Employment Opportunities

May God be glorified in all things through Jesus Christ. (1 Peter 4:11)

The Diocese of Rockford employs about 3,000 people in the 11 counties that it serves. Some of its employees are secretaries, teachers, musicians, computer technologists, custodial, accountants, business managers, liturgists, etc. Positions can be full and part-time.

Please note: jobs from within the Rockford Diocese are indicated with next to the title.

If you would like to submit a job posting for this page, please email it to sarndt@rockforddiocese.org.
Director, Life and Family Evangelization Office     
The Rockford Diocese is seeking a full time Director of Life & Family Evangelization. This ministerial role serves as a resource for the pastoral care of the family, marriage preparation, life & dignity issues as well as natural family planning and grief support.
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The ideal candidate will model the Catholic faith in actions and words, be a witness of the Gospel and exemplify the teachings of Christ.

Must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Theology, Pastoral Studies or related field and a minimum of 3-5 years of parish/diocesan experience.

Please submit your resume and cover letter to: Kris Mimier at kmimier@rockforddiocese.org or 555 Colman Center Dr, Rockford, IL 61108.
Posted: October 25, 2021
St. Margaret Mary Parish, Naperville, IL

The bookkeeper provides day-to-day financial support services including accounts payable, payroll processing, and bank deposits, parishioner contribution records, and providing occasional general office support. The bookkeeper assists and partners with the business manager in managing the financial and human resources processes of St. Margaret Mary Parish.
Posted: November 9, 2021
Director of Sacred Music     
Saint Peter Catholic Church in Geneva, Illinois is seeking a Director of Sacred Music. The applicant should be a practicing Catholic, competent in organ, piano and choral directing, with excellent leadership skills. The Director of Sacred Music is responsible for the development, implementation, evaluation and ongoing improvement of the parish music initiatives which encourage the full, conscious and active participation of Mass-goers in the Sacred Liturgy. A degree in Sacred Music and experience in parish liturgical life is preferred. Send inquiries to the Pastor, Father Jonathan Bakkelund, at frbakkelund@gmail.com
Posted: October 27, 2021
Director of Music and Liturgy
St. Mary of Vernon is seeking a Director of Music to become a member of the Pastoral Staff and who will assist the Pastor with the overall efforts to ensure parishioners encounter Jesus Christ through prayer, the sacraments, and worship. The scope of this role is to discern, plan, prepare and implement ongoing music opportunities for everyone in the parish. As we enter the post-pandemic point in time, vibrant music will play an important role in attracting people to return to Mass and the Sacraments.
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Under the direction of the Pastor, the Director of Music provides leadership in the planning, execution and celebration of all parish liturgical celebrations, including sacramental celebrations.

The Director should utilize an appropriate balance of traditional and contemporary musical styles while supporting the full, active and conscious participation of the assembly in divine worship. As a member of the Pastoral Staff, the Director is expected to take an active pastoral role in the parish, including developing a good working relationship with the ministries and organizations of the parish.

The complete job description can be found on our parish website: www.maryofvernon.org
Posted: October 25, 2021
Part-Time Bookkeeper     
St. Mary/St. Patrick Catholic Church
606 W. Main Street
Durand, IL

Part-Time Bookkeeper for 10 hours a week

To prepare regular bank reconciling, financial reporting, budget, to attend Finance meetings and be responsible for other bookkeeping/financial duties and office support. Working knowledge of Quickbooks, Outlook and Excel Contact: St. Mary/St. Patrick Catholic Church Office at: 815-248-2490
Posted: October 25, 2021
Part-time Bookkeeper     
St. Joseph and St. Mary Parishes in Freeport, Ill., are looking for a part-time bookkeeper. Duties include the management of all monetary filings, check writing and payroll processing. Computer skills, including use of QuickBooks required. Budget planning for the fiscal year in coordination with the finance councils are also required. The bookkeeper will assist parishioners entering the office and answer phone calls in coordination with the secretary. If you are interested, please contact Father Timothy Barr at 815-232-8271, ext. 7.
Posted: September 1, 2021
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