Current Positions

Senior Coordinator- Liturgical Life - Gonzaga University,
Spokane, Washington
Date Posted: June 27, 2019

The Mission and Ministry team support Gonzaga University in fulfilling its Jesuit, Catholic, humanistic mission through mission education, pastoral and spiritual care, and formation for discernment and leadership. The Senior Coordinator contributes to this vision by providing skills related to the liturgical life of the community. Executing, managing and enhancing ministry programs and offerings; creatively integrating Ignatian Spirituality and Jesuit Mission into programming. Other duties, according to the needs of the community, including, but not limited to, liturgies and para-liturgies (large and small), retreat ministry, spiritual direction, program management, teaching and advising. This job involves Sunday Mass and other night or weekend work associated with the timing of particular ministries, liturgies and programs. In addition, this position is expected to provide greater leadership on the Mission and Ministry team as well as assisting with mission training and formation of student and colleagues.


  • Master’s degree from an accredited college or university

  • Five to seven years of professional ministry/liturgy experience

  • Commitment to departmental and university mission

  • Familiarity with Ignatian Spirituality and Jesuit education

  • Demonstrated organizational skills, with the ability to handle and prioritize multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment

  • Ability to plan and implement liturgies with many university collaborators

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to relate to and work with diverse groups of people.

  • Good discretion and the ability to maintain confidentiality

  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record

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Assistant Director of Campus Ministry/Coordinator of Liturgy - John Carroll University, University Heights, Ohio
Date Posted: June 26, 2019

In collaboration with the team of campus ministers, the Assistant Director provides leadership in the religious/spiritual dimension of the university mission: critical examination and dialogue about religious questions, the acknowledgement and respect of religious differences, the service of faith and promotion of justice, and engagement in the life and work of the contemporary church.

The Assistant Director/Coordinator of Liturgy is particularly responsible for fostering an active worshiping community at the university through the preparation of Sunday Eucharist, weekday liturgies, major liturgical celebrations for the university community and other appropriate forms of Catholic, ecumenical and interfaith worship. Basic to this work is the preparation and continuing formation of students for service in the various liturgical ministries both here at JCU and as active members of the Church after graduation.

Additionally, the Assistant Director/Coordinator of Liturgy shares (with the Director) responsibility for the administration of the university chapels, and the coordination of all campus weddings.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Prepare, coordinate, and facilitate all Sunday liturgies, Holy Days of Obligation, special University liturgies, as well as ecumenical and interfaith services.

    • Train, schedule, and supervise student volunteer Sacristans, Lectors, Eucharistic Ministers, Servers, and hospitality ministers.

    • Schedule and coordinate presiders.

    • Coordinate music with the Director of Liturgical Music and Musical Arts.

    • Prepare general intercessions and announcements.

    • When necessary, schedule chapel or alternative location.

    • Coordinate readings with presider and homilist.

    • When necessary, design program and arrange for printing.

  • Sacrament of Reconciliation (Schedule regular weekly confessors, plan communal reconciliation services during the seasons of Advent and Lent).

  • Assemble and chair liturgy committee.

  • Oversee campus chapels (maintain linens, wine, hosts, liturgical books, vestments and other supplies needed for various campus chapels.)

  • Aid in the coordination and planning of marriage preparation and chapel weddings.

  • Prepare and coordinate the RCIA and Confirmation program for university students.

  • Supervise liturgy interns (work-study students who whose focus is assisting with liturgy).

  • Other Responsibilities:

    • Maintain relationship with diocesan office of worship.

    • Attend weekly staff and committee meetings.

    • Participate as a representative of Campus Ministry for all University events.

    • Other duties as assigned by the Director.


  • Master’s Degree in liturgical studies, pastoral ministry, or its equivalent.

  • Experience in the coordination and direction of Catholic liturgy.

  • Ability to respect and communicate with people of diverse theological perspectives, liturgical styles and musical tastes.

  • Interest in understanding and supporting John Carroll’s mission to inspire individuals to excel in learning, leadership, and service in the region and in the world.

  • Active faith, prayer and worship life in the Catholic tradition.

  • Familiarity with the following Computer programs: Word, Publisher, PowerPoint, Excel.

Preferred qualifications

  • Familiarity with Ignatian spirituality and Jesuit mission.

  • Expertise in Catholic Liturgy and ministry in a higher education context.

To apply:

Campus Minister/Resident Director - Alvernia University, Reading, Pennsylvania
Date Posted: June 26, 2019

This hybrid position works within the offices of campus ministry and residence life.

In campus ministry, the position directs the peace & social justice and spiritual life pillars. Primary responsibilities include directing peace and social justice programming on campus and coordinating our weekly liturgical life.

Within residence life, the position works with the Director of Residence Life to provide a residential environment that supports student development and the mission of the university.

Position is a 40 plus hour/week live-in position with rotating on-call/after-hours responsibilities.


  • Commitment to the mission statement, core values and goals of Alvernia University;

  • Bachelor's Degree;

  • Experience in direct ministry to youth/young adults and previous experience as an RA strongly preferred;

  • Demonstrated knowledge of young adult faith development;

  • Understanding of Catholic tradition, including familiarity with the Catholic Social Thought;

  • Demonstrated effective computer skills;

  • Strong written communication skills

Please complete application on Alvernia’s website:

Graduate Assistant-Campus Ministry - Viterbo University,
La Crosse, Wisconsin
Date Posted: June 17, 2019

Viterbo University is accepting applications for a Graduate Assistant in Campus Ministry.  This is a part-time, 12-month live-in position from August 1, 2019-July 31, 2020. Average work is 20 hours per week and may include evenings and weekends.

As an extension of Campus Ministry, the Graduate Assistant in Campus Ministry helps students in their development of becoming faithful servants and ethical leaders. The Graduate in Ministry will provide support for the planning, prep, and facilitation of retreats, service trips, liturgy and worship services, social activities, leadership development, and creating an inviting space that fosters a deep sense of Franciscan Community. Reports to: Director of Campus Ministry


  • Assists with university-wide Campus Ministry events (e.g. Sunday Masses, Taize Prayer Service, St. Francis and Founders' week celebrations, special university celebrations & functions, etc...).

  • Assists with maintaining chapel and sacristy as a place of prayerful hospitality (upkeep liturgical arrangements, stock supplies, change candles, etc.)

  • Cultivates servant leadership skills in students especially through student retreat teams, faith sharing groups, bible study groups, liturgical leadership, and other campus ministry opportunities.

  • Assists in the creation and maintaining of a Campus Ministry campus community that foster a deep sense of Franciscan Community through the development of hospitable spaces, faith sharing circles, bible studies, social activities, etc.

  • Assists in the coordination and facilitation of Campus Ministry Retreats, weekly program events (worship, formation, and social), service trips, and other campus ministry opportunities for students.

  • Assists in the promotion and marketing of Campus Ministry activities, including upkeep of the Campus Ministry website and social media accounts.

  • Makes oneself available as a resource to students by scheduling office hours, developing ways to cultivate relationships with students through 1:1 mentorship/discipleship and being present during on-campus events, etc.

  • Plans other activities with students based on student needs and interests (trips, concerts, talks, socials, etc.)

  • Is an active member of Campus Ministry, attends regularly scheduled Campus Ministry/Liturgy Team meetings and holds regular office hours.

  • Works collaboratively with other campus partners, students, and staff to promote all Campus Ministry programs and services.

  • Opportunity for participation on the Franciscan CORE Institute planning committee and participation during the summer week long institute, and/or assisting in the training of the college student mentors.

  • As an on campus live-on Graduate Assistant, work closely with Residence Life to receive training as emergency personnel, be trained in first aid, and have a general responsibility to build relationships with students and response to some emergency situations, should the need arise.

  • Schedule weekly meetings with the Director of Campus Ministry.

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's Degree required; with 1 or 2 years related experience in ministry/leadership preferred.

  • Possess superior interpersonal skills and the ability to develop effective rapport with a variety of personalities.

  • Ability to manage complex situations and multiple responsibilities simultaneously, mixing long-term projects with urgent or immediate demands.

  • Ability to work effectively, decisively and flexibly in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. 

  • Ability to work both independently as well as part of a team; confident in making independent decisions yet aware of when supervisory assistance is required.

  • Possess a knowledge of the campus community.

  • Understand Catholic and Franciscan traditions, embodying these ethics and values.

  • Ability to appropriately share one's experience of faith and to invite students to explore their own sense of spirituality.

  • Is passionate about fostering the growth of Christian community.


  • Act as a role model for the campus community by exhibiting a healthy, integrated, faith-based lifestyle.

  • Exercise sound judgment and decision making skills.

  • Ability to handle highly confidential material, understanding that all University information should only be disclosed to others who have a need to know, for legitimate business reasons.

  • Establish and maintain effective communication & working relationships with internal and external constituents.

  • Accept supervision, new assignments, change, and constructive correction.

  • Carry out all responsibilities in a professional manner and maintain professionalism when dealing with all students, faculty, staff, alumni and community members.

  • Reside in campus housing for the twelve-month period and become trained and available as a Residence Life pro-staff emergency response personnel.

  • Adhere to the policies and procedures established by Viterbo University.

  • Must be accepted to and enrolled full-time (6 graduate credits per semester) in a Viterbo University Graduate Program and maintain good academic standing.  


  • 18 graduate credit hours for the 2019 -2020 academic year (6 fall, 6 spring, 6 summer)

  • On-campus housing and meal plan.

  • Stipend of $5,200 for the academic year.

About Viterbo University
Viterbo University is a Catholic, Franciscan, liberal arts institution located in scenic La Crosse, Wisconsin, which has been rated as one of the top places to live in the US. The region features an attractive cost of living, beautiful bluffs and coulees, three major rivers including the Mississippi River, world-class health care and education systems, and easy access to major cities in Wisconsin, Minnesota and Illinois.

To apply, please complete online employment application form, upload cover letter and resume to be considered. Contact Information: Emilio Alvarez, Director of Campus Ministry, Viterbo University, 900 Viterbo Drive, La Crosse, WI 54601. Viterbo University is an equal opportunity employer and encourages nominations and candidacy of historically underrepresented groups. Click here for the online application

Assistant Director, Residence Life Ministry for Multi-Faith Support and Religious Literacy - University of Dayton, Dayton, Ohio
Date Posted: June 5, 2019

The Assistant Director of Residence Life Ministry for Multi-faith Support and Religious Literacy at the University of Dayton, A Catholic and Marianist university, serves students from diverse faith traditions and initiates, designs, and implements opportunities for the wider campus community to increase religious literacy, and engage in interfaith dialogue.

As a member of the Residence Life Ministry team, provides unique expertise and collaborative opportunities for multi-faith religious literacy and pastoral support across a spectrum of faith traditions through direct ministry with students and the development of outreach initiatives among students of particular faith traditions (Islam, Judaism, Hinduism, Orthodox, etc.), multi-faith religious literacy and educational opportunities, interfaith sharing/dialogue/study groups, prayer/reflection events, student leadership development, and other programs and experiences. The minister will also provide pastoral care, coordinate community development activities with the Residence Life staff, network residents with other campus wide programs, partner with the Center for International Programs, and foster engagement with faith communities in the Dayton area to meet the goals for this ministry.

This minister is committed to uphold the Catholic and Marianist vision of the University through ministry across the spectrum of major faith and belief traditions while cultivating diverse expressions of the faith life of the campus community. Ten-month/year, full-time exempt position with full benefits open to people of all religious identities. While serving within residence areas, the position is not live-in. Salary commensurate with experience.


  • Bachelor degree

  • Understanding of beliefs and practices of the world's major religions

  • Familiarity with methodologies and practices in facilitating interfaith relationships

  • Experience with pastoral care and crises response

  • Strong written communication skills

  • Willingness to work late evenings and some weekends

Submit application, cover letter, resume and list of references addressing minimum and preferred qualifications at . Deadline to submit is July 8, 2019.

Campus Minister - Archdiocese of Washington Pastoral Center,
Washinton, DC
Date Posted: June 3, 2019

In collaboration with the Chaplain, the Campus Minister will practice an ongoing ministry of presence on campus including fall and spring recruitment. This position will empower and mentor student leadership, coordinated with the Catholic Student Association.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Facilitate opportunities for students to encounter Christ through the Sacraments, social, service, and spiritual programs and events

  • Coordinate diverse opportunities for student faith formation (e.g. RCIA, small groups, retreats, etc.)

  • Oversee Campus Ministry communications including website, weekly listserv, bulletin, social media, etc.

  • Manage campus ministry budget and ongoing finances

  • Manage development database and communications with donors, parents, alumni, faculty, and staff

  • Collaborate with the Office of YA Ministry, neighboring Catholic parishes, and other campus ministers in the Archdiocese of Washington

  • Implement the goals identified by the USCCB’s pastoral letter on campus ministry, Empowered by the Spirit

  • Meet regularly for visioning and planning with the Chaplain and student leaders Qualifications Required Education and Experience

  • Practicing Catholic joyfully living in good standing with a passion for the Church’s mission of evangelization

  • Two years or more of related ministry experience

  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in theology or related field

  • Experience with relational ministry and mentoring

  • Excellent written and oral communications skills

  • Experience with Social Media, website management, and graphic design

Work Environment
This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, printers and filing cabinets.

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
This is a full time position. Evening and weekend work are regularly required.


  • Practicing Catholic joyfully living in good standing with a passion for the Church’s mission of evangelization

  • Two years or more of related ministry experience

  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in theology or related field

  • Experience with relational ministry and mentoring

  • Excellent written and oral communications skills

  • Experience with Social Media, website management, and graphic design

Please send resume and letter of interest to - questions: call Lisa Calla-Russ at 301.853.4496.

Assistant Director, Campus Ministry - Saint Mary's College,
Notre Dame, Indiana
Date Posted: May 28, 2019

This position is Full Time—Eleven Months
I. Administration

A. Report directly to Director of Campus Ministry
B. Receive job supervision regularly from Director of Campus Ministry
C. Attend Campus Ministry team meetings
D. Assist in the formulation of department goals and objectives
E. Participate in department and divisional in-service training
F. Attend Mission divisional meetings as scheduled
G. Serve on college committees as appointed
H. Participate in college events as appointed
I. Support and assist other Campus Ministers in major projects/events

II. Assistant Director Planning and Administration

A. Assist director in planning and coordinating in-service training and orientation sessions
B. Assist director in planning and coordinating business and reflection meetings
C. Assist director in the collaboration of special events with other divisions and departments
D. Act on behalf of the director in the absence of the director
E. Collaborate with director and other campus ministers in marketing and communication of department’s programs
F. Collaborate with director in the coordination, development and implementation of the Campus Ministry Interns
G. Coordinate and oversee the Friends with Sisters Program in cooperation with Director of Activities at the Convent and the student leaders of the program

III. Liturgical Ministry

A. Assume responsibilities of planning, preparation and implementation of recruitment, catechesis and rehearsal of special liturgies and events, as determined at the annual team planning sessions
B. Plan and provide opportunities for prayer with other campus ministers for students of different Christian denominations and faith traditions

IV. Faith Formation and Education

A. Coordinate, plan and implement campus retreats in collaboration other campus ministers
B. Assume responsibilities for preparation and facilitation of Small Faith Groups and Prayer Groups, including training and supervising student facilitators.
C. Assist in the development and facilitation with other campus ministers the lay presiding workshops
D. Assess the needs of diverse cultural groups (e.g. Latina, African American, LGBTQ students, and students from various Christian denominations and faith traditions), as needed. Support and facilitate programming with and for these groups.
E. Guide and support efforts to connect students to the work of Catholic Relief Services and other justice related opportunities.
F. Collaborate with the Belles Against Violence office in planning prayer and offering formation for student leaders.

V. Pastoral Ministry

A. Share in ministry to the sick by making hospital visits when needed.
B. Provide pastoral counseling/spiritual direction as needed.
C. Support counseling and residence hall staffs in crisis relationships with students and parents. D Coordinate weddings in the absence of the College Wedding Coordinator.


  • Masters Degree in Theology or Divinity.

  • One year pastoral experience.

Visit to apply.

Associate Campus Minister - University of Mary Washington,
Fredericksburg, VA
Date Posted: May 28, 2019

The Associate Campus Minister assists the Chaplain in maintaining a vibrant Catholic community that helps students grow in their faith while at college and prepares them to live out the faith in parish life after they graduate. The ministry strives to do this through fostering an atmosphere of prayer, including frequent reception of the sacraments, establishing an authentic community, and training students to use their gifts in the apostolate.

The Associate Campus Minister assists the Chaplain by overseeing many of the programs and events that the students help in executing such as: the daily activities pertaining to the planning and executing of weekly programs, assisting in training the Cabinet of Catholic Leaders (our student leadership board) in professional development, and coordinating outreach events and service trips while assisting with the other business needs of the ministry.


  • Manage food and supplies budget under direction of the Chaplain.

  • Oversee the student leadership team of 15+ students; assist them to develop in leadership and professional development skills; plan leadership workshops.

  • Participate in the pastoral counseling of students; encourage students to expand their faith through service in the liturgy, participation in community service opportunities, joining leadership committees, and helping with additional outreach efforts to evangelize the students on campus.

  • Help students to strengthen their faith by encouraging participation in Daily Mass, Eucharistic Adoration, frequent reception of the sacrament of Confession and providing opportunities for personal prayer, reflection, and discernment.

  • Facilitate and promote faith formation opportunities such as discernment groups, campus Bible studies, and similar activities throughout the year. This includes assisting with the instruction of students in RCIA and organizing spiritually-filled freshmen and upperclassmen retreats.

  • Oversee weekly and monthly programs and coordinate off campus trips such as the week long end-of-the-year service trip.

  • Plan and oversee student Bible studies.

  • Book outside speakers for Bible studies, Supper Social, special events, and workshops.

  • Oversee print and digital communication material, including the campus ministry newsletter and content management and design for the website

  • Assist with the business needs of the ministry by preparing reports containing statistical data for the Diocese, assisting in the hiring and overseeing of the student intern, organization of program materials, and maintenance of the client database.

  • Maintain and continue to grow an active alumni, volunteer, and donor network to supplement diocesan income and support program needs. This includes helping to grow donor relations with local restaurants and overseeing a network of volunteers to cook for weekly and large special events that feed 60-100 people.

Critical Success Factors

  • At least 2-3 years post undergraduate work experience.

  • Demonstrated ability to provide current, direct, complete and actionable positive and corrective feedback.

  • Ability to take the initiative and work with a sense of urgency.

  • Education: A Bachelor's degree is required. A Master's degree is preferred.

  • Licenses/Certifications: Valid driver's license must be maintained at all times. Must be certified or willing to complete Virtus training.

  • Years and Types of Experience: Three to five years related experience, which includes managing volunteers, along with event planning and overseeing programs that involve collaboration of multiple people.

  • Active membership in a faith community of the Roman Catholic Church in the Arlington diocese required.

  • Evangelization and fundraising experience a plus.

  • Strong, practicing Roman Catholic who lives out the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church.

  • Strong commitment to evangelization and respect for other faiths.

  • Must have a high level of integrity, ethics, and professionalism.

  • Must be highly organized and detailed oriented.

  • Must be self-motivated, willing to take personal initiative, and able to work in a fast paced environment, both independently and with a team.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required.

  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.

  • Ability to assist in cooking and oversee students in the kitchen.

  • Ability to drive a 12 passenger van.

  • Strong interpersonal skills. Basic proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), Google Drive, particularly google forms and working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (CS5 or higher).

Apply Online:

Campus Minister (International Immersion) - Boston College, Boston, Massachusetts
Date Posted: May 23, 2019

Campus Ministers at Boston College promote the University’s Jesuit, Catholic mission by working collaboratively to make available to the whole community opportunities for worship, retreats, service-immersion, and pastoral care. Campus Ministers assist in the coordination of weekly student liturgies, major University-wide Masses, and prayer services. Campus Ministers also work in partnership on other Mission and Ministry initiatives, as well as other University initiatives, focusing predominantly on the intellectual, social, and faith 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 departmental program.

A key responsibility for this position is management of the department’s Arrupe Service and Immersion Program (“Arrupe”). The program introduces students to key tenants of Catholic Social Teaching through a year-long formation process that includes a winter-break trip abroad.

Pertinent responsibilities include developing, improving, and maintaining overall infrastructure for Arrupe; integrating Ignatian spirituality and Catholic Social Teaching principles into programming; establishing and developing relationships with partner organizations abroad; facilitating the recruitment and selection of participants; overseeing the selection and ongoing formation of student leaders and adult mentors (faculty, staff, and graduate students involved in the program); managing program budgets and fundraising campaigns, and supervising two graduate assistants.


  • Knowledge base in theology, pastoral ministry, and the social sciences

  • Affinity and appreciation of the University’s mission as a Jesuit Catholic institution

  • Ability to develop rapport with diverse groups

  • Strong organizational, administrative, and budget skills

  • Conversational Spanish is preferred

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Campus Minister - University at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York
Date Posted: May 21, 2019

St. Joseph University Parish, a vibrant and welcoming faith community located in Buffalo, NY, is seeking a dynamically engaging and creative peer “college missioner” to evangelize the SUNY at Buffalo (UB) South Campus and Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences community as a Campus Minister through our “UB - St. Joe’s Catholic Campus Ministry” outreach.

The Campus Minister serves as part of our Parish staff and works in conjunction with the Pastor and other Campus Ministers in offering an energetic and welcoming pastoral outreach and accompaniment to collegians. The Campus Minister accomplishes this ministry by serving the University community’s spiritual formation through developing and animating effective programming, fellowship opportunities, retreats, service and immersion experiences, as well as empowering student leadership.

The full-time, 12-month Campus Minister works in conjunction with the Newman Center at the SUNY at Buffalo (UB) North Campus - together providing for the Sacramental, pastoral, and spiritual care to the 30,000 UB students and the larger University at Buffalo community.

• A competitive, full-time salary (hourly non-exempt) and benefit package provided.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Theology, Religious Studies, or related field or equivalent experience in college ministry;

  • Master’s Degree in Pastoral Studies/Ministry, Theology, or Divinity is preferred.

  • Practicing Roman Catholic with an understanding and commitment to the Roman Catholic Church and its teachings.

  • Experience accompanying college students or young adults with knowledge of their psychological, pastoral, and spiritual needs is necessary.

  • Competency in theological reflection, prayer, group facilitation, and Roman Catholic Church ritual.

  • Great communication skills and proficiency in use of social media and online presence as well as possess excellent organizational and project management skills.

  • Energetic and self-motivated individual who can work independently and collaboratively as a part of a team.

  • Ability to work flexible schedule including nights and weekends.

  • Evidence a passion and desire to minister to and with young adults.

  • Creativity, flexibility, and a good sense of humor are essential.

Please send cover letter including salary requirements, resume, and three current references to: Lynn Cercone, Business Manager, St. Joseph University Parish, 3269 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14214, or email Review of applications and scheduling of interviews will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church is an equal opportunity employer. The selection, training and advancement and terms and conditions of employment are conducted without regard to race, sex, color, age, national origin, veteran status, marital status, religion, genetic history or disability. Active membership in the Roman Catholic Church, in this position, is required.

Assistant Director of Campus Ministry for Social Justice and Community Outreach - Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Date Posted: May 21, 2019

The successful candidate will advise signature Campus Ministry programs including Midnight Run, a 30-year student led initiative to address hunger and homeless by service and accompaniment with poor communities in the city of Milwaukee. Other areas of responsibility include: weekly Soup with Substance; Border Awareness Experience, Ignatian Family Teach, justice education in collaboration with stakeholders.

This position is an integral witness to Catholic identity and Jesuit ideals in campus ministry at Marquette University. The successful candidate will collaborate, consult, and support campus ministers as they address justice issues, Catholic Social Teaching, and service in their area of ministerial responsibility. The successful candidate will create structured opportunities to learn and reflect on justice issues in light of the Gospel and through the lens of Catholic Social Teaching. The Assistant Director reports to the Director of Campus Ministry. This is a 10-month position.

Minimum requirements include:

  • Master’s Degree in process, Theology, Pastoral Ministry, or related field;

  • Two years of campus ministry experience or related work;

  • Working knowledge of Catholic Social Teachings, social movements, and current issues of social justice;

  • Strong written and oral communication skills and the ability to make reasoned decisions;

  • Functional knowledge and understanding of the workings of administration in the university;

  • Functional understanding of the community and social services;

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office.

Please apply through the Marquette University online employment site at:

Campus Minister – Michigan State University,
East Landing, Michigan
Date Posted: May 14, 2019

St. John Catholic Student Center serves Michigan State University students, faculty, staff and local community members as a part of the St. Thomas Aquinas Parish. MSU has the third largest student population in the Big Ten and is known for its agricultural research, three medical schools, study abroad programs, football and basketball teams, and its beautiful campus. St. John’s offers five Masses each Sunday, mentors students in 15 internships in various parish ministries, fall and spring retreats that frequently are capped at 100 students, and has a dynamic Alternative Spring Break program that serves five locations across the United States. We strive to nurture a vibrant culture of discipleship with openness to Christian vocations and service to the world.

Position Responsibilities:
1. Develop outreach to each region of campus by mentoring a team of student leaders who will organize small faith studies in residence halls and facilitate campus evangelization events.
2. Mentor the College Men’s Group and develop special programs or outreach to Catholic Spartan men.
3. Assist with retreats and Alternative Spring Break trips.
4. Provide spiritual guidance to undergraduate students.
5. Report to the Director of Campus Ministry and participate in periodic performance reviews.
6. Position will begin July 22, 2019 but may require a few meetings prior to that date to facilitate the hiring process.
7. The campus minister may have other duties assigned by the Director of Campus Ministry or Pastor.

In time, the campus minister may grow into direct supervision of either the retreat program or the ASB program, depending on their areas of interest. Once the campus minister has settled into their role on our team, there will be opportunities to develop new programs that are of personal interest to the campus minister.

Compensation: Highly competitive entry level salary with full benefits and professional development funding appropriate to a masters-level lay ecclesial minister will be provided.

1. MA in Catholic Theology, Pastoral Ministry, Evangelization, Catechetics or related fields.
2. Strong skills in oral and written communication, technology and social media, leadership and conflict resolution, one-on-one counseling and mentorship of students.
3. Ability to work evenings, weekends, and holy days.
4. Ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a team environment, while contributing to the implementation of our campus ministry and parish strategic plans.
5. Ability to organize all aspects of a program (timeline, strategy, recruitment of volunteers, assembly of materials, advertising, management of budget and evaluation of event).
6. Ability to maintain proper ministerial boundaries with college students.

1. Two years of supervised experience in a college campus ministry, parish or Catholic non-profit ministry setting.
2. Dynamic, visionary goals for evangelization and spiritual formation of young adults.

Submit a letter of interest, resume or CV, and full contact information for three professional references via email to More information about St. John Catholic Student Center may be found here: or Deadline: May 24, 2019 *Applicants will be evaluated and phone interviews will be scheduled on a rolling basis.

University Chaplain (full time or part time) - Salve Regina University, Newport, Rhode Island
Date Posted: May 14, 2019

Salve Regina University, a four year liberal arts Catholic University founded by the Sisters of Mercy, is seeking a full-time or part time Catholic Chaplain. The chaplain, 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 our Mercy heritage, the chaplain reaches out to people of all faiths on campus.

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 as is possible.

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

Campus Outreach

  • Be a known and active presence on campus.

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

Campus Ministry

  • Collaborate with the staff of the Mercy Center in the planning and implementation of programs, events and retreats as time allows.

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

  • Be responsive to social issues on campus and globally and promote the 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 Mercy Sisters 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.

Candidates must apply on-line and provide the following:
a. A cover letter detailing your interest and relevant experiences to this position.
b. A resume
c. Information for two references

Applicants must be currently living within the continental United States. Pre-employment background checks are required of successful candidates. A review of submissions will be on going until the position is filled. This is a full-time 12-month position. A part-time position is negotiable.

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 is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University actively seeks diversity among its employees. URL:

University Minister for Faith Formation - University of Detroit Mercy, Detroit, Michigan
Date Posted: May 14, 2019

The University Minister for Faith Formation is a 12-month position and promotes the University’s Catholic, Jesuit and Mercy mission by working collaboratively to make available to the community opportunities for worship, prayer, retreat and pastoral care. The University Minister is a model to students of faith in action and encourages students to know, love and serve God and each other.


  • A sincere commitment to operate within the university’s Catholic, Jesuit and Mercy mission and traditions

  • Commitment to a personal ongoing faith formation and social justice

  • A full understanding of the liturgical practices of the Roman Catholic Church

  • Preferred experience with young adult ministry or equivalent work experiences

  • Preferred higher education experience

  • Strong budgetary, organizational and communication skills

  • Ability to work occasional evenings and weekends.

Education and/or Experience

  • Master's degree (M. A.) or equivalent in Theology, Pastoral Studies, Divinity or related field

  • At least three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Licenses: A valid motor vehicle license

To be considered for the first round of interviews, application and supplementary materials must be submitted online by June 16, 2019. Visit the website for more information and to apply online. If you have any questions, feel free to contact us at

Campus Minister - The College of St. Scholastica,
Duluth, Minnesota
Date Posted: May 14, 2019

The Campus Minister helps The College of St. Scholastica (CSS) remain faithful to our Catholic Benedictine heritage, our students’ spiritual lives and the Gospel values and to provide opportunities for students to engage in their own spiritual journeys as a foundation for living value-oriented ethically sound lives.


  • Plan and implement opportunities for spiritual practice and spiritual development of students and foster faith communities among students to include: coordinate ecumenical worship and prayer opportunities; provide opportunities for spiritual development through retreats, small groups, and reflection experiences; and be available to meet with individual students who wish to discuss matters of spiritual life and values.

  • Along with Campus Ministry Team, provide leadership, vision and direction for Campus Ministry.

  • Provide regular opportunities for students to learn about Catholic Social Teaching and use it as a tool for reflection and action.

  • Develop opportunities for students to engage in vocational discernment through meaning and purpose exploration.

  • Develop opportunities for students to engage in interfaith education and collaboration across diverse religious perspectives.

  • Coordinate opportunities for students to engage in service and social justice efforts which are responsive to Catholic Social Teaching and the needs of students.

  • Provide resources, guidance and leadership for students to engage in volunteer service.

  • Recruit, train and supervise student leaders to provide program support and leadership.

  • Recruit students for active participation in campus ministry programs.

  • Be present throughout the College and at campus events (athletics, recitals, plays, concerts) for the enhancement of relational ministry.

  • Respond to pastoral needs of students through hospital visits, attendance at memorial services, funerals and/or wakes.


  • Bachelor’s degree and 2 years’ experience in a ministry position; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

  • Must understand and value Catholic teaching and practices, and have knowledge of mainline Protestant and non-denominational traditions.

  • Ability to work well with students of diverse religious and spiritual backgrounds, including students who do not affiliate with religious and/or spiritual traditions.

  • Ability to enliven concern and enthusiasm within college community for our Catholic Benedictine heritage and values.

  • Demonstrated leadership and mentorship skills required.

  • Ability and willingness to make presentations; e.g. presiding/preaching at prayer services, classrooms, workshops, orientations.

  • Strong cross-cultural interpersonal skills required in order to effectively interact with faculty, staff, students, and the Benedictine community as well as off campus Duluth community.

  • Commitment to one’s personal spiritual growth and self-care.

  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule with regular evening/weekend hours and student service trips and/or conferences.

  • Creative, innovative thinking

The College of St. Scholastica is a thriving independent private college with its main campus overlooking Lake Superior in Duluth, extended campuses throughout Minnesota and vibrant online programs that attract learners from around the world. Since 1912, CSS has been preparing students for responsible living and meaningful work by emphasizing the Catholic Benedictine values upon which it was founded. CSS serves an enrollment of over 4,000 students in undergraduate and graduate degree programs throughout six schools— nursing, arts and letters, business and technology, education, health sciences, and sciences. U.S. News & World Report consistently ranks CSS among the best colleges and universities in the region for academic excellence and in 2018 Money magazine included St. Scholastica as a top “best colleges for your money” based on educational quality, affordability and alumni earnings.

For more information and to apply, visit

Director of Campus Ministries - Marymount University,
Arlington, Virginia
Date Posted: May 14, 2019

Marymount University seeks an experienced and talented Catholic professional to serve as the Director of Campus Ministry. Reporting to the Vice President for Student Affairs, the position provides strategic leadership in the development, assessment/evaluation and provision of student co-curricular and extra –curricular activities that are inclusive of a variety of Catholic and non-Catholic religious traditions. The successful candidate will stimulate interfaith and interreligious dialogue.

The responsibilities include celebrating the Catholic and RSHM traditions that inspire the institution. The Director demonstrates leadership through collaboration with the University Chaplain, the Division of Student Affairs Leadership efforts/initiatives, and other units across campus.

Marymount is a comprehensive Catholic university founded by the Religious of the Sacred Heart of Mary in 1950. The University emphasizes intellectual curiosity, service to others, and a global perspective. A Marymount education grounded in the liberal arts, promotes career preparation, and provides opportunities for personal and professional growth. Consistently rated #1 or 2 among regional universities in the South for its diverse student body, Marymount serves nearly 4,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The university’s location in suburban Arlington, Virginia, offers easy access to the rich resources and international, cultural, and ethnic diversity of the nation’s capital. Marymount University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer committed to achieving a diverse workforce.

A successful Catholic candidate will have:

  • Master’s Degree in Theology, Student Affairs, Higher Education, or Campus Ministry related field of study.

  • Certified Campus Ministers or those pursuing certification will be given preference.

  • Candidates will have a minimum of five years of Campus Ministry related experience with demonstration of gradually increasing responsibility and leadership.

  • Expertise with digital media, communication, campus ministry, spiritual mentoring, and college student development is preferred.

Please apply via our website for more information and to apply.

Director of Campus Ministry - Saint Martin’s University,
Lacey, Washington
Date Posted: May 14, 2019

Saint Martin’s University, a small Benedictine University outside of Olympia, Washington, seeks a full-time Director of Campus Ministry. An ideal candidate will have solid pastoral experience, an ability to offer campus-wide leadership in matters of faith and justice, a capacity to provide vision for and administration of a dynamic Campus Ministry department, and a heart for serving young adults in a higher education context.

Saint Martin’s University is an independent four-year, Catholic, coeducational university located on a 380-acre wooded campus in Lacey, Washington. Established in 1895 by the Catholic Order of Saint Benedict, the University is one of 18 Benedictine colleges and universities in the United States and Canada, and the only one west of the Rocky Mountains. Saint Martin’s University prepares students for successful lives through all its majors and graduate programs spanning the liberal arts, business, education, and engineering. Saint Martin’s welcomes students from many ethnic and religious backgrounds to its main campus, and more to its extension campuses located at Joint Base Lewis-McChord.

A Master’s Degree (Divinity, Theology, Pastoral Studies, or related field) and three years of experience in Catholic ministry are required. Full job description and application information available on our website.

To be considered for this position, please visit the website for more information and to apply.

Campus Minister - Saint Viator High School,
Arlington Heights, Illinois
Date Posted: May 14, 2019

Saint Viator High School in Arlington Heights, Ill. is seeking a full-time Campus Minister effective August 15, 2019, for the 2019-2020 school year. The Campus Minister has a hands-on role with Catholic retreats, liturgies, service and faith leadership development. The ideal candidate will possess a minimum of a bachelor’s degree with a major or minor in theology, philosophy or a related field, and be able to support the school mission of proclaiming Jesus Christ and raising up communities where faith is lived, deepened and celebrated. This is a nine-month position with responsibilities during and after the school day and on various weekends.


  • Experience working in a Catholic high school, mission, and/or retreat center environment.

  • Ability to work independently and in collaboration with others.

  • Ability to successfully manage several tasks simultaneously.

  • Ability to work flexible hours and weekends as needed.

  • Comfort and proficiency in leading prayer in both large and small group settings.

  • Desire to approach high school-based ministry in a way that honors the heritage of Saint Viator while also creating new and engaging opportunities for students.

  • A commitment to service and a witness to a lived faith.

To apply, submit your cover letter, resume and a list of three professional references to Mrs. Nancy Devroy by email at or postal mail at Saint Viator High School, 1213 East Oakton, Arlington Heights, IL 60004.

Director of Campus Ministry – Chaminade University,
Honolulu, Hawaii
Date Posted: May 13, 2019

Chaminade University of Honolulu, the only Catholic university in Hawaii, is seeking a Director of Campus Ministry. The Director of Campus Ministry will be responsible for coordinating the work of the campus ministry team (two full-time, 10-month campus ministers and a part-time university chaplain) to deliver a dynamic program of faith and service development for a very diverse (ethnically and religiously) student body. Rooted in our Catholic and Marianist identity, Chaminade University seeks to transform students who in turn are prepared to make lasting contributions to transforming our world. Campus ministry offers a wide variety of programs for the entire university community. The student retreat offerings (New Student Retreat, Awakening, Men’s and Women’s Retreat) and a vibrant service program rooted in Catholic Social Teaching, augment a dynamic liturgical experience. Ongoing faith formation for all students is a primary focus for the Campus Ministry team. RCIA and opportunities for students to form Marianist Lay Communities are offered through Campus Ministry. The Director of Campus Ministry coordinates all aspects of the program and works with the team to deliver programming and experiences with the goal of providing on going faith formation. The Director of Campus Ministry must have a dynamic vision for evangelization and spiritual formation of young adults and be able to communicate that vision to other members of the university community.


• A practicing Roman Catholic.

  • A Master's degree in Theology, Pastoral Ministry, or a related field is required along with a demonstrated ability to incorporate Catholic tradition into ministry.

  • Three years of professional ministerial experience in a campus, parish, Catholic non-profit ministry setting or other ministry type environment.

  • Experience with planning liturgies (Eucharist, prayer services) and coordinating various liturgical ministers (musicians, priests, readers, extraordinary Eucharistic ministers, etc.) is essential.

  • Able to traverse hills, stoop, bend, climb stairs and lift approximately 20lbs.

  • Valid driver's license.

Preferred Administrative and Pastoral Skills/Experience
• The ability to address large groups of people and to effectively communicate and educate on issues pertinent to Catholic and ecumenical values and traditions.
• Leadership ability as well as the ability to lead a diverse team.
• The ability to mentor and advise multiple teams of student leaders concurrently.
• Ability to organize all aspects of a program (timeline, strategy, recruitment of volunteers, assembly of materials, advertising, management of budget and evaluation of event).
• Familiarity and compliance with accepted norms for ministry with young adults.
• Familiarity with or willingness to learn and incorporate the Characteristics of Marianist Universities and Characteristics of Marianist Administration into the work of Campus Ministry.
• Ecumenical work experience in a ministry setting preferred
• Ability to communicate effectively verbally, in writing, and over the telephone.

Please apply online at Chaminade University Employment Opportunities:

Rector – University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana
Date Posted: May 13, 2019

The University of Notre Dame ( is accepting applications for a Rector. The Rector serves as the primary pastoral leader, chief administrator, community builder and University resource for 31 single-sex undergraduate halls. The Rector has a special and unique responsibility to foster Christian community within the residential communities, inspired and informed by Notre Dame's Catholic, Holy Cross tradition. This position is responsible for the well-being and development of all residents, including members of Hall Staff, and assists students in the integration of their intellectual, emotional, social and spiritual formation. The current Rector cohort includes priests of the Congregation of Holy Cross, women from other religious orders, and single lay women and men. The Rector position is a live-in, full time position, which is 10 months in the undergraduate halls (with new Rectors arriving early for orientation and training). The position offers full-time benefits, including a retirement plan, a furnished apartment and a meal plan.

The Rector position can be categorized into 4 main areas:

  • Practicing Catholic who serves as an active and visible witness to Catholic identity, mission and values

  • Serve as active witness of a committed Christian Ensure opportunities for vibrant Catholic worship

  • Collaborate to design opportunities to integrate faith

  • Establish a “ministry of presence”

  • Provide pastoral care and counseling

  • Meet 1:1 with first year students

  • Reach out to marginalized or vulnerable students

  • Mediate conflict resolution among residents and with parents

  • Employ crisis management with students of concern

  • Implement discipline consistent with University standards


  • Attend meetings for supervision and professional development

  • Partner with Housing Operations to complete assignments

  • Recruit, train, coach, mentor and develop residential staff

  • Participate in the annual Hall Staff Formation

  • Design hall specific training for Hall Staff

  • Serve in a rotation of three Head Staff on duty per hall

  • Create policies and procedures for the residential community

  • Oversee stewardship of finances

  • Collaborate on repair/maintenance of the facility

  • Write letters of recommendations for residents


  • Know all residents by name

  • Provide opportunities for Hall Staff team bonding

  • Conduct regular town hall meetings

  • Establish expectations for RAs to conduct section meetings

  • Create opportunities to interact informally with residents

  • Develop in-hall orientation program to welcome new students

  • Reach out in intentional ways to disconnected students

  • Create opportunities to highlight and celebrate diversity

  • Support development of signature events unique to each hall

  • Design programming aimed at integrated development

  • Collaborate with Priest-in-Residence and/or Faculty-in-Residence


  • Serve as the liaison for faculty, staff and parents

  • Acquire and enhance understanding of University resources

  • Communicate information and make referrals for residents

  • Collaborate with Student Affairs departments and critical University partners

  • Share information with the Deputy Title IX Coordinator and CARE Team as needed

  • Accumulate data and compile reports

  • Serve as a member of annual task groups or committees

  • Engage voluntary and/or paid second appointments

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Theology, Higher Education, Counseling or a related field

  • At least three years of experience in a related field such as pastoral ministry, education, student personnel or counseling (*LI-POST )

Preferred Qualifications

  • Understanding of the structure, mission, and values of institutions of Catholic higher education

  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in higher education with faculty, staff and students

  • Knowledge of student life issues

  • Supervisory experience, particularly training and coordinating volunteers

  • Effective interpersonal skills, including a willingness to create a welcoming environment for all people

  • Ability to design, coordinate, implement and evaluate programs with and for students

  • Capacity to manage stress and maintain personal and emotional stability in a demanding work environment

  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral, with a facility for public speaking

  • Strong organizational skills, with a demonstrated attention to detail

  • Competent with technology (MS Office Suite, including Word, Excel, Outlook, Google Suite) and ability to learn new systems

The University of Notre Dame, founded in 1842 by Rev. Edward F. Sorin, C.S.C., of the Congregation of Holy Cross, is an independent, national Catholic university located in Notre Dame, Ind. For the fifth consecutive year, the University of Notre Dame has received Honor Roll distinctions as one of the top 10 higher education workplaces in the country in the Chronicle of Higher Education's annual "Great Colleges to Work For" survey...and we are proud of it! This appointment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Applicants will be asked to identify all felony convictions and/or pending felony charges. Felony convictions do not automatically bar an individual from employment. Each case will be examined separately to determine the appropriateness of employment in the particular position. Failure to be forthcoming or dishonesty with respect to felony disclosures can result in the disqualification of a candidate. The full procedure can be viewed at

Equal Opportunity Employment Statement
The University of Notre Dame seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty, staff and administration. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace. We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates and those candidates attracted to a university with a Catholic identity. Moreover, Notre Dame prohibits discrimination against veterans or disabled qualified individuals, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors to employ and advance veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).


  • Master’s degree in Theology, Higher Education, Counseling or a related field

  • At least three years of experience in a related field such as pastoral ministry, education, student personnel or counseling

Preferred Qualifications

  • Understanding of the structure, mission, and values of institutions of Catholic higher education

  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in higher education with faculty, staff and students

  • Knowledge of student life issues

  • Supervisory experience, particularly training and coordinating volunteers

  • Effective interpersonal skills, including a willingness to create a welcoming environment for all people

  • Ability to design, coordinate, implement and evaluate programs with and for students

  • Capacity to manage stress and maintain personal and emotional stability in a demanding work environment

  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral, with a facility for public speaking

  • Strong organizational skills, with a demonstrated attention to detail
    Competent with technology (MS Office Suite, including Word, Excel, Outlook, Google Suite) and ability to learn new systems

Please apply online at For additional information about working at the University of Notre Dame and various benefits available to employees, please visit The University of Notre Dame supports the needs of dual career couples and has a Dual Career Assistance Program in place to assist relocating spouses and significant others with their job search.