POSITION: Campus Minister for Student Activities and Faith Formation
DEPARTMENT: Office of Mission & Ministry
HOURS: Full-Time 9:00am to 5pm, evening and weekend may be required. Summer Off, 4 weeks.
GRADE/SALARY RANGE: Grade 4 - Exempt Salaried
The Campus Minister for Student Activities and Faith Formation will provide pastoral care to students and encourage spiritual and moral growth; plans and directs faith-based programs and other activities for students; promotes the College's Dominican and Catholic mission and identity.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Plans and coordinates events at the start of the fall and spring semesters with the Campus Ministry Team as well as throughout the liturgical year. Prepares student and employee Eucharistic ministers for weekday and evening liturgies. Develops a musical group to lead music at major liturgies and the Sunday night liturgy. Regularly participates in the weekly and Sunday masses. Promotes student fellowship for mass attendance and post-mass gatherings.
• Works with the peer ministry team of student leaders who host interfaith activities including recruiting and training interfaith advocates from a cross section of religious identities; plans events with them and attends events. Works with VP/Mission and Ministry on interfaith and diversity workshops, discussions, events for the wider community. Oversees Agape Latte, a speaker series focused on the intersection of life, faith, and love. Recruits, trains and supervises the student leadership team. Oversees Campus Ministry social media activities; works with H.O.P.E. Team student leadership in conjunction with the Campus Ministry Team to have an active, up to date social media presence.
• Collaborates with Office of Student Affairs to help support student events and programs. Provides pastoral support for students in need by responding to referrals from Residence Life, Student Affairs or other departments.
• Prepares and facilitates retreats and prayer services for students including the recruitment of student leaders and their formation, along with the evaluation and assessment of the retreat or prayer service.
• Participates in employee/community committee on diversity and interfaith. Serves as a Mission Ambassador.
• The Campus Minister for Student Activities and Faith Formation will work very closely with the Campus Minister for Service and Social Justice Programs, Chaplain as well as Coordinator for the department. Under the supervision of the Vice President, the position requires someone who can work with diverse populations, understand the Catholic and Dominican heritage of the institution and has a great sense of Mission.
DESIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
• Bachelor's Degree required, preferably in Pastoral Care and/or faith formation; social work; psychology.
• 3-5 years of related work experience required.
• Ability to travel on student retreats; meetings at other colleges with campus ministry professionals.
• Knowledge in Catholic social teachings; be active in a Catholic parish community or similar and have knowledge of working with college-aged young men and women.
• Computer proficiency required with knowledge and skills in Microsoft Office Suite.
• Ability to collaborate is required with on-campus personnel, students, parents and the general public in order to perform duties assigned for events and programs.
Supervise the work of others (student and non-student), including planning, assigning, scheduling and reviewing work, ensuring quality standards.
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED
Desktop computer, including spreadsheet and word processing software; copy machine; fax machine, printers, and scanners.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk; use hands and fingers to operate, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderately quiet.
The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.
Molloy College, an independent, Catholic college, rooted in the Dominican tradition of study, spirituality, service and community, is committed to academic excellence with respect for each person. Through transformative education, Molloy promotes a lifelong search for truth and the development of ethical leadership.
All Molloy College employees are expected to display an understanding of and a commitment to the College's mission and core values; foster relationships with a spirit of inclusivity, compassion and respect; appreciate and celebrate differences and support a welcoming and hospitable environment that is responsive and helpful to all members of the Molloy community and beyond.
TO APPLY: Email resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to:
Office of Human Resources, Molloy College
1000 Hempstead Ave.
Rockville Centre, NY 11571-5002
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Women, minorities, persons with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.