Director of Faith Formation

St. Francis of Assisi
Employment Type
Full Time
Raleigh, NC
Posted Date

Hours per week:  40

Key responsibilities / day-to-day job functions

St. Francis of Assisi, an award winning and nationally recognized community of nearly 5000 households with a pastoral staff of 30, seeks an innovative, enthusiastic, and collaborative individual to oversee our comprehensive formation program serving pre-K through adults, including sacramental preparation and a year-round RCIA. The director works with the leadership team in building on the parish’s longstanding history of bringing baptismal and ministerial priesthood together in the collaborative vision of Vatican II.

  • Supervises a Formation Team of six individuals in setting program goals, executing and supporting programming for formation and sacramental preparation, as well as sacramental record keeping, program registration, evaluation and communication
  • Coordinates parish-wide adult formation programs employing current strategies for successful adult education
  • Coordinates the RCIA process and liturgical celebrations
  • Manages the formation budget and the overall departmental programming in collaboration with the formation team

Minimum Requirements

  • Minimum level of Education: graduate degree in theology or related field
  • Minimum amount of Work Experience
    • Years of related work experience
      • minimum of five years in successful leadership in formation ranging from young children to adults
      • three years of supervisory experience 
      • be conversant in the fields of evangelization and contemporary approaches to catechesis
      • demonstrated knowledge and skills in adult initiation and adult faith formation 
  • Employment is contingent upon applicant satisfactorily passing criminal background and reference checks
  • Completing Safe Environment Training within 60 days of hire
    • Area of related work experience:
      • Active, fully initiated, practicing Catholic


  • 3 FT Exempt positions (Coordinator of Children's formation, Coordinator of Middle School Formation, Coordinator of High School Formation)
  • 3 FT Non-exempt positions

Position Start Date:  July 2021