Diocesan Chancery Opening

The Human Resources Office receives job openings from within the boundaries of the Diocese of San Jose, and open positions are frequently updated on this page. Persons wishing to be considered for these positions should follow the application instructions in the job posting. The hours of the Human Resources Office are: 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM and 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday. Please email the Human Resources Representative at jobs@dsj.org or call at (408) 983-0149 for more questions or appointment schedule.

View full details of each job opening below.

POSITION SUMMARY:  The potential for authentic Catholic Family Life can be rich and beautiful.  At the same time, the signs of our times call for embracing the realism and complexity of Catholic families today.  The DIRECTOR provides leadership in all aspects of family life, administers programs in support of Catholic Family Life in parishes, provides pastoral support those on the margins of family life in the church and embraces the spirit of Amoris Laetitia/The Joy of Love.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:

  • Provide leadership in collaborating with parishes to establish a culture of inclusion for couples in all stages of their relationships; and assist in                      forming a culture of invitation and hospitality to unmarried couples.
  • Promote diocesan policies for Marriage Preparation.
  • Coordinate and/or facilitate diocesan Marriage Preparation with a focus on being parish-based.
  • Provide and/or facilitate authentic pastoral support for those who are in all stages of divorce and separation, including those separated by deployment or deportation.
  • Provide and/or facilitate authentic pastoral support for the LGBTQ community and families.
  • Develop networking among parishes to share resources and best practices.
  • Maximize creative use of all channels of communication to deliver information, including social media.

OTHER OR SHARED RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Coordinate opportunities in sacramental prep with Directors of Faith Formation and the Hispanic Apostolate to engage parents into parish life.
  • Collaborate with and support a diocesan task force to establish best practices to support couples preparing for marriage.
  • Collaborate with and support the diocesan task force to establish parish-based mentors to welcome and accompany young adults and couples into full participation of church life.

THIS POSITION SUPERVISES:

  • Natural Family Planning Coordinators.
  • Respect Life Coordinator.
  • Supervises/coordinates with Administrative Assistant.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • Master’s degree in Theology, Pastoral Ministry or related field required. Five years or more proven administration and leadership working for a Catholic parish or organization preferred
  • Experience in family ministry

LANGUAGE SKILLS:  Ability to read, write and speak fluent English and Spanish at a professional level.  Ability to relate and communicate with a wide range of ethnic and cultural communities.  Excellent composition, writing and presentation skills.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:  Proficiency in Microsoft Office, basic knowledge of internet applications and social media platforms.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS: The employee must demonstrate a history of effective leadership, good judgment, initiative, confidentiality, discretion; and professionalism. Must be a practicing Roman Catholic and must be committed to the mission of the Church with the ability to work with various ethnic cultures.

 HOW TO APPLY:  Please submit a resume and cover letter to Christina Dickson at jobs@dsj.org

Deadline to apply for this position is April 30, 2018.

POSITION SUMMARY:

To provide leadership and direction to the Institute and to contribute to leadership formation in the Diocese of San Jose.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:

  • Directs the Institute: Promotes the vision of the ILM, sets and prioritizes program components and develops curriculum for English and Spanish tracks; contracts and evaluates faculty; manages promotional aspects and public relations; evaluates program components and performance; evaluates faculty; mentors and guides students; develops and updates the office budget; negotiates with the school facility where classes are held; and manages logistics.
  • Directs the Advanced Lay Leadership Program
  • Convenes the ILM Advisory Board on matters relating to curriculum content, pedagogy, faculty and evaluation.
  • Serves as liaison to the bishop re: issues related to ministerial leadership formation
  • Represents the Diocese of San Jose in regional and national settings related to ministry formation and leadership development.
  • Serves on the Council of Ecclesial Ministry (ex officio)

OTHER OR SHARED RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Works with the Director of Deacon Formation in the education and training of those in the Permanent Diaconate formation program
  • Serves on the Deacon Formation Board
  • Works in collaboration with the other directors in the Department for Evangelization toward implementation of the Diocesan Pastoral Plan and Evangelization Framework.

THIS POSITION SUPERVISES:

  • Administrative Assistant
  • ILM Faculty
  • Institute students in conjunction with their pastor

Education and/or Experience: Master’s Degree in Theology, Pastoral Ministry, or a related field. Minimum 7-10 years proven administration and leadership.

Language Skills: Ability to read, write and speak fluent English and Spanish at a professional level. Ability to relate and communicate with a wide range of ethnic and cultural communities. Excellent composition, writing, and presentation skills.

Technical Skills: Proficiency in Microsoft Office, basic knowledge of internet applications and social media platforms.

Other Requirements: The employee must demonstrate a history of effective leadership, good judgment, initiative, confidentiality, discretion; and professionalism. Must be a practicing Roman Catholic and must be committed to the mission of the Church with the ability to work with various ethnic cultures.

How to Apply: Employment Application and Resume may be submitted by e-mail to Christina Dickson: jobs@dsj.org

Deadline to apply for this position is April 30, 2018.