Catholic Advisor/Chaplain

Waltham, MA
Jul 14, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Bentley University

Posting Details
Position Information

Spiritual Life Center

Employment Type

Summary of the Position

This position exists to create a strong Catholic community, serving the religious and spiritual needs of student, faculty, and staff members. Particular emphasis is dedicated to the student body. In addition, it endeavors to collaborate with other religious leaders on campus in addressing religious pluralism through programs, services, and communications.

Essential Functions

Make arrangements for Mass and Adoration services on campus. This includes creating a schedule of guest Priests, student leaders, and musicians. Also attending to Mass PowerPoint slides, Sacristy oversight, and limited set-up of the Sacred Space.

Serve as the Advisor to the student organization: CCC: Catholic Campus Connections, attending all their general body meetings and executive board meetings weekly.

Attend bi-weekly Spiritual Life team meetings to maintain connection and to offer creative plans for Center multi-faith events.

Minimum Qualifications(Education and Experience Requirements)

Master's in Divinity or other Master's degree in related field. Knowledge of Catholic tradition and theology. Experience in ministry with young adults.
Proficiency in professional use of social media and strong organizational skills.

A current, valid and unrestricted United States driver's license, with an insurable driving history as determined by Bentley's insurance carrier.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in higher education chaplaincy or campus ministry.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number

Special Instructions to Applicants

This part time position (not benefits eligible position) begins late August 2017. This is a 9-month position of August – May, working 7 hours per week.

Bentley University requires reference checks and may conduct other pre-employment screening.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Do you possess a minimum of a Master's in Divinity or other Master's degree in related field?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed To Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents

    Bentley University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, building strength through diversity.


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