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Director of Campus Ministry (James Madison University)

The Catholic Diocese of Richmond is seeking a Director of Campus Ministry to serve the Catholic Campus Ministry at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, VA.

James Madison University is a public, liberal arts university with an undergraduate population of approximately 20,000 students.  The Director of Campus Ministry is responsible for the development, implementation, and oversight of a comprehensive campus ministry program for the students of the JMU.  Furthermore, 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 local Catholic parish, furthers development efforts and campaigns, and builds interfaith relationships among the other campus ministries.  The Director also supervises a staff, including a Priest Chaplain, Director of Development, Intern and FOCUS team.

Qualifications: 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.

This is a full time exempt position on a salary basis.  Salary is commensurate with experience and diocesan pay scale.

Interested candidates should please send a cover letter, resume, and Diocesan Application to Catherine Carney, HR Recruiter, at