Mercy Center

Director for Mercy Center Burlingame




The deadline for submitting an application to Mercy Center Burlingame is November 15, 2019.


The Sisters of Mercy of the Americas, West Midwest are searching for a Director for Mercy Center Burlingame.  As a highly regarded  retreat and conference center, Mercy Center Burlingame attracts facilitators, retreatants and guests from all over the world.


Located on a 40-acre site just 15 miles south of San Francisco and minutes from the SFO Airport, Mercy Center Burlingame is known worldwide for its pioneering work in spiritual direction, Taizé prayer and East-West Meditation. The formation program for spiritual directors has been in place since the 1980s and is acknowledged as a leader in the ministry field.


In addition, Mercy Center hosts programs with  renowned spiritual leaders drawing an international community of participants to several long-standing sponsored programs. The center also offers its own retreats and training programs year round on its beautiful, sacred grounds.


The Director is responsible for bringing in $2 million in revenue from a combination of retreat, hosted and sponsored programs. In addition, the Director leads a team of adjunct faculty, facilitators and staff who are extending the rich legacy of Mercy hospitality.  Responsibilities include program development, operations, management, finance, community engagement, hospitality, business development and fundraising.


The ideal candidate will have a Master’s Degree in Theology/Spirituality or equivalent, with a minimum of 7-10 years of related experience in retreat/conference administration.


To learn more:


read and print the position requirements


read and print the director position flyer


If you have experience and the passion to lead this exciting retreat and conference center, we want to hear from you.


Please send your cover letter and resume to Teresa Morrow at by November 15, 2019.