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1. How can I apply to a position at the Archdiocese of Los Angeles?

Interested candidates may submit an application, along with a resume and cover letter, if applicable, to the indicated email address detailed in the job posting.  Email must be submitted with the following in the subject line: Candidate’s First & Last Name, Position applying for, Location of Position
  

2. Can I apply by Fax or email?

Yes, you may apply via the email provided on the Job page. However, in some cases applicants may be requested to apply via fax.  Refer to the individual job posting for details.
 

3. Can I apply for more than one job?

Yes, but you can only submit job applications one at a time. After submitting an application for a job, select another job and send another application.
 

4.  I have to submit a resume and cover letter to apply for a position?

Yes, you must submit a resume and cover letter in order to complete an application when specificed on the job listing.
 

5. Is there a preferred method of naming my documents?

Please include your last name, first name and the job title, example: "Smith John Resume." Naming your documents in this way will be especially helpful if you apply for more than one job at the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. Please avoid using a long file name.

6. What format should I use for my resume and cover letters?

We accept adobe (.pdf) and word (.doc and .docx) documents. Please limit your file size to 150MB. Certain technical positions may require additional documents and larger attachments, example: Portfolios
 

7. How do I know if you have received my application?

Archdiocese & Cemeteries Jobs: Once you have completed the application process, you will receive a confirmation email indicating that we have received your application. If you do not receive a confirmation email, you may contact HR by emailing employment@la-archdiocese.org

School & Parish Jobs:
Please contact the school or parish to confirm receipt if confirmation was not provided.
 

8. Who may I contact if I wish to follow-up on my application?

Archdiocese & Cemeteries Jobs: Applications are reviewed within one week of receipt. If the hiring manager is interested in having you come in for an interview, he/she will contact you within 5 business days. If you do not hear from the hiring manager within 5 business days, it is because your background does not meet our needs at this time. Your application is kept for 2 years.

School & Parish Jobs:
Please contact the school or parish contact listed on the job description.
 

9. What if I’m asked to submit references or writing samples?

Some positions may require additional materials. This will be discussed with you by the hiring manager if he/she contacts you to discuss the position.
 

10. Will I be notified if the job has been filled?

Positions remain on our website until they are filled. Unfortunately we are not able to contact everyone when a position is closed. You will only be notified that a position has been filled if you have interviewed for that position.
 

11. Can I get updates when new openings are posted?

Unfortunately at this time our technology does not support updating potential candidates on new job openings. However, you are welcome and encouraged to visit our website at adla.org/careers often, as jobs are updated frequently.
 
 

12. Who do I contact if I have questions?

You may contact HR by emailing us at employment@la-archdiocese.org or contacting us at (213) 637-7494 during regular business hours which are Monday – Friday from 9:00AM to 5:00PM Pacific Standard Time.
 
 
 

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