Washington, DC


Archdiocese of WashingtonWashington, DC

Position Summary

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

· 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


Work Environment

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, printers and filing cabinets. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.


Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

Fulltime employee: 40 hours per week; attendance at events outside of normal work hours may be necessary.


For more information or to apply, please contact Lisa Calla-Russ at calla-russl@adw.org