DIOCESE OF PROVIDENCE
ONE CATHEDRAL SQUARE
PROVIDENCE, RHODE ISLAND 02903
Open Position Notice
Catechetical Resource Coordinator
Agency/Office: Office of Religious Education
Work Schedule: Monday – Friday or as required (weekend or evening projects)
The effective Coordinator of Catechetical Resources works collaboratively with parish and diocesan offices. An applicant must be a person who is a credible faith witness and a practicing Catholic. We are looking for a person who demonstrates a faithful participation in the life and mission of the Church and the ministry of catechesis. This position will coordinate a Diocesan program of catechist formation and certification; provide a variety of catechetical resources to enhance the ministry of catechesis in the Diocese; and promote and teach adult faith formation classes and services in the Diocese. Additionally, this position will maintain the Office of Religious Education’s Resource Center, assist patrons in obtaining appropriate educational materials, be the liaison with publishers of catechetical textbooks and be familiar with the scope and sequences of religious education curricula. Facility with Spanish would be a significant asset.
The successful candidate will have excellent oral and written communication skills to teach and support the ministry of catechesis consistent with the spirit and aim of the new evangelization. The candidate must hold a graduate degree in religious studies, catechesis or pastoral studies with five years experience in a Catholic parish and/or school. Proven administrative and teaching skills are necessary. Experience with on-line learning is essential and new media know-how important. Facility with Spanish preferred. Position involves some nights and weekend hours.
Interested applicants should send a resume and letter of intent to:
Catechetical Resource Coordinator Vacancy
c/o Office of Human Resources
One Cathedral Square
Providence, RI 02903
Or email: HumanResources@dioceseofprovidence.org