Position Summary: Assists the director of Campus Ministry and university chaplain in developing a vibrant program reflecting the Benedictine tradition and charism of the universityís sponsors. Provides leadership for faith formation and educational programming.
Position Relationship: Supervised on a daily basis by the director of Campus Ministry. Assists with supervision of the student employees on the Campus Ministry Team and volunteers.
Desired Minimum Qualifications, Education and Experience: Bachelorís degree is required. Preference will be given to applicants with a strong background in theology, Catholic Studies, pastoral ministry or related field; experience coordinating faith formation activities as part of a campus ministry or parish youth ministry program; an in-depth understanding of the Benedictine tradition; or Masterís degree. Demonstrates a willingness to support the Christian, Catholic and Benedictine mission of the University of Mary.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required: A baptized and confirmed member of the Catholic Church living an active and mature faith life in the Church. Possess strong interpersonal, public speaking and organizational skills. Works well with young adults and capable of serving as an effective role model, mentor and supervisor. Demonstrate ability to plan, develop and coordinate a variety of creative and effective faith formation activities and programs that appeal to a university population.
Physical Demands: Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer terminal; hearing and speaking to exchange information and make presentations; the physical endurance to be capable of working long days, evening and weekend hours as well as the mobility to needed to move back and forth across campus.
Work Environment: Office is located on the main campus in the Clairmont Center adjacent to Benet Chapel and near to the directorís office. Daily attendance is required during scheduled work hours unless the supervisor authorizes a leave. Frequent evening hours are required. The typical work day for the appointee will be afternoon and evening hours. Weekend hours may also occur. This is a full-time, 9-month (August 15 - May 15), benefitted administrative staff appointment.
This position description is a general description of the essential job functions. It is not intended to describe all duties someone in this position may perform. All employees of the University of Mary are expected to perform the duties as assigned by management, regardless of job title or routine job duties.
Candidates are requested to submit their letter of application and resume to: Mary Brandt, Director of Human Resources & Risk Management, University of Mary, 7500 University Drive, Bismarck, ND 58504; firstname.lastname@example.org; 701-355-8377.