Assistant Director for Service Waco, TX, United States
Job Identification: 14305 Posting Date: 03/14/2023, 03:04 PM Job Schedule: Full time Locations: Waco, TX, United States Degree Level: Bachelor
Job Description: What We Are Looking For
Baylor University is seeking an Assistant Director for Service to support the mission of the university by shaping Baylor's faithful engagement with Waco and the world by developing programs and ministries that educate, form, and equip Baylor students for service in our local community. The Assistant Director for Service nurtures an environment of and opportunities for service in and to the Waco community.
A Bachelor's degree, three years of relevant work experience, and a Christian faith are required. A Master's degree and five years of relevant work experience are preferred.
*All applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on full-time basis.
What You Will Do
Provide formative programming that is centered in understanding current social issues and challenges and that develops practices and skills which prepare students for effective, just, and loving service
Work closely with chapel leadership to develop and lead a chapel experience to accomplish the formation referenced above
Build and maintain relationships with community and campus partners as an essential, strategic element of Baylor's student service model. Partnerships include: churches, non-profits, schools, academic units, and student organizations and advisors
Serve as a liaison to academic colleagues who are developing service learning for course work
Train and mentor student service leaders and others participating various service experiences
Insure appropriate risk management for all service opportunities
Function as a chaplain on the Spiritual Life staff, ministering with this team to the needs of the Baylor community, such as; being available for pastoral care, mentoring, teaching, worship leadership, and speaking with various university constituencies
Contribute to the collective work of the Department, Spiritual Life and Student Life
Perform all other duties as assigned to support Baylor's mission
Ability to comply with university policies
Maintain regular and punctual attendance
What You Can Expect
As part of the Baylor family, eligible employees receive a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, generous time off, tuition remission, and outstanding automatic retirement contributions. Baylor has a comprehensive benefits plan that supports you and your family's wellbeing and allows you to be a part of the life of a vibrant and active college campus. To learn more, go to Baylor Benefits & Advantages.
About Us: Baylor University is a private not-for-profit university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, Baylor is committed to compliance with all applicable anti-discrimination laws, including those regarding age, race, color, sex, national origin, military service, genetic information, and disability. Baylors commitment to equal opportunity and respect of others does not undermine the validity and effect of the constitutional and statutory protections for its religious liberty, including, without limitation, the religious organization exemption under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the religious exemption to Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and the Free Exercise Clause of the First Amendment to the United States Constitution, among others. Baylor encourages women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply. EEO/M/F/Vets/Disabled
Baylor University is a private Christian university and a nationally ranked research institution, consistently listed with highest honors among The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For.” The University is recruiting new faculty with a deep commitment to excellence in teaching, research and scholarship. Baylor seeks faculty who share in our aspiration to become a tier one research institution while strengthening our distinctive Christian mission as described in our strategic vision, Pro Futuris, and academic strategic plan, Illuminate.