The Roman Catholic Diocese of Saskatoon is seeking a Director of Ministry Services to manage the delivery of ministry services by the Catholic Pastoral Centre (CPC) ministry offices in support of parishes across the diocese.
The Diocese: Located in Saskatchewan, in the heart of the Canadian Prairies, stretching across 44,800 square kilometers, the Diocese of Saskatoon is a vibrant and engaged faith community that includes some 80,000 Catholics served by 95 parishes. The Diocese is made up of a diverse cross-section of Catholics, including designated Indigenous/Métis, Polish, Hispanic, Syro-Malabar, and Francophone Catholic communities, as well as Catholics from many other national origins: German, Irish, Filipino, Spanish, Italian, Croatian, Ukrainian, Sudanese, Nigerian, Gahanain, Vietnamese and others. In addition to Diocesan priests, there are a number of religious priests (Basilians, Benedictines, Dominicans, Oblates, Vincentians, and Redemptorists) serving in the Diocese, as well as permanent deacons, religious brothers and religious sisters from a variety of orders, and Lay Faithful employed in support and pastoral roles. Within the boundaries of the diocese, and connected by bonds of faith and cooperation, there are many partner organizations, including Catholic schools, Catholic colleges, Catholic health care facilities, and a number of Catholic agencies and apostolates.
The Position: The Director of Ministry Services (preferably a full-time position with openness to other arrangements for the ideal candidate) is a managerial position reporting to the Bishop of Saskatoon. The work is carried out primarily during regular office hours with occasional evening and weekend responsibilities. The Director of Ministry Services, reporting to the Bishop, will possess a strong and clear sense of what support is required at the parish level, will oversee the delivery of pastoral services to parishes from the pastoral offices at the Catholic Pastoral Centre (CPC).
- Remunerated monthly according to the Managerial/Professional Salary Grid of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Saskatoon (Parish Level II)
- Extended health & dental benefits and employer matched pension in accordance with the Diocesan Personnel Policy
The Candidate: By the nature of the employment and managerial status within the Diocese, eligible candidates must be confirmed practicing Roman Catholics in good standing with the Church. Additionally, candidates should possess:
- Relevant post-secondary education in theology, philosophy, education and/or business
- 3-5 years employed experience in managing budgets and direct reports
- Public speaking ability
- Access to reliable transportation and ability to travel
- Employed experience at a parish level, while not required, is an asset
To Apply: Submit a cover letter, resume and pastoral reference letter to Patrick Clarke – Human Resources Manager at email@example.com or call (306) 659-5835 for more information. A detailed ministry description will be sent upon request. Application deadline is 12:00 Noon Monday 27 May 2019. Preferred start date for mid-summer negotiable with the successful candidate.