Columbus, Ohio

Catholic Diocese of ColumbusColumbus, OH

(Full Time)

Summary of the Position:
The Catholic Diocese of Columbus, located at 197 East Gay Street, Columbus, is looking for a qualified individual to join its staff. The PMDF Coordinator coordinates the implementation of the Diocesan Parish Evangelization Plan. The role of implementing this plan centers on mediating and facilitating relationships between pastors/parishes and partners/models for the elements of missionary disciple formation so that pastors and parishes, assisted by their partners, can develop their own plans for the formation of missionary disciples in their parishes. The six elements of missionary disciple formation that plans should address are: kerygmatic encounter experiences, ongoing prayer formation, ongoing catechesis (including models for PSR and RCIA), ongoing Scripture study, ongoing missionary/sending formation, and small group support (including men’s and women’s groups and youth groups). The position is expected to use personal judgment in carrying out routine duties and responsibilities.

Qualifications and Job Responsibilities for the position:
The ideal candidate should understand the Catholic perspective, be self-motivated, take initiative, and the ability to plan and meet deadlines.

Bachelor’s Degree in Religious Education, Theology or related field is required.

Experience with parish ministry or evangelization.

Job Related Skills:

  • Identifies as a Missionary Disciple.
  • Experience in ecclesial/ministerial visioning and planning including familiarity with Church structures and systems.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both in written format and oral presentation;
  • Ability to maintain organization, multi-task and establish priorities;
  • Exhibits initiative, responsibility, and flexibility;
  • Ability to research issues using expert materials available on the Internet; requires excellent analytical skills and concern for details and must be
    proficient in MS Office software – Word, Excel.

Interpersonal Skills:
The ability to work with others in a collaborative team environment; excellent human relation skills when dealing with staff, parishes, and schools.

Language Skills:
Strong oral and written communication skills are required; ability to read and comprehend instructions, write correspondence, and memos. Ability to read, analyze and interpret common religious material, financial reports, legal documents, or government regulations; ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from clients, regulatory agencies, or members of the business and general community at large.

Mathematical Skills:
Ability to perform basic accounting functions using automated system; ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ration, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs; ability to manipulate, interpret, and analyze numbers.

Reasoning Skills:
Ability to communicate sensitive information; ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions; ability to interpret a variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form.

Work Environment:
The ability to maintain all information highly confidential. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, typical of an office with computers and printers.

This is a forty-hour per week exempt position. Office hours for this position vary and do require late afternoon, evening, or weekend work. The diocese is a smoke free facility.

Job offer is contingent on the successful passing of the mandatory background screening and completion of the VIRTUS “Protecting God’s Children” course. Compensation is commensurate with candidate’s experience. Fulltime benefits are according to Diocesan policy.

Send cover letter, resume, and references to:

Dominic Prunte
Director of Human Resources