Open Clergy Positions

Rector, Vicar, Priest-in-Charge, Interim & Diocesan Staff

Receiving Names

An application consists of a cover letter, OTM Portfolio, and resume. For a rector position, email your application to the parish contact listed below. Details about these positions can be found at For a priest-in-charge position, email your application to the Rev. Shirley Smith Graham. Details about these positions can be found at the Transition Ministry Conference jobs board. Clergy should download the posting from when they apply to ensure they are able to access the document throughout the process.

Full-Time Positions

  • Diocese of Virginia: Minister for Transition Ministry. Position Description. Posted July 12, 2024.
  • St. Dunstan’s, McLean: Priest-in-Charge (with intent to convert to Rector), full-time. 280 communicants, 53 ASA, $578,199 operating revenue. WebsiteContact: The Rev. Shirley Smith GrahamSee TMC for more informationPosted April 26, 2024. Receiving names until June 30, 2024.
  • Las Iglesias de San José y Cristo Rey, Arlington/Springfield: Vicar, full-time. 173 communicants (combined), 76 ASA (combined), $171,088 operating revenue (combined). Contact: Shirley Smith Graham. See TMC jobs board for English language version. Spanish language version Posted November 30, 2023. Receiving names until January 19, 2024, or until filled.

Part-Time Positions

Self-Study & Building Portfolio

Full-Time Positions

Part-Time Positions

  • St. John’s Church and N. Farnham Church, Warsaw: Priest-in-Charge (with intent to convert to Rector). 2/3 time. 28/25 communicants, 29/29 ASA, $103,264/$58,877 operating revenue. Website. Contact: The Rev. Shirley Smith GrahamCovenant in place.

In Transition, Pre-Self-Study

  • Grace Church, The Plains
  • Calvary Church, Hanover
  • St. John’s, Tappahannock
  • St. Anne’s Parish, Scottsville

*Seeking long-term supply. Contact the Rev. Shirley Smith Graham to express interest.

Associate, Assistant & Chaplain

Please be sure to save the job description of any position you apply to, as it will be removed after the close date. (The URL will remain active but will no longer be searchable.) 

For rectors who are hiring, please follow these instructions. Coordinate with the Rev. Shirley Smith Graham.

Eligibility for posting: Any position at a parish, school or related organization part of the Episcopal Diocese of Virginia can be (and likely should be) posted on this webpage. We can post positions for neighboring Episcopal dioceses, so long as the parish or organization is within about 30 minutes of the diocesan border. We can post ecumenical positions within or close to the Diocese of Virginia’s boundaries, but we don’t post positions from other denominations. Those posting or seeking positions might consider using some of the jobs boards below.

Some Other Jobs Boards:

The Episcopal Diocese of Virginia is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. Discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics is prohibited and will not be tolerated. We encourage individuals from all backgrounds to apply.