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Higher Ed Administrative Careers - Campus Ministry, Higher Ed Administrative Careers - Other
Our Dean of Students and Director of Residence Life and Housing will be at the 2020 Multi-Academic Conference in San Diego (2/12-2/14) and available to meet with those who might be interested in this position or in the open Residence Director position. Please email if interested!
The role of the Campus Pastor/Director of Campus Ministries is to champion spiritual formation practices and programming for the campus community. Success metrics will be evaluated on the basis of annual goal achievement of responsibilities. Offices relating to and that work in cooperation with this role include the President, Provost, Student Life, faculty, Athletics, University Advancement and Church Relations. The Campus Pastor/Director of Campus Ministries will provide direct supervision and leadership to the University’s Campus Ministries personnel, including the Assistant Director and Coordinator for Campus Ministries. Therefore the Campus Pastor/Director of Campus Ministries must affirm the University Community Covenant in word and deed and be above reproach in their personal character and professional life.
Coordinating campus-wide spiritual development/formation activities and programs, including chapel services, small group discipleship, local and global outreach, and prayer
Providing pastoral counseling and spiritual direction to
Supervising the strategic planning, assessment, and daily operations of the department and spiritual formation
Contributing to the assessment of University Learning Goals, particularly in Christian Literacy and Global Citizenship.
Serving as a member of the Student Life team in collaborative programming and ministry for the development of student
Supervisory responsibilities for professional staff members and student leader
Oversight of budgets for Campus Ministries and
Serve as a student pastoral care advocate for all
Serve as an active member of the Student Life team, attending and contributing to staff meetings and supporting broader Student Life initiatives and
Serve as an active member of the President’s Council and other committees as
Complete other duties as assigned by the
The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
Proven success in college campus ministries and discipleship program development and implementation.
Understand the scriptural basis for ministry and qualifications for ministers
Above reproach in all personal and professional dealings
Accountable to the higher standard for those leading in ministry
A strong and visible Christian faith and ability to share the Gospel in word and deed
Strong organizational skills
Proficiency in oral and written communications, including public speaking
Public relations skills
Ability and desire to work with students and within a team environment
Group leadership skills
Pastoral care and counseling skills
Teachable spirit and a desire to learn and grow
Ability to integrate Christian thought and values in all aspects
Ability to engage in critical thinking and exercise independent judgment
Ability to maintain confidentiality and manage confidential information
Ability to communicate effectively in written and oral form
Ability to take initiative without direct supervision
The employee agrees to promote the values and mission of WJU as a private Christ-centered University and live a life consistent with biblical principles. The employee shall conduct himself/herself in a manner consistent with the Community Covenant and Statement of Faith. Additionally, the employee may play a formative role in the spiritual lives of students in a manner consistent with the Community Covenant and Statement of Faith. This may include leading devotions and/or spiritual formation groups and seeking other opportunities consistent with a biblical spiritual formation role.
About William Jessup University
William Jessup University, a quality Christian University, is located in Rocklin, CA, at the base of the Sierra Foothills in Placer County and one of the fastest growing campuses in California. William Jessup University has experienced record enrollment and offers students academic excellence and rich learning communities at a state-of-the-art, award winning campus.
Founded in 1939 by William Jessup, the University moved to Rocklin, California, in August 2004. Jessup is a WSCUC-accredited private four-year university, located in the greater Sacramento area, offering degrees in many different disciplines, including Bible & Theology, Biology, Business, BS Business Administration (Online), Computer Science, Criminal Justice, Education/Liberal Studies, English, Environmental Science, Family & Children’s Ministry, History, Intercultural Studies, Kinesiology, Mathematics, Music, Pastoral Ministry, Psychology, Public Policy, Theater, Visual Arts and Youth Ministry. Jessup also has WASC-accredited master's programs: a Master's in Arts in Teaching, an online Master's in Leadership an MBA, MAEd and MA Psych (Counseling). Single-subject English and Math are also offered. Jessup also of...fers a School of Professional Studies (SPS) at its campuses in Rocklin and San Jose, with program concentrations in Business Administration, Christian Leadership and Counseling Psychology. For more information, please visit www.jessup.edu.