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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
The following positions are available at parishes in the Diocese of San Diego.
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Position Title:  Director, Office for Schools                                           Hours:   Full-Time (35 hours/week)

Position Summary:

The Diocese of San Diego has an opening for a Director (Superintendent) for the Office for Schools. There are 45 Catholic elementary schools and 6 Catholic high schools serving nearly 16,000 students In the Diocese throughout San Diego and Imperial Counties of California.

Responsibilities of the Office for Schools:

The Directorial Team consists of a Director and two Associate Directors. The team:

·         Visits all schools in the diocese annually

·         Attends local, regional and national meetings and workshops relevant to areas of responsibility

·         Provides the annual diocesan schools calendar

·         Conducts regular meetings for all principals and for the Principals Advisory Council

·         Develops and reviews policies and regulations for schools in harmony with the aims of Catholic education and the State of California as they apply to private schools

·         Identifies school staffing needs and appropriate job descriptions

·         Develops a budget for the Office for Schools

·         Prepares reports for the Bishop and commissions

·         Plans and implements New Principal and New Teacher orientations

·         Confers with pastors and principals on a variety of school issues

·         Promotes effective public relations

·         Oversees training and implementation of the accreditation process for all schools through the use of WCEA and WASC protocols

Director’s responsibilities:

·         Coordinate the functions of the Office for Schools Directorial Team

·         Provide in-service for principals and pastors on sound financial procedures for accounting, budgeting, payroll and audit

·         Supervise the principals and presidents of the diocesan high schools

·         Assist schools in the formation of boards and educational committees

·         Establish and implement long-range plans for Catholic schools

·         Chair the Principals Advisory Council, the General Principal Meetings, etc.

·         Collaborate with the diocesan development director to promote financial development for Catholic schools

·         Collaborate with the diocesan offices, particularly Civil Affairs, Finance and Human Resources, to meet the needs of Catholic schools

·         Represent diocesan schools on local, regional and national organizations and commissions

·         Act as administrative review for conflict resolution related to school issues

Qualifications:

·        Practicing Catholic, Masters in Educational Leadership, 5 years leadership in Catholic Schools

Interested parties please send resume and cover letter to:

Amy Merrow, Human Resources Generalist, Diocese of San Diego

Email amerrow@diocese-sdiego.org

ENGLISH MUSIC DIRECTOR

Description:

Directs, coordinates and/or performs music which is liturgically appropriate for parish liturgies and other designated celebrations under the direction of the Pastor.

Supervised by:     Pastor                                      Hours per week:  27

Major Duties 

  • Integrate the liturgy of the Catholic Church with musical skills so that the liturgical music component of worship can be celebrated.

  • Plan and supervise a comprehensive parish music program, including choirs, musicians and cantors.

  • Coordinate/train multiple choirs

  • Lead or accompany many of the liturgies in the parish.

  • Recruit parishioners to become choir members.

  • Recruit musicians (guitarists)

  • Directs the School Choir

Requirements:

  • Strong keyboard and/or choral/vocal skills

  • Strong knowledge of Catholic liturgy

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Comfortable in acollaborative environment

  • Bachelor’s degree in Music or equivalent education/experience.  (Master’s degree preferred)

Qualified applicants should send resumes to the following address no later than April 30, 2014:

Rev. Efrain Bautista

Church of St. Francis of Assisi

525 W. Vista Way

Vista, CA 92083

 

 

Position Summary:

The Catholic Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministry (DYYAM) provides primary leadership for the design and implementation of parish ministry to our youth and young adults.

Supervised byPastor or Delegate                     FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Primary Objectives

  • To assist parents in teaching and passing on the Catholic Faith to our young people
  • To form disciples of Jesus Christ by attending to the growth and development of each young person and young adult in the way of the Gospel
  • To promote the dignity of each young man and woman and empower them to become loving and compassionate members of the Church
  • To call young people and young adults into the service of the poor and needy – to a full and active participation in the life and mission of the Church, using their gifts and talents generously and joyfully.

Duties and Responsibilities

Youth and Young Adult Ministry in the Franciscan spirit: Mission San Luis Rey Parish is a fast growing, dynamic, multicultural Catholic Parish of more than 5,000 families located in Oceanside, California.  Living the gospel in the spirit of St. Francis and St. Clare of Assisi, our parish is seeking a highly motivated, energetic and enthusiastic applicant to serve as our Youth and Young Adult Minister. The position is full-time with benefits.

The Youth and Young Adult Minister position exists, in part, to ensure that appropriate faith formation and catechesis are provided in the Catholic tradition, with excellence,

Responsibilities include:

• supervising paid and/or volunteer staff including teachers, parents, Youth Core Team members and volunteer mentors

• ensuring that appropriate faith formation and catechesis are provided in the Catholic Tradition, with excellence, for youth in grades 6—10 (including preparation for the Sacrament of Confirmation.

• ensure that the junior and senior high youth of the parish are effectively ministered to at levels commensurate with their age and development by providing classroom instruction, service learning, retreats and social activities.  

• ensure the Youth and Young Adults program includes catechetical, relationship building and faith-enriching components, with a special emphasis on engaging, relational ministry.
• providing opportunities and activities for young Catholic adults to deepen their faith with people their own age

Position Specifications Requirements

  • Active member of the Roman Catholic Church with previous experience in Youth and Young Adult ministry;
  • Highly motivated, energetic and enthusiastic applicant;
  • Three or more years’ demonstrated relevant experience (with a strong preference for experience in the parish setting)
  • Demonstrated spiritual and emotional maturity, including understanding and support of the parish vision and mission to “Welcome all who come and live the gospel of Jesus Christ"
  • Organizational skills, including time management, delegation, planning, and budgeting;
  • Ability and experience to design and implement a variety of youth oriented programs;
  • Ability to work with staff, young adults, parents and children of all ages.
  • Ability to work to work collaboratively;
  • Successful completion of the Parish Safe Environment process;
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field preferred;
  • Certification in Youth and Young Adult Ministry
  • Bilingual: English/Spanish (good working knowledge of Spanish)

Salary commensurate with education and experience plus health care, retirement, vacation, sick leave, holidays, and professional development.

Interested candidates should submit cover letter and résumé with four references via e-mail to:

Fr. Adrian Peelo, OFM
Associate Pastor
fradrian@sanluisreyparish.org


Résumés accepted until April 30, 2014.

Mission San Luis Rey Parish is served by the Franciscan Friars of the Province of St. Barbara

Position Title:  Human Resources Generalist                                       Hours:   Full-Time (35 hours/week)

Supervised by:  Director, Office for Human Resources                    FLSA Status: Exempt

Position Summary:

The Catholic Diocese of San Diego, Pastoral Center, has an opening for a Human Resources Generalist.  The Human Resources Generalist supports diocesan parishes and schools by providing leadership and consultation on employee relations matters, leaves of absence, worker’s comp, employment law and organizational policy interpretation / application as well as to additional human resources issues. 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates leaves of absence for all diocesan parish and school employees in accordance with all applicable state and federal leave laws.

  • Investigates and resolves employee relations issues - guides the pastor / principal / location administrator in addressing the situation, interprets policies and procedures, makes recommendations which are in compliance with organizational policies and Federal and State law.

  • Ensures proper job classifications - analyzes job descriptions, determines FLSA status, facilitates status changes.

  • Policy development - prepares and maintains employee handbook, secures advice counsel, as needed.

  • Coordinates staffing activities – drafting job descriptions, posts job openings, conducts interviews, resume tracking, etc.

  • Responsible for additional HR functional areas such as Worker’s Comp, required trainings, compensation administration.

  • Creates various human resources presentations and reports. 

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Must have strong knowledge of state and federal employment laws and practices.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of FMLA / CFRA and experience coordinating leaves of absence.

  • Working knowledge of compensation administration.

  • Strong interpersonal and coaching skills.

  • Bilingual (English / Spanish) desired.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.

  • Proven capability of professionally mature judgment. 

  • Familiarity with the structure and practices of the Catholic Church.

Education & Experience:

  • Four-year college degree in Human Resources or Business area.

  • Ten to fifteen years of experience working as a Human Resources Generalist or Human Resources Manager with a proven hands-on approach to HR Management.

  • PHR / SPHR certification desirable.

Qualified applicants should send resumes, cover letter and salary expectations to amerrow@diocese-sdiego.org no later than March 28, 2014.

Position Title:  Diocesan Finance Officer

Supervised by:  Roman Catholic Bishop of San Diego                      FLSA Status: Exempt

Position Summary:

The Catholic Diocese of San Diego, Pastoral Center, has an opening for a Diocesan Finance Officer.  The Diocesan Finance Officer is responsible for the overall financial management of the Diocese of San Diego. It is an ecclesiastical office mandated by canon 494 of the Code of Canon Law. This position is responsible for all financial and related functions including budgeting, investments, risk management, real estate, and contracted benefits. It oversees the Office for Accounting and the Office for Construction Services, and collaborates with other diocesan administrative offices.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Analyze and make recommendations pertaining to all major financial decisions and questions facing the diocese and its parishes and other affiliated entities.

  • Serve as staff to and work in collaboration with the Diocesan Finance Council and any of its committees.Serve as a member of the Lay Employee Pension & Benefits Committee and co-manage employee benefit matters such as health plans, retirement plans, FSA, etc.

  • Provide oversight to the following:

    • The preparation and monitoring of the annual budget.

    • Recommendations as to available resources and financial limitations.

    • All diocesan accounting functions

    • The planning and completion of the diocesan annual audit process

    • The diocesan banking relationships and the investment of the diocesan Pooled Investment portfolio and Lay Retirement funds and Catholic Account for Parishes & Schools (CAPS).

    • The diocesan insurance and risk management programs

  • Assist the Office for Civil Affairs in reviewing all contracts, trusts, deeds, affidavits, and other legal documents submitted for execution.

Qualifications:

The ideal candidate for Finance Officer should have a bachelor’s degree in accounting with Certified Public Accountant or Certified Management Accountant designations, or a master’s degree in business administration, and 10+ years of progressively responsible leadership experience.  It is preferred that the candidate be familiar with the structure and practices of the Catholic Church and be a practicing Catholic, have experience in partnering with an executive team, and have a high level of written and oral communication skills.

Qualified applicants should send resumes, cover letter and salary expectations to: 

amerrow@diocese-sdiego.org

Position Summary:

The Coordinator of Youth Ministry (CYM) provides primary leadership for the design and implementation of parish ministry to its youth.

Supervised byPastor or Delegate                     FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Primary Objectives

  • Empower young people to live as disciples of Jesus Christ in our world today

  • Work to foster the total personal and spiritual growth of each young person

  • Seek to draw young people to responsible participation in the life, mission, and work of the faith community.

Duties and Responsibilities

While not intended to be a complete list, the following are examples of duties associated with this position.  Other related expectations, responsibilities, and tasks are required at times. The CYM should be adaptive and receptive to the varying requirements of this position.

  • Promotes full, active, conscious youth participation in individual prayer, and at praise, worship and liturgy opportunities.
  • Plan, develop and implement a schedule of social opportunities for the youth (7-12 grades) of the parish to form community identity and establish peer relationships within the parish community.
  • Plan, develop and implement a schedule of service activities for the youth (7-12 grades) of the parish in order to develop their sense of responsibility to and awareness of the needs of the parish community and the Diocesan church community and the larger social community.
  • Plan, develop and implement a schedule a program of Faith Formation for 7th & 8th Grade youth, Confirmation Preparation and formation for 9th & 10th Grade youth, including retreat opportunities, making certain that all events and programs reflect sound Catholic teaching.
  • Recruit youth leaders and core team members from 10th, 11th, and 12th Grade youth to help maintain adequate supervision and provide for safety at all times and assist the CYM in planning, developing and implementing catechetical programs for parish youth including catechetical components of youth catechumenate, candidate initiation and confirmation preparation.
  • Recruit adult youth leaders to maintain adequate supervision and provide for safety at all times and assist the CYM in planning, developing and implementing catechetical programs for parish youth and catechetical components of youth catechumenate, candidate initiation and confirmation preparation.
  • Plan, develop and implement a program to facilitate the training and support of youth leaders recruited as teen leaders, role models, faith leaders, volunteers, and core members.
  • Keep youth and parents informed of Diocesan programs, social, service and retreat opportunities through distribution of a calendar of scheduled activities.
  • Obtain, when necessary, parental support and consent for activities, in particular those involving travel outside the parish boundaries.
  • Where appropriate, refer youth and parents to suitable updated reading and resource materials for youth spiritual and catechetical information and enrichment.
  • Maintain current catechist and youth ministry Diocesan certification and attend formation programs. Maintain current records on all youth participating in programs and all adult leaders.
  • Manage youth ministry budget.
  • Organize and supervise suitable fundraising activities in consultation with Director of Stewardship. Provide supervisor with timely program activity reports and evaluations.
  • Recruit youth to attend diocesan training for liturgical ministries allowing them to serve as lector and/or Eucharistic minister for the parish.

Position Specifications Requirements

  • Active member of the Roman Catholic Church. Knowledge and ability to share Catholic faith to youth.
  • Para-professional helping/counseling listening skills, crisis intervention and referral skills, group processing and facilitation skills.
  • Organizational skills, including time management, delegation, planning, and budgeting.
  • Ability and experience to design and implement a variety of youth oriented programs. Ability to work with parents and children of all ages.
  • Successful completion of the Parish Safe Environment process.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field preferred.
  • Knowledge of adolescent I pre-teen spiritual/personal development, youth cultures and sociology.

Saint Charles Borromeo Parish
2802 Cadiz Street
San Diego, California 92110
Telephone (619) 225-8157

Interested applicants can send their resumes to the address above