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President & CEO
St. Anne’s

St. Anne’s seeks a charismatic business-oriented leader to serve as its next President & CEO. Founded in 1908 as a safe refuge for unwed, pregnant young women, and sponsored by the Franciscan Sisters of the Sacred Heart since 1941, St. Anne’s began focusing on pregnant and parenting girls from the foster care and juvenile probation systems and their young children in 1992. In 2003, St. Anne’s started offering high-quality, comprehensive family services and mental health care to struggling families in its community. In 2005, St. Anne’s opened the Transitional Housing Program for recently emancipated pregnant and parenting foster youth and launched its first Early Learning Center for low-income children ages 0 to 5. Five more Early Learning Centers were added in 2014. Today, the organization is a highly regarded social service agency with a particular expertise in meeting the needs of at-risk pregnant or parenting young women and their children. St. Anne’s will open permanent supportive housing for young women from its programs and other homeless families from the community later this year. The problems faced by St. Anne’s client families are complex, interrelated, and overwhelming. Because its mission is to break that generational cycle of crisis, St. Anne’s offers a broad range of services unified by the needs of its client families. For more information, please visit www.stannes.org.

Reporting to the Board of Directors and the Corporate Sponsors, the President & CEO is responsible for planning, implementing, supervising, and assessing St. Anne’s operations in support of its mission, vision and strategic plan. St. Anne’s has an annual operating budget of approximately $25 million and a staff of 300 employees. The President & CEO is expected to define and articulate the strategic direction of St. Anne’s consistent with its vision, mission and culture. Furthermore, the President & CEO will provide oversight of all operational functions of the organization, including program development, financial management, community relations, fund development, human resource management, volunteer leadership, facilities management, and infrastructure growth. The leading candidates will have a good understanding of the child welfare arena and will also come with strong business acumen. Candidates should have a demonstrated knowledge of fund development and have experience working with a variety of funding sources including government agencies, foundations, and individual donors. As the leader of a Catholic enterprise, the CEO must be comfortable with and ideally have an understanding of Roman Catholic traditions. The ideal candidate will have experience at the executive level at a large, complex human service agency or other nonprofit organization. Candidates should have a minimum of ten years of senior leadership experience in the development of human service programs, administration of grant and contract funded programs, and fund development. Experience working with county and state funding agencies would be beneficial. While experience in California is preferred, candidates with appropriate experience in other states area also encouraged to apply. A bachelor’s degree is required; an advanced degree is preferred. 

Contact Information:

St. Anne’s has retained Morris & Berger to conduct the President & CEO search. To apply and to review the full position description, please submit application, including resume and a letter of interest, in confidence to Morris & Berger through their website: www.morrisberger.com/currentsearches/stannes

Music Director
St. Stephen Parish

Opening Date: September 13th, 2017
Closing Date: October 15th, 2017
Location of Job: St. Stephen Catholic Church
Location Address: 1112 SE 41st Ave, Portland, OR 97214
Position: Full Time

Job Duties:
· Coordinates and directs the parish music programs, planning appropriate music for all sacramental celebrations in collaboration with the Pastor and assisting him as needed.
· Responsible for organ performance of preludes, elevations, voluntaries, and improvisations on melodies from the chant or hymn melodies.
· Provides leadership in areas related to liturgical music and encourages participation of the parish community in various liturgies. Serves as consultant to parishioners for planning sacramental liturgies, i.e., weddings and funerals, according to parish guidelines.
· Provides music and musicians for all Sunday, special liturgical and major celebrations, including weddings and funerals. Recruits, auditions and trains cantors and accompanists as needed.
· Directs three Parish choirs, including a Parish choir for the Ordinary Form, a schola for the Extraordinary Form and a children’s choir.
· Coordinates services and schedules of parish musicians, rehearsals, practice times, etc., communicating with church office as needed.
· Coordinates and schedules regular maintenance of pipe organ. Maintains supplies needed for rehearsals and performance: for musicians, liturgy, choir loft.
· Observes national and Archdiocesan guidelines regarding youth and young adult ministry and religious education policies.
· Responsible for stocking and ordering goods for the sacristy including incense, palms, ashes, and candles.
· Plans seasonal events, concerts, recitals, plays, festivals; coordinates liturgical calendars, feast days, and liturgical seasons.
· Coordinates annual fund raiser for music program.
· Responsible for study and preparation for organ and singing practice.
· Schedules liturgical ministers including servers, readers, EMHCs and visiting priests.
· Performs other work-related duties as requested

Skills / Education:
· Proficiency in sight-reading the Latin chant of the Graduale Romanum, and a familiarity with chironomy, preferably of the Solemnes method, with an ability to direct a schola of amateurs and, on occasion, hired professional singers.
· Working knowledge of liturgical Latin, at least enough to identify words in the text with the help of an accompanying translation.
· Understanding of the differences between the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms of the Roman Rite. Familiarity with the magisterial documents on sacred music (Pius X, Pius XII, Vatican II and post-conciliar). Willingness to employ various licit options for the use of sacred music in both forms (for example: accompanied and unaccompanied chant; the use of Renaissance polyphony; classical, baroque, romantic, and 20th century sacred music (and possibly even newer) including a cappella, organ, and orchestral settings. English plainsong (ICEL Chants, Fr. Samuel Weber, Bruce Ford, Adam Bartlett, etc.). Metrical Hymns (Liber Hymnarius, Lumen Christi Hymnal, other good hymns, faux-bourdon, etc.).
· Proficiency in recognizing and singing the Roman Psalm tones (I-VIII and peregrinus tone) and the modes from which they are drawn in order to direct a Vespers schola.
· Bachelor’s degree in Music, specialty in organ performance and/or conducting preferred. 2-3 years of experience, or a combination of education and experience. Experience teaching music to children.
· Must be practicing Catholic in good standing with the church. 

Contact Information:

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to eandersen@archdpdx.org

Parish Musician & Parochial School Music Teacher
Good Shepherd Roman Catholic Church

Coordinator of Parish Music & Parochial School Music Teacher - Good Shepherd Roman Catholic Church Frankfort, KY (www.frankfortgoodshepherd.org) (Roman Catholic Diocese of Lexington) This is a full-time position, with benefits, who is to oversee our parish's liturgical music with two ten member choirs (one English-speaking the other bi-lingual Spanish) with Cantors, to assist in the general oversight of parish liturgies, play and direct for liturgies, and serve as our Parochial School's Music Teacher twice a week during the school year. Fluency in Spanish is not necessary, but familiarity with Spanish is helpful. Creativity is most welcome, be skilled at the organ, piano and choir directing, and hold, or be able to obtain, a KY Teaching Certificate. Frankfort offers four equally beautiful seasons each year in the midst of the rolling green hills of the Horse Capital of the World, situated near the cities of Lexington, KY Louisville, KY and Cincinnati, OH. Come join our vibrant Catholic community with your gifts and creativity.

Contact Information:

Send resume and references to:
Dr. Michele Ulrich, Principal
Good Shepherd Catholic School
75 Shepherd Way
Frankfort, KY 40601

La Salle Catholic College Preparatory

La Salle Prep, a co-educational Catholic high school in Milwaukie, Oregon (a suburb of Portland), seeks a new President. La Salle is financially stable, debt-free, and has a steady enrollment of approximately 700 students.

The new President will be a visionary and energetic leader who embraces the mission of the school and the Catholic education of young people.

The successful candidate will have financial acumen, business management expertise, communication skills, and leadership qualities that inspire collaboration. The candidate’s background will include at least 10 years of business and/or non-profit experience, including managing employees, budgeting, fundraising, donor prospecting, and overseeing capital projects.

Because the La Salle Prep President is charged with ensuring that the school, its operations, and mission stay true to Catholic teachings and the Lasallian charism, the ideal candidate is a practicing Roman Catholic committed to Catholic education. A complete job description is at lsprep.org under About Us/Employment Opportunities.

La Salle Catholic College Preparatory is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Contact Information:

Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, at least three references, a personal mission statement, and a one-page description of leadership philosophy and strategic vision by Oct. 31, 2017, to presidentsearch@lsprep.org

Director of Faith Formation
Diocese of Tyler – St. Philip Institute of Catechesis and Evangelization (Tyler, Texas)

The Director of Faith Formation will work as part of a team of directors at the St. Philip Institute of Catechesis and Evangelization, a new teaching institute formed by the ordinary of the Diocese of Tyler, Texas, Bishop Joseph Strickland, and supervised by the Institute’s Executive Director, Dr. David Tamisiea. The Director of Faith Formation is charged with revitalizing faith formation in the Diocese of Tyler by building on the good work of catechesis already being done in the Diocese and making it even better. The Director will assess, implement, and oversee faith formation programs in the parishes, encompassing religious education of children, sacramental preparation, RCIA, and ongoing adult faith formation. The Director will also help develop an outstanding catechist formation and certification program for the Diocese, which will entail organizing classes in the six deaneries of the Diocese and working with the diocesan media communications department to develop online religious instruction for the catechists on the Institute’s website. The Director at a later stage in the Institute’s development will also help organize and supervise regional, deanery-level catechists, to assist in carrying out the teaching mission throughout the Diocese.

The ideal candidate for Director of Faith Formation is a devout Catholic who is faithful to the Magisterium of the Church and committed to teaching the Catholic faith in all its breadth and depth, beauty and rigor. This person must be well-formed theologically, having attained a masters degree or higher in theology or a related discipline. The candidate should be bilingual in English and Spanish, and must have some prior experience in faith formation at the parish and/or diocesan level. The candidate should also demonstrate an ability to manage and direct catechists.


The St. Philip Institute of Catechesis and Evangelization is a newly-formed teaching institute located in the Diocese of Tyler, Texas. Bishop Joseph Strickland formed the Institute to assist him in making the Tyler Diocese an outstanding teaching diocese. The Institute is under the direct authority of Bishop Strickland and is headed by an Executive Director who oversees the Institute’s teaching initiatives. Bishop Strickland has made more effectively teaching the Catholic faith the heart and soul of his episcopacy, and has outlined an ambitious vision for “allowing the Light of Christ to shine forth in its radiant brilliance” in his Constitution for Teaching the Catholic Faith, which can be found here: https://www.dioceseoftyler.org/news/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/Constitution-PDF.pdf. The Diocese of Tyler is a 30-year old diocese covering 33 counties and situated in the beautiful piney woods of Northeast Texas. The seat of the Diocese is the city of Tyler, Texas, a mid-sized city (pop. 120,000) that is the economic hub in Northeast Texas, with two major healthcare systems, a rapidly growing University of Texas at Tyler (9,800 students), a low cost of living, an historic district with charming brick streets, nearby scenic campgrounds and lakes, and is famous for being the Rose Capital of the United States. 

Contact Information:

All applicants must submit (a) a current resume or CV, (b) list of three references, and (c) a cover letter that expresses the applicant’s interest and fitness for the position based upon their credentials, experience, accomplishments, skills, and desire to help carry out the teaching mission of the St. Philip Institute of Catechesis and Evangelization. These items should be sent by email to Dr. David Tamisiea, the Executive Director and President of the St. Philip Institute, at dtamisiea@stphilipinstitute.org, with a brief introduction in the body of the email and in the subject line the words “Applicant for SPICE – Director of Faith Formation.” The deadline for submission is November 15, 2017.

David Tamisiea, J.D., Ph.D.
Executive Director and President
St. Philip Institute of Catechesis and Evangelization
(903) 914-0829 (office)
(239) 227-0752 (cell)
dtamisiea@stphilipinstitute.org (email)

"The Spirit said to Philip, 'Go and join up with that chariot.' Philip ran up and heard the Ethiopian reading Isaiah the prophet and said, 'Do you understand what you are reading?' The Ethiopian replied, 'How can I, unless someone instructs me?' " (Acts 8:29–31)

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