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The Diocesan Office of Human Resources posts available positions on this page. 

Most recently updated on June 19, 2019. Thank you for your interest and please check back frequently!


Director of Property Management
Diocese of Portland

The Diocese of Portland has an upcoming opening for the director of property management.  This position has oversight responsibility for all properties owned by the diocese and its affiliates, including churches, schools, rectories, cemeteries, senior living facilities, the chancery, and the bishop’s residence. Responsibilities for this position include working collaboratively with the various administrators, interacting with various vendors, reviewing and coordinating all new construction and remodels, and approving all capital improvements. Knowledge of the federal Asbestos Oversight Program; specific experience in complex, multi-unit organizations (preferably nonprofit or religious organization); and experience with related financial reporting and budgeting is highly desirable. Five years of supervisory experience, the ability to travel throughout the state, and a bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience are required.  Possessing a knowledge and understanding of Church organization and operational procedures is a plus. Catholic candidates preferred. To apply, send a cover letter, resume and references to: Ms. Elizabeth Allen, Director of Human Resources, Roman Catholic Diocese of Portland, 510 Ocean Avenue, Portland, ME 04103-4936. Interested parties can also email their materials to hr@portlanddiocese.org.


Assistant to the Department of Ministerial Services
Diocese of Portland

The Diocese of Portland seeks an assistant to the Department of Ministerial Services. This position organizes monthly and annual retreats, assemblies, and conferences for groups of up to 250 people including securing speakers, hotel accommodations, travel arrangements, monitoring registrations, hiring caterers, analyzing post-event evaluations, and other duties. The assistant serves the Office of Vocations, the Office of the Diaconate, the Office of Seminarians and the Office of the Moderator of the Curia, reporting directly to each of the offices’ directors. Other responsibilities include managing budgets, bookkeeping, and maintaining correspondences with parishes and clergy. To apply, send a cover letter, resume, and three references to: Ms. Elizabeth Allen, Human Resources, Diocese of Portland, 510 Ocean Avenue, Portland, ME 04103-4936. Interested parties can also email their materials to elizabeth.allen@portlanddiocese.org.


Interim Principal
Saint Dominic Academy, Lewiston

Saint Dominic Academy seeks an interim principal for its Lewiston campus (Pre-K through Grade 5). The successful candidate will be an energetic leader committed to the school’s mission of educating the whole child: mind, body, and spirit; possess strong instructional and administrative experience, a dedication to student-centered learning, and collaborative leadership skills; and demonstrate the ability to maintain a positive school culture. Practicing Catholic preferred. To apply, send a cover letter, resume, copies of your certification, and three references to: Marianne Pelletier, Superintendent, Maine Catholic Schools, 510 Ocean Avenue, Portland, ME 04103-4936. Interested parties can also email their materials to hr@portlanddiocese.org.


Director of Development
St. Brigid School, Portland

St. Brigid School in Portland seeks a highly-motivated and mission-driven individual to be its next director of development. The director of development is responsible for expanding and diversifying the donor base, writing grants, organizing fundraising events, managing the school database, preparing queries and reports, and providing leadership for all development activities. The person hired for this position reports to the principal. For a full job description, visit www.portlanddiocese.org/sites/default/files/files/SBSDevelopment.pdf. To apply, send a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to: Mr. William Burke, Principal, St. Brigid School, 695 Stevens Avenue, Portland, ME 04103. Interested parties can also send their materials to william.burke@portlanddiocese.org.


Fourth-Grade Teacher
All Saints Catholic School, Bangor

All Saints Catholic School in Bangor seeks a fourth-grade teacher. The successful candidate will collaborate with a team of dedicated teachers to provide high quality instruction to our students. The ideal candidate will be able to develop meaningful and engaging lessons for the fourth-grade students and should have strong instructional skills in both literacy and math. Catholic preferred, but not required. Please send a cover letter, three current letters of recommendation, Maine Teacher Certification, and CHRC to: matthew.houghton@portlanddiocese.org. Interested parties can also mail their materials to: Principal Matthew Houghton, All Saints Catholic School, 166 State Street, P.O. Box 1749, Bangor, ME 04402-1749.


Pastoral Life Coordinator
St. Michael Parish, Augusta

St. Michael Parish seeks a pastoral life coordinator to serve the parish’s churches in Augusta (2), Gardiner, Hallowell, Whitefield, and Winthrop. The pastoral life coordinator assists the pastor and parochial vicars in the daily operation of the parish by coordinating the pastoral, sacramental, liturgical, catechetical, and other needs of the parish in accordance with canon law and diocesan policies and guidelines. The pastoral life coordinator is a person of faith committed to Gospel values and the responsible management of resources, helping the Church fulfill its mission and purpose. The coordinator must be an active, practicing Catholic in good standing with the Church. Two years of parish ministry preferred. To apply, send a cover letter and resume to: Fr. John R. Skehan, Pastor, St. Michael Parish, 24 Washington Street, Augusta, ME 04330. Interested parties can also email their materials to john.skehan@portlanddiocese.org.


Director of Faith Formation
St. Michael Parish, Augusta

St. Michael Parish in Augusta seeks a director of faith formation. The director oversees the various faith formation programs of the parish, including school-aged faith formation, junior high and high school youth ministry, and young adult and adult faith formation. The nature of this position requires availability for frequent evening and weekend work in addition to regular office hours and reports to the pastoral life coordinator. The director of faith formation also oversees an assistant director of faith formation. Candidates should have a bachelor’s degree, but experience and other credentials will be considered. Specific responsibilities for each of the two faith formation positions will be clarified through the interview and hiring process. To apply, send a cover letter and resume to: Fr. John R. Skehan, Pastor, St. Michael Parish, 24 Washington Street, Augusta, ME 04330. Interested parties can also email their materials to john.skehan@portlanddiocese.org.


Music Director
St. Jude Church, Freeport

The Parish of the Holy Eucharist seeks a Music Director for its Sunday morning parish Mass at St. Jude Church in Freeport. Candidates should enjoy working with parishioners; possess strong playing skills on organ, piano or both; and strive to engage the congregation with an innovative repertoire while preserving music from our rich Catholic heritage.  The ability to develop and rehearse a choir will be considered a plus.  To apply, please submit a letter of interest and resume to: Jennifer Runge, Director of Music Ministries, Parish of the Holy Eucharist, 266 Foreside Road, Falmouth, ME 04105. Interested parties can also email their materials to jennifer.runge@portlanddiocese.org. Phone inquiries can be made to (207) 847-6884.


Family Service Advisors
St. Peter Cemetery, Lewiston

St. Peter Cemetery in Lewiston seeks family service advisors with care and compassion, educating and guiding them through the process of making informed decisions for Cemetery & Funeral Advanced Planning, At-Need Cemetery, and Memorialization products and services. To apply, send your resume and three references to John Fencik at john.fencik@portlanddiocese.org.


Cemetery Groundskeepers
St. Peter's Cemetery, Lewiston

The Diocese of Portland has an immediate need for cemetery workers at St. Peter’s Cemetery in Lewiston. Responsibilities include general lawn care, including mowing and trimming around headstones, assisting with burials, and helping visitors. To apply, send a cover letter and resume to: Bob LeBlanc, St. Peter’s Cemetery, 217 Switzerland Road, Lewiston, ME 04240. Interested parties can also email their materials to robert.leblanc@portlanddiocese.org.