Job Postings

Welcome to the Hispanic Theological Initiative job posting page, where you’ll find open positions posted by academic institutions, church related organizations, as well as non-profit organizations.*  To post a job opportunity on the HTI site, Facebook, and online newsletter, Journeys, click here. 

Columbia Theological Seminary - Vacancy for faculty appointment in Pastoral Counseling, Care, and Theology

Columbia Theological Seminary, a graduate educational institution of the Presbyterian Church (USA), invites applications for a full-time faculty appointment in Pastoral Counseling, Care, and Theology, open rank. Applicants should have a PhD or ThD in a relevant field by the time of appointment, with demonstrated expertise in counseling. The position includes teaching five courses a year in all programs of the seminary, including residential and online master’s and advanced degree courses and continuing education programs, with a start date of July 1, 2021. Columbia seeks to appoint a faculty member committed to theological education and the life of the Church, with demonstrated excellence as a scholar and teacher with extensive participation in relevant clinical counseling settings. Nominations welcome. Applicants should send a cover letter, CV, and the names of three references to the Pastoral Counseling, Care and Theology Search Committee c/o Dr. Love L. Sechrest, Dean of Faculty and Vice President for Academic Affairs. Please send all materials by Monday, October 12, 2020 to the following email address: Columbia Seminary is an EO/AA employer seeking a diverse work force. For further information about the position and Columbia Seminary, see:

Date Listing Expires: Oct 13, 2020

Santa Clara University - Assistant Professor in Religious Studies, Systematic Theology

The Department of Religious Studies at Santa Clara University, a Jesuit, Catholic university, invites applications for two full-time tenure track assistant professor positions in Systematic Theology, to begin Fall 2021. The specialization within the area of systematic theology is open, but we will give particular attention to candidates with expertise in one or more of the following areas: Sacraments and Liturgy, Christology, Ecclesiology, Liberation Theology, Black Theologies, and Latinx Theologies. Preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate an intersectional analysis of race, gender, sexuality, class, ability, etc. Candidates should demonstrate not only potential for excellent teaching, but also promise in sustained research and scholarly publication, and service to the department, College, University, and profession. Required qualifications include completion of the doctoral degree by the time of appointment, evidence of potential for effective and excellent university-level teaching primarily at the undergraduate level, and evidence of an agenda for scholarship and promise of peer-reviewed publication in systematic theology.

The application deadline is October 1, 2020. For information on the department, visit; the full posting for this position, including application instructions, is available through

Hispanic Theological Initiative - Database/Research Assistant – Entry Level Position

TITLEDatabase/Research Assistant – Entry Level Position 

STATUSFull-time – 35 hrs.  8:30am to 4:30pm, M thru F 

REPORTS TOJoanne Rodríguez, Executive Director 

PURPOSEGrowing program is looking for database/research assistant who can help in the development of a comprehensive database that easily converts data for the preparation of reports, research, and marketing materials.  A person who works well in a team environment and collaborates with staff to continue to foster an environment of evidence-based decision-making.  Brings analytical rigor and statistical methodologies to the challenges of measuring student enrollment, performance, retention, fundraising, etc.   If you are a team creative thinker who has the ability to think holistically about an organization and is able to transform that thinking to an efficient and streamlined process of collecting data to create meaningful reports and charts to drive decision making for impact, we want to hear from you.   


  1. Supporting the creation of new database. 
  1. Maintaining the database and ensuring the data is always up-to-date. 
  1. Retrieve information from complex data system and convert into clear reporting. 
  1. Analyze and translate data into meaningful reports, charts, and graphs to drive decision-making. 
  1. Present data findings to staff, Steering Committee and Member Council, etc. 
  1. Finding more efficient ways of streamlining, standardizing, and error-proofing data, data files, tables, data sharing, and reports. 
  1. Apply appropriate analytical techniques to find patterns in data that otherwise might not be readily evident. 
  1. Extraordinary attention to detail, and solid proofreading skills. 


  • Preferred – Master’s degree/Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university in a related area of study such as Education Administration, Information Technology, Business Analytics, or similar. 
  • Two or more years of experience in research, information analysis or program evaluation. 
  • Experience in using programs like FileMaker Pro, People Soft, SharePoint, SQL, or other query and report writing programs. 
  • Experience conducting comprehensive data validation techniques. 
  • Strong sense of discretion and professionalism. 
  • Proficiency in collaboration. 
  • Strong organizational, project management and problem-solving skills.  
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills 
  • Friendly, hospitable and professional demeanor. 
  • Spanish proficiency in speaking, writing, and reading. 

 The successful candidate must demonstrate the following:  

  • Analyze and translate data into meaningful reports, charts, and graphs to drive decision-making. 
  • Demonstrate an advanced understanding of complex data systems and how to retrieve data from them. 
  • An innovative nature and a desire to find better and more efficient ways of streamlining, standardizing, and error-proofing data, data files, tables, data sharing, and reports. 
  • Curiosity and application of appropriate analytical techniques to find patterns in data that otherwise might not be readily evident. 
  • High level of accuracy, extraordinary attention to detail, solid proofreading skills. 


  • Strong medical and insurance benefits  

Application submission document and submission guidelines  

  • Cover letter 
  • Resume/CV 
  • Character Reference Letter 
  • Professional Reference Letter  

Send all documents to  

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