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Chancelor & HR Coordinator
Youth and Young Adult Ministry Coordinator
Choir Director for Adult Choir St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, Bend, OR
 

Chancellor & HR Coordinator

Chancery Pastoral Center

Job Description

Position TitleChancellor & HR Coordinator

Department:  Operations

Reports to:  Vicar General

Date:  January 2019

Classification:  full-time, exempt

 

Be part of our mission. The Roman Catholic Diocese of Baker is a missionary diocese comprising 18 counties covering the eastern two-thirds of the State of Oregon (66,826 square miles). Predominately rural, the diocese serves approximately 35,000 Catholics in 36 parishes, 23 missions and 4 Catholic schools. It is also home to three Indian reservations and a large growing Hispanic population (approx. 40%). By joining the diocese, you will be making a direct impact on those serving the people of God in communities throughout Central and Eastern Oregon.

Position Summary:

The Chancellor & HR Coordinator for the Diocese of Baker provides leadership and support for the strategic and operational initiatives of the diocese and Chancery staff. This person also oversees the required canonical record keeping and maintenance of the Diocesan archives. The Chancellor/HR Coordinator works with the CFO, Vicar General and the Bishop in leading the development and implementation of academic, leadership, and Catholic Identity strategic initiatives, assists in the formation of Diocesan goals and serving as a liaison with other diocesan offices. This person also oversees the complete Protection God’s Children program in the Diocesan following closely the guidelines and requirements set forth by the USCCB.

 Responsibilities:

  • Create the operating structure and practices for the implementation of diocesan strategic initiatives. Works with the Bishop, CFO, Vicar General and appropriate diocesan staff to monitor and drive the implementation of strategic initiatives.

  • Maintain structure for overall permanent record retention for Diocese and oversees Diocesan archives.

  • Perform overall HR Duties for Chancery staff including but not limited to assisting in the hiring/firing process, employee orientation, maintenance of employee records, benefit tracking, and human resource related employee training as needed

  • Oversee annual benefits open enrollment for all members of Diocesan health plan.  Maintain enrollment information with different insurance entities on an ongoing process.

  • Oversee the complete Protection God’s Children program in the Diocesan following closely the guidelines and requirements set forth   by the USCCB. Prepare all annual reports and complete annual self-audit report or facilitate in-person audit tri-annually.

  • Provides supervision of all non-exempt Chancery staff.

Requirements:

  • Catholic in good standing; passionate about and committed to the Mission of the Diocese of Baker and global Catholic Church.

  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources, business, finance, non-profit management, or related field, graduate degree preferred; or equivalent professional experience.

  • Minimum five years in equivalent HR experience or leadership in management/administration in a business, education, or non-profit setting.

  • Possess integrity, confidentiality, diligence, and prudence; demonstrated ability to create, communicate, and lead implementation of a shared vision, and effectively work in a multi-cultural environment.

  • Excellent leadership, planning, execution, written and oral communication, financial management and analytical skills.

  • Capacity to manage multiple responsibilities and activities simultaneously.

  • Ability to form and maintain positive relationships with across the diocese, notably with pastors and principals, and with external constituents including Board members and donors.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Suite.

The Diocese of Baker offers an attractive salary and comprehensive benefit package including medical, dental, vision and 403(b) retirement plans. In addition, we offer paid vacation, holiday, sick and personal time.

To apply:
Interested candidates please email Hope Burke, Chief Financial Officer at hope@dioceseofbaker.org .
Please include the following.

  • Cover Letter

  • Resume of Experience and Education

  • Three Professional References

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Youth and Young Adult Ministry Coordinator

Chancery Pastoral Center

Job Description

Position Title:  Youth and Young Adult Ministry Coordinator

Primary Ministry:
Youth, Young Adult and Ministry

 

Department
Office of Evangelization and Catechesis

Reports to: Director of Evangelization and Catechesis

Date: November 2018

Classification: full-time, exempt

 

 General Summary

The Youth, Young Adult and Ministry Coordinator works as a member of the Evangelization and Catechesis team.  The mission of the team is to equip, empower, and encourage all involved in Evangelization and Catechetical activities within the diocese, especially in parishes and Catholic families. All efforts of the Evangelization and Catechesis team are guided by the vision of the Bishop of the Diocese of Baker.

Under the direction of the Director, ministry responsibilities include developing, communicating and implementing diocesan initiatives for youth ministry (middle and high school) and young adults.

This position requires travel (averaging 25%) to parishes and schools throughout the diocese to meet with staff and volunteers. This role also serves as a member of a training team for various ministry leadership and catechetical workshops. Proficient bi-lingual (Spanish and English) written and oral skills are preferred, but we will consider all qualified candidates.

Qualifications for Coordinator

  • A practicing Catholic in good standing with the Church

  • BA in catechesis, theology, religious education or a related field

  • 5+ years of experience working in a diocesan role or large parish/school that includes leadership responsibilities for youth ministry or educational/catechetical role with youth

  • Demonstrate proficiency in other areas of ministry

  • Possess administrative skills

  • Demonstrate knowledge of Church teaching, especially having experience incorporating precepts of the New Evangelization as promulgated by St. Pope John Paul II, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI and Pope Francis

  • Complete familiarity and applied experience with USCCB “Renewing the Vision”

  • Excellent written, verbal, public speaking and presentation skills

  • Competent computer skills: email, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher software and Social Media

  • Experience creating/defining guidelines and resources

Key Responsibilities

  • Participate in regularly scheduled ministry planning and prayer meetings
  • Participate in parish and school visits to assess needs and concerns for youth, young adult and sacramental preparation programs specifically confirmation
  • Assist parishes (pastors and adult staff) in implementing their youth ministry programs
  • Lead the coordination of annual youth camps and retreats (e.g. securing retreat leaders/teams, developing promotional materials, communications to parishes, managing registrations, etc.)
  • Coordinate annual diocesan young adult retreat
  • Coordinate quarterly deanery events for youth and young adults
  • Provide assistance for developing and supporting young adult ministry programs throughout the diocese
  • Participate within a team in diocesan trainings and workshops for parish/school staff and volunteers in support of diocesan initiatives relating to the mission of the Office of Evangelization and Catechesis
  • Collaborate with other diocesan departments effectively (e.g. Bishop’s Office, Communications, Finance, Hispanic Ministry, Retreat Center and Tribunal)
  • Be available to answer phone calls and emails as required
  • Keep up to date with resources and programs, for possible incorporation into diocesan initiatives

 To apply:
Interested candidates please email Josh Schaan, Director of Evangelization and Catechesis: josh@dioceseofbaker.org.
Please include the following.

  • Cover Letter

  • Resume of Experience and Education

  • Three Professional References

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Choir Director for Adult Choir
St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, Bend, OR

  • Part-time position available

  • 25-30 hours per month

  • Strong music background and choral and vocal experience a plus.

Contact Colleen Rastovich at music@stfrancisbend.org for more information.

 

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Baker 
641 SW Umatilla Ave  .  Redmond, OR  97756  .  (541) 388-4004


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