Interreligious Coordinator - Main Campus Ministry

Washington D.C.
May 17, 2017
Aug 14, 2017
Full Time
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Interreligious Coordinator - Main Campus Ministry

Georgetown University's Campus Ministry - guided by Georgetown's Catholic and Jesuit tradition, with its abiding commitment to interreligious collaboration, Campus Ministry equips students to lead lives of deeper meaning, belonging and purpose.  Campus Ministry is a vital resource to all students and a leading partner in the work of intellectual, social and spiritual formation across the university.

The Interreligious Coordinator facilitates programs and initiatives for Georgetown's Office of Campus Ministry, and is the primary program staff for Georgetown's Jewish and Muslim chaplains. S/he assists in developing and implementing programs and services to promote engagement in Jewish and Muslim life on campus, and in cultivating interfaith engagement through programs and initiatives on campus, and manages special projects for the department. Reporting to the Assistant Director of Student Engagement, and providing direct support to the Director for Jewish Life and the Director for Muslim Life, the Interreligious Coordinator has duties that include but are not limited to:

Cultivate and Promote Jewish and Muslin Life on Campus

  • Assists in develop new programs and initiatives.
  • Manages all planning and logistics for programs, events and religious services.
  • Handles correspondence with program participants, speakers and student leaders,
  • Coordinates programs' arrangements, such as food, registration, space, technology, and supplies.
  • Develops and execute publicity strategies for events, including weekly newsletters and social media.
  • Recruits and maintains student participation and leadership.
  • Staffs all programs and events unless otherwise directed.
  • Manages evaluation and assessment process for events.
  • Maintains contact database of constituencies.
  • Assists administrative matters as required.
  • Oversees student workers and interns, including coordination of hiring and evaluation.

Coordination of Special Projects and Support Collaboration

  • Oversees department-wide projects and initiatives assigned by the Managing Director
  • Supports other department events and services as needed.
  • Steps in for Assistant when needed.
  • Attends staff meetings and events, and represents Campus Ministry on university committees as assigned by Managing Director.

Support of Interfaith Engagement on Campus

  • Manages all planning and logistics for department interfaith programs, events and religious services - for example, Interfaith Thanksgiving Banquet, Challenging Text Series, and Religious Services Open House Series.
  • Coordinates department's selective engagement in interfaith programs and initiatives elsewhere in the university - for example, Berkeley Center for Religion, Peace and World Affairs; Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding, White House Interfaith and Community Service Campus Challenge, and Social Justice Send-Off.
  • Develops new interfaith programs and initiatives in consultation with chaplains and Managing Director.


  • Bachelor's degree
  • 2 years of relevant administrative and programmatic experience
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to foster a collaborative environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail

For full consideration, applications must include a cover letter - recommend combining with resume as one document - and received by June 1, 2017.

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