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
Professor of New Testament
Rank will be commensurate with professional experience, with a preference for a senior or mid-level scholar. This full-time, tenure-track appointment begins in July 2021. A candidate will adhere to Western’s Reformed, evangelical and ecumenical identity and contribute to its mission: “By God’s grace, Western Theological Seminary forms women and men for faithful Christian ministry and participation in the Triune God’s ongoing redemptive work in the world.”
Along with evidence of outstanding teaching, a successful candidate should have a strong scholarly publication record and deep love for God and the Church. Specialization in the Pauline corpus or General Writings is preferred.
Review of letters of interest and CVs begins on October 1, 2020. Please send a letter of interest and curriculum vitae to: New Testament Search Committee, Attn: Rayetta Perez, Director of Administration and Human Resources, Western Theological Seminary, 101 East 13 th Street, Holland, MI 49423-3622 or via email to: email@example.com
Part-time academic year student staff positions are open in the seminary’s library. Student staff will report to Dr. Dan Flores, Director of Cook Library and Assistant Professor of Theology. A job description is available here.
$10.50/hour for new students
$11.25/hour for returning students with one year of experience in the position
Director of Visual Communications—Kelloggsville Church (CRC) in Kentwood, MI is seeking a PT Director. Visit their website for more information. Applications will be taken until Jan. 31, 2021. (posted 11/11/2020)
Director of Candidacy—Christian Reformed Church in North America is seeking to fill this FT position. Please visit their website for more information. Applications will be taken until December 28, 2020. (posted 11/11/2020)
Youth Director—River Terrace Church in East Lansing, MI is seeking a Youth Director (FT). Please visit their website for more information. Applications will be taken November 20, 2020. (posted 11/2/2020)
Lead Pastor—Water’s Edge Church in Henning, MN is seeking a FT Lead Pastor. A full job description can be found on their website. Applications will be taken until January 2, 2021. (posted 11/2/2020)
Pastor—Ghent Reformed Church in Ghent, NY is eseking a PT Pastor (3/4 time, shared or bi-vocational pastor–consist of at least 29 hours per week). For more information please contact the church. (posted 10/21/2020)
Director of Community Relationships—Georgetown Christian Reformed Church in Hudsonville, MI is seeking to fill this PT position. Visit the church’s website for job description. (posted 10/19/2020)
Associate Pastor—The Baptist Church of Northville in Northville, NY is seeking a FT Associate Pastor to help with responsibilities such as couseling, visitation, teaching, preaching, etc. Applications will be taken until December 31. Contact the church for more information. (posted 10/19/2020)
Associate Pastor—Evangelical Reformed Church in Tacoma, WA is seeking a FT Associate Pastor. Position description can be found on their website. (posted 9/29/2020)
Assistant Pastor—Cumberland Presbyterian Church in San Francisco, CA is seeking a FT Assistant Pastor to pastor the English congregation at the San Francisco campus. Please contact the church for more information. Applications will be taken until December 31. (posted 9/15/2020)
Senior Pastor/Head of Staff—Central Presbyterian Church in Merced, CA is seeking to fill this FT position. See their website for more information. Applications will be taken until December 31. (posted 8/11/2020)
Lead Pastor—Central Reformed Church in Sioux Center, IA is seeking a FT Lead Pastor. Church profile and description can be found on their website. (posted 7/13/2020)
Pastor—First Reformed Church in Hull, IA is seeking a FT pastor. Church profile and position description can be found on their website. (posted 7/13/2020)
Family Life Pastor—Colts Neck Reformed Church in Colts Neck, NJ is seeking a Family Life Pastor (FT) who will lead youth and family ministries efforts including recruitment, program development, leadership and sustainability. For more information please contact the church. (posted 7/1/2020)
Pastor—Emmanuel Reformed Church in Whitby, ON is seeking a Full-time pastor for a congregation of about 65 members in an outer-tier suburb of Toronto. Contact the church for more information. (posted 6/22/2020)
Young Life Church Planter/Youth Minister—Community Reformed Church in Charlevoix, MI is seeking to fill this FT position. Visit their website for full job description. (posted 6/1/2020)
Lead Pastor—East Valley Church (RCA) in Yakima, WA is seeking a Lead Pastor. Full profile is on their website. Contact the church for more information. (posted 5/26/2020)
Pastor—Woodstock Reformed Church in Woodstock, NY is seeking a pastor. Please contact the church for more information and the RCA if you would like to see the church profile. (posted 4/14/2020)
Senior Pastor—Grace Chapel, EPC in Farmington Hills, MI is seeking a FT Senior Pastor. Please visit their website for more information. (posted 4/14/2020)
Pastor—Calvary Church in Stockton, CA is seeking a FT Pastor. Please visit their website for full job description. (Posted 3/26/2020)
Senior Pastor—Cascade Bible Church in Twisp, WA is seeking a FT pastor. Full job description can be found on their website. (posted 3/11/2020)
Associate Pastor—Redemption City Church located in the Eastern Neighborhood of Grand Rapids, MI seeking an Associate Pastor who will work closely with the Lead Pastor. Full description can be found on their website. (posted 2/17/2020)
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: