Current Positions

University Chaplain – Salve Regina University
Newport, Rhode Island
Date Posted: November 2, 2018

The University Chaplain of Salve Regina University, in conjunction with the director of the Mercy Center for Spiritual Life and the campus ministers, fosters the liturgical, spiritual, personal and social development of the university community. Faithful to the Catholic tradition and the University's Mercy mission, the University Chaplain reaches out to people of all faiths on campus. This is a full-time 12-month position. A one-bedroom apartment is provided for the University Chaplain adjacent to campus. A part-time position is negotiable.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Liturgical and Spiritual Life

  • Assume primary responsibility for the sacramental life of the University community.

  • Deliver engaging homilies that are relevant to college students and that challenge and encourage the community to participate deeply in a life of faith and service.

  • Provide pastoral counseling and/or spiritual direction as requested by members of the University community.

  • Respond to expressed needs for scripture study, small faith communities, or benediction.

  • Preside at Sunday and daily Masses as well as University functions such as convocation, memorial services, commencement, blessings and so on.

Campus Outreach

  • Be a known and active pastoral presence on campus.

  • Prioritize the formation of working relationships with athletics, student affairs (resident assistants, peer mentors, Student Government Association, etc.), faculty, staff and alumni.

Campus Ministry

  • Collaborate with the staff of the Mercy Center in the planning and implementation of days of reflection, programs, events and retreats.

  • Collaborate in the training and formation of student leaders and ministers.

  • Be responsive to social issues on campus and globally and promote the spiritual and social justice teachings of the Church.


  • We seek a Roman Catholic priest in good standing who can relate pastorally to university students, faculty and staff and who will promote and uphold the mission of Salve Regina University, the charism of the Sisters of Mercy and the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church.

  • Candidate must possess excellent preaching and pastoral skills.
    Previous experience in campus ministry or with college students is desirable.

  • This position requires that the person demonstrate public relations skills and initiative in approaching tasks, be able to organize work assignments, demonstrate an ability to communicate effectively with administrators, faculty, staff and students, be able to interpret Diocesan policies, and be able to creatively involve others in liturgical celebrations.

  • Personal computer knowledge is desirable.

  • This position requires availability in cases of emergency.

  • All applicants must have the approval of his Bishop and/or Religious Superior to apply.

Applicants must apply online for any open staff and faculty positions by providing a cover-letter and resume. Pre-employment background checks and reference checks are required of successful candidates. Salve Regina University participates in E-verify.

Graduate Assistantships – University of Dayton
Dayton, Ohio
Date Posted: November 2, 2018

University of Dayton–a Catholic and Marianist Institution, is seeking faith-filled applicants called to minister to college students while pursuing a Masters in Theology or Pastoral Ministry. Five Campus Ministry positions available for 2019-20 within Residence Life Ministry, Christian Leadership and Vocation, and Center for Social Concern. GAs 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.

Applications due February 1, 2019.

Please see application and information at or contact Kelly Adamson at 937.229.2574.

Associate Director of Campus Ministry – Liturgy University of Dayton, Dayton, Ohio

Bring your desire to serve young adults in faith and your passion for liturgy to the campus ministry team at the University of Dayton, a Catholic and Marianist University.


·    Leads the campus ministry liturgy team, establishing a collaborative vision and ensuring the implementation of university liturgies, liturgical catechesis and ministry formation, and sacramental preparation.

·    Supervises two full-time campus ministers and one graduate assistant, responds to special liturgical/prayer requests, ensures the development of diverse cultural expressions of prayer and worship, supports the faith development of students, and communicates about liturgical events.

·    Serves as an active collaborator on the 34-person ministry team. Reports to the executive director and serves as a member of the department leadership team.

·    Successful candidates will demonstrate a collaborative leadership style, strong relational and pastoral skills, a good aesthetic sense, flexibility, a solid understanding of the principles of Catholic worship and the ability to apply them through the rites of the Catholic Church and other campus prayer experiences.

·    Full-time, 10.5-month exempt position with full benefits, starts January 2019.

·    Salary commensurate with experience. Submit application, list of references, cover letter, resume addressing minimum and preferred qualifications at October 29, 2018 deadline.

The University of Dayton is a Top Ten Catholic research university, founded in 1850 by the Society of Mary. The University seeks outstanding, diverse staff who value its mission and share its commitment to academic excellence and the development of the whole person, and leadership and service in the local and global community.


·    Master's degree in related field such as liturgy, theology, religious studies, pastoral ministry, pastoral music, divinity

·    Three years’ full-time ministry experience with strong roles in Roman Catholic liturgy and/or liturgical preparation

·    Demonstrated knowledge of Young Adult faith development

·   Willingness to work some evening/weekend/holiday hours

·    Strong written communication skills

See full description/qualifications and submit cover letter, resume and list of references at October 29, 2018 deadline.

Program Coordinator, Campus Ministry and Mission – Caldwell University, Caldwell, New Jersey

Caldwell University invites applications for part-time Program Coordinator for Campus Ministry and Mission.  Reporting to the Director, Campus Ministry the Coordinator is responsible for supporting the Office of Campus Ministry and the Spirituality and Leadership Institute. This is a grant funded position available through May 2020. Job duties include, but are not limited to;

  • Supporting the Spirituality and Leadership Institute funded through the Lily Grant by addressing budgeting, programming and facilitating other needs such as processing purchase orders and entering work orders.

  • Managing the Kappa Gamma Pi- Honors Service Fraternity program to include: contacting the Registrar for a list of eligible students, inviting students to apply, reviewing applications, and coordinating with the national office.

  • Assisting the Director of Campus Ministry with all aspects of programming from development through implementation and assessment (i.e., retreats, Liturgical celebrations, RCIA, socials, workshops, all campus luncheons). Engaging specific target audiences (commuters, residents, etc.) to foster a sense of inclusivity and support student retention efforts.

  • Attending and providing support for liturgical masses including Sunday evening mass on campus to include; coordinating student musicians and liturgical ministers for roles and duties within the mass.

  • Must be available to participate in Campus Ministry weekend retreat.

  • Overseeing the “Sister’s Story” project in conjunction with the Sisters of Saint Dominic and the class coordinator to include making phone calls, emails, and setting up in-person meetings between Sisters and students to face to face meeting with students to assist with capturing the history of the Sisters of Saint Dominic through oral communication and storytelling.

  • Organizing National Catholic Sisters week in March to include applying for grant support, visioning, creating, and implementing programming.

  • Assist with planning and programming for the Caldwell University Day of Community Service. Promoting on campus service opportunities.

  • Promoting the Caldwell University Catholic Dominican mission throughout the campus in creative ways.


Bachelor’s degree plus a minimum of 1-2 years of experience working in ministry or a volunteer related field is required. Must be available to work Sunday and Wednesday nights as needed. Proficiency in Microsoft Office and/or Google applications (Google Docs, Google Sheets, etc.) and social media skills are also required. Administrative experience in policy writing is a plus. The successful candidate will demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Work independently and be self-driven within a team structure.

  • Manage competing priorities.

  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential matters with discretion and integrity.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills including the ability to engage in one-on-one sessions; small and large group presentations, workshops, and trainings.

  • Work collaboratively across all levels of the institution.

  • Ability to interact and connect with high school, college students, and young adults with integrity and professionalism.

  • Engage students in faith-based conversations

  • Preach the Gospel with joy and enthusiasm.

  • Candidates must be willing to support the Dominican Catholic, liberal arts mission of the University.

Applicants must submit a resume, cover letter specifying position, and a list of three professional references including complete contact information. The University is especially interested in candidates who will strengthen its commitment to the diversity and excellence of the institution. Applicants are encouraged to share in their cover letter how they will foster this goal.

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