Campus Ministry Graduate Assistantship - University of Dayton, Dayton, Ohio
Graduate Assistantships are available at the University of Dayton –a Catholic and Marianist Institution. We are seeking faith-filled applicants called to minister to college students while pursuing a Masters in Theology or Pastoral Ministry.
Five Campus Ministry positions are available for 2018-19 within Residence Life Ministry, Neighborhood Ministry, Christian Leadership and Retreats, Liturgy. Graduate Assistants serve undergraduate students to cultivate faith, foster spiritual growth, and form Christian leaders through small groups, retreats, worship, spiritual programming, service and justice. Tuition, stipend, and housing are provided.
Please see our website at https://www.udayton.edu/ministry/ga_program/index.php.
For an application and more information, visit https://www.udayton.edu/ministry/ga_program/index.php or contact Kelly Adamson at 937-229-2574. Applications due February 1.
Campus Ministry Internship - Southern Illinois University-Carbondale
The Newman Catholic Student Center serves the Catholic community at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale. We are seeking a Catholic Campus Minister for a full-time, paid internship starting January, 2018. The campus minister will work in collaboration with other staff and our Student Ministry Team to provide a comprehensive program of pastoral care, evangelization, discipleship formation, sacramental celebration, spiritual growth, and service opportunities for undergraduate students. Precise duties can be customized to the interests and qualifications of the candidate.
- Practicing Catholic with a commitment to missionary discipleship.
- Baccalaureate degree or higher.
- Preference will be given to candidates with experience and demonstrated success in working with a campus ministry program, and to those with experience in music ministry.
Please send cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Tim Taylor, Director, at email@example.com.
John P. Schlegel, SJ, Center for Service & Justice Graduate Assistantship - Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska
This position is part of the SCSJ Team working to implement our mission to “awaken hearts and lives of solidarity to build a more just world.” As one of four departments within Creighton University Mission and Ministry, the SCSJ fulfills this mission through direct service, justice education, Ignatian advocacy, forming leaders, and building community. The SCSJ Graduate Assistant will be supervised generally by the SCSJ Director and specifically by the Associate and Assistant Directors depending on programming responsibilities.
- Work 11-12 months per year (approximately July 2018 – May 2020). This includes working 3 of the 4 week long midterm breaks over the 2 years. Graduate Assistants will follow the university staff calendar regarding breaks.
- 25 hours per week expected. This is a stipend based, not hourly position. Understanding that, due to the nature of this ministry, there are weeks above the baseline hours listed; evening and weekend hours are frequent; generally follows Creighton University staff work calendar.
- This position is for 2 years. Year 2 is contingent on satisfactory performance evaluation during year 1.
- Mid and end of year reports and self-evaluations completed with team and supervisor(s).
- Possible areas of responsibility (depending upon experience and interests of the Graduate Assistant and needs of the SCSJ) may include but are not limited to the following:
o Assisting in administration and development of the Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice, and other service, justice, and Ignatian advocacy programming.
o Promoting the mission and programs of the SCSJ through the Communications Team: including website, social media, digital signage, etc.
o Supporting the Service and Justice Trips program over fall and spring breaks by participating or coordinating student led trips.
o Collaborating with other departments and organizations on and off campus.
o To learn more about the SCSJ and our programs, see our website: www.creighton.edu/SCSJ
- Full tuition in graduate studies (cap of 46 credit hours based on the Master of Arts in Ministry) for a Master of Arts in Ministry, Theology, Christian Spirituality, or Master of Science in Negotiation & Dispute Resolution from the Werner Institute. Please contact Kelly Tadeo Orbik if you have interest in another program at Creighton. Student fees will also be paid by SCSJ. Monthly stipend of $1,000 per month. Student is responsible for books and health insurance.
- Opportunities to participate in (with costs covered):
- Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice in Washington, DC
- Professional development at select conferences such as the USCCB Social Ministry Gathering in Washington, DC
- o Service and Justice Trips
- Bachelor’s degree with a G.P.A. that meets the graduate admission requirement
- Knowledge of, experience in, and enthusiasm for service, faith, peace, justice, and sustainability ministry programs
- Community-oriented, hospitable, strong in balancing multiple tasks, at ease working with diverse groups
- Excellent interpersonal and time management skills, ability to articulate own faith, passionate desire to serve college students
- A year or more of post-graduate work or volunteer experience preferred but not required.
Academic & Student Responsibilities
- An SCSJ Graduate Assistant must work with program academic advisor to be enrolled in appropriate number of hours of graduate course work and maintain the required G.P.A. in her/his graduate field of study.
- Lives out and models all expectations in full as outlined in the Student Credo and the Creighton University Student Handbook.
Please email a resume, contact information for three references and a cover letter to Kelly Tadeo Orbik (contact information below). Within your cover letter, please address these three questions:
1. Why do you feel called to become part of the Schlegel Center for Service and Justice as a graduate assistant?
2. What gifts, talents, and experiences do you bring that will benefit the SCSJ, our students, the Omaha community and beyond? Give an example from your life to articulate your answer.
3. What does “faith that does justice” mean to you?
SCSJ Applications will be processed on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Candidates may be contacted for a phone/Skype and/or on-campus interview after their cover letter and resume are received. Final acceptance for the SCSJ Graduate Assistantship is contingent upon successful admission into a Creighton University graduate studies program (http://www.creighton.edu/gradschool/).
Preferred start date with the SCSJ is July 1, 2018, but is negotiable. Start dates for academic programs vary. For more information contact: Kelly Tadeo Orbik, Associate Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 402.280.1293.
Campus Ministry Graduate Assistantship - Creighton University
This position is part of the Campus Ministry team, working to implement Creighton University’s mission as a Catholic, Jesuit institution through opportunities for prayer, service, and reflection. As one of four departments within the Division of Mission and Ministry, Campus Ministry offers programs in five main areas: liturgy, music, retreats, marriage preparation, and faith development. The Campus Ministry Graduate Assistant will be supervised generally by the Campus Ministry Director and specifically by various Campus Ministry staff members, dependent upon program and area responsibilities.
- This position is for 2 years, 10 months per year. Year 2 is contingent on a satisfactory performance evaluation at the end of Year 1. (Year 1 defined as August 2018 – May 2019 and Year 2 defined as August 2019 – 2020.) Graduate Assistant will follow the University staff calendar regarding breaks (which includes working through fall and spring breaks – specific time in the office during breaks is negotiable with the Director of Campus Ministry).
- Mid and end of year report and self-evaluation with the Director each year.
- An average of 25 hours per week is required, understanding that, due to the nature of ministry work, there will be weeks above and below the hours listed; evening and weekend hours are frequent; generally follows Creighton staff work calendar.
- Majority of responsibility (depending upon experience and interests of the Graduate Assistant and the needs of Campus Ministry) will fall within one of Campus Ministry’s main program areas each year, in addition to some smaller programs in other areas, with a goal of providing a comprehensive ministry experience.
- Coordinates the following: VIA hikes, Voices of Campus Ministry, TheoloJay on Tap.
- Serves on the Campus Ministry Communication Team and oversees all social media advertising and promotion for the Department.
- To learn more about Campus Ministry and our programs, visit our website: www.creighton.edu/campusministry.
- Full tuition in graduate studies (cap of 46 credit hours based on the Master of Arts in Ministry) for a Master of Arts in Ministry, Theology, or Christian Spirituality; if Master of Arts in Theology is chosen, up to three courses from the Master of Arts in Ministry program will be required of the Graduate Assistant, with a goal of providing a strong foundation in theories, ethics, and approaches to ministry. Student fees will be paid by Campus Ministry. Monthly stipend of $1,000.
- NOTE: student is responsible for books and health insurance.
- Opportunities to participate in professional development at select conferences and personal development through select retreat opportunities, with costs covered.
- Bachelor’s degree with a G.P.A. that meets the Graduate School admission requirement.
- Knowledge of, experience in, and enthusiasm for ministry, reflection, and service programs.
- Community-oriented, hospitable, strong in balancing multiple tasks, at ease working with people of diverse faith backgrounds.
- Excellent interpersonal and time management skills, active faith life and ability to articulate it to others, passionate desire to serve college students.
- A year or more of post-graduate work or volunteer experience preferred, but not required.
Academic and Student Responsibilities
- A Campus Ministry Graduate Assistant must work with program academic advisor to be enrolled in appropriate number of hours of graduate course work and maintain the required G.P.A. in her/his graduate field of study.
- Lives out and models all expectations in full as outlined in the Student Credo and the Code of Conduct in the Creighton University Student Handbook.
Please email the following to Kyle Lierk (contact information below):
- A resume (which includes undergraduate area of study and GPA).
- Contact information for three references.
- Responses to the following questions:
1. Why are you interested in becoming part of Creighton University Campus Ministry as a Graduate Assistant?
2. What gifts, talents, and experience do you bring that will benefit Campus Ministry, Creighton students, the Omaha community, and beyond? Give an example from your life to articulate your answer.
3. What role do you think faith and spirituality play in the lives of college-age emerging adults?
Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis beginning November 27, 2017.Candidates may be contacted for a phone/Skype and/or on-campus interview after their application is received. Final acceptance for the Campus Ministry Graduate Assistantship is contingent upon successful admission into a Creighton University graduate studies program (www.creighton.edu/gradschool).
Start date for Campus Ministry Graduate Assistant is August 1, 2018. Start date for academic programs vary. For more information, contact Kyle Lierk, Director of Campus Ministry, at email@example.com or 402.280.2591.
Director of University Ministry - University of St. Francis, Joliet, Illinois
USF believes University Ministry is one of the important ways the Church exercises her mission in higher education by promoting theological study and spiritual reflection gathering the community for prayer, liturgy and learning. The Director of University Ministry is responsible for the total University Ministry operations and committed to living out the mission of the university. Manages, directs and empowers the entire University Ministry team, including the Assistant Director, Peer Ministers, work-study students and volunteers in proclaiming the Good News of Jesus Christ and walking with those searching to deepen their relationship with God. This role is a key voice for articulating USF’s Catholic Franciscan mission and values to the students.
- Master’s degree in Theology or Pastoral Studies from accredited institution, or equivalent experience
- Three years’ experience in Pastoral Ministry
- Proof of ability to direct and lead a team respecting strengths and inspiring trust
- Person of high moral integrity and compassion
- Commitment to USF Mission Statement and values
- Exceptional leadership, organizational and communication skills
- Possess high energy for the college temperament
- Understanding of the holistic growth of a diversity of university students’ faith journey
- Ability to perform the physical and temporal requirements of the position
- A GIVEN: Practicing Catholic with demonstrable commitment to the Roman Catholic Tradition
To view the full description and apply, visit: https://stfrancis.peopleadmin.com/postings/3156
Associate Director of Mission and Ministry, Director of University Ministry
Loyola University New Orleans
New Orleans, Louisiana
Located in beautiful and historic Uptown New Orleans, Loyola University New Orleans is a Jesuit, Catholic institution of higher education, welcoming students of diverse backgrounds and preparing them to lead meaningful lives with and for others; to pursue truth, wisdom, and virtue; and to work for a more just world. The university is grounded in the liberal arts and sciences, and offers undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs to 3,800 students from 48 states and 39 countries. U.S. News & World Report ranks Loyola University 10th Best Regional University in the South, 4th in the region for diversity, and 12th “Best Value” in the South. Chartered in 1912, Loyola fosters a rigorous, critical education dedicated to a tradition of service, social justice, and the development of the whole person.
The Director of University Ministry assists the Vice President for Mission and Ministry in the active engagement with, and shared responsibility for, and the fulfillment of the Catholic and Jesuit mission for Loyola University New Orleans.
The Director of University Ministry fosters the holistic education of our students by integrating the spiritual, liturgical, and religious life of our students into their intellectual lives along with their service for and with others. The Director creates, promotes and fosters a vibrant and active program of activities and events for students and the larger Loyola community, which directly support Loyola’s Catholic, Jesuit mission and identity. The Director fosters dialogue and understanding among people of different faiths, and celebrating the richness of religious diversity.
The Director of University Ministry reports directly to the Vice President of Mission and Ministry in matters of policy, program formulation, evaluation, budget, and serves as direct supervisor of all Associate Ministers and staff members.
- Master of Divinity Degree or equivalent advanced degree.
- An understanding of and active commitment to the Roman Catholic faith and strong background in Ignatian Spirituality and Jesuit education.
- Three years pastoral experience, preferably in a higher education apostolate.
- Extensive knowledge of Roman Catholic ritual and thorough understanding of and familiarity with current liturgical and pastoral theology.
- Experience with the spiritual and faith development of young adults.
- Flexibility with working hours, including regular evening and weekend duties.
- Strong time management and organizational abilities.
- Effective interpersonal and collaboration skills.
- Ability to serve in a twelve month, full-time appointment, renewable annually based upon satisfactory performance in all areas of responsibility.
Loyola University New Orleans is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We particularly encourage applications from women and members of minority groups protected under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, and persons with physical disabilities.
Please email resumes with the Job Title in the subject line to: RESUMES@LOYNO.EDU or visit http://finance.loyno.edu/human-resources/staff-employment-opportunities.
Director of Campus Ministry - Felician University
Lodi, New Jersey
Campus Ministry at Felician University promotes the spiritual growth and well-being of the entire University community by working collaboratively with a diverse student population, faculty and staff to make available to the community opportunities for worship, retreats, service outreach and pastoral care. Building on the foundation of social outreach and formation, the Director of Campus Ministry will report to and collaborate with the Executive Director for Mission Integration. The role requires the ability to provide both pastoral care and spiritual guidance to the diverse population of students, faculty and staff that comprise the University community.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Preferred: Master's degree in Pastoral Ministry, Religious Education, Theology or related field
- A full understanding of the liturgical practices of the Roman Catholic Church
- Commitment Catholic Social Teaching.
- Ability to relate well with young adults as well as staff and faculty.
- Experience in campus ministry, or equivalent work experiences
- Willingness to work collegially with a diverse student population; faculty and staff
- Excellent communication skills with the ability to articulate the mission of the University and the Felician Sisters to internal and external audiences.
- Ability and willingness to coordinate and participate in campus activities that occur outside of normal business hours.
- Willing to learn the history and charism of the Felician Sisters.
- Strong budgetary, communication, and organization skills
Key Responsibilities for the Director of Campus Ministry
- Engage students in service outreach opportunities within and outside the campus community, (Midnight Runs, University Service Day, Christmas Outreach…)
- Organize Alternate Break opportunities
- Develop and implement a Campus Ministry leadership planning team comprised of students and adults from the University community
- Work collaboratively with the Executive Director for Mission Integration and the Mission and Ministry Community to support the mission of the Felician Sisters and of Felician University
- Initiate and foster groups that add to the quality of religious/spiritual life on campus, including interfaith programs.
- Provide pastoral counseling, spiritual direction, and opportunities (e.g., retreats) for increasing the spiritual life and bonding of members of the campus community.
- Maintain a pastoral presence and direct involvement in Campus Ministry activities.
- Plan and participate in campus-wide Masses (such as the annual Mass of the Holy Spirit, the Advent/Christmas liturgy, and the Baccalaureate Mass)
- Coordinate Sunday evening Masses-serving as a liaison to the priest presiders
- Recruiting, training, and coordinating liturgical ministers (greeters, lectors, Eucharistic ministers, etc.)
- Oversee the RCIA on campus
Felician is an independent co-educational Catholic/Franciscan University founded and sponsored by the Felician Sisters to educate a diverse population of students within the framework of a liberal arts tradition. Its mission is to provide a full complement of learning experiences, reinforced with strong academic and student development programs designed to bring students to their highest potential and prepare them to meet the challenges of the new century with informed minds and understanding hearts. The enduring purpose of Felician University is to promote a love for learning, a desire for God, self-knowledge, service to others, and respect for all creation.
Dr. Sylvia McGeary, Executive Director for Mission Integration
Obal Hall, First floor
262 South Main Street
Lodi, NJ 07644
College Campus and Young Adult Minister - Frostburg State University
We are seeking a College Campus and Young Adult Minister to serve the community of Frostburg State University, in Frostburg, MD.
To be considered 'best qualified', you must be a practicing Catholic in good standing possessing a strong working knowledge of and enthusiasm for the Catholic faith, with a desire and ability to relate to others of diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds and all walks of life. A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree from accredited institution, preferably in Theology, Religious Studies, or related field is required for this position. Some prior experience in a leadership capacity in Campus Ministry or Young Adult Ministry is preferred. Experience in social media and digital communication is essential to your success in this role.
To apply for this position, please visit our website: https://archbalt.jobs.net/en-US/job/college-campus-and-young-adult-minister/J3K7HZ5Y4YR8VZ1M8HF.
Campus Minister for Social Justice - Le Moyne College, Syracuse, New York
Le Moyne College, in the Jesuit tradition, is seeking a Campus Minister for Social Justice. This is a full time ten (10) month position. Under the supervision of the Director of Campus Ministry and in collaboration with the Campus Ministry Staff, the Campus Minister for Social Justice promotes and facilitates the integration of “the faith that does justice” by creating various developmental formation experiences around social justice education, advocacy, social analysis, and theological reflection which draw students into spiritual growth and action. The experiences include, but are not limited to, domestic and international service trips. The campus minister also serves as a college-wide resource regarding social justice initiatives for the students, faculty, and staff of Le Moyne.
- Candidates must possess a Bachelor’s degree preferably in pastoral studies, theology or a related field; master’s degree preferred
- Desire to work with a diverse faith community of undergraduate college students
- Flexibility to work extended and/or off-hours to meet program needs.
For a complete job description and instructions on how to apply, visit our website at http://www.lemoyne.edu/Work-at-Le-Moyne. Le Moyne College provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.
Catholic Campus Minister - West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia
Catholic Campus Ministry at West Virginia University is seeking a full-time (ten-month), lay or religious professional to lead our Campus Ministry program into vibrant and future growth.
Located in the Heart of the WVU Campus, we have a unique opportunity for the right individual to guide and develop students in their faith lives. Mountaineer Catholic combines both campus ministry and parish life where an innovative approach to bringing people together, connecting and welcoming all students at our door, and celebrating of the Eucharist each week is essential. We are looking for someone to shine the light of Christ’s Presence in a positive, cooperative and inspiring way, and be a team player in helping to mold and shape the present-day faithful as well as the future faithful of the Church! We offer a competitive salary and benefits.
- Candidates must be practicing Catholic
- Masters degree in Theology, pastoral ministry or related field
- Experience in campus ministry/young adult ministry
- Excellent organizational skills, creative thinking and problem solving with being flexible with the changing environment of campus life
All inquiries and resumes can be sent and or addressed to: firstname.lastname@example.org (Subject line: Campus Minister Hire) or 1481 University Ave Morgantown WV 26505.
Graduate Assistant for Office of Mission and Ministry - College of Mount Saint Vincent, Bronx, New York
The College of Mount Saint Vincent is an academically excellent, authentically inclusive, Catholic and ecumenical liberal arts college with approximately 1,500 undergraduate students and 300 graduate students, located in the Riverdale section of the Bronx, New York City. Our beautiful 70-acre campus of rolling lawns and wooded hills overlooking the Hudson River is just 12 miles from midtown Manhattan.
The Office of Mission and Ministry serves the campus as a center for service and spirituality. The office oversees the weekly service opportunities, works to fulfill the Mission of the College through service and reflective opportunities, retreats, liturgical services, faith sharing groups, week-long service trips, and student pastoral care. Reporting to the Associate Director of Mission and Ministry, the Graduate Assistant position requires approximately 20-25 hours per week, mostly evening and weekend hours.
Duties and Responsibilities
- Work closely with the Associate Director of Mission and Ministry to create and implement campus wide co-curricular programming
- Assist with service outreaches, including driving a 15-passenger van for specific outreaches such as the Midnight Run or POTS Soup Kitchen Plan and guide faith sharing groups and spirituality programs
- Actively engage in a ministry of presence, being available and responsive to students
- Assist and help create retreat opportunities including the annual “Joy in the Journey” retreat each November
- Work with the Office of Campus Events in reserving rooms for programs
- Assist Alumnae/i in weddings that take place in Chapel, approximately 4-8 per year
- Attend weekly staff meetings, one-on-one meetings, in-service training sessions, and assigned campus wide committees
- Assist in the supervision of student assistant staff
- Participate as departmental team member while supporting the Division of Student Affairs
- Assume other responsibilities assigned by the Associate Director of Mission and Ministry Salary and Compensation
- A paid stipend, six credit hours of graduate tuition remission per semester at the College of Mount Saint Vincent, an on-campus suite, College meal plan, campus parking decal, access to campus recreation center, and use of campus shuttle.
- Bachelor’s degree
- Experience in Campus Ministry, leading retreats, and an understanding of Catholicism and/or Christianity is desired
- A current drivers license (and willingness to drive 15-passenger van)
- Ability to work as a flexible and supportive team member in a diverse environment
- Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office and Photoshop
All qualified applicants are subject to a background check as part of the final approval process. Applicants must include a letter of application, resume and contact information for at least three references. Please send all application materials by email to HR@mountsaintvincent.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until filled. We thank all applicants for their interest in the College of Mount Saint Vincent, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. AA/EOE
College of Mount Saint Vincent is committed to provide equal opportunity, employment, and advancement opportunities to all individuals. The College of Mount Saint Vincent does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State, or Local Laws.
Campus Minister - Boston College
Campus Ministers at Boston College promote the University’s Jesuit, Catholic mission by working collaboratively to make available to the community opportunities for worship, retreat, service-immersion, and pastoral care. In this way, Campus Ministers assist in the coordination of weekly student liturgies, major University-wide Masses, and prayer services. Campus Ministers work in partnership on other department initiatives focusing predominantly on the intellectual, social, and spiritual development of undergraduate students. The role requires the ability to provide both pastoral care and spiritual guidance to students and others in the University community. Additionally, each Campus Minister maintains responsibility for administering a specific area within the department.
A key responsibility for this position is the management of the University’s Roman Catholic worship. This includes:
- managing campus-wide Masses (such as the annual Mass of the Holy Spirit, the Advent/Christmas liturgy, and the Baccalaureate Mass)
- coordinating weekly, chapel-specific Masses
- serving as a liaison to the priest presiders
- recruiting, training, and coordinating liturgical ministers (sacristans, greeters, lectors, eucharistic ministers, etc.)
- work collaboratively with the Campus Minister for Liturgical Music in preparation for services with music
- work collaboratively with the Campus Minister for Multi-Faith Programs to support the prayer and worship efforts of the multi-faith community
- oversee the department’s sacramental preparation programs (RCIA, etc.)
- ensure the aesthetic décor and cleanliness of the University’s worship spaces
- Catholic, with a firm grasp on the richness and traditions of Ignatian spirituality
- Master’s degree in Liturgical or Sacramental Theology, Divinity, Pastoral Ministry, or related field
- A full understanding of the liturgical practices of the Roman Catholic Church
- Three years of experience in university campus ministry, or equivalent work experiences
- Willingness to work collegially with Campus Ministers and others in the Division of Mission and Ministry
- Strong budgetary, communication, and organization skills
Apply online at:
Director of Campus Ministry - Alverno College, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Alverno College is a private liberal arts college with an internationally acclaimed ability-based program and diverse student body. A Catholic College founded by the School Sisters of Saint Francis, we are dedicated to the undergraduate education of women while serving men and women in our adult and graduate programs. Our low instructor-to-student ratio and collaborative faculty contribute to a positive learning environment. We provide students with real-life, hands-on experiences in the classroom, in study abroad opportunities and in professional internships related to their major. These experiences, among others, have resulted in Alverno College being recognized as the “Most Innovative School” among Midwest Regional Universities in U.S. News & World Report’s 2017 America’s Best Colleges guidebook. For the seventh consecutive year, Alverno was also ranked in the top four in the Midwest in the “Strong Commitment to Teaching” category.
The Department of Campus Ministry seeks applicants for a full-time position as a Campus Minister. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications, education, and experience. Alverno College health, disability, and retirement plan enrollment is available to full time employees and eligible dependents. Tuition benefits are available for employees and qualified dependents.
- Provide for the formation of faith, a vibrant liturgical life, and the integration of Catholic Franciscan values throughout the College.
- Organize a program of religious and spiritual outreach to the college community, particularly students.
- Plan, implement and assess programs designed to engage students.
- Intentionally engage within the community to identify and coordinate the talents of others interested in active ministry, particularly students.
- As a member of the Student Affairs team, the Director of Campus Ministry displays an appreciation for Catholic higher education and a commitment to inclusive practices for all faith traditions.
- The position involves administrative and leadership responsibilities, pastoral support and education, and considerable collaboration and networking.
- All ministry programming will strive to call forth the community into active dialogue with the mission of the College thus aiding in the holistic education of each individual.
- Significant experience in Roman Catholic liturgical and pastoral planning with an understanding of the spiritual/religious development stages for contemporary young adults and the capacity to implement programs to meet these spiritual developmental needs.
- Master's Degree
- Significant pastoral care experience, preferably in a College campus ministry setting.
- Sensitivity to and celebration of multiple faith traditions.
- Ability to manage multiple projects requiring minimal direction, provide attention to detail, develop innovative approaches and ideas, and meet challenges with resourcefulness.
- Ability to facilitate programming outside of regular office hours.
- Demonstrated strengths in supervision, organization and program development.
- Ability to take on an institutional perspective and to balance student needs in relation to department and college goals.
- Must be a practicing Catholic.
- Successful candidates will have a demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity, inclusion, and multicultural competence in an educational and work environment and must be willing to contribute to the College’s strategic plan of inclusion.
Apply on-line at http://www.alverno.edu/jobs. Please attach your cover letter, resume, and list of references to the on-line application. Alverno College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to workplace diversity.
Campus Minister for Spirituality & Faith Formation - Spring Hill College, Mobile, Alabama
Join our dedicated Campus Ministry staff at Spring Hill College and fulfill a primary ministry to foster programs, retreats, prayer opportunities and community building activities that help deepen, renew, or begin a personal relationship with God in students from diverse cultural and religious backgrounds. This position is 100% FTE (i.e., full-time year round). The College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
- Master’s Degree in Theology or related field from an accredited college or university.
- Background of college-level involvement with young adult faith formation, spirituality, theological reflection, and pastoral and service programs.
- A valid motor vehicle license and approval from the college’s automobile insurance carrier.
- Hiring process includes, e.g., a criminal history background search.
- This person is considered a responsible employee in accordance with College Title IX policies.
Please scroll to Staff Openings via http://www.shc.edu/jobs and click on Job Description link for full information, requirements, and application process.
Campus Minister - LaSalle University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
The campus minister position at La Salle serves to support the functions of the Office of University Ministry and Service, specifically from a ministry perspective. The office and position are both central to the mission of La Salle University, and work to serve students and the university community in a variety of ways. Additionally, the campus minister position collaborates regularly with other academic and Student Affairs constituents with regard to student concerns and campus programming initiatives.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: The Director of Campus Ministry will:
- Direct De La Salle Chapel Choir vocalists and instrumentalists.
- Plan weekly Sunday liturgies.
- Facilitate Evensong celebrations, including student reflections.
- Assist in planning and facilitating other special liturgical celebrations throughout each year including funerals, memorial masses, and holiday services.
- Advise the La Salle Gospel Choir.
- Facilitate 7 retreats per academic year including:
- Women’s Retreat (October)
- EXPLORE Retreat (November)
- Music Ministers’ Retreat (December)
- Winter Ski Retreat (January)
- Interfaith Retreat (February)
- Busy Person’s Retreat (March-April)
- HOPE Retreat (April)
- Select and prepare student leaders to co-facilitate each retreat.
- Coordinate travel arrangements/housing/meals for each retreat.
- Manage the annually-allotted retreat budget of $13,500.
- Provide support for students seeking spiritual guidance and direction, on an ad hoc basis or sometimes via regular meetings.
- Provide support for students experiencing grief and loss, interpersonal conflicts with family/friends/significant others, and low-level anxiety and depression issues.
- Refer students to other sources of support (Student Counseling and Health Services) when issues present themselves that are outside the campus minister’s training.
- Remain available as a source of support for the campus community in times of tragedy and loss.
- Foster a work environment that encourages knowledge, respect and development of skills to engage with diverse members of the La Salle community.
- Remain competent and current through understanding national trends in Civic Engagement by developing professional contacts with colleagues, attending professional development experiences, and attending training and/or courses required by the Assistant Vice President for Ministry, Service and Support and the Vice President for Student Affairs.
- Contribute to the overall success of the Division of Student Affairs by performing all other duties assigned by the Assistant Vice President for Ministry, Service and Support.
- Education: Bachelor’s degree.
- Musical ability, ideally keyboard or guitar.
- 3-5 years’ experience in higher education ideally in higher education, service management and or volunteer work.
- Specialized knowledge: social justice awareness.
- Skills: proficient in MS Office.
- Abilities: organized, capable of multi-tasking, clear communication skills, willingness and openness to travel.
- Master’s degree.
- Ability to speak Spanish and or French.
For more details on this position or to submit your cover letter, resume and other required information, please contact:
La Salle University
1900 West Olney Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19141
Posted on: 06/28/17
All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of background screening checks.
La Salle University is a Roman Catholic university in the tradition of the De La Salle Christian Brothers and welcomes applicants from all backgrounds who can contribute to our unique educational mission. La Salle University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. AA/EOE M/F/D/V
Campus Minister- Diocese of Pittsburgh (Secretariat for Leadership Development & Evangelization)
The Office for Adolescence Ministry in the Secretariat for Leadership Development & Evangelization of the Diocese of Pittsburgh is seeking to hire a qualified person for the position of Campus Minister.
Responsibilities: The position of Campus Minister will minister to the students, faculties, and staffs at California University of Pennsylvania, Washington & Jefferson College, and Waynesburg University.
Applicant must have: BA in theology or related field; prior experience in campus ministry with an emphasis on relational ministry, discipleship, and evangelization; experience in relational ministry (small group and one-on-one mentoring); solid understanding of the Catholic Faith and basic historical understanding of the American Catholic Church in the 20th century; and comprehension of the basic concepts of the New Evangelization (its purpose, history and methodology).
The position requires: ingenuity and creativity in ministry approach, including social media, Internet and traditional outreach and promotions; the ability to work in multiple environments with strong organizational and planning skills; and reliable transportation to travel between campuses.
Applicant should submit a resume to:
Deacon Jeffrey Hirst
Department of Human Resources
Diocese of Pittsburgh
111 Boulevard of the Allies
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Director of Campus Ministry - Chaminade University of Honolulu, Honolulu, Hawaii
Grounded in a Catholic and Marianist tradition, the Director of Campus Ministry provides leadership and management of programs and activities that serve the spiritual needs of a religiously diverse student, faculty, and staff community at Chaminade University.
- Master’s Degree in Religious Studies, Religious Education, or comparable degree from an accredited institution.
- Experience working with young adults in campus ministry or related fields.
- Leadership and administrative skills; some administrative and ministerial experience is valued.
- Must be a practicing Roman Catholic.
- Must possess a valid driver’s license.
For more information and to apply, please visit https://www.chaminade.edu/employment-opportunities. Chaminade University of Honolulu is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Graduate Intern for Office of Spirituality - Notre Dame de Namur University
The Office of Spirituality Graduate Assistant will work in collaboration with the Director of Spirituality and Spirituality Interns to assist with planning and programming for the office as well as other tasks or projects as needed.
The Graduate Intern position is a live-on, part-time, one-year paraprofessional staff position in the Office of Spirituality. As a live-on staff member this individual will serve on the duty rotation schedule for Housing and Residential Life.
The Graduate Intern position is designed to complement the student’s degree program and prepare the student for an entry-level professional position in Student Affairs or related field.
- Assist in the coordination and implementation of late night and weekend programming initiatives
- Coordinate liturgies, programs, and prayer services with the Director of Spirituality and attend all them when permitted.
- Works collaboratively with spirituality interns and staff to promote all of the Office of Spirituality programs and services Leadership Development.
- Work with Director of Office of Spirituality in recruiting, training and supervising Spirituality Interns.
- Cultivate leadership skills in students especially through student retreat teams, faith sharing groups, liturgical leadership and other campus ministry opportunities.
- In collaboration with the Director of Spirituality, coordinate the planning and implementation of Fall Retreat and Alternative Spring Break with student leaders.
- Maintain chapel and sacristy as a place of prayerful hospitality (upkeep liturgical arrangements, stock supplies, check requests, filing, change candles, etc.)
Housing and Residential Life On-Site Duty Rotation
- Respond as needed to assist/support in emergency situations.
- Assess and respond to a student health or safety needs.
- Provide on-site supervision and response to after hour crises.
- Attend meetings and trainings related to safety, duty and emergency response.
- Position is 20+ hours per week, with some evenings and weekends required for duty and programming.
- Room and board package provided (double occupancy apartment and 10 meals per week plan); some funding for professional development is also provided.
- Bachelor’s Degree
- Enrollment in master’s degree program encouraged
- Experience in student activities/ programming, leadership, and/or residence life
- Strong administrative, interpersonal, leadership and communication skills
- A one-year commitment is required
- Must re-apply for second year
Interested candidates may send a cover letter and resume to email@example.com.
Bucknell University - Assistant Catholic Campus Minister, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania
A full-time assistant to the Chaplain for the Catholic Community provides faith-based support, ministry, and programming to Bucknell Catholic students and the broader University community.
The position will work closely with the CCM student-led leadership team providing advisement, mentorship, and guidance. This position partners with the University Chaplain, Chaplain for the Jewish Community, and other religious professionals connected with faith groups on campus. This position requires evening and weekend availability.
For more information and to apply, please visit: http://careers.bucknell.edu/.
Catholic Campus Minister - West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia
Catholic Campus Ministry at West Virginia University is seeking a full-time (ten-month), lay or religious professional to lead our Campus Ministry program into vibrant and future growth. Located in the Heart of the WVU Campus, we have a unique opportunity for the right individual to guide and develop students in their faith lives. Mountaineer Catholic combines both campus ministry and parish life combined where an innovative approach to bringing people together, connecting and welcoming all students at our door, and celebrating of the Eucharist each week is essential.
We are looking for someone to shine the light of Christ’s Presence in a positive, cooperative and inspiring way, and be a team player in helping to mold and shape the present-day faithful as well as the future faithful of the Church! We offer a competitive salary and benefits.
Candidates must be practicing Catholic. Additional requirements: Masters degree in Theology, pastoral ministry or related field, experience in campus ministry/young adult ministry, excellent organizational skills, creative thinker and problem solver with being flexible with the changing environment of campus life.
All inquiries and resumes can be sent and or addressed to: firstname.lastname@example.org (Subject line: Campus Minister Hire) or 1481 University Ave Morgantown WV 26505.
Director of Mission and Service - Benedictine College, Atchison, Kansas
The Director of Missions and Service will institute foreign and domestic mission trips and service programs that train student to be disciples in the modern world and advance the mission of the Church in the world through the study and implementation of the documents of the Second Vatican Council and the call for a New Evangelization. Train students to effectively develop and lead and participate in projects that advance Gospel values.
- B.A in Theology, Youth Ministry, or related field required.
- Minimum of two years of higher education experience in leading and organizing domestic and foreign mission trips.
- Direct the mission trip program
- Increase the number of national and international missions
- Increase the number of students who engage in national and international missions—both as undergraduates and graduates
- Design and deliver a catechetical curriculum for mission trip leaders and participants
- Lead Fundraising Seminar Program
- Conduct 15+ Personal Support Raising Seminars each year to train mission trip leaders and participants how to raise funds for their mission trip
- Responsible for coordinating student fundraising efforts to raise more than $350,000 for mission trips and College Ministry projects.
- Increase funding for mission trip program through grants and training student fundraisers
- Direct the volunteer service opportunities
- Establish and direct opportunities for students to engage in service locally and regionally
- Connect service opportunities with Catholic Social Teaching principles
- Centralize service opportunities and documentation in Ministry department
- Implement a systems infrastructure to keep centralized records of service opportunities and involvement within the Ministry department
- Provide key service metrics and language to increase Catholic identity at the college
- Develop a ClearingHouse for missionary and service opportunities
- Establish and clarify relationships with major missionary organizations
- Host a Missions Fair that brings missionary organizations on campus to recruit BC students
- Utilize a systems infrastructure to provide ease-of –access to missionary organizations for BC students
- Train Ministry Leaders in gospel values
- Work directly with Service Team and Mission Trip Team and a portion of the 12 ministry teams
- Train ministry team coordinators in mission leadership skills
- Provide ongoing formation and support to FOCUS and SPO missionaries on campus
- Other duties as assigned by the Director of College Ministry EOE
- B.A in Theology, Youth Ministry, or related field required.
- Minimum of two years of higher education experience in leading and organizing domestic and foreign mission trips.
To apply, complete and sign application and forward to email@example.com with transcripts.
Associate Director of Campus Ministry: Director of Formation and Leadership - Washington University of St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri
The Associate Director of Campus Ministry: Director of Formation and Leadership for the Catholic Student Center (CSC) at Washington University in St Louis will help drive the mission of the CSC by overseeing student faith and leadership formation and evangelization along with staff and intern formation. This role will report to the Director of Campus Ministry and work in collaboration with the Campus Ministry Team and broader CSC staff and community.
It is the responsibility of every campus minister to help achieve the mission of the CSC which is “a house of Catholic formation and a community of hospitality to students of all faiths. The CSC strives - through education, service, and a worshipping community that seeks to know and become Christ - to form students intellectually, morally, socially, and spiritually according to the wisdom of the Catholic Church, so that they become active participants in parish life and moral and spiritual leaders in Church and society for the 21st century.”
The Director of Formation will serve as the key resource for students and staff focused on three primary areas of Ministry:
1. Student Leadership Formation. Support formation for students to encourage and train them to be(come) prepared and effective future leaders in Church and society rooted in Gospel values and in service.
2. Student Faith Formation. Facilitate the spiritual and personal growth of currently practicing students and lead evangelization efforts to engage and support the spiritual and personal growth of new and prospective CSC students.
3. Staff & Intern Formation. Ensure that CSC staff has ongoing training opportunities to meet the spiritual, theological, personal, relational, and leadership needs of the students we serve and continue to be relevant to each generation of students.
1. Student Leadership Formation (30%)
Create and supervise Catholic Leadership Development (CLD) – a year long experience that would involve leadership training, opportunities for leadership in action, mentorship, and educational formation in faithful leadership through monthly meetings. CLD would be expected to launch as a pilot program in Spring 2018. This role would recruit speakers and mentors to provide content for the program and solicit student participation in the program during Fall 2017. Upon completion of the pilot semester and an in-depth evaluation, a full year program would be launched starting Fall 2018.
Provide leadership training for students who are already in leadership positions at the CSC such as
o Facilitation and discipleship training for faith sharing group leaders
o Goal setting and discernment model leadership training for Catholic Student union (student leadership board)
2. Student Faith Formation (25%)
• Train student leaders to run core community groups and form discipleship relationships with group members.
• Create a leadership methodology for training students grounded in Servant and Character Leadership. Through partnerships with organizations such as Evangelical Catholic and The Leadership Roundtable on Church Management or various others, students would be exposed to resources for spiritual and personal formation that are offered both at and external to the Catholic Student Center.
• Supervise annual Awakening Retreat, one of the most formational aspects of the CSC ministry.
3. General Campus Ministry Duties (25%)
• Regular Sunday Mass and weekday Mass duties as shared by Campus Ministry team.
• Campus outreach to students through one-on-ones, meals, presence, etc.
• Attendance at major CSC programs as required by Campus Ministry staff.
• Other various campus ministry duties as requested
4. Staff Training & Formation (10%)
• Organize and execute a plan for ongoing professional development of staff through in-services, conferences, classes, etc. in partnership with the Director of Ministry.
• Train CSC team on Evangelization and their role in supporting this effort.
• Identify, develop and offer training / resources on mental health issues, relationship issues, leadership, sexual assault, grief and diversity.
5. Intern Formation (10%)
• Assist with formation for intern program, working with the intern supervisor to provide ongoing job training to help the interns become effective pastoral ministers.
• Help to provide Theological Reflection for the interns both in the workplace and also in their intentional community at the Herring Intern House.
- Graduate Level Degree in ministry or related field preferred
- 5 years of ministry experience or experience in related field involving leadership, education or mission integration
- Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
- Strong content development and presentation / training delivery skills
- Project or program planning and management experience
- Highest level of professional and ethical conduct
- Available to work evenings and weekends occasionally
Please send your resume to the Catholic Student Center at Washington University via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Associate Director of Campus Ministry-University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky
Associate Director of Campus Ministry
- Bachelor's degree of higher
- Active in the Roman Catholic Faith
- Campus ministry experience
- Passion for evangelization of students
- Have the ability to work collaboratively with the campus ministry team and parish staff
- Outstanding organizational and communication skills
- Ability and willingness to work a flexible schedule including nights/weekends as needed
Interested candidates should send a resume and contact information to email@example.com.
Associate Director Campus Ministry Position - Newman Catholic Community at Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, Illinois
SIUE Newman Catholic Community is seeking a dynamic leader for an Associate Director of Campus Ministry position. The AD serves as the leader of the programs, services and events of campus ministry. S/he works to foster the spiritual life of students by providing opportunities for religious celebration, faith formation, dialogue, prayer, pastoral counseling, service, and reflection. S/He must be willing to spearhead and coordinate the day to day running of the ministry. S/He must develop and manage important relationships within and outside the university community. This includes students, faculty, staff, alumni, the Office for Campus Ministry, and local parishes. This position is a full-time, 12-month position with evening and weekend responsibilities. The AD reports to the director.
This person must be a practicing Roman Catholic, have a master’s degree (ideally in theology or pastoral ministry) along with excellent knowledge and experience working with Roman Catholic liturgy, theology, church doctrines and teachings.
Interested candidates should send cover letter with resume and contact information for three references to Roy Lanham firstname.lastname@example.org. The Newman Catholic Community is committed to increasing racial and ethnic diversity and seeks applications from candidates who share this commitment.
Triad Area Campus Minister - Diocese of Charlotte, Charlotte, North Carolina
The Diocese of Charlotte seeks a full-time entry level Campus Minister for the Triad Area. The Campus Minister works collaboratively with the Diocesan Director of Campus Ministry and Campus Ministers throughout the Diocese. The primary responsibility of the Campus Minister is to implement the Bishop’s Pastoral “Empowered by the Spirit”, the catechetical framework to name a few. Other responsibilities include but are not limited to maintaining the finances and fundraising for Campus Ministry. As a member of the Diocesan Campus Ministry team the Campus Minister is expected to participate in diocesan Campus Ministry meetings and promote Campus Ministry events.
- Practicing Catholic in good standing with the church.
- MA in Theology, Pastoral Ministry or Religious Studies preferred.
- The ability to be a daily minister of presence to the college students with an open ear and heart as they journey through their Catholic faith.
- Flexible schedule includes nights and weekend responsibilities.
Please email cover letter, resume and references to the Assistant to Director for Campus Ministry, Kay Jordan email@example.com. Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled. For more information or questions contact Kay at 704.370.3234.