The Diocese of Phoenix Catholic Cemeteries and Funeral Homes is seeking to fill the position of Chief Executive Officer and President. The Chief Executive Officer and President serves as the chief officer and director of the Diocese of Phoenix Catholic Cemeteries & Funeral Homes (“DOPCCFH”) and directs its staff in its mission to encounter the Living Christ in cooperation with the Diocese of Phoenix in order to meet the burial needs of the Catholic Community.
Essential Job Functions: This position is responsible for developing and administering DOPCCFH’s strategies, objectives, plans, policies and procedures in consultation with Diocesan officials and volunteer advisory councils and boards; overseeing the day-to-day operations of DOPCCFH; developing long range strategic plans for meeting future burial needs of the Catholic community in Arizona; and working with local and State officials to ensure that the mission and purpose of DOPCCFH and the Diocese of Phoenix are properly expressed and represented. The Chief Executive Director and President will also interface on a regular basis with other organizations of consistent purpose, including other local and national cemeteries and funeral homes organizations, to research matters of benefit to DOPCCFH and its mission. The person holding this position is appointed by the Bishop of the Diocese of Phoenix pursuant to the terms and conditions of the Bylaws of DOPCCFH.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required: The ideal candidate must have extensive experience in all phases of managing an organization. Must have demonstrated knowledge of supervising and providing leadership to management level personnel. Must possess exceptional communication abilities; demonstrate a high level of professionalism when interacting with people of varying backgrounds; emotionally able to deal with death, grief, and stress; be familiar with and be able to subscribe to Catholic principles and teachings. Working knowledge and experience with State of Arizona Real Estate Law, and in particular Article 6 thereof, and the administrative code and Funeral Rules governing the operations of cemeteries and funeral homes is highly preferred.
Minimum Qualifications: Ten to fifteen years of proven experience in an executive level position. Hold a master level and/or bachelor’s degree. Must be an active practicing Roman Catholic in full communion with the Church.
Interested parties are asked to send their cover letter and resume to Lizzett E. Campos, Director of Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org