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Employment Opportunities at SJN

Chief Operating Officer

Brief Job Summary:

The Chief Operating Officer (COO) is a full-time exempt position which reports directly to the Pastor and is responsible for overseeing day to day operations, leading staff as well as ensuring the financial stability and wellness of the parish.  The COO works to implement both the long and short term visions of the Pastor, but has great latitude in discretionary decision-making and must use broad independent judgment to carry out that vision.

Essential Job Duties

Knowledge Skill and Abilities:

Experience and Educational Background

Director of Adult Faith Formation

Brief Job Summary:

This is a full-time, exempt salaried position which reports to the Chief
Operations Officer (COO).  The Director of Adult Faith Formation is
responsible for developing, directing, promoting, evaluating and implementing
the parish Adult Faith Education programs as designated by the Pastor. This
position will, by its nature, require frequent evening and weekend hours.
This position has authority to exercise independent judgment and discretion
within the scope of the job.

Essential Job Duties:
•       Implementation of RCIA program; leading core team, developing curriculum,
administration of appropriate paperwork, and, above all, relational ministry
with inquirers.
•       Oversight and administration of all book and Bible studies for various
SJN adult ministries.
•       Coordination of SJN Young Adults fellowship.
•       Oversight of Marriage Formation ministry.
•       Oversight and development of AFF budget.
•       Visioning for future adult faith ministries.
•       Ensures that parish and diocesan guidelines within the Ethics and
Integrity in Ministry program are followed and promoted.
•       Planning and setup for special events.
•       Coordination and planning for Parish Missions and Parish Retreats.

Secondary Job Duties:
•       Staff contact, liaison and assistance for various ministries and/or
partner ministries like Brothers in Christ, Knights of Columbus, Wine Women &
Word, et al.
•       Assistance with logistics for CRHP retreat weekends.
•       Administrative assistance and logistical planning for off campus events
(e.g. bus trips, church tours, etc.)
•       Provides guidance and leadership to all volunteers and assesses and
evaluates the performance of assigned volunteers.
•       Recruiting of qualified catechists for Adult Faith Formation programs and
RCIA program.
•       Other duties as assigned by the Pastor, Associate Pastor or COO.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Anticipated Qualifications

Education:
•       Preferably Masters in Theology; minimum of Bachelor’s degree from
accredited university, preferably in a theological field or coursework in
theological discipline.

Experience:
•       Minimum two years full-time experience working in ministry.
•       Practicing Catholic in good standing.

Licenses / Certifications:
Valid Texas Class C driver license

Minimum Qualifications:
Selection Criteria

Knowledge of:
•       Documents and teachings of the Catholic Church related to the respective
ministry, including Catholic Faith Formation, Lesson-planning, liturgical
Rites

Skill In:
•       Use of a personal computer and software used by St. John Neumann.
•       Writing in a variety of styles, including pastoral, spiritual,
professional, business, etc.

Ability To:
•       Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.  Write compelling
content to promote all AFF events and activities.
•       Multi-task in order to meet deadlines.
•       Use appropriate and effective leadership strategies to maximize volunteer
performance and participation.
•       Invite the adults of our parish to participate more fully in our faith,
particularly new parishioners and families who attend Mass but may not be
actively involved in the community.

Thank you for your interest in our job openings at SJN.

How to Apply: Kindly send a cover letter stating why you would like to join our parish staff along with your resume and salary requirements to info@sjnaustin.org.  God Bless. 

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