The Campus Minister/Director for Evangelization and Student Outreach supports the pastoral and Spiritual life of Saint Leo University as a member of the Pastoral Care Team of University Ministry. The Campus Minister is a Catholic who lives out their faith in a dynamic way and can share that faith with others. This is a 10-month, 40 hours/week position. It is part of the Department of University Ministry area and reports directly to the Assistant to the President for University Ministry.
Acquainted with contemporary issues in Catholic higher education.
Significant understanding of the essentials of young adult ministry.
Proven experience with traditional college-aged youth/young adult ministry.
Collaborative and collegial work style.
Computer skills including Microsoft Office Suites products.
Ability to organize and implement events and programs that emphasize the mission of University Ministry.
Ability to work as a member of a team in planning and executing Core Objectives of the department.
Ability to make contacts and strengthen ties with students and faith communities related to Saint Leo University
Creates and maintains a pastoral presence in collaboration with the University Ministry Team, through availability, retreat programs, spirituality forums, attendance at University events, and a life style of witness to the Gospel. While key to supporting the Catholic identity of the University, also provides an inviting presence to persons of all faiths.
The Campus Minister is a part of the University Ministry team, supporting spirituality and pastoral care on Campus and Participates as a member of the University Pastoral Council,
Attends weekly staff meetings, attends a bi- monthly one on one with the Assistant to the President for ministry.
Participates in campus life, including student activities as much as possible. This includes attending and supporting Athletic teams.
Works with the Ministry Mentor team and is expected to attend weekly Meetings and all Staff meetings, retreats and the annual conference for Campus Ministers.
Fosters and facilitates ecumenical awareness and development on the campus and in the community by:
Sponsoring Interfaith services on specific occasions
Participates in ministry mentor interfaith events. Works with the Interfaith committee of University Ministry.
Supporting/coordinating ministers of non-Catholic ministries to have a presence at Saint Leo University
Enhances a vital, welcoming yet challenging community, where people are invited to explore and enrich their spirituality and its outward expression.
Plan in collaboration with the Assistant to the President for Ministry:
Reconciliation services each semester
Collaborates with the ministry staff in providing opportunities for prayer,and outreach to the diverse membership of campus community.
Assists in retreats for the Ministry Mentors and student retreats
Must be a practicing Catholic
Master’s Degree in Divinity, Theology or Pastoral Care
5 Years Experience in Youth and Young Adult Ministry