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Campus Minister

St. John's Catholic Student Center
917 E Lovejoy St, Pocatello, ID 83201, USA

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Working knowledge of the systems, structures, and teachings of the Catholic Church.
  • Exhibit a dedication to the mission of the Church, able to defend the teachings of the Church, and be a practicing Roman Catholic in good standing with the Church.
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills, with the capacity to inspire trust in people from many backgrounds.
  • Management abilities to include strategic planning, project management, and attracting /supervising volunteers.
  • Self-directed and able to work a flexible schedule to include some nights and weekends, and travel as necessary to achieve objectives and meet demands.
  • Possess excellent time management and organizational skills, office skills, and the ability to work both independently and as part of a small team.
  • Be familiar with the spiritual development needs of young adults.
  • Have an outgoing and approachable personality that is relatable to young adults.
  • Excellent communications skills including written, verbal, public speaking, and presentation skills.
  • Maintains confidential information and has a high degree of personal integrity.
  • The ability to successfully complete a criminal history and background check.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Development (50% of workload)
  • Provides leadership on the student center’s fundraising and capital campaign.
  • Works to continue building fiscal strength of the student center, to include regular offertory, planned gifts, end of year gifts, endowments, etc.
  • Responsible for keeping donor information and other private personal information confidential.
  • Will travel monthly during the school year and more often during the summer.
  • Oversee campus ministry external communication and PR. (15% of workload)
  • Community Building and Student Programming (15% of workload)
  • Being present, active, and engaged with the community at-large, making newcomers feel welcome and bringing students together.
  • Planning and coordinating student programming.
  • Participating in teaching and faith formation initiatives and catechesis.
  • Establishing St. John’s as a hub for Catholics on campus and a welcoming space for all through evangelization and campus outreach.
  • Ministry (15% of workload)
  • Oversight and coordination of Student Leader Program.
  • Support Pastor with Liturgy and Formation teams.
  • Assist in the planning and execution of student retreats and trips.
  • Coordinate St. John’s sponsored events in collaboration with Pastor and staff.
  • Manage campus ministry budget. (5% of workload)


Education and Experience

  • 3-5 years of experience working in a ministry-related field or 1 year of experience working in development.
  • Demonstrated previous experience in stewardship, communications, and/or development; experience of setting and administering departmental and campaign budgets within a mid-size, complex organization, preferably a Catholic Church; progressive development experience overseeing successful fundraising programs.

Essential Physical Abilities/Working Conditions

  • Ability to perform essential duties without endangering self or other employees.
  • Must be able to remain in a stationary, static position; move or traverse within the workspace; operate office equipment and vehicle.
  • Converse with others to express oneself and/or exchange information.
  • Detects objects to identify proximity, depth and/or color and ability to comprehend and/or perform duties prescribed.
  • Motor skills needed for equipment operation and general office duties.
  • Sufficient personal mobility, agility, strength, and physical reflexes, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to work at a keyboard for an extended period of time, to reach, stoop, bend, and stretch in filing materials, lift up to 25 pounds, and work in an office environment.

Additional Qualifications

  • Ability to nurture strong relationships with clergy, religious, and lay leaders.
  • Must be a self-starter, well-organized, be able to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and work under pressure.
  • Competent in social media usage and web development.
  • Ability to utilize technology relative to the requirements of this position.
  • Mastery of Google Office.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred.

How to Apply

Please email Resume and Cover Letter to

Submission Link

Associated Document

Diocesan Pastoral Center

FAX: (208) 342-0224

1501 S. FEDERAL WAY, SUITE 400, BOISE, ID 83705

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