Director of Youth Ministry (Archdiocese of Indianapolis)
Posted: June 17, 2019
The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Indianapolis is seeking a full-time Director of Youth Ministry. The Director models Christian discipleship and fosters a comprehensive approach to youth ministry that recognizes cultural, developmental, and spiritual diversity among Catholic youth and their families. The successful candidate is expected to be a role model for ministry in service of the Church’s mission to youth. The Director invites, trains, and supports archdiocesan youth leaders who are expressly charged with engaging and leading youth toward Christian maturity. The position requires at least three years previous experience leading youth ministry at the parish and/or diocesan level. Qualified candidates must have minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Theology or a related field. A master’s degree is preferred.
To apply, please e-mail a cover letter, resume, and list of references, in confidence, to:
Director, Human Resources
1400 N. Meridian St.
Indianapolis, IN 46202
Campus Minister, Saint Mary's College of Maryland
Posted: June 4, 2019
In collaboration with the Chaplain, the Campus Minister for St. Mary’s College of Maryland will practice an ongoing ministry of presence on campus including fall and spring recruitment. This position will empower and mentor student leadership, coordinated with the Catholic Student Association.
Duties & Responsibilities
• Facilitate opportunities for students to encounter Christ through the Sacraments, social, service, and spiritual programs and events
• Coordinate diverse opportunities for student faith formation (e.g. RCIA, small groups, retreats, etc.)
• Oversee Campus Ministry communications including website, weekly listserv, bulletin, social media, etc.
• Manage campus ministry budget and ongoing finances
• Manage development database and communications with donors, parents, alumni, faculty, and staff
• Collaborate with the Office of YA Ministry, neighboring Catholic parishes, and other campus ministers in the Archdiocese of Washington
• Implement the goals identified by the USCCB’s pastoral letter on campus ministry, Empowered by the Spirit
• Meet regularly for visioning and planning with the Chaplain and student leaders
Required Education and Experience
• Practicing Catholic joyfully living in good standing with a passion for the Church’s mission of evangelization
• Two years or more of related ministry experience
• A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in theology or related field
• Experience with relational ministry and mentoring
• Excellent written and oral communications skills
• Experience with Social Media, website management, and graphic design
This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, printers and filing cabinets.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
This is a full time position. Evening and weekend work are regularly required.
Please forward resume to: email@example.com
Principal, St. Anne Catholic School (Las Vegas, NV)
Posted: May 31, 2019
The Diocese of Las Vegas is seeking a qualified and experienced educational leader for the position of Principal effective with the 2019-2020 academic year.
St. Anne Catholic School has a rich tradition of academic excellence serving students in Kindergarten through Grade Eight. The new principal will be responsible for the operational aspects of the school, which include all academic programs, faith development, learning programs, athletics, student activities, counseling program, health and safety policies, and academic technology.
Primary functions of this position are to manage and provide opportunities for spiritual growth for students and faculty; create an environment that promotes the Catholic faith and moral development of the school community; provide leadership in curriculum development; plan for financial resources and development; conduct staff development programs; evaluate and supervise faculty, staff, students, and volunteers; and work collaboratively with school volunteers as well as Diocesan and parish groups. Overall role is to be the educational administrator and catechetical leader of the school, responsible for the day to day operations and management of the school, reporting directly to the Pastor and Superintendent.
• Practicing Roman Catholic with a strong commitment and working knowledge of the Catholic faith
• Minimum of three years administrative experience within Catholic education
• Collaborative leadership style
• Comprehensive working knowledge of school finance and budgeting
• Knowledge of all aspects of institutional advancement and fund-raising
• Ability to oversee plant and facilities management in order to maintain a safe and attractive learning environment
• High level of interpersonal, collaborative, organizational, and administrative skills with the ability to implement policies, directives, and initiatives
• Commensurate with education and experience
Applications: Candidates are asked to submit the following documents:
• Cover letter (no greater than 2 pages), answering the following questions:
1. Why do you find yourself being called to Catholic school leadership?
2. Offer three specific skills that you possess that qualify you for a Catholic school leadership position.
• Completed application
• Copies of credentials and certificates
• Copies of College/University transcripts
• Current resume
• Letters of Reference (refer to application for further information)
The application for the Diocese of Las Vegas is available here.
All applications and documents may be sent to:
The Diocese of Las Vegas
Department of Catholic Education
336 Cathedral Way
Las Vegas, NV 89109
Attention: Catherine Thompson, Superintendent
Director of Catholic Schools (Diocese of Sioux Falls, SD)
Posted: May 30, 2019
The Catholic Diocese of Sioux Falls is seeking a dynamic and experienced individual to serve in the role of Director of Catholic Schools. The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring that high-quality, Catholic education is provided in each of the Catholic schools of the Diocese. The Director will work in collaboration with the school system presidents, Pastors, principals and advisory boards at each parish school to provide for a clear Catholic identity and ensure that all curriculum meets or exceeds standards within each school. The qualified applicant will be a faithful practicing Catholic with a minimum of 5 years of experience in Catholic education leadership and an advanced degree in Education with a current, or ability to obtain, certification in the areas of principal, superintendent or educational leadership in the state of South Dakota. To apply please submit a cover letter and resume to Twila Roman, Director of Human Resources, 523 N Duluth Ave, Sioux Falls, SD 57104 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Director for Faith Formation and Evangelization Programs (Diocese of Arlington, VA)
Posted: May 30, 2019
The Director works closely with the Episcopal Vicar of Faith Formation, other office staff, and the Directors of Religious Education throughout the Diocese. The primary goal of the position is to identify the challenges and opportunities related to evangelization and catechesis in the diocese and to identify and implement the programs, materials and other tools to address them.
• Regularly meet with Pastors, Directors of Religious Education, and other staff to ascertain what they see as challenges, needs, opportunities and risks in the areas of evangelization and adult faith formation. Develop a strategic plan to address the identified issues and opportunities.
• Perform annual evaluations of the current evangelization and adult faith formation environment at the parish and diocesan levels, including gathering information on parish growth, mass attendance, and programs.
• Keep abreast of what other Dioceses are doing in the area of evangelization and adult faith formation at the diocesan level.
• Coordinate with speakers, institutes, and organizations within and outside of the Diocese to provide lectures, presentations, and workshops in the different deaneries of the Diocese on pertinent topics as well as program methodology, e.g. RCIA.
• Identify and disseminate appropriate evangelization and faith formation materials to parishes and diocesan offices (e.g. Catholic Charities satellite offices) on issues of faith and morals.
• Identify and implement new media platforms (e.g. webcast, podcast) to deliver curriculum and adult faith formation content to wider audiences.
• Maintain and develop the Office of Faith Formation website as a source of materials and resources for evangelization and adult faith formation.
Headmaster, St. John Bosco Classical School (Rochester, NY)
Posted: May 30, 2019
Founded in 2008 in response to the closing of 13 diocesan Catholic schools, St. John Bosco Schools was established to grow into a network of schools that provide an authentic Catholic education. Growing demand among parents of St. John Bosco Schools students in their middle schools years led to the founding of Chesterton Academy of Rochester in 2014, which provides a continuation of our classical curriculum within the Catholic intellectual tradition.
HEADMASTER JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
● Direct, manage, deepen, and unify the faculty in their execution of the school’s curriculum
● Nurture students in their pursuit of excellence
● Model professional, moral, and ethical standards as well as personal integrity in all interactions
Chief Executive Officer
● Manage/delegate day-to-day operational issues of the school
● Select, orient, support, evaluate, and retain school personnel
● Handle parent-student issues that arise in the normal rhythm of school life
● Provide effective communication to the staff and parents
● Communicate the mission of the school with current and prospective parents
● Implement the school’s mission on a daily basis, enriching student life and the school’s culture
within the community
● Represent the school in the local community, building ties with business representatives to raise
the profile of the school
● Function as chief communicator between the Board and the faculty/staff
● Function as chief advisor to the Board regarding matters of philosophy and policy
● Work with the Board to ensure that budgetary targets are met
St. Anne-Pacelli Catholic School (Columbus, GA)
Posted: May 30, 2019
St. Anne-Pacelli Catholic School and St. Anne Catholic Church are components of a vibrant Catholic community located in southwest Georgia. Our school enjoys its highest enrollment in 20 years and is very respected for its academic program by the entire Columbus, GA community. Our parish is the largest in the Columbus Deanery and has many active ministries. We seek applicants who are willing to share our mission in the classroom, in our parish and on the campus of Columbus State University. Depending on the interests and experience of those who apply we could offer up to three positions in our school, parish and on our campus. Ideally, we would like to form a team of committed Catholics who assist us in serving the needs of the young people of our Catholic community. We look forward to hearing from anyone who has both the experience in and a passion to bring young people to Christ as teachers, youth ministers, and a campus minister.
Positions available are:
Middle and High School Music Teacher
High School Religion Teacher
High School Social Studies Teacher
For more information on all these positions, please click here.
Director, Adult Faith Formation (Archdiocese of New York)
Mission Statement: The Office of Adult Faith Formation offers programs for adult Catholics to grow in faith, discipleship and understanding of Jesus Christ and the teachings of the Catholic Church. The office supports existing efforts at the parish level and provides archdiocese-wide opportunities for enrichment and development in the knowledge and practice of Catholicism.
Position Purpose: The position of Director of Adult Faith Formation oversees and directs the ongoing intellectual and spiritual formation of adults in the Archdiocese of New York. This is accomplished by a wide array of programs offered at the archdiocesan level, as well as extensive support for adult faith formation programs in parishes.
Reporting Line: This position reports to the Vicar General.
Essential Position Responsibilities:
• Assist in the development of and the implementation of the vision of the Cardinal Archbishop for adult faith formation throughout the archdiocese
• Provide vision/oversight for the archdiocesan adult faith formation, discipleship and evangelization programs including the:
o Catechumenate (RCIA)
o New York Catholic Bible School
o Felix Varela Institute
• Maintain high level of support for parish adult faith formation coordinators/directors and/or teams through regular updates, shared publicity for regional speakers/events/programs, program advice, and consultations
• Develop the professional skills and capabilities of the internal staff of the Adult Faith Formation office
• Maintain and further existing partnerships with outside institutions, including:
o Enlighten online courses with Fordham University
o FORMED for parishes partnership with Augustine Institute
• Read and absorb a high volume of material including email correspondence, memos, news and journal articles, etc. daily in order to remain up-to-date on best practices and trends within ministry. Prepare summary reports for archdiocesan and parish leaders as needed
• Create and provide training and/or give presentations to parish/cluster/deanery level adult faith formation groups on best practices and new programs in adult faith formation
• Develop the program and content for archdiocesan events including the:
o Men’s Conference
o New York Catholic Bible Summit
o Sheen Center Adult Faith Formation events
• Communicate and collaborate with other ministry directors to ensure a vibrant program of lifelong faith formation
• Exhibit creativity and vision in leading the office that understands the specific learning styles of adults, as well as the diversity of needs and interests for Catholic adults
Required Education, Experience, and Skills:
• Graduate degree in theology, ministry, or related field
• Expert knowledge of the teachings and values of the Catholic Church and proven ability to impart this knowledge to adults
• Minimum of 5 years experience in Church ministry, working within a large and diverse organization
• Dynamic leader and developer of staff talent.
• Excellent interpersonal and oral and written communications skills
• Ability to speak and understand Spanish, a real plus
• Strong technology skills, i.e., proficiency in using Microsoft Office, an openness to learning new technologies, and the ability to integrate current and new technologies into program delivery to enhance outreach and evangelization.
• Experienced in the successful use of social media as one means of increasing the scope and influence of adult faith formation efforts
• Proven ability to gather and track metrics necessary to evaluate the success of adult faith formation within the archdiocese
• Strong people and project management skills
• Proven ability to influence a diverse clergy and lay population across a wide geography
• Ability to drive and travel to locations throughout the Archdiocese of New York
Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to: David.Caulfield@archny.org
Part-Time Coordinator of Religious Education, St. Gabriel Catholic Church (Washington, DC)
Posted: May 15, 2019
Saint Gabriel Catholic Church is creating a dynamic, evangelization and discipleship focused religious education program. We are seeking a part-time director of religious education (DRE) to join the Pastoral Team and help oversee parish faith formation programs for grades pre-k through 6th. Qualified applicants should have good organizational skills and the ability to administrate RCIC and parish sacramental preparation programs.
Saint Gabriel is a multi-cultural, bilingual (English and Spanish) parish in the Petworth neighborhood of Washington, DC. Applicants must be a practicing Catholic with a love for the Faith. The Director and Assistant Director will work together as a team to guide children and their families towards a deeper relationship with God, and a richer understanding of their Catholic faith.
Please send resume and cover letter to Fr. Kevin Kennedy at email@example.com
Possess strong organizational and leadership skills
Able to work a minimum of 15 hours/week
Available to work on Sundays and occasional evenings
Enjoy working with children/adolescents and their families
Have a heart for Jesus and passionately teach and share the Catholic Faith
Director of Religious Education, St. Gabriel Catholic Church (Washington, DC)
Posted: May 15, 2019
Saint Gabriel Catholic Church is creating a dynamic, evangelization and discipleship focused religious education program. We are seeking a full-time director of religious education (DRE) to join the Pastoral Team and help oversee parish faith formation programs for middle school and high school age children. This person would also have administrative and planning oversight of youth service and social programs for the same age. Currently the parish is engaged in pastoral planning to develop ministries for youth (ages 12 to 18). The person in this position would need the creative and organizational skills to implement goals established through the pastoral planning process. This might include providing formation ministries for families.
Saint Gabriel is a multi-cultural, bilingual (English and Spanish) parish in the Petworth neighborhood of Washington, DC. Applicants must be a practicing Catholic with a love for the Faith, having a master’s degree in religious formation or pastoral ministry, and at least two years of experience in a pastoral environment. This person would be responsible for recruiting, forming and supporting catechists and other volunteers and become familiar with Archdiocesan Guidelines for Religious Education. Additionally, qualified applicants should have good organizational skills and the ability to administrate RCIC and parish sacramental preparation programs.
Job duties also include coordinating with an assistant DRE (for grades pre-K through 6 grades) and other pastoral team members. Assisting with clerical, database and administrative tasks are also necessary. Please send resume and cover letter to Fr. Kevin Kennedy at firstname.lastname@example.org
MA in Religious Education, Pastoral Ministry or comparable.
We use the compensation guidelines established by the Archdiocese of Washington
Budget provided for continuing education and development
A minimum and at least 2 years pastoral experience as a catechetical leader
Practicing Catholic disciple of Jesus and the Church
Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred
Available to work evenings and weekends
Proficient with word processing, spreadsheets and social media
Good Organizational and Planning Skills
Please send resume and cover letter to Father Kevin Kennedy at email@example.com
Principal, St. Benedict Elementary School (Atchison, KS)
Posted: April 26, 2019
Seeking a Principal for the 2019-2020 school year. The ideal candidate would be an individual with demonstrated skill in spiritual and instructional leadership, as well as advancement in Catholic schools for the 2019-2020 school year. St. Benedict`s has approximately 182 students in K-8th grades and 29 preschoolers taught by 14 teachers. Applicants for principal must be practicing Catholics, understand the mission of Catholic schools, and have or be eligible for Kansas licensure in educational leadership. Interested applicants should complete the principal application process at www.archkckcs.org and send resume and credentials to: Superintendent Dr. Kathleen A. O`Hara, Catholic Schools Office, Archdiocese of Kansas City in KS, 12615 Parallel Parkway, Kansas City, KS 66109, or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Associate Campus Minister, University of Mary Washington (Fredericksburg, VA)
Posted: April 25, 2019
The mission of the University of Mary Washington Campus Ministry is to promote, encourage, and engage all aspects of faith life on campus. The Campus Ministry coordinates masses, spiritual activities, and programs that seek to bring students, faculty, and staff into a deeper relationship with Jesus Christ and His Church.
The Associate Campus Minister assists the Chaplain in maintaining a vibrant Catholic community that helps students grow in their faith while at college and prepares them to live out the faith in parish life after they graduate. The ministry strives to do this through fostering an atmosphere of prayer, including frequent reception of the sacraments, establishing an authentic community, and training students to use their gifts in the apostolate.
The Associate Campus Minister assists the Chaplain by overseeing many of the programs and events that the students help in executing such as: the daily activities pertaining to the planning and executing of weekly programs, assisting in training the Cabinet of Catholic Leaders (our student leadership board) in professional development, and coordinating outreach events and service trips while assisting with the other business needs of the ministry.
• Oversee the student Outreach team of about 10 students; assist them to develop in leadership, prayer and evangelization skills; plan leadership workshops.
• Encourage students to expand their faith through service in the liturgy, participation in community service opportunities, joining leadership committees, and helping with outreach efforts to evangelize the students on campus.
• Help students to strengthen their faith by encouraging participation in Daily Mass, Eucharistic Adoration, frequent reception of the sacrament of Confession and providing opportunities for personal prayer, reflection, and discernment. Facilitate and promote faith formation opportunities such as discernment groups, campus Bible studies, and similar activities throughout the year. This includes assisting with the instruction of students in RCIA and organizing spiritually-filled freshmen and upperclassmen retreats.
• Oversee weekly and monthly programs and coordinate off campus trips such as the week long end-of-the-year service trip.
• Plan and oversee student Bible studies. This will include catechetical training of the Bible study leaders.
• Book outside speakers for Bible studies, Supper Social, special events, and workshops.
• Maintain and continue to grow an active alumni, volunteer, and donor network to supplement diocesan income and support program needs. This includes helping to grow donor relations with local restaurants and overseeing a network of volunteers to cook for weekly and large special events that feed 60-100 people.
• Critical Success Factors: At least 2-3 years post undergraduate work experience. It is imperative the candidate can demonstrate ability to multi-task and work independently on multiple projects with a sense of urgency.
• General Requirements: Strong, practicing Roman Catholic who lives out the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church. Strong commitment to evangelization and respect for other faiths. Must have a high level of integrity, ethics, and professionalism. Must be highly organized and detailed oriented. Must be self-motivated, willing to take personal initiative, and able to work in a fast paced environment, both independently and with a team. Excellent written and verbal communication skills required. Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously. Ability to assist in cooking and oversee students in the kitchen. Ability to drive a 12 passenger van. Strong interpersonal skills. Basic proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), Google Drive, particularly google forms and working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (CS5 or higher).
• Education: A Bachelor's degree is required. A Master's degree is preferred.
• Licenses/Certifications: Valid driver's license must be maintained at all times. Must be certified or willing to complete Virtus training.
• Years and Types of Experience: Three to five years related experience, which includes managing volunteers, along with event planning and overseeing programs that involve collaboration of multiple people. Active membership in a faith community of the Roman Catholic Church in the Arlington diocese Demonstrated experience and facility in overseeing Bible studies and evangelization on a college campus is a must.
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High School Science Teacher, Chesterton Academy (Downers Grove, IL)
Posted: April 25, 2019
Chesterton Academy of The Holy Family is a pro-life, pro-family classical high school teaching in the Catholic tradition, and located in the western suburbs of Chicago. Founded in 2015-2016, our enrollment has been growing at a steady pace, and for the next academic year, we are expecting a total enrollment of nearly 100 students.
For the 2019-2020 academic year, we are looking for teachers who embody these qualities:
• Mission & educational vision alignment
• Subject matter expertise
• Strength of character
• Love of learning
• Commitment to professional growth and development
• Humility & receptivity to coaching
• Practical wisdom
• Aptitude/fit for working with students
• Classroom leadership capacity
• Commitment to collaboration and team unity
• Strong work ethic and an enthusiastic, positive attitude
As we are a classical high school, the ability and desire to teach in a variety of disciplines is considered an asset. Specifically, we are in need of faculty who can teach Mathematics, and Science from within the Catholic tradition (principally we are in need of faculty who can teach Biology and/or Chemistry). 2019 college graduates are likewise encouraged to apply.
It is expected that candidates be practicing Roman Catholics and possess a willingness to adhere to the mission of Chesterton Academy of The Holy Family as set forth by the Board of Trustees.
Interested individuals should familiarize themselves with our school and our mission via our website. Please forward your résumé and a cover letter to email@example.com. Please specify whether you are interested in a part-time or full-time position.
We will not be able to respond individually to each résumé, but we will contact you should we have a position that matches your qualifications.
Chesterton Academy of The Holy Family is a member of the Chesterton Schools Network (Edina, MN).
THE MISSION OF THE ACADEMY
The mission of Chesterton Academy of The Holy Family is to raise up a generation of joyful leaders and saints, educated in the classical tradition and the truths of the Catholic faith, abounding in the skills and character requisite for success in college and professional life as well as in building up the kingdom of God, and to excel in service of family, of country, and of Christ our Lord. To that end we seek to form our students:
intellectually, by teaching them not only the great classics of Western thought from Plato to calculus, but the interrelationship of the great ideas, to learn not what to think but how to think; in character, especially in the four cardinal virtues of Prudence, Temperance, Fortitude and Justice which we believe are the foundations of leadership in professional life, the family, the nation, and in the service of Christ; and spiritually, so that they may use the skills they acquire at Chesterton Academy in Faith, Hope, and Charity, to build up the Kingdom of God in this life and be with Him in everlasting happiness in the next.
In the words of G.K. Chesterton, we seek to teach our students that “there is a whole truth of things and that in knowing and speaking it we are happy.”
Assistant Director of Faith Formation (Diocese of Nashville)
Posted: April 25, 2019
The Diocese of Nashville Governance & Services Office seeks qualified candidates for the position of Assistant Director of Faith Formation. This is a regular full-time position reporting to the Director of Faith Formation. The Governance & Services Office is in the Catholic Pastoral Center in the Donelson neighborhood of Nashville.
The Office of Faith Formation exists to serve the intellectual and spiritual formation of the people of the Diocese of Nashville and assist the pastors and parishes in their mission of catechesis. The Office aims to echo the teachings of Christ, form disciples, and equip people to evangelize.
The Assistant Director of Faith Formation focuses on parish religious education efforts, RCIA, and sacramental preparation. The Office of Faith Formation works collaboratively with the Office for Youth and Young Adult Ministry, the Office of Catholic Schools, and with parishes, schools, and apostolates throughout the diocese.
AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY INCLUDE
• Serving as a resource to parishes on issues related to catechesis and sacramental preparation
• Assisting parishes in implementing and maintaining religious education programs
• Aiding in forming and mentoring directors of religious education
• Coordinating, leading, and promoting the diocesan certification program for the formation of parish catechetical leaders and catechists
• Planning and executing the annual diocesan catechetical conference
• Developing and/or researching catechetical materials for Christian Initiation and serving as diocesan liaison for parish RCIA programs
• Coordinating Totus Tuus summer programs with the parishes
• Assisting in the updating of core standards for religious education curriculum
• Fully initiated Catholic in good standing
• Master’s degree in catechetics, religious education, theology or a related field preferred
• Previous employment or volunteer experience in the Catholic Church in parish ministry or teaching
• Familiarity with applicable Church documents such as Catechesi Tradendae and the General Directory of Catechesis
• Excellent relational, written, and oral communication skills
• Strong organizational and project management skills
• Spanish language fluency preferred
• Ability for evening and weekend work and travel as occasionally required
This position includes a competitive salary, based upon qualifications and experience, and an excellent benefits package.
Interested applicants should email a cover letter of introduction and a resume that includes at least three references to Joan Watson, Director of Faith Formation:Joan.Watson@DioceseOfNashville.com
Head of School, Good Shepherd School (Purcellville, VA)
Posted: April 4, 2019
GSS will hire its first full-time Head of School to lead the day-to-day operations of the school, (particularly focused on the interpersonal aspects of school culture and student life), to expand enrollment, to open a fully functioning high school, and to fundraise for the continued growth and expansion of the school community.
The Head of School will report directly to the Board of Directors and work together with the school President and Executive Director to lead the day-to-day operations and strategic growth of the school. The Head of School will be the chief executive in charge of:
Implementing the school’s vision on a day-to-day basis, enriching school culture and student life, within the school community
Opening new grades as the school continues to grow and expand
Directing, managing, deepening, and unifying the faculty in their execution of the school’s curriculum
Communicating with current and prospective parents the vision for the school
Handling parent-student issues that arise in the normal rhythm of school life
Managing the day-to-day operational issues with the school
Leading the school’s fundraising efforts, both in annual appeals and meeting with high-dollar donors and benefactors
Working with the Executive Director and other business staff to ensure budgetary targets are met
Representing the school in the local community, building ties with the Catholic communities and business representatives to raise the school’s profile
Reporting on the school to the Board of Directors through its President
Leading long-term growth projects for the school, including seeking accreditation and a permanent campus for GSS
Selecting, inducting, supporting, evaluating, and retaining school personnel
Providing formation to school personnel and parents
Modeling professional, moral, and ethical standards as well as personal integrity in all interactions
About Good Shepherd School
Good Shepherd School is located in Purcellville, Virginia and serves the communities of western Loudoun County and points west. Our mission statement: “Rooted in the person of Jesus Christ, Good Shepherd School is a nurturing, academic environment designed for each child to grow in independence and virtue.”
Beginning with just 10 students ages 3-5 in 2016, GSS now currently enrolls 70 students from ages 3 through eighth grade. The Pre-K and Kindergarten program is a Montessori environment, while Grades 1-8 are a classical curriculum. As GSS grows, it envisions adding students at all grade levels, while forming a classical-based high school program, all of which focused on the inculcation of of faith, wisdom, and joy in young men and women in order to embrace their vocations as adults upon graduation. At steady-state, we envision total enrollment settling in at approximately 250 students for all grades combined, pre-K through 12th grade.
GSS is at a critical phase in its growth, looking for a motivated leader with an entrepreneurial spirit and a strong track record of forming successful relationships to join an excellent staff in place to help the school mature as a long-term, sustainable community, serving the Catholic population of western Loudoun and surrounding areas.
While the preferred candidate would likely have significant teaching and leadership experience in a school environment, it is a preference, not an essential requirement. Below are the skills/traits that we value in applicants for the position:
Practicing Catholic whose faith and prayer life animate their entire life
Proven ability to teach, lead teams and develop individuals
Excellent communication skills, both writing and speaking
Solid track record of fiscal responsibility
Excellent interpersonal skills
Understanding and appreciation of Montessori and Classical approaches to education
Candidates should submit a cover letter, which states the candidate’s vision for educational leadership, a complete curriculum vitae, the names, phone number, and email address of three professional references and one pastoral reference to the school administrator, Theresa Schlenz (firstname.lastname@example.org). All questions should be directed to Mrs.Schlenz as well.
Head of School, Siena Academy (Great Falls, VA)
Posted: March 15, 2019
Siena Academy, a Catholic Montessori School in Great Falls, Virginia has an opening for a Head of School starting July for the 2019-20 school year. If an interested candidate does not meet all requirements, please email email@example.com. See more here:
Director of Faith Formation for Young Adult and Youth Ministry (Diocese of Erie, PA)
Posted: March 1, 2019
The Diocese of Erie is seeking an energetic and faith-driven leader with a passion for young adults and youth to serve as the Director of Faith Formation for Young Adult and Youth Ministry in its newly created Faith Formation Office. He/she will be a part of the ongoing development of a collaborative vision for lifelong faith formation in the Diocese of Erie. He/she will report to the Executive Director of Faith Formation.
The successful candidate will:
• Demonstrate a strong commitment to faith formation to young adults and youth.
• Be visionary and forward-looking and utilize a variety of platforms to connect with young adults and youth.
• Relate well to young adults, youth, youth ministers and clergy alike.
• Promote a comprehensive approach to youth and young adult ministry in the diocese utilizing the U.S. Bishop’s documents, Renewing the Vision, Sons and Daughters of the Light, and Empowered by the Spirit.
Required qualifications include:
• Master’s degree in theology, pastoral ministry or related field.
• Minimum of five (5) years of experience in related field with demonstrated leadership responsibility.
• Passion for working with youth and young adults and an understanding of the developmental stages of middle school and high school youth and young adults.
• Demonstrated ability to be self-directed in work habits.
• Must be practicing Catholic in good standing.
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Director of Faith Formation for Marriage and Family Life (Diocese of Erie, PA)
Posted: March 1, 2019
The Diocese of Erie is seeking an energetic and faith-driven leader with a passion for faith formation across the lifespan to serve as the Director of Faith Formation for Marriage and Family Life in its newly created Faith Formation Office. He/she will be a part of the ongoing development of a collaborative vision for lifelong faith formation in the Diocese of Erie. He/she will report to the Executive Director of Faith Formation.
The successful candidate will:
• Demonstrate a strong commitment to faith formation across the lifespan.
• Be visionary and forward-looking and utilize multi-generational faith formation opportunities.
• Relate well to lay, clergy and parishioners alike.
• Provide mentoring and leadership to lay volunteers.
Required qualifications include:
• Master’s degree in theology, marriage and family ministry, religious studies, pastoral ministry or related field.
• Minimum of five (5) years of experience in pastoral, therapeutic or human service field with demonstrated leadership responsibility.
• Working knowledge of Marriage Preparation programs (Pre-Cana, Nova, and Engagement Encounter), as well as FOCCUS instrument.
• Demonstrated ability to be self-directed in work habits.
• Must be a practicing Catholic in good standing.
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Executive Director, The GIVEN Institute (Washington, DC)
Posted: February 25, 2019
The GIVEN Institute (“GIVEN”) is a not-for-profit organization located in Washington, D.C. dedicated to activating the gifts of young adult women for the Catholic Church and the world. GIVEN’s mission is to inspire and equip the next generation of female leaders to “receive the gift that they are; realize the gifts they have been given; and respond with the gift that only they can give.” Through leadership training, faith formation, and dedicated mentoring, GIVEN helps form women for mission and for life.
GIVEN’s Executive Director oversees and leads all aspects of the organization, including the ongoing development and execution of GIVEN’s strategic plan, fundraising, marketing, and program execution. The Executive Director serves as GIVEN’s chief spokesperson, leading efforts to build the organization's exposure among key stakeholders, including Church leaders, University chaplains, prominent Catholic lay leaders in various fields, and donors. The Executive Director reports to an independent, active Board of Directors. The Board is seeking a leader who is committed to GIVEN’s mission and possesses an entrepreneurial instinct. Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience.
Responsibilities of the Executive Director include the following:
• Strategic planning and implementation
• Planning and operation of annual budget
• In collaboration with the Board, developing and executing GIVEN’s short and long-term fundraising strategy including (i) overseeing grant application processes and
proposals, (ii) maintaining and strengthening relationships with stakeholders and current and prospective donors, (iii) researching new grant possibilities, and (iv) communicating regularly with stakeholders, donors, and foundations (some travel required)
• Establishing policies and procedures for all functions and for the day-to-day operations
• Overseeing marketing and other communications efforts and serving as primary spokesperson
• Reporting to and working closely with the Board to seek their involvement in decisions, fundraising and increasing overall visibility
• Supervising and collaborating with staff
• Overseeing organization of Board and committee meetings
• Renewing and approving contracts for services
• Other duties as assigned by the Board
• Bachelor’s degree; advanced degree preferred
• Non-profit or for-profit management experience
• Hands-on budget management skills
• Strong organizational abilities including planning, delegating, program development and task facilitation
• Ability to convey a vision of GIVEN’s future to staff, Board, volunteers and donors
• Knowledge of fundraising strategies and donor relations unique to non-profit sectors
• Skills to collaborate with and motivate Board members and other volunteers
• Strong written and oral communications skills
• Ability to interact with and engage diverse volunteer and donor groups
• Demonstrated ability to oversee and collaborate with staff
• Strong public speaking ability
Additional Requirements: Must be a practicing Catholic, in good standing with the Church, and a person of prayer who is committed to the Catholic faith.
Interested and qualified candidates should provide a cover letter, a current resume, and three references no later than March 31, 2019 to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Coordinator of Catechetical Resources (Archdiocese of Indianapolis)
Posted: February 15, 2019
The Office of Catechesis of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Indianapolis is seeking a full-time Coordinator of Catechetical Resources. This role will serve as the archdiocesan liaison supporting parish and school catechetical leaders with religion curriculum guidelines. Key responsibilities include producing and identifying guidelines for print material, digital media and training resources helpful to those who teach the Faith.
Candidates must be practicing Roman Catholics with an in-depth knowledge of the Faith and Catholic catechesis. Excellent oral and written communication skills along with strong organizational and project management skills are required. A Bachelor’s degree in catechetics, religious education, theology or a related field is required. Previous employment or volunteer experience in the Catholic Church in parish ministry or teaching is required. Spanish speaking/writing ability is highly preferred.
Please e-mail cover letter, resume, and list of references, in confidence, to:
Director, Human Resources
Archdiocese of Indianapolis
1400 N. Meridian St.
Indianapolis, IN 46202
Coordinator of Respect Life Ministry and Marriage Preparation (Archdiocese of Oklahoma City)
Posted: February 15, 2019
The Archdiocese of Oklahoma City is seeking a coordinator of Respect Life Ministry and Marriage Preparation. This position provides support to the director of the Office of Marriage and Family Life Ministry and serves as the coordinator for pro-life ministry and marriage preparation for the archdiocese. It is a full-time position with occasional evening and weekend responsibilities when the circumstances require it. The successful candidate will possess good oral and written fluency in English and Spanish; broad knowledge of and assent to the Church’s teachings on the sanctity of human life; broad knowledge of and assent to the Church’s teachings on human sexuality, marriage, and family life; demonstrate ability to meet deadlines; demonstrate ability to communicate effectively; demonstrate ability in Microsoft Office and will possess general knowledge of the organizational structure of the Church and Catholic doctrine. A degree in theology or philosophy is preferred. Send inquiries and resumes to email@example.com.
Director of Graduate Programs and Assistant Professor of Theology (University of St. Thomas)
Posted: February 1, 2019
The Department of Theology at the University of St. Thomas (Houston, TX) is seeking applicants for a Director of Graduate Programs in the Department of Theology at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning Fall 2019, with a 21-hour contracted courseload and a 3-credit, one-course release, for a total of 18 teaching hours per academic year. Area of Specialization is open. In addition to instruction, this role will direct operations of graduate programs in the Department of Theology, reporting to the chair of Theology.
Located in Houston Texas, the University of St. Thomas is a private institution committed to the liberal arts and to the religious, ethical, and intellectual tradition of Catholic higher education. There are currently three Master’s degrees offered by the Department of Theology: a Master of Arts in Theology, a Master of Arts in Pastoral Theology (taught 100% in Spanish), and a joint Master’s degree in Philosophy and Theology offered together with the University of St. Thomas Center for Thomistic Studies. The Theology department is seeking to expand enrollment in these programs as well as to develop new joint Master’s programs.
Teaching graduate and undergraduate courses
Scheduling graduate courses in Theology
Advising MA students in the MA in Theology and the joint MA in Philosophy and Theology programs
Recruiting new students
Working with UST’s marketing department to market the MA program
Online/hybrid course development and instruction
Overseeing the coordinator of the Master of Arts in Pastoral Theology.
Contributing to program and curriculum development
Overseeing the MA in Theology’s Association of Theological Schools accreditation
Conducting scholarship according to the University of St. Thomas’s standards
Service to the university
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Coordinator, Marriage Preparation & Enrichment (Archdiocese of Omaha)
Posted: January 25, 2019
This position is responsible for coordinating and supporting the process and relationships integral to marriage preparation in the Archdiocese of Omaha. This person will be a representative of marriage preparation and is responsible for creating and sustaining a welcoming environment for engaged couples, while also assisting the director in providing guidance and resources for parishes to evangelize and accompany engaged and married couples.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Serve as one of the principal members of a team of people within the Center of Family Life Formation who are able to assist archdiocesan staff, clergy and lay people by creating, providing, and continually evaluating a variety of materials, programs and events related to Marriage & Family Life Ministries.
• Assist the Director with outreach, mentoring and ongoing formation of clergy and parish leaders in parish-based marriage preparation and enrichment ministries.
• Recruit, train, form, and support volunteers/facilitators connected with the archdiocesan marriage preparation program.
• Direct the execution of marriage preparation events from planning, packing, set up, and presenting, to cleanup and evaluation.
• Foster positive working relationships with parishes hosting archdiocesan workshops.
• Provide constructive feedback to Director about the programs, facilities, and volunteers associated with archdiocesan events and programs.
• Document and maintain records with regard to those attending marriage preparation in keeping with CFLF and archdiocesan standards, particularly those related to sacramental preparation.
• Maintain billing and payment records.
• Process inventories and assemble marriage preparation materials.
• Collaborate with pastors and marriage preparation volunteers/facilitators, and attend meetings relevant to marriage preparation and enrichment.
• All other duties as assigned by Director.
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WeDignify (Champaign, IL)
Posted: January 25, 2019
WeDignify, a pro-life organization devoted to mentoring college students as pro-life leaders on campus, has two position openings:
Director of Mission Formation
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Director of Mission Integration, National Conference for Catechetical Leadership (Washington, DC)
Posted: January 25, 2019
The Director of Mission Integration (DMI) serves the National Conference for Catechetical Leadership (NCCL) as a full-time exempt professional staff member responsible for ensuring that NCCL is effective in the development and engagement of its membership. Reporting to the Executive Director, the DMI is responsible for the creation and execution of on-going training and formation opportunities for our membership and a communication plan in accord with the mission and strategic vision. The DMI will also strengthen collaborative efforts with national partner organizations.
- Promote and enrich the understanding of the work and role of NCCL
- Study and share best practices and trends for impactful deepening of the mission and its effectiveness
- Attentively envision and innovate resources/programs to continue advancing the organization’s mission into the future
- Facilitate mission education and mission discernment contribution of members
- Nurture and encourage ongoing partnerships within the organizational structure
Communication and Relationship Development Responsibilities
- Promote consistent and effective communication with constituents, including social and Web-related communications
- Assist in the development of mission awareness and engagement with all members through direct mail, email, phone, websites, social media, peer-to-peer, volunteer tools, and other mass communications tools as needed among NCCL’s various members, stakeholder constituencies, and potential new organizational relationships
- Ensure the communications, branding and story of the organization and its mission is consistent and comprehensive across all platforms and relationships
- Strengthen organizational identity through collaboration and engagement with program performance, policies and procedures, global ends and ends policies
- Provide leadership and guidance on the implementation of strategy and vision
- Promote social exchanges and processes through digital methodologies (Wordpress and established social media platforms.)
- Perform other related duties as assigned or requested by the Executive Director. NCCL reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.
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Director of Faith Formation (Diocese of Owensboro, KY)
Posted: January 25, 2019
The Diocese of Owensboro has a job opportunity for a Full-Time Director of Faith Formation. This position is located at the McRaith Catholic Center in Owensboro, KY. The Diocese encompasses 78 parishes and 17 schools in western Kentucky.
The Director of Faith Formation is responsible for continuing the mission of Jesus Christ through catechesis and evangelization throughout the diocese.
Qualifications and Duties
• Master’s degree in Theology, Religious Education or related field preferred; Bachelor’s degree in Theology, Pastoral Ministry, Religious Education or related field required.
• Five years of ministry experience related to Faith Formation, especially RCIA, in a parish setting required.
• An authentic witness to the faith who represents the teaching of the Catholic Church with enthusiasm, integrity and compassion.
• Practicing Catholic in good standing fully committed to the Mission of the Catholic Church.
• Must be passionate, energized and excited about religious education in the Diocese.
• Dynamic personality that builds bridges of communication between the various forms of religious educators, and serves as a unifying force in the Diocese.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills and presentation skills.
• Accessible and willing to travel to parishes as needed.
• Communicate routinely with the advisory boards, and other committees as required.
• Flexibility and availability to work evening and weekend hours
• Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite.
• The ability to successfully complete a criminal history and background check
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