Location: Notre Dame Open Date: Apr 8, 2021 Deadline: May 14, 2021 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time
Description:The Department of Theology at the University of Notre Dame invites applications for a full time faculty position as Director of Pastoral Formation in the Master of Divinity degree program. The Director of Pastoral Formation is part of a three-member administrative team that works collaboratively in overseeing all areas of the MDiv Program. The Director of Pastoral formation has principal areas of responsibility in the field education component of the MDiv program including: developing and maintaining ministerial sites; training and sustaining relationships with skilled ministerial practitioners serving as supervisors; assisting and advising lay and religious students in their selection of placements; and supporting their ongoing navigation of those placements. In addition, the Director of Pastoral Formation teaches the first two years of the field education seminar (two courses each semester).
The successful candidate will possess theological acumen integrated with pastoral skill and wisdom. Extensive pastoral experience and a graduate degree in Theology are required (Ph.D. or D.Min. preferred). Experience in collegiate teaching and pastoral ministry is preferred. The successful candidate will also be sympathetic to the mission of the University of Notre Dame, which seeks a distinctive educational and scholarly excellence that is founded on its Catholic identity, and to the contribution of the Theology Department within that larger vision. Information about Notre Dame is available at http://www.nd.edu, the Masters of Divinity program within the Department of Theology at https://theology.nd.edu/graduate-programs/mdiv/, and the University mission statement is at https://www.nd.edu/about/mission/.
Applications must be received by May 14, 2021, with a preferable start date of July 1, 2021. Please submit a letter of application, current curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation. The University of Notre Dame seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty, staff and administration. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace. We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates and those candidates attracted to a university with a Catholic identity. Moreover, Notre Dame prohibits discrimination against veterans or disabled qualified individuals, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors to employ and advance veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).
This appointment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Applicants will be asked to identify all felony convictions and/or pending felony charges. Felony convictions do not automatically bar an individual from employment. Each case will be examined separately to determine the appropriateness of employment in the particular position. Failure to be forthcoming or dishonesty with respect to felony disclosures can result in the disqualification of a candidate. The full procedure can be viewed at https://facultyhandbook.nd.edu/?id=link-73597.
Equal Opportunity Employment Statement The University of Notre Dame seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty, staff and administration. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace. We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates and those candidates attracted to a university with a Catholic identity. Moreover, Notre Dame prohibits discrimination against veterans or disabled qualified individuals, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors to employ and advance veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).
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