Job Postings

High School Teacher, Chesterton Academy (Downers Grove, IL)

Posted: April 21, 2017

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. We were founded in 2015-2016. Our enrollment has been growing at a steady pace, with twenty-seven students in our inaugural year, forty-eight students this year, and for the next academic year we are expecting a total enrollment of sixty-five students or more.

For the 2017-2018 academic year, we are looking for qualified, enthusiastic, and faith-filled teachers in a variety of disciples, such as History, Literature, Latin, Mathematics, and Science (Biology and Chemistry). We will also have a need in future years for someone who can teach Physics. Yet, as we are a classical high school, the ability and desire to teach in a variety of disciplines is considered an asset. 2017 college graduates are likewise encouraged to apply.

Please click here for more information.


Research Associate, Charlotte Lozier Institute (Washington, DC)

Posted: April 20, 2017

Charlotte Lozier Institute is seeking a Research Associate to support their ongoing research for critical projects that will save the lives of the unborn.  The qualified candidate will be well versed in various research tools and methods, and communicate the results of their work with a high degree of accuracy. 

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities
• Assist in locating and analyzing research reports, identify and discuss basic issues and problems in research approaches;
• Conduct basic tabulations of data and organize and present research information in a clear and effective manner;
• Draft and edit articles and other materials, as assigned;
• Assist Institute staff and scholars with various research projects, as assigned;
• Publish materials on the Institute’s website and social media accounts;
• Work with others in a cooperative environment to secure access to research information and share ideas for improving research;
• Effectively use common research tools to locate and obtain studies relevant to the work of the Institute;
• Monitor email accounts associated with the Institute.
Required Skills
• Familiar with various research tools:  Internet, specialized archives, university-based collections, specialized institutions, government agencies and other resources;
• Familiar with basic data collection and categorization methods, including telephone and written surveys, database searches, and library materials;
• Facility with computer programs, including Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel;
• Demonstrated ability in research and communications;
• Ability to travel and to communicate with public audiences on occasion;
• Collegiate-level editing and writing skills.

Education & Experience:
• Bachelor’s Degree
• 2-5 years experience, preferred
The Research Associate is a full-time position in the DC office. Competitive compensation package offered based on salary history of candidate. Please send resume and cover letter to Christie O’Brien at cobrien@sba-list.org. Deadline for applications is April 30, 2017.


Communications Specialist, Saint John Paul II National Shrine (Washington, DC)

Posted: April 18, 2017

Job Summary: Assist with the development and implementation of a social media strategy for the John Paul II National Shrine in order to educate the public and promote the legacy of Saint John Paul II and the mission of the Shrine. Assist with ongoing updates to the Shrine website and the design and editing of regular Shrine communications through Constant Contact.

The following duties reflect the primary responsibilities anticipated:
1. Contribute to the development and support of the overall communications plan for the Shrine including marketing and outreach initiatives, social media plan, and website.
2. Assist in the development and implementation of a Social Media strategy for the JP2 Shrine in conjunction with Shrine management. Implement the elements of the Saint John Paul II Shrine social media strategy & vision as part of a combined KofC strategy which is consistent across the various sub-brands. This will include the creation of engaging and relevant media content across social media platforms; monitoring relevant online conversations; and consistently working with Knights of Columbus media management staff to schedule daily tasks and activity for all social media outlets including content update, reporting metrics and research.
3. Coordinate the ongoing updates to JP2 Shrine website including design, editing, and posting materials. This includes working with Shrine staff to develop and create new articles for posting; reviewing the website to ensure that material is current; and directly updating website content. Act as the main point of contact for the Shrine with the EBusiness team in New Haven to resolve any back end issues that may arise.
4. Develop creative content for promotional communications that are sent on a bi-weekly basis. Work with Shrine staff to develop the articles and design the newsletter. Schedule the delivery of the communications.

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Administrative Assistant, Office of the Provost (The Catholic University of America)

Posted: April 18, 2017

The Provost is the Chief Academic Officer of the University. All matters dealing with the academic mission of the University are administered through the Office of the Provost.

The Administrative Assistant III reports directly to the Provost and serves in numerous capacities, not the least of which is the scheduler for the Provost/Vice Provost. This role is of paramount importance and includes providing the necessary background information for each meeting scheduled. In addition, the Administrative Assistant III must be able to communicate effectively with internal and external constituencies, as he/she is often the primary contact for telephone intake for the office. The Administrative Assistant III must deal with minor budgetary matters, draft routine correspondence, and assist with events as needed.

Essential Responsibilities Include: The Administrative Assistant III completes a broad variety of administrative tasks for the Provost including: managing an extremely active calendar of appointments; completing expense reports; composing and preparing correspondence that is confidential; arranging complex and detailed travel arrangements, itineraries, agendas and compiling documents for meetings. Maintaining details for all appointments on the Provost’s calendar, including names of participants, format, meeting length, location, and purpose of the meeting. Providing a bridge for smooth communication
between the Provost Office and internal departments. Meeting frequently with the Vice/Provost to discuss mail, emails, invitations that should be addressed. Act as the primary point of contact for all incoming office phone calls and visitors. Schedule and assist at University events run by the Office of the Provost.

Minimum Qualifications: A Bachelor’s Degree or work equivalent, and (3) three to (5) five years of experience in administrative/executive support, in a corporate, higher education, or a not-for-profit environment is required. Experience must be within a highly professional, service-oriented environment. Exceptional computer skills to include Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Must be able to work independently with extraordinary attention to detail. Must have polished inter-personal and communication skills and be service oriented in his/her approach to visitors, students, faculty and staff. Must be organized, a quick learner and have the ability to multitask and prioritize in times of peak work load. Must have effective decision making and critical thinking skills. Ability to take the initiative and show dependability in follow-through.

For additional details and to apply, please click here.


Campus Minister (American University)

Posted: April 12, 2017

The mission of the Catholic Archdiocese of Washington is to spread the light of the Gospel of Jesus Christ to the world. In the faithful pursuit of this mission, the archdiocese is seeking a Campus Minister at American University.
In collaboration with the Chaplain, the Campus Minister 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
Requirements 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 is a full time position. Evening and weekend work are regularly required.

To apply, please click here.


Coordinator, Hispanic Pastoral Formation and Catechesis (Archdiocese of Baltimore)

Posted: April 12, 2017

We are actively seeking candidates for the role of Coordinator, Hispanic Pastoral Formation and Catechesis. In this role, you will be responsible for developing ongoing faith and ministry formation opportunities that meet the needs of the Spanish-speaking members of the Archdiocese of Baltimore. As a part of the Evangelization team, you will assist in building missionary disciples, and promote the ongoing formation of those in the parishes involved in religious education, youth and young adult ministry and adult formation. As a missionary disciple yourself, you will need to be grounded in and actively share the proclamations of the Gospel in support of the Church's mission.

You are a great candidate if you:
• have a Master’s degree in Church Administration, Theology, Education Administration or a closely related field or an equivalency gained through a combination of education and experience
• have a deep knowledge of the Hispanic community and want to be active in the evangelization of the community
• are fluent in Spanish and English
• possess a mastery of Microsoft Office
• have a good understanding of digital and social media

If you believe that you possess the skills, talent, and aptitude to be a part of this vital ministry, come join our team! In addition to our many benefits like health and vacation, we offer a welcoming environment where Christ is central in all that we do!

We are the Archdiocese of Baltimore - Impacting lives for Christ every day.
To apply for this position, please email your resume to:  john.romanowsky@archbalt.org


Associate Director for Social and Economic Justice, Maryland Catholic Conference (Annapolis, MD)

Posted: April 10, 2017

The Maryland Catholic Conference, which represents the public policy positions of the Church in Maryland, is seeking an Associate Director for Social and Economic Justice to join a close-knit, dedicated team with a passion for working toward the common good on behalf of the vulnerable in our society.   The Associate Director will oversee state-level legislative advocacy efforts addressing public policy issues including poverty, employment, immigration and healthcare. Minimum requirements: Commitment to the Church and knowledge of Church teaching; Bachelor’s degree and at least three to five years’ experience in government relations, advocacy organizing, social justice policy or related field; excellent skills in writing, public speaking, and interpersonal relations; proficiency in Microsoft Office.  Please send cover letter and resume by April 28 to mgathagan@mdcatholic.org or MCC Associate Director, 10 Francis Street, Annapolis, MD 21401.


Assistant Professor of Theology, Ave Maria University

Posted: April 10, 2017

The Department of Theology invites applications for Assistant Professor in the areaof moral or systematic theology to begin Fall 2017. The successful candidate will demonstrate both speculative engagement with the truth of the Catholic faith and a knowledge of the philosophical resources theologians draw upon in relating the truth of faith to human reason. Ph.D. or S.T.D. required at time of appointment. Adherence to the teachings of the Catholic Church and willingness to apply for the Mandatum are required. Candidates should possess a record of pedagogical and scholarly excellence. The position typically includes teaching core classes in theology as well as more advanced courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Applicants should send a CV, a statement relating the University's Catholic mission as expressed in Ex Corde Ecclesiae to their philosophy of teaching, and three letters of reference to graduatetheology@avemaria.edu AND hr@avemaria.edu.

Search Committee, Ave Maria University, 5050 Ave Maria Blvd., Ave Maria FL 34142-9550. 

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Position is subject to final administrative approval.


Vice President and Director of Statistical Research, Charlotte Lozier Institute (Washington, DC)

Posted: April 4, 2017

The Vice President and Director of Statistical Research will develop and oversee an entire branch of the Institute’s work. This position presents an exciting opportunity to form and lead a team of statistical associates who respond to the array of policy questions in debates over life issues. The position involves writing and editing, testimony before public bodies, planning and executing studies, and responding to questions raised in bioethics, reproductive rights, public budgeting, and demography.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES • Design and carry out research studies to analyze various subjects relevant to the sanctity of human life. • Review and critique professional journal articles, popular writing, polling and other literature. • Provide guidance on design of CLI data collection and data archives. • Identify and recruit pro-life experts in statistical analysis as CLI associate scholars, commission work related to key issues involving the sanctity of human life. • Interpret statistical results for media and policy makers, especially with regards to data needs for federal and state programs. • Communicate results clearly in oral, written, and graphical modes for a range of audiences.

EDUCATION AND SKILLS REQUIRED
• Ph.D. in statistics, economics, sociology or related fields;
• 5+ years of experience in a full-time corporate or academic setting working with public-policy or public-health-relevant data collection and analysis;
• Demonstrated record in conceiving, guiding, reviewing and publishing studies and commentaries, especially in health policy, demographics and government programs;
• Ability to travel and to communicate with public and professional audiences on occasion;
• Ability to manage a team of scholars working on various projects with different deadlines;
• Writing, editing, and other communication skills commensurate with experience level.


Associate Director, Young Adult and College Campus Ministry (Archdiocese of Indianapolis)

Posted: March 30, 2017

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Indianapolis is seeking a full-time Associate Director of Young Adult and College Campus Ministry to assist the Director with essential leadership duties for outreach to 18 to 35 year old individuals in central and southern Indiana. The Associate Director has an integral role in the day-to-day operations of the ministry, but also has the authority to help create and implement the vision and programs that serve young adults in our parishes, 12 colleges and universities, and young adult programs throughout the archdiocese. Special attention is given to the many marketing and communications efforts of the ministry, including the website, newsletter, brochures, social media, e-mail communications, videos and the Indy Catholic blog.

Applicants must be professed and practicing Catholics with at least two years of previous experience in Catholic ministry and a thorough understanding of and passion for the teachings of the Church. Well-developed verbal and written communications skills, organizational ability, skill in working with and leading a diverse group of people, leadership ability, sensitivity and empathy are all essential.

Please e-mail cover letter, resume, and list of references, in confidence, to:
Ed Isakson
Director, Human Resources
Archdiocese of Indianapolis
1400 N. Meridian St.
Indianapolis, IN 46202
E-mail: eisakson@archindy.org


Theology of the Body Program Coordinator (Cincinnati, OH)

Posted: March 29, 2017

Ruah Woods, located in Cincinnati, OH, seeks a Theology of the Body Program Coordinator to oversees, direct and manage the delivery of TOB Adult & Youth Programming. Hours are flexible.

DOES THIS SOUND LIKE YOU?
Bachelor’s Degree in Youth Ministry, Catechetics or Theology
Excitement to evangelize and disciple teens
Thorough knowledge of TOB
Practicing Catholic, faithful to the Magisterium
Ability to manage people and projects, directing the work of others
Ability to develop, train and sustain relationships with volunteers
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, excellent presentation skills
Organized, project management skills

JOB DESCRIPTION
Annually updates/maintains website with program schedule provided by Executive Director.

Promotes programming in collaboration with Marketing assistance, originates and executes plans to promote, market and advertise all Ruah Wood programs and services using social media, email blasts, website, radio interviews and whatever other means that are deemed necessary and effective.

Oversees, manages and directs Adult TOB Programming
In collaboration with Executive Director, solicits and schedules qualified volunteer facilitators. Confirms with class facilitator date/time/place of class, ensures proper space is reserved; functions as Ruah Woods contact for outside facilitators answering questions and informing them of pertinent information.

Coordinates with NEC Administrative Support Coordinator and ensures all materials are organized and available for participants on first night of class, ensures classroom is setup and AV equipment operational.

Oversees, manages and directs Youth TOB Programming

For more details and to apply, please click here.


Parish Director of Religious Education (Fulton, MD)

Posted: March 22, 2017

The Director of Religious Education will serve as a parish catechetical leader advancing this central mission of the Church. "Catechesis is a responsibility of the entire Christian community."(GDC 220) It is the role of the parish catechetical leader to be an animator of faith in these communities.

Position Summary:
Maintain responsibility for the advocacy, development, coordination, and promotion, and publicity of a comprehensive plan for elementary faith formation, sacramental preparation, family formation, and life-long faith formation through adult and RCIA programming in collaboration with the Pastor, staff, and parishioners. Ensure that prayer, service, and outreach are incorporated effectively into each program. Respond effectively to participants' formation experiences; maintain and exercise sensitivity to various personal and family circumstances.

For additional details and to apply, please click here.


Associate Director for Youth and Young Adult Ministry (Diocese of Sacramento)

Posted: March 22, 2017

The Diocese of Sacramento seeks an innovative, creative, enthusiastic, bridge-builder to form, support, and partner with youth and young adult ministry coordinators to make disciples of Jesus. The Associate Director is tasked with leading a team of Regional Coordinators to create, direct, and maintain ministry to youth (junior high and high school) and young adults (women and men, married and single, in college and in their twenties and thirties) within the diocese, and serve the parishes of the Diocese in the outreach and evangelization to, and pastoral care and faith formation of youth and young adults. Job responsibilities includes supervision of paid professional team, regional and diocesan-wide events and trainings, consulting with parish staffs, and close collaboration with the Campus Ministry, Pastoral Hispana and Vocations offices. The Associate Director supervises a team of two Regional Coordinators. Ideal candidate will also have at least a Bachelor's Degree with formal training in ministry, pastoral ministry and/or catechesis (Master's Degree preferred), 5 years' experience as a leader in a parish context, a good understanding of Pastoral Juvenil Hispana and Hispanic Movements, experience supervising professional staff and experience in ministry with youth, college students, single adults, and young married couples, the ability to work nights and weekends, and a good understanding of the church in California. A bilingual candidate (English and Spanish) is preferred, but not required. This is a full time, salaried exempt position with benefits.

To apply, email a cover letter and resume to personnel@scd.org.


Coordinator of Campus and Young Adult Ministry (Archdiocese of Washington)

Posted: March 22, 2017

The Coordinator of Campus and Young Adult Ministry will support chaplains and pastors to fulfill their mission to evangelize young adults across the Archdiocese. The Coordinator will work to increase the evangelizing capacity of current college, parish, and regional young adult ministries, develop expanded outreach to graduate and community college students, provide ongoing leadership development for campus, regional, and parish young adult leaders, and assist with Archdiocesan young adult events.

Duties and Responsibilities
• Consult with pastors, chaplains, and their staffs on campus and young adult ministries
• Serve as the liaison for collaboration, resource development, leadership training, and alumni outreach with the six Archdiocesan college campus ministry staffs
• Mentor and train parish and regional young adult leaders
• Promote the expansion of young adult ministries across the Archdiocese of Washington including: developing Community College campus ministry leadership teams, and recruiting and training parish and regional young adult ministry leaders
• Develop resources and coordinate initiatives for young adult small groups and retreats at parishes and on campuses
• Design, promote and execute regional and Archdiocesan young adult events including Theology on Tap, 7 Church Walk, YA retreats, stateside World Youth Day events, College Campus Ministry Retreat, etc.
• Collaborate with various offices on emerging young adult initiatives including the Office of Family Life, Office of Vocations, Evangelization, etc.
• Work closely with the Office of Cultural Diversity and promote best practices for multicultural campus and young adult ministry, including working with existing Hispanic programming and leadership
• Manage the digital relationship outreach of the Office of Young Adult Ministry and support campus ministries through designing and managing email and social media content.

For additional details and to apply, please click here.


Director, Office of Worship (Diocese of Grand Rapids)

Posted: March 20, 2017

The Diocese of Grand Rapids is seeking a full-time Director of the Office for Worship who is dedicated to promoting and supporting liturgical life throughout the diocese. 

The director will work closely with the Director of Music and Cathedral staff to plan and coordinate diocesan liturgies as well as train and assist with the ongoing development of parish professionals and volunteer liturgical ministers.  The director also serves as ex-officio chairperson of the Church Art and Architecture Commission and reviews the diocesan Sacramental Policies and Guidelines Handbook and makes recommendations for updating.

Candidates must possess an advanced degree in liturgy (preferred) or related field with specialization in liturgical studies, liturgy and music or equivalent and be a practicing member of the Roman Catholic church supporting the philosophy, values, doctrine and mission of the Catholic Church in the Diocese of Grand Rapids.  Must have familiarity with liturgical resources including ritual books of Roman Rite, episcopal ceremonial and contemporary liturgical law and practice. 

Applicants should submit a resume, cover letter and salary requirements to:
Human Resources
Diocese of Grand Rapids
360 Division Ave
Grand Rapids, MI  49503
Or
dogrhr@DioceseOfGrandRapids.org


Youth and Young Adult Ministry Coordinator (Diocese of Baker, OR)

Posted: March 13, 2017

This role provides a rare opportunity for a person who is committed to the totality of the New Evangelization and is looking to serve in an expansive and dynamic role.

The Youth and Ministry Coordinator is an integral and collaborative role within the Office of Evangelization and Catechesis team. Working in alignment with the Bishop's vision and the mission of the Office of Evangelization and Catechesis, this role has both ministry and administrative responsibilities.

Due to the nature of the Diocese of Baker (largely rural with few full-time parish staff exclusive to youth ministry), this position is not exclusive to youth ministry. In the Diocese of Baker, all chancery staff "wears many hats."

Under the direction of the Director, ministry responsibilities include developing, communicating and implementing diocesan initiatives for youth ministry (middle and high school), young adult evangelization and catechesis, and family centered sacramental preparation.

Administrative responsibilities include scheduling, communicating and logistics for all Office of Evangelization and Catechesis events, editor of a monthly eNewsletter highlighting diocesan ministry initiatives, maintenance of existing online (web) pages, development and promotion of new online media tools in collaboration with the ministry team.

This position requires travel (averaging 25%) to parishes and schools throughout the diocese to meet with staff and volunteers. This role also serves as a member of a training team for various ministry leadership and catechetical workshops. Proficient bi-lingual (Spanish and English) written and oral skills are preferred, but we will consider all qualified candidates.

For further information and to apply, please click here.


Campus Minister (St. Joseph's University)

Posted: March 13, 2017

The Campus Minister will provide pastoral ministry to the Saint Joseph's University community with a particular focus on undergraduate students. This individual will serve as a member of the Campus Ministry team to offer programs which are consistent with the Catholic and Jesuit identity of the university and which are designed to assist students in their growth toward a faith that does justice.

Duties and Responsibilities:

* Through individual conversation, group formation, and scheduled programs:
- Assist students in the exploration, development, and appropriation of their faith
- Provide experiences which foster personal development in a holistic manner
- Promote experiences of authentic Christian community on campus
- Foster the development of a mature Christian conscience
- Educate students in principles of justice grounded in Catholic social teaching
- Provide opportunities for the development of future leaders in the Church and society
- Offer opportunities for the exploration of Ignatian Spirituality
* As assigned by the Director of Campus Ministry, oversee, develop, promote, and facilitate programs and events which may include:
- Community service opportunities
- Domestic or international immersion programs
- Christian Life Communities (Koinonia)
- Retreats
- Liturgies and liturgical ministry formation
- Social justice education and advocacy programs
- Spiritual direction/companionship and pastoral conversation
- Faith formation and sacramental preparation programs
- Alumni outreach
- Ministry to particular populations: athletes, fraternities/sororities, first year students, etc.
- Prayer services, reflection and educational events, community meals
- Occasional emergency pastoral response
- Other related ministry programs, recruitment, and outreach
* Program responsibilities include reservation of locations, communication with internal or external partners/vendors, event planning, advertising/promoting, selecting and training of student teams, follow-up events, and evaluation.
* Collaborate as an active member of the Campus Ministry team, including regular participation in staff meetings and planning/reflection days and assistance as needed with other Campus Ministry activities
* Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Campus Ministry

For a full job description and to apply, please click here.


Director of Campus Ministry (Western Washington University)

Posted: March 13, 2017

A new position as Director of Campus Ministry has opened at Newman Catholic Campus Ministry on the campus of Western Washington University in Bellingham, WA. The ideal candidate should have the following qualifications:

• A practicing and faithful Catholic in good standing who loves Christ and sees evangelization of campus as an essential ministry.
• Baccalaureate degree or equivalent experience along with significant experience in campus ministry and fundraising.
• Three years' demonstrated success in managing a fund development program for a non-profit or faith-based organization.
• Thorough knowledge of the Catholic faith.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Ability to organize and prioritize tasks and to lead and motivate others, especially volunteers.
• Personal maturity and thoroughness in planning and implementing work, including goals, budget, timetables, and action steps to achieve objectives.
• Ability to work effectively with the Chaplain, other staff members, campus representatives, and volunteers.

Please submit cover letter, resume, and references to melissa.johnson@shbham.org.


Associate Director of Catechetics and Youth Ministry (Diocese of Kalamazoo, MI)

Posted: March 13, 2017

The Diocese of Kalamazoo is hiring an Associate Director of Catechetics and Youth Ministry for the Secretariat of Catholic Education and New Evangelization. Successful candidates will be an intentional disciple of Jesus, a Catholic in good standing, have at least a Bachelor’s degree in Theology, Education or related fields, three years experience in parish or diocesan work, and proven leadership qualities. The Associate Director guides the vision for discipleship formation through the work of Catechesis and Youth Ministry. They will oversee the implementation of diocesan curriculum and policies as they relate to parish religious education and youth ministry, develop and implement a plan to integrate youth ministry into every parish in the diocesan community, work closely with Catholic Schools on theology and Catholic Identity, and assist with new evangelization efforts in the diocese. Click here for detailed job description.. To apply send cover letter, resume, letter from pastor on parish letterhead, salary requirements and list of three professional references to Margaret Erich, Superintendent/Executive Director for Secretariat of Catholic Education and New Evangelization by March 24, 2017. merich@diokzoo.org or 215 N Westnedge Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49007


 

Coordinator of Formation and Resources for Youth Ministry (Diocese of Arlington)

Posted: February 16, 2017

The Catholic Diocese of Arlington Office of Youth Ministry is seeking a Coordinator of Formation and Resources to assist with all aspects of training parish Coordinators of Youth Ministry and developing resources to support them.

Position Requirements

The successful candidate will have a solid understanding of youth ministry principles, the teachings of the Catholic Church, program management and project planning skills, ability to multitask, sound communication skills, both in person and in writing.

A Masters degree in theology or a related field is preferred; a certification in youth ministry from an accredited program; and three to five years parish youth ministry experience, preferably in a culturally diverse environment.

To Apply
Candidates interested in joining this dynamic, faith-filled organization are invited to send their letter of interest, resume and salary requirements to hr@arlingtondiocese.org, with the title Coordinator of Formation and Resources in the subject line.

The Diocese offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, including 403(b) and pension.


Director of Evangelization and Catechesis (Archdiocese of Omaha)

Posted: February 16, 2017

POSITION SUMMARY
The Director of Evangelization and Catechesis assists the Archbishop in advancing the vision of "One Church: encountering Jesus, equipping disciples, and living mercy." The incumbent's primary focus will be on encountering Jesus and equipping disciples. The incumbent will proactively work with pastors, parish directors of religious education and formation, as well as other parish leaders to unify and support the fulfillment of this vision. The incumbent will direct all the resources of the office in developing and communicating ministries to facilitate the encounter with Jesus and prepare disciples to share their faith lives with others and invite others into a relationship with Jesus.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
New Evangelization
• Work out in the field with parishes to educate, promote, model, and teach the New Evangelization as presented in Pope Francis' Joy of the Gospel, the 1997 General Directory for Catechesis (GDC) and in the 2005 National Directory for Catechesis (NDC) and articulation of the Archdiocesan Pastoral Vision: "One Church: encountering Jesus, equipping disciples, living mercy."
• Work in collaboration with the Archdiocesan team focused on encountering Jesus and equipping disciples to prioritize and develop initiatives to implement the New Evangelization strategies throughout the archdiocese.
• Educate and promote the pastoral vision to parishes and pastors to lead to understanding the vision and priority of evangelization.
• Plan and provide formation for parish leadership through individual meetings with pastors, training workshops, and conferences focused on the New Evangelization and recommendations for deliberate implementation within the life of the parish.
• Maintain the highest level of expertise and knowledge in evangelization issues, as well as Catholic moral and social teaching.
Unity
• Implement the Archdiocesan pastoral vision in offerings and resources.
• Initiate ongoing communication and support between the office and parish leaders.
• Seek and build relational networks that will unify and support evangelization initiatives in parishes, apostolates, and other Archdiocesan offices.
• Maximize opportunities to collaborate with other Curia departments in the areas of evangelization and formation in discipleship.

Leadership
• Serve as a member of archdiocesan committees that are integral to evangelization and faith formation.
• Develop a long-range plan and vision for lifelong faith formation in the archdiocese through ongoing evaluation of current programs and in consultation with the Archbishop, clergy, and staff.
• Oversee the planning, development, implementation, and evaluation of lifelong faith formation programs.
• Manage the office staff, maintaining a collaborative work environment to support office projects and operations.
• Provide developmental opportunities for the staff to enhance their job performance, job skills, faith formation, and theological knowledge.
Faith Formation
• Provide support and guidelines for sacramental formation, especially first Reconciliation, first Holy Communion, and Confirmation, as well as the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA).
• Consult pastors and catechetical staff on the training of staff, reviewing of materials, and designing of catechetical programs.
• Provide assistance and resources for adult faith formation, homeschooling, and intergenerational catechesis.
• Assist in developing a program for the formation of lay leaders, supporting Archdiocesan Pastoral Vision.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
• Knowledge of the "new evangelization" as set forth in the 1997 General Directory for Catechesis (GDC) and in the 2005 National Directory for Catechesis (NDC).
• Knowledge of the process of making disciples and how to promote the "new evangelization."
• Knowledge of the Church documents on evangelization and catechesis, and the ability to implement the Joy of the Gospel, the GDC and the NDC.
• Demonstrated leadership skills with the ability to inspire others to carry out the mission and ministry of evangelization in a pastoral manner.
• Demonstrated supervisory and managerial skills, capable of overseeing multiple programs simultaneously, and prioritizing activity.
• Has a passion for evangelization and helping others to know, love, and serve God.
• Sets an example of integrity, accountability, productivity, and teamwork.
• Ability to adapt and apply knowledge and skills to a variety of parish situations that may occur.
• Ability to articulate the difference between initial proclamation and catechesis.
• Ability to address key contemporary moral and social issues with a pastoral approach, centered in Church teaching.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
• Active, practicing Roman Catholic in full communion with the Catholic Church, with a demonstrated commitment to the mission of the Church and full assent to all magisterial teaching.
• Master's Degree in theology, religious education, pastoral ministry, or related field is required; S.T.L., S.T.D., or Ph.D. preferred.
• Minimum of 5 years of experience in a leadership position of a parish, diocesan office, or approved Catholic apostolate in a catechetical role is required.

APPLY AT: www.archomaha.org/careers


Director, Center of Family Life Formation (Archdiocese of Omaha)

Posted: February 16, 2017

POSITION SUMMARY
The Director provides leadership, coordination, and administration of the Archdiocesan Center for Family Life Formation, which also encompasses direction of FOCCUS Inc., USA. The incumbent is responsible for promoting pastoral care of the family on related topics such as marriage preparation and enrichment, natural family planning, parenting, family ministry, formerly-married ministry, the aging process, illness, respect for the dying, end of life issues, and healing from loss, in context of the Archdiocesan Pastoral Vision: "One Church: encountering Jesus, equipping disciples, living mercy."

The incumbent works collaboratively with all other related archdiocesan offices, institutions, and parishes in promoting authentically Catholic family life. The goal is to form parish and Archdiocesan leaders according to the Archdiocesan Pastoral Vision so that family life is strengthened in accord with the three Archdiocesan pastoral priorities.

The incumbent will assess the current state of FOCCUS products, considering financial, product life-cycle, end-user data, user trends, marketing and communications to develop a strategy for FOCCUS within the Archdiocese.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Management
• Provide leadership, education, and management direction for all staff assigned to the department.
• Oversee formation efforts, ensuring they are properly equipped, resourced, and led.
• Provide professional development and leadership to staff, including volunteers.
• Delegate responsibility and authority to appropriate staff.
• Ensure alignment of activities to the teachings of the Catholic Church and the mission of the archdiocese.
• Outline budget needs and adhere to approved budget in realizing goals and objectives.
• Collaborate with Archdiocesan Offices, peers, parishes, and pastoral leadership in developing the goals and strategies of the department.
Program Development
• Develop, implement, and evaluate programs for the following areas of parish ministry: respect life advocacy, family ministry marriage preparation and enrichment, formerly-married ministry (divorced and widowed), family ministry, natural family planning, parenting, the aging process, illness, end of life issues, and healing from loss, Courage/EnCourage.
• Identify critical issues and needs of the Catholic community and address them through appropriate resources.
• Work with other archdiocesan offices to plan, organize, and promote various marriage and family events held throughout the archdiocese.
• Establish and implement consistent marriage preparation guidelines for the archdiocese, ensuring that the programs are consistent with the teachings of the Catholic Church and meet the current needs of families.
• Collaborate with the Latino Ministry Office, Black Catholic Apostolate, and the Office of Evangelization & Catechesis in scheduling programs for the sake of cultural inclusivity, avoiding duplication of programs, and to maximize publicity for programs.
• Incorporate the needs and perspectives of different ethnic groups and those with disabilities in all programming.
Ministry
• Act as archdiocesan liaison to clergy, parish staff, and parish volunteers in all areas regarding marriage and family life.
• Promote the Catholic pro-life vision as that holding life as sacred from conception to death.
• Work in cooperation with FOCCUS to facilitate marriage preparation throughout the archdiocese by recruiting, training, and providing formation and support to those involved.
• Collaborate with Catholic Charities, Church agencies, and other professional agencies for referrals regarding marriage and family therapy for bereavement or critical life situations.
• Support ministry of Courage/EnCourage.
• Display genuine interest and care for all people of the archdiocese by honoring the cultural context and personality distinctions.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
• Understanding of and ability to implement church documents related to marriage and family ministry; particularly as they relate to the Church's commitment to building a culture of life and recognizing the sacredness of life from conception until natural death.
• Knowledge and skills to do research, writing, and prepare formational materials and programs; ability to organize, conduct, and evaluate formation programs.
• Knowledge of business and management principles involved in product management, strategic planning and coordination of people and resources.
• Demonstrated leadership and organizational ability, skills and desire for collaboration, together with ability to take initiative and work independently.
• Demonstrated skills in team ministry, collaboration, conflict management, and confidentiality.
• Ability to articulate Church teaching, advise on pastoral needs and program response, and help develop a vision for family ministry for the archdiocese.
• Ability to create, plan, implement, and evaluate apostolate and/or ministry offerings.
• Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from a variety of groups.
• Ability to communicate effectively and work collaboratively.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
• Active, practicing Roman Catholic in full communion with the Catholic Church, with a demonstrated commitment to the mission of the Church and full assent to all magisterial teaching.
• Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in Theology, Religious Studies, or related field is required.
• Master's Degree or equivalent in Theology, Religious Studies, or related field is preferred.
• Minimum 4 years' of related experience in marriage and family ministries with program development experience is required.

APPLY AT: www.archomaha.org/careers


Event and Volunteer Coordinator for Young Adult Ministry (Archdiocese of Indianapolis)

Posted: February 16, 2017

The Office of Young Adult and College Campus Ministry (YACCM) of the Archdiocese of Indianapolis is looking to hire a dynamic, faithful, mission-oriented Catholic to join us in our mission to reach and evangelize the young Church (ages 18-35) in the archdiocese. The Event and Volunteer Coordinator will play a vital role in the ever-growing mission of YACCM.  This position will serve the office by overseeing all details of major programs and events in the archdiocesan young adult community.  This position will also serve the vital roles of helping to shape the mission of the office in cooperation with the Director and Associate Director and impacting young adult faith formation in the archdiocese.

Applicants should be professed and practicing Roman Catholics who have well-developed verbal and written communications skills and a creative and relevant understanding of communicating the Gospel to the young Church. The ability to organize, prioritize and utilize effective time management techniques and the ability to work with and lead a diverse group of people are essential. Excellent planning and organizational skills, attention to detail, and the ability to work in a team environment are also required. Sensitivity and empathy are integral to this ministry, as is the ability to understand and articulate the teachings of the Catholic Church in a manner that is engaging and compelling. Two or three years of professional or volunteer work in in Catholic ministry is expected.

Please e-mail cover letter, resume, and salary history, in confidence, to:
Ed Isakson
Director, Human Resources
Archdiocese of Indianapolis
1400 N. Meridian St.
Indianapolis, IN 46202
E-mail: eisakson@archindy.org


Secretary for Catholic Education (Archdiocese of Washington)

Posted: February 3, 2017

The Secretary for Catholic Education of the Archdiocese of Washington assists the Archbishop in his teaching ministry by providing leadership and oversight for all education efforts of the Archdiocese of Washington.

Duties & Responsibilities
• Assists the Archbishop in his teaching ministry by providing leadership and oversight for all educational efforts of the Archdiocese, including Catholic schools and children’s and adult religious education programs in parishes.
• Makes recommendations to the Archbishop, implements his decisions, and reports on ongoing efforts in the area of Catholic education and formation.
• Supervises the Superintendent of Catholic Schools, and the Director for Catechesis.
• Oversees major convocations and education events.
• Represents the Archbishop and serves as archdiocesan liaison on various school, consortium and foundation boards.
• Oversees efforts to ensure Catholic schools are accessible through regional school planning and, where appropriate, mergers and closures.
• Produces detailed proposals and reports on the progress of projects and new issues that arise along with recommendations to the Archbishop or Vicar for Administration each week.
• Collaborates closely with other archdiocesan executives on proposals, issues and plans to ensure collaboration and appropriate alignment of finance, communication, stewardship and pastoral ministry with all Catholic education matters.
• Works closely with the Vicar for Clergy and Pastors on issues and plans regarding Catholic education.
• Serves on the Archdiocesan Administrative Board.
• Ensures that proposals presented to the Archbishop follow appropriate consultation with stakeholders, are based on data, are the fruit of collaboration and include communication planning.
• Oversees special projects, which includes leading planning teams, delegating event planning work, making recommendations to the Archbishop, consulting on event plans with advisory bodies, ensuring effective event communication of a core message, ensuring all details are appropriately addressed by staff, and playing a significant role at the event.
• Strengthens the Catholic identity of both Catholic and non-Catholic employees through the Catholic Identity Initiative offered by the Archdiocese.
• Creates the budget for Secretary, but ensures the budgets for Catholic Schools Office and Office Catechesis are created on time and used appropriately, and evaluates the plans upon which the budget requests are made.
• Drafts responses to various letters sent to the Archbishop, including complaints, requests for approval of materials, etc.

For additional information and to apply, please click here.


Staff Assistant, Office of the General Secretary (USCCB)

Posted: February 3, 2017

The Staff Assistant provides office and clerical support services to the General Secretary and Associate General Secretaries as needed; and serves as back-up to the administrative staff in the Executive Office.  As such, the position requires a high degree of confidentiality and diplomacy and an ability to greet and temporarily host guests, sometimes including VIPs.  The Staff Assistant contributes to the Bishops’ strategic plan for the Conference.  Demonstrates willingness and ability to understand, respect and contribute to the USCCB mission and to fulfill job duties in accordance with its Catholic identity.

Requirements: H.S. diploma required; some college coursework preferred with Major Fields in Technology and Business helpful. A minimum of 1- 2 years of related work experience. Fluent in Spanish is a plus. Experience in Microsoft Office products and familiarity with SharePoint a plus. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Demonstrated attention to detail, proofreading ability and ability to multitask.  Knowledge of the Catholic Church hierarchy, protocol and basic doctrine recommended.

To apply please visit the USCCB career site.


Director of Family Life and Respect Life (Diocese of Corpus Christi)

Posted: February 3, 2017

The Director assists pastors, parishes and Catholic organizations in developing, coordinating and administering an effective and comprehensive, marriage, family life, and pro-life ministry; will direct and implement programs and formation to advance the pastoral mission of the Bishop of the Diocese of Corpus Christi in all areas related to family life.  In a collaborative manner, prepare and continually educate the people of the diocese to faithfully live the covenant vocation of marriage and family life; encourage couples in their role as a living sacrament; provide ongoing support to marriages and families throughout all stages of life; work with the divorced, separated and those who have lost their spouse; and nurture the call to holiness of family life and promote the dignity of human life at every stage

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work collaboratively with supervisor, Chancery offices, parishes and pastoral leadership for development and implementation of the Bishop’s pastoral plans
  • Recruit and form ministers for diocesan and parish programs
  • Motivate others in sharing the faith with renewed enthusiasm and new methods
  • Create and develop ongoing formation in live and online formats
  • Direct and oversee Natural Family Planning instruction and ongoing promotion in the diocese
  • Direct and oversee the Diocesan Marriage Preparation Program and Convalidation seminars
  • Evaluate and implement marriage and family life programs and resources, with special focus on remote marriage preparation and parenting
  • Develop programs to incorporate parents in the catechesis of their children
  • Execute large-scale events focused on pro-life causes, including annual Rally for Life and Advocacy Day
  • Serve as resource to facilitate divorce and bereavement support groups,  post-abortive healing ministry, and counseling referrals within the diocese
  • Promote and support other independent marriage and family life ministries within the diocese
  • Execute large-scale diocesan Marriage Enrichment events
  • Execute Bishop’s annual Jubilee Wedding Anniversary Mass
  • Act as liaison to the Texas Catholic Conference of Bishops on marriage and family life issues
  • Direct administrative support by mentoring, coaching and monitoring job performance
  • Maintain office budget and finances
  • All other duties as assigned

For further details and to apply, please click here.


Director of Youth Ministry (Archdiocese of Indianapolis)

Posted: January 17, 2017

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Indianapolis is seeking a full-time Director of Youth Ministry to begin employment July 2, 2017. The archdiocesan director of youth ministry 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 three years previous experience leading youth ministry in the parish and at the diocesan level.  Qualified candidates must have minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Theology or a related field.  Master’s degree is preferred.

To apply, please e-mail a cover letter, resume, and list of references, in confidence, to:
Ed Isakson
Director, Human Resources
1400 N. Meridian St.
Indianapolis, IN 46202
E-mail: eisakson@archindy.org


Coordinator of Sacramental Formation (Archdiocese of Baltimore)

Posted: January 17, 2017

The Archdiocese is actively seeking candidates for the role of Coordinator of Sacramental Formation.  In this Department of Evangelization role, you will serve as a primary resource regarding the liturgical and sacramental life of the Church. Working with the Director of Worship, you will foster the “missionary conversion” (Pope Francis, The Joy of the Gospel) of parish-based sacramental formation. Within this role, you will work with parishes to provide sacramental catechesis for Baptism, Confirmation, Eucharist, Reconciliation, and Anointing of the Sick. Lastly, you’ll be a much needed resource for parish leadership on the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults.

You are a great candidate if you:

  • possess a Master’s degree in sacramental theology or a related field
  • are a person with demonstrated fidelity to Catholic teaching and have a mature understanding of the Church’s sacramental teachings and theology
  • have a proven ability to implement sacramental formation programs and possess experience in and understanding of sacramental catechesis
  • have experience and understanding of the RCIA, including adaptations for children and other special circumstances
  • have at least three years of experience in sacramental and/or catechetical ministry


If you believe that you possess the skills, talent and aptitude to be a part of this vital ministry, come join our team! In addition to our many benefits such as health insurance and a flexible work schedule, we offer a welcoming environment where Christ is central in all that we do!

TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE SEND YOUR RESUME TO:  JOHN.ROMANOWSKY@ARCHBALT.ORG