Diocese of Gary Openings | Diocese of Gary Schools Employment Opportunities
Parish Openings | Other Catholic Diocese Openings

Kelly A. Venegas, SPHR

Manager of Human Resources
9292 Broadway
Merrillville, IN  46410
(219) 769-9292 extension 224

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Diocese of Gary is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Diocese of Gary assures equal employment opportunity in all its employment policies and practices.

These policies and practices are administered without regard to race, color, national origin, age, gender, marital status, political affiliation, veteran status, service membership, sexual orientation or mental or physical disabilities not affecting one's ability to perform the essential functions of one's job. there are certain positions in the Diocese of Gary for which it is necessary to be Catholic, and some positions for which preference in hiring shall be given to people who are Catholic and who evidence an understanding of the Catholic faith and a commitment to living that faith. Such preference is allowed under state and federal law, and does not constitute an illegal act of discrimination.

Return to Top

Diocese of Gary Openings

Diocese of Gary Pastoral Center

Catholic Charities Openings

Diocese of Gary Schools Employment Opportunities

St Casimir Catholic School - Openings

St. Stanislaus School, East Chicago - Openings

Parish Openings

Our Lady of Grace in Highland, IN - Director of Parish Religious Education and Formation

Click here for position description and application information (PDF).

St. Francis Xavier - Part-Time Assistance in Religious Education Office

Click here for position description and application information (PDF).

Saints Peter & Paul Church in Merrillville, Indiana - Part-Time Maintenance Person

Saints Peter and Paul Church in Merrillville, Indiana is seeking a part-time maintenance person who has knowledge of electrical, plumbing, tile work and general "handy" abilities. Please send resume to Saints Peter and Paul, 5885 Harrision Street, Merrillville, Indiana 46410.

St. Peter and Sacred Heart Churches in La Porte - Director of Religious Education (DRE)

Click here for position description and application information (PDF).

St. Thomas More Parish - Openings

Whiting/Robertsdale Catholic Community - Openings

Other Catholic Diocese Openings

Archdiocese of Indianapolis, Metropolitan Tribunal - Judge Instructor/Assessor

Click here for position description and application information (PDF).

Diocese of Joliet - Director of Young Adult and Youth Ministry

Click here for position description and application information (PDF).

Diocese of Lafayette - Executive Director of the Department of Evangelization, Education, and Worship

Click here for position description and application information (PDF).

Queen of Peace Catholic School, Mishawaka, Indiana - Principal

Click here for position description and application information (PDF).

St. Irenaeus Roman Catholic Parish, Park Forest, IL - Director of Music

Click here for position description and application information (PDF).

St. Isidore Catholic Parish, Bloomingdale, IL - Youth Ministries Director

Click here for position description and application information (PDF).

St. Columba Parish, Chicago, IL

West Deanery Unified Catholic Schools - President

The West Deanery Unified Catholic Schools, an archdiocesan-sponsored institution consisting of Cardinal Ritter High School and St. Michael-St. Gabriel Archangels Catholic Elementary School, is currently accepting applications for the position of president.  Located on the near west side of Indianapolis, the schools serve a growing diverse student population of 1,000 and are accredited by the State of Indiana.  The institution is blessed with exceptional teaching and administrative staff and a dedicated group of parents, friends, and alumni.

The president is the chief executive, advancement, and financial officer of the institution and is responsible for all facets of its operation.  The president leads and articulates the school’s mission and vision, creates and implements strategic plans, and builds and nutures relationships.  The president reports to and is evaluated by the executive director of Catholic education for the archdiocese with inputs from the board of directors.

Applicants must foster a strong Catholic identity, value diversity, and possess strong leadership and interpersonal skills.  Applicants must be practicing Roman Catholics who have demonstrated their commitment to servant leadership.  Preferred candidates will have a master’s degree or equivalent work experience and a track record of building community and serving others.

Interested, qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by 5 May 2014; applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

To apply, please submit the following items electronically to Cynthia Clark (cclark@archindy.org):

  • Letter of Interest, including responses to the following two questions:
    • What experience have you had leveraging diversity to achieve success?
    • How can you be a champion of change for this newly formed institution?
  • Resume
  • Three letters of reference or contact information for three professional references

For questions about this position, please e-mail or call:
Rob Rash
Office of Catholic Education
(317) 236-1544

Marian Catholic High School - Vice President of Institutional Advancement

The Vice President for Institutional Advancement is responsible for planning and executing a comprehensive advancement program in support of the educational mission of Marian Catholic High School. In collaboration with the President, the Vice President provides oversight of major gifts and annual giving programs, alumni relations, recruitment, marketing, public relations, and general communication related to Marian Catholic. This position is responsible directly to the President of Marian Catholic High School. http://www.marianchs.com/about/employment.php

Marian Catholic High School
700 Ashland Avenue
Chicago Heights, IL 60411
Teaching Scholars with a Soul

Boylan Catholic High School - President

Reports to: Superintendent, Catholic Schools of the Diocese of Rockford
Supervises: Principal, Advancement Director, Business Director, Enrollment Director
Office Location: Boylan Catholic High School, 4000 St. Francis Drive, Rockford, IL 61103

Call for Candidates:

Boylan Catholic High School, located in Rockford, IL, seeks a dynamic leader to serve as the school’s first President. Boylan, founded in 1960, is a co-educational institution serving the greater Rockford area for grades 9-12.

Position Summary:

The President is the Chief Executive Officer of the school and functions as a leader within the school community with a special commitment to the Catholic spiritual and pastoral identity of Boylan. The President is responsible for the creation and execution of long and short-range goals and objectives that further the mission of Boylan Catholic High School and ensure that the school's operation is consonant with its approved mission. The President is hired by and serves at the discretion of the Bishop. The President is directly responsible to the Superintendent of Schools, Diocese of Rockford and the Boylan Board of Directors.


The successful candidate will be a practicing Catholic who displays a record of leadership and accomplishment in the education or non-profit sector. He or she must have a proven record as a successful individual with strong organizational, supervisory, and leadership capabilities. Exemplary interpersonal skills are essential, as is the ability to develop relationships with the school’s constituents. The candidate must also demonstrate fundraising success, especially with major gift solicitations. He or she must have significant experience with complex operating budgets.

A master’s degree is required and a doctorate is preferred. A minimum of ten years of progressively responsible experience in a leadership position is required with a preference for school administration.

The successful candidate will display a personal commitment to Catholic education and the mission of Boylan Catholic High School. The ability to work effectively with many constituencies is valued highly. These constituencies include the Board of Directors, school personnel, parents, pastors, alumni, students and other school groups. Other important characteristics include a strong work ethic, personal integrity, excellent communication skills, strategic thinking, enrollment management, and finance and planning skills. Evidence of a commitment to lifelong learning and professional growth is required.

To Apply:

Salary and benefits commensurate with experience – negotiable. Submit cover letter, résumé, and references to:

Diocese of Rockford
Superintendent of Catholic Schools
555 Colman Center Drive
PO Box 7044
Rockford, IL 61125

For more information about Boylan Catholic High School, please visit our website at www.boylan.org.

Diocese of Gaylord - St. Mary Cathedral - Pastoral Associate

St. Mary Cathedral is seeking a full-time Pastoral Associate to lead parish ministry team, providing vision, coordination and application of faith formation programs from womb to tomb. The associate will participate in the pastoral care of St. Mary Cathedral parish and K-12 school community, supervise ministry staff, implement programs with submission of a budget and accountability of expenses, and delegate duties to ancillary staff and volunteers. This position requires excellent communication and computer skills. Successful candidate must have a BA/BS; MA preferred, and be a qualified catechetical leader with significant experience in parish ministry and some experience in management and finance. Salary to commensurate with experience. Benefits are offered. Send resume and cover letter with the application packet found at http://www.dioceseofgaylord.org/inside/job-openings-42/

Human Resource Office
Diocese of Gaylord
611 W. North Street
Gaylord, MI 49735
fax: 989-705-3589
e-mail: jabeel@dioceseofgaylord.org

Quincy Notre Dame High School - Principal

Quincy Notre Dame High School in Quincy, IL is seeking a principal beginning the 2012-13 school year.  For more information please visit http://www.quincynotredame.org


  • Create and build the foundation and structure that supports and sustains mission from the ground up
  • Advance the organization’s mission and healing ministries
  • Design, develop and implement mission and values learning opportunities for all staff
  • Design, develop and implement a mission orientation strategy
  • Strengthen mission awareness throughout the organization
  • Coordinate the community benefits process


  • Metrics on mission orientation, mission formation and community benefits
  • Sense and feel that the organization is more fully living it’s mission and values


  • Master’s Degree in Divinity or a related discipline
  • Certified Chaplain with NACC or an equivalent organization
  • Experience (minimum 7 years) in an acute healthcare leadership (by influence) role
  • Experience in the design, development and implementation of mission related educational programs
  • Knowledge of the Catholic tradition (i.e. scripture, theology and ethics)


CLIENT DESCRIPITION: A mid-sized and highly specialized medical center, serving the residents of northern Minnesota, Michigan and Wisconsin.  Committed to providing the highest quality care of physical, emotional and spiritual care to each of those residents.

An Outside Magazine “Top 10 Dream Town” with a variety of outdoor activities guaranteed to keep you occupied throughout the year.


COMPENSATION & BENEFITS: A COMPETITIVE Wage and Benefit package (including relocation assistance is provided!

For more information, please call Richard Thorne at Thorne Consulting (404) 873-3775
E-mail resume:  Richard@thorneconsulting.com

Return to Top