Diocese of Gary Openings | Diocese of Gary Schools Employment Opportunities
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Kelly A. Venegas, SPHRKelly 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.

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Diocese of Gary Openings

No current openings.

Diocese of Gary Schools Employment Opportunities

Athletic Director - Bishop Noll Institute

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Assistant Principal/Director of Special Services - St. Thomas More Catholic School

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Girls Head Volleyball Coach - Andrean High School

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Boys Soccer Coach - Andrean High School

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Position Posting: Assistant Residential Dean of Students

  • Full Time
  • Benefits/Health
  • Applicant must reside on campus
  • Background check and drug testing required
  • Applicant will receive Virtus Training

Posting Date: March 5, 2014- until filled

Position Start Date: June 14, 2014

Salary: 30,000.00-35,000.00 (Experience)

Contact: Mr. James White, M. Ed.,CEO

Send cover letter, resume' and 2 letters of recommendation to: jwhite@marquette-hs.org

Description: The Assistant Residential Dean works collaboratively with the Residential Dean in securing the safety, comfort and personal needs of Marquette's Global Studies students. The dean is responsible for attending to students' personal needs, light cleaning, mini-van driving, gardening, cooking, general repairs and maintenance. IE: Shoveling walks, changing light bulbs, planting, watering. The dean must hold a valid Indiana Drivers License license. Special considerations include the following experiences: teaching, boarding program, working with teens, bi-lingual, and other. The dean should be positive in nature, love working with teenagers, and uphold Catholic morals and values as a role model to others. The position compensation includes room, board, vacation/sick time and individual health insurance options.

Marquette Catholic High School
306 West 10th Street
Michigan City, Indiana 46360

Job Posting: Andrean High School - Guidance Department Administrative Assistant

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Job Posting: Andrean High School

Application Deadline: March 14, 2014
Position: Director, Building & Grounds
Reports To: President
Compensation: $35,000 - $45,000, with benefits
Start Date: May 1, 2014
Status: Full Time, Exempt
Andrean High School is a Catholic co-educational institution educating students in grades 9-12.  Andrean High School was founded in 1959, operating at 5959 Broadway, Merrillville, IN and is an educational ministry of the Diocese of Gary.

Application materials should include:

  • Cover letter of intent
  • Resume
  • Certification and Licenses
  • References (minimally three)

Send to: Andrean High School
              C/O President, Buildings & Ground Search
              5959 Broadway
              Merrillville, IN  46410

Roles & Responsibilities Include:

  • Responsible for the safety and security of all who come on campus.
  • Manage special event set up and clean-ups.
  • Manage a staff of 8-10 individuals.
  • Read blue prints, contracts, invoices and installation instructions.
  • Will manage the inventory of tools and equipment – usage, upkeeps and replacements.
  • Ensure that all certifications, licenses and inspections are up-to-date and will act immediately to fulfill deficiencies.
  • Will manage work through a coordination of work calendar, prioritized job orders and coordination with business office as it relates to availability of resources.

Preferred Skills

  • Prior managing of construction projects.
  • Understands L.E.E.D, ADA, OSHA and other guidelines for building and grounds adherence.
  • Manage an operating budget.
  • Actual experience with plumbing, electrical, carpentry, landscaping, painting, housekeeping and safety.

Notre Dame Catholic School - Part-Time Junior High Spanish Teacher

1000 Moore Road, Michigan City

Associate Faculty ($25/hr - 7 Paid hours most full school weeks)

(Note:  Possible extension if interested in being an instructional aide as well)

Not benefits-eligible

Contact:  Ben Potts, Principal

St. John the Evangelist - Spanish Teacher

St. John the Evangelist in St. John, IN is looking for a full time K-8 Spanish teacher to start immediately. The preferred candidate has a degree in Spanish and experience teaching at the elementary level. The candidate must be willing to teach in a Catholic environment and model the values of Catholic teachings.

If interested, please call Sister Gianna Marie at (219) 365-5451 or email her at principal@stjohnparish.org.

Parish Openings

St. Teresa Catholic Student Center on the campus of Valparaiso University, a Lutheran affiliated University seeks applications for a full-time Director of Campus Ministry to lead and continue the growth of our campus ministry. 

St. Teresa of Avila Students is a vibrant, welcoming Catholic community serving the students at Valparaiso University.  We empower all to reach their full potential by utilizing their God-given gifts and talents by placing them at the service of God and others.

Position responsibilities include but not limited to student outreach and recruitment, pastoral care and counseling, development of faith/justice programming (bible studies, prayer events), planning of social/service events, coordination of two spring break service trips, and oversight/management of peer ministry program and four peer ministers,  ongoing communication with community and alumni, with some development work.

Master’s Degree in theology, religious studies, pastoral ministry, or pastoral counseling required. Two to five years experience working with faith development in the young adult population preferred.  General knowledge and appreciation for other faith backgrounds and comfort with ecumenism and openness to collaboration is a plus.   The candidate must possess good communication and teamwork sills, working closely with the office staff. The candidate should be a Catholic layperson or member of a Catholic religious congregation.  This position requires evening and weekend work.

Position offers a full year annual appointment beginning in July 2014.

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and resume in confidence to Fr. Kevin P. McCarthy by March 22, 2014

Director of Youth/Young Adult Ministry
Holy Name Catholic Church
Cedar Lake, Indiana

Holy Name Catholic Church in Cedar Lake, Indiana is accepting applications for a part-time Director of Youth Ministry. The ideal candidate will be energetic but grounded, passionate about their Catholic faith, have the ability to draw young people into the life, work and mission of the faith community and inspire a collaborative effort of the entire Parish to expand youth programming in our growing and diverse community.

Responsibilities include administrative duties such as recruiting and training catechists and other volunteers to implement programs as well as program development and coordination of activities that include planning and arranging events, retreats, mission/outreach activities and youth attendance at conferences.

Qualifications include Bachelor's degree (at minimum) in youth ministry, theology or related field; a commitment to the Principles of Catholic Social Teaching; an understanding of the history, vision, goals, themes and components of Catholic youth ministry as outlined in the U.S. Bishops’ pastoral plan Renewing the Vision: A Framework for Catholic Youth Ministry; a willingness to engage in ecumenical dialogue; two years youth ministry experience. Mission work experience and bi-lingual proficiency is desirable.

About the Employer

Holy Name is a thriving Catholic Parish in Cedar Lake, Indiana. We have approximately 920 families. Our Parish, in a rich blending of traditions and generations, has deep roots in the community but also has experienced a significant growth in young families and Hispanic families. Our youth program is in early stage establishment and needs to go to the next level with the guidance of well-trained leadership. For more information about Holy Name Catholic Church, please visit our website: holynamecedarlake.com

Qualified candidates should forward a cover letter, resume and three references to:
Nan Onest, Pastoral Associate
Holy Name
11000 W. 133rd Ave.
Cedar Lake, IN  46303

Other Catholic Diocese Openings

Vice President of Institutional Advancement at Marian Catholic High School

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

Job Title: 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.

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 HS - 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

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