The Tri-School Career Advisor, Clare Ronzani, offers a range of career development and placement services to students and alumni. Popular career paths for our alumni include:
- campus ministry
- pastoral ministry (faith formation, evangelization, social justice outreach, liturgy, music)
- hospital chaplaincy
- restorative justice (prison/detention ministry)
- retreats and spiritual direction
- mission identity in Catholic institutions
- work in non-profit organizations
For job announcements, see the Job Postings section below. See also links to other sites with information on career opportunities in ecclesial ministry and related fields here. Students and alumni may also contact Clare Ronzani, the Tri-School Career Advisor, at firstname.lastname@example.org to request to receive e-mails regarding job opportunities.
Workshops and Panels
Career development workshops provide assistance with planning and implementing a job search, including resume writing, research, networking and interviewing. Panels on ministerial and related careers feature Jesuit School alumni and other professionals who share their experience with students.
The Career Development Director is available to meet with students privately for career advising and job search assistance. These services are available on a limited basis to recent alumni. Please contact email@example.com for more details.
Links to Job Boards
Ignatian Solidarity Network Job Board
For more information about Career Services, contact Clare Ronzani, the Tri-School Career Advisor, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Administrative Assistant for Campus Ministry – St. Ignatius High School – San Francisco
Status: Non-Exempt, Department: Campus Ministry
Reports To: Assistant Principal for Campus Ministry
Job Status: Full Time
Hours: Schedule will vary with workload but more typically between 8 AM- 4PM
Date: Accepting applications until December 9th 2013
Job Summary: To provide administrative and clerical support to the Campus Ministry Staff and ensure that the front office of Campus Ministry functions smooth, efficient yet pastoral manor. Perform tasks as assigned and direct inquiries as appropriate.
Essential Functions/Role and Responsibilities: The following tasks are typical for this position.
Administrative and Clerical Support
- Maintain office files, electronic and hard copies.
- Maintain financial records, receipts, invoices and budget reports.
- Coordinate regular purchases for office and program supplies.
- Maintain contracts and insurance information for retreats and immersion trips
Communications and Pastoral Support
- Answer phones, coordinate appropriate referrals and maintain CM calendar.
- Interface with parents and act as a source of support to understand our programs and resources.
- Support communication with families about Immersion and Retreat programs.
- Provide a welcoming, hospitable and pastoral presence in Campus Ministry
- Familiarity with Catholicism and comfort working in a Catholic school.
- Knowledge of office practices and procedures, recordkeeping practices, MS Word, Excel, database management, email systems, general office machines and telephone systems, proper English usage, spelling and punctuation
- Accuracy with detail work as well as project-based work
- Knowledge of SI philosophy and Ignatian values
- Ability to work collaboratively as well as independently
- Excellent time management and organizational skills
- Ability to communicate to all members of our community including students, parents, faculty and staff
- Ability to effectively build relationships with students, co-workers, and to get along well with a variety of personalities
- Customer Service skills (i.e. anticipate needs, meet deadlines, take initiative, solve problems)
- Ability to adjust schedule to include weekend and evening hours
- Ability to use tact and discretion and maintain confidentiality with sensitive information.
- Ability to speak another language used within our community is desirable (Cantonese, Mandarin, Spanish, Tagalong, Vietnamese, etc).
Minimum Qualifications/Education Requirements:
- Bachelor's Degree
- Experience with pastoral/ministerial outreach
- Three years' experience in similar environment performing the duties and demonstrating a substantial/detailed level of the knowledge, skills and abilities listed above.
- Combination of education, experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities required.
A more detailed job description is provided for those who interview.
St. Ignatius offers competitive salary and benefits.
Equal Opportunity Employer. (Posted 12/5/13)
Assistant Director of Campus Ministry– St. Edward's University (Austin,TX)
Participate in 7-member team ministry at a Catholic university founded by the Congregation of Holy Cross.Full time, 12-month position.Start date: Spring/Summer 2014.
Coordinate Sacramental Preparation programs.
Direct and coordinate retreat programs.
Coordinate training and scheduling of liturgical ministers.
Coordinate planning and celebration of campus liturgical life including major university celebrations.
Supervise Peer Minister(s) in developing service leadership among students.
Liaison with Residence Life and Student Life programming of new student & parent orientation.
Provide spiritual counseling to students, faculty and staff.
Serve as spiritual resource and advisor to campus organizations.
Collaborate with team in coordination, planning and execution of campus ministry program.
Perform other duties as required.
MA in Theology, Religious Studies or related field.MDiv. preferred.
Experience in campus ministry and sacramental preparation.
Experience in pastoral counseling.
Experience in liturgy planning and preparation. Knowledge of liturgical music preferred.
Practicing Roman Catholic with a commitment to Catholic Social Teaching.
Bilingual in Spanish is strongly preferred.
Comfortable with social media and online ministry.
Flexibility with working hours and ability to work in team ministry.
Ability to comply with workplace guidelines and attendance requirements.
Successful completion of an employment and/or criminal history background check required.
About St. Edward's University
Founded in 1885 by the Congregation of Holy Cross, St. Edward's University is a private, Catholic liberal arts institution of over 5,300 diverse students located in Austin, Texas.For more information about Campus Ministry at St. Edward's University please visit our web site at: http://www.stedwards.edu/ministry/ministry.htm.
How to Apply
Qualified applicants are invited to submit a cover letter of interest including a statement of theology, application with resume, and three letters of reference to: Rev. Peter J. Walsh,, C.S.C., Director of Campus Ministry, St. Edward's University, Mail Box 1023, 3001 S. Congress Ave., Austin, TX78704-6489.No phone calls please.
St. Edward's University is an equal opportunity employer and hires only U.S. citizens and documented workers.
Available:Spring/Summer 2014(Posted 12/5/13)
Coordinator of Contextual Education - Full-time Non-Tenure Instructor - Institute of Pastoral Studies
The Institute of Pastoral Studies at Loyola University Chicago announces a faculty position of Coordinator of Contextual Education. This 12-month, non-tenure track, annually renewable faculty position begins July 1, 2014. The Coordinator will continue to build and develop relationships with the scores of agencies and sites throughout the Chicagoland area that partner with IPS, with attention to the global and contextually diverse nature of the contemporary church and world.
The Coordinator will be responsible for administrative service in all aspects of the contextual education program, including student internships and CPE, and will work collaboratively with the faculty and with appropriate administrators, students and staff of the Institute, the University and local community. The Coordinator will also be responsible for teaching seven courses each year, with opportunities throughout IPS programs.
Qualified applicants will bring an earned doctorate in ministry, theology or a related field. They must also have a demonstrable record of excellence in teaching and student mentorship at the interface of ministerial and theological practice. Pastoral experience is a plus. Candidates must be open to teaching adult learners, in both online and face-to-face formats. All applicants must be supportive of the Catholic and Jesuit ideals of the university.
The Institute of Pastoral Studies is a premier academic program in education for ministry. For more information about faculty and programs at the IPS, please visit our website at www.LUC.edu/ips.
Applicants should submit a Curriculum Vitae, research and teaching statements, names and contact information for three references, and a letter of interest to the following website: www.careers.luc.edu. Letters of recommendation for select candidates will be requested via email later in the search process. Applications should be received by Jan 31, 2014 for full consideration.
Loyola University Chicago is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer with a strong commitment to hiring for mission and diversifying our faculty. As a Jesuit Catholic institution of higher education, we seek candidates who will contribute to our strategic plan to deliver a transformative education in the Jesuit tradition.
To learn more about LUC's mission, candidates shouldconsult our website at http://www.luc.edu/mission/.
For information about the university's focus on transformative education, candidates should consult our website at http://www.luc.edu/transformativeed.
Applications from women and minority candidates are especially encouraged. (Posted 12/15/13)
Campus Minister and Religious Studies Teacher - Holy Names High School, a Catholic, all girls,college preparatoryhigh school (9-12)located inOakland, seeks a temporary/long term substitute to fulfill the duties of our Campus Minister andReligious Studies teacher while she is on maternity leave: February 2014- May2014.Duties: teach2 sections of Social Justice class (Religious Studies 12),facilitateall aspects of Campus Ministry programteachSpirituality and Leadership in Ministry,coordinate
five all school prayer events, coordinate two days of reflection, plan monthly chapel times, coordinate other special events through Campus Ministry Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in theology, Religious Studies, or related field Master's degree preferred in theology, Religious Studies, or related field Practicing Catholic experience in all girls, Catholic high school setting preferred Compensation: Compensation will be commensurate with experience. Contact: Interested parties should submit resumes and cover letters to Molleen Dupree Dominguez at email@example.com
Spirituality and Chaplaincy Positions
- Director of Recruiting and Admissions - Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology (DSPT), Berkeley Heidi McKenna 510-883-7160
The position of Director of Recruiting and Admissions is ideal for someone who wishes to bring an innovative spirit to this endeavor. The Director is responsible for all recruiting and admissions activity related to the School, working closely with the Senior Administration and Faculty to develop and execute a successful recruitment plan, to meet established enrollment targets, and to collect and review related data. The successful candidate will be a flexible/adaptable, independent and outgoing self-starter who enjoys meeting new people and engendering excitement for the mission of the School and its programs. They will have an extensive knowledge of Catholic culture and Catholic higher education, and preferably an advanced degree in either philosophy or theology (or a suitable background). With a thorough knowledge of the application profile for the successful DSPT student, they are willing to travel both
locally and nationally to recruitment events and to individual feeder schools in order to create ongoing relationships which augment the recruitment efforts. With at least two years of demonstrated success in recruitment, they will bring creative energy to an iterative process of analysis and refinement that allows us to increase our student population in pace with our program expansion. For the full job description visit www.dspt.edu/employment. (Posted 12/5/13)
Administrative Assistant, Clergy Services - Chancery (Temporary Position)
This position involves administrative and clerical support services in the Office of Clergy Services for the diocese of Oakland, including handling details of confidential nature, using computer equipment in performing assigned tasks, and often serving as first-line contact for the Vicar for Priests and the Director of Vocations. Full job description and requirements available here. Please submit letter of intent and resume to
Dr. Penny Pendola
Director of Human Resources, Diocese of Oakland
2121 Harrison St., Suite 100
Oakland, CA 94612
510-893-4711 Fax: 510-763-8055
Coordinator of Parish Facilities, Events and Finances - St. Joseph Basilica Parish, Alameda
The Coordinator is responsible for the bookkeeping, parish facilities, events and needs of the parish. The Coordinator works in a hands-on manner to accomplish his/her responsibilities; interacts with vendors and collaborates with parish volunteers to manage these key areas; and works with the Pastor to coordinate with the Elementary and High Schools on shared systems and special projects. Click here to view full job description and requirements. Position is part-time, 30 hours per week. Salary: M-3 classification. Deadline to apply: December 6, 2013. Please submit resume and letter of intent to:
St. Joseph Basilica Parish
c/o Hiring Committee
1109 Chestnut Street
Alameda, CA 94501
Associate Academic Dean - Jesuit School of Theology - Berkeley Campus - Lecturer (Renewable Term) - Purpose: The Associate Academic Dean's (AAD) primary charge is to assist the Dean in the academic functioning of the School. This person is a member of the Administrative Team. The AAD serves as first contact for most of the requests and concerns raised by students and faculty. The AAD represents the School on the Council of Deans of the Graduate Theological Union.
This is a faculty position with an initial appointment for three years, with the possibility of renewal for additional terms of three and then six years based on performance. The Associate Academic Dean's primary responsibilities are administrative, but regular teaching, academic service and other professional activity in his or her area of academic specialization are encouraged.
A doctoral degree in theology or an allied field and demonstrated experience in educational administration, preferably in a graduate theology center. Commitment to Jesuit educational ideals including social justice and active engagement with diverse cultures is essential. Because the Associate Academic Dean is the first point of contact for the many requests and concerns raised by students and faculty, strong problem-solving, leadership and supervisory skills are required. At least five years' experience in administration in higher education, professional school of theology, preferred.
Renewable Term Senior Lecturer
Approximately June 1, 2014
Review of applications will begin January 10, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.
For more information: http://scu.edu/hr/careers/faculty.cfm?id=3937
Social Justice Positions
Youth Spirit Artworks (YSA) - Program Coordinator/Youth Advocate - (Part-Time 20 hours per week)
Position Description: Youth Spirit Artworks is looking for a Program Coordinator/Youth Advocate to both oversee program activities of our East Bay urban arts job training program empowering homeless & low-income youth and to work as a resources advocate for homeless high school youth in the Berkeley schools who are engaged in YSA's program.
Hours are after school Mon. 3:30pm to 7:30pm, Tues. to Fri. 3:30pm to 6:30pm with flexibility for the additional 4 hours worked and structuring the specific after school hours covered day to day.
--Masters degree in social work or a related area;
--M. Div. training and interest in working in an interfaith/spiritual context with members of the interfaith religious community a plus;
--2+ years experience handling collection of program data, maintaining program records, and completing government reports essential;
--2 years experience, as well as ability & passion for performance measurement, including setting and meeting program goals and developing and implementing outcome evaluation tools/systems;
--2+ years experience managing new or expanding programs, developing effective systems for carrying out work;
--2+ years experience working with diverse ethnic/racial populations in an urban setting and strong cultural competency;
--Experience working with homeless/at risk youth a plus;
--Commitment to & passion for development of a strongly youth-led program with youth leadership at every level;
--Passion for securing resources for youth, dogged determination to get results meeting youth needs for housing, therapy
Program Director for Ignatian Formation
The Jesuit Volunteer Corps is hiring its first Program Director for Ignatian Formation. This position is a key member of the Program Leadership Team with primary responsibility for setting and implementing the formation goals for ALL Jesuit Volunteers, managing the multiple annual retreats for domestic and international volunteers, and providing strategic leadership around Ignatian spirituality to the whole of the JVC organization. The Program Director serves as primary oversight of the international program of JVC, supervising Program Coordinators who work with our international communities, and managing the work of a Program Coordinator focused on Formation.
Interested applicants will have significant experience with both the international context of long term faith-based service and Ignatian spirituality. Applicants should have a degree in theology or pastoral studies, with a preference for a master's degree, and at least 5 years of professional work experience and some supervisory experience. For a full list of requirements and more details about the position, visit http://www.jesuitvolunteers.org/careers. Position will ideally begin in January, with interviews starting as early as mid-December. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. The salary range is mid to upper 40's.
The Jesuit Volunteer Corps is an equal opportunity employer that encourages applications from candidates whose backgrounds are diverse in terms of culture, age, race, language, class, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, and ability. (Posted 12/5/13)
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