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Inter-Faith Protestant Chaplain

Claremont University Consortium

Claremont , CA

Category: Chaplain

Posted on: July 25, 2011

Job Description:

Claremont University Consortium is seeking a full-time Interfaith Protestant Chaplain.


The purpose of the Inter-Faith Protestant Chaplain is to support and promote the presence of a vigorous and diverse religious community on the campuses of The Claremont Colleges (TCC), to strengthen the faith communities associated with the Inter-Faith Chaplains Office, to develop programs which foster interfaith dialogue, to serve the pastoral needs of the TCC students and to model mutual respect for diverse faith communities and traditions. The Inter-Faith Protestant Chaplain is expected to collaborate with various offices of the TCC including but not limited to: the Dean of Students, Alumni and Admissions Offices. The Inter-Faith Protestant Chaplain is to regularly attend and be informed of student meetings, Bible/scriptural studies and gatherings of on-campus Christian student groups sponsored through the Interfaith Office of the Chaplains.

This position reports to the Vice President for Student Affairs and is a full time 10-month exempt position (August 1st May 31th)

Essential functions:

30% Spiritual and Pastoral Support: Provide spiritual leadership, guidance and support for TCC students
Pastoral counseling for students
Weekly Inter-Faith worship services
Direct religious and spiritual observances for religious holidays, convocations, commencements
25% Programming: Develop and assess programs and services which facilitate intra and inter faith dialogue, including issues related to social justice, with diverse faiths and cultural communities
15% Community Development: Bridge relationships and participate in activities with off campus faith communities and their spiritual leaders
10% Attend weekly staff meetings, participate on various community and campus committees, maintain daily Titanium schedule and produce relevant reports
10% Consortial Liaison: Collaborate with various offices at TCC such as the Dean of Students, Alumni and Advancement
10% Other duties as assigned: Respond to TCC community crisis emergencies, occasional memorial services; respond to requests from VP for Student Affairs and/or CUC Executive Officers


Applicants must possess a Master's degree in religious studies, theology or equivalent
Demonstrated knowledge and experience in principles of leadership development and principles of collaboration
Five years of experience in the role professional religious leadership; experience in a College setting preferred
Ordained and in good standing with an ordaining body and/or professionally trained for religious work
Excellent worship, preaching and teaching skills

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Inter-Faith Protestant Chaplain
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