The Chancellor serves as a member of the Bishop’s Core Management Team and Cabinet; provides supervision to multiple diocesan directors and their related offices; provides oversight and support to the Presbyteral and Diocesan Pastoral Councils; oversees official diocesan reports and the maintenance of archives and records; authenticates / witnesses all official acts of the diocesan bishop.
Provides oversight and supervision to the following designated positions and their offices:
Director of Human Resources
Safe Environment Coordinator
Executive Director of Catholic Schools
Director of Social Ministry
Moderator of the Tribunal
Director, Office of Family & Faith Formation
Director, Office of Youth and Young Adults
Manager of Communications & New Media
Executive Assistant to the Bishop
Collaborates with the Chief Financial Officer in the annual planning, prioritizing and implementation of the budget process for the chancery offices.
Supervises the process regarding official diocesan reports including the Rome Report, Official Catholic Directory and the Annual October Mass Count.
Oversees the maintenance of the diocesan archives including the handling of all historic and cultural paperwork and files.
Responsible for authenticating the official acts of the diocesan bishop and for signing, verifying and/or witnessing all official acts of the Curia.
Provides oversight and support to the Presbyteral Council, Diocesan Pastoral Council, Deans Meetings and the Independent Review Board.
Serves as the Bishop’s Delegate to oversee the response and investigation of allegations of sexual abuse of minors involving diocesan personnel.
Works with the Catholic Herald Magazine Editor to finalize content of each publication.
Serves as a public spokesperson on behalf of the diocesan bishop as requested.
Education: Bachelor’s Degree required; Master’s Degree or equivalent preferred in theology, management, organizational development, administration, and/or comparable field.
Experience: Minimum five years of demonstrated successful experience working in a management position with responsibilities in general administration, human resource management, budget planning, and policy development. Preference given to demonstrated skill in strategic planning and program implementation.
Skills and Knowledge:
Registered and practicing member of Catholic parish faith community.
Proven skills in organizational management; proven track record of leadership with successful results.
Ability to build strong relationships with individuals and organizations to advance the interest and mission of the Church.
Excellent organizational, interpersonal, oral and written skills.
Preference is given to bilingual communication skills (English and Spanish). Ability to work well with diverse groups.
Skilled at facilitating participation, co-responsibility, and collaboration among staff and with parish communities and other diocesan groups.
The Bishop for the Diocese of Sacramento, California is seeking applicants for a Chancellor. The Pastoral Center provides leadership and pastoral services to 102 parishes, and 43 elementary, secondary, parish and diocesan schools serving nearly one million Catholics.
The successful applicant will:
·be a practicing Catholic in good standing with the Roman Catholic Church, and have an understanding of Catholic teaching and traditions;
·have at least ten years of demonstrated successful work experience directing and managing multiple people, programs, and processes;
·have a Bachelor’s Degree with a Master’s Degree preferred in administration, organizational development, management, communications, or related field.
·show demonstrated ability to speak, write, and otherwise effectively communicate with a variety of employees, clergy, parishioners, Boards of Directors,Church officials, and the public;
·have excellent organizational skills with demonstrated ability to multi-task at a high level;
·strategically collaborate with other members of the Bishop’s Core Management Team and Cabinet;
·work directly with CFO to plan, prioritize and implement the diocesan budget;
·Demonstrate successful ability to manage confidential records, and create and maintain systems to preserve and archive official and historical records.