A Chaplain has the unique role of managing the intersection of a secular institution and the Muslim population. Chaplains provide Islamic counseling, education, programming, and outreach to both the Muslim community and the general community in which they practice.

Responsibilities

Religious Mentoring

  • Providing pastoral care and spiritual guidance
  • Identify and invite disengaged Muslims to participate in the Muslim community
  • Lead and assist in prayers/study circles
  • Support new converts
  • Teach the public about Islamic tradition

Public Liason

  • Advocate for Muslims students
  • Provide campus resources as deemed appropriate
  • Advise school administration on Muslim beliefs and practices

Intersectional Efforts

  • Holding office hours to advise on religious, spiritual, personal, and academic issues
  • Support student community efforts
  • Work with other campus chaplains
  • Engage with fundraising initiatives

I'm Interested!

Qualifications:

  1. Undergraduate degree
  2. Formal chaplaincy training
  3. Strong multicultural Islamic training including various schools of thoughts
  4. Experience in working in interfaith settings
  5. Experience teaching, mentoring, guidance, or advising Muslim communities
  6. Oral and written communication skills
  7. Friendly and welcoming

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