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Diocese of Steubenville
Catechetical Consultant

Provide leadership in the design and implementation of programs for adults, youth and children to assist in building a solid foundation for the Catholic Faith within the Diocese of Steubenville.  This position provides comprehensive, well-organized and theologically sound catechist formation for the Christian faithful who serve in the Diocese’s parishes and schools.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plan and coordinate workshops for catechetical leaders and all catechetical formation.
  • Develop a coordinated approach toward diocesan wide religious education.
  • Work with the Director of Christian Formation to determine age appropriate curriculum and participate in the planning and implementation of various ministries.
  • Serves as a communication link between the Diocese, catechesis, schools, and parishes.
  • Assists other staff members of the Office of Formation with events and outreaches.
  • Researches the religious education needs and preferences of the people of the Diocese and designs catechetical programs to meet those needs.
  • Provides catechetical consultation to other members of the staff.
  • Articulates the diocesan vision of catechesis based on Church documents such as, General Directory for Catechesis and the National Directory for Catechesis.
  • Maintain records for catechist certification and on-going catechist formation for catechist/ Catholic schools.
  • Moderate the annual ACRE (Assessment of Children/Youth Religious Education) test for both PSR’s and Catholic schools.
  • Coordinate and plan annual Diocesan Tournament of Truth Program.
  • Provide content pertinent to the Office of Christian Formation to the web master for publishing.
  • Maintain the OCFS media resource center.
  • Collaborate with Diocesan pastors to plan, implement, and coordinate Diocesan evangelization and faith formation efforts for young adults and adults.
  • Coordinate questions, for the “Ask the Bishop” column.
  • Facilitates and recommends resources for personal Faith growth among catechists.
  • Undertake an ongoing evaluation process in light of goals and objectives based on the OCFS mission statement.
  • Participates on committees and special projects as needed.

 Skills and Competencies:

  • Ability to make formal presentations.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and works well with a variety of personalities.
  • Knowledge of Catholic Church structure and culture.
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills.
  • Ability to develop and facilitate religious education programs and workshops.
  • Ability to read and understand Church documents and guidelines.
  • Articulation of the philosophy and theology of the Diocesan catechetical programs.

Education and Experience:

  • Master’s degree in Theology, Catechetics, or related field.  Master’s degree preferred.
  • Experience working with Faith formation programs.

 Requirements:

  • Must understand, support and embrace the mission of The Diocese of Steubenville.
  • Must be a practicing Catholic and currently in good standing and participating in a parish.
  • Willingness to travel throughout the 13 county area.
  • May require occasional evening and weekend hours.

 Work Place Factors:

 While performing the duties of this position, the employee is frequently required to sit, stand, communicate, reach and manipulate objects, tools or controls. The position requires mobility. Minimum physical exertion. Duties involve moving materials weighing up to 5 pounds on a regular basis and may infrequently require moving materials weighing up to 25 pounds. Manual dexterity and coordination are required less than 50% of the work period while operating equipment such as computer keyboard, calculator, and standard office equipment. Duties also include set up and tear down of events. Usual office working conditions. The noise level in the work area is typical of most office environments.

 Reports to: Executive Director of the Office of Christian Formation and Schools

FLSA Status: Full-time (Exempt)

Hours: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm some evenings & weekends

This is not intended to be an all-inclusive list.  Additional duties, expectations and responsibilities may be added or changed as needed to meet the Diocese’s growing needs.

Send Cover Letter & Resume to humanresources@diosteub.org

 

Seeking Grade School Principal

St. Benedict School in Cambridge, Ohio, is seeking a principal for the 2018-19 school year. St. Benedict has an enrollment of approximately 110 students in grades prekindergarten-eight, with a dedicated faculty and staff, including four Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity. St. Benedict School is a parish grade school for Christ our Light Parish of Byesville, Cambridge, and Lore City.

Qualifications: Practicing Roman Catholic with an enthusiasm for his/her faith; certified in the state of Ohio; master’s degree in education or school leadership preferred; other qualifications as may be found acceptable.

Interviews for selected candidates will be scheduled following review of application materials.

Salary and benefits are negotiable depending upon experience and qualifications.

Application materials: letter of interest; resume of experience; official transcripts of college/university coursework; three letters of recommendation, one from applicant’s pastor; copy of current educator’s license or certification.

Send complete packet of application materials to:
Deacon Paul D. Ward, director, Diocese of Steubenville Office of Christian Formation and Schools, P.O. Box 969, 422 Washington St., Steubenville, OH 43952.

Complete application materials will be accepted through March 16, 2018.

Seeking Grade School Principal

St. John Central Grade School in Churchtown-Marietta, Ohio, is seeking a principal for the 2018-19 school year. St. John has an enrollment of approximately 120 students in grades prekindergarten-eight, with a dedicated faculty and staff.  St. John Central Grade School is an inter-parochial grade school for St. John the Baptist Church of Churchtown, St. Ambrose Church in Little Locking, St. Bernard Church of Beverly, and Our Lady of Mercy Church in Lowell.

Qualifications: Practicing Roman Catholic with an enthusiasm for his/her faith; certified in the state of Ohio; master’s degree in education or school leadership preferred; a minimum of five years teaching experience; other qualifications as may be found acceptable.

Interviews for selected candidates will be scheduled following review of application materials.

Salary and benefits are negotiable depending upon experience and qualifications.

Application materials: letter of interest; resume of experience; official transcripts of college/university coursework; three letters of recommendation, one from applicant’s pastor; copy of current educator’s license or certification.

Send complete packet of application materials to:
Deacon Paul D. Ward, director, Diocese of Steubenville Office of Christian Formation and Schools, P.O. Box 969, 422 Washington St., Steubenville, OH 43952.

Complete application materials will be accepted through April 20, 2018.


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