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Associate Director, Catechesis and Faith Formation, Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph, MO

Posted: April 9, 2021

This position provides catechetical and discipleship leader training and mentoring services that equip parishes to evangelize/form parishioners and increase ministerial leadership capacity. 

Essential Duties

•Teach train-the-trainer sessions in content and methodology for catechists and catechetical leaders involved in children’s faith formation.
•Create discipleship group leaders through small-group discipleship processes who can also make future leaders.
•Provide mentorship to catechetical leaders empowering them to form and mentor other catechists and leaders.
•Adapt/redesign existing resources to fit appropriate cultural contexts.
•Partner with parish DREs and catechetical leaders to establish online networks and in-person communities enabling the sharing of knowledge, ideas, and resources.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

•Possess extensive knowledge of catechetical processes, discipleship processes, ecclesial documents, Sacred Scripture, and Catholic doctrine, as well as an enthusiastic love for the Church.
•Exhibit excellent teaching methods and train-the-trainer level proficiency in catechetical methodology and discipleship principles. Adept at addressing large group audiences in training, retreat, parish mission, and conference settings.
•Display strong verbal and/or written communication skills in both English and Spanish. Expertise in leading small groups. Facilitates group discussion through active listening, asking clarifying questions, and soliciting feedback. 
•Find solutions acceptable to diverse groups with conflicting interests and needs. See old problems in new ways and has novel approaches to solving those problems. Adapt to changing work responsibilities and cultural environments.
•Champion innovative change and remove obstacles to support change. Think in terms of desired outcomes and long-term goals. 

Requirements
• Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Catholic Theology or Catechetic.
• Three years parish experience as catechetical leader.
• MS Office: Intermediate skills or higher.
• Practicing Catholic in good standing.
• Fluency in written and spoken Spanish, as well as English (both verbal and cultural competency).

Preferred:

• Master’s Degree in Catholic Theology or Catechetic.
• Diocesan experience or 5+ years of parish experience as catechetical leader.

The Diocese offers a comprehensive benefits program, including medical, dental and vision plans, STD/LTD fully paid by the employer, retirement plans including a 403b plan and a defined benefit pension plan. Paid time off includes generous paid Holidays, Vacation and Sick leaves.

Note: All Diocesan employees are required to consent to a background check, and sign and acknowledge the Ethics and Integrity in Ministry Code of Conduct prior to hire. Completion of Protecting God’s Children training is required within 30 days of hire.

To apply, please click here.


Associate Director, Foster Care, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (Washington, DC)

Posted: April 9, 2021

The Associate Director Foster Care leads coordination and supervision of MRS programs for unaccompanied migrating and refugee children in the U.S., including oversight of a national network of care providers.  Provides vision and leadership regarding MRS support of unaccompanied migrating and refugee children and ensures MRS interest in these children are effectively represented and advocated. Acts as liaison with federal government, local agency directors, and other stakeholders regarding cases referred to USCCB/MRS and services provided by the national network. Manages the external monitoring, evaluation and quality assurance of sub-recipients of the Children’s Services Safe Passages I Residential Services program. Assists in the management of the Children’s Services grants and provides direct supervision to ten (10) staff members located in Washington, DC.  This position also supports the Bishops’ strategic plan for the Conference and demonstrates shared qualities of effectiveness in all work interactions and demonstrates a willingness and ability to understand, respect and contribute to the USCCB mission and to fulfill job duties in accordance with its Catholic identity
Graduate Degree and post-graduate professional experience required Major Field/Specialty: Social Work, Psychology, Child Welfare, Social Service Administration.
Other Specialized Training: (i.e. word processing, personal computer, knowledge of Catholic Church, etc.)
• Program administration, monitoring and evaluation
• Program management, supervision, personnel management
• Program budgeting
• Knowledge of foster care regulations and licensing requirements
• Data analysis and social services research
• Knowledge of professional child welfare standards, child protective services, mental health
• Experience with child placements
• Knowledge of family dynamics and strengths-based practice approach
• Professional review of children’s programs
• Knowledge of project management tools and approaches
• Delivery of technical assistance and training
• Knowledge of immigration law and juvenile justice issues
• Knowledge of child migration issues
• Familiarity with the structure of Catholic and other social services
• Competence with MS office and database management
• Excellent written and verbal language skills required
• Knowledge and understanding of Catholic Church structure and teaching

Minimum of five years, including at least 1 year in a supervisory role
                                      For further details click on the link:
                                 https://www.usccb.org/careers
 


Resident Live-in Manager, Northwest Center Maternity Home (Washington, DC)

Posted: March 31, 2021

The Northwest Center’s Maternity Home in Washington, DC is seeking a female live-in staff to provide evening support for 3-4 pregnant women and their children. The Northwest Center is a transitional home located in Adams Morgan.

The position requires a professional with a pro-life commitment, ability to live together in community, excellent communication skills, and ability to maintain boundaries.

This is a part-time position; salary includes room, parking space and monthly stipend.

If interested,  please send cover letter and resume to Susan Gallucci at susan@northwestcenter.net


Director of Faith Formation (Diocese of Owensboro, KY)

Posted: March 30, 2021

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 and Adult Faith Formation, in a parish setting required.
• Practicing Catholic in good standing fully committed to the Mission of the Catholic Church.
• Works with, serves and supports Parish Catechetical Leaders.
• Reports to the Office of Evangelization.
• Manages Catechist and School Teacher certification process.
• Resources and supports parishes with faith formation programs, tools and training.
• 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.
• Works collaboratively with other Diocesan Offices and values overall evangelization and discipleship efforts of the diocese and the vision of Living as Missionary Disciples by the USCCB.
• Excellent English oral and written communication skills and presentation skills, Bi-lingual in Spanish a plus.
• 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
Contact Details
The Diocese of Owensboro is an equal opportunity employer that provides a wide range of benefits. All interested applicants may submit a resume and cover letter to:
Email:Diocese.hr@pastoral.org


Director of Evangelization and Catechesis (Diocese of Forth Worth, TX)

Posted: March 30, 2021

The Director position is responsible for setting the direction for and overseeing the work of the office.  In accordance with diocesan policies and procedures directly responsible for developing programs and servicing the evangelization and education/formation needs of the Diocese of Fort Worth’s parishes.
Principal Accountabilities:
• Work with the Diocesan Bishop and his Leadership team in the formation and implementation of strategy, planning, and organizational development to support the Diocesan mission and priorities.
• Serve as a liaison and “sounding board” for the Bishop, Parishes and Curia offices through regular communication and engagement.
• Leads the efforts to recruit representatives from curia, parish, pastor and school organizations which will construct a strategic vision for the Diocese of Fort Worth.
• Plays a strategic role in developing and implementing the Hispanic Ministry programs.
• Support Pastoral effectiveness and success in the pursuit of evangelization, catholic identity and stewardship in parish ministry and development especially through pastoral councils, development of lay personnel and parish planning resources.
• Work with the Curia offices to organize workshops, and training programs and seminars, for Parish Business Managers, new Pastors, Safe Environment Coordinators and others as deemed appropriate.
• Manages a team of up to 15 employees who are responsible for supporting the goals and directives the Director of Evangelization and Catechesis has developed, with approval from Diocesan senior leadership.
• Develops and manages the annual department budget.
Essential Requirements:
• Has acquired knowledge and skill sets in the following areas of the Catholic Church:
• Evangelization
• Adult Faith Formation
• RCIA – Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults
• Adult Confirmation
• Parish Catechetical Leaders (PCLs) and Catechist Formation
• The incumbent must be a practicing Catholic who embraces Catholic teaching and values as essential to fulfilling the Church’s mission of evangelization and the strengthening of discipleship.
• Willingness and aptitude to assimilate the unique character of the Diocese of Fort Worth’s community and the vision of the Bishop.
• Excellent written and oral communications skills. Comfortable and prepared in fielding questions from a variety of places within the Diocese of Fort Worth and outside as well.
• Keen judgment and a propensity to forge collaborative and effective working relationships.
• Service-oriented.
• A strategic thinker.
• A broad and mature understanding of and commitment to the mission, philosophy and objectives of the Catholic Church.
Working Conditions and/or Physical Requirements:
• This position works in a typical office environment but is subject to stress due to the evolving and quickly expanding needs of the Diocese, tight deadlines and moderate workloads.
• Ability to sit and perform computer work for lengthy periods of time.
• Able to access and maintain centralized departmental files.  Involves extending arms and reaching files stored in multiple levels on shelves, climbing up a stepladder to access files.
• Significant amount of time regularly spent on the telephone providing customer service support and problem solving for both internal and external customers.
• Ability to accept work interruptions while still remaining focused on duties.
• Data entry via computer keyboard that requires repetitive and frequent hand and wrist movements.
• Ability to lift up to 35 pounds without assistance and up to 60 pounds with assistance.
Travel Requirements:
• Air travel may be required, but mainly by car.
Education and Experience Preferred:
• Master of Theology or related experience.
• Five-Seven years of professional experience with multiple responsibilities in leadership and planning positions at the parish and diocesan level.
• Is a practicing Catholic in good standing and is an active steward in a parish.
• Valid driver’s license.
Knowledge and Skills Preferred:
• Microsoft Office / Intermediate to advanced capabilities with a heavy emphasis in Excel, PowerPoint and Word.
• Demonstrated professional written and verbal communication skills.
• Demonstrated analytical, customer service skills and the ability to multi-task.
• Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred.
• Strong technological and social media capability including but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, Flocknote, etc.
Please click here for more information.


Assistant Superintendent, Elementary Curriculum and Instruction (Archdiocese of Indianapolis)

Posted: March 29, 2021

The Office of Catholic Schools of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Indianapolis is seeking a full-time Assistant Superintendent to serve as a resource to administrators, teachers, staff, students, and families in the areas of curricular support, instructional best practices and student assessment.  The duties of this position also include serving as a member of the Archdiocesan Schools Team as well as the liaison to the Indiana Department of Education. The Assistant Superintendent for Elementary Curriculum and Instruction is responsible for providing proactive leadership to ensure excellence in Catholic school education in support of the mission of the Office of Catholic Schools for the Archdiocese of Indianapolis.

The position requires a master’s degree in education, and at least five years of educational leadership experience, preferably in Catholic education.  Applicants should be professed and practicing Roman Catholics with a deep commitment to Catholic education.  Candidates should also have experience in development and/or marketing efforts and be proponents and role models of lifelong learning. Preference may be given to individuals who are bi-lingual and bi-cultural.

Application are due by April 15, 2021

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 46206
E-mail: eisakson@archindy.org


Director of Faith Formation, St. John Neumann Parish (Gaithersburg, MD)

Posted: March 2, 2021

The mission of the Catholic Church of Washington is to spread the light of the Gospel of Jesus Christ to the world. In the faithful pursuit of this mission, St. John Neumann, a vibrant, multicultural parish in Gaithersburg Maryland, is seeking an evangelizing Catholic who knows, loves and lives the teachings of the Catholic Church to serve as the Director of Faith Formation.  The Director of Faith Formation will report directly to the Pastor and oversee will oversee all aspects of faith formation at the parish: RCIA, adult faith formation, children’s faith formation, Baptism and Marriage preparation.
Duties & Responsibilities
• Oversee all aspects of Faith Formation including RCIA, Adult Faith Formation, Children’s Faith Formation, Baptism and Marriage preparation.
• Implement a variety of programs for 275+ children in religious education.
• Provide formation opportunities for adults.
• Oversee Catechumenal and sacramental preparation.
• Identify, coordinate and mentor catechists.
• Coordinate the Sacramental program.
• Supervises other religious education personnel.
• Recruits and trains volunteers.
• Evaluate program curricula and acts as parish resource person in methods and some areas of   Theology             
• Responsible for developing a budget for Religious Education Program
• Performs related duties as assigned by supervisor
• Maintains compliance with all company policies and procedures

Qualifications
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
• Must be a practicing Catholic with a love for the faith
• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• Able to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
• Must be highly organized with excellent planning skills.
• Ability to work independently and carry out assignments to completion within parameters of instructions given, prescribed routines and standard accepted practices.
• Able to maintain a positive attitude.
• Able to work evenings and weekends.

Education and Experience
• Master’s degree in Religious Education or a similar major.
• Experience with database and records management.
• At least two years of parish experience as a catechetical leader
• Bilingual Spanish/English a plus
• Excellent Microsoft Office experience
• Experience with administrative functions (budgeting, scheduling, institutional relationships)

Work Environment
This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, printers and filing cabinets. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Physical Demands
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 role with required evening and weekend hours.

Please send resume and cover letter to Lisa Calla-Russ calla-russl@adw.org


Full-Time English Instructor, Donnelly College (Kansas City, Kansas)

Posted: March 25, 2021

Full-Time English Instructor
Location: Donnelly College, Kansas City, Kan.
Full/Part Time: Full-Time English Instructor
Exempt/Non-Exempt: Exempt
Position Reports to: Director of Liberal Arts and Sciences


About Donnelly College
Donnelly College, located in the heart of Kansas City, Kansas, is an independent, coeducational, Catholic institution founded by the Benedictine Sisters of Mount St. Scholastica and sponsored by the Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas. The college was established in 1949 to meet the needs of urban immigrants and the working class, with special focus on “those who might not otherwise be served.” Today, Donnelly continues that tradition by providing access and affordable education within a culture that promotes student success and by serving as the region’s only federally designated Minority Serving Institution and Hispanic Serving Institution. Our community is proud of the rich racial and ethnic diversity of our students, staff and faculty and how that diversity supports our learning environment. Through a strong general education curriculum integrated with career-oriented majors, Donnelly College offers programs leading to bachelor and associate degrees and certificates. To find out more, please visit www.donnelly.edu.


Job Summary
The full time faculty member is responsible for teaching fifteen credit hours a semester in the area of English Composition and Literature.  Other duties involve serving on committees, participation in scholarly activities, being actively involved in curriculum planning, participating in College functions and representing Donnelly College as a full-time faculty member. Must be able to pass a background check and complete Virtus training.

 

Responsibilities
• Teach five courses per semester – (may include night/weekend course)
• Schedule at least five office hours per week
• Attendance at council, community, and department meetings
• Participate in at least one committee, with possible service on two
• Promote and participate in Liberal Arts & Sciences and Academic Council activities (publication of a literary journal, assessment, department meetings, division meetings, faculty senate meetings)
• Attendance at campus-wide events such as convocation in the Fall and commencement in the Spring (all events listed in contract)
• Regular and timely communication within Academic Affairs regarding mid-term and final grades, updated syllabi, and daily attendance kept on Canvas/Empower.

 

Qualifications
• Master’s degree in English required, Ph.D. preferred, degree emphasis on Literature or related field preferred
• Ability to teach and mentor college students from culturally, linguistically, and ethnically diverse backgrounds
• Willing to develop innovative teaching strategies
• Amenable to offering cross disciplinary courses
• Capability of maintaining academic rigor in both developmental and advanced courses
• Commitment to a collaborative working environment
• Philosophically aligned with the mission and values of the College to engage and support our Catholic identity, practicing Roman Catholic preferred.

 

How to Apply
Please e‐mail your cover letter, resume and transcripts to lstoothoff@donnelly.edu with English Instructor in the subject line.  For fullest consideration, interested applicants are encouraged to submit their application materials prior to April 6, 2021.


Specialist in Evangelization and Catechesis, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (Washington, DC)

Posted: March 23, 2021

At the Committee on Evangelization and Catechesis's direction and under the supervision and direction of the Executive Director of the Secretariat of Evangelization and Catechesis, the Evangelization and catechesis Specialist assists in providing staff support to the Committee on Evangelization and Catechesis. Contributes to the Bishops’ strategic plan for the Conference.  Demonstrates willingness and ability to understand, respect, and contribute to the USCCB mission and fulfill job duties following its catholic identity.

Other Specialized Training:

Knowledge of the Catholic Church.Experience in organizing large scale initiatives.Experience in the fields of evangelization and catechesis, and the ability to address issues associated with world mission and stewardship.  Knowledge of catechesis and catechetical language   Knowledge of the Directory for Catechesis, the Catechism of the Catholic Church, the National Directory for Catechesis, as well as papal documents and documents of the Conference pertinent to catechesis.  The familiarity of and appreciation for catechetical concerns of the U.S. bishops.  The ability to integrate information from a variety of diverse sources, and the ability to work collaboratively with all elements of the staff on a variety of joint tasks and projects.

Proficiency in technological aspects of office life, including word processing, Microsoft Teams, Word, PowerPoint, Zoom, e-mail communications, Internet (including maintaining/updating websites), Sharepoint, social media, etc.

Number of Years Required: Minimum 4-5 years in a related field

To apply, please click here.


Liturgical Assistant, Archdiocese of Washington, DC

Posted: March 23, 2021

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 Liturgical Assistant.
The Liturgical Assistant will assist the Director of the Office of Worship in coordinating all of the liturgical ceremonies for the Archdiocese of Washington, offering advice on liturgical questions to staff of the Central Pastoral Administration, parishes and individuals, and coordinating with Basilica and Cathedral staff for major liturgical events. Other responsibilities include training and guiding support staff and acting as project coordinator for special projects for the Office of Worship

Duties & Responsibilities

• Assist in the planning of Major Archdiocesan Liturgies (i.e. Right to Life Mass, Chrism Mass, Regional Confirmations, Adult Confirmations, papal visits, school Masses, installations).
• Oversee and coordinate liturgical needs of the Auxiliary Bishops
• Assists Director with Cardinal's liturgies
• Special Projects (i.e. Ordo, Liturgical Norms and Policies, Stipends for Masses)
• Collaboration with other APC offices (especially Cardinal's Office, Communications, Clergy, Auxiliary Bishops, IT, Finance, Canonical Services)
• Assist in Planning and Conducting of Office of Worship Training Workshops and days of Recollection.
• Coordination and Training of Archdiocesan Masters of Ceremonies.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Must be a practicing Catholic who fully supports the teachings of the Catholic Church
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Excellent command of the English language and proofreading skills.
• Ability to focus, multitask, and work well under pressure; manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment; and work independently.
• Must be able to think ahead, anticipate needs, initiate next steps, and maintain discretion in confidential matters.
• Must work as an effective team member and successfully balance individual and team responsibilities.
Required Education and Experience:

• Bachelor's degree in relevant field.
• Must have a familiarity with the Catholic Liturgical Tradition and preferably parish liturgical experience.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
• Ability to teach and instruct in an engaging manner.
• Available for evenings and weekends as needed.

Work Environment:
This job operates in both an office and liturgical setting. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Ability to be flexible and assist at liturgies

Position type/expected hours of work:
• 30 Hours
• Often requires assisting at events and liturgies outside normal business hours.

Please send resume and cover letter to Lisa  Calla-Russ at the Archdiocese of Washington: calla-russl@adw.org.


Director, Office of Migration Policy and Public Affairs, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (Washington, DC)

Posted: March 23, 2021

The Office of Migration Refugee Services (MRS) has an opening for a Director, Office of Migration Policy and Public Affairs. This position is responsible for planning and implementing public education/outreach and legislative strategies that foster greater advocacy, awareness, understanding, and support for the work of the office of MRS, and the vulnerable populations it serves.  The incumbent participates in the development of comprehensive and effective media strategies that promote the key messages that MRS wishes to impart. This position also supports the bishops’ strategic plan for the Conference.

Required: Undergraduate Degree; J.D. or Graduate degree required in any of the following degrees: Communications, Public Affairs/Policy, Political Science, Marketing/Development, or related fields. Excellent oral and written English language skills required; Spanish and/or French language desirable.  Sound knowledge and understanding of Catholic Church theology, structure and hierarchy.  Ability to understand and carry out responsibilities within the theological and canonical framework of the Catholic Church. A minimum of 10 years of direct related experience. Proficiency with budgeting, and supervisory experience.

To apply please visit https://www.usccb.org/careers.


Director of the Office of Worship, Archdiocese of Washington, DC

Posted: March 19, 2021

The mission of the Catholic Archdiocese of Washington is to spread the light of the Gospel of Jesus Chris to the world.  In the faithful pursuit of this mission, the archdiocese is seeking a Director of the Office of Worship.
The Director of the Office of Worship will assist the Archbishop of Washington in his role as chief liturgist of the archdiocese. The Director of the Office of Worship will also be responsible for coordinating Archdiocesan liturgies at which the Archbishop presides, offer appropriate training, workshops, and catechesis for liturgical formation, and develop and have thorough knowledge of the Archdiocesan Liturgical Norms and Policies.

Duties & Responsibilities
• Assists the Archbishop of Washington in his role as chief liturgist of the archdiocese.
• Coordinates and assists in the planning and preparation of archdiocesan masses and liturgies at which the Archbishop presides, participates, or attends, including the Chrism Mass, clergy funerals, the Mass for Life, the Red Mass, Rite of Election, confirmations, ordinations, dedication of churches and altars, blessings, and other archdiocesan ceremonies and events.
• Assists and serves as Master of Ceremonies for liturgies celebrated by the Archbishop of Washington at the Cathedral of Saint Matthew the Apostle, parishes in the archdiocese, and the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, particularly during Christmas and Holy Week.
• Plans, coordinates, implements, and assists major liturgies at the Cathedral of Saint Matthew and the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in collaboration and consultation with the Rector of the Cathedral and the Director of Liturgy and Music at the Basilica.
• Effectively communicates the Archdiocesan Liturgical Norms and Policies, guidelines and directives to the Pastors, clergy, and the faithful. When necessary, provides appropriate catechesis in the areas of divine worship and sacramental life.
• Oversees the Office of Worship budget.
• Oversees the Office of Worship webpage on ADW website.
• Recommends to the archbishop through the Moderator of the Curia policy, practice and catechesis in the areas of worship and sacramental life in cooperation with archdiocesan departments and in consultation with Canonical Services and the Moderator of the Curia.
• Provides and coordinates periodic liturgical training during the year for lectors and extraordinary ministers of holy communion and other education resources for Pastors, clergy, and other parish liturgical ministers.
• Serves on the Archdiocesan Sacred Arts and Building Advisory Committee.
• Maintains the Saint Ursula Chapel at the Pastoral Center for daily liturgies and events.
• Responsible for the preparation for daily Mass as well as the proper cleaning of vessels and linens.
• Provides support for the planning of the recorded Sunday Mass for Shut-Ins, particularly when the Archbishop of Washington presides at the Christmas or Easter Mass. Coordinates with the director and producer of the Mass for Shut-Ins.
• Assists and supports the Director of Liturgy and Music at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception when the Archbishop of Washington presides at Live Broadcasts from the Basilica (Easter Sunday, Christmas Day, the CUA Mass of the Holy Spirit).
• Responsible for the upkeep of all Archdiocesan vestments (these include vestments from the 2005 Papal visit: dalmatics, chasubles for concelebrating priests and bishop vestments) located at the Pastoral Center and the Cathedral of Saint Matthew the Apostle
• Supervise the Office of Worship staff.
• Prepares and publishes the annual Archdiocesan Ordo to be distributed to Bishops, Pastors, parishes, and seminaries; coordinates with the Secretariat of Ministerial Leadership the updated necrology for the Ordo.
• Consults with Pastors in ensuring liturgies presided by the Archbishop at the Parish follow the guidelines presented in the Liturgical Norms and Policies.
• Additionally, may have other responsibilities as requested by the Office of the Moderator of the Curia.

Qualifications
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
• Outstanding interpersonal skills.
• Ability to work and relate to a variety of personalities and cultures.
• Strong leadership ability and proven ability to manage others.
• Ability to handle multiple assignments consecutively and prioritize workloads.
• Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information.
Required Education and Experience
• Bachelor’s degree in a Theology, Catechesis or comparable level of knowledge
• Master’s degree a plus.
• Excellent written communication skills.
• Minimum three years of experience coordinating, planning, and implementing liturgical events at the parish level.
• Thorough knowledge and familiarity with the Archdiocesan Liturgical Norms and Policies.
Work Environment
• This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.
Physical Demands
• 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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Please send resume and cover letter to Lisa Calla-Russ at the Archdiocese of Washington: calla-russl@adw.org.


Campus Minister, George Washington University (Washington, DC)

Posted: March 19, 2021

The mission of the Catholic Church 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 of Washington is seeking a Campus Minister at George Washington University.  In collaboration with the Chaplain, the Campus Minister will be responsible for the following:
Duties & Responsibilities
• Practice an ongoing ministry of presence on campus including fall and spring events to invite students to the Newman center
• Empower and mentor student leadership
• 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
• Manage campus ministry budget and ongoing finances in collaboration with the Program Director for Campus and Young Adult Ministries, the Office of Finance, and the GW Catholics bookkeeper
• Maintain and manage development database and communications with donors, parents, alumni, faculty, and staff
• Attend meetings and ongoing formation with  ADW’s Office of Campus and Young Adult Ministry
• Collaborate with ADW’s Office of Campus and Young Adult Ministry, St. Stephen Martyr parish, and the 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
• Maintain institutional relationships with George Washington University offices with the Chaplain

Qualifications
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
• Practicing Catholic joyfully living in good standing with a passion for the Church’s mission of evangelization
• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• Ability to work independently

Education and Experience
• Two years or more of related ministry experience
• A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in theology or related field
• Experience with pastoral ministry and mentoring
• Experience with administrative functions (budgeting, development, institutional relationships)
• Experience with Microsoft Office, social media, website management, and graphic design

Work Environment
This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, printers and filing cabinets. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Physical Demands
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
Fulltime employee 40 hours per week; attendance at events outside of normal work hours may be necessary.

Please send resume and cover letter to Lisa  Calla-Russ at the Archdiocese of Washington: calla-russl@adw.org.


Executive Director of the Homiletics Institute, University of Dallas (Irving, TX)

Posted: March 17, 2021

The University of Dallas, in Irving, Texas, seeks applicants to serve as the founding Executive Director of the Homiletics Institute. This is a full-time, administrative position. Appointment to the university faculty is a possibility, but only for a finalist with the requisite experience and academic achievement. The Director of the Homiletics Institute will be an entrepreneurial and inspiring leader with genuine zeal to foster excellence in preaching. The Director will exercise principal responsibility in shaping and leading a newly established Homiletics Institute dedicated to promoting inspiring, faithful, and well-crafted preaching within the Roman Catholic Church. The focus of the Institute will be helping priests, deacons, and seminarians to create “a preaching event that is integral to the liturgy and which calls and empowers those in the pews to a fuller faith, a deeper participation in the Eucharist and daily discipleship to Christ lived out in the Church.” The Executive Director will need to build the programming and curriculum to enable this to happen. The Director will establish measurable systems that can validate the improved preaching of all those who attend the Institute.
Key Responsibilities
● Develop effective and inspiring programming dedicated to promoting excellence in preaching.
● Keep current in the developments in the field of homiletics by seeking out best practices, reading current literature, fostering relationships with Catholics and Protestants working in the field, talking with colleagues, participating in relevant Catholic and Protestant professional or industry associations and attending conferences dedicated to improving preaching.
● Engage members of the university and broader communities to garner support for the Institute.
● Work closely with the diocesan office and priests and deacons of the Diocese of Dallas and, eventually, seminarians in Dallas and other dioceses to shape programs that will improve their preaching.
● Develop and oversee the operating budget for the Homiletics Institute.
● Provide periodic updates on the progress and growth of the Institute to its advisory board whose members are from the diocesan office, the University, the Catholic Foundation, and parishioners.
● Manage and supervise any full-time or part-time employees hired by the Institute.
● Collaborate with the appropriate departments within the University to market, communicate and enhance the activities of the Institute.
● Participate on fundraising calls set and led by members of the Campaign Committee.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
● Practicing Catholic committed to the mission and teachings of the Catholic Faith.
● Earned master’s degree, or extensive experience as a practitioner, in divinity, homiletics, scripture or a related field.
● Previous experience within a teaching/education environment
● Administrative skills including program development, working with outside constituencies, and donor relations.
● A creative, entrepreneurial spirit combined with practical wisdom.
● Deep and studied understanding of Scripture and its centrality in preaching.
Education, Training and Experience Minimum Requirements
● Experience in teaching preaching preferred.
● Degree in the field desired.
Compensation and Benefits
Compensation is competitive for level of experience and credentials required. UD provides benefits, including eligibility to participate in medical, dental, life and disability insurance; employee events; a health and wellness program; a free fitness center; competitive leave programs; free tuition for employees and their families; and matching retirement plan contributions.

For consideration, please email resume by April 30 to:
Brent Morton
Vice President
Catholic Recruiter Associates
Brent@CatholicRecruiter.com


Director of Evangelization and Catechesis, Diocese of Dallas, TX

Posted: March 17, 2021

The Director of Evangelization and Catechesis reports to the Senior Director of Ministries and is responsible for diocesan outreach, doctrinal instruction and oversight of parish formation programs. As a result, there will be a number of individuals with direct lines to the Director of Evangelization and Catechesis as well as a number of departments with dotted lines to the Director of Evangelization and Catechesis, who will provide collaborative support to these various ministry departments.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Manages and promotes ministerial publications of the Diocese, digital media and digital communications, which serve as the means by which the Diocese speaks to and reaches the faithful
• Provides teaching, often through modern social communication, to the faithful within the Diocese, addressing issues of theology, morality, philosophy, ecclesiology, etc.
• Serves as a resource for other ministry departments for the purpose of providing evangelization strategies and doctrinal clarity
• Provides systematic, consistent and continual formation for Parish Catechetical Leaders (PCLs) and oversees the certification of parish catechists and leaders
• Assists parishes in the formation and certification of competent, knowledgeable and skilled catechists who instruct others in the Catholic Faith
• Serves as a resource for parish communities in the faith formation of their community, families, adults, youth and children
• Evaluates the effectiveness of diocesan programs of formation
• Oversees the parish-based catechetical programs to be in full compliance with Church teaching and with all relevant regulations and guidelines
• Participates in professional conferences that are necessary for effective diocesan catechetical leadership, as budget permits
• Oversees diocesan radio, television and streaming content
• Prepares and monitors the departmental budget, reviews and approves budgeted expenditures, reviews monthly financial statements, approves check requests and deposits to ensure accuracy in collaboration with department staff
• Provides formation courses, workshops, etc., in both English and Spanish as needed
• Oversees the preparation of the department’s bi-monthly Newsletter and the planning and coordinating of major events
• Supervises and evaluates staff in their specific areas of ministry
• Encourages and supports staff in ministry development
• Other duties as assigned.
POSITION REQUIREMENTS
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
• Practicing Catholic grounded in the Magisterium of the Catholic Church and its application in pastoral ministry
• Collaboration and team building skills in working with multiple staff and in group settings
• Ability to manage in a complex tradition-driven organization
• Ability to strategically plan for large, diocesan-wide projects
Education and Experience
• Master’s Degree in theology or philosophy
• Background in education or catechetical experience (minimum 10 + years) within a parish and or diocesan context

For consideration, please email resume By April 30 to:
Brent Morton
Vice President
Catholic Recruiter Associates
Brent@CatholicRecruiter.com


Director of the Office of Catechesis, Diocese of Evansville, IN

Posted: March 17, 2021

The Director of the Office of Catechesis is responsible for continuing the mission of Jesus Christ through catechesis and evangelization throughout the diocese. This includes supporting a vision that encourages parishes to provide quality catechetical programs for all parishioners in keeping with the latest church documents, norms and directives.
Major Duties and ResponsibilitiesA. Advance the vision of the Bishop in developing, articulating and facilitating the implementation of the diocesan catechetical mission
B. Collaborate with other diocesan offices as necessary to further the mission of the Church especially the offices of Youth and Young Adult Ministry, Worship, and Schools
C. Collaborate with the diocesan Vice-Chancellor and Safe Environment Coordinator to ensure that safe environment training is provided to all children enrolled in parish religious education programs
D. Advocate for quality catechetics within parishes by personal contact with priests, catechetical leaders and other parishioners through meetings, presentation of workshops and written communication
E. Promote evangelization as part of the essential mission of each parish
F. Establish guidelines for life-long catechesis, including issues related to the sacraments of Baptism, Confirmation, Eucharist, and Reconciliation. In addition to the sacraments, also promote the RCIA process
G. Assist in identifying and supporting qualified parish catechetical leaders (*) for parishes (or cluster of parishes)
H. Collaborate with pastor or his designee in establishing guidelines, job descriptions, just salaries, and working conditions for paid and volunteer catechetical leaders
I. Act as resource to parish catechetical leaders in the fulfillment of their duties
J. Offer resources and opportunities for pastors, and those who collaborate with them, to provide quality catechetical curricula for the entire parish
K. Provide opportunities for training and promote certification for catechetical leaders and local catechists
L. Provide media resources and textbook evaluation to enhance catechetical efforts
M. Work with Catholic colleges and universities to establish theologically and academically sound programs for parish catechetical leaders
N. Represent the diocese as a participating member of the appropriate professional organizations at the local, state, and national level
O. Collaborate with national offices such as NCCL, NALM, NCEA, USCCB as needed to further the mission of Catechesis in the Diocese
P. Administer Office of Catechesis, so as to fulfill responsibilities assigned to it
Q. Develop and oversee budget for Office of Catechesis
R. Meet regularly with staff to plan, support and evaluate the Office’s programs.
Qualifications:
1. Practicing Catholic in good standing
2. Possess excellent planning, management, relationship and communication skills, with the ability to utilize these skills in a pastoral manner.
3. Have knowledge of parish needs with a minimum of five years of successful experience in Parish Catechetical Ministry, and awareness of diocesan needs and objectives
4. Demonstrate the ability to lead and work as part of a team
5. Have an advanced understanding of life-long catechesis, the catechumenate process, lay ministry and evangelization
6. Have an advanced degree in theology, religious education or related field
7. Possess proficient technology skills (e.g. Microsoft Office, social media.etc.)
Physical Demands
The position requires a flexible schedule, frequently involves weekends and evenings, and travel throughout the diocese.

* Catechetical leaders include: Pastoral Associates, DRE/CRE, RCIA Coordinators

Those interested should send a cover letter and resume to hr-catechesis@evdio.org The deadline for priority consideration is March 26, 2021.


Associate Director for Chastity & Natural Family Planning, Archdiocese of Cincinnati

Posted: March 16, 2021

The Archdiocese of Cincinnati Pastoral Center is seeking to hire a full-time Associate for Chastity & Natural Family Planning.   The Associate Director for Chastity & Natural Family Planning must be a missionary disciple desirous of evangelizing young adults and engaged and married couples in the virtue of chastity as it relates to marriage or the single life. This individual must have a regular prayer life centered on intimacy with Christ and be able to pray easily with others.

As a key member of the Marriage & Family Evangelization team in the Center for the New Evangelization (CNE), the Associate Director will promote and teach Natural Family Planning (NFP) and the virtue of chastity to young adults, cohabiting couples, and engaged and married couples through education and outreach.

The Associate Director collaborates closely and congenially with the entire staff of the CNE and the Department of Communication & Evangelization, as well as other archdiocesan offices. The Associate Director for Chastity & Natural Family Planning must be a model of professional conduct and always represent the Archdiocese of Cincinnati with honesty and integrity.

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Employment is contingent on successful completion of all background checks and VIRTUS requirements.

Application deadline is April 19, 2021.


Primary Grade Homeroom Teacher, St. Jerome Academy (Hyattsville, MD)

Posted: March 15, 2021

In 2010, St. Jerome Academy launched its own Educational Plan to implement catholic classical liberal arts education to students in grades K-8. We now serve over 400 students ages 2-14. St. Jerome Academy is a parochial school of the Archdiocese of Washington

This posting is for a Primary Grade Homeroom Teacher.  It is a full time position with duties including responsibility for teaching the core (integrated religion, literature and history), Math, Nature Studies, Grammar, Phonics and Latin.

To apply: Please send a cover letter and resume directly to Danny Flynn dflynn@stjeromes.org


Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministry, Archdiocese of Mobile, AL

Posted: March 3, 2021

The Archdiocesan Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministry is responsible for Youth and Young Adult Ministry in the Archdiocese of Mobile under the direction of the Archbishop and the Executive Director for Catholic Education.

BASIC FUNCTIONS:

• Directs and coordinates the activities of the Office of Youth and Young Adult Ministry (OYM) - annually the Search Retreat ministry, the Archdiocesan Catholic Youth Conference (ACYC), the March for Life pilgrimage to Washington D.C. (MFL), and the Archdiocesan Catholic Youth Conference for junior high students (ACYC JR.), or its alternate events
• Directs the preparation of the budget for the Office of Youth and Young Adult Ministry
• Conducts and/or attends meetings with the Youth Ministry Leaders of the Archdiocese on a routine basis
• Sets and communicates the vision for the Office of Youth and Young Adult Ministry to the Pastors and Youth Ministry Leaders of the Archdiocese of Mobile
• Monitors the direction, leadership, and design of youth and young adult ministry programs in parishes throughout the Archdiocese
• Helps develop and assist parishes beginning or renewing their youth ministry programs
• Educates Youth Ministry Leaders in Archdiocesan policies for the protection of minors and vulnerable adults
• Travels to all parishes in the Archdiocese for meetings and events

QUALIFICATIONS:

• Practicing Catholic, passionate about their Faith, and faithful to all the teachings of the Catholic Church
• Successful completion of the Safe Environment Training and Background Check
• Manifests a living relationship with Jesus, and has the ability to invite others into that relationship
• College Degree or extensive coursework in theology, youth ministry or pastoral studies
• Ability to convey the vision for the Archdiocesan Office of Youth and Young Adult Ministry to Pastors, Youth Ministers, and their collaborator
• Experience in youth ministry programs
• Excellent communication skills
• Management skills and experience in event planning

Submit resume by March 15th, to gbyrd@mobarch.org or mail to Department of Catholic Education at 352 Government Street, Mobile AL 36602


Director of Grassroots Engagement, March for Life Education & Defense Fund (Washington, DC)

Posted: March 3, 2021

The March for Life Education and Defense Fund is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that coordinates the world’s largest annual pro-life event and civil protest. Through the annual March in Washington, DC, marches in state capitals across the country, and through being the collective voice of Pro-Life marchers, on Capitol Hill, in the Media, and on social Media every day of the year, the organization is uniquely positioned to build a culture of life. The organization is currently seeking to hire a Director of Grassroots Engagement. This full-time position has benefits and will report to the President of the March for Life Education and Defense Fund.

As Director of Grassroots Engagement, you will be the lead point of contact with all states interested in, or already partnering with, the March for Life to build or to amplify a march in their state capital. March for Life Action, our 501(c)(4) partner, mobilizes the pro-life grassroots to take action in the fight for the protection of the unborn, often by contacting an elected representative. Both the State March Program and March for Life Action are on the front lines of unifying and activating Pro-Life America. This being the case, you will also work closely with the President of March for Life Action as you will also manage the daily operations of March for Life Action.

Qualifications:

  • Highly organized with impeccable follow-up
  • Strong interpersonal management and event management skills
  • Excellent diplomacy and writing skills with the ability to hold ground in difficult conversations
  • Legislative experience required- understanding of national and state pro-life legislation
  • Campaign experience is preferred
  • Ability to manage budgets and oversee income and expenses
  • Legal experience preferred- ability to negotiate terms of legal agreements and facilitate signing
  • Bachelor’s degree and 3+ years of experience
  • Passion for building a culture of life within a small, collaborative pro-life organization

Responsibilities:

  • Form relationships and build new state march partnerships
  • Collaborate with State March partners to ensure consistency with branding guidelines
  • Manage March for Life Action daily administrative operations
  • Act as lead point of contact with all state march partners throughout the year
  • Guide the process of negotiating the terms, including event insurance and financial aspects, and facilitate the signing of cooperation agreements with the state partners
  • Manage the state march budgets
  • Ensure the successful execution of the state march on determined date
  • Manage supporting state march staff
  • Lead weekly state march meetings with state march team

Please send cover letter, resume, names and contact information for references by March 15, 2021 to info@marchforlife.org or Andrea DeLee, March for Life, 1012 14th Street NW, Suite 300 Washington, D.C. 20005.


Parish Marriage and Family Life Coordinator, Prince of Peace Catholic Church (Plano, TX)

Posted: February 26, 2021

Prince of Peace Catholic Parish in Plano, Texas is seeking a full-time Marriage and Family Life Coordinator. The Marriage and Family Life Coordinator focuses on Marriage Preparation, Marriage Enrichment, and Family Life events. The ideal candidate is a missionary disciple who is passionate about Christian marriage and committed to fostering community for families. The ability to witness about lived experience of Christian marriage, explain the Church’s teachings on marriage, and balance administrative duties are all essential to this position.

Prince of Peace is dynamic parish located in Plano, Texas. We are celebrating our 30-year anniversary this year. Our 2800 families vary in age and family size. Marriage and families need more support than ever in our modern era. We hope to continue our efforts to support marriage and family life in order to build our community as a family friendly parish. We are excited to add a Marriage and Family Life Coordinator to our adult evangelization efforts.

For a full job description, please click here.

Applicants may send a CV and cover letter by March 15 to:

Michael Muldowney
Associate Director of Evangelization, Prince of Peace
mmuldowney@popplano.org


Professor of Systematic Theology, Saint Mary Seminary (Wickliffe, OH)

Posted: February 25, 2021

Saint Mary Seminary and Graduate School of Theology in the Diocese of Cleveland invites applications for a full-time position in Systematic Theology beginning for academic year 2021-22. Saint Mary Seminary offers four degrees: the M. Div., M.A., M.A. in Diaconal Ministry, and D. Min. and seeks applicants who will work collaboratively with the Seminary faculty and staff in all degree programs as part of the formative learning community.

Of special interest are candidates who can further the Seminary's efforts to foster diversity, equity, and inclusion in keeping with our mission: the Seminary prepares candidates for the Catholic priesthood while also serving as a center for advanced theological education.

Qualifications:

Practicing Roman Catholic in good standing with demonstrated knowledg