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Job Details

  • Job ID: 3076916
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted : June 19, 2019
  • Starting Date: August 1, 2019

Job Description

Under the supervision of the Director of Mission, the Campus Minister at Ursuline Academy works to create an environment which encourages and guides all members to contribute to the Catholic identity of the campus and the formation of a faith community which responds to the spiritual needs of students, faculty and staff. The Campus Minister brings to life the Ursuline charism of Serviam, supports spiritual and sacramental experiences, facilitates social justice service work, leads retreats and prepares students to become leaders in service and faith.
Essential Job Functions:
A. Forming a Faith Community
•Facilitates an atmosphere of Christian hospitality where all feel welcome, based on Catholic faith traditions and rituals
•Communicates regularly with the Director of Mission, Principal, faculty, staff, students and parents regarding campus ministry activities, programs and projects
•Works collaboratively with the administration, Campus Ministry and Theology departments in the development of faith centered programs

B. Spiritual Growth
•Provides opportunities for others to deepen their relationship with Christ
•Organizes, plans and implements an effective retreat program for students, faculty and staff that contributes to community building, faith development, evangelization and leadership enrichment

C. Prayer and Sacramental Experiences
•Offers a variety of prayer experiences. . .personally, communally and seasonally
•Provides opportunities for students, staff and faculty to celebrate the Eucharist and Reconciliation, including penance services during Advent and Lent
•Coordinates liturgical celebrations including monthly school-wide or class Masses, and daily Masses with local parish priests
•Organizes training for liturgical ministers; extraordinary ministers of the Eucharist, lectors, servers and all other students involved with liturgical celebrations
•Assists the Choir Director in the selection of sacred music that will enhance student participation at school liturgies
•Coordinates the use of the chapel

D. Service and Social Justice Work
•Infuses the concepts of social justice, peace, human dignity and the integrity of creation into all aspects of ministry
•Supports student and faculty service work by organizing, transporting and participating in regular service opportunities

E. Additional Job Functions
•Is visible and present on the school campus and at school activities
•Stays abreast of current developments in the area of school/campus ministry
•Is available to serve students, faculty and staff both after school and on weekends
•Performs any other job related tasks deemed necessary and/or assigned by the Director of Mission or Principal

F. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required
•Demonstrates personal self discipline, is adaptable and flexible in routine and unexpected situations
•Has skills in communication, initiative, creativity, and problem solving
•Able to work in a team setting
•Utilizes effectively and appropriately 21st century technology
•Practices Catholicism with an active sacramental and faith life
•Holds a Bachelor’s degree (Masters degree preferred)

Please submit a cover letter, resume and three references to Kathleen Thorn at kthorn@ursulineacademy.net
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Administrator > Director/Coordinator/Manager
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    The Archdiocese of Boston does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices (consistent with those religious exemptions provided in statutory and constitutional law) on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

    Job Requirements

    • At least 2 years of relevant experience preferred
    • Master degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Contact Information

    • Kathleen Thorn , Administrative Assistant to the Principal
    • 85 Lowder Street
    • Dedham, Massachusetts 02026

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