Diocesan Employment



Director for the Catholic Ethnic Ministries Office at the Diocese of Columbus, 197 East Gay Street, Columbus, OH 43215

Responsible for the development and provision of the Office of Catholic Ethnic Ministries.

Essential Functions Include:

  • Establish basic policies and procedures for the oversight of the operation of the office.
  • Prepare and administer budget.
  • Supervise and provide ongoing formation of the office staff.
  • Oversee the goals and objectives of the office.
  • Direct and support all clergy and ministerial activities associated with ethnic ministries.
  • Lead the effort to identify needed actions for the population served.
  • Represent the Diocese at local and national conferences, various committees and public events.
  • Assist the Office of Development and Planning to solicit grants for the office.


  • Bachelor’s degree in ethnic ministry or a related field and five years of experience in the ethnic ministry setting required.
  • Bilingual in Spanish and English preferred.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in writing and verbally.
  • Excellent research and analysis skills and detail oriented.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software and Google Applications.

This is a fulltime position (40 hours per week) that reports to the Episcopal Moderator for Spiritual Life/Parish Ministry.  Compensation is commensurate with candidate’s education and experience.  Job offer contingent on a successful passing of the mandatory background screening and completion of the VIRTUS “Protecting God’s Children” program.  Benefit eligible position.  To apply send cover letter, resume and references by Monday, May 7, 2018 to Dominic Prunte, Human Resource Director at [email protected] .

Part-time Director of Music at St. Jude’s Church in Lewes, Delaware

Responsible for administering and producing the music ministry program at St. Jude’s.

Essential Functions Include:

  • Direct and oversee adult choir, youth choir, cantors and general administration of the music ministry program.
  • Schedule and coordinate all musicians and ensure the quality of musical performance during masses.
  • Plan and execute the music at all weekend liturgies and special celebrations.
  • Hold weekly rehearsals with the choirs and monthly rehearsals with cantors.
  • Design and print weekly worship aids when necessary.
  • Ensure all copyright and usage reporting to major music publishers.
  • Maintain and expand current choral music library.
  • Collaborate with the Business Manager in the preparation and implementing of the Music and Liturgy budgets.
  • Act as a resource for parish staff and volunteer ministers on musical and liturgical matters.


  • Demonstrated proficient organist and /or pianist and choral musician.
  • Ability to manage and administer music ministry program.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Interact well with others in a diverse and collaborative team environment.
  • Practicing Catholic in good standing.

This position reports to the Pastor.  Regular liturgical celebrations include:  Eucharistic celebration on 52 weekends (3-4 per weekend); Memorial Day through Labor Day two additional services during the summer months; Thanksgiving, All Saints, All Souls, Christmas, Ash Wednesday, Holy Week, the holy days of obligation; the parish secular feasts.  Also communal sacramental celebrations of First Reconciliation, First Communication and Prayer Services as appropriate.  Weddings and funerals, both for additional stipend fees above and beyond the agreed-upon salary.  Compensation:  $35,000.00 annually.

To apply send resumes to:  [email protected]

Fulltime/Exempt  Administrative Assistant for Religious Education at St. Agnes Parish, 233 West Gay Street, West Chester, PA 

The role of the Administrative Assistant is to provide support to the director/coordinator of the Parish Religious Education Ministry and to Parish families. This ministry serves the faith formation needs for children, youth and adults of the parish except for Baptism and Marriage preparation.  This position reports to the Director of Religious Education.

Essential Functions Include:

  • Maintain and update information in our Parish Data System and sacramental registers.
  • Maintain and teacher/Catechists Files to insure up-to-date certifications, training and background paperwork.
  • Prepare weekly reconciliation of payments received.
  • Prepare for, set-up and assist with PREP/CCD nights.
  • Coordinate scheduling of Catechists and other volunteers for various religious education programs.
  • Provide Sacramental Support by assisting with registrations & fee collections for First Reconciliation, First Holy Communion and Confirmation and maintaining sacramental records.
  • Maintaining sacramental records.
  • Assist with Retreats, parent meetings and the reception of Sacraments.
  • Various reporting.


  • College degree preferred with previous experience in a related field.
  • Previous experience with databases (PDS preferred.)
  • Bi-lingual – Spanish preferred.
  • To multitask in a fast-paced environment.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • Excellent Language and communication skills required.
  • Must be sensitive and respectful to Catholic doctrine, practicing Catholic helpful.
  • Able to provide required up to date State and Arch-diocesan required clearances such as, Mandatory Reporter, Criminal Background check, Safe environment training technology addendum and any other future needed clearances and made necessary through the Parish, Arch-diocese of State.
  • Able to manage repetitive task with little to no supervision to no supervision.
  • Able to self-ambulate up and down stairs and lift up to 25 pounds.

To apply send resumes to [email protected]

School Nurse at Ursuline Academy

Ursuline Academy is looking for a registered nurse to provide health care for the school community.  This position is a full-time, 10-month position starting August 2018.  Experience in an academic environment is preferred.  Electronic submissions of your resume with cover letter should be emailed to:  [email protected] by April 30th.  Please indicate the position name  “School Nurse” in the “Subject” line of your email submission.

Upper School History/Psychology Teaching Position

Ursuline Academy is seeking a full time teacher for History/Psychology starting August 2018.  This person will be responsible for teaching five classes, a combination of both World History and Psychology courses (including AP Psychology).  A bachelor’s degree in History, Psychology or related field is required with at least two years experience.  The full description can be found on Ursuline.org (Careers).  Interested applicants should submit their resume and cover letter along with three references to:  [email protected] by April 30th.  Please indicate the position name “History/Psychology Teaching Position” in the “Subject” line of your email.

Upper School Science (Temporary/Maternity Leave) Teacher

Ursuline Academy is seeking a full-time Science teacher for a temporary/maternity leave position, beginning August 2018.  We are looking for an experienced and passionate Biology Teacher to join our science team.  In addition to teaching multiple levels of Biology (including AP), candidates qualified to teach in other STEM areas are strongly preferred.  Ideal candidate has earned a bachelor’s in Biology or related STEM field (with a master’s preferred) and at least 2 years Upper School science teaching experience.  A full description can be found on Ursuline.org (Careers).  Interested applicants should submit their resume and cover letter to [email protected] by April 30th.  When applying, please use “Temporary Science Position” in the “Subject” line of your email.

Upper School Principal at Ursuline Academy

Ursuline Academy is seeking an Upper School Principal who will assume leadership on July 1, 2018.  We seek a visionary educator whose leadership will ensure excellence in our academic program, and who will promote the mission and values of the school.  S/he is responsible for ensuring that the Upper School is a challenging and supportive environment that emphasizes scholarship, leadership, citizenship, and service, as well as high standards of character.

The Principal oversees curricular and co-curricular programs related to the operation of the Upper School, and collaborates with the Leadership Team on long-term strategic planning and mission delivery. We seek a leader who has exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, a strong commitment to excellence in education, and can lead an outstanding faculty in an inclusive and progressive way.  It is an exciting time to join the school as it is in the process of planning a very dynamic future.  The Upper School Principal reports directly to the President.

Professional Qualities & Qualifications

The next Principal for Ursuline Academy is a student-focused, visionary leader with experience in secondary independent school administration.  In addition to being a skillful manager and strategic thinker, this successful candidate will have a background and skill-set in the following areas:

  • A passion for the education of young women
  • Outstanding communications and relational skills in order to connect and communicate effectively and frequently with faculty, staff, administration, parents, and students
  • Understanding of program design, curriculum development, and co-curricular programs (including College Guidance and Athletics) at the Upper School level
  • Joyful and collaborative servant leadership combined with a sense of urgency and track record of exceptional results in a mission-critical environment
  • Ability to work collectively with the Director of Teaching and Learning as well as department chairs to hire and develop an outstanding faculty and staff
  • Master’s degree or doctorate required
  • Practicing Catholic with a strong commitment to Catholic education

To Apply:  Interested candidates should submit the following materials by April 5, 2018:

  • Cover letter expressing interest in the leadership position and alignment of your experiences with the leadership needs of Ursuline Academy
  • Current resume
  • Brief statement of educational or leadership philosophy and practice
  • List of three references with name, phone number, and email address

(References will not be contacted until a mutual interest is established and only with the candidate’s permission)

Please send all application materials under one cover to: [email protected]