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Full time Faculty: Professor of Christian Ministry (Theological Education in Spanish)

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Work type: Administrative, Faculty
Location: Marion, IN
Categories: Faculty

Job Title: Full time Faculty: Professor of Christian Ministry (Theological Education in Spanish)

Reporting Relationship: Vice President of Academic Affairs - Wesley Seminary

Unit: Wesley Seminary

Campus Location: Wesley Seminary

Summary of Position:    Wesley Seminary at Indiana Wesleyan University invites applications for a full-time faculty appointment in Christian Ministry to begin January 1, 2023. Qualified applicants should have academic and professional expertise in Practical theology, Bible, Pastoral Care, Leadership or Christian Ministry related fields and demonstrate a commitment to theological education, theological scholarship, and the formation of pastoral ministry leaders in a variety of settings.

Wesley Seminary faculty must be committed to excellence in engaging adult learners in both online and onsite modalities; possess a heart for the local church; view teaching as a service to the church; and embrace the Wesleyan tradition. Significant experience in local church ministry is strongly preferred.

Applicants who bring diverse ethnic, racial, and class perspectives to their scholarship and teaching are especially encouraged to apply, as well as those who possess teaching competency in more than one language.

Please prepare a cover letter, a one-page statement summarizing your philosophy of seminary education within the Wesleyan tradition, and a curriculum vitae (detailing of education; teaching, ministry, and volunteer experience; scholarship and publications; and references). All materials should be submitted electronically via Indiana Wesleyan University’s employment portal. Shortlisted candidates may be invited to submit additional written materials prior to a phone or on-campus interview. Preliminary application deadline is July 15, 2022.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • A teaching load of 21 credit hours per 12-month contract period 
  • Oversight of existing and emerging courses in related fields offered in the MA, MDiv, and DMin programs in Wesley Seminary’s Theological Education in Spanish, and relevant institutional service to Wesley Seminary and IWU 
  • Development of additional course offerings in one’s field of expertise and related subject areas 
  • Possible additional teaching in the areas of Christian ministry and spiritual formation 
  • Relevant institutional committee work and service, and relevant scholarly activity 
  • Wesley Seminary has a residential faculty. The successful candidate will be expected to live in Marion, IN or surrounding areas

Qualifications: According to Indiana Wesleyan University employment policy all employees must possess a strong Christian commitment and adhere to the standards outlined in the IWU Community Lifestyle Statement.

Education

  • Applicants must hold a terminal degree (PhD or equivalent) in Practical theology, Bible, Pastoral Care, Leadership or Christian Ministry related fields; and must hold an MDiv or equivalent

Experience

  • Pastoral experience in a local church is strongly preferred
  • Fluency in Spoken and Written Spanish must be demonstrated

Required Skills

  • Significant experience in local church ministry and a heart for the local church and training pastors and Christian leaders
  • Teaching experience, especially online, is highly desirable
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures
  • Excellence in knowledge and skills in relation to the appropriate field(s).
  • Competence in teaching ability, along with an eagerness to improve
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures.
  • An enthusiasm for the Wesleyan tradition and ability to function well within a learning community hosted by The Wesleyan Church
  • Facility with educational technologies such as Microsoft Office suite (Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, Excel), online learning management systems, and other supplemental tools (e.g. audio and/or video recording)

LIMITATIONS AND DISCLAIMER

As a religious educational institution operating under the auspices of The Wesleyan Church, Indiana Wesleyan University is permitted and reserves the right to prefer employees on the basis of religion (42 U.S.C., Sections 2000e-1 and 2000e-2).

The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. Employees will be required to follow other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor in compliance with Federal and State Laws.

 

 

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