Chaplain - Contract

Applicants must have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in either Theology or Counseling or Social Sciences. A qualification in Counseling will be an added advantage. Candidates must have experience of ministry in a University or academic community, be able to demonstrate an understanding of residential university colleges, values and organisational ethos. They should also have an ability and experience working with students/young people and they should also have experience of exercising pastoral care, in a church or other environment.


  • To provide moral and spiritual support to students and/or staff

  • Providing general counselling to students and staff regardless of one's faith

  • Providing spiritual and pastoral support to students, staff and the College community in general

  • Serve as the primary preacher in the United Christian Congregation/Chapel.

  • Organising the life of the United Christian Congregation/Chapel, including services, and stimulating the development of a flourishing chapel culture.

  • Conducting special chapel services including weddings, funerals or memorial services for members of the College community as required.

  • Facilitating daily devotions

  • Coordinating religious services of the various groups on campus in liaison with student leaders

  • Developing and maintaining rapport between the College and Religious bodies

  • Linking management and students/staff in matters relating to religion and morals

Applications, including a detailed curriculum vitae with up to date contact details (preferably working mobile phone numbers), copies of certificates and academic transcripts and names of three traceable referees should be submitted, not later than 20th Feburuary, 2018 to the address below.

The Registrar

Chancellor College

P.O. Box 280