Director,  Music

Sacred Heart – Conroe, TX seeks a full-time Director, Music. Hours will be in the afternoon Monday-Friday.  Director, Music is responsible for the effective planning, coordination and execution of music within the liturgical celebrations of the parish and for the growth and stability of all liturgical ministries. She or he is gifted with a vision of how a Parish can develop its potential JOB OPPORTUNITIES through the music of the Liturgy.

In addition to the administrative, educational and volunteer coordination efforts required of the Director, Music, this position serves as the accompanist and director for choirs or cantors for the Masses that do not have a committed volunteer choir director, musicians and members, including all funerals.

Education/Experience/Qualifications:  Prior experience working in a Catholic parish is strongly preferred, as is knowledge of the Catholic Church. A bachelor’s degree or equivalent is required with a Master’s degree in music and liturgy preferred. Bilingual (English/Spanish) skills preferred.

Sacred Heart is a large multi-cultural parish serving 7,500 families with 7 weekend Masses located north of Houston, TX. 

If interested, please submit a cover letter with resume via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please place the job title on the subject line.

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RCIA & Adult Education Coordinator

Job Title: RCIA & Adult Education Coordinator

Reports to: Pastor

FLSA Status: Non -Exempt

Prepared by: Eileen Borski

SUMMARY: The RCIA & Adult Faith Formation Coordinator shall be a Catholic possessing an active faith with the ability to translate this faith into action for others by promoting Christian values and growth in holiness. This position focuses on planning,

implementing and documenting processes of catechesis and activities to develop leaders and ministry teams to meet the spiritual development and educational needs of tho se in the RCIA process (adults and children in the current languages of Mass celebrations), in other Adult Education (in the current languages of Mass celebrations) so as to bring people closer to Christ by teaching them how to be active disciples in the kingdom of God. All is done in collaborative efforts with the Pastor, Faith Formation Team, Evangelization & Catechesis Commission, and other parish staff to build a solid foundation of spirituality, Christian living, ministry, evangelization and discipleship with documented processes and procedures.

Responsibilities and Task:

  • Adult Education
    • Coordinate, document and advertise an Adult Education program according to Archdiocese and Parish guidelines including the following areas:
      • Research, recommend and coordinate adult education need s (financial management, stewardship, bible study, church

history, Catechism, saint s, prayer and spirituality , Landing s, and other similar type programs) both gathered and non-gathered

      • Recruit and train leaders to develop and maintain an adult education teams
      • Fun ct ion as staff resource to the Adult Faith Formation Committee
  • RCIA
    • Evaluate, coordinate, document and advertise a two -year RCIA program according to Archdiocese and Parish guidelines.
    • Provide workshops on the vision of RCIA as a process
    • Recruit, prepare and train teams for RCIA (inquiry , pre-catechumenate, catechumenate, and mystagogia)

o Plan, coordinate and communicate with the clergy and other staff members the needs for the Easter liturgies and needs for the elect

  • Sacraments for those in RCIA Program
    • Coordinate, document and advertise a sacrament preparation program according to Archdiocesan and Parish guidelines including the following areas:
      • Design, document and implement gathered and non-gathered catechetical programs
      • Recruits, resources and provides for the formation of a preparation team for sacrament celebrations (catechists, leaders, hospitality, art/environment, etc.)
      • En sure documentation requirements of the Archdiocese and Parish are maintained
  • Other Responsibilities
    • Communication of policies, guidelines, procedures and other information for all parties involved (staff and families including children and adults)
    • Maintain a healthy and growing personal spiritual life and lead others to do the same
    • Ensure individuals with special needs have appropriate accommodations and curriculum
    • Attend staff meetings
    • Prepare and monitor budget relative to areas coordinated and related documentation (purchase orders, check requests, etc.) in accordance with Parish policies and procedures
    • Ensure all Parish and Archdiocesan Release Forms are completed and maintained
    • Ensures needed space and other resources are available in accordance with parish facility scheduling policies
    • Maintain accurate records- attendance, volunteers, etc.
    • Establish effective communication means
    • Liaison with Archdiocese departments as needed
    • Establish progress evaluation methods
    • Basic understanding of Microsoft Office - Word, PowerPoint and Excel

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

No supervisory duties

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

College graduate with bachelor’s degree. Preference is for degree to be in theology, religious education, or religious studies. Fluent in English/Spanish both written and verbal is preferred but not required.

PERFORMANCE APPRAISAL: The Pastor will conduct an annual appraisal and Catechetical l Ministry based on the position description and in accordance with Parish Personnel Policy and Archdiocesan regulations.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical l demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation s may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to  sit and talk or hear. This employee is occasionally required to stand; walk, use hands to fingers, handle, or feel, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.  The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision ab ili ties required by this job include close vision, distance visions and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

General Office Environment and on some occasions working outside in various temperatures and weather conditions.

HOURS: This position is part - time (25 hours per week). It is understood that the hours will be set to serve the needs of the parish. Specific office hours should be maintained and advertised to the benefit of the parish family and staff.

The responsibilities listed above are representative of the position of the RCIA & Adult Edu cation Coordinator and are not              all-inclusive. This position includes other responsibilities identified as needed.

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Director, Early Learning Center

Job Title: Director, Early Learning Center

Reports To: Pastor

FLSA Status: Exempt

Prepared by:  Eileen Borski

Prepared Date:  July 2019

SUMMARY:  To assist the Pastor in the mission to provide a Christian daycare for the local community by administering the Sacred Heart Early Learning Center Program following procedures, regulations and criteria set forth by the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston, Texas Department of Family and Protective Services for Day Care Licensing and work towards the acquirement of the National Association for the Education of Young children Accreditation Criteria.

Responsibilities and Task:

Program Administration:

Policy Setting Responsibility: To recommend policy for admission, attendance, tuition and educational goals of the Sacred Heart ELC program.

Major Areas of Responsibility

General Responsibilities

  • Insure a safe, healthy developmentally appropriate environment for all children
  • Oversee the planning and implementation of curriculum based on the individual needs of children
  • Keep all records that pertain to the administration of the program
  • Present policies for admission, attendance, tuition and educational goals of the program for approval.
  • Plan and implement a program for personal professional growth
  • Maintain an active membership in professional organizations
  • Maintain continuous professional development and classes required by state for Director
  • Present yearly calendar for approval
  • Maintain state license, permits, and other documentation (gas inspection & fire inspection) yearly
  • Prepare and maintain an annual, balanced budget

Equipment and Facility Responsibilities

  • Plan for and equip indoor and outdoor space
  • Purchase equipment and supplies
  • Arrange for maintenance and repairs

Staff Supervision Responsibilities

  • Ensure all state requirements are maintained.
  • Recruit qualified applicants to fill vacancies
  • Maintain substitute list and arrange for substitutes to maintain state child/staff ratios
  • Conduct regular staff meetings
  • Train all personal for initial 8 hour orientation before included in child/staff ratio, train all personal 16 hours state training before first 90 days of completed work, train all personal 24 hours each annual year
  • Plan and implement professional development for program staff
  • Evaluate staff annually using classroom observation and staff self-evaluation in accordance with the guideline of the parish, Archdiocese and the state
  • Assist staff in planning individual programs for professional growth and career development
  • Supervise and assist staff in preparing appropriate curriculum for children

Community Relationships

  • Maintain an advertising and public relations program to promote  enrollment and community awareness of program
  • Plan enrollment and gradual orientation of new students
  • Familiarize parents with program policies
  • Create and send a weekly ELC program newsletter
  • Annually review parent handbook and registration forms to be sure the policies and procedures are up to date and accurate and follow state licensing laws and accreditation criteria
  • Present parent handbook for approval prior to publishing annually
  • Plan and coordinate parent and family events
  • Be available for counseling with parents when children need special services and make necessary referral when needed
  • Serve as a liaison within the local educational community of Sacred Heart Catholic School and the Archdiocese of Galveston Houston
  • Ensure the Early Learning Center has a presence at the annual parish ministry fair.

Required Knowledge and Skills

      • Previous work experience: At least one year of experience in a licensed child-care center as a Director or an Assistant        Director

  • Computer Skills: Working knowledge on MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook
  • Training: Current Certification in CPR and First Aid
  • Safe Environment trained in accordance with the policies of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:  ELC staff

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

The Director, Early Learning Center must be dependable and highly-organized.  The position requires that the employee have attention to detail and the ability to meet deadlines.  The successful candidate should meet the standards established by the State of Texas for a Director of a Licensed Daycare. Fluency in English/Spanish both written and verbal is preferred but not required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and talk or hear.  This employee is occasionally required to stand; walk, use hands to fingers, handle, or feel, and reach with hands and arms.  The employee is occasionally required to stand and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.  The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance visions and ability to adjust focus.

WORKING RELATIONSHIPS

This individual must be able to work collaboratively and professionally with the Pastor, and other clergy, the Parish and School staff, volunteers and the community.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

General Office Environment and on some occasions working outside in various temperatures and weather conditions

PERFORMANCE APPRAISAL

An annual appraisal will be conducted based on the position description and in accordance with the Parish Personnel Policy Manual and the Archdiocesan regulations. 

HOURS

This position is exempt, full-time.  It is understood that the hours will be set to serve the needs of the parish.  Specific office hours should be maintained and advertised to the benefit of the parish family and staff.  Evening and weekend work may be required. Current hours of operation for the Early Learning Center are 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. in accordance with the attached ELC calendar.

The responsibilities listed above are representative of the position and are not all inclusive. This position includes other responsibilities identified as needed.

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Facilities Office Assistant

Sacred Heart – Conroe, TX seeks a part-time Facilities Office Assistant. The Facilities Office Assistant provides administrative support in the maintenance department to assist in building up the kingdom of God through ensuring a healthy, holy campus. Sacred Heart Parish has approximately 7,500 families and is north of Houston, Texas near Lake Conroe. 

Education/Experience/Qualifications:  The Facilities Office Assistant must have a high school diploma and must be dependable and highly-organized. The position requires that the employee have attention to detail and the ability to meet deadlines. Prior experience working in a parish setting is preferred but not required.  One year of office assistant experience is required. Fluency in English/Spanish both written and verbal is preferred but not required.

Work Environment:  General Office Environment and on some occasions working outside in various temperatures and weather conditions. The employee is occasionally required to stand and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Applicant must be prepared to work in the evenings and weekends in order to meet the needs of the parish.

If interested, please submit a cover letter with resume via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Please place the job title on the subject line.

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Babysitting Staff

Sacred Heart Catholic Church seeks nurturing, responsible, active individuals who love children to work on our babysitting staff. This position will require you to multitask - vigilantly supervise children during play and rest, plan and execute daily activities, prepare and serve snacks, encourage homework completion, and set up and clean up for children ages 5 to 10. 

Schedule:  Begins August 13, 2019 and follows Sacred Heart School calendar

Hours:  3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Monday through Friday

Education/Experience: Be responsible, energetic, mature and nurturing with excellent interpersonal skills - talents in physical education, art, music, or education are a plus! 

  • High school graduate over the age of 18
  • Receive a criminal background check clearance.
  • Be trained and verified in the Archdiocese safe environment program on child abuse awareness.
  • Always put children’s safety first.

Please send resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Audio Visual Tech

Job Title: Audio Visual Tech 

Reports To: Pastor

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Prepared By: Eileen Borski/Chris Nolin

Prepared Date: April 2019

SUMMARY: The Audio Visual Tech coordinates and implements all audiovisual needs of the parish. This role ensures professional, consistent, and visually and audibly appealing communications at and post weekend Masses for the Sacred Heart community to assist in building up the kingdom of God at Sacred Heart. 

Responsibilities and Tasks

  • Providing for audiovisual and related lighting needs for weekend liturgies, funerals, weddings, special events and monthly worship meetings
  • Creating and training a team of volunteers to help cover the audiovisual needs of the parish; recording podcasts and maintaining podcast website
  • Create, videotape and edit videos for the parish; creating and training a team of volunteer photographers to capture life of parish.
  • Sets-up sound equipment for music ministers
  • Runs sound system during all major parish liturgies
  • Take direction from the Pastor or any other designated Presider of a liturgy.

Administration

  • Collaborates with Music Directors
  • Builds slides using ProPresenter, PowerPoint or other software as designated by the Parish for all Parish Liturgies
  • Maintains all Parish audiovisual equipment
  • Maintain accurate records- volunteers, etc.
  • Establish effective communication means
  • Establish progress/evaluation methods
  • Basic understanding of Microsoft Office – Word, PowerPoint and Excel

Worship

  • Encourages participation of parish community in singing at various liturgies
  • Attends choir warm-up sessions before Mass

Other Responsibilities

  • Communication of policies, guidelines, procedures and other information for all parties involved (staff and families including children and adults)
  • Maintain a healthy and growing personal spiritual life and lead others to do the same
  • Ensure individuals with special needs have appropriate accommodations

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Proficiency in operating sound or other audiovisual related equipment
  • Ability to identify, recruit, train and supervise audiovisual volunteers to do the same
  • Proficiency in digital soundboards, including Allen & Heath, Yamaha O1V, sound web and AMX
  • Proficiency in recording live sound including podcasts
  • Ability to use video equipment to record, edit video and live stream
  • Ability to communicate well
  • Proficiency in computer programs such as PowerPoint, Pro Presenter, Adobe Creative Cloud, Keynote, Final Cut, and Professional DAWS such as Logic or ProTools.
  • Maintain an efficient and professional manner; maintain confidentiality and continuous professional development through study and self-examination.
  • Must be able to work under pressure; must be able to work within collaborative ministry with members of the parish staff in a growing parish; must be able to anticipate solutions to problems.
  • Must have basic organizational and leadership skills.
  • Complete and adhere to all Archdiocesan rules and regulations, including those regarding interactions with minors, specifically those put forward in the Safe Environment program.
  • Must be able to work flexible hours including weekends and some evenings.
  • Knowledge of Catholic liturgy and Spanish language a plus
  • The responsibilities listed above are representative of the position and are not all-inclusive. This position may include other responsibilities as identified.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Prior experience working in a Catholic parish is strongly preferred, as is knowledge of the liturgy of the Catholic Church. High School graduate with minimum five years of audiovisual, lighting and sound system experience or equivalent education.

SUPERVISOR / EMPLOYER: The Audio Visual Tech is supervised by the Pastor.

SUPERVISEES/DIRECT REPORTS: N/A

WORKING RELATIONSHIPS: This individual must be able to work collaboratively and professionally with the Pastor, and other clergy, Parish and School staff, volunteers and the community.

WORKING CONDITIONS: The Audio Visual Tech is a part-time non-exempt employee and will maintain published office hours that meet the needs of the Parish. This position requires evening, holiday and weekend work.

PERFORMANCE APPRAISAL: An annual appraisal will be conducted based on the position description and in accordance with the Parish Personnel Policy Manual and the Archdiocesan regulations. 

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and talk or hear. This employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, use hands, fingers, handle, or feel, and reach with hand and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 90 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:  General Office Environment and may include working inside and outside in various temperatures and weather conditions

The responsibilities listed above are representative of the position and are not all inclusive. This position includes other responsibilities identified as needed.

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Stewardship and Development Office Assistant  

SUMMARY:  The Stewardship and Development Office Assistant is responsible for supporting the stewardship and development activities for the parish including stewardship programs, fundraising events, coordinating and recruiting volunteers, providing administrative support to communicate with underwriters and sponsors to raise funds for the parish and Archdiocese through capital campaigns, annual festivals, the Diocesan Services Fund, grant opportunities and other stewardship and development opportunities as identified.   

Responsibilities and Task:

  • Stewardship
    • Ensure best practices are in place to welcome new parishioners as established including preparation and distribution of welcome packets
    • Maintain an annual calendar of stewardship for the parish
    • Restock parishioner registration forms in the parish office, church and other common areas
    • Coordinate with the Accounting and Census Coordinator to ensure newly registered parishioners are included in the parish census
    • Recruit, organize and train volunteers to assist in achieving stewardship goals
    • Maintain Stewardship records and databases
    • Schedule volunteers as needed from ministry listings as hosts for parish wide events such as Sacred Heart Feast Day, Clergy receptions, and other similar events
    • Provides administrative support to keep stewardship awareness alive and visible
  • Fundraising
    • Provides administrative, facility and event planning support for donor special events, celebrations, receptions, gatherings, and fundraising initiatives, including follow-up communication.  (Springfest, DSF and Annual Gala)
  • Development
    • Maintains database of prospective benefactors who can financially support the parish.
    • Provide administrative support for grant writing plan including research and identification of private and other foundation opportunities
    • Recruit, organize and train volunteers to assist in achieving development goals
    • Coordinates with the Accounting and Census Specialist to ensure campaign contributions are accurate
    • Maintain development department files including preparation of development activity meeting minutes
    • Data entry of and ensuring accuracy of database of donors, pledge records and volunteers
    • Tracks and executes naming and honorarium opportunities
    • Prepares and sends thank you letters to donors
    • Provides administrative support to keep development activities alive and visible
  • Administrative
    • Provides administrative support to the Pastoral Associate
    • Maintain desk reference manual for the Stewardship and Development Office
    • General administrative duties including processing correspondence including mail merges, database management, copying, file maintenance, purchase orders, check requests and email correspondence
    • Attend staff meetings
    • Ensure Parish and Archdiocesan development forms are completed and maintained
    • Ensures needed space and other resources are available in accordance with parish facility scheduling policies
    • Maintain accurate records and appropriate reporting
    • Basic understanding of Microsoft Office – Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • Other Requirements/Responsibilities
    • Must have a thorough knowledge of teaching of the Catholic Church, a familiarity with its structures, functions and institutions
    • Must maintain confidentiality as appropriate
    • Have solid interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to communicate policies, guidelines, procedures and other information
    • Maintain a healthy and growing personal spiritual life and lead others to do the same
    • Understand the importance of confidentiality of church records and conversations
    • Ability to work collaboratively with clergy, staff and volunteers

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:  None at this time.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

The Stewardship and Development Office Assistant must be dependable and highly-organized. The position requires that the employee have attention to detail and the ability to meet deadlines. The candidate needs to be a high school graduate with a minimum of 5 years of experience administrative experience.  Prior experience working in a parish setting is preferred but not required. Fluency in English/Spanish both written is required.

SUPERVISEES/DIRECT REPORTS: No supervisory responsibility

WORKING RELATIONSHIPS: This individual must be able to work collaboratively and professionally with the Pastor, and other clergy, Parish and School staff, volunteers and the community.

WORKING CONDITIONS: The Stewardship and Development Office Assistant is a full-time, non-exempt employee. Office hours are generally Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.  It is understood that the hours will be set in collaboration with the Pastoral Associate to serve the needs of the parish. Evening and weekend work will be required.

PERFORMANCE APPRAISAL: An annual appraisal will be conducted by the Director, Faith Formation based on the position description and in accordance with Parish Personnel Policy and Archdiocesan guidelines.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and talk or hear. This employee is occasionally required to stand; walk use hands and fingers, handle, or feel, reach with hand and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:  General office environment and on some occasions working outside in various temperatures and weather conditions.

The responsibilities listed above are representative of the position and are not all inclusive.  This position includes other responsibilities identified as needed.

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