Full-time 10 Month Position


The University of Saint Mary is a Roman Catholic university sponsored by the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth.  The Campus Minister is responsible for facilitating opportunities for the faith development of all students at the University of Saint Mary while providing necessary ministry services for the entire community.  The minster encourages students to become active members of the faith community through worship, education, service, and community development while providing for the pastoral needs of each person.  The minister encourages persons of all faiths to be involved in their individual faith communities. 



Spiritual Development

  • Plans and prepares for all Catholic liturgies, including Convocation and Commencement; recruits;  trains; and organizes music ministers, lectors, Eucharistic ministers, servers, and communion sacristan

  • Plans and conducts student retreats each academic year

  • Plans and organizes prayer and religious services, plans to celebrate and recognize each Liturgical season on a regular basis and for special events

  • Encourages students of other faith traditions to become involved with the religious communities of their own faith



  • Develops and implements programs for spiritual development as needed, e.g., Bible scripture studies, small faith communities, Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA), prayer, and socials, etc.

  • Plans and coordinates ongoing education in Vincentian spirituality



  • Plans and coordinates faith in action especially through the development, implementation, and coordination of community service projects and alternative break trips

  • Plans and coordinates community service throughout the year


Community Building

  • Plans and coordinates community building throughout the year

  • Provides leadership and training for campus ministry leadership team to develop leadership skills and engage students in the planning and coordination of campus ministry events

  • Provides pastoral care as needed for the university community.

  • Works with student life staff to develop and promote student life programs



  • Submits and manages budget, coordinates fundraising to support student programming and alternative break trips

  • Submits a written, comprehensive annual report to supervisor no later than June 1

  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned




  • Master’s Degree in Roman Catholic Theology, Divinity or Pastoral Ministry

  • Practicing Roman Catholic

  • 2-3 years pastoral experience  

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite of products

  • Must be able to successfully pass required background screening as appropriate




Submit a cover letter, resume and contact information for at least three current professional references to:

hr@stmary.edu (preferred method)

or mail:

Human Resources
University of Saint Mary
4100 South Fourth Street
Leavenworth, Kansas 66048