The Diocese Of Manchester seeks a Director of Cemetery Operations. This is a ministry position that is accountable to the Bishop of Manchester, and is supervised by the Finance Officer/Secretary for Temporalities. This ministry is focused on assisting cemeteries with the preparation and burial of the Church’s beloved dead. The ministry of bereavement embraces the reality of the human person as an embodied spirit. This embodiment in sacred, for it locates the human spirit in history and in a sacred place.
The Bishop of Manchester is the visible principal and foundation of unity in the particular diocese entrusted to him. In a unique and visible way, he makes Christ’s mission present and enduring as Shepherd of the Christian Community. In order to fulfill his mission, the Bishop employs suitable, chosen collaborators (clerics, religious, or lay people). He shares with them the apostolic mission and entrusts various responsibilities to them.
Each position employed in the Chancery helps to extend the ministry of the Bishop in particular ways as outlined in the position description. All employees of the diocesan administration assist the Bishop of Manchester in serving the parishes, schools and institutions of the Catholic Church in New Hampshire.
This position is designed to actively work with the cemeteries within the Diocese of Manchester to improve operational efficiencies and to build financial stability. This position will lead cemetery management by developing and implementing a long range strategic plan.