Program Coordinator- Family Spirituality

Website Loyola Marymount University Center for Religion and Spirituality

Spirituality of Parenting Program Coordinator (Part-time)
LMU’s Center for Religion and Spirituality is looking for a part-time program coordinator for its Spirituality of Parenting Initiative thanks to a five-year grant awarded by the Lilly Endowment Foundation Inc. The initiative aims to deepen the spiritual formation of parents and caregivers within a Christian-faith framework.


Program Description

How can parenting, as a spiritual practice, be an invitation to presence, growth, healing, and wholeness for the whole family? How can we connect family life to Christian practices in a way that allows parents to discover anew how God is revealed in and through the experience of parenting in our world today?

The Spirituality of Parenting Initiative will support parents and caregivers in integrating their faith into their day-to-day lives and sharing that faith with their children as a daily, lived experience. The program will be offered in English and Spanish.

This position will assist in promoting, advertising, recruiting, students in the areas of Family Christian Spirituality as well as help with the day-to-day administrative tasks involved with running the program.

Position Specific Responsibilities/Accountabilities

1. Promote and recruit students for classes and certificate programs. Take student inquiries by phone and email. Provide academic advising as needed. Fulfill requests (send out relevant information, answer questions). Maintain inquiry database. Follow up on leads to recruit students into classes. (10%)

2. Develop relationships with presenters and assist in processing paperwork and payments. (10%)

3. Develop and manage operations of CRS student records, including registrations, approve student records for certificate completion and process certificate paperwork to the Registrar’s Office, send out evaluations to students at the end of the course. In consultation with the Senior Director, manages the awarding of tuition assistance. (15%)

4. Write, produce and maintain web pages, newsletters, social media web presence and promotional materials. (20%)

5. Keep detailed manual of all classes, lectures, activities, materials used, and student feedback in order to be able to duplicate and improve program. (5%)

6. Help record, edit and post videos of classes and events as necessary. (10%)

7. Plan public relations events outside the university, such as community events and exhibiting at events. Plan on-campus and online events such as open house, conferences and special classes. Assist with set-up and staffing of exhibit booth at expositions and

trade events. (10%)

8. Coordinate logistics of classes and retreats such signage, audio-visual equipment, room scheduling, food ordering as needed. (5%)

9. Translate materials, recorded interviews and classes as well as summarize key findings in English and Spanish. (10%)

10. Perform other duties as assigned or requested. (5%)


Loyola Marymount University Expectations

Exhibit behavior that supports the mission, vision, and values or the university. Communicate and employ interpersonal actions that model high standards of professional, responsible, accountable, and ethical conduct. Demonstrate a commitment to outstanding customer service.


Requisite Qualifications

· Typically a Bachelor’s degree in Liberal Arts, Business or related field or equivalent experience; graduate studies in spirituality or theology and/or business encouraged to apply.

· Minimum 3 years university or comparable experience in progressively responsible positions.

· Bilingual in Spanish and English (speaking, oral comprehension, writing and reading proficiency) required.

· Strong experience with social media, web management and video editing preferred.

· Outstanding communication skills (both written and oral) in order to produce and deliver effective promotional presentations about Continuing Education.

· Experience working in ministry and in a parish setting strongly preferred.

· Must be resourceful and understand office procedures. Multi-tasking, personable, team player, high level of computer and technical skills. Website content monitoring. Telephone skills. Input of registrations. Support marketing initiatives. Assist with newsletter. General office tasks as assigned. Work effectively with students, faculty, and other administrators at the University, and effectively work with professional.

association and corporate directors, supervisors and administrators.

· Demonstrated computer competency and preferably knowledgeable of Microsoft Office and database systems.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

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