Director of Pastoral Planning

Job Qualifications: The Diocese of St. Cloud is seeking a Director of Pastoral Planning. This unique role supports and interacts regularly with the bishop, the Diocesan Planning Council, and parish faith communities in guiding the Church’s mission both in the present and into the future.

The ideal candidate has a contagious energy for meaningful work and engaging in active listening. Developing and nurturing relationships with clergy and laity, diocesan staff, and parish leaders and staff, is integral to this position. General responsibilities include implementation of diocesan pastoral plans, assisting parishes with planning needs, and overseeing risk management programs.

Qualifications include knowledge of the Catholic faith, collaborative ministry work experience, and excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Experience in management and record-keeping, maintaining deadlines, confidentiality, and conflict resolution are valuable. Master’s degree and experience in pastoral planning are preferred.

How to Apply for Job: More information and application instructions available at: http://humanresources.stcdio.org/job-openings/diocesan-job-openings/

Job Application Deadline: Jan. 5, 2018

Director of Finance

Job Qualifications: The Roman Catholic Diocese of Superior, Wisconsin, in the northwestern corner of Wisconsin, is seeking a full-time salaried Director of Finance (strategic accountant – controller), to lead diocesan financial operations out of the Chancery in Superior, WI. The Director of Finance is accountable to the Bishop of Superior and shall be an expert in financial affairs, absolutely distinguished for honesty, and preferably is a practicing Roman Catholic who is an active parish member.

Technical qualifications: Undergraduate degree in accounting or equivalent education and experience; CPA is desirable. Five-plus years of progressive financial management and accounting experience including financial systems, not-for-profit reporting standards and practices, managing an annual audit, and supervision of professional and support staff. Knowledge and training in investments, insurance, employee benefits, risk management and operating and capital budgeting principles.

Salary: negotiable based on qualifications and experience.

How to Apply: Letter of interest, resume’ and references to be submitted by 12/08/2017 to Dan Blank, Director of Administrative Services: dblank@catholicdos.org.

Additional details available in the official position description at: [www.catholicdos.org ][1]

Job Application Deadline: Dec. 8, 2017.

Director of Faith Formation

Job Qualifications: The Director of Faith Formation for the Diocese of Bismarck is responsible for the development, coordination, and promotion of a comprehensive plan for the spiritual growth and faith development of 1st grade through adult parishioners. Must have a passion and creative energy to enable others to live out their baptismal call personally, within the family, parish and greater community. Qualifications: Individual must be an active Catholic who is organized, committed, creative and has a degree with classes in theology, education and/or pastoral ministry. Experience teaching within a parish faith formation program is preferred. Possessing good communication skills and an ability to work collaboratively with pastor, parish staff, catechists, parents and students is vital. A complete background check is required by the Diocese of Bismarck.

How to Apply: Please submit a cover letter and resume to Beth Kathol, Parish Business Manager, Church of the Ascension, 1905 South 3rd Street, Bismarck, ND 58504 or bkathol@ascensionbismarck.org.

Job Application Deadline: Jan. 15, 2018