College Chaplain
Berea College

The Campus Christian Center at Berea College is seeking a College Chaplain. The College Chaplains share responsibilities for the various ministries, services, and programs offered by the CCC. College Chaplains coordinate Interfaith programming and work closely with the Center for Excellence and Learning Through Service (CELTS), Student Life, Center for International Education, Black Culture Center, Carter G. Woodson Center, various diversity initiatives, and with the larger Berea College community. RESPONSIBILITIES Work with CCC Staff to supervise and train student workers Provide visionary leadership for the Interfaith program and develop connections with various on and off-campus groups and religious leaders Provide pastoral care and counseling to students, staff and faculty Preach and assist with chapel services and other CCC sponsored events as needed Minister to students, staff, and faculty through programs, worship experiences, personal interaction, crisis-intervention, and individual and/or group counseling Work with other constituents and colleagues to develop collaborative connections with staff, faculty, and administrative offices, Centers, and programs (such as the Black Cultural Center/Carter G. Woodson Center, the Center for International Education, General Studies, Center for Excellence in Learning through Service, the Center for Transformative Learning, etc.) Build relationships with and interact regularly with local ministers and with religious professionals assigned to the campus (Intervarsity, CRU, Newman Club, etc.) Plan ecumenical worship, convocations, and other special services alongside other staff of the CCC, and take a role in ritual events in the life of the College Enthusiastically participate in the guided learning educational model where students are encouraged to take on responsibilities, work side by side with staff, and be allowed to make mistakes and learn from them Serve as a liaison between the CCC and other Centers and Departments Serve on committees, councils, and other special task-groups as possible, in consultation with the Dean of the Chapel Other roles / duties as assigned and necessary to assist the College in the attainment of its goals and the enhancement of a positive, respectful learning environment for all students, staff, and faculty With appropriate credentials, College Chaplains may have the opportunity to teach 1-2 courses a year in area of academic expertise and/or General Studies

Posting Dates: 
03/12/2018 to 04/30/2018
Job Type: 
Full time
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Contact Name: 
Michelle Wasson
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