Director of Religious Education (DRE)

Contact Name: 
Robert Dugas
Email Address:
Phone Number: 
(512) 280-4460
Job Description: 

St. Paul Parish is seeking a part-time Director of Religious Education (DRE). The DRE reports directly to the Parish Business Administrator and works closely with the Pastor, parish staff, and parishioner volunteers.

  • Plans and directs parish faith formation/religious education programs (K-8 and adult)
  • Invites, motivates, and forms volunteers to serve as responsible catechists
  • Directs the selection process, purchases texts and materials, and instructs catechists in their use
  • Drafts, explains, and defends the catechetical budget to the appropriate decision-making bodies
  • Delegates tasks and responsibilities as needed
  • Initiates and maintains accurate records on students, families, catechists
  • Direct program for Quinceaneras to include workshops, scheduling and preparation of materials
Minimum Qualifications: 
  • A Practicing Catholic
  • Bachelor Degree in Religious Studies, Theology or Pastoral Studies or 3+ years as a DRE
  • Self-starter
  • Team building skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Professional writing and speaking skills
  • Willingness to work a flexible work schedule
  • Completion of the Diocese of Austin’s Ethics and Integrity in Ministry Program
  • Bilingual English/Spanish is required
How to Apply: 

Please send cover letter and resume to:
Robert Dugas
St. Paul Catholic Church
10000 David Moore Drive
Austin, TX 78748
or email to