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ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF CAMPUS MINISTRY
Education: Middle/High School, FT Employee
Bishop Ireton High School (Alexandria, VA)
The Assistant Campus Minister will assist the Chaplain and Campus Minister in providing for the spiritual welfare of the student body. Primarily this is done by assisting the Chaplain in actively supporting the existing programs at the school, in developing new programs and activities to help the spiritual lives of the students, and in evaluating and modifying all activities within Campus Ministry.
The Assistant Campus Minister will be a dynamic and visible presence to the school community, modeling Christ-like discipleship in being present to students, and a source of support to them. He or she will help the Chaplain in forming them to be faithful witnesses to their fellow students, and society at large. This is primarily done in activities such as, coordinating and leading retreats, moderating clubs, visiting classrooms, etc.
The Assistant Campus Minister will be a resource for the Chaplain to help keep him organized, on task and effective during the rigors of the school year. In many cases, this will involve working with him to accomplish administrative tasks such as updating the service hours database, interviewing students, coordinating retreat logistics. Organizational skills and time management will be essential in this position. The use of Microsoft Word, Excel, and other standard digital resources is essential. A basic understanding of Web design is helpful.
Additionally, the Assistant Campus Minister will partially support the Office of Student Life, for instance, being a presence in the office when the Director of Student Services is otherwise unavailable, helping with the daily announcements, etc.
The Assistant Campus Minister should be a faithful Catholic, whose core beliefs are in union with the Magisterium. He or she should have a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in a field related to Campus ministry, for example, Theology, Catechetics, Christian Anthropology (Theology of the Body), Evangelization, Ministry, etc. Candidates with a Bachelor’s degree unrelated to ministry will also be considered provided they have significant completed graduate work or certification in appropriate field. Ministry experience, either through a school or youth ministry program is expected, but not required. The candidate must be VIRTUS certified, or able to complete the VIRTUS training shortly after being hired.
Applicants should submit a resume and cover letter via email to ([email protected])
Salary is commensurate with experience. (118)
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