Religious Life Program Coordinator - Southern Methodist University

  • 26 Apr 2022 11:25 AM
    Message # 12752799
    Alex Miller-Knaack (Administrator)

    Job Title:              Religious Life Program Coordinator

    University:          Southern Methodist University

    Job Description: 

    About the Position:

    The Program and Assessment Coordinator provides critical support and guidance to the Office of the Chaplain and Religious Life at SMU.  With a focus on assessment, student leadership development, and event planning and logistics, the Program and Assessment Coordinator collaborates with OCRL colleagues to achieve the goal of creating an inclusive community that celebrates intellectual curiosity, nourishes ethical decision making, cultivates deep spiritual exploration and supports faithful living in the world.  Reporting to the Chaplain and Minister to the University, the Program and Assessment Coordinator brings knowledge of student affairs administration to the ministry of the Office of the Chaplain and Religious Life.  Persons of any religious tradition are encouraged to apply.

    Essential Functions:

    ·     Create new multi-religious initiatives. Develop and implement programming that build religious literacy and/or multi-religious community in collaboration with Religious Life staff. Primary oversight for designated programs offered by the Office of the Chaplain and Religious Life. Developing and implementing leadership opportunities.

    ·     Collaborates with OCRL clergy and campus ministry affiliates to insure logistical support of all programs and events including; space reservations, travel arrangements, catering and other related logistics.

    ·     Primary assessment contact for the office. Work with the Chaplain to design, implement, analyze, and share assessment and evaluation efforts for the Division. Ensure all members of the department have resources to develop robust assessment for programs and services. Work with the collection and analysis of baseline data to identify trends and themes among affinity groups.

    ·     Student Leadership Development, including identifying and mentoring student leaders.

    ·     Regular evening work and occasional weekend work is required.




    Education and Experience:

    A Master’s degree is required. A Master’s degree in Higher Education, Education, Religion/Theology, Social or Behavioral Science or related field is preferred.

    Two years work experience is required, work experience may include graduate assistantships and/or internships.

    Candidate must have experience managing complex events or logistical experience. Student development experience is required. Assessment experience is preferred.

    Link to Apply:

    Last modified: 26 Apr 2022 11:29 AM | Alex Miller-Knaack (Administrator)

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