University Chaplain

UNIVERSITY CHAPLAIN

About Salve Regina University:

Salve Regina University, ranked as one of the most transformative colleges in the United States by Money Magazine and among the best regional universities in the north by U.S. News and World Report, is a comprehensive Catholic University located in the scenic coastal community of Newport, Rhode Island. The University's commitment to academic success and personal discovery extends beyond its historic campus into a dynamic world where the application of higher thinking and skill are most valued. Salve Regina offers associate, bachelor's and master's degree programs, graduate certificates, and doctoral programs in humanities, international relations and nursing. Enrollment includes more than 2,600 undergraduate and graduate students from across the U.S. and around the world.

Job Description:

BASIC OVERVIEW:

Salve Regina University, a four-year liberal arts Catholic University founded by the Sisters of Mercy, is seeking a full-time Catholic Chaplain.  The chaplain, in conjunction with the director of the Mercy Center for Spiritual Life and the campus ministers, fosters the liturgical, spiritual, personal and social development of the university community.  Faithful to the Catholic tradition and our Mercy heritage, the chaplain reaches out to people of all faiths on campus. This is a full-time 12-month position.  A part-time position is negotiable.  (Please see attached description below.)

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Liturgical and Spiritual Life

Assume primary responsibility for the sacramental life of the University community. 

Deliver engaging homilies that are relevant to college students and that challenge and encourage the community to participate deeply in a life of faith and service. 

Provide pastoral counseling and/or spiritual direction as requested by members of the University community. 

Respond to expressed needs for scripture study, small faith communities or benediction as is possible. 

Preside at University functions such as convocation, memorial services, commencement, blessings and so on. 

Campus Outreach

Be a known and active presence on campus. 

Prioritize the formation of working relationships with athletics, student affairs (resident assistants, peer mentors, Student Government Association, etc.), faculty and staff. 

Campus Ministry

Collaborate with the staff of the Mercy Center in the planning and implementation of programs, events and retreats as time allows. 

Collaborate in the training and formation of student leaders and ministers. 

Be responsive to social issues on campus and globally and promote the social justice teachings of the Church. 

Requirements:

We seek a Roman Catholic priest in good standing who can relate pastorally to university students, faculty and staff and who will promote and uphold the mission of Salve Regina University, the charism of the Mercy Sisters and the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church.  Candidate must possess excellent preaching and pastoral skills.  Previous experience in campus ministry or with college students is desirable.  This position requires that the person demonstrate public relations skills and initiative in approaching tasks, be able to organize work assignments, demonstrate an ability to communicate effectively with administrators, faculty, staff and students, be able to interpret Diocesan policies, and be able to creatively involve others in liturgical celebrations.  Personal computer knowledge is desirable.  This position requires availability in cases of emergency. 

All applicants must have the approval of his Bishop and/or Religious Superior to apply. 

Candidates must apply on-line and provide the following:

A cover letter detailing your interest and relevant experiences to this position. 

A resume

Information for two references  

Applicants must be currently living within the continental United States. Pre-employment background checks are required of successful candidates. 

This is a full-time 12-month position.  A part-time position is negotiable. (Please see attached description below.)

Additional Information:

Salve Regina University offers generous benefits to eligible employees including:

health and dental coverage

life insurance

long-term disability

403B plan

tuition benefits and more

Salve Regina University strives to provide equal opportunity in employment and education to all employees, students and applicants. No employee, student or applicant shall be discriminated against or harassed on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, age, marital or parental status, military or veteran status, genetic information or any other basis protected by applicable federal or state law, in the administration of Salve Regina's employment policies, education policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic and other University administered programs. In accordance with Title IX, it does not discriminate on the basis of sex in any of its educational programs or activities. Salve Regina is also committed to making its programs and campus accessible to its visitors and compliant will all applicable non-discrimination laws.

Application Instructions:

Applicants must apply online for any open staff and faculty positions by providing a cover letter and resume. Pre-employment background checks and reference checks are required of successful candidates. Salve Regina University participates in E-verify.

URL: www.salve.edu

UNIVERSITY CHAPLAIN - PART TIME

Salve Regina University, a four-year liberal arts Catholic University founded by the Sisters of Mercy, is seeking a part-time Catholic Chaplain.  The chaplain, in conjunction with the director of the Mercy Center for Spiritual Life and the campus ministers, fosters the liturgical, spiritual, personal and social development of the university community.  Faithful to the Catholic tradition and our Mercy heritage, the chaplain reaches out to people of all faiths on campus. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

Liturgical and Spiritual Life 

 

Assume primary responsibility for the sacramental life of the University community. 

 

Deliver engaging homilies that are relevant to college students and that challenge and encourage the community to participate deeply in a life of faith and service. 

 

Provide pastoral counseling and/or spiritual direction as requested by members of the University community. 

 

Respond to expressed needs for scripture study, small faith communities or benediction as is possible. 

 

Preside at University functions such as convocation, memorial services, commencement, blessings and so on. 

 

Campus Outreach 

 

Be a known and active presence on campus.  

 

­Possible Additional Opportunity

Qualified candidates may be considered for teaching opportunities.

 

Requirements: 

 

We seek a Roman Catholic priest in good standing who can relate pastorally to university students, faculty and staff and who will promote and uphold the mission of Salve Regina University, the charism of the Mercy Sisters and the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church.  Candidate must possess excellent preaching and pastoral skills.  Previous experience in campus ministry or with college students is desirable.  This position requires that the person demonstrate public relations skills and initiative in approaching tasks, be able to organize work assignments, demonstrate an ability to communicate effectively with administrators, faculty, staff and students, be able to interpret Diocesan policies, and be able to creatively involve others in liturgical celebrations.  Personal computer knowledge is desirable.  This position requires availability in cases of emergency. 

 

All applicants must have the approval of his Bishop and/or Religious Superior to apply. 

 

 Additional Information:

Salve Regina University offers generous benefits to eligible employees including:

health and dental coverage

life insurance

long-term disability

403B plan

tuition benefits and more

Salve Regina University strives to provide equal opportunity in employment and education to all employees, students and applicants. No employee, student or applicant shall be discriminated against or harassed on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, age, marital or parental status, military or veteran status, genetic information or any other basis protected by applicable federal or state law, in the administration of Salve Regina's employment policies, education policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic and other University administered programs. In accordance with Title IX, it does not discriminate on the basis of sex in any of its educational programs or activities. Salve Regina is also committed to making its programs and campus accessible to its visitors and compliant will all applicable non-discrimination laws.

Application Instructions:

Applicants must apply online for any open staff and faculty positions by providing a cover letter and resume. Pre-employment background checks and reference checks are required of successful candidates. Salve Regina University participates in E-verify.

URL: www.salve.edu

 

 

 

 

May 6, 2019

 

 

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Salve Regina University
Contact Information & Applicant Instructions: 

Application Instructions:

Applicants must apply online for any open staff and faculty positions by providing a cover letter and resume. Pre-employment background checks and reference checks are required of successful candidates. Salve Regina University participates in E-verify.

URL: www.salve.edu