Catholic Campus Minister-TP3206
The successful candidate will work as part of the Religious and Spiritual Life team, collaborating with the University Chaplain, Religious and Spiritual Life staff, and student leaders to catalyze a climate of value-based exploration specifically in the area of spiritual and religious life. While the Catholic Campus Minister will have a particular focus on the religious needs of Stetson’s Catholic community, all members of the Office of Religious and Spiritual Life are actively involved in interfaith activities, encouraging religious pluralism through programs, services, and communications.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Engage Catholic Campus Ministry (CCM) students in the planning and implementation of programs, discussion groups, retreats, and other activities that will enhance spiritual development and leadership experiences.
- Collaborate on Religious and Spiritual Life programs, including monthly events that seek to introduce the Stetson community to various religious, spiritual, and secular perspectives.
- Provide mentoring to CCM and the student leaders of the organization.
- Coordinate student access to the sacraments, both on-campus and at local churches.
- Establish and maintain relationships with other student organizations, offices, and departments for the purpose of collaborating on joint events and programs, creating opportunities for increased student interactions and spiritual exploration.
- Collaborate with the Center for Community Engagement to promote service opportunities for students and utilize tools for reflection and assessment.
- Maintain effective professional relationships with local and regional organizations, such as St. Peter Catholic Church and the Roman Catholic Diocese of Orlando.
- Participate in relevant professional development experiences as provided by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Orlando.
- Work with the University Chaplain on strategic planning initiatives.
- Part-time in person role on the DeLand campus working approximately 15-20 hours per week during the academic year.
- Perform other site and position specific functions as assigned.
- Active and practicing Catholic.
- Demonstrated successful experience/ability in the following:
- Relate with college-age students on campus as well as faculty, staff, and administrators.
- Leadership skills including proven training, coaching, and mentoring.
- Teamwork skills and a willingness to help others.
- A creative and collaborative problem solver who empowers others to make good choices.
- Candidates will have demonstrated experience working successfully with individuals of diverse cultural backgrounds to include nationality, race and ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, and religious background. We desire proven energetic and creative leaders with excellent oral and written communications skills.