University of Pennsylvania ASSISTANT CHAPLAIN in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Reference Number 83-28542
Posted Job Title ASSISTANT CHAPLAIN
School Name Provost's Center
Posted to the Web 04/14/2018
Posted Job/Salary Grade 025
Employment Type Exempt
Position Type Full Time
Position Schedule 9-5pm, some nights and weekends
Position Length Contingent Upon Funding
Position End Date
The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.
Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.
The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.
The Office of the Provost provides direction on all facets of the University’s academic mission, including education, faculty, research, online learning, global initiatives, admissions, athletics, student life, and arts and culture. The Provost’s Center aggregates programs and offices designed to support University operations, including: the Office of the Provost, the Office of the Vice Provost for Research and its reporting departments (Penn Center for Innovation, Environmental Health and Radiation Safety, University Laboratory Animal Resources, and Regulatory Affairs), the Office of the Chaplain, the Graduate Student Center and Family Resource Center, the Division of Recreation and Intercollegiate Athletics, College Houses and Academic Services, New Student Orientation, the Office of Student Conduct, the Center for Undergraduate Research and Fellowships, the Office of Undergraduate Admissions, the University of Pennsylvania Press, and all of the University’s arts organizations (Penn Museum, Institute of Contemporary Art, Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, Arthur Ross Gallery, and University Art Collection). It also includes interdisciplinary academic centers and institutes that are more appropriately housed centrally than in an individual school, including the Laboratory for Research on the Structure of Matter, the Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, the Center for Neuroscience and Society, the Penn Institute for Urban Research, the Center for Teaching and Learning, Kelly Writers House, and Weiss Tech House. http://provost.upenn.edu/
The Assistant Chaplain will work alongside the staff of the Office of the Chaplain/Spiritual and Religious Life Center (SPARC) in the University’s efforts to curate religious life, encourage spiritual wellness, promote religious literacy, and care for the Penn community in a range of ways through the paradigm of religious and spiritual life. While being a pastoral presence at SPARC and on campus, the Assistant Chaplain will primarily serve the Penn community by supporting and growing the programmatic efforts of the office/center. This will include current programs as well as developing new offerings for the Penn community. In addition, the Assistant Chaplain will assist in coordinating the monthly gatherings of the Penn Religious Communities Council (PRCC) in conjunction with the University Chaplain, manage the office’s social media, web, and podcast presence, regularly attend the events and services of a diverse range of campus and community groups, and serve as a pastoral presence in other aspects of the chaplaincy as needed.
A Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s degree preferred and some work experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Experience in either chaplaincy or related professions strongly preferred. Experience developing and implementing programming. Excellent oral and written communications skills; Experience managing variety of social media preferred. Ability to work evenings and weekends as required.
Affirmative Action Statement
Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.
Quick Link http://jobs.hr.upenn.edu/postings/36200
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