Diocesan Employment

The following positions are currently open:

 

Full-Time Editor/General Manager

The Diocese of Wilmington is seeking a Full-time Editor/General Manager for the Dialog.  The Editor has overall responsibility for the diocesan newspaper, The Dialog, including direction and implementation of the paper’s mission, news operations, overall product development, and business affairs.

Essential Functions Include:

  • Responsible for maintaining a high quality of journalistic excellence befitting a Catholic publication through preparation and implementation of annual goals and objectives reflective of the paper’s mission and the Bishop’s priorities.
  • Guides editorial content through planning and evaluation of content and allocation of space.
  • Management of daily operations; including direction of advertising, coordination of circulation and contractual arrangements with the printer.
  • Promote all forms of media publication; including new methods of digital distribution.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism, Communications or English or a related field and three year’s newspaper management in the Catholic press; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Strong editing, reporting and oral communications.
  • Knowledge of newspaper production.
  • Familiarity with graphic design and page layout.
  • Knowledge of electronic publishing software and editing tools, scanners and other electronic communications equipment in the production of the newspaper.

To apply send resume and letter of interest with salary requirements to [email protected].  EOE 

Part-Time Montessori Teacher for 2017/2018 

Ursuline Academy is an independent Catholic school in Wilmington, DE. We are seeking a part-time creative, energetic lead teacher for our Montessori primary classroom for the 2017/2018 school year. We are looking for a highly motivated, nurturing individual, with excellent written and oral communication skills. Our teachers work in partnership with parents to create a learning environment that promotes a passion and excitement for learning amongst our very youngest learners. Qualified candidates will have a bachelor’s degree and possess Montessori 3 – 6 certification. 5 years of classroom experience is preferred. Resume’s with cover letter should be emailed to:  [email protected] by 7/31/17.

 School Advancement Director 

Immaculate Conception in Elkton, MD is currently seeking an Advancement Director to plan, coordinate, and manage marketing, enrollment and fundraising programs.

This is a full time, 12-month position.

The Advancement Director will have the following responsibilities: Enrollment Management, Development, Communications, and Strategic Planning. He/she will report to the Principal. Please see our website at www.icschoolweb.org for the complete job description.

Qualifications are:

  • Strong knowledge of the community preferred
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong managerial skills and the ability to balance numerous ongoing projects
  • Excellent time management and planning skills
  • Strong leadership and team building skills
  • Ability to appreciate and communicate a passion for Catholic elementary education
  • Understanding of Catholic Identity
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and the Internet

interested candidates should email a cover letter, current resume, and salary requirements to Jeanne Dinkle at 410-398-2636, [email protected].

Archdiocese of Philadelphia, St. Cornelius Church, Chadds Ford, PA

Director of Faith Formation

The Director of Faith Formation administers the parish catechetical program and provides leadership to assist the parish community in building a solid spiritual foundation based on Gospel values, the truth of our Catholic faith, ministry and community.

Requirements:

  • MA in Theology/Religious Studies or a related theological field
  • Must be an active member of an Arch/diocesan Association of Parish Directors/Coordinators/Administrators of Religious Education (PD/CARE)
  • Must participate in the Archdiocesan events such as the Catechetical Forum, Fall and Spring Professional Days and Retreats
  • Attend monthly Chester/Delaware Vicariate DRE/CRE meetings sponsored by the Office for Catechetical Formation

Duties and Responsibilities:

Pastoral

  • Collaborate with parish personnel for RCIA classes
  • In collaboration with the pastor, plan and implement continuing education programs for parishioners during the seasons of Advent and Lent
  • Prepare a draft of the annual Archdiocesan Pastoral Report for Pastor’s Review
  • Coordinate with pastor for the instruction for parents of children in preparation for the celebration of the sacrament of Infant Baptism 

Religious Education 

  • Oversee and direct the development of the Parish Religious Education Program (PREP) from through Level 8, in conformity with the guidelines of the Office for Catechetical Formation of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia
  • Provide for the training and recruitment of catechists and offer in-service and enrichment programs for the on-going development of the PREP faculty
  • Participate in weekly discussions with the Pastor regarding the Parish Religious Education Program including discussion of course materials, textbooks, liturgy materials and sacramental materials which complement the religious education program
  • Participate in regularly scheduled (bi-weekly) staff meetings to report on efforts as Director of Faith Formation and collaborate with other staff members on issues that are relevant to the parish
  • Under the guidance of the Pastor and Parish Business Manager, maintain the financial records for the Parish Religious Education Program including submission of an annual budget
  • Maintain the records for the Parish Religious Education Program including tuition and fees, sacramental records and registration records
  • Work to ensure implementation of the Safe Environment Program including securing the required clearances for catechists and volunteers
  • Provide weekly update of the Parish Religious Education Program in the Parish bulletin 

Sacramental Preparation 

  • Under the guidance of the Pastor, oversee and direct all sacramental preparation for Baptism, First Penance, Holy Eucharist and Confirmation
  • Coordinate sacrament dates, meeting dates, workshops, sacramental retreat days, practice days, and post sacramental meetings for Parish parents of all children who will be receiving the sacraments during the present year
  • Regular communication with the Pastor, School Principal, School Teachers, PREP Catechists and Parents who are directly involved in sacramental preparation

The Director of Faith Formation is a full time position.   Some nights and weekend are required.  This position reports to the Pastor of St. Cornelius Church.

Send resume and cover letter to Rev. Msgr. David Diamond, Pastor, St. Cornelius Church, 160 Ridge Road, Chadds Ford, PA 19317

The Archdiocese of Baltimore

Coordinator of Hispanic Pastoral Formation and Catechesis

The men and women employed by the Archdiocese of Baltimore are dedicated professionals who endeavor to support the mission of the Archdiocese in many diverse areas including spiritual ministry, formation, social work, education and administrative services. We are seeking to add committed and dedicated professionals to our team. If you love the mission of the Catholic Church and seek to make a difference, a role at the Archdiocese of Baltimore may be right for you.

We are actively seeking candidates for the role of Coordinator, Hispanic Pastoral Formation and Catechesis. In this role, you will be responsible for developing ongoing faith and ministry formation opportunities that meet the needs of the Spanish-speaking members of the Archdiocese of Baltimore. As a part of the Evangelization team, you will assist in building missionary disciples, and promote the ongoing formation of those in the parishes involved in religious education, youth and young adult ministry and adult formation. As a missionary disciple yourself, you will need to be grounded in and actively share the proclamations of the Gospel in support of the Church’s mission.

You are a great candidate if you:

  • have a Master’s degree in Church Administration, Theology, Education Administration or a closely related field or an equivalency gained through a combination of education and experience
  • have a deep knowledge of the Hispanic community and want to be active in the evangelization of the community
  • are fluent in Spanish and English
  • possess a mastery of Microsoft Office
  • have a good understanding of digital and social media

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

TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE:  https://archbalt.jobs.net/en-US/job/coordinator-hispanic-pastoral-formation-and-catechesis/J3L7XH6RGCRQL3L1M3S

We are the Archdiocese of Baltimore – Impacting lives for Christ every day.

Coordinator of Discipleship and Lay Ministry Formation

The Archdiocese of Baltimore is the oldest diocese in the United States with a wealth of Catholic history and tradition.  Our challenge in forming missionary disciples is to be like the “head of a household who brings from his storeroom both the new and the old.”   We are putting together a team to serve parishes in the Archdiocese, assisting them in becoming more vital centers of evangelization.  Team members will be able to bring out our rich and glorious past with new ways of reaching and forming disciples to be more in love with Jesus and his Church.

In the role of Coordinator of Discipleship and Lay Ministry Formation, you will be a part of a team that is about the work of calling for radical transformation in our parishes. Persons applying for this position should be willing to serve as a member of a team whose core mission it is to evangelize.  The mission will be evangelization with a specialization in formation. You will be responsible for the development and coordination of formation processes for lay ministers in our parishes and schools. You will serve as the lead agent for Equip for Ministry, a process of formation for lay ministers across the archdiocese. Working with Directors of Faith Formation within the parishes, you will help to create a catechetical process that engages the hearts and minds of adults, children, and families.

To be considered best qualified for this position, you should possess:

  • Master’s Degree in Theology, Church Administration, Education or a closely related field or an equivalent gained through a combination of education and experience
  • Must be a Catholic in good standing
  • At least two years related experience in a parish, school or other Church Agency
  • Experience in program planning and implementation
  • Training and/or experience with MS Office software
  • Preferred fluency in digital and social media
  • Strong communicator both verbal and written

To apply for this position, please visit our website:  https://archbalt.jobs.net/en-US/job/coordinator-discipleship-lay-ministry-formation/J3L43B76BMFTF444Y5S

The Archdiocese of Baltimore
Coordinator of Sacramental Formation
The men and women employed by the Archdiocese of Baltimore are dedicated professionals who endeavor to support the mission of the Archdiocese in many diverse areas including spiritual ministry, formation, social work, education and administrative services. We are seeking to add committed and dedicated professionals to our team. If you love the mission of the Catholic Church and seek to make a difference, a role at the Archdiocese of Baltimore may be right for you.
The Archdiocese is actively seeking candidates for the role of Coordinator of Sacramental Formation. In this Department of Evangelization role, you will serve as a primary resource regarding the liturgical and sacramental life of the Church. Working with the Director of Worship, you will foster the “missionary conversion” (Pope Francis, The Joy of the Gospel) of parish-based sacramental formation. Within this role, you will work with parishes to provide sacramental catechesis for Baptism, Confirmation, Eucharist, Reconciliation, and Anointing of the Sick. Lastly, you’ll be a much needed resource for parish leadership on the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults.

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

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

To apply for this position, please visit our website at: https://archbalt.jobs.net/en-US/job/coordinator-of-sacramental-formation/J3J8365XRC3N2QSV2FJ