University Ministry is committed to promoting the integration of personal and informed faith, the principles and practice of Catholic Social Thought, and the knowledge and experience of Christian living for the entire USD community. UM is dedicated to embodying the rich tradition of Catholic higher education by forming the USD community to be a response to God’s Spirit; cultivating an inclusive campus community where all are encouraged to integrate faith and reason; accompanying students as they discern their vocation and are inspired to seek the fullest human potential for themselves and others in our globalized society.
The University of San Diego, a contemporary and engaged Roman Catholic institution, was founded by the Diocese of San Diego and the Society of the Sacred Heart in 1949. Governed by an independent board of trustees since 1972, USD remains committed to a liberal arts education grounded in the Catholic intellectual tradition and the pursuit of truth, goodness and beauty. Inspired by this centuries old tradition of Catholic higher education, the University welcomes people of all faith traditions and any, or no, religious background. The future success of USD relies on the contributions of those who seek to foster the development of engaged global citizens and an earnest confrontation of humanity’s urgent challenges.
In collaboration with the University Ministry Team, the Associate University Minister for Liturgy is responsible for the liturgical life of the university community. This position is grounded in the practice of pastoral care, faith formation, and community building that allows the liturgy to be the work of the people who seek to live the Gospel. The incumbent is responsible for organizing culturally contextualized Masses and, in collaboration with colleagues across campus, facilitating liturgies and other prayer spaces for significant university celebrations. The Associate Ministers for Liturgy must have passion to form young-adults to be leaders in the church with a keen attention to the pastoral needs of particular student cohorts, including Hispanic, Black, Indigenous, and other students of color and others with marginalized identities.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Oversee the liturgical life of the USD Community
Oversee University-wide liturgies, including the planning, recruitment, and day-of execution
Serve on University Ministry committees and task forces; collaborate with other UM staff on other programs; serve on university committees and execute duties as assigned.
Special Conditions of Employment:
The University of San Diego is requiring all employees to follow our Covid-19 vaccine requirement process. https://www.sandiego.edu/onward/
Background check: Successful completion of a pre-employment background check.
Degree Verification Requirement: Persons offered employment in this position will be required to provide official education transcripts for degree verification purposes.
Performance Expectations: Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
$5,454 – $6,818 per month; Excellent Benefits
This is an 11 month position to be paid over the course of 12 months.USD: Human Resources: BenefitsThe University of San Diego offers a very competitive benefits package including; medical, dental, vision, a retirement contribution given to you by the University, and access to on-campus Fitness Centers. Please visit the benefits section of our website to view all of the perks and benefits that USD has to offer.
The salary range provided in this posting reflects what we reasonably expect to pay for this position. Actual compensation offered or earned is dependent on experience, education and other factors including departmental budget.
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Closing date: Open until filled