Assistant Chaplain
College of the Holy Cross

Founded in 1843 in Worcester, Massachusetts, the College of the Holy Cross is among the nation's leading liberal arts institutions. A highly selective, four-year, exclusively undergraduate college of 2,800 students, Holy Cross is renowned for offering a rigorous, personalized education in the Jesuit, Catholic tradition.

Holy Cross highly values the unique skills, perspective, talents and passion that each employee contributes to its learning community. To work at The College is to accept an invitation to participate in the growth and development of all campus members--students, faculty and staff. The College's commitment to diversity is an important feature of the Holy Cross education. Informed by the presence of diverse interpretations of the human experience, Holy Cross is building a community marked by freedom, mutual respect, and civility. We seek others who support our values of diversity and inclusiveness. Job candidates of all diverse backgrounds who embrace the open and inclusive culture of Holy Cross are welcome and encouraged to apply.

Reporting to the Director, responsibilities include outreach and ministry to Protestant students and others who are not Catholic.  Responsible for coordinating and leading Interdenominational worship, Responsible for leading the Manresa retreat program.  Assists with outreach to and programs for athletic teams.  Shares in general pastoral and apostolic responsibilities of the chaplains including retreat work, spiritual direction, solidarity and social justice work, community development and active engagement with the academic mission of the College.

Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion, strongly desires to work as a member of an energetic and dedicated team, possesses a good sense of humor, and an M. Div., M.T.S., or the equivalent.  Evidence of a mature and sustained life of faith and prayer. Willing to work on weekends and some evenings.  This position is for an eleven month contract and reports directly to the Director of the Chaplains' Office.  Ordination preferred, but not required.

This is a full time, 11 month position. Please submit resume and cover letter.
In your cover letter, please address the ways you might contribute to and further the College's mission as a Jesuit, undergraduate liberal arts college, and its core commitment to diversity and inclusion. Previous experience working with diverse student populations and faith traditions is an asset.

For more information, please visit:
http:// http://www.holycross.edu/faith-service/office-college-chaplains

This is an Exempt level position.
The College is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and complies with all Federal and Massachusetts laws concerning Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action in the workplace.
A member of the Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts (HECCMA).
To review our Employee Benefit Options, please go to: http://offices.holycross.edu/humanresources/benefits

Please attach resume and cover letter.
In your cover letter, please reflect on how you might contribute to the College's commitment to diversity and inclusion, and to its mission as a Jesuit, undergraduate liberal arts college (see http://holycross.edu/diversity)
Should you be a candidate for further consideration after hiring manager review, you will be contacted by a human resources representative.

Full announcement and application link at: https://holycross.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=82966

Posting Dates: 
04/07/2017 to 05/31/2017
Job Type: 
Full time
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Human Resources
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