Job Postings

As a Christian community dedicated to the development of the four dimensions of formation, it is important that we assist our current students and alumni in their employment search, which is a key aspect of human and pastoral development. To this end, St. Bernard’s compiles any and all job postings that would be a good fit for our graduates.

If you know of any job postings, we would be delighted to hear from you. Please contact the Office of the Executive Assistant to the President with any and all job information:

Seeking: Director of Development (Full-Time)

Objectives:
  • To design and execute a comprehensive and diverse fundraising plan targeting both the local and national markets that St. Bernard’s serves, inclusive of but not restricted to the Annual Fund, endowment projects, scholarships, special projects, grant-writing, memorial/honorary gifts, and planned giving
  • To attend to communications, public relations, alumni groups, and institutional partners as these relate to and are in support of development efforts
  • To collaborate with the President, the Development and Public Relations Committee of the Board of Trustees, and the Development Committee internal to St. Bernard’s to achieve the development and fundraising goals of St. Bernard’s
Development, Relationship Building and Stewardship:
  1. Enhance, guide, and execute a coordinated schedule of development initiatives in service of the Annual Fund.
  2. Develop specific fundraising initiatives as appropriate, maintaining an emphasis on donor acquisition, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship.
  3. Initiate and sustain long-term giving programs that provide opportunities to support St. Bernard’s through bequests, trusts, annuities, and other planned giving vehicles on the local and national levels.
  4. Collaborate with the President to implement cultivation and stewardship activities in the dioceses that we serve and in relation to partner institutions, including but not restricted to alumni activities, special events, luncheons, and letters of acknowledgement.
  5. With the President, identify leadership and major gift prospects; enlist active involvement of Board members, alumni, and key volunteers as appropriate.
  6. Research and develop individual, foundation, corporate, and grant funding proposals as appropriate.
  7. Utilize Populi for data management, donor tracking, and report generation.
  8. With the President, create a Development Plan that will guide the annual implementation of the goals articulated in the 2021-2026 Strategic Plan.
  9. Chair the Development Committee and facilitate regular meetings to assist the implementation of the Development Plan.
  10. Collaborate with the Marketing and Communications office, specifically with regard to the composition of the St. Bernard’s Magazine, annual reports, donor listings, and any public relations strategies, messages, and events that aid the implementation of the Development Plan and reinforce development priorities.
  11. Perform other duties as assigned by the President.
Administrative Duties:
  1. Direct the Assistant to the Director of Development to assure the timely completion of donor acknowledgements, necessary record keeping, reporting and other data management tasks.
  2. Work closely with the Development and Public Relations Committee of the Board, which includes but is not restricted to preparation and presentation of preliminary donation reports to this committee and at the quarterly Board of Trustees’ meetings.
  3. In conjunction with the Finance Manager, formulate an annual budget for the Development office that allows for its goals and fundraising plans to be realized.
Required Education and Experience:
  • A Bachelor’s degree is required
  • An understanding of and cooperation in the mission of the Roman Catholic Church and of St. Bernard’s School of Theology and Ministry
  • An active member of a Roman Catholic Faith community preferred
  • Knowledge and awareness of the operation of a post-secondary institution (2+ years of work experience in a post-secondary institution preferred)
  • Experience with fundraising strategy, planning, and implementation preferred
  • Demonstrated success in fundraising and development initiatives preferred
  • Proficiency in computer and office software applications
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills, as well as strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, donor/customer relationship management (DRM/CRM) software and social media platforms
  • Willingness to pursue appropriate certification (such as the CFRE) and professional development opportunities.
Positions Supervised:
  • Assistant to the Director of Development
Reports to: the President

St. Bernard’s School of Theology and Ministry assumes a Ministerial Exception.

Review of applications will begin immediately; all application materials are due on or before August 10th, 2022. Please send a cover letter, resume, a professional writing sample, and three references (names, affiliations, and contact information) to:

Dr. Matthew Kuhner
Vice President and Academic Dean
Assistant Professor of Systematic Theology
St. Bernard’s School of Theology and Ministry

Facilities and Building Manager (Part Time; Competitive Hourly Wage)

Position Objectives:
  1. Supervises the execution of the Building Maintenance Plan for 120 French Road, Rochester, NY 14618
  2. Provides cleaning and maintenance of St. Bernard’s Main Campus in Rochester, NY
  3. Oversees the Building Rental contracts and provides customer service to renters
Responsibilities:
  1. Executes the Building Maintenance Plan through soliciting work quotes and estimates, scheduling and follow-up with vendors, and by anticipating work needed (upgrades, repairs, painting, maintenance of equipment and systems, etc)
  2. Seeks approval from the Director of Finance and Human Resources for all work and work estimates
  3. Oversees vendor visits and building projects
  4. Oversees or provides landscaping, lawn maintenance
  5. Oversees plow services

Daily Cleaning and Maintenance

  1. Provides complete daily, weekly, and monthly cleaning of the building and its contents according to the Building Cleaning Schedule. This includes restrooms, offices, the chapel, classrooms, student lounge, hallways, library, conference room, and all public spaces
  2. Maintains cleanliness and safety of all floors and carpeting
  3. Collects all recyclables and trash. Transports recyclable and trash bins to and from French Road weekly
  4. Maintains the front walkway during the winter months by shoveling and salting as needed. Sweeps the front walkway as needed throughout the rest of the year
  5. Handles basic maintenance requests, including but not limited to:
    1. Changing light bulbs with the use of a ladder
    2. Checking fire extinguishers, security lights and exit signs monthly to assure proper function
    3. Acquiring, stocking, and evaluating cleaning supplies from vendors
    4. Taking inventory and stocking office supplies
    5. Moving equipment, desks, and chairs when requested
  6. Maintains the garden at the front entrance
  7. Meets with the Director of Finance and Human Resources weekly to review work schedule and project progress
  8. Performs other duties as assigned by the Director of Finance and Human Resources

Building Rentals

  1. Provides rental contracts and all necessary documents to potential renters upon request
  2. Reviews rental requests with the Director of Finance and Human Resources to assure that the group requesting rental use of the building is not in conflict with the mission and vision of St. Bernard’s and/or the teachings of the Catholic Church
  3. Maintains the building rental calendar
  4. Provides timely and courteous customer service to building renters
  5. If required, sets up rental spaces according to customer specifications
  6. Assures cleanliness of rental spaces, restrooms, and public spaces prior to, during and after events
  7. Assures building personnel coverage for evening and weekend events
  8. Assures technical support for building renters
Qualifications:
  • Α High School Diploma
  • 2-5 years of public-sector cleaning experience
  • A willingness to acquire additional training as needed
  • Experience with commercial systems such as HVAC, fire, plumbing, electrical, etc.
  • An active member of a Roman Catholic Faith community preferred
  • An understanding of and cooperation with the mission of the Roman Catholic Church and of St. Bernard’s School of Theology and Ministry


Reports to: Director of Finance and Human Resources


St. Bernard’s School of Theology and Ministry assumes a Ministerial Exception.

Please send a cover letter and resume to:

Mrs. Kelly Brunacini, Executive Assistant to the President
St. Bernard’s School of Theology and Ministry

The Catholic Community at Cornell (CCC) and the Ithaca College Catholic Community (ICCC) - Campus Minister for Student Engagement

The Campus Minister for Student Engagement is a year-round, full-time, benefit eligible position who ministers on both campuses. Pay range is commensurate with experience.

The Catholic Community at Cornell (CCC) and the Ithaca College Catholic Community (ICCC) are outreach ministries of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Rochester, New York. CCC is affiliated with Cornell United Religious Work (Cornell University), a resource group within the Office of Spirituality and Meaning-Making. ICCC is affiliated with the Office of Religious and Spiritual Life (Ithaca College). Both ministries are under the leadership of a single Priest-Director appointed by the Bishop of Rochester.

Guided by the principles of Empowered by the Spirit, the Campus Minister for Student Engagement joins an established campus ministry team in nurturing and strengthening committed Roman Catholic students and others within the academic community who strive to express their faith in Jesus Christ in both words and action.

The Campus Minister networks with and among students, peer organizations (e.g., CCMA), and the Diocesan church to stay current with trends and practices in campus ministry and the Catholic Church.

Responsibilities include:
  • Maintain visible outreach presence on both campuses by regular attendance at student campus events, including but not limited to concerts, student presentations, receptions, sporting events, etc.
  • Plan and lead ministry-sponsored social outings and community-building activities both on- and off-campus.
  • Attend (including preparation, set-up, and clean-up) regularly scheduled weekly events, especially Mass and community dinners.
  • Manage all social media presence (e.g., Facebook, Instagram) and campus ministry website for both institutions:
  • Advertise and promote all events sponsored by the campus ministry and its recognized student groups.
  • Attend all staff meetings as well as scheduled meetings of both the CURW Affiliates and IC Chaplains.
  • Collaborate in the preparation and execution of regularly scheduled retreats.
  • Support students by directing them to appropriate pastoral and therapeutic resources on and off campus.
  • Learn each institution’s structure for recognizing and supporting student organizations.


Requirements:
  • Must be a whole-hearted disciple of Jesus Christ and practicing Roman Catholic who is willing to uphold the teachings of the Catholic Church and work cooperatively in its endeavors.
  • Must be a self-motivated individual, comfortable working collaboratively, and able to meet deadlines.
  • Minimum of bachelor’s degree in related field; preferred master’s degree in Theology, Pastoral Studies, or an equivalent.
  • Exceptional communication skills (both oral and written).
  • Excellent computer skills and social media savvy.
  • Regular availability on nights and weekends is essential.
  • A car and driver’s license are required.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, talk, and hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Must successfully complete MANDATORY diocesan training. This includes Safe Environment Training, knowledge of and signed acceptance of Code of Conduct, and a Background Check prior to working within the Diocese.


Additionally:

Fluency in a second language, particularly Korean or Spanish, would be welcome.


To apply please submit cover letter, résumé, and three professional references (with contact information) to: Father Daniel McMullin

Coordinator of High school Youth and Young Adult Ministry - PARISHES OF SAINT MARY, SAINTS MARY & MARTHA, OUR LADY OF THE SNOW, GOOD SHEPHERD CATHOLIC COMMUNITY

Purpose:

To form Missionary Disciples among high school youth, as a follow up of the Confirmation Preparation Program College age students, with an emphasis on ministry at Cayuga Community College Young Adult between 18 and 30 years old; promotion of Vocation awareness to ordained ministry, consecrated life and lay ecclesial ministry among all the above groups.

Duties:
  • Administrative Responsibilities: Attend regular staff meetings & participate in staff planning; work closely with the Director of Faith Formation & Coordinator of New Evangelization
  • High School Youth Ministry: Coordinating the outreach to and evangelization of all high school students in the parish; facilitating a Youth Leadership Team, which is responsible for planning, implementing, and evaluating a comprehensive youth ministry program; recruitment, training, supporting volunteers in the youth ministry program; fostering the involvement of young people in the life of the parish; advocating for a comprehensive vision of youth ministry, based on the 1997 USCCB document: Renewing The Vision: A Framework for Catholic Youth Ministry; oversee "Hands of Christ Awards" and facilitate the annual parish Baccalaureate Mass; serving as the liaison with the diocesan office of youth ministry and their programs and services
  • College age students with emphasis on CCC: Identify and keep in contact with college students from our parishes; offer social and spiritual opportunities during vacation time; establish a formal ministry at Cayuga Community College
  • Young Adult Ministry: Provides fellowship, study and connection to further their lives as disciples; integrate young adults fully into the liturgical life of the parish; social events to connect college-aged youth, young professionals, young parents, etc.; connection to additional events provided to young adults around the diocese
  • Vocation Awareness: Opportunities for faith-sharing, prayer, adoration and stewardship; evangelization efforts to the wider community; foster acquaintance with various vocations within the church; act as liaison with the Diocesan Office of Vocation Awareness
Qualifications:
  • B.A. in Theology, Pastoral Ministry, or related field
  • Knowledge of Catholic teachings, catechesis and documents on youth and young adult ministry
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to read, prepare, and manage budgets for major events and programs
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel, Microsoft Office, Social Media, Zoom and online mediums
  • Knowledge of current youth culture and current trends and issues within those cultures
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality

Please contact Dennis Donahue (dennis.donahue@dor.org) if interested.

Check out these links to diocesan positions in Rochester, Albany, Syracuse, and Buffalo:

Diocese of Rochester

Diocese of Albany

Diocese of Syracuse

Diocese of Buffalo