Vacancy: Senior Ecumenical Chaplain – Canterbury Tertiary Education Chaplaincy Committee (Closes 30th June 2017)

This role is based at Lincoln University.

The Canterbury Tertiary Education Chaplaincy Committee (CTECC) is an ecumenical Christian entity responsible for providing chaplaincy services at Lincoln University and University of Canterbury. We are looking for applicants for appointment as Senior Ecumenical Chaplain based at Lincoln University, Lincoln, Canterbury.

This rewarding and varied role is a half time stipendiary position which may be held in conjunction with other commitments.  The role is to promote and nurture the well-being of students in cooperation with Lincoln University and encompasses pastoral care and spiritual support.  You may also be asked to officiate at events, help with education and resourcing of others on campus and will be expected to actively promote understanding and dialogue in a diverse and multi-faith community.

If you are a person who thrives on:

  • Nurturing spiritual well-being
  • Relating well to people within a diverse community
  • Leading and growing a team of volunteers
  • Facilitating pastoral care for all students and staff
  • Building a caring community;

Then we would welcome an application from you that indicates your skills and suitability for this role. You should indicate when you are available to take up the position.

This position is open to men and women of Christian faith. There is a preference for those with theological qualifications and/or experience working in a university context.  Applicants must be in good standing within their Christian denomination.

Please send your CV and a covering letter plus two references to Christopher Hannen, Chair, Canterbury Tertiary Education Chaplaincy Committee (CTECC).

Closing Date: Sunday 30th June 2017.