NCSP Site Director: Engaging Young Latina Women

Position Title:  Site Director: Engaging Young Latina Women
Department:      National Catholic Sisters Project
Reports to:         Sister Ann Oestreich, IHM, National Coordinator
Date: August 2017

Status: .80 FTE
Salary:$48,000 + benefits

Primary Function: The primary function of this position is to work with the National Catholic Sisters Project (NCSP) to reach out to and engage young Latina women throughout the country in awareness and exploration of religious life. This person will develop networks with young Latina women, along with programs and other materials that can be used by congregations, dioceses and in campus ministry settings to inform them about contemporary religious life in the U.S., and invite them to consider religious life as an option for their future.

Principal Responsibilities:

  1. Identify areas with large Catholic Latino/a populations
  1. Dioceses participating in the Diocesan Outreach Initiative
  2. Other areas in the U.S.
  1. Develop relationships/networks along with outreach materials, including
  1. Online materials (in Spanish) directed at the young Latina population (including posts for NCSP SisterStory programs, Facebook and Twitter
  2. Programmatic materials (retreat days, etc.) on women’s religious life for Latina women
  1. Participate in the local preparations for V Encuentro on behalf of NCSP, and attend the national gathering in Fall 2018.
  2. Translation
  1. Assist in the translation of specified content from the National Catholic Sisters Week (www.nationalcatholicsistersweek.org) and SisterStory (www.sisterstory.org) websites from English into Spanish.
  2. Assist in the search for images that enhance the content
  1. Work collaboratively with other Site Coordinators for NCSP
  2. Other duties as requested by the National Coordinator

Qualifications

  1. Must be a perpetually professed consecrated woman religious in good standing with her congregation
  2. Must be fluent in Spanish and English
  3. Must have strong written communication skills including the ability to read, write, interpret, create, edit and complete documents
  4. Must have excellent computer skills and be able to engage with social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, podcasts, etc.
  5. Experience in Vocation ministry is preferred
  6. Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred; solid background in theology and Scripture.

Working Conditions/Location

This work can be done where the sister is currently located; there is no requirement to re-locate. However, the person in this position will be hired and paid through Alverno College, and subject to the human resource requirements of the College.

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This position is funded by a grant from the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation. The position is currently funded through August 31, 2019.

Qualified candidates should send a cover letter, resume and 3 references to:

Sisters Ann Oestreich, IHM
National Coordinator, National Catholic Sisters Project
ann.oestreich@alverno.edu

Deadline for application is June 30, 2017.
Deadline for application has been extended to July 31, 2017.
Beginning date for position: August 1, 2017

About Molly Hazelton

Molly Hazelton is the site director of National Catholic Sisters Week, headquartered at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota in Minneapolis. She credits her love, respect and admiration for Catholic sisters to her grandmother, Isabel, who was educated in nursing by the Religious Hospitallers of St. Joseph at Fanny Allen Hospital in Colchester, Vt. Molly is also a trained librarian, so please feel free to ask her for book recommendations.