Macalester College in Saint Paul, Minnesota, is seeking to hire a full-time Interfaith Chaplain and Director of Muslim Life. Macalester has roots and relationships in the Presbyterian Church and is home to a Chaplaincy that is Multifaith in expression and values. This position will report to the College Chaplain and Associate Dean and serve as a key strategic partner across campus and offer vision for and implementation of offerings that enrich both Muslim Life and campus wide engagement. The Interfaith Chaplain and Director of Muslim Life will support the Center for Religious and Spiritual Life mission, which values exploration of wholeness, belonging and purposeful living. Departmental strategic initiatives are to increase religious literacy, nurture spirituality and support exploration of worldviews. The Center for Religious and Spiritual Life seeks to nurture growth for all into the fullness of the human family. The Interfaith Chaplain and Director of Muslim Life has particular responsibilities to serve as the spiritual teacher to Macalester’s ethnically and culturally diverse Muslim population, offering vision and implementation of offerings that align with the departmental mission. This position will be part of Macalester’s multifaith team which is home to Chaplains who stand in the Buddhist, Catholic, Jewish, Muslim and Protestant traditions. A successful candidate will engender support for Macalester’s community, which includes diversity of ability, age, class, gender identity, nationality, race, religion and sexual orientation.
For best consideration, please submit cover letter, resume or C.V., and a Philosophy of Chaplaincy in one PDF through the Macalester Employment Opportunities webpage no later than February 28, 2020. Review of applications will begin immediately. Review of applications will begin immediately. All inquiries about this position should be directed to:
Talent Acquisition Manager
Macalester is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from everyone who would add richness to our community, including people of color, individuals with disabilities, women and LGBTQIA+ individuals. Candidates of color are strongly encouraged to apply.
Since its founding in 1874, Macalester has provided students with the inspiration, insight, and experience to become successful and ethical leaders. Located in St. Paul, Minnesota, Macalester enrolls nearly 2,100 students who come from virtually every state and 91 countries. Macalester is committed to being a preeminent liberal arts college known for its high standards of scholarship and its special emphases on internationalism, multiculturalism, and service to society.
Macalester is proud of its longstanding commitment to social justice and creating a safe environment for all people regardless of sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship status, gender, religion, age, or ability. Macalester is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from everyone who would add richness to our community, including people of color, individuals with disabilities and women.
Macalester employees enjoy a fantastic benefits package and working environment that is second to none. Please visit http://www.macalester.edu/employmentservices/benefits/ for more information about benefits at Macalester College.