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

Administrative Assistant/Translator – Diocese of Knoxville – Office of Hispanic Ministry

Purpose of position:  Provide administrative support to the Office of Hispanic Ministry and provide translation services for the Diocese of Knoxville.  Click here for full job description.

Interested applicants should submit their cover letter and resume to the Hispanic Ministry Director a bprimm@dioknox.org .

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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.


Assistant Principal – Sacred Heart Cathedral School, Knoxville

Sacred Heart Cathedral School seeks its next Assistant Principal to join its senior leadership team. Reporting to the Principal, the Assistant Principal oversees the academic program of the school, collaborating with the Principal in student and faculty affairs–see job description below. Sacred Heart Cathedral School is a vibrant, diverse community with a rich legacy of excellence. Nestled in Knoxville’s historic Bearden neighborhood, it is a community of 620 students, pre-school through 8th grade.

For a completed job description, please click here. Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to mmetz@shcknox.org


Business Manager – Sacred Heart Cathedral School, Knoxville

Sacred Heart Cathedral School is accepting resumes for its next Business Manager. As a member of the school’s administration, the Business Manager supports the educational ministry of Sacred Heart Cathedral School and reports directly to the Principal. The Business Manager prepares payroll for school employees, assists in developing and tracking the school’s operating budget, performs accounts payable and receivable duties for the school, coordinates purchasing and presents financial reports to the Principal and Advisory School Board as needed. In addition to performing clerical functions, the ability to provide strategic financial insight and analysis is strongly desired. A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field, experience with bookkeeping and accounting and finance is strongly preferred. Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to Mary Metz at mmetz@shcknox.org.


Director of Youth Ministry – St. John Neumann Catholic Church and School, Farragut

St. John Neumann Catholic Church & School has an immediate opening for a Director of Youth Ministry. The Director of Youth Ministry is a member of the parish staff who provides primary leadership for the design and implementation of parish ministry to its youth.  This position reports to the Pastoral Associate.

To Apply, summit resumes to esanchez@sjnknox.org.

Click here to view the complete job description.  For more information about Saint John Neumann Catholic Church and School, please visit http://sjnknox.org/.


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

We have full-time openings for Care Specialists at our Emergency Shelter Services. The CCETN Emergency Shelter Services are 24/7 staffed emergency 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.