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Executive Secretary (Bishop George V. Murry, S.J.'s Cabinet)
Catholic Charities, Diocese Youngstown, OH
144 West Wood Street
Youngstown, Ohio 44503

The Catholic Diocese of Youngstown, Ohio ( was established on May 15, 1943, and was canonically erected on July 22, 1943. Located in Northeast Ohio, the diocese includes six counties; Ashtabula, Columbiana, Mahoning, Portage, Stark and Trumbull. This area totals 3,404 square miles. The Catholic population of the diocese numbers 198,332 (out of a total population of 1,195,478). There are 94 parishes and a mission located in the diocese. Six high schools and 28 elementary schools serve 7,386 parochial students. The Catholic students not enrolled in parochial schools are served through parish religious education programs (10,089 elementary, 3,026 high school students). One Catholic university is located in the diocese, serving students.

Catholic Charities Services of the Diocese of Youngstown administers a variety of programs which include:

Bishop George V. Murry, S.J., to whom this position reports, has directed Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Youngstown to focus on a central mission embracing Catholic social teachings, emphasizing social justice and providing aid to the less fortunate. The new Executive Director, under the supervision of Bishop Murry, will chart the strategic direction of this client-centric agency as it continues to adapt to the needs of the community. To do this, we seek an energetic, skillful and committed individual, an active Catholic with a full understanding of Catholic social teaching, to coordinate the social and healthcare ministries of the Diocese. Reporting to the Bishop and serving as his representative this person insures caring and effective strategies are employed which maximize the impact of Diocesan resources in serving those in need.

Title: Executive Secretary (Bishop Murry’s Cabinet)

Reports to: Bishop of the Diocese of Youngstown, Most Reverend George V. Murry, S.J., and Monsignor Robert Siffrin, Moderator of the Curia


  1. Provide assistance to the Bishop and Vicar General as needed.
  2. Plan and coordinate strategic direction for the social and health care ministries and services for the Diocese.
  3. Serve specifically as:
    1. Diocesan Health Care Coordinator
    2. Diocesan Liaison with St. Vincent de Paul Society
  4. Provide leadership in governance regarding various corporations of social ministry in the Diocese. Serve specifically as:
    1. Secretary-Treasurer of the Diocese of Youngstown Catholic Charities Corporation
    2. Secretary of the St. Joseph Care Center Corporation
  5. Assist in the management and planning for the Annual Bishop’s Appeal for Catholic Charities and Church
  6. Administer the day to day affairs of the Department of Catholic Charities Services.


  • Serve as Medical-Moral Advisor to the Bishop and Catholic health care corporations
  • Act as liaison with USCCB departments, Catholic Health Association, Catholic Charities USA as appropriate.
  • Assist other members of the Administrative Board as needed.
  • Promote the work of social concerns/health affairs in the community through public relations, education and networking.
  • Serve on various community based and Church sponsored boards of directors.


  • Diocesan Director of Social Services
    • President & CEO, Diocese of Youngstown Catholic Charities Corporation
    • Board of Directors and Members of the Diocese of Youngstown Catholic Charities Corporation
  • Diocesan Director of Social Action
    • Catholic Campaign for Human Development
    • Catholic Relief Services
    • Criminal Justice Ministries
    • Diversity and Racial Justice
  • Diocesan Director of Migration and Refugee Services
    • Catholic Legal Immigration Services (CLINIC)
    • Outreach to Migrants and Refugees
    • Hispanic Services
  • Diocesan Director of Disaster Response
  • Catholic Charities/Third Floor Office Manager
  • Catholic Charities Book Keeper
  • Board of Directors and Members of St. Joseph Care Center

RELATIONSHIPS: (Collaborative):

  • Presidents/CEOs and Ethics Committees of Catholic Health Care Institutions
    • Humility of Mary Health Partners/Catholic Healthcare Partners
    • Mercy Medical Center/Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine System
  • Diocesan Director of Appeal/Stewardship/Development
  • Other members of the Curia
  • Parishes
  • Other Catholic affiliated corporations in the Diocese engaged in social ministries


  • Master level or equivalent in Theology, Administration, Social Work, or related fields.
  • Be a practicing Catholic in good standing
  • Knowledge, commitment to, and understanding of the Church’s social doctrine and moral theology.
  • Demonstrated work/experience, at least 5 years, in the practice of nonprofit management and governance.
  • Demonstrated ability to deal with the media, with excellent oral and written communication skills.

Compensation: $80-100K

Expected Travel: 20%; minimal overnight travel

Benefits: Comprehensive health insurance and other plan benefits available at time of interview

For consideration please email: with resume.

Payroll and Benefits Specialist
Jesuit Conference

Washington, DC

The Jesuit Conference seeks a part time Payroll and Benefits Specialist to assist with various Human Resources tasks and projects. Incumbent will be involved in processing new hires, processing data changes, handling employee related concerns, assisting with benefit enrollments and meetings, processing payroll, recording payroll to the general ledger, filing and various HR projects as needed. This is a 24 hour per week position. Work hours are 9:00 am to 5:00 pm on Monday, Wednesday and Friday.


Five years’ experience in HR and/or payroll, preferably handling new hires and processing payroll. Ability to pass background check
Computer literacy, including Excel and accounting software
Knowledge of multi-location multi-state HR and payroll laws and regulations
Strong organization skills and detail thinking
Strong customer service skills
Strong communication skills both verbal and written

The Jesuit Conference is an equal opportunity employer.

Apply online by clicking here.

Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer
Fordham University

Bronx, New York

Fordham University, the Jesuit University of New York, invites nominations and applications for the position of senior vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer.   Advancing a platform of financial strength, the senior vice president will have the extraordinary opportunity to devise innovative ways to support each of Fordham’s schools and administrative divisions in support of the overall mission of the University.  Leveraging Fordham’s strong brand in higher education as a Jesuit university, the senior vice president will provide inspiring, innovative and visionary leadership that can advance the position of the University as a national leader in education in the 21st century. S/he will have an appreciation for and commitment to the values and ideals of a Jesuit education.

Reporting directly to the president of the University, the senior vice president will be the strategic financial advisor responsible for the leadership and management of information technology, human resources and all the financial areas of the University.   As a member of the administrators’ conference which is composed of the provost, vice presidents, the University secretary and the president’s executive assistant, the senior vice president will lead two vice presidents: the vice president for finance and the vice president for information technology, as well as the chief investment officer (CIO) and the assistant treasurer.  The senior vice president is the chief financial advisor to the Board of Trustees supporting the work of both the Audit and Risk Management and Finance and Investment Committees of the Board.   S/he will establish close collaboration with the University provost in achieving the mission, goals and objectives of the University.

The successful candidate will possess a proven record of financial and business management success.  He or she will be an energetic, knowledgeable and experienced leader capable of both vision and execution, adept at both motivating and managing staff to achieve ambitious goals, and able to work closely and collaboratively with the president and the administrators’ conference, the Board of Trustees, academic leadership, faculty, students and other members of the Fordham community. The ability to build consensus and superior interpersonal and communication skills are essential.  A record of demonstrated success in financial and organizational management in a complex environment is required as well as a record of increasing responsibilities in complex finance organizations with an in depth knowledge of higher education preferable.  S/he must have an appreciation for and commitment to the values and ideals of a Jesuit education.  A Bachelor’s degree preferably in business or accounting is required; an MBA or other graduate degree is preferred.

Founded in 1841, Fordham University offers exceptional education distinguished by the Jesuit tradition to more than 15,000 students in its nine colleges and schools. It has residential campuses in the Bronx and Manhattan, a campus in West Harrison, NY, the Louis Calder Center Biological Field Station in Armonk, NY, and the London Centre in the United Kingdom.  Guided by its Catholic and Jesuit traditions, Fordham fosters the intellectual, moral and religious development of its students and prepares them for leadership in a global society.

Inquiries, nominations, and applications are invited. Applicants from diverse backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply. Review of applications will begin November 24, 2014, and will continue until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration, applicant materials should be received by January 30, 2015. Candidates should provide a resume and a letter of application that addresses the responsibilities and requirements described in the Leadership Profile available on Witt/Kieffer’s website ( These materials should be sent electronically via e-mail to Fordham University’s consultants Karen Goldstein and Monica Burton at, The consultants can be reached by phone through the desk of Christine Van Sickel, search support, 314-754-6071.

Fordham is an independent, Catholic University in the Jesuit tradition that welcomes applications from all backgrounds.  Fordham is an equal opportunity employer.

Dean, College of Arts and Sciences
Santa Clara University

Santa Clara, California

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

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. 

Interested individuals should provide a letter of interest describing professional background and qualifications for the position as well as a current CV.  This search will be conducted with respect for candidate confidentiality, which will be maintained until finalists are invited to campus towards the end of the process.  The search will remain open until an appointment is made but to ensure the fullest consideration, materials should be sent electronically as soon as possible or by November 15, 2014, to Witt/Kieffer, and the consultants to the search committee: Brian Bloomfield and Jean Dowdall, Ph.D.

Santa Clara University is an equal opportunity employer.  

Cristo Rey Jesuit College Preparatory School of Houston

Houston, Texas

Cristo Rey Jesuit of Houston, a co-ed Catholic high school, is seeking an energetic and effective President to serve, starting July 1, 2015, as the apostolic leader of the School and principal spokesperson to all its constituents. Spiritually grounded in the Catholic faith and possessing excellent communication and people skills, the next President shall be committed to and passionate about Cristo Rey Jesuit's values and unique mission--one that combines personal responsibility, academic rigor, and a corporate work-study program to empower students of all faiths from economically-challenged families to reach their full potential. Since the School first opened its doors in 2009, enrollment has increased exponentially (from 80 to 515), its two-year college acceptance rate has been 100 percent, and it has remained fiscally sound. Candidates interested in shepherding this School's vision to graduate future leaders who are committed to a life-long pursuit of learning, faith, and justice are encouraged to apply.

Gloria Hoffman Snyder
Senior Consultant
The Education Group

Vice President for Academic Affairs
Canisius College

Buffalo, New York

Canisius College, a Catholic, Jesuit university seeks a strategic, visionary and accomplished academic leader to serve as its next vice president for academic affairs. 

Founded in 1870 by the Jesuits, Canisius is the premier private university in Western New York. A masters-level, comprehensive university, Canisius is consistently ranked among the top colleges in the Northeast. Its undergraduate, graduate and professional programs are distinguished by close student-faculty engagement and experiential learning opportunities that transform the mind and spirit. Canisius promotes the Jesuit principles of excellence, service and leadership through a broad range of learning experiences and a distinct core curriculum that is grounded in the liberal arts. Canisius is located in a historic, residential neighborhood in Buffalo, New York. Buffalo is experiencing a renaissance and Canisius is ideally positioned to take advantage of the region’s rich and diverse cultural, geographic and economic assets to fulfill its educational mission with learning and research opportunities beyond the classroom. 

The VPAA will help lead the college into an exciting new era through the development of a fresh academic vision that meets the needs of students, excites faculty and inspires innovation. The vice president for academic affairs reports to the president and serves as a key member of his senior leadership team. The VPAA is responsible for all academic programs, including traditional and online offerings. The VPAA collaborates closely with other senior leaders and plays an integral role in the planning and implementation of institution-wide initiatives. He or she will work with faculty and administration to align resources to support existing programs and develop new strategies for the future. The selected candidate will also advance a true culture of assessment that utilizes data to drive operational and program improvements, and promote a genuine commitment to collaboration and shared governance. A track record of leading change and the proven ability to advance initiatives from inception through implementation in a complex organization will be critical to the VPAA’s success.

The new VPAA will be a senior academic leader with vision, creativity, exceptional fiscal and communication skills, and possess a strong commitment to faculty development and student success. S/he will have successfully earned tenure and possess an earned terminal degree with an exemplary record of teaching, scholarship, and service commensurate with appointment at the rank of full professor. Above all, the VPAA will demonstrate the personal qualities that exemplify Canisius’ Jesuit values and mission along with the integrity, dedication, judgment and decisiveness needed to lead the college forward. 

For more information on this position, including a full leadership profile, please visit

Nominations and applications are invited. Review of credentials is underway and will continue until the position is filled. Interested individuals should provide a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and the names of five references who will not be contacted without permission. All materials should be sent via email to the Witt/Kieffer consultant supporting this search, Jane Courson, at by October 30, 2014. 

The college is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students. 

Dean, School of Business
Loyola University Maryland

Baltimore, Maryland 
Posting date: 08/20/2014

Loyola University Maryland invites inquiries, nominations, and applications for the position of Dean of the Rev. Joseph A. Sellinger, S. J., School of Business. The new Dean, as the principal executive officer of the Sellinger School, will provide creative, engaged leadership in updating and executing the School’s vision, mission, and goals consistent with those of the University and with the needs of the stakeholders of the School. The Dean will support the faculty in achieving standards of excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service to the community; promote efforts to increase diversity in the student body, staff, and faculty; engage enthusiastically with students at both the undergraduate and graduate levels; lead fundraising, grant writing, and strategic planning efforts; expand graduate programs and enrollments; partner effectively with the Baltimore and Washington, DC, regional business communities; and foster the Jesuit, Catholic mission of the institution.

Loyola University Maryland aspires to be the nation’s leading Catholic comprehensive university. Founded in 1852 to serve a primarily local, commuting population, the University is recognized today as a prestigious, highly selective master’s comprehensive university with a strong residential undergraduate program rooted in the Jesuit liberal arts tradition and professional graduate programs at the master’s and doctoral levels. Loyola has been ranked among the top five master’s universities in the North Region by U.S. News & World Report for the past decade. Loyola enrolls approximately 4,000 undergraduate and 2,000 graduate students in its three schools: Loyola College (arts and sciences), the Sellinger School of Business, and the School of Education. In keeping with the University’s Jesuit tradition, its educational philosophy focuses on the care and education of the whole person – mind, body, and spirit – and its mission centers on preparing its students to learn, lead, and serve in a diverse and changing world. For more information about Loyola University Maryland and the Sellinger School of Business, please visit

Loyola’s School of Business and Management was formed in 1980, following Loyola’s first offering of the MBA in 1967 and introduction of the EMBA in 1973. In 1984, the School was retitled to include the name of President Sellinger, a leader who transformed the lives of many at Loyola, after a publicly unidentified donor made this a condition of a one million dollar gift. The School achieved AACSB accreditation in 1988 and remains the only private institution in Maryland with a nationally accredited business school. The School enrolls approximately 1000 full-time undergraduate students and 1000 graduate students in part-time and weekend MBA programs, a full-time Emerging Leaders MBA program, Master’s degrees in Finance and Accounting, and certificate programs. Students are taught by 66 full-time and 69 part-time faculty. The School offers programs at campuses in Baltimore, Timonium, MD, and Columbia, MD.

For best consideration, please send all nominations, inquiries and expressions of interest by October 20 in confidence and electronically to

Loyola University Maryland welcomes applicants from all backgrounds who can contribute to its educational mission. Loyola is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, and welcomes applications from underrepresented groups, regardless of religious affiliation.

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Assistant Director for Multicultural Student Ministry
Marquette University

Milwaukee, WI
Posting date: 06/26/2014

Marquette University is accepting applications for an Assistant Director for Multicultural Student Ministry. Primary responsibilities include development of Campus Ministry programs focused on pastoral outreach, programs, and support for students of historically underrepresented cultural and ethnic backgrounds; and facilitation of intercultural faith community building.  S/he will collaborate closely with members of Marquette’s campus ministry team. In the first year, the Coordinator of Multicultural Ministry will initiate a sustainable plan for ministry with Marquette’s Latino students. Mentoring, leadership formation, and building a network of Latino students for the purpose of creating a spiritual home at Marquette are critical aspects of this position.  S/he will assist the Coordinator of Interfaith Programing. The work of the Coordinator of Multicultural Student Ministry includes incorporating elements of action and reflection through the lens of Ignatian spirituality.

As an Assistant Director in Campus Ministry, the Coordinator of Multi-Cultural Student Ministry will lead and support Campus Ministry programming, enhance student focused ministry, and report to the director of Campus Ministry. This is a 10 month position.

Minimum Qualifications:  Master’s degree in Theology or related field. Two years of experience in campus ministry or related field. Two years of experience in multicultural ministry. Spanish proficiency.

Application Process:  Please apply on line at  Position open until filled.   For additional information about working at Marquette University and various benefits available to employees, please visit  


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