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Accepting applications for the following positions: 

Database Administrator

The Pontifical College Josephinum seeks a full-time Database Administrator for the Advancement Office. This position is responsible for maintaining accurate records in Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge as well as providing support to Advancement Office staff through list/report generation, mailings, and other tasks.



  1. Update and maintain accurate constituent, gift, and event records

  2. Enter deposits in database and prepare acknowledgment letters

  3. Prepare appropriate year-end tax letters

  4. Pull data and prepare merged letters for department mailings

  5. Prepare and mail personal/additional correspondence as directed

  6. Prepare departmental database reporting as directed

  7. Print, collate, stuff Advancement in-house mailings

  8. Execute database cleanup to maintain database contract guidelines

  9. Serve as contact for database issues and security

  10. Reconcile monthly donation totals with Treasurer’s office

  11. Attend professional training for database administration as required/approved

  12. Update and maintain a database situational guide for training purposes

  13. Support Director of Communications as directed

  14. Assist with the coordination of print projects

  15. Assist with the execution of departmental events

  16. Attend periodic evening and weekend events and meetings


Applicants must have knowledge of fundraising fundamentals and Microsoft Word/Excel, as well as experience using a customer relationship managing database, preferably Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge. The successful candidate supports the teachings of the Catholic Church and the Josephinum’s mission of forming men for the priesthood. Interested applicants may send cover letter and resume to Rick Jeric, Vice President for Advancement, at


Assistant Professor of Literature (rank negotiable)

The Pontifical College Josephinum is seeking to hire an Assistant Professor of Literature in the College of Liberal Arts beginning in fall 2024.


An ideal candidate will possess a completed doctorate (PhD) in literature or an associated area and exhibit a strong commitment to Catholic higher education. The candidate must be able to teach broad literature survey courses, writing and composition, and offer electives at the 300 to 400 course code level. The appointment will be to the faculty of the College of Liberal Arts.

The expected teaching load will be six (6) courses annually. The successful candidate will also have the opportunity to participate in the overall formation program through membership on various committees according to his/her interests and the needs of the seminary.

Please respond via email with a curriculum vitae listing three references from whom letters of recommendation may be obtained, graduate transcripts, student and peer evaluations of two classes, and a letter of interest to:

Cathi Ebling

Administrative Assistant to the Academic Dean

Applications should be submitted by March 1, 2024.

About the Josephinum:

The Pontifical College Josephinum, founded in 1888 and located on a beautiful campus north of downtown Columbus, Ohio, is a national and pontifical Catholic seminary. The Josephinum College of Liberal Arts offers undergraduate degrees in philosophy and humanities as well as a two-year pre-theology program offering a certificate or a bachelor of Philosophy degree. The Josephinum School of Theology offers a Master of Divinity (MDiv) and a pre-doctoral Master of Arts in Theology (MA), as well as a Bachelor of Sacred Theology degree (STB) through affiliation with the Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas (Angelicum).

The Pontifical College Josephinum is overseen by the Apostolic Nuncio to the United States, who serves as Chancellor, and ultimately by the Dicastery for Clergy in Rome. For many decades, the seminary has offered programs recognized for their academic excellence and conformity to the standards of priestly formation promulgated by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops and approved by the Holy See.

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