Diocesan Employment

The following positions are currently open:

Part time Coordinator of Youth Ministry at Immaculate Conception Parish in Elkton, Maryland

The coordinator of youth ministry (CYM) is a 25 hour a week part time position with the possibility of becoming full time in the future. The CYM is responsible for Religious Education of registered students in grades 7 and 8, weekly gatherings and an annual retreat for high school students, service opportunities, and Confirmation readiness. Administrative duties include attending monthly staff meetings, planning an annual calendar and budget, some fundraising, and recruiting and training of volunteers. Work hours are of necessity; flexible in order to meet with youth, parents, and volunteers. The CYM is accountable to the pastor by way of the Director of Religious Education. Successful applicants will have a Bachelor’s degree in Theology or a related field or possess Youth Ministry Certification from a recognized certifying body, and also be a practicing Catholic. Benefits with this position include secretarial service available, negotiated time off, and a flexible schedule. Resume and cover letter should be sent to Peg O’Donnell, Immaculate Conception Parish: [email protected] by June 30.

Director, Office of Worship

The Archdiocese of Baltimore is in search of a Director, Office of Worship.

The Director will serve as a resource to the Archbishop and to diocesan and parish leadership in ensuring that the New Evangelization is the lens through which worship is viewed.

Additional responsibilities include organizing, planning, and directing archdiocesan liturgies; as well as providing formation and resources on liturgical formation.  The Director also works to foster participation of the faithful in the Liturgy of the Hours.

The best qualified candidate will possess:  a graduate degree in theology or a related field; at least 5 years of successful experience in liturgical ministry; experience of collaboration with Catholic schools preferred, and a working knowledge of Spanish.

In addition, the successful candidate should be a person of visible and demonstrated faith in the Catholic tradition, have knowledge and understanding of the Church’s liturgical documents, and have experience in and understanding of sacramental, mystagogical, and liturgical catechesis as well as RCIA.

To apply for this position, please email resume to:  [email protected]


Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish in north Wilmington, DE is seeking a full time staff member to oversee the operation of the building facilities and infrastructure that includes a large church enrollment and a 500 student elementary school.  The Manager is responsible for the mechanical and electrical systems, contractors, security, capital improvements and maintenance staff.  A complete job description can be found at www.ihm.org under the heading “Quick Links”. 

Submit a resume and cover letter to [email protected]

Part-time Band Director 

UrsulineAcademy is an independent Catholic school in Wilmington, DE. We are seeking a part time band director for the 2016/2017 school year. The band director will work with students in grades 4 – 8, teach instrumental lessons, conduct full band rehearsals, and will prepare lower and middle school bands for performance. The band director works as part of a performing arts team, making teamwork, flexibility, sense of humor, and creative problem solving important. Qualified candidates will have a bachelor’s degree in music education, instrumental music, or related field and have proven experience conducting a school band program. Interested parties should send their resumes with cover letter to [email protected].     

Lead Teacher for Pre-K  

Ursuline Academy is an independent Catholic school in Wilmington, DE. We are seeking a creative, energetic lead teacher for our pre-K four year old classroom for the 2016/2017 school year. We are looking for a highly motivated, nurturing individual, with excellent written and oral communication skills. Our teachers work in partnership with parents to create a learning environment that promotes a passion and excitement for learning amongst our very youngest learners. Qualified candidates will have a bachelor’s degree in early childhood education with 5 years of classroom experience preferred. Please submit your resume to:  [email protected]. 

Technology Coordinator 

Ursuline Academy is an independent Catholic school in Wilmington, DE. We are seeking a full time Technology Coordinator.  Candidates should have a working knowledge of Mac and PC hardware and software with strong communication and organization skills. A bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience is required. Blackbaud, Audiovisual (set up and operation) and Google Suite experience is a plus. Interested parties should e-mails their resumes with cover letter to [email protected].    

Associate Director of Catholic Youth and Young Adult Ministry

The Diocese of Wilmington is seeking a full time Associate Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministry to create and implement a comprehensive ministry to and for the youth of the Diocese. The Associate Director is responsible for establishing the vision, goals objectives and programs for the office. The Associate Director works closely with the Associate Directors of CYM and Marriage and Family Life in collaboration with the Director of Religious Education to provide an integrated approach to the faith formation at all levels. The successful candidate will possess strong interpersonal skills, the ability to lead people, develop a team and solve problems.

Minimum required qualifications will include:

  • Practicing Catholic in good standing.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Religious Education or Theology and three years of experience in parish ministry or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Travel throughout the Diocese of Wilmington is required

Email resume and letter of interest with salary requirements to [email protected].  Please reference CYM in the subject line.  No telephone calls will be accepted. EOE

Application Deadline: June 10, 2016

 Human Resources Generalist/Special Projects

The Catholic Diocese of Wilmington is seeking a full-time Human Resources professional to provide services to management and staff of the Catholic Diocese of Wilmington, Catholic Cemeteries, Inc., Catholic Charities and related entities.  Essential functions will include providing services such as talent acquisition, staffing, benefits, T&D, compliance, and employee relations.

The successful candidate will meet the following criteria:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of Human Resources experience or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • PHR/SPHR or SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP certification
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality
  • Excellent communication/presentation skills
  • Ability to travel within the geographical footprint of the Diocese of Wilmington

To apply, email resume and letter of interest with salary requirements to [email protected] Please reference HR in the subject line. No telephone calls will be accepted.  EOE

Parish Administrative Assistant/Secretary 

St. John the Beloved Parish and School in Wilmington, Delaware is seeking an experienced Administrative Assistant/Secretary to provide administrative support to the Parish.  This position is part-time, 25 hours per week.                   

The successful candidate will possess an Associate’s degree in Business Administration or related field and 3 to 5 years of experience in office administration and record-keeping or equivalent combination of education and experience.  This role requires the ability to work well with the public and staff in a busy office environment; perform several tasks at once with accuracy and professionalism; excellent written/oral communication and interpersonal skills; deadline and customer service orientation, problem-solving skills, and the ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information. Excellent knowledge of computer systems including Microsoft Office Suite required.   

To apply send resume and letter of interest with salary requirements to [email protected].  EOE