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
Churches in Mission Grant Coordinator
Assist in achieving the mission of Western Theological Seminary (WTS) to “prepare Christians called by God to lead the church in mission” by coordinating a major grant initiative. The project, Churches in Mission, is designed to walk congregations through a process of listening, discernment, gratitude, and mission engagement in their neighborhoods. The Grant Coordinator will assist in implementing all aspects of the grant project.
The Churches in Mission Grant, and this position, are funded by the Lilly Endowment, Inc.
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)
Youth Director—The American Protestant Church in Bonn, Germany is seeking a FT Youth Director. Applications will be taken until July 10. Visit their website for more information. (posted 6/19/2020)
Executive Director—Life Around the Table in Mebane, NC is seeking a FT Executive Director. Job description can be found on their website. (posted 6/19/2020)
Lead Pastor–Rothsay Baptist Church in Rothsay, MN is seeking a Lead Pastor. For more information please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. (posted 6/15/2020)
Associate & Youth Pastor—The Baptist Church of Northville in Northville, NY is seeking to fill this FT position. This person will oversee junior and senior high youth ministries. This pastor will also help with other pastoral responsibilities. For more information please contact the search team. (posted 6/12/2020)
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)
Senior Ministry Fellow—Manna Christian Fellowship in Princeton, NJ is an inter-denominational chaplaincy at Princeton University. Visit their website for more information (posted 2/4/2020)
New Community Pastor—Pleasant Grove Community Church in Roseville, CA is seeking to fill this FT position. They are looking for a pastor to start a new ministry and worship services that target the new housing developments around the church. Visit their website for more information. (posted 1/23/2020)
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 1/3/2020)
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: