Campus Pastoral Associate
- Foster faith formation and engagement
- Two part-time roles, or one full-time role
- Fixed term 12 month, located in Ballarat
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 eight campuses – Adelaide, Ballarat, 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.
Within the Office of the Vice President (OVP) Portfolio Campus Ministry 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.
Within Campus Ministry there are two roles that provide Ministry services to the ACU Community; these are Campus Pastoral Associate (CPA) Students and Campus Pastoral Associate (CPA) Staff.
CPA Staff roles work within the Campus Ministry Team to implement on a day to day basis programs and activities to facilitate faith formation, the facilitation of spirituality, engagement in the Catholic intellectual tradition, and prayer experiences for the University’s staff with emphasis on engaging staff, increasing staff participation in Campus Ministry events, and developing a culture of staff community and staff leadership.
CPA Students roles work within the Campus Ministry Team to implement on a day to day basis programs and activities to facilitate faith formation, the facilitation of spirituality, engagement in the Catholic intellectual tradition, and prayer experiences for the University’s students with emphasis on engaging students, increasing student participation in Campus Ministry events, and developing a culture of student community and student leadership.
As a small Campus the role at Ballart of CPA Students is available at a part-time 0.60 fraction and the role of CPA Staff is available at a part-time 0.40 fraction. These roles can held separately or combined to be one full-time role for a suitably qualified candidate.
To be successful in these roles you will need to demonstrate:
- An in-depth understanding of the University’s mission and Catholic ethos and the criticality of applying this in these roles
- Completed a Bachelor degree or higher in Theology, Religious Education or Ministry
- Relevant experience in pastoral ministry; specifically to young adults for the CPA Students role
How to Apply:
Obtain the Position Descriptions here Campus Pastoral Associate (Students) HEW 6 PD.pdf Campus Pastrol Associate (Staff) HEW 6 PD.pdf. Campus Pastoral Associate Students and/or Campus Pastoral Associate Staff. Please make it clear on your application if you wish to be considered for both roles. Applicants are expected to address all selection criteria listed in the position description, if you are applying for both roles you may combine your selection criteria responses into one statement. To apply for this role click the “Apply” link below. Visit Hints and Tips on how to apply.
Total remuneration valued to $82, 921 – $89,107 pa, including salary component $75,727 – $81,376 pa (Higher Education Worker Level 6), employer contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.
General enquiries can be sent to Michael.Callinan@acu.edu.au
Only candidates with the right to work in Australia may apply for this position.
Applications Close: Wednesday 13 June 2018 at 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.