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Arrupe Jesuit High School

Presidential Specifications
The President is the chief executive and administrative officer of the school and is ultimately responsible for the distinctively Catholic, Jesuit character of the school's philosophy and practice. The President’s role is vital in providing inspiration, developing a common vision and in preserving unity within the educational community.
As the leader of the school, the President has the responsibility, with the Board of Trustees, for planning and establishing policies, practices and procedures that affect the school’s ability to carry out its mission of education and formation. The President’s leadership responsibility extends to the student body, faculty and staff. The President is also the institutional spokesperson and represents the school to internal and external community groups.
The President supervises and directs the Management Team consisting of the Principal, the Business Manager, the Director of Philanthropy, and Director of the Corporate Work Study Program to implement the educational vision of the Society of Jesus and the Board of Trustees.
The Board of Trustees formally evaluates the President’s performance on an annual basis.
The position is full-time with four weeks of vacation and benefits as defined in the Employee Handbook.
Essential Job Functions & Responsibilities
Society of Jesus
• Serve as the liaison between the school and the Society of Jesus, the Superior of the Jesuit Community, the Central and Southern Province (UCS), and the Jesuit Schools Network (JSN).
• Collaborate with the Board of Members and the Superior of the Jesuit community as appropriate to fulfill the mission of the school.
• Coordinate the annual visit of the Assistant to the Provincial for Secondary Education and, in collaboration with the Superior of the Jesuit community, coordinate the school portion of the Provincial’s annual visit.
• Actively participate in and periodically host the UCS High School Leadership Group.
• Actively participate in JSN activities and attend relevant JSN conferences.
• Oversee the Jesuit Sponsorship Review process and ensure the school is meeting the terms of the Sponsorship agreement.
• Serve as the liaison between the school and the Cristo Rey Network national office.
• Actively participate in Cristo Rey Network (CRN) activities and annual meeting.
• Oversee the CRN Mission Effectiveness Visit.
• Participate in sacraments and pastoral life of the school; be a pastoral presence for the school community; support appropriate school employees with school families experiencing a crisis or tragedy.
• In consultation with the Board Chair, organize and plan the annual Board of Trustees retreat.
• In cooperation with the Principal and other faculty and staff representatives, organize and plan the annual Faculty and Staff retreat.
• Actively support the pastoral life of the school through active participation, to the extent possible, in sacramental and liturgical events, retreats, senior Capstone, etc.
• Attend funerals of alumni, friends of the school, and loved ones of Arrupe Jesuit families -- to the extent possible.
• Participate in school liturgies with employees, students, parents, and the wider school community.
Board of Trustees and Board Committees
• Serve as the primary communications liaison between the Board of Trustees and the school.
• Serve as an ex-officio voting member of the Board of Trustees and of all Committees of the Board.
• Provide the President’s report on the state of the school at all Board meetings and send periodic updates via email between Board meetings, when needed.
• Ensure the implementation of Board policies.
• Oversee Board approved short-term and long-term strategic plans for the school.
• Provide support to the Executive Committee for the selection of new Board members and to the Board Committee Chairs for the selection of new Board Committee members.
• Provide an orientation for new board members with an emphasis on the Jesuit, Catholic mission of the school.
• Promote formational programs and materials that assist the Board of Trustees in developing a greater understanding of Ignatian spirituality and the vision and operation of AJHS and Jesuit secondary education.
• Oversee providing materials for Board and Board Committee meetings and keeping of all records of Board and Board Committee affairs.
Administrative Leadership
• Hire, supervise, evaluate, terminate, and communicate regularly with members of the Management Team, with the goal of implementing the school mission.
• Meet regularly with the Management Team, individually and as a group, to collaborate in decision-making and school leadership.
• Conduct yearly written evaluations and goal setting of direct-report personnel.
• Support approved professional development opportunities for all personnel under the President’s direction.
• Hire and supervise the President’s Assistant.
• Review and approve all employee contracts and employment letters.
• Review the student recruitment and admissions program.
• Host and coordinate annual social events for all school employees.
• Review and negotiate all legal matters affecting the school and for retaining counsel.
• Unless delegated to another member of the Management Team, serve as the liaison between the school and all legal advisors.
• Interact with employees and attend appropriate meetings to promote the school mission and an informed understanding of the school operations and budget.
Philanthropy, Corporate Work Study and Alumni Relations
• Direct and oversee, with the assistance of the Director of Philanthropy and the Development Committee, the work and initiatives of the Philanthropy Department to ensure the attainment of present and future annual and capital fundraising goals.
• Serve as major gift officer for major donors to ensure that the solicitation of key financial contributors is accomplished.
• Oversee the development, enhancement and prudent use of scholarship funds.
• Oversee and attend major fundraising events (annual Magis Night Gala and Auction, annual Golf Tournament, etc.); attend as many smaller advancement events as the President’s schedule allows.
• Support and actively participate with the CWSP Director and staff in all CWSP events (Informational Breakfasts, New Employer events, CWSP Appreciation Lunch, etc.)
• Assist the CWSP Director and staff in visiting and recruiting new CWSP Partners; assist as needed in cultivating and maintaining healthy relationships with CWSP Partner organizations.
• Support and actively participate in a variety of programs and events for AJHS alumni towards the goal of actively engaging all alumni in a variety of areas of the school and in connections with each other.
Financial Management
• Oversee the business operations of the school with the assistance of the Business Manager, Principal, CWSP Director, Philanthropy Director, and Finance Committee of the Board, which includes school finances and the development of the annual budget for final approval by the Board of Trustees.
• Oversee, with the assistance of the Business Manager and in cooperation with the Finance Committee, all of the school’s investments.
• Execute all contracts and agreements, consistent with the directives of the Board of Trustees.
Information, Publication and Marketing
• Support and review the development and implementation of the school’s annual report, communication program and digital presence.
• In the event of a crisis, to collaborate with the Management Team in developing a communications plan, and to serve as the school’s spokesperson with the media.
Parents and Families
• Provide pastoral support and administrative leadership to promote and ensure adherence to the mission and vision of the school with parents and parental groups.
• Participate as often as possible in meetings and events of the AJHS Parent Network.
• Provide pastoral support and administrative leadership to promote and ensure adherence to the mission and vision of the school.
• Attend student events (award ceremonies, athletic, etc.) to the extent possible and play a key role at graduation ceremonies.
Physical Facilities and Safety
• Ensure the care, maintenance, improvement and expansion of the school’s physical facilities.
• Develop and maintain, with the assistance of the Principal and other staff, a program to ensure safety and security of the school facilities in order to promote safety on campus and to minimize financial liability or risk.
Engagement in the wider community
• Serve as the school liaison with the Archbishop and appropriate offices of the Archdiocese of Denver.
• Actively engage the Denver metropolitan business and corporate community. Assist the Director of Corporate Work Study and the Director of Philanthropy to engage and cultivate existing and new relationships with corporate, business, and philanthropic leaders.
• Participate as possible and appropriate in networking opportunities in the Denver corporate community such as the annual ACE Scholarships luncheon, Governors Prayer Luncheon, etc.
• Support the shared mission of other Jesuit works in the metropolitan area (e.g., Regis Jesuit High School, Regis University, Sacred Heart Retreat Center, and Loyola Parish.) and, where possible, serve on their Boards, committees, etc., if invited.
The ideal candidate must:
• Be a practicing Roman Catholic in good standing with the Catholic Church with a current understanding of issues in the Catholic Church and the role of Catholic institutions within the Church.
• Be an effective and proven leader who fosters teamwork and success.
• Embody and advance the mission of the school as an apostolic work of the Society of Jesus, having prior experience with Ignatian Spiritual Exercises or the desire to have an experience of the Spiritual Exercises within the first years as president at Arrupe Jesuit High School.
• Have attained at least the academic equivalent of a master’s degree.
• Experience and belief in Jesuit educational philosophy.
• Extensive teaching and/or administrative experience, preferably in secondary education.
• Demonstrated success in providing visionary, strong and dynamic leadership.
• Strong interpersonal skills in communicating with alumni, parents, administrators, faculty, staff, students and other school constituents.
• Fluency in Spanish is desirable but not required.
• The ability or demonstrated performance in overseeing and directing a multifaceted operation, including fundraising, public relations, facility maintenance and enhancement, financial management and supervision of senior personnel.
• Sensitivity to socially marginalized groups, students and faculty in vulnerable circumstances.
• An understanding of, or willingness to learn about, the social teaching of the Catholic Church and the commitment of the Society of Jesus to the service of faith and the promotion of justice in dialogue with cultures.
• A commitment to self-reflection, continuous improvement, and openness to regularly discern with the Board of Trustees. 

Contact Information:

Procedure for Candidacy
Please direct a letter of interest and a résumé to the Arrupe Jesuit High School President Search Committee, c/o Dawn Hug, via email at presidentsearch@arrupemail.org by September 15, 2017. 

Chief Development Officer
Archdiocese of Los Angeles

The Archdiocese seeks an executive for the Chief Development Officer role to elevate existing fundraising programs and develop new mechanisms and sources of support to realize the full philanthropic potential of the Archdiocese in service to the large and growing Catholic community and its essential institutions and programs. Reporting to the Vicar General and Moderator of the Curia Fr. Albert Bahhuth, the CDO will work closely with Archbishop José H. Gomez, the Archdiocesan senior team, the Development Board, development team, bishops, pastors and parish staff, donors, and other key constituents to advance the Archdiocese’s development goals.

The CDO will oversee, manage, and grow development programs and the development department, currently consisting of three development professionals as well as administrative staff. As an organizational leader and key convener of people and ideas, the CDO is expected to have exemplary interpersonal skills to effectively navigate a complex organizational structure, support multi-leveled fundraising initiatives and relationships, and maximize the Archbishop’s time and fundraising effectiveness.

The CDO will establish department priorities and oversee, manage, and grow current and future fundraising programs and efforts and will play a key role in the conduct of a future archdiocesan campaign. The CDO will actively manage a donor portfolio by personally participating in cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship and will assist the Archbishop with an elevated portfolio of existing and prospective donors. As a member of the senior team, s/he will lead strategy and planning creating an organization-wide culture of stewardship, matching hearts with philanthropic opportunities within the Archdiocese. The CDO will be instrumental in helping to achieve the Archdiocese’s aspirational objectives by working in close collaboration with the Archdiocesan leadership, setting the strategy for development efforts, and executing on that plan.

The CDO is a bold and imaginative thinker and a strategic yet ‘hands-on’ executive who will establish and lead a best-in-class development program. As a counselor to the Archbishop, s/he will couple a genuine passion for the mission of the Catholic Church in the Los Angeles area and deep and proven experience driving fundraising success to usher the archdiocese into a new era of fundraising. The CDO will enhance the Archdiocese’s overall approach to advancement – one that creates a true culture of stewardship and accountability throughout the organization and improves and develops sustained success in contributed revenue. The ideal candidate has a bachelor degree, at minimum, and will be an expert in development, be a capable relationship-builder and communicator, be a change leader with strong execution skills, and be a faithful and committed Catholic with a passion for the mission of the Catholic Church, the principles of Gospel stewardship, and a heart for God’s call in their life.

Key Responsibilities

• Plan, implement, and evaluate programs to encourage philanthropic support for archdiocesan organizations.
• Create, direct, and report on a 5-year strategic plan aligned with the vision of the Archbishop to guide the Archdiocesan-wide development efforts and prepare, obtain approval for, and manage annual budgets based on specific annual goals.
• Establish and maintain high visibility in the community at large to promote and make known the archdiocese and its mission.
• Identify, cultivate, recruit, train, and support Development Board members and Board committee members.
• Guide the Board and its committees through effective and informative meetings.
• Work with the Board to set meaningful, mission driven annual fund raising goals and monitor progress.
• Plan, design, and implement donor research and prospect management systems to identify leadership giving prospects/donors, providing accurate and detailed information necessary to cultivate prospects/donors in an appropriate and timely manner, and secure leadership and endowment gifts.
• Maintain and nurture the relationship between the Archdiocese and current and former contributors.
• Manage a portfolio of key leadership donors and prospects for the purposes of cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship.
• Coordinate prospect/donor meetings, establish protocols, and guide, prepare, advise, and participate in meetings with the Archbishop and other key leaders
• Select appropriate staff and manage Human Resources in a manner which ensures maximum utilization and creates a sense of collaboration, respect, and loyalty
• Manage financial resources prudently and effectively
• Plan and organize all tasks and resources in a manner which results in achievement of strategic goals and objectives.
• Work collaboratively with campaign staff and leaders in the successful implementation of an archdiocesan campaign effort.
• Provide regular reports to the Archbishop and the Moderator of the Curia and work collaboratively with Archdiocesan Senior Directors and staff.
• Establish communication procedures for donors and parishes.
• Lead efforts with Communication Department to design and implement a comprehensive marketing and positive publicity campaign aimed at highlighting the mission and work of the Archdiocese, parishes, and schools.
• Develop systems to identify, facilitate, and encourage volunteer leadership.
• Establish guidelines for high levels of donor appreciation including the creation of donor circles and donor appreciation events.
• Plan, develop, and oversee donor relations, including thank you and tax acknowledgments, pledge reminders, accountability reports and other appropriate activities.
• Partner with the leaders of the Catholic Education Foundation and Catholic Community Foundation to maximize fundraising efforts and initiatives.
• Coordinate outreach to and support of archdiocesan parishes, schools, and departments to advise, train, and guide “best practice” learning and execution in development, capital campaigns, estate planning, and major gifts.
Recommend appropriate policies, procedures, and protocols regarding development in the Archdiocese to ensure the integrity of the data base (Raiser's Edge).

Contact Information:

Please direct all inquiries, letters of interest, and resumes, to Chris Looney at ADLASearch@ccsfundraising.com

CPE Resident
Ochsner Health System

We are seeking a CPE Resident that shares our Ochsner values of Patients First, Compassion, Integrity, Excellence, and Teamwork. Our values guide our decisions, inspire our actions, and influence our relationships with patients, coworkers and community members.

The CPE Resident is responsible for offering spiritual care to patients, families, staff and visitors. The resident spends at least 13 hours per week in formal supervised training at a graduate level and a minimum of 36 hours each week in clinical responsibility meeting the clinical care needs in a practical setting of learning by doing the work of the chaplain in the hospital. The resident is expected to demonstrate their growing competence as an interfaith resource and assist in family conferences and other staff needs. The candidate for this position should demonstrate the ability to communicate clearly on all levels both orally and in writing and have excellent interpersonal skills in assisting in managing their own anxiety while being a calming, reflective listener to others. The person should demonstrate an ability to work without supervision and demonstrate an ability to problem solve difficult situations. He or she should have basic computer skills needed to perform the duties of his or her role in the hospital. The person should demonstrate an interest in learning both academically and from the patients, families and staff members in the hospital setting. The person must be able to abide by the expectations and standards of the national ACPE program and the policies of Ochsner.


•Pay for Performance” with strong merit-based pay increases
•Paid time-off programs for FT and PT positions
•Tuition assistance
•Ochsner offers a comprehensive benefits package designed to accommodate the diverse needs of its employees.


Required Qualifications

Education / Certifications / Licensure / Specialized Training

• High School diploma or equivalent
•Masters' Degree in Theology preferred

Experience / Skills

• Experience in offering Spiritual Care or Emotional Support to individuals in Crisis.
•Experience in leadership positions within his or her faith group.
•Ability to time manage and assess the basic needs of the clinical unit under his or her assignment.
•Prepared academically to engage graduate level curriculum to meet his or her learning goals leading toward professional chaplaincy certification.
• Must have computer skills and dexterity required for data entry and retrieval of patient information. Must be proficient with Windows-style applications and keyboard.
• Effective verbal and written communication skills and the ability to present information clearly and professionally to varying levels of individuals.
• Good organization and time management skills.
•Able to handle high pressure situations, be able to advocate for the needs of those under his or her service area of responsibility and to possess the ability to problem solve independently to improve operations. The person should their work as enhancing the values, vision and mission of the organization.
•Ability to move about freely, to lift and carry 5 – 15 pounds when handling office supplies, able to stand or long periods of time and to walk long distances, occasionally travel to off-campus locations, and work in a variety of medical environment that may include the need for protective medical clothing, face masks, and various cleansing practices for the protection of the person and the ones he or she serves.

Ochsner is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Contact Information:

Interested Applicants can apply directly to our posting: https://ochsner.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=055615&lang=en

 Questions? Please contact Tara


Catholic Cemeteries of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Rockville Centre, Inc.

The board of trustees for the newly established Catholic Cemeteries of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Rockville Centre, Inc. (Catholic Cemeteries) enthusiastically announces its search for the organization’s first president. The leader will have executive oversight of the enterprise at a time of historic growth and opportunity. Catholic Cemeteries supports grieving families in the celebration of their loved ones at four main cemeteries and on a contractual basis oversees twenty-one historic parish cemeteries which are sister corporations within the community. Catholic Cemeteries is located in Westbury, New York and services the needs of individuals and parishes within the Diocese of Rockville Centre - the Roman Catholic churches on Long Island. The Diocese of Rockville Centre is the eighth largest diocese (inclusive of archdioceses) in the United States totaling more than 1.5 million members, all united under Diocesan Bishop John O. Barres, who will conduct the final interview for this new role. Catholic Cemeteries has a proud tradition of serving Long Island’s ethnically and economically diverse population.

The inaugural president will have demonstrated success as a results-oriented, business-savvy executive dedicated to mission-centric organizations. The president will report to the board of trustees and serve as the chief executive officer overseeing all aspects of the strategy, operation and vision for the future of the organization. Of critical importance, the new president will ensure the successful completion and opening of the fourth main cemetery during the next four years; manage a $50 million endowment and investments and a $20 million annual operating budget; lead a team of eighty loyal staff; and continue to deliver high-quality burial services with empathy and conviction. The president is a key liaison and representative to the local community. This will require an astute management style and an understanding of the fluid landscape of the local Catholic community as a practicing Catholic in good standing, as well as the ability to articulate and execute a reliable and facile business operation.

The president will work in concert with the Dioceses community and an active, engaged board of trustees to strengthen the institution’s position in a highly complex and competitive marketplace and balance the accessibility of quality services for a diverse Catholic community with the need for a strong financial foundation. This charge requires a professional of considerable leadership and management acumen.

Most organizations look ahead to the next quarter for strategic planning. Cemeteries look ahead to the next quarter century. The Catholic Cemeteries president will be a strategic individual, who understands and embraces the Dioceses of Rockville Centre’s Catholic foundation and resonates with, and can actively advocate and market on behalf of, the mission and values of the Catholic Cemeteries and Dioceses.

An earned degree, a demonstrable record of success executing major capital projects, extensive operational facility management and success overseeing a complex funding source are required; candidates with exceptional personal and professional backgrounds and records of success in sales and marketing will be given full consideration.

Additional information about the position, including a leadership profile, can be found at www.wittkieffer.com.

Contact Information:

Inquiries, nominations and applications are invited. Review of applications will begin on July 5, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. Candidates should provide a resume, a letter of application that addresses the responsibilities and requirements described in the Leadership Statement, and the names and contact information of five references. References will not be contacted without prior knowledge and approval of candidates. These materials should be sent electronically via e-mail to the Diocese of Rockville Centre consultants, Kim Brettschneider and Dennis Barden at CatholicCemeteries@wittkieffer.com. Documents that must be mailed may be sent to Witt/Kieffer, 2015 Spring Road, Suite 510, Oak brook, IL 60525. The consultants can be reached by telephone at 630-575-6157. 

Montessori Co-Director and Children's House Guide
Holy Family Academy

For the 2017-18 school year, Holy Family Academy, St. Louis Park, MN has an opening for a qualified Children's House Guide with Montessori training and an ability to provide direction and leadership to the rest of the staff. The position will be for M-F 8:45 A.M. to 1:00 P.M.

Job Qualifications

Candidate should be licensed to teach preschool in Minnesota (or have the potential to be licensed), and have an understanding about teaching in a Catholic school setting.

Contact Information:

Send resume to jgrogan@hfamn.org
or to
Jim Grogan, Principal
Holy Family Academy
5925 W. Lake St.
St. Louis Park, MN 55416 

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