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Director of Religious Education and Youth/Young Adult Ministry

The director of Religious Education and Youth/Young Adult Ministry will administer the curriculum approval process within the Diocese of Jefferson City for parish-based religious education. He/she will provide direct support for, and development of, parish-based young adult leaders and youth ministers in the outreach, evangelization, faith formation and pastoral care of their youth. He/she will serve as a liaison between Newman Center campus ministers and the Chancery. The director oversees the coordination of diocesan-supported youth ministry events at the diocesan, regional, and national levels.

The director of Religious Education and Youth/Young Adult Ministry will be expected to exercise diligence and oversight for the budget assigned to their areas.

We are specifically seeking a bilingual candidate (English/Spanish) who has the capability of ministering across cultures with well-developed social media skills. A master’s degree in catechetics, religious education, theology, or youth ministry is required.

Qualified candidates should email resume and cover letter to HRDir@diojeffcity.org.