Director of Faith Formation and Engagement at Belmont University

  • 16 Nov 2021 1:33 PM
    Message # 12131651

    Director of Faith Formation and Engagement

    The Director of Faith Formation and Engagement is a part of the University Ministries pastoral team and is responsible for leading undergraduate student facing Christ-centered formation and discipleship opportunities.  Responsibilities also include general UM roles and tasks that contribute to the ministry to and care for Belmont students, faculty, and staff. 

    Job Duties: Provide spiritual formation events and experiences for undergraduate students.

    ·       Develop and oversee all Residence Hall programming including Spiritual Life Assistants and Hall Chaplains.

    ·       Provide small group formation experiences for students including Bible studies and Connect Groups

    ·       Oversee University Ministries student communications including social media, Cadence, and the Weekly Newsletter.

    ·       Work with University Minister on chapel logistics as needed

    ·       Contribute to the overall ministry of the UM Office by:

    • Playing contributing role to chapel, student leader training, Minister-on-Call, etc.
    • Provide Pastoral Care as needed.
    • Provide other pastoral responsibilities as needed.
    • Represent University Ministries in campus-wide and external events as needed.
    • Serve as a Title IX confidential resource.

    ·       The above statements describe the job’s essential responsibilities and requirements.  They are not an exhaustive list of the duties that may be assigned to job incumbents.

    Education: Bachelor’s Degree from accredited four-year college or university required. Masters degree preferred. Degree(s) in a ministerial or theological field preferred.

    Experience: 2-3 years experience in formal ministry with young adults including providing significant spiritual formation and discipleship programming.  Higher Education experience preferred.

    Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities):

    ·       Be a balanced, growing, committed Christian and an active member of a church.

    ·       Experience working in a fast-paced environment and the ability to respond to high-pressure situations. 

    ·       Ability to thrive in an environment of hard work.

    ·       Must be self-motivated, and exhibit a mature and responsible work ethic.

    ·       Possess excellent administrative and interpersonal skills.

    ·       Ability to work in a ministry team setting.

    ·       Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.

    ·       Ability to forge positive relationships with students, local ministries, churches, pastors and community leaders while balancing the administrative tasks of the position.

    ·       Ability to work irregular hours, specifically evening and weekends, as well as be available to travel out of town for extended periods of time.

    ·       Must be committed to students' spiritual development.

    ·       Knowledge of regulations regarding student privacy.

    ·       Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite software applications.

    ·       Good presentation skills.

    For information on how to apply:

    Last modified: 16 Nov 2021 4:28 PM | Daniel Meyers

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