Associate Chaplain for Muslim and Interfaith Life at Carleton

  • 22 Sep 2022 2:06 PM
    Message # 12929020
    Alex Miller-Knaack (Administrator)

    Associate Chaplain for Muslim & Interfaith Life at Carleton College


    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 Associate Chaplain for Muslim & Interfaith Life will report to the College Chaplain.


    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. We serve people of all faiths as well as those exploring spirituality in their lives.


    This position works an average 20 hours/week over 11 months, annually; some evening or weekend hours for special events.


    Carleton College is an AA/EEO employer. We are committed to developing our staff to better reflect the diversity of our student body and American society. Members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.


    What Carleton College has for you:  This position is eligible for Carleton’s full-benefits offerings. We offer a generous benefits package, including comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance, 403(b) retirement plan with a 10% employer contribution with immediate vesting, a Health Savings Account with college contribution, college tuition assistance for employees’ children (based on FTE), paid vacation, sick time, and holidays, as well as access to many other campus amenities.  


    The successful candidate should possess a master's degree in a relevant field, or in the process of acquiring a master’s degree in related field; experience with evidence of professional preparation for chaplaincy; demonstrated aptitude for dealing with confidential and sensitive issues; familiarity with a diverse higher education environment and with developmental issues of young adults.


    Applications received by October 17, 2022, will receive preferred consideration. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the hire is complete. For more specific information visit:


    Desired Start Date: January 1, 2023 


    Candidates are also encouraged to apply for a similar position at St. Olaf College, another liberal arts institution located in Northfield. Together, the two part time positions total .86 FTE. 


    Carleton is a private liberal arts residential campus with nearly 2000 students and 800 faculty & staff. Carleton is located in Northfield, Minnesota, approximately 40 miles south of the Twin Cities. Northfield is a short commute from the metro area--a place with small town charm and big city opportunity. 


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