Muslim Faith Chaplain
Challenging, interesting and constantly changing, the University of Derby is an extraordinary place to learn and an incredibly rewarding place to work. Ours is an extraordinary educational environment and because we specialise in identifying and developing individual potential, you can be confident you'll receive all the help and encouragement you need to build a rewarding career with lots of opportunities to progress. Our combined higher and further education offering is spread over campuses in Derby, Buxton, Leek and Chesterfield and we have some of the best university facilities in the UK, investing more than £200 million in facilities in the last 10 years. We achieve outstanding results for our teaching* and research and with more than 34,000 people choosing to study with us every year, we depend on the dedication of a team of 2,200 academic and professional services staff. Financially strong and seriously ambitious we offer our employees a family-friendly, rewarding career with lots of opportunities to progress.
The post-holder will be a key member of the Chaplaincy team, helping to shape new vision as the University continues to grow. They will work across the University, building good relations with students and staff, of any faith and of no faith, and operating collaboratively within a culturally, religiously and internationally diverse community.
They will also provide specialist input to the Institution’s Muslim community, including the leading of Friday prayers, and be a link with the wider faith community in the city.
The successful applicant will have excellent interpersonal, communication and pastoral skills, and a good understanding of Islam, with its different traditions.
Interviews will take place on Tues. 1st May 2018.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expect everyone who works for us to also share this commitment and to treat people with courtesy and respect.
As part of the Safer Recruitment process, if you are successful, you will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The post for which you are applying is exempt from Section 4(2) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 requiring any spent convictions to be declared. Any information you provide will be treated in confidence and only used when considering your suitability for the post.