Office of Human Resources - Employment

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.

Diocese of Gary Openings

Diocese of Gary Schools Employment Opportunities

Andrean High School, Merrillville, IN - Openings

Culver Academies, Culver - Openings

Notre Dame Catholic School, Michigan City, IN - Openings

St. Mary Catholic School, Crown Point, IN - Openings

St. Michael Catholic School, Schererville - Openings

St. Thomas More School - Munster, IN

Parish Openings

Our Lady of Perpetual Help

Queen of All Saints Parish, Michigan City

Share Foundation

St. Casimir Parish, Hammond

St. Joseph Church - Part-Time Maintenance Person

St. Joseph is looking to hire a Part Time Maintenance Worker (20 -25 hours a week)

Duties include, but are not limited to: Providing cleaning and maintenance for the St. Joseph buildings and grounds, setting up facilities for parish events and purchasing of supplies. In winter months, sidewalk clearing and other snow removal required. Operating of equipment such as snow blowers, and floor buffers is part of position as is lifting and moving of objects such as desk and tables. The ideal candidate will be able to do minor repair work, be self-motivated and able to do special projects. Candidates must also be available for infrequent on-call emergency calls.

Contact Mike Green at 219-362-2815 if interested. Applications due by noon on Monday July 17th.

St. Patrick Parish - Chesterton, IN

St. Peter & Paul Church, Merrillville - 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. Thomas More School - Munster, IN


Responsibilities: Cleaning offices, classrooms and restrooms, as well as event set-ups for church and school.
Requirements: Must have experience in cleaning in a commercial setting, be able to use various types of floor machines, read and follow directions and have reliable transportation with a valid driver’s license.
Hours Position 1:   Monday to Friday September through May - 5:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. Daytime hours during the summer.
Hours Position 2:   Monday to Thursday September through May - 5:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. Daytime hours during the summer.  Sunday 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. all year long.

To apply for positions: Please send resume to: or apply in person at St. Thomas More: St. Thomas More • 8501 Calumet •Munster, IN 46321

Other Catholic Diocese Openings

Christian Brothers of the Midwest - Burr Ridge, IL

Providence Cristo Rey High School - Indianapolis, IN

La Salle Manor Retreat Center - Plano, IL

Associate Superintendent of Catholic Schools - Lafayette, IN

The Diocese of Lafayette-in-Indiana is currently seeking candidates for the position of Associate Superintendent of Catholic Schools. This position will assist the Superintendent in the administration of Catholic schools in the Diocese of Lafayette-in-Indiana. 

Candidates should:

  • Be a practicing Catholic in good standing with the Church and with a working knowledge of Church Doctrine, Law and Organization.
  • Hold an Indiana Administrators license or its equivalent and have at least five years of administrative or related experience. Knowledge of project management, and strategic and operational viability is required.
  • Be familiar with curricular models and current trends in Catholic education. 
  • Have strong organizational, verbal, and written communication skills with the ability to collaborate across departments.

Interested and qualified applicants should submit their resume, cover letter and two letters of professional reference by February 15 to Jeanne Lausten, Director of Human Resources, at

Diocesan Development Director
Lafayette, IN

We are currently seeking candidates for the position of  Diocesan Development Director at our Chancery office in Lafayette, IN.   The Diocesan Development Director leads all stewardship and development activities for the central administration of the Diocese.  Essential duties of this role include creating a long-term plan for diocesan–level giving, including potentially new or modified annual and biennial giving programs plus, capital campaign and parish–level stewardship programs.  The incumbent will oversee all current development programs, such as Fruitful Harvest and Seminarian Appeal, while exploring process improvements.  This individual will also serve as a lead staff person on the Board of Directors of the Lafayette Diocesan Foundation, Inc., coordinating the activities of the Foundation and the Board including administering funds, creating and maintaining endowments and creating the Foundation’s annual report.
Qualified candidates should possess a Bachelor’s degree in an area of public administration, marketing, communication, philanthropy or related field and  five years’  experience in non-profit fundraising, development or related area.   Strong communication, public speaking, and public relations skills are needed, along with excellent organizational development and analytical skills.

To apply, please send resume and cover  letter to

CARITAS For Children

St. Francis de Sales High School - Chicago, IL

St. Irenaeus Church - Park Forest, IL

Catholic Community Foundation of Northeast Indiana

Lake County Right to Life

Lake County Right to Life is looking to fill the newly created position of Office Secretary. The Position is part-time and offers 25 to 30 hours a week at our new location in Griffith. For more information please contact Luci at

Sacred Heart Apostolic School – Rolling Prairie, Indiana - Development Assistant

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Marian Catholic High School - Chief Financial Officer

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Diocese of El Paso - Immediate Job Opening for Director/Editor of the Rio Grande Catholic

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Diocese of Grand Rapids, MI

Principal for Pre-kindergarten through 8th Grade - Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic School - Belmont, Michigan
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Principal for Kindergarten through 8th Grade - San Juan Diego Academy - Wyoming, Michigan
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Our Lady School, Fort Wayne, Indiana - Various Teaching Positions

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St. Irenaeus Roman Catholic Parish, Park Forest, Illinois - Openings

Saint Luke Catholic School - Principal

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The Good Shepherd Catholic Montessori - Principal/Head of School

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St. Anthony High School, Milwaukee, Wisconsin - Principal

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