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December 21, 2015 | Volume 91 Number 4

OPPORTUNITIES

Licensed Practical Nurse

St. Francis Home, a non-profit assisted living facility in Richmond, seeks a Licensed Practical Nurse. The position provides support for the home’s Director of Healthcare Services and assists in the management and coordination of medical care for residents. This is a full-time position. Candidate must be available to work weekends, possess an unrestricted Virginia nursing license, have a minimum of 5 years experience in long term care, be familiar with computerized medication administration software and possess advanced interpersonal skills. For more information, contact Sharon Nuckolls, Director of Healthcare Services, St. Francis Home, 65 West Clopton Street, Richmond, VA 23225, phone 804-231-1043 or email at snuckolls@saintfrancishome.com.

 

Second Grade Teacher

St. Joseph Catholic School, Petersburg, is seeking a Virginia licensed second grade teacher beginning on February 22, 2016. The successful candidate must provide differentiated, engaging lessons that promote critical thinking and create opportunities to develop the whole child. The candidate must possess strong communication skills and be able to work collaboratively on our instructional team. Please submit a resume, cover letter, and a diocesan application (www.richmonddiocese.org) to Joseph Whitmore, Principal (jwhitmore@saintjosephschool.com). Catherine Carney, Recruiting & Training Manager, Fax: 804-622-5163 or email at jobs@richmonddiocese.org.

 

Desktop Support Technician

The Desktop Support Technician will provide direct technical assistance and support to Catholic Diocese of Richmond staff using PC hardware/software and audio/visual technologies. Applicants must have experience with Windows 7/8.x/10 in a technical support environment. Mac experience is a plus. A four year degree or equivalent work experience in a networked environment for a small to mid-sized organization is required. To apply, please submit a resume and diocesan application to Catherine Carney at jobs@richmonddiocese.org.

 

Director of Communications

The Catholic Diocese of Richmond seeks a Director of Communications to advance the overall mission of the Diocese of Richmond through effective and proactive communications. The Director serves as official spokesperson and public relations strategist for the Bishop of Richmond, diocesan offices and as requested, diocesan parishes, schools and diocesan agencies. The Director is responsible for leading and managing the expanded communications office encompassing The Catholic Virginian, websites, social media and most communications. The Director will execute and positively contribute to the Communications Strategic Plan. The Director reports to the Bishop of Richmond.

Qualifications: Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree (Master’s Degree preferred) in communications, public relations, journalism or related field is required, plus 7 or more years’ experience in media relations/public relations in a comparable position, supervising staff and providing senior leadership, communication advice and strategy.

This position requires a thorough knowledge of communication principles and practices with exceptional ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, to include effective English language abilities and communication with a diverse group of people. Position requires a good understanding of diocesan demographics, creativity, sound decision-making, budgeting skills, interpersonal and collaboration skills, confidentiality, teamwork, negotiation, service orientation and public relations to foster the Church’s mission. Must be able to maintain effective working relationships with parishes, schools, diocesan leadership, diocesan agencies, vendors and the media. Strong proficiency with various PC software as well as working knowledge of website design.

A candidate that is a Catholic in good standing with a strong working knowledge of the structure and teachings of the Catholic Church is required. Working knowledge of Canon Law is desirable.

Interested candidates should send a letter of interest, resume and diocesan application to:

Catherine Carney, HR Generalist/Recruiter
Catholic Diocese of Richmond
7800 Carousel Lane
Richmond, VA 23294-4201
Fax: 804-622-5163
Email: jobs@richmonddiocese.org

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