The Catholic Diocese of Wichita is seeking an exceptional individual to serve as our full-time Director, Office of Faith Formation. This individual will provide resources, training, policy guidance, and oversight for parish catechetical and youth ministry programs for children, youth and young adults ages Pre-school through college (P-16) in parishes throughout the Diocese and serves as a resource for parish adult faith formation activities.
Candidate must have the following qualifications:
Practicing Catholic in good standing and an active and faithful steward in one’s parish.
Enthusiastic, engaging and energetic promoter of parish catechetical ministry.
Experience working effectively with pastors in their unique parish situations.
Proper theological and pedagogical training or proven skills. Bachelor’s degree in Theology, Catechesis, Evangelization or Education required. Master’s degree preferred.
Practical experience in parish catechesis and knowledge of catechetical documents and pedagogical resources.
Proven administrative skills, experience in interpersonal relations, conflict resolution, collaborative management style, supervision and budget preparation.
Respect for all cultures; bilingual ability would be very helpful.
Ability to express ideas clearly in both written and verbal communications.
Ability to travel to train parish ministerial personnel.
Catholic Diocese of Wichita, Kansas - The Chancery holds the business offices for Wichita Diocese.
'Our Diocesan Curia Mission Statement' As faithful disciples of Jesus Christ, we are called to build up the people of God in the Diocese of Wichita in holiness and joy through works of love.