|The School of Theology and Seminary at Saint John’s University invites applications for a full-time benefit-eligible position as Director of its Spirituality and Ministry Program with a beginning date of July 1, 2020.
The Director will administer the School of Theology’s Spiritual Direction Certificate Program including working with Admissions to recruit students, supervise spiritual direction field experience, and provide on-going program assessment. The Director will have the opportunity to serve as a member of the School of Theology faculty teaching courses in spirituality and prayer and advising students in graduate programs in spirituality, with an emphasis on Benedictine spirituality, and in ministry, with attention to the global nature of the contemporary church and diversity in ministry settings. The Director may also teach undergraduate courses in theology for the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John’s University.
Saint John’s University School of Theology and Seminary (SOT/Sem), immersed in a Catholic Benedictine environment and committed to ecclesial and liturgical renewal, educates men and women for ordained and lay ministry in the church. With an enrollment of approximately 100 students, a faculty of 15 professors, and an administrative staff of 8 professionals, the SOT/Sem is a leading institution for educating theologically grounded and pastorally discerning leaders skilled at drawing forth the gifts of faith communities (https://www.csbsju.edu/sot).
Saint John’s University (SJU), a liberal arts college for men, is located in the central lakes area of Minnesota, surrounded by more than 3,000 acres of pristine forests, prairies, and lakes. The campus is minutes away from St. Cloud, an increasingly diverse regional center with a population of over 100,000, and 70 miles from Minneapolis and St. Paul. Some SJU staff choose to reside locally, while others commute from the Twin Cities. Both St. Cloud and the Twin Cities offer a wide range of fine arts, cultural, dining, recreational, and sporting opportunities.
SJU is a Catholic college in the Benedictine tradition enlivened by values of community, hospitality, stewardship, and justice. The university is dedicated to cultivating an equitable, inclusive community founded on respect for all persons. Students, staff and faculty from many diverse belief systems and backgrounds collectively bring a rich dimension to the academic, cultural, and religious experience at SJU. Learn more in our Statement on Diversity and in our brochure regarding Higher Education in the Catholic and Benedictine Tradition.
With a total enrollment of approximately 1,600 students, SJU has a unique coordinate partnership with the College of Saint Benedict (CSB), a liberal arts college for women. SJU and CSB are committed to the holistic transformational development of men and women within the context of a unified, coeducational experience. All students, faculty, and staff have the opportunity to experience and engage with the two institutions. For further information, see http://www.csbsju.edu/about.
Saint John’s University offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits program.
|Closing Date/Time:||Wed. 01/15/20 5:00 PM Central Time|