The Catholic Diocese of Richmond is seeking a Director for the Office of Ethnic Ministries.
The Director of Ethnic Ministries provides leadership and guidance to the ministries that serve the intercultural groups throughout the Diocese of Richmond, to include Black Catholics, Hispanics, Asians and Native American Indians. The Director seeks to foster the vision of intercultural ministry, which is to strengthen the unity of the Body of Christ while honoring and celebrating the cultural diversity of the Church.
Qualifications: A Master’s degree in theology, ministry, or social sciences is preferred, along with professional work experience in a human service setting. Fluency in Spanish and English is required (verbal and in written format). Experience working with ethnic groups is required. Must have excellent oral and written communication skills, along with the ability to facilitate meetings with diverse groups of people. The successful candidate must have an understanding of Asian and Black Catholic ministries and Hispanic culture/ministries. A practicing Catholic in good standing with an excellent understanding of Catholic Church teaching and Church structure is required.
This is a full-time position with some evening and weekend work required, along with overnight travel.