Employment Opportunities

Postitions are listed alphabetically by city.

Job listings may be sent to editor@ladiocese.org. Applications must be sent to the contact mentioned in the listing or attached job description.

Opportunities for clergy are posted here.

ARCADIA: Office Manager. Arcadia Episcopal Preschool is opening the position of Office Manager, effective June 15, 2023. The position is a 20 hour per week responsibility and requires a person with bookkeeping experience who is familiar with computer skills, Quick Books and ADP. Duties include management of accounts payable, payroll for 9 or 10 staff members, collection and recording of tuition, close association with the Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles, and preparation of financial reports for the vestry of the Church of the Transfiguration. The benefits for health and insurance are administrated by the diocese. Wage depends on qualifications and starts at $25,000 annually. Interested applicants should contact Senior Warden Melody James at james.melody2012@gmail.com. A detailed list of responsibilities will be available to applicants. The church and preschool address is 1881 South First Avenue, Arcadia, California 91006. Full job description here.

GLENDORA: Organist. Grace Episcopal Church is seeking a professionally trained church organist to be a part of our strong and vital music ministry. The organist will be expected to play for one Sunday service and one choir rehearsal per week, feast days, and for festive concerts. We offer a traditional Rite II service at 10 a.m. on Sundays. The preferred style of music is classical sacred music, ranging from Palestrina to Rutter. The pipe organ is by Manuel Rosales, built in 1977, with a new console in 1980, and substantial reconditioning work in 2016. The organ has two manuals and 26 ranks. The organist will work directly under our choirmaster/director of music in a collaborative manner. Salary: $18,000. Weddings and funerals will provide additional compensation. A full job description is here. Send resume to the Rev. Susan Scranton via email at grace@graceglendora.org or by postal mail at 555 E. Mountain View Avenue, Glendora 91741.

LOS ANGELES: Receptionist/Administrative Support, Diocese of Los Angeles (St. Paul’s Commons). This position is unique and very important to the ministry of the diocese, being the first face and voice of communication representing the bishops and staff and the ministries that take place at St. Paul’s Commons. Duties and Responsibilities: Greet and welcome guests with grace and hospitality on the phone and in person; direct guests to their destinations; assist with bookings/calendared events at St. Paul’s Commons; invoicing; database management. A job description is here. Send applications to Canon Anilin Collado, Human Resources manager, at acollado@ladiocese.org or call 213.482.2040, ext. 250. Application deadline is May 31, 2023.

LOS ANGELES: Administrative Assistant, St. Philip’s Episcopal Church. Part time (no more than 15 hours/week). On site as much as possible. Wage: $18/hour. Requires English and Spanish. Full job description here. Contact: Marc Nesbit, senior warden, at bx94860@yahoo.com or the Rev. Thomas Quijada-Discavage at tdiscavage@ladiocese.org.

OJAI: Music Director (keyboard and choral conducting skills), St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church. This is a part-time, contracted position, and compensation is commensurate with experience. Individuals who have excellent musicianship, can work both independently and collaboratively, are creative, and demonstrate strong leadership skills are encouraged to apply. We have a small Bösendorfer grand piano in the sanctuary as well as a Rosales-Dickson Opus 10 pipe organ (two manuals, tracker action, 15 stops, 17 ranks) built in 1983 and installed in 1983. Responsibilities: report to the rector; select music for Sunday services and special liturgical services during Easter and Christmas; provide music on piano or organ or both and direct the choir at the 10 A.M. Sunday service and at special liturgical services; conduct weekly choir rehearsals; work with youth choir (when one is formed) for occasional special services; play for weddings and funerals, with first right of refusal; recruit additional paid/non-paid supplemental singers; attend staff meetings. Send application letter and resume to: Organist/Choir Director Search Committee, St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 409 Topa Topa Drive, Ojai, CA 93023, or e-mail office@standrewschurchoiai.org or call 805.646.1885 or email E. J. Beukenkamp, search coordinator, at ejb7@cornell.edu.

SAN GABRIEL: Three part-time music positions. Church of Our Saviour is hiring an Interim Children’s Choir Director for grades 2-5 (2-3 hours/week), an Alto Soloist/Section Leader (4 hours/week) and a Director of Music (almost half-time). To send a resumé, or for further information, contact Dr. Paul Kilian at OrangeUGladPK@gmail.com.

SANTA ANA: Bookkeeper, Episcopal Church of the Messiah. The bookkeeper will be responsible for maintaining the day to day accounting functions, accruals, and financial statements. This position reports directly to the rector and works closely with the treasurer. The position is subject to an annual performance evaluation. This position is part-time at 15 hours per week, with the ability to have a customized work schedule approved during Messiah’s regular office hours of 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Monday through Friday. Compensation will range from $18 to $20 per hour based on experience and skills. Benefits are not offered. A full job description is here. Send your résumé and a letter about yourself to the Rev. Abel E. Lopez, rector, rector@messiah-santaana.org. Word or PDF documents only, please.

SANTA MONICA: Music Director. St. Augustine by-the-Sea, an inclusive and progressive Episcopal Church, is seeking a creative and dynamic music director to lead its music program. An organist and adult choir are in place. The music director will select choral offerings and help plan music and manage the church’s music program, rehearsing and directing the choir. Full job description is here. Compensation: $25,000+. Starts Summer 2023 (negotiable). Send resume and references by July 31, 2023 to the Rev. Nathan Rugh, rector, at nate@saint-augustine.org.

THOUSAND OAKS: Assistant Principal, St. Patrick’s Episcopal Day School. Duties include helping with admissions, development, parent relations, student supervision, and program development. Candidate must have a college degree, a teaching credential, and a minimum of five years working in a school. Administrative experience is desirable. If interested, please send resume to nwhitson@stpatricksdayschool.org.

TUSTIN: Sexton. St. Paul’s Episcopal Church. For a copy of the job description, please email administrator@stpauls.org.

Outside the diocese

DALLAS, TEXAS: Director of Children and Family Ministry, Saint Michael and All Angels Church. Full time. Full job description is here. All resumes and inquiries can be directed to martha.whitesides@ministryarchitects.com by August 4, 2023.