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The Athenaeum of Ohio forms men and women to follow Christ faithfully and serve His mission by fulfilling their vocations in the Church. Through its three divisions (Mt. St. Mary’s Seminary of the West, the Lay Pastoral Ministry Program and Special Studies Division) it prepares men for the Roman Catholic priesthood and men and women for various roles in the Church. The student body presents a wide spectrum in terms of age, educational background and vocational goals. These range from priesthood to lay ecclesial ministry and from teaching to personal enrichment. Academic performance and professional achievement are required, but equal weight is placed on pastoral, human and spiritual formation. There is a substantial formation program for priesthood candidates and integrated formational activities for other students.

Vice President of Development and Relations

The Athenaeum of Ohio/Mount St. Mary's Seminary, located in Cincinnati, Ohio, invites nominations and applications for the position of Vice President of Development and Relations.

This position reports directly to the President of the institution and is the chief development and relations officer for the organization. The Vice President, in concert with the President/Rector, has responsibility for the formulation and implementation of the strategies to be used in the Athenaeum's donor relations and development activities. As such, the Vice President has overall responsibility for the planning and direction of all capital, special, and ordinary fundraising programs as well as for management and growth of all donor relationships and constituencies.

The Vice President serves as a member of the President's Executive Committee and works in close collaboration with the Board of Trustees Development Committee. The Vice President oversees the Development office, its operations and personnel, and is responsible for the evaluation and improvement of its competencies and professionalism.

This position requires a service-oriented leader who projects an engaging personal presence. The person must be able to generate support among colleagues, staff and the broader community through his/her knowledge, experience, creativity, vision and dedication to the Catholic Church and the mission of the Athenaeum/Mount St. Mary's Seminary. The candidate must be a practicing Roman Catholic in good standing with the Church who is able to respect and promote the moral and social teachings, doctrines, and laws of the Roman Catholic faith.

The Vice President must possess a clear commitment to integrity, strong work ethic, and an entrepreneurial spirit. Also expected of the successful candidate is a minimum of a completed bachelor's degree, demonstrated experience in the field of development and/or sales, experience in the management of personnel, and the ability to communicate well in both written and oral contexts.

Review of candidates will begin immediately and expressions of interest are welcomed until the position is filled. Interested candidates should send an application consisting of a cover letter, resume/curriculum vitae, salary requirements, and three professional references to: The Athenaeum of Ohio/Mount St. Mary"s Seminary, c/o Rev. Anthony Brausch, President/Rector; 6616 Beechmont Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio 45230. All inquiries and responses will be held in strict confidence.

Executive Administrative Assistant for the Lay Pastoral Ministry Program

The Athenaeum of Ohio Lay Pastoral Ministry Program is seeking an experienced Executive Administrative Assistant to work 24 hours/week. The Administrative Assistant reports to the Departmental Director and provides administrative support to two other professional staff members. This position requires excellent written, verbal and electronic communications skills, attention to detail and organization, a high degree of confidentiality, self-motivation, the ability to collaborate with a variety of people and a spirit of hospitality. Although hours are somewhat flexible, it is anticipated that the successful candidate would work M-Th for 6 hours each day during the business day.

Specific computer skills include: Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, Excel, Publisher, and Access. Creativity and experience in communications, marketing, customer service, social media or educational institutions a plus. Send a resume with pertinent experience and contact information for three professional references via email to smcgurgan@athenaeum.edu by November 2, 2018. Applications will be considered until the position is filled. The Athenaeum of Ohio is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Mount St. Mary's Seminary is now hiring for a full-time positions as cooks. The successful candidates must be available to work day or evening shifts. Previous experience in food service is preferred. We offer competitive salary and excellent benefits, along with a great work atmosphere. Please send a resume to Mike Wulker, Director of Food Service, 6616 Beechmont Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio 45230 or email at mwulker@mtsm.org.
Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.

Job openings for the Archdiocese of Cincinnati are posted on the Personnel Office page at their web site.

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