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Current Position Openings

Posted March 24,2017

Episcopal Student Center of Baylor University in Waco, Texas

Position: Full Time Campus Missioner The Episcopal Diocese of Texas is seeking a full-time campus missioner to serve Baylor University, and the mission fields of McLennan Community College, and Texas State Technical College. We are seeking someone who will nurture student leaders, and commit to substantial growth of the community as the first full-time missioner. Located in Waco, Texas, the Episcopal Campus ministry provides a sacramental tradition that is new to many within a primarily Baptist culture. The three local Episcopal congregations have joined together to support the expansion of this ministry. The missioner will collaborate with leaders of all three congregations to sustain local support for the mission.

To apply: Please submit a cover letter, resume, and copy of your OTM profile to The Rev. Beth Magill, Associate Missioner for Congregational Initiatives, bmagill@epicenter.org

Compensation: Commensurate with experience

Application Deadline: March 31, 2017

Website: http://escwaco.org/

Episcopal Campus Ministry, Diocese of Texas

Mission: Forming students to be disciples of Jesus Christ in community during their tenure in higher education.

Vision: Through worship, evangelism, formation, and participation in communal life, campus missions of the Episcopal Diocese of Texas will offer missional incarnations of Episcopal community to their campus.

Missioners’ Job Description: The Campus Missioner provides leadership that results in spiritual depth in students’ lives, an expanding missional impact on campus culture, numerical increase of students participating in the ministry and the development of those – both lay and ordained – that will lead the Episcopal Church. The Missioner is employed by and serves at the pleasure of the Bishop of the Diocese of Texas. The Missioner shall work in cooperation with a team of student leaders, and an Advisory Board, should one exist. Any support from and relationship with surrounding Episcopal churches is conducted to strengthen bonds of affection. The Missioner will work in collaboration with other campus ministries throughout the Diocese. It is the responsibility and privilege of the Missioner to have primary oversight of worship, evangelism, spiritual formation, pastoral care, administration.

The Missioner should attend to a combination of the following responsibilities based on the current state of ministry.

• Lead worship, and attend to the pastoral and spiritual needs of members of the community.

• The Missioner is expected to be actively attentive to the greater campus mission field.

• Provide programs for spiritual formation that are accessible and welcoming to all students regardless of socio-economic background, ethnicity, physical or mental abilities.

• Oversee or attend to the oversight of administrative needs of the office, facility, and program. A brief description of each major responsibility is noted below.

Worship: The Missioner will serve as the chief convener and leader of worship, offering contextually responsive liturgies. Worship opportunities should include intentional invitation and integration of individuals not familiar with the Episcopal tradition. The Missioner will have oversight of liturgical selections, preaching, and student ministers of worship. This individual will also supervise or provide guidance for any student led worship services.

Evangelism: The Missioner will model and nurture relationships that are outwardly focused, always seeking to be connecting in meaningful ways with the greater student body. The Missioner will be a welcoming and consistent presence at important campus events, empowering student leaders to do the same. The Missioner will actively recruit new students to the ministry, with special attention to recruitment from Episcopal summer camps. The Missioner will oversee and approve all communications from the ministry. Clarity of content and consistency of message are the responsibility of this individual. The Missioner will oversee and approve all social media content and publications.

Spiritual Formation: The organization and leadership of formation opportunities that strengthen the spiritual lives of students is the primary responsibility of the Missioner. These offerings may include bible studies, mission trips – domestic and foreign, spiritual retreats, and intentional opportunities for leadership development. The Missioner will work with the student leadership (and other staff) to design and execute each of these offerings. It is the primary responsibility of the missioner to supervise the quality of content being offered.

The Missioner will work closely with student leadership, empowering them to carry out ministry goals and events.

Pastoral Care: The Missioner shall seek out opportunities to pastorally connect with students on an individual level. Providing pastoral attention to the transitions of incoming and graduating students will be the responsibility of the missioner, including intentionally making connections with parishes on both ends of the continuum.

Administration: Maintaining financial records according to Diocesan guidelines, and the upkeep of facilities are the responsibility of the Missioner. However, it may be that the Missioner oversees other staff members, whose primary responsibility it is to execute these daily tasks.

The Campus Missioner reports directly to the Associate Missioner for Congregational Initiatives.


Posted March 19,2017

Campus Minister with United Ministries in Higher Education/Ekklesia* at Missouri State University

After leadership tenures of twenty-four and thirty-four years, UMHE/Ekklesia is seeking the third Campus Minister in its distinguished and faith-filled history. Our campus minister serves as both minister and chief executive within a progressive Christian ministry. The position is full-time and we offer the unique environment of a self-sustaining financial model.

Applications may be submitted now and the position is open until filled. Our goal is for the Campus Minister to start during the 2018 spring semester. Compensation is based on experience and will be comparable with that of clergy and professionals with similar experience. Our progressive values are at the heart of our campus ministry and business model. As such, we seek to offer a competitive benefits package along with maternity or paternity leave. www. ekklesiamsu.org

Mission and Setting Our mission, “Greeting the university community with the grace of the Christian gospel,” is the core of our ministry. We believe that Jesus and his message of hope and example of love informs and guides how we live with each other and our place in the world. With deep roots in the ecumenical movement of the 1960’s and 70’s, today we are a progressive Christian voice promoting interfaith respect and relationships, social justice, vocational mentoring and discernment, and the union of faith and critical thinking. Our historic denominational partners are the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, Presbyterian Church USA, and the United Church of Christ.

The UMHE/Ekklesia Board of Directors is seeking a creative and dynamic leader for the next chapter of our campus ministries’ influence within the Missouri State University community. Our student-centered programs focus in four areas:

 Relationships: Offering conversations, community building, programming, and retreat experiences for students where they can explore questions of faith and life in safe, challenging, and inclusive settings.

 Engagement: Bringing speakers to the campus community who challenge students and others with essential topics within our shared future.

 Advocacy: Working with and supporting student populations who are often marginalized by society.

 Discernment: Mentoring and guiding students within their faith journey, the development of critical thinking skills, and their vocational discernment as they experience higher education. Asking the question: “How are you going to serve the world that God loves?”

Creativity, networking, vision casting, relationship building, and risk-taking guide how we live our mission within the MSU campus community. We are open and affirming. We believe all people are precious.

In 2014 we became a part of the Lilly Endowment, Inc. “Campus Ministry Theological Exploration of Vocation” initiative. This CMTEV grant has served to enhance our programs and relationships across campus by raising the level of conversation about vocation with students and others within the Missouri State University community.

The Campus Minister is responsible for providing the creative leadership that enables and guides our programs and ministry. The Campus Minister is responsible for supervising and enabling other professional staff, mentoring student Peer Ministers or Interns, and working with the Board in guiding program goals, administration, and managing the budget. Within the Missouri State University community, the Campus Minister is a respected and sought-after partner. MSU is a public institution with approximately 24,000 students on its main campus. www.MissouriState.edu

Finally, a significant part of our campus ministry is our partnership with UMHE Campus Housing, Inc. This subsidiary of our campus ministry owns a forty-bed house currently leased to the MSU Iota Beta Chapter of the Theta Chi Fraternity. This relationship provides us with the opportunity to engage members of this social fraternity and provides a significant income stream for our campus ministry. The Campus Minister has served as staff and facility manager for the UMHE Campus Housing, Inc.

A successful candidate for the Campus Minister position:

 Will hold a graduate degree from an accredited Association of Theological Schools institution.  Will be a progressive Christian with knowledge and practice of progressive theology.

 Will understand young adult personal and spiritual development.

 Will have an understanding of the link between faith development and critical thinking skills with students and within a higher education setting.

 Will have mentoring skills, especially in relationship to the vocational discernment of students.

 Will be strongly committed to the full inclusion of all people, regardless of race, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, or belief system.

 Will have interfaith and multicultural experience.

 Will possess significant pastoral skills.

 Will have experience in staff supervision and development.

 Will be able to work with diverse partners, including students, board members and volunteers, university personnel, and area congregations/organizations.

 Will have the ability to think creatively with the development and implementation of inclusive and out-of-the box programming.

 Will be a partnership builder, dot-connector, and person of vision.

Also, desired:

 Previous campus ministry experience.

 Either a developed understanding of nonprofit and business management or the willingness to learn more about these areas.

 Ability to utilize social media platforms.

 Grant writing and reporting experience.

By May 1, 2017 applicants should submit the following: 1. A cover letter explaining your interest in the position, 2. Your resume, and 3. The names of four individuals who will serve as your references, including the following information: each reference’s address, email address, phone number(s), plus any specific aspects of your ministry, abilities, and personality about which the reference can speak.

Please direct your questions and submit your application electronically to: Rev. Jenn Simmons, UMHE Board President, 417-869-9176 pastorjenn@nationalavenuecc.com Subject: UMHE/Ekklesia Campus Minister search

*United Ministries in Higher Education is our legal name and Ekklesia is the name and branding of our student programming.


Posted March 15, 2017

Coordinator of Jewish Student Life Skidmore College Saratoga Springs New York

The Office of Religious and Spiritual Life (ORSL) at Skidmore College invites applications for a half-time, ten-month Coordinator of Jewish Student Life. Primary responsibilities will include the planning, implementation, and assessment of annual goals that enhance Jewish student life on campus; advising relevant student groups including Skidmore Hillel; and managing collaborations with other offices and groups including the Office of Student Diversity Programs, Dining Services, the Office of the Dean of Special Programs, and local Jewish congregations. The advising responsibilities require a background in Jewish learning and/or religious leadership. Jewish student life at Skidmore encompasses a wide range of religious and cultural expressions and the Coordinator will be expected to welcome and navigate differing views on observance, politics, and tradition. The Coordinator will support programming that provides opportunities for students and the wider Skidmore community to learn about and participate in Jewish life and cross-cultural engagement. Such programming ranges from weekly Shabbat dinners to hosting discussions with visiting scholars.

This position entails a balance of administration, communications, education, and leadership development. Ideal candidates will have experience and skills in each of these areas as well as interest in and experience with young adult populations and multi-faith and secular settings. Depending on time, qualifications, and interest the Coordinator may also contribute to the ORSL’s broader work in interfaith collaboration, promotion of multi-faith literacy, pastoral care and counseling, and social justice initiatives. The Coordinator of Jewish Student Life will be supervised by the Director of Religious and Spiritual Life.

Bachelor’s Degree, with educational background in Jewish religion and culture and significant experience with program coordination, including event planning and independent project leadership. Demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations

Preferred qualifications: Ideal candidates for the position will have significant training in Jewish studies, education, and/or religious leadership as well as experience working with youth and young adults in leadership development and spiritual contexts. Religious ordination is not required, but applications are welcome from candidates with religious training and leadership experience, including rabbis or those in rabbinical training.

Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

To learn more about and apply for this position please visit us online at: https://careers.skidmore.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=57936

Skidmore is a highly selective liberal arts college with a reputation for its creative approaches to just about everything. With its relatively small size and student-faculty ratio, the College is a close-knit academic community. Skidmore is known for its faculty of teacher-scholars devoted to the instruction and mentoring of undergraduates; approximately 2,400 talented men and women from some 47 states and 46 countries.

We encourage applications from under-represented groups as well as individuals who have experience with diverse populations; women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.

Skidmore College is committed to being an inclusive campus community and, as an Equal Opportunity Employer, does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of gender, race or ethnicity, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, military or marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, domestic violence victim status, predisposing genetic characteristics or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.

Employment at Skidmore College is contingent upon an acceptable background check result.


Posted March 13, 2017

 Orangeburg Wesley Foundation Director Minister , Orangeburg South Carolina

Applications are being accepted to fill the following full-time position: Director & Campus Minister (Director Minister) of the Orangeburg Wesley Foundation (OWF). The application deadline is April 28, 2017 and work is expected to begin in June 2017.

The United Methodist Church (UMC) has established Wesley Foundations in various locations in the United States to encourage the Christian spiritual growth of college students. The OWF is located in Orangeburg, South Carolina and serves students who attend Claflin and South Carolina State universities (Students). A Board of Directors governs the OWF (Board). The Director Minister carries out the Board’s directives and assists the Students in their spiritual journeys. The duties of the Director Minister include both administrative and ministerial work. There are no other paid employment positions with the OWF.

To be considered for the position, an applicant MUST:
• Submit all application materials by April 28, 2017
• Be an Elder or Deacon in the UMC
• Demonstrate proficiency in the types of communications currently favored by Students
• Reside in the Orangeburg area during tenure
• Attend all Board meetings (evenings)
• Attend all OWF functions (including some evenings and weekends)

An ideal candidate will:
• Be extremely outgoing
• Be effective in engaging Students about their faith
• Have experience in the spiritual guidance of college students
• Have excellent oral and written communication skills
• Have superior organizational skills and the ability to prioritize tasks

Application materials are as follows: a cover letter regarding why you are interested in and qualified for the position, a resume, and three positive references at least one of which must be from a UMC Elder or Deacon. Application materials and any questions are to be submitted by e-mail to orangeburgwesleycm@gmail.com


Posted February 25,2017

Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean Lexington Theological Seminary

Lexington Theological Seminary (LTS), located in Lexington, Kentucky, invites applications and nominations for Vice President for Academic Affairs (VPAA) and Dean. The seminary seeks a visionary individual to join the leadership team of President Charisse L. Gillett. The VPAA and Dean is expected to assume office in August 2017 or as soon thereafter as is feasible.

Lexington Theological Seminary, founded in 1865 as the first seminary of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), is an accredited graduate theological institution engaged in preparing men and women for congregational ministry. Consistent with the Disciples’ historic commitment to Christian unity, the seminary is intentionally ecumenical in its world view, its program, and the composition of the student body, faculty, staff, trustees, and partner congregations

. The VPAA and Dean will enter an era in which the seminary has developed an innovative approach to theological education and is replenishing the experienced community that is central to its heritage. The VPAA and Dean will share Lexington Theological Seminary’s commitment to become a more diverse institution with regard to the racial/ethnic/sexual orientation/gender composition of the faculty, staff, student body, and partner congregations; the emphasis of the curriculum; and the movement of the seminary from a regional to a national and, eventually, an international seminary.

The VPAA and Dean will be responsible for the effective administration of an innovative curriculum delivered in an integrated online/on-campus program, the relationships it fosters and the institutional and pedagogical needs it creates. Degree and non-degree programs overseen by the VPAA and Dean include the Master of Divinity, the Master of Theological Studies, the Master of Arts in Pastoral Studies, the Doctor of Ministry, and the Certificate in Pastoral Ministry, as well as continuing education offerings. For additional information about the seminary, community, and the qualifications sought in the next Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean, please visit:

http://academic-search.com/sites/default/files/LTSVPAAandDeanProfile.pdf

Lexington Theological Seminary is being assisted by Senior Consultant Wanda Bigham and Consultant Andrea Cowsert of Academic Search, Inc. Applications should consist of a substantive cover letter addressing the qualifications and expectations listed in the position profile, curriculum vitae, and a list of five professional references with full contact information and a note indicating the nature of your working relationship with each. Cover letters should be addressed to Dr. Charisse L. Gillett, President and Chair of the Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean Search Committee. References will not be contacted without the explicit permission of the candidate.

Applications, nominations, and expressions of interest can be submitted electronically, and in confidence, to LTSVPAA@academic-search.com. The position is open until filled but only applications received by April 3, 2017, can be assured full consideration. Confidential discussions about this opportunity may be arranged by contacting Andrea Cowsert at andrea.cowsert@academic-search.com.

Lexington Theological Seminary is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.


Posted February 14, 2017

Colorado College, Colorado Springs Colorado

Chaplain and Associate Dean of Students

Colorado College (CC) is an independent, coeducational, liberal arts and sciences college of bold ideas located in the beautiful city of Colorado Springs on the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains at the foot of Pikes Peak. Known for its “Block Plan,” Colorado College educates its students one course at a time through a highly engaged and immersive learning process. Creating a campus culture that honors community and is truly creative and innovative, valuing different backgrounds, experiences, ideas, and opinions is central to the institutional mission and strategic priorities of the College. As a truly global learning center, Colorado College educates over 2,100 undergraduate students from 48 states and 29 foreign countries. Twenty-six percent of the student body are domestic students of color, seven percent are international, and approximately seven percent are first-generation college students.

The Chaplain and Associate Dean of Students (Chaplain/ADOS) provides leadership in the ethical, religious, and spiritual dimensions of community life, serving students, faculty, and staff at Colorado College. Partnering with campus and external colleagues, the Chaplain/ADOS develops and supports programs, activities, and conversations that foster a welcoming and supportive environment where religious and spiritual practice and exploration can occur. As a direct report to the Vice President for Student Life/Dean of Students, the Chaplain/ADOS is an integral member of the Division of Student Life and is responsible for actively supporting strategic goals of the Division and regularly participating in all-staff meetings, sponsored programs, and community building events. Promoting spiritual engagement as part of the human experience and raising the visibility and value of religious and spiritual practice, as well as inter- and intra-faith dialogue across all faith traditions are important responsibilities of the position. Along with other members of the Office of the Chaplain, the Chaplain/ADOS provides pastoral care to campus community members; leads or facilitates opportunities for prayer, reflection, meditation, worship, and retreats; supports the observance of religious holidays; and leads spiritual exercises at important moments in the life of the College, such as convocation and graduation.

As a community builder, the Chaplain/ADOS will serve as the College’s liaison to area churches and other religious institutions; will foster a shared vision, mutual respect, trust, and civil discourse among diverse religious and spiritual groups/individuals; and will organize and participate in movements for peace, service, and social justice with a focus on facilitating healing and advancing positive change among individuals, communities, and systems. The Chaplain/ADOS will administer a budget in excess of $100,000 (operating and endowment funds) and lead an Office currently consisting of one other chaplain, a coordinator for Jewish life, and office manager. This position is a 12 month, full-time, non-faculty appointment.

A master’s of divinity, or comparable professional degree, demonstrating training and experience in one or more faith traditions with evidence of proven leadership within a faith community, congregation, or campus setting is required. Additional knowledge, experience, and capabilities needed for success include: minimum of three years of supervisory, planning, and management experience; broad understanding of world religions and appreciation for individuals of all faiths, or none; ability to integrate spiritual engagement with all aspects of campus life and experience facilitating interreligious dialogue; demonstrated work with diverse constituencies (students, parents, faculty, staff, and community partners); evidence of advocacy and agency—leading and addressing challenging issues facing the immediate community and world at large; sophisticated understanding of social systems and change; ability to inspire trust and confidence, and to actively listen; keen desire to work closely with a residential student population including ability to work non-traditional hours; exemplary communication and interpersonal skills; unwavering commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion; and a leadership style characterized by openness, flexibility, and integrity.

Review of applications will begin March 17, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. A resume with an accompanying cover letter may be submitted via the Spelman Johnson website at www.spelmanandjohnson.com/open-positions. Nominations for this position may be emailed to Valerie Szymkowicz at vbs@spelmanjohnson.com. Applicants needing reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process should contact Spelman Johnson at 413-529-2895.

Spelman Johnson

Colorado CollegeChaplain and Associate Dean of the College

Valerie B. Szymkowicz, Senior Associate

Visit the Colorado College website at www.coloradocollege.edu

Colorado College is an equal opportunity employer committed to increasing the diversity of its community. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, age, religion, gender identity or expression, disability, or sexual orientation in our educational programs and activities or our employment practices.


Posted February 10, 2017

University of Dayton: Campus Minister – Christian Leadership/Retreats

University of Dayton: Campus Minister – Christian Leadership/Retreats (Position# S01438P)
The University of Dayton, founded in 1850 by the Society of Mary, is a Top Ten Catholic research university. The University seeks outstanding, diverse faculty and staff who value its mission and share its commitment to academic excellence in teaching, research and artistic creativity, the development of the whole person, and leadership and service in the local and global community.

The Campus Minister for Christian Leadership and Retreats develops and implements retreats, fosters the facilitation of small faith communities, and supports opportunities for leadership development and vocation reflection in order to advance Campus Ministry’s mission to foster spiritual growth, cultivate faith, build the faith community, educate for justice and peace, and develop gifts for servant leadership. Primary responsibilities include developing, organizing and supervising retreats, fostering student leadership development for retreats and small group ministry, planning weekly team meetings, ensuring the development of student talks, creating community-building and faith development activities/resources, mentoring student leaders, etc. The campus minister also supervises student workers and provides pastoral care for students as needed. Full-time 10 month position with full benefits; involves late nights and weekends.

This is a ten month position with benefits. Salary commensurate with experience. Proposed start date August 1, 2017. See full description/qualifications and submit cover letter, resume and list of references at http://jobs.udayton.edu/postings/22289 . Deadline March 3, 2017.

To attain its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, inclusion and affirmative action and to equal opportunity policies and practices. We act affirmatively to recruit and hire women, traditionally under-represented minority groups, people of disability and veterans.

Posted February 10,2017

University of Dayton: Assistant Director of Residence Life Ministry

University of Dayton: Assistant Director of Residence Life Ministry – Upper Division Experience (Posting # S01434P)

The University of Dayton, founded in 1850 by the Society of Mary, is a Top Ten Catholic research university. The University seeks outstanding, diverse faculty and staff who value its mission and share its commitment to academic excellence in teaching, research and artistic creativity, the development of the whole person, and leadership and service in the local and global community.

This campus minister leads the Neighborhood ministry team in serving upper-division students in the student neighborhoods and Caldwell apartments and advances Campus Ministry’s mission to foster spiritual growth, cultivate faith, build the faith community, educate for justice and peace, and develop gifts for servant leadership. This includes developing and implementing a strategic plan for upper division ministry that is attentive to the mission of Campus Ministry and the Residence Life Ministry learning outcome areas. This campus minister supervises and collaborates closely with the Campus Minister for Interfaith Ministry and the Neighborhood Graduate Student.

This position has a particular attentiveness to implementing Catholic and broadly Christian faith development initiatives in the Spirit of our Marianist Charism and to coordinating pastoral care outreach to undergraduate students in the neighborhoods. Essential skills include pastoral care and crises response, creativity in ministry with young adults, visioning, planning, and assessment, and collaborative leadership and interpersonal skills.

This is a 10.5 month position with benefits. Salary commensurate with experience. Proposed start date July 15, 2017. See full description/qualifications and submit cover letter, resume and list of references at http://jobs.udayton.edu/postings/22242 . Deadline February 27, 2017.

To attain its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, inclusion and affirmative action and to equal opportunity policies and practices. We act affirmatively to recruit and hire women, traditionally under-represented minority groups, people of disability and veterans.


Posted February 5, 2017

Lutheran Campus Ministry at WVU  

1497 University Ave Morgantown, WV 26505

Introduction

The Lutheran Campus Ministry at West Virginia University (LCMWVU) in Morgantown strives to serve the spiritual needs of the university students, faculty and staff. Nestled in the hills of Appalachia along the banks of the Monongahela River and its picturesque rail trail lies a vibrant, 38,000 student community that provides a rich network for outreach and evangelism. Following the academic calendar, the campus ministry provides a scholarly slant to the teaching of the Lutheran faith while engaging the university population to provide worship steeped in traditional liturgy. The Board of Directors seeks a campus chaplain, ordained in Word and Sacrament, who will commit to the care of souls, lead student oriented spiritual activities, develop student leaders of the chapel, and minister to the academic community. The ideal candidate values each of these roles and the unique population they serve and brings the energy reflective of a strong desire to connect with people, maturity, an interest in intellectual challenges, and a capacity towards kindness and patience. The Board of Directors invites interested candidates to consider serving the LCMWVU and submit an application no later than March 1, 2017 to the above address or electronically to email admin@lutheranmountaineer.org

Worship and Spirituality

Worship and the spiritual life of our community are paramount for the LCMWVU. Mass is celebrated weekly, following the Great Liturgy of the Western Church. In addition, the daily offices of Sext and Compline are celebrated throughout the semester, with a special emphasis on the beginning of the semester, mid-terms, and finals.

In addition to the wider worshipping community, the LCMWVU has offered the opportunity for those looking for a deeper and more intentional spirituality with the formation of the Lutheran Benedictine Confraternity at WVU, which is a student oblate chapter of Saint Augustine’s House, a BenedictineLutheran monastery in Oxford, Michigan. The chapter seeks to engage students in the traditional Benedictine disciplines of Ora et Labora—Daily Prayer and Work—in their vocation as Christian and student.

Teaching the Faith

As a campus ministry, the major dynamic revolves around didaskalia and catechesis. As such, a major focus of the LCMWVU is teaching the essentials of the Christian Faith and seeking to apply the tenets of the Christian Faith to the wider search for Truth in the University. Teaching the essentials of the Faith— the Bible, Christian and Lutheran Theology and Dogmatics, and Ethics—is of prime importance. Opportunities for teaching and catechesis occurs both formally (i.e., announced classes, discussions, etc) and informally in pastoral counsel and personal witness.

LCMWVU also prizes its engagement with the wider university and academic community. It is hoped that the chaplain will be available to teach occasionally on the university faculty as opportunity allows, participate in campus-wide religious activities as a teacher, and make use of the university as a fellow scholar.

Care of Souls

The chaplain will provide pastoral care to all members of the campus community as appropriate with referral to professional counseling services as needed. It is expected of the chaplain to exercise the Office of the Keys. The chaplain will also engage in edifying conversation with members of the academic community.

Hospitality and Relationships

The chaplain will strive to create a welcoming environment within the LCM community as well as foster and maintain positive relationships both among members of the chapel and with related on-campus and community organizations. The chaplain is encouraged to engage other religious leaders and ministries working the academic mission field, and, when appropriate, cooperate in activities that foster relationships, promote mutual understanding, and advance shared witness. They should work to foster and maintain positive relationships with LCM partners and entities (e.g., St. Augustine’s House) that will foster the development of the confraternity and spiritual life in general. When present, the Lutheran Student Movement will be supported by the chaplain. The chaplain will also foster positive relationships with Lutheran congregations, polities, and agencies in an attempt to serve the broader Lutheran community represented at WVU, and, when appropriate, to do the same with non-Lutheran entities that may be sympathetic to the work of the LCMWVU.

Outreach and Evangelism

The Lutheran Campus Ministry at WVU exists to provide a visible symbol and witness of the Christian Faith and the doctrines of the Evangelical Lutheran Church to the campus. As such, it is expected that the Chaplain will be an exemplar of hospitality and good-will to the students, faculty, and staff of West Virginia University. But the ultimate goal of the campus ministry is to invite those who have not yet heard the Gospel or have not yet known Christ Jesus to see, hear, and meet Christ; to invite and challenge those whose faith has grown cold or distant to return and rekindle their faith, and to encourage all who encounter the campus ministry to become more active in their faith and in the Church.

LCMWVU also does not exist in a vacuum or for itself. The ultimate goal of the campus ministry is to involve students in the life and work of the wider Church. When students graduate from WVU, we intend that they will be more ready to enter congregations wherever they live and be productive and good members of the Church.

Vocational Discernment & Leadership Development

The chaplain will assist members of the academic community to discern and embrace their vocations as students, faculty and staff, helping them interpret it as holy work. To facilitate discernment, the chaplain will employ theological reflection, community service, service-learning and other methods, as appropriate. Such discernment should address possible future vocation in the church and world. Continually, the chaplain will identify, equip, and supervise student leaders of LCMWVU.

Justice, Advocacy, and Service

Our Lord Jesus Christ cries out that, “…I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me drink, I was a stranger and you welcomed me, I was naked and you clothed me, I was sick and you took care of me, I was in prison and you visited me….Truly I tell you, as you did it to the least of these, so you did it to me.” (Matthew 25) LCMWVU recognizes the need for the Faith—which we seek to inculcate, nurture, and form—to be lived out in connection to the neighbor. As such, LCMWVU always seeks to encourage, arrange, and supervise opportunities for our students to encounter Jesus in the face of their neighbor, work to relieve and support their neighbors in all of life’s needs, and engage in Christian advocacy on the campus, the wider Morgantown community, and across the globe.

Stewardship and Fundraising

The chaplain must generate revenue for the LCMWVU and steward its resources. The majority of annual funding for LCMWVU currently comes from congregational and individual donations. Consequently, it is important for the chaplain, in partnership with the board of directors, to build and maintain a donor base and keep that base informed of chapel events and activities. Unlike the board of directors, the chaplain is the face of LCMWVU and as such is the focal point around which resources are generated and expended. These resources are not only monetary, but include gifts of time and talent which the chaplain will encourage members of the academic community and the church to steward wisely. In terms of monetary support, the chaplain will encourage both immediate and life-long commitments by individuals and ecclesiastical entities.

Vision and Planning

The chaplain will provide visioning, planning, and evaluation support to the board of directors. As part of this regular, on-going process the chaplain will dialogue with key stakeholders, members of the academic community, and ecclesiastical entities as appropriate.

Administration

As the executive staff person of LCMWVU, the chaplain will assist the board of directors in the operation of the ministry. Therefore, the chaplain is responsible for the completion of all administrative requirements, which include the timely submission of all forms and reports required by the board and appropriate civil and ecclesiastical agencies (e.g., the WV-WMD Synod and the ELCA-Churchwide Campus Ministry Team.)Depending on the level of administrative support, the chaplain may need to personally complete these tasks or supervise employees and student leaders as assigned by the board. The chaplain will coordinate regularly with the property committee to ensure continued maintenance and cleanliness of the facilities and grounds. Additionally, the chaplain will  assist the board of directors in board development.


Posted February 2, 2017

Director/Campus Minister

United Campus Ministry at Oregon State University

Westminster House

• Applications accepted now through March 1, 2017

• Desired Start Date: July 1, 2017

• Full Time Position

• Salary commensurate with experience

The United Campus Ministry (UCM) at Oregon State University seeks a Director/Campus Minister to replace the current Director/Campus Minister, who is retiring. The successful applicant must be comfortable in the dual role and possess appropriate experience for both the minister and director (chief of staff) roles. This position reports to the UCM Board of Directors .

Rooted in its 1919 beginnings, the UCM is an ecumenical, progressive Christian ministry with active ministry partners including the Presbyterian Church (PC USA), United Church of Christ, United Methodist, and Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) denominations and local congregations. While honoring these partners in ministry, we seek to create and sustain open and inclusive communities that welcome all persons from the university community no matter their faith identities or affiliations. We are a reconciling/open and affirming ministry. We value practices of dialogue and exploration and encourage participants to put their “faith into action” in pursuit of peace through justice.

Our mission with the university community has always been grounded in and aspires to fulfill these words from the Prophet Micah: What does the Lord require of you but to do justice, love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God. With a primary focus on student ministries, the Director/Campus Minister will be responsible for both establishing and sustaining those supportive communities essential to the living of this mission. These communities include: students, faculty, and staff of the university; our partnering denominations including their local congregations and appropriate judicatory leaders; interfaith partners on campus and in the local community; other university and community organizations whose goals and purposes are consonant with our own.

The campus minister is accountable to the UCM Board of Directors and has strategic and operational responsibility for programs, staff supervision (part time office manager, part time student custodian), community relations, budget, facility management, and pursuit of the UCM mission. The minister will also be expected to serve as adviser and facilitator for the Westminster Student Council and to help assure its status as a “Recognized Student Organization” with the university.

Successful applicants for the Director/Campus Minister position must:

• Be seminary educated; be ordained or eligible for ordination

• Identify as a progressive Christian with working knowledge of progressive Christian theology

• Be strongly committed to full inclusion of all people and demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to multifaith and multicultural experience

• Demonstrate strong pastoral ministry skills

• Demonstrate an understanding of young adult spiritual development

• Possess experience in faith/spiritual program development and implementation

• Possess experience in staff supervision

• Possess effective speaking and writing skills

• Demonstrate an understanding of board development, budget management, marketing and funding for non profit organizations

Also preferred:

• Ordained or eligible for ordination through one of our affiliated denominations

• Direct campus ministry experience

• Facility with social media

• Grant writing experience

• Conflict resolution skills

• Experience with facilities management

• Engagement with National Campus Ministry Association

To apply, please send the following documents in PDF format to osuwestm@gmail.com no later than March 1, 2017

• A cover letter explaining your interest in this position

• A current resume

• Three references including name, mailing address, email address, phone number and context for which aspect(s) of your ministry this reference can speak to

For more information:

• UCM Website: www.osuwestm.org

• Oregon State University: www.oregonstate.edu

• City of Corvallis: https://www.corvallisoregon.gov/, http://yescorvallis.org/


Posted January 12, 2017

Church of the Little Flower

Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922

Director of Youth and Family Ministry:

The Director of Youth and Family Ministry will be an enthusiastic, energetic and “forward thinking” Catholic Christian with a passion for working with youth and families. The Director will develop, organize, and implement programs for youth, parents and families, churched and unchurched, and build relationships with families while advocating for the family unit within the parish.
The Director of Youth and Family Ministry, in close collaboration with the pastor, parish staff and volunteers, will have primary responsibilities in
• Middle School Ministry and Catechesis (grades 6-8),
• Confirmation (grade 8),
• High School Ministry (grades 9-12), and
• Family Based Catechesis.
Since the family is the first place where catechesis and ministry to youth occurs, the Director will deliver these services to youth of the parish with a special emphasis and focus on parents; to help them enliven within their children a knowledge, love, and excitement for their Catholic faith.

The Director of Youth and Family Ministry position is a full-time position with benefits and requires flexible work hours to include weekends, some weekdays, and some evenings. Educational requirement is a Bachelor degree, preferably a Master’s Degree in Theology. The Director must be a practicing Roman Catholic preferably with 3-5 years experience in this or related field. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.Other comments

 


Posted Dec 19, 2016

Syracuse University   Dean of Hendricks Chapel   Syracuse, New York

Syracuse University invites inquiries, nominations and applications for a visionary, collaborative and inclusive leader to guide religious, spiritual and ethical life at the university and serve as the seventh dean of Hendricks Chapel.

Reporting to the chancellor, the dean guides, nurtures and enhances religious, spiritual and ethical life at the university and across its extended community, ensuring a dynamic, thoughtful and supportive environment for exploration of religious practice, personal spirituality, moral courage, the building of community and social service and action. The new dean joins Syracuse at an important moment in the institution’s history. The new dean will be asked to partner with senior leadership and others to create and realize a new vision for religious, spiritual and ethical life at Syracuse in which all constituents of the university feel that vibrant and meaningful opportunities are available to them in these areas.

The dean of Hendricks Chapel plays a complex and highly visible role at the university. The dean oversees the campus ministries and often plays a healing role on campus; is available for the full range of crises and challenges; provides connection, comfort and counsel where needed in times of both celebration and challenge; and is beloved by and available to all. The dean provides moral and ethical counsel to the chancellor, senior leadership, faculty, students, staff and the extended university community and participates actively on a host of councils, committees and groups, touching multiple and varied aspects of the university consistently and deeply.

An important aspect of the dean’s position at the university is leadership of Hendricks Chapel, the spiritual and physical “heart” of the Syracuse University campus community for more than 85 years. Though the university was founded by the Methodist Episcopal Church in 1870, Hendricks Chapel opened its doors in 1930 to persons of all denominations – a distinctive quality that set it apart from its peers. Today Hendricks Chapel is truly an inclusive community known as a “home for all faiths and a place for all people” including those with no faith and those searching for spiritual support. The Chapel has 23 religious groups associated with it and 10 chaplaincies representing all the world’s major religious traditions. The chaplaincies provide religious guidance, lead worship rituals, promote community service and interfaith dialogue, and work together for justice and peace.

Candidates should be able to conceptualize and develop a vibrant, inclusive religious, spiritual and ethical life environment in which reflection and free inquiry are paramount. The ideal candidate will display excellent communication and organizational skills; leadership; inclusivity; a strong moral compass; exceptional skill as a collaborator and relationship builder; experience with and commitment to partnering with people of different faiths and backgrounds; and the ability to serve as a trusted spiritual partner to university leadership and community members. Candidates should be ordained or credentialed in a faith tradition with a seminary degree or other advanced degree; a Ph.D. is preferred. The successful candidate will possess professional experience in ministry; outstanding preaching and pastoral abilities; strong administrative ability including the capability to hire, supervise and encourage assistants; and an understanding of public service and ethical issues, and the ability to foster discussion and participation in these issues.

Founded in 1870, Syracuse University is a private, co-educational research institution with a proud tradition of providing an environment in which students from diverse backgrounds come together. Over 21,000 students are enrolled in nationally-ranked undergraduate, graduate and professional programs in the university’s 13 schools and colleges. The university has roughly 1,700 full- and part-time tenured or tenure-track and non-tenure track faculty. Additional information about Syracuse University may be found at http://syr.edu/.

Inquiries, nominations and applications are invited. Review of applications has begun and will continue until the position is filled. Candidates should provide a resume and letter of interest that addresses the responsibilities and requirements described in the leadership profile available at www.wittkieffer.com. These materials should be sent electronically via e-mail to Syracuse’s consultants Robin Mamlet, Rev. Scotty McLennan, Amy Crutchfield and Khalilah Lawson at email address SyracuseHendricksDean@wittkieffer.com. The consultants can be reached by telephone through the desk of Leslie Donahue at 630-575-6178.

Syracuse University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity for all persons regardless of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status protected by law.

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Posted here Dec 19, 2016

Campus Minister
The Cal Aggie Christian Association Campus Ministry at UC DavisThe Cal Aggie Christian Association at UC Davis (CA House) is recruiting for a campus minister to replace the incumbent who has left the position. The campus minister serves both as minister and chief of staff. Experience in both of these roles is essential. Applications may be submitted now and the position is open until filled. Interviews for the position will begin by March 1, 2017. The position is full-time. The salary is based on experience and is commensurate with that of clergy with comparable experience.CA House Mission StatementRooted in a tradition of ecumenical, progressive campus ministry since 1916, the Cal Aggie Christian Association at UC Davis (CA House) serves the Christian student community through faith-based programs grounded in four basic values: community, faith, social justice, and sustainable living. In addition, situated in an increasingly diverse multifaith environment, CA House embraces and serves students of all faiths and strives to promote interfaith dialogue and understanding. CA House offers a caring, inclusive community where all students can feel free to engage in open discussion and exploration of questions of faith (their own and others’), vocation, and personal identity and growth. CA House is committed to putting faith into action and actively seeks opportunities to promote peace and social justice.In addition to its role as the reconciling/open and affirming progressive Christian ministry at UCD, CA House has been a multi-faith living community since 2008. The CA House ministry includes Christian and Multifaith programs and a Multifaith Living Community (MLC).The Campus Minister is responsible for establishing and maintaining the supportive community essential to achieving the organization’s mission. The Campus Minister is also responsible for supervising professional staff and a student Christian Intern and for managing a $400K budget. The Campus Minister is required to build and maintain working relationships with multiple constituencies including sponsoring denominations and leaders of faith-based campus and community organizations and congregations. Reporting to the CA House Board of Directors, the Campus Minister has strategic and operational responsibility for programs, staff, community relations, budget, facility management, and execution of the organization’s mission.Successful applicants for the Campus Minister position must:
• Be ordained as a United Methodist or Presbyterian minister
• Be a progressive Christian with knowledge of progressive Christian theology
• Be strongly committed to full inclusion of all people
• Have strong pastoral and conflict mediation skills
• Have understanding of young adult spiritual development
• Have experience in spiritual program development and implementation
• Have experience in staff supervision
• Have multifaith and multicultural experience
• Have excellent speaking and writing skills
• Have an understanding of nonprofit marketing and fundraising campaignsAlso desired is:
• Campus ministerial experience
• Facility with social media
• Grant writing experience
• Nonprofit budget management
• Understanding of state and federal regulations governing nonprofits and housing facilities including the requirements for emergency proceduresApplicants must submit 1) a cover letter explaining your interest in the position, 2) your resume, and 3) the names of three individuals who will serve as references including the following information: each reference’s address, email address, phone number(s), and what aspects of your ministry to which the reference can speak. Letters of recommendation not specifically requested by the hiring committee will not be considered.Please submit your application to:James Cramer, CA House Board Chair
cramerjc@gmail.com
(530) 756-3973

POSTED ON 9/11/16

CHAPLAIN IN RESIDENCE

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN APPLYING TO BE A CHAPLAIN-IN-RESIDENCE FOR THE 2017-2018 ACADEMIC YEAR, PLEASE SUBMIT AN APPLICATION BY JANUARY 26, 2017 AT 12PM. APPLICATIONS RECEIVED AFTER JANUARY 26, 2016 AT 12PM WILL BE REVIEWED ON AN AS-NEEDED BASIS.

Here is a link to our position description and application instructions https://campusministry.georgetown.edu/residential/.

Once applications have been submitted, a selection committee will review applications and will interview top candidates.
Accepted applicants can anticipate moving onto Georgetown’s campus in July. Orientation and ministry will begin in August.

Please refer to the Chaplain-in-Residence volunteer description for a description of qualifications, duties and responsibilities of a Chaplain-in-Residence at Georgetown. Please review the checklist below to ensure that you have submitted all required application materials.

All application materials may be uploaded online or mailed to: Rev. Jonathan Rice, 113 Healy, Office of Campus Ministry,Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20057-1250.

Cover letter describing how you would contribute to Residential Ministry at Georgetown University and how you would benefit from serving as a Chaplain-in Residence; please refer to the Position Description found on Georgetown University’s Campus Ministry website;

Resume/Curriculum Vitae;

One letter from an official in your faith tradition confirming that you are a member in good standing in your faith tradition;

While we are happy to consider applicants with families, we have limited chaplain apartments available to accommodate families. If you have a spouse and/or family member(s) who plan(s) to live with you, please provide a brief essay addressing the roles your spouse/family member(s) will play in the life of the University, including but not limited to how your spouse/family member(s) will interact with students, staff, faculty and other members of the University community and how your spouse/family member(s) will enrich the University’s mission and goals.
All application materials may be uploaded as indicated in on the website, or mailed to Rev. Jonathan Rice, 113 Healy, Office of Campus Ministry, Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20057-1250.

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POSTED HERE ON 9/8/16

Chaplain and Director of Church Relations

Summary:

The Chaplain and Director of Church Relations at Millsaps College serves on the President’s Cabinet and is responsible for providing strategic leadership for, and overseeing the people and programs associated with, campus ministries, external church relations, and the Center for Ministry at Millsaps.

Duties and Responsibilities:

General Administration

  • Provide strategic guidance for, and oversee the people and programs associated with, campus ministries, external church relations, and the Center for Ministry.
  • Serve on the President’s Cabinet of advisors.
  • Work closely with the President and other senior leaders at the College to implement a comprehensive strategy for church relations at Millsaps.
  • Lead the implementation of Goal 4 of the Millsaps College Strategic Plan, which states: “Promote our heritage of social justice, commitment to freedom of thought, welcoming acceptance and inclusion of all people, and critical reflection on the most important questions in life. Build on this heritage by developing an enhanced relationship with our founding body, the United Methodist Church.”
  • The Chaplain will report directly to the President with dotted line reports to the Vice President of Student Life for purposes of campus ministries and to the Executive Director of the Institute for Civic & Professional Engagement for matters pertaining to the Center for Ministry and external church relations.
  • Supervise and manage the use of the current chapel space and develop plans for use of a soon-to-be-constructed chapel.
  • Serve on various College committees and task forces.

Campus Ministries

  • Oversee and provide strategic guidance for all the campus ministry and religious life programs of the College.
  • Work closely with the Division of Student Life to support the religious and spiritual needs of all students.
  • Act as a coordinator and liaison for all religious organizations on campus.
  • Manage relationships with off-campus congregations and religious organizations that engage the Millsaps community. 
  • Supervise and collaborate with the Student Life Interns (when interns are employed) on related programs and services.
  • Organize, lead, and evaluate traditional chapel programs of value to the Millsaps community, including:  (1) the New Student Welcome Weekend Interfaith Service, (2) World Communion Celebration, (3) Lessons and Carols, (4) Alumni Memorial Service during Homecoming Weekend, (5) Ash Wednesday, (6) Easter Celebration, and (7) Baccalaureate Service, among others.
  • Assist Student Life in managing the Challenge community service program for entering first-year students.
  • Maintain a partnership with the Office of Intercultural and International Student Programs that provides programming and services for underrepresented persons and groups.
  • Identify ways to work with faculty and staff on issues related to the Office of the Chaplain.
  • Work closely with elements of the Institute for Civic & Professional Engagement to support student-focused engagement and vocational discernment efforts.

External Church Relations

  • Serve as the Millsaps representative to the Committee on Higher Education and Campus Ministry of the Mississippi Conference of the United Methodist Church.
  • Act as a liaison to local churches of the United Methodist Church and congregations of other denominations and faiths.
  • Assist Institutional Advancement in completing the Annual Funding Request and Stewardship Vision Form for the receiving of annual conference mission shares.
  • Coordinate and oversee Millsaps’ presence at the Mississippi United Methodist Conference in June of each year.
  • Work closely with development officers to plan and implement fundraising strategies involving church audiences.
  • Work closely with Office of Alumni Relations to plan and implement strategies for engaging alumni in the Church.
  • Work closely with the Office of Admission to develop and implement a plan for recruiting United Methodist high school students.
  • Work closely with the Office of Communications to develop and implement a plan for communicating church-related information to all audiences and for communicating all College information with church-related audiences.
  • Work closely with the Institute for Civic & Professional Engagement to plan and implement programming of interest to church audiences.
  • Work closely with the President’s Office to pursue a comprehensive approach to church relations, including the successful implementation of provisions of the Strategic Plan pertaining to church relations. 

Center for Ministry

  • Provide strategic guidance and oversight for the work of the Center for Ministry.
  • Oversee relationships with the Emory University/Candler School of Theology Course of Study, of which the Mississippi Course of Study is an extension, and the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry of the UMC  (GBHEM), upholding the requirements and standards set by both entities.
  • Oversee coordination of plans with the Board of Ordained Ministry and the Office of Spiritual Leadership of the Mississippi Annual Conference.
  • Oversee the designing, planning, and implementation of a variety of continuing education options for clergy and lay persons in the Mississippi Annual Conference of the UMC, in collaboration with the Board of Ordained Ministry.  Core elements of these experiences include content that prepares and energizes participants for vital ministry and active engagement in congregations and communities
  • worship and attention to spiritual formation
  • attention to generational, geographical, and theological diversity
  • diverse leadership
  • a variety of teaching methods
  • Oversee the designing, planning, and implementation of continuing education opportunities for other audiences and constituencies beyond the United Methodist Church.
  • Oversee participation in the Association of Leaders of Lifelong Learning for Ministry (ALLLM), a multi-denominational, international organization of continuing educators in a variety of denominational and education settings that now functions primarily on-line.
  • Provide strategic leadership for the Journey Partners spiritual formation program.
  • Oversee collaboration between the College and the Conference to offer spiritual formation opportunities on campus.

Miscellaneous Pastoral Functions

  • Provide counseling services for students, faculty, and staff.
  • Communicate to the Millsaps community information about deaths, births, and hospitalizations of faculty and staff members.
  • Represent the College (when deemed appropriate) at funerals for members of the College community or of their family members.
  • Lead memorial services for the College as needed.
  • Organize and oversee chapel services three times per year for Board of Trustees’ meetings.

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree required; doctoral degree preferred
  • At least 5 years’ experience in higher education preferred
  • Ordination in the United Methodist Church strongly preferred (Deacon or Elder)
  • Experience with strategic planning and assessment
  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent track record of supervision and leadership
  • Experience in building campus-community partnerships
  • Ability to track, assess, and report on program outcomes.
  • Commitment to student, faculty, and community development.
  • Appreciation and desire to work within a small, selective, church-affiliated liberal arts college.      

Application Procedure:

Applicants should submit a current resume, a letter of interest and three references who may be contacted about the candidate’s experience and past performance. Materials including resume, references and salary requirements should be submitted via email to Julie Daniels, Director of Human Resources, at daniejh@millsaps.edu. Please write “Chaplain” in the subject line of the email.

Millsaps College is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of Millsaps College to offer equal educational and employment opportunities to all persons without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Eligibility for employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background screening.

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POSTED HERE ON 7/13/16

DIRECTOR OF CAMPUS MINISTRY, St. Gertrude High School (Richmond, VA)

Reports To: Head of School

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt/Part-Time
Hours: 20 hrs/week (higher if teaching Theology)

Job Summary:
Under the supervision of the Head of School, the Director of Campus Ministry supports the creation of an environment that encourages and guides all members of the School community to contribute to the Catholic-Benedictine identity of Saint Gertrude High School, and provides spiritual-pastoral support for the students, faculty and staff.

In collaboration with the administration, the Benedictine Sisters’ Director of Mission Integration, School Chaplain, faculty and staff, parents, students, and local parishes, the Director of Campus Ministry brings to life a campus rich in spiritual growth, prayer, and discipleship opportunities; the Benedictine charism; sacramental experiences; social justice work; and, preparation of leaders in service for the Church and society.

With Religious Certification, may also serve as a part-time faculty member in the Theology Department.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

A. Forming a Faith Community
• Facilitates an atmosphere of Benedictine hospitality where all feel welcome
• Acknowledges and celebrates diversity within the School community
• Communicates regularly with the Head, OSB Director of Mission Integration, Deans, School Chaplain, faculty, staff, students, and parents regarding Campus Ministry activities, programs and projects
• Works collaboratively with the administration, Development, Alumnae Relations, and PTSO in the development of faith-centered programs that involve alumnae, benefactors, and parents
• Provides Benedictine formation orientation for new faculty, staff and Board members

B. Fostering Spiritual Growth
• Provides opportunities for others to deepen their relationship with Christ
• Organizes, plans and implements an effective optional retreat program for students, faculty, parents and staff that contributes to community building, faith development, evangelization and leadership enrichment
• Provides pastoral counseling and spiritual support for members of the Saint Gertrude High School community

C. Discipleship
• Models and facilitates on-going reflection on Catholic-Benedictine values and identity, and on the Mission of Saint Gertrude
• Organizes, motivates, and initiates various ministry-related programs with students, faculty, staff, and parents
• Coordinates the annual Faculty and Staff Retreat

D. Liturgy, Prayer and Sacramental Experiences
• Plans and oversees a variety of prayer experiences, both personal and communal, as well as seasonal
• Provides opportunities for students, staff and faculty to plan and celebrate the Sacraments, especially the Eucharist and Reconciliation, including penance services during Advent and Lent
• Coordinates liturgical celebrations including monthly school-wide or class Masses, weekly Chapels, and faculty prayer services with the School Chaplain and local parish priests
• Organizes training for student liturgical ministers, extraordinary ministers of the Eucharist, lectors, servers and all other students involved with liturgical celebrations
• Assists the Music director in the selection of appropriate music that will enhance student participation in school liturgies
• Coordinates the use of the chapel

E. Social Justice
• Nurtures students in social consciousness based on the Gospels and Catholic Social Teaching
• Empowers students to work for justice and service
• Organizes, plans and implements service-immersion programs both in the region and in developing countries
• Infuses the concepts of justice, peace, human dignity, and the integrity of creation into all aspects of ministry, and supports faculty in infusing these concepts in the classroom across all disciplines

F. Preparation of Leaders for the Church and Community
• Forms and moderates the student Retreat Team
• Encourages students to discern the vocation for which God has created them
• Insures an awareness of missions and vocations through such activities as inviting guest speakers
• Provides opportunities for students to lead various activities to be prepared for leadership roles
• Coordinates individual follow-up with students interested in missions and vocations

G. Part-Time Theology Faculty
• May teach one or more sections of Theology (Religious Certification required)

Additional Responsibilities:
• Is visible and present on the School campus and at School activities
• Maintains a close relationship with the School Chaplain, Class Chaplains, the Diocese of Richmond, local pastors, youth ministers, other schools and the community at large
• Attends to own personal, professional and spiritual development
• Oversees the budget process for campus ministry activities
• Attends Benedictine conferences and meetings for campus ministers
• Stays abreast of current developments in the area of school/campus ministry
• Is available to students, faculty, staff, and parents for spiritual-pastoral support
• Trains, prepares and assigns student altar servers and lectors for all liturgies
• Assists Theology faculty on joint programs and SOS when asked
• Consults with the Dean of Student Life on issues pertaining to student life and activities
• Other duties as assigned by the Head of School

Job Requirements:
• Demonstrates personal self-discipline, and is adaptable and flexible in routine and unexpected situations
• Has excellent skills in communication, and demonstrates initiative, creativity, and problem solving capabilities
• Able to work well in a team setting and with volunteers
• Exhibits good humor and kindness
• Utilizes 21st century technology effectively and appropriately

Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in Theology; Master’s degree in Theology, Pastoral Studies, Ministry or related preferred
• Practicing Catholic who is joyfully faithful and in good standing with the Church
3-5 years experience working in youth ministry or youth activities
• Must have Religious Certification if interested in teaching Theology

To Apply
Applicants are requested to submit a cover letter addressing their unique qualifications for this position, along with resume, contact information for three references (will notify candidate before contacting), and three years’ salary history to kpeters@saintgertrude.org


 

POSTED HERE ON 7/11/16

Associate Campus Minister – Rock Hill, South Carolina

The Diocese of Charleston invites applications for a full time campus minister to work collaboratively with the Chaplain Director of Winthrop University’s Catholic Campus Ministry. Winthrop’s Newman Catholic Campus Ministry has a strong relationship with the Oratory of St. Philip Neri, where the CM office is located. The campus minister will work with the director to create, organize, and empower student programming and liturgy based on the six dimensions of Catholic campus ministry. A strong component at Winthrop’s 6,000+ student campus includes both ecumenical and faculty/staff interactions, especially in area of social justice outreach. As a member of the Diocesan Catholic Campus Ministry Program the campus minister also communicates with the diocesan office, shares in diocesan CM meetings, and promotes diocesan-wide CM events. Highlighted responsibilities include: development of strong student leadership, a desire to reach students in their faith journey, and engagement in a daily ministry of presence on the campus and at student events.

Requirements
• Practicing Catholic with degree in ministry, theology, pastoral or religious studies, or related field (Master degree preferred).
• Demonstrated experience working in the fields of higher ed and/or education, formation, ministry of young adults.
• Facility with social media and informational technology skills and ministry resources. Competitive salary and excellent benefits.
Application
For consideration, send cover letter, resume, and salary expectations to cofcatholics@aol.com. Position available immediately.


 

POSTED HERE ON 6/16/16

Associate Chaplain, Ecumenical and Interfaith Programs Office, University of Indianapolis

The University of Indianapolis seeks applicants for the position of Associate Chaplain. This is a full-time exempt staff position.

The Associate Chaplain provides collaborative leadership with the University Chaplain to oversee the broad array of ministry and programs of the Ecumenical and Interfaith Programs office. The Associate Chaplain provides primary leadership to the Interfaith programming of the office, as well as assisting the University Chaplain in leadership of the ecumenical Christian ministry. Pastoral care and mentoring of students is also a primary responsibility and will comprise a significant aspect of daily work.

The successful candidate should be prepared to lead opportunities for interfaith engagement in a religiously diverse community, providing leadership development, program development, and a strategic vision. Desired start date: August 15, 2016

Qualifications: Master’s degree in divinity, theology, or a related field. Ordination or equivalent ecclesiastical recognition in candidate’s religious tradition. At least 2 years of experience and demonstrated effectiveness in religious leadership. Expertise and articulation of a motivation and vision for interfaith engagement. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Familiarity with and demonstrated commitment to the mission and environment of a church-related residential liberal arts college.

Desired Qualifications: Ministers from all faith-based traditions are encourage to apply. Demonstrated effectiveness at leading high capacity ministry programs.

In addition to regular hours, as needed nights and weekends required.

Apply electronically at https://jobs.uindy.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately. Applications accepted through close of business on 7/1/16.

The University of Indianapolis is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, creed, sex, sexual orientation or identity, marital status, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status. The University of Indianapolis does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission as required by Title IX.

 


 

POSTED HERE ON 5/11/16

Director of Campus Ministry, Clarke University
Dubuque, Iowa

At Clarke University, everything we do is focused on making an impact on students so they can positively impact the world. For students, it means a place where more than facts are studied – it means new ways of thinking are explored. For faculty and staff, it means more than just coming to work every day – it means truly collaborating across the university to put student success first. It also means living and working in a thriving city named one of the “most livable” small cities in the country and one of “Best Green Places” in the country.

The university is currently seeking an energetic, collaborative, student-centered individual for the position of Director of Campus Ministry. The Director provides pastoral leadership for worship, prayer, programs and services through which students integrate their faith life with their personal and civic life.

The Director serves as a senior member of the student life division and is responsible for the operation of the Campus Ministry department. Primary responsibilities include creating an inviting pastoral presence and enhancing the presence of ministry for students of all faiths; planning and leading mission/service trips; articulating the Catholic faith tradition and culture with special attention to Catholic Social Teaching; social justice and the BVM history, traditions and values; and coordinating events and retreats. This position is also responsible for liturgy planning and preparation on campus.

Qualifications include:

The Director must be a practicing Roman Catholic with a Master’s degree in pastoral ministry, religious studies or theology, three years of experience in campus ministry or youth ministry, demonstrated pastoral skills and the ability to collaborate and foster community. Must be willing to travel and work evenings and weekends.
To apply for this position, please upload a cover letter and resume online at http://clarke.iapplicants.com. Resume review will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. The start date is July 25th but is negotiable.


 

POSTED HERE ON 4/19/16

Campus Minister – Baptist Student Foundation at Purdue University (American Baptist Churches USA)

The Baptist Student Foundation at Purdue University is searching for a person with gifts and experience in the areas of spiritual formation, leadership development, and pastoral care to serve as Campus Minister. The Campus Minister will work with other staff and the Board of Directors to plan, implement, and evaluate all programs of this campus ministry.

Since it was founded in 1948, the Baptist Student Foundation (“The Found”) has served the students of Purdue University as a ministry of the American Baptist Churches USA. The programs of The Found are designed to help emerging adults reflect on their identity as Christians, to grow spiritually, and to practice their faith both now and in the future. The Campus Minister is responsible for leading and maintaining the current programs and for developing and carrying out a vision for the future of this ministry.

See the full position description (below) for further details about the role of the Campus Minister.

If you would like to be considered for the position of Campus Minister, please send a cover letter, up-to-date resume, and current American Baptist Personnel Services profile to bsfsearch@gmail.com. Include the names and contact information of at least three references with these materials. The search committee will be evaluating materials through the spring of 2016, but applicants are encouraged to submit materials as soon as possible.

An applicant for this full-time position should be a minister in the American Baptist Churches USA, with ordination conferred or intended, who has received a Master of Divinity degree from an accredited seminary. An applicant should sense a call to ministry with students in the context of a major public university.

Overview of Position

The Campus Minister leads the Baptist Student Foundation at Purdue. Through worship services, programs, and pastoral care, this person will foster faith-formation and equip students to live and serve in the university and beyond. In a collaborative environment, this person will cultivate and promote a vision for the future among the students, Board of Directors, and other stakeholders of this ministry on the campus of Purdue University.

Essential Functions

Observe changes in the spiritual climate on campus and encourage students by listening to their struggles and questions. Foster authentic connections with students from diverse backgrounds and relate in appropriate ways to parents, visitors, board members, alumni, and supporters.

Mentor students through personal relationships and programs (including Bible studies, worship services, retreats, trips, and service projects). Develop student leadership skills and encourage students to live out their faith both now and in their future vocations.

Connect and collaborate with other campus ministries and organizations and with partners in the local community. Explore new models of campus ministry which celebrate and maintain a distinctly Baptist identity while also building ecumenical relationships.

Sustain the ministry of the Baptist Student Foundation by supervising the staff and maintaining the facilities of the campus ministry, raising support from churches and individuals, and cultivating relationships within the American Baptist Churches USA.

Share the story of the Baptist Student Foundation in compelling ways by communicating regularly to churches and supporters. Help other American Baptists understand and address the challenges of providing spiritual presence, pastoral support, and vibrant ministry to the students of Purdue.

Skills and Qualities Required

The Campus Minister must be a person who…

… demonstrates a mature Christian faith and is comfortable in a secular and pluralistic environment.

… listens without judgment and can help students explore questions without dictating a destination.

… adapts to changing circumstances and is flexible in an environment which changes regularly.

… communicates effectively through various media and with diverse audiences.

… collaborates with and learns from students, staff, and partners in the wider community.

… senses a call to ministry with students in a campus ministry setting and is an ordained minister in the American Baptist Churches USA with a Master of Divinity degree.


 

POSTED HERE ON 4/12/16

Dean of Spiritual and Religious Life, Lawrence University

Lawrence University (Lawrence), a nationally recognized liberal arts college with a conservatory of music, seeks an inclusive and unifying leader to serve as the inaugural Julie Esch Hurvis Dean of Spiritual and Religious Life (Dean). The newly endowed position is designed to enhance the transformative experience that a Lawrence education provides by reinforcing a welcoming and supportive community environment for spiritual and religious exploration and expression. The Dean will have the exciting and enviable task of building this critical program at a moment when Lawrence has recommitted its efforts to develop a campus community where all can thrive.

Serving as a key campus leader, the Dean will offer confidential counseling, advise campus faith-based student organizations, deliver programs to help students explore the role spirituality and religion play in their lives, provide leadership and support in times of transition and crisis, and provide an influential voice in Lawrence’s intellectual discourse, including discussions of pressing social and ethical issues of the day. The Dean may also have opportunities to teach in the Department of Religious Studies or some other academic area of expertise.

The Dean of Spiritual and Religious Life will be a gifted communicator, a catalyst for enriching spiritual life at Lawrence, and a unifying public figure who invites exploration of spiritual and religious life as both individuals and as an inter-connected community. As a senior staff leader, s/he will have a strong educational background and professional experience in religious education or spiritual wellness and ideally experience working with students on a residential liberal arts campus. Since Lawrence has welcomed an increase in religious and cultural diversity on campus, the Dean will be skilled in stimulating moral, spiritual, and religious awareness as well as character and values development among persons of different perspectives and backgrounds.

The Dean will join Lawrence at a propitious moment in its history. Mark Burstein, formerly the executive vice president at Princeton University, became the 16th president of Lawrence University on July 1, 2013. President Burstein arrived with an ambitious agenda of elevating Lawrence to even greater levels of excellence and distinction. In pursuit of that goal, the University received over 3500 applications for admission this year, an increase of approximately 30 percent, and had its largest fundraising year ever bringing in over $34 million by June 30, 2015. On the path to providing full-need financial aid, Lawrence recently received a gift of $30 million, the largest in the University’s history, and has already raised another nearly $30 million in matching funds.

Please direct all inquiries, expressions of interest, and nominations in confidence to: Ponneh Varho, Principal; and Jon Miller, Associate at Isaacson, Miller: www.imsearch.com/5752

Lawrence is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff and the viewpoints and approaches that a diverse community represents. We strongly encourage candidates who can contribute to diversity at Lawrence to apply.

Apply Here: http://www.imsearch.com/5752


 

POSTED HERE ON 4/11/16

Director of Spiritual Life, Knox College

Knox College announces the opening of its search for a Director of Spiritual Life and invites applications and nominations for the position. This is a twelve-month, full-time position with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2016.

Reporting to the Vice President for Student Development, the Director of Spiritual Life will engage the Knox College community in exploring the roles of spirituality, religion, contemplation and action in campus life and beyond, and promote vibrant multi-faith dialogue and cooperation throughout the community. The Director will also engage students, faculty and staff in addressing such ethical issues as justice, integrity, equality, inclusivity, and concern for marginalized populations.

Core Duties:
• Develop educational initiatives around spiritual issues, justice, ethics and values in both formal and informal settings.
• Provide thoughtful pastoral care for students, faculty, staff, alumni and other members of the college community regarding emotional, religious, educational, social, professional, and civic issues.
• Respond comprehensively to campus crises in collaboration with other campus leaders.
• Participate in multi-faith services and academic ceremonies.
• Write, speak and keep current on social justice issues or concern to higher education and society as a whole.
• Work closely with and provide guidance to religious and spiritually-focused
Student organizations, including an interfaith council.
• Collaborate with other staff in the Division of Student Development for the purpose of a holistic co-curricular education.

Qualifications:
Master of Divinity, Master of Religion, or PhD in related field, at least one year of experience in college chaplaincy or similar position, and demonstrated skill in program development. Candidates should be ordained or hold recognized standing in a religious tradition that would permit the performance or roles related to college chaplaincy. Additionally, candidates must be intentionally open and thoughtful in working with those of faiths different from him/herself, and with those who describe themselves as ‘spiritual but not religious’ or as having no religious affiliation or belief. Strong desire to work with college students of diverse cultural backgrounds and religious traditions, particularly traditionally underserved populations (i.e. first-generation college students, students from low-income households, students of color and/or LGBT students).

To apply, send a letter of application, resume, Employment Application, Voluntary Applicant Self-Identification Form and Applicant Information Form (optional) and contact information for three professional references to Knox College, Rhonda Dalton, 2 E. South Street, K-200, Galesburg, IL 61401, or email to rrdalton@knox.edu. Applicant Information Form and Voluntary Self-Identification Form may be found at www.knox.edu/employment-at-knox.

Knox College is a nationally ranked, private, residential liberal arts college of 1,420 undergraduate students located in Galesburg, Illinois. Founded in 1837 by social reformers strongly opposed to slavery, Knox was one of the first colleges in the United States open to all, regardless of race, gender and financial means. With a campus population that includes students from 48 states and 51 countries, significant representation of first-generation college students, and substantial cultural and racial-ethnic diversity, Knox is a vibrant and creative community.

Knox College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. The College is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from underrepresented groups. The College not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status, religion, disability, creed, or any other protected class.


 

POSTED HERE ON 4/1/16

Director of Operations, Mere Christianity Forum, Travelers Rest, SC

www.faithreasontomfoolery.org
Role: Director of Operations
Time: Fulltime, approximately 40 hours per week.

Work Environment:
Mere Christianity Forum is a student-centered collegiate ministry that works both collaboratively and ecumenically to foster the thoughtful exploration of Christian faith at Furman University. MCF offers a variety of campus programs that cultivate unique “third space engagement” for students and faculty at Furman; summer service opportunities connecting students to local ministries; and experiences in Christian hospitality and residential Christian community at Vista House, MCF’s intentional Christian community house in Travelers Rest. The organization aims to serve seekers, skeptics, and the deeply faithful. The ministry office is located at Vista House just a few miles north of Furman.

Mission of role:
To develop the internal systems, operational practices, and organizational strategies to strengthen Mere Christianity Forum institutionally and facilitate MCF’s growth and development.

Outcomes:
The Director of Operations will work proactively with the Executive Director and other staff, Board of Directors, and Student Board to accomplish the following outcomes necessary for effective operations.
● Create and use an operations playbook including business operations, fundraising,
communications, event planning, financials, meetings, evaluation of operations and people (staff, Board of Directors, student board). Playbook to be used by all staff, Board of Directors, and Student Board members. Collaborate with other staff and board members to maintain proactive execution of and lead twice yearly iterations on this playbook. First iteration of playbook in 180 days.
● Create and use a centralized, online tracking and storage system for everything in the
business including financials, event attendance, ministry and marketing content, meeting notes,
schedules editable by staff, Board of Directors, and student board. Train users on this system.
First iteration live in 60 days.
● Manage financials in regular interaction with our accounting firm including responsibilities around audits, bill payment, filing and record keeping, Donortools donor management software, Quickbooks, board budget process and reporting. Take ownership of these items after November 2016 board meeting.
● Serve as the communications hub between Board of Directors, student board, donors, Furman University staff and administration, alumni, general public, and Executive Director and other staff using email, messaging, phone, and others. Manage website and communications platforms including Squarespace, Mailchimp, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Furman communication systems. Step into this role in 30 days.
● Manage Vista House property by planning and overseeing maintenance of Vista House facility,
purchasing and maintaining materials and technology in the staff office, interface and manage
partners that care for Vista House grounds and facilities, and developing a longrange capital plan. Take full ownership of these responsibilities starting January 1, 2017.
● Planning, scheduling, and preparing materials for meetings and events at the staff and Board
of Directors level including Board of Directors calls, Board of Directors meetings, donor outreach and communication, and strategic planning process. Collaborating with Executive Director and other staff and sometimes attending events. Begin planning in 30 days.

Capacities:
Efficiency: Able to produce significant output with minimal wasted effort.
Integrity High level of integrity and capacity for sensitivity and confidentiality. Speaks plainly
and truthfully.
Organization and planning: Plans, organizes, schedules, and budgets in an efficient,
productive manner. Focuses on key priorities. Manages several projects at once.
Follow through on commitments: Lives up to verbal and written agreements.
Attention to detail and deadlines: Does not let important details slip through the cracks or
derail a project.
Proactivity: Sees needs, communicates intentions to the team, and then drives for significant
progress and shared outcomes.
Openness to feedback and ideas: Often solicits feedback and reacts positively to
constructive feedback. Listens first, listens well.
Teamwork: Works collaboratively with staff and volunteers to achieve outcomes, regardless
of who does what or gets credit.
Communication: Speaks and writes clearly and articulately without being overly verbose or
talkative. Maintains this standard in all forms of written communication.
Warmth: Achieves outcomes with positivity and enjoys laughter. Appreciates tomfoolery, a
key cultural component of MCF.

Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree, required
Proficiency in organizational development and systems development, preferred

Compensation:
Commensurate with Experience

Benefits: Negotiable as part of a total compensation package

To Apply:
Send resume and cover letter introducing yourself and why you believe you would be a good fit for this job to hr@mcforum.org or direct any inquiries to that email address as well.


 

POSTED HERE ON 3/11/16

Dean of Religious Life, Rollins College
Winter Park, FL

The Dean of Religious Life is a collaborative educator who champions spiritual growth and upliftment of the Rollins College community.

Responsibilities:
• Supports student faith-based, spiritual, and religious groups, in collaboration with campus partners as appropriate, to facilitate student interactions across faith and belief traditions
• Builds relationships and collaborative partnerships with religious, spiritual, interfaith, and wellness leaders on campus and in the community.
• Partner with the Center for Leadership and Community Engagement to elevate community engagement efforts
• Manages administrative and budgetary matters related to the duties of the department
• Serves as a steward for the Knowles Memorial Chapel space and works collaboratively in its use and oversight with Event Services and Scheduling, and Facilities Management.
• Represents Student Affairs, and Rollins College in a variety of forums on and off campus; attends, conducts or participates in a variety of meetings as assigned, and serves on divisional and campus-wide committees
Qualifications:
• Master of Divinity (M.Div) or equivalent, and five years of relevant experience or combination of education and relevant experience.
• Three or more years of experience working with college students.
• Knowledge of and experience with interfaith work, including care of existing rituals, and faith-based community engagement. The spectrum of contemporary religions and emerging spiritualties, as well as major world religions.
• Demonstrated experience in community engagement, event planning and management.
• Strong budgetary skills.

Interested candidates must apply online through Rollins’ employment website at www.rollinsjobs.com

Through its mission, Rollins College is firmly committed to creating a just community that embraces multiculturalism; persons from historically under-represented minority groups are therefore encouraged to apply.
https://www.rollinsjobs.com/postings/3153


 

POSTED HERE ON 3/9/16 (1 of 2 posts for Claremont)

THE MUSLIM CHAPLAIN, CLAREMONT UNIVERSITY CONSORTIUM

Mersky Jaffe & Associates, a national executive search and consulting firm, has been engaged to conduct a search for the Muslim Chaplain for the Claremont University Consortium

THE OPPORTUNITY

Founded in 1925, the Claremont University Consortium now comprise seven educational institutions. They are known as The Claremont Colleges:

  • Pomona College, founded in 1887;
  • Claremont Graduate University, 1925;
  • Scripps College, 1926:
  • Claremont McKenna College, 1946;
  • Harvey Mudd College, 1955;
  • Pitzer College, 1963; and the
  • Keck Graduate Institute of Applied Life Sciences, 1997.

The Claremont Colleges enroll more than 6,300 full-time students. The combined faculty consists of nearly 700 professors, with approximately 1600 staff and support personnel. Presently more than 2,000 courses are offered to students attending the colleges. This is an impressive academic assemblage for an area that is only one square mile, and it is a classic example of the whole exceeding the sum of its parts.

Each year, students may choose from among the more than 2,000 courses often at a campus other than their home campus. This cross-registration is one of the consortium’s most remarkable qualities. Undergraduate students experience the advantage of an array of course offerings found only in the most select universities.

The Claremont Colleges are nationally and internationally renowned for academic excellence.

Intercollegiate cooperation

To work out specific issues of intercollegiate cooperation, the consortium maintains an extensive and highly effective network of intercollegiate committees. These range from a broad policy council to the highly focused and functional staff and faculty committees. These are more than a dozen such bodies contributing to the effective management and oversight of the consortium.

The group also benefits from an unparalleled level of cooperation in terms of support services. The Claremont Colleges Library is a superb example of this. The library collection ranks third among the private institutions in California, behind only Stanford and USC, and it is clearly larger than any one of the schools could afford to own on its own. “Pooling resources” and cooperation help to realize founding President Blaisdell’s dream of creating in Claremont a consortium with the resources of a major university among the intimacy of small colleges.

The colleges also share a variety of student support services, provided by CUC including the Student Health Service, Monsour Counseling Center, an interfaith office of chaplains, and a central bookstore, (Huntley Bookstore). Institutional support is also cooperatively provided in such areas as campus security, financial and human resource services, telecommunications, risk management, real estate, and physical plant maintenance. This level of cooperation is unmatched by any of the nearly 100 college consortia in existence throughout the country. Cooperation among colleges appears to be the wave of the future in higher education, and Claremont is already on the crest of the wave.

An evolving vision

Much has changed in the seven decades of The Claremont Colleges, and this evolution inspires a vital spirit of adventure and exploration, which President Blaisdell acknowledged in 1953 in his last address to the combined boards of The Claremont Colleges: “What is coming?” he asked. “We are only at the beginning. We are founders. We are the pioneers. The future beckons.”

THE POSITION

The full-time Muslim Chaplain is part of the Interfaith Chaplaincy of The Claremont Colleges and serves the Muslim campus community through outreach, worship opportunities, pastoral counseling, community building and facilitation of other programs, services, and events. The Muslim Chaplain will provide outreach to the ethnically and culturally diverse constituency of the Muslim community at The Claremont Colleges. As part of the egalitarian Chaplaincy team, the Muslim Chaplain will model mutual respect for diverse faith communities and assist with orientation trainings, collaborative programs and other Chaplaincy events for the 7 Claremont Colleges.

Essential duties include but are not limited to:

  • Leadership and/or facilitation of Muslim worship and sacred services and rituals
  • Conduct study of the Koran and other relevant programs for building Muslim 
community
  • Provide pastoral counseling
  • Initiate and maintain outreach and support to the diverse student body of The 
Claremont Colleges
  • Establish connections with the local and regional Muslim communities
  • Participate in and celebrate Interfaith and multi-faith engagement
  • Collaborate with Deans of Students, academic support services and other student 
facing offices within the Claremont University Consortium (CUC) and among The 
Claremont Colleges (TCC)
  • Collaborate with other Chaplains in interreligious programs, community service and 
social justice outreach
  • Provide engaging trainings for residence hall staff, student peer mentors and participate in invited classroom and seminar presentations
  • Participate in campus celebrations such as convocations, graduation and Baccalaureate
  • Assist and support students, faculty and staff during campus wide crises
  • Attend weekly staff meetings, participate on CUC and campus wide committees
  • Develop and routinely report metrics that inform program effectiveness

Qualifications:

  • Ordained and in good standing with an ordaining body and/or professionally trained as a Chaplain
  • Bachelor’s degree required, master’s degree strongly preferred, especially in religious studies, theology or an equivalent
  • Training in Islamic Studies or a relevant field
  • Ability to read and speak Arabic
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in principles of leadership development and collaboration
  • Demonstrated experience

o in innovative, student-oriented program development and coordination

o in teaching and/or preaching on religious and spiritual development and discernment

o with college-aged individuals required; experience in higher education preferred

o in and ability to engage in multi-faith and interfaith work
o in as well as background and familiarity with the diverse expressions of worship and religious practices

o in and understanding of residential, liberal arts colleges and graduate institutions

o and commitment to social justice and diversity

o and commitment to working in an egalitarian consensus team model

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, public speaking and effective group facilitation skills
  • Familiarity with best practices for campus-based religious and spiritual life programs and services
  • Demonstrated progressive experience in leadership and administration

Further, the Consortium seeks a candidate who

  • Models patience, open-mindedness and understanding; surfaces and resolves concerns in constructive and community-building ways; balances advocacy while maintaining confidentiality; handles difficult situations with sensitivity. Maintains a broad set of solid relationships in the university and beyond. Actively champions the needs and goals of the Consortium and willingly involves stakeholders and others to make decisions in implementing programmatic strategy.
  • Assesses needs and follows-up on the impact of programs and resources; revises plans/programs accordingly and develops new programs. Evaluates and institutes new initiatives to provide new programs, services and communications that integrate the Chaplaincy with other university programs and other aspects of campus life and engage all populations of the university.
  • Seeks input from stakeholders regarding the services provided and works with staff and Chaplains to consistently improve quality and type of service. Creates a transparent communication system through which provision of service is determined and delivered. Develops current and new communications methodologies to outreach to the community; engages groups/advisors in regard to improving services to constituencies.
  • Recognizes when to move ahead independently and when to seek input/advice; collaborates with chaplains, students, staff, faculty, advisory groups and others to develop and implement meaningful programs and services; contributes effectively to university operations and culture.

If you or anyone whom you know might be a suitable candidate for this unique position, please apply with a cover letter and current resume to David A. Mersky at merskyjaffe- mrsk0244@applications.recruiterbox.com Applications will be accepted until April 22, 2016.


 

POSTED HERE ON 3/9/16 (2 or 2 posts for Claremont)

THE PROTESTANT CHAPLAIN, CLAREMONT UNIVERSITY CONSORTIUM

Mersky Jaffe & Associates, a national executive search and consulting firm, has been engaged to conduct a search for the Protestant Chaplain for the Claremont University Consortium

THE OPPORTUNITY

Founded in 1925, the Claremont University Consortium now comprise seven educational institutions. They are known as The Claremont Colleges:

  • Pomona College, founded in 1887;
  • Claremont Graduate University, 1925;
  • Scripps College, 1926:
  • Claremont McKenna College, 1946;
  • Harvey Mudd College, 1955;
  • Pitzer College, 1963; and the
  • Keck Graduate Institute of Applied Life Sciences, 1997.

The Claremont Colleges enroll more than 6,300 full-time students. The combined faculty consists of nearly 700 professors, with approximately 1600 staff and support personnel. Presently more than 2,000 courses are offered to students attending the colleges. This is an impressive academic assemblage for an area that is only one square mile, and it is a classic example of the whole exceeding the sum of its parts.

Each year, students may choose from among the more than 2,000 courses often at a campus other than their home campus. This cross-registration is one of the consortium’s most remarkable qualities. Undergraduate students experience the advantage of an array of course offerings found only in the most select universities.

The Claremont Colleges are nationally and internationally renowned for academic excellence.

Intercollegiate cooperation

To work out specific issues of intercollegiate cooperation, the consortium maintains an extensive and highly effective network of intercollegiate committees. These range from a broad policy council to the highly focused and functional staff and faculty committees. These are more than a dozen such bodies contributing to the effective management and oversight of the consortium.

The group also benefits from an unparalleled level of cooperation in terms of support services. The Claremont Colleges Library is a superb example of this. The library collection ranks third among the private institutions in California, behind only Stanford and USC, and it is clearly larger than any one of the schools could afford to own on its own. “Pooling resources” and cooperation help to realize founding President Blaisdell’s dream of creating in Claremont a consortium with the resources of a major university among the intimacy of small colleges.

The colleges also share a variety of student support services, provided by CUC including the Student Health Service, Monsour Counseling Center, an interfaith office of chaplains, and a central bookstore, (Huntley Bookstore). Institutional support is also cooperatively provided in such areas as campus security, financial and human resource services, telecommunications, risk management, real estate, and physical plant maintenance. This level of cooperation is unmatched by any of the nearly 100 college consortia in existence throughout the country. Cooperation among colleges appears to be the wave of the future in higher education, and Claremont is already on the crest of the wave.

An evolving vision

Much has changed in the seven decades of The Claremont Colleges, and this evolution inspires a vital spirit of adventure and exploration, which President Blaisdell acknowledged in 1953 in his last address to the combined boards of The Claremont Colleges: “What is coming?” he asked. “We are only at the beginning. We are founders. We are the pioneers. The future beckons.”

THE POSITION

The full-time Protestant Chaplain is part of the Interfaith Chaplaincy of The Claremont Colleges and serves the Protestant campus community through outreach, worship opportunities, pastoral counseling, community building and facilitation of other programs, services, and events. The Protestant Chaplain will provide outreach to the ethnically and culturallydiverseconstituencyoftheProtestantcommunityatTheClaremontColleges. As part of the egalitarian Chaplaincy team, the Protestant Chaplain will model mutual respect for diverse faith communities and assist with orientation trainings, collaborative programs and other Chaplaincy events for the 7 Claremont Colleges.

Essential duties include but are not limited to:

  • Leadership and/or facilitation of Interdenominational Protestant worship and sacred services and rituals
  • Conduct Bible study and other relevant programs for building Protestant community
  • Provide pastoral counseling
  • Initiate and maintain outreach and support to the diverse student body of The 
Claremont Colleges
  • Establish connections with the local and regional Protestant communities
  • Participate in and celebrate Interfaith and multi-faith engagement
  • Collaborate with Deans of Students, academic support services and other student 
facing offices within the Claremont University Consortium (CUC) and among The 
Claremont Colleges (TCC)
  • Collaborate with other Chaplains in interreligious programs, community service and 
social justice outreach
  • Provide engaging trainings for residence hall staff, student peer mentors and participate in invited classroom and seminar presentations
  • Participate in campus celebrations such as convocations, graduation and Baccalaureate
  • Assist and support students, faculty and staff during campus wide crises
  • Attend weekly staff meetings, participate on CUC and campus wide committees
  • Develop and routinely report metrics that inform program effectiveness

Qualifications:

  • Ordained and in good standing with an ordaining body and/or professionally trained as a Chaplain
  • Bachelor’s degree required, master’s degree strongly preferred, especially in religious studies, theology or an equivalent
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in principles of leadership development and collaboration
  • Demonstrated experience

o in innovative, student-oriented program development and coordination

o in teaching and/or preaching on religious and spiritual development and discernment

o with college-aged individuals required; experience in higher education preferred

o in and ability to engage in multi-faith and interfaith work
o in as well as background and familiarity with the diverse expressions of worship and religious practices

o in and understanding of residential, liberal arts colleges and graduate institutions

o and commitment to social justice and diversity

o and commitment to working in an egalitarian consensus team model

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, public speaking and effective group facilitation skills
  • Familiarity with best practices for campus-based religious and spiritual life programs and services
  • Demonstrated progressive experience in leadership and administration

Further, the Consortium seeks a candidate who

  • Models patience, open-mindedness and understanding; surfaces and resolves concerns in constructive and community-building ways; balances advocacy while maintaining confidentiality; handles difficult situations with sensitivity. Maintains a broad set of solid relationships in the university and beyond. Actively champions the needs and goals of the Consortium and willingly involves stakeholders and others to make decisions in implementing programmatic strategy.
  • Assesses needs and follows-up on the impact of programs and resources; revises plans/programs accordingly and develops new programs. Evaluates and institutes new initiatives to provide new programs, services and communications that integrate the Chaplaincy with other university programs and other aspects of campus life and engage all populations of the university.
  • Seeks input from stakeholders regarding the services provided and works with staff and Chaplains to consistently improve quality and type of service. Creates a transparent communication system through which provision of service is determined and delivered. Develops current and new communications methodologies to outreach to the community; engages groups/advisors in regard to improving services to constituencies.
  • Recognizes when to move ahead independently and when to seek input/advice; collaborates with chaplains, students, staff, faculty, advisory groups and others to develop and implement meaningful programs and services; contributes effectively to university operations and culture.

If you or anyone whom you know might be a suitable candidate for this unique position, please apply with a cover letter and current resume to David A. Mersky at merskyjaffe- mrsk0619@applications.recruiterbox.com Applications will be accepted until April 22, 2016.


POSTED HERE ON 3/4/16

Campus Ministry Pastor, Pacific Lutheran University

The Pacific Lutheran University Campus Ministry Pastor position is now open to ELCA clergy and the Ministry Site Profile is posted on the Southwestern Washington Synod website for your review at http://www.lutheranssw.org/wp-content/uploads/PLU-Campus-Ministry-MSP-2-16.pdf or attached to this posting.

Clergy, if you are interested in this position, please submit your updated Rostered Leader Profile on the ELCA portal no later than March 15th. No RLPs will be accepted after this date. Do not contact PLU or their faculty about the position. All inquiries must be made through the regular ELCA channels through the Synod Office at swwsynod@plu.edu or 253-535-8300.


 

POSTED HERE ON 3/4/16

Resident Ministry Intern for Vocational Discernment

Position Description

The Resident Ministry Intern for Vocational Discernment (The Resident Intern) will oversee all aspects of The Found’s intentional student service-learning living community (The 210 House) and work with students as they seek to understand the implications of God’s call in their lives.

Responsibilities

The Resident Intern will:

1) Lead weekly 210 House meetings

2) Develop and implement a discipling/discernment process for 210 House residents

3) Foster connections between The Found, local churches, community service agencies and

Purdue’s Office of Civic Engagement and Leadership to expand students’ service opportunities

4) Assist in planning and guiding local service opportunities and domestic and international

“Encounter” mission trips

5) Lead weekly small group discussions/Bible studies

6) Help students integrate their learnings into a deeper understanding of vocation and “call”

7) Be available for counsel and advice as students process their call

8) Promote a welcoming environment at The Found’s 200 Russell ministry center

9) Ensure that the ministry center is open and accessible to students and then secured each night

10) Work with the facility administrator to coordinate maintenance and repairs at The 210 House

11) Meet weekly with the pastor and attend meetings of the staff and board of directors

12) Participate in weekly worship gatherings.

Qualifications and Requirements

The Resident Intern will:

1) Have achieved at minimum a B.A. or a B.S. at an accredited college or university

2) Be a committed follower of Jesus and actively engaged in a growing relationship with God

3) Support the mission and purpose of The Found and agree to all residential contractual and

covenantal obligations

4) Live among students at The Found’s ministry center

5) Able to travel internationally for Encounter mission trips

6) Work under the direct supervision of The Found’s pastor

7) Be open to have a great time and encounter God in a meaningful, even life changing way. It

has become a tradition that The Found’s interns use their learnings from this experience

to better understand how God is calling them.

This position will be available May 15, 2016 and we will accept applications until it is filled

Interested candidates may submit a résumé to Dr. Rod Zambrows at bfound@frontier.com

The Baptist Student Foundation at Purdue, Inc. is affiliated with the American Baptist Churches of USA, Indiana-Kentucky, and Greater Indianapolis


 

POSTED HERE ON 2/24/16

Program Director of Living and Leading with Love (LLL) Theology Institute

Institutional Information: Founded in 1925 by the Ursuline Sisters of Mount Saint Joseph, Brescia University is a Catholic, liberal arts institution with total enrollment of 1,056 students. The student-to-faculty ratio is fourteen-to-one, as Brescia employs 120 full-time and part-time instructors. Accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Brescia offers over 60 academic programs and grants an average of 120 degrees annually. The institution is situated in Owensboro, Kentucky, which has a population of approximately 58,000 and is located in western portion of the state. Employment with Brescia is “at-will”.

Program Information: A five-year program funded by the Lilly Endowment, Brescia’s theology institute for high school students, Living and Leading with Love (LLL), will provide Catholic high school students with a combination of theological reflections, online learning experiences, service opportunities, and social functions for the duration of one academic year; the culmination will be a ten-day, intensive on-ground experience at Brescia. The key objective of LLL will be to extend the college experience, in an age-appropriate way, to interested high school students using this same “theology of charity,” with the specific goals of helping young people to: 1) discover the vocation to love; 2) explore the meaning of love; and 3) identify practical ways of putting that love into action.

General Position Summary: The LLL Program Director will be a staff position, with the potential for a non-tenure-track faculty position as it is anticipated that he or she will lead LLL and eventually teach half-time for the theology area. The Program Director will continue the development of the curriculum, courses, activities, on-campus retreats, and summer institute. Further, the Program Director will oversee and participate in the implementation of LLL by marketing the program, recruiting the participants, facilitating online courses, enlisting and managing volunteers, serving as lead at all LLL events, and other tasks as needed to ensure successful operation of the program. He or she will also assist in evaluation efforts of the LLL program. Overall, the Program Director will champion LLL and cultivate enthusiasm for and commitment to its project goals, objectives, methods, and activities. Furthermore, the successful candidate will be a practicing Catholic.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s required in a relevant field; Ph.D. preferred.
  • Demonstration of scholarship with a focus on teaching and learning with high school-age youth.
  • Demonstration of pastoral skills with youth.
  • Experience in higher education preferred.
  • Experience in developing and managing a program.
  • Experience in managing a program budget.
  • Knowledge of use, implementation, and best practices for instructional technology.
  • Ability and desire to make data-driven decisions.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

To apply, send cover letter, résumé, a copy of official transcripts (original transcripts required upon hire), three (3) professional references with names, mailing addresses and email addresses (if applicable) to:

Brescia University

PR#16-05

717 Frederica Street

Owensboro, KY 42301

Position start date: April 1, 2016


 

POSTED HERE ON 2/12/16

Director, Center for Ministry and Service, Regis College

Start Date: July, 2016
Department: Center for Ministry and Service
Reports To: Associate Dean of Students/Vice President of Student Affairs

GENERAL SUMMARY:
The Director will be responsible for the strategy, design, management, and oversight of the Center for Ministry and Service, a cornerstone of the Regis College community. Under the direct supervision of the Associate Dean of Students and the general supervision of the Vice President of Student Affairs, the Director will foster and develop the spiritual life of students, while furthering the College’s mission of service to the “Dear Neighbor Without Distinction” and highlighting the rich Catholic heritage of the College.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
• Develop and implement strategic direction of Center in coordination with Division of Student Affairs and collegewide strategic planning efforts.
• Conduct the ongoing assessment and evaluation of Center programs and practices, in partnership the Student Affairs’ staff to address the changing needs of students, align with best practice, and meet institutional strategic goals and objectives.
• Manage the Center’s operating budget to include budget forecasting and planning, disbursement of funds, and regular budget reconciliation.
• Establish and implement annual fundraising efforts in partnership with Office of Institutional Advancement to support Center programs.
• Manage and support the Center’s external community outreach and partnerships with the of goal expanding interfaith and service programming, by engaging with Boston area colleges, universities, non-profit organizations, and places of worship.
• Cultivate and enhance the existing relationships with the sponsored ministries of the Congregation of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Boston and provide a welcoming presence in the spirit of the Sisters of St. Joseph.
• In partnership with internal committees and offices, i.e., the President’s Office, UNITY Steering Committee, and the Mission Committee, the Director will develop and maintain the peace/meditation room as community space.
• Provide day-to-day supervision, support, and leadership for Center staff.
• Oversee pastoral care provided to students.
• Supervise the coordination of student-centered initiatives and co-curricular programming designed to incorporate spirituality and religious experience into the various dimensions of campus life.
• Supervise the development and implementation of programs and opportunities to respond to the spiritual needs of members of the Regis College community from all faith backgrounds to include campus-wide opportunities for interfaith education, dialogue, worship, and sacramental preparation.
• Supervise the coordination and growth of existing and new strategic service and community engagement initiatives, including the College’s Alternative Spring Break Programs.

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Actively support the mission of the College by working with students, staff and faculty to share in the core values of an institution founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Boston.
• Manage Center staff in the planning of Convocation, Baccalaureate, Men’s and Women’s Nights, and other events.
• Work in collaboration with Center and College staff on a variety of campus-wide events and programs, including, but not limited to, Orientation, Founder’s Day, Heritage Day, and Commencement.
• Conduct Center staff meetings and represent the Center and the Division of Student Affairs at various meetings and committees.
• Perform other related duties as required.

SKILLS/EXPERIENCE/TRAINING REQUIRED:
• A Master’s degree in divinity, theology, ministry, or equivalent is preferred
• Experience providing pastoral care to students
• Proven experience working with and meeting the needs of a diverse community, including minority and international students
• Ability to build coalitions and develop and maintain strong professional relationships
• Effective management, planning, budgeting, and organizational skills
• Demonstrated experience in the supervision and development of staff and student employees
• Outstanding interpersonal skills, and written and oral communication skills
Individuals from all faith traditions are strongly encouraged to apply.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY:
This position will carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with Regis College’s policies and applicable laws.
Directly supervises Center staff, including the Assistant Director, Catholic Chaplain, and Graduate Interns, by providing professional development, training, and mentorship, planning and directing work and evaluating job performance.

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
• Will require occasional evening and weekend availability
• Normal office environment, not subject to extremes in temperature, noise, odors, etc.
• May spend extended periods at terminal, on telephone, or operating other office machines, requiring eye-hand
coordination and finger dexterity

APPLICATION PROCESS:
Applicants should submit a resume/CV, letter of interest, and contact information for three professional references via email
to student.affairs@regiscollege.edu.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to do this job. The above
is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required.
*External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled as defined under the Americans With Disabilities
Act, must be able to perform the essential job functions (as listed) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be
determined by management on a case by case basis.


 

POSTED HERE ON 2/4/16

DIOCESE OF SCRANTON, COORDINATOR FOR YOUTH AND YOUNG ADULT MINISTRY

QUALIFICATIONS
• An ability to represent the Diocesan Bishop
• A Bachelor’s degree or specialization in young adult ministry
• A minimum of 3 years experience in youth ministry
• An ability and desire to work in a team environment
• An ability to relate to a wide variety of people of different ages, backgrounds and cultures

REPORTS TO
The Director for Word and Lifelong Faith Formation

RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Works with Director for Word and Lifelong Faith Formation, and other Directors and Coordinators as appropriate, to support parishes and to help parish leaders design and implement effective parish-based or regional programs in youth and young adult ministry.
2. Works to ensure that the pastoral letter Wounded and Loved, Regathering the Scattered and other initiatives from the Bishop are understood and implemented.
3. Guides a process to articulate a Diocesan vision for ministry with and on behalf of youth and young adults
4. Coordinates special activities designed for youth and young adults, such as Masses, retreats, conferences/conventions, social service projects – in collaboration with youth ministry leaders across the Diocese.
5. Facilitates formation and informational meetings of youth/young adult ministers.
6. Coordinates diocesan efforts regarding NCYC and World Youth Day.
7. Collaborates with Pontifical Mission Societies and with school and parish mission trip coordinators in support of continued efforts to integrate a global perspective and faith formation dimension in all service/mission trips, along with ensuring proper supervision and compliance with risk management protocols.
8. Connect with campus ministers serving throughout the Diocese, and foster increased interaction between campus and parish where possible.
9. Provide classes and workshops as needed, and help parishes to arrange for speakers/presentations/workshops as requested.
10. Participate in initiatives to more fully engage and respond to our various Hispanic communities throughout the Diocese.

Interested applicants are asked to send a cover letter with salary requirements and a complete resume with references by March 18, 2016 to:
James Burke
Diocesan Secretary for Human Resources
300 Wyoming Avenue, Scranton Pa. 18503
Or email Jim-Burke@dioceseofscranton.org


 

POSTED HERE ON 2/3/16

CCO Campus Staff, West Chester University

The CCO invites you to be a part of what God is doing on college campuses! As a campus ministry organization, we partner with churches, colleges and organizations to develop men and women who live out their Christian faith in every area of life. We have 250 staff members on 115 campuses across Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Indiana. To learn more about us and our vision for college ministry please visit www.ccojubilee.org.

We are currently seeking a Campus Staff member who will work in partnership with a non-denominational church outside of Philadelphia to reach students at West Chester University. The staff person will serve as a bridge between the college campus and the church – pioneering new outreach on West Chester University’s campus and developing a robust college ministry program in the church. The ministry to students will include discipleship, nurturing a deep understanding of faith and vocation, empowering students as leaders within the ministry, and integrating students into the life of the church.

The ideal candidate for this position is a leader who is passionate about college ministry, has a desire to make disciples, and is gifted in outreach and evangelism. Additionally, he or she has gifts in teaching and is a self-starter. Bachelor’s degree is required and 1-3 years ministry experience preferred. Further information about the church will be provided pending application and acceptance.

To apply please visit http://ccojubilee.org/careers/apply-now/. If you have any questions please contact Sam Taylor at staylor@ccojubilee.org


 

POSTED HERE ON 1/20/16

Executive Director of the Jesuit Center, University of Scranton

The University of Scranton is inviting applicants and nominations for the position of Executive Director of the Jesuit Center. Founded in 1888, The University of Scranton is a private Catholic and Jesuit university that is known for outstanding academic quality, a beautiful and technology-rich campus, and a strong sense of community. Nestled in Pennsylvania’s Pocono Northeast region, The University’s 58-acre campus is in the heart of Scranton, a community of 75,000 within a greater metropolitan area of 750,000 people. The University is located within a two to three hour drive from New York City, Allentown, and Philadelphia. The area offers great food, summer and winter recreation, and nearby major sports teams.

The Executive Director of the Jesuit Center is the Chief Mission Officer of the University. The Executive Director delivers regular presentations articulating the University’s mission as it relates to all aspects of the day-to-day work of the University to the University Board of Trustees, President’s Cabinet, academic and operational leaders, faculty and staff. The Executive Director is responsible for the development and implementation of faculty and staff engagement programming related to the mission of Jesuit higher education.

The position requires the candidate to have a doctoral degree (or terminal degree) and a minimum of 3 years of experience at a Jesuit institution leading mission related programs; or be a member of the Society of Jesus and have at least two (2) years of experience working at a Jesuit University.  The position requires advanced interpersonal, communication, leadership and managerial skills.

For more information and to apply for this position, please visit our website http://apptrkr.com/728700 . Only applications submitted through our online application system will be accepted for this position.

The University is committed to developing a diverse faculty, staff, and student body and to modeling an inclusive campus community which values the expression of differences in ways that promote excellence in teaching, learning, personal development, and institutional success. The University welcomes Veterans, minority persons, women, and persons with disabilities to apply.


 

 

 


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