Campion College is a Jesuit Catholic community of learning, federated with the University of Regina. It provides a liberal arts education dedicated to the development of the whole person—intellectually, spiritually, socially—for service within society.
Campion College is also Canada’s only Jesuit undergraduate college. Located in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada and on Treaty 4 Territory, it is federated with the University of Regina and provides its students with an opportunity to pursue undergraduate degrees in the Faculties of Arts; Science; and Media, Art, and Performance.
Currently Campion College at the University of Regina invites Applications for the Position of: Campus Minister.
The Campion College Campus Minister reports to the President of Campion College, works in collaboration with the Campion College Chaplain, and is responsible for diverse aspects of spiritual development of students and others within the College as well as the wider university community.
Campus Ministry is an integral part of the college’s mission of providing a liberal arts education dedicated to the development of the whole person – intellectually, spiritually, and socially – for service within society. We do so in the spirit of the 36th General Congregation of the Society of Jesus by promoting reconciliation with God, each other, and creation.
Applicants must have demonstrated previous experience in similar ministry, attention to detail, an ability to think critically, and excellent oral and written communication skills. The ability to develop and maintain a strong personal rapport with students of diverse backgrounds is essential.
Reporting directly to the President of Campion College, the person holding the position oversees delivery of a comprehensive Campus Ministry model in adherence to the Code of Ethics of the Canadian Catholic Campus Ministry Association (http://www.cccm.ca/about/cccm-code-of-ethics/). It provides a Catholic contribution to the University, the Archdiocese of Regina, and the wider community in Catholic, ecumenical, interfaith, and secular contexts.
The Campus Minister is responsible for diverse aspects of spiritual development of students and others within the College as well as the wider university community. These areas include and are not limited to:
- promotion of our Ignatian mission of the College as Canada’s only Jesuit liberal arts college
- active engagement of the College community in Indigenous relations and implementing the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action
- active collaboration with local Catholic groups and networks as well as ecumenical and interfaith programs, especially with Luther College and the Regina Multifaith Forum
- pastoral counselling and spiritual direction
- faith, sacramental, and liturgical formation
- liturgical planning and coordination
- social justice engagement and awareness building
- development and maintenance of a strong rapport with students, with a particular awareness of the needs of international students and the diversity of Catholic practices outside Canada
- supervision and coordination of a team of peer support students
- deepening connections with wider Jesuit and other Catholic networks such as the CCCM (Canadian Catholic Campus Ministry), ACCUC (Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities in Canada) and AJCU (Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities)
The Campus Minister has the support of the Society of Jesus locally and nationally as well as of the entire College community.
Qualifications and requirements:
- M.Div. or equivalent (generally includes three years of graduate academic study of theology)
- experience in campus or youth ministry
- practising Catholic with familiarity with Ignatian spirituality and Jesuit higher education
- good organizational, planning, time management, and decision-making skills
- flexibility in work scheduling and willingness to adapt to student timetables
- superior communication skills
- skill in working with computer applications
- familiarity with social media
- supervisory experience
- familiarity and/or experience with Ignatian discernment and leadership would be an asset
Campion College values diversity and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, members of visible and non-visible minorities, and Indigenous persons.
Qualified applicants are invited to submit their résumés (including the names of at least two people willing to provide references) and cover letters by 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday October 24, 2017, to:
Father John O’Brien S.J.
Chair, Campus Minister Search Committee
University of Regina
3737 Wascana Parkway
Regina, SK S4S 0A2
(For e-mail submissions, please ensure that all components of your application are provided in one attachment.)
We thank all applicants for their interest in this opportunity; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.