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Staff Positions

The Office of Student Affairs and Vocation is currently seeking applications for Program Coordinator. The Student Affairs and Vocation (SAV) Program Coordinator is the hub of student life at Austin Seminary who will work closely with the Dean of Students to create physical and digital spaces in which students can flourish. The Program Coordinator will help create new systems for Student Affairs and Vocation as part of a larger technological shift at the Seminary and will give administrative support to other areas of Student Affairs and Vocation. The Coordinator is also responsible for managing student housing and related functions. A full job description can be found here.  A cover letter and resume should be submitted to hr@austinseminary.edu.  As part of the screening process, applicants may be asked to provide a portfolio of digital work such as photographs and social media content.  Review of applicants will begin in February 2020 and applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Faculty Positions

Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary announces a tenure-track faculty position in the area of Evangelism and Mission. The person appointed to this position will teach in the areas of evangelism and mission in North American and international contexts. The standard teaching load will be reduced in order that the faculty member might also administer the Seminary’s Spanish-language Certificado en Ministerio program and coordinate efforts for resourcing Latinx congregations in the Seminary’s constituency. This faculty member will serve in the Department of the Church’s Ministry and will teach required and elective courses in master’s-level (MDiv, MATS, MAMP, MAYM) and DMin degree programs as well as in the Seminary’s three certificate programs. The successful candidate will be able to relate evangelism and mission to the practical and theological dimensions of congregational and public leadership. Successful candidates will also demonstrate skills in teaching and have strong commitments to scholarship and research. Fluency in Spanish is required, and experience in cross-cultural ministry, church planting, and/or leadership in a local congregation are highly desirable. The PhD or its equivalent (completed or nearly completed) in the field of evangelism, missiology, or a related theological discipline is required. Rank is open, and the person appointed may be considered for appointment to the Lancaster Chair in Evangelism and Mission. Women and racial/ethnic minority candidates are encouraged to apply. Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary is affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) and hosts students, faculty, and staff from a variety of Christian traditions.  Austin Seminary is an equal opportunity employer. Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference to: David H. Jensen, Academic Dean, 100 E. 27th St., Austin, Texas, 78705; dean@austinseminary.edu. Review of applications will begin in January 2020 and applications will be accepted until the position is filled.