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Diocese of Los Angeles, United States

Parish Executive Director
St. Monica, Santa Monica
Posted 7/23/2019 until 10/31/2019
​The Parish Executive Director (PED) will be an accomplished, strategic, and visionary leader, providing primary day-to-day administration and oversight responsibility for parish staff, ministry programs, finance, operations, and volunteers. In decisions and direction, the PED will operate (1) consistent with the mission and goals of St. Monica and the Catholic Church, and (2) in fiscally sound manner. Reporting to Pastor, this position is responsible for the following key areas: leadership, personnel, finance, stewardship, operations.

The PED will use principles of servant leadership to create and maintain a parish culture that is transparent, collaborative and responsible, and consistently supports the parish mission, "Toform loving disciples who will transform the world."

Of primary importance, the PED will be a key leader during a very significant transition for the parish community. The current pastor, a dedicated and dynamic leader who has deep ties with the parish and broader community, may soon retire. The PED will be pivotal to ensure a stable and forward-looking environment for the parish during this transition, celebrating and recognizing all that current pastor has accomplished and given to St. Monica, facilitating the current pastor's retirement process, and welcoming and onboarding the new pastor.

The PED and the President of Schools work collaboratively as equal partners and report directly to the pastor. The PED will also consult with the Finance Council and the Parish Council, comprised of termed lay leaders serving in advisory capacities. The PED will supervise all lay parish employees, except three positions which report directly to the pastor.


The PED assumes day-to-day leadership and oversight responsibility for the parish and staff by maintaining a vibrant and mission-driven parish culture, stewarding a collaborative strategi
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