ARCHDIOCESE OF CHICAGO DIRECTORS OF RELIGIOUS EDUCATION. Job Analysis Work Sheet 2

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1 ARCHDIOCESE OF CHICAGO DIRECTORS OF RELIGIOUS EDUCATION Job Analysis Work Sheet 2 PARISH: PASTOR: CATECHETICAL LEADER: DATE: STEP ONE: In dialogue with your pastor, determine your job evaluation points for the following factors: FACTOR ONE: EDUCATION (Complete Parts A and B) PART A: FORMAL EDUCATION (Circle ONLY the highest level attained.) Certificate in Catechetics or Religious Education from a recognized institution 5 BS or BA, non-religious major 15 BS or BA, theology major or relevant to position credit hours toward Master s degree, relevant to position, in Religious 30 Education Studies, Theology, Pastoral Studies or related field Master s Degree relevant to position, in Religious Education Studies 40 Theology, Pastoral Studies or other related field. Two relevant Masters degrees, a Master of Divinity or 36 post graduate hours 45 related to position Doctorate of Ministry or one related to position 50 Points: Part A PART B: ONGOING EDUCATION (Check all those applicable) Completion of Archdiocesan Catechist Certification process through 5 Fostering Faith Institute African American Institute Hispanic Institute (INCHA) Filipino Institute Parish Based Program RCIA Leaders and Catechists Formation Program Completion of 5 Hispanic Institute (Level III) Youth Ministry Certificate Program Leaven for Leadership Liturgy Institute Certificate Program (LIC) Lay Ministry Program Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) Diaconate Program Basic Formation Modules I, II, III 2 To be used in determining the salary for a DRE starting in a new parish, or when there is a significant change in experience, responsibilities, education or certification. This form may be used for a person who has responsibility for parts of a parish religious education program. 1

2 ADDITIONAL FORMATION (related to catechetical ministry) List name of program and date of class/seminar/workshop taken within the last five years. Each 5 hours of class/seminar/workshop is equal to 1 point. A credited/audited college course is equal to 3 points. Cannot exceed 10 points. Date Class/Seminar/Workshop Points Points: Part B FACTOR ONE: EDUCATION (Parts A and B not to exceed 50 points) Total Points Factor One: I FACTOR TWO: PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION The Office for Catechesis has developed a comprehensive certification process for experienced and professional religious educators with a master s degree. Points are awarded to those DREs who have successfully completed the certification process and maintained their certification. Certified 20 ARCHDIOCESAN DRE CERTIFICATION Total points Factor Two: II FACTOR THREE: EXPERIENCE (Complete Parts A, B, and C) PART A: Previous experience as a DRE or CRE in any diocese with General Responsibilities as listed under Factor Four Full Time Part Time 1 3 completed years completed years completed years completed years completed years Over 16 completed years Points: Part A PART B: Previous experience in diocesan or parish ministry such as a Consultant, Teacher, Principal, Religion Department Chairperson, Pastoral Associate, Youth Minister; in religious community such as Community Administrator or Formation Director; in professional or secular administration such as Department Director or Manager. 2

3 Specify previous experience in other ministry: Experience: YEARS Full Time Part Time Total years experience Circle points for total years full time and part time experience. Full Time Part Time 1 to 3 completed years to 6 completed years to 10 completed years completed years Points Part B PART C: Previous experience in one area of a religious education program, such as a sacramental program or level coordinator, catechist. Program/Level Coordinator Catechist 1 to 3 completed years to 6 completed years to 10 completed years completed years Points Part C FACTOR THREE: EXPERIENCE (Parts A, B, & C not to exceed 50 points) Total Points Factor Three: III FACTOR FOUR: MINISTRY RESPONSIBILITIES (Complete Parts A & B) PART A: General Responsibilities A total of 50 points are given to the DRE whose job description includes all of the responsibilities listed below. When the job description includes only some of the resonsibilities, circle those which apply and allow 5 points for each responsibility up to 30 points. 1. Articulates a plan for comprehensive religious education in light of the parish vision and mission. 2. Manages planning, assessment and evaluation of parish catechists. 3

4 3. Oversees the administration of parish catechetical programs including budgeting, record keeping and implementing archdiocesan and parish policies. 4. Manages recruitment, orientation and supervision of catechetical personnel. 5. Provides opportunities for formation and education of catechists leading to adrhdiocesan certification. 6. Collaborates with Pastor/Pastoral Coordinator, members of parish staff and Education Commission and Religious Education Advisory Group integrating area of responsibility with the overall parish endeavor. 7. Oversees preparation and celebration of sacraments. 8. Relates to cluster, deanery, vicariate, archdiocesan and ecumenical structure as appropriate. Specific Responsibilities Points Part A Part B: Circle all that apply not to exceed 30 points 1. Adult Faith Formation 5 2. Formation of Other Ministers 5 3. Family Religious Education Program 5 4. Christian Initiation (RCIA) of children and adults 5 5. Baptismal and/or Marriage Preparation 5 6. Adolescent Religious Education 5 7. Child Religious Education (Levels K-8) Program size: less than over Early Childhood Religious Education 5 9. Liturgy of the Word for Children Resourcing the school Formation of School Teachers Multiple Parishes Bi-Lingual Program Other (Please specify 5 points each) Points Part B 4

5 FACTOR FOUR: RESPONSIBILITIES (Part A & B not to exceed 80 points) Total Points Factor Four IV STEP TWO: ADD UP YOUR TOTAL POINTS FACTOR ONE FACTOR TWO FACTOR THREE FACTOR FOUR TOTAL: STEP THREE: CONVERT THE TOTAL POINTS IN STEP TO A SALARY GRADE TOTAL POINTS : GRADE STEP FOUR: RELATE THE GRADE ASSIGNED TO THE SALARY SCHEDULE FOR LAY OR RELIGIOUS DIRECTORS OF RELIGIOUS EDUCATION Please send a copy of this work sheet to the: Office for Catechesis 1025 West Fry Street Chicago, IL

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