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Career Opportunities

Summary

Please see below for the following job opportunities:

  • Diocese: Superintendent of Schools
  • Diocese: Administrative Assistant for Evangelization
  • Diocese: Seasonal Groundskeeper
  • The Loretto Home, Rutland: Director of Nursing
  • Diocese: Respect Life Coordinator
  • The Loretto Home, Rutland: Residential Care Positions
  • St. Joseph Residential Care Home, Burlington: LPN

Diocese: Superintendent of Schools

The Superintendent of Schools serves as the Bishop of Burlington’s delegate for Catholic education, safeguarding the Catholic identity and promoting the academic excellence of Catholic schools operating within the Roman Catholic Diocese of Burlington. The Superintendent oversees the Diocesan Schools Office which provides program support and strategic guidance for 14 schools and associated staff across the State of Vermont. All schools are accredited through the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC).

The Superintendent is responsible for maintaining a safe environment in our schools, developing a clear vision for Catholic schools in the Diocese and for coordinating the Diocesan curriculum, assessment and instructional programs for pre-school through high school education, employing policies and procedures that aid our schools in realizing this vision. This position demands a high level of professionalism and leadership skills.

This position is highly visible in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Burlington. As such, the Superintendent must be a faith-filled practicing Catholic in good standing with the Church.

Education & Experience

  • Minimum of a masters in school leadership, or other related field; doctorate in education preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years of teaching and 5 years of administrative experience with a portion of this experience as a Catholic School Superintendent, Principal or School Administrator
  • Valid Vermont teaching credential
  • Valid Vermont Superintendent’s license, or the ability to acquire
  • Valid Vermont driver’s license

Compensation & Benefits

  • Full benefits package – Medical, Dental, Vision, Life/ADD, STD, LTD, Retirement Planning
  • Competitive compensation
  • Relocation expense reimbursement is negotiable
  • Other perks include tuition assistance, gym membership discount, access to new fleet vehicles

To Apply

Please send a cover letter, resume/CV, and any other supporting documentation to: [email protected].

Diocese: Administrative Assistant for Evangelization

This position is responsible for administrative support activities for the Office of Evangelization and Catechesis which includes responsibilities for Evangelization and Catechesis, Divine Worship, Marriage, Family and Respect Life Ministries, and other programs/duties as assigned. It is expected that the individual in this role to work collaboratively with the Executive Director of Evangelization and Catechesis and all other Dept. Staff. The individual in this role is expected to take initiative ensuring that the tasks that are performed are within the guidelines noted below, the standards of the Department Director, as well as the Catholic Church Teachings. As with all positions, communication is essential.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepares, assist with organizing, maintains records, prepares correspondence and mailings, reports, forms and confirmation for all Department programs and events offered to include but not limited to: Marriage Preparation programs; Vt. Catholic Women’s Retreat; Vermont Catholic Men’s Conference; Totus Tuus Program; PCL and Catechists Trainings; Respect Life Ministries; Dept. Retreats, Conferences and Trainings.
  • Ensures packets for workshops and programs are ready as well as is the interface with teams as needed in advance to discern quantities needed. Prepares evaluation reports following programs and events offered noted above.
  • Supports the organization of World Marriage Day activities with Worldwide Marriage Encounter local chapter, preparing and/or ordering all supplies, certificates, gifts, etc. Attends Diocesan Mass and coordinates participation as directed.
  • Maintains computer documentation for programs and events within the Department’s Shared Files. Also, maintains mailing list and email lists of Diocesan Parishes, Diocesan Priests, Parish Catechetical Leaders (PCL’s), for Department use.
  • Maintains registration programs and lists, coordinating all correspondence with registrants for all programs and events, as assigned or directed.
  • Processes in-coming and outgoing mail in conjunction with other secretarial duties.
  • Works in conjunction with Department Staff to ensure website is up to date on all conferences and events being offered.
  • Records all department budgetary expenditures, processes invoices, tracks receipts, and produces reports as needed.
  • All ministries take place under the larger umbrella of evangelization and in response to Pope Francis’ call to “go out” and move our parishes “from maintenance to mission.”

Minimum Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to fulfill each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The individual will be a practicing Catholic in accordance with Canon 874 §1, 3 , 4 of the Code of Canon Law.

Education and Experience

Requires a Bachelor’s degree and two to five years of progressively responsible related experience; equivalent combination of education and experience may be acceptable to the hiring authority.

Job Type: Full-time

Please submit your resume to: [email protected]

Diocese: Seasonal Groundskeeper

The incumbent will maintain cemetery grounds within Resurrection park. The Groundskeeper reports to the Park Superintendent and is also subject to oversight authority by the Director of Catholic Cemeteries.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assists with burials and interments, on-site parking and guidance of processions.
  • Performs digging, maintenance of graves, mowing of cemetery grounds, care for flower beds, prepares the soil, grows vegetation and trimmed shrubs. trees, hedges and general improvement of the cemetery.
  • General maintenance of all grounds keeping equipment:
  • Utilizes a variety of tools and equipment such as push mowers, riding mowers, weed eaters, edgers, clippers, trimmers, pruners, sprayers, etc.
  • Operates and maintains vehicles and equipment by checking fluid levels, refueling, checking tire pressure, fuses and light bulbs.
  • Ensures equipment returned to proper areas. * Drives utility vehicles for ground maintenance and other purposes thus ensuring safety measure of self and others.
  • Identifies and marks sites for grave openings and placement of tombstones sites as requested.
  • Oversees and coordinates funeral process and burial services in the cemetery, as requested.
  • Respects all funeral/burials while working.
  • General maintenance of all grounds:
  • Gather and dispose of weeds, snow, plant debris and garbage from the cemetery.
  • Dig sites and prepare foundations for the placements of monuments.
  • Create name placement cards and engraves monuments accordingly. * Understanding of State and local cemetery rules and regulations preferred.
  • Assists with daily inspection of cemetery grounds, with timely reports of concerns and issues to supervisor, as necessary.
  • Request/Purchase of necessary operational supplies.

Minimum Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to fulfill each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and Experience

Requires a minimum of two years experience with heavy equipment. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be acceptable to the hiring authority.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • Valid Driver’s License

Physical Demands and Working Conditions

The physical demands and working conditions described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently works in outside weather conditions. The employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts and is regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals.
  • The employee must have the ability to stand/walk for extended periods of time (8 hours per day), lift up to 75 lbs. on a regular basis, bend, stoop, climb, push, pull, perform tasks requiring manual dexterity, and work in all types of weather.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually loud in field settings, and moderately quiet in office settings.

Job Types: Part-time, Temporary

Please submit your resume to: [email protected]

The Loretto Home, Rutland: Director of Nursing

The Loretto Home, a Level III Residential Care Home located in Rutland, VT, has an opening for Director of Nursing. This position requires superior communication and supervisory skills, excellent Nursing skills, and focused attention to detail and deadlines. The Director of Nursing interacts with residents, resident families, POA’s, other health facilities and the nursing staff.

The successful candidate will assume full responsibility for planning, organizing, budgeting, directing and controlling the accomplishments of both short and long-term nursing service objectives. The Director of Nursing functions both as a resident care advocate and nursing advocate including mentoring/coaching team members.

This is a great opportunity to showcase a high-level of compassion while utilizing your nursing skills. Past supervisory experience is required with a focus on ensuring fairness, listening with compassion, communicating equably and the ability to problem solve.

Prior DON experience is a plus. You must have a current RN license, 3 to 5 years’ experience in supervising a staff and a willingness to promote the vision, mission and values of the home. Salary and benefits are competitive.

To apply, please forward your resume to [email protected] No phone calls please.

Respect Life Coordinator

General Statement of Duties

The Coordinator, reporting to the Executive Director of the Office of Evangelization & Catechesis, provides support and strengthens the Respect Life efforts, programs and ministries of the Church in Vermont.  This individual will assist the Executive Director of the Office of Evangelization & Catechesis in supporting all aspects of Respect Life Ministry from conception to natural death.  This will include direct support to parishes, priests and the lay faithful.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Promotes and supports the overall strategic direction and vision for Respect Life Ministries set by the diocesan bishop for all age groups and diocesan programs.
  • Serves as the diocesan liaison to all life issues and related organizations/ministries.
  • Facilitates the work of the Diocesan Respect Life Committee.
  • Facilitates the annual Diocesan Respect Life Mass.
  • Works with the Diocesan Coordinator of Religious Education and Diocesan Director of Youth Ministry to promote chastity education for young people.
  • Coordinates the Diocesan Speakers Bureau for Life Issues.
  • Serves as a resource for priests, parishes and the diocese on developments in medical ethics and technology.
  • Serves as a resource for priests, parishes, and the diocese on legislative issues concerning life.
  • Facilitates formation and education for the diocese on the Church’s teachings concerning life issues, including through writing and presentations.
  • Coordinates Project Rachel Ministry in the Diocese of Burlington.
  • Manages the Project Rachel Phone line.
  • Coordinates and facilitates training on the VCAD (VT Catholic Advanced Directive).
  • Serves as a resource and facilitator to ministries supportive of the most vulnerable populations, from conception to natural death.
  • Completes any and all assignments from the Exec. Dir. Of Evangelization and Catechesis.
  • Adheres to all Safe Environment Programs.
  • All ministries take place under the larger umbrella of evangelization and in response to Pope Francis’ call to “go out” and move our parishes “from maintenance to mission.”

Minimum Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to fulfill each essential duty satisfactorily.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The individual must understand and be able to articulate the Church’s sacramental, ecclesial, moral and spiritual theology and how they apply to the faithful.  The individual will be a practicing Catholic in accordance with Canon 874 §1, 3, 4 of the Code of Canon Law.

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required; Master’s Degree in theology preferred.
An individual should be highly competent in the Church’s teachings on life issues from conception to natural death.  The ability to positively, compassionately and articulately educate and communicate the Church’s teachings on life issues is essential.  Knowledge of the New Evangelization is helpful.

Apply via email to: [email protected]

The Loretto Home, Rutland: Residential Care Positions

The Loretto Home in Rutland has several job opportunities available for caring, compassionate individuals who enjoy working with an older population. Positions include: LPN, RN, LNAs and nursing aides for evening and overnight shifts. Competitive wages and benefits. If interested, please contact Erin Barry-Fenton at [email protected], 802-773-8840

St. Joseph Residential Care Home, Burlington: LPN

Full and Part-Time Available

St. Joseph Residential Care Home, operated by Vermont Catholic Charities, seeks to hire an LPN to help care for our residents at our Level III Residential Care Home.  This position requires a high level of care and compassion to provide direct patient care, a high level of communication, exceptional attention to detail, and strong organizational skills. Our residents and staff are wonderful to work with and provide a fun and energetic, yet professional working atmosphere! 

Candidates must have a willingness to promote the vision, mission and values of our home. We offer a competitive wage and benefits!

If interested, please send resumes to Christopher Starace LPN, DON at [email protected]