Current Positions

Campus Ministry Associate – University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Post Date: February 20, 2018

St. Mary Student Parish at University of Michigan is seeking a recent college graduate with a desire to focus on developing leadership skills and professional growth as part of a Catholic campus ministry team. Responsibilities include support and promote campus ministry at the University of Michigan through programs, events, and activities. St. Mary Student Parish, staffed by priests of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits), serves the students, faculty, and staff at the University of Michigan.


  • Seeking recent college graduate.
  • Experience in a Jesuit institution preferred

Send resume and cover letter to Lanette Mele ( Visit for more details and to apply.

Executive Director – Yale University
New Haven, Connecticut
Post Date: February 15, 2018

The Executive Director directs all aspects of day-to-day administration, including financial, facilities, and human resources management; actively participates in strategic and program planning and assessment, provides administrative support for several Board committees and all Board meetings, and selects and supervises support and program staff. Oversees and coordinates activity among fundraising, finance, facility, support, program and pastoral staff to provide for effective and efficient service to students, faculty, staff, Board of Trustees and community members. Monitors and controls STM budget. Provides oversight of the creation of financial reports for Chaplain, Treasurer, President and Board. Jointly reports to the Chaplain and President of the Board of Trustees of the Saint Thomas More Corporation. Directly manages the Director of Administration & Finance, the Director of Communications, the Director of Development, the Facilities Manager and the Director of the Center for Music and Liturgy. Also has responsibility for the operations management of Campus Ministry Programming led by the Assistant Chaplains. Flexibility to work outside of normal business hours is required. May include evening and weekend work hours.

Education and Experience

  • Masters degree in management, finance, accounting or other organizational discipline, required.
  • A minimum of five (5) years experience in management, preferably in a not-for-profit organization.
  • Fundraising experience and work with non-profit boards also preferred

• Strong commitment to the mission and values of the organization.
• Excellent interpersonal skills required to relate to Board, Chaplain, donors, colleagues, volunteers, university administrators, and community and church leaders.
• Strong self-starter. Creative and energetic and able to work with considerable independence within the context of a team environment and a network of relationships.
• Ability to juggle multiple tasks and deadlines, set priorities and work independently
• Demonstrated ability to work well with others on deadlines and under pressure.
• Knowledge of general management principles and experience with budgeting, financial analysis and estimation, and investment management.
• High degree of computer literacy with thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office PC based spreadsheets, word processing and presentation applications, social media and e-mail.
• Knowledge of and experience with not-for-profit accounting and human resources principles and theories.
• Well-developed organizational, oral and written communication, presentation and supervisory skills.
• Practicing Roman Catholic with strong working knowledge of the Catholic faith.

Application For more information and immediate consideration, please apply online at Please be sure to reference this website when applying for this position.

Director of Campus Ministry and Social Justice - University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point, Wisconsin
Post Date: February 14, 2018

The Director of Campus Ministry and Social Justice is guided by the parish mission statement: Disciples called to worship. Sent to serve.  The director works in collaboration with the pastor and parish community in offering outreach to Catholic students of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point and Mid-State Technical College, as well as stimulating and promoting awareness and response to the Social Justice component of the Gospel and Catholic social teaching within the parish.

Campus ministry is offered within a parish-based campus ministry structure, which provides significant elements of support and witness.  The parish community offers financial support for the campus ministry program, as well as volunteer contributions to various student-related programs.  The parish also provides an important witness of faithful worship and ministry outreach, and a welcoming presence for student participation and presence.

The position is full time.  Salary will be offered based upon experience and education.

UW-Stevens Point is an undergraduate- and graduate-degree granting institution in the University of Wisconsin System in the center of Wisconsin, with an enrollment of 9,642.  About a third of the students live on campus.  Point Catholic is a student organization recognized by the UWSP Student Government Association.  The parish facilities are located directly adjacent to the campus.

Mid-State Technical College, also part of a statewide system, has an enrollment of 8,000, with students studying at three campuses, including in Stevens Point.  Similar to a community college, most students commute from throughout the region.

Campus Ministry responsibilities include:

– Develops and implements programming that strengthens the spiritual and intellectual dimensions of faith and discipleship.  The director oversees all student-related programming, with special emphasis given to bi-weekly student suppers, a fall off-campus retreat, men’s and women’s Bible study/faith-sharing, a spring Busy Student Retreat, spring break service opportunities, and a weekly Salvation Army meal ministry.

– Builds relationships with students through hospitality, a personal pastoral presence and programming.

– Coordinates marketing and promotion components, including communication via mail, parish bulletin, email, FlockNote, web site, and other social media.  A working knowledge of Publisher or a similar program would be helpful, as well as a strong familiarity with social media communication.

– Participates in university programming to engage incoming students during summer orientation and introductory activities.  Is responsible for all parish “welcome student” activities.

– Works with the pastor in selecting, training and supervising student staff and student volunteers, and follows necessary personnel and diocesan guidelines.

– Attends weekly staff meetings and works collaboratively with all staff, especially those most directly related to campus ministry and social justice outreach.

– Engages students in the worship life of the parish, including recruiting and training students to participate in all ministries at Mass, and assists in recruiting students as catechists in the Religious Education Program (Gr. 1-12).

– Has a regular presence at Lord’s Day liturgies, especially the Sunday night Mass, and Wednesday Late-Night Mass, as well as other occasional liturgies and events as deemed helpful.

– Facilitates opportunities outside of Mass for college students to participate in the activities and life of the parish.

– Works with the Point Catholic treasurer in preparing documentation and requests for allocations from the UWSP Student Government Association.

– Oversees maintenance of a data base of student contact information and involvement.

– Offers invitation and encouragement to students regarding Christian Initiation and is part of the parish RCIA team.

– Establishes relationships with key university resources, promoting Point Catholic and the Catholic student community on campus.

– Supervises general day-to-day operations of the Newman Center, in collaboration with the pastor and administrative coordinator.

– Meets regularly with the pastor to review and plan programming and other aspects of campus ministry and parish life.

Social Justice responsibilities include: 
(This component of the position is new and so is open to flexibility and creativity.)

– Assists with forming and offering leadership to a Social Justice Committee of parishioners and college students.

– Collaborates with the Mission for Haiti team in promoting the well-being of our Twinning Parish, St. Joseph Parish in Lalomas, Haiti.

– Works to educate and broaden the awareness of the parish to elements of Catholic social teaching through programming and other means of communication and evangelization, in collaboration with the Social Justice Committee.

– Is connected to the always-unfolding engagement of the Catholic Church, its bishops, other leaders and laity in the events of our community, nation and world, and considering how the parish might become engaged as well.

– Advocates with students and other community members who are marginalized by poverty or other societal realities, and to pursue efforts that address injustice as well as charity.


– Embraces the challenge and possibility of Christian discipleship and being part of the Catholic Church.

– Graduate or undergraduate degree(s) in ministry and/or theology. (Preferred)

– Experience in university campus ministry - as a minister, a volunteer and/or as a student.  (Preferred)

– Appreciation and knowledge of the liturgical tradition of the Catholic Church.

– Knowledge of and participation in the social justice teaching and mission of the Church as rooted in the documents of the Second Vatican Council and successive encyclicals and instructions.

– A strong appreciation of working with emerging adults.

– A familiarity with U.S. Bishops’ documents pertaining to young adult and campus ministry, including Sons and Daughters of Light and Empowered by the Spirit, as well as new and ongoing ventures within the larger Church addressing ministry to emerging adults.

– Knowledge of safe-environment disciplines and appropriate minister-student interaction.

– Appreciates the intensity of campus ministry – demanding during the school year, less so during the summer and winter break.  Recognizes the importance of ministry on nights and weekends.

– Recognizes the importance of communication - of using all means available to connect with students.

– Has strong organizational and communication skills.

– Creative, self-motivated and reliable.

– Recognizes the importance of time set apart for prayer, renewal and rest, as well as ongoing personal and pastoral development and formation.

Submit a letter of recommendation and resume via email to Fr. Tom Lindner, pastor, at The submission deadline is March 14.

Assistant Director, Campus Ministry - College of Saint Benedict, St. Joseph, Minnesota
Post Date: February 14, 2018

The Department of Campus Ministry at the College of Saint Benedict (CSB) invites applications for the full-time (92%), benefit-eligible position of Assistant Director. This position is committed to the expression of the Church's care for the local and global community through witness and ministry in accord with the Catholic Benedictine mission and character of CSB. The Assistant Director is particularly attentive to addressing the pastoral and spiritual needs of the undergraduate women who are students of CSB; developing leaders for the church, emphasizing the spiritual growth of the human person, and promoting service to the local and broader community.

Requirements: Please visit our employment webpage for the full job posting, responsibilities and requirements.

Applications are accepted online at Applicants should complete the full application and submit a cover letter and resume. Official transcript required at time of hire. If you require special accommodations to participate in the College of Saint Benedict hiring process, please contact us at 320.363.5500  or It is the policy of CSB and SJU to conduct pre-employment background checks. An offer of employment is contingent upon a successful background check. Women, individuals of diverse racial and cultural backgrounds, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The College of Saint Benedict is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

College Chaplain - Saint Joseph's College, 
Standish, Maine
Post Date: February 8, 2018

The College Chaplain provides leadership for the liturgical life on campus; develops spiritual programs that express the College's Catholic, Mercy identity; nurtures and responds to the needs of a religiously and culturally diverse community; supports special programs and social justice initiatives; demonstrates an active and pastoral presence on campus.

The candidate must be an ordained Roman Catholic priest endorsed by his ecclesiastical supervisor (Diocesan bishop or provincial).

To view the full job description and apply, please visit and click on Careers at SJC at the bottom of the page.

Mercy Center Assistant Director - Saint Joseph's College,  Standish, Maine
Post Date: February 8, 2018

Saint Joseph's College invites applicants for the position of Mercy Center Assistant Director. The Mercy Center Assistant Director provides leadership and ministry that foster and support the religious and spiritual needs of the College community; implements special service and social justice initiatives; demonstrates an active and supportive presence on campus; deepens the expression of the Catholic identity and Mercy charism; upholds the mission and ministry of the Sisters of Mercy; and supports the spiritual growth and religious expressions of diverse faith traditions of the College community.

Requirements: Please visit site for full description.

To view the full job description and apply, please visit and click on Careers at SJC at the bottom of the page.

Director of Mission and Identity – Canisius College
Buffalo, New York
Post Date: February 5, 2018

The Director of Mission and Identity will be responsible for promoting the active engagement of members of the Canisius community in carrying out the college’s Catholic and Jesuit mission. The director is responsible for developing and promoting programs and activities that will promote awareness and support of the institution’s mission and identity. The director is guided by the document, Some Characteristics of Jesuit Colleges and Universities, developed by the presidents of the 28 Jesuit colleges and universities in the United States, and by a Statement of Shared Purpose between and among the college and its board of trustees, the USA Northeast Province of the Jesuits and the Canisius Jesuit Community.

A primary responsibility of the director of Mission and Identity is to ensure that the faculty, staff, alumni, and trustees of the college have opportunities to learn about and deepen their understanding of the institution’s Catholic and Jesuit identity, its educational mission, and their part in fulfilling it. Building on that understanding, the director will invite and challenge the college community to ensure that the institution’s mission is clearly and consistently carried out by all members. As an institutional leader, the director is expected to stay abreast of developments in the Church and exhortations from Pope Francis and the Superior General of the Society of Jesus in order to initiate and develop specific initiatives to serve the marginalized and to work for social justice in the Buffalo community. The director reports to the Vice President for Academic Affairs and serves on the Strategic Planning Committee and the Academic Program Board. The director oversees the Center for Service-Learning and works closely with Student Affairs and the Campus Ministry team on projects of mutual concern.

Essential Functions
• Develop a comprehensive plan for mission and identity at Canisius with measurable objectives and assessment mechanisms, which plan will encompass the commitments in the Statement of Shared Purpose and the essential elements of the Some Characteristics document.
• Through communication and programming, assist members of the college community to more thoroughly integrate the institutional mission into the life of the community. Without limitation, this will include participation in the development and maintenance of resources on social justice, Ignatian pedagogy, and Ignatian spirituality.
• As a representative of the college, develop collaborative programs between members of the college and the regional community to provide opportunities for mutual development in the service of faith and the promotion of justice.
• Support the work of the New Buffalo Institute (currently in development) as it develops partnerships and initiatives to reorganize, refocus, and prioritize our existing connections and activities in the community and to develop new initiatives to better align our efforts with community needs and priorities.
• Promote the academic and co-curricular professional and spiritual formation of trustees, administrators, faculty, staff, and alumni who will be able to work in close collaboration with the Society of Jesus in furtherance of the college’s Ignatian traditions, especially in its educational mission.
• Lead the process of institutional self-reflection on mission and identity and peer review based on the Some Characteristics document that has been developed by AJCU and the United States Assistancy for the Society of Jesus.
• Ensure the institution’s Jesuit mission and identity is accurately and adequately represented on the website and in institutional publications.
• Collaborate with all campus constituents to promote a coordinated approach to mission-directed activities on every level at Canisius.
• Participate in the implementation of the college-wide policy governing hiring and orienting for mission; present mission formation programing for new members of the community.
• Serve as secretary to the Board of Trustees Mission and Identity Committee and, in that role, assist the committee chair in the development of a substantive agenda.

Behavioral Competencies
• Strong interpersonal skills and excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• A highly motivated who can think creatively and strategically about mission and identity challenges, and design, promote and deliver appropriate initiatives in response.
• Commitment to continual development of multicultural competence.
• Ability to work collaboratively and effectively across divisions and departments within the college and to collaborate effectively with the regional community.
• Ability to encourage and empower others in the promotion of mission, both individually and collectively.
• Work effectively with diverse constituencies, including different religious traditions.
• Ability to plan effectively and deliver measurable results.

• Master’s degree in theology or related field required; Ph.D. strongly preferred.
• Five to seven years of experience in higher education or at a faith-based institution required; five to seven years of experience at a Jesuit college or university strongly preferred.
• Knowledge of and personal experience with the Catholic and Jesuit traditions and experience as a spiritual director required; experience of the Spiritual Exercises strongly preferred.
• Successful experience coordinating and/or directing spiritual formation programs for faculty and/or board members strongly preferred.

To apply, go to and click on View Current Employment Opportunities. Application materials are requested by February 28, 2018, but will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. Please include your letter of application, resume, and contact information for three professional references with your online application.

Director of Campus Ministry – Miami University of Oxford, Oxford, Ohio
Post Date: February 1, 2018

The Director of Campus Ministry is a pastoral associate who works collaboratively with other staff members in ministering to the student and resident parishioners within the vision of community life recommended by the Parish Council and the parish direction implemented by the pastor and staff. In particular, the Director of Campus Ministry provides for the ministerial needs of students at Miami through programming, listening and presence. The Campus Minister focuses and fosters the faith development of students at Miami University, and is a liaison to parents, faculty, and administrative staff, alumni and other campus ministers, as well as the local interfaith Religious Communities Association.

• Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in related field; willingness to pursue Master’s Degree or completion of the Frank J. Lewis Institute for Campus Ministry;
• Three to five years’ experience in a university or related student or young adult environment within the Catholic tradition;
• Skills in program planning and coordination, budget preparation, fund-raising and administration;
• Excellent computer skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, Publisher and other programs utilized in the design of brochures and newsletters;
• Planning skills for liturgies (including Mass and prayer services), retreats, bible studies and faith sharing;
• Ability to work independently within a collaborative setting with other staff members;
• Ability to multi-task and manage many programs that are scheduled within each academic semester while also planning future programs and events;
• A creative vision for campus ministry goals for the future.

Letters of interest along with a resume may be submitted no later than Friday, March 9 to: The Search Committee, either by e-mail at or by mail to 111 East High St. 45056.

T.H.E.A. Coordinator - Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
Post Date: February 1, 2018

In November of 2015, the Lilly Endowment awarded Loyola University Chicago a $600,000 grant to launch a summer theology institute for high school students, Theology of Healing Earth in Action (THEA). The THEA Institute engages high school students in Catholic theology and Ignatian spirituality so that they might act as socially just leaders who care for creation in their local communities and the world. The first institute was in 2017 with a focus on sacred water. Institutes will be offered in 2018 and 2019. The T.H.E.A. Coordinator will split duties between the Lilly Grant (50%) and Campus Ministry (50%). Duties related to the grant, include recruiting high school students, forming college student leaders, coordinating on-site logistics, and serving on site during the actual institutes. The coordinator has responsibility for the vocational discernment and formation of both the high school student participants and the college student leaders, including prayer experiences and faith sharing. Some travel is required both regionally and nationally to recruit high school students for the institute. Duties related to Campus Ministry include serving on three retreats annually, facilitating two Christian Life Communities, along with general pastoral support to students. This position requires some evenings and some weekends.

Candidates possessing an M.Div. or M.A. in theology or related field, plus three years of pastoral ministry experience are encouraged to apply. Other qualifications include knowledge of young adult faith development, ability to articulate Loyola’s Jesuit, Catholic mission, and proven ability to work with students, staff and faculty from diverse faith and cultural backgrounds. Spanish language proficiency is highly desired.

To learn more about the department, please visit our Campus Ministry website. Applications will be accepted on-line at

Retreat Coordinator – Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
Post Date: February 1, 2018

Loyola University Chicago runs a robust retreat program rooted in the Jesuit, Catholic identity of the institution. Campus Ministry will direct approximately 30 retreats per year to a variety of different student groups over the course of the academic year. Duties related to the retreat program include recruitment and selection of leaders, the formation of the retreat leaders, recruitment of participants, and directing individual retreats. The Retreat Coordinator will primarily focus on the Loyola 360 Retreat, a retreat for First Year students that focuses on one’s transition to Loyola, as well as building community. The Retreat Coordinator will direct approximately six retreats per academic year. Additional duties related to Campus Ministry include coordinating the Agape Latte program, coordinating the department’s roles in Orientation, along with general pastoral support to students. This position requires some evenings and some weekends.

Candidates possessing an M.Div. or M.A. in theology or related field, plus 1-3 years of pastoral ministry experience are encouraged to apply. The years of experience can include full-time volunteer experiences or particular work during graduate school. Other qualifications include knowledge of young adult faith development, ability to articulate Loyola’s Jesuit, Catholic mission, and proven ability to work with students, staff and faculty from diverse faith and cultural backgrounds.

Application Instructions: To learn more about the department, please visit our Campus Ministry website.  Applications will be accepted on-line at

Director of Campus Ministry – Mercyhurst University
Erie, Pennsylvania
Post Date: February 1, 2018

In the spirit of our founding order, the Sisters of Mercy, Campus Ministry is integral to Mercyhurst University, offering personalized hospitality and individual and communal prayer and worship opportunities while inspiring the campus community to reach out in service and work for social justice. The Director of Campus Ministry is responsible for oversight of the spiritual life of the university’s diverse students and employees, paying special attention to our Catholic identity and traditions. The Director manages, empowers, and collaborates with a ministry team that includes a full-time Assistant Director, full-time Chaplain, part-time Campus Minister, part-time Director of Liturgical Music, and an expansive team of peer ministry leaders. The University’s well-established ministry program thrives on student leadership and development. This role is a key voice for creatively infusing MU’s Catholic mission and values in the lives of its students and employees. It is a 10-month position offering a competitive salary and full benefits.

• Master’s degree in Theology or Pastoral Studies, or an equivalent degree
• Minimum of three years’ experience in pastoral ministry, including experience working with young adults
• Proven ability to direct and lead a team while respecting strengths and inspiring trust
• Exceptional leadership, organizational and communication skills
• Administrative competence in budgeting, basic computer programs, social media, and assessment and planning
• High energy for an ever-changing student population and a disposition to guide students as leaders
• Ability to perform the physical and temporal requirements of the position, including evening and weekend responsibilities
• Commitment to the University Mission, and a willingness to learn and carry forward the charism of the Sisters of Mercy
• High moral integrity and compassion
• Practicing Catholic with demonstrable commitment to the Roman Catholic Tradition

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Send cover letter, resume and list 3 work-related references (as one document) to: Please add "Director of Campus Ministry" in the subject line. To view the full description and to apply, visit: Mercyhurst University is an Equal Opportunity Employer that encourages members of diverse groups to apply.

WashU CSC Intern-in-Service- Washington University
St. Louis, Missouri
Post Date: January 25, 2018

The Intern-in-Service program at the Catholic Student Center at Washington University in St. Louis is a gap year campus ministry service initiative geared towards recent college graduates who seek not only to grow personally and spiritually, but also to form students intellectually, morally, socially, and spiritually. By helping with programming, Masses, and various responsibilities at the CSC, interns will welcome all students and empower student leaders wherever possible. Interns provide a hospitable presence--both on campus and at the CSC--and help students connect life and faith in tangible ways. In addition to serving the program includes spiritual direction, formation with our pastoral team, and one-on-one supervision, so that the interns can discern the next step in their life journey and learn how to become active participants in parish life and moral leaders in their careers.


  • High level of intuition and intelligence to relate and connect with the students at the #11 university in the country; a four-year college degree is necessary.
  • High level of enthusiasm and passion for the liturgy.
  • Excellent verbal communication, interpersonal and writing skills; professional, speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations (conflict resolution); listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions; is tactful and treats others with respect; values departmental teamwork.
  • Be able to work with all backgrounds, cultures, and levels of faith/religion. Also be able to be extremely flexible and consistent with the Director (Fr. Gary) and all priests who say Mass here.
  • Work quality and dependability; demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; follows instructions; ability to consistently meet deadlines; welcomes and applies feedback to improve performance.
  • Be able to challenge students to grow—socially, spiritually, intellectually, and morally. Includes the ability to offer constructive feedback to all types of people.
  • Good at initiating on all levels (people, projects, etc.)
  • Scheduling flexibility that allows working almost every Sunday, several evenings every week, and occasional weekends and holidays.
  • Demonstrates highest level of professional and ethical conduct.
  • Adheres to all health and safety policies/procedures.
  • Computer Proficiency - Intermediate skill level using Microsoft Office Word and Excel.
  • Ability to go up and down stairs, walk extensively on campus (fairly active), and drive.
  • Willingness to relocate

Applicants are accepted on a rolling basis until July 15.

Director of Campus Ministry – Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, California
Post Date: January 25, 2018

Santa Clara University is seeking a visionary and creative leader to serve as Director of Campus Ministry who can advance the University’s mission of educating the whole person through ongoing faith formation and community building.

The ideal candidate will have demonstrated success in doing so in previous roles, and would possess significant pastoral experience, academic training, and administrative competencies. He/She will foster the religious, spiritual and liturgical needs of the SCU community and help enhance a shared appreciation of and alignment with the University’s Jesuit Catholic mission and identity.

For the full job description and to apply for this position, visit Confidential inquiries may be addressed to John Kerrigan, chair of the Search Committee, at

Director of Campus Ministry – University of Saint Francis, Fort Wayne, Indiana
Post Date: January 24, 2018

Under the direction of the Vice President of Student Affairs and in communion with the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend, the Director of Campus Ministry provides administrative leadership, direction, and support for the Campus Ministry department; and fosters a climate of Catholic spiritual values and faith development in the context of a predominantly Christian academic community which is sensitive to other religious traditions.


  • Primary responsible party for the functioning of the Campus Ministry program.
  • Provides direction to the Campus Ministry Team, peer ministers (students), and faculty/staff to implement programs of a religious, educational and social nature.
  • In a collaborative spirit, directs, supervises, manages, and leads the Campus Ministry Team by example and with inspiration.
  • Schedules and leads regular staff meetings, retreats and social events for the Campus Ministry staff.
  • Meets individually with Campus Ministry team members on a regular basis.
  • In collaboration with the Campus Ministry Team, carries out formation of peer ministers in personal spirituality, service and leadership development.
  • Develops and administers the Campus Ministry and Chapel budget and obtains necessary funding to sustain the department’s vision and plans.
  • Communicates with and advocates for the Campus Ministry vision and programming.
  • Attendance is expected at Campus Ministry events as schedule allows (including some evenings and weekends).
  • Attends Student Affairs meetings on a regular basis and collaborates on various activities for students, and meets with the Vice President for Student Affairs as requested.
  • Collaborates with Student Affairs in the training and formation of student leaders, Resident Assistants, and other undergraduate students in the university’s mission and Franciscan Values.
  • Works with the Athletic Department to provide chaplains for as many of the athletic teams as possible.
  • Networks with appropriate offices of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend to provide spiritual, social and service opportunities for young adults and youth in the area.
  • Is responsible for planning and implementation that is informed by papal documents, such as Ex Corde Ecclesiae, and USCCB documents regarding Catholic university and young adult ministry, Franciscan values, and the needs of both Catholic and non-Catholic members of the campus community.
  • Directs preparations for liturgical celebrations, especially major liturgies, such as Matriculation Mass, Founders Day Mass and Baccalaureate Mass.
  • Sponsors and encourages ecumenical events.
  • Provides oversight for all religious and spiritual events taking place on the campus.
  • Makes pastoral counseling and/or spiritual direction available (personally or through the diocese) to the university community as requested.
  • In concert with the Mission Officer and the Director of General Education, assists with the integration of the university’s mission and values into the San Damiano General Education Curriculum.
  • In collaboration with the Mission Officer and the Director of the Office for Service and Social Action, assists with the integration of Catholic Social Teaching principles into academic programs.
  • Interfaces with the larger civic and religious community, and participates in professional campus ministry associations.
  • Initiates and builds personal relationships with faculty, staff and students.
  • Participates in campus committees as needed or requested.
  • Is available as needed on evenings and weekends during the academic year.
  • Communicates both verbally and in writing with various university constituents including the local bishop, administrators, faculty, students, parents and other individuals in the community.

USF WAY: University of Saint Francis (USF) employees demonstrate a commitment to the University’s mission and support of its Catholic and Franciscan traditions. Employees provide the intellect, empathy and ability to serve our students and community. The USF Way of serving is a source of pride for many employees. To provide a consistently high level of quality experience across our university, we provide the following service expectations for all employees. These standards have been tailored by position and responsibilities, and are incorporated into performance evaluations.

  • Standard #1: Provide opportunities for deeper conversations, prayer and reflection.
  • Standard #2: Utilize best practices in communication and service. a) Apply care to your words and deeds to ensure respect for others. b) Commit to follow through without exception and with quality. c) Offer additional assistance after serving as in, “How else may I assist you?” d) Respond promptly, whether in person, via phone, or email.
  • Standard #3: Recognize and celebrate milestones and achievements.
  • Standard #4: Use resources wisely and support green initiatives.


  • Practicing Roman Catholic in good standing with the Catholic Church Education.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related area required; masters’ degree in a related area preferred.
  • Experience: 2 years of experience in university campus ministry work required, 3-5 years preferred.
  • Must know and be fully and prayerfully devoted to Jesus Christ and his Catholic Church, as well as sensitive to and well informed about other religions.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of laws, regulations, policies, and procedures as these relate to Campus Ministry.
  • Possesses ability to work closely with students, faculty, staff, and parents.
  • Possesses the necessary skills to be a part of a dynamic Campus Ministry team and Division of Student Affairs.
  • Demonstrates organizational skills to effectively manage the department, daily operations, work flow and communications.
  • Must be self-motivated and reliable.
  • Demonstrates strong leadership skills and ability to work collaboratively.
  • Demonstrates well-developed interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Demonstrates strong knowledge of computers and office equipment.
  • Skilled in use of Microsoft Office computer programs, social media and website maintenance.

Located in Fort Wayne, Indiana with a campus in Crown Point, Indiana, the University of Saint Francis is a private Catholic university enrolling 2,400 students. Rooted in the Catholic and Franciscan traditions of faith and reason, the University of Saint Francis engages a diverse community in learning, leadership and service. At the university, you will experience Franciscan values that encourage us to: Reverence the unique dignity of each person Encourage a trustful, prayerful community of learners Serve one another, society and the Church Foster peace and justice Respect creation

In order for your application to be considered, please apply through our website at Applications through email or other venues are not accepted.

Director of Worship -University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California
Post Date: January 24, 2018

Acknowledging that liturgy and music are integral to the expression of our Catholic faith, the Director of Worship is responsible for facilitating “...full, active, and conscious participation...” of our students, faculty and staff in the Sacramental life of the Church. The director guides the planning of long ranging themes over the course of the liturgical year, and coordinates how those themes are implemented throughout the various liturgies, ministries and activities of the parish. The director would be committed to the holistic development of young adult spirituality and the training of future leaders of the Catholic Church. The director also collaborates with other departments to integrate those themes into the work done by Campus Ministry, Advancement, Operations, and Marketing.

Position Responsibilities

  • Oversees Our Savior Parish’s liturgical and musical programs throughout the year
  • Oversees all persons involved in liturgical, hospitality, and musical ministries
  • Coordinates the implementation of all sacramental aspects of the parish
    • RCIA, Confirmation, Funerals, weddings, baptisms, art and environment
  • Mentors USC students involved in worship to grow as disciples of Christ
    • Empowers students to learn and execute expanding ways of worshiping Christ
  • Discerns the worship needs of USC students to ensure full and active participation
  • Develops a wide array of liturgical spirit within the parish and fosters genuine hospitality
  • Leads monthly meetings with all presiders of liturgy and staff to review liturgical concerns
  • Provides ongoing formation of all ministers involved in liturgy and music
  • Educates members of the staff in matters of liturgical understanding, sensitivity, and planning
  •  Makes information available about opportunities for growth including workshops and programs
  • Awareness of developments in sacramental theology, Canon Law and diocesan liturgical practice
  • Maintains a liturgy library which provides current resources.
  • Serves as a member of the Director’s Team and collaborates with other directors
  • Prepares and manages the worship budget
  • Openness to seek continued professional education and spiritual formation
  • Commitment to personal prayer life and ongoing spiritual enrichment


  • Master’s degree in Liturgy/Music is preferred
  • Knowledge of Catholic liturgy, including liturgical documents and music resources
  • Some fluency in current academic research and theological scholarship related to liturgy.
  • 5+ years’ experience leading liturgical ministry in a Catholic Parish
  • Knowledge of Roman Missal and Lectionary
  • Practicing Catholic
  • Commitment to ensuring overall development of the liturgical life of the Parish
  • Demonstrated ability of serving collaboratively with other members of a team
  • Good organizational and reporting skills

Position Compensation
Competitive salary and health benefits based on years of experience and qualifications

Send cover letter and resume to

Assistant Campus Minister – Siena College
Loudenville, New York
Date: January 23, 2018

The Office of the College Chaplain at Siena College invites applications for a full-time Assistant Campus Minister. Reporting to the College Chaplain, the Assistant Campus Minister plans and facilitates student retreats and spiritual programming, as well as implementing educational and faith development initiatives, including the RCIA program. The Assistant Campus Minister is responsible for the training and coordination of student liturgical ministers and works closely with the Student Ministry Board. This position includes collaboration with the College’s Franciscan Center for Service and Advocacy. The position is an 11-month, full-time, live-in position. As a live-in position, the Assistant Campus Minister serves as mentor within a residence facility.


  • A Master’s degree in a field related to pastoral studies and/or theology in the Roman Catholic tradition;
  • Experience with sacramental / liturgical and retreat planning;
  • Experience in catechetical instruction with young adults;
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills;
  • Ability to work as part of a team;
  • A background screening will be required.

Siena College is a Franciscan and Catholic institution and expects members of its community to be knowledgeable about its mission and to make a positive contribution to that mission. Siena College is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Please submit cover letter, resume and contact information for three references to

Resident Campus Minister - University of Missouri-Columbia
Columbia, Missouri
Post Date: 12/31/2017

The St. Thomas More Newman Center serving the University of Missouri-Columbia (Mizzou) and two other colleges is accepting applications for a full-time, post-graduate Resident Campus Minister. The Resident Campus Minister position is a one-year internship with an option to renew for one year. The Resident Campus Minister reports directly to the Director of Campus Ministry and serves with a team of priests, two other professional campus ministry staff, and FOCUS missionaries.

The Resident Campus Minister has primary emphases in ministries related to evangelization, our weekly large group fellowship, and retreats. The Resident Campus Minister lives in an apartment at the Newman Center and works as a part of the Campus Ministry Team to serve the collegiate and parish community through practical ministry and a ministry of presence. Responsibilities

  • Facilitate and supervise weekly large group ministry.
  • Support new student outreach.
  • Supervise Peer Ministry coordinator and team.
  • Mentor student leaders with evangelization roles (Greek, Intramurals, Socials).
  • Support FOCUS missionaries in accessing building and data resources for Bible Studies.
  • Coordinate food hospitality for student Masses and other seasonal events.
  • Facilitate locking of the building.
  • Coordinate cleaning and care of campus ministry spaces.
  • Serve in a supporting role for our retreat program.
  • Be an active presence at the 8 p.m. Student Mass and support other events led by students.
  • Attend mission trips and/or other trips, as needed.
  • Staff parking lot for Mizzou home football games (shared by campus ministry staff).
  • Become a member of the Catholic Campus Ministry Association.
  • Fulfill office duties in a timely manner.
  • Other duties, as assigned.


  • Practicing Catholic.
  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Experience as a student in Campus Ministry required.
  • Ability to work nights and weekends as needed for the ministry.
  • Experience in small group Bible studies preferred.
  • Compensation consists of an apartment (utilities and parking included), monthly stipend, and benefits.

Please submit cover letter, resume, and three current professional references by February 23, 2018, to Angelle Hall, Director of Campus Ministry, at