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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_noemailmunity on the campuses of The Claremont Colleges (TCC), to strengthen the faith_noemailmunities 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_noemailmunities 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,_noemailmencements
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_noemailmunities
15% Community Development: Bridge relationships and participate in activities with off campus faith_noemailmunities and their spiritual leaders
10% Attend weekly staff meetings, participate on various_noemailmunity and campus_noemailmittees, 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_noemailmunity 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

For additional requirements and information on how to apply, please visit www.cuc.claremont.edu. 

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Inter-Faith Protestant Chaplain
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