Director for Mission Integration - School of Continuing Studies

Washington D.C.
Feb 15, 2018
May 01, 2018
Executive, Director
Full Time
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Director for Mission Integration - School of Continuing Studies

Georgetown University's School of Continuing Studies (SCS) offers graduate programs in professional and liberal studies, more than 30 professional certificate programs, custom and corporate training and education, summer school and special programs, and the University's only part-time bachelor's program. By pairing seasoned scholars and practitioners with innovative educational programming, SCS prepares you with the skills needed to succeed in today's evolving business landscape.

The Director for Mission Integration serves as a mission integrator and a minister/chaplain for the School of Continuing Studies.  As a mission integrator, s/he animates, integrates, and deepens faculty, staff and students' engagement with the Jesuit values that drive the mission of Georgetown University. Reporting to the Vice President of Mission and Ministry, the Director for Mission Integration has duties that include but are not limited to:

Mission Integration

  • Collaborates with SCS colleagues to incorporate Ignatian pedagogy into online and campus courses and programs.
  • Designs and implements a comprehensive program of Ignatian spirituality and formation including but not limited to retreats, Ignatian Tradition Seminars, spiritual direction, and counseling.


  • Provides ministry, spiritual direction, spiritual accompaniment, and retreats for faculty, staff and students as needed.
  • Provides engaging and welcoming outreach to the community, including formal spiritual direction, formation events, and retreats.
  • Coordinates ministries from different religious traditions at the SCS, including the use of the chapel.

Budgetary and Administrative Responsibilities

  • Supports other strategic initiatives aligned with the mission of SCS and GU, including writing and managing mission grants.
  • Collaborates with the Chief Financial Officer and Chief of Staff at the SCS regarding budgetary responsibilities, fiscal planning and reconciliation.
  • Supervises spending for retreats and Ignatian programs.


  • Master of Divinity or equivalent combination of graduate theological/ministerial/counseling education, training and supervised ministry experience
  • 5 years' experience in Mission Integration and Ministry work, and/or Ignatian spirituality and formation work, preferably with non-traditional, graduate and/or professional students
  • Knowledge of the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius with a requisite background in Ignatian spirituality
  • Demonstrated competence in scripture and theology with the ability to engage and support persons of all religious and spiritual identities and work collaboratively with colleagues of other religious traditions
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office programs, social media, and other on-line resources
  • Availability for some evening/weekend work
  • Background in higher education preferred
  • Experience and training in Ignatian spirituality preferred

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