Job Postings

Parish Director of Religious Education (Fulton, MD)

Posted: March 22, 2017

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

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

For additional details and to apply, please click here.


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

Posted: March 22, 2017

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

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


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

Posted: March 22, 2017

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

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

For additional details and to apply, please click here.


Director, Office of Worship (Diocese of Grand Rapids)

Posted: March 20, 2017

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

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

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

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


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

Posted: March 13, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

For further information and to apply, please click here.


Campus Minister (St. Joseph's University)

Posted: March 13, 2017

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

Duties and Responsibilities:

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

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


Director of Campus Ministry (Western Washington University)

Posted: March 13, 2017

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

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

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


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

Posted: March 13, 2017

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


Associate to the Vicar Bishop – Eastern Vicariate (Archdiocese of Baltimore)

Posted: February 23, 2017

We are seeking applicants for the role of Associate to the Vicar Bishop- Eastern Vicariate. As a key staff member of the Archdiocese of Baltimore, you will serve as the primary assistant to the Vicar Bishop in fulfilling his pastoral and administrative responsibilities to the clergy, religious and laity of the Eastern Vicariate and the Hispanic community of the Archdiocese. 

The primary role of this position is to work with the Vicar Bishop to encourage collegiality, communication, and collaboration at all levels in the Eastern Vicariate, and to the larger Hispanic community in the Archdiocese.  This is accomplished by:
• Taking the lead in encouraging consultations with parishes of the Vicariate and managing a  process of consultation for pastoral planning;
• Developing and implementing a schedule and process for the Vicar Bishop’s pastoral visits;
• Providing staff services to the Vicar at area clergy meetings and to represent him in his absence;
• Communicating pastoral planning efforts on behalf of the Vicar Bishop to build alignment and positive momentum in keeping with Archdiocesan initiatives;
• Acting upon and/or responding to various correspondence on behalf of the Vicar Bishop as required;
• Assisting in the management and resolution of conflicts for parish-related concerns and concerns of the Hispanic community as directed by the Vicar.
The ideal candidate will possess the following characteristics:
• Must be a practicing Catholic in good standing who enthusiastically accepts and embraces authentic Catholic doctrine as entrusted and handed down by the Magisterium of the Catholic Church. Strong knowledge of the Catholic Church, ideally within the Archdiocese of Baltimore, is required.
• Significant experience in planning work involving multiple organizations, communities, and jurisdictions and in developing collaborative structures to serve those interests.
• A Master’s degree in Theology and/or the field of planning, or related field is strongly preferred.
• Excellent written and oral communications skills; a good command of English and Spanish is required.
To apply for this position, please email your cover letter and resume to:  sanderson@archbalt.org


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

Posted: February 16, 2017

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

Position Requirements

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

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

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

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


Director of Evangelization and Catechesis (Archdiocese of Omaha)

Posted: February 16, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

APPLY AT: www.archomaha.org/careers


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

Posted: February 16, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

APPLY AT: www.archomaha.org/careers


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

Posted: February 16, 2017

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

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

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


Secretary for Catholic Education (Archdiocese of Washington)

Posted: February 3, 2017

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

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

For additional information and to apply, please click here.


Staff Assistant, Office of the General Secretary (USCCB)

Posted: February 3, 2017

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

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

To apply please visit the USCCB career site.


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

Posted: February 3, 2017

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

RESPONSIBILITIES

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

For further details and to apply, please click here.


Director of Youth Ministry (Archdiocese of Indianapolis)

Posted: January 17, 2017

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Indianapolis is seeking a full-time Director of Youth Ministry to begin employment July 2, 2017. The archdiocesan director of youth ministry models Christian discipleship and fosters a comprehensive approach to youth ministry that recognizes cultural, developmental, and spiritual diversity among Catholic youth and their families. The successful candidate is expected to be a role model for ministry in service of the Church’s mission to youth. The director invites, trains, and supports archdiocesan youth leaders who are expressly charged with engaging and leading youth toward Christian maturity. The position requires three years previous experience leading youth ministry in the parish and at the diocesan level.  Qualified candidates must have minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Theology or a related field.  Master’s degree is preferred.

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


Coordinator of Sacramental Formation (Archdiocese of Baltimore)

Posted: January 17, 2017

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

You are a great candidate if you:

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


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

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


Donor Relations Coordinator (Archdiocese of Indianapolis)

Posted: December 13, 2016

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Indianapolis is seeking a full-time Donor Relations Coordinator for the Catholic Community Foundation. This position is a key member of the Foundation team and serves as the first point of contact, ensuring positive relationships with current and prospective donors and supporting forward momentum for Foundation staff with regard to activities resulting in gifts. The Donor Relations Coordinator is responsible for administrative support for Foundation and planned giving activity, including maintenance and consistency of internal office operations, records and Foundation files.  In addition, the Donor Relations Coordinator handles event-based planning efforts for donors as well as helps coordinate visits with parishes, schools, and members of the community.

The position requires a college degree or equivalent experience as well as three to five years of office experience, preferably involving fund-raising. Excellent interpersonal skills are essential, since the position involves a high degree of interaction with current and prospective donors. Candidates should be creative problem solvers who can take initiative and oversee projects to their successful completion. Demonstrated proficiency with computer software, including Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word and Raiser’s Edge database management software is desired. Highly ethical standards in working with confidential information are also essential.

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

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


Director of Young Adult Outreach (Diocese of Pittsburgh)

Posted: December 9, 2016

The Diocese of Pittsburgh seeks a passionate self-starter to form, support, and partner with area young adult ministry coordinators with special emphasis on making disciples for Jesus.  The Director of Young Adult Outreach works with a visionary team in the Secretariat for Leadership Development and Evangelization to provide support, training, and consultation with parish staffs and groups on young adult ministry, as well as participates in recruitment of emerging leaders.

Applicant should submit a resume to:

Deacon Jeffrey Hirst
Department of Human Resources
Diocese of Pittsburgh
111 Boulevard of the Allies
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Agency:  Secretariat for Leadership Development and Evangelization
Responsibilities: This position requires regional travel, as well as evening and weekend availability.

Qualifications:
The ideal candidate will have at least five years of experience in parish ministry, experience working with young adults and a primary interest in leadership development.


Director of Family Ministry and Faith Formation (Diocese of Pittsburgh)

Posted: December 9, 2016

The Secretariat for Leadership Development and Evangelization of the Diocese of Pittsburgh is seeking to hire a qualified person for the position of Director of Family Ministry and Faith Formation (formerly Director for Religious Education).

Applicant should submit a resume to:

Deacon Jeffrey Hirst
Department of Human Resources
Diocese of Pittsburgh
111 Boulevard of the Allies
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Agency:  Secretariat for Leadership Development and Evangelization of the Diocese of Pittsburgh
Responsibilities: Director of Family Ministry and Faith Formation

Qualifications:
Applicant must have a Master’s Degree in Theology and/or Catechetics, experience in parish catechetical ministry, family ministry and catechesis, and program development; understanding of marriage ministry and natural family planning; creative approach to the development of marriage preparation and support programs; and experience teaching at various age levels and formats.  Additional qualifications include effective written and oral communication skills, basic computer skills, and knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook, and the Internet.


Temporary Staff Assistant, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops

Posted: December 1, 2016

The Temporary Convocation Program Staff Assistant will be responsible for assisting with the event management and programming, including tasks related to speakers, bishop presenters and presiders, music directors, choirs, and musicians for the 2017 Convocation for Catholic Leaders. Also coordinates practical details necessary for the meetings for the Bishops’ Working Group, Staff Core Team, and the Program Subcommittee. Staff Assistant demonstrates shared qualities of effectiveness in all work interactions. 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. This is a full-time, temporary position, ending in September 2017.

Requirements:

Undergraduate degree or equivalent preferred major field in Event Planning, Communications or Pastoral Ministry. Minimum of 2-3 years related work experience. Strong verbal and written/editing communication skills. Proficiency with e-mail, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Internet, websites, etc. Excellent administrative, organizational and time management skills, with close attention to detail. Ability to collaborate with peers, colleagues and others to achieve mission goals and objectives. Events programing experience a plus. Knowledge of Catholic Church structures.

To apply please visit our career page


Coordinator of Parish Evangelization (Archdiocese of Washington)

Posted: November 28, 2016

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 Coordinator of Parish Evangelization.

The Coordinator of Parish Evangelization is responsible for helping parishes in the Archdiocese of Washington increase their capacity for evangelization. The Coordinator will:

1. Develop resources and trainings to help parishes implement a strategic vision for evangelization
2. Assist pastors and parish leaders in identifying and utilizing diverse evangelization strategies, resources, and best practices
3. Provide ongoing formation in evangelization for parish evangelization teams and parish staffs
4. Collaborate and consult with offices in the Archdiocese of Washington to increase the evangelizing capacity of existing Archdiocesan ministries
5. Project manage major public Archdiocesan evangelization projects and initiatives (e.g. Year of Mercy, Find the Perfect Gift, The Light Is ON) in ways which are timely, replicable, and provide value to parishes

Requirements Qualifications and Skills:
-Practicing Catholic in good standing with a passion for the Church’s mission of evangelization
-At least three years’ experience in parish ministry or related church service
-A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in theology or related field
-Thrive in a team environment
-Ability to organize multiple ongoing projects
-Excellent written and oral communications skills
-Data management experience
-Consulting or training experience
-Bilingual and/or multicultural experience (preferred).

Apply online here.


Coordinator of Hispanic Ministry (Archdiocese of Indianapolis)

Posted: November 28, 2016

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Indianapolis is seeking a full-time Coordinator of Hispanic Ministry. This position is responsible for facilitating opportunities that foster full participation of the Hispanic/Latino community in the life of the Catholic Church. Responsibilities include collaborating in the development, implementation and evaluation of the Hispanic Pastoral Plan, serving as a resource for parishes and agencies, coordinating leadership training, promoting youth ministry and social ministry, supporting Apostolic Hispanic Movements, communicating and translating, and representing the Archdiocese at the local, state, regional, and national levels. The position requires previous experience in ministry to the Hispanic community and the ability to embrace a team approach to ministering with Hispanics and other ethnic/cultural groups. Qualified candidates must be fluent in English and Spanish.

Please e-mail a 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

Applications will be accepted up to December 15, 2016.


Coordinator for Outreach and Advocacy, Maryland Catholic Conference (Annapolis, MD)

Posted: November 22, 2016

The Maryland Catholic Conference, which represents the public policy positions of the Church in Maryland, is seeking a Coordinator for Advocacy and Outreach 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 Coordinator will oversee parish advocacy organizing and manage various technology programs and platforms, including website content, Voter Voice, and Cision. Minimum requirements: Commitment to the Church and knowledge of Church teaching; Bachelor’s degree and at least three to five years’ experience in public policy, communications, journalism or related field; Excellent writing and social media skills. Graphic design skills a plus. Please send cover letter and resume by December 19 to mgathagan@mdcatholic.org or MCC Outreach, 10 Francis Street, Annapolis, MD 21401.


Director of Development, The Northwest Pregnancy Center (Washington, DC)

Posted: November 17, 2016

The Northwest Center seeks a Development Director to develop and implement fundraising strategies for a small nonprofit Pregnancy Center and Maternity Home Programs in Washington, DC ($325,000 annual budget).

Fundraising duties include: building and maintaining donor relationships, public speaking, event planning, social media management and grant writing. The ideal candidate will have relevant fundraising experience, excel in oral and written communication, be passionate about the mission, and help to raise new donors as well as sustain current donations. Flexible but regular schedule in this part-time or full-time position.

Please send resume and cover letter to susan@northwestcenter.net