JOB OPPORTUNITIES

 

  • Associate Director for Public Policy

  • Part-time Liturgy/Music Director

  • Policy and Outreach Coordinator

  • Principal

Associate Director for Public Policy

Job Description: The Minnesota Catholic Conference (MCC), the public policy voice of the Catholic Church in Minnesota, is seeking an Associate Director for Public Policy. The associate director assists the Catholic bishops of Minnesota and the executive director by actively identifying, formulating, and implementing public policy objectives that promote the common good in the state of Minnesota. The associate director is MCC’s day-to-day point of contact with public officials and is responsible for facilitating good relationships with legislators on both sides of the aisle. We work to find common ground for the common good.

Lobbying, policy analysis, and building coalitions comprise the principal duties of the associate director, though the associate director is also responsible for building relationships with parishes, laity, and other stakeholders in the Catholic community. The associate director also works with other MCC team members to facilitate programming and develop resources that help Catholics be more effective faithful citizens and live missionary discipleship in the public arena.

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Job Qualifications: • Thorough knowledge of Catholic social teaching; • Practicing Catholic who exhibits fidelity to the Magisterium of the Catholic Church; • An entrepreneurial and evangelical spirit; • Three years of legislative, lobbying, or public policy experience, or experience in a related field; • Demonstrated knowledge of the legislative process; • Strong analytical and research skills; • Clear and consistent verbal and written communication skills combined with effective interpersonal and organizational skills; • Experience with Microsoft Office 365 Suite and products; • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field.

Preferred Job Qualifications: • Law degree or graduate degree; • Spanish language fluency.

How to apply: Please e-mail a resume, cover letter, writing sample and three references to hr@mncc.org or HR Director, Minnesota Catholic Conference, 475 University Ave. W., St. Paul, MN 55103. Additional information regarding the Minnesota Catholic Conference can be found at: mncatholic.org. No phone calls, please.

Job Application Deadline: Until filled.

Part-time Liturgy/Music Director

Job Description: St Margaret Mary Parish in Golden Valley, Minn. (Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis) is in need of a part-time Liturgy/Music Director. This person will plan liturgies and music for liturgical seasons, provide music and musicians for all weekend liturgies and other major celebrations, direct and rehearse adult and children's choir, coordinate and train liturgical ministers, and coordinate liturgical environment. A job description is available upon request.

How to apply: Send resume to Diane Mareck at dmareck@smm-gv.org.

Job Application Deadline: Until filled.

Policy and Outreach Coordinator

Job Description: The Minnesota Catholic Conference (MCC), the public policy voice of the Catholic Church in Minnesota, is seeking a joyful and entrepreneurial missionary disciple to serve as its Policy and Outreach Coordinator. (Click for Job Description.) The Policy and Outreach Coordinator assists in the development and implementation of the public policy initiatives of the Catholic bishops of Minnesota. Primary duties include legislative advocacy; serving as an organizational point of contact between parishes and Catholic organizations regarding MCC policy initiatives; further developing the Catholic Advocacy Network’s grassroots community of advocates; educating clergy and laity through writing and speaking events; and building coalitions within and outside of the Catholic Church.

Minimum requirements: Servant leader; thorough knowledge of Catholic social teaching; fidelity to the Magisterium of the Catholic Church; bachelor’s degree and two-years’ experience in government relations, advocacy organizing, public policy, or related field; excellent communication skills; an entrepreneurial and evangelical spirit; proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.

Preferred qualifications: Graduate or law degree; Spanish-language fluency.

How to apply: Send cover letter, resumé, short writing sample, and three letters of recommendation to hr@mncc.org or HR Director, Minnesota Catholic Conference, 475 University Ave. W., St. Paul, MN 55103. No phone calls, please.

Job application deadline: Until filled.

Principal

Job Description: St. Joseph School will be hiring a Principal beginning with the 2019-2020 school year.

The Principal of St. Joseph School takes the lead on all academics, instruction, and programming within St. Joseph School, preschool through eighth grade. The Principal reports directly to the Pastor of St. Joseph School with regard to the daily operation and academic performance of the school. Working with other members within the school, the Principal participates fully in the life of the school, and maintains a strong, rigorous curriculum that is relevant and challenging. In cooperation with the School Sisters of Christ the King, the Principal will bring faculty, staff, students and parents together in ways that reflect St. Joseph School’s commitment to build up the Kingdom of God through faith, knowledge and loving service.

How to Apply: Interested applicants may send a cover letter and a resume to Sister Mary Cecilia sr.mary-cecilia@cdolinc.net.

Job Application Deadline: Until filled.