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Title Director of Music and Liturgy
Categories Outside of Archdiocese of Cincinnati
Location Most Sacred Heart of Jesus and Saint Augustine Catholic Churches, 315 E. Chestnut St., Jeffersonville, IN 47130
Job Information

Sacred Heart and Saint Augustine parishes in Jeffersonville, IN, a combined 1000-family community with a school and two beautiful churches, is seeking a full-time Director of Music and Liturgy.  The Director of Music and Liturgy is a member of the Pastoral Team with specialized training and experience in music and liturgy.  This person is responsible for effective growth, design, facilitation and implementation of the parishes liturgical music program including piano and organ musicianship at parish and school Masses as well as the recruitment and development of adult and children’s choirs as well as cantors.  In collaboration with the pastor and liturgy committees of both parishes, he or she ensures the proper formation of all lay ministers.  In addition, he or she serves on the liturgy committee at both parishes, is a liturgical resource for the pastor and pastoral team, and is responsible for the liturgical catechesis of the parishes.  Keyboard skills (organ and/or piano) are required, and applicants should demonstrate proficiency in a broad range of styles of liturgical music.  A Bachelor’s or higher in music plus parish experience is preferred.

For a more detailed job description and to submit cover letter, resume and references please contact Father Marcotte (812) 282-2677 ext. 15

Date Posted 2017-05-12

Title Coordinator of Religious Education
Categories Church Openings
Location St. Ignatius of Loyola, 5222 North Bend Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45247
Job Information

St. Ignatius of Loyola Parish in Monfort Heights seeks a Coordinator of Religious Education to coordinate and manage several areas of faith formation in the parish. Must be a practicing Catholic in full communion with the Catholic Church and a college graduate with related experience in religious education prepared to present all the teachings of the Catholic Church with skill, sensitivity and full commitment; able to supervise others and have excellent organizational ability. This individual will implement catechetical programs and activities in light of established parish goals and manages administrative functions in assigned areas of responsibility. This is an exciting opportunity for an innovative, well organized individual who will work cooperatively under the direction of the Pastor to advance the mission of the parish.  Submit a personal letter of introduction, resume and reference to Rev. Pete St. George in care of Sister Lucy Zientek, C.D.P. at 5222 North Bend Road, Cincinnati, Oh 45247 or via email to

Date Posted 2017-05-11

Title Associate Director of Campus Ministry
Categories Outside of Archdiocese of Cincinnati
Location Marian University, 3200 Cold Spring Road, Indianapolis, IN 46222
Job Information

Marian University seeks qualified applicants for the position of Associate Director of Campus Ministry.
The associate director provides collaborative leadership to ensure that Marian University Campus Ministry is known for its missionary character, rich worship, and education for justice.  A candidate for the role must be a Catholic active in her/his faith and competent in working with persons of many cultures, ethnicities and religious traditions.  Candidates must possess an understanding of Catholic tradition and have a demonstrated record of program creation, execution and ministerial leadership.  The campus ministry program has expanded rapidly over the past four years and is integral to the Marian University Vision 2025 Strategic Plan.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include Management of Campus Ministry full-time staff; general oversight of the Office of Campus Ministry; program design, development and implementation; student formation; pastoral ministry with students; comfort and counsel those in need; equip, empower and integrate student leaders in ministry; participate in the liturgical and prayer life of the university community; budget management.
Requirements: Knowledge of and commitment to the mission of Marian University; Master’s degree in ministry, theology, or equivalent; Record of excellent program design and implementation; Highly collaborative and empowering work style; Knowledge of the Franciscan charism and tradition; Experience supervising professional staff preferred; Competency in Spanish is preferred; Experience in working with students of diverse cultural, ethnic, and socio-economic backgrounds; Experience in budget management.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications require a cover letter, current resume, and names and addresses of three current references.  Only complete applications should be submitted to  No phone calls please.
Click here for full job description.
Marian University is an EOE

Date Posted 2017-05-11

Title Director of Youth Missionary Outreach
Categories Outside of Archdiocese of Cincinnati
Location Little Flower Catholic Parish, Canton, OH
Job Information

Little Flower Catholic Parish, a vibrant Roman Catholic community nestled in the rural outskirts of  Canton, Ohio, is looking to hire a Director of Youth Missionary Outreach.  This full-time lay ecclesial minister will oversee and orchestrate missionary outreach and evangelization for young people, from adolescence into young adulthood. This person will serve as youth minister for the middle and high school students, as well as post-secondary-school young adults, empowering them to realize the vision of missionary discipleship cast by the magisterium, especially as exemplified in the 2013 apostolic exhortation of Pope Francis, Evangelii gaudium. In particular, they will work to empower teens and young adults to become servant leaders in peer ministry in the parish and beyond. The person in this position will also collaborate with the coordinator of a well-established Catechesis of the Good Shepherd program, ages 3–12, helping to promote continuity of vision for the parish youth programs. Send resumes and questions to

Date Posted 2017-05-08

Title Social Services Director
Categories Administrative Openings
Location St. Vincent de Paul, Cincinnati, OH
Job Information

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul – Cincinnati (“SVDP”), a Catholic, lay organization, is a leader in bringing emotional, spiritual and material assistance to the poor, lonely and forgotten in our community. SVDP has an immediate opportunity for a Social Services Director to implement and oversee all social services offered, ensuring these programs align with the mission and values of the organization.
Scope of Position: Plan, implement and oversee broad array of social service offerings; ensure SVDP systems enable appropriate access for those we serve; responsible for monitoring, evaluating and reporting upon programs to achieve intended outcomes and annual goals; continuously improve programs to align with the mission and values of SVDP; supervise staff and volunteers within these programs; monitor spending in relation to the budget; represent SVDP programs within the social service community; role includes occasional evening and weekend interaction. Job Responsibilities include:
1) Design and manage SVDP programs to ensure cohesive and complementary offerings consistent with SVDP’s mission, values, & objectives.
2) Develop, monitor, and continuously improve policies to ensure professional excellence in service to our Neighbors, including: procedures, eligibility, forms, assistance approval process, and engagement and assistance delivery.
3) Develop evaluation tools and processes for all social service programs. Establish and ensure the maintenance of professional data & reporting practices.
4) Ensure the professional supervision of all social service staff, volunteers and integrated team members.
5) Serve as a liaison and/or arrange representation between SVDP and various community programs, organizations, or coalitions affecting human service programs. Manage and develop the operational partnership with the UC Open School and any other strategic partnerships related to social services.
6) Oversee the preparation and management of the budget for all social service programs.
7) Work with Conferences Manager through Vincentian Support Social Worker to facilitate the social services work of SVDP parish-based Conferences.
8) Provide leadership to ensure compliance with ethical and legal mandates related to the delivery of social services.
Requirements – Master’s degree in Social Work or related field; Direct social service experience; Minimum of three years of management experience in a social service setting; Strong organizational, interpersonal, written and oral communication skills; Ability to work with people of diverse backgrounds in a faith-based setting. LISW professional designation preferred.
For further information, including a detailed job description, qualifications, and how to apply, please visit, select “About Us”, and then “Employment Opportunities”.

Date Posted 2017-05-12

Title Communication Assistant [Part Time]
Categories Administrative Openings
Location Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur, 701 E. Columbia Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45215
Job Information

Assist the Director of Communication in managing the print and digital communications program. Participates in the development of the digital media plan and assumes responsibility of its implementation. Works with development office team to present a cohesive message across all external communications:  print, programs and digital.  Researches and implements technological advances in order to improve the impact of social media platforms, web technology and on-line fundraising. Works collaboratively, in a team style, to maximize the particular strengths of each member of the Development Office staff.



Update and modify the Ohio Province website ( as requested; Maintain relationship with external webhosting company (Innersync); Works with Communications Director and Database Manager to manage and/or improve on-line donation interface with website; Collaborate with Development Staff to populate website with content which supports fundraising initiatives, events and programs; Participate in technology webinars & conferences (NTEN).


Social Media:  Maintain and improve Ohio Province Facebook presence including taking pictures, creating graphics and posting in accordance with schedule; Provide analysis of web and Facebook engagement (Google Analytics); Introduce and populate additional Facebook presences as needed (i.e. NDHS); Collaborate with Development Staff, Leadership Team, Sisters, and other SND organizations to support the mission of Notre Dame via social media platforms; Research and implement new social media initiatives when appropriate.


Print:  Participate in communications committee meetings; Work with Communications Manager to ensure publication is proofed and reviewed by appropriate staff; Work with printer to ensure publication proof is reviewed by staff and comments incorporated; Ensure work with printer to publication is received/mailed by deadline date.


eBlast & eNewsletter:  Prepare templates and graphics for eBlast and eNewsletter communications using Blackbaud technology; Implement eBlast and eNewsletter production plan.


Special Projects:  Respond to requests from Provincial Team as needed.


Send resume and cover letter to

Date Posted 2017-05-16

Title Director of Religious Education/Coordinator of Religious Education
Categories Church Openings
Location St. Mary Parish, 2853 Erie Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45208
Job Information

St. Mary Hyde Park is searching for a servant leader for organization and provision of religious education of all ages. This exciting Parish will look to this leader to continue to build on the strengths of school and non-school families, solidifying spiritual formation for all members of the parish . This Full-time Religious Education position includes sacramental preparation for school-aged children with close collaboration with the Parish school and coordination with youth ministry.
Please submit resume to

Date Posted 2017-05-24

Title Administrative Assistant
Categories School Related Openings
Location St. Albert the Great Catholic School
Job Information

St. Albert the Great Catholic School, a vibrant and energetic Catholic grade school in Kettering, Ohio, has an opening for a full-time Administrative Assistant. The position will provide general office support to the school and principal. This position will keep an accurate accounting of student enrollment and will maintain student records for the Archdiocese of Cincinnati and the State of Ohio including the Ed Choice program.  The position will process  Auxiliary services and Ohio Cost Reimbursement .  The position requires a high level of proficiency using a computer.  Specific experience with desktop programs such as Microsoft Office, Access & Option C preferred.   The position will report to the principal. The hours for this position are Monday – Friday 7:30-3:30pm  with occasional evenings and a limited summer schedule.  Prior school experience a plus. Please forward your resume and cover letter to: Fr. Chris Worland


Date Posted 2017-05-19

Title Coordinator of Religious Education (CRE)
Categories Church Openings
Location St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish, Milford, OH
Job Information

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish is seeking a CRE. We seek an enthusiastic, motivated, and well-organized candidate to serve our parish of 1300 families located in Milford, Ohio. You will report to the parish Director of Religious Education. Your responsibilities include but are not limited to: managing the parish children’s religious education program, vacation bible school, and the sacramental preparation of our Catholic school children. You will supervise and assist in the training of the children’s catechists and manage administrative functions in assigned areas of responsibilities. This requires good computer skills and familiarity of social media. The candidate will be a practicing Catholic, faithful to the Magisterium, will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Theology or Catechetics, and will have or working towards Certification as a Catechetical Leader. Please send your resume to: Fr. Michael Cordier, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish, 5890 Buckwheat Rd. Milford, OH 45150 or email


Date Posted 2017-05-19

Title Assistant Director of Residence Life Ministry
Categories School Related Openings
Location University of Dayton, Dayton, OH
Job Information

The University of Dayton, founded in 1850 by the Society of Mary, is a Top Ten Catholic research university.  The University seeks outstanding, diverse faculty and staff who value its mission and share its commitment to academic excellence in teaching, research and artistic creativity, the development of the whole person, and leadership and service in the local and global community.

Bring your gifts for ministry and passion for young adult faith development to the University of Dayton’s 33 member campus ministry team.  We seek an energetic, faith-filled campus minister who can lead the three person Neighborhood ministry team in serving primarily junior and senior undergraduate students living in the university student neighborhoods and Caldwell apartments and advance Campus Ministry’s mission to foster spiritual growth, cultivate faith, build the faith community, educate for justice and peace, and develop gifts for servant leadership.  This includes developing strategic initiatives for ministry and engaging in direct ministry in the student neighborhoods. This campus minister supervises and collaborates closely with the Campus Minister for Interfaith Ministry and the Student Neighborhood Graduate Student.


This position has a particular attentiveness to implementing Catholic and broadly Christian faith development initiatives in the Spirit of the University of Dayton’s Marianist charism and to coordinating pastoral care outreach to undergraduate students in this ministry area.  Essential skills include pastoral care and crises response, creativity in ministry with young adults on campus, visioning, planning, and assessment, and collaborative leadership and interpersonal skills.

This is a 10.5 month position with benefits.  Salary commensurate with experience. Proposed start date July 15, 2017.  See full description/qualifications and submit cover letter, resume and list of references at  This posting will close on May 26, 2017.

Date Posted 2017-05-08

Title Custodian [Part Time}
Categories Church Openings
Location St. Antoninus Church, Cincinnati, OH
Job Information

The Custodian performs a variety of tasks related to St. Antoninus’ Parish and School, buildings and grounds maintenance.
1. Open both Church and School during weekdays
2. Check and take care of any obvious janitorial needs in both the Church and School
3. Set-up and restock lunchroom supplies daily
4. During winter, make sure all walkways are clear of snow and ice
5. Perform buildings and grounds maintenance repairs
6. Assist with set-up and take-down of events held in the Church/Undercroft/School such as tables, chairs, etc. Set-up/decorate for holidays as required
7. Housekeeping tasks (assist with changing lights in the Church, School, and Rectory, clean-up vomit, clean drains, restrooms, garbage and recycling disposal, etc.)
8. Keep Rectory Patio clean of all leaves and/or other debris
1. Must possess necessary janitorial, mechanical, building and electrical skills
2. Ability to lift 25 pounds
3. Have a current, valid driver’s license
1. High school graduate
2. Prior janitorial and general building, mechanical and electrical training with experience, preferably in a school or parish environment
3. Works well with others
4. Good oral communication skills
5. Dependable and on-time
6. Demonstrates a sense of urgency in accomplishing tasks
To apply to send letter of interest and resume to Steffany Reid at 1500 Linneman Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45238.

Date Posted 2017-05-05

Title Parish Office Secretary
Categories Outside of Archdiocese of Cincinnati
Location The Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption Parish, Covington, KY
Job Information

The Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption Parish in Covington, KY is seeking to identify qualified, practicing Roman Catholic candidates for the full-time position of Parish Office Secretary. The responsibilities of this position will include management of the parish calendar and the database of 460 families, sacramental record keeping, tracking of Mass offerings, bulletin editor, parish bookkeeping (deposits, payables, tracking specified gifts, bank reconciliations), word processing, and telephones. Requirements include strong organizational skills and attention to detail, a practiced familiarity with general bookkeeping and computers, comfort with a small office environment, and flexibility. Interested candidates should send a letter of interest, simple resume including references with email addresses, and compensation history to Stephen Koplyay at or fax to 859/392-1589. EOE

Date Posted 2017-04-26

Title Director of Music
Categories Church Openings
Location The Community of the Good Shepherd, [Montgomery] Cincinnati, OH
Job Information

The Community of the Good Shepherd in Montgomery, OH is seeking a new Director of Music. The successful candidate for this position should be creative, flexible, enthusiastic, and possess good interpersonal communication skills in their work with professional vocalists, musicians, and talented volunteers.  Responsibilities include competency on piano, organ and serving as cantor for four weekend Masses, our Wednesday evening Mass with anointing, Holy Days, funerals, weddings, special events and Masses and Audio Visual presentations.  Applicant must be a practicing Catholic and should have ample knowledge of the Catholic Liturgy and an appreciation for both contemporary and traditional liturgical styles.


The Director will work cooperatively with the Pastor and Director of Liturgy on all liturgical matters and recruit and rehearse with cantors, musicians, our adult choir and bell choir. The Director will also work closely with the part-time music minister who oversees the Saturday 4:30 p.m. Mass and the Sunday 4:00 p.m. Mass with contemporary music and two part-time audio-visual technicians.  Development of new musical opportunities for the parish community and preparation of weekly musical programs are also important aspects of this position.


Job requirements include  Degree in music (Masters preferred); a minimum of 5-7 years of parish music leadership, and extensive knowledge and experience in Catholic Christian music.  Good Shepherd seeks to find a person of faith who sees music as an instrument of evangelism and Christian growth.


Please send a resume along with an MP3 sampling of music playing and singing to Steve Lindner, Director of Liturgy, 8815 E. Kemper Road, Cincinnati, OH 45249.  The deadline to submit information is Friday, May 27, 2017.

Date Posted 2017-04-26

Title Director of Youth Ministry
Categories Outside of Archdiocese of Cincinnati
Location 315 East Chestnut Street Jeffersonville, Indiana 47130
Job Information

The New Albany Deanery is looking for a Full-Time Director of Youth Ministry.  The Director will support parishes in evangelizing young people by promoting effective parish and deanery youth ministry. 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. Lead, inspire and support the team of employees in the New Albany Deanery Youth Ministry Office. Facilitate networking and provide resources and consultation services for youth ministers. Assist youth ministers in their professional development leading to Archdiocesan and National certification.  Previous work in Youth Ministry is expected.  The next Director will be required to complete the Archdiocese of Indianapolis’ Safe and Sacred Training which includes a background check.  All interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, references and a letter of good standing from their pastor to Father Marcotte:, (812) 282-2677 ext. 15, 315 East Chestnut Street Jeffersonville, Indiana 47130.  Deadline for applications is June 30th.

Date Posted 2017-04-24

Title Director of Communication & MIssion Promotion
Categories Administrative Openings
Location Archdiocese of Cincinnati, 100 E. Eighth St., Cincinnati, OH 45202
Job Information

The Archdiocese of Cincinnati is seeking a qualified person for the position of Director of Communication & Mission Promotion.  This person will be responsible for building Catholic identify in the Archdiocese with an emphasis on proactively seeking opportunities to build trust with the general public and engage non-committed Catholics.  This person will be charged with revitalizing and managing the various Archdiocesan institutional identities, logo development for new ministries and initiatives, and create direction of all Archdiocesan Central Office graphic needs.
Other responsibilities include creating an overall promotion and communications strategy and along with the Digital Content Manager (TBD) oversees content creation for Central Offices of the Archdiocese, integrating websites, social media, paid advertising, earned media, and the The Catholic Telegraph to accomplish communication goals in support of the Mission Statement and Vision Statement of the Archdiocese; assist the Department of Human Resources with internal communication; develop and maintain relationships with representatives of the media; counsel the Archbishop, Central Office staff, pastors and related key staff on issues that can impact the Church; assist drafting speeches and statements for the Archbishop and serves as editor for Department Directors and Office Directors as requested.
The selected candidate must be a practicing Catholic in good standing with comprehensive knowledge of the Catholic Church, including structure and doctrines; a marketing or related college degree (Master’s preferred) and 10+ years related work experience (marketing and/or Public Relations preferred); the ability to meet deadlines; the highest degree of confidentiality and discretion; excellent interpersonal and writing skills, diplomacy, and professionalism; comprehensive understanding of social media tools.
Qualified candidates should send a letter of interest, résumé and Application for Employment to the Department of Human Resources, Archdiocese of Cincinnati, 100 E. 8th St., Cincinnati, OH 45202 or apply by email to:  Application deadline is June 1, 2017 with a beginning date of July 1, 2017.

Date Posted 2017-04-24

Title Community Service Director
Categories School Related Openings
Location Moeller High School, Cincinnati, OH
Job Information

A key member of the Pastoral Ministry department, the Community Service Director leads a variety of programs for our students, both during and outside of school hours, which are rooted in Catholic social teaching. The position is full-time and exempt.
Duties and Responsibilities
• Organize a variety of during- and after-school community service programs for students.
• Lead faith-based reflections of the service programs to enhance student understanding and experiences of community service.
• Organize the summer service trip program.
• Ensures timely completion and reporting of required student involvement in community service activities.
• Support all Pastoral Ministry activities, including retreats, liturgies, prayer services, faith sharing groups, and more.
• Work closely with the Director of Retreats and Liturgies to provide pastoral care, and offer service opportunities, to all students.


• Practicing Catholic
• Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Pastoral Ministry, Theology, or a related field.
• Experience in organizing and leading service opportunities which are rooted in Catholic social teaching.
• Ability to relate to and motivate high school-aged males in service to others.
• Skilled in collaboration with small groups to create and implement programs.
• Superior organizational and communication skill.
• Willingness to work a flexible time schedule, including evening and weekend hours.
Compensation, Benefits and Hiring
Salary is based upon Moeller’s Teacher-Minister scale, tied to education and years of service in a Catholic High School. We offer a robust benefits package including healthcare, dental, FSA, and 401K retirement option with 4% employer contribution. Send statement of interest, resume and any letters of reference to Nathan Beiersdorfer, Director of Business Operations, at by May 31, 2017. Applicants must be able to pass an FBI background check and will be Virtus certified through the Archdiocese of Cincinnati’s Safe Environment program.

Date Posted 2017-04-28

Title Director of Religious Education/Coordinator of Religious Education
Categories Church Openings
Location St. Denis Parish & Holy Family Parish, Versailles, OH
Job Information

Job Information & Responsibilities:
1. Director of Religious Education for St. Denis, Holy Family and Immaculate Conception Parishes for Grades 1 – 12 (450 students) at two locations.
2. Supervision of religious education for children and teens, families and First Penance, First Communion and Confirmation
3. Interview, hire and train catechists for Wednesday evening classes.
4. Train catechists to write interesting and creative lesson plans and to follow the curriculum.
5. Manage and train catechists in VIRTUS (Child Protection Program)
6. Order and manage textbooks and teaching supplies.
7. Create the schedule of Religious Education Classes.
8. Keep families and catechists informed through Facebook, Flocknote, Bulletins, Email and Notes.
9. Maintain a relationship with the Archdiocese of Cincinnati.
10. Manage chastity education (LIFE and Theology of the Body) in all grades.
11. Maintain records of student participation and Sacrament reception.
12. Any other duties desired by the pastor.
1. Master’s or Bachelor’s Degree in Religious Studies, Religious Education and /or Education.
2. Knowledge of Catholic Teaching, Catechetical Practices and Documents.
3. Must be a Catholic in good standing with the Church.
4. Must be organized and detail-oriented, flexible, enjoy administrative challenges, meet deadlines and multi-task.
5. Completed the Archdiocese of Cincinnati Safe Environment Training and compliant with VIRTUS. Will need to manage and train catechists in VIRTUS.
6. Proficient in Word, Excel, Flocknotes (Texting Program), Email and PDS (Record Keeping Program).
7. Can maintain confidentiality, discretion, diplomacy & professionalism.
8. Good interpersonal, writing and public speaking skills.
Hours: 20 hours or less.
Position begins: July 1, 2017 or sooner.
Compensation: Contingent on experience and education.
Accountable to: Pastor
Send Resumes to: Fr. James Simons
14 East Wood St.
Versailles, Ohio 45380

Date Posted 2017-05-01

Title Director of Mission & Ministry
Categories Administrative Openings, School Related Openings
Location Mt. St. Joseph University, Cincinnati, OH
Job Information

The Director of Mission & Ministry is responsible for the leadership and vision of Mission and Ministry at Mount St. Joseph University.  The Director is an advocate for the spiritual life of the University community including empowering students, faculty, and staff to build a strong faith community on campus, as well as discerning what the needs of the community are and trying to meet those needs.
Masters Degree required in Theology or related field and have Catholic Campus Ministry Association (CCMA) certification or willingness to pursue certification.
Experience: Significant experience with young adults or a combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills are acquired.
To apply, please send cover letter, resume, and contact information with three professional references via e-mail to:
Please include “Attn: Director of Mission & Ministry” in your subject line.  A review of resumes will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Please click here for full job description.

Date Posted 2017-05-05

Title Coordinator of Youth and Young Adult Ministry
Categories Church Openings
Location St. Cecilia Church, Cincinnati, OH
Job Information

St. Cecilia Roman Catholic Church in Cincinnati, Ohio is seeking to hire a qualified Coordinator of Youth and Young Adult Ministry. Serving the demographics of elementary school, middle school, high school, and young adults, the principal duties in this full-time, exempt position are to 1) Coordinate the middle school youth ministry program (currently EDGE). 2) Create, coordinate, and evaluate the parish young adult ministry. 3) Work closely with the Regional DRE in the development and coordination of the first communion and confirmation programs and high school youth ministry.
The candidate must have fidelity to the teachings of the Catholic Church, as well as demonstrable understanding of the Catholic Church’s mission in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. The candidate should be familiar with, and faithful to, all USCCB and diocesan guidelines promulgated for youth and young adult ministry. The candidate should possess basic understandings of youth ministry principles, methods of youth evangelization, principles and methods of adolescent catechesis, principles and models of youth retreats, adolescent development, leadership development, youth ministry resources and their application to adolescents, and knowledge of diocesan and national guidelines and trends in youth ministry. In addition to youth ministry, there is a high population of young families in our parish. It would be the task of the candidate to creatively compose a plan to involve, catechize, and evangelize this growing population of young adults.
The ideal candidate will have the ability to joyfully ‘introduce’ young people to the saving Lamb of God. As such, he or she will be especially Eucharistic. He or she will possess the ability to address modern issues relevant to young people with the Mind and Heart of the Church. Familiarity with the theologies of St. Thomas Aquinas, St. Therese of Lisieux, John Paul II – as well as earnest devotion to the Blessed Mother – are especially helpful to this end.
Candidates should possess basic organization and management skills – as well as strong leadership abilities and effective communication skills. Basic computer design as well as knowledge of parish-related software such as ParishSoft is greatly desired. Candidates should have the ability to work charitably and collaboratively with others, to react positively to adversity, and to work closely with a pastor who is energetic, involved, passionate, and direct.
Education, Training, and/or Experience:
BA (required) in Philosophy, Theology, Catechetics or related field. Catechist certification preferred (or the potential to complete within the first year). Candidates should have, at minimum, one year working in a leadership capacity with teenagers in the parish setting, including the successful development and implementation of one or more components of a holistic youth ministry and young adult program.
Salary:  Commensurate with qualification and experience, full-time salary with full Archdiocesan benefits package.
Please email your resume, cover letter, and three professional references to our Regional Director of Religious Education, Cody Egner: Anticipated starting date: July 1, 2017.

Date Posted 2017-05-02

Title Northern Area Coordinator
Categories Administrative Openings
Location Archdiocese of Cincinnati, 100 E. Eighth St., Cincinnati, OH 45202
Job Information

The Archdiocese of Cincinnati seeks a person to fulfill the duties of Northern Area Coordinator for the Catholic Social Action Office. This is a 21 hour per week position located in the Dayton area. It may occasionally include nights and weekends. The position combines both the coordination of some ministerial duties to the northern part of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati with administrative assistant duties for the office. The coordinator will assist in the Catholic Social Teaching formation and social ministry work in the St. Marys and Sidney Deaneries. The employee also performs a variety of secretarial tasks, including the operation of advanced office equipment and computer applications.
The Coordinator should possess the following qualifications: Requires a high school diploma and 1-2 years post-high school or the equivalent; minimum of 5 years’ experience in office work and Catholic social justice ministry; good phone and people skills, including an ability to relate well face-to-face with diverse constituencies; understanding of Catholic Social Teaching and involvement in social justice issues; willingness to work as a team, both receiving direction and identifying solutions in a ministerial field; knowledge of modern office procedures and methods, including telephone, e-mail, personal computer, word processing, copier, facsimile, scanner and other office systems and record keeping; knowledge of modern business communication, including style and format of letters, memoranda, minutes and reports; ability to establish priorities, work independently and proceed with objectives without constant supervision; ability to handle and resolve recurring problems; typing skill of at least 35 words per minute; and attention to detail.
Qualified candidates should send a letter of interest, résumé and Application for Employment to the Department of Human Resources, Archdiocese of Cincinnati, 100 E. 8th St., Cincinnati, OH 45202 or apply by email to:  Application deadline is June 2, 2017 with a beginning date of July 10, 2017.

Date Posted 2017-05-02

Title Director of Adult Faith Formation
Categories Church Openings
Location Catholic Communities of Northwest Dayton
Job Information

The Catholic Communities of Northwest Dayton (St. Rita, Precious Blood and St. Paul (Englewood) is searching for a part time Director of Adult Faith Formation. The selected person will be responsible for driving and implementing the adult faith formation ministry and RCIA program in the pastoral region. The Director of AFF must participate as an active member of the regional catechetical and pastoral staffs and be an active, practicing Catholic.

The major responsibilities of the position are:

  • Takes leadership in helping the pastoral region to shape its goals and strategies for adult faith formation according to the vision of Our Hearts Were Burning within Us.
  • Maintains a good relationship with the Archdiocesan Offices of Religious Education and New Evangelization for consultation, support and resourcing.
  • Plans and tends to their ongoing formation through participation in opportunities for professional development.
  • Recruits and forms an effective AFF Committee to help develop and implement the vision and regional goals for adult formation.
  • Works with AFF Committee and regional staff to provide and promote effective, comprehensive adult faith formation programming.
  • Manages and conducts program evaluations and region-wide assessments to determine program effectiveness and opportunities to refine efforts.
  • Coordinates advertising, registration and collection of program fees.
  • Coordinates recruitment and hospitality for out-of-region speakers and presenters.
  • Directs the entire regional RCIA and RCIC process—including, but not limited to, Tuesday meeting nights, Sunday Mass dismissals, rites, scrutiny’s and retreats.
  • Coordinates the RCIC with the Children’s Faith Formation Director, along with other programs and activities as necessary.
  • Manages the individual parish adult libraries and learning centers.
  • Participates in the regional Intergenerational Planning Committee.
  • Reports to and performs other duties and activities as assigned by the Pastor.

The selected candidate must hold a bachelor’s degree in Theology or Religious Studies, (or the equivalent), and possess current certification as a Catechetical Leader. The successful candidate will be PC proficient and possess a willingness to work evenings and weekends. This person must also attend and participate in all regional staff meetings and coordinate with other staff members to build up the faith in our parishes.

If interested, email a summary of your qualifications and experience along with your letter of interest to or mail (via USPS) to Joe Hurr, Precious Blood Church 4961 Salem Ave Dayton Ohio 45416.  No phone calls please.

Date Posted 2017-03-24

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