Associate Director of Vincentian Support and Mission Renewal

Job Title:Associate Director of Vincentian Support and Mission Renewal     Prepared By: Human Resources

Department:   Administration        Rate: Exempt Full Time     Date Prepared: September 15, 2021

Reports To: Executive Director

Summary: Collaborate with Executive Director and administrative leadership to set goals and objectives for the support, work and expansion of the Vincentian ministry in King County; plan, organize, deliver formation opportunities and trainings. Supervises a diverse team of leaders.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Develop a work plan, with objectives and milestone for Vincentian Support, Formation and Mission Renewal teams.
  • Evaluate program performance and participate in program improvement.
  • Report on training, engagement and service metrics and other data as needed (e.g. at Board and Council meetings).
  • Supervise Vincentian Support staff and Vincentian Communications
  • Respond to volunteer, consumer and staff questions and concerns related to Vincentian Conference ministry; help to resolve issues and identify resources for resolution.
  • Lead the Formation Committee and Quarterly Spiritual Advisors Gatherings.
  • In collaboration with the Formation Committee and Vincentian trainers/presenters, develop and update trainings and formation curricula for Vincentians.
  • Organize quarterly Council Mass and other special Masses.
  • Develop strategies to provide outreach, accompaniment and support to struggling St. Vincent de Paul (SVdP) Conferences that are closed or are struggling to sustain their ministry. Assemble Mission Renewal teams and problem-solve with Conference and parish leaders to create and implement strategies to reopen or regain stability.
  • Facilitate relationship-building and collaboration within and among Conferences and Precincts, sharing strategies and solutions that Conferences develop to address common issues and new challenges.
  • Envision an intentional and ongoing process of recruitment to attract and retain a diverse group of new Vincentians that better reflects both parish communities and the community at large.
  • Works with other staff and volunteers to advance our youth initiatives.
  • Work with Parishes and local priest to raise the visibility and impact of Conferences.
  • Represent the Society as an agency in catholic and non-Catholic circles to grow the mission, partnerships and mission effectiveness in support of the poor and as a means of advocacy in light of catholic social teaching.
  • Work within the framework of the Society’s mission and objectives.

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.

Education/Experience

Bachelor’s degree with 5 years of experience in Pastoral work or related field – Familiar with Catholic Social Teaching – Experience with group dynamics

Language Ability

Bilingual (Spanish) preferred. Ability to read and comprehend instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write correspondence of various complexities. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations.
Math Ability

Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions.

Computer Skills

Microsoft Office 365, SharePoint basic understanding, OneDrive Usage and various database systems

Supervisory Responsibilities

This position supervises Vincentian Support staff

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential duties and responsibilities of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities. This position is in a standard office environment with desktop business equipment and frequent telephone calls. Noise level is moderate.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit for long periods of time. The employee must constantly reach with hands and fingers. Must be able to work in close contact with small and large groups.