Jobs

This section presents job openings in the various diocesan departments, religious organizations and institutions, and Christian communities in the Montreal area.

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Loyola High School Principal

Loyola High School of Montreal is an independent English Jesuit Catholic high school thatchallenges young men, within a holistic educational environment, offering them a universitypreparatory program. Loyola is committed to a comprehensive educational experience ofacademic excellence, spiritual and religious formation, as well as co/extra-curricularinvolvement. Loyola forms students who live meaningful lives, acquire critical knowledge, agreater understanding of themselves and God and an awareness of their responsibilities in aglobal society.

Qualifications and Requirements

The ideal candidate:

• Is a person of solid, well-balanced faith, highly competent, alive with hope andcompassion, and actively involved in the life of the church;

• Is committed to learning and promoting Jesuit pedagogy and will be attentive to themission of Jesuit education today;

• Has 5 years experience in school administration;

• Will engage joyfully and respectfully with all constituents while developing a deep,meaningful academic experience;

• Is a pedagogical and relational leader with a thorough knowledge of secondarycurriculum as well as a solid research background;

• Has experience with collaborative learning and/or blended learning models;

• Possesses excellent oral and written presentation skills that inspire confidence withinternal and external audiences;

• Holds an M.Ed. in Educational Leadership (or equivalent);

• Holds a Quebec Teaching License (or is eligible to obtain one);

Fluency in French is desired.

The successful candidate will report to the President of the high school. The deadline for submitting applications is 5:00 PM, December 15th, 2016. Applicants are requested to submit their curriculum vitae and covering letter to the Search Committee c/o Don Taddeo, Assistant to the President, at searchcommittee@loyola.ca.

More information about the school can be found at Loyola.ca

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Executive Director of the Newman Centre of McGill University

The Newman Association of Montreal invites applications for the position of Executive Director of the Newman Centre of McGill University. As the hub of Roman Catholic spiritual and intellectual life at McGill, the Newman Centre is a vibrant and international community of students and scholars. This three-year mandate begins in summer 2017 and ends in summer 2020 (renewable).

The Director serves as the administrative head of the Newman Centre and volunteers as the Catholic representative at the McGill Office for Religious and Spiritual Life. The Director’s main responsibilities include oversight of the pastoral, social, and educational dimensions of the Centre, as well as communications and community relations.

The ideal candidate will possess an academic and pastoral profile which includes these characteristics:

  • a deep and living commitment to the Catholic faith;
  • a graduate degree in Catholic theology/philosophy or related area (PhD preferred, either ABD or recently completed);
  • proven achievements in engaging university students, staff and faculty (teaching experience an asset);
  • a collaborative approach suited to working with others in a small organization that has significant relations with major religious and community institutions and with academic partners, such as McGill University and The Newman Institute of Catholic Studies;
  • enjoys the challenges of development and fundraising (experience in these areas an asset);
  • is able to direct the effective use of social media for advertising and website content management.

The review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

For information on the mission and activities of the Newman Centre, feel free to peruse this website.

Applicants must supply a CV and cover letter, plus two letters of reference (including one from a Catholic priest, if possible).

Kindly submit your application package by email to Mrs. Linda Diez, Secretary: linda.diez@newmancentre.org. Please address your application to:

Professor Daniel Cere, Interim President
Newman Association of Montreal Inc.
3484 Peel, Montreal, Quebec, H3A 3T6

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Assistant to the executive director of the Canadian Religious Conference

Founded in 1954, the Canadian Religious Conference (CRC) is an assembly of 200 Leaders of Catholic religious communities (sisters, brothers, priests) throughout Canada representing more than 13,000 religious women and men. The CRC serves its membership by offering various services including ongoing leadership formation, a communications network, theological integration, justice and peace activities.
 
The CRC is looking for a versatile, autonomous and rigorous person who has superior organizational skills to fill the position of Bilingual Assistant to the Executive Director.
 
General Job description
Perform a wide range of administrative and office related tasks supporting the Executive Director to facilitate day to day operation of the organization.
 
Main Tasks and responsibilities
 Schedule and coordinate ED appointments and travel arrangements 
 Plan, assist and record Board meetings minutes, as well as other committee meetings
 Prepare agendas and participant’s schedules for meetings 
 Draft and edit minutes of meetings 
 Handle all clerical duties relevant to planning of General Assembly 
 Prepare and modify documents including correspondence, reports, drafts, memos and emails 
 Other duties as specified by the Executive Director

General office duties
 Handle all reception related work (telephone, email and regular mail)
 Welcome visitors
 General clerical duties 
 Updating the database (Access) 

Education and Key Competencies
 BA or equivalent
 Experience in assisting an Executive Director
 Computer skills (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook) 
 Excellent communication skills - written and verbal in both French and English
 Excellent multi-tasker  Attention to detail and accuracy  Teamwork
 Keen interest in religious life in Canada

Work conditions
 Regular 35 work week
 Salary and benefits package commensurate with current policy
 Location: Montreal
 French-language work environment
 Start date: November 28, 2016

Interested parties should please send a CV, cover letter and the names of two references before Monday, November 14, 2016, 5 p.m. to sgravel@crc-canada.org

Only shortlisted persons will be contacted. All candidates welcome. The CRC encourages applications from women, First nations, visible minorities as well as individuals with physical disabilities.

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