Archdiocese of New York – Adult Faith Formation Office

Position: Assistant Director- Program Operations

Primary Responsibility: The Assistant Director- Program Operations assists the Director with the daily operations of the office with an emphasis on management of the program offerings of the office

Professional Level:

At least 3 – 5 years experience in Church ministry

Direct Supervisor:

Director of Adult Faith Formation

Responsibilities:

  • Assist the director in achieving the goals and objectives of the office
  • Manage the Felix Varela Institute, New York Catholic Bible School, and Enlighten programs
  • Organize and execute events sponsored by the office in collaboration with Special Events team
  • Read and absorb high volume of material including email correspondence, memos, news articles, etc. daily in order to correctly field questions, disseminate information to proper individuals, and take action accordingly
  • Responsible for maintaining and updating digital media presence of office
  • Maintain databases of various constituencies served by the office
  • Outreach to parishes for adult faith formation initiatives
  • Prepare statistical reports and financial data when needed
  • Assume responsibility for special projects

Standards of Performance:

  • Support the Director in monitoring the overall goal
  • Ensure the smooth day-to-day operations of the office
  • Ensure the timely completion and accuracy of assigned projects

Position Requirements:

 Education:

  • Master’s degree in Theology or Pastoral Studies required, strong interest in Theology and Evangelization
  • Familiarity with basic website editing, social media
  • Strong knowledge of Office Suite
  • Fluency in Spanish required

Personal Characteristics:

  • Intelligent, articulate, highly motivated self-starter
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to relate effectively with upper management, peers and others
  • Ability to independently carry out multiple and diverse tasks concurrently
  • Possess initiative to constantly seek ways to improve program outcomes
  • Ability to take on added responsibility as it is presented
August 2021

Contact

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to:

Elizabeth.Guevara.deGonzalez@archny.org

Catholic Diocese of Dallas: Associate Director of Lay Formation and Family Ministries

This position is part of the Lay Formation and Family Ministries team whose mission is to call forth the gifts of the laity, empowering adult men and women, married and with family in their universal call to holiness, Christian maturity, missionary discipleship and service. Primary responsibilities are to provide appropriate programming and coaching to engage and support parish leaders in ministry with families throughout the family life cycle; effectively network with family focused movements, organizations, and Catholic Charities of Dallas; collaboratively develop innovative experiences that respond to the diverse needs of families.

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Director of Middle School, High School and Young Adult Ministry, Madison, WI

St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Parish, a vibrant, welcoming community of 1,500 households on the west side of Madison, WI, is seeking a bilingual Director of Middle School, High School, and Young Adult Ministry. This full-time position provides vision and implementation for the parish’s efforts in ministry and evangelization to youth and young adults. Tasks include MS/HS catechesis, Confirmation, and ongoing development of comprehensive MS/HS youth ministry. Young Adult Ministry is an area of growth in the parish and there is exciting potential for evangelization and ongoing development of intentional discipleship. Another area of growth in all age ranges is Hispanic Ministry. The ability to speak both English and Spanish is a necessity. A degree in youth ministry, theology, or a related field is highly recommended, as is the ability to effectively use technology/social media. This position offers a competitive salary and benefits commensurate with experience.

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University Minister For Social Justice and Immersion Programs – Loyola University, New Orleans

SUMMARY OF POSITION
The Department of Student Life and Ministry (SLM) is committed to providing learning opportunities, which fortify our Jesuit identity and students’ educational experiences. SLM empowers and partners with students to create a vibrant and pluralistic campus community through: leadership opportunities that foster integrity and collaboration; reflective practice that deepens self-knowledge and faith formation; and high quality programs that spark curiosity, community-building, and inspire contemplative action. Student Life and Ministry fortifies the mission of Loyola by educating the whole student, encouraging meaningful and accountable citizenship, and promoting interaction within a diverse and global society. Student Life and Ministry utilizes a learning-centered development model, which fosters academic excellence and student success; teaches responsible citizenship and critical thinking skills, nurtures interpersonal and spiritual development; and encourages healthy behaviors and self-management.

The University Minister for Social Justice and Immersion programs is responsible for contributing to the overall goals of the Department of Student Life and Ministry by providing direction to integrated student learning and spiritual development, learning outcomes based on assessment, and student success strategies. While creating a mission-driven,
co-curricular experience, the University Minister is committed to fostering a collegiate environment, which supports the Jesuit mission, fosters the development of a transformative learning community, and recognizes, affirms and celebrates the educational value of diversity. A successful staff member is dedicated to: applying best practices in pedagogy, advocacy and ministry, fostering students’ ability to integrate academic knowledge with experiences outside of the classroom, thinking critically and innovatively about student success interventions, effectively communicating with students, peers and supervisors, and collaborating with campus and community partners. The primary responsibilities of this position include coordinating social justice advocacy and education, management of the university food pantry and facilitation of the Ignacio Volunteer international and domestic immersion programs.
Required Education, Experience, Skills and Abilities:
○ Bachelor’s Degree and Master’s Degree required.
○ Minimum of 6 months prior experience in social justice work.
○ Valid passport. Ability to travel outside the United States. Due to the nature of this position, ability to work outside of normal working hours.
○ Knowledge of Ignatian spirituality and philosophy of Jesuit education.
○ Must possess and maintain a current valid driver’s license as a condition of employment, and must also be able to successfully pass any driver background information investigation and any driver education courses required by Risk Management.
Additional Desirable Qualifications:
○ Experience with the spiritual and faith development of young adults.
○ An understanding of and active commitment to Roman Catholic faith and strong background in Ignatian spirituality and Jesuit education preferred.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
● Ability to perform duties as stated above with or without reasonable accommodation.

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The Diocese of Phoenix is actively searching for an Executive Director of Education and Evangelization. This leadership role will be a key advisor to the Bishop in fulfilling the vision and mission of the Division of Education and Evangelization; to formulate and implement a plan for discipleship and evangelization that will support these efforts in parishes, schools, families, and affiliated organizations in the diocese.

The Executive Director of Education and Evangelization will guide the initiatives that foster an encounter with the living Christ in a rapidly growing and multicultural diocese – through conversion, communion, and solidarity. Thus, this essential leadership role must possess excellent communication skills in English and Spanish. The Executive Director will work in concert with the Bishop’s leadership team – providing insight and leadership in spreading the Gospel message, in particular an understanding of the Kerygma. This person brings strategic leadership experience to understand the evangelizing mission of the Church and helps others to recognize how their gifts serve the overall mission.

The Executive Director of the Division of Education and Evangelization will report to the Vicar General/Moderator of the Curia as an agent of the Bishop.