Date:  April 26, 2023

Position Available:  Coordinator of Household Life

Position Reports to:  Director of Student Evangelization and Household Life

Department:  Student Life

FLSA Status:  Exempt

Schedule:  Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., evening and weekend hours required


Please apply online:  https://franciscan.edu/coordinator-of-household-life/



The Coordinator of Household Life will manage all aspects of household life under the direction of the Director of Evangelization and Household Life.  The Coordinator of Household Life is responsible for the formation of Household leadership, retreats, Household Masses, and Household sponsored social events. The Coordinator of Household Life is responsible to promote Household Life campus wide.



1.     Oversee all aspects of Household Life including but not limited to formation, retreats, conflict resolution, Household Masses, Household fairs, recruitment of advisors, regular visits to Household commitments and maintenance of records related to Household.  Address disciplinary issues regarding Households and maintain a regular presence within Households.

2.     Plan, organize, and execute Household Olympics, Dodgeball Tournament and the Resurrection Party.

3.     In conjunction with the Director of Evangelization and Household Life, develop and execute a plan for the assessment of Household Life.

4.     Collaborate with other Student Life Staff, pastoral staff and other departments to support and advance the Household Life system.  Meets monthly with Residence Directors.

5.     Develop and execute a formation plan for Household Coordinators.

6.     Maintain records of household intent and induction processes. Update as necessary. Monitor and train for hazing prevention.


This is not intended to be an all-inclusive list.  Additional duties, expectations and responsibilities may be added or changed as needed to meet the University’s needs.



Must understand, support and embrace the mission of Franciscan University of Steubenville and possess the following:


Work Experience

·         1-3 years of experience in Campus Ministry, Missionary Work or another related field.

·         Demonstrated ability to build relationships and guide, develop and mentor young people.



·         Action Oriented: Displays initiative; doesn’t wait to be told or asked to do something. Comfortable acting in the absence of clear direction.

·         Interpersonal Skills: Effectively uses both formal and informal means of communication.  Relates well to all people above, below and at a peer level.  Uses diplomacy and tact to diffuse high-tension situations.

·         Developing Others: Helps others continually reflect on their strengths and weaknesses.  Is effective at coaching and mentoring.

·         Motivating:  Creates a climate of winning, learning and willingness to admit and learn from mistakes.  Is effective at soliciting and using input from others.  Helps individuals understand the value of their contribution/role.

·         Planning:  Accurately assesses the complexity and difficulty of specific projects.  Breaks down projects into steps and specific tasks.  Takes steps to anticipate obstacles or problems.



·         Bachelor’s degree in Youth Ministry, Catechetics, Theology or a related field.



Technical Skills

·         Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint.

·         Proficient in the use of social media and graphic design.

·         Experience in managing a budget and utilizing a data management system.


Workplace Factors

·         Nights and weekends often required.


Candidates must submit an online application, a resume and a cover letter that demonstrates their fit for the position based on their experience, accomplishments and skills as well as their desire to advance the mission of Franciscan University.


Please apply online:  https://franciscan.edu/coordinator-of-household-life/


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Franciscan University of Steubenville is committed to principles of equal opportunity and is an equal opportunity employer.