Director of University Ministry

  • Cardinal Stritch University, Inc.
  • Milwaukee, WI, USA
  • Jul 01, 2021
Full time Deans & Directors

Job Description


Cardinal Stritch University is currently seeking a qualified candidate for our University Ministry department. The Director of University Ministry, in collaboration with the Division of Student Affairs and under the direction of the University President, is responsible for serving and empowering students to build a faith community on campus. This is accomplished by developing and offering faith formation programs and opportunities to all students. In addition, the Director will offer opportunities for education and service for justice that aligns with students living out the Catholic, Franciscan Values of the University.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.

  • Serves as spiritual advisor to students and other University community members in need
  • Develop and oversee student-centered initiatives and co-curricular programming to serve the spiritual needs of all students and gain appreciation for the mission, vision, and values of the University
  • Recruits and directs the Franciscan Servant Scholars program
  • Aids in the development of prayer and worship programs and services such as Sunday evening Catholic mass and Wednesday praise and worship service
  • Creates a "ministry of presence" on campus by attending student sponsored events
  • Plans and executes student retreats
  • Coordinates a Rites of Christian Initiation for Adults (RCIA) program with parishes in the community
  • Responsible for operational budget planning and management for University Ministry
  • Other duties as assigned


Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • None

Preferred and Required Qualifications


  • Master's degree in religious studies or related area required
  • Minimum of three years of related experience

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

  • None

Application Details

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Cardinal Stritch University is a Catholic, Franciscan university rooted in four key Franciscan values: creating a caring community, sharing compassion, reverencing creation and peacemaking. Our mission is to transform lives through value-centered education.

  • Application Deadline July 26, 2021 / Estimated Start Date August 16, 2021

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Application Deadline

Application Deadline July 26, 2021 / Estimated Start Date August 16, 2021