Director of Pastoral Ministries, Archdiocese of Indianapolis

Director of Pastoral Ministries, Archdiocese of Indianapolis

The Archdiocese of Indianapolis is seeking a full time Director of Pastoral Ministries in our downtown Indianapolis location.  This is an onsite role, Monday – Thursday (Fridays off).

The Director of Pastoral Ministries provides leadership and guidance to many ministry offices within the Archdiocese including Marriage and Family Life, Human Life and Dignity, Intercultural Ministries, Ecumenism and Interreligious Affairs, and Corrections.

This role works to promote teamwork, foster collaboration within these ministries as well as other secretariats, and to enhance the service and the resources provided to parishes, schools, and agencies of the Archdiocese of Indianapolis. The Director of Pastoral Ministries will ensure the strategic vision is executed within these various ministries, ensuring that evangelization, catechesis and missionary discipleship permeate throughout. This role will provide guidance to ministry directors to support the formation its leaders and ministries, serving as a resource and advisor within the Archdiocese to promote participation in ministries and programs. This position will also promote full, conscious and active participation in the liturgical and sacramental life of the Church in a manner that respects inter-cultural and inter-generational diversity.

Requirements for candidates include being a practicing Roman Catholic with master’s degree in theology or a related field, along with at least three years of prior experience in a paid ministry position, and a solid formation in the doctrine and teachings of the Roman Catholic Church. Experience in supervising and leading others and the ability to communicate in both English and Spanish is preferred.

Benefits of working for the Archdiocese of Indianapolis include:

  • Strong emphasis on work-life balance, including 4-day work week (35 hours = full time)
  • Support and opportunities for continuing professional development
  • Comprehensive Health plan
  • Employer contributions to HSA/HRA for medical plan participants
  • FSA and Dependent Care FSA
  • Dental Insurance
  • Generous paid time off including Vacation, Sick, and Personal Days
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Life and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Employer-match of 50% on your retirement contributions up to 8% of your pay

Please send resume, cover letter, and references in confidence to: Ken Ogorek, Executive Director, Secretariat for Evangelizing Catechesis, [email protected].