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Campus Pastoral Associate (Students and Staff)

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Job No:976029
Campus Location:Canberra
Functional Unit:Campus Ministry
Work Type:Continuing full time

• Join a dynamic national team and use your experience and passion for in-person and online pastoral ministry
• Continuing full-time appointment, located in Canberra

Australian Catholic University (ACU) is an inclusive community which welcomes students and staff of all beliefs. ACU has over 2,500 staff supporting more than 34,000 students across nine campuses – Adelaide, Ballarat, Blacktown, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, North Sydney, Strathfield and Rome.

As valued members of our community, all staff members are expected to have an understanding of ACU's mission and values and to demonstrate an active contribution to them.

Through Campus Ministry, the Office of the Vice President animates opportunities for members of the University community to deepen their experience of faith and to use their gifts and talents in service to the world, while enabling them to engage in an authentic Catholic university experience while studying or working at ACU.

Beneath the formal programs, retreats, lectures, and workshops lies a spirited dedication to the identity and mission of ACU. At the core of ACU is its identity as part of the legacy of the Catholic Intellectual Tradition. This is not a static legacy but a vibrant, living legacy that is found on each of our campuses, every day.

The Campus Pastoral Associate (Students and Staff) ministers on a day-to-day basis across their campus, in-person and in virtual forums and conversations. You will ensure vibrant, relevant, consistent campus ministry delivery to students and staff on campus and virtually, enriching the religious and spiritual lives of ACU students and staff of all denominations and faiths through liturgy, retreats, education, service and pastoral care in the Catholic tradition.

You will work collaboratively with the Office of the Campus Dean, ACU Sport, the Office of Student Success and other organisational units of the University to implement programs and strategies meeting the unique needs of the campus.

You will need to have:
• An understanding of the University’s mission and Catholic ethos and demonstrate an understanding of how this role serves the mission
• Bachelor’s degree or higher in Theology, Religious Education or Ministry or equivalent experience
• Experience in pastoral ministry (Campus Ministry Experience preferred)
• Ability to encourage and advocate the vision of Campus Ministry for the overall good of the University’s Catholic Identity and Mission
• Experience in church ministry within the Catholic Church and a demonstrated commitment to ministry activities within the Catholic Church.

The University pursues an excellence agenda and offers an environment where staff are welcomed and safe, and valued through development, participation and involvement.

How to Apply:
Obtain the Position Description here Download File Campus Pastoral Associate (Students and Staff) PD - Canberra.pdf. Applicants are expected to address all criteria listed in the ‘Qualifications and Capability of the Position Holder’ part of the position description. To apply for this role click the "Apply" link below. Visit Hints and Tips on how to apply.

Total remuneration valued to $95,102 - $102,196 pa, including salary component $80,362 - $86,357pa (Higher Education Worker Level 6), employer contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading

General enquiries can be sent to Br. Michael Callinan fms, email: michael.callinan@acu.edu.au  or call 02 9739-2455.

Only candidates with the right to work in Australia may apply for this position.

Equal Opportunity and Privacy of personal information is University policy. For more details visit: www.acu.edu.au/careers

Applications Close: Friday 22 January 2021; 11:55pm

ACU is committed to diversity and social inclusion in its employment practices. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities and people from culturally diverse groups are encouraged.

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