Job Postings - St. Bernard's

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:

Life-Giving Wounds: Assistant Director of Programs and Development

Job Description:

Become the Assistant Director of Programs and Development at Life-Giving Wounds and join a mission-driven team dedicated to helping young adults and adults with divorced or separated parents find healing through Catholic retreats, support groups, online resources, and more. This full-time position encompasses a variety of tasks including chapter support, fundraising assistance, volunteer coordination, and project management. We're looking for an experienced individual with a collaborative mindset and a background in Catholic theology, psychology, ministry, or a related field.

This role offers a competitive salary with incentives, health benefits, a flexible hybrid work environment, and a significant travel commitment. Be a part of a rapidly growing organization and make a meaningful impact on the lives of others. Apply here.

Applications accepted through May 31.

Catechetical Leader - Brighton, NY Region (Full Time)

Job Description:

Collaborates with other staff members to plan, implement, and support Faith Formation classes and Sacramental preparation programs for students in kindergarten through twelfth grade from the four parishes of the Brighton, NY region: Our Lady of Lourdes, St. Anne, Our Lady Queen of Peace and St. Thomas More.

  1. MA in Theology/Religious Studies or related field with experience in teaching of pastoral ministry
  2. Active membership in a Roman Catholic faith community and an ability to share one’s personal faith journey
  3. Excellent interpersonal and group communication skills
  4. Ability to function effectively in a collaborative ministry setting
  1. Salary range: $58,500 -$62,500
  2. Health insurance and 403b program

6th Grade Teacher, St. Joseph School in Penfield, NY

Job Description:

We are looking for candidates that are energetic and organized, with classroom experience and a passion for education. Candidates should have strong communication skills and be willing and able to collaborate with others as part of a professional learning community. He or she should have the ability to plan and implement standards-based curriculum, instruction, and assessments in Social Studies and Science that are differentiated to meet the various learning needs and levels of students, while including technology to enhance the learning experience. Candidates must hold or be in the process of obtaining New York State Teacher certification.

Ultrasound Technician for Caring Choices (Part Time)

Job Description:

There have been over 20 lives saved by women seeing their pre-born child on our Mobile Ultrasound Van. There is a great need for another ultrasound technician. Caring Choices is seeking a mature Christian Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer interested in serving women at risk for abortion. The position will include serving patients with pregnancy testing, ultrasound imaging and options consultation.

Qualities of an ideal applicant are:
    • Committed pro-life Christian
    • Current board certification in OB/GYN
    • Teachable, open to learning
    • Flexible schedule
    • A passion for serving women and their families

Training will be provided. For more information please contact Barb Silva at: or 585-235-0690.

Director Catholic Parenting Initiative OLV Charities

Job Description:

OLV Charities is embarking on a five-year journey to identify, coach, and equip 8 Families of Parishes within the Diocese of Buffalo with an innovative whole-family catechesis program. The Catholic Parenting Initiative will provide resources, programs, and formational experiences that will strengthen ministries and supports, and give parish faith communities confidence to walk alongside parents and caregivers as they share their faith and values with their children. The Director is responsible for implementing the 2023 Grant Proposal for the Lilly Endowment’s Christian Parenting and Caregiver Program, at the direction of and with the support of the CEO. This is a five-year position, based on grant funding.

  1. Plan, organize, and direct the objectives of the grant proposal
  2. Organize, train, lead, supervise, and nurture a team to meet the project requirements
  3. Work within the constraints of the Lilly Endowment grant proposal and Grant Agreement, including Program Reports and Financial Reports for proper grant accounting
  4. Adapt our approach to best serve leaders and families based on evaluation and feedback of various training approaches and resources
  5. Develop and maintain a database of contacts and potential contacts
  6. Focus on implementation to transition to a self-sustaining model
  7. Collaborate closely with the CEO, design team, and Diocese of Buffalo, regularlycommunicating status reports
Leader Training and Support:
  1. Create and refine a flexible, comprehensive leader support framework to prepare and mentor leaders to coach parents and caregivers to share faith with their children
  2. Translate, enculturate, and adapt for various communities
  3. Deliver leader presentations through conferences, remote events, and as pre-recorded videos
  4. Organize a family catechesis leader support phone hotline
  5. Provide input and assets for a virtual training center for parish leaders
Product Development:
  1. Contribute to the curation, refinement, and expansion of our library of parent-centered resources for parish sessions and for leaders to send home
  2. Oversee the quality of multi-language translation work in support of the initiative
Program Management:
  1. Train, mentor, equip, and accompany 35-45 parishes within 8 diocesan Families of Parishes in leader support framework. Evaluate their success and receive their feedback
  2. Define guidelines and requirements for participating as a family of parishes
  3. Collaborate with diocesan leaders to identify and recruit Families of Parishes
  4. Travel to local cohort regions as needed to develop relationships and oversee events
  5. Oversee the evaluation plan in the grant proposal, including leader interviews and family assessments
  1. Working and theoretical knowledge of Catholic theology
  2. Demonstrate a working knowledge of theology that can be translated into practical pastoral and liturgical situations
  3. Professional working attitude and collaborative approach
  4. Strong verbal and written communication skills
  5. Strong organizational skills
  6. Working knowledge of standard Microsoft Office software and collaborative online tools, and an ability to become proficient in new tools as needed
  7. Conflict resolution and mediation experience preferred
  8. Skilled in public speaking
  9. Skilled at managing budgets and reporting financial information
  10. Ability to multitask, prioritize, and build bridges in relationships
  11. Ability to demonstrate OLV Charities’ values and mission.
Education and Experience:
  1. Master’s degree in Divinity, Theology, Pastoral Ministry, Religious Studies or equivalent required
  2. Parish-based ministry leadership with at least two years of experience required
  3. Project management experience highly preferred
  4. Education and/or experience in training, delegation, empowering, and supervision
  5. Conflict resolution and mediation experience preferred
  6. Experience in public speaking
  7. Experience managing a budget and reporting financial information

Pay Range: $55,000 - $65,000/year, based on experience

Email resume and cover letter to:
Or send cover letter with resume to:
OLV Charities
Human Resources Department
780 Ridge Road; Lackawanna, NY 14218

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