Director of Mission Support

SUMMARY:  St. Joseph Catholic Community, a parish in south Carroll County MD, has over 2,000 active families and has been administered by the Society of Mary, Marianists, since 1981.  A Parish Pastoral Plan embracing the call for all to be missionary disciples was inaugurated in June 2017.  In April 2018 the parish will launch a series of events to celebrate its 150 years of existence and seek to deepen its engagement with the wider community and to develop its ministries.

POSITION:  St. Joseph is now hiring for a Director of Mission Support (former job title Business Manager).  In this key role, the successful candidate will manage the day-to-day temporal affairs of the parish as they support the parish mission and the implementation of the pastoral plan.  The components of the job include budget; finance and accounting; fundraising and stewardship; human resources management; property and facilities management/maintenance; contract management; information system management and supervision of staff in these areas..  The position reports directly to the Pastor.

SKILL SET: The position requires a self-starter, a natural leader, excellent organizational skills, strong interpersonal and verbal and written communication skills, and ability to multi-task. Must be proficient in Microsoft Suites products and be willing to learn and master church specific accounting and family management software. Five or more years’ experience in the management and oversight of administrative operations support activities including the components described above is required as is a Bachelor’s degree in business, finance, accounting or related field.  The candidate needs to be a devoted, practicing Catholic able to participate in the Sacramental life of the Church.

A job description will be provided upon receipt of a cover letter and a resume.
Deadline to apply for the position is Friday, November 3, 2017.
Please send to dmssearch@saintjoseph.cc or Apply Online.