University Chaplain (1 Post)

The Chaplain shall report to the Dean of Students for the coordination of       religious activities to the University stakeholders that comprises students,         staff and the community in and around the University.  The Chaplain will also         work with the University community on issues of religion and welfare and   report to the Vice Chancellor through the Dean of Students.

 

Qualifications and Experience

 

  • Applicants must have at least a Master’s Degree in Theology, Sociology, Psychology of Education, Counselling, Philosophy or Religious Studies from a recognised University;
  • A PhD in the above field would be an added advantage;
  • The incumbent must have at least four (4) years’ work experience in Pastoral care and must be ordained and recommended by his or her church;
  • In addition, the candidate must be mature, a team player with good communication skills and of unquestionable integrity;
  • Evidence of experience in guidance and counselling is a requirement and previous experience of working in a University or Educational Institution would be an added advantage.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • To coordinate religious activities at the University and offer religious and spiritual guidance to students and staff;
  • To provide Pastoral care and support to students and staff;
  • To provide psycho-social support to students and staff as and when necessary;
  • To serve families of deceased students’ and staff as required through follow-up and guidance;
  • To participate in Committees, students and staff conferences related to Chaplaincy in order to enhance the continuity and care of stakeholders;
  • To establish good working conditions with all members of the Chaplaincy team as well as volunteers and keep records as required;
  • To minister to students and staff;
  • To perform any other duties as assigned from time to time.

NB:    Female candidates are encouraged to apply. Police clearance is mandatory for successful candidates.              

APPLICATION PROCEDURES:

Interested and qualified persons should send one set of their application merged in continuous pdf format to recruitment@buse.ac.zw consisting of the application letter, certified copies of educational certificates, transcripts, National ID, Birth Certificate and a Curriculum Vitae giving full personal details including full names, place and date of birth, qualifications, previous employment and experience, telephone number, present salary, date of availability, names, e-mail addresses and telephone numbers of at least three referees.

Applications should clearly indicate the “Post” which is being applied for in the subject line and addressed to:

The Assistant Registrar- Human Resources

Bindura University of Science Education

P Bag 1020

BINDURA

Only shortlisted candidates will be responded to. The closing date for the receipt of applications is Monday, 22 August 2022.

For more information phone (66210) 7531-2, 7622, 7623, 0772 154 882-9.

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