Opportunities

The Catholic Diocese of Richmond has an immediate opening for a payroll and HR specialist. This non-exempt position is located in Richmond, and based out of the diocesan Pastoral Center. The payroll and HR specialist is part of a team responsible for monitoring and auditing payroll submissions on a biweekly basis in accordance with diocesan policies and state/federal regulations for approximately 2,700 diocesan priests, religious and lay employees.

This team oversees approximately $100MM+ in payroll and benefit related transactions for 175 employing locations throughout the Diocese of Richmond. The specialist supports the payroll supervisor and director of human resources. The position will also support the Office of Human Resources for about 15-20% of the time in ongoing administrative functions and projects.

A minimum of three years of payroll experience and a working knowledge of payroll policies and procedures, federal and state statutes pertaining to FLSA, tax status and wage reduction programs is necessary. Strong customer service, communication, follow-up skills and attention to detail are critical. The ability to apply modern accounting principles and procedures in a non-profit setting; to multi-task and to handle multiple projects simultaneously; think analytically to identify discrepancies and errors in payroll reports; communicate effectively both in verbal and written form,; and to create effective working relationships with employees and other departments is crucial. General experience as an administrative assistant to include organization, project support and administrative support preferred.

To view the job description, please visit www.richmonddiocese.org.

To apply for this position, please send a cover letter, résumé and completed diocesan application to Kelly Shumate, recruiting assistant, via email at jobs@richmonddiocese.org. Applications will be reviewed immediately, and the position will be open until filled.


The Catholic Diocese of Richmond is seeking a program coordinator for the Offices of the Vicar General and Vicar for Clergy. The program coordinator provides a wide range of administrative and coordination support on behalf of the Office of the Vicar for Clergy, Office of the Vicar General and Office of the Bishop to include the coordination of the International Clergy Visa and Immigration Program, the Diocesan Pastoral Council (DPC), Diocesan Deanery Program and the Bishop’s Parish Visitation Program. The coordinator assists with general office duties.

Qualifications: A minimum of three to five years’ prior administrative assistant/coordinator experience is required, and a related associate degree is preferred. Requirements include initiative, strong interpersonal skills; customer service orientation with consistent professionalism; discretion and confidentiality; strong planning and organizational abilities; detail orientation; proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) and MS Windows and other computer programs. Working knowledge of Church governance and Catholic Church Teaching is required. The selected candidate must be a Catholic in good standing.

This is a full-time position, Monday – Friday, with some limited evening and weekend work required, along with overnight travel on a limited basis. Interested candidates should please send a cover letter, résumé and completed Diocese of Richmond Employment Application to jobs@richmonddiocese.org.


St. Ann, Colonial Heights, is seeking a part-time (28 hours per week) coordinator of elementary Christian formation (CECF).

The CECF coordinates Christian formation for children Pre-K to fifth grade. Duties include establishing curricula and calendars, recruiting and training volunteer catechists, implementing first reconciliation and first Eucharist preparation and recruiting and training Vacation Bible School and Children’s Liturgy of the Word coordinators. The CECF reports to the director of religious education and the pastor.

Candidate must be a practicing Catholic. Bachelor’s degree and one to three years of parish experience preferred, experience working with preschool and elementary-aged children highly recommended. Must have basic technology skills, interpersonal skills, ability to communicate well orally and in writing.

Please send a résumé and diocesan application to Linda Mingos, 17111 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Colonial Heights, VA 23834 or lmingos@stanncc.com.


Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament, West Point, is seeking applicants for the position of coordinator of Christian Formation. The successful applicant must be a practicing Catholic in good standing. This position is responsible for overseeing the faith formation programs for pre-school through adult, sacramental preparation, RCIA and youth ministry. This is a 20 hour per week part-time position with flexible hours to include nights and weekends, available July 1, 2021. Salary is negotiable based upon qualifications and experience. Submit a completed Diocese of Richmond employment application with a cover letter to Father Oscar Paraiso, pastor, Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, 207 W. Euclid Blvd., West Point, VA 23181 no later than Wednesday, April 14, 2021.


Catholic High Schoolhas the following openings for the 2021-2022 school year:

English Teacher

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required; a master’s degree and valid teaching experience preferred.

Math Teacher

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required; a master’s degree and experience teaching math at an AP level are preferred.

History/Social Sciences Teacher

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required; a master’s degree and valid teaching experience preferred.

For any of these positions, the applicant must have a current Virginia teaching license with endorsements in the assigned subject areas. Send a cover letter, résumé, diocesan application (found at www.richmonddiocese.org) and references to Mr. Tal Covington, assistant principal, Catholic High School 4552 Princess Anne Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23462 or email materials to covingtont@chsvb.org. The application deadline is Thursday, April 29, 2021, or until the position is filled.

Catholic High School, a college preparatory high school in Virginia Beach, serves the communities of southeastern Hampton Roads. Please visit www.chsvb.org for more information.


Peninsula Catholic, a college preparatory high school in Newport News, will continue to offer both in-person and virtual learning for 2021-2022. Unique to PCHS, in-person and virtual students take classes together, experiencing the same high-quality instruction and engaging learning activities for which we have become known.

We are seeking qualified, innovative instructors in the following areas: math (algebra I and above), science (earth, chemistry and physics), computer science and/or engineering, social studies, personal finance/ economics, Spanish, English, theater (experience in directing theater productions preferred), and health/PE.

Candidates should have experience in teaching (preferred), enthusiasm for youth, effective integration of technology and a desire to be part of a community with a 118-year history of excellence in Catholic education.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required; master’s degree preferred. The successful candidate must have a current Virginia teaching license with endorsements in the assigned subject areas.

Please send cover letter, résumé, diocesan application and references to: Peninsula Catholic High School, Attn: Principal, 600 Harpersville Road, Newport News, VA 23601 or email jfranklin@peninsulacatholic.org. Applications for employment can be downloaded from the Diocese of Richmond’s website (Human Relations tab).

Application deadline is April 30, 2021, or until the position is filled.


Peninsula Catholic, a college preparatory high school in Newport News, will continue to offer both in-person and virtual learning for 2021-2022. Unique to PCHS, in-person and virtual students take classes together, experiencing the same high-quality instruction and engaging learning activities for which we have become known. We are seeking qualified, innovative instructors in the following areas: Math (Algebra I and above); Science (Earth, Chemistry and Physics); Computer Science and/or Engineering; Social Studies, Personal Finance/Economics, Spanish, English, Theater and Health/PE. Candidates should have experience in teaching (preferred), enthusiasm for youth, effective integration of technology, and a desire to be part of a community with a 118-year history of excellence in Catholic education.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required, master’s degree preferred. Experience in directing theater productions preferred. The successful candidate must have a current Virginia teaching license with endorsements in the assigned subject areas. Please send cover letter, résumé, diocesan application and references to: Peninsula Catholic High School, Attn: Principal, 600 Harpersville Road, Newport News, VA 23601 or email jfranklin@peninsulacatholic.org. Applications for employment can be downloaded from the Diocese of Richmond’s website (Human Relations tab). Application deadline is April 30, 2021, or until the position is filled.


Diocese of Richmond, is currently accepting applications for a part-time IT technical support specialist. This position will support a number of school and parish locations, providing desktop support to end-users in a Windows 10/Mac environment. The support specialist will be working with the Microsoft Office Suite, cloud technologies such as Office 365, audio-visual applications and configuration, software installation and configuration and desktop and printer maintenance. Twenty-one hours per week, Wednesday – Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Interested candidates should please send a cover letter, résumé and completed Diocese of Richmond Employment Application to jobs@richmonddiocese.org.


Our Lady of Mount Carmel School in Newport News has the following openings:

Full-time Resource teacher for the 2021-2022 school year.  Candidates must be practicing Catholics who are enthusiastic about educating students, both academically and spiritually.  Must have a current VA teaching license with an endorsement in Special Education.  Candidates should have organizational skills, as well as effective classroom management skills.

Part-time K-7th grade Spanish teacher for the 2021-2022 school year.  Candidates must be practicing Catholics, who are enthusiastic about educating students, both academically and spiritually in the Catholic tradition.  Candidates must have a current Virginia teaching license.

Full-time Middle School Science teacher for the 2021-2022 school year.  Candidates must be practicing Catholics, who are enthusiastic about educating students, both academically and spiritually in the Catholic tradition.  Candidates must have a current Virginia teaching license.

Full-time Elementary School teachers for the 2021-2022 school year.  Candidates must be practicing Catholics, who are enthusiastic about educating students, both academically and spiritually in the Catholic tradition.

Candidates must have a current Virginia teaching license.Please submit a resume and a diocesan application to sajoseph@olmc-school.com.  All inquiries should be directed to Sr. Anna Joseph at 757-596-2754.

Also, Elementary substitute teachers for the remainder of the 2020-2021 and the 2021-2022 school year.  Please submit a resume and a diocesan application to ctucker@olmc-school.com.  All inquiries should be directed to Christine Tucker at 757-596-2754.


Our Lady of Mount Carmel Schoolin Newport News has the following openings for the 2021-2022 school year. For each of these three positions, candidates must be practicing Catholics who are enthusiastic about educating students academically and spiritually in the Catholic tradition and have a current Virginia teaching license.

Part-time K-7th Spanish teacher.

Full-time mid-school science teacher.

Full-time elem. school teachers.

Full-time resource teacher.

Candidates must be practicing Catholics who are enthusiastic about educating students academically and spiritually. Must have a current Virginia teaching license with an endorsement in Special Education.

Candidates should have organizational skills, as well as effective classroom management skills.

Please submit a résumé and a diocesan application to sajoseph@olmc-school.com. All inquiries should be directed to Dominican Sister Anna Joseph at 757-596-2754.

Also hiring elementary substitute teachers for the remainder of the 2020-2021 and the 2021-2022 school year. Please submit a résumé and a diocesan application to ctucker@olmc-school.com. All inquiries should be directed to Christine Tucker at 757-596-2754.


Director of Campus Ministry to serve the communities of Virginia Military Institute and Washington and Lee University in Lexington, VA.

Virginia Military Institute is a public institution in the military tradition with an enrollment of 1,700 undergraduate cadets. Washington and Lee University is a private, liberal arts school with an enrollment of 2,175. The Director of Campus Ministry is responsible for the development, implementation, and direction of comprehensive campus ministry programs for the students of both Lexington schools. Furthermore, these responsibilities include supervising student leaders, pastorally responding to student needs, and overseeing student programs and activities. Additionally, the Director would have the responsibility of overseeing financial accounts, serving as the liaison between the local Catholic parish, overseeing development efforts, building interfaith relationships among the other campus ministries.

Qualifications: Must be a practicing Catholic in good standing. A minimum of a bachelor’s degree is required with a master’s degree preferred (in a relevant field). 3-5 years of prior experience in pastoral work, preferably campus ministry.

This is a full time exempt position on a salary basis. Salary is commensurate with experience and diocesan pay scale.

Interested candidates should please send a cover letter, resume, and completed Diocese of Richmond Employment Application to jobs@richmonddiocese.org


Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic School (grades Pre-K-8), seeks a dynamic and highly qualified candidates for the position of principal beginning with the 2021-2022 school year. The successful candidate will be committed to fostering and maintaining a Catholic environment that is an authentic expression of Catholic faith, with the goal of producing faithful graduates where everything done in and through the school expresses love for and obedience to Jesus Christ and his body, the Church. Must have working knowledge of the Church’s teachings regarding Catholic identity and the National Standards and Benchmarks for Effective Catholic Elementary and Secondary Schools; and, will possess a demonstrated commitment to academic excellence, with an emphasis on innovative learning skills, teaching methods and curricula.

Responsibilities: Enable the spiritual growth of students, faculty and the school community; work collaboratively with the pastor, school advisory board, faculty and parents to foster a learning environment deeply rooted in the Church’s teaching on Catholic identity, where Christ’s principles guide every dimension of the school’s life and activity; assess and oversee the school’s academic programs and faculty effectiveness; communicate effectively with students, families and the community; represent the school in the parish community and greater community; and oversee non-academic matters including, but not limited to, enrollment management, planning, budgets, development and marketing.

Qualifications: A practicing Catholic who possesses a master’s degree in education administration and supervision or a related field and five years teaching and/ or administrative experience, holds a Virginia license in administration and supervision, and possesses excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills.

Salary: Commensurate with experience.

Submit an introductory letter summarizing qualifications, a résumé and a completed diocesan application to Principal Search Committee at lourdesprincipalsearch@richmonddiocese.org. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until filled. The new principal is expected to begin Thursday, July 1, 2021. Click here for more information about Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic School.


St. Pius X School, Norfolk, is seeking an administrative assistant for the current school year. Ideal candidate must have office experience, attention to detail, ability to multitask and provide great customer service. The ability to communicate fluently in Spanish is a plus. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, résumé, two current letters of reference and diocesan application to: Mark Zafra, principal, St. Pius X Catholic School, 7800 Halprin Drive, Norfolk, VA 23518 or email materials to: mzafra@piusxparish.org.

 

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