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
International Student Advisor and Administrative Assistant to the Master of Theology (Th.M.) Program
Assist in achieving the mission of Western Theological Seminary to “prepare Christians called by God to lead the church in mission” by supporting all international students and providing administrative assistance to the Th.M. program. The position is part-time (20 hours/week, not benefit eligible) in the Academic office, reporting to Dr. Alvin Padilla, Academic Dean and Vice President of Academic Affairs.
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)
Student staff positions are open in Cook Library for this summer and continuing into the 2019-20 academic year. Summer positions may be full or part-time depending on student availability and library need. Academic year positions will be part-time.
Resident Outreach Pastor, Refugee and International Ministries–Church of the Servant in Grand Rapids, MI is seeking to fill this PT (16 Hour) position. This person will help to support and grow Refugee and International Ministries and programs, while developing vocationally in areas of community ministry and program development. Full description is online. (posted 4/17/19)
Associate Pastor—The American Protestant Church of The Hague (APCH) in the Netherlands is seeking an Associate Pastor that posses primary gifts in at least one if not both of the following areas: Music & Worship and Youth Ministry Leadership. Visit their website for full job description. Applications will be taken until May 18. (posted 4/12/19)
School Chaplain—National Presbyterian School, an independent, coeducational elementary (nursery-6th grade) school located in Washington, DC is conducting a search for a chaplain beginning with the 2019/2010 school year. Job description can be found on their website. (posted 4/3/19)
Restore Jobs Manager—Restore Merced and Merced, CA. The person will oversee the Restore Jobs Program, a 6-12 month work experience program where individuals receive paid work experience, classroom training in job and life skills, and personal development. Please contact email@example.com for more information. (posted 3/27/19)
Director of Children and Family Ministry—Grace Chicago Church (RCA) in Chicago, IL is looking for someone to fill the PT position. Visit their website for full description. Taking applications until July 1. (posted 3/27/19)
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com for more information. Application will be taken until June 30. (posted 3/27/19)
Pastor—Big Creek Community Church in Big Creek, CA. is seeking to fill this FT position. Please visit their website for full job description. Taking applications until May 1. (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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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)
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)
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)
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.
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