Bishop Baraga Association
Diocese of Marquette

JOB DESCRIPTION 

POSITION TITLE: Baraga Educational Center and Museum (BECM) Assistant

EMPLOYMENT STATUS: Part-time (up to 19 hrs. /week), Non-exempt
 
DIRECTLY RESPONSIBLE TO:  Executive Director of the Bishop Baraga Association
                                   
Position Purpose: To support the mission and ministry of the Bishop Baraga Association, to promote Bishop Baraga’s cause for canonization (sainthood) and to assist with the day to day operations of the Baraga Educational Center and Museum.   

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Support and uphold the mission of the Bishop Baraga Association and the Diocese of Marquette, giving witness to Gospel values by modeling the teachings of the Catholic Church.
  • Work in partnership with the Executive Director to advance the mission.
  • Serve diocesan parishes, missions, Catholic Schools, parishioners, donors and other constituents with integrity, confidentiality, expertise and accountability.
QUALIFICATIONS: 
  • High School Diploma
  • Previous experience with content development
  • Previous experience with marketing, website maintenance and social media platforms.
  • Proficient with video/photo editing tools and digital media formats.
  • Experience with:
    • Word press
    • Adobe Creative Cloud
    • Blog posts
    • Additional editing, copywriting and design experience preferred. 
    • Detailed – oriented approach with the ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines.
    • The ability to maintain office confidentiality is a must. 
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Learn the history of Bishop Frederic Baraga, the Bishop Baraga Association, the Baraga House and the Baraga Educational Center and Museum.
  • Develop marketing and promotional material.
  • Maintain all social media platforms of the BBA through content creation and execution, media content calendars and answering publics’ questions via social media.
  • Update the BBA website with current and accurate information; make changes as deemed appropriate by the Executive Director to further the contact with the general public and those interested in Bishop Baraga.
  • Guide the design and edit of the BBA quarterly bulletins, youth educational program, marketing and volunteer resources into print ready documents to ensure cohesion of the BBA brand.  Assist with writing content as needed.
  • Assist with special projects that include videography, photography, presentations and other visual aids that convey the brand of the BBA to the public.
  • Aid in exhibit development of the Baraga Educational Center and Museum.
  • Greet visitors and provide tours upon request.
  • Assist with answering telephone calls and responding to email inquiries.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned by the Executive Director of the BBA. 

 WORK HOURS:  The position is 19 hrs. a week.  Monday through Friday afternoons. Some flexibility with hours.
 
The above describes the general nature of the job and is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, knowledge, skills, abilities and working conditions.

TO APPLY: Email resume to lmckeen@bishopbaraga.org

Headmaster

Holy Name High School A Chesterton Academy, a member of the growing Chesterton Schools Network, seeks a talented and dynamic full-time headmaster to lead the launch of its new school opening in the 2021-22 academic year. This is a rare opportunity for one called to leadership in Catholic, classical education. The Headmaster serves as the educational and organizational leader and is responsible for implementing the network curriculum, managing the teaching staff, and the policies of Holy Name High School A Chesterton Academy. He or she is responsible for instructional leadership (teacher growth and development), curriculum and school recommendations, hiring and supervision of instructional personnel, student life, discipline, and all related parent communications. The headmaster will ensure that students are in a learning environment to maximize both faith and reason, in order that they develop God-given talents and gifts and find joy in their ultimate calling. We seek to lead and transform through beauty, truth and goodness.

Responsibilities include:

Curriculum and Academic Excellence

• Oversee adherence to and any changes to the curriculum
• Collect course materials for each class (syllabus, weekly teaching plan, tests)
• Review results of student tests (PSAT, ACT, SAT) and make stipulations regarding course content and delivery as needed
• Oversee school accreditation process and renewal

Instruction

• Oversee faculty hiring, evaluation, rehires, terminations
• Conduct classroom observations for faculty members as part of evaluation process

Student Life and Discipline

• Ensure discipline policies are enforced, communicated
• Oversee sports and extracurricular activities
• Ensure effectiveness of virtue house and faculty mentor programs
• Oversee academic and behavioral eligibility for extra-curricular activities

Parent Communications

• Send weekly Headmaster Missive to parents
• Meet with parents regarding student discipline and academic issues

Admissions

• Admit new students upon review of placement exam, student application materials, and meeting
• Oversee transfer student process (curriculum, regulations, forms, financial)
• Review placement tests and contact parents with remedial needs
• Deliver presentations to prospective parents and students at selected school events

Guidance

• Coordinate standardized testing, college applications and transcript preparation
• Communicate with colleges, universities and other post-high school programs
• Promote various vocational opportunities

Other School Operations

• Oversee selection and evaluation of vendors (software, textbooks, other services)

Teaching Responsibilities

• A portion of the Headmaster’s responsibilities will include teaching.
• Subjects taught will depend on the Headmaster’s professional experience and credentials.

Requirements/Qualifications:

Education: Masters in Education, Educational Leadership or related field
Experience: Significant teaching experience in a classical school environment; previous experience in secondary school administration; familiarity with the mission of Chesterton Academy and the teachings of the Catholic Church; and working knowledge of institutional advancement/fundraising.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and three to five references to jcarlson@holynamecrusaders.com.

About Holy Name High School A Chesterton Academy

Holy Name High School A Chesterton Academy offers a rigorous, integrated high school curriculum centered on the Incarnation of Jesus Christ. A member of the Chesterton Schools Network, the school develops complete thinkers who learn to draw on faith and reason for the purpose of building a culture of life. Learn more about Holy Name High School A Chesterton Academy and the growing national Chesterton Schools Network at highschool.holynamecrusaders.com.


 

St. John Paul II Catholic Academy - Part-time Math Teacher

St. John Paul II Catholic Academy seeks a part-time Math Teacher to join their friendly staff in Menominee, MI. As a part-time Math Teacher, you will promote the intellectual growth of 7th & 8th grade Math subject matter.

Candidates with interest in also teaching other subject matters such as Science or Spanish would be considered for becoming full-time in the future.
RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Instilling learning and other skills in students
  • Developing teaching strategies to address individual needs of students
  • Engaging students in learning in a Christ-centered environment
  • Working with other staff on student’s learning
  • Communicating students’ progress to parents
COMPENSATION St. John Paul II Catholic Academy puts great value in the part-time Math Teacher position by offering a competitive starting wage of $15-$25/ hour commensurate with education and teaching experience, as well as an exceptional work environment with small class sizes, joyful students and teachers, and a curricula that focuses on aiming students towards Truth, Beauty, and Goodness.
PART-TIME BENEFITS
  • Paid holidays, PTO, and sick days
  • Faculty tuition benefit
  • Retirement
REQUIREMENTS
  • Bachelor’s degree in Education or related field
  • Background in teaching Math
  • 2 years of teaching experience at any level
  • In class management experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Certification in teaching Math preferred
  • Science or Spanish Teaching experience a bonus
APPLY ONLINE AT diocese.hirescore.com
ABOUT St. John Paul II Catholic Academy is a Pre-K through 8th-grade private Catholic academy serving Menominee, MI since 1876. For the past 140 years, their approach to education is to set a high standard of excellence and support students as they strive to achieve it.
Our Mission
Saint John Paul II Catholic Academy is committed to partnering with families to provide high-quality academic education in a safe environment based on the religious teachings of the Roman Catholic Faith.
Our Vision
Saint John Paul II Catholic Academy will be recognized throughout the Menominee area as a vibrant, distinctively Catholic elementary school in the classical liberal arts tradition.  Faculty and staff at Saint John Paul II Catholic Academy will provide students with individualized attention in a Christian atmosphere of acceptance and challenge in order to aid them in:
  • Growing in Christ and the Catholic faith,
  • Developing a strong feeling of self-worth, and
  • Being academically prepared for their future.

 Learn more at jpiicatholicacademy.org

Posted Aug. 12, 2020


 

Tribunal manager - Diocese of Grand Rapids

DIOCESE OF GRAND RAPIDS
POSITION DESCRIPTION
 
 
POSITION TITLE:                         Tribunal Manager             
 
REPORTS TO:                              Judicial Vicar
 
FLSA:                                            Exempt
 
POSITIONS SUPERVISED:           Administrative Associate
 
BROAD STATEMENT OF RESPONSIBILITIES:
Administration of the Tribunal including preparing case files for the setting of grounds, administrating the II Instance court, preparing “Rotal” appeals and assisting or substituting for the administrative associate when needed.
 
SPECIFIC DUTIES:
 
Administration
  • Prepare annual budget and monitor income and expenses, correcting or adjusting budget as needed.
  • Authorizes expenditures for payment by the Diocese.
  • Assists Administrative Associate in making purchase of supplies.
  • Monitors computer systems and requests upgrades as needed.
  • Authorizes time of hourly employees.
  • Monitors building maintenance, cleaning and repair.
 
First Instance Case Intake
  • Receives cases, determines case type, assigns grounds as necessary, and constitutes the court.
  • Assures that documents and testimony and other information is submitted and requests missing documents.
  • When the file is completed, assigns the judge and gives him the completed file for the setting of the grounds.
  • Follows cases through completion.
 
Second Instance Court
  • Responsible for functioning of second instance court for appeals and ratification.
  • Prepares Second Instance cases for trial.
  • Prepares appeal cases for trial and refers the case to the Judicial Vicar for a decision on accepting the appeal to trial.
  • Communicates with Detroit concerning their cases.
  • Prepares annual schedule of courts and officers, schedules extra court sessions, and prepares documents for court.
 
Appeals to the Roma Rota
  • Prepare appeals to the Roman Rota.
  • Makes transcripts of testimony, prepares copies and arranges shipping to the Rota.
  • Obtains documents and testimony.
  • Prepares copies are required by the Rota.
  • Arranges shipping to the Rota.
 
Other
  • Assists and backs up the Administrative Associate.
  • Other duties as assigned
 
Qualifications:
  • High school diploma.
  • Three years experience in administrations and tribunal/canonical functions and process.
  • Knowledgeable of office procedures, computer hardware and software (Microsoft) and other office machines.
  • Decision making skills.
  • Ability to make decisions, work without supervision in keeping the office and cases running in a timely and effective manner.
  • Supervisory skills and the ability to work with others.
  • Knowledge of Canon Law and procedural requirements governing the process of marriage cases in first instance, second instance and appeals to the Roma Rota.
  •  Broad knowledge of Diocese of Grand Rapids organizational operations and policy.
  • A high level of experience, discretion and integrity to keep interoffice and case information confidential.
  • Ability to interpret, comprehend, and transmit complicated and detailed instructions in order to perform and plan job duties.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with other and to effectively communicate verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to meet deadlines, to concentrate and pay close attention to details. 
  • Broad knowledge of organizational operations and policy of the Diocese of Grand Rapids.
  • Ability to climb stairs, lift and carry supplies, materials and boxes average 10-30 lbs. along with prolonged sitting, stooping, bending, stretching and standing.
  • Ability to treat all persons who contact the tribunal with respect and dignity.
 
To apply:  Please send a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to:  dogrhr@grdiocese.org.

Posted Aug. 7, 2020
 

Chief of Staff- Diocese of Saginaw

Chief of Staff to the Bishop of Saginaw
Diocese of Saginaw
Office of the Bishop

The Chief of Staff (COS) shall serve as a member of the Bishop’s cabinet of the Diocese of Saginaw and provide logistical support as directed by the Bishop of Saginaw to support his chief roles of teaching, sanctifying and governing the faithful.  The COS will also have primary oversight over those functions related to the external and community affairs of the Diocese, specifically with donors and advisers, as liaison for the Catholic Community Foundation of Mid-Michigan, as well as internal (intra-chancery) and external communications (parishes, schools, affiliated institutions and communities as well as the general public).  Additionally, the COS will serve as the point of contact for special events as discerned by the Bishop and the Cabinet.
 
The Chief of Staff plays an important role in connecting various important disciplines and persons across the Chancery and fosters mutually responsive relationships with all internal and external stakeholders. The COS collaboratively assists in coordinating/connecting with diocesan operations and administration to ensure the diocesan’s goals are met in carrying out the mission of Jesus Christ.

How to apply
Contact:
Email letter of intent, résumé and list of professional references to:
Diocese of Saginaw
Attn: Bishop's Office
bishop@dioceseofsaginaw.org
5800 Weiss St., Saginaw, MI 48603
Job application can be found here: https://www.saginaw.org/sites/default/files/Job-Application-fillable.pdf
Deadline to apply is March 1, 2021 4:00 p.m.


Youth Formation Director

 

Saint Joseph Parish - Sylvania, Ohio (Diocese of Toledo)
Position:  Youth Formation Director                 FLSA: 
Full Time/Exempt                                                                               
Reports to: Parochial Vicar
Effective date: July 1, 2021                                                           
General Summary: The Youth Formation Director administrates (designs, develops, directs, and evaluates) a parish catechetical program for young people from pre-school through high school and provides leadership to assist the parish community in building a solid foundation of catechetical and formational ministry and outreach.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Designs and implements catechetical programs for the designated age group which meet the needs of the parish community, including the parish school.
  • Develops goals, objectives, and implements strategies for the religious education program.
  • Collaborates with and maintains a friendly relationship with the pastor, other parish staff members, catechetical staff, and Diocesan Education Office to establish goals, objectives and strategies for the religious education program.
  • Prepares and schedules sacramental preparation programs for students and parents.
  • Recruits, hires, trains, supervises and evaluates catechists and support staff at each grade level.
  • Coaches, counsels, advises, and visits with students, parents and teachers when classroom problems arise.
  • Develops individualized programs for parishioners with special religious education needs.
  • Identifies and enables leadership within the community to take responsibility for program components.
  • Coordinates and plans liturgical/sacramental rites for Religious Education and Parish School students, in collaboration with the Parochial Vicar.
  • Meets regularly with parish staff for planning and coordination of parish programs.
  • Evaluates the religious education programs of the parish in relations to the goals, objectives and strategies.
  • Conducts program evaluation at all levels.
  • Collates evaluation information and gives feedback to appropriate groups (parish staff, program participants, etc.)
  • Adjusts religious education programs in relation to parish feedback and current professional literature.
  • Proactively meets with coordinators of programs to elicit further information regarding evaluation and future planning.
  • Oversees Parish Youth Minister and collaborates with the Youth Minister on the development of Parish Youth Ministry Programs.
  • Oversees the parish Catechesis of the Good Shepherd catechist and programming. 
  • Collaborates with the Saint Joseph Parish School Principal to develop a solid catechetical and formation program in the parish school.
  • Creates, prepares and monitors an annual budget (income and revenue allocation) for the operations of Religious Education and Youth Ministry programs.
  • Obtains resources (AV, parish, library, textbooks and liturgical materials) which complement the religious education efforts in the parish; orders textbooks, teaching materials and other resources needed.
  • Communicates in a friendly and supportive manner with participants, parents and the parish-at-large to keep them informed of religious education efforts.
  • Adjusts program components (space, time, materials, human and physical resources) as needed.
  • Confers with other ministry members to develop ways which encourage support of or participation in religious education activities.
  • Pursues further education/professional development.
  • Shares responsibility with other staff members for building maintenance, improvement, space design and maintenance equipment.
  • Coordinates faith formation opportunities for parents of children in the parish.
 
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required
  • Must be a practicing Catholic
  • Must possess a degree in Theology or Education.  A degree in Theology should be from a Catholic University.  Candidates with a degree in Education should have significant course work in Theology.
  • Some classroom experience is a plus
  • Comfort with intergenerational teaching
  • Familiarity with catechetical instructional best practices;
  • Experience and comfort utilizing various forms of technology;
  • Experience managing people
  • Ability to work some evening and weekend hours;
  • The ability to respect, promote, accommodate, and not be in conflict with the mission, moral and social teachings, doctrines, and laws of the Roman Catholic faith.
  • Exercises considerable independence and judgment with a high level of confidentiality, working with sensitive and privileged information. 
  • Must be able to organize and prioritize work, be proactive, take initiative, resolve complex problems, follow through and simultaneously manage multiple priorities.
  • Must successfully pass the required background check and all requirements of the Diocesan Program for Child and Youth Protection prior to employment and maintain a satisfactory background check throughout employment.

LANGUAGE SKILLS
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, vendors, employees, and the general public.
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
REASONING ABILITY
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus.
WORKING CONDITIONS
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Position does require some evening and weekend hours.

Applicants can send their resume and cover letter with salary requirements to mhunyor@stjoesylvania.org, addressed to Monsignor Michael Billian.



A link to the job application for the Diocese of Marquette is below. We leave this available online for your convenience, even when no diocesan jobs are posted.

Job Application for the Diocese of Marquette
Click here to download a PDF of the application

 

Links to Michigan diocesan employment websites:

Archdiocese of Detroit

Diocese of Gaylord

Diocese of Grand Rapids

Diocese of Kalamazoo

Diocese of Lansing

Diocese of Saginaw
 

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