Harvard Divinity School seeks to appoint a Denominational Counselor to Unitarian Universalist students. Denominational Counselors commit to an average of .5 days per week, generally on campus. HDS provides office space, if they wish to reserve it, to meet students during their time on campus.
The duties of Denominational Counselors generally include: (1) guiding students in their vocational discernment (2) helping students navigate their tradition’s structures and requirements (3) working with students to develop denominational worship and fellowship opportunities.
Denominational Counselors are required to attend the following events and meetings at HDS each year: (1) Four lunch meetings with other Denominational Counselors and Ministry Studies staff (2) Meeting with incoming students during one day of orientation before classes begin in the Fall (3) Meeting with prospective students at “Theological Education Day” in the Fall (4) Meeting with prospective students at “Diversity and Explorations Day” in the Fall (5) Meeting with admitted students at "Open House in the Spring (6) One-on-one meeting with the Associate Dean for Ministry Studies for review in the Spring
This is a non-benefits-eligible position.
Applicants should demonstrate the following qualifications:
(1) MDiv degree (minimally) (2) Be ordained (3) Church ministry experience (4) Familiarity with and a strong connection to the Unitarian Universalist Association and other Unitarian Universalist structures
Applicants may contact Ms. Leslie MacPherson, Department Administrator, Office of Ministry Studies, [email protected]
(1) Letter of application describing the applicant’s qualifications (2) Current resume or CV (3) Contact information (email and/or phone numbers) for three references.
Applications will be accepted until Monday, May 10, 2021.
Equal Opportunity Employer:
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions or any other characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: 10268
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