Outside of Archdiocese
Posted 1 year ago

Posted:  09/06/2022

The Archdiocese of Indianapolis is seeking a full time Director of Pastoral Ministries in our downtown Indianapolis location. This is an onsite role, Monday – Thursday (Fridays off).

The Director of Pastoral Ministries provides leadership and guidance to many ministry offices within the Archdiocese including Youth Ministry, Young Adult and College Campus Ministries, Ecumenism and Interreligious Affairs, Intercultural Ministries, Marriage and Family Life, Human Life and Dignity, and Corrections.

This role works to promote teamwork, foster collaboration within these ministries as well as other secretariats, and to enhance the service and the resources provided to the parishes, schools, and agencies of the Archdiocese of Indianapolis. The Director of Pastoral Ministries will ensure the strategic vision is executed within these various ministries, ensuring that evangelization, catechesis and missionary discipleship permeate throughout. This role will provide guidance to ministry directors to support the formation its leaders and ministries, serving as a resource and advisor within the Archdiocese to promote participation in ministries and programs. Promote full, conscious and active participation in the liturgical and sacramental life of the Church in a manner that respects inter-cultural and inter-generational diversity.

Requirements for candidates include being a practicing Roman Catholic with bachelor’s degree in theology or a related field and a solid formation in the doctrine and teachings of the Roman Catholic Church. Experience in supervising and leading others and the ability to communicate in both English and Spanish is preferred.

Work Life Balance and Professional Growth
• Strong emphasis on work-life balance, including 4-day work week (35 hours = full time).
• Support and provide opportunities for continuing professional development


Full-time employees may participate in a benefits program that includes:
• Comprehensive Health plan
• Employer contributed HSA for medical plan participants
• FSA and Dependent Care FSA
• Dental Insurance
• Paid Vacation, Sick, and Personal Days
• Life and Disability Insurance
• 403(b) matching

Job Features

Job Category




Please send resume and cover letter in confidence to: [email protected].