Employment Opportunities

A Great Place to Work!

The staff members at St. Dominic School are committed to inspiring children to excel as confident leaders, critical thinkers, and responsible citizens in a Catholic, values-based community.

See below for our position openings. Please submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to dawnbiren@schoolofstdominic.org.



Position Title: School Custodian

Purpose: St. Dominic School is hiring a .8 FTE School Custodian. St. Dominic School is a Preschool-8th Grade school in the Archdiocese of St. Paul/ Minneapolis, located in Northfield. This .8 FTE position will work 32 hours per week and is eligible for benefits.

Work Hours: 9am-3:20pm, Monday-Friday
Position Reports to the School Principal

Cleaning Activities:
-Responsible for the cleaning of various rooms and hallways including but not limited to trash removal, dusting, vacuuming of carpet, sweeping, mopping, scrubbing of hard surfaces, cleaning windows, cleaning and disinfecting restrooms.
-Handle bodily fluids and other chemicals according to proper safety protocols
-Set up and take down for lunch and other activities during the school day
-Schools grounds cleanup as needed
-Snow and ice removal as needed from sidewalks
-Assist with stocking and ordering of custodial supplies
-Move furniture or other items as directed by administration
-Assist teachers and staff as directed by administration

Mental Demands:
-Dependable and punctual
-Highly organized
-Able to develop and maintain a productive working relationship with administration and staff
-Maintain a positive attitude
-Understands the Catholic school culture and adjusts actions to fit that culture and needs
-Willingness to take initiative, be enthusiastic, and able to work alone without supervision, obtaining direction when needed
-Ability to work well with others
-Maintains confidentiality, integrity, and honesty
-Ability to work under pressure even with constant interruptions
-Demonstrated skills and pride in work
-Must be able to take direction and carry out tasks as directed
-Ability to follow all guidelines of the Parish Employment Handbook (7/1/2020)
-Compliance with all Archdiocesan Safe Environment policies

Physical Demands:
-Work 32 hours per week
-Lift and move using proper techniques up to 50 pounds
-Ability to sit, stand, kneel, walk, and be on feet for extended periods of time
-Ability to run cleaning machines
-Ability to climbs steps and ladders; work at heights
-Perform work tasks following all safety procedures

Job Qualifications:
-High School Diploma or equivalent
-Ability to pass a background check
-Cleaning experience preferred, but not required
-Currently hold or willingness to obtain a Boiler License

How to Apply:
-Applications accepted until the position is filled
-Send letter of interest, work history, and list of references to Dawn Biren at dawnbiren@schoolofstdominic.org


Position Title: Before/After School Coordinator
Reports to Title: Principal

Coordinate and lead our “Saint Watch” before and after school care program.  Morning time from 7-7:45am and afternoon from 2-5:30 pm on school days only.

This includes planning and leading activities, ensuring the health and safety of all students in your care, and supervising college student assistants.

Job Qualifications: 18 years old -Safe Environment and Virtus Trained through the Archdiocese -Experience with childcare preferred but not required.

How to Apply

Please send your work history, letter of interest, and three references to dawnbiren@schoolofstdominic.org.

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