The chaplain of the college is responsible for spiritual nurture and support of students, faculty, and staff of diverse backgrounds and spiritual needs. This includes providing: pastoral care and spiritual guidance; programming for spiritual growth and exploration (includes both ecumenical chapel and weekly East-West meditation, mindfulness, and contemplative wisdom sessions, retreats, etc.); interfaith understanding for global citizenship and cultural competency; social justice; pre-theology and pre-ministerial advising; teaching in the religion department; serving as minister in campus ceremonies; assisting all divisions of the college from Student and Academic Affairs to Alumni and Advancement; and working with the president to sustain the College's relationship with the United Methodist Church in and beyond the Iowa Annual Conference. This position has faculty rank and reports to the president. For more information on the Office of Chaplain and Spiritual Life opportunities, the chaplain, pre-seminary discernment and preparation, various student religious organizations, the nature of our church relatedness while prizing religious diversity, and other information go to: http://www.cornellcollege.edu/chaplain-and-spiritual-life/.