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The Muslim Advisor will serve as a spiritual mentor and resource for our Muslim students at Emerson College. This four hour/week position will be primarily responsible for coordinating and leading Jum'ah prayers each Friday and being on-campus 1-2 additional hours each Friday to work with students and community members.
Report To: Director of Religious and Spiritual Life/ Campus Chaplain
Lead Friday (Jum'ah) prayers in the Reflection Room in the Center for Spiritual Life each Friday during the academic year
Provide support for the observance/celebration of Muslim holy days
Be available 1-2 additional hours per week for individual or group counsel
As a member of the Center for Spiritual Life team, the Muslim Chaplain will collaborate on Center-wide programming, as able and serve as a resource for the campus, as needed
The Muslim Chaplain should be a practicing Muslim; open-minded, inclusive, creative, and respectful of student's beliefs. The Chaplain should bring experience and enthusiasm for working with young adults and leading Jum'ah prayers.
Bachelor's degree required;
Able to communicate with people from all religious, spiritual, and cultural backgrounds. Must be spiritually and emotionally mature
Master's degree in Theology or Divinity a plus, but not required
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