Technical Product Manager – Greenwood Village, CO

Posted: 6/9/17

Mission: The mission of the Augustine Institute is to serve the formation of Catholics for the New Evangelization. Through our academic and parish programs, we equip Catholics intellectually, spiritually, and pastorally to renew the Church and transform the world for Christ.

Job Description
We are seeking a highly organized, results-driven software Product Manager to join our formed.org engineering team. The Technical Product Manager will have a strong understanding of technology, the
process of software engineering and UI design, and a keen sense of diplomacy.

Our product managers create and manage the product roadmap for existing or emerging portfolios in our software platform, collaborating with stakeholders throughout the broader organization. They discern new product areas to develop and assist in the development of our overall product line strategy.

As a technical product manager, you would also oversee and update the production schedule; ensuring each release is timely and solves requirements. This person will represent business objectives and feature solutions during product reviews with cross-functional teams and optimize our user experience through intuition, analysis of quantitative test data and qualitative research/customer interviews.

The Technical Product Manager will negotiate and set milestones and expectations with other departments – evangelize each release and helping to manage the design and development process between various internal and external teams. This person will monitor the health of projects at all times along with the associated risks and implications to timelines, and lead the resolution of cross-functional issues.

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience in software product development
  • Passionate about user experience; able to inspire and educate designers and engineers with thought-provoking objectives and customer-centric use cases
  • Past examples of using customer insights and data analytics to drive roadmaps and to improve features and user experiences
  • Possess strong decision making and prioritization skills; have experience overseeing and managing complex production schedules
  • Work independently; anticipating and resolving problems
  • Have insights into modern interactive design and development standards such as responsive and adaptive techniques; recognize and appreciate the differences between web-based and native app experiences
  • Strong leadership and excellent communication skills, with experience managing and motivating teams/individuals
  • A college degree in Engineering or Computing Science highly preferred

Compensation and Benefits

  • Salary commensurate with experience, excellent benefits including medical and other insurances,
    paid time off, and a 403(b)-retirement plan participation.
  • Benefits Include: medical and other insurances, paid time off, and retirement plan participation.
  • Relocation: THERE ARE NO RELOCATION REIMUBURSEMENTS FOR THIS POSITION. ONLY APPLICANTS ALREADY RESIDING WITHIN A REASONABLE COMMUTING DISTANCE TO DENVER, CO, WILL BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION.

Submit inquires and applications to careers@augustineinstitute.org.


Mobile Developer – Greenwood Village, CO

Posted: 6/9/17

Mission: The mission of the Augustine Institute is to serve the formation of Catholics for the New Evangelization. Through our academic and parish programs, we equip Catholics intellectually, spiritually, and pastorally to renew the Church and transform the world for Christ.

Job Description
This developer will be working on creating and maintaining a new line of mobile applications as part of our evangelization and catechesis platform. This developer will also be responsible for developing android and IOS applications.

As an AI staff Member, the mobile developer will begin to perform Maintenance on the FORMED Native App and to continue Mobile App development projects for this year.

Compensation:
Benefits Include: medical, dental and other insurances, paid time off, and retirement plan participation.

Relocation: There are no relocation reimbursements for this position. Only applicants already residing within a reasonable commuting distance to Denver, CO will be considered for this position.

Qualifications:

  • Expertise in developing/testing/deploying/releasing native applications on iOS and Android
  • Experience refactoring code and evolving architectures
  • Experience crafting automated unit, integration, functional, and regression tests for iOS and/or Android
  • Experience developing cross-platform applications
  • Experience with and understanding of a variety of mobile platforms and tool-sets
  • The ability to judge and recommend appropriate platform choices given context about a particular application
  • Full lifecycle experience from conceptualization to development and deployment of mobile apps
  • Passion for writing clean code, object oriented code
  • Knowledge of design patterns for mobile technologies
  • Familiarity with multiple programming paradigms and the curiosity to learn new ones
  • Techniques such as test driven development and continuous integration
  • Creative skills with UI layout and presentation layer.

Other Skills

  • 3+ years iOS development experience
  • 3+ years Android development expertise
  • Bachelors of Science in a technical background (Engineering, Science, Mathematics)

Submit inquires and applications to careers@augustineinstitute.org.


Director of Faith Formation and Discipleship – St. Anthony, MN

Posted 6/29/17

Job Purpose
Works under the direction of the pastor to direct comprehensive faith formation program for families and adults that helps form disciples of Jesus Christ who are committed to His Church

  • Directs Preschool of Religion
  • Directs Family Faith Formation for youth, K- 6th grade
  • Directs Sacramental preparation for Baptism, Reconciliation and Communion for children attending non-Catholic school
  • Direct RCIA and RCIC
  • Develop and Directs adult discipleship education that enhances the faith life of families both at church and within their homes.

Qualifications

  • Confirmed Catholic, actively practicing the Catholic faith, well versed in and accepting of Catholic Church teaching
  • A person of prayer whose lifestyle bears witness to the message of the Gospel and who feels called to serve the Church
  • BA in theology, Catholic Studies or equivalent college degree
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and writing skills –
    • Able to communicate through modern media
    • Able to communicate with children
    • Able to communicate with parents
    • Able to communicate with adults
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Publisher, and Excel) required
  • Demonstrated strong record keeping ability and attention to detail
  • Demonstrated good telephone skills
  • Possess education or training and able to delegate, recruit and train volunteers
  • Successfully complete standard Archdiocese background check, attend VIRTUS, and maintain compliance with VIRTUS requirements as mandated by the Archdiocese
  • Ability to be flexible and a willingness to work a non-traditional schedule that includes weekends and evenings

General Responsibilities
Employment in and by the Church is substantially different from secular employment. Church employees are held to a different and many times a higher standard of conduct. Church employees must conduct themselves in a manner that is consistent with and supportive of the mission and purpose of the Church. Their behavior must not violate the faith, morals, or laws of the Church or the Archdiocese, such that it can embarrass the Church or give rise to scandal. This position does not require that the employee be a Catholic. It is expected, however, that non­Catholic employees will respect Catholic doctrine and religious practices. Reasonable accommodations for the religious practices of non-Catholics will similarly be provided.

Fundamental Personal Character Attributes

  • Commitment to the mission of St. Charles Borromeo Parish and the importance of meeting the goals of our parish.
  • Respect for the Catholic faith.
  • Personal dedication to a job well done and a sense of pride in the parish of St. Charles Borromeo.
  • Appreciation and respect for the many and diverse people who use our parish and school facilities.
  • Willingness to accept and follow-through on assigned tasks.
  • Respect for confidential information.

Major Areas of Responsibility

  • Provide leadership and coordination for faith formation programs for children from birth through sixth grade.
  • Provide leadership and coordination for discipleship programs for adults.
  • Curriculum selection with approval from pastor.
  • Provide leadership and coordination of sacramental preparation programs for Baptism, Reconciliation and Communion.
  • Compliance by program staff with Office of Protection of Children and Youth requirements
  • Establish with Business Administration budgets for programs.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned. Duties may vary as the needs of the parish change.

Please email resumes or questions to Margery Powers at mpowers@stchb.org. Resumes will be received through July 9, 2017.


Coordinator of Evangelization and Adult Faith Formation – Danville, Virginia

Posted: 6/28/17

The Coordinator of Evangelization and Adult Faith Formation for Sacred Heart Catholic Church is responsible for developing and overseeing dynamic programs in catechesis, formation, and evangelization of adults.

Essential Functions:
Education:

  • Coordinate marriage preparation
  • Coordinate preparation for parents and godparents of infant Baptism
  • Coordinate preparation for Quinceanera candidates
  • Coordinate preparation for parents and godparents of candidates for First Holy Communion
  • Coordinate RCIA formation

Administration:

  • Work with parents and candidates to collect required documentation for sacraments being received and required record keeping for parish database

Adult Faith Formation:

  • Develop, prepare, and execute a minimum of two parish retreats during Lent and Advent for adults
  • Coordinate and oversee First Saturdays program
  • Coordinate and oversee Estudio Biblico and other faith formation opportunities
  • Coordinate and oversee adult programs including the development of small groups

Evangelization:

  • Oversee the parish Migrant Ministry
  • Serve as staff liaison to the Evangelization team
  • Promote the understanding of evangelization and provide education, strategies, tools, and resources to implement New Evangelization goals
  • Participate in and implement ChristLife

Community:

  • Serve as the staff liaison to the Comite Hispano
  • Oversee liturgical events
  • Participate in parish wide events
  • Assist with office and parish communication

General Duties:

  • Be familiar with the overall goals of the parish and how these goals influence the Coordinator’s responsibilities
  • Meet with pastor weekly to plan and review your responsibilities
  • Work with the director of administration/finance in maintaining accurate records and budget development
  • Participate in staff meetings, retreats, calendar planning days, and parish functions

Skills:

  • College degree is required (in relevant field preferred)
  • Proficiency in oral and written English and Spanish required
  • Master’s degree in relevant field and fluency in oral and written English and Spanish preferred
  • Good interpersonal skills to work with other staff and parishioners

Salary:

  • Full-time exempt position on a salary basis.
  • Salary is commensurate with experience and diocesan pay scale

For more information, please contact: sheartdirectory@gmail.com.


Faith Formation Director – Grand Rapids, MI

Posted: 6/28/17

Basic Description:
St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Grand Rapids, MN is seeking a full-time Faith Formation Director. This seasoned candidate would be responsible for coordinating and administering the grade 6-12 catechetical program and Confirmation preparation along with a youth group component. He or she will be responsible for coordinating the pastoral ministry of the youth and empowering young people to live as disciples of Jesus Christ in our world today by fostering their personal, spiritual, and sacramental growth. Your primary objectives are to offer engaging/age appropriate curriculum and support those who volunteer to work closely in a small group with young people.

Competitive salary based on experience; includes benefits. Please submit application, resume, and cover letter to karla@stjosephscatholic.org prior to July 17, 2017.

About Our Parish:
Parish Mission Statement: To support and strengthen each other in living our shared Catholic faith.

St. Joseph’s Catholic Community of Grand Rapids is a vibrant faith community located in the heart of the land of Pines and Mines in northern Minnesota. The 1000 families and individual members participate in a variety of parish and community activities. Visit our website to learn more about our parish and school and also the opportunities that exist to deepen your faith by study and action.

Look for complete job description here: www.stjosephscatholic.org.


Financial Manager – Blacktom Town, Montserrado County, Liberia, West Africa

Posted: 6/28/17

Basic Information
Reports to: LMI Director and FW Executive Director
Start Date: Summer/Fall 2017
Length of Position: 1-2 years, flexible

About Us:
Franciscan Works is dedicated to the ministry of self-help for children living in poverty in developing countries through education rooted in Gospel values in the spirit of St. Francis of Assisi. We develop the individual potential of children living in poverty so that they can live as God intended, making full use of their talents and abilities for the common good.

Liberia Mission, Inc. (LMI), a program of Franciscan Works, alleviates poverty and promotes transformation by providing quality education, a loving home, and life skills training for children and youth so that they may become capable, responsible, and compassionate citizens and future leaders of Liberia. The St. Anthony of Padua School provides a Catholic education for over 380 students in kindergarten through grade 9. The residential program provides a nurturing home for nearly 100 students who would otherwise have difficult accessing educational opportunities. The St. Michael the Archangel chapel is a gathering place of worship and spiritual formation for the children, youth, and staff of Liberia Mission, Inc. and the surrounding community.

The Role
The LMI Bookkeeper ensures effective and sustainable financial operations and reporting to Franciscan Works and our donors. He/she initiates financial transactions and enters daily financial transactions and receipts into Quickbooks, provides daily reports to Franciscan works, ensures that expenses meet the budget and successfully develops the operating budget and capital projects with the Mission Director.

The responsibilities of this position include the following:

Bookkeeper (approximately 75% of this position and will vary by season):

  • Manage all day-to-day aspects of the financial operations of Liberia Mission including bookkeeping, budget tracking, payroll, procurement oversight, bidding/contracting (as needed), payment of bills, providing daily “Balance Sheet” report to Franciscan Works, etc.
  • Assist in preparation and oversight of annual budget; produce and review monthly budget reports
  • Assist with school registration on a yearly basis and manage the collection of tuition and fees
  • Assist St. Anthony of Padua School with financial management and budgeting
  • Evaluate financial policies and work with the Liberia Mission Director to improve policies and practices where needed
  • In conjunction with LMI Director, ensure the mission is in compliance with all grant and government ministry reporting

Other Duties (approximately 25% of this position and will vary by season):

  • Other duties as needed and as determined by the LMI Director as they align with Mission needs and the gifts and talents of the person in this position

Compensation:

  • $300 stipend paid at the beginning of the month
  • 4 weeks of vacation time annually, accred on a quarterly basis
  • Round-trip ticket to Monrovia. If the Financial Manager agrees to commit to a second year of service, Franciscan Works will pay for a plane ticket back to Liberia after a vacation trip home and another plane ticket upon the completion of your term
  • Reimbursement up to $200 for immunizations/vaccines needed for your time working with Liberia Mission as recommended by the CDC
  • Reimbursement up to $1300 annually for you to purchase an international health insurance plan. It is recommended that you contact Seven Corners for your international plan
  • Pay for the required visas to enter, live, and work in Liberia
  • Provide room and board. Room includes a single private room on the mission grounds. Board includes shared food and basic toiletries: soap, shampoo, toothpaste, etc. Room may be shared contingent upon the number of visitors/employees at the Mission
  • Pay cost of work related travel and provide transport between the Monrovia airport and the mission
  • A cell phone and phone credit for work related phone calls
  • Internet onsite at Liberia Mission

Your Qualifications:

  • A minimum education of an undergraduate degree in Accounting, Bookkeeping, Financial Management/Business, or a related field
  • Experience with QuickBooks or other Accounting software
  • Experience with the Microsoft Office Suite, in particular Excel
  • Experience with budget creation and management
  • International experience/experience working and living in the developing world
  • Ability to work independently yet collaboratively with minimal supervision and with a proactive attitude
  • Fluent in English and able to communicate clearly, both verbally and in writing
  • Practicing Catholic and/or desire to work and live at a Catholic mission
  • Ability to live and work with simple living and office accommodations

How to Apply:

If you feel the call to serve at Liberia Mission, Inc. and believe that you have the required skills and competencies for the position, please send a resume and cover letter via e-mail to Elena Bettis at elena@franciscanworks.org. for consideration for this position. Please, no phone calls. If you have questions regarding the position, please e-mail Elena at the above address. This position is open until filled.

A background check will be conducted on all short listed candidates.

Franciscan Works/Liberia Mission, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Director of Faith Formation – Denver, CO

Posted: 6/22/17

Under the direction of the Pastor, the Director of Faith Formation at Christ the King Parish administers a comprehensive program of Faith Formation for children through adults. The Director of Faith Formation is responsible for building catechetical teams to implement all aspects of Faith Formation for children and adults, including sacramental preparation, recruitment and training of catechists, and curriculum. The Director of Faith Formation works collaboratively with the pastoral staff.

Job Description:
Development and Coordination of the Following Programs:

  • Faith Formation for Children
  • RCIA, including an adaptation for children and adolescents
  • Sacramental Preparation (children and their parents) for Baptism of Children, First Eucharist, First Reconciliation, and Confirmation, according to the Restored Order

Implementation of the Catechetical Process for the Parish:

  • Develops and monitors short and long range catechetical goals for the parish
  • Recruits, trains, supervises, and evaluates a catechetical team of volunteers
  • Monitors the Faith Formation budget
  • Implements mandatory Archdiocesan Safe Environment procedures and practices for all adults working with children
  • Provides support and resources to parents or primary caregivers in the religious formation of their children
  • Maintains accurate records of class registrants, including collecting, posting, and handling of fees and income
  • Maintains up-to-date and accurate records of catechists
  • Maintains all necessary sacramental records
  • Prepares the annual calendar for all faith formation programs in cooperation with the pastoral staff

Communication:

  • Participates in regularly scheduled parish staff meetings
  • Provides program information in a timely manner to students, parents, catechists, and parishioners
  • Represents the parish and its programs in a positive and professional manner

Minimum Qualifications:
The Director of Faith Formation will be an actively practicing Catholic.

Education:

  • B.A. in a related field with M.A. desirable
  • Basic Catechist Certification required;Master Catechist Certification preferred

Experience:

  • At least two years of experience with a parish faith formation program
  • Administrative experience preferred

Skills/Knowledge:

  • Good working knowledge of national Catholic catechetical standards and foundational documents, including the RCIA
  • High level of initiative and solid judgment
  • A strong pastoral approach
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with a team
  • Ability to interact positively with children, parents, volunteers, parish leadership, and clergy
  • Ability to handle a variety of tasks simultaneously
  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Up-to-date computer skills

Read more here: www.catholicjobs.com.


Director of Faith Formation and Evangelization – Virginia, MN

Posted: 6/22/17

Description:

  • Motivate parishioners of all ages at Holy Spirit Church to gain a greater understanding of the Catholic faith, deepen their spiritual life, and enable them to preach the Gospel by speaking openly in the world about their relationship with God the Father through Jesus Christ in the power of the Holy Spirit.
  • The director will take a leadership role in designing and implementing programs, which will enhance our parish vision as beacon of evangelization and faith formation in our communities.
  • This position requires holiness of life, vision, energy, commitment, courage, and creativity. Successful candidates will be proficient in organizing and teaching, with exceptional leadership and communication skills.

Qualifications:

  • The ability to work effectively and collaboratively with members of the pastoral and administrative staff, parishioners, parents, volunteers, and community leaders is necessary.
  • Flexibility with respect to working evenings and weekends is also required.
  • An ability to use technology and computer skills creatively is very important.
  • The candidate must be an active, practicing Roman Catholic.

Purpose:

  • Develop, implement, and direct curricula and opportunities for the spiritual and intellectual formation of parishioners of all ages, from those who are taking their first steps toward a relationship with Christ and the Church, to those who are mature disciples of the Lord ready to bring the Good News of Christ and the Church to others.
  • The key goals of this position are to foster inner conversion among the faithful, to teach the truths of the Catholic faith, and to develop a community that sustains the practice of the faith, so that our parishioners are formed to evangelize and be authentic disciples of the Lord.

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with the pastor and staff in implementing a vision for evangelization and faith formation
  • Directly responsible for adult education opportunities and RCIA
  • Plans, develops, and implements a comprehensive short and long term program to reach the uncatechized, the fallen away, and the unchurched
  • Recruits, trains, motivates, and directs faith formation and evangelization volunteers
  • Develops and administers the budget for faith formation and evangelization in collaboration with the pastor, business manager, and finance council
  • Promotes active parishioner engagement in parish life and researches and implements ways to motivate inactive parishioners
  • Maintains a level of knowledge and skills required for this ministry through reading, research, and participation in pertinent workshops, classes, and conventions
  • Performs other duties assigned by pastor

Academic Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree in Theology or Education
  • Graduate coursework in related ministries (not mandatory but helpful)
  • Experience working in a Catholic environment in Faith Formation and Evangelization

Position Details:

  • Exempt-Full Time-Salaried position with benefits
  • Flexible schedule that includes weekend and evening hours
  • Reports to pastor

If interested in applying, please contact Fr. Brandon Moravitz directly by July 10, 2017.

Fr. Brandon Moravitz
306 South Second Street
Virginia, MN 55792
(218) 741-6344
E-mail: fr.brandon@mediacombb.net.


Business Administrator – Denver, CO

Posted: 6/22/17

The business administrator for Christ in the City is responsible for HR, legal matters, and budget, and oversees marketing, development, accounting, and bookkeeping. Reports to the executive director. In matters under his or her responsibility that pertain to missionaries, he or she reports to and coordinates with the Managing Director (i.e. missionaries working in marketing and development).

Required Skills:

  • Ability to delegate
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Organizational skills
  • Proficient in Excel and Google Drive
  • Knowledge of Quickbooks

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
HR and Legal

  • Ensure staff is compliant with all HR/legal policies
  • Familiarity with rental agreement as well as procedures/policies related to building maintenance and care
  • Schedule interviews and complete interview follow-up
  • Lead new employee orientation
  • Ensure that personnel files from the program are properly maintained and kept confidential
  • Implement human resource policies, procedures, and practices into the organization

Accounting and Budgeting

  • Have care and custody of all its funds, securities, evidences of indebtedness, and other personal property, and deposit the same in accordance with the instructions of the Board
  • Receive and give receipts for moneys paid in on account of the Corporation, and pay out of the funds on hand all bills, payrolls, and other just debts of the Corporation of whatever nature upon maturity
  • Be the principal accounting officer of the Corporation and as such prescribe and maintain the methods and systems of accounting to be followed, keep complete books and records of account, prepare and file all local, state, and federal tax returns and related documents, prescribe and maintain an adequate system of internal audit, and prepare and furnish to the Board statements of account showing the financial position of the Corporation and the result of its operations.
  • Maintain accurate and current financial files and records
  • Ensure the program is operating within the approved budget
  • Oversee Accountant on the following: timely payments of account payable, creating and recording the incoming cash record, and monthly reconciliation
  • Utilize Quickbooks to provide financial information for those who need it
  • Monitor and approve all budgeted program expenditures
  • Monitor difference between actual and projected cash flow and communicate variance with the Executive Director on a regular basis
  • Identify and evaluate risks associated with program activities and take appropriate actions to control the risks
  • Periodically evaluate program and report findings and recommendation to the Executive Director as appropriate
  • Create financial reports for Board of Directors
  • Develop an annual budget and operating plan for the program

Other

  • Create yearly development and marketing plan

For consideration, please send a Resume and Cover letter to jobs@christinthecity.org.


Part-Time Office Administrator – Denver, CO

Posted: 6/9/17

The Office Administrator for Christ in the City assures the efficiency of the office in day to day operations and maintains all CIC files and policies.

Required Skills

  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Organized
  • Proficient in Excel

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Assisting the Business Administrator

  • Work with Business Administrator to coordinate yearly calendar
  • Be available to the Business Administrator for unplanned tasks as needed.

Maintain Office Records

  • Maintain liability insurance
  • Design and maintain filing system
  • Ensure protection and security of files and records
  • Maintaining contracts and assuring that they are fulfilled as required
  • Control correspondence: oversight of mail, distribution thereof, timely responses, etc.

Maintain Office Efficiency

  • Maintain office equipment
  • Check stock of inventory, Anticipate and replenish supplies
  • Answers phone, check voicemails and give appropriate responses and/or direct person to recipient as needed
  • Schedule meetings

For consideration please send Resume and Cover letter to jobs@christinthecity.org.


Director of College Ministry – Atchison, KS

Posted: 6/9/17

The Director of Benedictine College Ministry is responsible for nourishing the spiritual needs of Benedictine College students, supporting the Catholic and Benedictine pillars of the College, and overseeing the College Ministry Leadership Team. The Director must operate a Catholic ministry according to the norms set forth in the Roman Catholic Church’s Code of Canon Law, Ex Corde Ecclesiae, and other documents in addition to those established by the Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas. The Director must be a practicing Catholic and take the Oath of Fidelity agreeing to be faithful to teach/train the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church.

Qualifications

Bachelors’ degree required. Masters of Theology/Divinity or related Masters highly preferred. A minimum of three years in college student ministry, or experience with youth in a missionary or pastoral environment required.

Essential Functions

  • Develop programs, retreats, and outreach efforts to promote the spiritual and religious growth of all BC students.
  • Supervise the student leader staff and help schedule, plan, and implement the college ministry programs through
    student leaders.
  • Direct stewardship efforts
  • Manage Marriage Prep for college students
  • Lead and manage RCIA Program
    • Teach regularly scheduled RCIA Seminar using American Catechetical Association materials and those consistent with the authentic teachings of the Roman Catholic Church
    • Plan and assist at Masses, trips, and retreats for RCIA participants
    • Invite and foster interest in RCIA among students and staff
    • Involve professors in related fields, student volunteers and sponsors in instruction
    • Participate in Archdiocesan training, meetings and liturgies along with college chaplains
  • Supervise and assist the Ministry Teams and leaders in the coordination of their various responsibilities.
  • Prepare and monitor the College Ministry budgets. Exercise stewardship of budgets, weekly donations and
    fundraising for special projects that enhance the worship environment.
  • Communicate the Church’s mission to the Benedictine community.
  • Maintain campus chapels and other space, equipment and ministerial supplies.
  • Assist in evangelization efforts through spiritual and corporal works of mercy, retreats, service spring break trips, and providing speakers for College groups.
  • Foster norms for Catholic and Christian life in the Benedictine Community.
  • Develop the Benedictine charism and an appreciation for our sponsors and founders, St. Benedict and St. Scholastica.

To apply, complete and sign an Application and forward to csanders@benedictine.edu with transcripts.


Director of Missions and Service – Atchison, KS

Posted: 6/9/17

The Director of Missions and Service will institute foreign and domestic mission trips and service programs that train student to be disciples in the modern world and advance the mission of the Church in the world through the study and implementation of the documents of the Second Vatican Council and the call for a New Evangelization. Train students to effectively develop and lead and participate in projects that advance Gospel values.

Qualifications

B.A in Theology, Youth Ministry, or related field required. Minimum of two years of higher education experience in leading and organizing domestic and foreign mission trips.

Essential Functions

  • Direct the mission trip program
    1. Increase the number of national and international missions
    2. Increase the number of students who engage in national and international missions—both as undergraduates and graduates
    3. Design and deliver a catechetical curriculum for mission trip leaders and participants
  • Lead Fundraising Seminar Program
    1. Conduct 15+ Personal Support Raising Seminars each year to train mission trip leaders and participants how to raise funds for their mission trip
    2. Responsible for coordinating student fundraising efforts to raise more than $350,000 for mission trips and College Ministry projects.
    3. Increase funding for mission trip program through grants and training student fundraisers
  • Direct the volunteer service opportunities
    1. Establish and direct opportunities for students to engage in service locally and regionally
    2. Connect service opportunities with Catholic Social Teaching principles
    3. Centralize service opportunities and documentation in Ministry department
    4. Implement a systems infrastructure to keep centralized records of service opportunities and involvement within the Ministry department
    5. Provide key service metrics and language to increase Catholic identity at the college
  • Develop a ClearingHouse for missionary and service opportunities
    1. Establish and clarify relationships with major missionary organizations
    2. Host a Missions Fair that brings missionary organizations on campus to recruit BC students
    3. Utilize a systems infrastructure to provide ease-of –access to missionary organizations for BC students
  • Train Ministry Leaders in gospel values
    1. Work directly with Service Team and Mission Trip Team and a portion of the 12 ministry teams
    2. Train ministry team coordinators in mission leadership skills
    3. Provide ongoing formation and support to FOCUS and SPO missionaries on campus
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of College Ministry

To apply, complete and sign an Application and forward to csanders@benedictine.edu with transcripts.


Coordinator of Youth Ministry – Tigard, OR

Posted: 6/9/17

St. Anthony Catholic Parish Community announces a position for Coordinator of Youth Ministry working primarily with middle and high school youth.

Required Skills and Experience
The Coordinator

  • Is passionate to work with teens
  • Is a practicing Catholic
  • Has good organizational skills
  • Has been part of Youth Ministry Program
  • Is willing to collaborate with pastor, parish staff, parents and parishioners
  • Is highly relational
  • Have at least a BA degree
  • Has knowledge of Life Teen and Edge
  • Has some training and experience in Pastoral Ministry

Resumes may be directed to Fr. John Henderson, 9905 SW McKenzie Street, Tigard, Oregon 97223. jhenderson@satigard.org. Employment will begin on July 1, 2017.


Coordinator of Youth and Young Adult Ministry – Portland, OR

Posted: 6/2/17

The Archdiocese of Portland is seeking an engaging, passionate and faithful Catholic to become our Coordinator of Youth and Young Adult Ministry.

Job Duties

  • Energetically support parishes in the formation of intentional disciplines of high school, college and young adults
  • Exhibit excellent leadership, organizational and communication skills
  • Demonstrate strong proficiency with social media and technology
  • Coordinate, train and collaborate with parish Youth Ministers
  • Work in relational ministry in a team environment

Preferred Skills

  • A degree in Theology, Pastoral Ministry or a related field
  • Three years’ experience at the parish or diocesan level working with youth ministry programs, young adults, and adults who minister to youth.

Please submit a cover letter and resume to hr@archdpdx.org.


Director of Communications – Grand Island, NE

Posted: 5/26/17

The Director of Communications works directly with the bishop in managing all matters of communication, print and electronic, in order to facilitate the timely and effective exchange of information in his role as bishop. As an executive assistant to the bishop the applicant must possess the highest standards of discretion. The applicant must be able to organize and manage information. Outstanding communication skills in both writing and speech are essential. The applicant must have a familiarity with social media and possess the ability to navigate various means of electronic communication. A degree in Communications or demonstrated experience in the field of communications is desirable. Dynamic interpersonal skills, motivated by a strong desire to advance the mission of the Church, is important.

Applicants must be practicing Roman Catholics in full communion with the Catholic Church. They must be committed to the mission of the Church and be in full assent to the Church’s magisterial teaching. For application please send current resume with a cover letter via email to Kathy Hahn, Chancellor of the Diocese of Grand Island at: kathytrib@gidiocese.org or by regular mail to Kathy Hahn, Diocese of Grand Island, P. O. Box 5405; Grand Island, NE 68802.


Director of Faith Formation and Evangelization – Grand Island, NE

Posted: 5/26/17

The Director of Faith Formation and Evangelization assists the bishop in advancing an integrated approach to faith formation throughout the diocese. The applicant must work with pastors, parish directors of religious education, parish directors of RCIA, the diocesan director of youth and young adult ministry, teachers of theology in Catholic schools and other parish leaders to implement a comprehensive vision of faith formation throughout the diocese. The applicant should possess a degree in theology or demonstrated experience in faith formation and evangelization. This position will require regular travel to parishes throughout the diocese. Outstanding organizational skills and the ability to communicate effectively with a diversity of people is important. The applicant must be motivated by a compelling desire to form children, youth and adults of all ages as missionary disciples of Jesus.

Applicants must be practicing Roman Catholics in full communion with the Catholic Church. They must be committed to the mission of the Church and be in full assent to the Church’s magisterial teaching. For application please send current resume with a cover letter via email to Kathy Hahn, Chancellor of the Diocese of Grand Island at: kathytrib@gidiocese.org or by regular mail to Kathy Hahn, Diocese of Grand Island, P. O. Box 5405; Grand Island, NE 68802.


Director of Stewardship and Development – Grand Island, NE

Posted: 5/26/17

The Director of Stewardship and Development assists the bishop in developing and implementing a comprehensive program of stewardship throughout the diocese. The applicant must work with pastors and other parish leaders to carry out the annual diocesan appeal and actively form people with an understanding of and commitment to living as good stewards of God’s manifold gifts. The applicant must also work to foster estate-planning seminars and meet with individuals to assist them in determining their estate plans. This position will require regular travel to parishes throughout the diocese. The director should be familiar with the Church’s teaching on stewardship and live that teaching in their personal life. The applicant should also be familiar with current models of stewardship in the Church. He or she should possess outstanding skills in organization, planning and communication. The applicant ought to be familiar with the latest concepts in estate planning and possess the skills to network with others in investments, financial management, trusts and insurance. A background in finance, management, marketing, investments or financial planning is desired. The applicant must be motivated by a strong desire to help people make an appropriate response to the Lord for all his goodness in their lives.

Applicants must be practicing Roman Catholics in full communion with the Catholic Church. They must be committed to the mission of the Church and be in full assent to the Church’s magisterial teaching. For application please send current resume with a cover letter via email to Kathy Hahn, Chancellor of the Diocese of Grand Island at: kathytrib@gidiocese.org or by regular mail to Kathy Hahn, Diocese of Grand Island, P. O. Box 5405; Grand Island, NE 68802.


Director of Religious Education – Punta Gorda, FL

Posted: 5/18/17

Sacred Heart Church in Punta Gorda, Florida is looking for a Director of Religious Education. Sacred Heart has a community of about 3,000 families – mostly retired people who have settled in Punta Gorda.

Responsibilities include the catechetical ministry for young people grades one through teenage years. We do have a Youth Minister who is quite an asset to us. She is supervised by the DRE. Also, we would rely on the DRE for overall faith formation. This includes an annual RCIA program, The training of lectors and extraordinary ministers of the Eucharist, and help with the high holy day liturgies. We are looking for someone who loves people, is a team player, knows how to delegate, and has organizational skills.

This ministerial opportunity would be well served by a religious sister or a lay person with the right education and experience.

Requirements

  • A practicing Catholic in good standing with the Catholic Church
  • 0-2 years of experience in catechetical ministry
  • M.A. in Theology or equivalent

Please send your resume, a cover letter, and three professional references to Father Jerry Kaywell at jerpaulk@gmail.com.


Coordinator of Elementary Faith Formation – Ames, IA

Posted: 5/10/17

Job Function:
a) To foster a deep relationship with Jesus in the youngest members of our parish through the oversight and development of child formation and b) to assist the Director of Faith Formation in the task of adult evangelization and catechesis by providing formation to adult catechists, sponsor parents, and parents of children in our formation programs.

Major Responsibilities

  1. (15 Hours/Week) Mentor Catechists & Sponsor Parents
    • Gather, form, and train parishioners to become catechists through one-on-one discipleship and the principles and methods of The Evangelical Catholic
    • Gather, form, and train parishioners to become sponsor parents for families preparing their children for the sacraments of First Reconciliation and First Communion through one-on-one discipleship and the principles and methods of The Evangelical Catholic
  2. (10 Hours/Week) Oversee Traditional Classroom Formation
    • Schedule sessions, order textbooks, support catechists in their needs and substitute teach as necessary
    • Organize and integrate Eucharistic adoration into the curriculum schedule
    • Organize bi-annual in-services for catechists
  3. (10 Hours/Week) Oversee Catechesis of the Good Shepherd
    • Schedule sessions, maintain materials and support catechists in their needs
    • Serve as a catechist on a permanent or substitute basis as necessary
    • Organize bi-annual in-services and monthly social gatherings for catechists
    • Perform setup and teardown of atrium as necessary
  4. (5 Hours/Week) Coordinate Sacrament Preparation
    • Conduct bi-annual Learning Centers
    • Schedule and hold individual parent meetings at least twice a year
    • Plan and execute a day retreat for children prior to both First Reconciliation and First Communion based on the principles and methods of Catechesis of the Good Shepherd
    • Collaborate with the Pastor to plan the liturgies for both First Reconciliation and First Communion

Qualifications
Preferred: Bachelor’s degree in theology and/or catechetics or related field, or willing to work towards obtaining a Bachelor’s degree in theology and/or catechetics. Two years ministerial experience. Level I certification in Catechesis of the Good Shepherd or willing to undergo 90 hours of training for certification.

To apply please visit: http://stca.me/CEFFjob


Director of Religious Education – Ft. Pierce, FL

Posted: 5/10/17

Fr. George is the Pastor of St. Anastasia in Ft. Pierce, Florida. It is a parish with elementary and middle school attached. He is looking for a DRE. He would like someone to help him manage CCD, RCIA, Confirmation, and Adult Formation. There is clerical and canonical support in place, allowing the DRE to truly help the pastor teach, shepherd, and equip those leaders seeking to be a disciple of Christ. I recommend calling to talk to Fr. George as he has a lot going on with each area of Sacramental preparation and adult formation already. He is working on forming adult disciples in the parish to be good catechists in all areas.

I worked for Fr. George in the areas of Youth Ministry, Confirmation preparation, and preparing new parents for the baptism of their child. Fr. George stands out as one of the best priests I have worked for in terms of his hiring you for a job, working with you and as a team for that job, yet letting you be creative and do it, and then supporting you in it. Fr. George seeks Jesus daily and would take summer time for silent retreats to refresh and grow- seeking himself to be a disciple of Christ. He desires for all he shepherds to know Jesus and spend time with him. Call or email him to talk if you are interested! His email is frreg3@gmail.com and his cell is (561) 945-0634 . I would also be happy to chat if I can be a helpful reference- Catherine Preston (919) 257-1799.


Director of Religious Education – Ambler, PA

Posted: 5/10/17

The position of Director of Religious Education for St. Anthony is a full time, twelve months a year position. The DRE is to be a practicing Catholic in good standing with the Church. In addition, our DRE must accept and be committed to the authentic teachings of the Catholic Church as they are promulgated in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia under the authority of the Archbishop of Philadelphia.

The DRE reports directly to the Pastor. As a member of the parish staff the DRE will attend bi-weekly Staff Meetings and work in close association as part of the parish ministry team which formulates and implements all the various parish ministries. The DRE is a professional catechetical leader who assists adults, adolescents and children in their faith formation. The DRE has direct oversight of the Children’s Faith Formation Program and its ancillary activities. It is of vital importance that the living of the Catholic faith, its worship, prayer and practice, its service dimensions and practical witness be foundational to the Children’s Faith Formation program as it transpires here at Saint Anthony’s.

The DRE should have a Bachelor’s/Master’s Degree in Theology or Religious Studies or the equivalence, including some extensive involvement in Faith Formation at the parish level. Computer literacy (Microsoft Office) and the capacity to learn PDS programs are minimal requirements. Excellence in communication is an essential. The DRE is expected to be able to manage his/her program with little or no direct supervision but always under the auspices of the overall parish vision. Appropriate dress at all times and the ability to be very mobile in the administering of the program, including set up and take down, are expected.

Send applications or inquiries to: bdaly@saintanthonyparish.org.


Faith Formation Director – Humboldt, IA

Posted: 5/10/17

St Mary’s Catholic Church in Humboldt, Iowa is in search of a parish Faith Formation Director (FFD). The applicant will be a full time member of St Mary’s Pastoral Staff and will report directly to St Mary’s parish priest. The FFD will promote the catechetical and spiritual formation of adult laypersons in the parish, the maintenance of current programs, and resources for all ministry to, with, and by the parish family. This includes the planning, coordination, development and oversight of all parish catechetical related efforts, events, activities, and programs to meet the needs of the parish. The FFD will also maintain a social media and online availability for the parish.

The applicant must be an enthusiastic and faith filled adult with a desire to join a team working to help people in all ages and stages to deepen their relationship with Jesus Christ. The applicant must be a practicing Roman Catholic, committed to the teachings and mission of the Church and to sharing these effectively with parishioners.

Job Qualifications

  • Creativity, joy, flexibility, and enthusiasm in evangelizing to the members of St Mary parish.
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Theology, Religious Education, Pastoral Studies and/or related field.
  • Strong knowledge of the Catholic faith and evangelization skills.
  • Familiarity with Church Documents on Youth and Adult Ministry and Catechesis.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and sound judgment in interacting with youth and adults.
  • Ability to recruit, inspire, coordinate and train volunteers.
  • Familiarity with a variety of faith formation models.
  • A willingness to work independently and a part of a team.
  • Ability to be a resource to staff and lay leadership to expand online/social media presence.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, parish software and Google tools.
  • Preferred familiarity with website management products and social media such as Twitter, Instagram, Vimeo, and Facebook.
  • Must be well organized, able to multitask and effectively work in a busy environment.
  • Must be willing to maintain a flexible schedule as the nature of the work includes a combination of days, nights, and weekends.
  • Demonstrates initiative in continuing education and formation.

Salary and benefits commensurate with responsibilities, experience, and education in conjunction with parish guidelines. Position open immediately. Interested persons are to submit cover letter and resume to: Father Brian Danner 311 4th Street North Humboldt, IA 50548 or frbrian@stmaryhumboldt.org


Assistant Program Director of Catechesis and Student Formation – Tulsa, OK

Posted: 4/19/17

The St. Philip Neri Catholic Newman Center at The University of Tulsa is looking to hire an Assistant Director of
Catechesis and Student Formation. The individual will be responsible for enhancing existing, promoting, and
teaching catechesis. This individual will assist the Priest Chaplain with the formation of college students. The
successful candidate will embrace the teachings of and be faithful to the Magisterium of the Catholic Church.

Major Responsibilities

  • Assist the Chaplain in his role as chief catechist of the Newman Center.
  • In partnership with the Chaplain, research, plan, develop and implement a vision for catechesis and faith formation.
  • Lead and instruct weekly RCIA and teach student faith formation classes.
  • Collaborate with missionaries and college student leaders to provide catechetical resources, training and instruction to further their faith life and theological understanding.

Qualifications

  • Master’s degree of Arts in Theology or Leadership in the New Evangelization.
  • Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of Catholic catechesis and faith formation, including the Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults.
  • Thorough knowledge of Catholic ecclesial life and structure, along with knowledge of church organizational and operational procedures.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both in a larger classroom setting and individually.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, creativity, decision-making, use of discretion, teamwork, and ability to prioritize.
  • Proficiency with computer and basic office software.
  • Practicing Catholic who is motivated to continue their personal theological formation.

Hours and Compensation

  • Full time; average 40 hours per week. This is a ministry position on a college campus- hours require personal flexibility.
  • A commensurate, full time salary plus benefits package.

For consideration, please email your resume and a cover letter detailing how you meet the above qualifications to
tu-newman@utulsa.edu.


Assistant Director PACT Program – Providence, RI

Posted: 4/11/17

The Providence Alliance for Catholic Teachers is a two-year service-teaching program for recent graduates who teach in Catholic schools in New England. During the two years the teachers live in small, intentional, faith-based communities, participate in a program of spirituality, teach full-time in Catholic Schools and study towards as Master of Education at Providence College and earn eligibility for State certification as teachers through the State of Rhode Island. Currently PACT has teachers in four New England Catholic dioceses – Providence, Fall River, Worcester and Boston. It is anticipated that the program will expand into other New England dioceses in the coming years.

Essential Duties

  • Provide ongoing support to the PACT teachers through regular, at least once monthly, visits to their classrooms to observe their teaching, mentoring, and any other support or advice as needed. Grade PACT (Secondary) portfolios each semester.
  • Provide support for the ongoing development of the community and spirituality dimensions of the PACT program by visiting each community at least once per month to ensure that the program’s ideals of community living and spirituality are fostered and maintained.
  • Maintain regular communication with Principals/Vice Principals and PACT Mentors through formal meetings during each monthly school visit. Provide written monthly reports on these visits and meeting to the Program Director. In consultation with the PACT Director, maintain regular contact with officials in Catholic diocesan school offices.
  • Teach one of the major courses for the PACT Secondary program each summer.
  • Assist with recruitment and selection of candidates for the PACT program requiring overnight travel for attendance at Volunteer and Service Fairs throughout the US and to regional centers for interviews. Assist with locating and supervising housing for the PACT teachers.

Education and Experience

  • Doctoral or Master’s degree in Education or Pastoral Ministry/Spirituality from an accredited institution required, preferably with some experience in conduct of research, familiarity with current developments in high school curriculum and adolescent psychology and experience in the promotion of spirituality of young adults.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ classroom teaching at the high school level.
  • Experience in a supervisory role for at least three years as Chair of Department, or similar position, in a catholic high school.
  • Demonstrated enthusiasm for, and energetic commitment to, the ideals of Catholic education.
  • Demonstrated of continued participation in formal activities for one’s own professional and faith formation and, faith formation for teachers for Catholic schools.
  • Demonstrated familiarity with traditions, contemporary scholarship, and current developments in research in Catholic education.
  • Membership and regular participation in professional associations and activities, including those promoting personal faith development.
  • Commitment to equal opportunity in recruiting candidates for the program.
  • Experience, preferably as a participant, in such programs as UCCE teaching programs, Jesuit Volunteers or other similar faith based service programs.
  • Teacher certification in one high school teaching content area.
  • Highly developed inter-personal skills with colleagues and experience with young adults.

To apply go to https://www.careers.providence.edu.