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Protestant Chaplain

Wesleyan University

Middletown, CT

Category: University & Campus Ministry

Posted on: March 30, 2012

Job Description:

The Protestant Chaplain will work closely with the other members of the Office of Religious and Spiritual Life (ORSL) to respond to the needs of a spiritually diverse campus_noemailmunity. The Protestant Pastor will have as his/her primary responsibility the religious and spiritual development of the Protestant_noemailmunity on campus.

Responsibilities include:

Be a resource to the diverse Protestant and non- Protestant groups (Unitarians, etc) and work with student leaders, staff and faculty to build and strengthen these_noemailmunities;

Prepare for and preside over a weekly Protestant service;

Be an advisor to the Wesleyan Christian Fellowship and its student leadership.

Work with the other staff in the Office of Religious and Spiritual Life, to: help build a student Religious Life Council (RLC), officiate at campus wide events (vigils, Spirituality Week, Commencement) and facilitate programs that encourage exploration of faith and spirituality (lectures, discussions, study groups, etc.)

Collaborate with other offices and academic departments to coordinate educational programs on ethical, moral, religious, spiritual, theological, philosophical, and other issues that are critical to students' attainment of cultural and religious_noemailpetence and tolerance.

Advise and counsel students on religious, academic and personal issues.

This is a part-time position and has an approx. start date of August 13, 2012. The position works 975 hours during the academic year. Ability to work on Sunday is essential.

A Master of Divinity degree or a Master's degree in a related field with significant campus ministry experience. Proven ability to work with college students of all backgrounds.

Demonstrated familiarity with a college/university environment and student developmental issues.

Creativity and innovation, Interpersonal skills/savvy, Listening skills, Oral_noemailmunications, Respects diversity, Teamwork/collaboration

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Wesleyan University is an equal-opportunity and affirmative-action employer and we_noemailes applications from women and members of historically underrepresented minority groups. Wesleyan recognizes the value individual and group differences contribute to the learning environment and to scholarship. Wesleyan University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression or age in its programs and activities. Inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Affirmative Action Specialist, 317 North College 860-685-4771. Title IX Coordinator: Sonia Manjon, PhD, Chief Diversity Officer, 860-685-4771.


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Protestant Chaplain
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Part Time
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University & Campus Ministry
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