Employment Opportunities

General application for employment at the Catholic Life Center in Baton Rouge can be accessed by clicking here; completed application, letter of interest and resume can be mailed to Human Resources at 1800 South Acadian Thruway, Baton Rouge, LA 70821 or emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Open teaching positions within the diocesan Catholic school system are generally made available through the diocesan Catholic Schools Office, telephone 225-336-8735, and by the individual Catholic school.



Catholic Diocese of Baton Rouge
General Maintenance Position

General Statement of Duties

A position responsible for performing general maintenance duties of all buildings, facilities, facilities’ systems, facilities’ equipment, and grounds of the Catholic Life Center Campus and various off site properties according to safety, preventive maintenance and processes that support the goals, objectives, and mission of the diocese.

Education and Experience Requirements
• High School Graduate or equivalent; certification from Technical School preferred
• Minimum of two years related experience required

Other Experience and Requirements
• Landscaping, operate lawn service equipment and small hand tools
• General machine repair, electrical, carpentry, plumbing, painting, and planning skills
• HVAC experience
• Ability to troubleshoot, repair and maintain Generators
• Ability to read and interpret equipment manuals and work orders, and must be willing to learn
• Ability to work within a team, work well with other employees and the general public, and, respect and support the Catholic identity of the diocese
• Ability to work flexible schedules that include evenings and weekends
• Ability to lift at least 70 lbs., work in hot, cold, or inclement weather and, work with cleaning and paint supplies, climb, work from a ladder, and work in some areas of height
• A pre-employment physical is required

Please submit resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Deadline to apply is February 6, 2015.


Catholic Diocese of Baton Rouge
Catholic Commentator Staff Writer
General Statement of Duties
This person seeks out, writes about, and photographs interesting and newsworthy events to keep Catholics in the diocese informed of the Church's work, to highlight the ministries of people and organizations as well as record the events of the local diocese and the global church. Information is presented and events photographed in a clear, concise and accurate manner in this bi-weekly publication, on the website and through social media.
Education and Experience Requirements
Bachelor’s degree in mass communications or journalism or equivalent with a minimum of three years’ of reporting experience required;
Strong knowledge of the Catholic faith required;
Technically proficient in photography, writing, editing, proof reading, website and social media;
Computer skills required, experience with Mac preferred;
Familiarity with the Diocese of Baton Rouge strongly preferred; practicing Catholic preferred.
Other Requirements
Strong interpersonal skills essential with the ability to work and communicate with people of all levels and backgrounds;
Excellent verbal/written communication skills, interviewing skills/techniques, and presentation skills;
Customer service oriented, and ability to accurately meet deadlines and maintain schedules;
Valid, current driver’s license and own reliable transportation;
Due to the nature of this job, employee must be willing to work outside regular office hours, including late afternoons, evenings, and/or weekends due to event coverage and deadline requirements.
This is a full-time position with excellent pay and benefits.  Please submit resume, letter of interest and three to five writing samples to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , or Human Resources, Catholic Diocese of Baton Rouge, P.O. Box 2028 Baton Rouge, LA 70821-2028.  Deadline to apply is January 30, 2015.

The National Association of Church Personnel Administrators (NACPA)
The National Association of Church Personnel Administrators (NACPA) is a member organization dedicated to the development and promotion of just personnel practices and workplace justice rooted in gospel values. 
NACPA is currently searching for an experienced and dynamic individual to lead and administer the organization. 
Qualifications:  Five years proven experience in non-profit administration including strategic planning, grant procurement and fiscal management; Master’s degree in related field or equivalent professional experience; practicing Roman Catholic with working knowledge of Catholic Church teachings, structures and constituencies.  Professional experience in Human Resource Management in a Catholic organization and PHR/SPHR certification preferred.
Skills and Abilities:  Excellent oral and communication skills; ability to work with volunteer board of directors and with other national groups; demonstrated experience in developing, planning, executing and evaluating programs, including national conferences; proven public relations, marketing and entrepreneurial skills; understanding of and ability to manage electronic communications, databases and other technology.
Frequent nationwide travel required.  Office is currently located in Cincinnati, OH; future location of office is negotiable.
Deadline: 2/6/2015