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Director- Office of Family Life
Diocese of Austin
The Bishop is the visible principle and foundation of unity in the particular Church (the diocese) entrusted to him. In a unique and visible way, he makes Christ’s mission present and enduring as Shepherd of the Christian Community. In order to fulfill his mission, the Bishop employs suitable, chosen collaborators (clerics, religious, or lay people). He shares with them the apostolic mission and entrusts various responsibilities to them.
Each position employed in the Diocese of Austin helps to extend the ministry of the Bishop in particular ways as outlined in the job description. Therefore, the employee in this position is closely connected to and assists the Bishop in the performance of his ministry and thereby engages in ministry for the church.
The Director of Family Life is responsible for overseeing diocesan programs, initiatives, and resources related to the ongoing catechesis and formation of Family Sacramental Living, i.e. chaste living, marriage preparation, natural family planning (NFP), and enrichment, through the development of resources to encourage discipleship within the family. The position reports to the Secretariat for Formation and Spirituality and operates under general supervision with wide latitude for the use of independent judgment and initiative.
Tenure Track Position in Systematic Theology
University of Dallas
The Department of Theology at the University of Dallas invites applications for a tenure-track position in systematic theology, which begins in the fall of 2015. The University of Dallas is a Catholic liberal arts institution dedicated to the pursuit of wisdom, truth, and virtue as the primary ends of education. The position requires a doctorate in sacred theology. The doctorate should be in hand by no later than August of 2015. Rank open.
The successful candidate will be strong in systematic theology, but also be able to teach in other areas, such as sacraments and liturgy, the history of Christian doctrine, or moral theology. Some teaching experience is desirable. Teaching responsibilities will include two courses in our Core curriculum (Understanding the Bible and Western Theological tradition), as well as undergraduate and graduate courses.
Dean, College of Arts and Sciences
Santa Clara University
Santa Clara University (SCU), a comprehensive Jesuit, Catholic university located in California's Silicon Valley, is entering an ambitious period of growth and expansion and has developed a bold new vision and integrated strategic plan, Santa Clara 2020. The University is launching new interdisciplinary initiatives, promoting technology-enhanced teaching methods and building facilities that respond to the changing landscape of higher education, our increasingly technological society, and an innovative approach to liberal arts education.
The search committee invites inquiries, nominations, and expressions of interest for the position of Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. Santa Clara seeks a visionary and creative academic leader with a distinguished reputation as a teaching scholar and a commitment to advancing the University's mission that is dedicated to academic excellence, social justice, and educating the whole person.
Founded in 1851 by the Society of Jesus as Santa Clara College, SCU is California's oldest operating institution of higher learning. The University offers its more than 8,000 students rigorous undergraduate curricula in arts and sciences, business, and engineering, plus master's, Ph.D., and law degrees. Distinguished nationally by the fourth-highest graduation rate among all U.S. master's universities, SCU demonstrates faith-inspired values of ethics and social justice.
The College of Arts and Sciences, in which 3,140 undergraduate students are pursuing majors, has nearly 350 faculty members, and approximately 130 full- and part-time staff. It is the largest academic unit and represents the academic core of the University. The College's 24 departments and academic programs offer more than 35 undergraduate degree programs. All undergraduates at the University are provided a common educational experience through the Core Curriculum, whose courses are predominantly offered in the College of Arts and Sciences. More information about Santa Clara University and the College of Arts and Sciences can be found on its website at http://www.scu.edu/cas/.
The Dean is the chief academic and administrative officer of the College and reports to the Provost. The next Dean will provide overall academic, administrative, and financial leadership for the College. The Dean is responsible for strategic planning and vision, educational programmatic leadership, faculty recruitment and development, promoting shared and responsible governance, external relations and fundraising, resource and budget allocation, staff and facilities management, and integration with other campus units, among other duties. The next Dean will also have a unique opportunity to work with faculty and stakeholders to develop a new strategic plan for the College.
The ideal candidate will be an innovative, goal-oriented, and collaborative leader and have extensive administrative experience as a dean, associate dean, department chair, or a comparable administrative position with academic, managerial, and fiscal responsibility. She or he will have an earned doctorate (or terminal degree) in a relevant discipline of the College, a distinguished record of scholarship and teaching, and be eligible for appointment at the rank of full professor. The successful candidate will have a record of leading change, enthusiasm to engage in fundraising, and broad interest in the liberal arts. The next Dean will embrace the core commitments of the University's mission and identity as a Jesuit, Catholic university, will actively promote academic, scholarly, and creative (artistic) excellence, will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and will enhance diversity and inclusion. A full position description (Leadership Profile) can be requested via the dedicated email address below.
St. Benedict Elementary, Boston MA
A Classical Education
St. Benedict Elementary, an independent K-6 school in the classical Catholic tradition located 30 minutes west of Boston, is seeking to build its talented faculty for the 2014-15 academic year. Celebrating its inauguration in September 2013, SBE strives to cultivate intellectual and moral virtue in the pursuit of academic excellence, in a joyful and faithful Catholic environment. Visit www.stbenedictelementary.com to learn about our distinctive mission.