Pastoral Care Associate/Parish Administrator, Mankato, MN Posted 3/22/18

Pastoral Care Associate/Parish Administrator
St. John the Baptist Catholic Church
Mankato, Minnesota

Pastoral Care Associate/Parish Administrator Position: St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Mankato is seeking a full-time Pastoral Care Associate/Parish Administrator. The Pastoral Care Associate/Parish Administrator is a professional minister who responds to a broad range of pastoral and administrative needs relating to all aspects of parish life, directly or through collaboration with the Pastor, providing leadership and support for the administrative decisions of St. John’s Parish. This position also includes designated responsibilities for Pastoral Care in collaboration with the Pastor and Spiritual Care departments in care centers and hospitals.
Minimum Qualifications:
BA, BS, or MA in Pastoral Studies/Theology or a related field and at least 2 years of Leadership experience.
– Possess planning, organizational and collaborative skills;
– Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work with a variety of ages, personalities and backgrounds;
– Collaborative nature to work as a part of a strong leadership team;
– Able to speak in public and lead large group meetings;
– Strong written and oral communication skills;
– Computer literacy;
– A valid Minnesota driver’s license and the ability to travel when necessary.

Applicant should be a practicing Catholic and possess a love for and knowledge of the Catholic faith.
Benefits-eligible position; salary commensurate with experience.

About the Employer: St. John the Baptist Catholic Church is located in downtown Mankato, a thriving community of 50,000. Our church totals approximately 1150 households, and we value a strong faith formation program. We are a dynamic parish in a growing, vibrant community that promotes prayer, service, and learning for life-long discipleship.

To apply: Send your resume and cover letter to: Fr. John Kunz; 632 South Broad Street, Mankato, MN 56001 or

Worship Director, Maple Grove, MN Posted 3/20/18

Worship Director
St. Joseph the Worker
Maple Grove, Minnesota

St. Joseph the Worker, Maple Grove, MN: WORSHIP DIRECTOR — An active and progressive parish of 2000 households seeks to add a pastoral team member in the position of Director of Worship. Competency in voice and an instrument, choral directing and cantor training are necessary. Desire a candidate with an advanced level of training/experience in Liturgy planning with an emphasis on welcoming all and encouraging greater participation. An appreciation for a more contemporary style of worship and music is required (OCP, Spirit and Song, and various digital music resources utilized primarily). Salary and benefits commensurate with qualifications and experience. Send resume, letters of recommendation and three references to: St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church, Attn: Mike Lentz at 7180 Hemlock Lane N in Maple Grove, MN 55369. Email: Deadline for resumes is April 15, 2018. Parish Website:

Business Administrator, St. Anthony, MN Posted 3/7/18

Business Administrator
Church of St. Charles Borromeo
St. Anthony, Minnesota

The Business Administrator is delegated by the Pastor of the Church of St. Charles Borromeo to manage the business operation of the parish and school through oversight of finances, personnel, facility, administration, legal concerns and long range planning. They are responsible for policies and procedures related to those areas and supervises staff. They are a resource for staff and volunteers.
1.) Oversee the financial aspects.
· Perform day to day accounting activities including payroll, accounts payable and receivable, and preparing financial reports to be reviewed by the pastor, parish trustees, and parish finance committee.
· Implement and uphold financial policies and procedures as set forth by the Archdiocese.
· Ensure that all financial records and reports are maintained in accordance with generally accepted accounting procedures.
· Assist parish programs with fund raising and long-term planning.
· Manage investments, deposits and communication with financial institutions and donors.

2.) Manage human resources and operation of the parish office.
· Supervise staff
Coordinate the daily work of the office staff.
· Coordinate recruitment and hiring of all employees, maintaining compliance with legal and government human resource reporting requirements.
· Oversee that all personnel records for employees are maintained and up-to-date.
· Consult with and advise the pastor on appropriate resolution of employee relations issues.
· Manage relations with outside vendors, contractors and businesses.

3.) Oversight of the Facility (physical buildings)and grounds.
· Supervise and guide the work of the Director of Maintenance who directs the work of the parish maintenance staff.
Manage Building and Capital Improvement projects
· Monitor the rental process of all parish facilities.
Work with Facility Committee
Work with volunteers on various projects
Manage technology
Complete Archdiocesan PACE/PRISM requirements

4.) Other responsibilities.
· Maintain an articulate understanding and working relationship with the Archdiocesan offices and its policies and activities.
· Act as a communication conduit between the pastor, parish staff, parish volunteers, committees, businesses and contractors,.
Knowledge of proxy process
Supervisory ability
Attend School Advisory Committee meetings
Attend APBA (Association of Parish Business Administrators) meeting and other Archdiocesan meetings
Education: Bachelor’s Degree
Professional Experience: BA/BS Degree plus three to five years experience in the non-profit sector and a minimum of two years in an administrative capacity.

To apply: Please send a resume, cover letter, by March 17, 2018 to:
Fr. Troy Przybilla
2739 Stinson Blvd
Minneapolis, MN 55418

Assistant Director of Campus Ministry, St. Joseph, MN Posted 2/12/18

Assistant Director, Campus Ministry
College of St. Benedict
St. Joseph, Minnesota

The Department of Campus Ministry at the College of Saint Benedict (CSB) invites applications for the full-time (92%), benefit-eligible position of Assistant Director. This position is committed to the expression of the Church’s care for the local and global community through witness and ministry in accord with the Catholic Benedictine mission and character of CSB. The Assistant Director is particularly attentive to addressing the pastoral and spiritual needs of the undergraduate women who are students of CSB; developing leaders for the church, emphasizing the spiritual growth of the human person, and promoting service to the local and broader community.

Administration and Leadership
Program Management
–  Alternative Spring Break Experiences
– Spirituality and Social Justice

Education: B.A. Required

Professional Experience:
Previous experience on a college campus or adult ministry, service and volunteering experience.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  1. Christian faith commitment and knowledge of Christian, Catholic tradition
  2. Knowledge and appreciation of the living Benedictine charism
  3. Strong pastoral skills including communication (listening, speaking, and writing)
  4. A demonstrated record of collaborative leadership
  5. Demonstrated ability to provide dynamic and innovative spiritual leadership development for college students
  6. Effective supervisory, project management, and organizational skills
  7. Awareness of and sensitivity to gender differences which impact the pastoral and spiritual needs and development of undergraduate students
  8. High level of competence, independent judgment, and respect for confidentiality
  9. Ability to travel both domestically and internationally for the purpose of Alternative Break Experiences and other departmental initiatives
  10. Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings on occasion.
  11. Driver’s license required.  Ability to drive a college vehicle which includes the completion of College defensive driving program. A driver’s license check will be conducted.

To Apply: Applications are accepted online at Applicants should complete the full application and submit a cover letter and resume. Official transcript required at time of hire. If you require special accommodations to participate in the College of Saint Benedict hiring process, please contact us at (320) 363-5500 or

Director of Advacement, Faribault, MN Posted 2/2/18

Director of Advancement
Bethlehem Academy
Faribault, Minnesota

The Bethlehem Academy Advancement Office exists to enhance the school by communicating the mission and objectives of the institution and obtaining the financial support necessary to ensure a strong vibrant future. The Advancement Office, led by the Director of Advancement, will implement strategies and tactics to secure the funding for the school’s capital and operating needs. The Advancement efforts encompass alumni relations, communications and marketing, publication, fundraising, and the annual fund. The Director creates, implements, manages and assess a comprehensive donor relations plan.

The complete job description can be found at

To Apply: submit letter of intent, resume, 3 current references by March 5, 2018 to

Dr Chuck Briscoe
Bethlehem Academy
105 Third Ave SW
Faribault MN 55021
Or FAX to 507-334-3949

Chancellor, Lansing, MI Posted 2/5/18

Diocese of Lansing
Lansing, Michigan

The Diocese of Lansing is accepting applications for the position of Chancellor. The Chancellor assists the Bishop of Lansing in the three-fold ministry of teaching, governing, and sanctifying the people within our ten-county diocese.

Under the direction of the Bishop of Lansing as established by universal law (canon 482, §1), the Chancellor is responsible for gathering, arranging, and safeguarding the deeds, proceedings, and records of the diocese and the verification of the signature of the Bishop. The Chancellor is also the diocesan notary and secretary. The Chancellor is in charge of the diocesan seal. It is the responsibility of the Chancellor to work with the Diocesan Archivist in the safeguarding of all documents for the diocese, parishes, schools, and administrative offices in accordance with the retention scheduled defined by canon law and articulated by particular law.

1. Official Chancellor functions as established by universal law
2. Provide canonical counsel to the Bishop of Lansing, members of the Curia, pastors, principals and agency directors, as needed. Consults other canonists in the diocese or outside the diocese whenever necessary to resolve canonical issues.
3. Vet priests who will minister in the Diocese of Lansing according to the norms and procedures established by canon law and the Dallas Charter for the protection of youth and vulnerable adults.
4. Provide testimonials of suitability for priests/deacons who will be ministering outside of the Diocese of Lansing and celebrets for priests/deacons ministering out of the country.
5. Cooperate with immigration and Homeland Security officials regarding status of priests/deacons, i.e., to obtain or update visa status for service in pastoral ministry in the Diocese of Lansing.
6. Serve as the point of contact for all laicization requests and works in partnership with the Tribunal to process them.
7. Serve as Administrative Assistant to the Diocesan Bishop

Basic Qualifications:
1. A working knowledge of, and an absolute commitment to the mission of fostering the Catholic faith;
2. Excellent communications skills including written, verbal, public speaking and presentation skills;
3. Excellent human relations and interpersonal skills; must be a self-starter, organized, and a team player;
4. Be able to travel, and be available for evening and weekend work as necessary; have reliable transportation;
5. Be able to manage multiple tasks simultaneously;
6. Have a proficiency in the use of computer technology including Microsoft Office products and related technology;
9. Flexibility in assessing needs and strategies and adapt appropriately in an administrative environment;
10 .Maintain the confidentiality of office on all diocesan matters including sensitive personnel and diocesan business information;

Education and Experience:
1. A licentiate or doctorate in canon law and a Master’s degree in Theology;
2. Pastoral experience in the Catholic Church environment in various leadership positions.

Other Skills and Abilities:
1. Reading proficiency in Latin is useful; and proficiency in Italian and other foreign languages and cultures are helpful.

More information and application process.


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