Campus Ministry Associate (Mount St. Mary's University)
Posted: May 22, 2013
The Campus Ministry Associate position includes pastoral ministry to university students, planning & facilitating retreats and retreat teams, and faith programming. This position coordinates opportunities for exploration of “dating, faith and virtue”, vocations discernment, and “evangelization of the culture”. It also includes developing and establishing intentional living environments that cultivate faith-sharing, fellowship and service. The position is a twelve-month position that requires evening and weekend hours.
1. Coordinating and facilitating faith events, youth retreats and conferences.
• Major events: Back-from-the-Dead Cemetery Walk, Vigil for Life, high school retreats, confirmation retreats, Summer Conference
• Student leadership team recruitment and formation, networking, promotion, programming, bookkeeping/budgeting, contact with parishes and dioceses, contact with University departments/Grotto.
2. Coordinating and leading opportunities for vocation discernment and formation
• Creating and marketing programs with student leaders on dating and relationships and couples ministry (in support of vocation of marriage)
• Coordinate opportunities for discernment of vocation and God’s will for a person’s life. Includes planning “Silent Retreat”, speakers, topics, dinners, Nun Runs, etc… Should have experience in vocational discernment and teaching others to pray and discern God’s will.
3. Creates and develops student leadership in evangelization of the culture.
• Works with students to creatively highlight faith to the Mount community during feast days such as St. Valentine’s Day, St. Patrick’s Day, Juan Diego Feast, St. Nicholas, St. Therese roses (in October), etc…
4. Create and work with students to establish opportunities for intentional communities within the residence halls that include faith-sharing, weekly fellowship and service.
M.A. in Theology is preferred. Minimum of 2-3 years of experience in college age or young adult ministry. Experience in overseeing retreats and/or faith conferences for 100+ youth/young adults is preferred. Candidate must have exceptional people and pastoral skills, strong organizational ability, and be able to collaborate well with others. Candidate should be a Catholic in good standing with a mature and joyful faith.
To Apply: Applicants are requested to submit a resume, three letters of recommendation, and cover letter which in part addresses the contribution the candidate can make to a Catholic liberal arts institution. Information is to be sent to:
Barbara R. Miller, PHR, MBA
Director of Human Resources
Campus Ministry Associate Search
Mount St. Mary’s University
16300 Old Emmitsburg Road
Emmitsburg, Maryland 21727
or email resume materials to: firstname.lastname@example.org. This position will remain opened until filled. Send inquiries to: email@example.com.
For a full details on this position, please see the university's website.
Parish Director of Faith Formation (Wilmington, NC)
Posted: May 22, 2013
Active parish of over 2000 households in Wilmington, N.C., seeks a full-time Director of Faith Formation beginning August 2013. Responsible for the development, implementation and administration of overall Faith Formation programs with a primary focus on motivational Adult programs for re-evangelization. Position supervises Youth and Elementary Faith Directors plus volunteer RCIA team. Candidate should be credentialed in catechetical studies or related fields with 5+ years experience and possess strong organizational and leadership skills. Spanish language is a plus. Salary commensurate with qualifications/ experience and includes benefits. Send resume/references to Parish Administrator, Saint Mark Catholic Church, 1011 Eastwood Road, Wilmington, NC 28403 or email to DFFSEARCH@stmarkcatholicchurch.com.
Director of Hispanic Ministry (Kansas City, MO)
Posted: April 22, 2013
The Director of Hispanic Ministry is tasked with promoting the full participation and integration of Hispanics in the life of the church. The director provides pastoral ministry assistance to parishes and Hispanic faith groups within the diocese. A primary task is assisting in the development of leaders within the community and facilitating the development of catechists and other vital ministries. In this regard the director promotes and sometimes teaches courses offered to train catechists offered by the Bishop Helmsing Institute, the diocesan adult education program. Teaching and speaking ability is a critical skill for this position. The director will also assist in promoting and helping to establish RCIA and marriage preparation courses offered in Spanish. The director is charged with taking a leading role in diocesan regional planning involving Hispanic Catholics and carrying out plans already in progress in coordination with the Bishop and pastors throughout the diocese. The director attends Hispanic events throughout the diocese, promoting and supporting Hispanic culture, faith formation and faith needs. Working closely with other departments in the Chancery to promote Hispanic ministry, the director facilitates strategic planning, stewardship planning and new initiatives in areas ranging from Respect Life and Human Rights to Family Life and Young Adult ministry. The director also takes a leading role in the Inter-Parish Hispanic Ministry Committee and act as the diocesan advisor to the Hispanic charismatic renewal. The director works closely with the Bishop in implementing his initiatives including regional planning, greater awareness of the evangelizing mission of the Church and the universal call to holiness. The Director of Hispanic Ministry must be fluent in both Spanish and English and should have at least two years experience. The candidate must be an active practicing Catholic, faithful to the Church’s magisterium who has a commitment to the faith life and should be thoroughly knowledgeable in Scripture, the Catechism and in all Church documents, especially those pertaining to Hispanic ministry. Some night and weekend work is required. A Masters degree in theology is preferred.
Applicants should submit a letter of application, a short statement relating to their philosophy for Hispanic ministry, a resume, a cover letter describing your motivation and experience and three letters of recommendation to: Rhonda Stucinski, Director of Human Resources, Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph, P.O. Box 419037. Electronic applications are preferred and should be sent to stucinski@ diocesekcsj.org and to firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin upon receipt and continue until the position is filled. The Diocese is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Director of Respect Life Office (Little Rock, AR)
Posted: April 22, 2013
The Diocese of Little Rock is seeking a Director for the Respect Life Office. The successful candidate must be Catholic with a bachelor’s degree, possess a deep understanding of the Catholic Church’s moral and social teaching, and be familiar with the USCCB documents that guide the work of this office. Some travel and evening/weekend work is involved. This position is scheduled for 25 hours per week and offers a competitive salary with excellent benefits. To apply, submit a cover letter and resume to Dennis Lee, Chancellor for Administrative Affairs, Diocese of Little Rock, 2500 N. Tyler Street, Little Rock, AR 72207, (501) 664-0340, e-mail email@example.com, or fax to (501) 664-1310.
Editor/General Manager for the Catholic Exponent (Youngstown, OH)
Posted: April 22, 2013
The Diocese of Youngstown is seeking an Editor/General Manager to oversee the Catholic Exponent, the diocesan newspaper, in all phases and to ensure smooth operation of all its departments. Particular emphasis on editorial duties and other functions as General Manager.
Qualifications include: Bachelor’s degree in journalism, English, theology or related field; Master’s preferred; at least 3-5 years’ experience as editor of a diocesan newspaper, or religion editor of a daily newspaper with experience reporting on Catholic teaching/issues. Thorough knowledge of Church teachings and full commitment to the mission statement of the Catholic Exponent are necessary. English language and computer literacy skills, as well as ability to communicate with staffers and display leadership qualities are necessary. Understanding of and skill in use of social media platforms a must.
Applicant must be a practicing Catholic in good standing. Must be available weekends and evenings. Full job description will be available to applicants who are interviewed.
Send resume and cover letter to: Monsignor Robert J. Siffrin, Catholic Exponent Search Committee,144 West Wood Street, Youngstown, OH 44503, by May 6, 2013.
Director for Office of Pro-Life, Marriage and Family Life (Youngstown, OH)
Posted: April 22, 2013
The Diocese of Youngstown is seeking a full-time Director for the Office of Pro-Life, Marriage and Family Life. This is a full-time, exempt, at-will position.
The Diocesan Director of Pro-Life, Marriage and Family Life assists pastors, parishes and Catholic organizations in developing, coordinating and administering an effective and comprehensive pro-life, marriage and family life ministry.
Applicants must be practicing Catholics in good standing and have a thorough knowledge of Catholic Church teachings, documents and writings on the dignity of the human person, marriage and family, and be able to articulate those teachings through verbal and written communications. Bachelor’s degree required, master’s degree preferred. Background in ethics, sacramental theology, medical moral issues and family life is essential.
Primary responsibilities include: providing a variety of formational and educational programs, events, services and resources designed to advance the dignity of the human person at all stages of life, as well as present authentic Catholic teaching on the Sacrament of Marriage, family life and human sexuality; coordinating marriage preparation classes and monthly marriage preparation retreat days; planning annual Respect Life and wedding anniversary liturgies; assisting parish marriage preparation teams; presenting in-service and workshops for marriage preparation, Natural Family Planning instructors and post-abortion healing. Must be available weekends and evenings. Full job description will be available to applicants who are interviewed.
Send resume and cover letter to: Monsignor Robert J. Siffrin, 144 West Wood Street, Youngstown, OH 44503, by May 6, 2013.
High School Religion Teachers - Diocese of Harrisburg, PA
Posted: April 3, 2013
The Diocese of Harrisburg is taking resumes for High School Religion Teachers.
• Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Theology, Catechetics, or Related Field
• Practicing Catholic in good standing with the Church
• Strong knowledge of, and belief in, the philosophy, doctrine, and teaching mission of the Catholic Faith in its entirety with faithful adherence to the Church’s Magisterium.
Persons interested in applying for high school Religion teaching positions should send a resume by no later than April 20, 2013 to:
Mr. James F. Gontis
Department of Religious Education
Diocese of Harrisburg 4800 Union Deposit Road Harrisburg, PA 17111
Director, Office of Family Life/Respect Life (Archdiocese of New York)
Posted March 20, 2013
Become the Face and Voice of the New Evangelization for the Archdiocese of NY.
The efforts of the Family Life/Respect Life Office are born of the belief that every human person is created out of love by God, made in His image and likeness, and is destined to live forever. The FL/RL office provides programs that prepare couples for marriage, support the family, build a culture of life and love, and evangelize culture.
The Office comprises 11 pastoral programs: Marriage Preparation, Respect Life, Chastity, Public Policy, Marriage Enrichment, Bereavement/Project Rachel, Spanish Respect Life and Marriage Programs, Natural Family Planning, Separated and Divorced Ministry, and Parenting. The Young Adult Outreach has been housed within the Family Life Office for six years, but is currently in the process of becoming its own entity.
Currently, there are 16 staff members under the care and supervision of the Director: 13 are full time and 3 are part time. The Family Life/Respect Life Office provides resources and support to the 370+ parishes and the faithful within the archdiocese.
JOB DESRCIPTION: The Director, Family Life/Respect Life Office will be responsible for carrying out the vision and mission of the Office, as stated, and set by the Cardinal Archbishop of New York. He/She will lead, manage, and supervise the 18 staff members who coordinate and assist with the 11 programs within the Office. Working closely with the Vicar General and the Chancellor, he/she will continue to regularly discern the trajectory of the Office, the need for new initiatives, or greater emphasis in a particular program, depending on changes in public policy, threats to the God-given definition of marriage and family, respect for life, and other shifts in the cultural climate.
KEY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Leads, manages, and supervises the 16 staff members who coordinate and develop the 11 pastoral programs of the Family Life/Respect Life Office, including hiring and evaluation of employees, as well as mentoring and coaching staff
2. Implements the vision and strategy desired by the Cardinal Archbishop of New York for this office, and translate that vision into effective initiatives and resources that are relevant, meaningful, and helpful to the faithful
3. Regularly advises, supports, and updates the Cardinal Archbishop of New York, the Vicar General and the Chancellor on timely and important family life/respect life matters, as they affect the Church
4. Assures that all the outreach and work of the office ‘thinks with the Church’ and responds appropriately
5. Collaborates with other offices of the archdiocese to develop ways to communicate the importance of family, marriage, reverence for human life, living a chaste lifestyle and healing the wounds of the culture 6. Provides regular (monthly) updates and status reports to the Vicar General and Chancellor and the Cardinal on the various programs of the office 7. Drafts correspondence for His Eminence as requested 8. Meets with visitors and outside groups as requested by His Eminence, and at their request, as appropriate and helpful to the work of the office. 9. Is a liaison between the Cardinal and the Pro-Life Commission.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: 1. Be a practicing Catholic who is deeply committed to and embraces the Church’s stance on marriage, family life and respect for all human life, is joyful in one’s own discipleship and possesses a heart and passion for evangelization. 2. Has a Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in theology, marriage and family or related studies, with significant volunteer and/or work experience in issues related to marriage and family. Master’s Degree in theology preferred. 3. Has some direct management experience, preferably within the Church structure or in an organization that is either sanctioned/respected by the Church. 4. Represents an acceptance of the Natural Family Planning lifestyle and can courageously promote it throughout the archdiocese. 5. Experience in public speaking, inspirational and persuasive writing and a demonstrated ability to adapt one’s style to write correspondence for His Eminence in his style. 6. Demonstrated experience writing and editing formal and informal communications from a variety of people to a diversity of audiences. 7. Demonstrated ability to work and collaborate with influential individuals and groups of people and organizations without being ‘star-struck’. 8. A highly developed grasp of social graces and an ease with Church hierarchy.
OTHER EXPERIENCE DESIRED: 1. Has a vision for marriage enrichment – one that would enrich and strengthen existing marriages. 2. Have some experience as an Administrator/Director for an organization where the mission drives the work, effective results are expected, and the budget is limited 3. Possesses a “can do” spirit that focuses on timely execution and creative thinking 4. Is able to see opportunities for partnership with other organizations and groups for the purpose of serving the mission of the Family Life/Respect Life Office 5. Ability to work under pressure, setting priorities around the needs and requests of the Church and the Cardinal Archbishop of New York.
All applications meeting the minimum requirements will be considered. Please follow this link to complete an online application: http://smartwork.talentnest.com/en/job/5970
Parish Executive Secretary
Posted March 20, 2013
The Parish Secretary will be an integral part in the expansion and renovation of a multi-lingual parish. The ideal candidate will have excellent organizational skills, creativity and self-initiative. The Secretary will be a key participant in a small staff of self-starting initiatives, and have a direct hand in day-to-day operations of the parish.
* Write, edit and publish bi-lingual documents and bulletins
* Keep logs, files, and records of important parish data, events, and finances
* Write, send and receive letters, calls, voicemail, and email correspondence
* Maintain parish calendar and schedules
* Ensure tidiness and supplies of the office area
* MUST speak and write fluently in English and Spanish
* Proficient with Microsoft Office
* Able to handle different projects in a timely, organized manner
* Proficient with PC computer operating systems
* Must be able to work as part of a community environment and have people-skills, ability to talk and engage with parishioners
* Must have valid U.S. work authorization
Equal opportunity employer
Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 5:30pm, with 1 hour lunch break and two 15 minute breaks daily.
This position will be open until the post has been filled.
Christ The King is a Roman Catholic Church located in Silver Spring, MD and belongs to the Archdiocese of Washington, DC. The parish seeks to educate and accompany parishioners in the faith. Christ The King welcomes multicultural parishioners, with masses in Spanish, English, Tagalog. CTK organizes volunteering opportunities, youth group education, and charity events. The parish is growing and striving to reach out to the local community.
For more information, visit http://www.rc.net/washington/ctk/index.html
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your resume and cover letter. Please also include a writing sample in Spanish.
High School Principal
Posted: January 17, 2013
Saint Joseph's Catholic Academy is seeking a charismatic and talented individual to be its next Principal. This is an exciting opportunity to lead the first ever Catholic High School in the Centre Region of Pennsylvania.
The co-educational, college preparatory school for grades 9 through 12 welcomed its first students in the fall of 2011 and will graduate its first students in 2014. The position is available immediately or as soon as the selected candidate is available.
The candidate must be able to provide spiritual, administrative and educational leadership for the school as well as responsibility for the day-to-day administration. The qualified applicant will be responsible for the selection, supervision, development and evaluation of faculty and staff, and for curriculum, faith formation, and co-curricular activities. In addition, the Principal will develop and supervise the student recruitment and admission process, and the management of program budgets. The Principal will work closely with the Board of Directors and its development committee.
A candidate for this position must be a practicing Catholic, possess a Master’s degree or higher, and possess a current PA Administrative/Teaching Credential (or equivalent from another state). The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5 years teaching experience and 3 years of administrative experience at the secondary level.
Please see the full job description for more information, including details on how to apply. The application review process will begin immediately and will continue until a qualified applicant is identified.