Director of Pastoral Planning – Diocese of St. Cloud

Director of Pastoral Planning
Diocese of St. Cloud
St. Cloud, Minnesota

The Diocese of St. Cloud is seeking a Director of Pastoral Planning. This unique role supports and interacts regularly with the bishop, the Diocesan Planning Council, and parish faith communities in guiding the Church’s mission both in the present and into the future.


The ideal candidate has a contagious energy for meaningful work and engaging in active listening. Developing and nurturing relationships with clergy and laity, diocesan staff, and parish leaders and staff, is integral to this position. General responsibilities include implementation of diocesan pastoral plans, assisting parishes with planning needs, and overseeing risk management programs.

Qualifications include knowledge of the Catholic faith, collaborative ministry work experience, and excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Experience in management and record-keeping, maintaining deadlines, confidentiality, and conflict resolution are valuable. Master’s degree and experience in pastoral planning are preferred. Applications due by January 5, 2018.

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