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Chaplain II

Program Services/Kate Barnard, Oklahoma City

Recruitment #181010-Z52B-I07


Program Services/Kate Barnard Correctional Center



Positions in this job family are involved in providing religious services, counseling and guidance to patients, inmates, residents, students, family members or coworkers in a state hospital, institution or facility.  This includes performing religious ceremonies, holding services, providing religious education and planning special programs and activities.


The Chaplain job family has three levels which are distinguished by the complexity of assignments, the level of expertise required to perform the duties assigned, and the responsibility assigned for providing leadership to others.

Level II:   
At this level employees are assigned responsibility for directing and participating in religious programs at a state facility, including supervision of other religious activities staff.  This includes visiting residents on a regular or special basis, performing or arranging for appropriate religious professionals to perform baptisms, marriages, last rites or funerals, providing professional religious counseling and guidance, and participating in special programs to facilitate readjustment to the community.  In this role, employees will provide religious assessment reports, participate in treatment planning, and consult with staff in carrying out an overall therapy program. Positions are assigned supervision of staff, including assigning and reviewing work, providing training, evaluating performance, and performing other administrative duties. 


Level II:   
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of a master’s degree in divinity, theology or religious education PLUS three years of professional level experience in the clergy PLUS an endorsement from the individual’s respective faith; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience, substituting one year of professional level experience in the clergy for every year of the required education.

NOTE:  No substitution will be allowed for the endorsement from the faith.


Please read instructions carefully and include all required documents when you submit your application.

No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted.

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