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University of Detroit Jesuit High School and Academy
Detroit, Mich.

U of D Jesuit is seeking a dynamic education leader to serve as its Principal, leading one of the region’s premier academic institutions serving young men into its next evolution. This is an exceptional time for an experienced change leader to make their unique stamp on a storied academic institution with a strong legacy.

Chartise Clark of Koya Partners has been exclusively retained for this search. To express your interest in this role please submit your materials here or email Chartise directly uofdjesuit@koyapartners.com. All inquiries and discussions will be considered strictly confidential. Read and download the full position profile here.

Jesuit Retreat House 
Oshkosh, Wis.
Executive Director Job Posting

The Jesuit Retreat House on Lake Winnebago near Oshkosh, WI, seeks a warm and welcoming, spiritual and inspirational, proven leader to serve as Executive Director. The successful candidate will have a bachelor s degree and be committed to Ignatian spirituality. A Masters degree and training in spiritual direction are both desirable. Knowledge of the Ignatian Spiritual Exercises and previous experience in development are required.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Humbly lead, manage, and sustain Ignatian spirituality and the Spiritual Exercises to enable the vision and mission of the Jesuit Retreat House.
  • Exercise fiduciary oversight of the ministry including institutional advancement initiatives.
  • Create, lead and sustain relationships with all key stakeholders to achieve the vision and mission of the ministry.
  • Lead and manage all Retreat House staff in a team environment to achieve and sustain the ministry.

In addition to the above, individual will need to have the ability to:

  • Collaborate effectively across different stakeholder groups
  • Manage the Ignatian vision, financial oversite and development of the retreat house
  • Dedicate the time and attention necessary to fulfill the mission of this ministry (including weekend retreats).

The retreat house offers resources to all who want to discern God’s presence in their lives. At the same time, they also aim to help their retreatants to become “contemplatives in action,” people who bring this spirituality into the everyday world.

Please click here to apply or for a full job description please email patti.matthews@mranet.org

Part-time CPA/Accountant 
Bellarmine Jesuit Retreat House
Barrington, Illinois

Bellarmine Jesuit Retreat House in Barrington, IL seeks a part-time CPA/Accountant. This position is responsible for closing the books monthly; preparing financial statements and other financial reports; reconciling and booking monthly investment reports from external managers; preparing the annual budget with management direction; and assisting in the annual financial audit. The CPA/Accountant is expected to provide accurate and timely information and to become knowledgeable of the retreat house mission. Once familiar with the role, the position will require two to three days a month to update and prepare accurate monthly financials and quarterly financial information for board meetings. Additional time will be needed during budget preparation (spring) and the annual external audit (summer), but overall time will likely not exceed 1,000 hours annually.

Click here to learn more about the position and qualifications. Please submit questions and/or a resume and cover letter to Tom Cattapan at tcattapan@jesuitretreat.org

Grants Manager (half-time)
Casa Romero Renewal Center

Casa Romero Renewal Center is an urban, multicultural and bilingual Ignatian (Jesuit) spirituality center that provides a variety of programs and retreats to form leaders, strengthen families and facilitate encounters across lines of difference – all with the purpose of renewing the world.

Position Description
Casa Romero has several longstanding relationships with grant makers, and we regularly invite new grant makers to support our mission. Our Grants Manager is responsible for overseeing the grants portion of our advancement efforts – from identifying potential funders through final reports. This new position will report to and work closely with our Executive and Associate Directors.

Click here for more details in pdf form.

To Apply
Send a letter and resume to:
Michael Coffey
Casa Romero Renewal Center
423 W. Bruce Street
Milwaukee WI 53204

Or mcoffey@casaromerocenter.org

Please include a writing sample, e.g., an article, an appeal letter, a case for support.

Digital Media Specialist 
The Ignatian Yoga Team

The Ignatian Yoga Team is looking for a qualified Digital Media Specialist to join our team and lead our digital media and marketing efforts. This includes managing, implementing, and promoting the Ignatian Yoga digital media strategy and online presence.  We are looking for a self-starter who requires minor oversight. 8-10 hours per week.

Click here for more details including duties and responsibilities.

To apply please send a cover letter, resume, and any samples of your work (social media posts, graphic design, website, videos, etc.) to bobby@ignatianyoga.com

Executive Director
Manresa Jesuit Retreat House
Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

Manresa Jesuit Retreat House is seeking a full-time Executive Director. The qualifications and job description are online at www.manresa-sj.org/exec-director. Applicants should email their resume to fennessy@jcu.edu or send to Manresa Jesuit Retreat House, Attention: Fr. Peter Fennessy, SJ at 1390 Quarton Road, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304 no later than October 15, 2020. The person hired must be available to begin January 4, 2021. Questions may be directed to Mr. Keller McGaffey, Board Chair, at kellermcgaffey@its-na.com.

See all details at https://www.manresa-sj.org/exec-director.

Director of Advancement
The Ignatian Spirituality Project (ISP)
Chicago, IL

The Ignatian Spirituality Project (ISP) is seeking an accomplished, visionary fundraising expert. Reporting to the ISP Executive Director, the Director of Advancement is responsible for all fundraising and development activities, with an emphasis on cultivating, securing, and retaining major gifts.

She/he takes the lead on establishing and implementing a development strategy needed to sustain an annual budget of $1.5M through major gift solicitation and stewardship, annual appeals, special events, corporate and foundation support, internal and external communications, and support of the 29+ ISP affiliates and their fundraising activities. As part of the management team, she/he will play a critical role in the guiding and executing the organizational strategic plan over the next 3 years.

The Director of Advancement will “own” the development shop, but spend the majority of her/his time, in partnership with the Executive Director, on the major gift initiative described below. The right candidate will be passionate about ISP’s effort to light the path by bringing hope, healing, and transformation to people recovering from homelessness and addiction.

Full details including job description are available in pdf form.

While our headquarters are located in Chicago, we are open to a remote position for the right candidate (must be based in the United States). Salary range is commensurate with experience. ISP also offers an excellent benefits package, including generous medical, dental, vacation, PTO, and FMLA policies, office closure between Christmas and New Years, and the potential for part-time telecommuting. (During COVID-19, all staff are telecommuting full time).

To apply, send a cover letter and resume to tom@ispretreats.org


Academic Counselor, Database Manager, and Accounts Payable Specialist
Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School
Indianapolis, Indiana

Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School has the following positions available:

  • Academic counselor
  • Database manager (part-time)
  • Accounts payable specialist (part-time)

At Brebeuf Jesuit, our highly qualified and experienced faculty members have the remarkable privilege of educating some of Indiana’s best and brightest students in the Ignatian tradition. As we begin the 2020-2021 school year utilizing a hybrid learning structure, we will need substitute teachers and monitors comfortable working in a highly technology-integrated school environment. No specific post-secondary degree or teaching experience is required.

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