University Detroit Mercy
GENERAL PURPOSE OF JOB
To support the mission of the university by providing experiences which integrate the intellectual with the spiritual, ethical, and social development of the students. These experiences aim to engage students in faith through the promotion of justice and compassionate service. This is done by providing opportunities for students that help them build and explore their relationship between God, themselves and others beyond the classroom, the university, neighborhood, the city, and their own paradigm transformation.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
(1) Alternative Break Program and Other Service Opportunities
• Coordinating and developing out-of-state service sites
• Fundraising (rake-a-thon, concession stands)
• Student leader recruitment and training (including a 1 day retreat)
• Participate in at least 1 trip (AWB/ASB) each year
• Colleague Orientation
• Recruiting students and colleagues for trips
(2) Retreats and Prayer Opportunities
• Service trip student leader retreat
• Baccalaureate Mass (primary coordinator)
• Mission retreats (for colleges)
• Horizons retreat—assist with planning and execution
• Faith in the City events
• Lent Programs (including Fish Fry Fridays, church tours, Stations in the D, other spiritual programs.
• CLC (Christian Life Community) advisor
(3) Professional Development
• Staff meetings (including preparing prayer occasionally)
• Networking/local campus ministry and events
(4) General Office and functions/duties as assigned (and other programs as they present themselves)
• Everything Drive, Hunger and Homelessness Week, Election Year activities)
• Member of Campus Kitchens and APO Advisory Boards
(5) Other duties as assigned.
Education: A college degree
Experience: Two years to five years
Working knowledge of Catholicism including theology and doctrine, Catholic social teaching, etc., along with knowledge of and sensitivity to all faith traditions. Has or is willing to acquire understanding of the Jesuit and Mercy traditions of spirituality and mission.
Flexibility; sense of humor
Ability to work and communicate effectively within a team setting.
Continuing education and updating of skills and knowledge in areas of: theology, pastoral ministry, spirituality, liturgy, listening skills, facilitation skills.
Helpful, but not required: professional certification from Catholic Campus Ministers Association, or equivalent of experience and education.
Weekly Work Schedule: M-F 8:30-5:00 with some evenings and weekends (10 months of the year--no work from June 1-August 1)
Minimum Salary:$32,936 Plus campus housing
We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment screenings on all final candidates.