Archdiocese of Boston


66 Brooks Drive, Braintree, MA 02184-3839
Telephone: 617-254-0100
Snow Phone Line – (617) 746-5991

Pastoral Center Information: 

Bethany Chapel
Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament
Pastoral Center Gift Shop  

It is the goal of the Pastoral Center to remain open during inclement weather unless travel conditions make it hazardous to get to work. In the event the offices are closed or there is a delay in opening, an announcement will be sent out via the IRIS system. In addition, notice will be recorded on the Snow Phone Line –  (617) 746‐5991 – no later than 5:45 a.m.


Director of Service Immersion & Social Justice - Campus Minister I (FT), Providence College

Develop and implement a plan to more readily put Campus Ministry and Providence College in service to the global Church. Encourage profound experiences and a deepening of relationships with the Lord through programmatic and systematic approaches that invite students in particular, but also faculty, staff, and the greater community into the mission of the College in ongoing ways. Cultivate connections with a cross-section of communities both on and off campus, attentive to maintaining just relationships of reciprocity. Oversee the implementation of co-curricular programs meant to transform student experience of faith, elevate and deepen conversations of faith and justice, and shape active disciples.

Essential Duties:

  1. Develop a comprehensive vision for deepening students’ experience of faith and justice through varied program offerings. Engage tradition and contemporary research to shape vision. Craft assessment tools to determine and support programmatic development.
  2. Provide oversight, direction, and support for the Service Immersion and Social Justice team, as well as support the overall mission of Campus Ministry.
  3. Engage cross-campus, local, and distance contracts, and maintain current short-term immersion programs (FaithWorks and New Orleans, LA).
  4. Serve as the Director and oversee the development of the Fr. Smith Fellowship Program.
  5. Nurture on-campus and off-campus relationships with partners essential to programmatic success, witnessing to the Gospel in all partnerships.
  6. Provide pastoral care and oversee student leaders on the Campus Ministry leadership team.
  7. Maintain and ensure appropriate stewardship of annual budget.
  8. Develop structures to encourage just and sustainable use of resources within Campus Ministry and on campus. Support the Lightening Other’s Loads program. Provide suggestions for responsible purchasing and sourcing of materials.
  9. Provide opportunities for reflection and continued engagement with social justice issues, especially pertinent to the Providence College community.
  10. Encourage faith information through appropriate and meaningful programmatic activities.

Marginal Duties:

  1. Perform all other duties as may be required

Education and Experience Required:

  • Graduate Degree in Theology, pastoral ministry, or a related field from an accredited institution.
  • Three to five years’ experience in coordination of faith based service, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience in outreach and evangelization
  • Must be a practicing Roman Catholic in good standing who is comfortable with, and knowledge about, the faith.
  • Must possess good teamwork and communication skills.
  • Familiarity with the needs and interests of college students and a willingness to accommodate student schedules.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office, and other computer skills.

Physical Demands:

  • Sitting in a normal seated position for extended periods of time
  • Reaching by extending hand(s) or arm(s) in any direction
  • Finger dexterity required to manipulate objects with fingers rather than with whole hand(s) or arm(s), for example, using a keyboard
  • Communication skills using the spoken word
  • Ability to see within normal parameters
  • Ability to hear within normal range
  • Ability to move about


To add a Letter of Recommendation after you have completed this online application, please send them via email to Jared Smith in the Office of Human Resources at: jared.smith@providence.edu

You will be asked to read and prepare a response to the Mission Statement of the College. To access the Mission Statement of Providence College please follow this link: https://about.providence.edu/mission/

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents

  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Response to the PC Mission

Optional Documents

  1. Letter of Recommendation