Parish Secretary

St. Joseph Catholic Church

St. Joseph Parish, Marion, IA, a parish of two thousand families, is seeking a full-time parish secretary who has strong people skills, a positive attitude and the ability to manage multiple projects while maintaining confidentiality. 


  • Preferred a practicing Roman Catholic in good standing, actively participating in the worship life of the parish
  • Be knowledgeable or acquire a knowledge of and support official Church teachings
  • Be committed to on-going personal spiritual growth and formation
  • Recognize the position as one of ministry
  • Maintains confidentiality
  • Respect diversity of others within the parish
  • Competent with phone, computer and website technology
  • Able to master new skills requisite for the position and due to changing technology

Job Goal:  The Parish Secretary is often the first impression that parishioners, callers, and visitors receive of the parish.  This position requires hospitality, helpfulness, multi-tasking, flexibility, collaboration and communication in an ever-changing parish setting. 

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Send resume, cover letter and completed job application to:  Search Committee; St. Joseph Parish; 1790 14th St.; Marion, IA, 52302 or by email by clicking apply now. 

Job Benefits:

Holidays:  10 per year:  July 4th , Labor Day, Thanksgiving, the day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Years Day, Good Friday, Memorial Day and one “floating holiday”

Bereavement leave:  Up to 3 days for the death or illness of immediate family member

Term Life insurance:  In an amount equal to one year’s salary, premiums paid by the parish

Long Term Disability Insurance:  Premiums paid by the parish

Health & Dental Insurance: If elected, premiums for single plan 4 (employee only) will be paid by

                                    the parish, to be applied to Archdiocesan-offered plans only

Personal Days:  2 personal days per year

Retirement:  4% of your gross wages deposited monthly in Archdiocese 401k with Prudential

Sick Pay:  10 days per year (may accumulate to a maximum of 60 days)

Vacation: 15 days per year

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Parish Secretary

St. Joseph Catholic Church

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Job ID: 76713

Posted 19 days ago

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