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and University Chaplains

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Johns Hopkins University: Assistant Chaplain

  • 09 Mar 2017 8:08 AM
    Message # 4656652
    Cynthia Terry (Administrator)

    Dear Colleagues,

    I hope Spring finds you well and enjoying some sunshine and fresh air.  I want to let you know that Johns Hopkins University is seeking an Assistant Chaplain for Programming & Community Service to work in Campus Ministries.  This is a full-time, 12-month position with benefits.  I would be grateful for your help in spreading the word about this opportunity.  I am including a brief description of the position below.  I've provided a link to the JHU Employment site at the bottom of this email that will include a more detailed description and which should take potential applicants directly to the job.  Applicants must apply through HR to be considered.  I am not able to field any questions directly from candidates. 

    The Assistant Chaplain for Programming & Community Service serves to enhance the programming and support the work of JHU Campus Ministries. In conjunction with the Chaplain, the Assistant Chaplain will initiate, implement, manage and evaluate programs with the goals of educating and advocating for the religious and spiritual life of the campus community. The Assistant Chaplain will serve as the lead coordinator for religious and spiritual life programs and  Campus Ministries sponsored community service projects including Interfaith Thanksgiving Dinner, Open Hand Open Hearts: Religious Diversity Awareness Days, Sandwich Sundays, community engagement service projects, educational programs, Alternative Break programs and will serve as a point of contact for inter-departmental collaborations. These duties will require regular evening and week-end hours. This is a 12-month position.

    Bachelor’s Degree required. Master’s Degree in divinity, theology, religious studies or related field preferred.

    Special skills and knowledge: Ability to communicate and interact effectively in a cross-cultural, multi-religious environment with a variety of constituents. Working knowledge of world’s religious traditions. Ability to create, organize, implement and assess campus-wide programming. Familiarity with web design and management and other publication platforms. Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information with great discretion. Ability to teach leadership and conflict resolution skills. Strong communication, organizational and problem solving skills. Ability to supervise staff and manage budgets. Must be able to handle multiple assignments, address needs and conflicts as they arise. Must have a valid driver’s license and access to reliable transportation.  

    To apply, please visit, create and save your application, then click “Find your new job”: requisition #313344. Johns Hopkins University is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other occupationally irrelevant criteria. The university promotes affirmative action for minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans.



    Kathy Schnurr
    Johns Hopkins University Chaplain
    Bunting Meyerhoff Interfaith and Community Service Center
    3400 North Charles Street
    Baltimore, MD 21218

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