Duties and Responsibilities:

Oversee the liturgical life of the USD Community

  • Facilitate the Founder’s Chapel Sunday worship community.
  • Supervise student sacristans who oversee the liturgical ministry and offer leadership formation.
  • Create a formation plan for Liturgical Ministry leadership that results in student sacristans who are empowered to be leaders amongst their peers who are reliable, competent, and capable of facilitating Mass independently
  • Recruit, form, and schedule liturgical ministers to serve as ushers, readers, and Eucharistic Ministers on rotation for all Sunday and university-wide liturgies.
  • Lead weekly liturgy meetings that incorporate student participation, presiders, and necessary partners for all university liturgies aimed at the planning and creation of spaces for  intentional prayer for a diverse university community for all Sunday student-liturgies
  • Collaborate with members of the UM team to integrate ongoing ministries into our liturgical ministry.
  • Utilize social media and other emerging technologies to assist and support evangelization efforts and invite students to participate in University Ministry events.
  • Advise, counsel and mentor students; be available for pastoral care and spiritual companioning.

Oversee University-wide liturgies, including the planning, recruitment, and day-of execution

  • Facilitate liturgy meetings that incorporate student participation, presiders, the Director of University Ministry, and any necessary partners for all university-wide liturgies aimed at the creation of spaces for intentional prayer for the university community.
  • Organize detailing planning for and lead day-of oversight of large, university wide liturgies such as the Mass of Welcome, Mass of the Holy Spirit, the All Faith Service and the Baccalaureate Mass.
  • Work with community partners for special Masses that gather alumni, parents, and families for Masses in Founders Chapel
  • Serve on committees and planning groups for university wide liturgies.

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.


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