Since 1851, Notre Dame High School, San Jose has provided an exceptional Catholic college preparatory education for young women in Santa Clara Valley. The quality of education has remained steadfast throughout Notre Dame’s rich 166-year history. The school's mission is guided by the teachings of Saint Julie Billiart, the foundress of the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur with a strong focus on social justice and community service.
Notre Dame High School has a challenging college preparatory curriculum that integrates classroom learning with downtown educational opportunity. The school has a diverse student body, extensive honors and advanced placement programs, and a very talented and dedicated Faculty and Staff. Notre Dame educates over 620 students annually for success and leadership in a global society.
Campus Ministry Program
Campus Ministry provides formative programs in spirituality, service and justice to empower young women for impact in their local and global communities. These programs are part of initiatives to educate for justice and leadership in a 21st century Catholic worldview for career and life success.
The Campus Minister supports the spiritual life and growth of each young woman and the greater Notre Dame community with leadership and oversight of meaningful programs in community service learning, justice immersions and social justice.
Program Leadership & Ministry:
- Provide oversight, management and pastoral leadership for mission aligned programs in community service learning, social justice and justice immersions, including design and implementation of service and justice formation
- Provide leadership formation and ministerial training to students, faculty/staff and parents
Public Relations and Communications:
- Provide communication to community members on Campus Ministry programs as well as upcoming events on and off campus
- Cultivate relationships with students, faculty/staff, and parents as well as service and justice leaders in the community
- Support all aspects of Campus Ministry programs as needed
- Serve as a mentor teacher
- Model authentic engagement in the spiritual life and serve as a resource for community members
- Practicing Catholic
- Masters in Theology, Divinity, Religious Studies or ministry related field
- Experience with Catholic social teaching praxis and/or pastoral ministry with adolescents
- Strong organizational, program design and planning skills
- Proficient computer and database skills including: Microsoft Office, Google Apps
Desired Knowledge and Abilities:
- Background in Catholic theology, community service learning, faith formation, justice advocacy, immersion, and ministry training for high school students
- Familiarity with adolescent spirituality and women’s leadership
- Experience with community organizing, global/national travel, community partnerships with nonprofits
- Commitment to interreligious dialogue within a Catholic context
Terms of Employment:
- Full-time position
- Annual renewable contract
- Competitive compensation package
How to Apply
Submit a cover letter and resume to:
- Place “Campus Minister – Service and Justice” in the subject line