Sacred Space Facilitator
Reports to: Manager of Student Life Programs
Department: Office of Students & Alumni
FLSA Category: Non-Exempt
Average Hours per Week: 8
The Sacred Space Facilitator provides leadership and organization for the Sacred Space realm of Student Leadership and – in collaboration with the Quad, Manager of Student Life Programs, and Dean of Students & Alumni – provides vision and strategic planning for Student Leadership in its entirety. The Sacred Space Facilitator maintains a collaborative relationship with the other realms of student leadership, students, spouses, partners, faculty, and staff.
The Sacred Space Facilitator is responsible to:
- Lead the realm of Sacred Space to advocate for and co-steward the pastoral care of the student body through its mission to invite The Seattle School community to rest, wrestle, and play in their relationships with God, self, and others.
- Lead Sacred Space to:
- curate the 2nd and 3rd floor galleries and online platforms, e.g. Instagram and Facebook.
- steward the chapel and chalkboard wall.
- collaborate with other student groups and the OSA team in facilitating spiritual practices and gathering spaces for the student body e.g. weekly communion, seasonal Vespers services.
- invite The Seattle School community into the rhythm of the liturgical year.
- Lead in collaboration with Sacred Space, Manager of Student Life Programs, the Dean of Students & Alumni, and a designated faculty liaison.
- Meet with faculty, staff, students, and spouse/partners individually as needed.
- Recruit and develop a generative Sacred Space team, including a once per term meeting with each Sacred Space member.
- Assist in the ongoing development of other student leaders; attend monthly gatherings with other student group leaders..
- Assist in the creation, development, and implementation of the Student Lifecycle.
- Serve on the Student Leadership Quad, attending weekly meetings.
- Attend all necessary staff functions.
- Attend a monthly meeting with the OSA team.
- Meet once a week with the Manager of Student Life Programs.
- Assist in the planning of community wide events like Community Weekend, Community Christmas Party, and Spring Banquet.
- Remain in contact with team and other staff members through regular management of email and Asana.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
- Currently enrolled as a student of The Seattle School.
- Collaborate within and across student realms to achieve common goals.
- Produce high quality work and provide timely service.
- Utilize strong oral and written communication skills.
- Set and complete goals.
- Recruit and develop a generative team.
- Exhibits an awareness of self within the context of leadership .
- Demonstrated desire to develop leadership skills.
- Demonstrate ability to work in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; proficiency with office machinery; familiarity with Google apps; ability to work with I.T. to implement new technologies; willingness to learn and use Asana for project management.
- Ability to work creatively, collaboratively, and effectively in the dual role of staff and student.
- Actively work to develop and improve knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to become a more effective member of The Seattle School community.
- Familiarity and appreciation for the mission and values of The Seattle School.
Compensation & Benefits
$673.00 per month (~$18.69 per hour), FICA tax-free while enrolled in classes
This is a student employment position. To apply, please submit your completed resume, cover letter, and Employment Application (Statement of Faith included) to firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the Employer
Established in 1997, The Seattle School of Theology & Psychology resides in the heart of the Belltown neighborhood of Seattle, Washington. The Seattle School offers three interdisciplinary graduate programs: M.A. in Counseling Psychology, Master of Divinity, and M.A. in Theology & Culture. Focused on a transformational education through deep relationality, the school is committed to train people to be competent in the study of text, soul, and culture in order to serve God and neighbor through transforming relationships. Employees at The Seattle School strive to hold the capacity to see relationally and to see each other beyond social categories, allowing room for the complexity and nuance that is asked of us to live as the global body of Christ.
Federal employment non-discrimination rules preserve the freedom of faith-based organizations to hire according to faith. State and local employment civil rights laws include a similar exemption for faith-based organizations such as The Seattle School of Theology & Psychology.