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 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.
Carleton is a private liberal arts residential campus with nearly 2000 students and 800 faculty & staff. Carleton is located in Northfield, Minnesota, a short commute from the Twin Cities
The ideal candidate will also apply to the Associate Chaplain for Muslim Life (.40 FTE) position 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. Candidates who apply to only one campus will also be considered.
Experience in chaplaincy or faith leadership.
Demonstrated aptitude for working with confidential and sensitive issues.
Openness to working with students exploring their identities.
Familiarity with a diverse higher education environment.
Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills.
Ability to work with undergraduates and colleagues from a wide array of backgrounds, faith traditions, sects, and cultures.
Schedule flexibility to allow for some evening or weekend hours for special events.
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.