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.
Western Theological Seminary is seeking a president to lead the institution in its next season of growth and opportunity.
Applications and nominations will be accepted until a new president is appointed. For most favorable consideration, applicants should submit a curriculum vitae and a letter of interest by October 15, 2018. All nominations, expressions of interest, and applications will be handled with complete confidentiality and should be submitted directly to WTSPresident@carterbaldwin.com.
Open Faculty Positions
None at this time – please check back.
Open Staff Positions
Associate Director of Development
Assist in achieving the mission of Western Theological Seminary to “prepare Christians called by God to lead the church in mission” by serving as an Associate Director of Development. The Associate Director will be responsible for effective fundraising from a targeted group of donors through prospect research, donor relationships, and oversight of seminary advancement events. The position is full-time in the Development office, reporting to Andy Bast, Director of Development.
Assist in achieving the mission of Western Theological Seminary to “prepare Christians called by God to lead the church in mission” by serving on the summer student maintenance crew. General duties include painting, apartment and general cleaning, grounds work, indoors and outdoors. See full job description and letter from supervisor David Becker, superintendent of buildings and grounds.
Pay for first-year crew members is $10.00/hour. (effective 5/13/19)
Manager of Retirement Services–The Reformed Church in America office located in New York is seeking to fill this full time position. Please check their website for full description. Applications will be taken until March 10. (posted 2/13/19)
Pastor of Missions and Spiritual Formation—Faith Reformed Church in Zeeland, MI is seeking a person to give leadership and oversight to spiritual formation with a special emphasis on adults; mission outreach; and develop a ministry connection to the next generation. Visit their website for more information; applications will be taken until February 28. (posted 2/6/19)
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 2/1/19)
Associate Pastor of Student Ministries—Oak Hills Baptist Church in Sioux Falls, SD is seeking to fill this full time position. This person will lead and oversee Middle School and High School Students (80%) and general pastoral leadership, shepherding, and administration (20%). for more information contact email@example.com. (posted 1/25/19)
Church Planter—Forestview Community Church in Grimsby, Ontario is seeking to fill this full time church planter position. Please visit their website for more information. Applications will be taken until February 28. (posted 1/22/19)
Ministries Coordinator—Fuller Ave. Christian Reformed Church in Grand Rapids, MI is seeking to fill this part time (Appox. 25 hrs/wk). Visit their website for full description and application. Applications will be taken until April 15. (posted 1/22/19)
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)
Classis Leader–The Great Lakes City Classis (RCA) is seeking a part-time Classis Leader. This person will develop and empower leaders, plant new churches and expand the vitality and missional impact of the congregations. Applications will be taken until February 1. (posted 1/3/19)
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—Church of the Valley in Apple Valley, CA is looking to fill this full time position. Click on Senior Pastor to find full job description. Applications will be taken until January 31, 2019. (posted 12/19/18)
Lead Pastor—Christ Community Church in Fredonia, NY is seeking a full time lead pastor. Visit their website for full description. Talking applications until March 18, 2019. (posted 12/19/18)
Classis Leader—Great Lakes City Classis (RCA) located in Grand Rapids, MI is seeking to fill this PT position. The Classis Leader will serve as executive leader, to develop and empower leaders, plant new churches and expand the vitality and missional impact of the congregations. (posted 10/31/18)
Youth Pastor – Trinity Church in Stanton, MI is seeking a full time youth pastor. Position description here.
Lead Pastor—Christ Community Church of Buena Park, CA. More information can be found on their website. (posted 4/11/18)
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: