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
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.
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
each Campus Minister maintains responsibility for administering a specific
departmental program. A key responsibility for this position is management of
the department’s Arrupe International Immersion Program (“Arrupe”). The program
introduces students to key tenants of Catholic Social Teaching through a
year-long formation process that includes a winter-break trip abroad.
responsibilities include developing, improving, and maintaining overall
infrastructure for Arrupe; integrating Ignatian spirituality and Catholic
Social Teaching principles into programming; establishing and developing
relationships with partner organizations abroad; facilitating the recruitment
and selection of participants; overseeing the selection and ongoing formation
of student leaders and adult mentors (faculty, staff, and graduate students
involved in the program); managing program budgets and fundraising campaigns,
and supervising two graduate assistants.
Department: 012101 - Campus Ministry
Position: 00005470 - Campus Minister for Arrupe Programs
Salary will commensurate with relevant experience.Requirements
in theology, pastoral ministry, and the social sciences
appreciation of the University’s mission as a Jesuit Catholic institution
develop rapport with diverse groups
organizational, administrative, and budget skills
Spanish is preferred
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
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
Strong budgetary, communication, and organization skills, as well as a solid attention to detail; experience with fundraising is preferred.
Conversational Spanish, though not required, is preferredClosing 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 http://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity.