Campus Minister and Service & Justice Coordinator

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Campus Minister and Service & Justice Coordinator


Overview: The Newman Catholic Community is a vibrant campus ministry/parish serving the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. As the Campus Minister and Service & Justice Coordinator, you join a staff excited about inviting people to encounter Jesus Christ and carry Jesus’ mission into the UNC community and the world.


Job Summary:

You work with the Associate Director of Campus Ministry to supervise, disciple, and accompany a large team of volunteer student leaders who run our campus ministry program; you work with the Pastor to promote, organize, and execute service and justice initiatives for both students and parishioners.

·         Support and assist student leaders in execution of “Carolina Catholic Night,” Newman’s mid-week large-group event, which draws 80-120 students for a student speaker, activity, praise and worship with Newman’s student band, and a student-cooked meal.

·         Collaborate with Associate Director and student leaders on campus ministry offerings such as retreats, outreach, and social events.

·         Assist in the promotion of campus ministry and service & justice events on social media.

·         Supervise the student Service & Justice team, to promote, organize, and execute Fall and Spring service days.

·         Serve as the liaison with Newman’s community partners (Durham Community Food Pantry, Orange County Justice United, and Habitat for Humanity) to organize, promote and execute service and justice initiatives.

·         Serve as liaison with Newman’s sister parish, St. Julia Parish in Siler City, to promote, organize, and execute the Advent/Christmas gift card collection and the ministry of the Mobile Dental Clinic.

·         Serve as liaison with the Office of Human Life and Dignity of the Diocese of Raleigh, as feasible.

·         Other tasks and initiatives, as feasible, decided in conjunction with the Associate Director of Campus Ministry and assigned by the Pastor.

Other Expectations:
·         Regular ministry of presence at the student Mass on Sundays and at the Activity Center during the week.

·         Attendance at weekly staff meetings.

·         Resource person for students’ spiritual and leadership development.

·         Particular outreach and care for new students.


·         Practicing Catholic in good standing.

·         Undergraduate degree with at least two years of ministry, volunteer service, or professional experience.

·         Team-oriented and collaborates well with students, parishioners, and staff.

·         A “people person” – outgoing, friendly, self-confident, willing to initiate conversations.

·         Able to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends.

·         Current valid driver’s license and personal transportation.

·         Completion or willingness to complete required Safe Environment training and background check for the Diocese of Raleigh.

·         You are energetic, organized, and have a good sense of humor.



Please submit all application materials electronically to [email protected]:

·         Résumé or c.v.;

·         Evidence of relevant experience and accomplishments related to the listed job responsibilities—this may be submitted as a cover letter of up to 500 words or a short video or audio recording of five minutes or less;

·         Two letters of recommendation, at least one of which must certify your active practice of the Catholic faith;

Position opening summer 2024. Deadline for receipt of all application materials is Friday, March 29, 2024.



This is a full-time, 12-month position with flexible work hours. Competitive salary. Full benefits package of the Diocese of Raleigh (health, dental and vision insurance; life and long-term disability insurance; paid vacation; and retirement).

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