Mindfulness Coordinator and Spiritual Advisor - Part Time

Job no: 507916
Position type: Staff, Temporary
Location: San Jose, CA Campus
Division/Equivalent: DIV52 - Regional Campuses
School/Unit: 186600 - Bay Area Regional Campuses
Categories: Regional Campuses

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About Northeastern:

Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experience-driven lifelong learning. Our world-renowned experiential approach empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create impact far beyond the confines of discipline, degree, and campus.

Our locations—in Boston; Charlotte, North Carolina; London; Portland, Maine; San Francisco; Seattle; Silicon Valley; Toronto; Vancouver; and the Massachusetts communities of Burlington and Nahant—are nodes in our growing global university system. Through this network, we expand opportunities for flexible, student-centered learning and collaborative, solutions-focused research.

Northeastern’s comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate programs— in a variety of on-campus and online formats—lead to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Among these, we offer more than 195 multi-discipline majors and degrees designed to prepare students for purposeful lives and careers.

About the Opportunity:

Host regular mindfulness sessions and workshops focused on wellbeing and health, meditation practice, yoga, and other events and programs rooted in spirituality, dialogue, and service for Northeastern’s Bay Area students (primarily) and students across Northeastern’s Global Campus Network

Responsibilities:

· Keep office hours for spiritual advising/guidance/care. Maintain an active presence on campus and with students

· Be available as needed to meet with and serve students of all religious/spiritual traditions, and none

· Serve as a bridge to Northeastern’s Center for Spirituality, Dialogue, and Service (CSDS), Mindfulness Fellows and Spiritual Advisors, and other resources to serve students. Keep the Bay Area community up to date on CSDS' Boston-based programs and consider programs to adapt locally

· Assist with mindfulness initiatives and trainings with the support of CSDS

· Assist with Dinner Dialogue series, Wellness Week, and other wellness-related events

· Be a thought leader and partner in designing the wellness experience for the Bay Area campuses

· Interest in supporting students in their own practice of peer leadership  

Qualifications:

Required Qualifications:

· Certification in Mindfulness Practices and/or 200-hour Yoga Alliance Certification

· Prior experience leading guided Mindfulness/Meditation practices

· Experience in designing and leading Wellness practices

· Experience facilitating workshops, challenging conversations

· Experience working with a diverse population and team. Experience working with college and graduate school aged learners a plus

· Warmth, caring, ability to quickly build rapport and connection, flexibility

· Experience with diverse cultural and religious/spiritual/humanist traditions

Desired Qualifications:

· Bachelor’s degree highly recommended. Degree in Religious Studies or Wellness-related fields preferred

· Past experience in chaplaincy or pastoral care a plus

· Strong personal connection or lived experience with religious/spiritual traditions

· Experience with designing and launching (in-person, virtual, and hybrid) programs and program assessment and evaluation

· Familiarity with virtual and hybrid environment 

Salary Range:

$20/hr

Additional Information:

Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff.  Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion. 

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other  characteristic protected by applicable law.

To learn more about Northeastern University’s commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see www.northeastern.edu/diversity.

 

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