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Director of Campus Ministry (Virginia Military Institute and Washington and Lee University, Lexington)

The Catholic Diocese of Richmond is seeking a Director of Campus Ministry to serve the Catholic Campus Ministry communities of Virginia Military Institute and Washington and Lee University in Lexington, VA.

Virginia Military Institute is a public institution in the military tradition with an enrollment of 1,700 undergraduate cadets.  Washington and Lee University is a private, liberal arts school with an enrollment of 2,175.  The Director of Campus Ministry is responsible for the development, implementation, and oversight of a comprehensive campus ministry program for the students of Virginia Military Institute and Washington and Lee University.  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 builds interfaith relationships among the other campus ministries

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 completed Diocesan Application to Sara Board, Human Resources Coordinator, at