Jobs for Alumni
As a service to our community and our graduates, Aquinas Institute offers a job posting board. Aquinas Institute reserves the right to control the content of this material. To request to post a position, please email Bridget Kostello, Coordinator of Marketing and Communications, at email@example.com.
Middle School Teacher
St. Mary's Catholic School
1802 Madison Ave.
Edwardsville, IL 62025
Send resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org
St. Mary’s Catholic School in Edwardsville, Illinois, is seeking a middle school teacher for the 2024-2025 school year. The ideal candidate would have a middle school endorsement in English/Language Arts. We are a faith-filled PreK through 8th grade school committed to providing the highest standard of Catholic faith formation and academic excellence. A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and a valid teaching license is required.
Director of Preach All Ways Initiative
3200 Cold Spring Rd.
Indianapolis, IN 46222
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- Actively engage the Catholic Franciscan mission and identity of Marian University by modeling the Franciscan Sponsorship Values and honoring the legacy of the founding congregation through transformative education, unity in diversity, leadership through service, integrating faith and life, and institutional policies.
- Organize the Relational Preaching Roundtable to develop new forms of preaching (30%). This includes working with Springtide Research, Inc. to conduct original research, gather a cohort of experts in preaching, and hold roundtable gatherings (virtual and in-person).
- Create an online Certificate in Relational Preaching to empower diverse preachers (40%). This includes working with roundtable participants to develop modules, coordinating with the Marian University Offices for Online Learning, as well as driving participation and enrollment in the certificate.
- Coordinating the Preach All Ways Challenge (20%). This includes working with partner organizations to identify and prepare young preachers (high school and college students) to share crafted messages at the National Eucharistic Congress and other gatherings.
- Additional responsibilities as assigned. (10%)
- Knowledge of and a commitment to the mission of Marian University
- Adheres to Marian University’s policies and procedures.
- Shows courtesy and respect in interactions with fellow employees, students subordinates, and supervisors.
- Communicates regularly with supervisor about Department issues.
- Meets department productivity standards.
- Participates in developing department goals, objective, and systems.
- Assists to establish department measurements that align and support the accomplishment of the University’s strategic goals.
- Adheres to the department budget.
- Ability to embody the Catholic and Franciscan identity of the University as a practicing Catholic, exhibiting public conduct and ministerial practices reflective of the teaching of the Catholic Church.
- Master’s degree in theology, ministry, or related field. Doctoral degree preferred.
- Excellent communication skills and significant experience in preaching
- Evidence of teaching excellence and lesson design
- Experience in budget management.
- Regular travel, frequent evenings, and occasional overnights
- Experience supporting students from a variety of cultural, socio-economic, and faith backgrounds.
- Strong attention to detail
- Excels in a collaborative work environment.
- Strong organizational skills.
- Ability to adapt and be flexible.
- Strong, internally motivated work ethic.
- Proficiency in the Microsoft office suite.
- Doctoral degree in theology, ministry, or related field.
- Online course development and instruction
- Competency in Spanish
- Knowledge of the Franciscan charism and tradition
- Grant writing experience
- More than five years of experience in ministry
Coordinator of Campus Ministry
Briar Cliff University
3303 Rebecca St.
Sioux City, IA 51104
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Responsible for developing the liturgical, pastoral, spiritual, and faith community life on campus, as well as designing and implementing a comprehensive campus ministry enrollment program, in keeping with the mission of the University and the Catholic church in higher education.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Facilitate and provide spiritual guidance to all students of all faiths within the campus community.
- Provide, create, and coordinate opportunities for ongoing faith development through retreats, bible studies, programming, and grief support.
- Provide spiritual direction and/or pastoral counseling to all BCU community members.
- Provide areas of discernment both via the RCIA programming and areas of vocational discernment.
- Provide leadership to student lead groups.
- Facilitate a positive relationship to the community, Diocese and Sisters of St. Francis
- Supervise, coordinate, schedule, and maintain liturgical services, spaces, and items.
- Coordinate events that provide outreach to the external community in ways that emphasize Catholic and Franciscan values.
- Provide oversight of the volunteer opportunities for students.
- Assist with various programming on campus to provide facilitation, leadership, and organizing.
- Monitor the Campus Ministry budget and special accounts.
- Provide oversight to Campus Ministry student workers.
- Oversee the Campus Ministry purchase of needed supplies.
- Compile the quarterly Board of Trustees Report for Campus Ministry.
- Serve on a variety of campus committees.
- Manage and maintain the website and social media for the campus ministry.
- Maintain contact with the Diocesan Office in any liturgical celebrations and pastoral issues.
- Respond to other duties/committee work as needed for the good of the University.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
- Master’s degree (M.A.) in theology/religious education or its equivalent.
- Three to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Must understand and support the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church, including moral and pastoral teachings.
- Valid driver’s license is required.
- Ability to organize and direct major work projects.
- Professional appearance and demeanor with attention to detail, excellent interpersonal, and strong supervisory and organizational skills with the ability to manage and develop staff.
- Works frequently with confidential information requiring discretion and integrity.
- Ability to deal with a variety of abstract and concrete variables. Ability to interact effectively and professionally with others, including good listening skills and a compassionate heart.
- Ability to review and evaluate programs for effectiveness with a strategic and intentional approach.
- Availability in the evening and weekend hours.
Upper School Theology Teacher
3020 N. Ballas Rd.
St. Louis, MO 63131
Upper School Campus Minister
3020 N. Ballas Rd.
St. Louis, MO 63131
Director of Family Life
Diocese of Green Bay
1825 Riverside Dr.
Green Bay, WI 54301
Send resume to: Teresa Niehaus at email@example.com
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: The Family Life Director is responsible for overseeing diocesan programs, initiatives, and resources related to the pastoral care of the family and marriage all to advance the missionary discipleship of the family as the Domestic Church in the Diocese of Green Bay. These efforts and activities will be carried out according to the laws, documents, and doctrines prescribed by the Roman Catholic Church (the Church) and the policies and procedures of the Diocese of Green Bay.
Minimum Knowledge, Experience And Skills Required
“Embrace the mission and vision of the Catholic Diocese of Green Bay and work in accordance with Catholic Social Teachings and the moral and ethical values of the Catholic Church.”
• Bachelor’s degree in theology or Pastoral Studies with a focus on the sociology or psychology of married life, plus a minimum of three years’ demonstrated experience in the field in a related parish or diocesan position.
• Must have experience ministering to families with knowledge of the theology, spirituality and Christian social practices pertaining to family life in today’s society.
• Must have a demonstrated knowledge of applicable Church documents on married life, particularly Gaudium et spes, Familiaris consortio, Theology of the Body and Amoris Laeticia.
• Must have an appreciable understanding of the Church’s teachings on Family Life and the Sanctity of Marriage.
• Must work in accordance with Catholic Social Teachings, the moral and ethical values of the Catholic Church, and the mission and vision of the Catholic Diocese of Green Bay.
• Must be a practicing Catholic and a member in good standing of a Catholic parish in the Diocese of Green Bay.
• Must have knowledge of budgeting and budget management.
• Must have knowledge of general management techniques.
• Must have a valid driver’s license.
• Strong written and oral communications skills.
• Computer skills including a knowledge of typical office software and the internet.
• Collaborative leadership and listening skills.
• People-oriented, with the ability to complete multiple projects and tasks as required.
• The ability to train and work with couples who help present the various programs.
• Bilingual and multicultural experience preferred.
• Ability to make clear and accurate presentations to groups.
• Ability to work on weekends as needed and to travel to offer services in various parts of the diocese.
• Must be detail-oriented, patient, able to make decisions in collaboration with others, and to meet deadlines.
• Ability to prioritize, to remain flexible, and complete projects independently and on a timely basis.
Full-time, in person, benefits eligible, some relocation costs covered. Pay $67,000-$89,000 contigent on experience.
Family Ministry Coordinator
Epiphany of Our Lord Parish
6596 Smiley Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63139
St. James the Greater Parish
6401 Wade Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63139
Epiphany of Our Lord Parish and St. James the Greater Parish are looking for an individual to serve as a team player, who is also humble, hungry, and smart. We are looking for someone with a desire to help evangelize an area of the city with many young adults and families.
An effective Family Ministry Coordinator must engage with the relational ministry with parents, children, and teens of the parish to assist in the formation of families in the Catholic faith. This coordinator should pay attention to family circumstance, understand the home as a setting for spiritual formation, and provide relevant and intentional ministry for all families to help them grow as disciples of Jesus Christ. Position can be part-time or full-time depending on the energy and abilities of applicants.
Some of the responsibilities include:
- Coordinate Baptism Preparation Program
- Coordinate Children's Sacramental Preparation Program for parishes (First Reconciliation and First Communion)
- Help coordinate Parish Confirmation Preparation Program
- Coordinate Children's Ministries, including Blue Knights and Little Flowers and Junior High Program
- Managing the design, programming, communications, and other issues regarding children and family ministries
- Recruit, train, and encourage volunteers to support family ministries
- Evaluate parish outreach to young families, including ways to get young families involved in parish life.
All applicants please send resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org
Catholic Student Center
6352 Forsyth Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63105
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The Catholic Student Center at Washington University is a house of formation and a community of hospitality for students of any or no faith. Our dream is that every student who encounters the CSC community is known, loved, and cared for. We will walk with them in the way of Christ to deepen their capacity for giving and receiving love and to grow into compassionate, courageous leaders. We want students to go into the world happier, healthier, and holier.
The Campus Minister for the CSC in St. Louis is responsible for student faith and leadership formation, outreach, and evangelization. As a team, all Campus Ministers serve through one-on-one mentorship, retreats, evangelization programs, faith formation programs, service programs, and social gatherings. Campus Ministers live the Catholic faith in his/her daily life, balance a Catholic theological background with ministry skills, and have strong communication, organization, and planning skills.
- Provide outreach and spiritual support to students at Washington University’s Danforth and/or Medical School campuses and the St. Louis College of Pharmacy campus through one-on-ones, meals, presence, and other evangelization activities.
- Support student formation that encourages and trains them to be effective leaders in church and society, rooted in Gospel values and in service.
- Coordinate residence hall outreach efforts to students in collaboration with CSC interns and the Catholic Student Union.
- Participate in Sunday Mass and weekday Mass and complete assigned duties.
- Maintain visible outreach presence on both campuses by regular attendance at student campus events, including but not limited to concerts, student presentations, receptions, and sporting events.
- Attend (including preparation, set-up, and clean-up) regularly scheduled student weekly events.
- Attend major CSC programs including, but not limited to, orientation and welcoming events, liturgical celebrations, CSC development events, and graduation events.
- Provide presence and spiritual support to students attending retreats and other key events hosted by the CSC.
- Provide leadership formation with students through a variety of programs.
- Assist with the formation for Kent Intern-In-Service participants.
- Assist with retreat formation.
- Organize, coordinate, and participate in winter break and/or spring break service trip(s). Recruit students, supervise, and mentor students/interns who assist with the trip. Organize preparatory team meetings that provide catholic social teaching education.
- Coordinate and recruit leaders for Core Communities faith-sharing groups. Provide training and support for Core Community leaders.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Required: Bachelor’s Degree, preferred in theology, religious studies, or related field.
- Preferred: Master’s Degree in ministry/theology or a related field.
- Minimum of two years of ministry experience with a college/university campus ministry or young adult ministry.
- Practicing Roman Catholic.
- Strong interpersonal, organizational, written, and oral communication skills.
- Ability to work well with others in a team-oriented manner in all interactions.
- Ability to adapt to change, be open to new ideas, take on new responsibilities, handle pressure, and adjust plans to meet changing needs.
- Capacity to work evenings, weekends, and holidays when necessary, and be flexible with schedule.
Campus Minister Intern-in-Service
Catholic Student Center
6352 Forsyth Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63105
One professional and one personal reference.
Overview of your current faith life and areas of self-exploration, during this internship experience.
Strengths you bring to the internship experience.
Areas of development you expect to address during your internship experience.
Faith-based Interests and passions.
Coordinator of Liturgy and Music (Part-Time)
St. Stephen Parish
901 S. Main St./PO Box 458
Caseyville, IL 62232
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- Facilitates and leads the worship of St. Stephen's Parish, assisting the faithful to full and active participation in liturgy and other opportunities for prayer
- Responsible for planning and executing four masses
- Collaborates with the Pastor to manifest his vision for the liturgical year, liturgical season, and sacramental celebrations
- Fosters parishioner participation in the Mass/service
- Directs and accompanies choirs
- Salary negotiated based on experience and education
- Is accomplished in organ and piano
- Is experienced leading Catholic liturgy, including awareness of important liturgical documents that inform its proper exercise and implementation
- Has knowledge of the Roman Missal, lectionary, liturgical year, liturgical norms and regulations, and liturgical tradition and practice
- Is a practicing Catholic in good standing
- *Fluency is Spanish/English is an added plus