Current Positions


Assistant Director of Campus Ministry – Clark University,
Dubuque, Iowa
Date Posted: December 18, 2018

Description
At Clarke University, everything we do is focused on making an impact on students so they can positively impact the world. For students, it means a place where more than facts are studied it means new ways of thinking are explored. For faculty and staff, it means more than just coming to work every day it means truly collaborating across the university to put student success first. It also means living and working in a thriving city named one of the "most livable" small cities in the country and one of "Best Green Places" in the country.        

The university is currently seeking an outgoing, collaborative, student-centered individual for the part-time (20 hours per week), 10-month position of Assistant Director of Campus Ministry. This position will involve pastoral ministry and overseeing social justice and community service education and programming. 

Requirements
This position will require a Bachelor's degree with experience in campus ministry, young adult ministry and/or youth ministry and an openness to religious diversity. Coursework in religious studies, understanding of Catholic Social Teaching and experience in community service or service trip organizing is preferred.

Application
To apply for this position, please upload a cover letter and resume online at http://clarke.applicantpool.com/jobs. Resume review will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Start date is negotiable.


Associate Director, Mission and Ministry – Gonzaga University, Spokane, Washington
Date Posted: December 13, 2018

Description
The Mission and Ministry team supports Gonzaga University in fulfilling its Jesuit, Catholic, humanistic mission through mission education, pastoral and spiritual care, and formation for discernment and leadership. The Associate Director of Mission and Ministry closely assists the Director in overseeing the team that is responsible for building and maintaining a comprehensive set of ministries in support of the faith development of the Gonzaga University community. This person, in dialogue with the Director, will have responsibilities in the areas of staff supervision, budget management, strategic planning, assessment and programming. This person stands in for the Director as needed in decision making, representing the department, supervising, and determining policies and actions. This person is a member of the administrative team which provides leadership for the Mission and Ministry division. As such, this person engages in community-wide efforts for mission education and Jesuit leadership formation.

Requirements
Master’s degree from an accredited college or university with preference for a religious institution background, with a focus on religious studies, spirituality, pastoral leadership, divinity, etc.
—Strong understanding of Ignatian spirituality and Jesuit education and ability to lead mission-based trainings and workshops
—At least 5 years’ ministry experience
—At least 2 years’ supervising experience
—Strong organization and administrative skills, with the ability to handle and prioritize multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment
—Strong written and verbal communications skills
—Strong interpersonal skills; the ability to relate to and work with diverse groups of people
—Discretion and the ability to maintain confidentiality
—Experience in teambuilding and collaboration

Application
For a complete job description, or to apply, please go to https://gonzaga.peopleadmin.com/


University Chaplain – Salve Regina University,
Newport, Rhode Island
Date Posted: December 11, 2018

Description
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.


Requirements
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.

    Additional Information:

Salve Regina University offers generous benefits to eligible employees including:

  • health and dental coverage

  • life insurance

  • long-term disability

  • 403B plan

  • tuition benefits and more

Salve Regina University strives to provide equal opportunity in employment and education to all employees, students and applicants. No employee, student or applicant shall be discriminated against or harassed on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, age, marital or parental status, military or veteran status, genetic information or any other basis protected by applicable federal or state law, in the administration of Salve Regina's employment policies, education policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic and other University administered programs. In accordance with Title IX, it does not discriminate on the basis of sex in any of its educational programs or activities. Salve Regina is also committed to making its programs and campus accessible to its visitors and compliant will all applicable non-discrimination laws.

Application
Applicants must apply online only 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.


Director of Campus Ministry – Our Lady of Good Counsel High School, Olney, Maryland
Date Posted: December 10, 2018

Description
Our Lady of Good Counsel HS, a Xaverian Brothers Sponsored School, is the largest private high school (co-ed, 9-12) in Maryland. The new Director is expected to begin duties in August 2019 and will report to the President and lead a department that includes three associate campus ministers and a part-time administrative assistant. The School also has a full-time Chaplain. The Director takes the lead in the supervision, coordination, and staffing of all programs in the areas of Word and Worship, Retreats, Student and Faculty Formation, and Service.

Requirements
A more detailed description of duties, responsibilities, and qualifications is available under the “Staff” tab at: https://www.olgchs.org/about-us/careers.

Application
Depending on the volume of applications, interviews may start as early as mid-January 2019. For best consideration, applicants should submit resume, cover letter, and four professional references no later than January 31, 2019, to Jeanette McCarthy, Assistant to the President, at jmccarthy@olgchs.org.


Director, Newman Catholic Center, Sacramento – California State University, Sacramento, California
Date Posted: December 10, 2018

Description
The Diocese of Sacramento seeks a passionate, accomplished, creative leader to direct to the Newman Catholic Center, Sacramento. The Director administrates the center, creates and implements programming, and supervises a full time Campus Minister. The Newman Centers in the Diocese of Sacramento are transitional student communities that support and empower college student leaders to make disciples of Jesus.

The ideal candidate has a Master's Degree (or a BA with extensive experience), five years' successful leadership/managerial performance, proven track record of evangelizing young adults, experience in young adult and/or campus ministry, and the ability to work with people from diverse cultural backgrounds.

The Newman Catholic Center is part of the Office of Youth & Young Adult Ministry that exists to build up a church that shares God’s love with the young through relevance, cultivating servant leadership, accompaniment, and living authentic Christian community. This is a full time, salaried position with full benefits.

Requirements
Ideal candidate has a Master's Degree (or a BA with extensive experience), five years' successful leadership/managerial performance, proven track record of evangelizing young adults, experience in young adult and/or campus ministry, and the ability to work with people from diverse cultural backgrounds.

Application
To apply, please email cover letter and resume, complete and signed Pre-Application Statement and Questionnaire (http://bit.ly/2fuMx1k) and Employment Application (http://bit.ly/2hCrSgk) to personnel@scd.org. Position is open until filled. Full Job Description is available at https://scd.org/employment


Director, Newman Catholic Center, Davis – California State University, Davis, California
Date Posted: December 10, 2018

Description
The Diocese of Sacramento seeks a passionate, accomplished, creative leader to direct to the Newman Catholic Center, Sacramento. The Director administrates the center, creates and implements programming, and supervises a full time Campus Minister. The Newman Centers in the Diocese of Sacramento are transitional student communities that support and empower college student leaders to make disciples of Jesus. Ideal candidate has a Master's Degree (or a BA with extensive experience), five years' successful leadership/managerial performance, proven track record of evangelizing young adults, experience in young adult and/or campus ministry, and the ability to work with people from diverse cultural backgrounds. The Newman Catholic Center is part of the Office of Youth & Young Adult Ministry that exists to build up a church that shares God’s love with the young through relevance, cultivating servant leadership, accompaniment, and living authentic Christian community. This is a full time, salaried position with full benefits.

Requirements
Ideal candidate has a Master's Degree (or a BA with extensive experience), five years' successful leadership/managerial performance, proven track record of evangelizing young adults, experience in young adult and/or campus ministry, and the ability to work with people from diverse cultural backgrounds.

Application
To apply, please email cover letter and resume, complete and signed Pre-Application Statement and Questionnaire (http://bit.ly/2fuMx1k) and Employment Application (http://bit.ly/2hCrSgk) to personnel@scd.org. Position is open until filled. Full Job Description is available at https://scd.org/employment


University Staff Chaplain – Quinnipiac University,
New Haven, Connecticut

Description
The University Staff Chaplain for Catholic Life oversees and directs the full spectrum of Catholic religious and community life at Quinnipiac.  The chaplain serves as a resource to the University on religious issues, especially concerning the Catholic theological tradition, and provides outreach to anyone with questions about religion, ethics and spirituality. Along with the other staff members in the Office of Religious Life, the chaplain works to raise the visibility of religion on campus through tradition-specific as well as interfaith programming, and when required, provides a religious presence at university events. This is a part-time, 20-hour per week vendor position.

Primary Job Responsibilities

The University Staff Chaplain for Catholic Life at Quinnipiac University has five main areas of responsibility:
[1] to coordinate with local Catholic clergy to meet the sacramental and liturgical needs of the Catholic students, faculty, and staff;
[2] to foster the development of the Catholic community on campus;
[3] to educate members of the university community about Catholic life, belief, and tradition;
[4] to function as a resource and advocate available to anyone on campus regardless of religious/non-religious affiliation; and
[5] to work with the Office of Development (and other units of the University) in fundraising and marketing initiatives.

Additional Responsibilities Include

• Participation in all required university, division, and Office of Religious Life activities
• Assist Catholic student organizations on campus as needed/requested
• Provide religious services at university events
• Provide religious counseling and support
• Liaise with Archdiocese of Hartford, local parishes, Catholic groups, and Catholic religious organizations at neighboring academic institutions (when appropriate]
• Provide operational support to the Executive Director of University Religious Life in the administration of the Office of Religious Life
• Additional duties as required

Requirements

Education

     • Master of Divinity/Master of Theological Studies [preferred]

Experience

      • Minimum of three years’ experience working in a higher education chaplaincy setting.

         • Minimum computer skills: word processing, database creation, and basic graphic design

         • CCMA Professional Catholic Campus Minister Certification

Human Relations Skills

         • Committed to a student-centered approach to ministry

         • Must possess the ability to adjust to a fluid work environment and changing institutional needs.

         • Must possess excellent organizational, communication, leadership, and administrative skills.

         • Willing and available to work nights and weekends.

         • Comfortable and committed to working in an interfaith/non-proselytizing team environment.

Application
Please send cover letter and CV to Religious.Life@qu.edu. For more information, contact: Fr Jordan Lenaghan, OP, Executive Director of University Religious Life, at 203.582.8257.


Director of Campus Ministry - Ursuline College, Pepper Pike, Ohio
Date Posted: November 29, 2018

Description
The Director of the Office of Campus Ministry invites students, faculty and staff to participate in a community of faith held together by prayer, sacrament, scripture, celebration, hospitality and service. Inspired by the charism of the Ursuline Sisters of Cleveland, the Office of Campus Ministry at Ursuline College seeks to serve the college community by providing opportunities for contemplation, justice and compassion. This is a full time, 10-month position, reporting to the Vice President for Student Affairs.     

Responsibilities

  • Creates opportunities for students, faculty and staff to come together in an organized program of prayer, liturgy and sacraments. 

  • Assesses spiritual needs of college community and works to develop mission-based programming for students.

  • Provides leadership and training for developing leadership skills and engaging students in the planning and coordination of campus ministry events.

  • Collaborates with Academic Affairs to design and sustain the model for service learning.

  • Markets and facilitates Service Learning opportunities.

  • Raises and fosters consciousness of the needs of the local and global community through participation in social justice programs, service opportunities, and workshops.

  • Assists with Mission Integration activities.   

Requirements

  • Master's degree in Ministry, Pastoral Counseling, Theology, Religious Education or related field.  

  • Familiarity with ministry in higher education setting or non-profit and comfortable in ecumenical and interfaith setting.

  • Good people skills, organizer/ leader, collaborator, experience working with college students, proficient computer skills. 

  • At least three years related experience. Strong student programming skills. 

  • Experience working in an inclusive environment.

  • Must be practicing Catholic who understands, appreciates, and will ensure the Catholic, Ursuline charism, mission and identity of the College community.

  • Weekends and evenings are expected.

  • Must be able to drive a 15 passenger van to drive students to events and activities (will train, must have clean driving record).

Preferred Qualifications 

  • Experience in campus ministry and/or pastoral counseling.   

Application
Interested candidates should send letter of interest, resume, and salary requirements to kknaus@ursuline.edu. Deadline for application is November 30, 2018.


Newman Campus Catholic Minister – Cleveland State University, Cleveland, Ohio
Post Date: November 26, 2018

Description
As a missionary disciple and bridge-builder, this is a relational outreach ministry that invites college students and the campus community to enter more deeply into a relationship with Christ. Under the direction of the Assistant Director of Newman Campus Catholic Ministry, foster opportunities for students to encounter Christ, accompany them on their journeys of faith and life, and form them into missionary disciples.

Requirements
Primary Responsibilities
1. Promote a clear, shared understanding of the mission and values of Diocese of Cleveland Newman Campus Catholic Ministry. Demonstrate prayerful, collegial, competent, mission-driven performance.
2. Consult with Assistant Director on a regular basis, provide thorough and complete briefings, project plans, status reports and reports for functions and duties assigned. Respond in a thorough and professional manner to special project requests and other assignments as necessary.
3. Ensure student organization status compliance with campus administration.
4. Serve as liaison between the Assistant Director, local parish(es) and college campus administration for successful relationships with the college, parish, students, and campus community.
5. Identify and support the spiritual, ministerial, formational and educational needs of students and the campus community. Identify resource needs and make recommendations for successful ministry.
6. Work with student leaders to develop goals for Newman Campus Catholic Ministry on campus.
7. Develop and coordinate gatherings and events for students, such as Eucharistic Liturgy, hospitality, evangelization, marketing, and networking opportunities. Work with students, priests, parish volunteers, campus administration, and diocesan offices to prep, setup and organize liturgies and events, to include developing and scheduling liturgical ministers and music ministers and other volunteers.
8. Maintain visibility on campus and be present at appropriate events.
9. Recommend long-range strategies for programs in various formats including retreats, guest speakers, student gatherings, social media, and faith-sharing groups.
10. Guide students in their personal needs; connections to counseling, Catholic networks, transition to post-graduate parish life, letters of recommendation, etc.
11. Develop process and content for ongoing catechetical formation and continuing education in Catholic doctrine; monitor best practices and developments related to campus ministry.
12. Develop and maintain effective relationships with appropriate Diocesan, local, regional, and national offices related to campus ministry.
13. Develop and recommend communications, recruitment, and social media strategies.
14. Create and maintain database of students, parents, and others supportive of campus ministry.
15. Collaborate with Assistant Director for development initiatives and grant writing.
Attend all training and campus ministry events as directed by the Assistant Director.
Perform any other duties in the ministry as requested by Assistant Director or Director.

Application
Please submit cover letter, resume, contact information for three (3) professional references, and completed Diocese of Cleveland Employment Application found on dioceseofcleveland.org/jobs to jdamico@dioceseofcleveland.org. In the subject line, please enter: “Newman Campus Catholic Minister – Cleveland State University.” Position will remain open until filled.