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CRS Opening- Regional Director I, Midwest

CRS Opening- Regional Director I, Midwest June 15, 2015

Patricia Jiménez is the webmaster for USHM and has worked for over 20 years in the areas of youth ministry, catechesis, and teaching and administering lay formation programs. Patty has experience in parish, academia, and diocesan ministry and has been a speaker at local, regional, and national events. She received her Doctorate in Ministry specializing in Hispanic and Latino Theology and Ministry at Barry University in Miami, Florida, a Masters in Theological Studies and a Masters in Ministry for a Multicultural Church from the Franciscan School of Theology in Berkeley, Ca. Her interests are technology and new media, cross-cultural administration, Franciscan spirituality, and Hispanic Theology and Ministry. Patricia Jiménez es webmaster de U.S. Hispanic Ministry. Ha trabajado por más de 20 años en las áreas de la pastoral juvenil, la catequesis, enseñando y administrando programas de formación. También ha trabajado y colaborado en parroquias e instituciones académicas y diócesis; ha sido conferencista en eventos locales, regionales y nacionales. Obtuvo su doctorado en Ministerios, con especialidad en la Pastoral y Teología Hispana/Latina en Barry University en Miami Shores, Florida, su Maestría en Estudios Teológicos y una Maestría en Ministerios Multiculturales de la Escuela Franciscana de Teología en Berkeley, California. Actualmente sus intereses son los medios de comunicación, nuevas tecnologías, la administración intercultural, la espiritualidad Franciscana, y la Teología y Pastoral Hispana.

Job Summary/Primary Function:                                                                                                                                    Based in Chicago, the CRS Midwest Regional Director will represent CRS senior management and provide Catholic Relief Services with geographical presence in the Midwestern United States. The office covers 54 dioceses in the 12 states of Ohio, Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, Wisconsin, Missouri, Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Kansas and Nebraska. As a member of the leadership team of the US Operations Division, the Regional Director will advance the divisional mission by overseeing, managing and directing a core staff of 5.5 FTE including regional relationship managers/ program officers, and an office coordinator, who will advance partnerships in the region to inform, mobilize, and engage the Catholic constituency in the promotion of global solidarity through CRS. The office also coordinates closely with the CRS Regional Development Directors and marketing activities in the region.

Qualifications:

  1. Advanced degree required in Pastoral Ministry, theology, non-profit or business management or other related fields.
  2. Eight to ten years of management experience, including staff management and supervision, or the equivalent combination of education and experience, required.
  3. Practicing Catholic, active in his/her faith who is personally and professionally committed to Catholic Social Teaching
  4. Knowledge of the structure of the US Catholic Church and ability to work within its culture and with a variety of Catholic ministries required.
  5. In-depth knowledge of Catholic Social Teaching and its practical application required.
  6. Proven experience in financial and personnel management, strategic planning, and program planning, implementation, and evaluation required.
  7. Understanding of contemporary Catholic Church issues and Global Solidarity.
  8. Strong inter-cultural competency required.
  9. Broad knowledge of international issues, particularly as it relates to the developing world; overseas experience a plus.
  10. Ability to travel in the US and overseas, required

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Patricia Jiménez is the webmaster for USHM and has worked for over 20 years in the areas of youth ministry, catechesis, and teaching and administering lay formation programs. Patty has experience in parish, academia, and diocesan ministry and has been a speaker at local, regional, and national events. She received her Doctorate in Ministry specializing in Hispanic and Latino Theology and Ministry at Barry University in Miami, Florida, a Masters in Theological Studies and a Masters in Ministry for a Multicultural Church from the Franciscan School of Theology in Berkeley, Ca. Her interests are technology and new media, cross-cultural administration, Franciscan spirituality, and Hispanic Theology and Ministry. Patricia Jiménez es webmaster de U.S. Hispanic Ministry. Ha trabajado por más de 20 años en las áreas de la pastoral juvenil, la catequesis, enseñando y administrando programas de formación. También ha trabajado y colaborado en parroquias e instituciones académicas y diócesis; ha sido conferencista en eventos locales, regionales y nacionales. Obtuvo su doctorado en Ministerios, con especialidad en la Pastoral y Teología Hispana/Latina en Barry University en Miami Shores, Florida, su Maestría en Estudios Teológicos y una Maestría en Ministerios Multiculturales de la Escuela Franciscana de Teología en Berkeley, California. Actualmente sus intereses son los medios de comunicación, nuevas tecnologías, la administración intercultural, la espiritualidad Franciscana, y la Teología y Pastoral Hispana.