Position Opening – Faith Formation Director

Our Lady of the Mountains Church
PO Box 992 Jackson, WY 83001

** Please direct resumes to Tamra Hendrickson: tamraolm@gmail.com **

Position: Faith Formation Director

Job Summary:

The Faith Formation Director (FFD) is responsible for the coordination, communication, and implementation of all faith formation in the parish. Faith formation includes Religious Education (Pre-K through Confirmation), Youth Ministry (9-12 grades), Adult ministry (all ages), and RCIA, as well as any new programs that the FFD might initiate.

Summary of essential job functions:

To collaborate with clergy and staff to establish faith formation programs that will evangelize, enrich, deepen, and encourage all to grow in their relationship with the Lord.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To enhance and increase participation in the Religious Education Program.
  • To establish a solid ministry for high school youth.
  • To implement programs and/or ministries for young adults and families.
  • To transform and put into action a successful RCIA program.
  • To support and participate in diocesan faith formation activities, events, and travel.
  • To oversee all volunteers who participate in faith formation activities.
  • To be visible in the parish and community to encourage participation in faith formation and related activities.
  • To develop and maintain a faith formation annual budget.
  • To communicate and work with clergy and staff in a spirit of collaboration for the good of the parish.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Excellent knowledge of Catholic faith.
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality.
  • Positive outlook; outgoing; loves working with people; team player; flexible.
  • Able to recruit volunteers for participation in parish programs.
  • Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written).
  • Proficient computer skills with a willingness to learn new software.
  • Good organizational skills and ability to meet deadlines.
  • Excellent decision-making ability.
  • Models Catholic religious and moral beliefs.
  • Adaptable to changing circumstances.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s or master’s degree in theology, religious studies, communications, education, or some other relevant discipline. Or the equivalent in training and/or experience.

Compensation:

  • Salary: Commensurate with education and/or experience

Reports to:

  • Pastor