Job Listing Details

Sr. Director, Mission Integration & Innovation

Facility: Catholic Health Association
State: St. Louis, Mo.
Contact Name: Cara Brouder
Contact Title: Sr. Director, Human Resources
Contact Phone: (314) 253-3498
Contact Email:

Position Summary
This position provides thought leadership in the areas of mission innovation and integration. As an interdisciplinary position, the focus is to identify, develop, and coordinate programs, products, and services for ministry leaders responsible for mission integration. Additionally, this position is responsible for connecting mission executives through committee meetings to facilitate the development and sharing of successful practices in these areas. Travel is required (approximately 40%).

Essential Functions

  • Develop and provide programs related to mission
  • Coordinate and facilitate mission committee and their subcommittees.
  • Development and implementation of mission integration programs and resources for mission leaders
  • Report progress of programs and committees to Vice President of Sponsorship and Mission Services for integration into other aspects of the CHA strategic plan as well as the President's report to the CHA board
  • Maintain relationships with identified universities, colleges and programs that promote effective development of mission competencies
  • Maintain collaborative relationships with the Coalition for Physician Well-Being (Adventist Health) and jointly develop programs and resources where appropriate
  • Provide consultations, assessments and presentations on mission integration and Catholic identity for Catholic health care leaders, facilities and systems

Experience: 5 years working in a leadership position in Mission Integration at a local, regional, or national health care level. Proven leadership experience in management or supervision. Experience and ability to present educational and conceptual information to both large and small groups.

Skills, Knowledge, and Ability: Ability to effectively articulate a model and vision of Catholic health care for the future that integrates mission and business dimensions of the ministry. Superior degree of oral and written communication skills. Knowledge of leadership development literature, programs, and resources. Practicing Catholic with demonstrated understanding of church structures, practices (rituals and traditions), moral and social teaching. Ability to plan, coordinate, and manage multiple programs for the ministry. Ability to work integrally as a vital part of a high level team. Thorough knowledge of the Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic Health Care Services, and their implications for the delivery of services in the changing health care environment. Demonstrated skill in group dynamics, interpersonal relationships, and adult education/learning. Ability to function as part of a team. Ability to generate enthusiasm and inspire confidence and support.

Education/Certification: Minimum of a master's degree in theology or related field.

The Catholic Health Association of the United States (CHA) advances the Catholic health ministry of the United States in caring for people and communities. Comprised of more than 600 hospitals and 1,600 long-term care and other health facilities in all 50 states, the Catholic health ministry is the largest group of nonprofit health care providers in the nation. CHA offers competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package. Consider joining our mission based organization by sending a resume to