Director of Campus Ministry

Virginia Military Institute/Washington and Lee University
Employment Type
Full Time
Lexington, VA
Posted Date

Hours Per Week:  40 (Full-time) - serving the Catholic Campus Ministry communities of Virginia Military Institute and Washington and Lee University.

Key responsibilities / day-to-day job functions:

  • The Director of Campus Ministry is responsible for the development, implementation, and oversight of a comprehensive campus ministry program for the students of Virginia Military Institute and Washington and Lee University.  These responsibilities include developing student leaders, pastorally responding to student needs, and overseeing student programs and activities. 
  • Additionally, the Director oversees financial accounts, serves as the liaison between the campus ministry and the local Catholic parish, furthers development efforts, and builds interfaith relationships among the other campus ministries.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Employment is contingent upon applicant satisfactorily passing criminal background and reference checks.
  • Must complete diocese-sponsored Safe Environment Training within 60 days of hire.
  • Must be a practicing Catholic in good standing. 
  • A minimum of a bachelor’s degree is required with a master’s degree preferred (in a relevant field).  3-5 years of prior experience in pastoral work, preferably campus ministry.

Virginia Military Institute is a public institution in the military tradition with an enrollment of 1,700 undergraduate cadets.  Washington and Lee University is a private, liberal arts school with an enrollment of 2,175.