Job Postings

Deputy Superindent for Catholic Identity (Archdiocese of Cincinnati)

Posted: January 25, 2021

The Deputy Superintendent of Catholic Identity will be charged with creating a holistic vision and plan to significantly strengthen Catholic identity in 88 elementary and 23 secondary schools in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. This is a top priority for the Archdiocese. The plan must address Catholic curriculum, non-classroom formation, culture, campus ministry, and Catholic school leadership, faculty and staff formation. The Deputy Superintendent of Catholic Identity must build buy-in and support for the plan among key constituents and provide the tools, training and resources necessary to bring the plan to life. The Deputy Superintendent of Catholic Identity will periodically assess results at the individual school level, making improvement recommendations as necessary and reporting results to the Director of Educational Services & Superintendent of Schools (“Director of Educational Services”).

The Deputy Superintendent of Catholic Identity will report to the Director of Educational Services, manage a staff of three (3) direct reports, and build productive and mutually respectful relationships with all co-workers and Catholic school personnel. He/she must also be a collaborative member of the leadership team of the Catholic Schools Office. The Deputy Superintendent must be a model of professional conduct and always represent the Archdiocese of Cincinnati with honesty and integrity.

All interested candidates should send a letter of interest, resume and Application for Employment to The Archdiocese of Cincinnati, Department of Human Resources, 100 E. Eighth St., Cincinnati, OH 45202 or email to humanresources@catholicaoc.org.

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Application deadline is March 5, 2021.


Director of Ministry and Planning (Diocese of La Crosse, WI)

Posted: January 19, 2021

The Office of Parish Ministry and Planning is the chief lay executive charged with
assisting the Bishop of the Diocese of La Crosse in facilitating and implementing a
strategic plan to provide consistent, uniform and faithful ministry throughout the
Diocese of La Crosse.
At the direction of the Bishop, the Director will focus on a uniform approach to pastoral
excellence and leadership in all Church organizations of the Diocese of La Crosse. The
Director will assist in developing and promoting a vision for more fully collaborative,
competent and mission-focused pastoral leadership while strengthening services of the
Diocesan Curia as they relate to parish communities at all levels.

Requirements

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;
• Lead efforts to recruit representatives from curia, parish, pastor and school
organizations which will construct a strategic vision for the diocese;
• 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.

To apply, please click here.


Finance and HR Manager, St. Bernard's School of Theology and Ministry (Rochester, NY)

Posted: December 16, 2020

Position Objectives:
(i) To serve as the School’s finance and human resource manager; directing, coordinating, overseeing, and reporting the institution’s various financial, accounting, and treasury operations as well as the compliance of all human resource issues (in liaison with the Human Resources Department at the Diocese of Rochester) involving the School’s faculty, staff, and students.
(ii) To formulate and maintain goals, objectives, financial policies, and transactional standards in accordance with the overall mission, goals, and strategic plan of the School, in conformity established best practices in the field of higher education, and in compliance with Association of Theological Schools standards, State and Federal fiscal management laws and regulations, and generally accepted accounting standards.
(iii) To collaborate with the team of administrators and staff members in order to ensure that the School’s strategy, policy, and mission are implemented and maintained.

Responsibilities:

A. Maintain all aspects of cash management including cash receipts and disbursements
1. Prepare and post all necessary financial transactions for institutional operations to ensure that all cash is properly accounted for and safeguarded at all times, including bank reconciliations for each cash/investment account.
2. Maintain all business relationships with the banks that the School has depository or credit accounts with.
3. Maintain all business relationships with credit card merchant processors, including overseeing the bidding process and analysis of operational services.
4. Review tuition and accounts receivable from the School’s students and outside customers to ensure timely collection.
5. Review all investment accounts to determine restricted and unrestricted endowment funds are properly categorized and disbursed.
6. Direct the activities associated with the security and investment of the School’s assets and funds.
7. Post approved supplier/vendor invoices.
8. Review accounts payable to suppliers/vendors to ensure and execute timely payment of invoices.
9. Assist the Finance Committee of the Board of Trustees in maintaining fiscal operations and the proper investment of portfolio funds.

B. Maintain general ledger and subsidiary ledgers for accounts receivable and accounts payable and maintain supplier/vendor files
1. Perform analytical review of the general ledger transactions as they relate to the School’s operations.
2. Review the accounts receivable and accounts payable ledgers to ensure that all cash due to the School is collected in a timely fashion and all suppliers/vendors are paid within their proper terms.
3. Review the tuition receivable and financial aid payable ledgers to ensure that tuition due to the School is collected in a timely fashion and financial aid is paid to qualifying students within their proper terms.
4. Learn and utilize all relevant software platforms in order to execute all financial and accounting operations (Populi, MIP, Stripe, GivingFuel, Etc.).
5. Maintain all supplier/vendor files for compliance with Forms W-9, certificates of liability, and workers compensation insurance policies.
6. Assist in the acquisition of supplies and equipment as well as the agreements for servicing of equipment at all campuses.
7. Maintain filing of contracts, agreements, and other documents pursuant to financial and legal matters for all campuses.
8. Prepare Forms 1099-MISC and 1099-NEC annually as required.

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Executive Assistant to the President, St. Bernard's School of Theology and Ministry (Rochester, NY)

Posted: December 16, 2020

Objectives:
(i) To support the President in the completion of administrative tasks pertaining to internal management and outward facing initiatives;
(ii) To collaborate with the team of administrators and staff members in order to ensure that the School’s strategy, policy, and mission are addressed, maintained, and unified across all activities of all offices at St. Bernard’s;
(iii) To assist the Director of Admissions and Financial Aid in admissions initiatives and the execution of the institutional recruitment plan.

Responsibilities:

A. Administrative Support to the President
1. Professionally represent the President when greeting guests, organizing events, reviewing correspondence and responding to inquiries made to the President’s Office.
2. Manage the President’s calendar based on timely prioritization. Arrange and accept meetings with personnel at all levels, ensuring effective time management and clear communication.
3. Accompany the President to meetings, takes notes for him, and generates task lists as part of managing his calendar.
4. Coordinate the flow of incoming and outgoing communications by receiving, routing, and/or responding to incoming communications and determining the appropriate office, department, or agency for outgoing communications.
5. Maintain and organize electronic and physical filing according to high standards of organization and effectiveness.
6. Develop itineraries and agendas including scheduling trips, arranging meetings, and booking accommodations.
7. Complete special projects as assigned by President. These may involve creative problem solving, process oversight, working with multiple offices, drafting documents, and/or extensive research.
8. In collaboration with the President, provide authoritative information regarding policies or decisions, referring inquiries or problems to the appropriate Office(s) or person(s), resolving problems, and following up with the inquirer to ensure satisfaction and effective communication.
9. Review correspondence and documents prepared by other offices for the President’s signature.
10. Maintain Main Campus Building Use Calendar and coordinate use of the building by external agencies.
11. Maintain inventory of office supplies and re-order when necessary.
12. Provide on-site support for the Board of Trustees
13. Perform other duties as assigned by the President.
B. Admissions and Recruitment Support
1. Support the Director of Admissions and Financial Aid in coordinating timely and professional communication with prospective students.
2. Assist in lead cultivation, maintenance, and manual input of contacts via Hubspot lead-tracking software.
3. Collaborates with the Director of Admissions and Financial Aid and the Registrar in maintaining physical and electronic student files.

The successful candidate will have:
• a Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent experience
• administrative experience in higher education preferred
• appreciation of the mission of the Roman Catholic Church and of St. Bernard’s School of Theology and Ministry
• active member of a Roman Catholic Faith community preferred
St. Bernard’s School of Theology and Ministry assumes a Ministerial Exception.
Reports to: President

Please send a cover letter and resume to
Mrs. Bernadette Bobrowski
Coordinator of Marketing and Communications
St. Bernard’s School of Theology and Ministry
Bernadette.Bobrowski@stbernards.edu


Campus Minister, St. Leo University (St. Leo, FL)

Posted: December 14, 2020

The Campus Minister is a vital and integral part of the ministry staff in providing Pastoral Care to the Saint Leo University Community. The Campus Minister works in collaboration with the Chaplain and the Office Manager for University Ministry in the development and execution of creative and dynamic spiritual and faith programming supporting the lives of students, staff and faculty. The Campus Minister seeks to cultivate full, conscious, active participation of the members of the university community and build sincere relationships with them so that they may, through the Holy Spirit, encounter God in their relationships with others through active engagement in pastoral care as a part of the university ministry team.

The Campus Minister position is a 10 month position active during the months of July through April.
Job Description
Duties and Tasks:

Assist in coordinating Student retreats, Peer Minister retreat, and Small Faith Sharing communities.
Attend Student Mass, Peer Minister meetings, University Ministry nights, Staff meetings, Bi-weekly one-on-one meetings with the Chaplain and all other University Ministry events.
Mentor Peer Minister Team of 3, provide spiritual direction to SLU community and work with other departments for special events.
Encourage participation and excitement in liturgy.
Work closely with Peer Ministers and foster a mentoring relationship with them.
Participate in personal development opportunities.
Provide assistance in any area at the request of the Chaplain or the University President.
As a member of the department’s Inter-Faith Committee seek out opportunities to collaborate with other university departments in the development of faith based shared activities, such as symposium dinners and other activities as assigned by the Chaplain
Be available to all levels of the university community for counseling and spiritual direction
Train and mentor students, create and develop programs, workshops and training aides to assist them in their spiritual and personal growth
Support the University’s mission and core values as a contributing member of the University’s community.

For more details and to apply, please click here.


School Superintendent (Archdiocese of Indianapolis)

Posted: December 10, 2020

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Indianapolis is seeking a School Superintendent to provide proactive leadership for 57 elementary schools and 11 high schools with combined enrollment of nearly 22,000 students. The person in this position is responsible for articulating the vision, values, and achievements of Catholic education, collaborating with pastors, principals, commission members and community leaders, and providing leadership to fully develop the human and financial resources necessary for quality Catholic education.

Candidates must be professed and practicing Catholics in good standing with and faithful to the Church with a minimum of 10 years of highly successful educational leadership experience. A master’s degree in education, business, or a related field is required. Candidates must be eligible for state school administrator certification. Participation in a wide variety of educational experiences and settings is essential, including familiarity with urban and rural populations and ethnically and racially diverse communities. Expertise in curriculum development, grant administration, student achievement measurement, and faculty and administrator development is also required.

To apply, please e-mail your cover letter, resume, and list of references, in confidence, to:

Ed Isakson
Director, Human Resources
Archdiocese of Indianapolis
1400 N. Meridian St.
Indianapolis, IN 46202
E-mail: eisakson@archindy.org

Application deadline is January 31, 2021.


Director of Adult and Child Discipleship (Diocese of Fall River, MA)

Posted: December 10, 2020

The Director of Adult & Child Discipleship is a full-time position and will report to the
Senior Director, Faith Formation, Youth, Young Adult and Family Life Ministries,
focusing primarily on families, parents, adult formation and those who minister to them. This
position will aid our office in its mission to work with the Diocese of Fall River’s parishes,
personnel and agencies to evangelize and form engaged disciples for Christ.
Our office’s vision is to transform the culture by being a leader in effective evangelization,
transformative catechesis, and relational outreach that leads people to Christ and His Church.

● Develop a comprehensive approach on the Diocesan level that supports, provides resources
and fosters engagement for parish child and family formation, Baptism preparation,
Communion preparation, adult formation, and RCIA

● Create pathways and initiatives that help the Diocese and parishes develop a culture of
intentional discipleship for families and adults

● Present and develop models that focus on family faith formation, the Domestic Church, and
bridging the gap between the reception of Baptism and 1st Communion

● Present and develop models that focus on evangelizing, engaging, and forming parents as the
primary educators of the faith

● Aid parishes in crafting and launching adult formation initiatives and RCIA teams where
there currently is none, while supporting those where they do exist

● Provide direct assistance and ongoing support to Pastors, Directors of Religious
Education/Children’s Ministry, RCIA Coordinators and other relevant parish personnel

● Develop resources and training opportunities, including continuing education, workshops,
written materials, and electronic resources, for those who work in evangelizing and forming
families, parents, adults and/or non-Catholics

● Organize Diocesan programs/events for children, parents, and adults, including aiding with
the Diocesan Women and Men’s Conference

● Oversee and evaluate current Diocesan programs, including Adult Confirmation preparation

● Aid the Office in developing strategic planning, annual goals and adhering to its mission and
vision, especially in regards to its work for and with families, parents, and adults

● Collaborate with the Office’s other Directors to create a holistic approach to evangelization
and catechesis

● Aid the Office in growing its communications plan to be a better means of evangelization,
especially as it relates to information and initiatives geared toward parents and families. This
includes leveraging the website, working with social media, and developing live/virtual
shows or podcasts

● Incorporating the needs and perspectives of different ethnic groups and those with disabilities
in all programming, as well as aiding parishes at doing the same

● Create benchmarks and metrics that define success and effectiveness in family and adult
formation; leverage those to report on status and successes.

● Develop and maintain a database that can measure trends, outcomes and effectiveness of the
Diocesan family and adult programs

● Represent the Diocese in professional organizations supporting child/family catechesis and
adult ministry

For additional information and to apply, please click here.


Primary/Elementary Administrator, Mar Qardakh School (Erbil, Iraq)

Posted: December 7, 2020

Located in the heart of the Middle East, Mar Qardakh School strives to perpetuate a great and ancient heritage. Iraq is often thought of as the Cradle of Civilization, the land where some of the first and greatest ancient civilizations and cultures - Babylon, Mesopotamia and Assyria - began. The beginning of multiple languages, the beginning of writing and the beginning of education have often been associated with this region. Today, Mar Qardakh School is building upon this ancient heritage and carrying it forward by providing a comprehensive, rigorous education, centered on the holistic development of the entire person, in order to invest in the well-being of each individual and of the community as a whole.
Mar Qardakh, an experimental IB school in Erbil, Northern Iraq, seeks experienced IB teachers for the roles of PYP and MYP coordinators. Established ten years ago to serve the Chaldean community of Ankawa, the school has approximately 300 students and is situated in a large, purpose-built and well-resourced campus. The school has the aspiration of becoming the foremost I.B. school in the region.
Reporting directly to the Head, the coordinators will be line-managers of their respective sections, responsible for the planning, delivery and assessment of the IB curriculum. Mar Qardakh uses the ManageBac software for its academic management and familiarity with this would be welcome. As well as being responsible for the administration of the IB for their section, the coordinators will also look to develop and train their staff, acting as mentors for continuing professional development. The school is particularly keen to develop the co-curricular and extra-curricular life of the school and the coordinators will be expected to be part of this process.
Candidates should be willing to engage in or at least support the faith life of the school as a Catholic institution within Northern Iraq.
Initial interviews will take place online, with second interviews occurring where possible in person with a representative of the school. For the final round, candidates will be invited to visit the school.
Terms and conditions of employment can be found below. Successful applicants will be entitled to health and travel insurance, return flights and accommodation provided by the school. The salary will be $40,000 USD, tax free. Further information is available on request; interested parties are encouraged to contact Scott Lloyd at scott.lloyd@cue.edu.krd to discuss the position in more detail.

Requirements
-          Several years’ experience of IB teaching;
-          Previous additional responsibility (for example, Head of Year of Head of Subject);
-          Bachelor’s degree either in education or the subject they teach;
-          Experience of wider contributions to the life of the school;
-          Willingness to take extra responsibility and to work independently;
-          Experience of line management or providing professional development;
-          Experience of academic administration and management;
-          Understanding of the cultural context of the school and support of its aspirations and philosophy.

Desirable
-          Experience of administration and the IB, including exam registration and assessment;
-          Experience of working abroad in an educational context;
-          Experience of working in the Middle East;
-          Understanding of Catholic education;
-          Experience of ManageBac software;
-          Experience of developing programmes and strategies for change.


Angel Friend Program Director, Gabriel Network (Crofton, MD)

Posted: December 7, 2020

Gabriel Network is a pro-life Christian ministry whose vision is that every vulnerable mother and child be embraced in Christ's love and the care of His people. Gabriel Network's mission is to empower a committed network of Christian churches to accompany pregnant mothers and families in need by providing practical, emotional and spiritual support through pregnancy and beyond. It realizes this mission through three programs: a help line, a church-based ministry, and a housing ministry. Gabriel Network's Angel Friend Program is a church-based ministry that matches mothers in need with dynamic volunteer groups at local churches who work directly with the mothers to serve them through practical, emotional, and spiritual assistance.

The Angel Friend Program Director will lead the Angel Friend Program Team to meet its strategic goals. The Director will:

  • Communicate and collaborate closely with our Angel Friend Team Coordinators,
  • Build our Angel Friend Team Coordinators into dynamic local leaders who will grow the ministry at their local churches and in their local communities,
  • Greatly expand our network of Angel Friend Teams by setting up our systems to grow at scale, and
  • Expand community knowledge of our Angel Friend Program to attract many more partner referrals and direct client intakes for the Angel Friend Program.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Maintain an active prayer life to support this ministry.
  • Lead the Team to accomplish strategic priorities as directed by the Executive Director. Assign tasks to team members and supervise productivity as needed.
  • Build and maintain a personal relationship with Coordinators through a structured communications plan for each current Coordinator and Team. Thoroughly record meeting notes in Gabriel Network’s database.
  • Build and maintain relationships with Angel Friend Program stakeholders including church, agency, and community leaders.
  • Direct the development of Gabriel Network systems to allow the Angel Friend ministry to grow at scale. Includes recruitment, training, support, and community knowledge of the Angel Friend Program.
  • Direct community, partner, and woman-focused outreach to grow local knowledge of the Angel Friend Program to expand partner referrals and direct client contacts.
  • Conduct/direct Church outreach weekends and speak to churches and church groups.
  • Direct communications across multiple channels to stakeholders.
  • Direct the development of Coordinator leadership development training and Angel Friend Training, building Coordinators into dynamic local leaders who grow their ministry locally.
  • Direct the identification and recruitment of new churches of various Christian denominations for both new Angel Friend Teams and to provide financial support to the ministry.
  • Grow capabilities of current Angel Friend Teams, help thriving Teams to continue to grow, and apply lessons from thriving Teams to Teams in need of improvement.
  • Develop and implement Angel Friend Recognition markers and acknowledgments.
  • Direct the regular and up-to-date maintenance of Angel Friend roster and service data.
  • Report regularly to the Executive Director.
  • Be able to accomplish tasks on-time and within applicable budgets.
  • Actively seek incremental improvement in all areas of our ministry.
  • Be vigilant for opportunities to increase funding for, visibility of, and effectiveness of the Angel Friend Program and Gabriel Network generally.
  • Perform all duties in a manner that reflects admirably on Gabriel Network and our organizational commitments and culture.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Please click here for additional details.


Office and Events Coordinator, Office of Marriage and Family Life (Archdiocese of Indianapolis)

Posted: December 7, 2020

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Indianapolis is seeking a full-time Office and Events Coordinator to assist the Director of Marriage and Family Life with administrative and professional support. Responsibilities include the development and implementation of programs and events, including regular marriage preparation retreats, annual divorce ministry retreats, and Archdiocesan events for marriage enrichment. Office administrative duties include overseeing the production and maintenance of electronic, social, and print media, and facilitating office communication with clergy, Archdiocesan agencies, parishes, and individuals who are seeking information or resources from the office. 

Applicants should be practicing Catholics with an enthusiasm for and deep commitment to their faith, especially Church teachings on marriage and family life. A bachelor’s degree in a related area is preferred. Initiative, organizational ability, interpersonal skills, and proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel are all essential. Graphic design experience is preferred. The ability to communicate verbally and in writing in Spanish is a plus. The position involves access to confidential information which must be safeguarded. Some evening and weekend work is involved.

The Office of Marriage and Family Life exists to promote the vocation of marriage and family life, to assist individuals facing difficulties in their marriage and family, and to accompany families on their mission to build the Kingdom of God. We accomplish this mission through marriage preparation formation, retreats and support groups for Catholics who are separated or divorced, opportunities for marriage enrichment, and resources for family discipleship.

Please e-mail cover letter, resume, and list of references, in confidence, to:

Ed Isakson
Director, Human Resources
Archdiocese of Indianapolis
1400 North Meridian St.
Indianapolis, IN 46202
E-mail: eisakson@archindy.org


Evangelization and Catechesis Team Member, Diocese of Baker (Redmond, OR)

Posted: December 3, 2020

Are you looking to serve God and the Church in an intentional way while fueling your passion for spirituality and growth? Then join us in this exciting opportunity with the Diocese of Baker in Central & Eastern Oregon. This tight knit group is looking for an integral, collaborative, dynamic team player who can bring the necessary skill set to evaluate and inspire further evangelization and catechesis. Come see the wonders of Central Oregon and experience all its affordable outdoor adventure and serenity.

This unique role provides a rare opportunity for a person who is committed to the totality of the New Evangelization and is looking to serve in an expansive and dynamic role. Working in alignment with the Bishop’s vision and the mission of the Office of Evangelization and Catechesis, this role has both ministry and administrative responsibilities. Since the Diocese of Baker is a rural, mission diocese, all members of the staff wear many hats.

Under the direction of the Chief Operating Officer, ministry responsibilities include (yet are not limited to): developing, communicating and implementing diocesan initiatives in the areas of faith formation, sacramental living and outreach as a trusted advisor to parish leaders.

Administrative responsibilities include (yet are not limited to): scheduling, communicating and managing logistics for all Evangelization and Catechetical events, developing and promoting new online media tools in collaboration with the ministry team.

This position requires travel (10-15%) to parishes and schools throughout the diocese to meet with and assist in training staff and volunteers. Bi-lingual proficiency in Spanish and English (written and oral) skills are preferred, although all qualified candidates will be considered.

Qualifications:

A practicing Catholic in good standing with the Church
BA in catechesis, theology, religious education or a related field
5+ years of experience working in a diocesan role or large parish/school that includes responsibilities in evangelization and catechesis
Demonstrated knowledge of papal documents, especially having experience incorporating precepts of the New Evangelization as promulgated by St. Pope John Paul II, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI and Pope Francis
Excellent written, verbal, public speaking and presentation skills
Competent computer skills: Google Suite, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher software, Social Media
Experience creating/defining evangelization and catechetical guidelines and resources

For more details, please click here.


Parish Director of Youth & Young Adult Ministry and Digital Engagement (Pittsburgh, PA)

Posted: November 24, 2020

The position will oversee all youth ministry programming for middle and high school students, including regular youth gatherings, retreats, service, and social events. The Director is also in charge of recruiting and leading a dynamic team of volunteer leaders to serve the program and completing all administrative tasks related to the ministry. The Director will also coordinate young adult ministry and gatherings.  Additionally this position will be in charge of updates and postings to St. Michael the Archangel Parish website and social media.
Our ideal candidate would have:
A dynamic Catholic faith and spiritual maturity; a relationship with Jesus and the Church that is active, personal, and obvious.
Knowledge of the faith including familiarity with scriptures and church teaching and the ability to share it with others in a joyful, pastoral, and relevant way.
The ability to build relationships with, minister to, teach, be a mentor, role model and guide to an array of middle and high school students. Candidates with demonstrated experience in ministry at other parishes, as missionaries, or at internships are preferred.
Leadership qualities capable of growing the program, directing a team of volunteer leaders, and asserting the value and integral importance of the parish youth ministry program.
A holistic understanding of and approach to youth ministry.
Ability to relate with and engage with young adults looking to deepen their faith
Ability to form and mentor a leadership team of young adults and empower young adults to grow as faithful and active disciples of the Lord
Administrative skills including budgeting, written communication, production of promotional materials, and organization.
Computer technical skills including website maintenance and social media engagement.
Ability to reach others and build relationships through social media engagement
The ability to work independently while also being able to take the initiative to reach out to, collaborate with, and build relationships with other staff members, volunteers and the core team, regional schools, parents, and others.
Musical ability is a plus.

Start Date: January 4, 2021

Candidates can send resumes and cover letters to Fr. Brian Welding at bwelding@smapgh.org.


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

Posted: November 20, 2020

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Indianapolis is seeking a full-time Associate Director of Young Adult and College Campus Ministry (YACCM). The opening is for a full-time, lay minister to assist the Director in essential leadership duties for outreach to the 18-39 demographic in central and southern Indiana.  The Associate Director has an integral role in the day-to-day operations of the ministry but also the authority to create and implement vision and practice that serves the young adults in our parishes, 15 colleges and universities, and young adult programs throughout the entire archdiocese.  The Associate Director will assist the Director in the support and formation of Campus Ministry and parish staff and volunteers. Specifically, the Associate Director will lead the expansion of Emmaus Group (small group) ministry and the ongoing formation of Emmaus Group Leaders, as well as assisting in the launch of a regional, Deanery Young Adult Ministry program.
Since its inception in 2008, IndyCatholic and The Office of Young Adult and College Campus Ministry (YACCM) has seen the Lord work in tremendous ways among the 18-39 demographic in the Archdiocese of Indianapolis. We are blessed to lead a vibrant, ever-growing community of young adults around Central and Southern Indiana with a mission to seek, find and invite young adults to authentic life in Jesus Christ and to spiritually equip them to become lifelong, missionary disciples.
Candidates must be professed and practicing Catholics with a love for and understanding of the teachings of the Catholic Church. A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in theology, religious education, or a related field is required. Previous paid or volunteer ministerial experience with young adults and/or college students is preferred.
Please e-mail cover letter, resume, and list of references, in confidence, to:
Ed Isakson
Director, Human Resources
Archdiocese of Indianapolis
1400 N. Meridian St.
Indianapolis, IN 46202
E-mail: eisakson@archindy.org


Office and Events Coordinator, Office of Marriage and Family Life, Archdiocese of Indianapolis

Posted: November 20, 2020

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Indianapolis is seeking a full-time Office and Events Coordinator to assist the Director of Marriage and Family Life with administrative and professional support. Responsibilities include the development and implementation of programs and events, including regular marriage preparation retreats, annual divorce ministry retreats, and Archdiocesan events for marriage enrichment. Office administrative duties include overseeing the production and maintenance of electronic, social, and print media, and facilitating office communication with clergy, Archdiocesan agencies, parishes, and individuals who are seeking information or resources from the office. 

Applicants should be practicing Catholics with an enthusiasm for and deep commitment to their faith, especially Church teachings on marriage and family life. A bachelor’s degree in a related area is preferred. Initiative, organizational ability, interpersonal skills, and proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel are all essential. Graphic design experience is preferred. The ability to communicate verbally and in writing in Spanish is a plus. The position involves access to confidential information which must be safeguarded. Some evening and weekend work is involved.

The Office of Marriage and Family Life exists to promote the vocation of marriage and family life, to assist individuals facing difficulties in their marriage and family, and to accompany families on their mission to build the Kingdom of God. We accomplish this mission through marriage preparation formation, retreats and support groups for Catholics who are separated or divorced, opportunities for marriage enrichment, and resources for family discipleship.

Please e-mail cover letter, resume, and list of references, in confidence, to:

Ed Isakson
Director, Human Resources
Archdiocese of Indianapolis
1400 North Meridian St.
Indianapolis, IN 46202
E-mail: eisakson@archindy.org


Ecclesiastical Notary, Archdiocese of Indianapolis

Posted: November 20, 2020

The Tribunal is seeking a full-time Ecclesiastical Notary.  Responsibilities include clerical duties, assembling marriage cases according to canonical and office procedures and interacting with clients on the telephone or in person.

Qualifications include strong typing skills, experience using personal computers, ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality and well-developed interpersonal and organizational skills.  A college degree or commensurate work experience is required.

Canon law requires that the person in this position be a baptized Catholic and, if married, be validly married according to the laws and teachings of the Catholic Church.

The position is an opportunity to work directly in Church ministry that serves people’s human and spiritual needs.  Please e-mail cover letter, resume, and list of references, in confidence, to:

Ed Isakson
Director, Human Resources
Archdiocese of Indianapolis
1400 N. Meridian St.
Indianapolis, IN 46202
E-mail: eisakson@archindy.org


Digital Marketing Coordinator, Ruah Woods (Cincinnati, OH)

Posted: November 20, 2020

Join the Ruah Woods Team as Digital Marketing Coordinator.  Your  job will  be to help the  organization strengthen its brand messaging and digital footprint to position Ruah Woods for national exposure.

We  are  looking  for  a  talented  individual  to administer our social media accounts, website, blogs, e-newsletter and email campaigns. You will be responsible for creating original text and video content, managing posts and responding to followers.  You will portray our ministry mission in a cohesive way to achieve our marketing goals.

As a Digital Marketing Coordinator, we expect you to be up-to-date with the latest digital technologies and social media trends. You should have excellent communication   skills   and   be   able   to   express   our ministry’s vision/branding creatively.

 Bachelor Degree in Digital Media, Marketing, Communications, PR
 A minimum of 1-2 years experience working in a marketing or communications position
 Digital media technology savvy and skills (SEO, analytics…), Familiar with the most current social
media platforms and their effectiveness in promoting services and products to targeted audiences.
 Ability to quantify and analyze campaign results and make recommendations on ways to improve or
increase the success of marketing efforts 

 Excellent writing and editing skills creating strong, brand-infused copy to reinforce Ruah Woods’
mission. Top-notch writing and editing skills are required.
 Knowledge and understanding of Pope St. JPII’s teaching on Theology of the Body
 Employees of Ruah Woods will have knowledge of the Catholic faith, a willingness to work for a
Catholic, faith-based ministry and adhere to the policies of the Catholic Church.
This is an entry level position. Salary commensurate with position with full benefits program including
health, dental, life, LTD, retirement plan, PTO, etc….
Send or Email Your Resume To:
 Leslie Kuhlman, Executive Director
 Ruah Woods
 6675 Wesselman Rd.
 Cincinnati, OH 45248
lesliekuhlman@ruahwoods.org


Negotiator/Expert for Human Rights, Social and Development Issues, Permanent Observer Mission of the Holy See to the U.N. (New York, NY)

Posted: October 28, 2020

A negotiator/expert is a staff member of the Permanent Observer Mission of the Holy See to the U.N. and works together with the Permanent Observer and the diplomatic staff of the Holy See. The negotiator/expert attends meetings at the U.N. related to his or her portfolio of issues, writes reports on those meetings, participates in negotiations on relevant resolutions and outcome documents, drafts and edits statements, and participates in the overall mission of the Holy See to the U.N. Under the supervision of the Permanent Observer, the person reports to the diplomat in charge of covering the Second, Third and Sixth Committees of the General Assembly as well as the Economic and Social Council.

Essential Duties
• Serves with the title of Attaché of the Permanent Observer Mission of the Holy See at the United Nations in New York.
• Follows instructions with exactitude and performs all other duties requested by the supervisors.
• Represents the Holy See as a bridge builder and a moral voice, with dignity, professionalism and tact.
• Attends meetings at the United Nations relevant to areas of competence, particularly human rights, social and development issues.
• Develops and shares expertise on human rights, social and development issues with the Mission team.
• Composes drafts, reviews and edits statements on various issues of competence.
• Participates in negotiations.
• Develops close working relationships and liaisons with other Permanent Missions and UN Agencies at the expert level, particularly in the person’s area of competence.
• Writes and edits reports and briefings on meetings.
• Collaborates with the Mission’s diplomatic and non-diplomatic staff, experts, fellows and interns.
• Attends Prayer and a briefing at the beginning of each day

Education and Experience
• Educational Background —The person must minimally have a Bachelor’s Degree, but a Masters or a Doctorate is highly preferred. Specialized studies or degrees in human rights, in economic, environmental and development issues, in international law, international relations, or diplomacy, are preferred.
• Experience — Experience in international organizations, multilateral or bilateral diplomacy, including the diplomatic work of the Holy See, is preferred. Internal training will be provided.
• Catholic Social Teaching— The person must have a deep and precise knowledge of Catholic Social Teaching and its relevance and application to current issues.
• Languages— Written and spoken fluency in English is required. Fluency in Italian is helpful. Knowledge of one or more of the other official languages of the United Nations — Spanish, French, Russian, Arabic and Mandarin — is preferred.
• Other Skills — Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel is required. Due to the amount of writing done in the office, superior typing skills and speed are preferred.

Key Competencies Needed
• Know, believe and live according to the teachings of the Catholic Church, be able to articulate them with conviction in a secular context.
• Write and speak clearly and persuasively.
• Analyze and understand complex issues.
• Form amicable and high-level working relationships easily.
• Solve problems and find common ground.
• Negotiate patiently, prudently and perseveringly.
• Work effectively on a team.
• Keep deadlines.
• Be willing to keep long hours within reason and when necessary.
• Able to maintain confidentiality.
• Be able to travel back and forth to the United Nations Headquarters from the Mission one or more times a day.

Salary And Benefits
• Range of starting salary of $26,000 to $32,500 depending upon experience. Consistent with the hiring practices of the Holy See, the person begins with a twelve-month probationary period.
• A simple apartment at the John Paul II House on E. 38th Street ($24,000 value per year) and free health care ($19,500 value per year).
• Lunch is provided on workdays at the Mission.
• Thirty days of vacation during a year at times agreed in coordination with the Head of Mission.

Application Process
• Please send the following documents to rlandry@holyseemission.org by November 13, 2020 at noon. 
o Succinct cover letter and Curriculum Vitae. 
o Letter of recommendation from a professional supervisor, academic advisor or both.
o Letter of recommendation from a priest who can attest that you are a Catholic in good standing and, if possible, to attest to your knowledge of Catholic social teaching.
• These materials should be submitted together by PDF. The Letters of Recommendation must be signed and on official letterhead.
• On November 13, candidates for the position will receive two documents, which will be due by November 19 at noon:
o A brief written interview so that we can get to know the candidates better.
o An exercise that will give candidates the opportunity to demonstrate various of the skill sets needed for the position.
• Interviews with finalists for the position will take place probably November 23-24 in person or via Zoom/Skype. The finalists may have an additional interview with Archbishop Caccia.


Manager of Family Life, Catholic Pastoral Center (Diocese of Lafayette, IN)

Posted: October 28, 2020

We are currently seeking candidates for the position of Manager of Family Life at our Catholic Pastoral  Center in Lafayette, IN.  Ideal candidate will design and develop doctrinal, spiritual and practical programs that can help parishes and communities  build, restore and reinforce the Catholic family among all parishioners and communities.  Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in theology, church studies, family life, social work or related area or a combination of relevant work experience and education is desired.  Candidate would possess a minimum of three years experience in developing family life programs or related work knowledge.  Leadership and organizational management skills desired with project management responsibilities preferred.

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


Director of Spanish Apostolate, Diocese of Arlington, VA

Posted: October 13, 2020

The Office of the Spanish Apostolate assists Pastors in their mission to evangelize and support the pastoral needs of the culturally diverse communities of Spanish speaking Catholics in their communities and to fully integrate them into the life of their parish. The Office provides this assistance through the close collaboration and coordination with parish, school, and diocesan ministry leadership as well as related community organizations and lay movements, training and development offerings, diocesan-sponsored events, and advocacy efforts.
The Director works closely with the Vicar General and the Bishop to formulate, communicate, and advocate the mission and vision of Hispanic ministry for the Diocese while providing leadership for the Office and building strong working relationships with the Pastors and others responsible for executing the mission.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES:
• In conjunction with the Vicar General and Bishop, formulate, communicate, and advocate a mission and vision of Hispanic ministry for the Catholic Diocese of Arlington based on Welcoming the Stranger Among Us: Unity and Diversity (USCCB 2000) and which encompasses evangelization, faith formation, comprehensive pastoral care, and enculturation that fosters unity in diversity.
• Advise the Vicar General and Bishop on key issues, concerns, and trends affecting Hispanic Catholics and our ability to evangelize and support their pastoral needs and/or to fully integrate them into the lives of their parishes.
• Work in close collaboration and coordination with parish, school, and diocesan ministry leadership to develop and promote initiatives that support the mission and vision of Hispanic ministry in the Catholic Diocese of Arlington.
• Serve as a resource to parishes, schools, and diocesan ministry leadership; interact with clergy and lay leaders to assess their needs; provide reference materials and templates; provide and oversee a robust Spanish Apostolate webpage.
• Provide clergy and lay leaders with diocesan training and workshops, as well as exposure to local, regional, and national conferences; prepare and conduct speaking engagements.
• Attend and actively participate in local, regional, and national conferences and meetings.
• Regularly gather the clergy and lay leaders for prayer, networking, and collaboration.
• Oversee the Institute of Pastoral Formation.
• Provide oversight for all resources, programs and events of the Office.
• Recruit volunteers, as needed, to support events of the Office of Spanish Apostolate.
• Develop and implement the Office's approved annual operating budget; track and control costs against the budget.
• Oversee the day-to-day operations of the Office, including the recruitment, supervision, training, scheduling, and evaluation of staff.
• Assist with the coordination of the evangelization program, Radio Boletin Catolico Guadalupe radio 1160am, each Sunday from 12pm to 1pm.
• Serve as an active member of regional and national Hispanic Catholic organizations.
• Serves as diocesan liaison for lay movements:
• Cursillo
• Legion de Maria
• Charismatic Renewal
• Marriage Encounters
• The Emmaus ministry for men and women
• The Christian life council
• Quinceaneras retreat
• V encuentro
• Young Hispanic Adults
• The Hispanic Catechesis ministry

For more information and to apply, click here.


Executive Director for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Training and Development, Mount St. Mary's University (Emmitsburg, MD)

Posted: September 24, 2020

The Executive Director for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Training and Development will design and deliver high-level, comprehensive, multimodal Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) professional development training experiences for all university employees and students. The Executive Director will administer strategic visioning as well as grass-roots educational and professional development efforts that are grounded in Catholic Social Teaching principles. A major responsibility will be to develop, lead, implement, and assess an all-encompassing professional development and training plan for DEI by formulating long and short-term programmatic goals and objectives, delineate resource allocation to support them, and establish metrics to evaluate program success to ensure effective and efficient engagement and outcomes.

Working collaboratively with institutional leadership, department and unit heads, and many others is critical in order to build relationships, share resources, and help create an integrated vision and shared responsibility for advancing institutional DEI goals while fostering and affirming a campus culture of equity and inclusive excellence. In collaboration with the ASPIRE Office, a dashboard will be developed to monitor, assess, and make periodic reports of the professional development training results. The Executive Director will report to the Vice President for Equity and Success and serve on the Center for Student Engagement and Success Leadership Team and Mount’s Inclusive Excellence Committee.

Please click here for additional information.


Associate Campus Minister, Mary Washington University (Fredricksburg, VA)

Posted: September 22, 2020

The mission of the University of Mary Washington Campus Ministry is to promote, encourage, and engage all aspects of faith life on campus. The Campus Ministry coordinates masses, spiritual activities, and programs that seek to bring students, faculty, and staff into a deeper relationship with Jesus Christ and His Church.
The Associate Campus Minister assists the Chaplain in maintaining a vibrant Catholic community that helps students grow in their faith while at college and prepares them to live out the faith in parish life after they graduate. The ministry strives to do this through fostering an atmosphere of prayer, including frequent reception of the sacraments, establishing an authentic community, and training students to use their gifts in the apostolate.
The Associate Campus Minister assists the Chaplain by overseeing many of the programs and events that the students help in executing such as: the daily activities pertaining to the planning and executing of weekly programs, assisting in training the Cabinet of Catholic Leaders (our student leadership board) in professional development, and coordinating outreach events and service trips while assisting with the other business needs of the ministry.

For additional details, please click here.


Statewide Pro-Life Activities Coordinator, Nebraska Catholic Conference (Lincoln, NE)

Posted: September 22, 2020

The Pro-Life Activities Coordinator assists the Executive Director (ED) and the Associate Director for Pro-Life and Family (AD) of the Nebraska Catholic Conference (NCC) to unify and strengthen pro-life activities statewide across the three Catholic dioceses and their parishes.

SPECIFIC DUTIES:
•Executes the goal areas and strategies for pro-life activities according to the NCC's three-year strategic plan.
•Regularly works and consults with the pro-life director for each Catholic diocese in Nebraska to collaborate and help execute pro-life activities across the state.
•Assists diocesan pro-life directors with recruiting, training, and maintaining pro-life coordinators for nearly 400 parishes.
•Develops relationships and collaborates with various Catholic parishes, organizations, diocesan offices, and other state and national pro-life organizations regarding "best practices" for pro-life activities and programming.
•Creates and distributes educational, prayer, and pastoral care materials for parish pro-life coordinators.
•Plans and coordinates various statewide pro-life events (e.g., annual Bishops' Pro-Life Banquet and Conference, annual Pro-Life Mass).
•Updates and maintains a handbook for use by parish pro-life coordinators.
•Directs the statewide implementation of a post-abortion healing ministry.
•Speaks to various audiences on pro-life topics (e.g., abortion, euthanasia, biomedical issues).
•Partners with the Communications and Outreach Specialist to communicate with local, state, and national print and broadcast media on significant pro-life events.
•Assists the Associate Director of Pro-Life & Family Policy with certain pro-life legislative efforts pertaining to grassroots education and advocacy.
•Other duties, as assigned.

For additional details, please click here.  Applications are accecpted until September 25.


Fellow of Parish Life, Word on Fire Catholic Ministries (Irving, TX)

Posted: September 22, 2020

The Fellow of Parish Life facilitates and promotes the Word on Fire ethos of life and spirituality through the management and facilitation of Word on Fire Institute programs for Catholic parishes.

The Fellow will provide the necessary administrative, theological, and leadership expertise to assist in developing and implementing a parish module within the vision of the Word on Fire Institute.

This role is expected to be knowledgeable of the cultural and demographics shifts of parishes, innovative in the ways we reach and form parish infrastructures, and inventive in the Institute’s distribution of the resources.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

• Assisting in propagating the Eight Core Principles of the Word on Fire Spirituality through the Word on Fire Institute and all of the associated catechetical and spiritual offerings

• Obtaining a mastery of the content and vision of all of Bishop Barron’s content

• Creating innovative ways in which the distribution of content to parishes can use the Institute’s platform in an affordable and far-reaching capacity to catechize and evangelize

• Helping the Word on Fire Institute become a leader in parish formation and evangelization

• Understanding the demographic shift on parishes today and create a pioneering infrastructure to meet the needs of such a shift

• Building and coordinating a curriculum using the current resources provided by the Word on Fire Institute

• Coordinating, managing, and facilitating the growth and maintenance of a parish module within the WOFI platform in order to build parish culture and evangelical leadership teams around the country

• Providing the necessary resources, opportunities, and in-person leadership to build successful discipleship in the vision of Bishop Barron through regular online “masterclasses”

• Meeting regularly with each parish team to make sure that the principles of the program are being implemented correctly and to understand how the process is helping the parish

• Overseeing the digital group membership process of parish leadership within the WOFI platform

• Creating extensive management process to oversee, monitor, and measure the participation of leaders and members of the parishes and provide the Director of the Institute with monthly reports of progress 

• Overseeing and planning the creation of parish specific content, i.e. WOFI courses filmed in Los Angeles, content filmed in the WOFI studio in Dallas, and written content for the WOF blog

• Working closely with the Fellow of Word on Fire Communities to help garner healthy relationships between parishes and our Communities

• Scheduling and facilitating in-person events for parish leadership

Qualifications and Experience:

           • Master’s Degree in Theology, Philosophy, or Spirituality

           • Experience in both leadership and management

           • Experience working at a Catholic Parish

           • Strong communication and listening skills, flexibil