Also known as Adult Ministries Director, Children's Ministries Director, Christian Education Director, Religious Education Coordinator, Religious Education Director, Senior Adults Director, Student Ministries Director, Women's Ministry Director, Youth Director, Youth Ministry Director
Also known as Adult Ministries Director, Children's Ministries Director, Christian Education Director
Religious Education Coordinators coordinate or design programs and conduct outreach to promote the religious education or activities of a denominational group.
In addition, Religious Education Coordinators may provide counseling, guidance, and leadership relative to marital, health, financial, and religious problems.
Religious Education Coordinators are often responsible for overseeing or executing some or all of the following tasks:
The above responsibilities are specific to Religious Education Coordinators. More generally, Religious Education Coordinators are involved in several broader types of activities:
The median salary for a Religious Education Coordinator is $45,110, and the average salary is $52,660. Both the median and average roughly describe the middle of the Religious Education Coordinator salary range, but the average is more easily affected by extremely high or low salaries.
Many Religious Education Coordinators earn significantly more or less than the average, due to several factors. About 10% of Religious Education Coordinators earn less than $25,340 per year, 25% earn less than $32,830, 75% earn less than $63,630, and 90% earn less than $93,990.
Between the years of 2020 and 2030, the number of Religious Education Coordinators is expected to change by 2.1%, and there should be roughly 17,400 open positions for Religious Education Coordinators every year.
Career interests describe a person's preferences for different types of working environments and activities. When a person's interest match the demands of an occupation, people are usually more engaged and satisfied in that role.
Compared to most occupations, those who work as a Religious Education Coordinator are usually higher in their Enterprising, Social, and Conventional interests.
Religious Education Coordinators typically have very strong Enterprising interests. Enterprising occupations frequently involve starting up and carrying out projects. These occupations can involve leading people and making many decisions. Sometimes they require risk taking and often deal with business.
Also, Religious Education Coordinators typically have very strong Social interests. Social occupations frequently involve working with, communicating with, and teaching people. These occupations often involve helping or providing service to others.
Lastly, Religious Education Coordinators typically have moderate Conventional interests. Conventional occupations frequently involve following set procedures and routines. These occupations can include working with data and details more than with ideas. Usually there is a clear line of authority to follow.
People differ in their values, or what is most important to them for building job satisfaction and fulfillment.
Compared to most people, those working as a Religious Education Coordinator tend to value Relationships, Achievement, and Independence.
Most importantly, Religious Education Coordinators very strongly value Relationships. Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to provide service to others and work with co-workers in a friendly non-competitive environment.
Second, Religious Education Coordinators strongly value Achievement. Occupations that satisfy this work value are results oriented and allow employees to use their strongest abilities, giving them a feeling of accomplishment.
Lastly, Religious Education Coordinators strongly value Independence. Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to work on their own and make decisions.
Each occupation brings its own set of psychological demands, which describe the characteristics necessary to perform the job well.
In order to perform their job successfully, people who work as Religious Education Coordinators must consistently demonstrate qualities such as concern for others, integrity, and dependability.
Below, you'll find a list of qualities typically required of Religious Education Coordinators, ranked by importance:
Many Religious Education Coordinators will have a four-year bachelor's degree, but some do not.
Religious Education Coordinators usually need several years of work-related experience, on-the-job training, and/or vocational training.
Religious Education Coordinators may benefit from understanding of specialized subject areas, such as philosophy and theology, customer and personal service, or education and training knowledge.
The list below shows several areas in which most Religious Education Coordinators might want to build proficiency, ranked by importance.
Religious Education Coordinators must develop a particular set of abilities to perform their job well. Abilities are individual capacities that influence a person's information processing, sensory perception, motor coordination, and physical strength or endurance. Individuals may naturally have certain abilities without explicit training, but most abilities can be sharpened somewhat through practice.
For example, Religious Education Coordinators need abilities such as oral comprehension, written comprehension, and oral expression in order to perform their job at a high level. The list below shows several important abilities for Religious Education Coordinators, ranked by their relative importance.
Skills are developed capacities that enable people to function effectively in real-world settings. Unlike abilities, skills are typically easier to build through practice and experience. Skills influence effectiveness in areas such as learning, working with others, design, troubleshooting, and more.
Religious Education Coordinators frequently use skills like speaking, social perceptiveness, and reading comprehension to perform their job effectively. The list below shows several critical skills for Religious Education Coordinators, ranked by their relative importance.
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