Director of Evangelization and Catechesis

St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church
Employment Type
Full Time
Cary, NC
Posted Date

Hours Per Week:  40 (Full-time)

Key responsibilities / day-to-day job functions:

  • The duties include supervising the Director of Religious Education, directing the Evangelical Catholic’s Reach More program (small group facilitation training), directing the RCIA program, developing and implementing a robust and comprehensive curriculum for ongoing adult faith formation—including parish-wide and smaller events/missions—, and forming and coordinating catechists and other parishioner-led programs for adult faith formation.
  • The Direct of the OEC will form part of the Pastor’s Leadership Team (PLT), an advisory board.
  • Inspire and direct evangelization efforts in the community (the initial sharing of the Good News).
  • Develop, implement, and direct a robust catechesis program, leading adult parishioners to deepen their knowledge of God and his revelation, encouraging them to live out their Baptismal call in the world.
  • Accompany (shepherd) missionary disciples in their personal work of evangelization.
  • Ensure the OEC’s (programs, staff, and volunteer) alignment with the teachings of the Catholic Church and St. Michael’s Mission.
  • Collaborate with the Hispanic Faith Formation team to coordinate cross-cultural experiences among the adult communities.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Employment is contingent upon applicant satisfactorily passing criminal background and reference checks.
  • Must complete diocese-sponsored Safe Environment Training within 60 days of hire.
  • Minimum level of Education: Master’s degree
  • Minimum amount of Work Experience: Four years
    • Years of related work experience: Four years
    • Area of related work experience: Parish ministry experience, with experience in a directive role.


  • A practicing Catholic in good standing who is passionate about living and transmitting the Faith in its integrity. 
  • Minimum of a master’s degree in theology or related field. 
  • Minimum of four years of parish ministry experience, with experience in a directive role. 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with an ability to work with and relate to a diversity of personalities and ages typical of a parish setting. 
  • Proven competence in one-on-one mentoring and/or spiritual direction. 
  • Strong organizational skills. 
  • High proficiency in verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Ability to be flexible and work in a fast-paced, changing environment. 
  • Proficient in MS Office (The Director will receive basic administrative support by the OEC’s administrative assistant). 

Supervises: Director of Religious Education

Position Start Date:  Immediately