• Administration, Finance & Office
  • San Jose, CA

St. Joseph Cathedral Basilica


 The Administrative Assistant I is responsible for providing administrative support for the daily operations of the parish. Administrative Assistance is also the first point of contact at the parish office and, therefore, must be hospitable, welcoming, professional, and customer service oriented. English and Spanish required.

This position will be 16 to 19 hours.


(Other duties may be assigned)

  1. Parish Office Administration
  • Provide a welcoming presence in the Parish Office, greeting and assisting visitors and parishioners in person or by phone.
  • Respond to emails and phone messages.
  • Assist with Mass Intentions, Baptismal Registration, Faith Formation Registrations and schedule Funerals and Memorial services.
  • Assist Pastor and Pastoral staff as needed with different administrational needs.
  • Assist with duties assigned by Office Manager.
  • Schedule baptisms (group and private) and Baptism classes in English and Spanish each calendar year.
  • Support the Wedding Coordinator with registrations and events when needed.
  • Write recommendation letters approved by the Pastor for parishioners seeking to baptize out of the area, immigration, and for other purposes.


 To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed represent the required knowledge, skill, ability, or physical demands. Must be reliable, on time, and responsible.

Education and/or Experience:

Education: High School Graduate

Computer Skills: Microsoft Office, Excel, Outlook.

Other Requirements:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English and Spanish.
  • Detail oriented
  • Practicing Catholicism – knowledge of Church structure and culture.

Salary Range: $17.40 up to 25.74. per hour, based on education and experience.

How to Apply:  Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to Jobs@dsj.org                                          

To apply for this job please visit dsj.org .