Campus Minister for Discipleship – Seton Hall University

General Description

The Campus Minister for Discipleship is the head of the Department of Campus Ministry’s Discipleship Team and, in close collaboration with the department’s missionary/religious partners (FOCUS, SPO, and CSJ), is responsible for planning, and coordinating all adult faith formation activities and programming (i.e., retreats, catechesis, Bible studies, small fellowship groups, RCIA, etc.) on campus. The Campus Minister for Discipleship is also responsible for engaging with students across all demographics of the University community in determining their specific pastoral needs and developing ways in which Campus Ministry can best serve a wider range of students. The Campus Minister for Discipleship ensures that all in the University community are given ample opportunities to be formed in the Catholic Faith and grow in Christian discipleship, and for helping students grow in their roles as student leaders both during their time at Seton Hall and in their future careers. The Campus Minister for Discipleship also acts as a liaison between the Department of Campus Ministry and the Center for Vocation and Servant Leadership in coordinating and evaluating the ministries of the FOCUS and SPO Missionaries.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Theology, Religious Studies, Education, or Related Field.
  • 2-3 years of experience in youth, campus, or young adult ministry in Catholic parochial and/or educational settings.
  • There is a need to be well formed in the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church and the ability to articulate the teachings of the Church to both students and staff. Pastoral Counseling skills of a non-clinical nature are necessary.
  • There is a need to be able to organize both large and small group activities requiring attention to budget, location, University policies on health and safety, Mission and Ministry, and all other required related conditions.
  • There is a need to have knowledge of Microsoft Word, Publisher, Excel and Powerpoint, and Social Media (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.). There is a need to be able to facilitate multi-media equipment.
  • There is a need for basic letter-writing, e-mail writing, and other basic written communication skills. There is also a need to compose schedules, presentations, classes, and other written materials.
  • There is a need to communicate in a professional manner with vendors, speakers, and other professionals. There is a need to be able to speak publicly in front of groups of various sizes, ages, and demographics.

Desired Qualifications

  • Graduate Degree in Theology, Religious Studies, Education, or Related Field
  • Licenses and Certificates:  Driver’s License

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