oversight of the business operations, advancement/fundraising/development, marketing, alumni, community relations, student recruitment and enrollment management activities. The President is the primary liaison to the school’s Board of Directors.

President Religious & Professional Qualifications:

The President shall be:

Religious:

A leader/facilitator of the school’s Catholic identity.

A practicing Roman Catholic with a clear and knowledgeable understanding of the Catholic faith

Deeply committed to the development of his/her own faith and that of the faculty and staff, parents, and students

Understanding and dedication to the ministry of Catholic education

Professional:

An active and practicing Roman Catholic

Have a minimum of five years successful administrative experience in Catholic Schools

Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership, Administration, Organizational Management (or related field), and/or California Administrative Credential


President Leadership Characteristics:

Ability to effectively represent the school and the Church

Ability to lead and engage others in short- and long-term planning

Strong, inspirational leader capable of working collaboratively with all constituencies to plan, implement and lead change effectively

Strong interpersonal, motivational and team-building skills—ability to work with all stakeholders and the external community

Passionate and committed to the education of young people and the needs of a diverse school community

Success at marketing and recruitment, management, budgeting and finance, administration, fundraising and communications

Able to make sound business decisions and demonstrate good judgment

Excellent listening, written and verbal communication and presentation skills

Outstanding intellectual, organizational, and managerial skills

Attitude and mindset characterized by creativity, initiative, innovation and optimism

A person of integrity, honesty, inclusivity and of excellent character


Specific President Duties & Responsibilities

Faith Community

Oversees the development and enhancement of the faith community in conjunction with the school principal and campus ministry team

Assures that the spirit of the Catholic faith is embodied in the educational mission expressed throughout MDCHS and its community

Insures that the alumni and those beyond the immediate school community are involved in the faith life of the school

Board Relations

Serves as administrative officer to the Board of Directors/Diocese

Serves as liaison between the school community and the Board of Directors/Diocese

Insures that board in-service training is conducted on areas of governance responsibility

Academics

With the Office for Schools, the President employs, supervises, evaluates, dismisses the Principal

Reviews and approves hiring and dismissal of all school employees

Insures that policies are promulgated and implemented concerning academic and student affairs

Leads and promotes sound innovative pedagogic practices

Business, Facilities, Financial Management

Employs, supervises, evaluates, dismisses the Business Manager

Reviews and approves all hiring and dismissal of classified staff (clerical, maintenance, custodial)

In conjunction with the Board of Directors/Diocese, assists in formulating and disseminating school policy and regulations

Insures that maintenance operations of the school maintain a clean and secure campus that is attentive to the physical safety needs of students, staff, and visitors

Coordinates with the Board of Directors/Diocese, school long-range/strategic planning

Prepares and monitors the school budget

Insures oversight of school food services

In conjunction with the Board of Directors/Diocese, oversees all financial procedures and school investments

Insures compliance with school and diocesan policy in areas of tuition, insurances, faculty salaries and benefits, curricular, co-curricular and extra-curricular programs

Development

Employs, supervises, evaluates, dismisses the Director of Development

Employs, supervises, evaluates, dismisses, the Alumni Director

Insures appropriate communication with various publics

Insures and coordinates appropriate promotion and public relations efforts and media relations

Coordinates fund raising events

Coordinates annual and deferred giving programs

Coordinates marketing programs for image and enrollment

Oversees communications with Diocesan officials and area parishes/pastors

Salary:

Negotiated based upon experience, education and qualifications

Application Process:

Please send current résumé with cover letter to:
John Galvan
Director, Office for Schools
Diocese of San Diego
P.O. Box 85728
San Diego, CA 92186-5728

or
jgalvan@sdcatholic.org

Upon receipt of the above, candidates may be interviewed by the Director of Schools, and an application form will be forwarded to and completion requested from prospective candidates. Applications will then be reviewed and references contacted. All acceptable candidates will be interviewed by MDCHS Interview Committee, chaired by the Director for Schools. (Candidates contacted for interview will travel at their own expense)

Deadline for Résumé /Letter of Interest:

Friday, May 6, 2016, or until position is filled.