Responsible for enhancing spiritual growth opportunities for University community. Plans, coordinates, and directs pastoral ministry and spiritual formation activities of campus, including but not limited to ongoing chapels. Advises on policies and issues affecting well-being of campus community. Provides shepherding, spiritual formation leadership, effective communication, and team leadership on and off campus.
Strong ability to create good will with staff, faculty, parents, and students.
Strong leader; goal oriented; servant attitude; ability to confidently make decisions.
Commitment to the Articles of Faith, Mission, and Objectives of the University and desires to be a role model for students by demonstrating an active Christian faith in personal example and in work related responsibilities.
Sets goals, objectives and manages available resources to achieve objectives, without need for frequent follow up.
Develops and leads comprehensive spiritual formation/discipleship initiative for campus community.
Oversees and plans all-campus chapel program, including selecting themes, choosing speakers, monitoring budget, assessing effectiveness, etc. Leads chapel sessions and speaks regularly, as well as speaking at other campus forums, such as retreats, Bible studies, symposiums, question and answer sessions, communion services, classes, etc.
Counsels students on matters related to their spiritual formation.
Consults with faculty, staff, and student leaders to assist in matters relating to spiritual climate of campus.
Oversees campus ministries opportunities for students.
Assesses spiritual climate of campus, working for improvement as needs and concerns arise.
Serves as chair of Spiritual Life Committee and serves on various other campus committees.
Teaches classes as needed.
Other duties as assigned.
Essential Skills and Experience:
Three or more years experience working, disciplining and/or counseling with college age young people, both married and single.
Strong communications skills, both oral and written, including ability to preach.
Growing understanding of a philosophy of college age ministry and worship.