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The AJCU Job Bank features a list of job openings at Jesuit colleges and universities, organized by category. To post a job, please visit For any questions about the AJCU Job Bank, please contact the AJCU office: (202) 862-9893.

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Santa Clara University: Campus Minister Fixed Term

Campus Minister Fixed Term

Santa Clara University

Reporting to the Director of Campus Ministry, the Campus Minister will share in the pastoral leadership and service of the university community. This position will advance the department’s mission to foster the spiritual life of students by overseeing sacramental formation efforts, assistance with liturgical coordination, including multicultural celebrations and other pastoral duties as assigned.

Campus Ministry

Standard Hours (hours per week)

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
1. Pastoral leadership and service
a. Provide pastoral support to students, regardless of religious affiliation. May include support during crisis, spiritual direction, general mentorship.
b. Participate in and help to lead Campus Ministry-sponsored campus events and programs.
2. Sacramental Formation
a. Accompany students in their development of faith, particularly for those who seek to explore the Roman Catholic tradition.
b. Coordinate the various aspects of the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults for students.
c. Lead the Confirmation program for baptized and catechized Catholic students.
d. Develop faith formation opportunities that foster the sacramental life students in the Church
3. Liturgical Coordination
a. Coordinate the liturgical rites associated with the sacraments of initiation
b. Oversee Misas en Español,
c. Assist with multicultural celebrations, including but not limited to the Guadalupe Celebration
d. Assistance and coordination of prayer services (may include, but not limited to Reconciliation services, Lenten offerings, Memorial services)
e. University wide celebrations
4. Supervision and mentorship of students
a. Regular meetings with student interns to foster their learning and formation in ministry.
a. Participates in the department’s ongoing efforts to carry out its mission, vision and strategic priorities.
b. Manage assessment of programs and events.
c. Responsible for outreach and recruitment efforts for related programs.
d. Oversee financial accountability for area budget.
6. Other duties as assigned

Provides Work Direction
Supervises student interns in related ministries and shares in the collective mentorship of student staff and volunteers.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The items below are representative of the knowledge, skills, abilities, education, and experience required or preferred.
This position requires the ability to effectively establish and maintain cooperative working relationships within a diverse multicultural environment.
Must be a Roman Catholic with a well-integrated faith and able to minister in a religiously diverse setting.

Familiarity with and experience in working with the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Office.

a. Engagement with college students
b. Commitment to collaborative ministry
c. Commitment to ministry with a diverse student population
d. Experience with adult catechesis, preferred
e. Experience with liturgical planning and coordination, preferred

Education and/or Experience
Master Degree in Divinity, Theology or related field, required.
At least 2 years of ministerial experience (paid or volunteer), required.

Open Until Filled

Special Instructions to Applicants
This is a fixed term position, with possible extension based on budgetary and organizational needs. The preferred starting date is August 16, 2014, with an end date of June 30, 2015.
Review of applications will begin July 7, 2014.

To view the full job posting and apply for this position, go to

About Santa Clara University
Santa Clara University is a comprehensive Jesuit, Catholic university located in California’s Silicon Valley, offering its 8,800 students rigorous undergraduate curricula in arts and sciences, business, and engineering, plus master’s, Ph.D., and law degrees.
Distinguished by the highest retention rate and ranked second among all master’s universities in the West by U.S. News and World Report, Santa Clara University is California’s oldest operating institution of higher-education. The University is focused on creating an academic community that educates citizens and leaders who will build a more just, humane, and sustainable world.

Santa Clara University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to excellence through diversity and inclusion, and, in this spirit, particularly welcomes applications from women, persons of color, and members of historically underrepresented groups. The University will provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability.
Santa Clara University annually collects information about campus crimes and other reportable incidents in accordance with the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. To view the Santa Clara University report, please go to the Campus Safety Services website at To request a paper copy please call Campus Safety at (408) 554-4441. The report includes the type of crime, venue, and number of occurrences.

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Loyola University New Orleans: Instructor/Visiting Professor of French

The Department of Languages and Cultures of Loyola University New Orleans invites applications for a one-year contract position of Instructor with equivalent rank of Visiting Assistant Professor of French, beginning August 2015, with the possibility of renewal.

Teach 4 classes/semester, specialization open. Courses include beginning, intermediate, advanced courses in French. 

PhD in French or Francophone Studies, native or near-native fluency in French and English, and experience teaching at the undergraduate level required. Special consideration to candidates able to teach an additional language. 

This is a contract position beginning August 2015, with the possibility of renewal. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. 

Loyola University New Orleans is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. For more information about our university and department, please visit 

Languages and Cultures

Questions about the position should be addressed by email to: Dr. Eileen J. Doll,

To apply, please submit letter of application, CV, and 3 references to:

Dr. Eileen Doll, Chair

Languages & Cultures

Box 118, Loyola University

6363 St. Charles Avenue

New Orleans, LA   70118

Saint Joseph's University: Campus Ministry Associate

The Campus Ministry Associate aids the Campus Ministry staff in the implementation of various programs, including community service programs, social justice programs, retreats, immersion programs, liturgical ministries and events, and/or small faith-sharing groups.

This position is a ten-month placement for one academic year. The incumbent will live in community with other Campus Ministry Associates in housing provided by the university.

Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Duties): • Manage and facilitate, under the supervision of the Associate Director, ongoing service and social justice programming. • Facilitate and travel with students on service and social justice immersion trips (e.g. Urban Challenge, the Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice, Spring Break Appalachian Experience, other domestic or international immersion programs, etc.). Facilitate post-immersion reflection and follow-up activities. • Assist with the facilitation of retreat programs, faith development opportunities, R.C.I.A. (The Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults), outreach activities, and liturgical ministries and events. • Advise a student group interested in promoting a consistent ethic of life (would include a service component and attendance at the annual March for Life in Washington, DC). • Actively promote and encourage participation in Campus Ministry programs and activities through outreach to students. • Provide ministerial presence on campus by living in university housing. Minimum Qualifications (Education/Training and Experience Required): • Bachelor’s Degree • Some participation experience (as a college student) with campus ministry programs, community service, and/or immersion programs. • Ability to effectively assist with programs aimed at promoting faith and justice awareness among college students. • Ability to effectively communicate to students a “faith that does justice” that is consistent with Catholic Social Teaching and Ignatian spirituality. Preferred Qualifications: • Minimum of one year of work or full-time volunteer experience after college graduation Physical Requirements or Unusual Work Hours: • This position is a one-year, ten month, full-time appointment. • Must be available to work a significant number of evenings and weekends, as well as a small number of overnight or multi-day retreats. • This is a live-in position; as such, included in the employment offer is the use of a furnished room in a university house with basic utilities paid by the University. Office of Campus Ministry
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