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The Adult and Family Faith Formation Coordinator is called to be first and foremost a person of Faith, supportive of the teachings of the Catholic Church, whose every effort should be directed to furthering the mission to witness to Jesus Christ's presence in the world and to respond to the challenge of the Gospel message. This coordinator promotes the development of a community of faith by employing principles and techniques which encourage Christian community. The Adult and Family Faith Formation coordinator, in collaboration with clergy and staff, thus ensures that opportunities for faith growth and education are available for every level to encourage all Sacred Heart parishioners, friends, and visitors to be more active Disciples of Christ.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Adult Faith Formation

Create a vision for Adult Faith Formation.
Establish an Adult Faith Formation Committee that supports a lifelong deepening of the Catholic faith for the adults of the parish.
Initiate, implement, and evaluate a wide variety of opportunities for the parish community. (Examples: Retreats, Educational Speaker Series and Workshops, Bible Study, Prayer Services, Musical Prayer Concerts)
Coordinate with the staff in preparing Sacramental Retreats for R.C.I.A, First Eucharist and Confirmation.

Family Faith Formation

Promote and provide opportunities for family faith formation.
Responsible for sacramental preparation of infant Baptism.
Recruit and train a team of infant Baptism catechists.
Responsible for the Christian Initiation of Children, in conjunction with follow the law and Diocesan regulations regarding vulnerable persons.
Ensure accurate records and emergency information are maintained.
Participate in Diocesan Cluster meetings and maintain communication with the Diocesan Office for Evangelization

QUALIFICATIONS:

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, ability or physical demands required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.

Competency in providing leadership to assist the parish community in building a solid foundation for adult and family, family Christian living, ministry and outreach.
B.A. in Theology, Education, or Religious Studies, preferred.
Graduate of the Diocesan Institute for Leadership in Ministry (ILM) Program, or willingness to go through the program, or equivalent.
Experience: At least 2 years experience in increasingly responsible positions related to religious education or experience as a parish faith formation coordinator.
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ROFICIENCIES

Computational Skills: Ability to read and manage a budget and contribute to building a budget.
Reasoning Ability: Problem-solving and decision-making skills required.
Technical Skills: Computer skills, Knowledge of Word, Excel and Power Point. Willingness to learn additional programs, as necessary.
Good communication skills

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Sitting, standing, walking, reaching, lifting, repetitive motion, bending, stooping, crouching, climbing, stretching, twisting.
Full vision, hearing and ability to speak required.

PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT

The employee will work in a shared office space.

WORKING CONDITIONS

This position works a 12 month schedule.
As an exempt employee a standard work week consists of a 40-hour work week.
Evening and weekend work is required

About the Employer
We are the Diocese of San Jose, the Catholic Church in Santa Clara County. We are a community rooted in Baptism-hearing and keeping God's word and recognizing our relationship to one another as children of God. We welcome and encourage all to join us in our community and in making a difference by proclaiming and building up God's coming kingdom.

We are a community of 600,000 Catholics, encompassing 53 parishes and missions, 29 elementary schools and 6 high schools, and 3 college and university campus ministries. We serve the people of this valley in collaboration and conjunction with scores of Catholic organizations-high schools, universities, hospitals and social service agencies and other ministries-dedicated to carrying out Christ's mission on earth.
About the Employer
We are the Diocese of San Jose, the Catholic Church in Santa Clara County. We are a community rooted in Baptism-hearing and keeping God's word and recognizing our relationship to one another as children of God. We welcome and encourage all to join us in our community and in making a difference by proclaiming and building up God's coming kingdom.

We are a community of 600,000 Catholics, encompassing 53 parishes and missions, 29 elementary schools and 6 high schools, and 3 college and university campus ministries. We serve the people of this valley in collaboration and conjunction with scores of Catholic organizations-high schools, universities, hospitals and social service agencies and other ministries-dedicated to carrying out Christ's mission on earth.

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