Director of Cemeteries (Sales and Operations)

Posted on Jan 21, 2019 by Catholic Funeral and Cemetery Services

San Jose, CA 95101
Senior Appointments
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Catholic Management Services (CMS), a Church-owned management company, seeks to hire a local Director of Cemeteries to be responsible for managing the ministerial, administrative and financial aspects of Catholic Funeral and Cemetery Services, San Jose. This position will oversee, manage and evaluate the staff in all functions - sales, service, operations, grounds and administrative. The office for this position will be based in the San Jose area with travel within the diocese expected to be at least 50% of the time. The Director of Cemeteries and Funerals will report to the CMS Regional Director.

  • Serve as the primary face of this ministry to the community
  • Executive and Ministry Management
  • Financial Management
  • Sales & Operations Management
  • Facilities and Grounds Management
  • Staff Supervision, assisting other Diocesan departments and committees as needed and performance of special projects and tasks.

  • 5+ years of Sales Management experience and managing an organization with demonstrated experience in day-to-day operations.
  • Four-year college degree required
  • A practical understanding of the Roman Catholic funeral and burial liturgies and policies.
  • Must be a Roman Catholic with a strong sense of "church" who possesses a supportive and energetic attitude toward the Church, her teachings and her work.
  • Demonstrated high level of leadership, and coaching.
  • A flexible personality, strong business judgement and analytical mind
  • Pragmatic problem-solving skills
  • Solid communications (oral and written) and listening skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel and other general-purpose computer applications
  • An executive who is team oriented, proactive and a collaborative business partner with outstanding leadership skills

About the Employer

Catholic Management Services offers strategic planning and professional services to support the mission of our client dioceses across the nation. As a Church-owned organization, we are uniquely positioned to understand its issues and, therefore, serve its needs. Catholic Management Services incorporates best practices to deliver strategic models and shared solutions to meet the complex business needs of today's Catholic Church. Our goal is to create a financially healthy and sustainable environment in areas ranging from funeral and cemetery operations to administration.

Reference: 614572383

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