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Boston College Introduction

Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,150 full-time undergraduates and 4,420 graduate and professional students. Ranked 31 among national universities, Boston College has 758 full-time and 1,096 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $956 million, and an endowment in excess of $2.2 billion.

Job Description

Campus Ministers at Boston College promote the University’s Jesuit, Catholic mission by working collaboratively to make available to the whole community opportunities for worship, retreats, service-immersion, and pastoral care.

Campus Ministers assist in the coordination of weekly student liturgies, major University-wide Masses, and prayer services. Campus Ministers also work in partnership on other Mission and Ministry initiatives, as well as other University initiatives, focusing predominantly on the intellectual, social, and faith development of undergraduate students. The role requires the ability to provide both pastoral care and spiritual guidance to students and others in the University community.

Additionally, each Campus Minister maintains responsibility for administering a specific departmental program. A key responsibility for this position is management of the department’s popular Kairos retreat program. This includes coordinating the retreat’s overall structure and ensuring its Ignatian spirituality; facilitating the recruitment and selection of participants; overseeing the selection and ongoing formation of student leaders, co-directors, and retreat directors; managing program budget and resources, and supervising a graduate assistant.

Position Details:
Department: 012101 - Campus Ministry
Position: 00011177 - Campus Minister
Grade: 3RD

Title and salary commensurate with relevant experience.



Campus Minister II: Master’s degree in Theology, Divinity, Spirituality, Pastoral Ministry, or a related field; plus 3 years of post-graduate, ministerial experience in university/high school campus ministry, or an equivalent experience.Campus

Minister I: Master’s degree in Theology, Divinity, Spirituality, Pastoral Ministry, or a related field; plus some post-graduate, ministerial experience in university/high school campus ministry, or an equivalent experience.Associate

Campus Minister: no related degree or related experience

Catholic, with an affinity and understanding of Ignatian spirituality

Eagerness to work collegially with colleagues and to engage in professional development

Strong budgetary, communication, and organization skills, as well as a solid attention to detail

Closing Statement

Boston College conducts background checks as part of the hiring process.

Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected category including disability and protected veteran status. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at