Administrative Assistant/Bookkeeper

The Catholic Diocese of Marquette is seeking a full-time Administrative Assistant/Bookkeeper who desires to serve Jesus Christ and the Catholic Church in Marquette, MI. As an Administrative Assistant, you provide bookkeeping and administrative support to the Department of Administration and Finance and assist School Business Manager as needed.

  • Greet visitors, answer phones, respond to emails, and assist in scheduling
  • Sort and distribute mail and faxes to proper mail boxes
  • Order and maintain office supply inventory
  • Process credit card payments and inputs data
  • Accurate data entry of daily deposits and other information
  • Create agenda and record minutes for department meetings
  • File and scan documents
  • Data-entry of diocesan budget
  • Assist School Business manager in:
    • School Annual Reports procedure creation
    • Data-entry of budgets and deposits
    • Payroll, accounts payable, scanning, and communication
  • Other duties as needed
COMPENSATION/BENEFITS Diocese of Marquette offers a competitive wage starting at $15 an hour in exchange for knowledge and experience as well as an excellent benefits package including health insurance and pension.
  • Highly skilled with business software (word processers, spreadsheets, etc.)
  • Great organizational and prioritization skills
  • Excellent written & oral communication
  • Ability to work as a member of a team
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Willingness to work extra hours as needed

The Diocese of Marquette: United in Word and Sacrament and in communion with the universal Catholic Church, witness to and proclaim the Good News of Jesus Christ for all people in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.
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Kindergarten Readiness Aide 

We are currently seeking a friendly and competent Teacher/ Assistant to join our community! St. John Paul II Catholic Academy, located in Menominee, MI, is seeking a long-term substitute Preschool Teacher’s Aide for our Three Year and Kindergarten Readiness programs. The dates are early January through the beginning of June.  The right candidate could continue on in the program as an aide the following year.    

If you are a compassionate and self-motivated individual with a specific interest in education, we urge you to apply! In this position, you will be responsible for supervising students, working with small groups, preparing lesson material, and maintaining classroom tidiness.  The successful candidate must enjoy working with children and be devoted to building a nurturing and safe learning environment. An Associates Degree in Early Childhood (or equivalent) is preferred. Earliest start date is January 2nd.  

Please send a cover letter, resume and information for references to:

Michael Muhs, Principal

Saint John Paul II Catholic Academy


  • Work with the Program Director/Teacher to monitor the class schedule.

  • Assist with preparing for projects by getting materials ready and setting up equipment.

  • Revise lesson material with students individually or in small groups.

  • Ensure the classroom environment is safe and clean.

  • Supervisory duties

    • Oversee students during non-classroom times including in-between classes, during lunch, and on field excursions.

  • Collaborate with Director to recognize issues students are facing and recommend solutions.

  • Document student progress and communicate with parents to keep them informed.

  • Comply with state, school, and class rules and regulations and attend training classes.

  • Job Type: Part-time, up to 33 hours/week M-F (Full days M,W,F)


  • High school diploma or equivalent qualification.

  • Associate or Bachelor’s degree in Education or relevant field is preferred.

  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience as a teaching assistant or similar role is preferred.

  • Solid understanding of classroom activities and teaching best practices.

  • Must be adaptable and have a compassionate and positive attitude.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Outstanding interpersonal and presentation abilities.

  • Practicing Catholic is preferred, but not required.

Posted Dec. 11, 2019


Detroit Catholic seeks journalist to join award-winning news staff

Are you a journalist or a writer with a passion for Catholic news? 
Detroit Catholic, the multimedia news service of the Archdiocese of Detroit, has an immediate opening for a Catholic News Reporter to join our award-winning staff.
TO APPLY: Email cover letter (required), resume and three writing samples to, c/o Michael Stechschulte, Editor.
The News Reporter will work closely with the Editor-in-Chief of Detroit Catholic in producing compelling, timely and relevant content for a diverse Catholic audience including web, email, audio/video, print periodicals and social media channels. He or she will be responsible for interviewing, researching and writing three to five articles per week, along with developing and preparing content for publication on and Detroit Catholic social media channels. 
This professional should be self-motivated and inquisitive, with an ability to tell the same story differently for web, print, audio/video and social media platforms. An ability to proactively develop, refine and pitch compelling story ideas of interest to local Catholics is also key. Candidate must also have the ability to take news-quality photographs to accompany stories using a DSLR camera.
This role requires travel throughout the six-county archdiocese to conduct interviews, attend special Masses, school activities and other Catholic events of interest. An ability to work evenings and weekends is required based on the stories being covered. The News Reporter should demonstrate a working knowledge of and respect for the Catholic Church’s moral and theological precepts, beliefs, structures and practices.
TO APPLY: Email cover letter (required), resume and three relevant writing samples to, c/o Michael Stechschulte, editor. 
A link to the full job description can be found here.

Posted Dec. 4, 2019


Youth Minister - Sacred Heart Parish, Mt. Pleasant Michigan

Sacred Heart Parish-Mt Pleasant, Michigan is currently seeking a dynamic individual for position of Youth Minister.  The Youth Minister is responsible for the growth and continued development of a comprehensive Catholic ministry program for the youth of the parish (grades 7-12).  The primary goal of this position is to empower young people to live as disciples of Jesus Christ in today’s world and to draw them into responsible participation in the life, mission, and work of the Catholic faith community.  The position is full time with a competitive wage and full benefit package; however we will consider candidates seeking part-time employment.  Evening and weekend hours are necessary.  The ideal candidate must be a practicing Catholic who has excellent communication, computer, and media skills and who enjoys working with youth. 
Sacred Heart Parish was founded in 1872 and has 3000 members (approximately 1100 households). Our school, Sacred Heart Academy, is celebrating its 130th anniversary and is the only K-12 Catholic school in the Diocese of Saginaw.  The Academy was founded on Catholic faith and values, has over 400 students, and is recognized for its exceptional academic excellence and cultural diversity.  Our parish is in a great college town, the home of Central Michigan University.  Please visit our website to learn more about our vibrant faith-filled community and to see a detailed job description.
To apply for this position, please send a resume and cover letter to, or mail information to:  Cindy Kaliszewski, Sacred Heart Parish, 302 S Kinney, Mt Pleasant, MI  48858.  The parish phone number is (989) 772-1385.


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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