The successful candidate should have experience in Theology (i.e. degrees or certificates) and Campus Ministry/youth ministry.
The job description is below:
The Campus Minister will report to the Chaplain. The Chaplain fosters the spiritual, liturgical and religious life of students at St. Thomas More High School. Cooperating with campus ministry, the Chaplain strategically develops and integrates a vision of spiritual development for all students providing a holistic, integrated and ecumenical environment.
The Campus Minister is a lay ministry position in youth ministry. The Campus Minister has administrative responsibilities for the faith formation program to meet the needs of the school community of St. Thomas More High School. The Campus Minister must be capable of supervising other faith formation personnel, managing a faith formation office, recruiting, training, and facilitating volunteers to assist with the programming.
The Campus Minister will also be responsible for evaluating program resources, scheduling retreat programs, fostering opportunities for sacramental growth, functioning as a resource person, and evaluating the effectiveness of the total program. The Campus Minister must work in conjunction with the Chaplain to find a balanced direction for faith formation at St. Thomas More High School. This is a full time position and requires flexible hours, including some weekends and evenings.
- Acts as a liaison between the students and the resources that may best meet their needs. Advocates for students individually on spiritual, moral, and personal growth issues.
- Coordinates worship and liturgical services in areas of responsibility; attends Masses and student meetings as needed and as appropriate; encourages faith formation and student participation in faith and social justice opportunities.
- Plans, organizes, and conducts educational discussion groups, faith sharing, support groups, and programming for students, faculty, and/or staff; shares informal dialogue with students.
- Supports school community at various functions, actively participates in other liturgical services in school; remains current with topics relevant to the position.
- Maintains statistical and financial data; coordinates budget management with the Department of Campus Ministry; participates in school-wide and departmental orientations, events, and celebrations; plans retreats, vigils, memorials, and prayer services as needed; prepares reports, brochures, bulletins, and announcements; serves on committees as appropriate.
- Performs special projects and other duties as assigned by the Chaplain, Principal, or President.