The Minnesota Catholic Conference (MCC), the public policy voice of the Catholic Church in Minnesota, is seeking an associate director for public policy. The associate director assists the Catholic bishops of Minnesota and the executive director by actively identifying, formulating, and implementing public policy objectives that promote the common good in the state of Minnesota.
The associate director is MCC’s day-to-day point of contact with public officials and is responsible for facilitating good relationships with legislators on both sides of the aisle. We work to find common ground for the common good.
Lobbying, policy analysis, and building coalitions comprise the principal duties of the associate director, though the associate director is also responsible for building relationships with parishes, laity, and other stakeholders in the Catholic community. The associate director also works with other MCC team members to facilitate programming and develop resources that help Catholics be more effective faithful citizens and live missionary discipleship in the public arena.
Associate Director for Public Policy
Full-time, salaried, exempt
Pay and Benefits
Salary and benefits package commensurate with experience
St. Paul, Minnesota. Some travel throughout Minnesota and occasional travel outside the state.
Key Duties and Responsibilities
Please e-mail a resume, cover letter, writing sample and three references to firstname.lastname@example.org or HR Director, Minnesota Catholic Conference, 475 University Ave. W., St. Paul, MN 55103. Additional information regarding the Minnesota Catholic Conference can be found at: mncatholic.org. Position open until filled. No phone calls, please.
Minnesota Catholic Conference (MCC) is the public policy voice of the Catholic Church in Minnesota. MCC supports the ministry of our state’s Catholic bishops by:
● Working with political and community leaders to shape legislation that serves human dignity and the common good
● Educating Catholics and the public about the ethical and moral framework that should be applied to public policy choices
● Mobilizing the Catholic community to make its voice heard in the public arena