Employment Application

Director of Pastoral Ministry


The Diocese of Savannah has an opening for Director of Pastoral Ministry. This is a full-time, exempt position reporting to the Managing Director of Evangelization and Discipleship.

This position advocates for and oversees ministry within the following areas:

  • Bereavement Ministry
  • Respect Life
  • Justice and Service
  • Catholic Social Teaching
  • Marriage Ministry
  • Divorce/separated Ministry
  • LGBTQ Ministry

This position maintain a strong working relationship with parish and school leaders in specific ministries while encouraging ministry growth within the parish and school setting.

Working collaboratively with other Directors in the Office of Evangelization and Discipleship, this position is able to advise and create a vision for the Office while creating a culture of living out the themes of Catholic Social Teaching.

Candidates must be a practicing Catholic in full communion with the Church, hold deep knowledge of Roman Catholic teachings, structure, traditions, etc. Candidates should have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ and a commitment to personal spiritual growth.

A Bachelor’s degree in theology, pastoral ministry, religious education or a related field is required; with a minimum of two – five years of work experience at the parish, school or diocesan level.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required; proficiency in Spanish language is a plus.

Note: VIRTUS training and criminal background check are required for hiring.


To apply, send resume with salary history and references to:

Jo Ann Green, Director of Operations & Human Resources
Diocese of Savannah 2170 E. Victory Drive Savannah, GA 31404


Jo Ann Green

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