Campus Minister, George Washington University (Washington, DC)

Campus Minister, George Washington University (Washington, DC)

Join GW’s new chaplain, an Institute graduate, in ministry to college students in DC!

The mission of the Catholic Church of Washington is to spread the light of the Gospel of Jesus Christ to the world. In the faithful pursuit of this mission, the Archdiocese of Washington is seeking a Campus Minister at George Washington University.  In collaboration with the Chaplain, the Campus Minister will be responsible for the following:

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Practice an ongoing ministry of presence on campus including fall and spring events to invite students to the Newman center
  • Empower and mentor student leadership
  • Facilitate opportunities for students to encounter Christ through the Sacraments, social, service, and spiritual programs and events
  • Coordinate diverse opportunities for student faith formation (e.g. RCIA, small groups, retreats, etc.)
  • Oversee Campus Ministry communications
  • Manage campus ministry budget and ongoing finances in collaboration with the Program Director for Campus and Young Adult Ministries, the Office of Finance, and the GW Catholics bookkeeper
  • Maintain and manage development database and communications with donors, parents, alumni, faculty, and staff
  • Attend meetings and ongoing formation with ADW’s Office of Campus and Young Adult Ministry
  • Collaborate with ADW’s Office of Campus and Young Adult Ministry, St. Stephen Martyr parish, and the other campus ministers in the Archdiocese of Washington
  • Implement the goals identified by the USCCB’s pastoral letter on campus ministry, Empowered by the Spirit
  • Meet regularly for visioning and planning with the Chaplain and student leaders
  • Maintain institutional relationships with George Washington University offices with the Chaplain


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Practicing Catholic joyfully living in good standing with a passion for the Church’s mission of evangelization
  • Ability to keep conversations confidential
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work independently

Education and Experience

  • Two years or more of related ministry experience
  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in theology or related field
  • Experience with pastoral ministry and mentoring
  • Experience with administrative functions (budgeting, development, institutional relationships)
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, social media, website management, and graphic design

For more information and to apply, please click here.

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