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Director of Campus Ministry

Director of Campus Ministry

Purpose: 

Guided by the Mission of the College and the needs of students and college community, the Director of Campus Ministry is responsible for leadership in the planning, development, implementation, and evaluation of a student-centered campus ministry program. The program is comprised of liturgical events, ongoing faith development programs, retreats, and service/outreach experiences. The Director collaborates with members of the Department of Mission & Ministry as well as other divisions and departments to support the spiritual well-being of the College community.

This is a 10-month full-time position in the Office of Mission and Ministry beginning July 15, 2021.

Requirements: 

Education/Experience:

  • Master’s degree in pastoral ministry, theology or related area
  • Minimum 3 year’s experience in Catholic campus ministry.

Skills:

  • Computer proficiency for word processing, social media and information management.
  • Ability to effectively present information to all constituencies. Create prayer services with inclusive language.
  • Ability to create and maintain a budget.
  • Ability to apply principles of logic and problem solving to a wide range of intellectual, practical and interpersonal problems.
  • Ability to deal with a variety of abstract and concrete variables.
  • Ability to interact effectively and professionally with others, including good listening, pastoral ministry skills and a compassionate heart.
  • Ability to review and evaluate programs for effectiveness with a strategic and intentional approach.

Miscellaneous/Special Hours:

  • Valid driver's license required
  • Evening and weekend hours.
Responsibilities: 
  • Provide opportunities for involvement of the college community in the liturgical life of the church and participate in liturgical worship.
  • Facilitate inter-religious opportunities and provide for students of various faith traditions based on need. 
  • Coordinate the RCIA program in collaboration with the campus ministry staff.
  • Design retreat opportunities and other spiritual programming (on and off campus) that meets the needs of our student population.
  • Build community partnerships. Facilitate and participate in service opportunities and immersion experiences.
  • Increase justice education and advocacy opportunities available inside and outside the classroom.
  • Offer presentations to the student groups and in the classroom at the request of faculty.
  • Serve as member of the Mission and Legacy Committee and other College committees, as appointed.
  • Coordinate a formation program for student employees in Campus Ministry.
  • Collaborate with campus offices and departments.
  • Oversee the marketing and social media for Campus Ministry as a tool for community engagement.
  • Manage Campus Ministry budget and office: order supplies, pay bills, track donations, balance monthly statements, oversee fundraising activities, schedule events on College calendar, schedule transportation, etc.
  • Participate in professional campus ministry gatherings at local, regional, and national level, as appropriate.
  • Collaborate with other Campus Ministers through ACSSJ.
  • Perform other duties as assigned. 

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Supervise the Assistant Director for Campus Ministry, Chaplain, Graduate Assistant, and work study students. Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the College’s policies and applicable laws, including planning, assigning, and directing work, verifying time sheets, appraising performance; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
  • Organize staff meetings and staff retreats with the Assistant to the President for Mission and Ministry.
Contact Information: 

Interested candidates may submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@chc.edu.  No phone calls please. 

Chestnut Hill College is an employer committed to a culture of diversity and inclusion as a core value.  In an effort to support our diverse student community, we embrace equal access and welcome applications from candidates of all backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives, and encourage applications from groups underrepresented in higher education.  We are committed to increasing the diversity of the college community and the curriculum.

Chestnut Hill College is an equal opportunity employer