The Associate Chaplain for Muslim & Interfaith Life will work closely with the other chaplaincy staff, providing religious, programmatic, and educational resources to Muslim students and the entire College community. The Muslim Chaplain will help to promote interfaith life for all on campus, contributing to its on-going strength and development by serving as: a religious leader, community builder, educator, supervisor, and program coordinator for religion and spirituality. The Associate Chaplain for Muslim & Interfaith Life will report to the college Chaplain.
The role of the Carleton Chaplaincy is to help deepen the spiritual and ethical life of the campus. We provide students, faculty, and staff with opportunities to explore the integral relationship between faith and learning, connecting the work of the mind with the heart and soul. This position works an average 24 hours average per week over 11 months, August through June, annually (.55 FTE); some evening or weekend hours for special events.
Applications received by Friday, September 27, 2019 will receive preferred consideration.
Desired Start Date: no later than early January 2020.
Applicants are encouraged to consider applying to a similar position (.40 FTE) at St. Olaf College, another private liberal arts institution located in Northfield. This is a collaborative effort to support the Muslim student communities of both colleges with specialized spiritual expertise.
Carleton College is an AA/EEO employer. We are committed to developing our staff to better reflect the diversity of our student body and American society. Members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.
What Carleton College has for you: This position is eligible for Carleton’s full-benefits offerings. We offer a generous benefits package, including comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance, 403(b) retirement plan with a 10% employer contribution with immediate vesting, a Health Savings Account with college contribution, college tuition assistance for employees’ children (based on FTE), paid vacation, sick time, and holidays, as well as access to many other campus amenities.
The successful candidate should possess a master's degree in a relevant field, or in the process of acquiring a master’s degree in related field; experience with evidence of professional preparation for chaplaincy; demonstrated aptitude for dealing with confidential and sensitive issues; familiarity with a diverse higher education environment and with developmental issues of young adults.
Carleton is a private liberal arts residential campus with nearly 2000 students and 800 faculty & staff. Carleton is located in Northfield, Minnesota, approximately 40 miles south of the Twin Cities. Northfield is a short commute from the metro. A place with small town charm with big city opportunity.
Carleton is a private liberal arts predominantly residential campus with nearly 2000 students and 800 faculty & staff. Founded in 1866, Carleton College is an independent and highly selective liberal arts college with a diverse and exceptionally able student body, a talented faculty whose first priority is teaching, and a continued commitment to the liberal arts. A four-year college, Carleton offers the Bachelor of Arts degree. Its students can choose from 37 majors and 15 concentrations in the arts, humanities, natural sciences, and social sciences.
Carleton College occupies more than 1,000 scenic acres of campus, arboretum, over 100 campus buildings, and athletic fields. Located in Northfield, Minnesota, 40 miles south of Minneapolis and St. Paul, Carleton offers access to the cultural advantages of a major metropolitan area.