Director of Mission Integration
Milwaukee, WI 
Posted 12 days ago
Job Description

The position of Director, Mission Integration is a full-time appointment.  The Director is a member of the leadership team and works collaboratively to develop and implement strategic initiatives designed to instill Felician-Franciscan core values and a commitment to the Felician mission.

The Director of Mission Integration will provide leadership, direction, and management concerning Faith Formation programs at St. Joseph Academy.  Will develop and implement activities and provide resources. Will also serve to provide leadership and programs that advance the mission, values and expectations, and goals of St. Joseph Academy. 

REPORTS TO:  CEO/President


The following listing of primary job responsibilities indicates the general nature and level of work required in this job.  This is not designed to be a comprehensive listing of all the activities, duties, or responsibilities that may be required in this job.  Director, Mission Integration is responsible for performing other duties as assigned consistent with the overall responsibility to elevate mission across every sector of St. Joseph Academy.
  • Serve as a member of the leadership team to collaborate in the integration of the Mission and Core Values in all aspects of operations; i.e., strategic planning, policy development, leadership/staff development, and finance/budget;
  • Initiate and assure completion of the creation and implementation of the Mission Integration Plan, supported by the President;
  • Develop, implement, lead, and coordinate the mission integration and ministry formation programs;
  • Identify and develop quantitative and qualitative assessment tools to measure program effectiveness;
  • Collaborate with and support the President in the integration of the Mission and Core Values in the daily operations of St. Joseph Academy;
  • Maintain an active and visible presence at St. Joseph Academy, especially among those being served to promote the development of, spiritual growth and reflection regardless of their faith affiliation, as well as for people with no religious beliefs at all;
  • Assure Mission and Core Values orientation and ongoing programs are provided for the Board Members, Administration, Staff, and Volunteers as appropriate;
  • Ensure the employee's quality of service and behaviors are congruent with the mission and values of the Felician Sisters’ for St. Joseph Academy.
  • Represent SJA with community partners, contacts and at community meetings.
  • Promote SJA to schools, parishes, and other community leaders and organizations.
  • Assist in new employee orientation as requested
  • Collaborate on the completion of reports, as required, and ensure documents are prepared and presented in a professional manner.
  • Develop and implement religious education program
  • Oversee curriculum selection for religious education program evaluate and monitor student progress
  • Appropriately train and supervise catechists
  • Assures each family’s and employee’s right to privacy and confidentiality, at all times
  • Ensure quality of service and behaviors are congruent with the mission and values of the ministry
  • Form collaborations with various parishes to support students with the reception of sacraments of First Reconciliation and First Eucharist
  • Communicates verbally and in writing all pertinent information to support the religious education program
  • Communicates pertinent information with members of the team and appropriate departments to ensure response to requests, concerns, or issues
  • Maintain necessary clerical information regarding each student and family
  • Attend diocesan training opportunities
  • Shows support for school functions by attending Open House, School Board/Parent Meetings, etc.
  • Participates in meetings to improve communication and problem solving, as needed
  • Perform other duties as assigned

  • Candidates must be a practicing Catholic and in good standing with the Roman Catholic Church;
  • Some education in Theology, Religious studies, or related field;
  • Demonstrated experience in catechetical/ministry leadership within a parish, diocesan or educational environment;
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Catholic principles, values, and social teaching;
  • Proven experience in and ability to foster interfaith dialogue and activities;
  • Demonstrated experience working with a diverse population from a variety of cultural/ethnic/religious backgrounds;
  • Superior ability to develop, lead and motivate collaborative with diverse teams;
  • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills;
  • Expertise in creating and delivering effective presentations;
  • Skill with word processing and presentation software;
  • Proven ability to effectively utilize Microsoft Office applications, Outlook and key social media platforms.
  • Bachelors Degree
  • Masters preferred but not required
  • 10+ years related experience with proven leadership experience
  • Ability to identify, analyze, and resolve problems
  • Excellent interpersonal relations skills
  • Exhibits sound and accurate judgment with the ability to make timely decisions
  • Detail oriented; ability to work under pressure, multi-task, and meet deadlines
  • Must possess a valid Wisconsin driver’s license and have reliable transportation
Equipment Used:
  • Office equipment: phone systems, fax machine, photocopier
  • Facilities Services Equipment: Facilities Systems (HVAC, plumbing, electrical) janitorial, custodial, landscaping, snow removal, carpentry tools and equipment

Physical and Mental Requirements:
(Occasionally 1% - 33% of time; frequently 34% - 66% of time; continuously 67% - 100% of time): Occasionally - lifting up to 25 pounds, Rarely  – lifting over 25 pounds, Occasionally – walking and standing, Continuously – sitting, Frequently – hand manipulation / dexterity when writing, using PC, and using other office equipment, occasionally – bending and reaching

Environmental Conditions:
Occasional exposure to infectious or communicable diseases inherent to care of ill children, occasional exposure to loud or unpleasant voices due to unpredictable behavior of children and seasonal exposure to high humidity due to temperature control of the facility.

Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities


Job Summary
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
10+ years
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