Archdiocese of Chicago

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Location: Cardinal Meyer Center
Department: Office for Catechesis & Youth Ministry
Position: Vicariate I Catechetical Coordinator
Employee Type: Full time
Requirements: Master’s Degree in Religious Education, related field or the equivalent with adult formation specialization or certificate. 3 years’ experience in catechetical leadership, RCIA or general adult faith formation. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Teaching and group facilitation skills. Significant organizational, administrative, program planning/development and marketing skills. Excellent computer skills working in a network environment using Microsoft Word and Power Point.
Description: Assists the Director of the OFCYM in the general and overall management of the Vicariate and may be delegated by the director to function for the director in specific circumstances. Actively assists parish catechetical leadership in assessment and evaluation of parish catechesis. Directs catechetical leaders in pursuit of professional development leading to Archdiocesan approval and certification. Implements elements of a systematic, balanced, and comprehensive plan for adult catechesis forming parish leaders and catechesis for the RCIA and the Adult Confirmation. Promotes inclusion and participation of people of various cultures and languages in all programs and events. Monitors the implementation of the Archdiocesan policies and procedures.

If you are interested in being considered for this opening, please prepare the following four documents in Microsoft Word (.doc) format.

1. A one page cover letter describing the reason(s) for your interest in the position and the Archdiocese of Chicago.
2. A resume or curriculum vitae.
3. A listing of at least three references including job title, and an email address and phone number for each.
4. And finally, your salary history.

Submit all four documents in an email attachment to . Be certain to include your name on each document. Indicate the complete title of the position for which you are applying in the subject line of your email.
Incomplete submissions will not be considered.

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Your local university or community college placement office is an excellent resource if you need assistance in creating any of these documents. Thank you for your interest in the Archdiocese of Chicago.