Multimedia Journalist
Central Minnesota Catholic
St. Cloud Diocese
St. Cloud, Minnesota
Full-Time

JOB SUMMARY

Works collaboratively with editor to ensure quality of diocese’s print publication and its online content. Report and write for all media platforms, including print, web and social media. Shoot and edit photos and videos for publication’s various platforms and other diocesan communications needs. Produce, edit and post podcasts. Post and edit content on social media, including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suites, including Photoshop, a plus. Must also be familiar and comfortable with the teachings and structure of the Catholic Church and make prudential judgments related to coverage of Church topics.

 Description of Job Duties:

  1. Reporting/writing
  2. Participate in planning meetings with communications director and staff to identify stories for coverage and strategize coverage across all media platforms.
  3. Conduct interviews and write compelling articles for print publication and website.
  4. Meet regular deadlines.
  5. Assist with proofreading content before publication.
  6. Attend workshops and other educational opportunities to further enhance technological and professional skills.
  1. Photography
    1. Shoot and edit photos for print publication, website and social media as well as for other diocesan offices as needed.
  2. Posting on publication website/social media
    1. Collaborate with digital media manager and editor to coordinate and post content to diocesan publication’s website and social media platforms, including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
  3. Videography
    1. Shoot and edit videos for website and social media.
    2. Shoot and edit video for other diocesan offices as needed.

    7.  Other Duties as Assigned

JOB SPECIFICATIONS

Education: Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, theology, or related field.

Job Related Experience:  At least one year of experience in news reporting and digital journalism.

Physical Effort:  Must be able to climb stairs; ability to lift and carry up to 20 pounds.

Working Conditions:  Occasional travel; frequent weekend and evening work.

 Supervision Given:  This position supervises no other personnel.

 

To Apply: Please submit a resume, cover letter, application (below), and samples of your writing to apply@gw.stcdio.org

Associate Director of Faith Formation
Diocese of St. Cloud
St. Cloud, Minnesota
Full-Time

JOB SUMMARY  

The position supports faith formation, sacramental preparation, instruction, and catechesis and RCIA programs in parishes and Area Catholic Communities (ACCs) to help strengthen and invigorate faith formation across the diocese. This position collaborates with others in the Catholic Education Ministries team in support of efforts and programs in lay ministry formation, youth and young adult ministry and Catholic schools.

Description of Job Duties

Formation for faith formation professionals

a. Implement the vision of catechesis and as outlined in the Directory for Catechesis (2020) in training and support for ministers in ACCs and parishes.
b. Offer various opportunities for formation and training to develop faith formation professionals and catechists to prepare them for their ministries.
c. Regularly communicate with faith formation professionals to ensure vital information is passed from Diocese to ACCs.
d. Support ACCs that are coming together and combining various parish faith formation programs into one cohesive plan.
e. Support building multicultural understanding and integration in ministry efforts and programs, to welcome and enable greater participation among all Catholic families.

Sacramental Preparation and Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (RCIA) Support

a. Assist in identifying curriculum and materials for sacramental formation and RCIA in parishes/ACCs.
b. Promote and encourage ACCs to develop plans to grow their RCIA ministries, or build one if they do not currently have one.
c. Offer formation for RCIA ministers in parishes/ACCs in collaboration with the Office of Worship.
d. Keep educated and communicate with pastors and sacramental formation/RCIA ministers in the parishes/ACCs any changes or important information from the USCCB.
e. Recommend programs and materials for use in preparation of the sacraments of Baptism, Confirmation, Eucharist, and Reconciliation.
f. Collaborate with other diocesan offices in preparation for the various Rites and celebrations (Worship, Marriage and Family, Multicultural, e.g.).

Faith Formation Curriculum Consultation

a. Implement the vision of catechesis and as outlined in the Directory for Catechesis (2020) in training and support for identifying curriculum and instructional practices in ACCs and parishes.
b. Work with parishes/ACCs to ensure that curriculum and materials match the vision and goals for the ACC and are approved resources by the Diocese.
c. Recommend programs and materials for use in preparation of the sacraments of Baptism, Confirmation, Eucharist, and Reconciliation.
d. Stay up-to-date on new curriculum programs available.

Education:  Bachelor’s Degree in Theology / Religious Education.  Master’s Degree in the same or similar field preferred.

Job Related Experience:  Five years parish faith formation or catechetical work, or related work experience. Knowledge and experience with sacramental preparation and RCIA preferred. Bilingual in Spanish a plus.

 
The following application is only for position openings at the Diocesan Offices and not to be used for parish, school, Mission Office, or Catholic Charities openings.

Instructions for completing the electronic employment application:

  1. Save this document to your computer.
  2. Open the document in your word processor, complete the Application, and save the document again. (Your signature can be gathered at a later time).
  3. Before the application deadline, e-mail this document as an attachment to the Office of Human Resources with the Diocese of Saint Cloud at: Apply@gw.stcdio.org

Note: If you are having difficulty saving or e-mailing the form, you may print the application form and mail or fax it to the contact information below.

Office of Human Resources
Diocese of Saint Cloud
305 North 7th Avenue
Saint Cloud, MN 56303
FAX: 320-258-7652