Campus Ministry Positions
Assistant Director of Campus Ministry – Loyola University Maryland
Job Category Administrator
Office/Department Campus Ministry
Position Summary and Duties: The Assistant Director of Campus Ministry is responsible for assisting the Director of Campus Ministry in the spiritual and liturgical life of the university. The incumbent works in close collaboration with the Campus Ministry professional and student staff to coordinate and implement outreach to First Year students.
Coordinate First Year Summer Orientation Programs for Campus Ministry: Collaborate with the CM professional and student staff to ensure content and facilitators as needed. Coordinate all aspects of Campus Ministry print and online media for these programs. Serve as CM liaison with Office of Student Engagement for summer programs. Coordinate Evening Prayer Service with CM professional staff & Student Engagement.
Coordinate and Implement “Connections” Pre-Fall program: Serve as CM liaison with other Pre-Fall programming departments. Recruit, train, and supervise student leaders beginning in the spring semester with continuing training over the summer. Partner with the Archdiocese of Baltimore to identify and facilitate pastoral experiences in the city. Coordinate all logistical aspects of Connections; including room reservations, meals, transportation,
Coordinate and Implement First-Year Retreats: Recruit, train, and supervise student leaders beginning in the Spring semester with continuing training as needed prior to each retreat. Coordinate all logistical aspects of each retreat; i.e. facility reservations, meals, transportation. Coordinate all aspects of publicity and marketing for each retreat. Coordinate outreach to the wider Loyola community to recruit faculty, administrators, and staff to serve as adult team members. Collaborate with other professional staff and/or members of the Jesuit Community to ensure development and implementation of Ignatian spirituality component(s) for the retreat weekend.
Coordinate Outreach and Liaison with Messina: Serve as CM liaison with Messina professional team. Identify and coordinate spiritual enrichment programs for Messina; including the development and implementation of Ignatian spirituality components. Serve as primary minister of pastoral care and outreach for Messina.
Coordinate and implement First-Year Discernment Dinners at St. Alphonsus House: Recruit, train, and supervise student leaders to serve as program facilitators. Identify and recruit target groups for each dinner.
Coordinate and implement “Koinonia” fellowship groups: Recruit, train, and supervise 28 student leaders to serve as program facilitators (each group has two student leaders leading reflection with 8-10 students). Supervise a Graduate Assistant who coordinates events and assists in leadership training. Facilitate and implement a Fall Retreat for student leaders.
Participate in the life of Campus Ministry and the University: Participate regularly in the worship life of the university. Participate in weekly staff meetings, Campus Ministry events and celebrations, fall and summer orientations and Admissions’ open houses. Attend in-service gatherings and meetings of the Student Development Division as needed. Participate in professional development opportunities. Participate in University functions and activities as requested by the Director.
Required Qualifications Candidates must have at minimum of aMaster’s degree from an accredited institution in a related field such as pastoral ministry, counseling, divinity, theology, or liturgical studies. Experience in Catholic campus ministry and student leadership development preferred. Demonstrated experience in pastoral and spiritual programming, and supervision of students is required.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required:
- Exceptional organization skills
- Ability to plan and implement major events
- Excellent leadership qualities and communication skills
- Flexibility in work hours
- Ability to work collaboratively within a ministerial team
- Knowledge and commitment to the Jesuit vision and ideals
Center for Faith and Justice Coordinator
(Faith, Ministry, and Retreats focus)
Xavier University, a Catholic institution in the Jesuit tradition, invites applications for the position of Center for Faith and Justice Coordinator with a focus on Faith, Ministry and Retreats programming. As a Jesuit Catholic University we are committed to deepening our recognition of the sacred and pursuing the common good. In a community forged from diversity, the Dorothy Day Center for Faith and Justice challenges and supports Xavier’s diverse constituents as they pursue these complimentary ends. Through faith formation and education for social change, we seek to equip students to live in a diverse world where faith matters and justice is imperative. Inspired by Ignatian spirituality and Catholic Social Teaching, the Center is built on the invitation to find God in all things and the principles of solidarity and the common good. The Coordinator of Faith and Ministry programs will play a vital role in this endeavor. This 12 month position has a start date of July 1, 2014.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: coordinate a variety of retreats based in the Ignatian tradition; provide leadership training for student retreat leaders; assist with the department’s efforts to organize university-wide events and liturgies; represent the department in collaborative efforts across the university to enhance student learning; provide pastoral presence on-campus and serve as a member of a rotating team of individuals who offer on-call pastoral care. This position requires frequent work during nights and weekends.
Qualifications: Master’s degree in Theology, Divinity, Pastoral Ministry, or a related field. One year of professional or paraprofessional experience in a ministry setting. Experience working as part of a team. Experience working with college-age student programs and familiarity with Ignatian spirituality preferred.
To Apply by April 23rd: https://careersatxavier.silkroad.com/
Assistant Director, Center for Faith and Justice
(Faith and Ministry focus)
Xavier University, a Catholic institution in the Jesuit tradition, invites applications for the position of Assistant Director of the Center for Faith and Justice with a focus on Faith and Ministry programming. As a Jesuit Catholic University we are committed to deepening our recognition of the sacred and pursuing the common good. In a community forged from diversity, the Dorothy Day Center for Faith and Justice challenges and supports Xavier’s diverse constituents as they pursue these complimentary ends. Through faith formation and education for social change, we seek to equip students to live in a diverse world where faith matters and justice is imperative. Inspired by Ignatian spirituality and Catholic Social Teaching, the Center is built on the invitation to find God in all things and the principles of solidarity and the common good. The Assistant Director of Faith and Ministry programs will play a vital role in this endeavor. This 12 month position has a start date of July 16, 2014.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: oversee the Center’s small-faith sharing groups program, including leader training, group curriculum development and participant recruitment; manage the Center’s retreat programs based in the Ignatian tradition with assistance of other staff; provide leadership training for student retreat leaders; represent the department in collaborative efforts across the university to enhance student learning; provide pastoral presence on-campus and serve as a member of a rotating team of individuals who offer on-call pastoral care. This position requires frequent work during nights and weekends.
Qualifications: Master’s degree in Theology, Divinity, Pastoral Ministry, or a related field. Two years of professional or paraprofessional experience in a ministry setting. Experience working as part of a team. Experience working with college-age student programs and familiarity with Ignatian spirituality preferred.
To Apply by April 23rd: https://careersatxavier.silkroad.com/
Assistant Director of Campus Ministry – St. Edward’s University – Austin, TX
Participate in 7-member team ministry at a Catholic university founded by the Congregation of Holy Cross. Full time, 12-month position. Start date: Spring/Summer 2014.
Coordinate Sacramental Preparation programs.
Direct and coordinate retreat programs.
Coordinate training and scheduling of liturgical ministers.
Coordinate planning and celebration of campus liturgical life including major university celebrations.
Supervise Peer Minister(s) in developing service leadership among students.
Liaison with Residence Life and Student Life programming of new student & parent orientation.
Provide spiritual counseling to students, faculty and staff.
Serve as spiritual resource and advisor to campus organizations.
Collaborate with team in coordination, planning and execution of campus ministry program.
Perform other duties as required.
MA in Theology, Religious Studies or related field. MDiv. preferred.
Experience in campus ministry and sacramental preparation.
Experience in pastoral counseling.
Experience in liturgy planning and preparation. Knowledge of liturgical music preferred.
Practicing Roman Catholic with a commitment to Catholic Social Teaching.
Bilingual in Spanish is strongly preferred.
Comfortable with social media and online ministry.
Flexibility with working hours and ability to work in team ministry.
Ability to comply with workplace guidelines and attendance requirements.
Successful completion of an employment and/or criminal history background check required.
About St. Edward’s University
Founded in 1885 by the Congregation of Holy Cross, St. Edward’s University is a private, Catholic liberal arts institution of over 4,800 diverse students located in Austin, Texas. For more information about Campus Ministry at St. Edward’s University please visit our web site at: http://www.stedwards.edu/ministry/ministry.htm.
How to Apply
Qualified applicants are invited to submit an application at www.stedwards.applicantpro.com Please attach a cover letter of interest including a statement of theology, resume, and three letters of reference. No phone calls please.
St. Edward's University is an equal opportunity employer and hires only U.S. citizens and documented workers.
(Posted 3/20/14) Available: Spring/Summer 2014
Campus Ministry/Community Service at St. Ignatius College Prep
We currently have a job opening in Campus Ministry and Community Service at St. Ignatius. We are looking for a candidate who can provide significant leadership and support to our immersion, retreat, service and liturgy teams. This position requires flexible hours that include nights and weekends. The ideal candidate is expected to lead at least one of our annual two week faith that does justice immersion trips and several overnight retreats. If you are interested in applying for a position, please review the Minimum Requirements for Campus Ministry at St. Ignatius. A more extensive job description will be provided to the candidates that we hope to interview.
Minimum Requirements for Campus Ministry and Community Service at St. Ignatius:
• Masters of Arts in Catholic Theology, strongly preferred.
• Demonstrated success in promoting spiritual formation and engaging students in conversations around issues of “faith that does justice.”
• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
• Significant participation in the co-curricular aspects of the school.
• Minimum Teaching Experience of 3 years or comparable work with high school students.
• This position requires physical stamina, and includes the ability to do physical labor with students. Applicants should be able to minimally carry 40 lbs.
Competitive salary and benefits.
Saint Ignatius is a Jesuit, Catholic, coed college preparatory high school located in the Sunset District of San Francisco. St. Ignatius has a long history and tradition of excellence in academics.
To Apply, please fill out and submit the following form:
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Salesianum School – Catholic High School for Boys – Religious Studies Teacher
Salesianum School, a private Catholic high school for boys, is searching for an individual to teach courses in religious studies beginning August 2014. The position offers competitive wages and benefits.
Candidates should have a Bachelor's degree in Theology or in Religious Studies with a concentration in Catholic theology. Ideal candidate will have a Master's degree or be willing to pursue one in the future. Teaching experience is a plus. Candidates should be excited by the "Joy of the Gospel," as Pope Francis recently reminded the Church. They should be willing to live and love what they teach.
Founded in 1903, Salesianum School is a Roman Catholic independent secondary school that strives to educate and develop the whole person according to the spirit of Saint Frances de Sales. Through a rigorous college preparatory curriculum and diverse extracurricular opportunities, Salesianum students are challenged to reach their potential through a commitment to faith, community, service, and leadership. The school enrolls approximately 980 young men in grades nine through twelve from four states (DE, MD, NJ, and PA). Salesianum School is an equal opportunity employer.
Please send your resume, cover letter, and available references to Mr. Jude Szczerba, Academic Dean.
Mail: Salesianum School
1801 N. Broom Street
Wilmington, DE 19802
Faith Formation Positions
Director of Adult Evangelization and Catechesis - St. Joan of Arc Parish, San Ramon
The Director of Adult Evangelization and Catechesis will work with the pastor and parish staff to vision and implement a comprehensive, multi-pronged strategy to evangelize parishioners, parents, the “sacramentalized but not catechized”, the unchurched and the dechurched. Please click here to view the full job description and application instructions.
Retreat and Liturgy Coordinator – Strake Jesuit – Houston, TX
The Retreat & Liturgy Coordinator coordinates the retreats and liturgies of the school under the direction of the Director of Pastoral Ministry. This position requires candidates to possess strong communication, organizational, and technical skills.A background or degree in pastoral theology or ministry is strongly preferred. Duties include organizing, supervising and participating in all student retreats, liturgies, prayer services, and spiritual events. The Coordinator will also supervise and coordinate altar servers, lectors, musicians, extraordinary ministers of the Eucharist, and the Mothers’ Club liturgy support team. Other duties include assisting fellow members of the Pastoral Ministry team with other activities conducted through the Pastoral Ministry Center. Candidates should be flexible and adaptable.
Strake Jesuit is a Catholic, four-year, college preparatory school for young men grades 9-12 located in Houston, Texas. The school’s mission is to assist young men in their formation as leaders and as 'Men for Others' through a program of rigorous college preparation in the tradition of the Society of Jesus. The school seeks to hire and retain employees who are skilled in their field, involved participants in the school community, active in their faith, and enthusiastically dedicated to carrying out the mission of the school. Applicants should have an ability to relate to and work well with others, possess excellent writing, communication, organizational and leadership skills, and have a strong proficiency with computers and technology. A working knowledge of the Society of Jesus and Jesuit education is preferred. Salary commensurate with experience.
To Apply: Send a resume and cover letter by e-mail to email@example.com. For questions, contact Sheri Jones at 713-490-8108.
Director of Youth Ministry – Old St. Patrick’s Church – Chicago, IL.
STATUS: Full-time, Salaried
BENEFITS: Health Insurance, Retirement contribution, Continuing Education Funds
Old St. Patrick’s Church is committed to the reality that young people are an important and integral part of our faith community and that they are the future of our church. The youth ministry program seeks to nurture and affirm faith in the youth of our community and meet teens where they are in their spiritual journey. The needs of the youth are to be met with the committed leadership, guidance, and support of our church community and are therefore provided with the opportunity to grow together in Christian faith. Through a variety of programs, events, and outreach efforts, we seek to draw young people into responsible participation in the life, work, and mission of the Church. We believe this ministry is to, with, by and for young people and is a blessing for the entire community.
General Purpose of Position:
To build young disciples for Christ by developing and implementing a comprehensive approach to youth ministry in the areas of formation, worship, discipleship, mission, social justice, and outreach while serving as a spiritual leader and role model.
Organizational Relationship and Supervision:
The Director of Youth Ministry (DYM) reports to the Director of Faith Formation for ministry guidance. The Director of Faith Formation provides an annual evaluation of the DYM’s performance. The DYM acts as part of the Faith Formation team and participates in regular formation meetings and reflections. The DYM will be responsible and subject to Catholic Church policy and doctrine, informed by the USCCB Renewing the Vision: A Framework for Catholic Youth Ministry and local church policy as determined by the Pastor and Faith Formation staff. Participation in the following meetings is expected: Faith Formation, Staff, Family Advisory Board, and Youth Ministry Advisory Board.
The DYM will supervise a part-time Youth Ministry Assistant as well as a Youth Ministry and College Ministry intern during the course of the year.
The DYM is responsible for the areas that are at the core of Old St. Pat’s Youth Ministry. The DYM also functions as the coordinator of all youth ministry events. He or she works closely with a team of volunteer adult leaders to provide relevant, thought-provoking lessons, conversations, and opportunities to connect teenagers to their faith as the goals above describe. A general overview of responsibilities is as follows:
• Plan and execute a program of youth ministry which fosters the personal and spiritual growth of teens 8th grade - high school seniors and which seeks to draw this age group into responsible participation in the mission and work of the faith community.
• Plan, develop, and implement all aspects of a vibrant and balanced youth ministry program in the areas of formation, worship, discipleship, mission, social justice, and outreach.
• Be a liaison between the church, other community organizations, people and resources that relate to youth and youth ministry.
• Work in concert with the gifts and talents of other staff members and maintain a teamwork mentality.
• Build strong relationships with parish teens to be a visible presence to the church community. Be an advocate for youth.
• Mentor youth in developing their leadership skills.
• Recruit and train volunteers who work with youth in all aspects of youth ministry and ensure adequate volunteer support and adult to youth ratios.
• Support and guide the work of the Youth Ministry leadership or equivalent body in an annual process of evaluating the vision and goals of the youth ministry and directing monthly planning sessions.
• Resource and liaison with Archdiocesan and Vicariate Youth Ministry personnel (including attendance at Vicariate meetings).
• Participate in continuing education events and training opportunities.
• Maintain the administrative needs of the program.
• Communicate in a timely and effective manner with church staff, leadership, program participants, parents, and the larger church community.
• Manage the youth ministry budgets.
• Ensure that Safe Environment policies are observed in all youth ministry settings. (Virtus Training, Online Background Check, CANTS).
• Fundraise for summer and other youth ministry opportunities.
• Coordinate, facilitate and train youth leadership for annual retreats.
• Plan, coordinate and lead Worktour service trips annually.
• Oversee and organize outreach and communication efforts to Foundations alumni.
Qualifications and Aptitudes:
• Embrace Catholic doctrine and theology in one’s personal and professional life.
• Posses a vision and an ability to plan, develop, coordinate, manage and implement a comprehensive youth ministry program within the parameters of the Catholic Church.
• Display excellent written and verbal communication, conflict management, organizational and computer skills.
• Demonstrate a proven ability to work effectively with youth, diverse individuals and teams of volunteers.
• Allow for a flexible work schedule including a willingness to work occasional long hours, evenings, and weekends.
• Professional Certification in Youth Ministry in the Catholic Church is desired, but not required.
Director of Youth Ministry - Holy Spirit Parish, Fremont
Holy Spirit Parish in Fremont is searching for a Youth Ministry Coordinator. The Youth Ministry Coordinator will work directly with the Pastor in providing a parish-based pastoral ministry with youth. The Youth Ministry Coordinator will successfully manage the curriculum, staff and volunteers, and the implementation of programs that support the teachings of the Church and encourage opportunities for involvement in parish life.
This is a full-time position with health benefits. Salary Classification: M-4. Please click on the link below for more information and a detailed job description:
Director of Religious Education I - Holy Spirit Parish, Fremont
Holy Spirit Church in Fremont is searching for a Director of Religious Education to work with direction from the Pastor and be responsible for providing Christian formation, religious education and sacramental preparation to members of the parish faith community; also, help adult and children parishioners nurture a love and devotion to their Catholic faith and identity and ensure that the curriculum, volunteers, and the implementation of all religious education programs support the teachings of the Church and encourage opportunities for involvement in parish life.
This is a full-time position with health benefits. Salary classification: M-4. Please click below for more information and a detailed job description.
DIRECTOR | White House Jesuit Retreat | St. Louis, MO
White House Jesuit Retreat has an opening for the position of Director.
Located on the bluffs overlooking the Mississippi River on 80 secluded acres just 30 minutes from Downtown St. Louis, White House welcomes over 4,000 men and women annually for three-day, preached retreats based on the Spiritual Exercises of Ignatius Loyola.
White House is enjoying success unprecedented in recent years. The Jesuits and Trustees of White House have developed a visionary plan for expanded services and programs over the next 10 years, including further growth, outreach ministries and a capital campaign leading to the 100th anniversary of White House.
We are seeking an imaginative, focused individual to help carry this plan forward. Deep commitment to and understanding of Ignatian Spirituality, creativity, energy, imagination, vision, hospitality, a welcoming personality and a genuine ability to see God in all people are required attributes. Experience and skills in management, personnel, fundraising, public speaking, planning and spiritual development are required. The nature of our work requires presence on most Thursday evenings, Sundays mid-day and participation in periodic evening and weekend special events. This position is open to lay and religious candidates and will report to the Board of Trustees. Appointment is subject to approval of the Jesuit Provincial. Compensation and benefits are flexible commensurate with value.
The position will be open in Summer 2014 but the starting date is somewhat flexible.
Please respond in confidence, ONLY by completing the survey at the link below to be considered for this position. In addition, a resume may be sent via email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Music Coordinator and Accompanist – Sacred Heart Parish – Anderson, CA
Sacred Heart Parish in Anderson, CA is seeking an individual with specific leadership skills in music and knowledge of Catholic liturgy and rites to coordinate our parish’s liturgical music ministry. Please submit cover letter and resume to Sacred Heart Parish, 3141 St. Stephen’s Drive, Anderson, CA 96007. Salary and Hours negotiable. For a complete job description or further information, call 530-365-8573 or email:email@example.com
Spirituality and Chaplaincy Positions
Executive Director – Charis Ministries
Charis Ministries, a unique Jesuit ministry serving young adults and one of the nation’s leading Catholic young adult ministry programs, seeks a dynamic leader, passionate about reaching those in their 20s and 30s with the gifts of Ignatian Spirituality. Founded in 2000, Charis is a work of the Chicago-Detroit Province of the Society of Jesus, providing opportunities for spiritual growth through eight themed, peer-led retreats based in Ignatian Spirituality. Retreats are offered in the Chicago area and through its Partner Program in 36 cities throughout the country, reaching nearly 1000 young adults each year.
The executive director is responsible for all aspects of the ministry. These include programming, fund-raising, marketing, partnerships and finance. He/she will direct the ministry’s activities in accordance with the strategic plan. The executive director will forge key relationships with benefactors. He/she will form collaborative partnerships for increasing the reach and attendance at Charis events locally, regionally and nationally. The executive director will have an understanding of finances and will define, with the Governing Board, the steps necessary to ensure Charis’ sustainability.
The successful candidate will have knowledge and experience of Ignatian Spirituality and, in particular, retreats in the Ignatian tradition. He/she will have strong leadership and team building skills with experience in managing a small organization. Good communication skills and effective fund raising skills are essential. The new director will raise awareness of Charis’ mission and programs. He/she will be comfortable with technology and imaginative about its use for evangelization with those in their 20s and 30s, and for the creation of greater operational efficiencies. A degree in a related field such as pastoral ministry is preferred.
The Executive Director is appointed by the Provincial of the Chicago-Detroit Province and reports to the Governing Board. Reporting to the Executive Director are a director of administration and programs, a partner program coordinator and the following part-time staff members: business manager, grant coordinator, major gifts officer.
Cover letter detailing expression of
interest and resume with references by: April 30, 2014
Preferred employment date: The position will be open July 1, 2014 but the starting date is flexible.
Submissions and inquiries to:
Charis Ministries Search Committee firstname.lastname@example.org
Social Justice Positions
JESUIT VOLUNTEER CORPS (JVC) NORTHWEST is hiring a Jesuit Volunteer Program Manager (PM) to begin in late June/early July, 2014. The full-time position based in Portland, OR, is responsible for managing all aspects of the Jesuit Volunteer (JV) program centered upon the mission of Jesuit Volunteer Corps (JVC) Northwest and the four JVC Northwest values. The PM is the supervisor and facilitator of the program coordinator team comprised of all the program coordinators (PCs). The PM works closely with the AmeriCorps program manager to ensure program alignment with grant requirements. The position requires supervisory experience or commensurate leadership experience, excellent organizational, oral and written communication skills, and one to two years working directly with people living on the margins of society, preferably as a Jesuit Volunteer. Prior experience in development and delivery and/or management of programs and/or retreats preferred. To apply, contact JVC Northwest at email@example.com for job description and application information. Applications accepted until position is filled.
JESUIT VOLUNTEER CORPS (JVC) NORTHWEST is hiring a Montana Program Coordinator (PC) to begin in late June/early July, 2014. The full-time position based in Portland, OR, is highly collaborative and involves significant travel. The Program Coordinator supports and challenges 20-27 full-time Jesuit Volunteers/AmeriCorps members living in intentional communities and serving with people who are on the margins in society. The PC will support communities in the state of Montana. The position requires at least one year post-graduate experience in social activism, pastoral ministry and/or counseling, spiritual growth development, community building and work with diverse peoples. Organizational skills are important as well as the ability to work independently and as part of a team. Former Jesuit Volunteers preferred. To apply, contact JVC Northwest at firstname.lastname@example.org for job description and application information. Applications accepted until position is filled.
San Jose Catholic Worker – Summer Internship – San Jose, CA
We are looking for people who are interested in living and working in a CW house while learning about Dorothy Day and the CW movement. Flier with more information and application both available at www.sjcw.org
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Commonweal Magazine – Editorial Assistant
Commonweal is seeking an editorial assistant to join its 11-person staff located on the Upper West Side in New York beginning in August 2014.
The editorial assistant will help the editors with manuscript review and decisions, copy editing, and proofreading. He or she will also be responsible for certain daily administrative and office support duties. The editorial assistant will occasionally participate in editorial meetings for the print and online editions of Commonweal and will help with promotional writing and editing. There is also the opportunity to contribute, and receive feedback on, longer pieces of original writing.
The position requires a bachelor’s degree, outstanding writing and organizational skills, and painstaking attention to detail. We are looking for candidates with a demonstrated familiarity with Commonweal and the topics it covers (Catholicism, theology, politics, books, media). Prior experience in a journalism or media environment, as well as experience with digital publishing tools and techniques, would be a significant plus.
The position is full-time, although the Commonweal office operates on a four-day work week (Monday through Thursday).
Resume, cover letter, and relevant writing samples should be sent by e-mail only to email@example.com.