Program Coordinator With Emphasis in Catechist Formation – Catholic Diocese of Wichita (Wichita, KS)

Religious Education, FT Employee
Catholic Diocese of Wichita (Wichita, KS)

The Catholic Diocese of Wichita is seeking a dedicated individual to serve as a full-time program coordinator for the Office of Faith Formation with emphasis in catechist formation. This person would be responsible for overseeing diocesan wide efforts in providing catechists with spiritual encouragement, catechetical formation and pedagogical training. This would include cooperating with the director by developing and maintaining the curriculum for catechist training, recruiting men and women to serve as trainers throughout the diocese, implementing and updating modern methods of formation including online and distance education opportunities. This person would maintain current knowledge on the latest technology and oversee resources which aid catechists in their ministry. In addition, this person would collaborate with the entire Office of Faith Formation staff in the projects which fall within its mission and ministry.
It is expected that the candidates will have the following qualifications:

• Practicing Catholic in good standing and an active and faithful steward in one’s parish
• Enthusiastic, engaging and energetic trainer in catechetical methods, Church doctrine and spiritual formation
• Experience working effectively with pastors, parish coordinators and volunteers
• Experience and ability to work with and encourage youth ages kindergarten through high school
• Experience in teaching in parish PSR programs or other catechetical venues
• Proven administrative skills, experience in interpersonal relations, conflict resolution, collaborative management style and team formation
• Respect for all cultures and social backgrounds
• Ability to express ideas clearly in both written and verbal communication
• Ability to travel to recruit and form catechetical trainers throughout the diocese
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office
• Master Degree in Theology or Catechetics is recommended, Bachelors in Theology or Catechetics required
Please submit a cover letter, resume with references and salary requirements to:
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