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Vice President for Operations and Advancement
Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities
Washington, DC

The Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities is searching for an experienced administrator to serve as Vice President for Operations and Advancement. The Association, founded in 1899, serves as the collective voice of U.S. Catholic higher education. Through programs and services, the Association strengthens and promotes the Catholic identity and mission of its member institutions. The office is located at One DuPont Circle in Washington, D.C.   

Job Purpose: Oversees finance, advancement, planning and organizational development, staffing, association programs and conferences, and leadership formation.  Assists the president as requested and represents him when necessary.

Qualifications:

Education: Master’s degree in business, finance, non-profit management, organizational 
development, or related field required; PhD preferred.

Experience: Five to eight years of experience in a leadership role is required, with preference for experience in association management or education. Knowledge of Catholic issues in higher education, association programming and meeting planning experience are strongly preferred.

Required knowledge, skills and abilities:
• Ability to work cooperatively with others in achieving the goals of an organization in an environment of great change.
• Strong management and organizational skills, including finance and human resources management. 
• Excellent interpersonal skills, and verbal and written communication skills.
• Ability to plan, organize and implement large meetings and conferences within budget.
• Proven success in grant-writing, fund-raising or securing of vendor sponsorships.
• Positive relationship with the leadership of the Catholic Church.
• Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office, knowledgeable about software for non-profit management and other Internet tools.  

To Apply: Interested individuals should send a letter describing their qualifications for the position, a resume, and contact information for five references.  Packages should be emailed to VPSearchACCU@HagedornInstitute.com. Confidential inquiries will be received at 314-415-2121 (The Hagedorn Institute, St. Louis, Missouri). References and employers will not be contacted without prior knowledge or approval of the candidate. For full consideration, all materials should be received by July 2, 2014. The process will continue until the position is filled.  



Assistant Director for Multicultural Student Ministry
Marquette University
Milwaukee, WI
 
Marquette University is accepting applications for an Assistant Director for Multicultural Student Ministry. Primary responsibilities include development of Campus Ministry programs focused on pastoral outreach, programs, and support for students of historically underrepresented cultural and ethnic backgrounds; and facilitation of intercultural faith community building.  S/he will collaborate closely with members of Marquette’s campus ministry team. In the first year, the Coordinator of Multicultural Ministry will initiate a sustainable plan for ministry with Marquette’s Latino students. Mentoring, leadership formation, and building a network of Latino students for the purpose of creating a spiritual home at Marquette are critical aspects of this position.  S/he will assist the Coordinator of Interfaith Programing. The work of the Coordinator of Multicultural Student Ministry includes incorporating elements of action and reflection through the lens of Ignatian spirituality.
 
As an Assistant Director in Campus Ministry, the Coordinator of Multi-Cultural Student Ministry will lead and support Campus Ministry programming, enhance student focused ministry, and report to the director of Campus Ministry. This is a 10 month position.
 
Minimum Qualifications:  Master’s degree in Theology or related field. Two years of experience in campus ministry or related field. Two years of experience in multicultural ministry. Spanish proficiency.
 
Application Process:  Please apply on line at http://employment.marquette.edu/postings/3065.  Position open until filled.   For additional information about working at Marquette University and various benefits available to employees, please visit www.marquette.edu/hr.  
 
AA/EOE


Dean of Loyola College of Arts & Sciences
Loyola University Maryland
Baltimore, MD

Loyola University Maryland invites inquiries, nominations, and applications for the position of Dean of Loyola College of Arts and Sciences. The new Dean of Loyola College will have the opportunity to lead the College’s faculty in advancing the University’s Jesuit ideals, which include an emphasis on academic excellence, the prominence of the liberal arts, and the education of the whole person. Loyola College offers undergraduate and graduate degrees and is the largest of the University’s three colleges, which also include the Sellinger School of Business and Management and the School of Education.
 
Loyola University Maryland aspires to be the nation’s leading Catholic comprehensive university. Founded in 1852 to serve a primarily local, commuting population, the University is recognized today as a prestigious, highly selective master’s comprehensive university with a strong residential undergraduate program rooted in the Jesuit liberal arts tradition and professional graduate programs at the master’s and doctoral levels. Loyola has been ranked among the top five master’s universities in the North Region by U.S. News & World Report for the past decade.
 
The Dean of Loyola College reports to the Vice President of Academic Affairs. The Dean provides vision and leadership for the 21 academic departments within the College and serves as the voice of the College’s faculty, students, and staff in University matters. Loyola College has 264 full-time faculty members and approximately 2,200 undergraduate students and 850 graduate students. The Dean works collaboratively with the Deans of the Sellinger School of Business and Management and the School of Education as well as with the Vice President of Academic Affairs, her Associate Vice Presidents and other members of her staff.
 
For best consideration, please send all nominations, inquiries and expressions of interest by July 25 in confidence and electronically to LoyolaDean14@storbeckpimentel.com.
 
Loyola University Maryland welcomes applications from all backgrounds who can contribute to its educational mission. Loyola is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and welcomes applications from underrepresented groups, regardless of religious affiliations.



Executive Director
The Religious Formation Conference
Washington, DC

The Religious Formation Conference (RFC), a national Roman Catholic organization located in Washington DC, is in search of our next Executive Director to serve the Conference. This position reports to the RFC Board of Directors.

Without exception, RFC is seeking a visionary and strategic leader with experiential knowledge of religious life who has a well-grounded operational theology of apostolic religious life in the 21st century. The Conference is in search of a proven leader whose passion for advancing the mission and moving an organization forward strategically, while ensuring solid operational performance daily, has been demonstrated throughout her/his career. RFC seeks an individual with readiness for immediate impact, a high level of visibility and full engagement on a local and national level with RFC constituents, key stakeholders and membership. Priorities of this position, on behalf of advancing the mission of the Conference will focus on significant development and revenue generation, public relations and marketing, sound financial management and national office operations.

Qualifications include a Master’s level in theology or equivalent. The successful candidate must be a member of a Roman Catholic Religious Congregation and have experience with formation, leadership, programming and finances.

Applications will be received through July 15, 2014

For more detailed information, including the Executive Director position description, please see www.relforcon.org/EDsearch

To apply, please submit cover letter, resume/CV and three reference letters to rfcdirectorsearch@gmail.com



Economic Policy Specialist
Jesuit Social Research Institute [JSRI]
New Orleans, LA

Background

To meet the local needs of vulnerable children and their families, JSRI seeks to expand its capacity to work collaboratively on efforts that address and support increasing earnings and reducing racial and cultural economic disparities in income and employment. JSRI aims to bolster local economic research and work with community leaders and members to address those disparities.

Duties and Responsibilities

The Economic Policy Specialist will examine these disparities by conducting economic research, analysis, and writing/reporting in the areas outlined below. Specifically, the Economic Policy Specialist will monitor the emerging trends and policies, undertake research and policy analysis, and then share this information on emerging issues and their potential impact on vulnerable children and their families with policy makers, the press and media, and community leaders and members. Focus issues will include:

  1. Payday lending in Louisiana: current scope and practice, impact on individuals, families, and children, cost-benefits of proposed changes, etc.;
  2. Impact of state and local taxes on low and moderate income individuals, families, and children, cost-benefits of proposed changes, etc.;
  3. Impact of Medicaid expansion and non-expansion on low and moderate income individuals, families, and children, cost-benefits of proposed changes, etc.;
  4. Costs and benefits of immigration in Louisiana and Mississippi, including push-pull factors, and cost-benefits of laws and regulations and proposed changes, etc.; and
  5. Development of state social and economic indicators under the headings of race, poverty, and migration, beginning in Louisiana and Mississippi.
Function/ Expected Results

Facilitates knowledge building and management focused on achievement of the following results:

Compilation, analysis, and interpretation of economic and statistical data, combined with thorough research of the economic and development issues in preparation of high quality analyses and reports; Production of economic reports on key issues facing the region, including serving as a core member of the team responsible for JSRI’s Social Indicators Report; and Sound contributions to knowledge networks and communities of practice through identification of best practices and lessons learned.

Effectively communicates and disseminates JSRI activities focused on achievement of the following results:

Public presentation of JSRI activities and research findings through participation in relevant forums and conferences; and Management and organization of publications on economic/development issues.

The results of such research and analysis would be shared, as appropriate, with local, state and national interfaith/ecumenical leaders, coalition partners, community groups, the press and media, policymakers, and in JSRI publications (JustSouth Quarterly, JustSouth Monthly, JSRI website, etc.). This work will focus on citizen education to promote better understanding of economic and social realities and engagement of the faith and civic communities to make informed decisions that will benefit economically vulnerable families and children.

Employment Terms

Works under a twelve-month contract; salary range: depending on qualifications for rank, maximum $65,000 plus benefits.

Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree or higher in Economics, Public Policy, or related field.
  • A record of experience and collaborative participation in social justice oriented research and education.
  • Experience in economic research, production of statistical studies, applied and social economics.
  • Preferred: terminal degree; working familiarity with Catholic social thought; knowledge of Gulf South states, especially Louisiana and Mississippi.
Application letter, résumé, three reference letters, one writing sample, and an official transcript of highest degree.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Position available immediately. Loyola University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Women and ethnic minorities are encouraged to apply. Please visit our website at www.loyno.edu/jsri for additional information about JSRI and its work.




Vice President for Academic Affairs 
Loyola University Maryland
Baltimore, Maryland

Loyola University Maryland, a prestigious and highly selective comprehensive university located on three campuses in the greater Baltimore area, invites nominations and applications for the position of Vice President for Academic Affairs. Founded in 1852 as a Jesuit, Catholic institution, Loyola University Maryland has recently been ranked again among the top five master’s institutions in the North Region by US News & World Report and featured in The Princeton Review’s Best Colleges guidebook. Loyola enrolls more than 3,700 undergraduate and 2,200 graduate students in its three schools: Loyola College (Arts & Sciences), the Joseph A. Sellinger School of Business and Management, and the School of Education. In keeping with the University’s Jesuit tradition, Loyola’s educational philosophy and core values focus on the care and education of the whole person – mind, body, and spirit – and its mission centers on preparing its students to learn, lead, and serve in a diverse and changing world. For more information about Loyola University Maryland, please visit www.loyola.edu.

The Vice President for Academic Affairs, as Loyola’s chief academic officer, reports to the President and is a member of the President’s Cabinet. The VPAA oversees all academic functions at Loyola, including the academic deans and operations of undergraduate and graduate programs in the three schools, a complement of academic student services, Messina (a living and learning program for all first-year, undergraduate students), the Loyola Clinical Centers (encompassing interdisciplinary training and education for graduate students in four disciplines, services for the communities in which the Centers reside, and faculty and student scholarship), and a robust and renowned undergraduate study abroad program. The Vice President’s duties further include faculty recruitment and development, fostering the Jesuit, Catholic mission and Core Values of the institution, oversight of budgets for the academic division, and leadership in Loyola’s shared governance system.

Building on the longstanding tradition of excellence in Jesuit undergraduate liberal arts education and graduate professional education, strong candidates will bring strategic vision and inspiration for enhancing the university's portfolio of offerings in a changing economic context, as well as an ability to execute this vision. The review of credentials will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For best consideration, please submit materials before December 6, 2013. Nominations, inquiries and expressions of interest should be forwarded in confidence and preferably electronically, to:

Shelly Weiss Storbeck, Managing Partner 
Ruth Shoemaker Wood, Consulting Associate 
Storbeck / Pimentel & Associates, LP 
610-565-2910 
LoyolaVPAA@storbeckpimentel.com


President
NativityMiguel Scranton
Scranton, PA

NativityMiguel Scranton seeks a practical, visionary and entrepreneurial leader who will make the dream of establishing a school a reality.

NativityMiguel Scranton will be located in the Diocese of Scranton and will be an independent Catholic school rather than a diocesan school. The NativityMiguel model is characterized by small classes, rigorous academics, an extended school day and year, and a support system that continues through high school. The schools are structured to prepare graduates for admittance to private and Catholic high schools. The academic demands and high standards for moral values cultivate discipline, motivation, and compassion toward others. The NativityMiguel model schools have a proven record of success.

Now in its beginning stages, one of the initial responsibilities of its first President is to establish the school, which will serve urban, low-income families of all faiths and cultures in the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre area. The President, as the school’s leader and key public face, will hire the Academic Director who will oversee the curriculum development and day-to-day activities of the school and report to the President. NativityMiguel Scranton has applied for status as a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that is governed by a 26 member Board of Directors, currently known as the Founders’ Council. The school will officially open to students in September, 2015.

The incoming leader will be the first president and report to the Founders’ Council. The president will have primary responsibility for maintaining the mission and provides leadership and direction for the religious character of the school and the spiritual formation of the students, faculty and families. The president will have general supervisory responsibility for all school related activities, projects, and programs, including graduate support and fund development.

Priorities for the first 12-18 months for the new president’s tenure include establishing positive working relationships with board, sponsoring congregations, staff, funders, community members and families; and preparing for the opening of the school. You can see a complete position profile here: http://www.transitionguides.com/images/stories/searches/nms.pdf. The longer term priorities include establishing on-going funding.

The ideal candidate for this position will have a genuine passion for and commitment to NativityMiguel Scranton’s mission, and will demonstrate strong relationship building skills and strategic leadership. The successful applicant will also have proven leadership abilities, an appreciation for and comfort with Catholic faith and values, exceptional interpersonal skills and a proven networking ability with diverse groups of stakeholders; a certificate in administration, with an advanced degree or equivalent strongly preferred, among other qualifications.

To apply, email resume, cover letter and salary requirements to:NMS@TransitionGuides.com. For other inquiries, please contact Catrese Brown at 301-439-6635.


Campus Minister
Wheeling Jesuit University
Wheeling, West Virginia

The Office of Campus Ministry at Wheeling Jesuit University seeks a dynamic and energetic individual to coordinate retreats and prayer groups for students. An ideal candidate will have a Masters in theology or equivalent and one to three years experience coordinating retreats or equivalent programs. Candidates must show evidence of effective interaction with college-aged students and with populations from different religious backgrounds. Members of the Society of Jesus and laypersons are invited to apply. Visit http://www.wju.edu/about/employment/ for detailed information and requirements


Major Gifts Officer
Midwest Province
Chicago, Illinois

JOB SUMMARY
The Midwest Jesuits, twelve states of the Upper-Midwest, seek an experienced professional to join its integrated, national Advancement Department as a Major Gifts Officer in Chicago. Reporting to the Provincial Assistant/Vice President for Advancement, this person is responsible for creating and enhancing relationships with current and prospective donors within a specific geographic region or as assigned by the Provincial Assistant.

SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS and SKILLS

  • Holds a Bachelor’s Degree or higher.
  • Minimum of five-seven years of Advancement experience – with an emphasis on major gift acquisition – or comparable professional experience.
  • Possesses effective inter-personal communication and human resource management skills.
  • Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office and Advancement software.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to the mission of the Roman Catholic Church and the international vision of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits).
  • Demonstrates quality customer service and team-focus in all day-to-day responsibilities.
  • Passes a background check.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Works as a collaborative member of the Advancement team to ensure a comprehensive constituent outreach and engagement program.
  • Identifies, qualifies, cultivates, and solicits outright and planned gift prospects.
  • Reports, on a timely basis, the “moves management” progress toward achieving weekly, monthly, and annual objectives.
  • Prepares written funding proposals, with related correspondence and follow-up.
  • Attends local, regional and national Province-sponsored community functions.
  • Protects privacy and confidentiality of all information.
  • Attends educational courses, meetings and in-service sessions to enhance skills and foster current knowledge of the Advancement field and the Jesuit world.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manages a portfolio of 150+ active prospects and donors.
  • Completes 150 personal prospect/donor visits per year to confirm a new or increased charitable gift.
  • Achieves quantifiable individual goals and participates in helping the advancement team meet measurable team goals.
  • Performs other duties as requested by the Provincial Assistant to meet the priorities and mission of the Jesuits

Send Letter of Application and Resume to:
David K. McNulty
Provincial Assistant for Advancement
Midwest Jesuits
2050 N. Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60614
dmcnulty@jesuits-chgdet.org






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