Chief Operating Officer

The Diocese of Covington, Kentucky has established the new position of Chief Operating Officer, and we invite prospective candidates to submit their qualifications for consideration. The COO will oversee the day-to-day responsibilities of the functional leaders in the diocesan curia, and will ensure that they work together on diocesan priorities as a coordinated team. We seek an individual who is a business leader, with both the professional expertise to run the operational side of the curia and the personal commitment to advance the mission of the Church of Covington. Reporting directly to the Bishop, the COO will not only have responsibility for the strategic, programmatic, and administrative management of the offices of the curia, but will also assist the Bishop with the development and implementation of his vision for our local Church. The COO will provide strategic vision and leadership as a core thought partner for the Bishop, supporting him in making significant decisions by leading the analysis, criteria-setting, option evaluation, and input gathering for these decisions. The COO will be a faith-filled, actively-practicing Catholic with a solid understanding of Church life and relationships, as well as demonstrated strong skills in strategy and analysis, change management, outcome-focused priority- and goal-setting, teamwork and collaboration, consensus-building, organizational management, and communication. S/he will have a minimum of ten years of senior leadership experience, with at least a graduate-level degree in an appropriate area. Significant ministry formation and experience would be helpful. Qualified individuals may send a letter of interest along with a comprehensive resume or curriculum vita, including compensation history and references with contact email addresses, to Stephen Koplyay, SPHR by July 31, 2022. Email to [email protected], or fax to 859-392-1589.


School Based Counselor

The Diocese of Covington’s Catholic Charities is seeking to hire a School Based Counselor for 20 hours per week during the 2022-23 school year, August 16, 2022 through May 31, 2023. General responsibilities include providing assessments, diagnosis (knowledge of DSM 5) and treatment of referred children/youth by collecting background information; meeting with the student at school and making recommendations to parents and teachers on the student’s behalf. Necessary qualifications include MSW or Masters in Human Services field and State Licensed (preferred) or license eligibility; experience with assessment, diagnosis and treatment of youth; a demonstrated ability to engage with parents and school staff; and solid record keeping and organizational skills. Interested individuals should submit a detailed resume, including at least 3 references, along with cover letter and salary history by email or by fax to Stephen Koplyay, SPHR at [email protected], fax 859/392-1589.

Chancery Secretary

The Diocese of Covington invites qualified, actively-practicing Roman Catholics to apply for the position of Chancery Secretary. This position fulfills vital logistical and operational functions, and requires a motivated self-starter with a love for the Church, an interest in service, and a demonstrable history of maintaining absolute confidentiality. Other requirements include experience and comfort with using MS Office software, and helpful and pleasant communications skills regardless of the medium. Interested candidates may send a letter of interest along with a comprehensive resume, including compensation history and at least five appropriate references with email contact information, by email or fax to Stephen Koplyay, SPHR, [email protected], fax 859/392-1589.


Administrative Assistant

The Diocese of Covington is accepting applications for the full time Curia position of Administrative Assistant in the Office of Diocesan Buildings and Property. This office represents the interests of the Diocese and of the Bishop in all matters pertaining to buildings and real property falling under the auspices of the Diocese, including but not limited to new construction, renovation, demolition, sale, and maintenance, as well as central administration of Diocesan Cemeteries operations. This position requires a detail-oriented practicing Roman Catholic with exceptional interpersonal and general office skills and a familiarity with Microsoft Office software. Please send cover letter, resume with compensation history, and at least five references with email contacts to Stephen Koplyay, SPHR by email or fax, ([email protected]), fax (859/392-1589), or mail to Stephen Koplyay, SPHR, Diocese of Covington, 1125 Madison Ave., Covington, KY 41011-3115. EOE

Mental Health Counselor

The Diocese of Covington’s Catholic Charities ministry is seeking to hire a Counselor for our Mental Health Programs. The position is 40 hours per week, including some evening hours. This staff person performs all the duties of a licensed counselor for our general counseling practice serving individuals and families. Major areas of responsibility include outpatient screening, assessment, case management, diagnoses, and therapy to children, families, and adults within the outpatient program; and facilitating groups as appropriate. Some services may require delivery off-site, at collaborating community agencies or schools. The successful candidate will be a practicing Roman Catholic individual with a Master’s degree, who has previously worked with diverse populations of families, couples, children, and adults; LCSW or LPCC licensure, experience with DSM 5, and the ability to perform therapist duties independently. Qualified individuals should submit a letter of interest along with a detailed resume or C-V, including compensation history and at least 3 references with contact email addresses, by email or by fax to Stephen Koplyay, SPHR at [email protected], fax 859-392-1589.



Ad Salesperson

The Messenger, the Diocese of Covington’s official newspaper, seeks a full-time ad salesperson beginning in May. The successful candidate will be a practicing Roman Catholic and an excellent representative of the newspaper and the diocese. The candidate will be ready to embrace the mission of the diocesan newspaper, has some previous sales experience, works well as a team member, is attentive to detail, and energetic in serving existing customers as well as expanding sales to new customers. The salary is commission-based, with medical and retirement benefits provided by the diocese. Interested candidates are asked to e-mail a letter of interest and a résumé outlining sales experience and other qualifications to Stephen Koplyay at [email protected].


Client Services Specialist

The Catholic Charities ministry of the Diocese of Covington invites employment candidates to apply for this full time (40 hours a week, M-F) position. The focused responsibility of the Client Services Specialist will be assisting Catholic Charities clients and their case files through the entire clinical experience. Categories of cross-trained duties will generally include those of client care worker, pre-service assistant, quality assurance auditor, case-management team backup, and fiscal court reporting and billing backup. Desired qualifications include: practicing Roman Catholic; a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in a human services field; comfort with MS Office software; and well-developed personal skills in communications, organization, face-to-face interactions, listening, and problem-solving. To apply, email or fax a letter of interest along with a C-V or comprehensive resume with compensation history, and a minimum of five references with their contact email addresses, to Stephen Koplyay, SPHR at [email protected], fax 859/392-1589.


Parish Kitchen Weekend Staff

The Diocese of Covington’s Parish Kitchen is accepting applications for qualified candidates to help run and serve at Parish Kitchen on the weekends, as part of a two person team.  Depending on your availability, you could be scheduled as little as once a month, or up to 4 or 5 times per month on Saturdays and/or Sundays. Saturday and Sunday hours for Weekend staff are between 8:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m., as scheduled. Serving hours are from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Reporting to the Parish Kitchen Manager, the weekend staff oversee all aspects of this operation from opening to closing, including food preparation, dining room setup, offering hospitality and creating a welcoming environment, maintaining order in the dining room and respecting all guests, and clean up. Prior experience in ministry, social work, and/or food is helpful.

Request an application from, or submit a brief resume to Shannon Braun at [email protected]. Questions may be directed to the Manager of the Parish Kitchen at 859-581-7745.