Position: Director of Pastoral Counseling
The St. Thomas More Newman Center Parish in Columbia, Missouri, is seeking a Director of Pastoral Counseling to serve the college students who attend the University of Missouri-Columbia, Stephens College, and Columbia College and 700 households in our parish. Our mission: To form, with the help of Grace, a Catholic community of faith who cultivates beauty, truth, goodness, communion, and justice.
Job Summary: The Director of Pastoral Counseling tends to the spiritual, mental, and emotional health of all parishioners (both students and residents). The Director is responsible for coordinating spiritual direction and providing counseling for students and residents. This position also coordinates faith formation for resident parishioners and pastoral care for the homebound.
Coordinate Spiritual Direction and provide Counseling (at least 20 hours per week)
Coordinate Faith Formation for adults
Coordinate Pastoral Care
Faith-filled, practicing Catholic.
Master’s degree from accredited social work, mental health counseling, or marriage and family therapy program required. Clinical licensure as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) required.
Background in Catholic theology preferred.
Experience with young adults preferred.
Salary commensurate with education and experience. Applications accepted until position is filled. Qualified applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to Fr. Dan Merz, SLD, at [email protected].