Oct 23, 2020

Director of Faith Formation

  • Diocese of Shreveport
  • Shreveport, LA, USA
Full time Ministry, Pastoral

Job Description

Position Description:   

The Director assists the parishes and schools of the diocese in the design and implementation of quality faith formation programs which encompass children, teens, adults and family life. Appointment is by the bishop upon recommendation of the Vicar General and search committee.  This is a full-time, twelve-month, salaried/exempt position. 

 

Key Functions:

  • Initiates and supervises the planning, development, programming and evaluation appropriate to the maintenance and growth of the catechetical and family life ministries in the diocese, in accordance with the diocesan policies and guidelines.
  • Supports and advices those who professionally and voluntarily serve in catechetical and family life ministries in the parishes/missions.
  • Provides formation opportunities for catechetical and family life leaders.
  • Gathers, directs and serves committees for catechetical and family life ministries.

 

Academic Preparation:

  • Master’s Degree in Theology or Religious Education preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of the Catholic Church and its teachings and ministry
  • Ability to conduct catechetical research.
  • Ability to direct and supervise office staff.
  • Excellent planning, management and communication skills.
  • Courtesy, prudence and discretion in dealing with clergy, religious and laity as a representative of the Church.

 

Experience:                             

  • Practicing Catholic with a minimum of five years experience in parish and/or diocesan catechetical ministry

 

Critical Skills:

  • Ability to conduct catechetical research.
  • Ability to direct and supervise office staff.
  • Excellent planning, management and communication skills.
  • Courtesy, prudence and discretion in dealing with clergy, religious and laity as a representative of the Church.

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