Associate Director of Campus Ministry

Website Newman Catholic Student Center

Catholic Campus Ministry and Parish


The Newman Catholic Community is a Roman Catholic parish of the Diocese of Raleigh ministering to students, faculty, and staff of the University of North Carolina and alumni, families, friends, and visitors to Chapel Hill. The Associate Director of Campus Ministry has primary leadership and supervisory responsibility for Newman’s mission to the undergraduate student community, reporting directly to the Pastor/Campus Minister. The Associate Director invites undergraduate students to encounter Jesus Christ and accompanies them towards deeper discipleship and commitment to continue His mission. Working collegially with a full- and part-time staff of ten, the Associate Director of Campus Ministry supervises a full-time academic year Campus Ministry Assistant.


Engages regularly with students, in individual or small-group settings;
Cultivates, trains, and forms effective student leadership each year. Major activities currently include:
Carolina Catholic Night (CCN), including weekly planning and programming, student band, and supervision of common meal;
Student retreat programs, especially Carolina Awakening, including formation and oversight of all student ministerial and leadership roles, pre-events, and CA Letter writing;
Other experiences and selected national gatherings;
Hospitality, including planning and organizing social events and Week of Welcome;
Campus Outreach, including planning and organizing events;
Marketing, including oversight of Instagram account, digital graphics, outreach and registration, weekly email;
Collaborates with other staff to facilitate interaction between parish and campus ministry with small faith groups, service and justice, faith formation of children and teens, liturgy, and fundraising;

All other duties as assigned by the Pastor.

The Associate Director of Campus Ministry also:

Is present at significant parish-wide events;
Attends at least one Sunday liturgy per week (generally Sunday evening) and other liturgical events as needed;
Takes part in weekly staff meetings;
Maintains a budget for assigned programs;
Provides appropriate pastoral care and presence to undergraduate students, modeling healthy self-care and spiritual practice;
Is engaged with colleagues in a supportive atmosphere.


Strong organizational, leadership, communication, and relational;
Ability to work creatively with others in a contemporary university parish setting.
Evidence of personal practice and dedication to Catholic faith, and commitment to personal discipleship and evangelization;
Advanced degree in Theology, Pastoral Studies, or related field preferred; Bachelor’s degree and commensurate experience accepted;
At least 2 years of demonstrated experience with college/university campus ministry or closely related ministerial experience;


Please submit all application materials electronically to

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 Catholic faith;

Position opening summer 2023. Deadline for receipt of all application materials is Friday, February 17, 2023.


This is a full-time, 12-month, 40-hour per week position. Flexible schedule with weekend work required. Competitive salary. Full benefits package of the Diocese of Raleigh (health, dental and vision insurance, life and long-term disability insurance, vacation, and retirement).

Selected candidate required to complete a background check.

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