United Job Openings

United Theological Seminary is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to fostering diversity in its student body, faculty and staff
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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

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Job Openings

Associate Professor of Evangelization

United Theological Seminary (Dayton, OH) seeks qualified applicants for the tenurable position Associate Professor of Evangelization. The successful applicant will have completed a Ph.D. in a directly relevant field and have at least three years of teaching experience, preferably in a seminary setting. Commitment to the historic Christian faith, ordination in The United Methodist Church, pastoral experience, and an established publication record are essential. Experience in multicultural settings, charismatic forms of Christianity, and some experience with Christianity in the global South are also desirable. Please forward a copy of your CV and salary requirements to rmacgregor@united.edu.

 Equal Opportunity Employer

 

Vice President for Advancement

Applications are currently being accepted in the Human Resource Office for those interested in the full-time Vice President for Advancement position at United Theological Seminary. Deadline for application is Friday, May 1, 2015. To apply send a resume and cover letter with salary requirements to Robin MacGregor at rmacgregor@united.edu.

Summary
The Vice President for Advancement is a dynamic, spiritual, relational and administrative leader responsible for success in the advancement functions of the school including: fundraising, alumni/ae relations, marketing and communications.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
General
• Work closely with the president in accordance with the mission, values, vision and strategic plan of the school to envision, create and lead its advancement program
• Serve as a member of the executive staff
• Serve as staff support to the Institutional Advancement Committee of the Board of Trustees
• Supervise, coach and manage development, marketing, communications and alumni/ae staff toward accountable, goal-oriented outcomes
• Oversee organizational and staff development in the advancement related offices
• Serve as leading advancement liaison with church, community, business, and social leaders
• Manage budget for advancement offices
Development
• Collaborate with president and development team to create and implement comprehensive plan for development aligned with the strategic plan of the seminary, inclusive of systems for cultivating external and internal donor relationships
• Provide strategic leadership in close conversation with president and development team for increasing the school’s donor base, for cultivating annual and planned giving, advancement research and data services, major gift fundraising, special events, and constituency relations
• Manage the identification, prospecting and qualifying major donors, including cultivation, solicitation and care of key prospects and donors in cooperation with the president and development team
• Assure the maintenance of complete and accurate records of all gifts, commitments and related communications
• Oversee development team planning and implementation of all events in connection with development and constituency relations programs
• Oversee the development and distribution of proper advancement communications, including timely and appropriate response to all gifts.
• Lead collaborative implementation of successful campaign strategies
Marketing and Communications
• Work with president’s office and advancement staff in collaborative creation and implementation of comprehensive plan for marketing and communications aligned with the strategic plan of the seminary
• Provide strategic, collaborative leadership for marketing and branding, public and external relations and communications, including website, social media and print publications
Alumni/ae Relations
• Work with president’s office and alumni/ae relations staff to create and oversee implementation of comprehensive plan for alumni/ae relations aligned with the strategic plan of the seminary
• Provide strategic, collaborative leadership for alumni/ae services and relationships, including publications, continuing education and events

Supervisory Responsibilities
This executive leadership position will supervise development, marketing and communications and alumni/ae relations personnel, including senior director(s) and director(s) responsible for administration, management, implementation and oversight of departmental responsibilities, and other support staff positions.

Education and/or Experience
Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university; masters and/or doctorate in fundraising or field related to theological education preferred; five or more years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Working knowledge of Raiser’s Edge software, MS Office, record keeping, database input and management, report production, editing skills, superior writing and communication skills. Evidence of excellent organizational and supervisory skills and experience.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
CFRE preferred

Director of the Pohly Center for Supervision and Leadership Formation

Applications are currently being accepted in the Human Resource Office for those interested in the part time Director of the Pohly Center for Supervision and Leadership Formation position at United Theological Seminary. Deadline for application is Friday, May 22, 2015. To apply send a resume and cover letter with salary requirements to Robin MacGregor at rmacgregor@united.edu..

Summary
The Kenneth H. Pohly Center for Supervision and Leadership Formation is the foundational center for the School for Discipleship and Renewal. The Pohly Center provides essential programs in both non-degree and degree formats as part of the Academic Plan of the Seminary. The Pohly Center Director functions both internally and in public on behalf of the Pohly Center through roles of business administration, coordination and delivery of programs, curriculum development and teaching, constituency and partnership cultivation, interpretation and marketing.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
• Plan, coordinate, and market the various online and face-to-face educational and consultative services in areas of supervision, leadership formation, and church administration, equipping a cadre of laity and clergy for ministry and leadership.
• Serve as organizer or leader/trainer for continuing education, church consultations and conflict management events.
• Oversee the Pohly Center Certification program in Covenantal Supervision, including coordination, ongoing training, and deployment of Teaching Supervisors.
• Coordinate regular meetings of the Pohly Advisory Council with the chairperson and recruit members for the council.
• Coordinate quarterly meetings of the Pohly Center Endowment Committee with the chairperson.
• Represent and advocate for the Pohly Center in institutional contexts, including church judicatories.
• Cultivate funding through grants, partnerships, donors, and sale of services and resources.
• Manage the Pohly Center’s budget.
• Obtain a basic proficiency in the Seminary’s Learning Management System at the level of course writer.
• Work with the Director of the SDR to develop Lifelong Learning Modules.
• Serve on the Distance Learning Task Force and, informally, as a resource to the Ministry Formation and Transcultural Education program of the Master’s program at United.
• Serve as faculty liaison and adjunct instructor, when needed.
• Encourage and support the development a Doctor of Ministry focus group in leadership and supervision.

Supervisory Responsibilities
Provide supervision and ongoing mentoring of Pohly Center work study student and volunteer staff.

Qualifications
Master’s degree or above in an appropriate field.

Education and/or Experience
Appropriate education for and experience in supervision and leadership within a church context.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Certified to offer the Pohly Center signature courses.

Senior Director of Development Operations

Applications are currently being accepted in the Human Resource Office for those interested in the full time Senior Director of Development Operations position at United Theological Seminary. Deadline for application is Friday, May 8, 2015. To apply send a resume and cover letter with salary requirements to Robin MacGregor at rmacgregor@united.edu.

Summary
Manages the development functions of the school in support of the offices of the President and the Vice President for Advancement

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Provides high level leadership and managerial support for the development work of the offices of the President and the Vice President for Advancement, including:
• Serve as primary point person to implement comprehensive plan for development as directed by supervisor, inclusive of systems for cultivating external and internal donor relationships
• Manage the school’s fundraising research and data services
• Identify, prospect and qualify major donors
• Oversee complementary coordination of donor visits between related offices, including Vice President for Advancement, President and others
• Up to 25% of work hours to be spent in direct donor contact and solicitation with an emphasis upon donors in local region
• Oversee maintenance of complete and accurate records of all donors, gifts, commitments and related communications
• Oversee accurate generation and implementation of development department budget
• Prepare Annual Fundraising Report, dashboards and quarterly reports for the President and Board of Trustees, accrediting organizations and other stakeholders
• Oversee development team planning and implementation of events connected with development and constituency relations programs
• Oversee preparation and distribution of proper development communications, including timely and appropriate response to all gifts.
• Provide strategic support for collaborative implementation of successful fundraising campaigns
• Convene regular development department meetings as directed by supervisor
• Oversee development department calendar
• Maintain a friendly and professional working relationship within the department and with other Seminary departments
• Carry out all activities on a timely basis
• Other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities
Provides direct supervision for the Development Office Coordinator and other support staff position(s).

Education and/or Experience
Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university; masters and/or doctorate in fundraising or field related to theological education preferred. At least two years of fulltime or fulltime equivalent work experience expected. Working knowledge of Raiser’s Edge software, MS Office, record keeping, budgets, database input and management, grant research and writing, report production with strong editing and writing skills. Evidence of excellent organizational and supervisory skills and experience required.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
CFRE preferred