Administrator of Education and Training Programs - Pastoral Center Apply Online

The Pastoral Center has an opening in the Safe Environments Office for an Administrator of Education and Training Programs. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Being knowledgeable and proficient with Diocesan policies for “Safe Environments” and being able to effectively communicate such policies and answer basic questions from clergy, employees, volunteers, etc.
  • Keeping informed on current USCCB requirements and cooperating with them in compliance issues
  • Conducting training programs to prepare qualified facilitators
  • Supervising all trained facilitators of Virtus and Netsmartz Programs
  • Coordinating Virtus training schedules for adults and parents and posting to the website
  • Conducting training sessions for clergy, religious, diocesan employees, volunteers, parents and students as needed
  • Conducting sessions and training facilitators in programs having to do with protecting Vulnerable Adults
  • Being flexible with work hours to accommodate occasional need for evening and/or weekend hours
  • Navigating Virtus website with complete proficiency in “Administrator” capacity
  • Working with Chancellor and Administrator of Background Screening in preparation for the annual USCCB Audit of Compliance with the Bishops’ Charter
  • Conducting parish visits and live audits as needed to monitor compliance with Diocesan policies and procedures
  • Keeping the Safe Environment portion of the Diocesan website current in conjunction with the Administrator of Background Screening
  • Collaborating with Superintendent of schools, Director of Catechesis and Leadership Development and Director of Human Resources on development and implementation of Safe Environment programs and policies in their respective areas.
  • Assisting Chancellor with preparation of annual budget for the Office of Safe Environments
  • Tracking budget vs. actual expenses throughout the year

This is a sampling of duties.  Other tasks, responsibilities and duties may be assigned as needed.


  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Previous teaching/training experience required
  • Practicing Catholic and knowledge of Catholic Church
  • General knowledge of the Diocese of Palm Beach, parishes, institutions
  • Successful work experience with high volume, detailed recordkeeping, filing, tracking, data base entry and reporting
  • Excellent business judgment, superb organizational skills, business writing skills, people/customer service oriented
  • Bilingual (Spanish) preferred
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite, including Word, Excel, Outlook and Internet.
  • Excellent and professional telephone manner, interpersonal skills, confidentiality.
  • Ability to work effectively with Diocesan employees, departments heads, representatives of other agencies and the general public.
  • Ability to multi-task, work independently and make responsible judgment calls.
  • Ability to respect confidentiality and consistently exercise discretion and good business judgment
  • Reliable, insured vehicle and ability to travel within the counties constituting the Diocese of Palm Beach for auditing compliance

Physical Requirements:

  • Occasional moderate lifting of 15 – 44 pounds
  • Occasional light lifting of under 15 pounds
  • Occasional straight pulling
  • Occasional reaching over shoulder
  • Continuous use of fingers (i.e. typing)
  • Continuous extended periods of sitting
  • Occasional walking and standing
  • Frequent repeated bending
  • Continuous routine visual requirements
  • Frequent exposure to dust

To apply, download and complete the "Employment Application" from the following link:

Please forward completed application materials to the attention of Gretchen Wood, Human Resources Coordinator.

Via US Mail: Diocese of Palm Beach

9995 North Military Trail

Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410-9650  

Via Fax: (561) 775-9575