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Human Resources (Diocese of St. Petersburg) at 6363 9th Avenue North, Saint Petersburg, FL 33710 US - EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES


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~Accounting Applications Administrator
~Finance Department, Diocese of St. Petersburg

The Finance Department has an immediate opening for an Accounting Applications Administrator.

General Description 
This full time, exempt position provides software support for the Executive Director of Finance (EDoF), the Finance Department, and Parishes and Schools.  The software support is primarily, but not limited to general ledger software systems.  Serves as the Application Administrator for all accounting packages.  Remains uninvolved with accounting processes and serves as a control point, preventing all accounting personnel from having direct access to the databases underlying accounting systems, and controlling user access.  Assists the Parishes and Schools as a “help desk” for their software needs.  Serves as a back-up to the Director of Parish and School Accounting, including answering basic accounting questions from other entities.  Provides training to users of the software systems as directed.  Participates on a selection committee and implementation team for the Pastoral Center’s general ledger software and will be an integral participate in leading the implementation with the assistance of management and the vendor selected.

Qualities and Skills 
This position requires strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work independently with initiative, as well as schedule and produce work in a timely manner.  It also requires excellent communication and customer service skills. This position requires experience with implementing or supporting web based systems; strong Microsoft Excel and Access skills; strong report writing skills, strong troubleshooting and analytical skills; attention to detail.  Experience with IBM i5/OS a plus.  A High School diploma is required and some bookkeeping experience is preferred.   Candidate must pass a Level II FBI background screening.

Resumes and cover letters should be submitted to Joseph Loeber, Executive Director of Human Resources, Diocese of St. Petersburg, P.O. Box 40200, St. Petersburg, FL 33743-0200 or e-mail
(posted 9/18/14)


~Parish secretary
~Our Lady of the Rosary, Land O Lakes, FL

Applicant should be a self-starter with good organizational skills, great communication and telephone skills, ability to multitask, with knowledge of Catholic faith and liturgy, knowledgeable in Microsoft Office 2013 helpful. Spanish speaking a plus.  Must pass a Level II FBI Background Screening.  This is a full-time position with benefits.

Send resume with references to
(posted 9/16/14)


~Office of Accounting
~Accountant I (entry level)

Ideal candidate will have experience in an accounting clerical role.  Candidate will be responsible for all Accounting duties including - vendor payables and AP processing.   Will also be responsible for independent problem-solving and troubleshooting problems that arise while assisting with accounts payable tasks and working extensively within Microsoft Excel.

Great opportunity for an individual who has the ability to multitask, likes to improve processes, and ensuring daily workflow is completed while not discounting all other duties.

Candidates for the position must have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work independently with initiative as well as schedule and produce work in a timely manner.  They should have excellent communication and customer service skills.  A minimum of a High School Diploma and 4 years of related office experience is required,  an AA/AS in Accounting/Business and 2 years progressive accounting and/or administrative experience is preferred, with preference to applicants with AR/AP, payroll experience as well as general ledger experience.  Employees must successfully pass a level II (FBI) criminal history background check.

Resumes and cover letters should be submitted to Joseph Loeber, Executive Director of Human Resources, Diocese of St. Petersburg, P.O. Box 40200, St. Petersburg, FL 33743-0200 or e-mail


~Associate Director of Advancement
~Catholic Foundation, Diocese of St. Petersburg

General Description
This position will focus on being a resource to our parishes, schools and other diocesan entities to meet with potential donors (includes parishioners and non-parishioners) to encourage philanthropy and stewardship to the various entities of the Diocese via direct and planned gifts. It is a full time exempt position reporting directly to the Executive Director of the Catholic Foundation

Essential Functions
1. Cultivate and create a rapport and relationship with pastors, principals, or executive directors of the
    various entities.
2. Identify, cultivate, and solicit donors to make gifts to benefit the various entities of our diocese through
    one of the various gift opportunities.
3. Collaborate with colleagues across the pastoral center as needed to ensure the proper stewardship of
    gifts and follow-up with donors.
4. Assist the Executive Director with implementing life planning seminars at parishes and schools
    throughout the Diocese in conjunction with the various entities of the Diocese.
5. Build a portfolio of at least 150 donors and conduct approximately 200 personal visits with donors on an
    annual basis

Qualities and Skills
1. Bachelor’s degree required and a minimum of three years of progressive fundraising experience
2. Strong interpersonal and communication skills to interact effectively with members of diocesan offices,
    parish and school staffs, clergy, donors, and volunteers.
3. Knowledge of planned giving/legacy giving preferred.
4. Must be a practicing Catholic with knowledge of the Catholic Church, its organizations and how it
5. Thorough knowledge of personal computers and the ability and aptitude to work with a variety of 
    computer programs, including but not limited to Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point and

Candidate must pass a Level II FBI Background Screening.

Please send resume to:  Diocese of St. Petersburg, Human Resources, Attn: Joseph Loeber, P.O. Box 40200, St. Petersburg, FL  33743 or e-mail:
(posted 9/5/14)


~Housing Manager
~Catholic Charities – Pinellas Hope II

Pinellas Hope II has an immediate opening for a Housing Manager.  This is a full time exempt position.

Description: Plan, develop and administer all aspects of the Pinellas Hope II Program. This position assumes responsibility for the overall coordination of client and volunteer services, including relations to parishes, organizations and churches with regards to Pinellas Hope II.  Assume full responsibility of property management and work in conjunction with St. Petersburg Housing Authority.

Other Responsibilities:
• Complies with all applicable training requirements.
• Complies with all company safety, personnel and operational policies and procedures.
• Complies with work schedule to ensure effective operations of Agency programs.
• Contributes positively as a member of a productive and cooperative team.
• Participates in Agency Performance Quality Improvement (/PQI) program and
  Accreditation/Reaccreditation process.
• Performs other duties as necessary to fulfill Catholic Charities Diocese of St Petersburg, Inc Mission.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Able to speak, write and understand English.
• Must be sensitive to and respect cultural diversity amongst clients, staff and volunteers and able to work
  with diverse racial, ethnic and economic groups.
• Flexible work schedule including evenings, nights, weekends and holidays.
• Ability to set appropriate limits, work under deadlines and multi-task.
• Ability to organize, prioritize, self motivate, and deliver results.
• Excellent communication and listening skills.
• Possess strong work ethics.
• Successfully pass a FDLE Level II background screening.
• Valid Florida driver’s license, ability to drive van or bus and have reliable transportation.
• Mission driven attitude supplemented with integrity and passion.
• Adherence to the highest ethical standards, personally and professionally.
• A high level of openness and willingness to receive feedback/suggestions from superiors and others, and
  to learn new skills to improve job performance.
• Evidence of deep alignment with Catholic Charities Diocese of St Petersburg, Inc Mission and Values.
• Will make a Commitment to Serve all people with Respect, Compassion, and Cooperation in the spirit of
  a unifying God.
 Additional Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
• Experience working with Housing Authority
• Experience with property management.

Education & Experience:
•   BA or equivalent experience in management and/or housing is required.
•   Experience working with homeless, elderly and/or veteran population 
•   Supervisory experience

Apply to:  Pamela Long,  

To be considered for this position, applications must be received by September 15, 2014.
(posted 8/29/14) 


~Business Manager
~St. Lawrence Catholic Church, Tampa

St. Lawrence Catholic Church and School is a vibrant, diverse, and growing community of Faith, located in the heart of Tampa.  As this role will report to the Pastor, and supervise the parish office staff, bookkeeper, and the maintenance and janitorial staff.

Responsible for the administrative and financial operations of the parish and school, budget preparation, overseeing the general office activities and overall maintenance and capital expenditures of the parish and school. The PBM directs these efforts with technical expertise within a framework of shared ministry and Catholic values.

The candidate must maintain a commitment to ongoing personal and professional development as required.  Must successfully complete a Level II Screening and meet the “Diocesan Minimum Code of Moral Conduct.
A college degree and business or supervisory experience is preferred. Bi-lingual English/Spanish) is a plus.  Prior role as a Business or Facility Manager is preferred.
Resumes and cover letters should be submitted to
(posted 8/15/14)

~Vocations Coordinator
~Diocese of Orlando, Chancery Office

The Diocese of Orlando is seeking a Vocations Coordinator to provide professional support services to the Office of Vocations in its ministry to the local Church. The Vocations Coordinator is responsible for communicating the importance of discerning and responding to the call to the vocation of the priesthood or of the religious life through the various social media outlets, in collaboration with the Diocesan Office of Communications.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Producing information by transcribing, formatting, inputting, editing, retrieving, copying, and transmitting
  text, data and graphics, including presentation materials, calendars of events, social media and other
  website updates
• Receiving, responding to and/or redirecting incoming communication as appropriate opening/distributing 
  mail and making determination as to importance and priority; organizing work by reading and routing
  routine correspondence, collecting information; initiating communication
• Maintaining databases/records, including personal contacts, files and documents, calendars
• Coordinating, setting up, and assisting with administrative needs for meetings/conferences/other events
  as needed, including travel arrangements
• Preparing reports by collecting information and data
• Preparing A/P vouchers for approval and signature; monitoring monthly invoices for appropriateness and
  payment; assisting with payments and recording for various offices as appropriate
• Contributing to team effort through collaboration
• Prioritizing and tracking time-sensitive events and assignments to ensure timely completion
• Creating, maintaining, updating and tracking confidential files/information ensuring accuracy and
  completeness; communicates updates to Bishop’s Office as appropriate

Minimum Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited school preferred with a minimum of 6 years’ experience at the
  Executive Assistant/Administrative Assistant level, and/or 3 years as an office supervisor or office
• Experience in technology-based office management and office support
• Proven multi-tasking capabilities
• Demonstrated ability to effectively prioritize tasks and time demands
• Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and working knowledge of Outlook and Excel
• Heightened sense of confidentiality is essential
• Strong sense of respect for and knowledge of the Roman Catholic Church and its mission
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills required, including excellent writing skills
• Must be able to work well with various personalities within the Catholic Church and be comfortable
  around many levels of support within a large, complex and diverse working environment
• Demonstrated ability to manage multiple concurrent projects
• Bilingual in written and spoken English/Spanish preferred

Please send completed application, resume, and letter of interest to:
Ms. Theresa Simon
Human Resources Senior Director
Diocese of Orlando
P.O. Box 1800
Orlando, FL 32802-1800

No phone calls please.
Facsimile Number: (407) 246-4844
Email Address:
(posted 7/23/14)


~Part-time Grounds Maintenance Assistant
~Bishop McLaughlin Catholic High School

Bishop McLaughlin Catholic High School is now accepting applications for a part-time Grounds Maintenance Assistant.  Must be available 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Qualified candidates will be subject to a Level II Background Screening and must attend Safe Environment Training.

If interested, please contact:
Sharon Spencer at 727-857-2600 x234 or .
(posted 7/22/14)


~Accounting System Conversion Coordinator
~Finance Department, Diocese of St. Petersburg

The Diocese of St. Petersburg has an immediate opening for Accounting System Conversion Coordinator in the Finance Office of the Pastoral Center.  This is a temporary part-time position without benefits.

General Description:
Serves a project manager role for a Parish that is implementing Parish Soft Connect Now, by planning and scheduling their system conversion.  Provides training and direction to users of the software system.  Must have prior implementation experience with Parish Soft Connect Now software.  Strong preference for current parish bookkeeper looking for supplemental work.  Must have your Pastor’s approval to take on these extra duties for a temporary period.

Qualities and Skills:
This position requires strong task and people skills and the ability to work independently with motivation.  The position requires excellent written and oral skills, and the ability to summarize results in written reports.  It requires the use of computer technologies such as MS Word, MS Excel, and an excellent working knowledge of Parish Soft’s Connect Now product.  Candidate must pass a Level II FBI background screening.

Resumes and cover letters should be submitted to Joseph Loeber, Executive Director of Human Resources, Diocese of St. Petersburg, P.O. Box 40200, St. Petersburg, FL 33743-0200 or e-mail
(posted 7/21/14)

~Society of St. Vincent de Paul

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul South Pinellas (SVdP) has an immediate Comptroller position open.

The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting (Master’s preferred), plus a minimum of five years’ corporate accounting experience (non-profit sector preferred).  Candidate should be proficient in all Microsoft Office products (2013 version) and QuickBooks Pro.

Functions of the position include (but not limited to):

•    Establish practices and procedures that ensure accurate financial data and reporting for all business 
     operations and will maintain, update and retain all records in a secure manner.
•    Make daily bank deposits, transfer funds between banks, reconcile statements and post transactions to
     journals, ledgers and other documents.
•    Review accounts payable invoices, compare to purchase orders, prepare checks for signatures and
     remit payment in a timely manner.
•    Provide financial data needed for various grant applications and submit documentation "packages" to
     funding agencies with reimbursement requests.
•    Assist department heads with the preparation of annual budgets, provide them with monthly
     statements, comparing month-to-month, year-to-date actuals versus budget amounts.
•    Prepare special reports, documents, and records as needed for each Department.
•    Prepare monthly Financial Statements for review.
•    Provide all information required for the Annual Audit.
•    Process property and casualty insurance claims in a timely fashion.

This position reports to the Chief Executive Officer and has two Staff Accountants as subordinates. Hours are Monday – Friday, 8:30 to 4:30 PM. Salary commensurate with experience.

Please submit cover letter, resume (including at least 10 years’ work history), and salary requirements to:  Michael Raposa, Chief Executive Officer, at
(posted 7/21/14)


~Manager of Parish Accounting and Reporting
~Finance/Parish and School Accounting Department, Diocese of St. Petersburg

The Finance/Parish and School Accounting Department has an immediate opening for the Manager of Parish Accounting and Reporting.

General Description
This is a full time, exempt position responsible for leading the effective financial administration, accounting and financial reporting of the parishes.  Administers diocesan policy involving Agreed Upon Procedure reviews,  Administers diocesan policy with respect to required financial reporting from parishes and parochial schools of the diocese.  Monitors compliance with accounting and financial reporting policies of the DOSP Financial Guidelines and Policies Manual for Parishes, Schools and Early Childhood Centers.  Coordinates the calculation of annual parish assessments.  Occasionally operates as an internal auditor.

Qualities and Skills
This position requires strong task and people skills and the ability to work independently with motivation.  The position requires a good knowledge of nonprofit accounting principles, as promulgated by industry governing bodies.  A Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, and at least ten years of accounting experience is required including preparation of financial statements.  A CPA is preferred.  It requires a thorough knowledge of Diocese Financial Policies and Procedures.  It requires excellent written and oral skills, and the ability to provide reports at the highest levels of management.  It requires the use of computer technologies such as MS Word, MS Excel, MS Power Point, and a working knowledge of accounting and financial reporting software packages for nonprofit organizations.  Candidate must pass a Level II FBI background screening.

Resumes and cover letters should be submitted to Joseph Loeber, Executive Director of Human Resources, Diocese of St. Petersburg, P.O. Box 40200, St. Petersburg, FL 33743-0200 or e-mail
(posted 6/26/14) 


~Accounting Intern – Accounting and Finance
~Pastoral Center, DOSP

The Pastoral Center of the Diocese of St Petersburg has an immediate opening for an ACCOUNTING INTERN in the Diocesan Accounting and Finance Office.  This position is an UNPAID (Volunteer) position reporting to the Executive Director of Finance.  Hours are flexible, and a portion of the work could be performed at home.

The position will include several interesting projects, including researching and accumulating parish financial data, online research of unclaimed property, and performing an investment research project.

Candidates for the position should be high school graduates pursuing a college degree with a major in accounting, or an interest in considering a career in accounting.  Requires the ability to work independently with initiative, as well as schedule and produce work in a timely manner.  The candidate should have excellent communication and customer service skills. Experience with Excel and Word are required.  Volunteers and interns must successfully pass a level II (FBI) criminal history background check. 

Resumes and cover letters should be submitted to Joseph Loeber, Executive Director of Human Resources, Diocese of St. Petersburg, P.O. Box 40200, St. Petersburg, FL 33743-0200 or e-mail
(posted 6/23/14)

~Maintenance Mechanic
~Franciscan Center, Tampa

The Franciscan Center in Tampa, Florida, a ministry of the Franciscan Sisters of Allegany, is seeking a part-time candidate responsible for overall maintenance of the Center Building and Sabbath House, setups for retreats and hosted groups, as well as general oversight of the grounds. 

The candidate will have 6-10 years work experience and excellent people skills to interact effectively with staff and guests.

Please submit resume, cover letter and salary requirements in confidence to:
(posted 6/10/14)


~Director of Music
~St. Benedict Catholic Church

This is a part-time position. The Musician will work closely with the Pastor, providing music for the parish liturgies. Qualified applicants must possess the musical skills required to lead the congregation in worship, knowledge and understanding of the liturgy of our Church, the skills to recruit, develop, organize, and train liturgical volunteers. Applicant must pass a Level II FBI background screening.

E-mail resume to:
or mail to:
St. Benedict Catholic Church
Att: Noreen
455 S. Suncoast Blvd.
Crystal River, Fl 34429
(352) 795-4479
(posted 5/27/14)


~High School Dean of Students
~St. Petersburg Catholic High School
~Date Needed:  July 2014

St. Petersburg Catholic High School is seeking a full-time Dean of Students for the 2014-2015 school year.  The successful candidate will have experience in modifying student behavior and the ability to fairly and consistently enforce the student code of conduct.  Some of the responsibilities include:  enforcing school policy, assisting teachers with classroom management, supervising various school events, and serving as Crisis Coordinator for the school.  The Dean of Students is also responsible for overseeing various student life responsibilities and initiatives.  A Master’s degree in Educational Leadership or similar is preferred, as well as a familiarity with the Salesian Philosophy of Education. Candidates must successfully complete a Level II FBI background screening..

Special Instructions:
Candidates must submit an administrator’s application to the diocesan Office of Catholic Schools and Centers, available at:  Resumes and inquiries should be directed to Mr. John McMahon, Principal, at

Contact:  John McMahon
Address:  6333 9th Ave N
St. Petersburg, FL  33710
Phone:  727-344-4065
Fax:  727-344-1325

Note:  For more information about our school, please visit our website at
(posted 5/19/14)


~Coordinator of Youth Ministry
~St. Petersburg Catholic High School

St. Petersburg Catholic High School,  a diocesan high school in St. Petersburg, Florida and administered by the Salesians of Don Bosco, is a college preparatory high school whose mission is to form good Christians and honest citizens.  The school is seeking a Coordinator of Youth Ministry (CYM) for the 2014-2015 school year.  The CYM’s primary responsibilities are the development, implementation, and management of the school’s comprehensive youth ministry program.  Salesian schools are permeated with the spirit of St. John Bosco, and the CYM is charged with bringing this to life through program development and implementation.  The Salesian model of the Oratory is actively pursued, with the CYM having a prominent role.

Essential Functions:
• Develop and implement a comprehensive Salesian youth ministry program serving the entire student
  body in accordance with the school’s mission to form good Christians and honest citizens.
• Develop a Youth Ministry Team to assist in the visioning of the program and to an extent its
• Coordinate all aspects of school liturgical services; recruit and train participants; address logistical
  concerns with facilities, technology, and music.
• Coordinate penance and prayer services periodically throughout the school year; invite and schedule
  local priests to participate; design and implement service format; recruit and train participants; speak
  during and lead services as needed.
• Coordinate all aspects of school retreats, with at least one per grade level per year; develop themes,
  organize the structure of the retreats, recruit and train student leaders; coordinate logistical
  arrangements; secure all required paperwork; arrange for speakers, etc.; communicate with school
• Coordinate all aspects of the Salesian Leadership Retreats in October and March; accompany selected
  students on retreats along with other chaperones
• Manage the student service hour requirements; maintain resource listings; inform students of 
  requirements; organize and lead service opportunities; organize, maintain, and validate documentation;
  serve as liaison with local parish/social service/non-profit organizations.
• Coordinate all aspects of Salesian Gospel Roads (summer) and Good Samaritan (summer) projects;
  accompany student participants in these programs
• Oversee and manage all aspects of the annual canned food drive; work with student leaders to plan
  goals, events, and strategies; coordinate logistics for collection of and delivery of all donations; work with
  faculty to integrate issues of hunger/service/social justice into the course work.
• Serve as a resource to school community in areas of spirituality, faith development, ethics, and Catholic
• Teach in the Theology department as needed
• Represent the school community on various diocesan and community committees

The successful candidate will be a practicing Catholic and have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Theology or a related field appropriate to high school youth ministry.  It is preferred for candidates to have youth ministry experience, youth ministry certification, experience in secondary schools and teaching Theology.  A familiarity with St. John Bosco, Salesian spirituality, and the Salesian System of Education is also preferable.  Candidates must pass a Level II background screening. 

Resumes should be sent to Fr. Mike Conway, SDB, President of SPCHS, at  Candidates must also complete and submit a non-teacher employment application to the Diocese of St. Petersburg, available at under employment on the right side of the page.
(posted 5/6/14)




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