Campus Minister and Service & Justice Coordinator

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

Hours per week: 40 hours (Full-Time)

Position Summary:

The Newman Catholic Community is a vibrant campus ministry/parish serving the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. As the Campus Minister and Service & Justice Coordinator, you join a staff excited about inviting people to encounter Jesus Christ and carry Jesus’ mission into the UNC community and the world.

You work with the Associate Director of Campus Ministry to supervise, disciple, and accompany a large team of volunteer student leaders who run our campus ministry program; you work with the Pastor to promote, organize, and execute service and justice initiatives for both students and parishioners.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support and assist student leaders in execution of “Carolina Catholic Night,” Newman’s mid-week large-group event, which draws 80-120 students for a student speaker, activity, praise and worship with Newman’s student band, and a student-cooked meal.
  • Collaborate with Associate Director and student leaders on campus ministry offerings such as retreats, outreach, and social events.
  • Assist in the promotion of campus ministry and service & justice events on social media.
  • Supervise the student Service & Justice team, to promote, organize, and execute Fall and Spring service days.
  • Serve as the liaison with Newman’s community partners (Durham Community Food Pantry, Orange County Justice United, and Habitat for Humanity) to organize, promote and execute service and justice initiatives.
  • Serve as liaison with Newman’s sister parish, St. Julia Parish in Siler City, to promote, organize, and execute the Advent/Christmas gift card collection and the ministry of the Mobile Dental Clinic.
  • Serve as liaison with the Office of Human Life and Dignity of the Diocese of Raleigh, as feasible.
  • Other tasks and initiatives, as feasible, decided in conjunction with the Associate Director of Campus Ministry and assigned by the Pastor.

Other Expectations:

  • Regular ministry of presence at the student Mass on Sundays and at the Activity Center during the week.
  • Attendance at weekly staff meetings.
  • Resource person for students’ spiritual and leadership development.
  • Particular outreach and care for new students.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Practicing Catholic in good standing.
  • Undergraduate degree with at least two years of ministry, volunteer service, or professional experience.
  • Team-oriented and collaborates well with students, parishioners, and staff.
  • A “people person” – outgoing, friendly, self-confident, willing to initiate conversations.
  • Able to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends.
  • Current valid driver’s license and personal transportation.
  • Completion or willingness to complete required Safe Environment training and background check for the Diocese of Raleigh.
  • You are energetic, organized, and have a good sense of humor. 

Compensation and Benefits:

This is a full-time, 12-month position with flexible work hours. Competitive salary. Full benefits package of the Diocese of Raleigh (health, dental and vision insurance; life and long-term disability insurance; paid vacation; and retirement).