St. Thomas More College (STM), the Catholic college federated with the University of Saskatchewan, invites applications for the position of Campus Minister. Reporting to the Director of Mission and Ministry and committed to carrying out the mission and vision of the College, the Campus Minister fosters Catholic Christian community and the integration of faith and learning in a liberal arts college where over half of the student body are women.
The qualified candidate will adhere to the Code of Ethics and Professional Standards as set out by Canadian Catholic Campus Ministry as well as the Covenant of Care of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Saskatoon.
Working in full communion with the Catholic Church, and as part of a collaborative team, the Campus Minister will provide a comprehensive campus ministry program to students, staff and faculty associated with STM, STM’s Catholic Worshipping Community, and the wider university. She/he will build cooperative working relationships with STM student groups, faculty, staff, and the Catholic community. This Campus Minister will be sensitive to the distinct needs of women students, faculty, and staff, and will respond appropriately to individuals who have experienced gender-based violence/trauma.
Qualifications/Requirements of the position:
Possessing excellent communication skills, the successful candidate will have a Master’s degree in theology, pastoral ministry, religious education, or equivalent, and demonstrated experience in pastoral ministry that includes spiritual mentoring and/or pastoral counseling. An understanding of the particular experiences faced by women students is essential. This position requires the ability to work as part of a team and a clear commitment to the Catholic tradition highlighting the teaching and spirit of the Second Vatican Council. Preference will be given to those candidates with expertise in liturgy and sacred music, women’s issues, social justice and catechesis.
Salary for this position is $62,850 CDN per annum with possible wage increases in the future. Funds for this position are subject to budget approval.
This position includes a comprehensive benefits package which includes a pension plan, eligibility for short-term and long-term disability, dental, extended health, group life insurance, health and wellness spending benefits, kinesiology, professional development allotment, and access to an employee assistance program.
Location of work: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Language of work: English
To apply: Interested candidates should submit the following in confidence to: STM_Campus_Ministry2019@stmcollege.ca
- A cover letter outlining the reasons for his/her interest in this position;
- A detailed curriculum vitae;
- A 1-page response to STM’s mission statement (https://stmcollege.ca/about/catholic-identity-mission/index.php);
- The names and contact information of three references.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
Questions can be directed to:
Director of Mission and Ministry
Review of applications will commence immediately and continue until the position is filled. Shortlisted candidates will be asked to provide a satisfactory Criminal Record Check/Vulnerable Sector Check.
The successful candidate will be subject to a 1-year probationary period.
If you are interested in a challenging position at a leading Catholic college, you should visit our website at https://stmcollege.ca for more information.
St. Thomas More College is an equal opportunity employer, committed to Employment Equity. Members of Designated Groups (women, Indigenous people, people with disabilities, and visible minorities) are encouraged to self-identify on their applications.
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