Fulfill your calling through a career in ministry.
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
In support of the mission of Western Theological Seminary to “form women and men for faithful Christian ministry and participation in the Triune God’s ongoing redemptive work in the world”the Creative Specialist serves as a visual “storyteller,” using creative elements to tell the story of Western Theological Seminary via the website, social media, in print, and in support of marketing strategies.The Creative Specialist will create, update and maintain all forms of communication, gearing content to reach Western’s various audiences in the most effective way.
Application will remain open until the position is filled and applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
Open Student Employment Positions
Community Action House Student Advocate
Provide support to the Community Kitchen by developing and managing a Children’s Center and literacy program, and enhancing a welcoming environment for patrons. A job description is available here.
Eligibility for Federal Work Study is required.
Pay rates: $10.65/hour
To apply, please email a completed WTS Application for Employment to email@example.com. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. NOTE: Download the WTS Application for Employment and save it on your computer before completing it. When complete, save it and attach it to your email.
If you have completed a WTS Application in the past, you do not need to complete another.
Part-time academic year student staff positions are open for Chapel Hosts, a part of the Maintenance Crew.
$10.65/hour for new students
$11.45/hour for students with one year of maintenance experience.
Chapel Hosts run technology needed to support daily worship and other events (speakers, weddings, seminars, etc.) in Mulder Chapel.The position requires familiarity with basic computer technology and programs; training is required. Must be able to operate technology independently.
Pastor (FT)–Stanton Reformed Church in Stanton, NJ is seeking a pastor. Please visit their website for a full position description. Applications will be taken until October 20. (posted 9/24/2021)
Worship Coordinator (PT)–First Presbyterian Church in Grand Haven, MI is seeking to fill this 6-10 hour a week position. Please contact the church for more information. Applications will be taken until October 29. (posted 9/24/2021)
Youth and Worship Director (FT)–Ascent Church in Evergreen, CO is seeking to fill this FT position. If interested in more information please contact the lead pastor. Applications will be taken until March 1, 2022. (posted 9/22/2021)
Minister (PT)–United Reformed Church of Youngsville, NY is seeking a PT pastor to lead their small but dedicated congregation. Please contact the search team for more information. Applications will be taken until December 31. (poted 9/8/2021)
Senior Minister (FT)—Knox Presbyterian Church in Toronto, ON is seeking to fill this FT position. Please visit their website for more information. Applications will be taken until October 29. (posted 9/8/2021)
Pastor (FT)—Bethel Baptist Church in Park River, ND is seeking a FT pastor. Please visit their website for more information. Applications will be taken until December 6. (posted 9/8/2021)
Family Ministry (PT)–First Baptist Church of Kalamazoo, MI. Please contact the search team for more information. Applications will be taken until December 1. (posted 9/1/2021)
Pastor–Second Reformed Church of Coxsackie, NY is seeking a FT Pastor. For more information please contact the search team or visit their Facebook page. Applications will be taken until August 2022. (posted 9/1/2021)
Senior Pastor (FT)–Boothbay Baptist Church in Boothbay, ME. Contact their search team for more information. Applications will be taken until December 30. (posted 9/1/2021)
Director of Special Needs Ministry—Faith Church in Dyer, IN is seeking to fill this FT position. Please contact their search team for more information. Applications taken until September 30. (posted 8/30/2021)
Children’s Ministry Coordinator–Harbor Churches–Jamestown Campus (MI) is seeking to fill this PT position. Visit their site for more information. Applications taken until September 30. (posted 8/30/2021)
Lead Pastor—First Reformed Church in Volga, SD is seeking a FT Lead Pastor. Please contact the search team for more information. Applications will be taken until September 30. (posted 7/22/2021)
Senior Pastor—Bridgeport Community Church in Bridgeport, MI is seeking a senior pastor. Responsibilities include: spiritual leadership, pastoral and youth ministry, church and community relationships and church administration. For more information please contact the search team. (posted 7/21/21)
Settled Pastor–First Congregational Church UCC of Onekama, MI is seeking to fill this PT position. Please contact the search team for more information. Application taken until December 1. (posted 7/20/2021)
PT Minister–United Reformed Church of YoungsvilleRick, NY is seeking to fill this PT position. Please contact the church office for more information. Application will be taken until December 31. (posted 6/14/2021)
Pastor—Suffolk Christian Church in Lake Grove, NY is seeking a FT pastor. Please visit their website for more information. Applications taken until December 31. (Posted 5/5/21)
Notice of Non-Discrimination
The seminary does not discriminate in admissions, employment, and educational programs on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, marital status, disability, height, weight, genetic information, and other prohibited characteristics in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws and ordinances.
As a religious institution, the 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: