Career Opportunities

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The Franciscans of St. Bonaventure Province seek a Director of Mission Advancement to further their shared Catholic goals by expanding the fundraising effort and engaging more fully with current and potential benefactors. The Director provides philanthropic leadership and supervision on behalf of the main Chicago office as well as fundraising support to a cohort of ministries across the Province. In consultation with the Minister Provincial, s/he sets annual and long-term development goals and objectives to maximize opportunities and philanthropic sources of support. The Director serves as a key member of the St. Bonaventure Province Leadership Team in Chicago. 

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This is a full-time 12-month exempt position held at the Chicago-based office with on-site, remote, and travel flexibility. Salary is commensurate with experience. Full complement of competitive benefits.

Interested candidates should submit the following electronic documents as a single PDF to — cover letter expressing the applicant’s qualification and suitability for this position, resume, and salary range. References will be requested of all finalists but may be submitted along with a resume and cover letter.

Safeguarding Statement

The Franciscan Friars Conventual of St. Bonaventure Province are committed to creating safe environments for children and vulnerable adults.

Every friar in active ministry must complete training in Virtus (the National Catholic Risk Retention Group) and any other safe environment compliances required by the dioceses in which they serve.

In addition, St. Bonaventure Province has its own Safe Environment Commission that oversees the implementation and monitoring of the Province’s Policies, Procedures, and Protocols for Ethical Ministry with Minors and Vulnerable Adults. 

Any allegation regarding the Franciscan Friars Conventual of this Province receives an immediate response. This includes the Province’s full cooperation with local law enforcement authorities and Ordinaries who have ecclesial jurisdiction over these matters, as well as a duly diligent investigation by a qualified third party in order to substantiate credibility.