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Spirituality Center Seeks Executive Director

Loyola Institute for Spirituality (LIS) seeks a new Executive Director to lead a vigorous program of contemporary spirituality, based on the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius.  With a dynamic staff of ten, LIS accompanies people on their journey in both English and Spanish toward a life-giving relationship with God, self, and others.  It is not a retreat center.

The successful candidate will have made the Spiritual Exercises, have experience in working with a Board and with lay, religious, and clergy leadership.  Applications close December 18, 2017 or until a qualified candidate is identified. Hiring by February 15 with a starting date of July 1, 2018.

Complete job description: http://www.loyolainstitute.org. Send letter of interest with qualifications and curriculum vitae to:

Patrick Howell, S.J., Executive Director 434 S. Batavia St. Orange, WA 92868     714-997-9587

Electronic applications favored: [email protected]

 


Seton Hall

Seton Hall University seeks a president to lead the institution into a new era of accomplishment. As the University brings on board one of the only newly-formed private medical schools in the country while simultaneously enhancing its core strengths at both the undergraduate and graduate level, Seton Hall seeks a leader of people and programs to serve as its 27th chief executive.

Seton Hall’s president will be a Roman Catholic priest with an earned terminal degree in his discipline and a proven record of accomplishment as a leader and administrator. The president will clearly understand and will work to enhance the interconnected values of higher education and the Roman Catholic Church, with a particular understanding and embrace of the Catholic intellectual tradition. A student-centric approach to higher education and a commitment to academic freedom are sine qua non. While leadership experience specifically in higher education is preferred rather than required, candidates with personal experience with undergraduate, graduate, and professional education will be decidedly advantaged, including those with a personal history of teaching, scholarly research, and faculty governance including the rank and tenure process. As would be expected, the president will possess the personal characteristics necessary to be an effective spokesperson and fund raiser for Seton Hall; candidates demonstrating a track record of successful philanthropic fund raising will be at a particular advantage.

The new president will join the University at an opportune time when it has begun to achieve and implement elements of the widely embraced vision for its future. He will inherit exciting new enterprises, like the new medical school that is being created in partnership with Hackensack Meridian Health, and he will have the opportunity to build the awareness and reputation of what is already a nationally recognized institutional brand. To accomplish these ends, Seton Hall’s new president will benefit from a symbiotic working relationship with a highly motivated board and with His Eminence, Joseph William Cardinal Tobin, himself newly appointed as the sixth Archbishop of Newark by Pope Francis.

Seton Hall is already one of the nation’s foremost Catholic universities; its new president will work to enhance its rankings while maintaining its commitment to academic quality and, especially, to its compelling mission and values.

Inquiries, nominations, and applications are invited. For fullest consideration, applicant materials should be received by November 22, 2017. Candidates should provide a resume or curriculum vitae, a letter of application that addresses the responsibilities and requirements described in the leadership profile available at www.wittkieffer.com, and the names and contact information of five references. Candidate confidentiality will be respected and references will not be contacted without prior knowledge and approval of candidates. Inquiries and application materials should be sent via e-mail to the University’s consultants, Dennis M. Barden, Robin G. Mamlet and Elizabeth K. Bohan of Witt/Kieffer, at [email protected] Questions may also be directed to the consultants through the office of Laurie Adams at 630-575-6152.

Seton Hall University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity for all persons regardless of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.


Mount Saint Mary College

PRESIDENTIAL SEARCH

The Board of Trustees of Mount Saint Mary College in Newburgh, New York invites nominations and applications for the position of President, anticipated to take office in summer 2018.

Overlooking the majestic Hudson River, Mount Saint Mary College (MSMC) is a private, independent coeducational institution guided by the Catholic and Dominican traditions, committed to providing 2,400 students a year with a liberal arts education that prepares them for lives of leadership and service.

MSMC offers 50 undergraduate programs leading to a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree. For non-traditional and adult students, the College offers an accelerated evening program.  Collaboration programs offer the opportunity to earn a bachelor's degree and an advanced degree with several other institutions in the state. MSMC also offers master's degrees in Education, Business, and Nursing. Mount Saint Mary College is an integral part of Newburgh and the Hudson Valley Region, employing more than 625 local residents and serving as one of the educational hubs of the region. See the College web site at http://www.msmc.edu

MSMC’s next President will provide visionary leadership that builds on its excellence in liberal arts, professional and graduate education. An advanced degree in the candidate’s field is preferred, with a significant track record of leadership in higher education or entities with a similar mission. The successful candidate will have the highest level of integrity and personal energy; and demonstrate a combination of leadership qualities to excel in such areas as strategic planning; executive leadership; furthering the College mission and identity, academic programs, connectivity and inclusiveness, decision making and change management; fund raising; service to community; and support and leadership of faculty, students, and staff. These are described in the complete profile of the position and the institution at http://academic-search.com/sites/default/files/MSMCPresident.Profile.pdf.

Academic Search, Inc. is assisting Mount Saint Mary College in this search. Nancy Suttenfield is the senior consultant leading the search and can be reached for confidential discussion of the position at [email protected] The search is open until filled, but only applications received by November 30, 2017 can be assured full consideration. A complete application will consist of a cover letter, a current c.v., and a list of five references with contact information. Please refer to the full profile for details. The search process will remain confidential until the public campus visits of finalists.

Mount Saint Mary College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, creed, sexual orientation, gender, age, national and ethnic origin, veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic or classification protected by federal, state, or local law in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic programs, and other school administered programs.


Saint Joseph Mercy Health System (SJMHS) of Ann Arbor, Michigan, has an immediate opportunity for a full-time Ordained Catholic Priest. Saint Joseph Mercy Health System is a five-hospital regional system featuring tertiary acute care, community-based inpatient and outpatient care, long-term care, and hospice care. This position is a full-time hospital chaplaincy position located at St. Joseph Ann Arbor, the 550 bed tertiary anchor hospital of the regional system. As a part of Trinity Health, the nation's second largest Catholic health system, St. Joe's is located in dynamic Ann Arbor, a university town that is an ideal place to live, learn, work, and play. The qualified candidate must have a Master of Divinity degree, or equivalent, with a minimum of four units of Clinical Pastoral Education and professional certification as a chaplain, or certification eligibility. Chaplaincy experience in healthcare ministry is preferred. Candidate would bring pastoral experience, skill, and artistry to a ministry that includes regular sacramental celebrations and sensitive pastoral care with our patients, visitors, and staff. Our identity as a Catholic healthcare organization, and the full expression of Catholic ministry depends, in part, on finding a priest chaplain who fits this unique role and setting. For immediate consideration, please apply online at www.stjoeshealth.org/careers or email CV to Marsha Horton at [email protected]

 


The Catholic Health Association of the United States (CHA), a national leadership organization dedicated to serving the nation’s Catholic health ministry, has retained Witt/Kieffer to aid in the recruitment of a Vice President, Communications and Marketing that will be located in the St. Louis, Missouri office. The Catholic health ministry is the largest group of non-profit healthcare providers in the nation comprised of more than 600 hospitals and 1,600 long-term care and other health facilities. To ensure vital sponsorship and a vibrant future for the Catholic health ministry, CHA advocates with Congress, the Administration, federal agencies, and influential policy organizations to ensure that the nation's health systems provide quality and affordable care across the continuum of health care delivery. Reporting directly to the President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), the Vice President will be responsible for creating and implementing communications strategies that support the Association’s strategic priorities and ensuring that CHA continues to expertly represent the membership with value-add services, through publication, media and outreach. He/she will also be expected to develop a vision and a strategy to transition the Association to a digital publication platform, enhance the CHA brand within and outside the membership, and continue to identify ways to garner visibility (locally and nationally) around the impact the Catholic health ministry has on the community. Keys to the success of this position will be having a strong project management focus and an ability to consistently make good decisions through a combination of analysis, wisdom, experience and judgment.CHA is seeking candidates with a minimum of ten years progressive management experience and a proven track record in communications/marketing/public relations or a related field. Experience within an association environment and familiarity with healthcare is a plus. Interested parties should direct all nominations and resumes to the consultants supporting this search, Donna Padilla and John McFarland, preferably via e-mail to:[email protected]

 


Carlow University

Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Carlow University, a private, Catholic, liberal arts, comprehensive University in Pittsburgh, PA, seeks an innovative and exceptional Provost with demonstrated experience in higher education to lead the University in advancing academic programs, optimizing learning, and innovating through partnerships. Applicants must have an earned doctorate, demonstrated substantial higher education leadership experience, a record of scholarly achievement sufficient to qualify for full professor at Carlow, and a student-centered perspective.

Carlow University was founded in 1929 by the Sisters of Mercy, an international community of Roman Catholic women with a mission to serve the poor, the sick, and the uneducated. Carlow, an institution grounded in the liberal arts while also offering strong professional programs, is committed to engaging its diverse community in a process of life-long learning, scholarship, research, and service. Degrees are offered at the baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral levels. Carlow is recognized as a College of Distinction, a Catholic College of Distinction, and a Pennsylvania College of Distinction for 2016–17.

Reporting directly to the President, the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs serves as the chief academic officer and provides leadership to and administrative oversight of all academic functions and personnel at Carlow, including education, research, faculty, and academic support. The purpose of the Office of Academic Affairs is to ensure that all graduate and undergraduate students experience a challenging and rewarding education consistent with the University’s mission. It comprises undergraduate and graduate programs, academic services and assessment, arts and sciences, professional studies, library services, honors program, advising, admissions, international studies, research, and early childhood education through middle school.

How to Apply

The University is being assisted by Academic Search, Inc. Applications should consist of a substantive cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a list of five professional references with full contact information. No references will be contacted without the explicit permission of the candidate. Applications, nominations, and expressions of interest can be submitted electronically, and in confidence to:

[email protected]

Applications received by January 8, 2018 can be assured full consideration. Confidential discussions may be arranged by contacting consultants Ann Die Hasselmo at [email protected] or Chris Butler at [email protected] Further information about Carlow University is available at https://www.carlow.edu/.

Further information on the search, including a list of responsibilities and qualifications, is available in the search profile at http://www.academic-search.com/sites/default/files/CarlowProvostProfile.pdf. Carlow University employees commit themselves to the highest standards of ethical conduct. They commit to act with integrity, treat others with respect and dignity, carefully steward the University's resources, avoid conflicts of interest or commitment, maintain confidentiality, and to comply with legal and professional obligations.

Carlow University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We strive for a campus that reflects our urban setting and is inclusive of underrepresented groups to enhance our University community.


Magis Americas seeks a full-time executive director.  Magis Americas is an independent nonprofit 501©3 organization based in Washington, D.C.  www.magisamericas.org

The mission of Magis Americas is to expand the availability of quality education and job training for people living in marginalized and impoverished communities throughout Latin America and the Caribbean by mobilizing financial and other resources from philanthropists, foundations, corporations, and international agencies and to channel these resources to highly effective programs such as the Fe y Alegria network of schools and training centers.

The Executive Director is responsible for overseeing the administration, programs and strategic plan of the organization. Other key duties include fundraising, marketing, and community outreach. The position reports to the Board of Directors.

Candidates should be familiar with and have experience of Fe y Alegria or Cristo Rey Schools and preferably are bilingual (English/Spanish). Magis Americas contracts with the Jesuit Conference of North America for office space and human resources and financial services.

Interested candidates please send letter of intent and resume to Magis Americas at [email protected]

 


Cristo Rey Richmond

Job Posting

President

Do you have the vision, skills, and entrepreneurial drive to lead a new school that follows a proven model for success?  Would you like your legacy to be one that helps children move out of poverty through education and work?  Are you Catholic?

The Opportunity   The Founding President of Cristo Rey Richmond High School will have the opportunity to be a game changer, really a life changer, for hundreds of children growing up in poverty in Richmond.  The President will lead the planning and development needed to open the school in September 2019, and then will lead the school to full enrollment of 400+ students in grades 9 – 12.

Cristo Rey Richmond will be one of more than 30 schools that comprise the Cristo Rey Network.  The President will be the Chief Executive Officer, serving as the leader and outward face of the school.  A school principal will be responsible for academic leadership.

The President will hire and lead the school’s management team and will work with a Board of engaged community leaders to gain individual and corporate support for the school.  He or she will be the outward face of the school and have ultimate responsibility for all school operations.

Qualifications   First and foremost, the President must be committed to education reform – particularly for traditionally underserved students – and have passion for the distinct mission, values, academic standards, and Catholic identity of the Cristo Rey Network so that s/he can inspire people to support this unique education model.  

Successful candidates must be Catholic (this is a non-negotiable requirement).  They will possess: •    The leadership experience to build and run an organization. •    Exceptional communication skills. •    The ability to gain support for a new model of education. •    Experience in building community and corporate partnerships. •    A track record of successful fundraising as a professional or a volunteer. •    The ability to build strong relationships with people of all racial and socioeconomic backgrounds. •    An understanding of the President’s role in an academic environment. •    Urban experience with people of limited income. Cristo Rey Schools     The Cristo Rey Network empowers students from underserved lower-income communities to develop their minds and become lifelong contributors to society. By providing students an extraordinary college preparatory education and a unique four-year, integrated corporate work study experience, the Cristo Rey Network seeks to “transform urban America one student at a time.” As a member of the Cristo Rey Network, a school is committed to the following standards: 1.    A Cristo Rey school is explicitly Catholic in mission and enjoys Church approval. 2.    A Cristo Rey school serves only students with limited economic resources and is open to students of various faiths and cultures. 3.    A Cristo Rey school is family-centered and plays an active role in the local community. 4.    A Cristo Rey school prepares all students to enter and graduate from college. 5.    A Cristo Rey school requires participation by all students in the Corporate Work Study program. 6.    A Cristo Rey school integrates the learning present in its work program, classroom, and extracurricular experiences for the fullest benefit of its students. 7.    A Cristo Rey school has effective administrative and board structures, and complies with applicable state and federal laws. 8.    A Cristo Rey school is financially sound. 9.    A Cristo Rey school supports its graduates’ efforts to obtain a college degree and enter post-college life as productive, faith-filled individuals. 10.    A Cristo Rey school is an active participant in the Cristo Rey Network.

The first Cristo Rey school was founded in 1996 by Jesuits in Chicago.  Today the schools have a combined enrollment of over 11,500.  Students come from families whose overall average household size is four persons and average family income is $35,000. Ninety-seven percent (97%) of Cristo Rey students are young people of color. Our schools accept all students, regardless of religious affiliation. This school-year, 46% of the student-body is not Catholic. Cristo Rey Richmond The Cristo Rey Richmond feasibility study has confirmed that there is community support from the Catholic Diocese, corporations, individuals, and potential students and their families.  The school will be built on property adjacent to the Sacred Heart Parish and the Sacred Heart Center.  Until the building is ready, the school will be located in the former Benedictine High School building on Sheppard Street.

To Apply Please send a resume, cover letter outlining specific, relevant skills you bring to this position, and three references to [email protected]  For best consideration, please respond by Thursdady, September 28th, and put “Cristo Rey” in the subject line.  EOE. The search firm and the search committee take confidentiality seriously.

 


Job Announcement Ignatian

Volunteer Corps

New York Regional Director

The Ignatian Volunteer Corps (IVC), a national not-for-profit service organization that provides men and women aged 50 and over with opportunities to serve the poor and marginalized, grow deeper in their faith and transforms lives, seeks a full-time Director for the New York (Metropolitan) Region. The responsibilities of the director include

•    Recruitment and support of volunteers (in Metro NY, NJ, and Long Island)

•    Partnering with non-profit agencies serving the materially poor in order to place volunteers with the agencies •    Fundraising and event planning •    Program management The successful candidate will have

•    Knowledge of Catholic social teaching, Ignatian Spirituality and adult faith formation

    Strong organization and administrative management skills

•    Excellent communication and networking abilities

•    Experience with budgeting, finance and computers

A letter of application and resume should be submitted by email to Tom Ulrich at [email protected]

Names and contact information for two references should be included.  Deadline for submission is September 18, 2017. Links for more information about IVC, the job description and the New York Region can be found on the Ignatian Volunteer Corps website:  www.ivcusa.org .


Sr. Director, Theology & Ethics

The Catholic Health Association of the United States (CHA) is seeking a sr. director, theology & ethics who will serve as a resource for CHA members, including theologians, and ethicists within the ministry, and other individuals and groups as requested regarding, the Catholic theological and ethical tradition and its implications for Catholic health care.  Responsibilities include bringing ethical analysis and theological reflection to bear upon ethical issues in health care, program and resource development, consultations and presentations, participate in programs and activities of the department, and serve as a resource to other departments.  Travel is required (approximately 30%).

 

CHA advances the Catholic health ministry of the United States in caring for people and communities. Comprised of more than 600 hospitals and 1,400 long-term care and other health facilities in all 50 states, the Catholic health ministry is the largest group of nonprofit health care providers in the nation.

 

Qualified candidates will have at least 5 years’ experience as an employee or consultant in Catholic health care ministry with demonstrated expertise in clinical and organizational ethics.  Demonstrable knowledge of Catholic theology, particularly Catholic moral theology and health care ethics.  Experience and ability to understand and work collaboratively with Church and health care leaders. Practicing Catholic with demonstrated understanding of Church structures, practices (rituals and traditions), moral and social teaching.   Thorough knowledge of the Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic Health Care Services and their implications for the delivery of services in the changing health care environment. This position requires a PhD in theology, preferably in theological ethics or moral theology with a concentration in health care ethics, or a PhD in philosophical ethics with a concentration in health care ethics, or a PhD in health care ethics.   

 

For consideration, please email cover letter and resume to [email protected].

 

To view a more detailed posting for this position, visit the careers page on www.chausa.org.

Sr. Director, Theology & Ethics 
The Catholic Health Association of the United States (CHA) is seeking a sr. director, theology & ethics who will serve as a resource for CHA members, including theologians, and ethicists within the ministry, and other individuals and groups as requested regarding, the Catholic theological and ethical tradition and its implications for Catholic health care.  Responsibilities include bringing ethical analysis and theological reflection to bear upon ethical issues in health care, program and resource development, consultations and presentations, participate in programs and activities of the department, and serve as a resource to other departments.  Travel is required (approximately 30%).

CHA advances the Catholic health ministry of the United States in caring for people and communities. Comprised of more than 600 hospitals and 1,400 long-term care and other health facilities in all 50 states, the Catholic health ministry is the largest group of nonprofit health care providers in the nation.

Qualified candidates will have at least 5 years’ experience as an employee or consultant in Catholic health care ministry with demonstrated expertise in clinical and organizational ethics.  Demonstrable knowledge of Catholic theology, particularly Catholic moral theology and health care ethics.  Experience and ability to understand and work collaboratively with Church and health care leaders. Practicing Catholic with demonstrated understanding of Church structures, practices (rituals and traditions), moral and social teaching.   Thorough knowledge of the Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic Health Care Services and their implications for the delivery of services in the changing health care environment. This position requires a PhD in theology, preferably in theological ethics or moral theology with a concentration in health care ethics, or a PhD in philosophical ethics with a concentration in health care ethics, or a PhD in health care ethics.   

For consideration, please email cover letter and resume to [email protected] 

To view a more detailed posting for this position, visit the careers page on www.chausa.org.
 
 

 


FutureChurch seeks a full time Program Director to direct, coordinate and help develop FutureChurch national and international programs. Master’s degree in theology, religious education or other related field required along with a good understanding of Vatican II documents and teachings.  Pastoral/ministerial experience a plus. Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience.  For full description go to: https://futurechurch.org/ProgramDirector17 Application deadline is: September 8, 2017.  Send Cover letter with salary requirements and CV/Resume to Deborah Rose-Milavec, Executive Director at: [email protected] seeks a full time Program Director to direct, coordinate and help develop FutureChurch national and international programs. Master’s degree in theology, religious education or other related field required along with a good understanding of Vatican II documents and teachings.  Pastoral/ministerial experience a plus. Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience.  For full description go to: https://futurechurch.org/ProgramDirector17 Application deadline is: September 8, 2017.  Send Cover letter with salary requirements and CV/Resume to Deborah Rose-Milavec, Executive Director at: [email protected]


Sacred Heart University, (Fairfield, CT) one of the country’s fastest-growing universities and the
second-largest Catholic university in New England, invites nominations and applications for the
position of Dean of the Isabelle Farrington College of Education (FCE). The next Dean will have
an extraordinary opportunity to advance the College’s mission; to enhance its commitment to
excellence in teaching and research; to advance creative new program development,
particularly in developing collaborative programming with an emphasis in the STEM areas; while
positioning the College to succeed in a dynamic and highly competitive environment in teacher
education. Sacred Heart University is both deeply rooted in the Catholic intellectual tradition and
entrepreneurial, nimble and creative in its approach to all aspects of its programs and services.

The Dean will lead the College to higher levels of achievement and demonstrate a spirit of
innovation, a participatory leadership philosophy and a deep commitment to the mission of the
University. He or she must be a demonstrated leader, able to articulate a clear vision and
strategy for the College; promote academic rigor; drive the development of new academic
programs; foster a collegial and collaborative ethos that capitalizes on the richness of the SHU
community; and encourage a continued commitment to professional excellence and growth.
The Dean will advocate for the FCE’s interests within and outside the University, engage and
serve the local and regional educational community and establish and maintain excellent
relationships with the local schools and the community of teachers and administrators. The
College provides graduate certification and degree programs in initial and advanced educator
preparation for Connecticut’s PK-12 schools. The College enrolls approximately 850 students.
The twenty one full-time faculty are organized into two academic departments: Teacher
Education and Leadership and Literacy. The five-year program offers undergraduates an
opportunity to earn the Master of Arts in Teaching and CT State Teacher Certification by
studying for one year and two summers after the undergraduate degree.

As the academic and administrative leader of the College, the Dean will foster a strong sense of
community that is closely tied to and extends the commitment to the Catholic intellectual
tradition. He or she will be charged with developing a compelling and innovative vision for the
future, taking full advantage of the collaborative opportunities afforded by the College’s location
on Sacred Heart’s new West Campus, where the College of Education will be co-located with
the academic programs in Computer Science, Computer Engineering and Business and a
proposed innovation hub. The Dean will lead development of a Strategic Plan through a
participatory process and will have the appropriate background and experience to ensure full
and robust adherence to all aspects of the state and national accreditation standards to which
the College and the University are committed. The successful candidate will be able to move the
College to national recognition of excellence. The position begins no later than July 1, 2018.

Inquiries, nominations and applications are invited. Review of applications will begin in October,
and will continue until the position is filled. For fullest consideration, applicant materials should
be received by October 16, 2017. Candidates should provide a curriculum vitae, a letter of
application that addresses the responsibilities and requirements described in the Leadership
Statement and the names and contact information of five references. References will not be
contacted without prior knowledge and approval of candidates. These materials should be sent
electronically via e-mail to Sacred Heart University’s consultants Sheila Murphy and Alexis Von

Kunes Newton at [email protected] The consultants can be reached by telephone
via Candice Jones at 630-575- 6929.
Sacred Heart University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity for all persons
regardless of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex,

sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status protected by law.


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Santa Clara University

Professor in Catholic Feminist Theology, open rank

Religious Studies Department, Santa Clara University

Tenure-track or Tenured Professor at Assistant, Associate or Full Rank

The Department of Religious Studies at Santa Clara University, a Jesuit Catholic university, invites applications for an open-rank position in Catholic Feminist Theology (areas of specialization open to feminist systematic theology, fundamental theology ecofeminism, feminist hermeneutics, mujerista theologies, womanist theologies, postcolonial feminist theologies, feminist ethics), to begin Fall 2018.  The candidate must demonstrate success as a teaching scholar and understand and support the University’s Jesuit mission. Located in the heart of California’s Silicon Valley, Santa Clara is a private, Jesuit, Catholic university committed to promoting social justice in a comprehensive educational setting.  Faculty are teaching scholars who balance a commitment to quality teaching with active programs of research and creative scholarship.  Ideal candidates should therefore demonstrate not only potential for excellent undergraduate teaching, but also promise in sustained research and scholarly publication, and service to the department, college or university. The Department of Religious Studies at Santa Clara University is multidisciplinary, with over twenty full-time faculty representing a variety of fields in theological and religious studies (www.scu.edu/religiousstudies). In addition to its primary focus on undergraduate education, the department also includes a master’s degree program in Pastoral Ministries.,   The successful candidate will teach six undergraduate courses per year on the quarter system; will be expected to successfully develop and/or maintain a research agenda, potentially including undergraduates, that leads to peer-reviewed publications; and will provide service to the department, College, and University, as appropriate to rank.  The successful candidate will offer a range of undergraduate courses that will serve the department’s participation in the University’s Core Curriculum (www.scu.edu/core) and our major.  It is possible that the successful candidate may teach an occasional course in the graduate program. Applicants are invited to visit the University’s website (www.scu.edu) for background on Santa Clara’s mission, scope of programs and degrees offered, faculty opportunities for interdisciplinary programs and research, and the multicultural student population we serve. 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. Also, in accordance with the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the University annually collects and makes publicly available information about campus crimes and other reportable incidents (www.scu.edu/cs/).

Qualifications: 1.    Completion of the Ph.D. or equivalent degree in theology or religious studies by the time of appointment. 2.    Evidence of effective and excellent university-level teaching in upper-and lower-division classes is required at the time of appointment. 3.    Evidence of an agenda for scholarship and promise of publication, or evidence of excellent and sustained publication (depending on rank), in the area of Catholic feminist theology. Rank and Salary     Assistant, Associate or Full Professor     Competitive salary and benefits package; housing assistance program Starting Date     September 1, 2018 Application Deadline     October 15, 2017 Application Procedure Applicants should submit: (1) a cover letter or personal statement that includes (a) a statement of teaching philosophy, (b) a projected research agenda, (c) the applicant's experience or interest in working with people of diverse cultures and identities, (d) a statement on the candidate’s ability to contribute to interdisciplinary ventures that contribute to the department, College, or university priorities, and (e) the applicant’s understanding of the mission of Santa Clara as a Jesuit, Catholic university; (2) a curriculum vitae and copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts; (3) sample syllabi and teaching evaluations from courses taught; (4) an example of scholarship, e.g., in-press or published article; (5) three letters of recommendation. Submit all application materials through the hiring portal at https://jobs.scu.edu. 


 

PASTOR/ADMINISTRATOR SOUGHT FOR INTENTIONAL CATHOLIC COMMUNITY in Cleveland, Ohio.

The Community of Saint Peter, is a vibrant, financially strong, intentional Catholic community established in 2009 by its members following the closing of the parish church by the Cleveland Catholic Diocese.

We seek a full time ordained pastor to lead the community with vision in

• Worship • Ministries • Administrative duties.

Interested individual should visit www.communityofstpeter.org for information about the position and the application process.


Position

Liturgy / RCIA Educator

Office for Worship Catholic Archdiocese of Adelaide

Full time position

The Office for Worship is an agency of the Catholic Archdiocese of Adelaide that provides liturgical assistance to the Chief Liturgist, and also provides formation and education for all the Catholic faithful of the Diocese.

The role of the Liturgy/RCIA Educator is to implement the Archbishop’s directives for the liturgical practice of the Archdiocese as a member of the Office for Worship. The successful applicant will co-ordinate the formation and development of Parish Liturgy Teams and prepare resources such as the Liturgical Calendar for use in schools and parishes.

The Liturgy/RCIA Educator collaborates with other Office for Worship team members in teaching liturgy courses, workshops and seminars. In addition, the Liturgy/RCIA Educator will support adult catechumens preparing for baptism, or candidates preparing for full communion with the Catholic Church, at all stages of the RCIA. The successful applicant will possess tertiary qualifications in liturgy and a personal enthusiasm and commitment to the liturgical life of the Church and to the role of Liturgy Educator.

Applications should be addressed to Ms Majella Jovanovich, Human Resources Manager, and emailed to [email protected] no later than close of business (5pm) Monday July 10, 2017.  A copy of the Position Description can be obtained by emailing [email protected] or by contacting Sonia Kravinskis, HR Coordinator, on  +61 08 8210 8134.

Applications should include an application letter, CV and the names and contact details of at least three referees.

Employment with the Catholic Archdiocese of Adelaide is conditional upon a successful Police clearance and successful reference checks.

The Catholic Archdiocese of Adelaide is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Child Safe organisation.


Seeking Communications Director

An independent publishing house with a 200-year history seeks a qualified communications director. The Crossroad Publishing Company has a broad mission for producing print and digital media for spiritual seekers, pastoral leaders, scholars and teachers. Salary and benefits to be negotiated.

An Ideal Candidate will have:

1. Strong leadership skills with a demonstrated ability to manage people and business processes. 2. An understanding of the current book and media industry and the opportunities arising from creative disruption. 3. An appreciation for the markets within which the company works. 4. Five or more years of experience in the communications, marketing, and sales aspects of the book or media publishing world.   5. Solid organizational skills and familiarity with the fiscal realities of retailing and publishing. 6. A passion to work collaboratively with staff, authors, and customers within an industry in flux. 7. Able to set realistic and achievable goals.

The Job includes: a. Growing and managing Crossroad’s communication efforts in marketing, sales, social media, and distribution. b. Developing new strategies for reaching out to customers and untapped markets. c. Coordination with production staff to ensure cost-effective and timely sales and supply chain processes. d. Assume responsibility for plans and budgets for all communication (marketing, sales, social media, distribution) efforts. e. Work collaboratively with executive management team, including the Publisher and Senior Editors. f. Able to work within the Rockland County, NY offices and also travel.

Please email to [email protected] if you are interested or have further questions.


Campus Minister for Spirituality & Faith Formation

Join our dedicated Campus Ministry staff at Spring Hill College in Mobile, Alabama. This Campus Minister will fulfill a primary ministry to foster programs, retreats, prayer opportunities and community building activities that help deepen, renew, or begin a personal relationship with God in students from diverse cultural and religious backgrounds.

This position is 100% FTE (i.e., full-time year round).

Please scroll to Staff Openings via http://www.shc.edu/jobs and click on Job Description link for full information, including requirements and application process.

Spring Hill College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


2018-2019 Corcoran Visiting Chair in Christian-Jewish Relations

Boston College and its Center for Christian-Jewish Learning invite applications for a one year visiting appointment (renewable for a second year) as the 2018-2019 Corcoran Visiting Chair in Christian-Jewish Relations, specializing in some aspect of the relationship between Christianity and Judaism. Candidates must hold a Ph.D. or its earned equivalent, have published in the field, and hold (or have retired from) a tenured position (or its equivalent) in a university or seminary. Applications from all relevant disciplines are welcome. The Corcoran Chair will agree to take on specific responsibilities related to the mission of the Center. Stipend: $75,850/academic year plus travel and research expenses. The full description is available at www.bc.edu/cjl .A list of previous Chairs, and their conferences and courses during their tenures, is also available online.

Electronic submission of the following are requested: letter of application, CV, and a proposal for the research and writing to be done while holding the Chair, including an indication of how these fit into the guidelines above. Two letters of recommendation should be submitted directly. Applications are due by November 10, 2017. Decisions will be made by February 16, 2018. Communications should be addressed to Prof. James Bernauer, SJ ([email protected]), Director, Center for Christian-Jewish Learning, Stokes Hall N405, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467 USA.


Seeking Communications Director

An independent publishing house with a 200-year history seeks a qualified communications director. The Crossroad Publishing Company has a broad mission for producing print and digital media for spiritual seekers, pastoral leaders, scholars and teachers. Salary and benefits to be negotiated.

An Ideal Candidate will have:
1. Strong leadership skills with a demonstrated ability to manage people and business processes.
2. An understanding of the current book and media industry and the opportunities arising from creative disruption.
3. An appreciation for the markets within which the company works.
4. Five or more years of experience in the communications, marketing, and sales aspects of the book or media publishing world. 
5. Solid organizational skills and familiarity with the fiscal realities of retailing and publishing.
6. A passion to work collaboratively with staff, authors, and customers within an industry in flux.
7. Able to set realistic and achievable goals.


The Job includes:
a. Growing and managing Crossroad’s communication efforts in marketing, sales, social media, and distribution.
b. Developing new strategies for reaching out to customers and untapped markets.
c. Coordination with production staff to ensure cost-effective and timely sales and supply chain processes.
d. Assume responsibility for plans and budgets for all communication (marketing, sales, social media, distribution) efforts.
e. Work collaboratively with executive management team, including the Publisher and Senior Editors.
f. Able to work within the Rockland County, NY offices and also travel.

Please email [email protected] if you are interested or have further questions.  

 


 

Director of Music Ministries

The Adrian Dominican Sisters, a Roman Catholic congregation of women religious is seeking a full-time Director of Music Ministries for the Motherhouse in Adrian, Michigan.  

This Director enables and gives direction to the sung prayer of the Adrian Dominican Sisters, promoting the growth and development of the spiritual life of the Adrian Dominican Sisters campus. The department provides support for the planning and celebration of daily liturgy including Liturgy of the Eucharist, Liturgy of the Hours, Sacraments of Healing (Penance and Anointing), Funeral Vigils, Masses and Burial Rites as well as special prayer services all within the framework of the annual liturgical cycle.  We are seeking a candidate who is very familiar with Roman Catholic Liturgy with five years experience working in a parish or other setting as a musician/accompanist and choir leader.  

Qualified candidates will have well developed liturgical/pastoral sensitivity, excellent communication/collaboration skills, degree in music and piano/organ skills.

For more information visit our employment page at www.adriandominicans.org/employment.aspx Send cover letter and resume to: Adrian Dominican Sisters 1257 E. Siena Heights Drive Adrian, MI  49221 Email: [email protected]

 


St. Matthias School Principal

St. Matthias School, Franklin Township, NJ is a diverse and vibrant Catholic community of more than 335 families. The parish school, founded in 1965, provides a faith-filled, student-centered, service-oriented environment and is known for academic excellence and solid standardized test scores. Principal candidates must possess excellent communication and technical skills, understand and support STREAM learning, and value the significance of presence at school, parish, and community events. The successful candidate must meet the following criteria: live as a practicing Catholic; hold an advanced degree in Education from an accredited institution; hold or be eligible for NJ principal or school administrator cert.; have a min of 5 yrs exp at the elementary level, min 3 yrs exp in Catholic school (admin exp pref’d); and demonstrated commitment to the continued growth of Catholic education. Start 8/1/2017.

Email cover letter, resume, and cert(s) by 6/30/2017 to [email protected]

Please visit our website for more info at: www.stmatthias.info

 


 

St. Xavier High School President

Start Date: July 1, 2018

 

Founded in 1831, St. Xavier High School's Mission is to assist young men in their formation as leaders and "Men for Others" through rigorous college preparation in the Jesuit Tradition.

 

The President is the Chief Executive Officer of St. Xavier High School with primary responsibility over the school's mission, presence and resources.  Specifically, the President has general charge and control of the school's property, academic, business and spiritual affairs, as well as significant fundraising responsibilities.  The President reports to and serves at the pleasure of the Board of Trustees. 

 

Accepting Applications from Jesuit or lay candidates through August 31, 2017

 

St. Xavier High School President

 


 

The Mater Dolorosa Board of Directors seeks a full-time Retreat Center Director as the CEO to lead this vibrant, beautiful and successful Roman Catholic retreat center in its 94th year of operation.

Nestled in the foothills of Sierra Madre above Pasadena, California, the Retreat Center provides weekend retreats for men, women, and couples, as well as many week day hosted programs such as Kairos Retreats. Our 88 acres of natural beauty and comfortable rooms with private baths provide a perfect setting for spiritual renewal for our retreatants.

Mater Dolorosa is dedicated to preaching the Passion of Jesus Christ in the tradition of the Congregation of the Passion, Holy Cross Province.

Qualifications:

Graduate degree in Catholic Theology preferred

Experience in retreat ministry

Practicing Roman Catholic

Business management experience

To learn more and to apply, please visit: 

MaterDolorosa.org

or contact: 

[email protected]

Application deadline is August 1, 2017.

 


 

Position Posting – Director of Permanent Diaconate – Diocese of Buffalo

The Diocese of Buffalo announces the availability of a full time position for Director of the Permanent Diaconate. The director will oversee the recruitment and formation of deacon candidates, as well as the post ordination ministry life of all permanent deacons. Qualified applicants should have a minimum of five years of managerial and administrative experience within a Catholic organization and hold a minimum of a Masters of Theology, Masters in Pastoral Ministry or Masters in Divinity. Organizational, communication and interpersonal skills are required. It will be essential to have a detailed knowledge of, The National Directory for the Formation, Ministry and Life of the Permanent Deacons in the United States.

Please submit by July 9, 2017 a Letter of Application and Curriculum Vitae to:

Mr. Michael Sherry

Christ the King Seminary

711 Knox Road

P.O. Box 607

East Aurora, New York 14052

[email protected]

 


 

MARYKNOLL LAY MISSIONERS: a Catholic, international mission/non-profit organization, serving in Africa, Asia, and the Americas, seeks an Executive Director who will have the unique opportunity to effect and shape global mission for the 21st century, while animating a vision of Catholic Mission that is transformative in its solidarity with economically poor, marginalized people. This person will have overall responsibility for ministries, mission locations, local staff, and for expansion and execution of its overall mission. Position open until filled. For complete Position Description visit our web site at www.mklm.org

Letters of interest, CVs, or questions can be submitted to[email protected]

 


 

The Sisters of the Precious Blood and Missionaries of the Precious Blood are seeking a coordinator of Peace, Justice and Ecology Ministryto promote the mission of both the Sisters of the Precious Blood and the Cincinnati Province of the Missionaries of the Precious Blood through education, advocacy and action on issues of justice responding to the needs of our times. 

The coordinator will be a passionate advocate for systemic change, who will work and collaborate closely with the Precious Blood communities. He/she will represent the Sisters and the Missionaries by networking and participating with local, state and national organizations relevant to social justice in keeping with the priorities of the Congregation and the Province. He/she will serve as a resource person to educate and provide opportunities that will lead the Sisters and Missionaries to a deeper understanding of the root causes of injustice that undermine peace and environmental sustainability.

Applicant must have a bachelor’s degree in theology, social work or a related field, or a minimum of three years’ experience in social justice advocacy or direct service to the poor, marginalized and excluded. He/she must have experience in organizing and educating around justice issues, strong interpersonal and networking skills. Must have experience working within the Catholic Church and a willingness to learn, respect and work within the charism and mission of the two Communities.

Position is full time (37-40 hours per week including some evenings or weekends,) salaried with benefits.  The applicant works independently of daily supervision and is responsible to the President of the Sisters of the Precious Blood and the Provincial Director of the Cincinnati Province of the Missionaries of the Precious Blood.

Send resume and contact information for references to Sr. Nancy McMullen [email protected]  

4000 Denlinger Rd., Dayton, Ohio 45426.


Director of Children, Youth and Family Ministry:

Saint Mark the Evangelist, Birmingham, AL  1200 family seeks  full time Director of Children, Youth and Family Ministry.  Director will build upon existing Religious Education program, supervise youth ministers and initiate a family dimension.   Full benefits offered.  Job description available.  Submit resume to [email protected] by March 7


WEBCAST

Canon Law 101 – Nine online sessions. More Info: www.ahereford.org/CL101


Religious Studies Teacher, Upper and/or Middle School level

Marymount School of New York seeks a teacher of religious studies for middle and/or upper school students to work closely to support the campus ministry program and prepare students for leadership roles in Masses, liturgies, retreats, and service opportunities. Religious studies faculty also support our sacramental program and foster a sense of Catholic values and rituals among girls of various faith traditions, aged 10-18. Teaching experience and/or Catholic parish youth ministry experience is preferred. A master’s degree in theology, divinity, or equivalent required.

To apply: Please email a copy of a current résumé, a cover letter, and a statement of educational philosophy to [email protected] All files must be clearly labeled with the candidate's last name. Please indicate the position for which you are applying in the subject line. No phone calls or faxes please.


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