Fulfill your calling through a career at Western Theological Seminary.
Western Theological Seminary is rooted in the historic Christian faith and seeks to be Reformed, evangelical, and ecumenical in its focus. With a full time faculty of 20, it offers four degree programs: the M.Div. in both residential and distance-learning formats, an M.A., a Th.M., and a D.Min. In addition, it offers a two graduate certificate programs, a graduate program for Christian Educators, and a dual-track M.Div./MSW program, as well as continuing education initiatives.
Commitment to Diversity
Western Theological Seminary is actively pursuing diversity (understood in terms of race, ethnicity, gender, and ability) in its faculty and staff. Women and members of racial-ethnic minority groups are encouraged to apply.
Open Faculty Positions
None at this time – please check back.
Open Staff Positions
None at this time – please check back
Open Student Employment Positions
Student staff positions are open in Cook Library for fall of the 2019-20 academic year. Academic year positions will be part-time.
Youth Director—Jamestown Reformed Church in Hudsonville, MI is seeking a PT Youth Direction. Visit their website for a full job description. Applications will be taken until July 31. (posted 6/26/19)
Music Director—St. Paul’s United Church of Christ in Grand Haven, MI is seeking a PT Music Director. Full job description is on their website. Applications will be taken until August 1. (posted 6/26/19)
Pastor—First Presbyterian Church of Dubuque, IA is seeking a FT pastor to lead them into their mission “to worship God joyfully, nurture faithful disciples, welcome others in Jesus’ name, and reach out to the neighborhood and world sharing the love of Christ.” For more information contact email@example.com. Application taken until September 17. (posted 6/19/19)
Worship Director–Southridge Church in Kalamazoo, MI is seeking a PT Worship Director to lead the congregation in contemporary worship during the weekly Sunday morning service, as well as additional worship experiences. For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org Applications will be taken until September 1. (posted 6/19/19)
Victory Point Ministries in Holland, MI is seeking to fill two part time positions; Director of Children’s Ministry and Director of Youth Ministry. Visit their website for more information. (posted 5/22/19)
Church Planter—The Bridge (RCA) in Portage/Kalamazoo, MI is seeking a church planter to enter a 6-9 month residency program resulting in a church plant within the Kalamazoo area. For more information contact: email@example.com(posted 5/20/19)
Pastor—Neshanic Reformed Church in Hillsborough, NJ is seeking a full time pastor. Searching for a pastor who will seek to understand the needs and priorities of the congregations, supporting their spiritual growth and fostering strong connections among them. Job description can be found on their website. (posted 5/15/19)
Interim Minister or Minister Under Contract—Trinity Reformed Church in Rochester, NY is seeking to fill this position while they search for a new pastor. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. (posted 4/22/19)
Associate Pastor for Youth Ministry—Second Presbyterian Church in Louisville, KY is seeking a person (FT) to minister to middle school, high school, and college aged youth but will also have other duties as member of the pastoral team. Contact email@example.com for more information. (Posted 4/22/19)
Assistant Pastor-Cantonese Congregation—Cumberland Presbyterian Chinese Church in San Francisco is seeking to fill this FT position. The person will work with the senior pastor in leading and developing the Cantonese Congregation in the areas of worship, discipleship training, evangelism and outreach. For more information please contact firstname.lastname@example.org(posted 4/22/19)
Director of Youth and Children’s Ministry—Wyckoff Reformed Church in Wyckoff, NJ is seeking to fill the FT position. The primary focus is to coordinate oversee the weekly children’s Sunday school program and JR and SR High Youth Groups in a way that provides hospitality, a sense of community and a deep faith experience. Contact email@example.com for more information. Taking applications until August 31. (posted 3/27/19)
Family Ministries Director-–Trinity Presbyterian Church in Purchase, NY. This is a FT position and this person will work closely with families, children, and staff to direct and oversee the children and youth ministries. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Application will be taken until June 30. (posted 3/27/19)
Director of Middle School Ministry—Trinity Presbyterian Church in Atlanta, GA. This person will help lead a holistic ministry for youth and their families and is self-motivated, collaborative, and innovative. Contact email@example.com for more information. Taking applications until May 31. (posted 3/27/19)
Resident Outreach Pastor: Immigrant and Refugee Ministries—The Church of the Servant (CRC) in Grand Rapids, MI is seeking candidates for this PT temporary position. The person will support and grow Refugee and Immigrant Ministries and programs, while developing vocationally. This position is funded for one year. Please contact COSResidentPastor@gmail.com if you are interested. (posted 3/25/19)
Senior Pastor/English Language Congregation, National Evangelical Church in Bahrain, RCA missionary. Contact the RCA office for more information. (posted 3/17/19)
Lead Pastor–Oakbrook Church in De Pere, WI is actively searching for a Lead Pastor. Information can be found on their website. (Posted 2/26/19)
Director of Student Ministries–First Reformed Church in Sioux Center, IA. The person will provide leadership, vision, and tools for adults to come alongside our 6th to 12th grade students in heart focused discipleship. Visit their website for full job description. (posted 2/21/19)
Lead Pastor—Kingsburg First Baptist Church in Kingsburgh, CA is seeking to fill this position. Information can be found on their website. (posted 1/22/19)
Pastoral Apprentice—Bridge City Fellowship in Portland, OR is seeking to fill this one year position for a recent seminary grad who wants to gain experience. Primary responsibilities will be in youth ministry and occasional preaching. For more information please email firstname.lastname@example.org(posted 1/3/19)
Senior Pastor—Sierra Vista Servants of Christ Church in Sierra Vista, AZ is seeking a bi-lingual English-Korean speaking pastor. Please contact email@example.com for more information. (posted 9/19/18)
Notice of Non-Discrimination
Western Theological Seminary does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, marital status, disability, and other prohibited bases in admissions, employment, and educational programs.
As a religious institution, Western Theological Seminary reserves the right to make employment and hiring decisions on the basis of religious criteria, based on the Free Exercise Clause of the First Amendment to the Constitution of the United States and various relevant statutes.
For inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies and complaints of discrimination, contact: