Career Opportunities

Diocesan Career Opportunities

Director of Youth & Young Adult Ministry (Full-Time) — Springfield

The Catholic Center — Springfield, MO

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The Diocese of Springfield-Cape Girardeau seeks qualified applicants to fill the position of Diocesan Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministry. The Director develops and implements diocesan policies and programs related to Youth and Young Adult Ministry that will promote the three priorities of the diocesan Mutually Shared Vision: “Growing in Holiness, Forming Intentional Disciples, and Being Sent Forth to Witness.”

Specific Duties and Responsibilities
Administrative:

  • Develop and implement diocesan policies, programs, and activities related to Youth and Young Adult Ministry.
  • Manage the Diocesan Youth and Young Adult Ministry Office, including preparation of and operation within an annual budget as approved by the Diocesan Finance Council, and conduct daily office operations.
  • Work closely with and provide support to pastors, parish pastoral councils and parish ministry staff for youth and young adult ministry efforts.
  • Serve as a diocesan liaison to Catholic Campus Ministry leaders throughout the diocese.
  • Provide leadership and serve as a liaison for related organizations on the diocesan, regional and national levels – e.g. Region IX leaders, NFCYM
  • Serve as a liaison/advisor for Youth Adventure programs – e.g. American Heritage Girls, Trail Life USA, Boys Scouts.
  • Serve on the Youth Endowment Fund Committee in determining distribution of funds.
  • As a member of the Catholic Center Staff, collaborate with other members as necessary.

Youth and Young Adult Ministry Activities:

  • Provide education, resources, and ongoing training opportunities for personal enrichment and professional development of youth ministry leaders
  • Plan and facilitate diocesan activities which support and enhance the evangelization and formation of youth – e.g. Camp Re-NEW-All, Totus Tuus, DYC, youth retreats
  • Develop and train teams of young adults to serve on Camp Staff and on Totus Tuus missionary teams during the summer.
  • Promote and participate in other parish, regional, and national activities which enhance the evangelization and formation of youth – e.g. NCYC, Steubenville Youth Conference, and March for Life
  • Work with parish and regional young adult ministry leaders to promote or plan and facilitate ministry opportunities which are specific to young adults (ages 18-35)

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Practicing Catholic with a good understanding of and commitment to the primary
    documents of the Catholic Church, especially pertaining to evangelization,
    catechesis, and youth ministry.
  • Knowledge of current trends and resources for youth and young adult parish ministry.
  • Strong interpersonal skills including the ability to listen, articulate ideas and principles,
    negotiate and mediate areas of conflict, and work in collaboration with others.
  • Excellent organizational and administrative skills
  • Experience as a presenter and trainer; skilled at large and small group facilitation.

Education and Experience
Applicant must be a practicing Catholic in good standing with the Church.

Employment or volunteer experience as a ministry leader with high school youth and/or young adults in parishes, schools, universities, or diocese is required. Minimum of a Bachelor Degree in Pastoral Ministry, Theology, Catholic Education, or Catechesis is required.

This is a full-time, exempt position. Some evening and weekend hours, as well as periodic travel, driving across the diocese will be required to accomplish the work. Mileage is reimbursed at the set diocesan rate.

Compensation includes competitive salary, excellent health benefits and retirement plan based on diocesan guidelines.

The Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministry works in close collaboration with the Diocesan Director of Faith Formation and the Diocesan Director of Evangelization and Family Life, and is assisted by the Diocesan Ministry Program Coordinator.

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For further questions, please contact Doug Kissinger at The Catholic Center, dkissinger@dioscg.org, or call (417) 866-0841.

Administrative Assistant/Marriage Preparation Coordinator (Full-Time)—Springfield

The Catholic Center — Springfield, MO

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The Diocese of Springfield-Cape Girardeau seeks qualified applicants to fill the position of Administrative Assistant/Marriage Preparation Coordinator.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

Provide support for the Diocesan Director of Family Life Ministries by coordinating the Diocesan Marriage Preparation program and assisting in coordination of Family Life Ministry activities.

Provide administrative support for the Diocesan Director of Respect Life.


Marriage Preparation Coordinator duties and responsibilities:

  • Responsible for ordering supplies and preparing materials used for the marriage preparation program.

  • Assist pastors and couples with setting up, scoring, and invoicing for the FOCCUS  pre-marriage inventory.
  • Maintain organized records.
  • Scheduling meetings and seminars.
  • Maintain effective communication with lead couples.
  • Assist in Coordinating the Diocesan Wedding Anniversary Celebrations
  • Assist in Coordinating Other Marriage and Family Life Activities.

New ministry activities will be planned each year according to the needs of parishes and individuals in the diocese. The administrative assistant will be responsible for assisting the Diocesan Director in planning, preparing, and facilitating those activities.

Administrative Support for the Diocesan Office of Respect Life:

Assist the diocesan director in coordinating diocesan activities, including the Mass for the Unborn, Rosary for Life, and the March for Life. 

 Assist with scheduling events, facilitating registration processes, ordering materials, and distributing promotional materials through mail and social media.
Receive and respond to calls and Emails for the Office of Family Life and Respect life. 

The Administrative Assistant is accountable to the Diocesan Director of Family Life and Director of Respect Life.

Quaifications and Skills

Applicant must be a practicing Roman Catholic.  Qualified individuals will have excellent written and verbal communication skills, proficiency with Microsoft Office Products, including Word and Excel, and be detail-oriented. Must be able to work independently but cooperatively.  Position start date is February 1, 2024.  Compensation includes competitive wages and benefits.

Apply Online or to request an application packet, including a detailed job description, please contact Doug Kissinger at The Catholic Center, dkissinger@dioscg.org, (417) 866-0841. 

 

 

Catholic Education & Formation Opportunities

Listings are sorted alphabetically by town name.

Principal (Full-Time)—Saint Denis School, Benton

Principal sought for Saint Denis Catholic School, Benton

Principal and Educator Opening, elementary:

Saint Denis School in Benton, MO,  is seeking a principal and teacher for the 2024-2025 school year. 

Responsibilities will include leadership in the school environment as a community of faith, as well as providing instructional and professional leadership to the school faculty, as well being able to fill the capacity of a classroom teacher. 

Requirements:
A qualified candidate must be an active and practicing Catholic, possess their Missouri certification, as well as possessing a master’s degree in School Administration (or are working towards it). Administrative experience is preferred, and 3-5 years of Catholic school experience is desired as well.

To request an application, please contact Fr. Daniel Belken at Saint Denis Parish, Benton, MO at (573) 545-3864, or Email frbelken@stdenisbenton.org.

Cook (Full-Time) — Notre Dame Regional High School, Cape Girardeau

Notre Dame Regional High School — Cape Girardeau, MO

Notre Dame Regional High School is seeking applicants for a cook position in the school’s cafeteria. The position would be from 7:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. when school is in session.
Pay is based on experience and skill level, and a benefits package is available. On the job training available.

Email a resume, or arrange to pick up an application, by emailing Joan Dunning at joandunning@notredamecape.org.

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Notre Dame Regional High School
Joan Dunning
573-334-4709
joandunning@notredamecape.org

School Accountant (Full-Time)—Notre Dame Regional High School, Cape Girardeau

Notre Dame Regional High School — Cape Girardeau, MO

School Accountant

Notre Dame Regional High School in Cape Girardeau is seeking applications for an accountant. General responsibilities include:

  • Perform duties to coordinate, document and process payroll
  • Responsible for the financial administration, compliance and reporting for all grants
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and QuickBooks (or similar financial software)
  • Responsible for accounts payable and receivable (including tuition)
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Oversee the finances of fundraising events
  • Assist with strategic planning
  • Maintain effective internal controls
  • Present a positive image when communicating with staff 
  • Properly handle all confidential matters

Notre Dame is a Roman Catholic school in the Diocese of Springfield-Cape Girardeau, so preference would be given to practicing Catholics.
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance with a minimum of 5 years of accounting experience required; school finance experience preferred.
Interested candidates should send their resume, cover letter, and list of references to 
paulunterreiner@notredamecape.org. Application deadline is February 23, 2024.

Mathematics Teacher (Full-Time)—Notre Dame Regional High School, Cape Girardeau

Mathematics Teacher

Notre Dame Regional High School in Cape Girardeau is seeking applications for a Mathematics teaching position for the upcoming 2024-25 school year. We are looking for a committed individual that can teach upper level Mathematics.

Notre Dame is a Roman Catholic school in the Diocese of Springfield-Cape Girardeau, so preference would be given to practicing Catholics.

A Bachelor’s Degree in Secondary Education (Mathematics) and appropriate Master’s degree preferred. Interested candidates should send their resume, cover letter, and list of references to paulunterreiner@notredamecape.org by March 8, 2024.

Social Studies Teacher (Full-Time)—Notre Dame Regional High School, Cape Girardeau

Social Studies Teacher

Notre Dame Regional High School in Cape Girardeau is seeking applications for a Social Studies teaching position and FBLA moderator for the upcoming 2024-25 school year. 

Notre Dame is a Roman Catholic school in the Diocese of Springfield-Cape Girardeau, so preference would be given to practicing Catholics.
A Bachelor’s Degree in Secondary Education with an emphasis in Social Studies is preferred. Interested candidates should send their resume, cover letter, and list of references to paulunterreiner@notredamecape.org by March 8, 2024.

 

Spanish Teacher (Full-Time)—Notre Dame Regional High School, Cape Girardeau

Spanish Teacher

Notre Dame Regional High School in Cape Girardeau is seeking applications for a Spanish teaching position for the upcoming 2024-25 school year.
We are looking for a committed individual that can teach Spanish I.

Notre Dame is a Roman Catholic school in the Diocese of Springfield-Cape Girardeau, so preference would be given to practicing Catholics.
A Bachelor’s Degree in Secondary Education with an emphasis in Spanish is preferred.
Interested candidates should send their resume, cover letter, and list of references to paulunterreiner@notredamecape.org by March 8, 2024.

5th Grade Teacher (Full-Time)—Immaculate Conception School, Jackson

Immaculate Conception School is accepting applications for a 5th grade Teacher for the 2024-2025 school year.

All interested parties should contact Mrs. Campbell at (573)  243-5013 or mcampbell@icsjackson.eduk12.net for an application.

Preference will be given to certified Catholic teachers.

Director Of Schools (Full-Time)—Joplin Area Catholic Schools

Joplin Area Catholic Schools seeks a Director of Schools for the 2024-2025 school year.
We are seeking a dedicated Educational Leader with successful experience in Catholic School Leadership. The successful applicant will have a master’s degree or beyond in Educational Administration as well as meet requirements for Missouri Certification. We seek an active Catholic who is dedicated to the growth and mission of Catholic Education.

Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Oversee and coordinate the development and implementation of a strategic plan.
  • Follows and Implements Diocesan and local policies as well as updates and develops effective local policies and procedures.
  • Facilitate and/or participate in advisory boards and committees.
  • Oversight of all aspects of the school system business office, including but not limited to: admissions and enrollment, finance, development, buildings and grounds, transportation, technology, etc.
  • Build relationships with school, parish, and greater communities.
  • Coordinate system calendar and events.
  • Collaborate with administrative team to ensure effective school programs.
  • Communicate regularly with Pastors and diocesan Superintendent.

To Apply:
Applicants should send a letter of interest and resume to Dr. Emily Yoakam, eyoakam@jacschools.org, as well as complete an application, which will be sent to you upon receipt of letter of interest.
Applications will be accepted until March 1, 2024, or until filled.

Teacher (Full-Time)—Immaculate Conception School, New Madrid

Teacher Sought for New Madrid Catholic School for 2024-2025

Teaching in a Catholic School is a rewarding experience for anyone who believes in the power of education and the strength of faith to change lives and build better futures. We, at Immaculate Conception Catholic School, New Madrid, know that what students learn in Catholic schools goes beyond the textbooks. We are determined to help each student develop faith, character, and a love of learning. We seek to welcome new educators who are commited to focusing on creating a learning environment in which all students may succeed academically and spiritually. We look to find well-educated, motivated and committed educators, eager to share their faith and talents with our students. ICS offers a new competitive salary, retirement, sick leave, and all the perks of teaching at a Catholic school.

Applications can be obtained at the school or parish office or on the parish Website. For more information, please contact Ms. Allison Fowler at (573) 748-5123.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Assistant Principal (Full-Time)—Immaculate Conception School, Springfield

Immaculate Conception is seeking an Assistant Principal for the 2024-2025 school year.
Immaculate Conception is one of four schools in the Springfield Catholic School System and offers classes from Preschool through 8th grade, with a current enrollment of approximately 475 students.

Responsibilities:

  • Leadership in Community of Faith
  • Providing Instructional and Professional leadership to the faculty
  • Supervision of extra-curricular activities

Qualifications:

  • Must be an active, practicing Catholic
  • 5 years teaching experience in an elementary (K-8) school
  • Missouri Teacher/Administrative certificate
  • A Master’s Degree in Education or School Administration

To submit an application, go to https://springfieldcatholic.org/about/employment-opportunities and then select “Immaculate Conception Assistant Principal”

Parish Job Opportunities

Choir Director AND Organist/Accompanist (Part-Time) — Joplin

St. Mary Catholic Church — Joplin, MO

St. Mary Catholic Church, in Joplin, MO, is searching for a part-time Choir Director to direct the adult choir.  The church is also seeking an Organist / Accompanist.  The Director and Organist will work closely with the Liturgy Coordinator to select music and coordinate with choir members to set practice schedules and Mass dates when the choir will sing.  The focus will be on Christmas and Easter season liturgies along with a few fall and Spring Masses.

If interested, please contact The Very Rev. Joe Weidenbenner at (417623-3333.

Catholic Charities Job Opportunities

Catholic Charities of Southern Missouri

Catholic Charities of Southern Missouri — Multiple Locations

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