Work Schedule per week: 20 hours per week between 7:15am-4:15pm, 10-month Faculty Schedule
(Current staff are eligible for stipend)
NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.
The Campus Minister educates students in mind and spirit and will nurture the spiritual and religious life of the school community by designing and directing high-quality student retreats, community service opportunities, liturgical events and assemblies, and by supporting the growth of student activities. The position allows the school to have a robust, welcoming, and dynamic student culture that is reflective of the school’s Catholic identity and its commitment to serve students of all faiths.
Essential Job Functions
Coordinate school liturgies and prayer services
Recruit student and faculty Eucharistic ministers, music ministers, and lectors
Recruit and train student Christian Leaders to serve as peer role models in the building
Design and oversee a four-year, student retreat program that provides meaningful and engaging opportunities for students to better understand their connection to God, Jesus, and one another
Design and oversee opportunities for students, faculty, and staff to interweave religious and spiritual practices, especially prayer, into the life of the school
Work with leadership team to support adult formation at the school, including assisting in the design and execution of retreats, liturgies, formation groups, and other ministry initiatives that serve to help the faculty and staff deepen their spiritual and religious lives
In all campus ministry activities, students and adult community members of all faiths and backgrounds should feel welcome and invited to meaningfully participate
Design and oversee frequent and meaningful community service events that allow all students to deepen their experience of service to others, and better understand the connection between their service and faith
Collaborate with faculty and staff to enlist and coordinate their support with community service events
Coordinate logistics for community service events to ensure the safety of participants, compliance with laws, and clear communication and coordination among all participants
Identify and nurture opportunities to increase student engagement in the school, in particular through their leadership in assemblies, campus ministry, and community service
Design and support periodic student-life events that build community and provide opportunities for students to have fun, create memories, and deepen friendships
Knowledge & Abilities
Strong personal alignment with School’s mission
Practicing Roman Catholic
Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment; flexible, able to work autonomously as well as take direction as needed
Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred
Education & Experience
Bachelor’s degree with experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified
Background in Catholic theology
Record of success with teen students in ministry, community service, and/or student life
Background in urban education setting preferred
To Apply Please e-mail your complete application as an attached PDF to email@example.com with the subject line "Faculty Application." A complete application will include: • Cover Letter • Resume • A list of three professional references (include email addresses and phone numbers) • A letter, limited to two pages, that answers the four following questions:
Describe your philosophy of education and how you would put it into practice at Cristo Rey Kansas City.
What attracts you to the Cristo Rey mission? How do you feel you are a match for this unique opportunity to be a staff member at Cristo Rey?
What challenges do you anticipate in being a member of our team?
In what ways can you add to the richness of our program?
About Cristo Rey Kansas City
Cristo Rey Kansas City provides a Catholic, college prep education enhanced by an innovative corporate work study program to culturally diverse students with economic need. Founded in 2006 by the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth, Cristo Rey KC serves approximately 300 students in grades 9 – 12. Located in the Midtown neighborhood of Kansas City, Missouri, Cristo Rey draws students from diverse backgrounds from 64 unique feeder schools across the greater Kansas City Metropolitan Area over two million citizens. Beginning with the first graduating class of 2010, Cristo Rey seniors have a 100% acceptance rate into college for eleven consecutive years with over twenty five million dollars of scholarship money awarded during that span. Full time faculty members not only teach, they inspire. They work in conjunction with all stakeholders to create a college prep environment to prepare all students for the rigors of post-secondary education and life.