Director, Campus Ministry
University of St. Joseph
The Director of Campus Ministry sustains a faith community that is centered on the human and religious dimension of the lives of all members of the University of Saint Joseph campus.
Responsibilities (include but are not limited to):
- Be visible at campus events and available to the campus community for assistance in their exploration of spirituality
- Assists campus community with the application of spiritual values and faith development and provides pastoral counseling and spiritual direction
- Fosters the charism of the Sisters of Mercy and supports the mission and values of the University and of the Catholic Church
- Develops and offers a variety of inclusive ecumenical and interfaith activities to address the needs of a diverse campus population through a variety of programs such as retreats, workshops etc
- Provides leadership in social justice, ethics, ecumenism, diversity, and prayer
- Plans liturgical and para-liturgical celebrations (such as the Festival of Lights) with the Priest Chaplain/Coordinator of Liturgy, including seasonal celebrations and special University celebrations
- Manages annual department budget and the temporal needs of Connor Chapel; makes budget recommendations to President as appropriate
- Serves as member of the Center for Spiritual Engagement
- Teaches at least one course per academic year.
- Serves as University’s liaison regarding faith-based community outreach
- Performs other related duties as required.
- Encouraging broad student participation in Spiritual activities
- Engaging University community in Campus Ministry offerings
- Assisting students in their spiritual development
- Developing students into ministers and leaders for the future of the Church
- Master of Divinity or Master’s degree in Religious Studies/Theology/Pastoral Ministry
- Experience in a higher education setting required
- Active Catholic
- Knowledge of student development at the higher education level including spiritual development
- Commitment to engaging college students in social justice issues
- A collaborative approach to ministry
- Able to function independently while operating effectively within a team environment
- Excellent interpersonal, oral and written skills and ability to communicate comfortably with students, colleagues, and external constituents
- Cultural competency to work with diverse student and/or employee population.
- Professional, courteous demeanor and appearance; ability to work professionally with students, faculty, staff and administration and represent the University professionally to the public
- Commitment to the mission of the University of Saint Joseph
- Ability to work nights and weekends
- Possess solid general computer skills, including ability to work in a Windows environment. Proficiency with MS Office Suite, Internet, and other programs as needed (e.g., mail merge, data base management). Familiarity with specific applications used by the University/Department a plus.
- Physical ability to perform essential functions of the position, as noted below, with or without reasonable accommodation.
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. To apply, please email a cover letter, resume, salary requirements and the names, addresses and telephone numbers of three professional references to email@example.com .
University of Saint Joseph is an Equal Opportunity Employer (M/F/V/D) that values diversity; people of color are strongly encouraged to apply.