Job Postings

As a Christian community that is dedicated to the development of the four pillars of formation, it is extremely important that we assist one another in finding employment, which is a key aspect of human and pastoral development.

To assist our current students and alumni in their search for employment, 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 that would be a good fit for our graduates, we would be grateful if you would get in touch! Feel free to e-mail our Registrar with the job information:

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Seeking: Assistant Professor of Systematic Theology (full time)

Saint Bernard’s School of Theology and Ministry, a Roman Catholic graduate school, seeks applications for a full-time faculty position in Systematic Theology with the rank of Assistant Professor to begin in August 2021 at our main campus in Rochester, NY. The initial contract is for two years with possibility of renewal or conversion to a tenure track position.

The successful applicant will hold a degree (Ph.D. or S.T.D. preferred, ABD or S.T.L. considered) in Systematic Theology. While the area of primary research is open, we stand in need of a secondary competency in Spiritual, Pastoral, or Moral Theology. The successful candidate will teach a series of courses in the School’s graduate programs, including several that play a key role in the Diaconate and Pre-Seminary formation programs. A record of successful undergraduate or graduate teaching and scholarly theological activity is expected. Duties include a 3/3 course load (some courses to be delivered via hybrid/online educational contexts), continued professional and scholarly development, dedicated student advisement, and active service to the School and its mission.

St. Bernard’s encourages applications from those who are able to commit to the School’s mission to educate and assist women and men in academic, ministerial, pastoral, and spiritual formation in accord with Ex Corde Ecclesiae. The successful candidate will be expected to petition the local bishop for the mandatum. Women and candidates from historically underrepresented communities are especially encouraged to apply.

Candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching excellence, example of scholarly writing, and three professional letters of reference to facultysearch@stbernards.edu (PDF format required). Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Saint Bernard’s School of Theology and Ministry, located in Rochester, New York, with extension sites in the Diocese of Albany, the Diocese of Buffalo, and the Diocese of Syracuse, is a Roman Catholic graduate and professional school, educating and assisting women and men in academic, ministerial, interpersonal, and spiritual formation for the purpose of serving the Church through various forms of ministry, for theological scholarship, and for Christian service in society. Saint Bernard’s operates under the original charter of the New York State Department of Education. Accredited by the Association of Theological Schools in the US and Canada, Saint Bernard’s offers the Master of Arts in Pastoral Studies, the Master of Arts (Theological Studies), the Master of Divinity (M.Div.) in Theological Professions, the Master of Arts (Catholic Philosophy), and the Graduate Certificate in Pastoral Studies. For more information about the institution, please visit our home page.

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

Seeking: Bookkeeper (Part-Time, 10-12 Hours per week)

Position Objectives:

  • Supporting the School's Finance and Human Resource Manager in compliance with college procedures, perform a variety of data entry and clerical activities including but not limited to preparing bank deposits, entering deposit and invoice data into the accounting system, cutting checks for signature, entering tuition payments received into the student management system.
  • Organize and maintain Finance and HR filing cabinets. Follow-up with necessary parties to ensure necessary documentation is up to date.
  • Perform other tasks and projects as assigned by the Finance & HR Manager and President and as needed, act as backup to other positions in the office.

Responsibilities:
A. Data Entry and Check Preparation

  1. Prepare bank deposits weekly according to the deposit procedure, completing the Deposit Worksheet, taking the deposit to the bank, and then entering the information into the accounting system. If the deposit includes tuition payments, enter the information into the student information system.
  2. Enter invoice information into the accounting system.
  3. Collect corporate credit card receipts and record in the accounting system.
  4. Pull receipts that are automatically deposited from tuition payment, donation, and event registration systems and record in the accounting system.
  5. Record biweekly payroll data into the accounting system.
  6. Prepare checks for signature weekly. After signature by the President or the Dean, mail the checks and file the payment documentation.
  7. Enter the annual fiscal year budget into the accounting system by month.

B. Organizing & Maintaining Files

  1. Collect timesheets in order to meet payroll deadlines.
  2. Organize and maintain the Department of Finance and Human Resources filing cabinets.
  3. File all the documentation involved with the Data Entry and Check Preparation processes.
  4. Assist in the collection of vendor W-9s. Properly maintain and file this documentation.
  5. File and log Certificates of Insurance as they come in. On a monthly basis, follow-up with vendors to renew Certificates that are set to expire.
  6. Maintain a schedule of employee training and background checks and complete the renewal process as necessary.

C. Other

  1. Assist in the acquisition of supplies and equipment as well as the agreements for servicing of equipment at all campuses.
  2. Assist in the collection of documentation for procedural audit.
  3. As needed, act as backup to other positions in the office.
  4. Perform other tasks and projects as assigned by the Finance and Human Resources Manager and the President.

The successful candidate will have:

  • An associate’s degree, or equivalent experience
  • A general understanding of accounting and accounting software
  • Appreciation of 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

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

Reports to: Finance and Human Resources Manager

Please email cover letter and resume to:
Mrs. Kelly L. Brunacini
Executive Assistant to the President
St. Bernard’s School of Theology and Ministry

Seeking: Director of Facilities (Part-Time)

Position Objectives:

  • (i) Oversees the maintenance of St. Bernard’s main campus in Rochester, NY.

Responsibilities:

  1. Clean all bathrooms daily.
  2. Remove trash and recyclables from all offices twice per week.
  3. Inspect all classrooms daily and wash desks when needed.
  4. Vacuum carpets as needed, but at least once per week.
  5. Sweep as needed; wash tile all floors at least once per week.
  6. Bring garbage totes to the curb for collection and retrieve them.
  7. Maintain the front walkway during the winter months by shoveling and salting as needed.
  8. Together with the Executive Assistant to the President and Finance and Human Resources Manager, be attentive to, make plans, and interface with contractors for building upgrades and repairs, including landscaping, lawn, and plow service.
  9. Maintain the garden at the front entrance.
  10. Handle basic maintenance requests, including but not limited to:
    1. Change light bulbs with the use of a ladder
    2. Acquire, stock, and evaluate cleaning supplies from vendors
    3. Move equipment, desks, and chairs when requested.
  11. As directed by and in conjunction with the Executive Assistant to the President, prepare rooms for special events.
  12. As schedule allows, assist the Academic Dean with classroom instructional and technological design projects.
  13. Meet with the Executive Assistant to the President weekly to review work schedule and to be apprised of progress in the duties assigned to this position.
  14. Perform other duties as assigned by the Executive Assistant to the President.

A successful candidate will have:

  • A High School Diploma
  • 2-5 years of public-sector cleaning experience
  • An appreciation of the mission of the Roman Catholic Church and of St. Bernard’s School of Theology and Ministry
  • A willingness to acquire additional training as needed
  • Experience with commercial HVAC systems a plus
  • An active member of a Roman Catholic Faith community preferred

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

Reports to: Executive Assistant to the President

Please email cover letter and resume to:
Mrs. Kelly L. Brunacini
Executive Assistant to the President
St. Bernard’s School of Theology and Ministry

Current Diocesan Job Openings

St. Bernard’s often receives inquiries from pastors, Catholic school principals, and diocesan employees looking for qualified students and graduates to fill various job openings. While the school does not offer a job placement program, we are happy to share information about openings as we become aware of them.

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

Diocese of Rochester

Diocese of Albany

Diocese of Syracuse