Associate Director of Campus Ministry

Newman Catholic Student Center Parish
Employment Type
Full Time
Chapel Hill, NC

Hours per week:  40 (Full time)

Job Reponsibilities:

  • Engages regularly with students, in individual or small-group settings.
  • Cultivates, trains, and forms effective student leadership each year for the following programs:
  • Carolina Catholic Night (CCN), including weekly planning and programing, student band, and supervision of common meal;
  • Student retreat programs, especially Carolina Awakening, including formation and oversight of all student ministerial and leadership roles, pre-events, and CA Letter writing;
  • Other experiences, including Catholic College Summit Conference and selected national gatherings;
  • Hospitality, including planning and organizing social events and Week of Welcome;
  • Campus Outreach, including planning and organizing events;
  • Marketing, including oversight of Instagram account, digital graphics, outreach and registration, weekly email;
  • Collaborates with other staff to facilitate interaction between parish and campus ministry with small faith groups, service and justice, faith formation of children and teens, liturgy and fundraising; and
  • All other duties as assigned by the Pastor.

The Associate Director of Campus Ministry also:

  • Is present at significant parish-wide events;
  • Attends at one Sunday liturgy per week (generally Sunday evening) and other liturgical events as needed;
  • Takes part in weekly staff meetings;
  • Maintains a budget for assigned programs;
  • Provides pastoral care and presence to undergraduate students as needed; and
  • Is engaged with colleagues in a supportive atmosphere.

Required Qualifications: 

  • Strong relational, communication, organizational, and leadership skills;
  • Ability to work collaboratively and creatively with others in a contemporary university parish setting.
  • Evidence of personal practice and dedication to Catholic faith, and commitment to personal discipleship and evangelization;
  • Advanced degree in Theology, Pastoral Studies, or related field preferred; Bachelor's degree in same plus relevant certification accepted; and
  • 3-5 years of demonstrated leadership experience with college/university campus ministry, young adult ministry, or youth ministry.