• Catechetical & Faith Formation
  • San Jose, CA

The Diocese of San José formed a Eucharistic Revival Core Planning Team to serve as the local consultative body for the revival and includes a broad range of men and women.  This team will be under the direction of Bishop Oscar Cantú and led by co-chairs Director of Worship Father Jeff Fernandez and Sr. Director of Faith Formation and ILM Irma G. Alarcon De Rangel.

The Ministry Lead for Eucharistic Revival will work with the Core Planning Team in the planning, organizing, and implementation of programs in support of Bishop Oscar Cantú’s call for a three-year grassroot revival of devotion and belief in the Real Presence of Jesus in the Eucharist.  The incumbent will help ensure that these Eucharistic Revival programs meet the unique needs of the DSJ community in the way that best fits the culture and character of its people.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities Include the following:

 

  • In collaboration with Bishop Oscar Cantú, Father Jeff Fernandez, Irma G. Alarcon De Rangel, and the Core Planning Team, plan, organize, and implement programs that are aligned with the four pillars of the Revival, i.e,
    • Meet: Personal Encounters
    • Love: Reinvigorating Devotion
    • Seek: Deepening Formation
    • Serve: Missionary Sending

 

  • Engage, inspire, and activate the “grass-tops” (the leaders – clergy and lay alike) of the grassroots movement of the DSJ’s Eucharistic Revival by building initiatives, projects, resources and campaigns related to the work of “healing, forming, unifying, converting, and sending” the Church across the Diocese.

 

  • Lead grassroots engagement campaigns to support parishes and apostolates in the Eucharistic Revival.

 

  • Serve as a Project Manager for the Eucharistic Revival Core Planning Team by:
    • Facilitating the definition of project objectives, project scope, roles & responsibilities.
    • Facilitating the definition of resource requirements and managing resource availability & allocation – both internal and third party.
    • Outlining a budget based on requirements and tracking costs to deliver projects on budget.
    • Preparing detailed project plans to schedule key project milestones and activities.
    • Managing delivery of projects according to the approved plans.
    • Tracking projects and providing regular reports on project status to the Eucharistic Revival Core Planning Team and key stakeholders.
    • Managing and adjusting for any changes in project scope, schedule and, budget.
    • Identifying and mitigating potential risks.

 

  • Devise strategies and create resources to continually engage and communicate with the “hand raisers” who want to get involved in the DSJ’s Eucharistic Revival programs.

 

  • Craft and promote creative, collaborative content and ministry opportunities with the various apostolate and organizational leaders and partners.

 

  • Coordinate with Communication Department team in making available information about the DSJ’s Eucharistic Revival programs in DSJ’s intranet (The Vine), public website, and other communication modes.

 

  • Perform other tasks as assigned.

 

 

OTHER DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Act as a role model of professionalism in a Catholic environment.
  • Adhere to all policies and procedures as outlined in the employee handbook.
  • Work as part of a team.

 

 

THIS POSITION SUPERVISES:

  • No one but works very closely with the Core team and other leaders in DSJ (Chancery Leaders, Pastors and Clergy, Principals, and other community leaders)

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS TO PERFORM THE JOB SUCCESSFULLY:

 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, ability, or physical demands required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience leading and serving in a ministry at the diocesan and/or parish level.
  • Extensive experience in forming adults through Catholic faith-based formation, education and/or training programs.

 

Language Skills:

  • Strong collaborator, experienced in group process dynamics and facilitation.
  • Excellent communication and networking skills with the ability to engage, inspire, and educate in personal meetings and group settings.
  • Successful experience in public speaking and presenting to groups.
  • Demonstrated sensitivity to a multicultural church. Bilingual in English and Spanish a plus.

 

Computational Skill:

  • Ability to create and manage a budget.

Reasoning Ability:

  • Ability to problem solve, deal with a variety of situations and troubleshoot technical difficulties with equipment. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions in written, oral diagram, or schedule form.  Ability to multi-task and effectively coordinate various events at the same time through self-initiative and self-motivation.

Technical Skills:

  • Knowledge and proficiency in Microsoft Office, familiar with social media.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

  • Valid Driver’s license preferred, as this position may require some travel to diocesan sites.

Physical Demands:  This job operates in a professional office environment which may require:

  • Sitting, standing, walking, reaching, lifting, repetitive motion, bending, stooping, crouching, climbing, stretching, twisting.
  • Lifting 10 lbs. in compliance with safety standards.
  • Operating standard office equipment such as copiers, fax machines, personal computer, and telephone
  • Level of vision, hearing, speaking.

Other Requirements:

  • Active practicing Roman Catholic who is in full communion with the Church.
  • Knowledge of the Catholic Church structure, culture, and its mission.
  • Must support the teachings and values of the Catholic Church and its mission.
  • Strong leadership, project management, and execution skills
  • Strategic thinking abilities
  • Demonstrates energy and drive to get things done and to see results
  • Able to work evenings and weekends if required
  • Able to travel if required
  • Able to multi-task and provide good customer service.
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality
  • Ethical and discreet team player.

To apply: Send resume and references to: Irma G. Alarcon De Rangel at: irma.g.alarconderangel@dsj.org 

To apply for this job please visit dsj.org .