• Administrative and Communications Assistant

  • Senior Administrative Assistant

  • Pastoral Associate - Office of Formation in Discipleship

  • Principal

Administrative Communications Assistant

Job Description: St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Mankato seeks an Administrative Communications Assistant. The individual hired will be directly accountable to the parish priest/pastoral care associate. This person will manage a variety of general office activities and will be considered the primary office contact person for the parishioners of St. John the Baptist church. The individual in this position shall maintain the vision and direction of St. John’s mission statement in all aspects of the role of Administrative & Communications Assistant.

This position is considered a 40 hour per week, full time position. All hours worked will be on-site and during regular scheduled office hours, Monday thru Friday, 8:30am to 5:00 pm. Changes to the work schedule, if any, must be preapproved. In some cases, your work responsibilities may require work hours outside of the office work schedule. Must be pre-approved by your supervisor. Position may require some evenings or weekend hours.

The offer of this position does not create a contract, express or implied. It does not guarantee employment for any definite period of time.

Skills required Preferred: Two-year certificate or degree from an accredited college or vocational school in Office Management, Business Technology or an equivalent of education and experience may be substituted. Previous background in computers and office equipment required.

  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills;

  • Knowledge of Microsoft – Word, Xcel, Publisher

  • Proficiency in the operation of office equipment;

  • Must be attentive to details and accuracy in record-keeping, word processing, data entry and basic math skills;

  • Ability to approach people in a manner which creates harmony, promotes cooperation and encourages feelings of acceptance and self-worth;

  • Ability to establish and rearrange priorities;

  • Demonstrates initiative and self-direction;

  • Ability to follow direction.

  • Basic understanding of the Catholic Church and its teachings;

How to Apply: Send cover letter and resume to Mike Logeais/Parish Administrator, or mail to St. John’s Catholic Church, ATTN: Mike Logeais, 632 S Broad St., Mankato, MN 56001.

Please go to the St. John’s Catholic Church website for a more complete position description:

Job Application Deadline: Until filled.

Senior Administrative Assistant

Job Description: Demontreville Jesuit Retreat House in Lake Elmo, MN, seeks a Senior Administrative Assistant. This person will provide clerical and secretarial support and acts as a resource for area operations. This position will heavily involve monitoring/coordination of retreat communication, preparation of documents, processing mail, and back office work.

Job Responsibilities: Responsibilities include but are not limited to coordinating contact between retreat group leaders and the retreat house. Maintaining and managing the retreat house data base. Administering regular correspondence between the director and retreatants. Completing banking and bookkeeping responsibilities. Executing employee payroll. Assisting the director in other day to day or longer term projects.

Skills required Proficient in use of Microsoft Office Suite and QuickBooks financial management software; Requires excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, written and verbal communication skills. Must have ability to use independent judgment to perform a wide variety of tasks in a professional manner; Ability to work collaboratively with the rest of retreat house staff.

How to Apply: Please send resume and cover letter to: Fr Patrick McCorkell, SJ, Director, Jesuit Retreat House, 8243 Demontreville, Tr. N., Lake Elmo, MN 55042. Competitive salary; healthcare insurance; retirement contribution; on-site housing. Email:

Job Application Deadline: June 15, 2019

Pastoral Associate - Office of Formation in Discipleship

Job Description: The Diocese of Crookston is seeking a Catholic to serve as a Pastoral Associate in the Office of Formation in Discipleship. This person will serve on a team with the Director of the Office and the Formator for Discipleship. Ministry will involve advancing the mission of the Office by forming disciples to reach others for Christ. This will include working with priests, deacons, diocesan and parish staff, and lay Catholics based on the candidate’s gifts and needs of the office. This is a full-time benefit eligible position based in the Chancery in Crookston, Minnesota. Applicants should be a practicing Catholic, motivated to engage in the New Evangelization as articulated in the Joy of the Gospel, a bachelor’s degree and active participation in the life of the Church.

How to Apply: Applications should include a letter of interest, resume, and names of three references. References will only be contacted after applicants are notified that they will be interviewed for the position. Applications or inquires for more information should be e-mailed to Dcn. Mark Krejci, Ph.D., at

Job Application Deadline: June 1, 2019


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

Job Application Deadline: Until filled.