Case Instructor (Tribunal)

Diocese of Raleigh
Employment Type
Full Time
Raleigh, NC
Posted Date

Hours Per Week:  40 (Full-time)

Position Summary:

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Raleigh, North Carolina is seeking a Case Instructor to join the Tribunal. The Case Instructor will report to the Assistant Director and is responsible for the instruction of formal nullity cases as assigned by the Director. The Case Instructor will prepare documentary lack of canonical form cases for prior marriages, in accordance with canon law.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Instruct formal nullity cases in accord with canon law.
  • Prepare lack of canonical form cases in accord with canon law.
  • Respond to inquiries from Petitioners, Respondents, and witnesses in cases under her/his instruction.
  • Interview Petitioners, Respondents, and witnesses as needed.
  • Assist those interested in initiating the nullity process.
  • Respond to inquiries from priests and parish personnel.
  • Prepare and submit bills and expense reports for payment.
  • Serve as the ecclesiastical notary.
  • Ensure office supplies are ordered in a timely manner.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements:

  • An associate degree or two-year technical/trade degree is required.
  • 1-3 years of clerical experience is required, and/or 3-5 years of clerical experience in a church environment is preferred.
  • Maintain strict discretion while working with confidential information.
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Outlook, Word, and Excel
  • Experience utilizing CaseMaster Online or the ability to learn CaseMaster Online is required.
  • Previous notary experience is preferred but not required.
  • Fully bilingual English/Spanish preferred.
  • Previous experience in working for the Catholic Church desired.
  • Must satisfactorily complete required criminal background and reference checks.
  • Must complete the Diocese-sponsored Safe Environment Training within 60 days of hire. 

About the Diocese:

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Raleigh employees 2,900 associates across eastern North Carolina. The diocese is comprised of 95 parishes, missions and stations, seven centers for campus ministry and 31 schools and early childhood centers.