The Roman Catholic Diocese of Erie is seeking a creative and faith-driven leader to serve as the Executive Director of Faith Formation. The fruit of a collaborative diocesan planning process, this position has been identified as key to the renewal of parish life, religious education, youth ministry and family ministry.
The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong commitment to evangelization and life-long faith formation, be visionary and forward-looking, relate well to lay, clergy and religious alike, and be willing to provide inspirational leadership through involvement in the day-to-day responsibilities of the office.
He/she will play a key role in the ongoing development of a collaborative vision for life-long faith formation in the Diocese of Erie. He/she will report to the Vicar for Education and supervise several full-time professional colleagues.
Interested individuals are invited to go to www.eriercd.org/employment.htm for more information on the position and application process. Applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.
Required qualifications include:
Master’s degree in religious education, theology or a related field
Minimum of five (5) years of experience as an administrator in Catholic ministry, preferably in a diocesan context
Experience in teaching the faith and/or providing faith formation
Served on diocesan committees and/or participated in diocesan planning processes.