Sacred Heart School of Theology
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Employment opportunities

Sacred Heart Seminary and School of Theology currently has the following job openings. Sacred Heart, known as a dynamic, welcoming community, offers competitive salaries and non-wage benefits for full-time employees, including medical and dental insurance, short- and long-term disability insurance, a defined benefit retirement program and employee retirement savings plan, a generous meal program for employees, and more.

Vice President for External Affairs

The Vice President for External Affairs is a full time employee of Sacred Heart Seminary and School of Theology (SHSST) responsible for the promotion of the institution, recruitment of seminarians/students, and coordination of the admission process of the applicants.

This position reports directly to the President-Rector, and supervises the Director of Communications, the Assistant to the Director of Communications and Recruitment, and the Administrative Assistant for Admissions. Excellent organization, communication and planning skills are required. A master degree level in communications or equivalent with experience in Catholic Church ministry, or a master degree level in Theology or equivalent with experience in communications is required. Ability to communicate in Spanish is preferable.  Applicant must be a practicing Roman Catholic in good standing.

Please submit letter of application and curriculum vitae to Human Resources, Annemarie Probst, at or Sacred Heart Seminary and School of Theology, PO Box 429, Hales Corners, WI 53130-0429. Submission deadline is May 15, 2015, although applications will continue to be reviewed until the position is filled.

Vice President for Human Formation

Reporting directly to the president-rector, the vice president for human formation is responsible for overseeing the seminary’s human formation program. This is a full-time position.

The applicant must be a Roman Catholic priest possessing at least a master’s degree, though preference will be given to those with a canonical degree or advanced study in a formation-relevant area. The candidate must have worked in the formation field, preferably in a seminary context. Evidence of administrative competence and pastoral skill must also be provided.

Applications will continue to be reviewed until the position is filled. Send letter of interest and curriculum vitae via email to or Search Committee, at the address below.

Spanish Language Instructor

Sacred Heart Seminary and School of Theology, seeks candidates for a part-time teaching appointment in Spanish language instruction starting August, 2015.

Language instruction is a key component of the seminary’s Hispanic Ministry program, which prepares seminarians and other students to serve in Spanish-speaking parishes.

The successful candidate will employ an interactive pedagogical technique which focuses on vocabulary used in pastoral ministry contexts.  The teaching load is two courses a semester, with classes meeting twice a week for one hour each class session.  Applicants must possess a bachelor degree and teaching experience, with preference given to candidates with a master’s degree in Spanish or education and pastoral ministry experience in a Spanish-speaking context.  The submission deadline is April 6, 2015, although applications will be reviewed as they are received and will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. Send letter of interest, teaching philosophy, and resume to