United Job Openings

United Theological Seminary is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to fostering diversity in its student body, faculty and staff
Contact: jobs@united.edu

Application Process

Please send a résumé with salary requirements to United’s Human Resources department via postal mail or email. Mail: United Theological Seminary Attn: Human Resources 4501 Denlinger Rd. Dayton, OH 45426 email: jobs@united.edu

Minimum Skills for Employment at United

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Language Skills
Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization. Strong inter-personal communication skills are essential.
Mathematical Skills
Ability to add and subtract two-digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10’s and 100’s. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.
Reasoning Ability
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform essential job functions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing job duties, an employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. An employee may occasionally be required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. An employee may occasionally need to lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities may include close vision and peripheral vision.

Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Interpersonal Skills
Ability to relate well to all persons without discrimination regarding race, ethnicity, religion, gender, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, veteran status or economic status.
Technology
Basic proficiency in the following:

• Windows 7
• Google Apps: includes Gmail, Docs, Drive/File Stream, Calendar and Groups
• Microsoft® Office (2007 or higher): includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint


Job Openings

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Coordinator of Alumni/ae Relations
Posted: June 18, 2018

Job Title: Coordinator of Alumni/ae Relations
Department: Advancement
Reports to: VP for Development
FLSA Status: Hourly, Non-Exempt

Summary
Nurtures constructive relationships with United’s alumni/ae through communication, events, and surveys; serves as liaison with the Alumni/ae Association.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • • Serves as Executive Secretary for United’s Alumni/ae Executive Committee.
  • • In cooperation with the President’s and Enrollment Offices, plans United Methodist Annual Conference events with alumni/ae.
  • • Coordinates alumni/ae focus groups and regional continuing education gatherings.
  • • In coordination with the Communications Office, participates in public relations, marketing and communications (print and electronic) activities, especially as they relate to alumni/ae.
  • • Surveys alumni/ae as needed to gather feedback and determine needs for continuing education, resources, etc.
  • • In coordination with the Communications Office, assists with social networking media for alumni/ae and friends.
  • • Responds to inquiries for information from alumni/ae or about alumni/ae as appropriate.
  • • Manages the alumni/ae page of United’s website.
  • • Assists as needed in the development of seminary printed materials and presentations related to alumni/ae and annual events.
  • • Assists with the planning coordination of events involving alumni/ae, such as the Heck Lectures, United Renewal Retreats, and other duties as assigned.
  • • Supports development efforts with alumni/ae, including oversight of the Thankathon.
  • • Other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities
None.

Qualifications
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience
Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university; or one or two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Working knowledge of MS Office, record keeping, database input and management, report production, writing/editing experience and skills. Good organizational skills.

Language Skills
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

Coordinator of the Center for Hispanic Ministry and Hispanic Christian Academy
Posted: June 18, 2018

Job Title: Coordinator of the Center for Hispanic Ministry and Hispanic Christian Academy
Department: Non-Degree Programs
Reports to: Director of Non-Degree Programs
FLSA Status: Non Exempt; Part-Time Hourly

Summary
The Coordinator of the Center for Hispanic Ministry and Hispanic Christian Academy (CHM/HCA) assists the Director of Non-Degree Programs in administration, organization and implementation of the CHM/HCA and will serve as the primary program staff person.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • • Set up and maintain student files.
  • • Process student registrations and payments.
  • • Generate student and conference invoices.
  • • Recruit Instructors and provide with materials needed to develop/deliver courses.
  • • Generate Instructor Contracts and Requests for Payment.
  • • Monitor CHM/HCA e-mail Inbox and voicemail regularly and provide timely responses to telephone and electronic requests for information.
  • • Help to coordinate with appropriate staff members the marketing and publicity for upcoming courses (recruiting/enrollment).
  • • Manage the finances and budget for CHM/HCA and generate quarterly reports.
  • • Attend meetings including: United staff; SDR staff and Non-Degree Programming Committee.
  • • Ensure webpage is kept up to date. Modify/update as needed.
  • • Continue to find ways to streamline/automate/improve registration, recruitment, and enrollment processes.
  • • Work with instructors to prepare HCA courses.
  • • Provide necessary training for course writers, instructors and students.
  • • Work with the Director of Non-Degree Programs in recruiting and establishing partnerships (ROCs).

Qualifications
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Candidate must have:

  • • Strong administrative and organizational skills, including computer, phone, filing, budgeting, scheduling and hospitality among others.
  • • Familiarity with educational technology, in particular online learning.
  • • The ability to help implement new programming and maintain and grow existing programs.
  • • Budget-management skills.
  • • Commitment to lay education.
  • • Commitment to teamwork.
  • • Excellent communication skills.
  • • Ability to create networks for a database and for recruitment.

Education and/or Experience
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience; preference will be given to persons with at least some college education, especially theological education.

Language Skills
Bi-lingual English/Spanish. Ability to translate orally and written material. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization. Strong inter-personal communication skills are essential.

Coordinator for Non-Degree Programs
Posted: June 11, 2018

Job Title: Coordinator for Non-Degree Programs
Department: Non-Degree Programs
Reports to: Director of Non-Degree Programs
FLSA Status: Non Exempt; Part-Time Hourly

Summary
The Coordinator for Non-Degree Programs (NDP) assists the Director of Non Degree Programs (NDP) in administration, organization and implementation of Non-Degree programs, and provides support for its Centers and programs.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • • The Coordinator for Non-Degree Programs will work directly under the supervision of the Director of Non-Degree Programs and with the Coordinators of the Centers.
  • • Provide assistance and support for the Coordinators of the Centers in NonDegree, Course of Study (COS), and other Non-Degree programs, as the Director of Non-Degree Programs deems necessary.
  • • Assist Non-Degree Director and other department Coordinators in the development, administration, planning, and implementation of Non-Degree Programs.
  • • Help to coordinate with appropriate staff members the marketing, publicity, follow-up and assessment for Non-Degree Programs.
  • • Assist the Director in managing finances and budget for Non-Degree Programs.
  • • Assist the Director in developing new programs, including online offerings.
  • • Assist in developing collaboration with other departments of the seminary and with congregations, judicatories and community organizations, as appropriate.
  • • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Candidate must have:

  • • Strong administrative and organizational skills, including computer, phone, filing, budgeting, scheduling, and hospitality among others.
  • • Ability to develop and coordinate continuing education programs for the renewing of the church
  • • Commitment to church renewal
  • • Facility with educational technology, in particular online learning
  • • The ability to help implement new programming and maintain and grow existing programs Budget-management skills
  • • Commitment to lay education
  • • Commitment to teamwork
  • • Ability to discover and develop new markets for the program
  • • Excellent communication skills
  • • Ability to create networks for a database and for recruitment

Education and/or Experience
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience; preference will be given to persons with at least some college education.

Language Skills
Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization. Strong inter-personal communication skills are essential.

Donor Relations Specialist
Posted: June 11, 2018

Job Title: Donor Relations Specialist
Department: Advancement
Reports to: VP for Development
FLSA Status: Hourly; Non-Exempt

Summary
Nurtures constructive relationships with United’s donors, prospective donors and alumni/ae through support of donations, planning of events and scheduling of meetings.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
A. Donor Relations

  • • Responds to inquiries for information from donors, prospective donors and alumni/ae.
  • • Schedules meetings with donors, prospective donors and alumni/ae for VP for Development, President, Development Officers and others, assisting with travel and logistics as needed.
  • • Assists as needed with the annual Thankathon and alumni/ae gift solicitation.
  • • Identify, prospect and qualify major donors.
  • • Assists with annual fund, capital campaigns, planned giving and all other development campaigns.

B. Events Coordination

  • • Plans and coordinates development, alumni/ae events in cooperation with the development, alumni/ae, president’s office and others as appropriate, including publicity, registration, fee collection, logistics, and evaluation.
  • • Works with donors and friends hosting United gatherings, supporting and answering questions, following up with hosts to make sure all details are covered.
  • • Assist with other seminary events, as needed and as approved by supervisor.

C. General

  • • Assists in departmental activities as appropriate.
  • • Maintains a friendly and professional working relationship within the department and with other departments.
  • • Produces business correspondence as appropriate
  • • Participates in weekly development meetings.
  • • Travels as needed to accomplish responsibilities.
  • • Carries out all activities on a timely basis.
  • • Other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities
None.

Qualifications
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • • Passion for the Lord and desire to advance God’s Kingdom
  • • Spiritual depth and mature Christian faith.
  • • Exceptional skill in interpersonal relations and communications (both speaking and writing ability)
  • • Ability to communicate effectively and respectfully with constituents of various ages, ethnicities, political and theological perspectives, regardless of background.
  • • Strong team orientation, dedicated work ethic, and positive and professional attitude
  • • Attention to detail

Education and/or Experience
Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university; or one or two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Working knowledge of MS Office, record keeping, database input and management, report production, writing/editing experience and skills. Good organizational skills.

Language Skills
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
None.