The Associate Chaplain of the University for the Protestant* Community is responsible to provide expertise and oversight for the program and pastoral care of the Protestant Christian community at Brown University; to serve as a colleague within a multi-faith professional team of the Office of the Chaplains and Religious Life (OCRL)that is charged to lead Brownâ??s institutional commitment to religious identity development and literacy as well as to collaborate with offices and leaders from across the campus to facilitate broad engagement with diversity; and to nurture and to educate the Universityâ??s diversity of spiritual practice and conscience.
*Note: Protestant is used in this document inclusively to indicate post-Reformation Christian traditions.
Graduate degree and minimum of three yearsâ?? experience required, including some at an institution of higher education; advanced degree or preparation preferred. Ordination required.
Leadership experience in Protestant communities, especially any of the Black Church traditions is preferred. Experience with interfaith/multi-faith initiatives desirable.
Demonstrated ability to work in a diverse, inclusive and creative University community including students, faculty, staff and alumni/ae. Collaborative working style is critical.
Demonstrated commitment and success working in a multicultural environment with a critical understanding of social justice issues in both student and workplace settings.
Demonstrated administrative capacities, including creative problem solving, initiative, organizational skills, program planning, and ability to understand and adapt to institutional contexts and priorities.
Excellent written and oral communication skills required. An aptitude for utilizing technology strongly preferred.
Ability to work a flexible schedule, as needed.
Background Check: Criminal
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Interim Associate University Chaplain
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