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Vice President for Mission and Ministry
|Job Type:||Administrative Management Multicultural/Diversity/ALANA Services|
|Institution Type:||Private not-for-profit, 4-year|
|Institution Size:||< 15,000 Students|
At DePaul University, we are looking for candidates who want to join us in our mission to provide access to education for all. Successful candidates welcome ideas and perspectives from colleagues and students representing a wide variety of cultures, backgrounds, religious beliefs, and experiences. We seek collaborative, open-minded and hard working professionals to work in a real world urban learning environment. Are you exceptional, yet modest and open to challenges? We seek achievers and leaders that want to bring their passion and skills to our well-respected community of approachable colleagues. Build your career with us.
Reporting to the President and as a member of the president’s cabinet, the Vice President for Mission and Ministry heads the Division of Mission and Ministry and serves as the institution’s Chief Mission Officer. The Vice President staffs the Mission Committee of the Board of Trustees, and serves ex officio as the Chair of the Vincentian Endowment Fund Board. Under the Vice President’s direction, the Division’s Vincentian Studies Institute serves as the premiere international center for the study of Vincentian history and spirituality. The Vice President also serves as the institutional liaison with Catholic Theological Union. Due to the unique nature of this position’s responsibilities, the Vice President must be a Roman Catholic whose own faith, and the expression of that faith, aligns with the university’s identity, mission and values as an inclusive and highly diverse Catholic and Vincentian institution. Please visit https://www.depaul.edu/Documents/LeadershipProfile_031419_v5.pdf for the full prospectus.
Responsibilities & Duties
Education & Experience
The Division has 24 full-time employees and its work is divided into three main categories, each led by an associate vice president who reports directly to the Vice President.
Other Skills & Abilities Required
A demonstrated personal resonance with Vincentian history, spirituality and praxis.
Demonstrated excellence in organizational and people leadership, teambuilding, communication, and vision and goal setting.
Excellent listening, communication, interpersonal and relationship-building skills with the ability to communicate clearly in person and writing.
Salary & Benefits Package:
DePaul offers a comprehensive package including competitive pay and benefits to attract and retain the best talent in order to further the University's mission. To view more details on DePaul benefits, please visit https://offices.depaul.edu/human-resources/benefits/Pages/default.aspx.
Required Background Check:
Employment at DePaul University is contingent on passing a background check. Only final candidates who are extended an offer of employment will undergo a background check.
Mandated Reporting of Child Abuse & Neglect:
Upon accepting an offer of employment with the university, you will also be required to sign an Acknowledgement of Mandated Reporter Status at the time of hire. A mandated reporter is required to make a report to the Illinois DCFS Hotline whenever there is reasonable cause to believe that a child known to them in their professional or official capacity may be abused or neglected. For more information, please visit the following pages:
Illinois Department of Children & Family Services (DCFS)
Illinois Abused and Neglected Child Reporting Act
DePaul University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local EEO laws.
In order to be considered for this position, please apply online. If you experience any difficulties in the process, please call 312-362-6855.
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