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Executive Director, Jesuit Retreat House

Parma, OH

Full-time beginning June 2014.

Apply by November 15, 2013.

Pam Coster Executive Director of Charis Ministries

The Jesuit Retreat House in Parma, Ohio, part of the Chicago-Detroit Province of the Society of Jesus, seeks a practicing Catholic to serve as fulltime Executive Director, beginning June, 2014. Requirements include a four year bachelor’s degree, master’s preferred, a working knowledge of Ignatian Spirituality, experience in providing and participating in retreats and spiritual direction, administrative skill in managing budgets and employees, flexibility to work evenings and weekends, ability to engage in major fund raising projects, familiarity with contemporary spirituality and theology in the development of programs for our far-reaching constituency. The successful candidate must be willing to work on our current capital campaign and its building project. The first retreat center in the United States, the Jesuit Retreat House welcomes 8,000 retreatants annually to 57 acres of forest and meadow just outside Cleveland. Salary and benefits are commensurate with the position and experience. A job description is available on request. Candidates should send a resume and cover letter with three references via e-mail by November 15, 2013, to