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
Director of Student Life
Assist in achieving 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” by overseeing and facilitating areas that promote vibrant community life at Western Theological Seminary. Working in close collaboration with the Dean of the seminary, the faculty, and staff across departments, the Director will foster a sense of belonging for all students, support the overall pastoral concerns of students, and contribute to a dynamic and close-knit seminary community.
Part-time summer 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.
$10.65/hour for new students
$11.45/hour for returning students with one year of experience in the position
To apply, complete a WTS Application for Employment. NOTE: Download the application and save it on your computer before completing it. When complete, save it and attach it to an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. If you have completed a WTS Application in the past, you do not need to complete another.
Applications will be received until the positions are filled.
Open Ministry Positions (submitted by churches & organizations)
Pastor—First Reformed Church in Hawthorne, NJ is seeking a FT Pastor to lead the congregation in worship, discipleship and community engagement. Please contact the search committee for more information. Applications will be taken until June 1. (posted 4/22/2021)
Senior Pastor–Bryce Avenue Presbyterian Church in White Rock, MN is seeking a FT pastor. Please visit their website for full job description. Applications will be taken until May 31. (posted 4/22/2021)
Cantonese Assistant Pastor—Sunset Chinese Baptist Church in San Francisco, CA is seeking to fill the FT position. Please contact the search team for more information. Applications taken until August 31. (posted 4/22/2021)
Senior Pastor—Christian Family Fellowship in Canon City, CO is seeking to fill this FT position. Full job description can be found on their website. Applications taken until May 30. (posted 4/22/2021)
Associate Pastor for Youth and Young Adults-–The American Church in Paris, France is seeking to fill this FT position. ACP is an inderdenominational and international Christian community. Please contact the search committee for more information. (posted 3/17/2021)
Associate & Youth Pastor—The Baptist Church of Northville, NY is seeking to fill this FT position. This person will be responsible for overseeing Junior and Senior High youth ministries. Please contact the search committee for more information. (posted 3/16/2021)
Minister of Word and Sacrament—Christ Community Church (RCA) in St. Albert, Alberta, Canada is seeking to fill this FT position. This person will oversee five primary areas of responsibility: leadership, worship, missions, community and administration. Please email the search committee for more information. Applications will be taken until August 31. (posted 3/8/2021)
Senior Pastor–Bridgeport Community Church in Bridgeport, MI is to fill this full time position. BCC is an interdenominational church. If you would like more information please contact the pastoral search team. (posted 3/8/2021)
Lead Pastor—Holland Church (RCA) in Holland, NE is seeking a FT lead pastor. For more information please contact the search team. (posted 3/2/2021)
Worship Arts Director/Pastor–Christ’s Church in Federal Way, WA is seeking to fill this FT position. Please contact the search team for more information. Applications taken until June 30. (posted 3/2/2021)
Lead Pastor—Vista Community Church in Ridgefield, WA is seeking to fill the FT position. Please contact the search team for more information. Applications taken until June 30. (posted 3/2/2021)
Senior Pastor—Boothbay Baptist Church in Boothbay, Maine is seeking a FT pastor. For more information please contact the search committee. Applications will be taken until July 6. (posted 3/2/2021)
Lead Pastor—Crossroads Church (RCA) in Norwalk, IA is seeking a FT Lead Pastor. Please contact the Search Team for more information. (posted 1/26/21)
Venue Pastor—The Foundry in Zeeland, MI is seeking a PT Venue Pastor. For a full description please contact the search committee. (posted 1/25/21)
Pastor of Communications and Discipleship—Christian Fellowship Church in New Holland, PA is seeking to fill this FT position. Please contact the church for more information. Applications will be taken until June 30. (posted 1/22/21)
Director of Worship and Visual Communications—Kelloggsville Church in Kentwood, MI is seeking to fill this FT position. This position has two main reponsibilities (Director of Worship & Director of Visual Communications). Please visit their website for description. Applications will be taken until June 30. (posted 1/22/21)
Lead Pastor—East Valley Church (RCA) in Yakima, WA is seeking a FT Lead Pastor. Please visit their website for church profile. (posted 1/4/21)
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: