Executive Director of Marketing – Greenwood Village, CO

Posted: 3/13/17

The Executive Director of Marketing is responsible for stewarding the Augustine Institute brand, as well as other brands under the AI umbrella. This position will lead key projects and be responsible for communicating and working with a cross functional team. The director is responsible for all marketing elements, including digital and social marketing and for continuous improvement of the AI website. This position will develop the brand platform and ensure all communication elements are integrated and aligned to the positioning.

For more information about responsibilities, qualifications, and how to apply go to http://www.catholicjobs.com


Web Developer – Greenwood Village, CO

Posted: 3/3/17

The Augustine Institute is looking for a dynamic individual who would enjoy working for an established Catholic organization in a fast-paced, teamwork-oriented position in the full-time role of Web Developer.

This position is responsible for implementing our web-based digital strategy by maintaining, improving, and creating various web applications which will serve as the “new Roman Roads” for the Church, to win souls for Christ. These applications include among them FORMED, a subscription based platform that is often referred to as a “Catholic Netflix”. This state of the art platform offers on-line access to a host of multi-part instructional series, accompanying study guides, faith-filled movies, fascinating audio presentations, and great eBooks from the most trusted Catholic apostolates.

The ideal candidate will have the artistic creativity and technical know-how needed to create beautiful and attractive web applications. This is a salary full-time position, which will work daily out of the Augustine Institute home office in Greenwood Village, Colorado, and it includes full benefits, with the availability of daily Mass in our chapel.

Job Description
Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following…

  • Cooperate with web designers/stakeholders to match visual design intent.
  • Create visually appealing/highly functional websites for a variety of needs. Integrate data from various back-end services and databases.
  • Create website layout/user interface by using standard HTML/CSS practices.
  • Support Web-Application development and testing.
  • Gather and refine specifications/requirements based on stakeholder needs.
  • Create and maintain software documentation
  • Responsible for monitoring, maintaining, expanding, and scaling multiple sites.

Job Qualifications

  • Ability to create pixel-perfect html/css from designs with clean code
  • Comfortable in any CMS, including WordPress, commercial e-commerce tools and custom content management environments.
  • Top-notch programming skills and in-depth knowledge of modern HTML and CSS.
  • Aggressive problem diagnosis and creative problem solving skills. Strong organizational skills to juggle multiple tasks within the constraints of timelines and budgets.
  • Ability to work and thrive in a fast-paced environment, learn rapidly and master diverse web technologies and techniques.
  • Basic knowledge of Search Engine Optimization.
  • Basic knowledge of version control tool like GIT.
  • Experience in testing mobile applications.
  • Experience in testing web based, n-tier application software.
  • Experience of working in agile projects, knowledge of Scrum.
  • Exceptional communication and writing skills.
  • 2+ years SharePoint / MS Office 365 experience.

For applications and inquiries, please contact Careers@augustineinstitute.org.


Creative Director – Greenwood Village, CO

Posted: 3/3/17

The Augustine Institute is seeking a Creative Director who will be responsible for the Augustine Institute’s creative services, including its creative strategy, including the visual representation of the organization’s products and services both digitally and in print.

Job Description

  • Oversee concept development, revision process, and execution of graphic design across all brands including cover art for books, Lighthouse Talks, video series, AIRTheater, FORMED, Augustine Institute Graduate School, as well as new brands and initiatives
  • Oversee the concept development, revision process, and execution of graphic design for corporate needs and projects, including such things as Development department needs and event invitations, etc.
  • Develop and manage creative timelines for all visual communication needs in concert with production timelines; work with marketing, film, publishing, and other stakeholders to consolidate timetables and meet project goals.
  • Manage project budgets and resource projects among internal and freelance talent pool.
  • Oversee each phase of the internal and external approval process, including the presentation of concepts, approval of copy (when applicable), layouts, proofs and printed samples.

Job Qualifications

  • Strong organizational skills, with the ability to coordinate and manage a team.
  • Ability to manage projects according to priority and deadline.
  • Ability to keep teams updated and aligned on objectives and target dates.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively to achieve results.
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment and to adjust to new directions or priorities as needed.
  • Strong background in graphic design and layout principles.
  • Proficiency in graphic design tools including Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign
  • High attention to detail, with strong writing and editing skills.
  • Proficiency in common office tools and technology such as the Microsoft Suite.
  • 5-10 years experience as a graphic designer with experience in an agency setting.
  • Applicable college degree is preferred.
  • 4 year college degree in design-related field.
  • Able to strongly embrace the overall philosophy and culture of the Augustine Institute and articulate our mission.
  • Ability to work daily out of the Augustine Institute Greenwood Village Office.

For inquiries and applications, please contact careers@AugustineInstitute.org


FORMED ParishCare Tech Support – Greenwood Village, CO

Posted: 3/3/17

The Augustine Institute is looking for a passionate and talented professional to join our team to fill the full-time role (40 hours/week) of a ParishCare Technical Support Associate and help us reach and transform the world for Christ through our state-of-the-art, online platform, FORMED.

The right person for this position will enjoy working in a fast-paced, teamwork-oriented, Catholic environment.

Job Duties

  • Provide excellent customer service for all internal and external customers.
  • Work with customers to understand problems and find solutions.
  • Resolve technical issues
  • Become an expert regarding our product and service offerings
  • Record pertinent information
  • Identify trends and creative solutions
  • Communicate important observations to management
  • Cross train in the various aspects of ParishCare Support, including assisting new customer subscriptions, database management, testing, UI/UX experience, team meetings, following up on purchasing validation and other duties as assigned

Job Qualifications
The ideal candidate will posesses the following experience and skills:

  • 1-2 Years of technical experience/knowledge of:
    • Web browsers such as Safari, Chrome, Firefox, and Edge on different operating systems and devices
    • Experience with QA testing
    • Experience with common web based technology, e-Books and e-Book readers
    • Expertise in Apple and Windows operating systems, software products and database management tools
    • Experience with helpdesk systems to include chat support
  • Undergraduate degree a plus
  • Multi-lingual preferred, English and Spanish
  • Scripting experience is preferred (or willingness to learn)
  • Experience in customer service, support or field related to problem solution and conflict resolution – previous contact center roles highly valued
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability, willingness and flexibility to learn new skills and to thrive in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment
  • Must have a strong Catholic identity, holding and practicing everything the Catholic Church teaches

For applications and inquiries, please contact: careers@augustineinstitute.org


Inside Sales Associate – Greenwood Village, CO

Posted: 3/3/17

The Augustine Institute is seeking an Inside Sales Associates. Part time and Full time positions available. Pay is hourly plus weekly sales bonus opportunities.

Job Duties

  • Faithfully serve the mission of the Augustine Institute
  • Develop knowledge of Augustine Institute products and services
  • Maintain peak sales performance, calling on parish leaders to meet individual and team goals
  • Gain new parish customers and service existing accounts via inbound inquiries and outbound calls to parish and ministry leaders
  • Establish and maintain strong customer relationships by ascertaining needs, presenting solutions and negotiating the sale of Augustine Institute programs for parish evangelization & formation
  • Administrative duties, including documentation and reporting of all activities for maximum sales efficiency and service of customers
  • Communicate customer feedback, trends, and customer experience to management
  • Communicate frequently and effectively with supervisor on opportunities, challenges, results, etc. to maximize effectiveness
  • Attend and participate in regular status meetings
  • Contribute to team efforts with a positive and solution-based attitude, as well as perform other duties as assigned

Education/Experience/Qualities

  • Three years of successful sales experience, with strong prospecting, cold-calling abilities
  • Proven, customer-centered sales and relationship-building skills
  • Advanced abilities in presenting solutions and negotiating sales
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Must have a positive attitude, and ability to work with wide variety of personalities
  • Action oriented, with the ability to work independently, as well as in collaboration with others
  • Ability to prioritize and execute multiple tasks efficiently
  • Comfortable and adept using email and internet
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • CRM (Customer Resource Management System) experience (Netsuite, Salesforce, etc.), a plus
  • Will work out of the Denver area office in Greenwood Village, CO

For an application or inquiries, please contact Brian Truckenbrod at brian.truckenbrod@augustineinstitute.org.


Lighthouse Talks Audio Production Manager – Greenwood Village, CO

Posted: 3/3/17

The Augustine Institute is seeking an Audio Production Manager who is responsible for the management of all aspects of publishing
of LIGHTHOUSE TALKS audio content, a core business line of media produced by the Augustine Institute, and a strategic tool for the New Evangelization. These talks are distributed in CD, MP3, and streamed audio formats through our CD and MP3 of the Month Club Program, Parish Kiosk Program, CD/MP3 of the Week Program, FORMED, our Military Support Program, our online store, and other channels.

This position is responsible for the oversight and execution of all aspects of the LIGHTHOUSE TALKS: sourcing of new talks; relationship management with our speakers and various Catholic organizations; review and approval of all new audio; communication with internal and external business partners; the development of new channels and markets, and much more.

The right person for this position would work closely with the Director of Audio Productions, should be highly organized, have a good knowledge of the Catholic Faith, be a good communicator, be able to work autonomously and with others, have an appreciation for the existing brand, and have passion for the mission of the Augustine Institute.

This full-time position will work out of the Augustine Institute home office in Greenwood Village, Colorado, and includes full benefits, and the availability of daily Mass in our chapel.
Job Duties

  • Locate potential new audio content for publication from various sources.
  • Manage the selection process by which new audio presentations from the best Catholic speakers are reviewed, assessed, and categorized.
  • Manage relationships with speakers and various Catholic organizations; including the submission of new talks, coordination of promotional collaborations, contract and royalty management, etc.
  • Manage the audio optimization and editing process for new talks, in conjunction with audio engineers.
  • Lead collaborative work-effort in developing various non-audio elements of the talks, including the creation of sleeve imagery and design, talk descriptions, speaker biographies, audio bumpers, listener testimonials, etc.
  • Manage a database of over 300 talks produced in various languages, including English, Spanish, Polish, Portuguese, and Italian.
  • Facilitate the optimization and development of new distribution channels and approaches that serve the goal of increasing catechesis and evangelization through these faith-filled, powerful talks.
  • Work with other AI departments regarding the distribution and strategic utilization of the Talks in accord with various Augustine Institute promotions, other new media releases, channel developments, the liturgical calendar, etc.

Job Qualifications

  • Strong organizational skills are imperative.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment and to adjust to new priorities as needed, with the ability to multi-task.
  • High attention to detail, with strong grammar, writing and editing skills.
  • Strong proficiency using common office tools and technology, such as the Microsoft Suite, including MS Word, MS Excel, email, etc.
  • Strong knowledge of the Catholic Faith
  • Able to strongly embrace the overall philosophy and culture of the Augustine Institute and live out our mission.
  • Ability to work daily out of the Augustine Institute Greenwood Village office.
  • Knowledge and appreciate for the LIGHTHOUSE TALKS brand is a plus.
  • Knowledge of audio editing tools is a plus.
  • Proficiency in other languages is a plus (especially Spanish).
  • Four-year college degree is a plus.

For applications and inquiries, please contact Tim Truckenbrod at tim.truckenbrod@augustineinstitute.org.


Parish Specialist/Consultant – Greenwood Village, CO

Posted: 3/3/17

The Augustine Institute is seeking a Parish Specialist for AI Parish Based Programs. This is a full time position with a salary plus sales bonus opportunities.

Job Duties

  • Faithfully serve the mission of the Augustine Institute.
  • Contact AI parishes to build a relationship with key leaders and decision makers.
  • Present recommendations for and close the sale of AI parish programs that meet the parish goals.
  • Maintain strong customer relationships with the parish leaders through ongoing communication about progress made toward parish goals as well as new initiatives.
  • Perform activities and administrative duties as required according to established processes.
  • Meet individual and team sales performance goals including call volume, new parish customers and other established measurements.
  • Communicate customer feedback, trends, opportunities, challenges, and results (including customer experience) to management.
  • Attend and participate in regular status meetings.
  • Contribute to team efforts with a positive and solution-based attitude.

Job Qualifications

  • Master of Arts: Theology Degree in preferred
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to present solutions and close sales
  • Must have strong ability to work with wide variety of personalities within a parish setting
  • Ability to prioritize and execute multiple tasks efficiently
  • Will work out of the Denver area office in Greenwood Village, CO

For application and inquiries, please contact Brian Truckenbrod at brian.truckenbrod@augustineinstitute.org


Assistant Production Editor – Greenwood Village, CO

The Augustine Institute is seeking a passionate and talented professional to join our publishing team and help us reach and transform the world through the publication of Catholic books.

The Assistant Production Editor is responsible for collaboratively working with the entire publishing team to assist in all aspects of editorial projects.

The position includes, but is not limited to, the following responsibilities:

  • Actively participate in a culture of excellence, innovation, humility, and camaraderie that embraces the overall philosophy and culture of the Augustine Institute.
  • Work in active collaboration with the Director of Publishing and Production Editor in all aspects of publishing projects at the AI.
  • Research and draft new material.
  • Prepare, rewrite, edit, and abridge copy to improve readability of manuscripts.
  • Read copy or proof to detect and correct errors in spelling, punctuation, and syntax in order to conform manuscripts to the Chicago Manual of Style, in-house style guides, editorial policy, and publishing requirements.
  • Fact check manuscripts using standard reference sources.
  • Review manuscripts for conformity to the Catholic Faith.
  • Review and approve proofs prior to printing.
  • Review submissions and prepare written reviews.
  • Participate in daily and weekly team meetings.

Qualifications

  • Very strong writing and communication skills.
  • Strong organizational and managerial skills.
  • Expert knowledge of English grammar.
  • Expert knowledge of the Chicago Manual of Style.
  • Applicable college degree or professional editorial experience is preferred.
  • High attention to detail and ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must be reliable and work collaboratively to achieve results.
  • Able to manage time and projects according to priority and deadline.
  • Maintains open communication, with a comfort level to address any manner of issues with the Director of Publishing and Production Manager.
  • Proficiency in common office tools and technology such as the Microsoft Suite, Google Drive and Calendar, Project Management Software, Adobe InDesign, and more.
  • The ability to typeset documents in Adobe InDesign and prepare e-book versions
    of published works is desirable.

For More Information
Please contact: Jeff Cole at jeff.cole@augustineinstitute.org.


Marketing Coordinator – Augustine Institute – Greenwood Village, CO

We are seeking a passionate and talented professional to join our marketing department and help us reach and transform the world by serving as an ambassador for the Augustine Institute brand.

The Marketing Coordinator is responsible for stewarding the Augustine Institute brand, as well as other brands under the AI umbrella. This position will participate in key projects and be responsible for communicating and working with a cross functional team. The coordinator is responsible for various marketing endeavors, including digital and social marketing and for continuous improvement of the AI website.

The Marketing Coordinator is responsible for collaboratively working with the Director of Marketing to assist in all aspects of the AI’s marketing projects.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Actively participate in a culture of excellence, innovation, humility, and camaraderie that embraces the overall philosophy and culture of the Augustine Institute.
  • Work in active collaboration with the Director of Marketing on all aspects of marketing projects at the AI.
  • Write, edit, and proofread marketing outreaches across digital (Eblasts, Social Media posts) and print channels.
  • Manage Eblast lists and oversee corresponding editorial calendar for each audience.
  • Collaborate with AI partners and vendors to initiate, review, and produce marketing campaigns.
  • Development and stewardship of AI Brand Book and Style Guide.
  • Manage social media channels in line with the overall brand strategy, including collaboration and execution of the editorial calendar, creating and executing campaigns, writing and posting, reporting on analytics, and growing our following across all social channels.
  • Pull together the core work team and communicate the strategic direction and goals for marketing projects; ensure team understands and executes against the deliverables.
  • Manage the creative resources, providing clear direction, feedback, budget and timelines.
  • Participate in daily and weekly team meetings as necessary.

Qualifications:

  • Strong writing, editing, and communication skills.
  • Strong organizational and managerial skills.
  • Expert knowledge of English grammar.
  • Expert knowledge of the Chicago Manual of Style.
  • Expert knowledge of social media channels including Facebook, Twitter, and Google+
  • Applicable college degree or professional editorial experience is preferred.
  • High attention to detail and ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must be reliable and work collaboratively to achieve results.
  • Able to manage time and projects according to priority and deadline.
  • Maintains open communication, with a comfort level to address any manner of issues with the Director of Marketing.
  • Flexibility to adjust to new directions or priorities as needed
  • Strong verbal and interpersonal skills with ability to keep teams updated and aligned on objectives and target dates
  • Proficiency in common office tools and technology such as the Microsoft Suite, Google Drive and Calendar, Project Management Software, and more.
  • 4 year college degree in marketing-related field.
  • 3-5 years with specific experience and understanding of marketing and agency process.

Please submit inquiries to gina.warner@augustineinstitute.org.


Three Positions: Gift Officers, Full Time

Midwest Region: Flexible, Chicago-area preferred
Delaware Valley Region: Philadelphia-area preferred
Colorado, Oklahoma, Texas Region: Denver or Dallas preferred

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
The Augustine Institute’s Regional Gift Officers will understand, embrace, and advance the Institute’s mission, and will exhibit the Institute’s core values: to act with humility, to be entrepreneurial, and to pursue excellence.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Sharing the mission of the Augustine Institute and the joy of the Catholic Faith with donors in order to encourage their own relationship with Jesus Christ.
  • Developing and maintaining a portfolio of 50-100 potential benefactors with capacity to give between $25,000 – $1,000,000 annually, making personal gift solicitations of these prospects, and recording all contact with prospects in the development database.
  • Scheduling and conducting 20 face-to-face benefactor visits monthly.
  • Leading the regional discovery, qualification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of gifts.
  • Weekly email or phone check-ins, formal monthly reporting, and attendance at quarterly meetings in Denver.

Qualifications:
The ideal candidate will possess the following:

  • Impeccable credentials and integrity.
  • Ability to write and speak in a compelling way about the New Evangelization
  • Significant experience and achievement in procuring major gifts.
  • Ability to travel frequently representing the Institute.
  • A good knowledge and consistent practice of the Catholic Faith.
  • An operative understanding of how the Catholic Church is organized.
  • A four-year college degree. Advanced or professional degree a plus.
  • Initiative and teamwork contributing to the overall goals of the development group.

Compensation: Commensurate with experience and success
Reports to: President

Please submit all inquiries to president@augustineinstitute.org.


Director of Formational Ministries – Greensboro, NC

Posted: 3/23/17

A growing, vibrant 1800-family parish, Saint Pius the Tenth Catholic Church (learn more at www.stpiusxnc.com), located between Charlotte and Raleigh in the Piedmont of North Carolina, seeks a Director of Formational Ministries with a heart for evangelization and catechesis and a desire to lead people toward intentional discipleship. Responsibilities include a faith formation program for pre-K to adult, sacramental preparation for Baptism and Eucharist, as well as RCIA for adults and children, marriage preparation, stewardship education, VBS, adult Bible study, and special needs education for children. The candidate must possess excellent planning, organizational, collaborative, communication, and computer skills; demonstrate a creative vision, be very comfortable speaking publicly, and work well with the pastoral staff to build a team of good stewards to achieve our parish goals. Must be an active Roman Catholic in good standing with the Church, be in compliance with all safe environment protocols and able to pass all diocesan-mandated background checks. A graduate degree in theology, religious education or related areas with a minimum of two years’ experience in parish ministry is preferred. This full time, salaried professional role provides a competitive salary and benefits package. Some evening and weekend hours are expected. If this sounds like a good fit for you, please send cover letter, resume and references to SPX DFM Search Committee, PO Box 13588, Greensboro, NC 27415-3588.


High School Counselor – Burien, WA

Posted: 3/22/17

John F. Kennedy Catholic High School is a private Catholic high school, dedicated to providing quality Catholic education to all students, committed to fostering young people’s relationship with God, devoted to educating the whole person and driven to inspire a life-long commitment to learning and service.

Job Summary

To provide, as a member of the counseling department staff, a comprehensive counseling program for students in grades nine through twelve and specifically provide services to meet the needs of assigned students; consult with teachers, staff and parents to enhance effectiveness in helping a diverse student population in areas of personal/social, career and academic development.

Education
Certified counselor with Master’s Degree in counseling or school counseling. Experience preferred.

Responsibilities

  • Implement the high school guidance curriculum
  • Provide individual counseling as well as small group and classroom guidance activities
  • Work with culturally and academically diverse student population with varying learning needs
  • Guide individuals and groups of students through the development of educational and career plans
  • Communicate and exchange information with parents via conferences and parent information nights
  • Consult with teachers, staff and parents regarding developmental needs of students
  • Coordinate and interpret standardized testing
  • Advise students in course selection
  • Refer students to appropriate program specialists or community agencies
  • Participate in, coordinate and conduct activities that contribute to the effective operation of the counseling program and school
  • Participate in and facilitate the counseling department agendas
  • Plan and evaluate the counseling program
  • Pursue continuous professional growth
  • Enable students to identify interests, values and career options
  • In conjunction with the academic office, develop and coordinate career and college planning programs
  • Other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Extensive Knowledge in the College Application Process Naviance experience preferred
  • Energetic, empathetic, and innovative approach to students
  • Ability to be flexible and resourceful
  • Desire to work with students from a variety of cultural backgrounds and learning abilities
  • Ability to use technology
  • Demonstrated ability to work with a wide variety of high school students in a multicultural setting
  • Possess the knowledge and skills to develop positive interpersonal relationships Good organization and management skills
  • Ability to meet individual student needs in the development of department goals
  • Desire to collaborate with colleagues

Application Process: To apply, please fill out an application on Applitrack at http://www.ocsww.org/ and email your cover letter and resume to Peggy Cunningham, Assistant to the Principal, cunninghamp@kennedyhs.org or by mail to Kennedy Catholic High School Attn: Mrs. Peggy Cunningham, 140 South 140th St., Burien, WA 98168.


Athletic Director – Green Bay, WI

Posted: 3/22/17

Notre Dame Academy, a premier college preparatory high school in the Catholic tradition founded by the Norbertine Order, Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet and the Diocese of Green Bay, is seeking an Athletic Director.

Job Responsibilities
The Athletic Director oversees the sports and all coaches within the Notre Dame Academy Athletic Program, developing and evaluating goals that align with the mission and values of our institution. Ensuring compliance in all recordkeeping, policies and standards. Building relationships and fostering strong communication with associations, community, athletes and families of Notre Dame Academy.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field is preferred
  • Demonstrated experience in the area(s) of coaching, education, scheduling, athletics, physical education or related
  • Excellent communication, both verbal and written
  • Demonstrated time management skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills

Notre Dame Academy welcomes applications from members of all backgrounds and faith traditions. The school’s mission emphasizes the Norbertine vision of community and focuses on developing the whole person. We seek those who will contribute to our mission and values.

Notre Dame Academy offers an outstanding benefits package including health, dental, vision and life insurance, disability, retirement plan, paid time off, Notre Dame Academy tuition waiver, and CatholicLink tuition benefit.

All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment background check and VIRTUS® training program.

For best consideration, qualified candidates should submit cover letter, personal statement of academic-athletics philosophy and resume by April 17, 2017 to employment@notredameacademy.com.


Principle – Green Bay, WI

Posted: 3/22/17

Notre Dame Academy, a premier college preparatory high school in the Catholic tradition founded by the Norbertine Order, Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet and the Diocese of Green Bay, is seeking a Principal.

Job Responsibilities
The Principal is responsible for the management of the day-to-day internal operations of Notre Dame Academy, providing Catholic and instructional leadership and collaborating with the Executive Leadership Team to provide the administrative capability necessary for Notre Dame Academy to fulfill its mission.

Preferred Qualifications

  • A practicing Catholic who models the values of Catholic faith
  • Master’s Degree in Educational Administration from an accredited college or university or related degree
  • Proven track record of teaching experience
  • Successful experience in educational administration
  • Supervisory skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Notre Dame Academy’s mission emphasizes the Norbertine vision of community and focuses on developing the whole person. We seek those who will contribute to our mission and values.

Notre Dame Academy offers an outstanding benefits package including health, dental, vision and life insurance, disability, retirement plan, paid time off, Notre Dame Academy tuition waiver, and CatholicLink tuition benefit.

All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment background check and VIRTUS® training program.

For best consideration, qualified candidates should submit cover letter, personal statement of educational philosophy and resume by April 17, 2017 to employment@notredameacademy.com.


Teachers for Preschool through 5th Grade – Thornton, CO

Posted: 3/22/17

Frassati Catholic Academy, a Classical School, is seeking teacher applicants for Preschool through 5th grades!

Following the example of Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati, the school believes that a life lived in Christ’s Spirit, the Spirit of the Beatitudes, is ‘blessed,’ and that only the person who becomes a ‘man or woman of the Beatitudes’ can succeed in communicating love and peace to others.

As a school that employs the Classical model of education, Frassati seeks to form students to learn, to think and to persuade—skills that are urgently needed to navigate our complex modern world. Teachers within the Classical model use proven methods perfected over centuries to form students to be critical thinkers, ethical problem solvers, and socially responsible citizens, giving students the foundations they need to be successful in any area.

A new Archdiocese of Denver regional school opening this fall, Frassati Catholic Academy, located in Thornton, Colorado just north of the Denver metro area, is accepting teacher applicants for the 2017-2018 school year.

Candidates must:

  • Be a practicing Catholic in good standing with the Roman Catholic Church;
  • Be willing to attend professional development in the Classical educational model;
  • Be open to growth and have enthusiasm for learning;
  • Be willing to be a member of a collaborative team of teachers in a Professional Learning Community;
  • Teach and support the educational goals and objectives of Frassati Catholic Academy and the mission of the Catholic Church;

Candidates should:

  • Have or be willing/able to obtain a valid Colorado Teaching License with appropriate endorsements;
  • Have strong organization skills, understand the behavior, emotional, and cognitive needs of elementary school students;
  • Have content-area knowledge appropriate to the educational subject and/or grade level of students;
  • Have knowledge of instructional practices and pedagogy;
  • Have effective classroom management skills.

Submit resume and cover letter to: Catherine.winters@gofrassati.org attention Sara Alkayali, Principal.


School Counselor – Denver, CO

Posted: 3/13/17

St. Vincent de Paul Catholic School is looking for a school counselor with strong knowledge of developmental benchmarks, ability to navigate small group dynamics as well as teach whole-classroom, and give short term support to individual students. Excellent communication skills with parents, administration and teachers. Prefer counselors that have worked in Catholic K-8 schools and support the mission of Catholic schools. Please send your cover letter and resume to the following address: info@svdpk8.com.


Business Manager – Englewood, CO

Posted: 3/10/17

All Souls Catholic Parish and School is looking for a qualified and experienced Business Manager to assist the pastor in overseeing parish and school finances and operations. This self-starting, dynamic, and invested business manager will (1) provide knowledgeable oversight and direction to the parish and school’s financial management; (2) oversee the day-to-day operations of the church and school facilities, as well as supervision of administrative staff; and (3) lead the parish and school in implementing a development plan to build and benefit from parishioner, parent, alumni, and donor relations.

Education and Experience

  • At least a Bachelor’s degree specializing in Accounting/Business Administration, along with five years’ financial, accounting, office management, and/or human resources experience.
  • Fundraising, development, and cash-flow experience desired.
  • Experience with accounting software, Microsoft Office, and databases.
  • Previous supervisory experience required.
  • Experience with facilities management a plus.
  • Practicing Catholic preferred.
  • Must successfully complete background screening.

This is a full-time position with some weekends and evenings expected. Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience; benefits provided if necessary. Qualified individuals should send a résumé and cover letter, including the names of three references with e-mail and phone contact information, by March 17th, to Father Samuel Morehead at father.morehead@archden.org or to All Souls Parish, 4950 South Logan Street, Englewood, CO 80113.


Executive Director – Princeton, NJ

Posted: 3/6/17

The Collegiate Cultural Foundation (CCF) is an independent, non-partisan, non-sectarian, 501c3 organization dedicated to promoting pro-life and pro-family education on college campuses. Its principal program is the Love & Fidelity Network (LFN), which advances a culture of marriage and sexual integrity at American universities.

CCF seeks a full-time, resident Executive Director who will work in its Princeton, New Jersey office, manage at least two other staff, and report to the CCF board of directors. While CCF does fund other programs, LFN will effectively be the Executive Director’s exclusive focus.

Celebrating its tenth anniversary in 2017, LFN pursues its mission through student-led chapters which organize lectures and debates, public information campaigns, student activism, and appearances in campus media. During the 2015-16 academic year alone, LFN reached nearly 5,000 students on 68 campuses nationwide. Twenty-five of its chapters are officially recognized student organizations at their schools, with another twelve in development, and attendance at events on campus has tripled in the last four years. LFN’s annual national conference, recently held for the ninth time, consistently attracts 250 students from 35 schools. LFN and its chapters have been featured in the New York Times and National Review, and on NBC and Fox News, among other media appearances.

For a full description go to www.loveandfidelity.org

We will accept applications from December 5, 2016 until the position is filled. Please email—as a single PDF—your resume, references, and two brief writing samples, along with a letter of interest, to Elizabeth O’Brien at collegiatecultural@gmail.com. The subject line should read “Executive Director application of [YOUR NAME].”


Latin Teacher/Early Childhood Teacher – Denver, CO

Posted: 3/3/17

St. Vincent de Paul Catholic School has the following positions available for the 2017 – 2018 school year.
Latin Teacher – 1st – 8th Grade: Candidates should hold a current teaching license; Latin endorsement preferred. Part time or full time available.
Early Childhood Teacher: Full time licensed teacher for early childhood, preK and Kindergarten. Prefer experience with children ages three and four and in curriculum-based program.

Experienced educators that have taught in Catholic schools and support the mission of Catholic schools are encouraged to apply. Please send your cover letter and resume to the following address: info@svdpk8.com.


Director of Evangelization – Ames, IA

Posted: 3/3/17

St. Thomas Aquinas Parish, Ames, IA is looking to hire a full-time (with benefits), 11-month Director of Evangelization for the 2017-18 parish year. The Director of Evangelization will foster within the parish a culture of missionary discipleship and evangelization through gathering, forming, training and sending adult parishioners as evangelizers in the world. Applicants must be willing to meet with adult parishioners for one-on-one discipleship and leader formation groups. The Director will also oversee and work alongside the Coordinator of Faith Formation for the children’s faith formation program.

For more information about the position visit http://staparish.net/information/DirofEv.pdf or contact us at ffsearch@staparish.net or 515-292-3810. A cover letter and resume can be emailed to ffsearch@staparish.net by Friday, March 24.


Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministry – Rapid City, SD

Posted: 2/23/17

Function

To develop ministry opportunities, provide training, support and resources in the diocese for youth and young adult ministry.

Qualifications

Practicing Catholic; Bachelor’s degree, preferably in theology, catechetics, or related field with a sound Catholic theology. Past experience in parish youth ministry helpful. Understands, supports and articulates the Catholic faith as taught by the Church. Love of youth and understanding of the developmental stages of middle and high school youth. Must have excellent organizational, communication, and leadership skills, and ability to relate to pastors, adult youth ministers, youth, and young adults. Requires energy and willingness to travel throughout the diocese, including some weekend and evening work.

Complete job description is available on the diocesan website at: http://www.rapidcitydiocese.org/chancellor/employment/

Application Process

Interested individuals should send a resumé and letter by e-mail or postal mail listing three professional references along with a completed application form that can be downloaded from the diocesan website at: http://www.rapidcitydiocese.org/chancellor/employment/

The Diocese of Rapid City offers a competitive salary and benefits package.

Office of the Chancellor
Diocese of Rapid City
606 Cathedral Drive
Rapid City, SD 57701
msimonson@diorc.org


Director of Youth Ministries – Bryan, TX

Posted: 2/23/17

Ablaze Ministries is a non-profit organization working within Catholic parishes to provide effective youth ministry.

The Director of Youth Ministries serves as a full time missionary with a two-year commitment. The Director of Youth Ministries is needed to support youth ministers and oversee their ministries to ensure the quality of ministry provided to parishes meets the goals and standards outlined in the Ablaze Ministries mission statement.

Our team is looking for someone who loves their Catholic faith, is passionate about youth ministry and the New Evangelization, and is willing to start each workday in staff prayer/Eucharistic Adoration. The candidate must have excellent motivational leadership skills, be well organized, have superb verbal and written communication skills, and have the ability to coordinate and collaborate with teams of adult volunteers. This is a full-time position in which salary is fundraised.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

Each Director of Youth Ministries serving with Ablaze Ministries is expected to have a life of prayer and a continued effort to unite one’s heart to Christ. The Director of Youth Ministries is needed to hire youth ministers

as well as develop and support middle school and high school youth ministry programs through mentorship. The Director of Youth Ministries serves to mentor, train, and hold youth ministers accountable in ministry.

  • Coordinate and lead meetings and trainings
  • Coordinate with on-staff theologian regarding continued youth minister theological education
  • Assess the goals of youth ministers and provide formation to meet their needs
  • Attend ministry events of youth minister’s parish program and provide feedback
  • Contribute to the Ablaze Ministries Missionary Blog v Provide support for larger events hosted by Ablaze Ministries

Expectations and Requirements

  • A Master’s degree, or pursuit of a Master’s degree, is required to apply for this position. A degree in Theology, Religious Studies, Youth Ministry, or a similar field is required.
  • A minimum of 2 years in youth ministry is required, preferably including various ministry settings.
  • Citizenship of the United States is required.
  • Willingness to abide by Personal Conduct Agreement and Spiritual Covenant.
  • Committed disciple of Christ reflected in a life of pervasive prayer, devotion to the Eucharist, and a life of holiness.
  • Proficiency in Spanish is preferred.
  • Ability to work with Fundraising Coordinator to meet salary goals.

Supervisory Information

  • Assign work, give direction
  • Review and approve employee’s work
  • Conduct performance reviews
  • Hire/promote/terminate employees
  • Formally discipline employees
  • Instruct and train employees
  • Oversee development of program budget
  • Set budget and fundraising goals for missionaries
  • Set work schedules/assignments

To Apply: Resumes and cover letters should be sent to Jennifer Stavinoha at jennifer@ablazeyouth.org.


Youth Minister – Bryan, TX

Posted: 2/23/17

Ablaze Ministries is a non-profit organization working within Catholic parishes to provide effective youth ministry. The Youth Minister serves as a full time missionary with a two-year commitment. Ablaze Ministries provides summer training and time for fundraising before Youth Ministers enter into assigned parish ministry. Ablaze Ministries also provides mentorship for the duration of the fall and spring semesters. The Youth Minister is needed to creatively and energetically grow a youth ministry program, form intentional disciples, and present the faith in a way that is relevant to young people.

Our team is looking for someone who loves their Catholic faith, is passionate about youth ministry and the New Evangelization, and is willing to start each workday in staff prayer/Eucharistic Adoration. The candidate must have excellent motivational leadership skills, be well organized, have superb verbal and written communication skills, and have the ability to coordinate and collaborate with teams of adult volunteers.  This is a full-time position in which salary is fundraised.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

Each Youth Minister at Ablaze Ministries is expected to have a life of prayer and a continued effort to unite one’s heart to Christ. The Youth Minister is needed to develop and coordinate a high school or middle school program including implementation of a multifaceted youth program with catechesis, sacramental preparation, small groups, service experiences, retreats, prayer experiences, relational ministry, and teen-leadership formation.

  • Provide vision and coordination for the parish’s efforts in ministry to young people in either middle school (7th – 8th grade) or high school (9th – 12th grade)
  • Coordinate and lead weekly youth nights, monthly activities, catechesis, and retreats
  • Support fellow Youth Ministers at Ablaze Ministries and their programs through collaboration and, if possible, participation in their events
  • Participation in partner Youth Minister’s weekly youth nights
  • Attend weekly Youth Minister meetings and occasional parish staff meetings
  • Serve as the Ablaze Ministries liaison with the pastor, parish staff, and parish council
  • Contribute to Ablaze Ministries’ blogs
  • Provide support for larger events hosted by the parish and Ablaze Ministries

Expectations and Requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree, at minimum, is required to apply for this position
  • Citizenship of the United States is required
  • Experience in youth ministry is preferred
  • Proficiency in Spanish is preferred
  • Proficiency in social media and technology
  • Ability to work with Fundraising Coordinator to meet salary goals
  • Willingness to abide by Personal Conduct Agreement and Spiritual Covenant
  • Committed disciple of Christ reflected in a life of pervasive prayer, devotion to the Eucharist, and a life of holiness

To Apply: Resumes and cover letters should be sent to Jennifer Stavinoha at jennifer@ablazeyouth.org. In a second additional email please send a 20-second video of why you’re interested in this position.


Director of Mission – Augusta, GA

The Director of Mission for St. Mary on the Hill Catholic Church provides leadership and day-to-day supervision, planning and management of and for the advancing of the mission of our faith community and is responsible, in conjunction with the parish leadership, for designing, implementing, and maintaining a comprehensive oversight of parish administration, programs and ministries. All responsibilities will be aligned with the Catholic mission of our Faith Community and parish school. The Director of Mission reports directly to the Pastor and works collaboratively with the Principal and Director of Finances to enable the Pastor to concentrate on the spiritual affairs of the parish.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Coordinates Parish Ministries and Services

  • Oversees the implementation of the Parish Priority Plan.
  • Oversees and supports parish staff and ministry leaders in the recruitment of all ministry volunteers. This includes faith formation, communications/stewardship coordinator, facilities, and music.
  • Oversees scheduling for all parish activities
  • Ensure the spirituality of stewardship is maintained in all parish decisions
  • Implements and oversees an effective communication strategy.

Personnel

  • Assists the pastor in recruiting, hiring and dismissing employees with the guidance of the Diocesan Human Resource Department; maintains an adequate level of knowledge on current employment laws.
  • Supervises all parish employees who do not report directly not directly accountable to the pastor.
  • Creates and updates a parish employee handbook in consultation with the pastor and with assistance from the Diocesan Human Resource Department; ensures that the handbook and any revisions are reviewed by Diocesan Legal Counsel for sound legal policies before presentment to employees.
  • Provides new employees with orientation subject to the parish employee handbook, new-hire paperwork, payroll forms, background checks, introductions, and expectations of the workplace.
  • Oversees compliance with the required Virtus training including maintaining accurate and thorough records.
  • Establishes and maintains position descriptions and a system for employee evaluation.
  • Facilitates communications within parish departments and outside agencies or groups, both civic and religious.

Administrative

  • Communicates and coordinates with staff and volunteers to involve them participate in staff planning and operational meetings; communicates frequently with the pastor so that to ensure he is fully apprised of matters being considered and acted on by the parish.
  • Supervises the facilities manager in overseeing accurate parish and facilities records including repair, construction, and financial records, when applicable.
  • Comes prepared to staff meetings and other committee meetings appropriate to the position.
  • Maintains a presence at weekend liturgies and parish activities

Facilities Management

  • In conjunction with the Facilities Manager (1) conducts ongoing inspections of parish grounds and building to ensure that the property is maintained in a safe and aesthetic manner and (2) oversees establishment of preventive maintenance programs for parish property and equipment.
  • Follows pre-established guidelines to obtain competitive prices for the purchase of supplies and materials; seeks approval through the pastor, finance council, and pastoral council, when applicable.
  • Maintains parish’s compliance with diocesan policies regarding licenses, insurance, other liability considerations, real estate, and capital projects.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required

  • Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of four years of professional supervisory experience.
  • Ability to effectively articulate the values and mission of the St. Mary on the Hill Faith Community and St. Mary School.
  • A strong commitment to and understanding of stewardship.
  • Demonstrated strong managerial, leadership and supervisory skills with the ability to develop and maintain positive relationships with employees and parishioners at all levels.
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills.
  • Highly self-directed with an attention to detail and ability to organize effectively.
  • Must be a practicing Catholic in good standing with the Church with knowledge of and commitment to Gospel values, Catholic moral and social teachings, and possessing a sound
  • Exercises considerable independence and judgment with a high level of confidentiality.
  • Ability to learn quickly new computer software (ParishSoft).

Please submit resumes to Mr. Jim Purcell at jimpur@aol.com.


Case Instructor and Auditor – Portland OR

The Archdiocese of Portland, Oregon is looking for a Case Instructor and Auditor who will act as an ecclesiastical auditor in marriage nullity cases and serves as a case instructor for other cases (e.g., Petrine Privilege) when assigned. When necessary, serves, also, as an ecclesiastical notary. In addition, facilitates the work of the Tribunal Department, providing assistance to the (Adjutant) Judicial Vicar, the Tribunal Director and their subordinates.

Case Instruction

  1. In assigned marriage nullity cases, as directed by the Instructing Judge, Presiding Judge, and/or Collegiate Court, serves as an ecclesiastical auditor, which may include conducting depositions of parties, witnesses, and experts, according to the norm of law.
  2. In other assigned cases, under the direction of the (Adjutant) Judicial Vicar and/or Tribunal Director, acts as Instructor and collects testimony of parties and witnesses. Responsible for ensuring that each of these cases is properly and completely instructed, according to the norm of law.
  3. Conducts diligent searches for the whereabouts of parties and witnesses.

Administrative

  1. Provides administrative support by managing affairs and projects within the defined scope of authority and responsibility. Makes administrative decisions within said scope of authority as directed.
  2. Assists the Tribunal Director in managing daily operations of the office including, but not limited to, phone, clerical, correspondence, record keeping, and managing mail. Screens and routes calls, greets visitors, answers questions, and resolves problems within the scope of authority and responsibility.
  3. Coordinates with the Tribunal Director in overseeing departmental communications, correspondence, publications, and reports.
  4. Composes and types own correspondence on matters not requiring personal response from the (Adjutant) Judicial Vicar and Tribunal Director.
  5. Maintains database, including but not limited to:
    • Enters all case data for assigned cases.
    • Creates additional databases as needed.
    • Tracks progression of assigned cases.
    • Handles all follow up on assigned cases that lack progress.
  6. Handles varied administrative projects and procedures within the department.
  7. Schedules appointments, prepares for meetings, conferences, and speaking engagements.

Case Management

  1. Identifies case types.
  2. Prepares assigned cases for acceptance; reviews and prepares case forms as needed.
  3. Enters application information into database and mails appropriate packets; facilitates requests for follow-up on applications as needed.
  4. According to canon law, serves as an ecclesiastical notary in producing and authenticating procedural documents.
  5. Collaborates with the (Adjutant) Judicial Vicar, Tribunal Director, and/or Instructing Judge for all assigned cases from the time of receipt, which includes but is not limited to:
    • Reviews all case forms and case documents to ensure completion and accuracy.
    • Enters and records all initial case information in our database.
    • Contacts parties and/or advocates if any information is missing.
    • Assists parties and/or their advocates in obtaining difficult case documentation.
    • Reviews testimony to ensure it is adequate and requests additional testimony if
      necessary.
    • Corresponds with parties and their Advocates to confirm receipt of the case and keep
      them informed of progress.
    • Maintains appropriate contact with parties and their Advocates.
  6. Handles all aspects of assigned appeals in the Court of Second Instance, including
    appointment of court, correspondence and case management and instruction.
  7. Transcribes and proofreads formal decisions, including fact, law, argument and conclusion sections, as well as any correspondence deemed necessary by a Judge.
  8. Indexes and prepares assigned cases for Defender of the Bond and Judges. Distributes cases to Judges for decision in First Instance. Interacts with all Judges and Defenders, providing case update information as needed.
  9. Provides weekly report on assigned case progress, judge/court backlogs, etc.

Job Scope:
Position encounters frequent new and varied work situations with a high degree of complexity, operating from both established and well-known procedures and determining own practices and procedures. Operates independently with minimal supervision, reviewing confidential and/or sensitive issues with supervisor. Actions or omissions could result in delays and errors in paperwork and interactions, with significant impact on public relations and justice to the parties involved in marriage.

Specific Job Skills:
Excellent organizational and communications skills with the ability to produce accurate
correspondences and reports in a timely fashion. Organizes files, events, and materials in a successful manner. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. High level of accuracy and attention to detail. Problem solving, discretion, and interpersonal skills needed. Teamwork is required. Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Beginning Level MS Excel, Intermediate Level MS Word, Basic correspondence knowledge, and all basic office equipment. Bilingual in Spanish considered an advantage.

Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree or higher with equivalent work experience. Academic background in theology, philosophy, canon or civil law, or religious studies preferred. 5 to 8 years’ experience with proven administrative ability, or 3 years’ experience as Administrative Assistant to senior executive or equivalent. Previous Tribunal experience or at least parish/archdiocesan level experience preferred. Practicing Catholic with thorough knowledge and understanding of Catholic teachings, practices and organizational structure required. Knowledge of Catholic marriage theology and doctrine preferred. Knowledge of canon law, at least pertaining to marriage.

Please submit cover letter and resume to: awilson@archdpdx.org


Database Systems Manager – Capuchin-Franciscans

The Capuchin-Franciscans are a Catholic order of brothers, also called “friars.” The Capuchin order began as a reform of the Franciscan Observants in 1528 when several friars, disillusioned with the relaxations of the life, desired to return to a stricter observance of the Rule and Testament of St. Francis of Assisi. In particular, they sought a more contemplative, poor and austere life, in accordance with the earliest traditions of the Franciscan movement.

Usually found in poorer sections of towns and cities, the Capuchins have a special charism for working with common people. They often take assignments that others refuse. The province, headquartered in Denver, serves the people of Colorado, Kansas, Missouri and Texas as well as the Capuchin mission in Papua New Guinea.

General Summary of Position Responsibility
The Manager of Database Systems, serves as the province’s database administrator for Raiser’s Edge, and handles all security and access for this application. This role is responsible for development reporting and system administration, will implement, refine, and improve processes and procedures, and will manage all hardware and software needs for these systems. This role will also manage and implement user training as it relates to system usage.

Essential Job Functions
QUALITY OUTCOMES:

  • Establishes and maintains high standards for quality of service to internal and external constituents.
  • Takes initiative to improve both processes and outcomes, incorporating best practices, and innovations in this professional field.
  • Ensures compliance with all province policies and standards.

STRATEGIC GROWTH

  • Compellingly communicates to staff the critical role they play in achieving the province’s mission and strategic goals.
  • Facilitates organizational change initiatives; leads and supports staff in adapting to a rapidly changing technology environment.
  • Facilitates development and achievement of professional and personal goals, for self and staff.
  • Models our values of service, innovation, and teamwork. Holds others accountable for living these values.
  • Fosters a challenging and compassionate work environment, recognizing strong performance, and listening and acting on feedback

Area Specific Job Accountabilities:

  1. Develops, implements, and supports strategic direction and plans for the Raiser’s Edge database: reporting, data and trending analysis, system support and hardware, and software needs of the Raiser’s Edge database.
  2. Serves as the internal database administrator for the Raiser’s Edge database: creates and leads work groups, and maintains documentation for Raiser’s Edge and its supporting systems.
  3. Serves as project manager for projects with the Raiser’s Edge database, including coordination and vetting project requests with province leadership.
  4. Identifies and provides training opportunities to enable staff to stay current with required technical skills.
  5. Implements and refines comprehensive procedures and system checks to maintain data integrity and improve efficiency of the Raiser’s Edge database.
  6. Assists in the management of the operating and capital budgets for technology.
  7. Serves as the technical expert in dealing with Concourse Hosting, the province’s server hosting vendor.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  1. Undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university in business, accounting, information management or computer science, or three years’ equivalent experience.
  2. Minimum three years’ experience managing a Raiser’s Edge database required.
  3. Knowledge of Crystal Reports XI preferred.
  4. Knowledge of and proficiency in Microsoft Excel and pivot reports required.
  5. Discretion with, and experience in handling of, confidential materials required.
  6. Ability to prioritize and execute multiple projects under demanding deadlines required.
  7. Ability to work independently in a deadline-oriented team environment required.
  8. Ability to communicate tactfully and patiently with both internal and external constituents required.
  9. Dexterity to operate computer equipment required.

Salary Range:
$50,000-$60,000/yr. plus Benefits

Email resumes to: debbie.scott@capuchins.org


Youth and Ministry Coordinator (Bi-Lingual) – Diocese of Baker

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Baker is a missionary diocese comprising 18 counties covering the eastern two-thirds of the State of Oregon (66,826 square miles). Predominately rural, the diocese serves approximately 40,000 Catholics in 36 parishes, 23 missions and 5 Catholic schools . it is also home to three Indian reservations and a large growing Hispanic population (approx. 40%). There are 30 active diocesan priests (16 from Baker and 14 from other dioceses), 4 religious order priests and 13 sisters working the diocese. Website: www.dioceseofbaker.org.

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.

Qualifications

  • A practicing Catholic in good standing with the Church
  • BA in catechesis, theology, religious education or a related field
  • 3+ years of experience working in a diocesan role or large parish/school that includes responsibilities for youth ministry or educational /catechetical role with youth
  • 2+ years of ministry experience working outside of youth ministry (e.g. adult faith formation, family ministry; men, women or couples ministry)
  • 5+ years of administrative experience
  • Demonstrated knowledge of papal documents, especially having experience incorporating precepts of the New Evangelization as promulgated by St. Pope John Paul II, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI and Pope Francis
  • Complete familiarity and applied experience with USCCB “Renewing the Vision” and Life Teen
  • Excellent written, verbal, public speaking and presentation skills
  • Competent computer skills: email, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher software, Social Media
  • Experience creating/defining evangelization and catechetical guidelines and resources

Administrative Responsibilities

  • Coordination for Office of Evangelization and Catechesis communications, event scheduling and logistics
  • Collaborate in development and implementation of regular diocesan communications and promotional material via several channels (email, letters, eNewsletter, website, blog site, etc.)
  • Maintain diocesan webpage descriptions and links for diocesan catechetical resources, trainings/workshops, list of recommended textbooks, curriculum and additional resources
  • Coordination of the diocesan catechist certification program
  • Assist in developing and implementing policies, programs and best practices as directed
  • Collaborate with all chancery staff in communications and planning

Ministry Responsibilities

  • Participate in regularly scheduled ministry planning and prayer meetings
  • Participate in parish and school visits to assess needs and concerns for youth, young adult and sacramental preparation programs
  • Assist parishes (pastors and adult staff) implementing Life Teen
  • Lead the coordination of annual youth camps and retreats (e.g. securing retreat leaders/teams, developing flyers, communications to parishes, managing registrations, etc.)
  • Coordinate annual diocesan young adult retreat
  • Coordinate quarterly Theology on Tap (or equivalent) events in key diocesan locations
  • Participate within a team in diocesan workshops for parish/school staff and volunteers in support of diocesan initiatives relating to the mission of the Office of Evangelization and Catechesis
  • Collaborate with other diocesan departments (e.g. Bishop’s Office, Communications, Finance, Hispanic Ministry, Retreat Center and Tribunal)
  • Be available to answer phone calls and emails as required
  • Keep apprised of USCCB and Vatican news, resources and programs, for possible incorporation into diocesan initiatives

Application Process
Interested candidates please email barry@dioceseofbaker.org (english and Spanish):

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume of Experience and Education
  • Three Professional References

Regional Coordinator of Youth Ministry – Archdiocese of Washington

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 Regional Coordinator in the Office of Youth Ministry.

The Regional Coordinator will support parishes in evangelizing young people by promoting effective parish and regional youth ministry in his/her region. Work in a hands-on fashion with Pastors, Youth Ministers, Directors of Religious Education, high school and college Campus Ministers, and Young Adult Ministry leaders to promote the lifelong faith formation of young people through the development of comprehensive parish youth ministry. Facilitate networking and provide resources and consultation services for youth ministers. Assist youth ministers in their professional development leading to Archdiocesan and National certification. Support the efforts of parishes in implementing the Archdiocese of Washington 2014 Synod Recommendations, Archdiocesan policies and procedures, and the development of Vital Parish.

Regional Duties and Responsibilities
Work in collaboration with regional Deanery Chairs in scheduling meetings and updating pastors on all youth ministry issues and developments as needed. Assist parishes in the recruitment, hiring, evaluation, retention and development of parish youth ministers. Assist parishes in the development of viable and active youth ministry programing and the development of parish youth ministry teams, which includes all aspects of Youth Ministry (CYO, Scouting, and Comprehensive Youth Ministry). Assist in the development of youth ministry programming which is reflective of the multicultural reality of the Archdiocese. Meet regularly with parish/campus ministry youth ministers for support, networking, enrichment, and communication of Archdiocesan plans, policies, and events. Meet one on one with parish youth ministry leaders to build relationship, listen to parish needs, and respond as appropriate. Encourage participation of youth ministers, parish ministers, and youth in regional, archdiocesan, national, and international youth ministry programming. Communicate frequently with pastors, parish staff, youth ministry leaders, via phone, meetings, digital media, email, and regional/diocesan meetings. Collaborate with staff in the Secretariat of Pastoral Ministry and Social Concerns (PMSC) on evangelization initiatives.

General Duties and Responsibilities
As staff of the Office of Youth Ministry (OYM) the Regional Coordinator will fulfill the goals and objectives of the OYM, CYO, and the PMSC in a collaborative fashion. Attend regular PMSC, OYM, CYO staff and team meetings, quarterly evaluation, and yearly goal and visioning days. Assist in specific responsibilities related to Archdiocesan Programming, (i.e. Rally and Mass for Life, Ministry Conference, Youth Rallies, Stand for Life, Evangelization Nights, and Leaders Inspired to Evangelize (LITE). Give workshops and trainings appropriate for youth ministry. Write for ADW blog as requested. Assist in the development and implementation of YM training programming.

Must be a practicing Catholic who supports the teachings of the Catholic Church. The Regional Coordinator will have a Bachelor’s degree with 5 years experience or a Master’s degree with 3 years experience in Theology, Youth Ministry, Pastoral Studies, or related field. A Certificate in Youth Ministry or concentration in Youth Ministry is required. Demonstrated skills in digital media, leadership, relational youth ministry, evangelization, and program development are required. The Regional Coordinator must have excellent communication skills, budgetary skills, experience supervising volunteers, and experience in training. Knowledge of athletic ministry and scouting, a multicultural perspective, and bilingual or willingness to become bilingual is essential.

Please include a cover letter with resume to: https://re11.ultipro.com/ARC1012/jobboard/NewCandidateExt.aspx?__JobID=976.


Executive Director of Evangelization and Catechesis – Oklahoma City, OK

The Executive Director of Evangelization and Catechesis has responsibility for developing, overseeing and supporting faith formation and discipleship efforts in the Archdiocese. The Secretariat for Evangelization and Catechesis provides policy guidance, resources and training for catechetical and discipleship programs for children, youth, young adults, and adults of the parishes and missions of the Archdiocese. It assumes all administrative and organizational responsibilities for the department and its staff. The Executive Director supports and promotes the Catholic Church’s teachings on evangelization and catechesis and ensures its commitment and integration throughout every aspect of Catholic life and ministry in the Archdiocese.

The successful candidate will have a minimum of Ten (10) years of experience working within diocesan Religious Education structures or similar experience preferred; an advanced degree in Theology, Catechesis, Education or relevant field; and must be an active Catholic in good standing with a strong desire to assist the Church in faithfully and responsibly communicating the Gospel of Jesus Christ and the mission, ministry, and needs of the Catholic Church.

To apply send resume to nlargent@ArchOKC.org.


Director of Marriage and Family Life – Archdiocese of Seattle

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

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

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

General Summary of Essential Purpose:

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

NOTE: This is an appointed position by the Archbishop of Seattle and subject to Archdiocesan Policy pertaining to appointed positions. The Archbishop reserves the right to make modifications to the position description at his discretion and in accord with the provisions of canon law.

Essential Position Duties:

  1. Delivers the program by performing the following:
    • Clearly and enthusiastically communicating the goals of New Evangelization, and motivating others in sharing the faith with renewed enthusiasm and new methods;
    • Identifying critical issues and needs in the Catholic community and addressing them through available agency resources;
    • Implementing and evaluating programs which support Marriage and Family Life, including counseling and marriage preparation both proximate and remote
    • Making known the available services using effective promotional venues;
    • Collaborating with supervisor, Chancery Offices, peers, parishes and pastoral leadership in development of the Strategic Plan for the agency;
    • Providing reports on service delivery to supervisor on a timely basis;
    • Determining that professional, licensing, or other accreditation requirements are in place to satisfy legal, regulatory, and other requirements; and,
    • Fulfilling all federal and state reporting requirements including financial, legal, and professional documents and submissions.
  2. Collaborate with supervisor, Chancery Offices, peers, parishes and pastoral leadership in the development of new programs and initiatives in the areas of marriage preparation proximate and remote, family life formation and youth/young adult/campus ministries. Participate in existing initiatives as appropriate.
  3. Increase the understanding of Natural Family Planning throughout the Archdiocese in conjunction with marriage preparation and family strengthening programs on an archdiocesan and parish-level. Visit individual parishes and groups to offer guidance and support in the development of local programs.
  4. Establishes and maintains community relationships by:
    • Being a liaison with the Catholic community through pastors, educators, health providers and various social services;
    • Being a representative of marriage and family life at diocesan and community events through official functions and participation on various teams, task forces, working groups and committees and to establish a strong profile for marriage and family life.
  5. Ensure fiscal management by preparing an annual operating plan and budget and monitoring the budget and operating costs.
  6. Direct administrative support for the department by mentoring, coaching and monitoring job performance, completing written performance evaluations on an annual basis and promoting training and professional development opportunities.

Essential Qualifications:

  1. Primary:
    • Willingness and ability to support the mission of the Church by extending the ministry of the Archbishop.
    • Ability and desire to use God-given gifts and talents in service of the local Church in support of the collaboration between lay and ordained Ministers.
    • Active member of a parish/faith community in good standing with the Church.
    • Knowledge of and compatibility with the mission of the Catholic Church, and strong working knowledge of the Catholic parish structures and organizations, the Church’s ministerial and pastoral work, and Catholic identity.
    • Passionate about Catholicism and the New Evangelization and always looking for new ways to strengthen families and evangelizing people both in and out of the pews.
  2. Experience:
    • Demonstrated successful leadership experience to include staff supervision, budget, policy planning and strategic planning.
    • Demonstrated effective communication and interpersonal skills with the Catholic community through pastors, educators, health providers and various social services.
    • Extensive experience, training and understanding of Natural Family Planning.
    • Familiarity and experience with using new media for the purposes of the New Evangelization.
    • Experience teaching marriage preparation classes, FOCCUS inventory and other life-skills programs for marriage preparation.
    • Experience working with parishes in developing programs to strengthen families and family life.
  3. Education:
    • Professional degree in theology or related field
  4. Other Elements:
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written, with demonstrated ability to facilitate meetings, conduct oral presentations, and write documents and/or reports.
    • Demonstrated ability to enable staff to accomplish goals through collaboration, collegiality and team organization.
    • Understanding and commitment to this position as a ministry, not merely a job.
    • Ability to work evenings and weekends.
    • Ability to work with people of various economic, racial and cultural backgrounds.
    • Bilingual competency (English/Spanish) a plus.
    • Possession of a valid Washington State driver’s license.

Competitive salary and excellent benefits. To apply for this job, please visit our website at www.seattlearchdiocese.org/jobs. We require all applicants to submit our standard application and a cover letter. Resumes alone will not be accepted.