This position provides sacramental ministry to the university community and assists the Campus Minister for Christian Life Community (CLC) by supporting all aspects of this program. Moreover, this campus minister helps with retreats and service programs. Other general campus ministry responsibilities may be assigned as needed in support of student formation, especially with respect to Ignatian leadership.
POSITION SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:
Celebrates the Eucharist, offers the Sacrament of Reconciliation and provides other sacramental ministries to the university community.
Assists the Campus Minister for Christian Life Community (CLC) by supporting all aspects of planning and implementation of CLC, including development, training, recruitment, coordination, and execution of small faith sharing groups and large community programming.
Assists the Campus Minister for Christian Life Community (CLC) in training, supporting, and mentoring CLC small group leaders. Participates in the faith and leadership formation of the small-group leaders through trainings, retreats, formation days, and bi-semester check-ins. Produces and updates all manuals and other resource materials necessary for small group training and facilitation.
Supports the annual Encounter Retreat for CLC.
Provides pastoral care and counseling to students, regardless of religious affiliation. This includes mentorship, spiritual direction, and support during crises.
Collaborates with other campus ministers in retreat preparation and preparation programs for service/immersion trips.
Participates as a campus minister and leader on service/immersion trips as needed.
Oversees regular updates to the Campus Ministry website and creates digital outreach materials for student engagement as needed for social media and standalone video content.
Participates as an active member of the Campus Ministry team and the university's worshipping community.
Performs other duties as assigned or requested.
LOYOLA MARYMOUNT EXPECTATIONS:
Exhibit behavior that supports the mission, vision, and values of the university. Promote an environment that supports diversity and inclusivity. Communicate and employ interpersonal actions that model high standards of professional, responsible, accountable, and ethical conduct. Demonstrate a commitment to outstanding pastoral care.
Minimum five years of practical, pastoral experience.
Well-developed, working knowledge of Roman Catholic liturgy, including liturgical texts and documents.
Demonstrated practical knowledge and experience in working with a diversity of Catholic cultural traditions and languages.
Experience in working with a team in a collaborative environment.
Exemplary communication skills.
Highly developed organizational and leadership skills.
Demonstrated computer competency and preferably knowledgeable of Microsoft Office.
Master's Degree in theology or pastoral ministry. Incumbent will be expected to continue upgrading knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to keep abreast of regulation/policy changes.
Founded in 1911, LMU is a premier Catholic university rooted in the Jesuit and Marymount traditions. Our enrollment includes 5,962 undergraduate, 2,129 graduate and 1,278 law school students. Our 142-acre bluff-top campus is located in West Los Angeles and is among the nation's most beautiful and green campuses.