The Upstanders Free Virtual Film Screening with Interactive Q&A

The Upstanders Free Virtual Film Screening with Interactive Q&A: Monday, October 25 at 5:30 pm, for our next Free Virtual Film Screening: THE UPSTANDERS with Interactive Q&A .The Upstander film is about resilience and the power of connection causing us all to examine our behavior, inspiring us to do better, be better, and stand up against victimization and cyber-bullying. Free reservations for this online screening will be available shortly. A faith-filled panel will be live after the film’s screening. We hope you can join us on October 25.

Active Listening

 Andy T. Pham Good listening involves you being attentive to a person’s words. Great listening or active listening requires you being attentive to a person’s emotional state and needs. Active listening goes beyond the words themselves and focuses on the reasoning for...

School Facilities Manager, St. Martin of Tours School

Under the general supervision of the Principal, the School Facilities Manager plans, leads, organizes, controls, directs and evaluates the maintenance and operations activities of the school. The primary purpose is to lead and oversee building & grounds maintenance, capital improvement projects, custodial functions, campus security/safety/cleanliness operations, and event management.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING (and other duties as assigned):
Develop and implement the school maintenance and facilities, security, safety, cleanliness policies, systems, and procedures.
● Oversee the physical plant as directed by the principal.
● Schedule, supervise and manage all property inspections.
● Oversee the scheduling, and monitor repair service calls, including oversight of the work done by outside service providers.
● Oversee the scheduling of regular preventative maintenance of all mechanical equipment.
● Respond to maintenance requests from staff.
● Work with the school custodian and/or maintenance vendors to help facilitate or complete facility repairs.
● Manage property aging/replacement long range plan.
● Support the management of all capital improvement projects.
● Actively participate on the school’s Emergency Safety Leadership Team.
● Assist in readying the facility for special events.
● Coordinate facilities rentals.
● Provide setup and cleaning services for evening or weekend activities, as required.
● Ensure the school’s compliance with applicable federal, state, and local environmental and safety regulations.
● Oversee the school’s campus trash, recycling, and composting responsibilities.
● Assist with Emergency Operations plans and execution.
● Maintain emergency equipment and supplies.
● Regularly inspect all work areas to ensure that no safety hazards exist.

REQUIRED SKILLS/ABILITIES:
● Exhibit flexibility in day-to-day school environments.
● Exhibit judgment and tact in performing duties with minimal supervision.
● Excellent organizational and human relations skills.
● Self-motivated and reliable.
● Able to establish and maintain positive, effective working relationships with principal, parents, staff, and the general public.
● Able to manage moderate levels of stress.
● Outstanding interpersonal skills with a strong customer service focus (internal and external).
● Ethical and discreet team player.

Other Duties & Responsibilities:
● Act as a role model of professionalism in a Catholic environment.
● Support the philosophy, policies, and goals of the school, as well as the decisions made by the Principal and Administrators.
● Ensure the health, safety, and welfare of all students.
● Adhere to all policies and procedures as outlined in the parent/student handbook and employee handbook.
● Work as part of a team.
● Attend faculty, administrative, and all other meetings as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS TO PERFORM THE JOB SUCCESSFULLY:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, ability, or physical demands required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.
Education and/or Experience:
● Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent work experience in relevant area.
● At least three years’ experience working as a Facilities Manager, preferably in a school setting.
● Sufficient training to perform tasks assigned by the Principal.
Language Skills:
● Proactive communicator.
● Excellent written and oral communication skills with an ability to effectively communicate with all stakeholders of the school.
● English, required.
● Bilingual (English/Spanish or English/Vietnamese) preferred.
Technical Skills:
● Detail-oriented, organized, and willing to take initiative.
● Understanding of basic construction language, materials, timelines, and equipment.
● Use of project management systems.
● Working knowledge of Workday, or willingness to learn.
● Proficient with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Google applications.
Physical Demands:
● Must be physically present on campus grounds.
● Sitting, standing, walking, reaching, lifting, repetitive motion, bending, stooping, crouching, climbing, stretching, twisting.
● Can lift 25 lbs. in compliance with safety standards.
● Must be able to stand for long periods of time.
● Handles exposure to climate change and temperature.
● Level of vision, hearing, speaking required.
Other Requirements:
● Able to work evenings and weekends if required.
● Must have an understanding and acceptance for the mission of the Catholic Church.
● Must support the teachings and values of the Catholic Church and its mission.

 

To apply please send your resume to: david.cortese@dsj.org

Extended Care Assistant, Part Time, 2023-24 school year, St. Joseph Mountain View School

Under the direct supervision of the Principal and/or Extended Care Manager, the Extended Care Assistant will assist in providing an appropriately safe, caring and enriching environment for children in TK/K through 8th grade who are participating in the before and/or after-school care program. The Extended Care Assistant will assist in supervising children, preparing activities, addressing the needs of students, and creating an atmosphere where students are active and engaged.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING (and other duties as assigned):
● Assist in implementing the Extended Care program as directed by the Principal and/or Extended CareManager.
● Ensure a safe and healthy environment based on the safety and behavioral standards of the school.
● Assist in communicating effectively with students, parents, and other professionals, as may be required.
● Comply with security procedures, including attendance, headcount, pick-up, and emergency procedures toensure the children’s safety.
● Assist in preparing program materials, as needed.
● Maintain current and accurate records according to program policy.
● Collaborate with peers to enhance the work environment and support program effectiveness.
● Assist in the cleaning and straightening of the room and equipment before, during, and after the program eachday.
● Maintain confidentiality over student and institutional information.

REQUIRED SKILLS/ABILITIES:
● Excellent organizational and human relations skills.
● Self-motivated and reliable.
● Able to establish and maintain positive, effective working relationships with principal, parents, staff, and thegeneral public.
● Able to manage moderate levels of stress.
● Outstanding interpersonal skills with a strong customer service focus (internal and external).
● Ethical and discreet team player.

Other Duties & Responsibilities:
● Act as a role model of professionalism in a Catholic environment.
● Support the philosophy, policies, and goals of the school, as well as the decisions made by the Principal and Administrators.
● Ensure the health, safety, and welfare of all students.
● Adhere to all policies and procedures as outlined in the parent/student handbook and employee handbook.
● Work as part of a team.
● Attend faculty, administrative, and all other meetings as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS TO PERFORM THE JOB SUCCESSFULLY:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, ability, or physical demands required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.

Education and/or Experience:
● High school diploma.
● Course credit in child development, preferred.
● Previous experience supervising children.
● Sufficient training to perform tasks assigned by the Principal and/or Extended Care Manager.

Language Skills:
● Excellent written and oral communication skills with an ability to effectively communicate with all stakeholders of the school.
● English, required.
● Bilingual (English/Spanish or English/Vietnamese) preferred.

Technical Skills:
● First Aid and CPR certified.
● Proficient at word processing, presentation, and electronic mail applications.
● Experience with school information systems (SIS).
● Working knowledge of Workday, or willingness to learn.
● Proficient with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Google applications.

Physical Demands:
● Sitting, standing, walking, reaching, lifting, repetitive motion, bending, stooping, crouching, climbing, stretching, twisting.
● Can lift 10 lbs. in compliance with safety standards.
● Must be able to stand for long periods of time.
● Handles exposure to climate change and temperature.
● Can operate standard office equipment such as copiers, fax machines, personal computer, telephone, and alarm system.
● Level of vision, hearing, speaking required

Other Requirements:
● Required to work before and/or after school schedule.
● Must have an understanding and acceptance for the mission of the Catholic Church.
● Must support the teachings and values of the Catholic Church and its mission.

To Apply: Send your resume and references to Christine.usis@dsj.org

Ministry Lead for Eucharistic Revival, Chancery Office

The Diocese of San José formed a Eucharistic Revival Core Planning Team to serve as the local consultative body for the revival and includes a broad range of men and women.  This team will be under the direction of Bishop Oscar Cantú and led by co-chairs Director of Worship Father Jeff Fernandez and Sr. Director of Faith Formation and ILM Irma G. Alarcon De Rangel.

The Ministry Lead for Eucharistic Revival will work with the Core Planning Team in the planning, organizing, and implementation of programs in support of Bishop Oscar Cantú’s call for a three-year grassroot revival of devotion and belief in the Real Presence of Jesus in the Eucharist.  The incumbent will help ensure that these Eucharistic Revival programs meet the unique needs of the DSJ community in the way that best fits the culture and character of its people.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities Include the following:

 

  • In collaboration with Bishop Oscar Cantú, Father Jeff Fernandez, Irma G. Alarcon De Rangel, and the Core Planning Team, plan, organize, and implement programs that are aligned with the four pillars of the Revival, i.e,
    • Meet: Personal Encounters
    • Love: Reinvigorating Devotion
    • Seek: Deepening Formation
    • Serve: Missionary Sending

 

  • Engage, inspire, and activate the “grass-tops” (the leaders – clergy and lay alike) of the grassroots movement of the DSJ’s Eucharistic Revival by building initiatives, projects, resources and campaigns related to the work of “healing, forming, unifying, converting, and sending” the Church across the Diocese.

 

  • Lead grassroots engagement campaigns to support parishes and apostolates in the Eucharistic Revival.

 

  • Serve as a Project Manager for the Eucharistic Revival Core Planning Team by:
    • Facilitating the definition of project objectives, project scope, roles & responsibilities.
    • Facilitating the definition of resource requirements and managing resource availability & allocation – both internal and third party.
    • Outlining a budget based on requirements and tracking costs to deliver projects on budget.
    • Preparing detailed project plans to schedule key project milestones and activities.
    • Managing delivery of projects according to the approved plans.
    • Tracking projects and providing regular reports on project status to the Eucharistic Revival Core Planning Team and key stakeholders.
    • Managing and adjusting for any changes in project scope, schedule and, budget.
    • Identifying and mitigating potential risks.

 

  • Devise strategies and create resources to continually engage and communicate with the “hand raisers” who want to get involved in the DSJ’s Eucharistic Revival programs.

 

  • Craft and promote creative, collaborative content and ministry opportunities with the various apostolate and organizational leaders and partners.

 

  • Coordinate with Communication Department team in making available information about the DSJ’s Eucharistic Revival programs in DSJ’s intranet (The Vine), public website, and other communication modes.

 

  • Perform other tasks as assigned.

 

 

OTHER DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Act as a role model of professionalism in a Catholic environment.
  • Adhere to all policies and procedures as outlined in the employee handbook.
  • Work as part of a team.

 

 

THIS POSITION SUPERVISES:

  • No one but works very closely with the Core team and other leaders in DSJ (Chancery Leaders, Pastors and Clergy, Principals, and other community leaders)

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS TO PERFORM THE JOB SUCCESSFULLY:

 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, ability, or physical demands required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience leading and serving in a ministry at the diocesan and/or parish level.
  • Extensive experience in forming adults through Catholic faith-based formation, education and/or training programs.

 

Language Skills:

  • Strong collaborator, experienced in group process dynamics and facilitation.
  • Excellent communication and networking skills with the ability to engage, inspire, and educate in personal meetings and group settings.
  • Successful experience in public speaking and presenting to groups.
  • Demonstrated sensitivity to a multicultural church. Bilingual in English and Spanish a plus.

 

Computational Skill:

  • Ability to create and manage a budget.

Reasoning Ability:

  • Ability to problem solve, deal with a variety of situations and troubleshoot technical difficulties with equipment. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions in written, oral diagram, or schedule form.  Ability to multi-task and effectively coordinate various events at the same time through self-initiative and self-motivation.

Technical Skills:

  • Knowledge and proficiency in Microsoft Office, familiar with social media.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

  • Valid Driver’s license preferred, as this position may require some travel to diocesan sites.

Physical Demands:  This job operates in a professional office environment which may require:

  • Sitting, standing, walking, reaching, lifting, repetitive motion, bending, stooping, crouching, climbing, stretching, twisting.
  • Lifting 10 lbs. in compliance with safety standards.
  • Operating standard office equipment such as copiers, fax machines, personal computer, and telephone
  • Level of vision, hearing, speaking.

Other Requirements:

  • Active practicing Roman Catholic who is in full communion with the Church.
  • Knowledge of the Catholic Church structure, culture, and its mission.
  • Must support the teachings and values of the Catholic Church and its mission.
  • Strong leadership, project management, and execution skills
  • Strategic thinking abilities
  • Demonstrates energy and drive to get things done and to see results
  • Able to work evenings and weekends if required
  • Able to travel if required
  • Able to multi-task and provide good customer service.
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality
  • Ethical and discreet team player.

To apply: Send resume and references to: Irma G. Alarcon De Rangel at: irma.g.alarconderangel@dsj.org