Coordinator of Justice, Peace & Integrity of Creation (JPIC) 

Website Stuart Center for Mission


Coordinator of Justice, Peace & Integrity of Creation (JPIC)

Position Summary:
The Stuart Center for Mission seeks a strongly collaborative, dynamic, creative person to serve as Coordinator of the Office of Justice Peace and Integrity of Creation (JPIC) for the Society of the Sacred Heart, United States-Canada Province (the Society), an international women’s Catholic religious organization. As a sponsored ministry of the Society, The Stuart Center for Mission’s mission is to work for social justice through education, empowerment and partnership at the national and international
levels. Though located in Washington, DC the Stuart Center for Mission’s reach is both national and international. We are particularly committed to bringing our educational spirit to working in the Province’s priority areas of anti-racism, immigration and environmental integrity and justice, particularly where women, youth and children are involved.

We are enthusiastic about launching a new model with the establishment of a JPIC Commission that reflects a collaborative, shared leadership model that is consistent with the core values of the Society as expressed through our areas of JPIC commitment. The JPIC Commission will be comprised of a cross-section of Sacred Heart stakeholders and organizational partners. The JPIC Coordinator will animate and coordinate the JPIC Commission through implementation of a shared leadership approach. The
new Coordinator will play a key role in this exciting venture of building the Commission and launching this new model.

Essential Functions
Collaborating with the JPIC Commission the JPIC Coordinator will:
● Identify clear, consistent ways of integrating the work of JPIC into the life of the Province.
● Collaborate with other nonprofit organizations, religious congregations, and justice-related networks to promote JPIC issues through prayer, education and action.
● Develop programs, educational resources, reflection materials and online/digital tools for connecting people locally, regionally and globally;
● Review, develop and distribute timely position statements that reflect the mission and core values of the Society on matters or situations of national and/or international concern as they

General Administrative Responsibilities:
● Develop and monitor expenditure of budgets that reflect a respect for the stewardship of limited resources while seeking support for programs and projects in collaboration with the Executive Director.
● Convene regular meetings of the Commission and maintain records of agendas, minutes and rotation of duties.
● Submit annual goals and monthly reports.
● Attend virtual and in-person staff meetings.
● Supervise program interns and volunteers.
● Perform other administrative functions as required by the position or the Executive Director.

Qualifications and skills:
● Bachelor’s degree and minimum of 4 years of experience in a field related to social justice. Master’s degree in a related field preferred.
● A highly collaborative, shared leadership approach without forfeiting the responsibility for implementation of the essential functions as the Coordinator.

● Reflect the mission of the Society of the Sacred Heart and Social Justice Teachings of the Catholic Church,
● This position requires an organized, motivated, self-starter with demonstrated skills in working with groups to achieve objectives through open communication and consensus.
● Ability to use (or learn) skills needed for webpage updating, database management, MS Word Office, and social media within the framework of the guidelines of the Society.
● Strongly preferred bi-lingual proficiency in English and Spanish.
● Ability to travel as needed and possess a high level of comfort networking with groups and individuals, both secular and religious.
● Ability to work on seemingly intractable social issues without becoming discouraged.

Personal Qualities:  Must be a self-directed person who exercises initiative and creativity.  This person should be able to assume both a leadership and collaborative/supportive role in work with other individuals or groups.  Strong organizational and communication skills (written, oral and technological) are key.
The Coordinator of JPIC typically works within the Monday-Friday from 9.00-5.00 or 8.00-4.00 timetable except when implementation of programs and/or participation in required meetings, conferences, etc. are required as part of the essential functions of the position. Travel may be necessary.
Compensation:  This is a full-time, exempt position. Salary commensurate with experience and benefits available through the Society of the Sacred Heart, United States-Canada Province.

Submit a cover letter, resume and three references to [email protected] no later than Monday, March 26, 2024

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