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Baylor University - Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of Christian Scriptures (New Testament)

Baylor University is a private Christian university and a nationally ranked research institution, consistently listed with highest honors among The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For.” The University is recruiting new faculty with a deep commitment to excellence in teaching, research and scholarship. Baylor seeks faculty who share in our aspiration to become a tier-one research institution while strengthening our distinctive Christian mission as described in our strategic vision, Pro Futuris and academic strategic plan, Illuminate. As the world’s largest Baptist University, Baylor offers over 40 doctoral programs and has more than 17,000 students from all 50 states and more than 85 countries.

Baylor seeks to fill the following faculty position within the George W. Truett Theological Seminary:

Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of Christian Scriptures (New Testament) (tenured or tenure-track)

Candidates must possess an earned research doctorate in New Testament studies with preference for those also holding an M.Div. The applicant should have an established record of scholarship and success in the classroom. Ministry experience and participation in the life of the Church are valued highly.

Please submit a letter of interest (cover letter), a curriculum vitae, and academic transcripts through Interfolio. Candidates may subsequently be asked to provide three letters of reference, a philosophy of teaching statement, and written responses to specific questions. Complete applications will be reviewed beginning on September 1, 2022. Applications will be received until the position is filled, but not later than September 30, 2022.

To learn more about the above position, including how to make the application, please visit http://apply.interfolio.com/108249.

Baylor University is a private not-for-profit university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, Baylor is committed to compliance with all applicable anti-discrimination laws, including those regarding age, race, color, sex, national origin, marital status, pregnancy status, military service, genetic information, and disability. As a religious educational institution, Baylor is lawfully permitted to consider an applicant’s religion as a selection criterion. Baylor encourages women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply.

Date Listing Expires:  September 30, 2022

Baylor University - Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor in Christian Scriptures (Old Testament)

Baylor University is a private Christian university and a nationally ranked research institution, consistently listed with highest honors among The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For.” The University is recruiting new faculty with a deep commitment to excellence in teaching, research and scholarship. Baylor seeks faculty who share in our aspiration to become a tier one research institution while strengthening our distinctive Christian mission as described in our strategic vision, Pro Futuris and academic strategic plan, Illuminate. As the world’s largest Baptist University, Baylor offers over 40 doctoral programs and has more than 21,000 students from all 50 states and more than 85 countries.

Baylor seeks to fill the following tenure-track or tenured faculty position within the George W. Truett Theological Seminary:

Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor in Christian Scriptures (Old Testament)

Candidates should possess an earned doctorate in the appropriate field of study with preference for those also holding an M.Div. The applicant should hold a Ph.D. in Hebrew Bible/Old Testament and have an established (or proposed) record of scholarship and success in the classroom. Ministry experience and participation in the life of the Church are valued highly.

Please submit a letter of interest (cover letter), a curriculum vitae, and academic transcripts through Interfolio. Candidates may subsequently be asked to provide three letters of reference, a philosophy of teaching statement, and written responses to specific questions. Complete applications will be reviewed beginning on September 1, 2022. Applications will be received until the position is filled, but not later than September 30, 2022.

To learn more about the above position, including how to make application, please visit the Interfolio link https://apply.interfolio.com/107779.

Baylor University is a private not-for-profit university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, Baylor is committed to compliance with all applicable anti-discrimination laws, including those regarding age, race, color, sex, national origin, marital status, pregnancy status, military service, genetic information, and disability. As a religious educational institution, Baylor is lawfully permitted to consider an applicant’s religion as a selection criterion. Baylor encourages women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply.

https://apply.interfolio.com/107779

Date Listing Expires:  September 30, 2022

Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary - Director of Admissions

Gordon-Conwell is a multidenominational Protestant graduate school, unique with its broad array of over 2,100 students and 200 faculty and staff from 98 denominations and 64 countries. We offer a residential model of education at South Hamilton, MA (our main campus); an urban context offering classes in five languages in Boston, MA; adult educational models in both our Charlotte, NC campus and our offerings in Jacksonville, FL; in addition to online and cohort models involving students from around the world.

Our mission is to prepare men and women for ministry at home and abroad. Rooted in the gospel and God’s Word, the seminary seeks to develop Christian leaders who are thoughtful, globally aware, spiritually mature, and ready for a broad array of ministries. While being historically orthodox and evangelical, we seek to address the issues of our times with both relevance to the culture and faithfulness to Christ and God’s truthful Word.

Position Summary

Under the broad supervision of the Vice President of Graduate Programs, this position supports the mission of the Seminary and the Admissions team by providing direct oversight, vision, and leadership to the seminary’s admission team in the accomplishment of the seminary’s recruiting goals. This individual will also lead the general operations of the Admissions Office as they apply to recruiting, admitting, and enrolling prospective students into seminary courses. Qualified candidates will be able to affirm and support the mission and vision of the seminary.

Key Responsibilities

1. Strategic Recruiting Leadership

a) Develop annual program recruitment goals in conjunction with seminary leadership. b) Create a strategic plan to achieve annual student recruitment goals. c) Coordinate with MARCOM to integrate marketing, inter-personal communications and regional/online recruiting events that increase the number of prospective students entering the admissions funnel. d) Build on existing partnerships and develop additional, mutually beneficial partnerships with groups whose members would be well served with a GCTS education. e) Adjust and align partnership and recruiting efforts in step with the seminary’s culture and curriculum growth to recruit an increasingly diverse student body. f) Evaluate the qualifications of applicants for admission, working with a team of people to accept or deny applicants within the Seminary’s guidelines. g) Develop and employ strategy to ensure maximum yield of accepted enrolled students.

2. Admissions Team Leadership

a) Leadership Agility: Being responsive to shifts in the church in terms of needs and attitudes towards ministry training, oversee the end-to-end execution of strategic recruitment plans, integrating the admissions team efforts along with the data systems that support them. b) Team Development: Train and cohere the “One GCTS” multi-office Admissions team connections and workflows; develop team members in their strengths, align team members in their roles, and provide an example of how to walk alongside prospective students in a manner that is honoring to God and prospective students. c) Appointment and retention of admissions staff: design a team to ensure key performance indicators are met, develop a plan for competitive wages for admissions team members in keeping with local costs of living, proving ongoing coaching, training, personal skill development along with regular evaluations to ensure individual and team recruiting outcomes and goals are met.

3. Shaping Recruitment, Recruitment, Record and Financial Systems

a) Metrics: Oversee metrics of the admissions team; report consolidated metrics to the VP of Graduate Programs and institutional leadership as needed, adjust strategies, and reallocate resources to ensure overall recruiting goals are met. b) SIS & CRM transition and stability: Center the team around unified systems and processes that generate leverageable reports. Monitor prospective student and matriculation data. Analyze, interpret and evaluate data, flagging and responding to anomalies and reporting to seminary leadership as necessary. c) Scholarship development: Develop policy and procedure strategies for clarifying and streamlining the scholarship application and decision process, ensure annual scholarships are understood by seminary leadership as well as admissions and student financial services staff; ensure adequate timelines are understood and met, develop consensus with seminary leadership on what scholarship programs are fully funded, partially funded or un-funded. d) Budget: Plan annual budget in collaboration with the Vice President of Graduate Programs, oversee expenses throughout the year to come within target for annual budget goals.

4. Perform other duties as necessary.

Key Competencies

• Relationship Building and Leadership: Possess administrative, supervisory, and organizational abilities that build collaborative, healthy relationships both within a multi-site GCTS office and between GCTS and its external partnerships. A warm, welcoming, hospitable spirit that puts guests at ease and sets an example for the team. Proven ability to collaborate and foster a team environment.

• Cultural intelligence: ability to work sensitively across cultures and make multi-cultural connections. Able to develop a flexible and adaptive admissions culture that considers context in both student recruiting and matriculation while understanding the seminary’s multi-denominational and multi-cultural ethos.

• Communication and Interpersonal Effectiveness: Must have strong written and verbal communication skills and be able to communicate in a manner that allows information to flow freely and smoothly in order to perform job responsibilities in a timely fashion.

• Strategic and Creative Thinking: A talent for creative thinking and problem solving that will open doors to new groups of students. Has familiarity with graduate theological education and its changing cultural landscape, with confidence that there is a recruiting path forward. Demonstrated ability to create long-term and short-term strategies to accomplish department and institutional goals. A talent for creative thinking and problem solving that will open new sources of quality leads.

• Analytical Skills: Ability to analyze, interpret and evaluate data in order to make data-driven decisions and report to leadership. Strong proficiency with student information systems (preferably CAMS) as well as Microsoft Excel and Word. Experience with Crystal Reports and/or SQL Server Reporting Services as well as some basic knowledge SQL reporting are preferred but not required.

• Knowledge and Discernment: Can interpret situations accurately, makes good decisions and communicate them effectively in a transparent and efficient way. Understands the academic, personal and spiritual capabilities required for theological training. An ability to teach and lead a team in discerning an applicant’s readiness for, fit and acceptance within the seminary.

• Willingness to abide by the Community Life Statement of GCTS. 

Education and Experience

• Minimum of five years of previous experience in higher education recruitment and enrollment management (preferably in admissions), or relevant recruiting experience in another field. Successful leadership experience managing teams and the recruitment process is required.

• Facility with digital tools and spaces that prospective students, existing and potential partners, as well as a multi-office staff inhabit.

• Experience in goal setting and achievement.

• Master’s degree required, preferably in higher education administration or a field related to one that the seminary teaches.

Application Process

Please apply through Gordon-Conwell’s Career Center available here: https://www.gordonconwell.edu/employment/

Please include these documents in either Microsoft Word or PDF formats: • A cover letter addressed to Dr. Brad Howell, Vice President of Graduate Programs, explaining your interest in the position. • A formal CV that includes the names of at least three references. No hard copy materials, please. Opportunities to interview will be made available at the search committee’s initiative. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Date Listing Expires:  July 14, 2022

Lexington Theological Seminary - Christian Theology Faculty Position

Lexington Theological Seminary invites applications for a Christian or Systematic Theology faculty position. The successful candidate will hold a terminal degree in Systematic, Constructive, Historical, or Biblical Theology, or relevant area of study (ABD considered). Prior experience teaching will be considered for ranking. This is a full-time position that requires residency in the state of Kentucky. The person will teach a full teaching load in required and elective courses in the areas of systematic or constructive theology and ethics, will lead covenant groups, competency exercises, and capstone projects; and teach in related courses in the Doctor of Ministry program. Full-time faculty serve on committees and on occasion, are invited to represent LTS in external organizations. All regular faculty at LTS hold appointments on renewable contracts. In light of the Seminary’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, the school especially invites applications from underrepresented populations without regard to race, ethnic origin, gender, color, creed, political beliefs, age, sexual orientation or gender fluidity, or national origin. LTS shall not discriminate against any applicant due to physical or mental disability regarding a position for which the applicant is otherwise qualified. All applicants will be given full and equal consideration. For a fuller job description, please contact lmartell@lextheo.edu. Lexington Theological Seminary, the oldest seminary of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), offers a congregation-centered, competency-based M.Div. curriculum with two-thirds of required and elective courses taught online. Online courses are offered year-round in short formats so that students may begin study in any month. The school is committed to building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community as articulated in its strategic imperatives. Further information about LTS is available on our website (http://www.lextheo.edu/). Send letter of application, CV, and contact information for three references to Dr. Loida I. Martell, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean, at lmartell@lextheo.edu. Review of applications will begin on August 15, 2022 and continue until the position is filled. The target start date is January 2, 2023, or negotiable. Electronic applications only. Employment Opportunity Employer.

Date Listing Expires:  8/1/22

Marywood University - Assistant Professor - Tenure Track, Religious Studies

Philosophy and Religious Studies – Assistant Professor – Tenure Track, Religious Studies

Summary of Duties:   The Marywood University Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Religious Studies to begin August 2022. Area of specialization is open, but candidates must have a demonstrated ability to teach undergraduate-level courses that cover both Christian theology and world religions. Preference will be given to candidates who can teach upper-level courses on Catholic social ethics or the relation of the Church to non-Christian religions. Candidates must also be able to contribute in exciting and student-centered ways to Marywood’s new integrative Core and to the university’s growing interdisciplinary initiatives, including Black Studies, Latinx Studies, Environmental Studies, and Justice and Peace Studies. We especially welcome applications from candidates who have a demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in an educational and work environment.

Marywood University is a comprehensive Catholic institution sponsored by the Congregation of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, located in northeastern Pennsylvania. Additional information about the University is available at www.marywood.edu. Marywood University is committed to being an equitable and inclusive workplace, and we encourage applicants who share our vision to apply. EEO/AA employer.

Requirements Educational:

A Ph.D. in Religious Studies or Theology (ABD considered). Demonstrated ability to teach undergraduate-level courses in Christian theology and world religions. Able to articulate how they will carry out Marywood’s mission and core values through teaching and service.

Ability to contribute to integrative Core and interdisciplinary initiatives, teach Catholic social ethics, and teach Church in relation to non-Christian religions are all preferred.

Essential Elements:

Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate core curriculum courses and undergraduate courses in the major. Student advisement, commitment to scholarly is activities, and participation in university, professional, and community service are expected. Full-time teaching load is 4/3. Summer online teaching opportunities are available.

Required Documents:

A completed Marywood application, cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, evidence of teaching effectiveness, unofficial transcripts, and contact information for three (3) references are required. At least one of the references should be able to speak about the applicant’s teaching ability. To assure full consideration, please submit all materials by July 8, 2022. Any questions regarding applications may be directed to the chair of the search committee: Dr. Melinda Krokus, krokus@marywood.edu. Marywood University is committed to being an equitable and inclusive workplace, and we encourage applicants who share our vision to apply. EEO/AA employer. Apply here: https://frevvo.marywood.edu:8443/frevvo/web/tn/marywood.edu/u/c06b405d-18eb-4daf-bd6a-e96e2e2bb5d5/app/_rypjUHDQEemSWc3ftBbpyA/flowtype/_Fbuq8HEAEemSWc3ftBbpyA/popupform?_data=(PositionsAppliedFor:Assistant%20Professor%20-%20Tenure%20Track-%20Religious%20Studies,RequsitionNumber:000,PositionType:Academic)

Date Listing Expires:  July 8, 2022

Palm Beach Atlantic University - Assistant/Associate Professor of Biblical Studies/New Testament

Position: Full-Time Faculty

Date Available: January 2023 

The start date is September 1, 2022, but all applications will continue to be received and reviewed until the position is filled. 

Summary: The Assistant/Associate Professor of Biblical Studies/New Testament teaches courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels in biblical studies through various modalities. In addition, this faculty member will assist in the professional and spiritual growth of students. The successful candidate will possess experience teaching New Testament and biblical Greek. Additional academic responsibilities include engaging in research and scholarly activity, participating as an active member of assigned school and/or university committees, and serving as faculty advisor to students. School of Ministry faculty adhere to the University’s Guiding Principles and agree to the World Evangelical Alliance Statement of Faith. 

Required Qualifications: • Earned Ph.D. in Biblical Studies/New Testament • Record of successful teaching, service, and scholarly activity appropriate to the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor

Preferred Qualifications: • M.Div. Degree • Experience teaching biblical Greek

Contact Human Resources at Faculty_Employment@pba.edu; https://www.pba.edu/human-resources/faculty-admin-positions.html

Date Listing Expires:  September 15, 2022

Princeton Theological Seminary - President

Princeton Theological Seminary (the Seminary), located in the vibrant town of Princeton, New Jersey, invites nominations and applications for the position of President.  

The President of the Seminary will be Christ-centered, theologically well-grounded, and have an astute understanding of the unique challenges facing 21st-century theological education.  

The Seminary is deeply committed to its Presbyterian identity and heritage. Credentials as an ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church (USA) with a PhD in a relevant field are preferred. The successful candidate will have evidence of recognized scholarship and a record of progressive responsibility in executive leadership in the church, the academy, or a non-profit or faith-based organization. The President will joyfully model servant leadership and unify diverse groups of people around an inspiring vision. The President will represent the Seminary with a greater external focus and promote its unique platform for advancing the church’s influence in a complex world. The President will have an optimistic and entrepreneurial spirit and the emotional intelligence to authentically engage others with humility, inter-cultural competence, and diplomacy. Additional demonstrated capabilities in fund-raising, team building, strategic planning and exceptional communication skills are expected.  

APPLICATIONS AND NOMINATIONS  

To receive full consideration, application materials should be submitted no later than August 15, 2022. Application materials must include a letter of interest, which responds directly to the leadership priorities and qualifications outlined in the Presidential Search Profile. A current curriculum vitae; and the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of five professional references (please indicate your relationship with each). No references will be contacted without prior permission granted by the candidate.   Application materials should be sent electronically (MS Word or PDF) to:

PrincetonTSPres@agbsearch.com   The Presidential Search is being assisted by AGB Search. Please direct nominations and inquiries to:   Loren Anderson, Ph.D. Executive Search Consultant AGB Search Mobile: (253) 223-3566 loren.anderson@agbsearch.com; Shannon McCambridge, J.D. LL.M Executive Search Consultant AGB Search Mobile: (206) 310-7560 shannon.mccambridge@agbsearch.com.

Princeton Theological Seminary is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in employment with regard to race, creed, color, ancestry, age, gender, marital status, military status, national origin, religious affiliation (except as religion may be a bona fide occupational qualification for certain positions at the Seminary), disability, sexual or affectional orientation, atypical hereditary cellular or blood trait of an individual, or any other characteristic protected by law.

https://www.ptsem.edu/

Date Listing Expires:  August 15, 2022

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