Director, Center for Catholic-Jewish Studies - Saint Leo University in Saint Leo Florida

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Saint Leo University

Saint Leo, Florida


United States
(STA775)

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Detailed Job Description



Department:

School of Arts and Sciences

The director of the Center for Catholic-Jewish Studies manages the selection, content, planning, and coordination of two or three interfaith education and dialogue programs each fall and spring semester. Within the context the Saint Leo University’s student-centered mission, programs will further the CCJSmission to build mutual respect, understanding, and appreciation among Jews, Catholics, and all people of good will by providing opportunities for dialogue for students, faculty, and members of the wider Tampa Bay community.

The director also serves as the public face of the center to local and regional communities, congregations, clergy, religious affiliates, and other interfaith centers. This is a twelve (12) month, full-time, exempt position with a non-tenure track, faculty rank, teaching one or two classes per term as determined by the dean and department chair to serve the needs of our students. Position reports to the dean of the School of Arts and Sciences.

Basic Function:

• Plan, schedule, organize, and facilitate two or three program events (such as lectures and panel discussions) each semester.


• Work with University Communications to promote programs to students, faculty, staff, the media, and the wider Tampa Bay community.


• Regularly update content on the CCJS webpage of the Saint Leo website.


• Write and, with University Communications, publish bi-monthly newsletter.


• Work in coordination with University Development officers to advance CCJS with key friends and supporters and prospective donors.


• Teach one or two classes per term in theology, religious studies or related discipline at the graduate or undergraduate level.

Required Education/Experience/Skills:

• Excellent customer service skills


• Ability to work cooperatively with other, both internal and external to the institution


• Excellent oral, written, and analytical skills


• Ability to effectively plan and organize work


• Excellent computer skills

Minimum Qualifications:

• A doctorate degree in theology, religious studies, or a similar field from a regionally accredited institution.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Personally and professionally committed to promoting inter-religious dialogue among Jews and Catholics, as well as with other religious, ethnic, and racial communities of faith


• Proficient at building community through events and programs


• Knowledgeable about strategic planning and budgeting

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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Director
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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