Catholic Studies Bulletin

People often call to tell us about job openings, apartments for rent, roommates needed, and events in the community. You can find all of this information in the Bulletin, which is updated as new information is submitted.

If you wish to place an ad in the Bulletin, send an email to the Center for Catholic Studies, ctrcathstudies@stthomas.edu, or call 651-962-5700.

Job Openings

Anselm House seeks a Director of Development

The Anselm House is seeking a Director of Development to help advance its mission of connecting faith and knowledge with all of life at the University of Minnesota.

Responsibilities include:

  • setting strategic direction for advancement initiatives and leading a small advancement team
  • working with the Executive Director and Program Director in seeking major gifts and grants for strategic initiatives
  • stewarding existing donor relationships and developing new long-term relationships that discern alignments between donor interests and Anselm House's mission
  • overseeing and coordinating communications with Anselm House's diverse constituency
  • report to the Executive Director

Essential qualities include:

  • excellent communication skills in speaking, listening, and writing
  • task-oriented and self-starting, maintaining an active schedule of meetings and correspondence
  • 5+ years experience in cultivating major gifts using a thoughtful, door-centered approach
  • passion for the Anselm House mission and vision
  • understanding of the importance of academic life and work in Christian terms
  • ability to engage winsomely with a range of denominational and/or theological traditions within orthodox, creedal Christianity
  • personal Christian commitment and membership in a local church
  • Bachelor's degree, with formal or informal theological training preferred

To apply, submit a CV or resume and detailed cover letter here. Review of applications will begin June 26, 2017

Posted June 16, 2017

Catholic Family Seeking Nanny

A local Catholic family is looking for a nanny for their 5-year-old girl and 3-year-old boy on Fridays from 7:30am-5pm. Their home is located within walking distance from St. Thomas near St. Mark's, and they expect to pay around $12 per hour. Contact Leah here if interested.

Posted June 16, 2017

Full-Time Bilingual Faith Formation Director

Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in St. Paul is looking for a Faith Formation Director to assist the Pastor in building the local faith community, oversee coordination of the Faith Formation Department, manage educational programs (catechist formation, parent and family catechesis, child and adult formation programs, etc.), and to serve as a leader in fostering the Catholic faith, among other duties. If interested, email resumes to Deacon Luis Rubi.

Salary: $20-35K

Experience: Preferred to have 3 years or more experience in faith formation, education/training in theology and the Church's moral and social justice teachings, and a Bachelor's degree in related field (theology, Catholic studies, or education, etc.)

Deadline: 6/30/17

Posted June 13, 2017

Riverwest Food Pantry Mission Interns

The Riverwest Food Pantry is still recruiting for a year-long Mission Internship! Milwaukee needs your heart for mission as a year-long mission intern at the Riverwest Food Pantry! Bonded through spiritual formation and prayer, the RWFP mission interns live in community in Riverwest and Harambee. Interns run pantry operations (food sorts, community gardens, etc.), and are trained in direct service assisting people in need while learning non-profit leadership skills.

This internship includes room, board, and a monthly living stipend. Now taking applications here. Questions? Contact Samantha Vosters, Team Form Director.

Updated June 6, 2017

5th Grade Teacher, St. John Bosco Schools-Chesterton Academy of Rochester

Qualified candidates will give instruction in all subject areas to 5th graders at our classical, independent school in the Catholic tradition. The curriculum centers around American History and Literature. Candidates should have a storng, personal Catholic faith and knowlege of the faith, a Bachelor's degree in Education or a related field, and a heart for leading children that is both firm and kind. Experience is preferred. To apply, send a letter of intent with a resume to headmaster Colleen Richards at crichards@johnboscoschools.org.  Include at least two references.

Posted May 30, 2017

Upper School Religion Teacher

Job Description:
Providence Academy is seeking a PT-FT Upper School Religion teacher beginning fall of 2017. This is a permanent position.

Providence Academy seeks candidates who:
-Share the mission and vision of Providence Academy
-Are commited, practicing Catholics who hold the teachings of the Catholic Church without qualification.
-Exlude a sense of joy in being with and engaging young people
-Develop a collegial rapport with factulty, students and parents 

For More Information, Please Visit https://www.providenceacademy.org/careers/

Posted May 30, 2017

Sunday Preschool Coordinatior Position

The Faith Formation Ministy of St. Bartholomew in Wayzatat is seeking a Sunday Preschool Cordinator for the 2017-2018 school year. The purpose of this position is to provide promotion, planning, organization, and volunteer teacher training and support to the Sunday Preschool program. The coordinator will receive guidance and support from the Director of Faith Formation. This is a part-time paid position.

If you are interested, please contact Andrew Allen, Director of Children & Adult Faith Formation at 952.473.6601, or aallen@st-barts.org.

Posted May 30, 2017

Digital Media Strategist

The nation’s largest pro-life youth organization, Students for Life of America, is seeking a Digital Media Strategist to help grow its communications team. This position is perfect for someone who is passionate about serving in the pro-life movement and creatively communicating anti-abortion messages online. The Students for Life Digital Media Strategist will report to the Vice President of Communications and Students for Life of America President and work in St. Paul, Minnesota. This is a full-time, salaried position with benefits.

Responsibilities:

-Manage and grow SFLA’s presence and outreaches online including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, YouTube, as well as maintaining all Students for Life of America websites
-Stay up to date with current pro-life related news, determining which stories are ideal for social media and work with Students for Life of America communications team to craft messages to post across platforms
-Launch creative campaigns to grow SFLA’s digital audiences
-Daily interaction with Students for Life of America digital followers and fans
-Send out regular, mass text messages and emails to various Students for Life ofAmerica audiences
-Maintain and work with Students for Life of America team to grow text message and emailsegment lists
-Develop and execute regular digital media ad campaigns to expand reach andaudience
-Build rapid-response websites for Students for Life of America special projects usingWix, Wordpress, or Square Space
-Maintain and grow SFLA’s mobile app

Requirements:

-Proficiency in Adobe and Microsoft Office programs such as Word, Excel, and Outlook
-A positive attitude, good problem solving skills, willingness to learn new technology,and a passion to serve in the pro-life movement are a must
-Proficiency in using Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat
-Must know basic grammar rules
-Must be able to work in a fast-paced enviroment
-Experience working or volunteering with the pro-life movement is a plus
-Experience in graphc design is a plus
-Some experience in creating websites in Wix or Square Space, graphic design, video editing, and using an e-mail management system is a plus

Compensation:

This is a salaried position determined on experience. Healthcare (including dental andvision), Flex spending, and 401k benefits are available.

Please submit Resume and Cover Letter, (as well as an work samples) to Kristan Hawkins.

 Posted May 30, 2017

Managing Editor

The nation’s largest pro-life youth organization, Students for Life of America, is seeking an Managing Editor to help grow it’s Communications Team. This position is a major opportunity for an experienced communicator who is looking to advance within one of the nation’s largest pro-life organization. The Students for Life of America Managing Editor will report to the Vice President of Communications and Students for Life of America President and work in St. Paul, Minnesota. This is a full-time, salaried position with benefits.

Responsibilities:

-Grow SFLA audience across all communication channels, including: Email, Website(s), Earned Media, Social Media, and Text messaging
-Work with the Communications team to oversee the creation and distribution of consistent and compelling messaging, including: Emails, Videos, Graphics, Social media posts, Press releases, Media statements, Blog posts, Livestreaming, and Website content
-Manage daily details of the editorial calendar to ensure proper scheduling, production, consistency, and quality of content
-Handle mechanics of publishing and content management, including: SEO, Tagging, Images, Style, Messaging
-Coordinate with other departments at Students for Life to ensure their communications needs are met
-Final content review and edit before publishing
-Measure and assess effectiveness of communications at increasing audience involvement in the Students for Life mission

Requirements:

-Proficiency in Adobe and Microsoft Office programs such as Word, Excel, and Outlook
-A positive attitude, good problem solving skills, willingness to learn new technology,and a passion to serve in the pro-life movement are a must
-Proficiency in using Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat
-Must know basic grammar rules
-Must be able to work in a fast-paced enviroment
-Experience working or volunteering with the pro-life movement is a plus
-Experience in graphc design is a plus
-Some experience in creating websites in Wix or Square Space, graphic design, video editing, and using an e-mail management system is a plus

Compensation:

This is a salaried position determined on experience. Healthcare (including dental andvision), Flex spending, and 401k benefits are available.

Please submit Resume and Cover Letter, (as well as an work samples) to Kristan Hawkins.

 Posted May 30, 2017

Videographer & Digital Media Coordinator

The nation’s largest pro-life youth organization, Students for Life of America (SFLA), is seeking an Videographer & Digital Media Coordinator to help grow it’s Communications Team. The SFLA Videographer & Digital Media Coordinator will be responsible for communicating the mission and vision of Students for Life of America through our digital platforms through visual designs ranging from photography, graphic design, to video production. The individual will be responsible for implementing tactics and strategies to create and distribute content, build community, drive traffic, and increase interaction with our website and digital media channels.
The Students for Life of America Videographer & Digital Media Coordinator will report tothe Vice President of Communications and Students for Life of America President andwork in St. Paul, Minnesota. This is a full-time, salaried position with benefits.

Responsibilities:

-Video production from concept, script creation, filming and editing to the final productfor all SFLA projects and initiatives to highlight the organization's mission, successes, goals, and in response to breaking news and events
-Assist with graphic design and digital media posting as needed
-Work with other Communications Team members to plan for and post content to digital media platforms for SFLA Initiatives including: Pro-Life Future and Rock for Life

Requirements:

-Proficiency in Adobe and Microsoft Office programs such as Word, Excel, and Outlook
-A positive attitude, good problem solving skills, willingness to learn new technology,and a passion to serve in the pro-life movement are a must
-Proficiency in using Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat
-Must know basic grammar rules
-Must be able to work in a fast-paced enviroment
-Experience working or volunteering with the pro-life movement is a plus
-Experience in graphc design is a plus

Compensation:

This is a salaried position determined on experience. Healthcare (including dental andvision), Flex spending, and 401k benefits are available.

Please submit Resume and Cover Letter, (as well as an work samples) to Kristan Hawkins.

Posted May 30, 2017

Center for Ministry Graduate Assistant

The University of St Thomas Center for Ministry is looking for a current or prospective St. Thomas graduate student to assist the Office for Spirituality programs with emphasis on their Retreat Program. The graduate assistant will be able to gain competency in working within higher education and gain practical ministerial skills; integrate faith, service, justice, leadership, and prayer into their graduate coursework; and discern their ministerial vocation.

For more information or to apply, visit the University of St. Thomas job posting.

Updated May 18, 2017

Communications Director

Tekton Ministries is looking to hire a part or full time Communications Director. Are you or someone you know a motivated and dedicated individual with a strong desire to serve others? Are you a proficient writer and fluent in the latest trends in social media and email communications? If so, Tekton Ministries may be the place for you.

For more information contact Richard Sontag, Tekton Ministries Director at info@tektonministries.org or visit their website.

Posted May 16, 2017

Youth Minister

The Church of Saint Peter in Forest Lake, MN is seeking qualified applicants to fill the position of Youth Minister/Confirmation Coordinator. This is a dynamic full time position mentoring youth grades 7-12 in their faith and preparing them to receive the Sacrament of Confirmation. Duties will include developing a program to challenge the youth of Saint Peters to know and love Christ as well as inviting and empowering parents, encouraging them in their vocation as the primary youth ministers of their children. Candidate must have a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in Youth Ministry, Religious Education, Theology or related field. For more information see the Archdiocesan Careers posting.

Posted May 16, 2017

Attention Graduate Students

Dr. R Mary Lemmons is looking for help with a prolife conference at the law school on June 9th and 10th. She needs someone who can run the registration table, put up directional signs, plan a Mass, put together conference packets and otherwise help out. She is expecting 5-7 hours of work at $15/hour. Please contact her as soon as possible at rmlemmons@stthomas.edu. No letter of reference needed, a name and number will suffice.

Posted May 9, 2017

Theology and Social Studies Teacher

St. Francis Xavier School in Buffalo, MN is seeking a full-time, Middle School (grades 6-8) Theology and Social Studies teacher beginning with the 2017-2018 school year. The ideal candidate would possess a MN teaching license in an applicable field, be able to work well with a team, manage a classroom well, and have good communication skills. Preference will be given to candidates that are practicing Catholics. To apply, please send a letter of introduction, resume, and three letters of reference to Alisa Louwagie, principal at alisa.louwagie@stfxb.org. Position open until filled.

 

Campaign Director

Lynch Development Associates (LDA) is a Catholic Development firm that seeks to address the structural and fiscal needs of Catholic Churches, Catholic Schools, Catholic Dioceses, Catholic Healthcare Facilities and various Catholic organizations through capital campaigns, stewardship initiatives, increased offertory appeals, and feasibility and strategic planning.

Have you been looking for an opportunity to work in faith communities who need your help and direction? Do you wish to make a positive impact on the future of the Catholic Church? The campaign director position provides an exciting full time opportunity to work with Catholic Churches and Schools to meet their capital fundraising needs. Whether its building a new Church, renovating an old one or building a new Parish Center, the campaign director has an opportunity to make a difference every day. Candidates should be interested in working with diverse groups, meeting new people, and possess leadership skills.

Qualifications: bachelors degree or higher, strong organizational skills, public speaking skills, interpersonal skills, leadership and management.  Director compensation and benefits: salary, bonus and benefits commensurate with experience, car and mobile phone reimbursement, travel reimbursement, healthcare plan, employer contribution retirement plan. Strong bilingual skills in Spanish are a plus. Looking for entry level and experienced directors. Please submit cover letter and resume to info@lynchdevelopment.com.

Posted April 6, 2017

Director of Lifelong Formation

St. Alphonsus Parish, located in the heart of Chicago's Lakeview neighborhood, is seeking a Director of Lifelong Formation. We are a vibrant, multicultural community of young adults and families, with an award winning school and Religious Formation program. The Director of Lifelong Formation will collaborate as a member of the Parish Pastoral Team in the formation of children, teens, and young adults, candidates for the Easter sacraments. Compensation to be negotiated in accord with Archdiocesan guidelines. M.A. in a Theological Discipline and Archdiocesan certification preferred. Living a vibrant faith essential. Interested persons should send a cover letter and resume to Rev. Michael O'Connell. Position to start on July 1, 2017.

Posted March 28, 2017

 

Riverwest Food Pantry Mission Interns

Milwaukee neeeds your heart for mission as a year-long mission intern at the Riverwest Food Pantry (RWFP)! Bonded through spiritual formation and prayer, the RWFP mission interns live in community in Riverwest and Harambee. Interns run pantry operations (food sorts, community gardens, etc.) They are trained in direct service assisting people in need while learning non-profit leadership skills.

This internship includes room, board, and a monthly living stipend. Now taking applications here. Questions? Contact Samantha Vosters, Team Form Director.

Posted March 16, 2017

 

Executive Assistant

Holy Spirit Academy is a private high school in the Catholic tradition located in Monticello, MN. We are actively seeking an energetic, creative part-time Executive Assistant to manage and assist in implementing administrative, fundraising, marketing, and development activities of the school. The Executive Assistant will be responsible for supporting the Executive Director’s goals and responsibilities.

Ideal candidate is a team player with the ability to maintain confidentiality; be an excellent communicator, net worker, and friend builder; have attention to detail; and be technologically savvy. QuickBooks and Constant Contact knowledge is preferred. Position starts with 10 – 15 hours per week year-round with potential to increase with the growth of the school.

Please send cover letter, resume, and three professional references to mrose@holyspiritacademy.org.

Posted February 21, 2017

Abria Pregnancy Resources seeks Social Media Intern

Abria Pregnancy Resources is now offering a paid internship to undergraduate and graduate students interested in gaining social media marketing experience while fostering a culture of life in the Twin Cities! Interns will participate in social media production for both Abria Pregnancy Resource’s center, serving pregnant and parenting women, and its youth education outreach program, LifeEdge Solutions. Interns will help design graphics and digital, participate in social media strategy and calendar management, keep track of Abria's online presence including web content management, and learn about the work of a growing pregnancy medical clinic!

We are looking for a driven and highly organized individual with graphic design and social media skills. The Intern will be expected to commit to 4-5 hours in the office per week with a minimum 1 year commitment. If you are interested, please send a resume and cover letter to hr@abria.org. You can learn more about Abria Pregnancy Resources at abria.org and LifeEdge Solutions at LifeEdgeSolutions.org.

Posted February 16, 2017

 

Events

2017 National Newman Conference

The 2017 National Newman Conference: "Newman: Looking for Truth, Finding Mercy" will be taking place Thursday, August 3 - Saturday, August 5 at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul. Both residential and non-residential registration options are available, with meals and socials included. For more information visit the Newman Association website. If you would like to register for the 2017 Conference, click here.

Registration and Fees are due by July 14, 2017 and will be non-refundable after July 27, 2017

Posted June 13, 2017

Quo Vadis Youth Vocation Camps

The Office of Vocations is now taking reservations for the first annual Quo Vadis summer camp being held at St. John Vianney College Seminary on the University of St. Thomas campus. The camp will include mass, prayer, talks, confession, and rosary, along with lots of fun and recreation! Quo Vadis is a camp experience to learn that nothing is more important than discovering God's will for your life - and living it!

July 9-12: camp for young men, July 16-19: camp for young women

Registration is open to 12-17 year olds in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis - space is limited! For more information and to register, please see the Office of Vocations website.

 Posted June 6, 2017

Women's Scripture Study

Join local author and Speaker Elizabeth M. Kelly from September 19 to November 14 for an 8-week bible study based on her new book: Jesus Approaches, What Today's Woman Can Learn about Healing, Freedom and Joy from the Women of the New Testament. Each session includes a lecture and small group discussion.

Two location and time options:

Cost: $60 (includes book and study materials)

Click here to register!

Please contact Susanna Bolle by email or at 651.291.4411 if you have any additional questions.

Posted June 6, 2017

Housing

Dr. and Mrs. Boyle are looking for good neighbors!

For rent:
2 bedroom single story home at 1977 Jefferson Avenue. Hardwoood floors throughout, beautiful woodwork and lots of St. Paul style built-ins. Large living room and dining room, working fireplace, great for hospitality and entertaining. Full bath, small kitchen with a lot of storage, good closet space for the era of the house (1920s), unfinished basement with washer/dryer, large yard, off street parking but no garage.

Rent is $1000/mo. plus utilities. Two blocks from Nativity of Our Lord. Great neighbors!

Available August 1. If you have questions or want to see the place, you can contact the Boyles at diaboyle@gmail.com or text 651-815-8241. If you want to rent or ask questions of the agent, contact Tanya Hietpas at Edina Realty (office: 651-690-8405, cell: 651-329-0371).

Academic Opportunities

There are no postings at this time. Thank you.

Volunteer Opportunities

Internship Available: Catholic Mission Nonprofit

Catholic Mission Nonprofit and Partners 4 Hope are looking for bright, young, creative Catholic students to provide skills in marketing, non-profit management, international development, medicine, and global missions. Partners 4 Hope provides funding, development, healthcare, education, micro-loans, and building projects in Tanzania, East Africa. The internship would consist of 5 to 10 hours per week with flexible hours, some work from home, and travel opportunities, and has the potential to lead to further, paid job opportunities. All fields of study should apply, if interested, contact Molly Delaney Druffner at Partners 4 Hope Tanzania at 651-208-6526.

Posted March 8, 2017

 

 

 

Miscellaneous Items

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Updated January 31, 2017