Director of Educational Technology
POSITION CONCEPT AND OVERVIEW
Repair, troubleshoot, and setup, as needed to fulfill staff, faculty and students requests for desktop, media cart, telecommunications (phone) and network connections. Provide faculty, staff, and students support for common desktop applications and common network and hardware issues; resolve problems and coordinate the solution with the ET Director. Ensures that such requests are handled in an effective manner and creates documentation to insure the proper recording of all information for a service request to aid in future contact and escalation. Ensure timely completion of assigned tasks. Effectively handle workstation, phone, laptop, network connectivity and printing issues. Install, configure, update, troubleshoot and repair minor hardware problems. Maintain appropriate databases with information regarding software and hardware assets within Sacred Heart Major Seminary.
Position Performance Factors (Core Competencies)
1. Performs assigned tasks and duties with little or no instruction
2. Manage and maintain system tasks and assigned projects to successful resolution.
3. Good communications skills for recording problems and extracting information about problems from the end user.
4. Perform PC/Workstation setup, upgrades and imaging (rollout)
5. Responsible for student, staff and faculty PC, laptop, phone, Smart Classroom, Media Cart readiness semester to semester
6. May serve as a trainer for Student Work Study and Student Assistant
7. Schedule and perform system equipment moves
8. Setup, configure and administer phones and phone structure
9. Documentation of processes where necessary
10. Maintenance of internal databases for hardware and software inventory
11. Need to be able to lift and move up to 40 lbs.
12. Subject matter expert on faculty, staff and students IT support needs and requests
13. Cat5 cable termination and knowledge of straight/crossover patch cables.
14. Perform additional duties as required
1. Must satisfactorily pass onsite PC Proficiency Test; (PC, network, printing, phone, Smart Classroom and Media Cart troubleshooting, problem resolution ability testing)
2. Seasoned experience with PC, imaging, installation, troubleshooting of PC equipment and software for students, faculty and staff
3. Incumbent is equipped with necessary IT skills to perform core duties at time of hire
4. Ability to connect and navigate SHMS network resources. This requires exposure to DOS, Windows /NT/2000/XP/7, Active Directory 2003/2008/2010, and IP networking concepts and server-client Windows environment computing
5. Knowledge of all aspects of PC components and peripherals, including laser and inkjet printers, phone, Smart Classroom and media carts.
6. Troubleshooting PC, laptop, printers, phone and Help/Desk Experience required
7. Cat5e 568a and 568b knowledge
8. Associates degree or equivalent experience
9. Computer Hardware Installation including driver troubleshooting
10. Network troubleshooting including familiarity with the following tools
Nslookup, Ping, tracert, ipconfig
12. An understanding of basic network concepts including VLAN membership and connectivity troubleshooting
13. Familiarity with AD rights management
14. Basic Familiarity with AD object management (GPO inheritance)
15. Excellent troubleshooting skills needed for Microsoft Windows 7, Office 2010
16. The ability to Develop Software Packages using provided software packaging toolset
17. The ability to diagnose hardware problems including those found in printers and fax machines
18. Ability to work flexible hours
1. Good phone communications skills
2. Ability to perform in a fast-paced multi-tasked environment
3. Must possess solid human relations and interpersonal skills.
4. Able to teach, train and troubleshoot
5. Punctual, must be highly reliable and dependable
6. Works with little or no supervision
7. Ability to act as a team member & work independently
8. Comfortable communicating effectively with non-technical staff, faculty, and students
Immaculate Conception Parish in Ira Township, Michigan is seeking a part-time (19 hours per week) Director of Religious Education. Immaculate Conception Parish is a growing community of 1500 families in southwestern St. Clair County.
Person would be responsible for the Faith Formation program for children (pre-school through junior high). He/she will be responsible for giving direction and vision as well as the development, organization and implementation of the catechetical and sacramental curricula for this age group.
The candidate must at least possess a DRE/PCL Professional Ministerial Certification through the Archdiocese of Detroit with a minimum of three (3) years experience as a catechist. Candidate must also have the ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality.
Resumes should be sent to Rev. Joseph M. Esper, Pastor, Immaculate Conception Parish at email@example.com.
St. William Parish in Walled Lake, Michigan is seeking a part-time Director of Religious Education beginning after July 1, 2013. This position may eventually become full-time.
Oversight and coordination of the children's after-school Religious Education Program (through grade 8), a supportive role for our school program, and promotion of Adult Faith Formation. Sacramental preparation of children is handled by other staff. The Director will be a member of our Pastoral Staff, and must be able to work in a collaborative environment.
Applicant must be a practicing Catholic with Archdiocesan Certification (or in the process of completing AOD certification), have moderate computer skills, and be able to develop and supervise volunteers. Salary is within Archdiocesan guidelines and is commensurate with experience and education.
Mail a cover letter and résumé to arrive by May 31, 2013 to Rev. Michael Savickas, St. William Catholic Church, 531 Common Street, Walled Lake, MI 48390, or send cover letter and résumé as attachments to firstname.lastname@example.org
St. John Vianney Parish in Shelby Township is seeking two persons to fill positions as Part-time Religious Education Section Heads. Descriptions are as follows:
Part-time Religious Education Elementary Section Head
St. John Vianney is seeking an enthusiastic part-time Elementary Section Head for their large Religious Education Program. Under the direction of the Director of Religious Education, the Section Head will maintain and assist in the ongoing development of all aspects of the Religious Education Program for Grades 1 - 6, including Sacrament Preparation, in addition to recruiting and providing support to catechists. Applicants must be available Monday-Thursday afternoons/evenings and some weekends.
Applicant must be a practicing Catholic in good standing in the Church who will uphold all Teachings of the Faith. Applicant should have attained, or be in the process of attaining, Catechist certification.Continued enrichment and Archdiocesan Certification is expected. Communication skills and the ability to manage volunteers are necessary.Knowledge and experience with Special Needs citizens a plus, but not required.Interested applicants should submit cover letter and resume to email@example.com.
Part-time Religious Education Jr. High Section Head
St. John Vianney Parish is seeking an enthusiastic part-time Junior High Section Head for their large Religious Education Program. Under the direction of the Direction of Religious Education, the Section Head will maintain and assist in the ongoing development of the Religious Education Program for Grades 7 & 8 and Confirmation Preparation, in addition to recruiting and providing support to catechists.
Applicant must be a practicing Catholic in good standing in the Church who will uphold all Teachings of the Faith. Applicant should have attained, or be in the process of attaining Catechist certification. Continued enrichment and Archdiocesan Certification is expected. Communication skills and the ability to manage volunteers are necessary. Interested applicants should submit cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sacred Heart Major Seminary is seeking a full-time (35 hours per week) Finance Assistant. The Finance Assistant coordinates the student billing process, deposits and tracks all cash receipts, and provides administrative support in the human resources management and employee benefits functions. The position reports to the Business Manager.
- Prepares billings for students and third-party organizations.
- Interacts with students concerning billing and payment inquiries.
- Accepts payments for student tuition and fees, including cash, check, and credit card payments.
- Records all student tuition and fee payments and awards in the student database, including online payments.
- Disburses scholarships and Title IV financial aid and processes refunds within federal bursar regulations.
- Deposits and tracks all cash receipts, including student payments and donor gifts.
- Prepares reconciliations between amounts posted and deposited.
- Monitors and follows up on past due and overpaid student account balances.
- Maintains student billing records.
- Runs daily activity reports and forwards to the Director of Finance.
- Maintains good working relationship with the financial aid officers to ensure coordination between student scholarships and student accounts.
- Interacts with faculty and staff on employee benefit matters.
- Updates employee personnel files with salary and benefits information.
- Processes office supply orders for Business Office.
- Attends bi-annual Finance and Audit Committee meeting and prepare minutes.
- Assists with other Business Office tasks as requested.
- The candidate must have a high school diploma. Preference given to education beyond this level, e.g. associate degree or bachelor degree.
- At least 2 years of related accounts receivable (A/R) experience and a general understanding of accounting.
- Experience in a higher education institution preferred.
- Must be detail oriented and possess outstanding organizational and time management skills.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills with customer service orientation.
- Ability to work within stringent deadlines.
- Proficiency in database applications. Intermediate experience with Microsoft Excel and Word. Willingness to learn the Seminary’s student information system, Empower XL, is required.
- Ability to maintain confidentiality regarding student and human resources files.
- Commitment to supporting and advancing the Seminary’s mission.
Resumes should be emailed to Ann Marie Connolly at email@example.com by May 25, 2013.
Sacred Heart Major Seminary is an equal opportunity employer and does not illegally discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, height, weight, genetic information, marital or other legally protected status.
Non-Exempt position; reports to Director, Recruitment and Mission Integration.
To draw the spirit and gifts of youth and young adults into the life, works and mission of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul (at Conference levels) and into the greater works of social justice and charity our Catholic church calls us to. This position would be accountable for planning, developing and implementing programs and projects consistent with the vision and mission of the Society especially as it relates to animating new Youth Conferences and Recruiting new members.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
- Administration and implementation of Youth and Young Adult recruitment, formation and involvement in SVdP Conference Life, Justice Initiative, Mentoring and related programs. (primarily High School, College, Young families and individuals under the age of 40)
- Assessment of youth and young adult needs in SVdP
- Development of appropriate service projects, recruitment strategies and planned recognition events as part of the Conference Support Department and its goals.
- Development, in cooperation with the Director, Recruitment & Mission Integration and others from the Youth and Young Adult Committee, programs that foster spiritual growth and service opportunities consistent with the vision and mission of the SVdP in Southeastern Michigan and SVdP spiritual resources.
- Implementation and support of SVdP Board policies, personnel practices and administrative procedures at all levels of interactions.
- Organized maintenance of all required program, personnel and administrative forms and records including training programs associated with prevention and risk management especially related to youth.
- Coordinate training and opportunities for involvement for youth and young adults in parish St. Vincent de Paul Conferences, educational settings and other service partnership venues.
- Provide Vincentian Youth Involvement resource and consultation services to parish leadership, vicariate and diocesan organizations, high schools, colleges and universities.
- Promote efforts to draw youth and young adults from different ethnic, racial and economic backgrounds into responsible participation in the life and works of charity and the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, the church and our community.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required
- Thorough understanding of the Mission and structure of the Roman Catholic Church, the Archdiocese of Detroit, and the Society of St. Vincent de Paul.
- Excellent communication skills, both oral and written including facilitating small and large group presentations.
- Computer skills needed to support communication and outreach efforts.
- Flexibility and adaptability to a variety of diverse people and circumstances
- The ability to remain focused on goals while multi-tasking duties.
- Enthusiasm and ability to animate and engage Youth and Young Adults in the service to God’s poor!
Office held at the Society’s Central Office in Detroit, but is expected to meet throughout the six counties of the Archdiocese with Conferences and Councils of the Society, schools, universities and other organizations whose work is related to the mission, vision and goals of the Society. Some travel required for Regional and National meetings
Bachelor’s Degree in Theology, Counseling and/or Youth Ministry or substantial equivalents preferred, along with 1- 2 years Youth and/or Young Adult Ministry experience.
Applicants should send electronic copies of resume and cover letter to Bill Brazier at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Full-time Director of Religious Education needed at St. Clare of Montefalco Parish, 1401 Whittier Road, Grosse Pointe Park, Michigan 48230. Position reports to pastor.
- Supports the pastor and pastoral team in providing opportunities for faith formation for the entire parish community.
- DRE works with the school Principal to coordinate the sacramental programs and celebrations of the sacraments for school age children
- Maintains a collaborative working environment between his/her office, staff and volunteers.
- Serves as liaison to the Archdiocese of Detroit Office for Faith Formation and Catechetics, and to the SERF Vicariate.
- Cooperates with the Archdiocese of Detroit on all policies and procedures regarding catechetical programs and Safe Environments which impact staff, volunteers, and parish programs.
- DRE is a full member of the parish pastoral team and participates in team meetings
- Oversees implementation of the goals and objectives of the parish faith formation programs for all ages in accordance with the vision, goals, and objectives of the parish
Human Resources Responsibilities
- Assists the pastor in an annual evaluation of all formation efforts, the hiring, supervising, and training of religious education employees and volunteers
- Plans, manages and works within the parish faith formation and catechetical budget in cooperation with pastor and business manager.
Religious Education Program Responsibilities
- Recruits, provides training, evaluates and encourages the ongoing development and formation of catechists, and assists them in fulfilling Archdiocesan requirements for catechist certification
- Collaborates with youth and adult program of religious education
- Facilitates and directs programs of preparation for the Sacraments of Reconciliation, Eucharist and Confirmation with both parents and children
- Facilitates, plans, and coordinates yearly summer Bible Camp
- In cooperation with the school principal, provides opportunities for sacramental preparation of students who did not receive the sacraments in their ordinary timeframe as well as for the children's catechumenate
- Provides and plans liturgies and prayer services for the religious education program
- Supervises and maintains accurate files, records of catechists, students and programs
- Provides proper resources for catechists with regard to instructional manuals
- Maintains knowledge of current trends in catechesis/religious education in order to be a resource for the staff, catechists, and the Evangelization and Faith Formation Commission
- Promotes the importance of parents as primary educators in the faith
- Provides opportunities for whole family catechesis and faith formation and informational programs for parents
- Encourages communication and dialogue with catechists, parents, and children
- Collaborates with the Coordinator of Youth Ministry to ensure a smooth transition from the religious education program to the Youth Ministry program
- Collaborates with the Coordinator of Youth Ministry to provide faith formation for teens
Evangelization and Faith Formation Commission Responsibilities
- Serves as the parish team liaison to the Commission, providing formation, resources, and direction
- Supervises the formulation, implementation and evaluation of goals and objectives set by the commission in responses to the focus areas as set by the parish pastoral council
- Encourages development of creative ways to implement these goals
- Advocates for the adult faith formation and evangelization effort, and works with the pastor, parish team, and other committees to provide adult faith formation opportunities to meet the varied needs of all adult parishioners
- Serves as a resource person in the area of adult learning for staff, chairpersons, presenters, and volunteers
- Coordinates the implementation of the RCIA process for the entire parish (children and adult)
- Collaborates in the facilitation, coordination, and evaluation of team formation for RCIA
- DRE Certificate of Level 3-4
- Well-acquainted with Church documents, Scripture, and resources
- Practicing Catholic who respects and upholds Catholic Church teaching
- Well-acquainted with current trends and developments in the area of faith formation and catechetics
- Committed to a life of prayer and personal ongoing faith formation
- Extensive experience in parish catechetical ministry
- Strong organizational skills
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Ability to work effectively with all levels of employees and volunteers
- Ability to manage priorities and workflow
Qualified candidates are asked to submit a letter of introduction and resume to:
Fr. Andrew Kowalczyk, CSMA
1401 Whittier Rd., Grosse Pointe Park, MI 48230.
Attention: DRE Search Committee
Resumes will also be accepted via email to email@example.com
Brother Rice High School (Bloomfield Hills, Michigan) is seeking a full-time theology teacher. The ideal candidate will have a thorough understanding of the New Evangelization. A teaching certificate is not necessary.
Resumes can be sent to Tom Daniels at Brother Rice High School, 7101 Lahser Road, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48301. For more information, please call (248) 833-2000.