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
There are no open positions at this time.
Open Staff Positions
Director of Admissions
Contribute to the mission of Western Theological Seminary to “form women and men for faithful Christian ministry and participation in the Triune God’s ongoing redemptive work in the world” by leading the seminary’s efforts and an experienced and engaged Admissions team to recruit new students, evaluate prospective students, develop recruiting pipelines and oversee the Seminary’s comprehensive admissions process.
This full-time position reports to the President. Read the position description here.
Support the mission of Western Theological Seminary (WTS) to “form women and men for faithful Christian ministry and participation in the Triune God’s ongoing redemptive work in the world” by coordinating the implementation of grant-funded projects with the Project Directors of Churches in Mission and Nurturing Children with Disabilities.The Grant Coordinator will also pursue the writing and application process for further grant initiatives in coordination with the Director of Development.
The Grant Coordinator will report to Hannah Stevens, Director for Churches in Mission, and work full-time through December 2024. In January 2025, unless additional funding is identified, the role may transition to part-time. Read the position description here.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; applicant materials will be reviewed beginning September 25, 2023.
Accreditation Specialist and Program Administrator (MA in CMHC)
Support the mission of Western Theological Seminary to “form women and men for faithful Christian ministry and participation in the Triune God’s ongoing redemptive work in the world” by providing program development, accreditation, and administrative support for the seminary’s new Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling (MA in CMHC) program. During the initial five years of the program, assist with projects related to establishing the program and completing the initial Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Programs (CACREP) accreditation processes.
This full-time position will report to Dr. Elizabeth Pennock, director of the MA in CMHC program, with an anticipated employment date of January 2024. Read the position description here.
Applications will be received until the position is filled.
NOTE: If you are a student currently employed by WTS, you do not need to submit another Application for Employment. If you are not a current student employee, download the WTS Application for Employment and save it on your computer before completing it. When complete, save it and attach it to your email.
Open Ministry Positions (submitted by churches & organizations)
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: