Faculty Position in Latino Theology and Ministry, Director of MA degree in Ministerial Leadership (Faculty of the Practice)

Boston College: School of Theology & Ministry: Religious Ed Pastoral Min


Boston College’s School of Theology and Ministry (STM) seeks to appoint a faculty of the practice in Latino Theology and Ministry (open rank) for a five-year period funded by a Lilly Endowment grant. The appointee will coordinate the process of designing a new MA degree in Ministerial Leadership, serve as its director, and teach one or two graduate-level courses in theology and ministry annually. This will be an STM appointment located within the Department of Religious Education and Pastoral Ministry (DREPM), to begin in July 2024. More information on Boston College, the School of Theology and Ministry can be found at www.bc.edu/stm


Candidates should have a PhD in Practical Theology, Theology and Education, or similar theological/ministerial academic training (ABD candidates will be considered) with demonstrated experience and expertise in ministerial leadership with Hispanic Catholics in the United States. Candidates must be fully bilingual, English and Spanish, and knowledgeable about ecclesial and ministerial realities associated with U.S. born/U.S. reared Latinos. Experience in higher education is strongly preferred, particularly teaching graduate students preparing for ministry. Candidates should possess a commitment to theological education for lay and ordained ministry; familiarity with Roman Catholic polity and pastoral life is essential. Strong organizational and time management skills are key to this position. Experience designing curriculum and a research agenda are desirable, yet not required.

Candidates should be prepared to assume administrative leadership designing and directing a new MA in Ministerial Leadership and to teach one or two courses per year in theology, ministry, leadership, or religious education from a Latino Catholic perspective.  

Application Instructions

The deadline for applications is February 9th, 2024, though the position will remain open until filled.  We will begin reviewing applications on February 12th, 2024.

Applications should include:

  • cover letter stating your interest in the position
  • curriculum vitae
  • letters of recommendation from three professional contacts. One recommender should attest to administrative skills and potential.
  • writing sample reflective of your academic research

For more information, please contact:

Associate Director of News (ADN), Archdiocese of New York

ORGANIZATION AND DEPARTMENT:       Archdiocese of New York – The Good Newsroom

The Archdiocese of New York serves the pastoral and spiritual needs of 2.5 million Catholics in nearly 300 parishes throughout its three boroughs of New York City and seven counties to the north. The Archdiocese includes 172 Catholic schools serving more than 53,000 students from Pre-K through 12th grade. Additionally, the Archdiocese helps more than 400,000 individuals each year through Catholic Charities, and it provides compassionate care to patients and families through ArchCare, the healthcare ministry. 

The Good NewsroomTM is the digital news outlet of the Archdiocese of New York, providing daily updates and stories about the good works of the Catholic Church within our region. With the goal of enhancing a sense of community among Catholics and non-Catholics, The Good Newsroom was launched in late November 2022 to better communicate with the Archdiocese faithful as well as the broader community. 

The newsroom is designed to evangelize and engage audiences with uplifting stories and news about the people, parishes, and ministries of the Archdiocese. To accomplish this, the newsroom utilizes all of the modern communication forms available including video, articles, photography, and essays. This outreach is enhanced by a quick-publishing model which brings excitement and vitality to the Archdiocese’s communications. As a result, The Good Newsroomreaches and informs many thousands of people via our dedicated website and social media channels, as well as our App and e-newsletter. 

Learn more at thegoodnewsroom.org and through our social media channels:

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thegnewsroom

Twitter: https://twitter.com/thegnewsroom

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thegnewsroom/

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/mwlite/company/the-good-newsroom


Reporting to the Executive Editor, the Associate Director of News will be an experienced leader in The Good NewsroomDepartment and will oversee all news planning, manage the day-to-day newsroom activities, and report on successful news coverage and departmental progress. 

S/he will collaborate with other members of the department and the organization to ensure that priorities and plans are aligned with other organizational initiatives. The ADN will be experienced in leading and managing people. S/he will be a proactive, innovative, digitally savvy reporter with well-developed understanding of the news business and proven project management skills.

The ADN will oversee a department of three professionals and will be the primary backup to the Executive Editor.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Develop understanding of the goals of The Good Newsroom in terms of community journalism, engagement, and the nuances of communicating about Catholic topics.
  • In collaboration with the Executive Editor and key members of the Newsroom staff, create a communication plan that includes specific objectives and goals. Develop monthly, weekly, and daily news calendars, ensuring that all topics and story ideas are considered on a timely basis. 
  • With staff and freelancers, identify content requirements and develop story ideas that are comprehensive, to include nonbreaking news topics (e.g., features, religious education, and other areas important to the Archdiocese). Be the point person to receive story ideas from numerous internal and external sources and respond appropriately.
  • Develop a high-performing team through excellent mentoring, coaching, and management.
  • Be an ambassador for The Good Newsroom brand. Articulate the culture and values of the organization and ensure consistency of messaging through all communication channels: website, social media, email, and other e-communications.
  • Support a unified brand-management environment and optimize asset-management usage.
  • Assign articles to freelance writers, videographers, and photographers, as needed. Support internal processes ensuring that legal agreements and payments are current, and assets are utilized in accordance with established terms.
  • When appropriate, partner with the Advertising Department to support advertiser engagement and revenue opportunities. Make certain that the editorial calendar is presented to potential advertisers on a timely basis.
  • Contribute to the management of the departmental budget and other duties as required.
  • Serve as a leader, partner, and team member who provides support and assistance across The Good NewsroomDepartment and throughout the Archdiocese of New York.



  • A bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, public relations, or other related fields is required. An advanced degree is preferred.



  • A MINIMUM OF 5 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE IN A NEWSROOM (print and/or broadcast.) is required.
  • Proven experience in MANAGING A TEAM in digital publishing 
  • Knowledge of the Catholic Church and some familiarity with the Archdiocese of New York is required.
  • Significant experience writing, editing and/or video/audio production along with a portfolio demonstrating competency in these types of communication projects is required.
  • Proficient in digital-content management and promotion of content through websites, social media, and email. 
  • Demonstrated creativity in conceiving new content and messaging and leveraging it across multiple platforms. Keeps abreast of communication trends and creates opportunities for improvement.
  • Experience working with diverse groups of people and telling stories about and with underrepresented communities.
  • Excellent project manager, with the ability to manage multiple priorities and projects on very tight deadlines.
  • Straightforward, results-driven person with unquestionable personal integrity. Exudes credibility and professionalism. Possesses strong interpersonal skills. 
  • A highly committed, community-minded individual, with the necessary drive and stamina to respond to the demands of the institution and work collaboratively to achieve results in a fast-paced work environment. 
  • A writing test will be required.


The compensation package is competitive, with a comprehensive package of health and employee benefits. 


Please e-mail your resume and a cover letter as attachments to:

Ms. Dale Corey, Director of Research

3D Leadership, LLC


The cover letter should not be more than one page and should include information on why you are interested in joining the Archdiocese of New York and The Good Newsroom, as well as what makes you uniquely qualified for the position. 

The Archdiocese of New York is committed to diversity among its employees and encourages candidates from all backgrounds to apply.

Office of Adolescent Catechesis and Evangelization, Associate Director

Summary: The Office of Adolescent Catechesis and Evangelization is seeking an Associate Director who is bi-lingual (English/Spanish) to serve the diverse communities throughout the archdiocese. This is a full-time position. The Associate Director of Adolescent Catechesis and Evangelization will work to provide a broad-based ministry guided by the principles of V Encuentro and Renewing the Vision.


– Bachelor’s degree in pastoral ministry, theology, or a related field is required.

– Master’s degree in pastoral ministry, theology, or a related field is recommended.

– Minimum of five years of experience in ministry with adolescents.

– Thorough understanding of Catholic teaching and ability to teach.

– Knowledge of the principles of V Encuentro and Renewing the Vision.

-Organizational and management skills are required.

– Moderate to high-level competence in designing digital content

Please send a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements* to resume@archgh.org with the job title Associate Director – OACE in the subject line. 
*Applicants that do not include salary requirement may not be considered.

Contractor – Outreach/Information

Contractor – Outreach/Information
Department: Justice, Peace and Human Development, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
Office: Education & Outreach

  • $30-$35/hour depending on experience
  • 25-35 hours/week
  • Contractor may be located in any U.S. state.
    Contractor will assist the Office of Education & Outreach to provide technical assistance and
    coordination for communication and outreach efforts by the Department of Justice, Peace and Human
    Development. Tasks will include maintaining and updating web pages, databases, e-mail efforts, Zoom
    meetings, webinars, document inventories, other written materials, and communication and outreach
    resources. Basic comprehension of written Spanish is helpful.
  • Creates, monitors and maintains departmental web pages.
  • Monitors and maintains JPHD webpages on usccb.org and departmental external websites
    (Povertyusa.org, PobrezaUSA.org, and Catholic Social Ministry Gathering event registration and
  • Assists with e-newsletter communications, action alerts, electronic surveys and forms, Zoom
    meetings, and webinars.
  • Provides administrative support for departmental written materials (e.g. documentation,
    backgrounders, flyers etc.) as well as statements and publications.
  • Maintains and coordinates updates of the departmental databases.
  • Maintains departmental Photo Library.
  • Maintains department’s document inventory.
  • Updates JPHD’s electronic resources and materials.
  • Enters information for “Voter Voice” advocacy system for JPHD action alerts and assists other
    departments when needed.
  • Maintains current knowledge on USCCB systems, such as Sharepoint, Onedrive, Zoom,
    myUSCCB, etc. and provides assistance within JPHD.
  • Provides administrative support for check requests, internal conference transfer requests, etc.
  • Orders supplies, materials, publications, and give-away items for conferences.
  • Monitors subscriptions, including renewals and submission of receipts.
  • In-person attendance required at annual Catholic Social Ministry Gathering, which usually occurs
    in late January or early February. Provides on-site support to set up and oversee staff office and
    exhibits, provide technical support, troubleshooting and participant assistance.
  • Possible opportunity to periodically assist with departmental exhibits at conferences (1-3/year)
  • Attends all-office meetings bi-weekly and participates in 1-1 meetings as needed.
    Potential contractors should contact Jill Rauh, Director of Education & Outreach, at jrauh@usccb.org.

Communications Manager for Social Mission

Communications Manager for Social Mission  (Full Time)
Department-Office-Secretariat: Department of Justice, Peace, and Human Development
Date Posted: July 18, 2023

Join a team of mission-driven employees to support the Department of Justice, Peace, and Human Development. The Communications Manager for Social Mission manages and implements the communications efforts of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops and the Committees it serves; oversees strategic development and implementation of communications and outreach strategies and tools; implements communications initiatives and campaigns; and coordinates the communications systems for the Department of Justice, Peace and Human Development (JPHD) including websites, electronic communications, social media, and databases. The Communications Manager for Social Mission helps promote and implement the bishops’ strategic plan for the Conference. 

 This position requires knowledge of and commitment to the Catholic Church and its social teachings; commitment to JPHD’s work and mission; and demonstrated communications, media outreach, and social media skills. Training and competence are required in web-based monitoring and related programs and in understanding various social media tools, tactics, and platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, podcasts). Excellent written and verbal communication skills and relational abilities are required, including editing copy, creating and conducting training/presentations, writing for a variety of audiences (bishops, diocesan staff, parishioners, etc.), as well as proficiency in Canva, Hootsuite, Mailchimp, Zoom, and MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel). Educational and professional requirements include a Bachelor’s Degree and five years of related experience. 

 The USCCB office is in Northeast Washington, DC, near The Basilica and the Catholic University of America campus, just a few blocks from the Brookland stop on the red line. USCCB offers a fantastic suite of benefits, including medical, dental, and vision insurance, parental leave, tuition assistance, 403(b) contributions, and free parking to those who commute by vehicle. USCCB offers the ability to work a hybrid schedule. 

Hispanic Ministry Director in Alexandria Louisiana

Hispanic Ministry Job Description Diocese of Alexandria, LA

Supports the Department of Evangelization and Missionary Discipleship in ensuring that our Hispanic brothers and sisters within the Diocese of Alexandria are welcomed, cared for, evangelized, and transformed into intentional disciples of Jesus Christ. Focus will be placed upon strengthening each parish’s disciples of Jesus Christ and strengthening parish outreach to the Hispanic community, to Hispanic immigrants and youth.


•Be familiar with the USCCB and diocesan documents concerning Hispanic Ministry and outreach and be able to work with the different areas within the department to implement and incorporate these various principles into areas of formation and evangelization. The documents include but are not limited to:

*U.S. Catholic Bishops, National Pastoral Plan for Hispanic Ministry (USCCB 1987)

*Communion and Mission: A Guide for Bishops and Pastoral Leaders on Small Church Communities (USCCB 1995)

*Welcoming the Stranger Among Us: Unity in Diversity (USCCB 2000)

*Encuentro and Mission: A Renewed Pastoral Framework for Hispanic Ministry (USCCB 2002)

*Proceedings & Conclusions – V National Encuentro of Hispanic Ministry (USCCB 2019)

*Creating a Culture of Encounter: A Guide for Joyful Missionary Disciples (USCCB 2019)

•Have a particular focus on Hispanic immigrant issues, as well as ministry to migrant farmworkers, and prisoners.

• Assist in encouraging a practical “Pastoral de Conjunto” among the Agents Pastorales, that is, the priests and pastoral ministers serving in Hispanic Ministry.

•Assist in forming a Hispanic Advisory Committee composed of the Agents Pastorales to act as a “sounding board” for all matters related to the Hispanic Ministry.

•Serve on various committees and task forces to include any diocesan initiatives with a focus on making Hispanic Ministry an integral part of Pastoral Planning.

•Work in collaboration with the different areas within the department to develop materials that are not only sensitive to the needs of the Hispanics within the Diocese, but which also:

*Promote a model of Church that is evangelizing, communal, and missionary.

*Are committed to promoting leadership among the Hispanic population.

*Are rooted in the reality of the Hispanic people.

Required Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

•Good oral and written communication skills.

•Bilingual and bicultural.

•Strong presentation skills with the ability to communicate complex issues clearly while facilitating dialogue and collaboration among a variety of constituencies.

•Strong customer service and hospitality skills.

•Strong MS Office Suite and computer skills.

•Strong organizational skills with ability to work independently and handle multiple projects at the same time while paying attention to details.

•Strong ability to work collaboratively, strategically and creatively with various staff and stakeholders in support of the Hispanic Ministry, evangelization and advancing the mission of sharing Christ in and through the Church.

•A demonstrable proficiency in accurately and passionately transmitting the Catholic faith.

•Working knowledge of parish structures and dynamics.

•Knowledge of and support for the teaching of the Catholic faith.

•Must be willing to work on a flexible schedule, including occasional nights and weekends.

Education and Experience Requirements

•Bachelor’s degree in theology, pastoral ministry, catechetics or related field preferred.

•Minimum of 5 years’ experience in evangelization, catechesis in a ministerial/parish setting with the Hispanic population is highly preferred.

Travel Required

•Must have reliable transportation and ability to travel throughout the Diocese of Alexandria.

Additional Requirements

•Must be a Catholic in good standing and adhere to the teachings of the Catholic Church.

•Must demonstrate understanding, respect and support for Catholic Church teaching, mission and values.

•Must maintain strict confidentiality regarding any diocesan information gained within the Diocese of Alexandria.

•Must have a valid driver’s license and safe driving record.

Other Duties

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Affirmative Action/EEO Statement

The Diocese of Alexandria is an equal opportunity employer and does not illegally discriminate based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, height, weight, genetic information, or marital or other legally protected status. The Diocese of Alexandria is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity and encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans, and persons with disabilities.