at Diocese of Broken Bay
Location Sydney, Australia
Date Posted May 4, 2020
Category Other
Job Type Full-time
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Director Diocese of Broken Bay location Sydney.

The Catholic Diocese of Broken Bay, under the leadership of Bishop Anthony Randazzo, serves the People of God in the northern regions of the city of Sydney, the North Shore, Peninsula and NSW Central Coast.  Home to more than 223,000 Catholics, and covering an area of 2,763 square kilometres, the Diocese comprises 26 Parishes, 36 Primary Schools, 8 Secondary Schools, 4 Early Learning Centres, and 5 Family Centres.

We are seeking a Director, Office for Evangelisation (Evangelisation Director) to support the Bishop to achieve his pastoral priorities. As the Evangelisation Director, you will provide strategic direction and lead the Office for Evangelisation to meet present and future opportunities for Christian mission.  The Office for Evangelisation works across the areas of Pastoral Planning, Sacramental Life, Liturgy and RCIA, Life, Marriage and Family; Catholic Life, Mission, and Faith Formation; Catholic Youth and Confraternity of Christian Doctrine.

The Office for Evangelisation works closely with the parishes of the Diocese and provides significant support as they carry out the mission of the Catholic Church. Key selection criteria applicants are required to provide a written statement which addresses each of the selection criteria listed below.

Suitability for the position will be assessed against the following criteria a personal commitment to Catholic teachings, faith, ethos, values and mission of the Catholic Church. Tertiary qualifications in theology and in particular Catholic theology or a related discipline. A thorough understanding of the Catholic Church, its mission and its unique challenges and opportunities. Proven experience in planning and implementation of evangelising practices in Diocesan and Parish contexts. A strong understanding of current issues in the Church in Australia and abroad in relation to evangelisation, Parish life and ministry, and outreach to the unengaged. A proven ability to provide leadership in a large, complex and diverse organization.

An ability to work with, distill and explain pastoral research and statistics. Experience working in close collaboration with Parishes and agencies of the Catholic Church. Previous responsibility for an evangelisation function and demonstrated success in evangelisation outcomes. Ability to sustain effective, positive and influential relationships across a broad range of stakeholders.