Employment Opportunities

Diocesan CrestThe Office of Human Resources provides professional employment and benefit services to those doing the work of the Church in the Diocese of Knoxville.  The department commits to fulfill its mission of employee recruitment, selection and retention in a Christ-like manner.  We are pleased to provide a list of current job opportunities with the Diocese and as a service to our parishes. For more information, please contact Jennifer Mills, Director of Human Resources.

Current Job Openings

 

Coordinator of Youth Ministry – St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church, Lenoir City, TN

The Coordinator of Youth Ministry is a full-time position reporting to the Director of Religious Education.  The Coordinator provides the vision, design, and implementation of this critical parish ministry, the focus of which is to inspire and guide the youth of the parish to live their lives as true disciples.  The focus is on youth in grades 6-12 and the young families in the parish. The Coordinator we are looking for will be a self-motivated, enthusiastic, team player with strong communication, people, technology, and social media skills.  Given the nature of the position, we require a practicing Catholic with a demonstrated mature spiritual life who is comfortable with a flexible work schedule.  Bi-lingual Spanish language skills are helpful but not required.  About St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church (www.sthomaslc.com)The parish is located in eastern Tennessee and is a short drive from Knoxville.  The parish is very active with activities available for both our younger and older parishioners.  If interested, send your resume to Tim Geoghegan at timmyg620@gmail.com or contact him for a more detailed job description.


Administrative Assistant/Ecclesiastical Notary – Diocese of Knoxville Tribunal, Chattanooga, TN

The Diocese of Knoxville Tribunal has an immediate opening for an Administrative Assistant/Ecclesiastical Notary.  The Administrative Assistant is responsible for providing support to the Tribunal staff and judges in order to ensure consistent, accurate, and timely distribution and execution of necessary documents that are required for the Tribunal to deliver needed services effectively. The Ecclesiastical Notary is appointed to office by the Bishop and prepares and authenticates all judicial acts of the Tribunal (cc.483 – 484). Click here to view the full job description. To apply, please send resumes to tylerross@tribunal.dioknox.org.


Science Teacher 6-8th Grade – St. Joseph School, Knoxville, TN

St. Joseph School is accepting applications for Science for grades 6th-8th for the 2020-2021 school year. Ideal candidates would be faithful Catholics, have active teaching licenses, proven experience, and strong classroom management. Multidisciplinary certifications and familiarity with the Spanish language are preferred.

Send resume to: Mr. Andy Zengel, Principal, azengel@sjsknox.org, Saint Joseph School 1810 Howard Drive Knoxville, TN 37918

For more information about Saint Joseph School, please visit www.sjsknox.org or https://www.facebook.com/sjsknox.


Elementary Teacher 3rd Grade – St. Joseph School, Knoxville, TN

St. Joseph School is accepting applications for a full-time 3rd Grade Classroom Teacher for the 2020-2021 school year. Ideal candidates would be faithful Catholics, have active teaching licenses, proven experience, and strong classroom management. Multidisciplinary certifications and familiarity with the Spanish language are preferred.

Send resume to: Mr. Andy Zengel, Principal, azengel@sjsknox.org, Saint Joseph School 1810 Howard Drive Knoxville, TN 37918

For more information about Saint Joseph School, please visit www.sjsknox.org or https://www.facebook.com/sjsknox.


After Care Director – St. Joseph School, Knoxville, TN

St. Joseph School is accepting applications for a part-time position as Director of the After School Care program for the 2020-2021 school year. Ideal candidates would be well-versed in child care policies and supervision, have proven experience, and have a vision for expanding our program to better meet the needs of SJS families.

Send resume to: Mr. Andy Zengel, Principal, azengel@sjsknox.org, Saint Joseph School 1810 Howard Drive Knoxville, TN 37918

For more information about Saint Joseph School, please visit www.sjsknox.org or https://www.facebook.com/sjsknox.


Administrative Assistant – St. Mary’s Legacy Clinic, Knoxville, TN

Purpose of the position: Provides administrative support to Executive Director.  Specific duties and responsibilities:

· Refers patients to appropriate staff concerning queries about medicines and treatment.

· Assists in providing patient referrals and resources.

· Provides general office assistance, to include but not limited to answering phones and e-mails, generating correspondence, tracking donations, preparing public relations materials, ensuring Clinic has adequate administrative supplies in advance of each mission, supporting Board of Directors and ensuring Clinic meets State of Tennessee reporting requirements.

· Schedules appointments for the mobile clinic and answers calls for appointments.

· Orders office supplies as directed, maintains records of all purchases, reconciles credit card accounts and communicates with the financial officer as needed.

· Maintains files and database of volunteers, runs background checks and ensures that all volunteers provide all the necessary documentation, to include but not limited to applications, Virtus certificates, and current licenses as applicable.

· Organizes Volunteer Orientations and additional trainings as directed.

· Oversees scheduling of volunteers for clinic days and maintains scheduling software program.

· Maintains patient records, to include but not limited to scanning of documents, tracking of information not recorded in EHR, and generating reports as requested.

· Supports development activities of the Clinic, including but not limited to working with the Board Development Committee to enact development plans; designing and implementing newsletters; maintaining Clinic’s Facebook and website pages; and ensuring bulletin announcements regarding the Clinic are issued monthly.

· Maintains strict confidentiality.

· Assists clinicians in mobile clinic/partnership sites if needed.

· Provides administrative support to the Executive Director as needed and assigned, such as preparing correspondence, assisting with grant applications, creating reports, etc.

· Light housekeeping and cleaning of office, mobile clinic and warehouse.

· Assists with other duties as assigned.

Preferred Qualifications:· Bachelor’s degree, Bilingual/Spanish, Must be able to take initiative within boundaries of responsibility and work independently. Excellent computer skills and familiarity with Microsoft Office programs. Demonstrated written and oral communication skills. Good interpersonal skills.

Please send resume to: bfuesting@dioknox.org


PK – 8 Music Teacher – St. Mary School, Oak Ridge

St. Mary School in Oak Ridge, TN, announces the opening of a music position effective January 5, 2020. The position involves teaching music to students in grades Pre-K through 8th grade once a week. It is a 40% position, consisting of 2 days per week. Candidates should possess an elementary teaching degree or a degree in music, have a passion for music, and be able to help students grow in their love for music. It is preferred that the candidate have some experience teaching, and have, or be able to obtain, a valid Tennessee teaching license.

Applicants should send a cover letter expressing why they are interested in the position and an updated resume with references to Sister Marie Blanchette at srmarieblanchette@stmarysoakridge.org or call 865-483-9700.


Volunteer & Community Outreach Coordinator (AmeriCorps VISTA) – Catholic Charities of East Tennessee – Knoxville

Catholic Charities of East Tennessee (CCETN) is providing an opportunity for a Volunteer and Community Outreach Coordinator (AmeriCorps VISTA member). This VISTA member will manage volunteers and promote program service.

The VISTA member is responsible for coordinating with program leadership to assess and develop new and exciting volunteer opportunities in order to effectively increase and utilize a volunteer workforce. Additionally, the VISTA member will build the volunteer program using software, great communication skills, and creativity. Along with coordinating, the VISTA member will work with community stakeholders to grow awareness of our programs though outreach. The goal, while having fun, is to grow the active volunteer base, foster community relationships, and increase outreach throughout East Tennessee.  For a full job description, please click here.

To apply you must submit an official application through the AmeriCorps VISTA portal.


Citizenship Outreach Coordinator (AmeriCorps VISTA) – Catholic Charities of East Tennessee Knoxville

Catholic Charities of East Tennessee (CCETN) is providing an opportunity for a Citizenship Outreach Coordinator (AmeriCorps VISTA member). The Volunteers in Service of America (VISTA) member will work directly with the Office of Immigrant Services (OIS) in Knoxville to provide outreach that will ultimately expanded economic opportunities in our communities throughout the region. The goal, while having fun, is to foster community relationships, educate, and increase outreach throughout East Tennessee. Member duties include:  develop and execute social media presence, create informational materials, organize educational workshops and outreach events. For a full job description, please click here.

To apply you must submit an official application through the AmeriCorps VISTA portal.


Case Manager – Columbus Home Assisting Parents (CHAP) – Catholic Charities of East Tennessee – Knoxville

Catholic Charities of East Tennessee has an immediate opening for a Case Manager for our Columbus Home Assisting Parents (CHAP I) program serving the Knoxville area. CHAP is a home-based parent education and supportive service that provides parenting education, crisis intervention, and case management for families experiencing life stressors that impact parenting abilities.  Must have a Bachelor’s degree in Social Services or related field.  A comprehensive benefit package is offered. Click Here for the full description. To apply submit resume to HR@ccetn.org. Please indicate “Case Manager – CHAP” in the subject line.


Administrative Assistant – Office of Immigrant Services – Catholic Charities of East Tennessee – Johnson City

Catholic Charites of East Tennessee has an immediate opening for an Administrative Assistant at the Johnson City Office of Immigrant Services. This is 15-hour per week opening. This is a great opportunity to learn about immigration law. We are seeking an individual who works collaboratively and independently, takes initiative and responsibility for assigned tasks, has a positive attitude, and demonstrates an interest in learning about immigration law.  *** MUST BE FLUENT IN ENGLISH AND SPANISH***  Click Here for the full description. To apply submit resume to HR@ccetn.org.   Please indicate “Admin Assistant – OIS” in the subject line.


Care Specialist  – Emergency Shelter Services – Catholic Charities of East Tennessee – Knoxville

We have full-time and part-time openings for Care Specialists at our Emergency Shelter Services. The CCETN Emergency Shelter Services are 24/7 staffed emergency shelters. The Emergency Shelter Services are 24/7 staffed shelters for children and seniors. Employees are cross-trained at both shelters. Our employees enjoy a casual work environment, opportunities for development, and a real opportunity to make a difference. A comprehensive benefit package is offered. Proof of high school degree or equivalent is required. 1-3 years experience within a social agency is preferred. Click  Here for the full description. To apply submit resume to HR@ccetn.org.  Please indicate “Care Specialist” in the subject line.


Outside Diocese of Knoxville Jobs

Principal – St Michael Catholic School, Diocese of Charlotte, Charlotte, NC

St. Michael Catholic School is searching for a principal for the 2020-2021 school year.  Please click here for complete job description.

Please submit by March 13, 2020 a cover letter, resume, professional license, transcripts, and application packet (available at: charlottediocese.org/schools-office/employment-opportunities/) to:

Theresa Ramirez  Catholic School Office  1123 S. Church St. Charlotte, NC 20203  704-370-3270  tramirez@charlottediocese.org


Director of Catholic-Evangelical Relations – Glenmary Home Missioners, Cincinnati, OH

The Glenmary Home Missioners seeks a Director of Catholic-Evangelical Relations to foster reconciliation and understanding between Catholics and Evangelicals through personal relationships, through ecumenical activities, and through Web-based technology. Must be a committed Catholic (lay, ordained, or religious); well trained in Catholic Church history and theology, with at least the equivalent of a Master’s Degree; experience in, and passion for, ecumenism; and at least two years professional ministry experience.  Must also be experienced and creative in using electronic media, social networking, and other forms of electronic technology.  Position based in Cincinnati, Ohio with some travel. Professional salary and benefits.  Send resume to: sraymond@glenmary.org.