Job Postings

Diocese of Charleston Hispanic Faith Formation Supervisor (Diocese of Charleston, SC)

Posted: July 25, 2017

A full-time Hispanic Ministry coordinator will be expected to assist with planning, research, and write three-year curriculum for the school of Faith and adjunct instructors in Spanish using Church documents and Sacred Scripture. The coordinator is also expected to support the activities of the Director of Hispanic Ministry in advertising classes, registration, and record-keeping of students.

Assist the Director with the following activities as assigned:
• Planning, researching, writing adult faith formation curriculum and supporting materials in Spanish according to a sequential three year plan.
• Teaching adult faith formation classes in Spanish at a variety of sites throughout the diocese. Although most classes are at night, some may be during regular business hours and on weekends.
• Correspond and communicate with prospective and enrolled students by email and phone.
• Collect registration data and payments from students, and keep careful enrollment and payment records.
• Collaborate with pastors and with other diocesan offices in order to facilitate effective planning and use of diocesan resources.
• Support diocesan projects as assigned.

Required Skills and Knowledge
• Display excellent teaching methods and have knowledge of catechetical processes, and ecclesial documents.
• Able to demonstrate a thorough knowledge of Sacred Scripture and Catholic doctrine and possesses an enthusiastic love for the Church.
• Team worker, able to develop materials that be used by adjunct instructors.
• Ability to work under supervision, and to display ongoing commitment to self-development and education in both theological understanding and teaching methods.
• Ability to organize projects from general instructions.
Education Requirements: Masters in Theology, Catechesis or equivalent preferred
Language Requirements: • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in Spanish and being able to communicate in English. 

Please send a letter of intention and curriculum vitae to: Gustavo Valdez, Director of Hispanic Ministry at gvaldez@catholic-doc.org


Culture of Life Program Manager, Center for Ethics and Culture (University of Notre Dame)

Posted: July 25, 107

This position is responsible for developing, implementing, and managing the programs and events hosted by the Center for Ethics and Culture that seek to support the culture of life on campus and in the public square, thus advancing Notre Dame’s institutional pro-life commitments. This position directs pro-life activity, content, and structure, as well as coordinates logistical details in conjunction with other Center personnel. This position manages the CEC’s pro-life interdisciplinary executive training course (the Notre Dame Vita Institute) both on and off campus, as well as the Notre Dame Evangelium Vitae Medal (lifetime achievement award for heroes of the pro life movement, administered by the CEC). The Culture of Life Program Manager also oversees Notre Dame’s participation in the annual D.C. March for Life (regularly attended by more than 800 students, faculty, staff, and university leadership), including the CEC/ND Alumni Association’s D.C. March for Life reception (regularly drawing 400 Notre Dame alumni). This position cultivates relationships with university, community, and national partners regarding pro-life programming on campus and in the public square.

Additional details can be found here.


Student Program Manger, Center for Ethics and Culture (University of Notre Dame)

Posted: July 25, 2017

This position is responsible for developing, implementing, and managing the student programming of the Center for Ethics and Culture. This position will oversee the growth of the Sorin Fellowship Program (currently 150 students) and build relationships with university students (undergraduate, graduate, and professional students — law and business). In consultation with the CEC Faculty Advisory Committee and visiting fellows, he or she will facilitate academic mentorship, directed research, funding opportunities, career advice, special events (e.g., Sorin Fellow Supper Club, which allows Sorin Fellows to deepen their relationships with faculty, who host them for dinner in their homes), and the Sorin Fellows summer internship program (35 internships in the US and abroad for the summer of 2017). This position will design and manage campus-wide lectures and events, work to raise the CEC profile among students not affiliated with the Center, offer guidance and support to CEC graduate fellows, and participate in general CEC events and administrative tasks as needed.

Additional details can be found here.


Director of Divine Worship and Liturgical Formation (Diocese of Lafayette, IN)

Posted: July 25, 2017

We are currently seeking candidates for the position of Director of Divine Worship and Liturgical Formation at our Catholic Pastoral Center in Lafayette, IN.   This person will represent and assist the Bishop in his role as principal liturgist and catechist of the Diocese in regards to liturgical practices (including prayer texts, sacred music, and ritual objects used in church services) and liturgical catechesis.

Some of the duties of this position include reviewing liturgical needs of the Diocese and offering recommendations regarding materials;  facilitating workshops, training and other formation opportunities with clergy and parish staff and leadership; collaborating in major diocesan liturgies (ordinations, Chrism Mass, etc.); and providing consultation services for questions and issues with worship, liturgy, sacred music, etc.

Qualified candidates should possess a Master’s degree or equivalent in theology, liturgy, or a related area and have a minimum of 5 years of related experience.  A working knowledge of current liturgical documents, rituals and resources is needed with experience as a parish liturgical coordinator strongly desired.

Qualified candidates should submit resumes to jlausten@dol-in.org.


Montessori Primary Aide, St. Jerome Academy (Hyattsville, MD)

Posted: July 21, 2017

The Montessori Program at St. Jerome Academy is seeking a full-time aide for our Primary Montessori Room. St. Jerome Academy is an Archdiocese of Washington School offering a Christ-centered education of the whole child. Our Primary Montessori Program offers the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd and a rich Montessori learning environment for children ages 3-6.

Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm, benefits available

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree from accredited university, AMI Diploma: Primary Montessori Studies (not required but in process or completed is recommended).

The Montessori Aide will assist the lead Montessori teacher in the Montessori Room, will supervise the children during outside time, and will participate in professional development.

Interested candidates may send resume to Andrea DeLee, Montessori Program Director, at andreadelee@stjeromes.org.


Coordinator of Discipleship and Lay Ministry Formation (Archdiocese of Baltimore)

Posted: July 20, 2017

In the role of Coordinator of Discipleship and Lay Ministry Formation, you will be a part of a team that is about the work of calling for radical transformation in our parishes. Persons applying for this position should be willing to serve as a member of a team whose core mission it is to evangelize.  The mission will be evangelization with a specialization in formation. You will be responsible for the development and coordination of formation processes for lay ministers in our parishes and schools. You will serve as the lead agent for Equip for Ministry, a process of formation for lay ministers across the archdiocese. Working with Directors of Faith Formation within the parishes, you will help to create a catechetical process that engages the hearts and minds of adults, children, and families.

To be considered best qualified for this position, you should possess:
• Master’s Degree in Theology, Church Administration, Education or a closely related field or an equivalent gained through a combination of education and experience
• Must be a Catholic in good standing
• At least two years related experience in a parish, school or other Church Agency
• Experience in program planning and implementation
• Training and/or experience with MS Office software
• Preferred fluency in digital and social media
• Strong communicator both verbal and written

To apply for this position, please visit the archdiocesan website.


Assistant Director, Secretariat of Laity, Marriage, Family Life and Youth (United States Conference of Catholic Bishops)

Posted: July 19, 2017

The Assistant Director is a practicing Catholic, registered in a Catholic parish, who embraces, upholds and promotes in every aspect of his/her work the authentic teaching of the Catholic Church. Under the direction of the Committee for Laity, Marriage, Family Life and Youth, and under the supervision of the Executive Director, the Assistant Director assists the Executive Director in the aspects of the Committee and Secretariat’s work pertaining to the promotion and pastoral support of marriage and the family and the mission and vocation of the laity. The Assistant Director has major program responsibilities in the areas of marriage and family life and selected areas of laity, including the dignity, vocation, and mission of women. 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:
• Educational Level: Master’s degree required
• Major Field/Specialty: Theology, religious studies or pastoral ministry required; social sciences and humanities desirable and could serve if theological training were included
• Foreign Language Requirement: a modern language, preferably Spanish, is desirable

Other Specialized Training:
• Understanding of and commitment to the mission and teachings of the Catholic Church
• Knowledge, familiarity, and application of the Church’s teachings on marriage and the family, laity, and the dignity of women, with particular emphasis on an authentic anthropology and ecclesiology.
• Excellent writing, editing and public speaking skills
• Proficiency in technological aspects of office life, including Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, e-mail, social media, etc.

Type and Nature of Needed Professional Experience:
• Writing, editing, and evaluating the writing of others
• Public speaking and communicating through media, including social media
• Staff supervision, with appreciation for significance of cultural diversity
• Designing and conducting conferences and workshops
• Researching theological and pastoral issues and evaluating the research of others
• Extensive familiarity with ecclesial documents related to the work of the Secretariat
• Conversant with issues, trends, groups, and questions related to marriage and family, the role of women in society and church, and general laity issues
• Working collaboratively with peers, colleagues and others to achieve mission goals and objectives
• Planning and organizational skills

For additional details and to apply, please click here.


School Liturgist and Middle School Religion Teacher, Holy Child School (Rosemont, PA)

Posted: July 19, 2017

Holy Child School at Rosemont is a Catholic, co-educational, independent school (Nursery-8th grade) located near the campuses of Villanova University and Rosemont College in the western suburbs of Philadelphia. We strive to Nurture Excellence in a Joyful Catholic Community and seek applicants to help us live that Vision Statement as our school liturgist and middle school religion teacher.

This is a combined (and full-time) position; approximately one-third of the time involves planning and executing the school's Masses and prayer services, and two-thirds involves teaching religion to grades 5, 7 and 8, and serving as an advisor.

In addition to the annual school-wide Masses we celebrate (opening school Mass and Holy Days, primarily), each grade (1st - 8th) plans and executes a prayer service or mass, to which parents are invited. The prayer services take many forms, and they are purposeful ways in which we attempt to prepare our children for the church of the 21st century in the spirit of Gaudium et Spes.

We seek to hire a dynamic educator who sees this position as a ministry, and who will engage our community - children, families and faculty/staff - in its spiritual growth and celebration, and who will be an effective classroom teacher as well.

The ideal candidate will:

Understand and appreciate our mission and philosophy as a Holy Child School
Be energetic and enthusiastic about teaching and working with children
Be well-versed in current thinking and best practices of liturgical development
Have at least 3-5 years experience teaching in a school
Value collegiality and be a team player
Communicate consistently and well with parents
Understand and use technology as a learning and communication tool
A bachelor's degree is required, and the successful candidate must be a practicing Roman Catholic.

Interested candidates should forward résumés and a cover letter to Tom Lengel (tlengel@holychildrosemont.org) and Deb Borden (dborden@holychildrosemont.org).


Grade 5-8 Religion Teacher - Our Lady of Mercy School (Potomac, MD)

Posted: June 19, 2017

Mindset and Experience

  • Passion for the Catholic faith and excellence in Catholic education
  • Ability to teach and explain the Catholic faith to adolescents, classroom experience preferred
  • Self-confidence and ability to effectively manage a middle school classroom
  • Understanding of the middle school student profile
  • A positive, solution-oriented attitude and drive for excellence
  • Willingness to be part of a community that supports all faculty members
  • Collaborative spirit extended to school and parish staff members
  • Professional demeanor and excellent organizational skills
  • Self-reflective nature, open to regular feedback

Responsibilities

  • Assume personal charge for the progress of all students
  • Create academically rigorous lesson plans, materials, and assessments - differentiate as needed
  • Teach engaging and relevant lessons daily
  • Communicate effectively with students, families, and staff
  • Commit to a school culture of consistency by implementing school-wide systems, structures, and procedures
  • Reflect on various data sources to improve practice
  • Take a proactive role in creating a positive, structured, results-oriented and fun school culture
  • Implement 21st century teaching skills and the use of technology to enhance instruction
  • Liaise with parish religious education, faith formation, youth minister
  • Chair school’s religion curriculum committee
  • Serve on School Advisory Council’s Catholic Identity Committee with responsibility for overseeing weekly Masses, class Masses, service projects, retreats, and other activities as assigned
  • Duties as assigned

Contact Information
Interested applicants should submit letter of interest and resume to Mrs. Deborah Thomas, Principal, Our Lady of Mercy School, dthomas@olom.org


High School Theology Teacher - Archbishop Coleman Carroll High School (Miami, FL)

Posted: June 19, 2017

Archbishop Coleman Carroll High School located in Southwest Miami-Dade, FL is looking for a dynamic Theology teacher for the 2017-2018 school year.
This teacher should be highly knowledgeable about Catholic Church teachings, have experience in differentiating the curriculum, be able to work with students of all ranges and abilities, including ESE, and be familiar with utilizing the iPad for educational purposes. This teacher must be comfortable working in a fast-paced, technology-rich environment and in creating a student-centered learning classroom. This candidate performs all duties and responsibilities in alignment with the mission, vision and tenets of the Catholic Archdiocese of Miami.

Qualifications:
Required: Bachelor’s Degree in Theology or related field; Master’s degree in Theology or related field preferred.
Catechist certified preferred.
Practicing Catholic in good standing who fully adheres to and models the Roman Catholic Church teachings in faith and morals.
Knowledge and skill in use of instructional technology, including iPads, in the classroom.
Must have knowledge of the tenets of the Catholic Church.
Must be fully committed, supportive and respectful of the mission, teachings and tenets of the Roman Catholic Church.
Excellent oral and written English -language communication skills, including clear speaking voice.
Excellent presentation skills.
Must have good classroom management and demonstrated ability to engage students.
Must have a professional demeanor.
To apply: Please send cover letter, copy of certification, and resume to:
srmargaretann@colemancarroll.org.


Parish Secretary - St. Francis Xavier, Washington, DC

Posted: May 31, 2017

Apply to: Rev. Vincent J. De Rosa - Parochial Administrator
sfxdcpriest@gmail.com (best contact)
St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church
2800 Pennsylvania Ave., SE - Washington, DC 20020
The Parish Secretary reports to and performs general secretarial support for the Pastor to include: typing, establishing/maintaining database for mailing lists and reports, managing telephone calls, maintain office calendar, maintain weekly parish bulletin, handling correspondence and document preparation, scheduling meetings and events, manage office inventory/purchasing and other office duties.

Duties and Responsibilities
• Provides receptionist services for the office
• Records clear and accurate messages
• Handles routine questions about policies
• Greets and meets visitors
• Provides secretarial and clerical services to the Pastor
• Prepares regular and bulk mailing
• Screens incoming mail
• Distributes mail and other related material
• Maintains filing system
• Manages office inventory of general supplies
• Provides record keeping services for the office
• Maintains records for the office (e.g. directory, mailing list, events calendar, check
requests, etc.)
• Manages parish database
• Manages parish website and social media outlets
• Oversees parish bulletin
• Opens and closes the office
Qualifications
Required Education and Experience
Graduation from high school required. Some college, business school and/or formal secretarial training preferred, but not necessary.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Typing. Candidates must have the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing as well as excellent organizational and people skills. Advanced skills in MS Office (Word, Excel) required and knowledge of CMS (Church Management Solutions) software a plus. Good working knowledge of Catholic terms and practices essential.
Work Environment
This job operates in an office 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.
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
15—19 flexible hours per week.
Salary
$17.50/hour


Coordinator of Married Life (Diocese of Raleigh)

Posted: May 30, 2017  (updated: June 30)

In this full-time position, the Coordinator of Married Life utilizes workshops, webinars, and retreats to recruit, train, and support parish leaders to offer a range of programs for Spanish speakers related to marriage ministry, fertility awareness, divorce ministry, and bereavement.   Assists with development and implementation of programming related to marriage preparation, marriages in distress, and divorce ministry. Serves as a liaison to task committees, advisory councils, and external organizations in the area of marriage ministry. Reports to the Senior Director for Married Life.

Key duties and responsibilities of the Coordinator of Married Life - English:

  • Recruits, trains and supports parish leaders to offer a range of programs that respond to the needs of parishes related to marriage ministry.
  • Coordinates and schedules workshops, training sessions, retreats, and Diocesan events related to marriage preparation, fertility awareness, and marriage enrichment.
  • Assists with programs in support of marriages in distress, divorce ministries, and bereavement.
  • Serves as diocesan liaison to practitioners, pregnancy care centers, healthcare providers, and professional organizations/associations, such as the Catholic Medical Association.
  • Represents the Office of Married Life on various diocesan councils, task forces, and advisory committees related to marriage ministry.

Requirements of this position:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Theology, Family Studies, or related field required (or equivalent experience)
  • Minimum of one to three years’ work experience in Pastoral Ministry, parish or diocesan level.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to travel and work outside of regular business hours (evenings and weekends, up to 25%).

Ideal candidates will have the following preferred skills:

  • Knowledge of and commitment to Catholic teachings and practices.
  • Professional demeanor reflective of the values and mission of the Diocese of Raleigh.
  • Discretion and prudence in maintaining confidentiality with sensitive information.
  • Proficiency in current technologies, including Microsoft Office, and willingness to learn new technologies as appropriate.
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with others, and to work effectively with a wide diversity of people from different ethnic backgrounds.
  • Public speaking experience.
  • Highly organized, with attention to detail.

Letter of interest and resume should be sent to employment.opportunities@raldioc.org.


Theology Teacher – Covington Latin School (Covington, KY)

Posted: May 26, 2017

Covington Latin, an accelerated Catholic high school serving bright and motivated students in grades 7-12, is seeking a full time Theology Teacher for the 2017-18 school year. The ideal candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited educational institution.  Please send cover letter, resume, and list of references to the Headmaster, Jason Huther at Jason.huther@covingtonlatin.org.


Director of Marriage and Family Life (Archdiocese of Seattle)

Posted: May 23, 2017

The Archdiocese of Seattle has an opening for a full-time Director of Marriage and Family Life. This opening is to fill a newly created position.

GENERAL INTRODUCTION:
The Archbishop is the visible principle and foundation of unity in the particular Church entrusted to him.  In a unique and visible way, he makes Christ’s mission present and enduring as Shepherd of the Christian Community.  In order to fulfill his mission, the Archbishop employs suitable, chosen collaborators (clerics, religious, or lay people).  He shares with them the apostolic mission and entrusts various responsibilities to them.  (Directory on the Pastoral Ministry of Bishops, 198)

Each position employed in the Chancery helps to extend the ministry of the Archbishop in particular ways as outlined in the position description.

GENERAL SUMMARY OF ESSENTIAL PURPOSE: The Director of Marriage and Family Life works to strategically advance the overall mission of the Archbishop of Seattle and the Church in Western Washington through the education and promotion of marriage preparation and enrichment, natural family planning, and through the development of resources to encourage discipleship within the family. This position plays a vital role in strengthening families and evangelizing Catholics and non-Catholics alike, while communicating with parishes and other entities in maintaining and developing programs to further the mission of the Catholic Church in the New Evangelization.

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


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

Re-posted: May 19, 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 visit the Archdiocesan website.


Parish Evangelization Director (Omaha, NE)

Posted: May 19, 2017

Christ the King Parish in Omaha, NE (1,231 households) is looking for a fulltime Evangelization Director for the entire parish. The Evangelization Director heads up both our Religious Education program for families on Wednesday evenings (120 children) and also organizes (not necessarily leading) our major efforts for Religious Formation for adults, e.g., Discovering Christ; RCIA; RCIC; Baptism preparation classes, Bible studies; etc. Candidates should be ardent Catholics who live their faith, pray and receive the Sacraments regularly, and who have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ; have experience in evangelization techniques for adults and catechesis of children; be excited about the New Evangelization; be adept at identifying people’s gifts and charisms, involving people in the mission, and delegating responsibilities; enjoy people and meeting new people; have a good, working knowledge of Catholic theology, catechetical textbooks for children and adults, and Church teachings; have demonstrable speaking, writing, and people skills; be self-motivated; possess at least moderate familiarity with current technology, programs, and apps; and have a willingness to join Christ the King Parish as an active parishioner. Previous experience in these areas and/or additional knowledge and experience with ChristLife (or other evangelical models like Cursillo, Catholic Alpha, etc.) is beneficial.
• · Full-Time Salaried Employment
• · Health Insurance
• · Christ the King Savings Plan (401K)
• · Vacation
Seriously interested parties only should send their resumes to Fr. Cook at djcook@archomaha.org at their earliest convenience.
Christ the King Parish in Omaha, NE (1,231 households) is looking for a fulltime Evangelization Director for the entire parish. The Evangelization Director heads up both our Religious Education program for families on Wednesday evenings (120 children) and also organizes (not necessarily leading) our major efforts for Religious Formation for adults, e.g., Discovering Christ; RCIA; RCIC; Baptism preparation classes, Bible studies; etc. Candidates should be ardent Catholics who live their faith, pray and receive the Sacraments regularly, and who have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ; have experience in evangelization techniques for adults and catechesis of children; be excited about the New Evangelization; be adept at identifying people’s gifts and charisms, involving people in the mission, and delegating responsibilities; enjoy people and meeting new people; have a good, working knowledge of Catholic theology, catechetical textbooks for children and adults, and Church teachings; have demonstrable speaking, writing, and people skills; be self-motivated; possess at least moderate familiarity with current technology, programs, and apps; and have a willingness to join Christ the King Parish as an active parishioner. Previous experience in these areas and/or additional knowledge and experience with ChristLife (or other evangelical models like Cursillo, Catholic Alpha, etc.) is beneficial.
• · Full-Time Salaried Employment
• · Health Insurance
• · Christ the King Savings Plan (401K)
• · Vacation
Seriously interested parties only should send their resumes to Fr. Cook at djcook@archomaha.org at their earliest convenience.


Coordinator of Sacramental Formation (Archdiocese of Baltimore)

Posted: May 19, 2017 

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, please click here.


Director of Faith Formation and Evangelization (Diocese of Oakland)

Posted: May 18, 2017

In conjunction with the Bishop and the Chancellor in advancing the mission of the Diocese of Oakland, the Director assumes all administrative and organizational responsibilities for the department and its staff. The Director supports and promotes the Catholic Church’s teachings on faith formation and evangelization and ensures its commitment and integration throughout every aspect of Catholic life and ministry within the Diocese.

Duties and Responsibilities
· Sets the vision of the department through listening and consulting sessions throughout the diocese. Develops and maintains a plan of outreach and consultation for the department to the parishes.
· Provides professional leadership by developing, reviewing and revising departmental goals/objectives and oversees their implementation.
· Manages ongoing organization, job descriptions, in-services, supervision and evaluation of 12 staff members. Recruits and hires new staff as needed.
· Directs all departmental activities; promotes support for key departmental events and initiatives by being present when reasonably possible.
· Develops and supervises the department’s budget.
· Oversees all departmental communications (web page, newsletters) correspondence and reports.
· Maintains a favorable working relationship with Chancery departments to foster and promote a cooperative working climate.
· Directs projects as assigned by the Bishop and BAC. Represents the Bishop and his mission as needed.
· Provides oversight and support of the religious education of children and youth in our religious education programs.
· Chairs and/or participates in advisory boards, committees, and task forces as requested or needed.
· Attend meetings with the California Conference, USCCB, Region XI, and other related organizations. Communication with leadership as needed.
· Resources the Bishop of Oakland on Catholic evangelization and catechesis as needed.
· Directs and supports an evangelizing perspective throughout the Diocese (parishes, deaneries, regions, and departments) which calls all people to conversion to Jesus Christ and full communion with the Catholic Church.

For additional information and to apply, please click here.


Assistant Professor of Theology (DeSales University)

Posted: May 8, 2017

DeSales University invites applications for a one year appointment of Instructor or  Assistant Professor of Catholic Theology for the 2017-18 academic year, preferably in historical theology or scripture.  We seek someone who is rooted in the Catholic intellectual tradition, enjoys teaching undergraduates, and is respectful of the Catholic and Salesian mission of the university.  A Ph.D. and college teaching experience preferred. ABD considered. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Please send letter of application, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, and photocopies of transcripts to Brian M. Kane, Ph.D., Head, Division of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, DeSales University, 2755 Station Avenue, Center Valley, PA 18034-9568. Electronic submissions should be emailed to Maryanne.Charlton@desales.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately. DeSales University is a  Catholic liberal arts institution on a beautiful 500-acre campus in the Lehigh Valley of eastern Pennsylvania, approximately one hour from Philadelphia and one and a half hours from New York City. EOE For further information, please visit our web site http://www.desales.edu/


Director of Children’s Catechesis (Diocese of Fort Worth)

Posted: May 4, 2017

The Department of Catechesis of the Diocese of Fort Worth is seeking a Director of Children’s Catechesis.

The director of Children’s Catechesis implements and facilitates Bi-lingual programs of religious education formation in every parish from birth through preschool up to an intermediate level; oversees the formation of children in the Catholic Faith and the administration of all Sacramental Preparation Guidelines, Elementary Religious Education Guidelines, and RCIA for Children; provides Bi-lingual Catechetical training and up-to-date resources and formation for Directors and Coordinators of Religious Education and Catechists, and exercises the ability to foster the New Evangelization with the intent of forming intentional disciples using systematic approach to the faith.

A qualified candidate is a Roman Catholic, in good standing, with an advance degree in theology or catechetics and at least 3 years of pastoral experience in teaching and administration in a parish religious education program as a DRE/ CRE or Catechetical leader. Bilingual (spoken and written) in English and Spanish is highly preferred. Effective and professional oral and written communication skills are required, as is the ability to present to small and large groups. Sound knowledge of catechetical methodology, pedagogy and curriculum development in accordance with all Magisterial Documents on Catechesis e.g. Catechism of the Catholic Church, Catechesis In Our Time, General Director for Catechesis, National Catechetical Directory, The Creed of the People of God etc. Candidates must have excellent Excel and social media skills, as well as Microsoft Word, Publisher, and PowerPoint.

The Diocese of Fort Worth offers competitive pay and benefits to employees, including health/dental insurance, vacation pay, sick leave, and holiday pay. If interested in this position, e-mail your résumé, a completed job application, and cover letter to Marlon De La Torre, Department Director of Catechesis at mdelatorre@fwdioc.org. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. Qualified applicants will be contacted for an interview.

Please click here for a complete job description.


Office of Faith Formation Program Coordinator (Diocese of Wichita)

Posted: May 4, 2017

The Catholic Diocese of Wichita is seeking a dedicated individual to serve as a full-time program coordinator for the Office of Faith Formation with emphasis on catechesis.  This person will be responsible for overseeing diocesan wide efforts in providing catechists with integrated formation in content, methodology and spirituality.  This will include cooperating with the director by developing and maintaining curriculum for catechist training, recruiting trainers throughout the diocese, implementing and updating modern methods of formation including online and distance education opportunities.  This person will maintain current knowledge on the latest technology and resources which aid catechists in their ministry.  In addition, this person will collaborate with the entire Office of Faith Formation staff in the projects which fall within its mission and ministry.

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications:
• Practicing Catholic striving to live as a disciple of Jesus Christ and an active and faithful steward in their parish
• Enthusiastic, engaging and energetic formator in catechetical methods, Church doctrine and spiritual formation
• Experience working effectively with pastors, parish coordinators and volunteers
• Experience and ability to work with and encourage youth ages kindergarten through high school
• Experience teaching in parish catechetical ministry or other catechetical venues
• Willingness to consistently travel evenings and weekends to parishes outside the Wichita metro area (this would include Wednesday evenings once a month and weekends 8-10 times per year).
• Proven administrative skills, experience in interpersonal relations, conflict resolution, collaborative management style and team formation
• Respect for all cultures and social backgrounds
• Ability to express ideas clearly in both written and verbal communication
• Ability to work collaboratively with a team of six faith formation staff members
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and Social Media
• Bachelor’s in Theology or Catechetics required; Master’s Degree in Theology or Catechetics is strongly preferred
• Ability to communicate in Spanish both orally and in writing and familiarity with Latino culture is strongly preferred.
Please submit a cover letter, resume with references and salary requirements to:
powellp@catholicdioceseofwichita.org  The expected start date for this opening is June 2017.  Application deadline is on or before noon, May 12, 2017.


Coordinator of Diocesan Youth and Young Adult Ministry (Diocese of Rochester)

Posted: May 3, 2017

The Coordinator of Youth and Young Adult Ministry is responsible for leadership and support for all parishes in the formation of youth and young adults.  Youth and Young Adult ministry includes efforts that reach teens, young adults and their families.  Specific areas of responsibility include the retreats, leadership development and special events, national conferences.
 
Core Functions:
• Directs, develops, and implements retreats for junior and senior high youth.
o Formation of volunteers
o Formation of leaders and facilitators
o Provides guidance for parish led retreats
• Directs, develops, and implements leadership initiatives for youth and young adults
o Foundations for Catholic Leadership
o Diocesan Youth Committee
o Young Adult Committee
• Directs, develops, and implements NCYC.
• Provides oversight for Hands of Christ, Run for the Young.
•  Provides direct service opportunities for Young Adults such as Theology on Tap, Holy Hours, Social Events.
• Provides support and leadership to parishes and deaneries, in the formation of effective Youth and Young Adult Ministry.
o Volunteer training
o Transitional bridges to young adult outreach
o Regional meetings
o Collaborates on Confirmation preparation opportunities.
o Parish visits.
• Teaches in diocesan certification and skills program as requested.
• Serves as a member of the Evangelization & Catechesis team.
• Works collaboratively with Coordinator of Sacramental Catechesis with retreat opportunities.
QUALIFICATIONS/EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:
• Practicing Roman Catholic
• Master’s degree in theology, religious studies or related field or in study
• 5 years’ experience in youth ministry
• Excellent written and spoken skills
• Good adult education techniques
• Insures the integration of Safe Environment policies.
• Ability to travel throughout the Diocese
To apply: Interested applicants must submit a resume and cover letter via e-mail to lmehlenbacher@dor.org.


Executive Director, Teen STAR (Washington, DC)

Posted: May 3, 2017

The Natural Family Planning Center (NFPC) of Washington, D.C, a 501(c)3 organization, seeks a full/part-time Executive Director to lead a new phase of expansion for its Teen STAR® (Teen Sexuality Training for Adult Responsibility) program in the United States.

While the NFPC has other programs, including International Teen STAR®, the Executive Director’s exclusive focus will be the Teen STAR® USA program. Teen STAR® educates youths and young adults to appreciate the beauty of their developing sexuality and to assume ownership and responsibility for adult decision making, through group discussion, self observation and personal mentorship. The Teen STAR® program is based on experiential learning of human fertility patterns with parental authorization and client-teacher confidentiality.

The Executive Director, responsible for all facets of the organization, will increase the number of students, teachers and institution-based self-sustaining programs over time, and will report to the board of directors on a quarterly basis.

Qualifications:

• Demonstrated commitment to the mission of the Natural Family Planning Center, Teen STAR® USA and Catholic Church teachings on human sexuality.

• A masters degree or higher in a related discipline or commensurate experience, with demonstrated knowledge of Natural Family Planning techniques and a mature understanding of the intellectual foundation and arguments in support of an integrated understanding of human sexuality.

• Ability to represent the Center and Teen STAR® effectively to a range of constituencies, including donors, medical personnel, teachers, international collaborators, and partner organizations.

• Prior fundraising, sales or related experience.

• Able to travel for conferences, trainings, and events.

• A willingness to commit to the position for three to five years.
Send your resume with cover letter indicating interest and qualifications to teenstarprogram@gmail.com with “Executive Director” in the subject line. Please feel free to send this posting to anyone you know who may be qualified and interested. Applications will continue to be accepted until a candidate is hired.


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.

Please click here for additional details.


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 wi